More than two dozen Indianapolis parks will receive funding allocated to Indianapolis under the American Rescue for renovations to their playgrounds, Mayor Joe Hogsett’s administration announced Thursday.
Indy Council OKs $25M in bonds for city parks projects
The projects are part of the Circle City Forward infrastructure initiative announced by Mayor Joe Hogsett in February.Read More
Basic updates for repurposing of City-County Building would cost more than $35M
City officials on Monday released a long-anticipated request for developers to submit ideas for reuse of the 28-story Indianapolis City-County Building, along with studies that show it would take more than $35 million in basic upgrades to repurpose the structure.Read More
The Indianapolis City-County Council on Monday unanimously approved about $467 million in spending for pandemic recovery initiatives, rental assistance, a range of new public buildings and several greenway projects, most of it funded with federal coronavirus relief dollars.
An Indianapolis City-County Council committee on Tuesday unanimously voted to advance a plan allowing public employees’ wages to rise with inflation, as work continues on the city’s first public pay scale change in more than a decade.
Indianapolis Mayor Joe Hogsett on Monday said he thinks the Marion County Prosecutor’s Office should relocate from downtown to the new Community Justice Campus, but that decision is still up in the air, according to Prosecutor Ryan Mears.
The city’s IndyRent program—which launched last July with $15 million in funding and eventually grew to $96 million—has so far pushed out $53 million in rent payments to landlords of those seeking rental assistance.
Five years after Indianapolis’ 25-year streetlight moratorium ended, a city collaboration with AES Indiana has resulted in nearly all existing lighting being replaced with LED bulbs and 1,600 new streetlights being installed, the city announced Monday.
A federal-sized infrastructure assist would allow Indianapolis to take responsibility for some of the unjust transportation projects of our city’s history.
Indianapolis’ goal of fully eliminating pandemic-related restrictions by Independence Day isn’t set in stone, local officials said Tuesday.
The grants will help fund wellness projects supporting communities that were disproportionately impacted by the pandemic
Bilingual volunteers will staff the nine-language hotline starting Saturday, as health disparities by race and ethnicity linger in local case counts and inoculation rates.
The city identified 605 residential lane miles across Indianapolis that are in particularly poor condition. The city is allocating enough money to fix only about 10% of those miles, starting as soon as next spring.
By enjoying an unbroken winning streak of mayoral leadership, Indianapolis has made boldness, well…boring.
Along with a morale boost, the NCAA Tournament will serve as a major economic boost for our downtown businesses and outlying areas.
Schaffer got her start with Hogsett as a volunteer—and eventually a full-time staffer—on his first mayoral campaign and became his communications director when he took office in 2016.
The Assessment and Intervention Center is the culmination of the city’s efforts over the last four years to build “off ramps” from the criminal justice system for individuals who do not represent a threat to the community and whose needs are better met through intervention than jail.
Indianapolis Mayor Joe Hogsett and his wife, Steph, had close contact with a person last weekend who subsequently tested positive for COVID-19, according to the mayor’s office.
Indianapolis Mayor Joe Hogsett said Thursday morning that because COVID-19 doesn’t recognize county boundaries, he’s calling on health officials in metropolitan Indianapolis to coordinate on policies and best practices.
Chief of Staff Thomas Cook told IBJ in an email that the “weekend post was intended to be a joke about my relationship with my coworkers, not anyone else. I took it down when I saw people were misinterpreting things.”
Plus, hear from Mayor Joe Hogsett, who spoke to IBJ’s editorial board last month about some of the very problems Bires is concerned about for downtown.
The city will not subsidize construction of Kite’s two hotels on the site but will ask the City-County Council to authorize a $150 million bond to finance an addition to the Indiana Convention Center.