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RECYCLING TOP 10 Below are Top 10 reasons recycling is a simple, easy and very important activity for the benefit of everyone in Frankfort: 1. Recycle cardboard, plastic, paper, aluminum, metal, and glass. 2. Dumping trash costs the City money (more than $100,000 last year in dump fees). 3. Nearly 90 percent of household trash […]

Gant, Tatum selected to lead City’s Parks Department

Mayor selects lifelong residents with vision, skills to improve City’s six parks Frankfort, IN – Recognizing the diverse talents of two finalists, Mayor Chris McBarnes has chosen a two-member team to lead the City’s Parks Department with Ron Gant serving as parks superintendent and Joel Tatum as working supervisor. “I could not be more pleased […]

Street Department employees brighten Christmas for area children

Frankfort, IN – 2012 marks the 23rd year Frankfort Street Department employee Wayne Webster and his co-workers will brighten the holiday season for children by taking them shopping with money collected from department employee contributions throughout the year. Saturday, December 15, five area children will shop with Street Department employees at the Frankfort Wal-Mart at […]

Frankfort seeking parks superintendent

Frankfort, IN – Seeking a strong, proactive, experienced, teamwork-minded individual, the McBarnes administration is accepting employment applications from qualified candidates interested in the available position of parks superintendent until close of business Friday, January 4, 2013. According to Mayor Chris McBarnes, the previously combined position of streets and parks superintendent has been split into two […]

City Hall open house delayed until December; others remain as scheduled

Frankfort, IN – The open house for City Hall originally scheduled for this month as part of the series of department events will be rescheduled to December to showcase additional improvements that will be made in Old Stoney. The other department open houses will take place as announced this month from 5:30 p.m. – 7:30 […]

TPA Pool operated swimmingly in 2012

Frankfort, IN – Compared to 2011 statistics, activity at the TPA Pool this summer increased significantly with more than 11,500 guests taking advantage of one of Frankfort’s main recreational resources. No records were kept last year of pool parties held, but in 2012, there were 24 evening pool parties. Between pool membership fees and party […]

City departments’ series of open houses

Frankfort, IN – As part of the McBarnes administration’s Neighborhood Revitalization cornerstone, City government department staffs will host a series of open houses for the community, providing residents with the opportunity to see City facilities and the improvements made to each area. Each open house will take place from 5:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. on […]

Reserve your slot for a pool party!

The Olympic-sized TPA pool is the place to hold your summer party this year. The pool is available for private parties seven days a week from 7:30 p.m. – 9:30 p.m. Costs are $100.00 for 20 people or fewer, $125.00 for 20-40 people and $150.00 for parties of more than 40people. Call 659-6793 for reservations. […]

2011 Pool Statistics

Pool statistics from 2011 show a total of 9,187 people used the pool last summer with an average number of 148 people each day. The largest crowd in one day was 365 on July 2, 2011 when the high temperature was 96 degrees. Over the course of the summer, 2,792 people 18 years and older […]