MEETING GOES UNNOTICED: Citizens address council on special sessions

CHURUBUSCO — Being an informed citizen is important for some Churubusco residents.Several people regularly attend the town’s council meeting twice a month.A special meeting was called by town leaders to discuss an employee handbook, and those who faithfully attend the meetings were absent.In spite of the town’s diligence to report the session, the town residents were left uninformed about the special meeting.At Tuesday’s regularly scheduled council meeting, public comment was allowed and the issue was voiced by those in attendance. “How are we supposed to know when these meetings are scheduled?” asked a concerned citizen. “This building isn’t located where I can drive by all the time and look for a notice posted on the door.”Frank Kessler, Churubusco Town Council president, advised those who want to be kept updated on town meetings to refer to the newspaper.“The Churubusco News only comes out once a week,” offered a resident. “If this meeting falls between issues, how are we supposed to know?”To read the rest of this story, see the July 8 issue of The Post and Mail. Don't have a subscription? Call (260) 244-5153 or subscribe to our e-edition. For breaking news, sports updates and additional coverage, bookmark the homepage and find us on facebook and twitter.