After years of discussions, Veterans Memorial Park in Winamac may finally get a bench. The town’s park board voted Thursday to allow the VFW and any other interested veterans groups to work on the effort.Continue reading
The idea of expanding the green space in Veterans Memorial Park was again brought up during last week’s Winamac Park Board meeting. Fred Zahrt, who helped develop the park as part of the town’s tree committee, said replacing some of the gravel area with grass was part of their original plan.” The plan that I presented . . . included the whole property,” he explained, “and that included a tree or two back here and so forth.”Continue reading
The Winamac Park Board is looking to add some more maintenance help. Based on a recent work session on the upkeep of the town’s parks, Park Board President Courtney Poor says he’s come to the conclusion that Park Manager Dave DeLorenzo needs more help.
Landscaping updates are moving ahead at the Winamac Park Pavilion. The town’s park board previously decided to remove the plants that used to surround the building and replace them with landscaping stone. Board members think that will help protect the historic structure from moisture damage.
What to do with $135,000 raised for Winamac’s swimming pool rebuilding project is expected to be discussed during tonight’s Winamac Park Board meeting. That money was raised through private donations and fundraisers, and placed in a fund at the Community Foundation of Pulaski County. But now that the town has pulled its official support of the project, the park board has to decide what its next steps will be.
During the Winamac Park Board meeting last week, the board reviewed a questionnaire that was provided to the public about potential renovations to Veteran’s Memorial Park. Approximately 50 responses were received and though the majority of the public voted to do nothing and leave it as is, the next most popular response was to add a bench, a sign and a potential an artillery piece.
Park Board President Courtney Poor told the board that even though the ‘do nothing option’, when you combined the other three options, there was an obvious public desire for there to be some kind of change implemented. Continue reading
The Winamac Park Board is scaling back its plans for upgrades to Veterans Memorial Park, at least for now. Park Board President Courtney Poor had suggested adding a decorative archway prominently displaying the name of the park. But during last week’s meeting, he said he has reconsidered, after residents complained the archway would clutter the park.
The Winamac Park Board will consider upgrades to Veterans Memorial Park tonight. Board members have been discussing the addition of a decorative archway, and the VFW and American Legion have each offered to donate a bench. On top of that, the American Legion has offered to place its cannon in the park, should it decide to sell its current building.
The Winamac Park Board will hold its regular monthly meeting tonight. Other than Park Manager Dave DeLorenzo’s monthly report, no specific discussion or action items are listed on the advance agenda.
The Winamac Park Board is looking for the public’s input on proposed upgrades to Veterans Memorial Park. Board members have been considering the addition of a decorative archway, and the VFW and American Legion have each offered to donate a bench. On top of that, the American Legion has offered to place its cannon in the park, should it decide to sell its current building.
The Winamac Park Board will continue discussing improvements to Veterans Memorial Park tonight. Board members have been planning to add a decorative archway, and the VFW and American Legion have each offered to donate a bench. Continue reading
The Winamac Park Board will start putting together next year’s budget during a special session today. While board members consider the budget process to be relatively straightforward, the town may face a few challenges in the future if its swimming pool gets rebuilt. Continue reading
The Winamac Park Board continues to discuss upgrades to Veterans Memorial Park. Continue reading
The Winamac Park Board will consider how to proceed with a potential grant application during tonight’s meting. The swimming pool rebuilding effort or other park projects may soon be able to move forward, now that the town is eligible for grants from the Indiana Department of Natural Resources. Continue reading
The Winamac Park Board continues to tweak its plans for Veterans Memorial Park. Plans call for the addition of a decorative archway that says “Veterans Memorial Park,” along with two benches donated by the VFW and American Legion. Continue reading
The Winamac Park Board is finalizing plans to add benches and a decorative sign to the Veterans Memorial Park at the corner of Monticello and Washington Streets. The VFW and American Legion Posts each plan to donate a bench dedicated to veterans to the park. The board decided Thursday night they want the benches to be a neutral color. Continue reading
Upgrades may soon be coming to the Winamac Town Park Pavilion. The structure dates back to the 19th Century, and now it’s in need of some repairs. Continue reading
Dying ash trees continue to be a challenge for the Town of Winamac. More than 50 ash trees have been removed in recent weeks from the Town Park, but Park Manager Dave DeLorenzo says there’s still more work that needs to be done. Continue reading
Winamac’s new park board is officially up and running. During its first meeting Thursday, John Chapman, Courtney Poor, Chris Schramm, and Brad Zellers were sworn in as the board’s first members. Continue reading