A six-month-long study of development scenarios along a 10-mile stretch of Mount Comfort Road is feeding local leaders with data on potential projects and helping guide land-use decisions.
The city is using data to try to predict crime before it happens and solve problems with food deserts and prevent water main breaks.
Indianapolis leaders want to encourage businesses to pay livable wages. The City-County Council’s president says that’s a tough sell when the city hasn’t done that for all of its own employees.
Indianapolis Mayor Joe Hogsett faces a tough battle in taking on ingrained, multigenerational issues involving homelessness, poverty, education and crime. But in his State of the City address, he vowed to try.
The measure would allow the city to be reimbursed with future bond proceeds for expenses related to the planned community justice campus.
The city, Keep Indianapolis Beautiful and Eli Lilly and Co. are teaming on a new initiative aimed at beautifying the city.
Judges have an aggressive timeline for making the decision whether to move courts to the Twin Aire neighborhood with the city’s proposed criminal justice complex.
The county’s long-range transportation plan will include a feasibility study of commuter rail.
Republican precinct committee members elected Tony Bennett to the Clark County Council on Wednesday, but he hasn’t lived in the county long enough to qualify.
Council members voted 24-1 to include in the TIF district the former General Motors stamping plant property and the Market East District.
City-County Council Vice President Zach Adamson, along with fellow Democrat Monroe Gray, will propose on Monday raising council members’ pay from $11,400 per year to $25,000 per year.
County staffers have worked many hours of overtime restoring links between the computer software and county files that were broken in the hacking attack on Nov. 4.
The largely rural county southeast of Indianapolis has recently racked up a string of successes.
Early voting will continue at the downtown City-County Building at 200 E. Washington St. through noon on Monday. Voters must bring a valid state or federal photo ID.
Ratings service Moody’s said Indianapolis’ ability to maintain a AAA rating on $78.6 million of general obligation debt reflects a “healthy financial position despite continued draws on reserves to support ongoing operations and capital maintenance.”
The deal, which still needs to be approved by the full council, would give the city $45,000 per year in franchise fees.