While the construction phase of Winamac’s lighting and sidewalk upgrade project is still a couple of years away, officials are already taking steps to address Indiana Department of Transportation requirements.Continue reading
The Winamac Town Council agreed to help pay for a necessary inspection on the Town’s footbridge when members met Monday night.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 Police Department will be moving forward with the installation of a practice range out at the Town Woods.
Town Manager Brad Zellers recently reminded council members of a request from the Police Department that they approved back in January of 2016.Continue reading
A recent incident in the Winamac Town Woods has Town Manager Brad Zellers looking to upgrade one of the cameras there.
When the town council met last week, Zellers reminded members that there is some surveillance out at the town woods.
He noted, “We have three cameras out there to monitor people dumping things. It is handy, we have caught several people.”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
Winamac’s pool project was officially put to rest by the town’s park board Thursday. Members voted to stop pursuing the pool project and focus on a splash pad instead. Board member and town manager Brad Zellers abstained from the vote. This follows similar action by the town council last month.Continue reading
A potential recycling service collaboration between Pulaski County and the Town of Winamac was covered at Monday night’s town council meeting.Continue reading
The Winamac Park Board is almost ready to get construction bids for new restrooms in the Town Park, but town officials will have to work around some scheduling constraints. Last year, the park board was awarded a Land and Water Conservation Fund grant to help with the cost, but as of last week, the paperwork still hadn’t been finalized, according to Park Board Secretary Kim Burke.Continue reading
The Winamac Park Board is waiting for some direction from the town council before working on an application for this year’s round of federal grant funding. During Thursday’s meeting, Park Board Member Pat Bawcum suggested writing a grant for a splash pad, if the town council decides not to move forward with a swimming pool project.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
The Town of Winamac is looking to team up with Pulaski County to continue offering recycling pickup. Town Manager Brad Zellers told the county commissioners Tuesday that he’s been discussing options with the manager of the county’s recycling and transfer station, Brad Bonnell.Continue reading
Recycling options for Winamac residents will be discussed during this morning’s Pulaski County Commissioners meeting. The town council recently decided to discontinue recycling pickup.Continue reading
Winamac Town Council members will reorganize when they meet for their first meeting of the year tonight. In addition to electing the president and vice president, members will also consider a list of appointments.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 Department is getting an equipment upgrade. The park board Thursday approved the purchase of a new lawnmower from GreenMark Equipment for a cost of $11,230. It will replace a 2012 mower with nearly 2,000 hours, according to Park Manager Dave DeLorenzo.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
Winamac Town Manager Brad Zellers came before council members Monday night with a new option for replacing a truck for the water department. Continue reading
Contractors interested in bidding on the Town of Winamac’s wastewater project will be meeting project officials today, according to Town Manager Brad Zellers.
He told Council members Monday night, “Contractors that are interested in bidding, and there are three this time, they’ll be here to go over any questions that they would have for the engineers and that type of thing just so they know how to throw their price at it.” Continue reading
Winamac officials recently discussed the next step to take with their Wastewater Project after the contract bid opened in October came in over budget. Continue reading