April 29, 2013 News

Wikipedia describes a rain garden as a planted depression or a hole that allows rainwater runoff from impervious urban areas, like roofs, driveways, walkways, parking lots, and compacted lawn areas, the opportunity to be absorbed. This reduces rain runoff by allowing stormwater to soak into the ground (as opposed to flowing into storm drains and surface waters which causes erosion, water pollution, flooding, and diminished groundwater).  They can be …

Spring and Summer Reminders from the Town of Cicero

April 11, 2013 News

With warm weather approaching (and hopefully staying put), here are a few reminders to keep us all safe while enjoying outdoor activities:   Signs of any kind, including garage sale signs, lost pet signs, etc. are not permitted on utility poles. Golf carts are required to be registered annually with the Police Department. Registration requirements …

Good Ideas, Inc. partners with Cicero on Rain Barrel Program

March 11, 2013 Community Events

Good Ideas, Inc. has collaborated with the Town of Cicero to help promote the arts and water conservation.  The program is designed in conjunction with the Nickel Plate Arts Initiative in Hamilton County, Indiana.  The Town will be hold their second annual Arts and Rain Barrel Auction in conjunction with the Nickel Plate Arts Weekend …

Cicero Endorses Major Bicycling Route

March 11, 2013 Community Events

  At last weeks Town Council meeting the Town Council approved a resolution to support the efforts of the Indiana Rails to Trails Council for a nationally recognized long distance bicycle route that will travel through Cicero.  “There are multiple long distance cycling routes that travel through the Cicero area.” said Charlie Cambre, Parks Superintendent …

2nd Annual Painted Rain Barrel Auction

March 7, 2013 Community Events

Arts Etc. Arts and Crafts Show and Rain Barrel Auction The Town of Cicero is pleased to announce the 2nd annual Arts Etc. Arts and Crafts Show and Rain Barrel Auction June 8th.  It will take place at the Cicero Farmer’s Market to raise money for improvements to the Cicero Parks.  18 rain barrels have …

Hamilton Heights win first semistate title

November 19, 2012 News

As presented by the Indianapolis Star, November 16th, 2012 Written by Steve B. Brooks Star correspondent ARCADIA, Ind. — Grant Weatherford got the Hamilton Heights High School football team off to a fast start Friday night against Mishawaka Marian, returning a punt 60 yards for a touchdown just 2:10 into the game. Then the hosts’ …

Community Responds to Online Questionairre about Comprehensive Plan

November 19, 2012 News

  Community Survey Results Announced   As part of the current comprehensive planning process, the Cicero-Jackson Township Plan Commission asked community residents and business owners to complete a survey earlier this fall. The results are in and will be used to help guide the future of the community. The response rate to the Survey Monkey …

Cicero Takes Part in Award Winning Environmental Program

October 9, 2012 News

White River Watershed Alliance receive highest honor for environmental achievements   The Governor’s Award for Environmental Excellence in Outreach and Education was presented to the Upper White River Watershed Alliance (UWRWA) to honor their extraordinary efforts for environmental public education and outreach. This prestigious award recognizes the UWRWA Clear Choices program which empowers Hoosiers to …

CCR reports update

June 29, 2012 News

The CCR Reports mailed out this last week from the Cicero Utilities Department had an incorrect return address on the envelope. All of the information contained in the letter was correct. The Cicero Water Company is still owned by Cicero, not Citizens Water. This was done incorrectly at the printer, not by the Town. We …

Town of Cicero Water Notice

June 15, 2012 News

The Town of Cicero Water Department is changing the iron filters in the water plant. You may experience some discoloration of water while this is being done. The project should be completed and the water cleared up by June 22nd. You should have much better water quality when this is completed.