City May Not Deal with 2 Year Clock

(Vincennes, IN)– Vincennes Utilities stormwater coordinator Hunter Pinnell told the Vincennes Redevelopment Commission he does not think FEMA would put Vincennes on a two year clock to repair the City Levee. Pinnell believes that will ease the pressure on the City to do Levee repairs mandated by the Army Corps of Engineers. In other levee-related business, Pinnell reported to the Redevelopment Commission the rest of the state-funded levee projects in the TIF Zone will be completed in 2015.

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Revenues Increase in the Vincennes TIF Zone

(Vincennes, IN)– Revenues for the Vincennes tax increment financing– or TIF– Zone had a large increase in the latest appropriation controlled by the Vincennes Redevelopment Commission. TIF revenue in the latest appropriation was up around 700-thousand dollars– mostly due to re-assessment changes by the Knox County Assessor’s office. The change was in spite of state legislation that has reduced many TIF zones’ revenue across Indiana. …

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Red Cross to Hold Donorama Monday

(Vincennes, IN)– The American Red Cross will hold its annual Donorama blood drive this Monday at the Vincennes Eagles Lodge. The Eagles is located 1325 Willow Street; the event will run from two to seven that afternoon. All type of blood donors are needed– especially those with O-negative, A-negative, and B-negative blood types. …

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Holiday Trash Collection Schedule in Vincennes

(Vincennes, In)– Vincennes City Street and Sanitation Department officials have set the trash schedule for the next two weeks. Trash that was collected on Tuesday will be collected on Monday the next two weeks. Wednesday trash will be hauled away on Tuesday, with Thursday trash collection on Friday. …

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Common-sense Christmas Tree Maintenance Urged

(Vincennes, IN)– Residents with natural Christmas trees this year are reminded to given them proper maintenance through the holiday season. Vincennes City Fire Chief Gordon Becher reminds everyone natural trees need more maintenance… <!–[if lt IE 9]>document.createElement(‘audio’);<![endif]–> http://www.wzdm.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/12/NEW0002_Gordon-Becher-cut-1.mp3 Becher also reminds everyone not to overload your home’s electric circuits… http://www.wzdm.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/12/NEW0003_Becher-cut-2.mp3 City fire crews hope common-sense Christmas tree maintenance will reduce the number of fire runs they have over the holiday season.

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