Town Council recap


What happened: Departmental monthly reports.

What it means: The town management staff provided the council updates on its respective budgets.

What’s next: The departmental reports are available for review on the town’s website at


What happened: Consideration of a resolution honoring Mike Latz.

What it means: Mark Plassman, Zionsville RDC president, read the resolution to Latz’s family and audience honoring his legacy and the countless programs that he initiated or assisted with throughout the community while serving on BCEDC and the Zionsville RDC.

What’s next: The council designated a portion of 106th Street between Bennett Parkway and Zionsville Road as Mike Latz Memorial Way.


What happened: Zionsville Police Dept. awards its unit citation to its criminal investigations division.

What it means: Chief Knox of ZPD awarded criminal investigators for their outstanding investigative work performed in the Key Bank robbery that took place on March 11.

What’s next: Knox publicly announced the arrival of new K-9 officer, ESO and announced a “swearing-in” ceremony that was held on June 8 in downtown Zionsville.


What happened: Consideration of a Re-appropriation Resolution-TIF Fund (Zionsville RDC Budget reorganization).

What it means: Ed Mitro explained that these are not new monies but a reorganization of the 2013 RDC budget to remove a number of redundant line items and assist in putting the right funds in the right line items for all of the projects that they are working on this year.

What’s next: The resolution passed unanimously.


What happened: The consideration of an ordinance to amend the Town of Zionsville Code of Ordinances (Traffic Code) to amend the speed limit on a portion of 106th St.

What it means: The City of Carmel, on their adjacent portion of 106th Street within the city’s jurisdiction, carries a speed limit of 40 miles per hour. The Town of Zionsville has determined that the speed should be 35.

What’s next: The issue was tabled for further discussion and review.


The next Town Council meeting is scheduled for July 1 at 7 p.m.