The Town of Winamac will soon get a visit from the Indiana Department of Natural Resources to see if the town’s swimming pool rebuilding project deserves grant funding. A site visit is scheduled for Thursday, July 13, according to Park Board Secretary Kim Burke.
The removal of dying ash trees continues to be a concern for the Winamac Park Board, as it puts together its 2018 budget. Park Manager Dave DeLorenzo estimates about 75 ash trees remain at the town park. He told the park board Monday that about six of those will soon have to be cut down by a contractor. Many of those are in danger of falling on shelters.
Vendors may now set up shop in the Winamac Town Park. The Winamac Park Board approved a resolution Monday that allows vendors and establishes some guidelines. Anyone selling items in the park will have to provide proof of insurance to the town. Park Board President Courtney Poor also requested that vendors tell the town in advance when and where they’d like to operate.
The Town of Winamac continues to try to keep up with dying ash trees in the Town Park. Several have been cut down in the past year or so, but Park Manager Dave DeLorenzo estimates that about 75 remain.
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 Pulaski County Fairgrounds will soon get updated restrooms. Organizers of the Pulaski County 4-H Fair and Northern Indiana Power from the Past told the Winamac Park Board last week they plan to work together to improve accessibility at the facilities. Continue reading
Winamac officials are optimistic that the town will be able to get a $200,000 grant to rebuild its swimming pool. After months of preparations and lots of last-minute work, the park board turned in its grant application to the Indiana Department of Natural Resources by the June 1 deadline. Continue reading
Downtown Winamac may soon be getting new public restrooms. The construction of restrooms on the former Long Branch property near the Winamac Parkway has been selected as the town’s Love Your Community project.
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
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
The Winamac Park Board is moving ahead with a grant application for the town’s swimming pool rebuilding project. The town’s applying for up to $200,000 in matching money from the federal Land and Water Conservation Fund through the Indiana Department of Natural Resources. Before turning in the grant application, the park board held a public hearing Monday to give residents a chance to weigh in on the project. 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 will soon consider allowing vendors in the town park. Continue reading
The Winamac Park Board continues to discuss upgrades to Veterans Memorial Park. Continue reading
Winamac’s park department is getting a boost from some local volunteers. Last month’s Town Park cleanup day organized by the park board’s advisory council attracted more than 55 people who put in a combined 214 hours of work, according to organizers. Continue reading
The Winamac Park Board is ready to apply for grant funding for the town’s swimming pool rebuilding project, but it’s under some time constraints. 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
Winamac residents are invited to help clean up the Town Park tomorrow. In celebration of Earth Day and Arbor Day, various groups, as well as individuals, will be cleaning the park between 9 a.m. and noon. Lunch will be provided to volunteers. Continue reading
The Town of Winamac is considering potential projects to undertake as part of the Love Your Community placemaking program. It offers local communities up to $10,000 in funding from the Community Foundation of Pulaski County. Continue reading
Winamac Park Board members got several of their questions about the swimming pool rebuilding project answered Monday. They met with the town council for a joint work session. Continue reading