The November ballot is set and the three incumbents on New Carlisle City Council will be challenged by three new candidates hoping to unseat one or more of the current council members.

Rick Ritter has been named Interim Chief of the New Carlisle Fire Division, and said he intends to focus on recruiting more volunteer members who live within the department’s response area.

DSC 5221As the City of New Carlisle moves into a new phase of law enforcement coverage for the city, the Clark County Sheriff’s office in cooperation with city council and City Manager Randy Bridge, all agree that increasing the number of dedicated contractual hours for the city is important.

New Carlisle’s new City Manager Randy Bridge talked candidly with the New Carlisle News late last week about his thoughts on taking on the role of city manager amid the issues facing the city as well as his goals for the future.

Maryland Governor Bob Ehrlich attended the Young Republicans meeting held Saturday, April 25 at the Methodist Church in New Carlisle.

After allowing their differences of opinion to come between them at Monday night’s council meeting, New Carlisle City Councilman Ethan Reynolds and Police Levy Chairman Bill Lindsey met Wednesday evening to discuss the issues facing the city as well as sorting out the tensions that arose between them earlier in the week.

At a special meeting on Monday evening, the New Carlisle City Council met and approved an ordinance that will abolish the positions of Secretary/Clerk/Assistant Tax Administrator and the position of Finance Clerk both of which are currently vacant.

Members of the New Carlisle Farmers’ Market planning committee met last week to begin organizing the event for the upcoming summer.

New Carlisle firefighters chose two of their own to be honored with annual awards.

New Carlisle City Council met in regular session on Monday evening, immediately followed by the city’s annual Town Hall Meeting.

New Carlisle City Council has decided to reduce the city’s deputies to two.

DSC 0014A Breakdown of Where Council Stands
Members of New Carlisle City Council face a difficult decision of what cuts to make in order to keep the city in the black at the end of 2015.