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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 […]

$4,000 INDOT grant improves Frankfort’s railroad crossings

Frankfort, IN – As a resource to improve conditions at several of Frankfort’s railroad crossings, the City received a $4,000 grant from the Indiana Department of Transportation to fix advance warning signs and pavement markings. According to Streets and Parks Superintendent George Belmore, the grant monies are being spent with Hall Signs and CR Line […]

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 […]

No trash collection on Labor Day – Monday, September 3

Frankfort, IN – In accordance with Frankfort’s established policy of not collecting trash on City holidays, there will be no trash collection on Monday, September 3, Labor 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 […]

No Frankfort recycling collection on Fourth of July

Frankfort, IN – In accordance with Frankfort’s established policy of not collecting trash or recycling on City holidays, there will be no recyclables collected on Wednesday, July 4. 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. “Residents […]