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Evento de Prevencion de Incendios

Usted está cordialmente invitado a un evento de Prevencion de Incendios que sera GRATIS sólo para miembros de la comunidad Hispana de Frankfort. Por favor únase con  John Kirby el Jefe de Bomberos, Sam Payne el  inspector de construcciónes y Pastor Leo Gonzales de la Primera Iglesia Bautista para una noche agradable , educativa y […]

Hispanic Fire Awareness Program October 22

Trust, information sharing, communication are goals of event Frankfort, Ind. – Members of Frankfort’s Hispanic population are invited to a Fire Awareness Program on Wednesday, October 22 at 6:00 p.m. at the Clinton County Boys & Girls Club, hosted by Fire Chief John Kirby and Building Inspector Sam Payne and translated by Primera Iglesia Bautista […]

Building Services, Street Department, Police partnering to make fall clean up successful

Frankfort, Ind. – Working in tandem to help Frankfort residents make the most of the City’s first free community wide fall clean up initiative September 29 – October 4, three City departments will implement a three-week series of activities, starting with Building Services staff leaving informational flyers this week at properties in dire need of […]

Frankfort Hearing Authority to meet August 25

City of Frankfort Hearing Authority, Council Chambers, 301 East Clinton Street, Frankfort, IN 46041, Monday, August 25, 2014 The City of Frankfort Hearing Authority, under the Unsafe Building Code, will be meeting on Monday, August 25, 2014 immediately following the regular Board of Public Works and Safety meeting scheduled for 2:00 PM in the Council […]

Creation of Hearing Authority underway to combat blight and squalor

Initiative focused on accountability, compliance from negligent property owners Frankfort, IN – Following the Board of Public Works’ establishment of a new Hearing Authority today, negligent property owners will receive orders to comply from the City’s Building Inspector to remedy their unsafe buildings within a specific timeframe or be compelled to appear before the new […]

Neighbors Helping Neighbors warning: watch out for fraudulent companies

With warmer weather here, Building Inspector Sam Payne and Street Superintendent George Belmore encourage Frankfort residents to watch out for fraudulent companies trying to make money off of unsuspecting homeowners. Often, this time of year brings out less-than-honest individuals claiming to be contractors who may tell older homeowners they need a new roof or other […]

Police, Building Inspector offer tips to prevent vacant property crime

Frankfort, IN – With winter weather in full force, Frankfort Police and the City’s Building Inspector encourage community members to be aware of and report any suspicious activity near vacant properties in their neighborhoods. According to Police Chief Troy Bacon and Building Inspector Sam Payne, the upkeep and – where needed – the demolition of […]

Building Services team offers safety, maintenance tips

Frankfort, IN – With colder temperatures coming in a few months, the City’s Building Services Department staff are offering safety and maintenance tips for Frankfort residents’ homes and properties. According to Building Inspector Sam Payne, September is the perfect time to help check various systems around the inside and exterior of homes. “By using the […]

Sign up for Neighbors Helping Neighbors Program

Designed to assist Frankfort’s senior citizens and those physically challenged with their yards and exterior home maintenance tasks, the City’s Neighbors Helping Neighbors Program needs volunteers. By calling 654-5278 to sign up for a few hours, residents can help make a huge difference for their neighbors as well as their community as a whole. Mowing […]

Take advantage of Frankfort’s 50/50 sidewalk program

Residents wanting to keep their property in good condition should consider taking advantage of the City’s Sidewalk Replacement Program. The service is designed to split the cost of replacing sidewalks between the City and homeowners. Only five residents have taken advantage of the Program this year, but it’s very simple to participate. Sidewalk Replacement Program […]