S.R. 64 pavement restoration begins May 28 at I-64
FLOYD COUNTY, Ind.—MAC Construction will begin a $430,000 concrete pavement restoration project on a .33-mile section of S.R. 64 at I-64 in Floyd County on or after Tuesday, May 28, weather permitting.
Motorists should expect delays near the work zone as single lane closures will be in effect from 7 p.m. to 5 a.m., Monday - Friday, while work is completed. Message boards will be in place at the beginning and end of the work zone and at ramps to S.R. 64/62 on I-64.
Work is expected to be complete by July 20, 2019.
Floyd County Homestead Awards Application Period Open
In celebration of Floyd County’s Bicentennial, the Floyd County Board of Commissioners are announcing the opening of the application period for the Floyd County Homestead Award. This award will honor families who have owned property in Floyd County.
To be recognized, a parcel must be owned by the same family or extended family and maintained continuous ownership for one of the four distinct time periods. Families are eligible for four distinct awards based on the age of the parcel. Families can receive Semi-centennial award for 50 years, Centennial award for 100 years, Sesquicentennial Award for 150 years or Bicentennial Award for 200 years of ownership.
For those wishing to be part of the Bicentennial Homestead Luncheon scheduled for Thursday, June 6 as part of the Floyd County 4H Fair the deadline for submission is Friday, May 10, 2019.
For those wishing for just the award, the application period for the Bicentennial Homestead Awards will last until December 31, 2019.
Click here for the Floyd County Homestead Awards Application or call the Floyd County Commissioners office at 812.948.5466 for more information.
SWCD Offers Funds for Invasive Plant Control
The Floyd County Soil & Water Conservation District announces funds are now available to landowners through newly released 2019 Clean Water Indiana grants.
Floyd County is offering funds for a new program to assist in the evaluation and eradication of invasive plants on your acreage. The SWCD is offering to pay a portion of the assistance provided by a consultant forester to help homeowners and landusers to identify invasive species on their property. This grant will also offer a trade-in payment for eradication and replacement of invasive plants in your yard. These invasive plants include the Callery/Bradford Pear Tree, Japanese Barberry, and Burning Bush.
For more information and cost-share rates and reimbursements, please contact Angel Jackson at the Floyd County Soil & Water Conservation District office at 812-945-9936.
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