As the Town of Winamac prepares to start appointing members to its new park board, town officials have been doing some research on how the board might work. Last week, representatives from Winamac visited Monticello to learn about their park board. Continue reading
The Winamac Town Council has taken action to resolve a dispute with a contractor hired to remove ash trees from the Town Park. Last week, the council voted to withhold $1,650 of the town’s $20,000 payment to TD’s Tree Service. Park Manager Dave DeLorenzo had reported that the firm cut down some trees that the town planned to remove itself, while four other ash trees were left standing. Continue reading
Issues at the Winamac Town Park will be discussed during a special session of the town council tomorrow morning. Last week, the council voted to withhold a portion of the town’s payment to the contractor hired to remove ash trees from the park.
Another meeting will be held this evening to give Winamac residents an update on the town’s community pool project. Much like the first meeting held in November, it will be a chance for residents to offer their ideas for the new pool. Project organizers will also discuss some of the progress that’s been made over the past few months, as well as their plans for the pool’s construction and eventual operation. Continue reading
The Town of Winamac is starting the process of appointing members to its new park board. Town Manager Brad Zellers told the town council Monday he’s heard from seven or eight people interested in serving on the board. Continue reading
The Town of Winamac continues to prepare for a possible sewer rate increase. Continue reading
Ash trees will soon be removed from the Winamac Town Park. The town council last week voted to award the quote for their removal to TD’s Tree Service of Knox. Continue reading
Winamac residents may see a slight bump in their sewer rates in the near future. During a presentation to the Winamac Town Council last week, Eric Walsh with accounting firm Umbaugh and Associates said the town’s utilities are generally doing well financially. Continue reading
The Town of Winamac is hoping to take advantage of some new road funding sources recently offered by the state of Indiana. It’s releasing $435 million in Local Option Income Tax funds to local governments to use for transportation projects. Continue reading
The Town of Winamac is looking for potential members for its new park board. The Winamac Town Council formally established the park and recreation board during a special session Thursday. Continue reading
The Winamac Town Council will be reviewing the town’s annual utility reports during a special session today. Representatives with Umbaugh and Associates will be present to go over the reports. Continue reading
The Town of Winamac could have its own park board in the near future. A new park board ordinance was presented for first reading during last week’s town council meeting. Continue reading
The Town of Winamac will be checking some of its water infrastructure. Last week, the town council approved spending $7,500 to hire the M.E. Simpson Company to perform a leak survey of the town’s entire water system. Continue reading
The Town of Winamac is exploring its options when it comes to the removal of ash trees from the Town Park. One option proposed to the town council this week by Park Manager Dave DeLorenzo was to drop the trees and then allow the public to cut them up and remove the wood in exchange for a fee. This is similar to the method used at the Tippecanoe River State Park last month. Continue reading
The Town of Winamac is finalizing the funding arrangements for its share of the town’s community pool project. The town has already agreed to contribute $150,000. On Monday, Clerk-Treasurer Melanie Berger discussed the source of that funding with the town council.
The Town of Winamac will soon be charging fees for the connection and disconnection of electricity and water services. Last week, the Winamac Town Council approved an ordinance charging its utility customers $25 to have their utilities disconnected and another $25 to have them reconnected. Continue reading
The Winamac Town Council has approved the purchase of two pickup trucks for the town’s Electric Department, costing a total of about $50,000.
Efforts to rebuild the Town of Winamac’s swimming pool continue to move ahead. The project is being organized by Winamac Town Council Member Judy Heater. She says the effort has raised over $115,000 so far, thanks to the generosity of local residents and businesses, including a $50,000 donation from the Braun Corporation. Continue reading
The demolition of Winamac’s Long Branch Hotel required a bit of a change in plans from the town. Pulaski County had planned to provide trucks to haul away debris, while the town agreed to take care of the actual demolition work. Continue reading
The Town of Winamac is moving ahead with efforts to implement a park board. The Town Council discussed the topic Monday with Town Attorney Justin Schramm. Continue reading