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
The Knox City Council members will consider a grant administrator agreement with KIRPC when they meet tonight.Continue reading
The Ordinance regulating snow emergency procedures in the City of Knox was officially amended last Tuesday. Continue reading
The Knox Mayor’s Office recently sent out a few important reminders that citizens should be aware of in order to stay in compliance with city policies.Continue reading
Some changes to the parking policy in the City of Knox were made official this week.
One of the major differences that citizens will notice is the new fee associated with parking violations.Continue reading
Knox City Council members provided Clerk-Treasurer Jeff Houston with permission to write off the city’s outstanding and unpaid checks when they met Tuesday night.Continue reading
The City of Knox will soon be providing a space to give local businesses a chance to grow.
Mayor Dennis Estok told council members Tuesday night that a ribbon cutting ceremony and open house for the new “Pop-Up Store” at 10 S. Main Street will take place at 12 p.m. on Saturday, March 16th.Continue reading
Knox City Council members will consider some amendments to snow emergency procedures and parking policies when they meet tonight.Continue reading
When record-low temperatures struck at the end of January and beginning of this month utility crews responded to more than 20 calls of pipes freezing up within the City of Knox.Continue reading
Knox City Council members considered some changes to penalties associated with street sweeping and parking near a school when they met Tuesday night.Continue reading
Knox City Council members considered some potential changes to the city’s snow emergency policy when they met on Tuesday.Continue reading
An ordinance related to the snow and street sweeping routes in the City of Knox will be discussed during tonight’s city council meeting.Continue reading
The possibility of hiring outside help for a future parking lot project at Wythogan Park was discussed by Mayor Dennis Estok during the last Knox City Council meeting.Continue reading
A potential project at Sandy Acres Park in has city officials seeking funds from the Department of Natural Resources.
While discussing some possible upcoming projects at last week’s city council meeting, Mayor Dennis Estok shared that City Attorney and Park Board President Autumn Ferch has been working on a grant to submit to the DNR.
If awarded, the funds would be used in order to help cover the cost of upgrading some of the amenities at Sandy Acres, the city park located near U.S. 35 and Veteran’s Parkway.
Estok mentioned some of the additions that they’re looking into, “New restrooms,new shelter,
Estok noted that since the grant money hasn’t come in yet, these are all just preliminary ideas that are being considered. However, the estimated cost of the project, including lighting, would be around $150,000 – $170,000.
The Mayor mentioned that they’re going after a 50/50 grant. He said since it is not in the Park Board’s budget, the City would need to come up with half of the money to cover the upgrades. He added that it could likely be feasibly split up between a few different accounts such as the River Boat and CEDIT funds.
Knox Mayor Dennis Estok shared plans to potentially expand the Tax Increment Financing (TIF) Districts in the City of Knox during Tuesday night’s City Council meeting.Continue reading
Knox Clerk-Treasurer Jeff Houston provided a summary about Starke County businesses who are currently receiving tax abatements when city council members met Tuesday night.Continue reading