The Culver Town Council members opened up a public hearing Tuesday night to take comments on a proposed annexation ordinance that would include 1.26 acres of land north of State Road 10 just north of where the Family Dollar store is located.Continue reading
The Culver Town Council members approved ordinance readings that will move the Culver Meadows project at 17664 State Road 17 and 19456 State Road 10 a step closer in the process.
Culver Town Council members considered making a donation to the St. Joseph Regional Medical Center EMS Fundraiser when they met last Tuesday.
EMS Director Kathy Hart explained that there are a few pieces of equipment that the hospital is interested in purchasing.
She said nothing is finalized but they’re looking to laptops for the rigs as well as an automatic chest compression device. Continue reading
The Culver Town Council agreed to offer a conditional offer of employment to a candidate looking to fill the park superintendent’s position.
A task force will come together to research the possibility of utilizing space inside the First Farmers Bank and Trust building on Main Street in Culver.
The Culver Town Council members, along with officials from the Culver Redevelopment Commission, Marshall County Economic Development Corporation and Utility Superintendent Bob Porter previously toured the building and thought there may be a benefit to using the space.
The Culver Town Council members heard public comments concerning the proposed traffic ordinance.
Council Vice President Sally Ricciardi read a citizen’s letter into the record that discussed safety concerns for emergency vehicles and residents maneuvering around the streets that are narrow. One street mentioned was Ohio Street and portions of that street will have no parking as part of the ordinance. The resident also mentioned the noise level of semi truck idling in residential neighborhoods and parking of the tractor trailers on residential streets.
The Culver Economic Development Commission met for the first time Monday night with Jonathan Leist voted as the president, Don Fox as vice president and Kevin Overmyer as secretary.
With the organization of the commission complete, Marshall County Economic Development Corporation Executive Director Jerry Chavez explained the purpose of residential tax abatement. If a developer is seeking residential tax abatement, a resolution must be approved by the Culver Economic Development Commission creating the site as an economic revitalization target area. It differs slightly from a commercial tax abatement.