City of Huntingburg Director of Safety and Risk Management, Don Foerster, told the Huntingburg Board of Public Works about requests for events for the YMI’s 4th of July Picnic & Car Show and the Dubois County Youth Triathlon which were approved by the board Thursday morning.
The Dubois County Youth Triathlon will be holding the event July 23rd at the Huntingburg City Park at 9 am.
Foerster who serves on the Dubois County Youth Triathlon committee elaborates on the significance of this health driven experience.
Foerster adds that he believes taking part in such an event is also important to current and future generations in order to be active and maintain a healthy lifestyle.
The Dubois County Youth Triathlon is hosted by DC Multisport, an organization that cultivates group training, races, education, and recreation opportunities.
There are various ways the community can participate as a family or simply support their youth by staying active through the summer and continue to be active and healthy with year round activity such as this event which will take place July 23rd.
For more information about these activities visit their website at duboiscountyyouthtri.com .
In other Business Thursday, the Board listened to a report from Fire Chief Scott Patberg regarding training for the department on a new truck that arrived two weeks ago from E-One Fire Services in Ocala, Fla.
Patberg says officials from E-One will be on hand to train the department’s 27 firefighters Friday June 24th and Saturday the 25th.
Also Street Superintendent, Jason Stamm, told the board that paving work on Chestnut Street has been put on hold while the the city’s energy department completes gas line work in the area.
Stamm said he’s waiting to give the project’s contractor the the go ahead so there’s no unnecessary repaving that needs to be completed once the road is finished.
The City Planning Director, Paul Lake, also provided an update on the First Street Police Station. Lake says an inspection of the building will take place Wednesday June 15th and that department personnel will begin moving into the renovated facility on Monday the 20th.
Lastly, at this meeting Mayor Spinner mentioned that the beginning of baseball season with the Dubois County Bombers will be starting their season.
Additional and separate news regarding a topic mentioned at the Huntingburg Board of Public Work & Safety meeting on Thursday, according to Bombers officials, the Thursday, June 2nd home opener for the Bombers was washed out by a mid-afternoon storm. The game against the Madisonville Miners at League Stadium has been rescheduled for Saturday, July 23rd. The Bombers are home for their ‘next home opener’ on Friday, June 3rd when the Owensboro Oilers are at League Stadium. Gates open at 6:00. Game starts at 7:00 (Eastern).