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Mayoral statement: stay safe in the heat!

With today and tomorrow’s extreme heat, please be careful and stay safe by: drinking plenty of water, opposed to soda and alcoholic beverages if you need to be outside, take frequent breaks from activity and seek shade stay inside in air-conditioning, if possible The YMCA, Boys & Girls Club and the Frankfort Neighborhood Center are […]

Neighborhood Connection meeting Thursday

Frankfort, Ind. – Wrapping up the City’s fourth Neighborhood Connection Program, Mayor Chris McBarnes and the leaders of the City’s Police, Fire, Building Services, Parks and Street Departments will host an informal meeting for residents in Frankfort’s northeast quadrant at East Side Park (Lawrence Ferrell Park) Thursday, July 21 from 6:00 – 7:00 p.m. Neighbors […]

Flags to remain at half-staff until Friday to honor Baton Rouge police officers

Mayoral statement: flags at half-staff until Friday to honor Baton Rouge police officers In accordance with a presidential proclamation, Governor Mike Pence has directed flags to be flown at half-staff until Friday, July 22 to honor the police officers killed and injured in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. Please join me in keeping these dedicated law enforcement officers […]

Flags at half-staff to honor Dallas police officers

In accordance with a presidential proclamation, Governor Pence has directed flags be flown at half-staff to honor the service and sacrifice of five Dallas law enforcement officers killed in the line of duty last night. Flags are to be flown at half-staff until sunset on Tuesday. The Governor has asked businesses and residents to lower […]

Mayoral statement on Dallas police officers killed and injured

With great sadness we learned about the Dallas police officers killed and injured in last night’s ambush following a peaceful protest. I ask that you join me in keeping those officers, their families and the entire Dallas law enforcement community in your thoughts and prayers. These heartbreaking, violent scenes are yet another painful reminder of […]

Letter from Calumet Civil Contractors Kevin Green

Mayoral statement: Calumet’s paving of a private driveway

A situation involving our paving company, Calumet Civil Contractors, was brought to my attention at this morning’s department heads’ meeting.  I was, quite frankly, in disbelief to learn that at a resident’s request late yesterday, Calumet crews used left over asphalt from yesterday’s work to pave that resident’s driveway. Calumet crew’s incredibly poor and completely […]

Mayoral message: mass shooting in Orlando

This morning’s heartbreaking news about the mass shooting in Orlando is another painful reminder of the dangerous and violent world in which we live. It also is a reminder of the way we come together during a tragedy to pray for those lost and injured in such a senseless act. I encourage you to join […]

Community invited to Pavement Asset Management Plan meeting Thursday

Innovative approach to be outlined for 2016 paving program and beyond Frankfort, Ind. – City officials are hosting a community meeting Thursday at 6:30 p.m. at the Frankfort Community Schools Administration Building (2400 East Wabash Street) to outline an  innovative Pavement Asset Management Plan they will be using for Frankfort’s 2016 paving program and for […]

Flags directed at half-staff to honor Indiana native killed in training at Fort Hood

Today, Governor Mike Pence directed flags be flown at half-staff beginning immediately for West Point Cadet and Valparaiso native Mitchell Alexander Winey who was killed in Cadet Troop Leader Training at Ft. Hood, TX. Flags should be flown at half-staff beginning immediately until sunset on the day of Cadet Winey’s funeral. Governor Pence asks businesses […]