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NEW PARKING ORDINANCES AND WEED ORDINANCE AMENDMENT SET TO GO INTO EFFECT

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September 4, 2020 – Two parking ordinances and an amendment to the Weeds ordinance were passed by the Common Council at their August 3rd meeting and are now set to go into effect.

WEEDS OVER 10 INCHES IN HEIGHT

“Overgrown yards are among the most frequent complaints that we get at the City,” stated Mayor Anita Werling. “This amendment to the Weed Ordinance removes some ambiguities and makes owners or residents at an address responsible for maintaining their property free of weeds or rank vegetation over 10 inches in height.”

PARKING VEHICLES FACING ONCOMING TRAFFIC

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DELPHI MAYOR ANNOUNCES APC APPOINTMENT AND BOARD VACANCIES

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August 24, 2020 – Mayor Anita Werling announced the appointment of Mary Ann Burton to the Carroll County Area Plan Commission replacing Werling for the remainder of 2020. Before being selected as Mayor by the Common Council, Werling also served on the Delphi Redevelopment Commission and the Board of Public Works and Safety. Werling seeks qualified candidates to serve in those positions as well as on the Carroll County Board of Zoning Appeals, the Carroll County Economic Development Corporation, and the Delphi Parks Advisory Board. 

Individuals interested in being considered for appointment to fill any one of these vacancies should send an email to Mayor Anita Werling at  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. including a statement of interest and summary of qualifications for the vacancy.

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DELPHI COMMON COUNCIL ELECTS WERLING TO FILL MAYOR VACANCY

August 17, 2020 – The City of Delphi Common Council met in a special-called meeting Saturday, August 15 at 7:00 p.m. for the purpose of filling the vacancy of the office of Mayor following the resignation of Shane Evans to become Chief Deputy Prosecutor for Carroll County. Candidates Dale R. Seward and Anita Werling presented opening statements and answered rounds of questions from the Council. Following Council discussion, both candidates were nominated to fill the vacancy. In the election that followed, Anita Werling received a majority of the Council’s votes and was announced as the Mayor to become effective at midnight, August 16, 2020. Werling was then sworn in by Clerk-Treasurer Leanne Aldrich.

“It is an honor to be selected as Mayor of this great community,” said Werling. “I will do my best to represent the interests of the City and its residents and to keep Delphi on the path of progress led by Shane Evans.” Werling has served on the Board of Works since January, 2020 and on the Carroll County Area Plan Commission since March. She served on the committee that planned the Stellar Communities application and project implementation beginning in 2012 and oversaw the restoration and rehabilitation of the Delphi Opera House project. Ms. Werling has been very active in the community since moving to Delphi in 2005, serving on numerous non-profit boards, steering committees, and task forces. 

For additional information about the election or the new Mayor,  e-mail This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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DELPHI COMMON COUNCIL ANNOUNCES PROCEDURE FOR FILLING VACANCY OF MAYOR

August 4, 2020 – The Delphi Common Council passed rules of procedure at its August 3 meeting specifying the process by which interested Delphi citizens can declare candidacy to fill the vacancy of the office of the Mayor.

An interested Delphi citizen desiring to fill the vacancy of the Mayor must file a declaration of candidacy with Clerk-Treasurer Leanne Aldrich by 12:00 p.m. on Thursday, August 13, 2020. Filing should be conducted in-person. Declaration of Candidacy Forms can be found at City Hall, 201 S. Union Street, will be posted on social media, will be made available on the City of Delphi website , and can be requested from Mayor Evans, Clerk-Treasurer Aldrich, and members of the Common Council.

The Common Council will meet on August 15, 2020 at 7 p.m. at the Delphi Community Center, 311 N. Washington Street, Delphi, Indiana 46923 for the purpose of electing an individual to fill the vacancy. At that meeting, individuals who filed the Declaration of Candidacy will be allotted five minutes to introduce themselves. Introductions will be followed by questions from the Council, followed by Council discussion, nominations, and the election. The successor to the Office of the Mayor will be announced following the meeting.

Questions regarding this press release can be directed to Mayor Shane Evans: 765-564-3039 and This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. and/or Clerk-Treasurer Leanne Aldrich: 765-564-2097 andThis email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Click here to download the Declaration of Candicacy Form.

