Montgomery County Devising First Comprehensive Plan

Posted: Updated:
Montgomery County Courthouse (photo courtesy state of Indiana) Montgomery County Courthouse (photo courtesy state of Indiana)

The state has approved funding for Montgomery County's first comprehensive plan. The Indiana Office of Community & Rural Affairs has awarded a $50,000 grant and the county has received $38,000 from Indiana West Advantage to fund the process.

The comprehensive plan document will outline a long term vision for development of unincorporated sections of the county over the next two decades. A steering committee has been established, but County Commissioner John Frey says they're just getting started. “The actual process will take us to the end of the year to complete and includes many public meetings to gain input from residents, land owners, and business owners before a draft of the plan will be done and submitted to the Plan Commission for review."

Various components of the plan include a statement of objectives for future development, a statement of policy for land use, policy for developing public places, infrastructure and utilities, and a history of existing conditions in the county. County Commission President Jim Fulwider says, “We have been without a formalized plan for too long and now is the right time to create that vision for our county’s future.” 

  • Perspectives

    • Time Management: When and How to Work to Your Max Productivity

      Time is the one resource in your life that is neither replenishable nor renewable. Regardless of how you spin it, everyone starts each day on an equal playing field with 24 hours in the time bank. And while people often yearn for more time, what they really need is better time management. Understanding where your time goes, when you are most productive, and why you should protect yourself against distractions are the keys to achieving your max productivity.

    More

Subscribe

Name:
Company Name:
Email:
Confirm Email:
HTML
INside Edge
Morning Briefing
BigWigs & New Gigs
Life Sciences Indiana
Indiana Connections
INPower
Subscribe
Unsubscribe

Events



  • Most Popular Stories

    • Photo courtesy of MutualBank

      MutualBank President Dies

      The President and Chief Operating Officer of Muncie-based MutalBank Pat Botts has died. In a statement on Facebook posted Sunday, the company said the passing was unexpected.

    • Artist rendering of proposed headquarters for Ruoff Home Mortgage in Fort Wayne.

      Ruoff to Build New HQ in Downtown Fort Wayne

      Fort Wayne-based Ruoff Home Mortgage has announced plans to build a $43 million corporate headquarters in downtown Fort Wayne. Plans call for a 110-thousand square foot, nine-story structure, at the corner of Ewing Street and Jefferson Boulevard. The building would include leasable office and retail space, as well as a parking garage. It would overlook Parkview Field, home of the Fort Wayne Tin Caps minor league baseball team. The company is currently located on...

    • Photo courtesy of Indiana Premium outlets

      Simon Announces New Name for Shopping Center

      Indianapolis-based Simon Property Group Inc. (NYSE: SPG) has announced Edinburgh Premium Outlets will become Indiana Premium Outlets. The company says extensive enhancements are currently underway to reflect the new name and are slated for completion by Holiday 2019. 

    • (stock image courtesy of Pixabay/Gerd Altmann)

      Hoosier Banks Rated for Work Environment

      Three Indiana banks have been judged as Best Banks to Work for in the U.S. by American Banker. The publication compiled a list of the top 85 banks in the country having a good work environment and strong, engaging leadership. 

    • FDA Approves Lilly Migraine Drug

      The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has given another approval for a drug from Indianapolis-based Eli Lilly and Co. (NYSE: LLY). The approval of REYVOW is for the treatment of patients with acute migraines.