New trees have been planted in the Winamac Town Park, while old trees continue to be removed. Park Manager Dave DeLorenzo told the park board last week that 15 of the park’s 18 new trees have now been planted, thanks to Proscapes Unlimited, Dave Bennett, and Park Board Member Jon Chapman. The planting was originally scheduled to take place during a park cleanup day last month, but was delayed by flooding.Continue reading
The Pulaski County Commissioners have hired a contractor to remove a large ash tree by the Annex Building. They officially approved a $2,000 bid from LeRoy’s Tree Service Monday. It was the only bid the county received.Continue reading
The Winamac Park Board will get an update on grant funding tonight.Continue reading
The Pulaski County Commissioners will continue making arrangements for summer paving work tonight. Highway Superintendent Terry Ruff is expected to discuss the county’s Community Crossings projects.Continue reading
The Pulaski County Commissioners are reconsidering the outsourcing of lawn care and snow removal at certain county properties. On Monday, they voted to turn the snow removal back over to the County Maintenance Department.Continue reading
The Winamac Park Board has finalized the date for this year’s Town Park cleanup day. It will be held Saturday, May 4, beginning at 8:00 a.m. EDT.Continue reading
Pulaski County officially has a new maintenance director. The county commissioners appointed Mia Salyers to the position Tuesday.Continue reading
Recycling options for Winamac residents will be discussed during this morning’s Pulaski County Commissioners meeting. The town council recently decided to discontinue recycling pickup.Continue reading
After years of removing dying ash trees from the Winamac Town Park, park officials are now beginning to look into replacing them.
Park Manager Dave DeLorenzo brought the issue to the park board Thursday.
He estimated that 90 to 95 trees have been lost to the emerald ash borer, although there are some that remain. He asked the park board about working with the Tree Committee to gradually plant a variety of new trees over the next few years.Continue reading
The removal of dying ash trees continues to be a concern for the Winamac Park Board, as it puts together its 2018 budget. Park Manager Dave DeLorenzo estimates about 75 ash trees remain at the town park. He told the park board Monday that about six of those will soon have to be cut down by a contractor. Many of those are in danger of falling on shelters.
The Town of Winamac continues to try to keep up with dying ash trees in the Town Park. Several have been cut down in the past year or so, but Park Manager Dave DeLorenzo estimates that about 75 remain.
Restroom upgrades, ADA-compliant playground equipment, and the renovation of the swinging bridge are all on the Winamac Park Board’s radar for the coming years. But declining tax revenues have board members looking at some creative funding solutions. Continue reading
Ash tree removal continues in Winamac. Now, it’s the trees along state highways that are ready to be cut down. Continue reading
The Winamac Parkway may soon be getting some landscaping upgrades. Austin Felty approached the Winamac Park Board Thursday about planting trees along the trail as an Eagle Scout project. Continue reading
Dying ash trees continue to be a challenge for the Town of Winamac. More than 50 ash trees have been removed in recent weeks from the Town Park, but Park Manager Dave DeLorenzo says there’s still more work that needs to be done. Continue reading