As Pulaski County continues working to address its fiscal challenges, a group of residents thinks that hiring a county manager could be a potential solution. Group representative Courtney Poor read a prepared statement to the county council and commissioners during Monday’s joint session.Continue reading
Winamac’s swimming pool rebuilding effort appears to have come to an end. The town council narrowly decided Wednesday not to proceed with the project until the town has the money to support the ongoing maintenance of the pool. Without the town council’s financial support, the park board followed suit Thursday, voting to stop work on the project.
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
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 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.
Vendors may now set up shop in the Winamac Town Park. The Winamac Park Board approved a resolution Monday that allows vendors and establishes some guidelines. Anyone selling items in the park will have to provide proof of insurance to the town. Park Board President Courtney Poor also requested that vendors tell the town in advance when and where they’d like to operate.
The Winamac Park Board is looking for the public’s input on proposed upgrades to Veterans Memorial Park. Board members have been considering the addition of a decorative archway, and the VFW and American Legion have each offered to donate a bench. On top of that, the American Legion has offered to place its cannon in the park, should it decide to sell its current building.
The Pulaski County Fairgrounds will soon get updated restrooms. Organizers of the Pulaski County 4-H Fair and Northern Indiana Power from the Past told the Winamac Park Board last week they plan to work together to improve accessibility at the facilities. Continue reading
Winamac officials are optimistic that the town will be able to get a $200,000 grant to rebuild its swimming pool. After months of preparations and lots of last-minute work, the park board turned in its grant application to the Indiana Department of Natural Resources by the June 1 deadline. 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
The Winamac Park Board continues to discuss upgrades to Veterans Memorial Park. Continue reading
The Winamac Park Board is ready to apply for grant funding for the town’s swimming pool rebuilding project, but it’s under some time constraints. Continue reading
The future of Winamac’s park facilities will be discussed tonight when the town council and park board meet for a joint work session. It’s the first formal meeting between the two groups since the town council established the park board nearly a year ago. Continue reading
The Winamac Park Board has decided not to provide additional guidance to its advisory council. Park Board President Courtney Poor presented some proposed guidelines during last week’s meeting. Continue reading
The Winamac Park Board is now eligible to apply for grant funding from the Indiana Department of Natural Resources. DNR officials notified the town of its eligibility last month, following the completion of a five-year parks and recreation plan. Continue reading
The Winamac Park Board is putting together some guidelines for its advisory council. A so-called “participation guideline document” will be presented for the board’s approval during tonight’s meeting. Continue reading
The Town of Winamac is looking for some help from residents in cleaning up the Town Park. Continue reading