The Town Council met for a regular meeting on May 17th at the Eagles on 9th St. Members present Deb Wainscott (President), Tony Pearson (Vice President) and Lindsay Washmuth.

It was revealed that Clay Parkison had resigned from the Town Council.

The Council approved closing parts of Ford St to allow for the Back to School Bash on August 19th from 4pm to 7pm.

There will be a public hearing on June 14th at Lapel Town Hall from 6pm concerning rezoning of the Singh Property.

The Council approved a re-plot of land across from Bulldog Park on Brookside Road.

Limb Pickup will be the 1st and 3rd Monday of each month, no thorn bushes or shrubs allowed.

A light at Woodward Park that shines on the flag has been vandalized, replacing it with a better light will cost around $500.

The Community Crossings project will likely kick into full gear next week with repaving by E&B starting. There may be some restrictions on road travel while this takes place. A full list of roads will be posted on the website in the coming days.

The Town Council voted to try to get more Community Crossings grant money this year. This grant applies a 75/25 split on funds for road improvement with the Town having to find 25% of the money and the state providing 75%.

Heavy Trash pickup is May 23rd. 

Golf Cart permits are in and it will cost $50.

The Town Council voted in favor of using RQAW for all building inspector work, Gary Swaim the current building inspector who works in Lapel on a part time basis and in Noblesville on a full-time basis will be let go. The Town Council agreed that with all the new development coming to Lapel they really needed someone that could be available during the day.

Town Meeting May 17th