NOTICE TO THE CITIZENS OF SANTA CLAUS, INDIANA OF A PUBLIC HEARING REGARDING THE USE OF FEDERAL FUNDS.
On June 10, 2019, the Town of Santa Claus will hold a public hearing at 5:15PM (Central) at its Town Hall, 90 N. Holiday Blvd., Santa Claus, IN 47579 for the purpose of gaining public input on a proposed trail enhancement project in Jim Yellig Park.
80% of the funding for this project is proposed to come from the federally funded Indiana Department of Natural Resources Recreational Trail Program. The balance of funding is coming from private donations and operational expenses of the town.
Dated this 22rd day of May, 2019
Town of Santa Claus Town Council
The Town of Santa Claus is in the process of applying for a Recreational Trail Program Grant to upgrade several trails and parking areas in Yellig Park. The project has an estimated cost of $188,723.70. Trails of Santa Claus, Inc. has committed $30,000 as part of the 20% match needed for the grant. If approved, the town would receive $150,978.96 in federally funded grant monies.
After serving the town of Santa Claus for nearly 19 years, Marshal Joey Brown has decided it’s time to retire. “It wasn’t an easy decision, but I’ve been thinking about it a while now,” he said, “James will do a great job…he knows the town and the people know him.”
Taking the helm is 8 year veteran James Faulkenburg.
Pictured here, prior to exchanging badges James and Joey wish each other the best as they begin their new ventures.
Joey’s last day on the job is today, with James taking the helm tomorrow, Brown will remain on as deputy through at least the end of the school year as he works as a School Resource Officer at North Spencer School Corp and other town duties.