New York-based Rob DeRocker, who is paid up to $125,000 a year to promote Carmel, said he’s pushing the movie idea because the city is becoming more telegenic and “movie-genic.”
Elected to a second term on Tuesday, Democratic Mayor Joe Hogsett said he’ll continue to look for common ground between parties on the City-County Council, although Democrats will outnumber Republicans about 4-to-1.
Emily Styron beat Republican Tim Haak, who was running for a second term, by 88 votes in Tuesday’s election. Haak was elected in November 2015 to serve as the town’s first elected mayor.
The candidates were among an unprecedented number of Democrats to run for municipal offices in Hamilton County, which has traditionally seen few contested General Election races.
Chris Jensen, who is running unopposed in Noblesville’s mayoral election, plans to create two positions that will be equivalent to the city’s existing deputy mayor position.
The solicitation calls for the garage to be built on county-owned land along Clinton Street east of North Eighth Street. The land is currently used for county employee parking.
Grand Junction Brewing Co.’s tap room and production facility, which opened about a mile away in 2017, will remain open.
Bub’s Cafe owner Matt Frey said the eatery will close Wednesday. He and his wife, Rachel, own the restaurant and the building that houses it.
Abbott Laboratories announced plans Monday night to build a 120,000-square-foot facility in the NorthPoint Industrial Park along U.S. 31 where it will manufacture a heart valve repair device.
Marian University will rename one of its buildings after receiving a donation of more than $1 million from the family that owns Indianapolis-based AAA Roofing Co. Inc., the school announced Friday.
Old Town’s sister companies are continuing to develop projects in Carmel, working on a large mixed-use development that will help transform downtown Westfield, and expanding their reach into West Lafayette, where the company is part of a $1 billion project being constructed next to Purdue University’s campus.
He helped build Indianapolis-based MacAllister Machinery Co. into a regional powerhouse and worked behind the scenes during the city’s resurgence beginning in the 1960s. He served in top positions on the election campaigns of Mayor Richard Lugar and Mayor Bill Hudnut, as well as on a myriad of corporate, civic and government boards.
BDX-Indiana, a sister company to Indianapolis-based Biodynamic Ventures, plans to create more than 40 jobs at the facility that pay an average of $70,000 per year.
Carmel Mayor Jim Brainard and Nancy Heck, director of community relations and economic development, requested in September that the city’s 2020 budget include $425,000 to plan for the festival, which would feature music from the Carmel Symphony Orchestra and major studio movie premieres.
The resolution follows several weeks of discussion among Carmel officials and residents, who have expressed concerns about the health and safety implications of 5G technology.