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Allen Named County Commission Chairman
Wednesday Jan 03, 2018 11:18am
Centreville, MI

By: Mike Stiles

Dennis Allen listens during Tuesday's St. Joseph Co. Commission meeting (photo courtesy of Mike Stiles/WBET News)

(CENTREVILLE) – One of the newer faces on the St. Joseph County Commission has been elected Chairman for 2018.

During their first meeting of the new year on Tuesday, the Commission voted to have Dennis Allen serve as Chairman. He takes over for Allen Balog who served in 2017 and was voted to become Vice Chairman.

Following the meeting Allen shares what the Commission's top priority will be for 2018 and the next few years. ...... {LISTEN}.

Road repair was something the happened in 2017 and Allen says that will continue in the new year between the County and other organizations. ...... {LISTEN}.

Allen says with the financial restructuring the County is going through, they were not able to put in as much money for road work in 2018. But he's hoping once the County is stabilized financially they can contribute more money towards road repair.

Allen says he is also excited about working with new County Administrator Teresa Doehring in 2018 and helping to move St. Joseph County forward.
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