Indianapolis will spend $22.9 million in federal stimulus money to make street and bridge repairs starting in the spring.
The city of Indianapolis is seeking to consolidate management of its parking operations into a single, long-term lease that
could net it tens of millions of dollars to make street and sidewalk repairs. City leaders are expected to release a request
for proposals “soon.”
Indianapolis Mayor Greg Ballard said the city expects to recover $5.5 million from companies that failed to meet job requirements. The
city will use the money to fund economic development, convention, tourism and education efforts.
People for the Ethical Treatment for Animals made the $7,500 offer in a letter to Mayor Greg Ballard after the chain made
a deal to help pay for fire extinguishers and smoke detectors.
Mayor Greg Ballard this month rolled out the first of what he hopes will be 10 to 15 city sponsorship and advertising deals
this year, with the aim of saving taxpayers hundreds of thousands of dollars annually.
Clear Channel Outdoor is building Marion County’s first full-size digital billboard along Fall Creek Parkway on the
grounds of the Indiana State Fair. The first message might as well be: Take that, Indianapolis!
Indianapolis property tax bills, paid in two installments due in May and November, should be sent without delay for the first year since
Dale Cheatham, who starts work Jan. 4, was city manager of The Colony, Texas, a growing community of
40,000, for eight years. Before that, he spent four years as city manager of Watauga, Texas.
Lobbyists paid $1,000 or more to sway city or county officials will be required to report all activity online.