Knox City Council Meets Tonight

An appropriation hearing will be held over the 2018 General Obligation Bond issue when Knox City Council members meet tonight at 7 p.m.

Additionally, members will consider two ordinances on second and final reading. One ordinance is to authorize the sale of the general obligation bond for the fire truck and the other will approve the appropriation of the bond. Continue reading

Knox City Council Votes to Establish Ordinance Defining the Official Duties of Council Members

Knox City Council members voted to move forward with establishing an ordinance that would define the official duties of city council members when they met last week.

Up until now, the duties of a council member have been implied but unspecified. This proposed ordinance would establish expectations and responsibilities for council members, including things such as attendance and constituent representation. Continue reading

Knox Planning Commission to Continue Accessory Building Discussion

The Knox Planning Commission members held a lengthy discussion over accessory buildings when they met Tuesday night.

Commission Vice President John Wilson said he found a definition for accessory buildings, stating that they are essentially any outdoor structure that is detached. He said none of the definitions he found specified whether or not they are considered permanent or non-permanent structures. Continue reading

Town of Culver Prepares for INDOT Requests for Civil Rights Act Compliance

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The Town of Culver is preparing to make sure they’re in compliance with a section of the Civil Rights Act.

During Tuesday night’s Culver Town Council meeting, a draft Title VI plan was considered. That section of federal law outlines non-discrimination compliance. The federal government also links funding to matching provisions at the local level.

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