While there is still more that needs to be done before it’s official, Knox City Council members took action this week to extend two of the city’s Tax Increment Financing (TIF) areas.Continue reading
To help cover some preliminary costs associated with Constellation of Starke’s regional development plan, Knox City Council members were asked to authorize a monetary donation during their meeting Tuesday night.Continue reading
Knox City Council members took a step to improve access to a government building in downtown Knox Tuesday night.Continue reading
Two resolutions related to Tax Increment Financing (TIF) redevelopment areas will be up for approval during tonight’s Knox City Council meeting.Continue reading
A resolution related to a potential grant intended for improvements at the Sandy Acres Park was approved by Knox City Council members Tuesday evening.Continue reading
Knox officials are expecting a big turn out for the annual Prayer Breakfast next month.
Mayor Dennis Estok let city council members know what’s happening with the event when they met Tuesday night.
He explained, “The Prayer Breakfast on May the 2nd is sold out, we have no more seats available. This will probably be the largest we’ve ever had with 38 tables and 8 at each table.”Continue reading
Knox city officials are waiting to hear back from administrators about the eligibility status of residents who submitted applications for the Owner-Occupied Housing Rehabilitation Grant.Continue reading
Starke County Youth Club Executive Director Irene Szakonyi is expected to provide a presentation during tonight’s Knox City Council meeting.Continue reading
Knox Mayor Dennis Estok recently highlighted an opportunity for community members interested in making home improvements to learn more about the Owner-Occupied Housing Rehabilitation Grant program.
During his report at Tuesday night’s city council meeting, Mayor Estok said an informational meeting about the grant program will be held at the Nancy J. Dembowski Community Center next week on Tuesday, April 16th at 6 p.m.Continue reading
The City of Knox will be hosting their annual ‘Dumpster Days’ next month.
At Tuesday’s city council meeting, Mayor Dennis Estok noted that said this is a good chance for citizens to clean up their yards and homes to get rid of anything that is too large to be picked up on normal trash days.Continue reading
Knox City Council members considered a recommendation to rezone a portion of city property from a General Commercial (C-2) Zone to a Heavy Industrial (M-2) Zone during their meeting Tuesday evening.Continue reading
When Knox City Council members meet tonight, they will be asked to consider a recommendation to rezone an area within the city limits from a General Commercial (C-2) to a Heavy Industrial (M-2) zone.Continue reading
Knox City Council members received an update about a Parkview property from Clerk-Treasurer Jeff Houston when they met Tuesday evening.
Houston explained, “We’ve been going through the process of going through a tax certificate sale with the county. We paid $35 for a property in Parkview, 315 Spruce Drive.”Continue reading
While the National Day of Prayer won’t be until Thursday, May 2nd, community members only have a few more weeks to get tickets to the annual Prayer Breakfast hosted by the City of Knox.Continue reading
Barring any major amendments, the agenda for tonight’s Knox City Council meeting will be fairly light.Continue reading
Community members will have a chance to have a good time while simultaneously contributing to a good cause this Friday.Continue reading
The City of Knox was recently awarded a Community Development Block Grant to help rehabilitate properties in the area.
Mayor Dennis Estok reminded council members that the total grant amount was $195,500 during their meeting Tuesday evening.Continue reading
A unique opportunity for local business owners was highlighted during Tuesday night’s Knox City Council meeting.
Mayor Dennis Estok reminded council members and meeting attendees about this Saturday’s Pop-Up Store ribbon cutting.
Officials will be unveiling the new establishment at 10 S. Main Street tomorrow at 12 p.m.Continue reading
Knox City Council members took a major step to move the Wastewater Treatment Plant project forward when they met Tuesday evening.Continue reading
Officials from the Knox Center-Township Volunteer Fire Department recently made a trip to Iowa to pick up their new pumper truck.Continue reading