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City Meetings Monday

December 7, 2014
City Meetings Monday

The Plymouth Board of Public Works and Safety will open bids for fuel supplies and street material during their meeting Monday evening at 6 p.m. in the Council Chambers of City Hall. Mark Sullivan from Midwestern Engineers will be on hand to present change order number one for the Beerenbrook and West Jefferson Street...
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Local Rotary Clubs Plans Antique & Collectable Show on Michigan Street in Oct.

March 14, 2014
Local Rotary Clubs Plans Antique & Collectable Show on Michigan Street in Oct.

03/14/14 Monday evening Jim Baldwin from the Plymouth Rotary Club appeared before the City Common Council seeking permission to hold an Antique and Collectibles Show on Michigan Street in October. Baldwin said the club would like to close Michigan Street between Washington Street and LaPorte Street from 6 a.m. until 5 p.m. on Saturday,...
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City Council Opposes HB 1001 & SB 1

February 13, 2014
City Council Opposes HB 1001 & SB 1

    02/14/14 The governor’s idea of eliminating personal property tax on business is not faring well with cities, towns, and county governments.  Senate Bill 1 and House Bill 1001 eliminate the tax and the result would be a boost to the economic condition in the state. During Monday’s Common Council meeting City Attorney...
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Mayor & City Council Make 2014 Appointments

January 6, 2014
Mayor & City Council Make 2014 Appointments

    01/07/14 During last week’s Plymouth Common Council meeting council members re-appointed Mike Miley and Billy Ellinger to another term on the Redevelopment Commission. Mayor Mark Senter also re-appointed Dan Tyree, Tom Pedavoli and Nancy Felde to the Redevelopment Commission.  Other appointments made by Mayor Senter included Tom Flynn to the Board of...
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American Container Looking to Expand

November 26, 2013

11/27/13 Michael and Leonard Isban of American Containers asked the Plymouth Common Council to declare their property on Western Avenue as an economic revitalization area. The resolution by the Council is the first step in the company seeking a tax abatement for personal property and an addition to their location. American Container will be...
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City Looks to Increase Investment Income with Umbaugh Services

July 29, 2013
City Looks to Increase Investment Income with Umbaugh Services

  07/30/13 Last week members of the Plymouth Common Council voted unanimously to look at a more aggressive investment strategy after Jeff Messer from H. J. Umbaugh explained the services the company would provide to the city. In a PowerPoint presentation Messer explained that he would work with the city to identify the core...
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City Council Meeting Monday

July 6, 2013
City Council Meeting Monday

    07/08/13 The City of Plymouth will conduct their regular meetings Monday evening beginning at 6 p.m. with the Board of Public Works and Safety meeting.  Agenda for the meeting includes opening bids for the Pioneer Drive Life Station Improvement project and reports from city department heads.  The City Engineer will discuss the...
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City Meetings Monday

June 23, 2013
City Meetings Monday

  06/24/13 The City of Plymouth meetings will be held tonight (6/24) in the Council Chambers of City Hall.  The Board of Public Works and Safety meets at 6 p.m. They are expected to award the bid for the Baker and Fairbanks Street improvement project.  Also on the agenda are reports from various city...
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Bids Opened for Baker Street Reconstruction

June 11, 2013
Bids Opened for Baker Street Reconstruction

  06/12/13  Monday evening members of the Plymouth Board of Public Works and Safety opened bids for the Baker Street and Fairbanks Street improvement project.  This project is a continuation of a project from last summer that saw a total reconstruction of Baker Street from Michigan Street east ward to Park Street at an...
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City Meetings Tuesday

May 27, 2013
City Meetings Tuesday

    05/28/13 The City of Plymouth will conduct its regular meetings Tuesday evening due to the Memorial Day Holiday.  The agenda for the Board of Public Works and Safety meeting at 6 p.m. includes opening quotes for a valve exercising trailer and phase two of the HVAC project.  Donny Davidson Utility Superintendent will...
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City Council Hears Ordinances on First Reading

