Culver Town Council members are still awaiting the release of funds so the Cavalier Sports Park project can continue forward.Continue reading
An improvement project at the Knox Wastewater Treatment Plant has nearly cleared another procedural hurdle.
Clerk-Treasurer Jeff Houston provided city council members with an update about where the process stands when they met last Tuesday.Continue reading
When the Constellation of Starke Executive Team met Thursday afternoon, they addressed the success of recent community outreach efforts.Continue reading
Indiana’s Lieutenant Governor and the Office of Community and Rural Affairs (OCRA) are offering grant opportunities to communities who want to celebrate the second annual Downtown Development Week.Continue reading
About 100 people from all across the county turned up to the Nancy J. Dembowski Community Center Thursday afternoon to show their support for Constellation of Starke.Continue reading
Today’s the day that community members will have a chance to learn more about Constellation of Starke’s mission to receive a Stellar Communities designation.
A public meeting will be held at the Nancy J. Dembowski Community Center in Knox from 1 p.m. until 3:30 p.m.Continue reading
The Constellation of Starke Stellar Executive Team is receiving some assistance from the Northern Indiana Community Foundation.Continue reading
A standing ovation ushered in conversations surrounding the announcement that Starke County is a finalist in the Regional Stellar Communities Designation Program.Continue reading
Only one region will be selected as a designee for this year’s Stellar Communities Program.Continue reading
North Judson Town Council members will hold a public hearing tonight over a comprehensive planning grant that the Town is applying for through the Office of Community and Rural Affairs.Continue reading
Winamac Clerk-Treasurer Melanie Berger informed town council members about an upcoming event during their meeting Monday night.
She explained, “Indiana Main Street is going to be visiting. If anyone is able to attend, can you let me know? They would really love to see local involvement, especially with the county officials and town officials.”
She said officials will be in town for a two-day workshop on Thursday, December 6th and Friday, December 7th. Continue reading
North Judson officials took an important step last Monday to secure financial assistance for the creation of a comprehensive plan. An up-to-date comprehensive plan is one of the requirements for the county-wide Regional Stellar Initiative.
The total cost of the comprehensive plan project is $44,000 which is $6,000 less than what was originally anticipated. To help pay for the plan, the Town is applying for $39,600 Community Development Block Grant that is offered through the Office of Community and Rural Affairs. Continue reading
One of the final topics that local officials took a look at during last week’s asset mapping workshop were moments of excellence in Starke County’s history.
Chamber of Commerce Executive Director Jessica Craig spoke on behalf of the group who identified some of these important moments. Continue reading
The Culver Town Council members will hold a public hearing tonight on the proposed ordinance that would move the Culver Town Council candidate selection to the May Primary Election.
The Starke County Commissioners will meet tonight.
The North Judson Town Council received a schedule of upcoming dates related to the creation of a comprehensive plan.
As a reminder, a comprehensive plan is one of the requirements to be eligible for OCRA’s Regional Stellar Initiative. North Judson officials are coordinating with the Kankakee Iroquois Regional Planning Commission on the matter.
NJ Clerk-Treasurer Andrew Rowe alerted town council members on Monday that KIRPC provided him with a timeline of important dates related to the process. Continue reading
Contractors were selected for the two divisions of the Winamac water project, during Monday night’s special town council meeting.
Midwest Engineers Senior Project Engineer Mike Sullivan informed members that the “release of funds” notice has been received from OCRA and he summarized the two separate parts of the project that were bid out. Continue reading
North Judson officials confirmed that they will be joining the Regional Stellar Communities effort during Monday night’s town council meeting. Continue reading
North Judson Town Council members will discuss this year’s Mint Festival when they meet tonight at 6:30 p.m. in North Judson Town Hall.
Department heads will report on any relevant updates and there will be time set aside for guest recognition and any additional business deemed necessary by the council.
Additionally, Clerk-Treasurer Andrew Rowe, Vice President John Rowe and Council members James Young and Jane Ellen Felchuck attended a meeting at the Starke County Economic Development Foundation on Thursday. Continue reading
What will it take for Starke County to be designated a Regional Stellar Community?
That is the question that was answered Thursday night when various county, city and town officials met at the Starke County Economic Development Foundation Office to find out what steps they can start taking in order to submit a competitive application in the future. Continue reading