The City of Knox is urging landlords to register their rental properties. Mayor Dennis Estok says landlords are required to re-register their properties every year at a cost of five dollars.Continue reading
Knox residents like the historic architecture, small-town feeling, and unique shops of the city’s downtown, but the number of vacant buildings and their overall disrepair remain concerns. That’s according to a recent survey by Ball State’s Department of Urban Planning.Continue reading
Knox Mayor Dennis Estok says his administration has accomplished much of what it set out to do when he retook office four years ago. The mayor gave a State of the City report to the city council Tuesday.Continue reading
The Knox Girl Scout Cabin will no longer be available for rent after April 30. Mayor Dennis Estok told the city council Tuesday that continuing to maintain the building just isn’t feasible.Continue reading
The City of Knox will soon be paying more to the Starke County Economic Development Foundation.Continue reading
A State of the City address will be given to the Knox City Council tonight. Council members will also consider an update to the city’s contract with the Starke County Economic Development Foundation.Continue reading
Plans are in the works to bring four more pickle ball courts into Wythogan Park in Knox.
When City Council members met Tuesday night, Mayor Dennis Estok discussed the sport with members, noting that there was a pretty consistent group of players when they installed the first courts last year.Continue reading
A request related to the Public Employees Retirement Fund came before Knox City Council members when they met Tuesday night.Continue reading
Knox Residents still have a chance to get involved with the City’s Façade Improvement and Downtown Revitalization planning process but time is running out!
Knox Mayor Dennis Estok updated City Council members on the online survey that was created by Ball State’s Department of Urban Planning.Continue reading
Knox Mayor Dennis Estok discussed plans for the annual Fall Bash when the City Council met last Tuesday.Continue reading
The possibility of potentially implementing an ordinance that would prohibit smoking near City facilities was recently discussed with Knox City Council members.Continue reading
Knox City officials are about to take a major step forward for the planned improvements at Sandy Acres Park.
Mayor Dennis Estok recently informed council members that the Department of Natural Resources has received the grant funding for the project so City officials have been able to get the process started.Continue reading
Representatives from the Indiana Public Employers’ Plan (IPEP) visited the City of Knox Tuesday morning to deliver a check to city officials.Continue reading
The Knox City Council members honored outgoing Clerk-Treasurer Jeff Houston and City Council member Bertha Blue Thursday night. They opted not to seek re-election in this year’s Municipal Election.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
Work will soon begin on upgrades to the Knox Wastewater Treatment Plant. Back in September, the board of works chose Thieneman Construction to do the work for just over $1.6 million.Continue reading
Knox Mayor Dennis Estok once again extended his gratitude to former resident and KHS Hall of Fame inductee Richard Mast after the new electronic message board was erected on the south end of the city on Tuesday.Continue reading
Less than fifteen participants have turned in an application to be a part of the Knox Peppermint Parade this year so Mayor Dennis Estok in encouraging people to sign-up before it’s too late.Continue reading
If you’ve been down to Wythogan Park in Knox, you’ve probably noticed some work being done to the entrance.Continue reading