Lewisport Mayor Chad Gregory

Dal-Tile closing hurt city’s finances

When Dal-Tile closed unexpectedly last year, it caused the city’s revenues to drop significantly. When looking at the city’s finances on a cash-in and cash-out basis, not counting the city’s carry-over funds, the city of Lewisport ran a shortfall of $417,361. “They had a rough year, obviously, with Dal-Tile closing down,” Jennifer Estes, audit manager…

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Lewisport passes sidewalk ordinance

At the regularly scheduled Lewisport City Council meeting on April 15, 2021 the council approved Ordinance 21-2, which deals with the maintenance and repairs of sidewalks within the city limits. On a roll call vote, all council members present voted to pass the ordinance. The ordinance specifies the parties responsible for maintaining the sidewalk, and…

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‘Day of reckoning’ coming for blighted Lewisport properties

Lewisport Mayor Chad Gregory had an ominous message for owners of dilapidated properties in Thursday’s city council meeting: “Their day of reckoning is coming.” After a short meeting light on agenda items, where Gregory welcomed new council member Josh Roberts, the mayor ended the meeting by giving the council a heads up about the upcoming…

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