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Better alert system for county discussed

A mass notification system that would use cell phones to alert people about emergencies was discussed by Mike Baxter, Jefferson County emergency management director, before the county commissioners Monday.

February 3rd, 2014 | Posted in County Commission,Government | Read More »

Budget decisions loom for county commission

The county commissioners had a light workload at their meeting on Monday. Three department heads met with the commission to discuss an assortment of matters.

August 13th, 2013 | Posted in County Commission,Government | Read More »

New approach to economic development outlined

by Clarke Davis New approaches to economic development in Jefferson County are being considered and plans for a new and renamed Jefferson County Commerce Commission went before the county commissioners Monday for their consideration. Read more in The Vindicator Read more in The Oskaloosa Independent Related PostsMortgage fee elimination could strain county budget (Dec 30, […]

May 21st, 2013 | Posted in County,County Commission,Government | Read More »

Commission reduces grader districts to 8

The Jefferson County commissioners officially reduced the number of road grader districts from nine to eight Monday with Chairman Richard Malm abstaining from the vote.

May 21st, 2013 | Posted in County,County Commission,Government | Read More »

Number of county-owned properties has doubled from last year’s tax sale

Jefferson County Commissioners are getting more and more into a business they don’t want to be in. Real estate.

August 4th, 2012 | Posted in County,County Commission,Government | Read More »

Councilmen differ on how to move forward with City Hall in Oskaloosa

All six members of the Oskaloosa City Council agree that a new City Hall is needed. However, there are differing opinions on how to get there.

August 4th, 2012 | Posted in County Commission,Government,Oskaloosa | Read More »

Two vie for 2nd District commission seat in Tuesday’s election

The Aug. 7 primary election in the 2nd District will determine which of two Republican candidates will be the next county commissioner.

August 2nd, 2012 | Posted in County,County Commission,County News,Government | Read More »

Jefferson County Ambulance readies for Meriden substation

The Jefferson County Ambulance Department started running two ambulances 24 hours a day this month and it has already started paying off.

The Jefferson County Ambulance Department started running two ambulances 24 hours a day this month and it has already started paying off.

July 29th, 2012 | Posted in County,County Commission,Government | Read More »

Sheriff Herrig says serving Jefferson County is all he knows

Sheriff Jeff Herrig

It has been 30 years ago since Sheriff Jeff Herrig first put on a Jefferson County Sheriff’s Department uniform but it doesn’t seem that long to him.

July 17th, 2012 | Posted in County,Government | Read More »

Jefferson County health department will launch billboard campaign

Travelers through north Topeka will soon learn what the Jefferson County Health Department has to offer.

July 4th, 2012 | Posted in County,County Commission,Government | Read More »

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