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Frankfort Firefighters deploying with District 4 Task Force tonight

Frankfort, IN – Deploying with fellow District 4 Task Force members later on tonight, four Frankfort firefighters will take Engine #4 to assist with search and rescue and firefighting needs in tornado-ravaged southern Indiana. Battalion Chief Tony Snyder and Firefighters Craig Rutledge, Scott Freeman and Mitch Laughner will join fellow emergency responders as the group […]

McBarnes hosts first Mayor’s Night Out February 29

Frankfort, IN – Mayor Chris McBarnes invites the community to join him and his department heads at his administration’s first Mayor’s Night Out event on Leap Day, Wednesday, February 29 from 6:00 – 8:00 p.m. at Flavors Coffee House & Deli. “Open to the entire community, Mayor’s Night Out is a significant piece of my […]

Frankfort redevelopment commission to meet February 28

Frankfort, IN – Newly appointed members of the Frankfort Redevelopment Commission (FRC) will meet on Tuesday, February 28 to initiate the first part of the process for developing a long-term Economic Development Plan. The five members of the new Redevelopment Commission are mayoral appointees Don Barnes, Nikki Beem and John Virtue and Council appointees Rick […]

Clinton County Community Foundation funds leadership summit

Frankfort, IN – In his ongoing communications about this week’s upcoming City of Frankfort-Clinton County Leadership Summit, Mayor Chris McBarnes expressed his gratitude to the Clinton County Community Foundation for funding the event. “Thanks to generous funding of $1,700 provided by the Clinton County Community Foundation, we will be able to learn from the expertise […]

McBarnes shares leadership summit agenda

Event to be streamed live for citizens Frankfort, IN – Continuing to communicate about his upcoming Leadership Summit, Mayor Chris McBarnes shared the evening’s agenda with City and County leaders invited to the February 23 event. “As sometimes happens with an event that has not happened in quite a while or has never been done […]

McBarnes convenes first-ever City-County leadership summit

Mayor invites area officials to event focusing on enhancing communications. Frankfort, IN – With communications as one of his four cornerstones of his new administration, Mayor Chris McBarnes is hosting an inaugural Leadership Summit, gathering more than 40 county and city government, school and community leaders together on February 23. “For the past several years, […]

Mullen chosen as Utility Service Board chair

Frankfort, IN – Frankfort resident and newly-appointed Utility Service Board member Stephen Mullen will lead the City’s Utility Service Board for the coming year, replacing Joe Root as chairman by a unanimous vote at its January meeting Tuesday evening. According to Mullen, Frankfort’s economic development needs and focus mean a new direction is timely. “I […]

Vern Kaspar Day in Frankfort

WHEREAS, Vernon J. Kaspar started in radio 76 years ago in 1936 as an amateur radio operator and still enjoys this hobby, having conversations weekly with friends all over the world, including having broadcast worldwide from King Hussein’s station in Jordan; and, WHEREAS, Vern purchased his first radio station, WILO, in 1959 which he has […]

City Street crews, Snow plows ready for first significant snowfall

Frankfort, IN – With Frankfort forecasted to receive three to six inches of snow beginning around noon tomorrow, the City’s Street Department team and snow plows are ready to keep the community’s roads clear for safe travel. According to Street Department Superintendent George Belmore, his crew has plenty of salt and well-maintained equipment standing by. […]

100 Day Plan January 1, 2012 – April 9, 2012

City of Frankfort is an attractive place to live and work. Neighborhood Revitalization Quality of life enhancement program focus on various aspects of city beautification (Keep Frankfort Beautiful initiative) enhance walkability of community (plenty of sidewalks for safety, physical activity of residents) create or enhance bike paths Educational program to enhance personal property values provide […]