Culver Begins Preparations for 2017 Stellar Communities Application

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The Culver Town Council and members of the Stellar Communities Steering Committee are gearing up for another year of preparation.

Culver was named a finalist in the small population category in the state’s Stellar Communities program. They were eventually bested by Corydon. Stellar Communities helps with planning and future grant applications by designating a community worthy of extensive state investment.

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Culver Considers Grant Applications for Park Upgrades

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The Culver Town Council is preparing to assemble grant applications that could provide upgrades to town park facilities.

Projects in the town park have been a major focus for Culver for some time. The community has relied on grants to help make some of the renovation work possible. Those discussions continued during Tuesday night’s town council meeting, where specifics of funding the work were discussed.

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Town of Culver Prepares for INDOT Requests for Civil Rights Act Compliance

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The Town of Culver is preparing to make sure they’re in compliance with a section of the Civil Rights Act.

During Tuesday night’s Culver Town Council meeting, a draft Title VI plan was considered. That section of federal law outlines non-discrimination compliance. The federal government also links funding to matching provisions at the local level.

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Culver to Receive GIS Help from Indiana Non-Profit

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The Town of Culver is prepared to move forward with some technical assistance for its water and wastewater utilities.

The community was approached by the Alliance of Indiana Rural Water out of Franklin, Indiana at their Tuesday meeting to discuss data point monitoring. Culver recently upgraded its facilities and implemented a utility rate increase to help pay for the upgrades.

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Culver Signs Central Dispatch Agreement

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The Town of Culver has agreed to sign a contract with Marshall County to provide dispatch services to the community.

It was decided earlier this year that Marshall County would share the cost burden with its local communities and Townships given the cost of new equipment. A board has been formed to oversee the centralized dispatch service and determine its usage and cost sharing methods.

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Culver Prepares to Take Permit System Online

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The Town of Culver is finally ready to put permit applications online.

Town Council members received an update Tuesday night after a meeting last week between Town Management and the Marshall County Planning and Building Office. Neighboring communities in Marshall County have been using an online permit system for almost one year to improve efficiency for contractors and local residents.

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