Heavy rains this summer and lower crop prices this fall are amplifying the strain Indiana farmers say they face from the state’s property tax structure.
Some districts are concerned how Indiana will replace business tax dollars.
A kayaker notified local authorities in Bloomington last month that a piece of property on Lake Monroe was clear-cut to the shoreline.
The group bought the 600 acres of woodland in Brown County from a group of investors who have owned the land since the 1980s.
Property owner David Jacobs will now have to conform the designs of his future home to guidelines set forth by the Historic Preservation Commission.
The two properties lie near where I-69 would be built, but Mayor Phil Deckard says he does not expect the interstate to be built for another 10 years.
Restrictions still in place will require residents to obtain a permit from the city to raise chickens, while many neighborhoods prohibit the birds outright.
Section 5 includes the area along SR 37 from Bloomington to Martinsville.
Officials unveiled a historical marker on Seminary Park's property.
The budget hearings are scheduled to begin September 13th.