Ideas for improving the Winamac Town Park will continue to be discussed during tonight’s park board meeting. Last month, board members said they would like to see the equipment in the toddler playground replaced. The Winamac Kiwanis Club has offered to pay for the new equipment, if it’s awarded a matching grant from the Indiana District of Kiwanis.
A “vintage market” will be coming to the Winamac Town Park this spring, but whether that would pave the way for other types of vendors was a topic of discussion during last week’s park board meeting.
The Winamac Town Council will hold a public hearing to discuss the OCRA Grant Application for the Wastewater project. It will be held at 6 p.m. with their regular meeting rescheduled to take place immediately after the hearing adjourns.
The OCRA Grant that is up for discussion is a competitive grant worth $700,000 that will help cover costs of the proposed upgrades to the Wastewater treatment plant. In order to be eligible for the funding, the application will need to be submitted by February 9th. Continue reading
The Winamac Park Board continues to research the possibility of adding a splash pad at the Town Park.
The Winamac Park Board is working on a list of potential park improvements they’d like to see in the coming years. During Thursday’s meeting, board members began the process of ranking the projects by importance, at the recommendation of board president Courtney Poor. Continue reading
The Winamac Park Board continues to try to nail down a design for new town park restrooms. The board has hired architect Mark Maddox to draw up the plans, but he needs to know what exactly the park board wants before he can proceed.
There are a few different ordinances up for consideration during tonight’s Winamac Town Council meeting.
During the Clerk-Treasurer’s report, an ordinance regulating golf carts and one establishing a Community Crossings grant fund will be discussed. Town Attorney Justin Schramm is scheduled to discuss salary and water rates ordinances. Continue reading
Landscaping updates are moving ahead at the Winamac Park Pavilion. The town’s park board previously decided to remove the plants that used to surround the building and replace them with landscaping stone. Board members think that will help protect the historic structure from moisture damage.
Upgrades to the Winamac Park Pavilion continue to move ahead. During last week’s park board meeting, Park Manager Dave DeLorenzo reported that Boardman Construction is about 80-percent done with repair work. Continue reading
Members of the Winamac Town Council received a couple of updates about renovations to the new police station during their meeting Monday evening. Town Marshall Mike Buchanan said that a new building on Main Street was purchased back in January and renovations started around March. He predicts they’re approximately 4-6 weeks away from occupying the new space.
During the Town Manager report at the meeting, Brad Zellers told members all that’s left to do is ceiling, door and flooring installation, as well as work that needs done in the parking lot. Continue reading
Back in June, the Winamac Park Board submitted an application for $200,000 in match money from the DNR’s federal Land and Waterways Conservation Fund grant. During their meeting last night, the board discussed exploring other funding options for the community pool project because the LWCF grant was not received. Continue reading
Improperly parked employees could be causing problems for other businesses in Winamac. A few businesses filed complaints about employees of other businesses parking in front of their buildings, making it difficult for customers to find places to park and preventing people from accessing the businesses themselves. Continue reading
The Winamac Town Park’s new pickleball courts are proving to be a success. During last week’s park board meeting, board member Jon Chapman said there’s been a lot of interest. Continue reading
The Winamac Park Board is scaling back its plans for upgrades to Veterans Memorial Park, at least for now. Park Board President Courtney Poor had suggested adding a decorative archway prominently displaying the name of the park. But during last week’s meeting, he said he has reconsidered, after residents complained the archway would clutter the park.
The Winamac Park Board continues gathering ideas for new restrooms in the town park. Board member Jon Chapman visited Logansport this week, to take a look at restrooms the city has built in recent years.
Winamac residents will finally be able to play pickleball in the town park. Pickleball is a racket sport, with smaller dimensions and equipment than tennis.
Downtown Winamac may soon be getting new public restrooms. The construction of restrooms on the former Long Branch property near the Winamac Parkway has been selected as the town’s Love Your Community project.
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
The Winamac Park Board is moving ahead with a grant application for the town’s swimming pool rebuilding project. The town’s applying for up to $200,000 in matching money from the federal Land and Water Conservation Fund through the Indiana Department of Natural Resources. Before turning in the grant application, the park board held a public hearing Monday to give residents a chance to weigh in on the project. Continue reading