The Winamac Park Board will soon be seeking construction bids for the Town Park restroom project. During Thursday’s meeting, Park Board President Chris Schramm said town officials were putting the finishing touches on the grant paperwork.Continue reading
The bidding process for the Winamac Town Park restroom project remains on hold, as funding delays continue. Winamac Park Board President Chris Schramm announced last week that the town is still waiting on a confirmation letter for its Land and Water Conservation Fund grant.Continue reading
The Winamac Park Board’s grant application is now awaiting final approval from the federal government.Continue reading
1st Source Bank this week announced plans to provide aid to clients affected by the government shutdown. The standoff in Congress has caused federal government employees to not be paid if they are considered “non-essential,” and businesses are also impacted if their government contracts are in limbo or if payment is not being made for work that has been completed or is in process. This lack of pay could cause hardship to the bank’s clients who are tied to the federal government.
With the ongoing debate over the federal budget, local organizations funded with federal dollars are getting nervous that the potential government shutdown – the first in 17 years – will affect agencies at a local level. Fortunately, at Community Services of Starke County, Executive Director Joan Haugh said she doesn’t expect the shutdown, if it does occur, to affect her funding much.