BY DENNIS BARTLOW
COVINGTON, Ind. —
Fountain County will see more than $3,000 in savings on its gas bill for county-owned buildings if they switch to ProLiance Energy of Indianapolis.
ProLiance is an independent company owned by Vectren and Citizens Gas.
ProLiance, who had a representative at the Oct. 15 meeting, studied the county’s bills with Vectren from August 2011 through July of this year. The total savings with ProLiance would have been $3,149.65.
“That looks pretty good to me,” said commissioner Walt Wilson.
In other business, commissioners:
Board OKs renovations
North Vermillion School Board members approved project resolutions in excess of $1 million each on the elementary and high school buildings following a required public hearing on the plans.
Gerard Skibinski with Odle McGuire Shook of Indianapolis explained the architect’s evaluation of the existing facilities and the improvements needed. Jason Tanselle and Belvia Gray with Umbaugh & Associates of Indianapolis explained the financial aspect for funding.
There were no questions or comments from the public.
In other business, the board hired Emily Pfister as speech and language pathologist.
The Fountain County Commissioners will meet at 6:30 p.m. EST Nov. 19 at the courthouse.