As the summer months approach, Culver will once again be hosting history boat cruises on Lake Maxinkuckee.
The Culver Town Council appears to have had a slight change of heart from their previous meeting regarding the use of fluoride in its drinking water supply.
The Culver Town Council will revisit an item from their previous meeting that may ultimately determine how the community fluoridates its water.
It was thought the issue was settled last year. Not so fast, says a reshuffled Culver Town Council.
Flouridating the Town of Culver’s drinking water supply was considered late last year as part of engineering plans for a new water treatment facility currently under construction. Talks were quite contentious with dentists and medical professionals voicing their support for adding fluoride.
State Senator Ed Charbonneau’s bill to inventory Indiana’s water supplies will head to the governor for final consideration.
The Valparaiso Republican authored the bill – which requires the Indiana Finance Authority to prepare a report on water loss and non-revenue water. According to Charbonneau’s offices, 25-percent of Indiana’s drinking water is lost due to leaky systems.
The Town of Culver now has language to make the process for shutting off a resident’s water utility access more enforceable.
During the previous Culver Town Council meeting, a policy was presented outlining the process for cutting utility service to a home or residence.
The Town of Culver is taking steps to make the process for shutting off resident’s water utility access more formal.
Two weeks have passed since the LaPorte County Sheriff’s Department began collecting bottled water to help those in need; and the donations have been significant.
A deputy with the LaPorte County Sheriff’s Department is looking for a bit of community involvement to help those affected by an infrastructure disaster.
The project was started by a class at Knox High School as a way to learn about community involvement. The site of the Serenity Garden was developed following the demolition of a downtown building. It took several months to complete the work.
Two state departments have awarded nearly $1-million in grants that look to improve conservation efforts in the Hoosier State.
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.
Weeks of deliberating has led the Culver Town Council to decide on a major public health issue.
During last night’s meeting, a public hearing was held where Town Council members could hear from members of the public on whether to use fluoride in the Town’s water treatment process. Flouride is often used in the prevention of tooth decay.
The Culver Town Council has taken another step toward implementing an upgrade to its water treatment facility.
An amendment to an existing water rate ordinance was considered during a special meeting Monday night to help pay for the construction. This is the third increase in water rates Culver has implemented since December.
Culver is nearing a decision on the fluoridation of its water supply.
The Town Council briefly touched on upgrades to its water treatment facility during a Tuesday meeting. The Town hosted a meeting with investors recently prior to a bond issuance that’s expected to fund a large portion of the upgrades.
The Culver Park Department is gearing up for new activities available on the water this summer.
The Town entered into an agreement earlier this year to provide Kayak and Paddleboard rentals for the season. After going through a bid process, Sail22 has been able to provide the equipment needed to participate.
The Culver Town Council will be further discussing its water plant project during a meeting, tonight.
The Town Council has been working for some time on the upgrades to its water treatment facility, but is still under deadline for funding options. Facility upgrades are going to be largely funded from bonds issued to the state’s revolving fund.
The Culver Town Council has taken another step toward upgrading its water treatment facility.
During a special meeting on Tuesday night, an ordinance that allows a bond issuance to take place was considered. Culver is in the process of undertaking a $1.6-million upgrade to its water treatment facility. Fees and other expenses put the project in the $2.2-million range.
Bids have been awarded, but now the Town of Culver is focusing on just how to fund upgrades to their water treatment facility.
The Culver Town Council has set a special meeting for June 2nd to adopt an ordinance allowing bonds to be issued to fund the $1.7-million. A separate ordinance specifying new rates for water consumption will also be introduced at the June 2nd meeting. The water rate ordinance will likely be adopted in mid-June.