A concern about tourists’ tubing expeditions’ impact on the Tippecanoe River’s ecology was heard by the Winamac Park Board last week. Resident Mark Copeland told board members that fishing isn’t what it was five or 10 years ago, and he blamed the trash brought by the increase in tourism.Continue reading
The Winamac Park Board has picked a construction company to build new restrooms in the Town Park. During Thursday’s meeting, board members selected the FORM-IT Corporation’s bid of $165,000.Continue reading
Winamac Town Manager Brad Zellers informed the town council about a recent enforcement effort conducted by a deputy marshal in the Police Department when members met last Monday.Continue reading
The Town of Winamac will be kicking off their annual sidewalk repair program soon.Continue reading
A discussion over the Town of Winamac’s 2020 budget is anticipated to occur during tonight’s Town Council meeting.Continue reading
Efforts continue to expand the green space at Veterans Memorial Park in Winamac. During last week’s park board meeting, board member and town manager Brad Zellers said there might be some money in the town’s curb and sidewalk budget to remove the remnants of a concrete ramp off of Washington Street.Continue reading
As the Winamac Park Board prepares to rebuild the restrooms in the Town Park, the completion of the grant paperwork also means that several smaller projects will be able to move ahead. Last year, the park board was awarded a Land and Water Conservation Fund grant.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
Two wildly different bids for the Winamac Town Park restroom project were opened by the park board Thursday. The FORM-IT Corporation submitted a bid of $165,000. Gariup Construction Company’s bid was more than twice that, at $347,500.Continue reading
The finishing touches are being put on Winamac’s water project. Town Manager Brad Zellers told the town council Monday that he expects the final bills to arrive by the end of the month.Continue reading
Winamac Town Council members approved contracts for their Wastewater Upgrade Project when members met Monday night.Continue reading
The cost for the plotting the new ‘McFarland Addition’ of the Winamac Town Cemetery was presented to council members Monday night.Continue reading
The Winamac Park Board will soon be seeking construction bids for the Town Park restroom project. During Thursday’s meeting, Park Board President Chris Schramm said town officials were putting the finishing touches on the grant paperwork.Continue reading
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