Feb. 4 Town Council Recap

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What Happened? Departmental monthly reports and 2013 year-end reports

What it Means? Department managers gave brief overviews of each of their respective fiscal’s year-end reports.

What’s Next? Detailed reports are posted on the Town’s website at: www.zionsville-in.gov.

 

What Happened? Update on Boone County Senior Services satellite office in Town Hall.

What it Means? Sue Ritz, past Executive Director, expressed gratitude for space allocated to BCSSI in Town Hall and introduced the new Executive Director, Anita Bowen.

What’s Next? BCSSI announced the expansion of its programs offered to senior citizens in the area, including hosting additional Lunch and Learns, art, fitness and technology classes.

 

What Happened? Public hearing on the consideration of an ordinance annexing territory into the Town of Zionsville, Eastern Worth Annexation

What it Means? Worth Township Residents were invited to speak to the possible annexation of their affected properties. All residents who spoke expressed that they were not in favor of being annexed by either Zionsville or Whitestown.

What’s Next? The Town Council will consider the Worth residents’ objections and statements. A vote was tabled while the Council reviews all submissions and statements.

 

What Happened? Public hearing on the additional appropriation resolution for the construction of roundabouts.

What it Means? A resolution was introduced to appropriate $200,000 from the Cobblestone Lakes Fund for the design of roundabouts at the Bloor Cruise roads intersection with Ford Road.

What’s Next? Without any objections from the public, the motion passed. Next, it goes to the street department. Now that design funding has been put in place, the project moves to the design phase. The Town will follow its project protocol to include other appropriate, local municipal departments in the design process, as well as involve stakeholders (or those immediately affected by the project), including the school system. They may have one public meeting in the future to present the plan.

 

What Happened? A resolution to support the designation of an Arts and Cultural District in the Town of Zionsville. The motion passed.

What it Means? The Zionsville Cultural District has been designated to assist the district and community to develop a public-private partnership to support said district. The Zionsville Town Councilors, Steve Mundy and Candace Ulmer, have signed a letter of support for a Zionsville Cultural District.

What’s Next? The Indiana Arts Commission will be petitioned in the future to designate the Zionsville Cultural District as a statewide cultural district.

 

 


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