Intercepting residents’ state income tax refunds for unpaid utility bills is starting to bring in some money for the Town of Winamac. Clerk-Treasurer Melanie Berger told the town council Monday that the town has collected almost $4,500 through the Tax Refund and Exchange Compliance System.Continue reading
The Winamac Town Council Monday chose Dan Vanaman to handle cemetery mowing for the year. His mowing service submitted the lower of two bids the town received at $2,500 per mow.Continue reading
Winamac’s property taxes will soon be going up slightly. The town council voted Monday to reestablish the Cumulative Capital Development Fund at its maximum rate of five cents per $100 of assessed valuation. It’s currently at 4.23 cents, since it decreases over time.Continue reading
Winamac Park Board members say they’re close to accomplishing many of the goals set out for them when the current board was established in 2016. Board President Jon Chapman reviewed the park board’s current five-year plan during last week’s meeting.Continue reading
Arens Field is set to get some new fencing, but the Pulaski County Commissioners will have to do more research to see if the County Highway Department could help with the work. County Commissioner Kenny Becker brought the request to the rest of the commissioners last week.Continue reading
Efforts to prepare the Winamac Town Park’s “swinging bridge” for its centennial continue. The town council recently agreed to let Town Manager Brad Zellers start looking for an engineer to put together plans for a painting project.Continue reading
The Winamac Town Council last week agreed to hire Peerless Midwest for the abandonment of an unneeded well. The company submitted the lower of the two quotes the town received, at just under $5,000.Continue reading
The Town of Winamac has updated its employee handbook, due to a technicality with the Family and Medical Leave Act. Town Attorney Justin Schramm told the town council last week that while the town is subject to FMLA because it’s a political subdivision, its employees are not actually eligible.Continue reading
The Winamac Town Council has decided to continue with its contribution to the Pulaski County Chamber of Commerce, after all. Last month, council members decided to hold off on giving $1,000 to the chamber’s Tourism Bureau, until they could find out more about how that money was being used.Continue reading
Winamac property owners may see a bit of a tax increase next year. Clerk-Treasurer Melanie Berger told the town council Monday that the town’s cumulative capital development fund rate, which decreases over time, is now down to 4.23 cents. She said the town could bring in about another $5,300 by reestablishing it at the full five cent rate.Continue reading
The Winamac Town Council has picked a contractor for upcoming paving work. Central Paving was awarded the bid for just over $195,000 Monday.Continue reading
Winamac Town Marshal Mark Hoffman presented Town Council members with multiple vehicle quotes when met for their January meeting.Continue reading
Winamac Clerk-Treasurer Melanie Berger discussed the “100 R Form” with the Town Council when members met for their first meeting of the month.Continue reading
When the Winamac Town Council met for the first time in 2020 they addressed a number of appointments.Continue reading
While reviewing claims at the most recent Winamac Town Council meeting, President Tom Murray had some recommendations about ways he thought they could save some money.Continue reading
Winamac Town Manager Brad Zellers consulted with Town Council members about how they’d like to proceed with the cemetery mowing contract for this year when members met on Monday.Continue reading
The Winamac Town Council opened bids for Community Crossings Projects when members met for their first meeting of 2020.
When the Town applied in the most recent grant round, they were awarded more than $151,000 to complete some roadway improvements.Continue reading
More than $3,500 was funneled back into various funds in the Town of Winamac following an action taken by town council members Monday night.
Clerk-Treasurer Melanie Berger presented members with a list of checks from the last two years that were un-deliverable or un-cashable.Continue reading
The Winamac Town Council received a race notification from the Friends of the Panhandle Pathway when they met Monday night.
On behalf of the group, John Bawcum submitted a letter which stated that ‘Frank Race Management’ is interested in bringing a race to Winamac on Saturday, July 4th.Continue reading