Knox Mayor Dennis Estok is touting some of the city’s accomplishments in his first year since retaking office. Continue reading
The Knox City Council last night unanimously approved a name recommendation for 150 South. It’s the street that runs between Roosevelt Road and South Heaton Street past the Knox bus barn. The city recently used Community Crossings grant money from the state to connect the two ends. Continue reading
Knox officials are still taking naming suggestions for a street on the south end of the city. One of the projects funded by a state Community Crossings grant is the extension of 150 South from South Heaton Street by Sandy Acres Park past the Knox Community School Corporation bus barn west to Roosevelt Road. Continue reading
The Culver Town Council gave its final approval to a few ordinances Tuesday. Among them was the town’s 2017 budget. It now goes to the Indiana Department of Local Government Finance for review. Continue reading
The Starke County Highway Department has parlayed available federal and state funds into significant road improvements. Superintendent Rik Ritzler told the county commissioners Monday the county was awarded more than $1 million in Federal Highway Administration construction funds to replace the bridge on 1200 East across the Yellow River. Continue reading
Pulaski County has signed an agreement that will allow them to access money received through INDOT’s Community Crossings grant program.
Pulaski County is putting the final touches on plans to fully replace a bridge listed on their Community Crossings grant application.
The Town of Winamac may soon consider updating its zoning ordinance to bring it in line with Pulaski County’s. Pulaski County Community Development Commission Executive Director Nathan Origer appeared before the town council Monday. He says he’s been working with Town Manager Brad Zellers and the Winamac Plan Commission to adapt the county’s ordinance for the town’s use. Continue reading
Paving projects are getting underway in the Town of Winamac. Town Manager Brad Zellers told the town council Monday that Central Paving’s bid of $212,886.50 met the town’s requirements. He said the company planned to do milling work this week, then start with the actual paving. Continue reading
Pulaski County was awarded money through the state’s Community Crossings grant fund, but exactly which projects are earmarked for completion is not yet known.
The Town of Culver is ready to move ahead with a few street projects now that Community Crossings grant funds have been received.
During a special session on Tuesday afternoon, the Town Council considered bids received for two projects. Paving is planned for Main Street in Culver between Madison and Davis Streets.
INDOT officials are reviewing nearly 1,600 applications for matching grant funding for local road and bridge improvement projects. They were submitted by 325 communities across the state. All are seeking their share of funds from the Community Crossings program set up this year by the Indiana General Assembly. Continue reading
Pulaski County feels confident in its application for the Community Crossings grant.
The Indiana Department of Transportation is awarding additional road funding opportunities for local governments with available projects. It’s part of the road funding efforts settled by the General Assembly earlier this year.
The Town of Winamac is formalizing a list of uses for the $194,000 the town received in Local Option Income Tax funds from the state. During Monday’s town council meeting, Town Manager Brad Zellers recommended that Winamac buy a new leaf machine with some of the money. Continue reading
North Judson may be the next town to consider applying for a new road funding grant from the state. As part of the Community Crossings program from the Indiana Department of Transportation, towns like North Judson are able to apply for a matching grant, using money from their Rainy Day Fund or the recent distribution of Local Option Income Tax Funds for the local share. Continue reading