Culver continues work to bring Town policy into alignment with a recently adopted Marshall County ordinance.
During Tuesday night’s Culver Town Council meeting, Attorney Jim Clevenger provided updates on the development of Culver’s version of the unsafe buildings ordinance. The changes provide that a hearing board will be set-up to remedy problematic situations with property owners in the event a structure is deemed unsafe. Continue reading →
A Culver man was sentenced on Wednesday after pleading guilty to a charge of Reckless Homicide.
54-year-old Jon McFarland was charged following a Grand Jury indictment from December of 2014. It alleges that on October 12th of that year, McFarland was a driver in an automobile crash that occurred at the intersection of U.S. 31 and State Road 10 near Argos.
The Culver Town Council has taken a step toward adopting their 2016 budget.
During last night’s meeting, a public hearing was held to review the document that will determine expenditures for the next year. As things stand, Culver sees modest increases in spending for its police and fire department budgets. The biggest jump was a projected $100-thousand increase in EMS expenses. Continue reading →
The owner of two businesses in Culver says it’s an exciting, but also a sad time.
George Pesek, owner of Corndance Cafe and Evil Czech Brewery in Culver, announced to employees on Thursday that both locations would be closing before the end of September. Pesek says he opened similar locations in Mishawaka, the demand for which has been relatively large compared to Culver. Continue reading →
The Town of Culver is attempting to make sure everybody is on the same page when enforcing violations of a newly updated ordinance.
Town Council members approved the amendments to their Nuisance Ordinance in August, specifying grass length and the types of items that are allowed in yards. The administration wanted to ensure they were interpreting the language correctly during a work session meeting on Tuesday night. Continue reading →
The Town of Culver could soon develop a permit for special events requiring a police presence.
An ordinance outlining a possible fee schedule was introduced during a meeting Monday night. That ordinance, if adopted, would assess fees for events over a certain size or time limits. Permits would only be issued for events requiring the use of public property. Continue reading →
Culver will be wrapping up its summer season with a concert this evening.
According to the Culver Park Department, cover band “The Sandbar Bums” will be performing in the west end of the Town Park. The group is known for covering bands such as Jason Mraz, Journey, Bob Marley, and Cee Lo Green. Continue reading →
Best-selling British novelist Susan Lewis is set to return to Culver. It has been about a year since her initial visit to the area to gather information and inspiration for her novel “No Place to Hide”. She plans to celebrate the release of the book with the community which inspired its backdrop. Continue reading →
The Town of Culver has authorized work to its storm water system, but it’s going to take a bit of financing to complete.
During Tuesday night’s Culver Town Council meeting, two resolutions were considered to help move the work along. Financing monies would be used to improve the storm water utility system. Continue reading →
The Culver Town Council is preparing next year’s budget, but a bit of extra information is needed prior to making cuts.
Budget work sessions were scheduled in preparation for fiscal year 2016. During the work sessions, department heads meet with members of the Culver Town Council to explain their budget line items. Continue reading →