Council member Brendan Kearns says he will focus on communication, economic development and accessibility during his campaign.
The city of Terre Haute and Vigo County officially filed lawsuits this week against opioid distributors and manufacturers.
Vigo County schools are providing hundreds of bags of groceries to students over the holiday break.
Franklin Fennell and co-defendant Frank Shahadey were found guilty of taking kickbacks from a contractor over two and a half years.
A new jail in Vigo County is effectively on hold after critics raised questions about its projected costs.
The request asked for $150,000 to finance an independent study that would examine the local county jail and courts to find solutions for overcrowding.
The monthly council meeting included discussion of the city's deficit and infrastructure needs.
The board will submit the proposal to the Department of Local Government Finance where it will be finalized.
The bond will help pay for improvements to the city's sanitation system in order to meet federal mandates set by the Clean Water Act.
The council is seeking ways to eliminate expenses and build up a cash reserve as the city attempts to decrease a more than $8 million deficit.