The Culver Town Council approved a set of contracts with the Culver and Lake Maxinkuckee Visitor Center by a vote of three-to-one Tuesday. The agreements cover 2019, but also go back to 2017 and 2018.Continue reading
Culver-Union Township EMS will have to wait until February for a decision on its proposed rate increase. Back in October, EMS Director Kathy Hart presented proposals to raise rates by 20 or 25 percent. But up until now, no public hearing has been scheduled to move ahead with the process.Continue reading
Culver Town Council members made a decision related to utility department employees and unused vacation days when they met at the end of December.Continue reading
With Tammy Shaffer stepping down from her position on the Culver Town Council prior to the end of her term, Rich West was appointed to take her place.Continue reading
The Town of Culver is looking for residents to fill several board and commission seats that will be up for appointment in 2019.
Culver Clerk-Treasurer Karen Heim notified the town council members this week that several additional appropriations will be before them for approval in November.
Culver residents may notice rust-colored water. Clerk-Treasurer Karen Heim says the town experienced a water main break earlier this week that has since been fixed. She says the town’s utilities department is now flushing part of the system to clean it out. Continue reading
Culver residents will soon have the chance to weigh in on how candidates are nominated for elected town offices. The town council Tuesday continued discussing the possibility of letting voters choose candidates for council seats and the clerk-treasurer’s position during the May primary, according to Clerk-Treasurer Karen Heim. Under the current system, parties choose their candidates during a town convention.
In accordance with the Lake Max Triathlon, Lake Shore Drive and Main Street in Culver will be closed between 8:30 a.m. and 10:30 a.m. on Saturday.
Culver Clerk-Treasurer Karen Heim sent out an alert stating that during that time, bike traffic will also be heavy on State Road 10 as well as roads around the lake, including Sycamore Road and 20B Road. Continue reading
Starting on Monday, June 25th, utility crews will be flushing hydrants in the town of Culver.
Clerk-Treasurer Karen Heim sent out a reminder notifying the public that during the process, you may notice that water from the faucet appears rusty in color but it is still safe to drink. However, to alleviate the issue, turn the faucet on and let it run until the water is clear. Continue reading
Special summer hours have been established for Culver Town Hall and town officials will be trying out a new summer hour schedule as well.
During the summer season, Culver Town Hall will be open to the public from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday. At last week’s Culver Town Council meeting, a new employee schedule was proposed.
President Ginny Bess Munroe said she collaborated with Clerk-Treasurer Karen Heim and Town Manager Jonathan Leist about a “morale-boosting” schedule that will give employees a chance to enjoy their summer. Continue reading
Culver Town Council members voted to amend a motion made in a previous meeting at the request of Clerk-Treasurer Karen Heim.
At Tuesday night’s town council meeting, Clerk-Treasurer Heim requested that the council members amend the motion made at an April meeting pertaining to the purchase of new radio-read water meters. Continue reading
Culver Clerk-Treasurer Karen Heim sent out a notification to alert residents that crews will be conducting hydrant flushing this week.
She mentioned that during the process, water may appear to have a “rusty” color, however, it is still safe to drink. Heim stated that this is a necessary procedure conducted biannually that removes rust from the town’s water distribution system. Continue reading
Culver Utility Superintendent Bob Porter told the town council members last week that several surplus items are available for bid.
Sealed bids will be accepted until Dec. 12, at 4 p.m. ET, by Clerk-Treasurer Karen Heim on a 1999 leaf vac machine, a 1964 grader, a 1993 Patchman trailer, a 2000 Ford F-150, and a 2000 Leeboy 300 roller.
A public hearing was held over the proposed 2018 Budget at a Culver Town Council meeting on Wednesday. Council President Ginny Bess Munroe acknowledged that the council held a number of work sessions and departmental meetings over the budget. She handed things over to Clerk-Treasurer Karen Heim who provided a basic synopsis of the budget to the public.
Heim said the proposed general fund is at $1,840,530 and the expected income is set at $1,815,437. She continued that with the proposed tax caps coming in at $29,135 that leaves a deficit of $54,228. She advised that she low-balled the income and the difference will not be as substantial. Continue reading
The Town of Culver has scheduled its spring clean-up day, but a lack of volunteers means it may be the only one for the year. In the past, the town has held two clean-up days, one in the spring and one in the fall. Continue reading
The Culver Town Council got a review of the community’s accomplishments over the past year. During last week’s meeting, Town Manager Jonathan Leist presented an annual report for 2016. Continue reading
The replacement of the fire alarm system at Culver Community Middle/High School apparently hasn’t been successful in eliminating false alarms. Now the school corporation may owe the Town of Culver $2,100. Continue reading
The Culver Town Council has approved some updates to the town’s water rate ordinance. While town officials emphasize that rates will not be going up as part of the change, various fees will be increased. Continue reading