Hamlet Residents Call for Better Housing, More Local Jobs during Comprehensive Plan Input Session

A lack of quality housing options and major employment opportunities are a couple of challenges residents think are facing the Town of Hamlet. More than 20 residents discussed what they like about the town and what they think is missing, during an input session Tuesday, as part of Hamlet’s comprehensive planning process.

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North Judson Town Council Takes Steps to Secure Funding for a Comprehensive Plan

North Judson officials took an important step last Monday to secure financial assistance for the creation of a comprehensive plan. An up-to-date comprehensive plan is one of the requirements for the county-wide Regional Stellar Initiative.

The total cost of the comprehensive plan project is $44,000 which is $6,000 less than what was originally anticipated. To help pay for the plan, the Town is applying for $39,600 Community Development Block Grant that is offered through the Office of Community and Rural Affairs. Continue reading

Winamac Park Input Session Scheduled this Evening

Entrance to the Winamac Town Park
Entrance to the Winamac Town Park

Winamac residents have the chance to weigh in this evening on the future of the town’s park and recreation facilities. The town’s in the process of putting together a five-year park and recreation plan, and officials are seeking input from the public. The park board is holding a public hearing at 6:00 this evening in the Winamac Municipal Utility Complex. Continue reading