A bench trial has been set to address unresolved issues related to the blighted property located at 1&3 N Main Street in the City of Knox.Continue reading
The Knox Parks Department plans to kick off the Movies in the Park series before the month is up.Continue reading
Knox City officials want to expand the TIF District outside the city limits.Continue reading
Knox Street Superintendent Jeff Borg reminded Board of Works members that his department will be doing another spring leaf pick-up next week. He also shared how the first pick-up went.
He explained, “First week in April was the spring clean leaf collection. The guys vacuumed up 90 yards of leaves which is a fairly large amount.”Continue reading
In the coming weeks, many people may start looking forward to the community events that better weather brings. However, without a dedicated team of volunteers, those fun opportunities would not be possible.
In order to get an idea of who wants to lend a helping hand this summer,
Knox residents are reminded that tonight’s the night to learn more about the Owner-Occupied Housing Rehabilitation Grant P
Tonight’s 6 o’clock meeting at the Nancy J. Dembowski Center will focus on this funding opportunity provided through the Indiana Housing and Community Development Authority.
IHCDA officials report that this is a way to help residents address home conditions that, if otherwise left unattended, would create an issue with the integrity of the home or become a detriment to the residents’ quality of life.
Applications for the program will only be available during this meeting.Continue reading
The Pickle Ball presentation that was hosted at the Nancy J. Dembowski Center during the month of March had a positive outcome according to Knox Mayor Dennis Estok.Continue reading
If you are a resident or business owner in Knox who has been looking to spruce up the sidewalk adjacent to your property you have a chance to receive some financial assistance to do so through the City’s 2019 Sidewalk Replacement Program.Continue reading
Knox officials took action last week to get on board with the county-wide switch to a Computer Aided Dispatch (CAD) system.Continue reading
Candidates wishing to file for office for this year’s Municipal Election cycle can do so in the county clerk’s office in Starke County and Pulaski County today.Continue reading
The City of Knox will receive some assistance with delinquent accounts, following a decision made by City Council members last week.
When members met last Wednesday, they permitted Clerk-Treasurer Jeff Houston and Mayor Dennis Estok to sign a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with the Local Government Clearing house.Continue reading
Community members can expect a fun-fueled time in the City of Knox, with the Peppermint Parade and Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony scheduled for today!
Participants can begin lining up at 3 p.m. at the Knox Elementary School and the Peppermint Parade will begin at 3:30 p.m. Continue reading
The final day to sign up for the Holiday Decorating Contest in the City of Knox will be Monday, December 10th.
In order to get signed up all you have to do is call the Mayor’s Office and provide your name and address, then you’ll be added to the list of homes that will be judged. You can call during business hours or leave a message with all necessary information on the Mayor’s voicemail.
There will be cash prizes awarded for the three best-decorated homes. Continue reading
Due to the inclement weather that is anticipated for Saturday, December 1st, the Knox Peppermint Parade has been rescheduled for Saturday, December 15th.
Additionally, the deadline to sign-up for the parade has been extended. Participants now have until Wednesday, December 12th to submit their application. Click the following link to access the Peppermint Parade Application or visit the city’s official website, cityofknox.net. Continue reading
The Starke County Commissioners discussed a resolution last week that completed the tax sale of a property in the City of Knox.
Several property owners in the City of Knox have been issued citations for having tall grass and excessive garbage on their properties.
The Starke County Commissioners will meet tonight.
The two elevated water towers in the City of Knox will be cleaned and inspected, following a decision made by Board of Works members Wednesday morning.
Water Department Representative Tim Vogelzang submitted a proposal to the members that called for the cleaning of the water tower located off of East Street and the one that’s in the Industrial Park. Vogelzang said this procedure is recommended every three years, and the towers are going on 5-years without it. Continue reading
Knox City Council members considered a golf-cart exemption request when they met Tuesday night.
The city’s golf-cart ordinance requires operators to hold a valid driver’s license. However, there is a provision that states individuals can appeal to the city council for an exception to the rule. A mother and her adult son came before council members this week to explain why they felt an exemption should be made. Continue reading
Knox City Council members considered extending the City’s garbage services contract with Waste Management when they met on Tuesday.
Public Sector Solutions Representative Melinda Antell came before the council to go over the proposed contract extension. She noted that initially she presented a five-year contract to Mayor Dennis Estok but he requested the shorter, three-year contract extension. Continue reading