TELL CITY - A lot of thinking has gone into a $1,875,350 grant awarded to Tell City in August. Now, three months later, plans are turning to the actual work soon to take place.
"There will be a whole lot of dirt being turned in the new year," Mayor Barbara Ewing said last week while updating the city council on the grant and the city's obligations to demolish and rehabilitate more than 20 homes.
The grant to Tell City is aimed at foreclosed, abandoned and vacant properties in an area of the city west of 12th Street. The city is required to do the following: