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Volunteers ready for Frankfort Operation Spring Clean Up

Community-wide clean up set for Saturday – rain or shine Frankfort, IN – More than 300 volunteers from families, businesses, schools, service organizations and churches are signed up as part of Frankfort’s first Operation Spring Clean Up Saturday, April 28. Barring a thunderstorm, volunteers are asked to meet at the gazebo in Veterans Park at […]

Eastside Drainage project advances with City-County joint funding

Frankfort, IN – In a major demonstration of City-County cooperation, the City of Frankfort will fund $559,872, Clinton County will pay $1,572,128 ($1,087,128 in local funds plus its $485,000 State and Tribal Assistance Grant (STAG)) and the Frankfort Utility Service Board will contribute $700,000 from its Stormwater Utility Fund to the construction of the Eastside […]

McBarnes marks first 100 days of his administration

Mayor touts multiple successes in four cornerstones; State of the City forthcoming Frankfort, IN – With today as his 100th day in office, Mayor Chris McBarnes reports numerous successes in each of his four cornerstones outlined in his 100-Day Plan. According to McBarnes, details of each success will be outlined in his upcoming State of […]

Frankfort to adopt complete streets ordinance

Comprehensive, transportation network will promote safer travel Frankfort, IN – In recognition of the City’s need for a carefully planned and coordinated development of an integrated transportation network for users of all ages – pedestrians, bicyclists, drivers and transit riders – Frankfort’s City Council members are scheduled to amend an existing ordinance, adopting a Complete […]

City and County Planning Departments to share resources

Joint venture to create greater efficiencies, effectiveness for citizens Frankfort, IN – The City of Frankfort’s Department of Building Services and Clinton County Planning Department soon will share office space at Old Stoney, providing citizens with one stop shopping to address their planning and zoning questions and needs. According to Mayor Chris McBarnes, space is […]

North Maish Road project to get underway

Frankfort, IN – With the North Maish Road improvement project about to get underway, the public is asked to be extra careful and follow instructions provided by construction workers when accessing and using Maish Road between State Road 28/Wabash Street and Washington Avenue. The road replacement project will include new sidewalks and railroad grade crossing, […]

50th Anniversary of Wesley Manor Retirement Community

WHEREAS, Wesley Manor was founded and continues to operate on Christian principles with the philosophies of service and ministry, care and compassion; and, WHEREAS, Wesley Manor, a non-profit affiliated organization with the United Methodist Church, welcomes people of all races and religions; and, WHEREAS, Wesley Manor has been serving older adults, providing them with a […]

City pledges $29,000 for new sidewalks leading to Suncrest Elementary

First major infrastructure investment of McBarnes’ administration focused on children’s safety Frankfort, IN – In another achievement of his 100-Day Plan, Mayor Chris McBarnes announced the City is pledging $29,000 to Frankfort Community Schools to build new sidewalks leading to Suncrest Elementary School as the first major community infrastructure improvement of his administration. Monies from […]

Neighbors Helping Neighbors Program launches in April

Frankfort, IN – Frankfort senior citizens and physically challenged residents can benefit from a program about to be launched to help these community members with their yards and the exteriors of their homes, announced Mayor Chris McBarnes. A companion program to the Fire and Police Departments’ Safer Seniors Program, the Neighbors Helping Neighbors Program involves […]

Frankfort Operation Spring Clean Up April 22-28

Frankfort, IN – Encouraging individuals, families, businesses, schools, service organizations and churches to participate, Mayor Chris McBarnes is launching Frankfort Operation Spring Clean Up, a citywide clean up and revitalization effort April 22 – 28 as part of his neighborhood revitalization cornerstone. Various environmental activities will take place that week, culminating in a community clean […]