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2018 BSA / Bedford Parks & Recreation Adult Softball Registration & League Information

2018 BSA / Bedford Parks & Recreation Adult Softball Registration & League Information

January 19, 2018

The BSA / Bedford Parks & Recreation department is now accepting registrations for the 2018 Adult Softball Leagues.

DOWNTOWN STREETSCAPE - WEEKLY UPDATE JANUARY 19, 2018

DOWNTOWN STREETSCAPE - WEEKLY UPDATE JANUARY 19, 2018

January 19, 2018

DOWNTOWN STREETSCAPE-WEEKLY UPDATE JANUARY 19, 2018 CONTACT: Marla Jones Dan Kirk Director of Business & Community Development Street Commissioner (812) 275-1602 (812) 275-1631 mjones@bedford.in.us dkirk@bedford.in.us www.mybedfordonline.in.us Construction is underway to update the streetscape in downtown Bedford. Below is a list of activities that we anticipate happening over the next week. A weekly update will be distributed during the remainder of the streetscape construction. Last week’s progress: • A Duke subcontractor worked on installation of the wiring for I Street on 01/11/18. • No other work operations were performed. What to expect January 19th thru January 26th • The Contractor is taking a break from work operations. Notification will be made before future operations on the project resume. Customer Access: • Customer access is available throughout the project. Parking: • Parking is available throughout the project. Street Lighting Note: • The wiring and light pole installation itself is performed by Duke Electric. Although a date is not available at this time, Duke is working to schedule completion of the light pole installation for I Street.

Holiday Trash Schedule for 2018

Holiday Trash Schedule for 2018

January 18, 2018

The City of Bedford 2018 Holiday Office Calendar and Associated Rescheduled Trash Services has been posted. Click for detailed information.

City of Bedford Board of Works and Safety

City of Bedford Board of Works and Safety

January 09, 2018

Due to the City of Bedford Offices being closed on Monday, January 15th in observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day, the Board of Works And Safety Will Meet On Tuesday, January 16th At 4:00 PM In The City Hall Mark E. Scherschel Sr. Council Chambers.

BEDFORD CITY OFFICES CLOSED-MARTIN LUTHER KING JR.  DAY

BEDFORD CITY OFFICES CLOSED-MARTIN LUTHER KING JR. DAY

January 09, 2018

NOTICE: All City of Bedford Offices will be closed on Monday, January 15th, 2018 in observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day. TASC buses will not be running on Monday. All Monday trash will be picked up as regularly scheduled. Recycling will be picked up Tuesday, January 16th.

CITY OF BEDFORD COUNCIL MEETING

CITY OF BEDFORD COUNCIL MEETING

January 08, 2018

The Bedford City Council Meeting Will Be Held On Tuesday, January 9th At 7:00 PM In The City Hall Mark E. Scherschel Sr. Council Chambers.

How to Prevent frozen pipes

How to Prevent frozen pipes

January 05, 2018

Tips from the American Red Cross on How to Prevent Frozen Pipes Keep garage doors closed if there are water supply lines in the garage. Open kitchen and bathroom cabinet doors to allow warmer air to circulate around the plumbing. Be sure to move any harmful cleaners and household chemicals up out of the reach of children. When the weather is very cold outside, let the cold water drip from the faucet served by exposed pipes. Running water through the pipe - even at a trickle - helps prevent pipes from freezing. Keep the thermostat set to the same temperature both during the day and at night. By temporarily suspending the use of lower nighttime temperatures, you may incur a higher heating bill, but you can prevent a much more costly repair job if pipes freeze and burst. If you will be going away during cold weather, leave the heat on in your home, set to a temperature no lower than 55° F.

IU Sustaining Hoosier Communities Class Presentation Invite

IU Sustaining Hoosier Communities Class Presentation Invite

November 21, 2017

A graduate level class from the IU School of Public and Environmental Affairs spent three months researching complete streets policy and implementation strategies for Bedford. They will present their work to the public on December 4, from 6:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m., at StoneGate Arts and Education Center, 450 I St., Bedford. Complete streets are those designed to enable safe access for all users, including pedestrians, bicyclists, motorists and transit riders of all ages and abilities. Fourteen students in three teams researched national and state best practices for complete streets, analyzed Bedford planning documents, and met with Bedford leaders and residents. The class also brought in Indiana experts on complete streets and looked at complete streets policies and implementation strategies in similar Indiana communities. They will show potential implementation strategies for three streets that were also highlighted by the Bedford Bicycle and Pedestrian Master Plan and the Bedford Active Living Workshop. This is one of twenty classes that are working with Bedford, Mitchell and Lawrence County as part of a new initiative called Sustaining Hoosier Communities, which is part of the IU Center for Rural Engagement. Fourteen projects were identified by local leaders for collaboration with IU faculty and their classes during this academic year. Contact: Jane Rogan, Bill Brown iushc@indiana.edu Sustaining Hoosier Communities https://shc.indiana.edu/ Center for Rural Engagement https://rural.indiana.edu

PRECAUTIONARY BOIL ORDER ISSUED 11/6/2017 RELEASED

PRECAUTIONARY BOIL ORDER ISSUED 11/6/2017 RELEASED

November 08, 2017

The precautionary boil water order issued on Monday, November 6, 2017 for Bedford City Utilities and East Lawrence Utilities customers has been released as of November 8, 2017 at 7:00 p.m.. Oolitic and North Lawrence Water Authority customers affected by the boil order are still under that boil order. Thank you for your patience.

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