Indiana is targeting small businesses with the next phase of its COVID-19 Response Program. Lieutenant Governor Suzanne Crouch said Wednesday that the Office of Community and Rural Affairs has finished awarding grants for the “immediate needs” phase, but will start taking applications for the “long-term recovery” phase on Monday.Continue reading
A crowdfunding campaign led by the Starke County Park Board and the Northern Indiana Community Foundation, sponsored by the Indiana Housing and Community Development Authority (IHCDA), begins today to help gather funds toward the new Starke County Veteran’s War Memorial. The memorial will be placed on the southeast corner of the Starke County Courthouse Square at Washington and Pearl Streets in Knox.Continue reading
Making sure rural communities can get help recovering from COVID-19’s economic impact will be a big goal of Lieutenant Governor Suzanne Crouch and the agencies she oversees.Continue reading
As farmers ramp up their planting, Lieutenant Governor Suzanne Crouch is highlighting some of the resources available to help them through the COVID-19 pandemic.Continue reading
Residents living within the City limits of Knox who are in need of home repairs they can’t quite afford are encouraged to reach out to be a part of the Owner-Occupied Housing Rehabilitation program.Continue reading
While the Owner-Occupied Housing Rehabilitation Grant process in the City of Knox was expected to move into the next phase by securing potential contractors, things hit a slight snag when no one attended the pre-bid meeting.Continue reading
The next phase of the Owner-Occupied Housing Rehabilitation Grant Program in the City of Knox will get started soon.
When City Council members met on Tuesday, Clerk-Treasurer Jeff Houston reminded them that a $195,000 Community Development Block Grant was received from the Indiana Housing and Community Development Authority.Continue reading
As North Judson officials dive into creating an updated comprehensive plan, Clerk-Treasurer Andrew Rowe has encouraged town council members to keep potential housing goals in mind.Continue reading
Knox Mayor Dennis Estok discussed the Owner-Occupied Housing Rehabilitation Program with city council members when they met last week.Continue reading
The demolition of a Medaryville home as part of a blight elimination project continues to create headaches for Pulaski County Building Inspector Doug Hoover, a year after the house was torn down. “Everything was done, completed,” he told the county council Monday. “[Building Department Assistant] Karla [Kreamer] and I did everything we were supposed to do. About a week before the last date, the state comes in and says they wanted it cleaned up. It wasn’t to their specs. Six months I waited. They could have told me six months ago. Now I had to jump through hoops.”
A resolution authorizing a grant to be submitted to the Indiana Housing and Community Development Authority was approved by Knox City Council members Tuesday night.
Mayor Dennis Estok explained that officials will be applying for an owner-occupied housing rehabilitation grant that is geared toward helping low and moderate income individuals as well as those with disabilities.
Mayor Estok indicated that the funding would help offset the cost of various rehabilitation projects including those that have to do with electricity, plumbing or roof work. Continue reading
The Town of Culver’s latest workforce housing initiative is the recipient of state funding from the Indiana Housing and Community Development Authority.
Starting today, qualifying residents can get help with their heating and electric bills. The Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) has begun for the winter. The federally-funded program runs from now until the middle of May, and residents can apply at any time.
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
The Damore Amphitheater that overlooks Lake Maxinkuckee in Culver will be the focus of the community tonight as the grand opening celebration kicks off at 6:30 p.m. ET in the Culver-Union Township Park.
Indiana is looking to the military to help boost its workforce. Earlier this year, the state launched its Next Level Veterans initiative to try to entice those leaving the military to move to Indiana. Lieutenant Governor Suzanne Crouch discussed the program during her visit to Culver last week.
Town of Culver officials have rescheduled the date for the Damore Amphitheater grand opening celebration.
The Medaryville Town Council members took action last week to waive a lien against a Medaryville property demolished as part of a blight elimination grant in Pulaski County.
The grand opening of the Damore Amphitheater located in the Culver and Union Township Park is set for this week.