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April 6, 2016
Ellsworth, Spring Valley referendums pass
Two Pierce County school districts had referendums on the ballot this election day. The polls are now closed and the unofficial election results...
News / government
April 6, 2016 - 4:35pm
June 1, 2011
Pierce County Board briefs
Negotiations stalled Greg Place, who chairs the negotiations committee for the Pierce County Board, reports that mediation with the law enforcement union failed to produce a settlement. Arbitration is next, as both sides will continue to review offers. The law enforcement unit is...
June 1, 2011 - 11:23am
March 2, 2011
Pierce County Board's size may change
Ellsworth -- The Pierce County Board of Supervisors might look different in a few months, but the question is how much? Board Chair Paul Barkla informed his fellow members Tuesday night they will have to make a decision soon about the size of the board as the county looks over...
March 2, 2011 - 1:54pm
September 18, 2010
Violations alleged at Diamond Bluff project
In its second day of operation, trucks hauling sand through Diamond Bluff allegedly violated terms of a Pierce County agreement for the controversial project. According to an attorney for the Citizens of Diamond Bluff group, the trucks have been hauling sand through town without...
politics / government / News
September 18, 2010 - 9:07am
May 6, 2010
Opportunity or waste of tax dollars?
ELLSWORTH -- When Pierce County bought two houses and land in April, it paid over 10 times the amount the seller paid for the same parcel a month earlier. The board voted 16-1 April 20 to buy the parcel -- which includes houses at both 388 and 420 W. Grove St., Ellsworth -- for...
May 6, 2010 - 9:00am
November 13, 2009
Supervisors increase per diems
ELLSWORTH - Pierce County Board members gave themselves a raise Monday. The board voted 10-7 to increases supervisors' per diems for committee meetings from $35 to $40. Pay for County Board meetings will remain at $50 per meeting.
November 13, 2009 - 3:00pm
November 6, 2009
Supervisors consider raising their meeting pay
Pierce County Board members will vote next month on whether to give themselves or future board members a raise next spring. The proposal to increase regular pay for committee meetings from $35 to $47 and for County Board meetings from $50 to $70 was introduced and discussed briefly...
November 6, 2009 - 2:51pm
August 28, 2009
County starts process to apply for flood aid
ELLSWORTH -- The Pierce County Board has declared a large part of the county a disaster area and will seek state money to help pay for flash flood damage. The cost of public road repairs following heavy rains Aug. 13 is at $640,000 and climbing, said Emergency Management Director...
August 28, 2009 - 11:16am
July 31, 2009
Steps to install windmills made easier in Pierce County
ELLSWORTH -- The Pierce County Board voted Tuesday night to make it easier and cheaper to get permits to install small wind or solar energy systems. The use of alternative energy is something that should be encouraged, so it makes sense to make the permit process easier, said Land...
July 31, 2009 - 10:47pm
July 21, 2009
A simpler way to green energy in Pierce County?
The Pierce County Board is set to vote next week on an ordinance that will make it easier and cheaper to obtain permits to install small wind or solar energy systems. "This is basically a recognition of the changing face of energy," Land Management Administrator Andy Pichotta said....
July 21, 2009 - 10:43pm
May 29, 2009
Bartels is solid choice for board
If the Pierce County Board had to name a replacement for the late Bill Gilles rather than let the people decide, then Ron Bartels was the obvious choice -- and not because no one else sought the post. We contend that elections trump appointments, but acknowledge that District...
May 29, 2009 - 12:33am
May 28, 2009
Bartels replaces Gilles on Pierce County Board
An engineer who has worked for a local company for 33 years and served on a town board for 14 years is the newest member of the Pierce County...
May 28, 2009 - 12:00am