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Emergency Management Team meeting tonight; residents asked to hold recyclables

Mayor Chris McBarnes and City department heads are meeting with Clinton County Emergency Management Director Darrell Sanders at 9:00 p.m. tonight in the Emergency Operations Center to discuss preparations for tomorrow’s forecasted winter storm. Any weather-related updates will be posted on this Web site as necessary. In the meantime, with the snow predicted to start early […]

No trash collection during Christmas and New Year’s holidays

Frankfort, IN – In accordance with Frankfort’s established policy of not collecting trash on City holidays, there will be no trash collection on Christmas Eve (Monday, December 24), Christmas Day (Tuesday, December 25), New Year’s Eve (Monday, December 31) and New Year’s Day (Tuesday, January 1, 2013). According to Parks and Streets Superintendent George Belmore, […]

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 […]

Curbside leaf collection ends Friday, December 14

Frankfort, IN – With the official start of winter just around the corner and the majority of leaves from Frankfort residents’ trees collected by Street Department crews, the last day of curbside leaf pile collection is Friday, December 14. According to Street Superintendent George Belmore, residents can always bring their leaves to the City’s compost […]

No trash collection Thanksgiving Day, day after

Frankfort, IN – In accordance with Frankfort’s established policy of not collecting trash on City holidays, there will be no trash collection on Thanksgiving Day (Thursday, November 22) and the day after (Friday, November 23). According to Parks and Streets Superintendent George Belmore, not having Street Department crews in on City holidays saves taxpayers money […]

No trash collection Tuesday, November 6

Frankfort, IN – In accordance with Frankfort’s established policy of not collecting trash on City holidays, there will be no trash collection on Tuesday, November 6, Election Day. According to Parks and Streets Superintendent George Belmore, not having Street Department crews in on City holidays saves taxpayers money in employee wages and fuel consumption. “Given […]

Statement from Mayor McBarnes: leaf collection clarification

To be clear, leaf collection is part of our City services that Frankfort residents’ tax dollars fund. Our Street Department crews will make as many trips as necessary to ensure our City is presentable and our residents are satisfied with our leaf collection process this year. Like all other decisions within my administration, we are […]

Leaf collection intended to maximize resources

Frankfort, IN – Once the majority of leaves have fallen from Frankfort residents’ trees, Street Department crews plan to collect leaves in one trip per residence, rather than returning multiple times to the same location. According to Street Superintendent George Belmore, residents can always bring their leaves to the City’s compost pile at the Street […]

No trash collection Monday, October 8

Frankfort, IN – In accordance with Frankfort’s established policy of not collecting trash on City holidays, there will be no trash collection on Monday, October 8, Columbus Day. According to Parks and Streets Superintendent George Belmore, not having Street Department crews in on City holidays saves taxpayers money in employee wages and fuel consumption. “Given […]

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 […]