MICHIGAN CITY — Despite Mayor-elect Duane Parry’s claim that it is illegal for the current Michigan City Board of Public Works and Safety to approve service contracts to which his administration will be bound once he takes office in January, the board approved three on Monday.

According to City Attorney Amber Lapaich-Stalbrink, the 2014 court decision Parry cited was not an “apples-to-apples” comparison.

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