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Wednesday, September 18, 2019

News & Updates

8/14/2019 Board of Public Works Meeting Minutes

The Board of Public Works and Safety met in a regular meeting on Wednesday, August 14, 2019 at 2:00 PM in the Council Chamber, 301 East Clinton Street, Frankfort, Indiana.  The following action was taken: Mayor McBarnes called the meeting to order and led the assembly in the Pledge of Allegiance.  Judy Sheets then prayed. […]

Fall Clean up Scheduled for September 30 – October 4

Frankfort, Ind. – Frankfort Street Department is offering free drop off at their location at 905 Burlington Avenue during the city’s Fall Clean-Up for Frankfort residents only. The service is not available for businesses. Residents can drop off up to two pickup truckloads of materials per residence, including large bulk items such as couches, mattresses, […]

8/12/2019 Common Council Meeting Minutes

The Common Council met in a regular meeting on August 12, 2019, in the Council Chambers, 301 East Clinton Street, Frankfort, Indiana at 7:00 PM. Mayor Chris McBarnes called the meeting to order and led the assembly in the Pledge of Allegiance.  Clarence Warthan then prayed. Upon roll call, the following members were present:   Jim […]

9/11/2019 Board of Public Works Meeting Agenda

Call Meeting To Order Pledge Of Allegiance Minutes Public Comment Department Reports Community Development Director Department Updates Police New Officer Hire/Oath of Office Ratification of Special Event Application Approval of Special Event Application Department Updates/Code Enforcement Updates Fire Landscaping Quotes Building 201 MDA Final Results Scott Kimmel Resignation Approval from Lieutenant to Fire Fighter Department […]

Common Council Meeting Agenda – September 9, 2019

PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE ROLL CALL MINUTES PUBLIC COMMENTS ORDINANCE 19-09:  Third Reading — An ordinance amending and restating section 96.06 of the Frankfort Municipal Code regarding loud, unnecessary or unusual noise. ORDINANCE 19-10:   Second Reading –An ordinance amending and restating section 130.03 regarding alcoholic beverages in city parks or property. ORDINANCE 19-11:  Second Reading — […]

Cause of Werner & Son Fire Ruled Undetermined

Frankfort, IN – Following a lengthy investigation, the cause of July’s commercial structure fire at Werner & Son, Inc. has been ruled undetermined. The fire was reviewed and investigated by three insurance adjusters, two electrical engineers, and two Frankfort Fire Investigators. Investigators were able to confirm that the fire started on the northeast side of […]

Prairie Creek Park Completion Date Moved to Late Fall

Frankfort, IN — Spring rains, site work setbacks, and utility work have delayed the Prairie Creek Park project in downtown Frankfort. The two festivals planned for October in Prairie Creek Park will now be held at different locations. The Frankfort Hispanic Heritage Festival will be held on October 5 at Veterans’ Park in downtown Frankfort. […]

Zoo & Aviary Hours

Effective September 2, the Zoo & Aviary will be open on weekends ONLY from 1 PM to 3 PM and 5 PM to 7 PM.  The zoo and aviary will keep these hours until the weather gets too cold for the birds and animals to remain outside. We will update the public when these attractions […]

Frankfort Firefighters Respond to Residential Fire

Frankfort, IN – August 30, 2019 – Frankfort Firefighters were dispatched at approximately 9:00 a.m. Friday morning to a shed fire reported at 1002 Milroy Street. When firefighters arrived on scene they found that the fire had spread to the adjacent residence. A vehicle parked next to the shed was also fully involved.  Frankfort Firefighters […]