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Township consolidation discussed
Saturday Jan 06, 2018 7:14am
Indianapolis

By: Tim Murray


(INDIANAPOLIS) – A new effort in the Indiana General Assembly to reduce the number of government units seems unlikely to have much impact in LaGrange County.

House Bill 1005 would require townships of fewer than 1,200 population be consolidated with another township.

In LaGrange County the 2010 Census listed Springfield Township with 1,179 residents. That seems likely to have increased beyond 1,200 by now.

Springfield takes in the east-central part of the county and includes the village of Mongo.

No other LaGrange County townships had fewer than 1,200 residents.

Out of 1,005 townships in the state, the bill is expected to impact 309 of them, forcing them to consolidate with another township.
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