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DELPHI PUBLIC PARKS WILL BEGIN REOPENING ON MAY 22

From the Office of the Mayor

Following guidance from the State of Indiana Back on Track program, the City of Delphi will begin opening public parks on May 22.  It is recommended that park patrons wear face coverings in public settings, continue to practice social distancing, and good hygiene.  Social gatherings of 25 people may take place following the CDC social distancing guidelines through May 23.  Beginning May 24 social gatherings of up to 100 people may take place following the CDC social distancing guidelines.

The Riley Park Cabin, Shelter, and Gazebo, the City Park Shelter, the Trailhead Park Shelter, and the Community Center can be rented beginning May 23 by contacting Marilyn McKnight at 765-564-2097.

Amenities at the parks will open as follows:

Riley Park

Date of Reopening

Gazebo

May 22, 2020

Restrooms

May 22, 2020

Sand Volleyball Court

May 22, 2020

Shelter

May 22, 2020

Tennis Court

May 22, 2020

Walking Trail

May 22, 2020

Cabin

May 23, 2020

Playground

May 24, 2020

Basketball Court

TBD

   

City Park

Date of Reopening

Shelter

May 23, 2020

Playground

May 24, 2020

Basketball Court

TBD

   

Other Parks

Date of Reopening

Trailhead Park

May 22, 2020

Riley Park Annex

May 22, 2020

Obear Park

May 22, 2020


Questions regarding this press release can be directed to Mayor Shane Evans: 765-564-3039 and .
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EMERGENCY COMMON COUNCIL MEETING SCHEDULED FOR MAY 5

EMERGENCY COMMON COUNCIL MEETING SCHEDULED FOR MAY 5 AT 7:30 VIA ZOOM

From the Office of the Mayor...

The City of Delphi Common Council will meet in emergency session at 7:30 p.m. on Tuesday, May 5, 2020 for the purposes of clarifying the Delphi Small Business Resilience Grant. The emergency meeting will be conducted over Zoom. Members of the public wishing to participate in the meeting should e-mail .

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DELPHI AWARDED $198,600 COVID-19 FUNDS FROM OCRA

From the Office of the Mayor...

The City of Delphi was awarded $198,600 in COVID-19 Response Program funds by the Office of Community and Rural Affairs. The COVID-19 Response funds will enable the City to fund its Delphi Small Business Resilience Grant program for local businesses. that can be used as working capital. The City of Delphi was one of thirteen recipients announced by the Lt. Governor Suzanne Crouch on Friday, April 22.

Applications for Delphi’s Small Business Resilience Grants were accepted through April 24 and are currently being reviewed by members of the Common Council. Questions can be directed to Mayor Shane Evans at  .

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DELPHI SPRING CLEANUP POSTPONED INDEFINITELY

From the Office of the Mayor...

Delphi Spring Cleanup, originally scheduled for Saturday, May 2, 2020, has been postponed indefinitely due to COVID-19.  When a reschedule date is established, the City of Delphi will issue a press release.  Questions can be directed to Mayor Shane Evans at .


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Delphi Small Business Resilience Grants Available

CITY OF DELPHI ANNOUNCES SMALL BUSINESS RESILIENCE GRANTS

From the Office of the Mayor...

Resolution 2020-8 was passed by the Common Council at a special meeting Wednesday, April 15, creating the Delphi Small Business Resilience Grant. The grant is available to most businesses which have been located within the corporate limits of the City of Delphi since January 1, 2020. The maximum possible award is $5,000 per business. There is $198,600 in available funds. 

Applications are due by 4:30 p.m. on Friday, April 24, 2020. Further information is available within the grant application. Questions can be referred to Mayor Shane Evans at .

Download a Word version of the application: Delphi SBRG Application 04 16 2020 (Word)

Download a PDF version of the application:  Delphi SBRG Application 04 16 2020 (PDF)




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COMMON COUNCIL TO HOLD SPECIAL MEETING APRIL 15, 2020

COMMON COUNCIL TO HOLD SPECIAL MEETING APRIL 15, 2020

From the Office of the Mayor...

