The Francesville Planning Commission is looking for members. Town Council President Lynn Johns told the Pulaski County Commissioners Monday that the town officially established the commission last year – before he took office – but they never filled all of the seats.Continue reading
The Pulaski County Commissioners will hear a request from the Good Samaritan Store tonight for a reduction of transfer fees. The commissioners will also consider a data exchange agreement with WTH.Continue reading
The Francesville Town Council adopted the town’s 2019 budget earlier this month.
The Francesville Town Council is looking to amend its golf cart ordinance.
Medaryville Police officers will be getting a raise. A salary ordinance amendment was approved by the town council Wednesday, according to Clerk-Treasurer Judy Harwood. It increases the police department’s hourly pay rate by two dollars.
A Francesville fire truck may need up to $10,000 in repairs. Fire department officials told the town council last week that a flywheel on the tanker truck blew apart, according to Clerk-Treasurer Linda Bennett. Continue reading
The Francesville Town Park’s new quiet space is about 99-percent done, according to Clerk-Treasurer Linda Bennett. The new quiet space at the south end of the park features a bench, pergola, and landscaping, to create a serene environment. It was created with the help of a $10,000 grant from the Community Foundation of Pulaski County, along with several private donations.
Some Francesville town employees will be getting a raise. The town council approved a 3.5-percent salary increase Monday, according to Clerk-Treasurer Linda Bennett. But she says the clerk-treasurer and sewer superintendent aren’t included.
The Francesville Town Council received a request to house a storage unit on the new pickup.
The Francesville Town Council members this week approved the second reading of an ordinance that would establish a Francesville Planning Commission. The final reading could come at the council’s next meeting on Monday, May 21.
Francesville’s summer road projects are getting underway. Clerk-Treasurer Linda Bennett says milling has been taking place this week on South Market Street and South Brooks Street, which are set to be redone this year.
A wind energy developer discussed its plans for Pulaski County operations with local officials Tuesday. Among those was Francesville Clerk-Treasurer Linda Bennett. “Well, it was a little over two hours,” she says. “There were a lot of questions asked, a lot of answers given. Of course, you don’t know exactly. I mean, you would hope that they are being truthful with you.”
The Pulaski County Commissioners have agreed to hire an outside attorney to help update the county’s wind turbine regulations, but not before discussing the issue with residents for over an hour Monday. The extra legal help was recommended by County Attorney Kevin Tankersley and Community Development Commission Executive Director Nathan Origer.
Pulaski County won’t be taking any formal action on wind turbines until the end of May. County officials have been researching the topic, so they can make some recommendations about how to adjust the county’s Unified Development Ordinance going forward.
The Francesville Town Council approved a new piece of equipment for the new police vehicle.
The Francesville Town Council members will soon be considering an ordinance that would establish a plan commission in Francesville.
Several residents are anticipated to attend the Pulaski County Board of Zoning Appeals and Plan Commission meetings tonight to gather more information on wind turbine discussions.
The Francesville Town Council members learned this week that the wastewater treatment project is complete.
The Francesville Town Council members will be researching more information on wind turbines and the formation of a Francesville Plan Commission.
A Farmer’s Market is coming to Francesville.
Members of the Uptown Project presented the information to the Francesville Town Council Monday night. Chairperson Kristin Hinkle from the Pulaski County Community Development Commission said the Farmer’s Market will begin sometime in June. They plan to contact vendors to see when they’re ready to present items for sale.