Author: Adam Rude

Public Survey Results

The entire project team has been blown away by the level of feedback and engagement throughout the entire Comprehensive Plan Update process. In the short month and a half time period that the public survey was open, nearly 1,500 community residents participated in the survey, and in turn 1,500 individuals contributed to the development of…
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Comprehensive Plan Workshop Results

The first public meeting for the Shelbyville Comprehensive Plan update was held on May 4th, 2018. This was a ‘Pop‐Up’ style public meeting which was conducted at the May First Friday event. The event was advertised on city social media outlets, radio, and in the newspaper and was organized in a manner to allow for…
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Great Turnout at Comprehensive Plan Public Workshop

The public workshop for the City of Shelbyville’s Comprehensive Plan Update was held on Friday May 4th at the “Race into Summer” First Friday event. There was an amazing turnout at this event with over 100 members of the public interacting with the team working on this project. Feedback received from the workshop, along with the…
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Work On New Trail Begins

City Staff worked alongside volunteers from Knauf Insulation to begin clearing the way for a new trail that will run along the north side of the Blue River. This trail will connect to the newly completed Blue River Trailhead at the North Harrison Street Bridge. This project was primaraly funded by a grant offered through…
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City’s Comprehensive Plan To Be Updated In 2018

The City of Shelbyville Planning and Building Department has been awarded Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) funding through the Indiana Office of Community and Rural Affairs (OCRA) to help fund an update to the City’s Comprehensive Plan. A city’s Comprehensive Plan is intended to take a holistic look at the community and generally plan out…
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City Improves Their Sign Standards

The City of Shelbyville has adopted new sign standards that went into effect on February 19th, 2018. These new standards have been developed over the past year to help provide businesses and sign contractors with a simpler process for promoting business here in Shelbyville, while at the same time ensuring a high quality product is…
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Japan-Based Company Picks Indiana for First U.S. Manufacturing Facility

SHELBYVILLE, Ind. (Aug. 2, 2017) – Kimura Foundry America, a global manufacturer of alloy castings for the automotive and industrial sectors, announced plans today to locate its first U.S. manufacturing facility in Shelbyville, Indiana. “Indiana is a global destination for companies from around the world looking for a place to locate, grow and add new jobs,”…
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