The Westfield Redevelopment Commission voted 3-2 Monday to retroactively approve what previously had been an informal agreement with the company that manages the ball diamonds at Grand Park Sports Campus.
Historic review panel delays approval for Westfield’s State Road 32 plans
The State Road 32 expansion project in downtown Westfield hit a speed bump Wednesday when the Indiana Historic Preservation Review Board of the Department of Natural Resources voted to prolong the proposed route’s review by at least 30 days.Read More
Financial concerns cast doubt on State Road 32 project
The Westfield City Council president is questioning whether to move forward with a road-widening project more than a decade in the making over concerns that it will exceed its budget.Read More
How Grand Park salvaged the pandemic-riddled 2020 baseball season
William Knox has been in the sports industry for more than two decades, but nothing he’s experienced was comparable to the challenges he faced this year as director of the Grand Park Sports Campus in Westfield.Read More
Fletcher Place eatery Repeal to close, making way for distillery, pizzeria
Neighboring 1205 Distillery plans to take over the space along with Greek’s Pizzeria, creating a combination tasting room and restaurant.Read More
Jennifer Beck, a senior project manager for INDOT, appeared before the Westfield City Council to alleviate fears that an estimated $15 million project expanding State Road 32 from two lanes to four would cost the city far more than expected.
Westfield Mayor Andy Cook has filed two separate lawsuits against Clerk-Treasurer Cindy Gossard since the beginning of the year, and the city’s council is interested in finding out just how much public money is funding the ongoing legal battle.
The Indiana Historic Preservation Review Board next week will examine the plan, which would require demolishing or relocating four commercial buildings in downtown Westfield’s historic district.
Bastian Solutions, which makes conveyor systems, robotics and other automated materials-handling items often used by the retail industry, has seen growth accelerate because of the pandemic.
Estridge, 63, said a recent lung transplant, along with other factors, convinced him now was the right time to step away from his company after nearly 40 years in the business.
Carmel-based Old Town Cos. is planning $80 million of residential and commercial development in Westfield’s downtown surrounding the city’s forthcoming Grand Junction Plaza. Updated plans include doubling Union Square and adding new townhouses.
The Westfield City Council heard presentations Monday night for a 60-acre mixed-used development, a 9.5-acre residential project and a neighborhood expansion. It also approved a new assistance program for first responders and veterans.
Brian Zaiger, Westfield’s city attorney since 1992, resigned earlier this month at the request of the mayor. Doug Haney, an attorney for the city of Carmel, tendered his verbal resignation late last month after representing the municipality for 24 years.
A majority of the council voted Monday to temporarily install a signalized pedestrian crossing on the road’s surface to address safety concerns as officials come up with a funding plan for the full tunnel project.
The Westfield City Council has once again delayed a vote on whether to install a signalized crosswalk or an underpass where the Monon Trail crosses 161st Street, prompting Mayor Andy Cook to seek more details for the latter.
Bids for the Grand Junction Plaza, a six-acre park meant to spur economic development in Westfield’s downtown, came in higher than the city expected.
The company announced Thursday that it plans to spend $10.5 million to relocate its global headquarters, expand operations and add 60 employees over the next three years.
J.C. Hart Co.’s proposed $32 million luxury apartment complex is expected to generate property taxes that would help pay off the bonds.
The Westfield City Council made no formal votes Monday night regarding the proposed Somerset development by Silverthorne Homes, Patch Development’s proposed concrete production facility or the potential for signalized crosswalk where the Monon Trail meets 161st Street.
A state-level review of Westfield’s 2018 finances found city officials failed to comply with state laws and guidelines when they entered into an informal agreement with Bullpen Tournaments.
The highly rated restaurant, which opened in a century-old barn more than six years ago, plans to close for good on Nov. 1.
The company is slowing its rollout of ambitious commercial projects while turning to residential development as a way to support those signature endeavors.
The Westfield City Council approved issuing a $5 million general obligation bond for a new roundabout, new police vehicles, a fire truck, public safety equipment and early-stage investments in a roundabout and two road reconstruction projects.