TOWN OF WINAMAC

Dave DeLorenzo has resigned as the Winamac parks manager.  The Winamac Town Council received his letter during their regular meeting on Monday, March 8 He submitted a three-week notice “due to recent unjust comments,” according to the letter. His resignation was approved by the council.  Town...
Britni and Nick Fritz, along with the Winamac Town Council members Judy Heater, Tom Murray, Larry Weaver, Dave Schambers and Alvin Parish, celebrated the announcement of the Owen Abbott Memorial Splash Pad on Feb. 15.
Owen Abbott will forever be remembered by those who love him for his fun mischievousness and his heart. Owen, 13, was killed in a bus accident on Dec. 5, 2018, while the Winamac Community Middle School students were traveling on a field trip. He was well liked by his peers and teachers and is...
Winamac Town Council members recently broke ground on the newest town project. The town plans to remove several buildings and the “old elevator” from property at the corner of Adams and Logan streets.
The Town of Winamac continues to make improvements with the latest project including purchasing property and eventually removing dilapidated structures.  The property is commonly referred to as the “old elevator” near the corner of Adams and Logan streets and was owned by Freebird Rentals Inc. The...
The Winamac Parks and Recreation Board members are planning to see more improvements made to the park facilities in 2021.  Parks members heard from parks manager Dave DeLorenzo, who talked about some future plans, and boardman Jon Chapman, who shared information that he recently heard, during a...
A few Winamac residents have been experiencing rusty water and the town is working to correct the problem.  The rusty water began when the new town wells began pumping water to the original water plant that was not designed for those wells. When the new well project was underway, the filter at the...
The Town of Winamac will begin picking up leaves left by the roadside by residents on Monday, Oct. 19.  Pickup will continue during the fall or until a majority of the leaves have fallen. Residents are advised to put their leaf piles by the roadside but not in it. Residents are also advised not to...
Winamac Police Chief Mark Hoffman has stepped down as the chief effective June 23.  His resignation as chief was accepted during a special meeting of the town council. According to his letter to the council, he stepped down as the chief for personal reasons.  Hoffman was hired as the chief in March...
Winamac Town Council members are preparing for a significant budget shortfall that could impact not only this year but the next couple of years.  Clerk-treasurer Melanie Berger said, during a regular town council meeting on May 11, she has seen on the news that other municipalities are going to be...
Facial covers are no longer being enforced in Pulaski County as the town ordinances and county order have been repealed.  The town councils of Winamac and Francesville both approved to repeal the facial covering ordinance during emergency meetings on May 13. The ordinances, local disaster emergency...
As the number of COVID-19 cases increase in the county and surrounding counties, county and town officials are looking at ways to help keep the public safe without trying to enforce too many restrictions.  One way of doing this was to implement an order or an ordinance that advises the public to...

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