Five Indiana Main Street organizations were recently announced as finalists for the state’s INspire Idea competition. Two of those organizations are local!Continue reading
The Knox Wastewater Treatment Facility improvement project is moving forward.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
Contractors can now submit bids for the proposed Cavalier Park project in the Town of Culver.Continue reading
Only one region will be selected as a designee for this year’s Stellar Communities Program.Continue reading
The opportunity for those involved in a regional partnership that intends to seek an application in the Regional Stellar Communities Designation Program can do so now until Friday, April 5 at 4 p.m. ET in Indianapolis.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
The Culver Town Council members approved a contract for the Culver Beach Lodge project last week.
The projects within the Town of Culver’s Stellar Communities Designation program will begin next year.
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
The Town of Culver is awaiting grant funds to begin two major projects outlined in the town’s Stellar Communities Designation Program plans.
A proposal for engineering services for the INDOT related projects within the Town of Culver’s Stellar Communities Designation Program plans is still anticipated.
The Medaryville Town Council members continue to work to gather information for a $450,000 grant from the Office of Community and Rural Affairs to move forward with the proposed water tower project. The town would need to provide a 20 percent match toward the grant.
Starke County officials will be taking the steps necessary in becoming a stellar community.
The Culver Town Council members approved two resolutions this week in order for the town to successfully submit applications for two Stellar Community Designation Program projects.
The City of Knox plans to tackle a major project at the Wastewater Treatment Plant and officials are looking to receive some financial assistance through the Office of Community and Rural Affairs.
As a part of the process to apply for a $600,000 OCRA grant, a public hearing was held in City Hall on Tuesday night. Community Development Planner Emily Albaugh spoke on behalf of the Kankakee Iroquois Regional Planning Commission (KIRPC) to provide some details about the grant and the application process. Continue reading
A public hearing was held Monday night to discuss plans for the upcoming renovation of the Culver Beach Lodge.