Raising Indianapolis’ tax on hotel rooms — already one of the highest rates in the nation — could be the tipping
point that causes conventioneers to bypass Indianapolis, some industry experts say.
Indianapolis’ sewer project will be the city’s biggest public works undertaking since the interstate highway system
City engineers and consultants are fine-tuning plans to build a colossal tunnel to temporarily store water and raw sewage that now shoots into local waterways during rain storms.
Local contractors will be ready to pounce when bidding on the first parts of the combined overflow project begins in 2011.
State lawmakers formed the Capital Improvement Board in 1965 to oversee construction of the city’s convention center.
Sitting in gridlocked traffic along Interstate 69, Fishers residents might already think of their town as
a city. This sprawling suburb of 65,000 people certainly looks nothing like the burg of less than 1,000 it was three decades ago.
But down at the municipal government complex, Fishers is still a town, just as it was incorporated in 1891.
What started as a dispute over a pair of digital billboards in Lawrence has evolved into a battle with broad implications
for Marion County.
Johnson County officials this month approved a 7-percent tax on hotel-room stays.
During the coming weeks, a number of Indiana cities and counties will be coming to terms with their new budget realities.
The Metropolitan Development Commission has given city planners the green light to seek an expedited study that would provide
a clearer picture of what a comprehensive regional transit system could look like and how much it would cost.