Mowing Grass: No Clippings In Streets

Street Department

With spring here, Street Department officials request residents and mowing crews do not blow grass clippings into City streets as the clippings clog street drains. Grass clippings can be bagged (in separate bags from trash) and they will be picked up with brush on residents’ regular trash collection days. For questions or interview requests, contact Street Department Assistant Craig DeMott …

Martinsville To Hire Full-Time City Engineer

Mayor's Office

Holloway Engineering contract ends Honoring the commitment to make the City’s engineering projects as cost effective and efficient as possible, Martinsville officials are planning to hire a full-time city engineer, but in the meantime, will be using a variety of engineering firms since severing the City’s contract with Holloway Engineering March 3. According to Mayor Shannon Kohl, Ross Holloway and …

March 7-11: Bulk Trash Week

Street Department

Residents are reminded Bulk Trash Week this month is March 7 – 11 when Street Department crews will collect bulk trash items on residents’ regular trash collection day. For those who have not taken advantage of this free service, items such as furniture, box springs and mattresses can be placed curbside for collection. No electronics or appliances will be collected. …

Martinsville Police Assisting With Restaurant Restroom Voyeurism Investigation

Police Department

No current threat to the public Assisting the Hendricks County Sheriff’s Office this week with a voyeurism investigation, Martinsville officers were advised by Hendricks County officials that a person of interest in their investigation also is an employee at Chili’s Restaurant in Martinsville. According to Police Chief Rick Lang, sources in Hendricks County allege voyeurism by an electronic device may …

City Departments Closed For President’S Day Holiday; Trash Collected Monday

News

In observance of the President’s Day holiday, Martinsville’s municipal government offices will be closed Monday, February 15. Because of the holiday, Monday’s regularly scheduled Board of Public Works and City Council meetings have been rescheduled to Tuesday, February 16 at 6:30 p.m. and 7:00 p.m. respectively. Those meetings will take place in their usual location in the Council Chambers at …

City Officials Suspend Investigation Of Deleted Computer Files

Mayor's Office

Citing the reluctance to spend the significant personnel hours and taxpayers’ dollars it would take to prove who is responsible for the deletion of files from two City computers assigned to former Mayor Phil Deckard and the mayor’s administrative assistant, Kohl administration officials have suspended their investigation. According to Police Chief Rick Lang, the investigation revealed files had definitely been …

Bulk Trash Week For February Concludes Friday

Street Department

Residents are reminded Street Department crews will collect bulk trash items through Friday, February 5 with this week being Bulk Trash Week. For those who have not taken advantage of this first-week- of-every- month free service, items such as furniture, box springs and mattresses can be placed curbside for collection on residents’ regular trash collection day the remainder of this …

Martinsville Government Offices Closed Monday, January 18

News

In observance of the Martin Luther King holiday, Martinsville’s municipal government offices will be closed Monday, January 18. Because of Monday’s holiday and due to an out-of- town commitment by the Mayor and Clerk-Treasurer, Monday’s regularly scheduled Board of Public Works and City Council meetings have been rescheduled to Monday, January 25 at 6:30 p.m. and 7:00 p.m. respectively. Those …

No Martinsville Trash Collection Monday; Double Pick Up Tuesday

Street Department

There will be no trash collection on the upcoming City holiday, Martin Luther King Day on Monday, January 18. Martinsville Street Department crews will do a double trash pick up on Tuesday for all those on the Monday and Tuesday collection routes. Residents are reminded trash should be set out curbside by 7:00 a.m. the day of pick up and …