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 …

Pedestrian Killed On State Road 37 Sunday Morning

News

Indianapolis resident Joshua Mosley (33) was killed after walking into the path of an S&H Transport semi-truck this morning on State Road 37, just south of State Road 44. According to Martinsville Police who were called to the scene at 5:10 a.m., the semi driver, Jason Burdine, was not ticketed or arrested. Witnesses recounted seeing another car swerve to avoid …

Ferran Appointed To Lead Christmas Lights Committee

Department of Parks and City Properties

16-year event veteran appointed by Mayor With the Parks Department now an official City department, the Christmas lights committee structure has been reformatted with 16-year event veteran Robin Ferran appointed by Mayor Shannon Kohl to lead the group. “The City Council’s recent decision to bring the Parks Department under the administration’s umbrella as an official City department meant the structure …

Sci Remc’S Operation Roundup Reaches $3 Million Mark

News

South Central Indiana Rural Electric Membership Corporation’s (SCI REMC) Operation RoundUp board of trustees recently awarded $33,970 to 14 area nonprofit organizations, surpassing a total of $3 million that has been given to the community since the program began in 1995. Operation RoundUp, a quarterly grant program sponsored by the members of SCI REMC, has to date awarded 1,047 grants …

Demott Promoted To Director Of Public Works

Public Works Department

Continuing to focus on residential service and team efficiencies, Mayor Shannon Kohl has promoted Street Department Assistant Craig DeMott to Director of Public Works effective immediately. “Over the past seven months, Craig has repeatedly demonstrated his leadership and proactive problem solving abilities leading the Street Department. Given former Director of Public Works Frank Lane’s decision to return to operating the …

Greene, Fraker Promoted To Fire Department Captains

Fire Department

Effective July 17, firefighters Kevin Greene and Aaron Fraker were promoted to the rank of captain with their swearing-in ceremony taking place tomorrow, July 22 at 2:00 p.m. at the Martinsville Fire Department. According to Fire Chief Terry Anderson, Greene and Fraker are great team members. “Both Kevin and Aaron bring a new and young perspective to our department and …

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 …

Trash And Grass Disposal Reminders

News

With last week being Bulk Trash Week on the City’s new quarterly schedule, residents are reminded that until the next Bulk Trash Week October 3-7, any bulk items should be taken to the transfer station at 45 Rose Street. All trash put out for collection must be bagged including any loose trash items. Grass clippings should be in separate bags …