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NEWS June 26, 2017

From new billing to quarry tap, utilities facing more challenges
Just-named utilities manager Russell Vaught has seen a lot of changes during his almost 40 years on the job, including this month's completion of the wastewater's $6.5 million Long Term Control Plan. If the plan had not been completed on time or if it failed to work, the city could have found itself facing thousands of dollars in fines from the EPA, said Mayor Ochs.

Wednesday, June 21, 2017

Pay utility bill on-line
As of July 2, customers of the NV Water Department will be able to pay their bills on-line.

Wednesday, June 21, 2017

Vaught named top person at NV utilities
From "milking cows" to being responsible for North Vernon water and wastewater department as well as the smooth operation of its office, Russell Vaught has come a long way since hired by the late Joe Siener, who also had the title of utilities manager, back in 1978.

Wednesday, June 21, 2017

Government meetings
Wednesday, June 21, 2017

Government meetings
Wednesday, June 14, 2017

Government meetings
Wednesday, June 7, 2017

Apply now for home improvement grants
To help secure a new housing grant, the City of North Vernon needs you to apply for your share now.
Wednesday, June 7, 2017

Sun rescues Back Lot Bar-B-Q
The North Vernon Police Department's Back Lot Bar-B-Que celebrated National Police Week in downtown North Vernon on May 19. A special ceremony introduced by the department's Honor Guard paid tribute to the local officers who have died in the line of duty.
At first, it was feared rain would put the kibosh on the event, but the sky cleared just before 5 p.m and staff and volunteers hurried to get tables cleaned off for the meal, which was enjoyed by about 200.

Wednesday, June 7, 2017

Upcoming government meetings
Wednesday, May 31, 2017

North Vernon City Council
The North Vernon City Council received an update on their Redevelopment Commis-sion (TIF board) at their meeting Monday night, May 22. The commission (NVRC) oversees tax money captured from its defined Tax Increment Financing district which is basically the industrial area of the city. Such a district is created to assist and help fund and attract industrial development in the TIF and create jobs for the community.
Wednesday, May 24, 2017

Survey, TIF report Monday
The City Council will hear two important reports this Monday starting at 6 p.m. at the Carnegie City Hall.

Wednesday, May 17, 2017

Park gets green light to research new pool
Hoping to fix what was termed "a disconnect," the City Council and its Park Board met in a joint session Monday night at the ETC.

Wednesday, May 17, 2017

City park's new name harkens back to roots
The City of North Vernon's "new" park-the former Ford's Crossing and/or Muscatatuck Country Club golf course-now has a new name.

Wednesday, May 3, 2017

Saturday is 'Drug Take Back Day' at N. Vernon firehouse
The annual nationwide Drug Take Back Day will take place Saturday, April 29, in Jennings County, encouraging all residents to safely dispose of old medicines.
Individuals can take their old medicines to the North Vernon Fire Department, 2000 N. Madison Ave., from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Wednesday, April 26, 2017

Council okays purchase of new police cars leaving Councilor Lamb the 'odd man out'
The North Vernon Police Department will be purchasing three new police cars this year, as part of their regular schedule to keep their fleet of vehicles up to date.

Wednesday, April 12, 2017

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