Efforts to add decorative lighting to the Winamac Town Park’s Memorial Bridge are drawing community support. Project organizer Greg Henry told the Winamac Park Board Thursday that he’s already heard from people interested in donating. “It’s kind of a big project, much bigger than I anticipated at first,” Henry said. “But it’s going in the right direction.”Continue reading
Plans for the Winamac Town Park’s Memorial Bridge’s upcoming centennial will continue to be discussed during tonight’s park board meeting. Greg Henry has been spearheading efforts to add a decorative lighting feature and hold a re-dedication on July 4, 2023.Continue reading
The Winamac Town Park’s “swinging bridge” may soon get a new paint job. The town’s park board got the results of the recent bridge inspection during Thursday’s meeting. Looking through the inspection report, board members noted that it only found a few minor issues with the 96-year-old bridge.Continue reading
The Winamac Town Park’s “swinging bridge” will finally be getting inspected. During Thursday’s park board meeting, board member and town manager Brad Zellers said the inspection company will be there in two weeks.Continue reading
The Winamac Park Board finally appears to be ready to accept construction bids for the Town Park restroom project. Plans call for the old brick restrooms in the front of the park to be demolished and replaced with a new structure, with more ADA-compliant stalls and more room in general.Continue reading
The Winamac Park Board will try to figure out how to pay for the inspection of the Town Park’s “swinging bridge” tonight.Continue reading
The Winamac Park Board has approved an agreement for the inspection of the Town Park’s “swinging bridge.” Indianapolis engineering firm Butler, Fairman & Seufert will do the work for $6,500. That’s a bit more than it cost during the last inspection cycle. During Thursday’s meeting, board member and town manager Brad Zellers said the difference is that this inspection will include a check for lead paint.Continue reading
Efforts to add a decorative lighting feature to the Winamac Town Park’s swinging bridge will be able to move ahead. On Thursday, the town’s park board learned more about the various options from Mike Brubaker with Associated Controls + Design and John Ford with Carl Stahl Architektur.Continue reading
A presentation on a proposed lighting feature for the Winamac Town Park’s swinging bridge will be given during tonight’s park board meeting. A representative from Associated Controls + Design of Indianapolis is scheduled to discuss some of the possibilities. Local residents have been spearheading the effort, to commemorate the Memorial Bridge’s centennial in 2023.Continue reading
A planned lighting feature for the Winamac Town Park’s swinging bridge continues to be discussed by the town’s park board. As of today, project organizers and town officials have exactly four-and-a-half years to raise hundreds of thousands of dollars and install the feature in time for the Memorial Bridge’s centennial.Continue reading
The Winamac Park Board may soon have a firmer cost estimate for a proposed lighting feature for the Town Park’s Swinging Bridge. “Apparently, someone was up with Mr. [Greg] Henry, came up and saw him and have made another appointment. But they did some measurements on the bridge, as far as the lighting,” Park Board President Courtney Poor told the rest of the board last week. “And so he hopes to have some of that information, hopefully, maybe for the January meeting, as far as just estimates from that company. I had requested they have it by the 15th of January, I think.”Continue reading
Hundreds of veterans, students, and community members are expected to converge on Downtown Winamac this morning to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the end of World War I. Winamac High School is teaming up with the Town of Winamac, the Pulaski County Public Library, and several other groups for the Veterans Day Celebration.
The Winamac Park Board will discuss a maintenance schedule when it meets tonight. Other than the regular report from Park Manager Dave DeLorenzo, no other specific items are listed on the advance agenda.
The Winamac Park Board wants to do some more research on possible upgrades to the “swinging bridge,” before looking for volunteers to help with the effort. The Town Park’s Memorial Bridge will be 100 years old in 2023. To celebrate the upcoming centennial, residents have proposed adding some sort of decorative lighting feature, as well as painting the bridge.
The Winamac Eagles club will formally present a donation for playground equipment to the town’s park board tonight. Several community groups have offered to chip in, to help replace the equipment in the Town Park’s toddler playground.
The Winamac Town Park’s “swinging bridge” could get decorative lighting along with some other upgrades, in honor of its upcoming centennial. The bridge was dedicated on July 4, 1923. Now, Greg and Brenda Henry are spearheading the effort to celebrate that history. “I think that between now and the Fourth of July of 2023, if we could maybe put something together and rededicate it, spruce it up, do some repairs, whatever needs to be done to it,” Greg told the Winamac Park Board last week. “The people that use that bridge, it’s endless. I mean I can say, I don’t know of any other landmark in Winamac that has more meaning than the swinging bridge for this town.”
The Winamac Park Board is working on a list of potential park improvements they’d like to see in the coming years. During Thursday’s meeting, board members began the process of ranking the projects by importance, at the recommendation of board president Courtney Poor. Continue reading
Restroom upgrades, ADA-compliant playground equipment, and the renovation of the swinging bridge are all on the Winamac Park Board’s radar for the coming years. But declining tax revenues have board members looking at some creative funding solutions. Continue reading