Fast Facts Friday | February 7, 2020


Fast Facts Friday | February 7th, 2020 Edition

Town News

Senator Mike Young (left), Clerk-Treasurer Jacob Blasdel (middle), County Party Chair Cindy Kirchhofer (right) at Blasdel's swearing in ceremony on February 1st, 2020.
  • New Clerk-Treasurer: The Town of Speedway announced Saturday, February 1st that Jacob Blasdel, former Town Manager, has been elected Clerk-Treasurer. Town leadership are grateful Blasdel stepped up to the plate. His strong performance as town manager and background in finance made him an ideal candidate for continuining to build upon the success of his predecessor, Monty Combs. (Read More)
  • New Speedway Government Center: Work continues on the new Speedway Government Center (former PNC building) at Lynhurst and Crawfordsville Rd. Contractors are reporting that the remediation and interior demolition are on schedule and the town is looking forward to next steps.

Speedway Redevelopment Commission Updates

Speedway Redevelopment Commission meeting videos can be found on SCTV - Speedway Community Television’s YouTube Channel. Meeting minutes and agendas are posted on their website at:

  • Circle K Demolition: The Circle K at 2540 N. High School Road has officially closed its doors to the public in preparation for redevelopment in the area. Equipment is on location at Founders Square and the removal of fuel tanks and demolition of structures will take place in the coming weeks.
  • Founders Square: On Tuesday, Town officials announced the first confirmed tenants of the new Founders Square development, Crew Car Wash and Hampton Inn & Suites hotel and conference center, as well as final negotiations with a national grocery chain. (Read More)
  • Wilshaw Hotel: The Town of Speedway has notified Loftus Robinson that they believe they are no longer in compliance with the Economic Development Agreement. The town’s legal counsel will move forward per the steps outlined in the agreement. Though notified of non-compliance, Loftus Robinson has indicated they will be providing a makeup schedule of project completion soon.

This Weekend in Speedway

Each Monday the Town of Speedway publishes a list of events happening during the week on their page Around Speedway Indiana. Here, we’ve included just the events happening this weekend for your convenience. Don’t forget to ‘follow’ the Around Speedway Indiana page to receive all the weekly updates and new events coming to town!
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