January 30, 2013
City Council Hears Ordinances on First Reading

  01/31/13 Plymouth City Attorney, Sean Surrisi presented two ordinance amendments to the Common Council on Monday evening for first readings. The first ordinance amends the City Ordinance concerning the Aviation Board and states, “At this time  the Plymouth Board of Aviation Commissioners seeks to explore the possibility of leasing airport land to qualified...
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Zentis Asks City Council for Consideration onTax Abatement Issue

November 12, 2012
Zentis Asks City Council for Consideration onTax Abatement Issue

  11/13/12 Members of the Plymouth Common Council had a relatively short meeting Monday evening. The Council approved a resolution in support of the coalition grant application with the EPA for a Brownfield assessment.  The coalition has Plymouth as the lead with Marshall County and Bourbon with other two entities.  If successful the grant...
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City Council Hears 1st Reading of Urban Forestry Committee Ordinance

June 28, 2012
City Council Hears 1st Reading of Urban Forestry Committee Ordinance

   06/29/12   In 2002 the City of Plymouth adopted it present Urban Forestry Committee ordinance.  The intended roll of the committee was to serve in an advisory capacity regarding the City’s tree population. Monday night Mayor Mark Senter presented on first reading an amendment to the ordinance pertaining to the committee’s mission, structure and...
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Phend & Brown Awarded Bid for Baker Street Improvements

June 26, 2012
Phend & Brown Awarded Bid for Baker Street Improvements

06/27/12 Monday the Board of Public Works and Safety awarded the bid for the 2012 Street and Sidewalk Projects which will include improvements to Baker Street.  The engineer’s estimate on the project was $252,000 to $290,000 using INDOT standards.   Last week bids were opened from four companies interested in doing the work. High...
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City Council Tables Vote on Ordinance Moving Park Expansion to November Ballot

June 25, 2012
City Council Tables Vote on Ordinance Moving Park Expansion to November Ballot

   06/26/12 Monday night members of the Plymouth Common Council motioned to table action on the ordinance that would move the idea of extending park and recreation services to residents in Center and West Townships to the ballot in November. Councilman Mike Delp explained that he had been on vacation last week and he...
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City Council Considers ADA Transition Plan, Public Comment Sought

March 4, 2012
City Council Considers ADA Transition Plan, Public Comment Sought

   03/05/12 Members of the Plymouth Common Council heard a presentation of the City’s  Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) Transition Plan during their meeting last week. The purpose of the plan is to ensure that the City creates reasonable, accessible paths of travel in the public right-of-way for everyone, including people with disabilities.  The...
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City Meetings Monday

February 26, 2012
City Meetings Monday

    02/27/12 The Plymouth Board of Public Works and Safety and the Common Council will meet Monday evening beginning at 6 p.m. in the Council Chambers of City Hall. Agenda for the Board of Public Works & Safety includes the awarding of quotes for a new vehicle for the Building Commission and for the...
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Department Heads Present Monthly Reports to Plymouth Board of Public Works & Saftey

February 19, 2012
Department Heads Present Monthly Reports to Plymouth Board of Public Works & Saftey

02/20/12 Last week Plymouth department heads presented their monthly reports during the Board of Public Works and Safety meeting. Plymouth Police Chief Jim Cox presented his January 2012 activity report.  His staff answered 680 calls for information, conducted 339 security checks, handled 245 complaints and responded to 245 9-1-1 calls.  City officers conducted a...
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City Council to Consider Make-up of Seven Member Council

January 23, 2012
City Council to Consider Make-up of Seven Member Council

  01/24/12 The 2010 Census determined the population of the City of Plymouth to be 10,033. During the Common Council meeting Monday evening City Attorney Nelson Chipman said, “No longer do we have the option of staying at five council members, but instead we are required by law to have seven.”  He continued, “You...
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Reorganizational Meeting for City Council

January 2, 2012
Reorganizational Meeting for City Council

01/03/12 Monday evening the Plymouth Common Council held their organizational meeting for 2012.  The Council appointed Mike Delp to serve as President Pro-Tempore, filling in when the Mayor is not available.  Their next order of business was to appoint a new member to the Redevelopment Commission, Mike Miley was unanimously approved and they also...
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