Several area mayors say they’ve been meeting to discuss regional cooperation—talks that Hogsett has been a part of—but had not signed off on any plan like the one the Indianapolis Democrat proposed. The Hogsett plan would create winners and losers among counties.
Indianapolis Mayor Joe Hogsett outlined plans to tackle food insecurity in his state of the city address, stating that he would soon submit to the Indianapolis City-County Council a “significant investment for programming.”
The mayor’s office says the strategy is a way to meet the city’s growing infrastructure needs—which amount to $160 million per year—without raising taxes. But the proposal would create winners and losers among area counties, even as it addresses what’s considered a regional problem.
The impending closure of Riverside Golf Course—which opened in 1900 as only the fourth municipal golf course in the country—is part of the city’s master plan for Riverside Park. The city’s second oldest municipal course also is slated for closure.
The city of Indianapolis has called the 19-acre property southeast of the intersection of 42nd Street and Post Road a “threat to public health, safety and welfare.”
Eight 0f 25 city-county councilors won’t be on the ballot this fall. And five members elected in 2015 have since resigned, retired or been promoted to higher office.
Vice President Mike Pence and Chief Justice John Roberts joined numerous other national leaders among several hundred mourners at Lugar's funeral Wednesday in his hometown of Indianapolis following his death last month at age 87.
City of Indianapolis officials voted overwhelmingly this week to authorize the creation of a flood control improvement district in the area between the White River and the Central Canal, which would help fund the construction of a new levee along the White River.
A two-day tribute to longtime U.S. Sen. Richard Lugar began Tuesday with a military honor guard leading his flag-draped casket into the Indiana Statehouse Rotunda.
The Rules and Public Policy Committee on Tuesday decided to table two items related to a long-term deal with the Indiana Pacers.
Plans call for the company to spend $11.8 million on the real estate improvements and another $5.7 million on new IT equipment and freezers.
The project, known as Block 20, consists of developments on two sites near Mass Ave and is estimated to cost $40 million.
The new rules cap the number of licenses for dockless shared-use mobility companies in Indianapolis and mandate that those companies deploy a certain number of scooters to different areas of the city.
Genesys, which acquired Interactive Intelligence in 2016 and made extensive job cuts following the purchase, is working on the city to update its tax-incentive agreement after failing to comply with previous requirements.
With 30% of the vote in, Democrat Joe Hogsett, who has served as mayor since 2016, had 83% of the vote compared to opponent Denise Hatch, a retired Center Township resident, who had 17 percent. State Sen. Jim Merritt had 82% in the GOP primary.
Incumbent Joe Hogsett and Republican Jim Merritt are expected to easily win their primaries in the Indianapolis mayor’s race. In Hamilton County, the races could be more interesting.
Crossroads Education, a startup founded in 2016 that develops learning environments for K-12 schools and colleges, needs the city to rezone the property in Haughville and get approval for the height of the building.
In Hamilton County, the increase is likely tied in part to some interesting GOP primary battles. In Marion County, voters could choose to vote early at any of three different polling sites for the first time in a decade. Polls are open Tuesday from 6 a.m. to 6 p.m.
The county has switched to the “vote center” system, giving residents a choice of 277 polling places. Voters also will see the rollout of new technology, including electronic poll books and touch-screen ballots.