A new deputy chief, balanced budget

Mayor's Office

It’s difficult to believe November is here! During your trick-or-treating last night, I hope you had an opportunity to visit the Police Department’s first annual Haunted Haven. It was a great success! A special thanks to our newly designated Community Resource Officer Dawn Hoffman. In addition to her usual patrol duties, Officer Hoffman has stepped up to handle various events …

The benefits of mutual partnerships

Mayor's Office

Today’s column marks the first in a weekly series providing you news your municipal government team is working on to make our community a stronger, more appealing city in which to live, work and play. Strong, mutually beneficial partnerships play a key role particularly in municipal government because it takes all major entities working together supporting each other’s efforts to …

Mayor’S Meet And Greet Set For October 9

Mayor's Office

Mayor Shannon Kohl will host a Mayor’s Meet and Greet event for the community on Sunday, October 9 from 3:00 – 5:00 p.m. at the Martinsville High School cafeteria. “After the Fall Foliage parade I’m looking forward to hosting this first meet and greet of my administration and hope everyone will join us for apple cider, cookies and conversation this …

Next Martinsville Beautification Week September 26 – 30

Mayor's Office

Martinsville, Ind. – September 23, 2016 – With the goal of sprucing up the route for the upcoming Fall Foliage Festival parade Sunday, October 9, the next Martinsville Beautification Week is September 26 – 30 with clean up of Washington, Main and Columbus Streets planned. Volunteers are asked to meet at City Hall at 59 South Jefferson Street on as …

Martinsville Awarded $97,000 In Community Crossings Matching Grant Funds For Six Additional Paving Projects

Mayor's Office

With the receipt of $97,000 in Community Crossings matching grant funds from the Indiana Department of Transportation, Martinsville City officials will pave six additional or new? [have other roads been paved this summer?] road projects this year. The funds are a dollar to dollar matching grant from INDOT, according to Mayor Shannon Kohl, meaning the City will need to match …

Mayoral Statement: flags at half-staff until Friday to honor Baton Rouge police officers

Mayor's Office

In accordance with a presidential proclamation, Governor Mike Pence directed flags to be flown at half-staff until Friday, July 22 to honor the police officers killed and injured in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. Please join me in keeping these dedicated public safety servants and their loved ones in your thoughts and prayers. This directive is a continuation of a previous directive …

Mayoral message about mass shooting in Orlando

Mayor's Office

The horrific news we woke up to this morning about the mass shooting at an Orlando night club is heartbreaking. Our thoughts and prayers go out to the families and friends of those killed and injured. We also pray for the first responders and law enforcement officials on the scene and who are working diligently on this case. May God …