A ruling from the Indiana Court of Appeals will allow 622 acres of unincorporated Perry Township to be absorbed into Whitestown after the Indiana Supreme Court declined to hear the case.
A proposed Zionsville development that could bring more single-family homes, apartments and retail to the community’s downtown is wading through the town’s challenging rezoning process.
House Bill 1386, which would also tweak a 2015 law that deals with regulations for the vaping industry, was passed by Senate 63-30 on Monday.
The Indianapolis-based dry bean and soup packaging company is planning to invest $5.8 million to construct a 67,000-square-foot manufacturing and distribution center at 10505 Bennett Parkway.
The decision allows Zionsville to remain merged with Perry Township and keep the position of mayor.
A family dispute over the estate of a well-known heart surgeon and developer in Carmel could delay progress on multiple mixed-use real estate projects in Hamilton and Boone counties.
Tim Haak left his job in economic development to take on the new full-time position, even though it might not last. Now on his plate: Creekside Corporate Park, traffic reconfiguration and the planned $10 million town hall.
The Zionsville Plan Commission approved a rezoning request Monday night that paves the way for a new municipal building and commercial development on the 6.85-acre site that is occupied by the current town hall.
The proposal will allow Zionsville Community Schools to impose a maximum 24.44-cent tax rate per $100 of assessed value for the next six years. It is the same maximum rate already in place.
After receiving no bids for projects for the southwest corner at 106th Street and Bennett Parkway, the Zionsville Redevelopment Commission has agreed to sell the acreage to Indianapolis-based Scannell Properties.
Mayor Jeff Papa says the town could address two potential needs with one building as officials weigh what to do with the current town hall.
The contentious case, which involves whether Zionsville has the authority to reorganize with Perry Township, has been through two courts and now is pending before the Indiana Supreme Court.
Most of the discussion at the hearing centered on whether Zionsville is adjacent to Perry Township, which is required under state law when governing bodies merge.
Commercial projects are starting to stake claims on open land along the Zionsville portion of Michigan Road, catching up with the flurry of mostly retail development that’s already occurred along the Carmel portion of the roadway.
While businesses consider many factors before choosing where to locate, economic development experts say a community’s openness to lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender individuals increasingly is one of them.
It’s the first venture funding round for 3-year-old Clear Software, an early mover in the trend of making pre-existing business software easier to use.
The Whitestown Town Council voted unanimously Tuesday night to petition the higher court to consider the case. Town attorneys also intend to ask the court to postpone the appellate ruling from taking effect until a final decision is made.
The battle between the two towns over Perry Township has heated up, with Whitestown demanding that Zionsville roll back moves it made in response to an Indiana Court of Appeals decision this week.