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Chrisman to be under surveillance?

The storm sewer repair project between Indiana and New York seems to have hit a snag. As the manhole was being installed as part of the repair to stop water from flooding the basements of neighboring homes, it was found that other tiles in the pipeline have collapsed. “It’s doesn’t do us any good unless…

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City council holds first meeting of the new year

The Chrisman City Council held their first meeting of the new year on Tuesday, January 3rd, with Mayor Danny Owen absent. The meeting began with approval of the previous meeting minutes as well as claims in the amount of $63,699.21. The building permit requested for 403 East Lincoln was approved. In matters of unfinished business,…

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City of Chrisman to make repairs

At the Chrisman City Council meeting, held on December 5th, Commissioner Thad Crispin provided an update on the Storm Drain Repair that was to take place on Jefferson Avenue. “We sent the assigned papers to Feutz and we’re waiting to hear back,” Crispin said. “As far as the one on the Nazarene Church, I need…

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City discusses illegal filling at ‘Water Boy’

The City of Chrisman held their last meeting of the month on November 21st. Mayor Danny Owen was not present at the meeting, leaving Commissioner Cory Chaney to act as Mayor. The meeting began with the previous meeting minutes being approved as well as claims in the amount of $39,305.94. Building permits were granted for…

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City Of Chrisman to ticket for leaves

With some people blowing leaves in the road, Mayor Danny Owen wants to send a reminder that this will result in a fine. “Blowing leaves out in the road is a no go,” Owen said. “It could be fine.” Owen went onto say that most people put their leaves on the grass, but a few…

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City accepts Stratton’s resignation

The last October meeting of the Chrisman City Council began with the approval of Commissioner Brice Stratton’s resignation. The city now has a vacancy for the water commissioner position. Until more bids can be acquired for the Epps Building repair, Commissioner Bryan Haddix suggested to table the discussion. Commissioner Thad Crispin is working on a…

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City talks Halloween

As Halloween creeps closer, the Chrisman City Council discussed the celebration plans with Lucas Knight. Knight handed out flyers for those in attendance to look over for the Second Annual Chrisman Halloween Happenings. Plans include the Halloween parade beginning at 4:00 p.m on Saturday, October 29th with participants lining up in front of the old…

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Opinions voiced at city meeting

Though the Chrisman Sesquicentennial Celebration is in the books, some things were left unsaid until after the celebration. Dan Moore, President of the Chrisman Area Community Club, was in attendance at the Chrisman city council meeting Monday night, on behalf of the Sesquicentennial Committee to voice his displeasure with what we reported in the Leader…

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Council addresses their role in city’s 150th celebration

Commissioner Thad Crispin brought to the council’s attention a post on Facebook regarding the issue that a citizen was having about the city not doing enough for the Sesquicentennial Celebration. “It’s getting out of hand in the way that things are being handled,” Crispin said. Crispin presented the council with a list of the things…

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Chrisman water meters failing, again

One of the topics of the Chrisman City Council meeting held on August 15th was the Neighborhood Watch. When unfinished business was brought up, Commissioner Bryan Haddix asked to be updated on what was going on with it. “It’s going forward. We had our first meeting last week and we will have another meeting in…

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