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 …

100-Day Plan for Martinsville – Friday, January 1, 2016 – Saturday, April 9, 2016

Mayor's Office

The following initiatives are the highest priorities the Kohl administration will focus on in the first 100 days in office. This plan, organized within five building blocks will evolve to include new projects as we move forward, with the outcomes and your feedback letting us know what should be included in future plans. I am sharing this plan as our …

Kohl Appoints Lane As Director Of Public Works, Love As Building Inspector, Demott As Street Department Assistant

Mayor's Office, Public Works Department, Street Department

Restructuring of utility departments yields $150,000 in savings Rounding out the incoming administration’s team of department heads, Mayor-Elect Shannon Kohl selected Frank Lane as director of public works, Brian Love as building inspector and Craig DeMott as Street Department assistant. According to Kohl, in addition to choosing those who will serve in department leadership positions, she worked to resolve the …

Kohl Names Manley And Tincher To Lead Water, Sanitation Departments

Mayor's Office, Wastewater Treatment Plant, Water Department

In a cost-saving measure, Mayor-Elect Shannon Kohl is restructuring the City’s utility departments, appointing Scotty Manley and Dallas Tincher to serve as department assistants for Water and Sanitation, with both department heads reporting to the yet-to- be-named Director of Public Works. A Street Department assistant will be named in the near future who also will report to the DPW. “I’m …

Kohl Selects 40-Year Law Enforcement Veteran Rick Lang As New Police Chief

Mayor's Office

Veteran police officer Matt Long to serve as deputy chief In keeping with her promise to bring fresh leadership, renewed strength and innovative ideas to Martinsville, Mayor-Elect Shannon Kohl has selected 40-year law enforcement veteran Rick Lang as the City’s new police chief. “Public safety is job number one with this priority as one of our building blocks in our …

Kohl Selects 28-Year Veteran Firefighter Terry Anderson To Lead Fire Department

Fire Department, Mayor's Office

Veteran firefighter Charlie Fraker to serve as assistant fire chief Martinsville, Ind. – November 29, 2015 – As her first department head appointment and in line with her promise to bring fresh leadership, renewed strength and innovative ideas to Martinsville, Mayor-Elect Shannon Kohl has chosen Captain Terry Anderson to lead the Fire Department. “Our department heads will serve Martinsville residents, …