Since the Montpelier community meeting in July, community leaders have been working on several projects to progress the city forward.
On November 7th, there was a meeting for a final approval vote on the park’s plan. The results of this vote were turned in to the Indiana Department of Natural Resources by November 15th. The mayor has contracted a company to start the demolition of a park building once the logistics chain is finalized.
Mayor Bantz is hosting a Christmas event in downtown Montpelier on November 26th from 2 to 6 p.m. They will be offering horse and buggy rides, Santa visits for the kids, as well as food and beverages. The mayor is excited to debut the 24-foot tree they purchased for the holiday season.
The City of Montpelier contracted a company for the demolition of 414 W Huntington St. The project is set to start very soon.
Kieser Engineering is getting ready to submit a historic plan for the downtown. Also on the agenda is a feasibility study on restoring the bank building. According to Mayor Bantz, they may use steel from the bank façade to make a piece of art.
More updates on the City of Montpelier are to come.