Hamlet Park Board to Continue Planning for Memorial Walking Path Tonight

The Hamlet Town Park’s proposed walking path is expected to be discussed by the park board tonight. The Hamlet American Legion has reportedly raised over $5,000 to build a walking path in memory of Robert J. Tauteris Jr. The park board and other project organizers are expected to discuss plans in more detail during a closed executive session tonight, before the park board’s regular meeting at 6:30.

Continue reading

Hamlet Town Council to Vote on 2020 Budget Tonight

The Town of Hamlet’s 2020 budget will be up for adoption during tonight’s town council meeting. Clerk-Treasurer Kristina Pitts is proposing a reduction of almost $19,000 from this year’s budget, since more money is expected to be lost to the property tax cap. Hamlet’s proposed budget totals more than $448,000, with just over $311,000 of that being the General Fund.

Continue reading

Hamlet Looking at Town Park Upgrades for Stellar Project List

The Hamlet Park Board’s wish list of projects could become a reality, if the Constellation of Starke region is designated a Stellar Community. During an update to the town council Tuesday, Ron Gifford with the Starke County Economic Development Foundation said that communities around the county are working with planning consultant DLZ to come up with projects that might be eligible for Stellar funding.

Continue reading