Officials with the Town of Culver recently learned they are the recipients of a grant that will cover construction costs for the third phase of the Lake Maxinkuckee Walking and Biking Trail.Continue reading
The Culver Town Council members are continuing discussions about the demolition of the former City Tavern building at 415 Lakeshore Drive.Continue reading
During the arctic blast experienced at the end of January, Culver Town Manager Jonathan Leist alerted the Town Council members last week that two utility customers were charged for water meters that broke after they were frozen. Leist said the meters were not well insulated at the time.Continue reading
The Culver Town Council members discussed the procedures and employee pay during the last part of January when town officials made the decision to close Town Hall due to extreme temperatures.Continue reading
The renovation plans for the Culver Beach Lodge are on track, according to Culver Town Manager Jonathan Leist.Continue reading
The Culver-Union Township Fire Department still needs another $100,000 for a new aerial truck. After finalizing specifications, Fire Chief Terry Wakefield says the department has settled on a 101-foot ladder truck. “We thought we wanted a basket,” he told the town council during a work session Tuesday. “We kind of went away from getting a basket. What we did was we came up with a vehicle that fits in our station, that we won’t have to alter the height or width of the doors.”Continue reading
Plans for the Lake Maxinkuckee Bike and Walking Trail and other Stellar Community projects are moving ahead in the Town of Culver. Town Manager Jonathan Leist told the town council Tuesday that the first quarterly update meetings on the three INDOT-funded projects were held last week. Those include the Lake Maxinkuckee Trail, West Jefferson Gateway, and State Road 10 sidewalks.Continue reading
The dates for two summer-time concerts were confirmed by Culver Town Council members when they met for their final meeting of the year.Continue reading
A proposal from WTH Technology for document scanning services was considered by Culver Town Council members last week.Continue reading
A request for some unique signage to be installed around town came before Culver Town Council members last Thursday.Continue reading
Marshall County will find out tomorrow whether it’s been designated a Regional Stellar Community. The announcement was originally expected today, but Culver Town Council President Ginny Bess Munroe announced last week that it’s been pushed back.
The Culver Town Council gave its final approval to the town’s 2019 salary ordinance Tuesday. It was previously explained that the ordinance includes a 50-cent increase for all hourly employees, as well as an incentive for street, water, or wastewater employees who earn certifications. It also outlines how town employees who serve on the fire department will be compensated for responding to calls during business hours.
The idea of allowing alcoholic beverages in the Culver Beach Lodge during private events drew a mixed reaction during a public input session held by the town council Tuesday. Such a move might make it easier to hold weddings at the new Damore Amphitheater, followed by a reception in the Beach Lodge. The town is looking at putting policies in place that would allow people to rent the amphitheater, including potential fees and guidelines.
The fundraising effort for an aerial fire truck for the Culver-Union Township Fire Department has ended.
One unsafe structure in Culver is scheduled for demolition this week.
The Town of Culver continues working to remove unsafe buildings. A hearing over the former City Tavern building at 415 Lake Shore drive was scheduled for this morning at 9:00 in Marshall Circuit Court.
The Maxinkuckee Yacht Club will be able to continue its kids’ sailing lessons at the Culver Beach, but further contract negotiations are expected in the coming months. The town council last week voted to extend its current agreement with the yacht club through the end of January. For the past four summers, the group has been using the beach to host Saturday morning sailing lessons, along with four-day sailing camps.
The Culver Town Council is moving ahead with this year’s Community Crossings grant application. Town Manager Jonathan Leist told council members Tuesday the town is looking to finish a couple road projects that were originally planned for last year: Lake Shore Drive from Lakeview to Main, including sidewalk repairs, and Clover Street from White to Clymax.
Developer Kevin Berger and the Town of Culver submitted an application to the Indiana Housing and Community Development Authority for tax credit funding to support the construction of a Stellar Communities housing project. Continue reading