DELPHI, INDIANA – April 13, 2020 – The Common Council will have a Special Meeting on Wednesday, April 15, 2020 at 4 p.m. on Zoom. The purpose of the meeting will be to discuss proposed Resolution 2020-8, A Resolution Concerning the Small Business Resilience Grant Amid the COVID-19 Public Health Emergency. Members of the public wishing to attend the meeting electronically should e-mail by noon on Wednesday, April 15. Members of the public who e-mail by that time will receive a link to attend the meeting electronically.

https://docs.google.com/document/d/1NdiuUxrS-ogGd6ZhEsifJDRszEgloKDAvzUxM1HG0bg/edit?usp=sharing

https://docs.google.com/document/d/1aggoi2J5XpmdRXNSYcuzHxWQTo7_weQp4JJ5_eDdAcw/edit?usp=sharing

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DELPHI BOARD OF PUBLIC WORKS AND SAFETY MEETING TO BE HELD ELECTRONICALLY; COMMON COUNCIL MEETING CANCELED

From the Office of the Mayor...

The April 6, 2020 Common Council meeting has been canceled. The April 6, 2020 Board of Public Works and Safety meeting will be held electronically via Zoom Conference. Members of the public wishing to listen or view the electronic meeting in real time should e-mail Mayor Evans at . Mayor Evans will send a meeting invitation to members of the public wishing to listen or view the electronic meeting in real time.

  Click here to download the press release as a pdf file.

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DELPHI PARKS CLOSED FOR DURATION OF PUBLIC HEALTH EMERGENCY

From the Office of the Mayor...

Beginning Monday, March 23, City of Delphi Parks will be closed to the public.  Pursuant to Executive Order 2020-08 executed by Indiana Governor Eric Holcomb on March 23, 2020: any gatherings of more than ten (10) people is hereby prohibited; and playgrounds are closed.

“We recognize exercising is critical to reducing stress and staying sane in this period of uncertainty, however the order from the Governor to close playgrounds and the risk to the public health by keeping parks open for gatherings, weigh in the favor of closing public parks.  Residents are encouraged to follow CDC guidance on managing anxiety and stress during the COVID-19 outbreak by taking breaks, getting plenty of sleep, exercising, and eating well,” said Mayor Shane Evans.

For more information or assistance please call (765) 564-2097 during regular business hours: 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. on Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday; and 7:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. on Wednesdays.

  Click here to download this press release as a pdf file.

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TRASH AND RECYCLING TOTES ONLY TO BE PICKED UP

From the Office of the Mayor

Beginning Monday, March 23, garbage and recycling crews will collect only Trash and Recycling totes for residential collection. Workers will not pick up additional personal containers, bags, boxes, or bulk items. Following public health guidelines, these restrictions are being instituted by refuse hauling companies across the nation to protect workers and held prevent the spread of the COVID-19 virus.

It is likely Spring Cleanup, previously scheduled for Saturday, May 2, will be postponed as a result of these changes. A news release will be issued when more information is known.

The City of Delphi remains committed to providing excellent customer service. For more information or for assistance please call (765) 564-2097 during regular business hours: 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. on Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday; and 7:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. on Wednesdays.

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Coronavirus Update

From the Office of the Mayor...

The Delphi City Hall will be closed to the public beginning Tuesday, March 17. Please see the attached press release regarding utility payments. Please reach me at or 765-564-3039 with any questions.   Click here to download the press release as a pdf file.
Press Release 3 16 2020

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City Services Calendar Available

The City of Delphi has released its City Services Calendar for 2020. Information on City Holidays, Holiday Trash Pick-up, Spring Clean Up, Yard Waster Pick Up, and Leaf Pick up may be found on this calendar.  A copy may be reviewed or downloaded/printed by clicking this link.
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Welcome to Delphi, Indiana!

Delphi, Indiana is a great place to live. Our community has excellent schools, safe neighborhoods, a vibrant downtown, six city parks, ten miles of trails, and is home to the Wabash & Erie Canal. Delphi is the county seat of Carroll County and is a great place to do business. Whether you are a Delphi resident or visitor, we invite you to share our great city with your friends and family.
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