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DELPHI MAYOR ACCEPTS POSITION AS CHIEF DEPUTY PROSECUTOR: WILL RESIGN AUGUST 16, 2020

DELPHI MAYOR ACCEPTS POSITION AS CHIEF DEPUTY PROSECUTOR:

WILL RESIGN AUGUST 16, 2020

DELPHI, INDIANA – August 3, 2020 – Delphi Mayor Shane Evans delivered his letter of resignation to the Carroll County Circuit Clerk today, effective August 16, 2020 at 11:59 p.m.  He included the following letter to the community with his resignation.

August 3, 2020

Delphi,

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CITY OF DELPHI PARKS TO OPEN MEMORIAL DAY WEEKEND -- WITH CHANGES FROM MAY 18, 2020 PRESS RELEASE

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Following guidance from the State of Indiana Back on Track program, the City of Delphi will begin opening public parks on May 22. 

Executive Order 20-28, issued by Governor Holcomb today alters the City’s plans for reopening some amenities in the parks.

All park amenities will be open Friday, May 22 with the exception of the basketball courts at City and Riley Parks and the playgrounds at City and Riley Parks.  Playgrounds are tentatively scheduled to open June 14 – subject to future Executive Orders of Governor Holcomb.  Basketball courts should reopen when contact sports are once again permitted under the Governor’s Executive Orders.

It is recommended park patrons wear face coverings in public settings, continue to practice social distancing and good hygiene.  Beginning May 22 social gatherings of up to 100 people may take place following the CDC social distancing guidelines.

The Riley Park Cabin, Shelter, and Gazebo, the City Park Shelter, the Trailhead Park Shelter, and the Community Center can be rented beginning May 23 by contacted Marilyn McKnight at 765-564-2097.

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DELPHI SPRING CLEANUP RESCHEDULED FOR SATURDAY JUNE 27

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Mayor Evans announced at the May 18th Board of Public Works and Safety meeting that Advanced Disposal will be conducting Spring Cleanup for the City of Delphi on Saturday, June 27, 2020. The original date of May 2 was postponed due to COVID-19. Spring Cleanup will be curbside pickup. Items should be at the curb by 6 a.m. on the morning of pickup. Electronics, building materials, freon appliances, paint, tires, rock and brick will not be collected during Spring Cleanup. Carpet must be rolled and not exceed 4’ in length.

Advanced Disposal will resume collecting trash and bulk items with trash stickers and/or bulk stickers on Tuesday, May 26. Extra trash and bulk stickers can be purchased at City Hall and Wallmann’s Quality Foods.

Questions regarding this press release can be directed to Mayor Shane Evans: 765-564-3039 and This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

 
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DELPHI PUBLIC PARKS WILL BEGIN REOPENING ON MAY 22

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Following guidance from the State of Indiana Back on Track program, the City of Delphi will begin opening public parks on May 22.  It is recommended that park patrons wear face coverings in public settings, continue to practice social distancing, and good hygiene.  Social gatherings of 25 people may take place following the CDC social distancing guidelines through May 23.  Beginning May 24 social gatherings of up to 100 people may take place following the CDC social distancing guidelines.

The Riley Park Cabin, Shelter, and Gazebo, the City Park Shelter, the Trailhead Park Shelter, and the Community Center can be rented beginning May 23 by contacting Marilyn McKnight at 765-564-2097.

Amenities at the parks will open as follows:

Riley Park

Date of Reopening

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EMERGENCY COUNCIL MEETING RESCHEDULED FOR MAY 7

COMMON COUNCIL MEETING RESCHEDULED FOR MAY 7 AT 6:00 PM VIA ZOOM

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The City of Delphi planned to have an Emergency Common Council meeting at 7:30 p.m. on Tuesday, May 5, 2020. The meeting has been rescheduled for 6 p.m. on Thursday, May 7, 2020. The emergency meeting will be conducted over Zoom. Members of the public wishing to participate in the meeting should e-mail This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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EMERGENCY COMMON COUNCIL MEETING SCHEDULED FOR MAY 5

EMERGENCY COMMON COUNCIL MEETING SCHEDULED FOR MAY 5 AT 7:30 VIA ZOOM

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The City of Delphi Common Council will meet in emergency session at 7:30 p.m. on Tuesday, May 5, 2020 for the purposes of clarifying the Delphi Small Business Resilience Grant. The emergency meeting will be conducted over Zoom. Members of the public wishing to participate in the meeting should e-mail This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

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DELPHI AWARDED $198,600 COVID-19 FUNDS FROM OCRA

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The City of Delphi was awarded $198,600 in COVID-19 Response Program funds by the Office of Community and Rural Affairs. The COVID-19 Response funds will enable the City to fund its Delphi Small Business Resilience Grant program for local businesses. that can be used as working capital. The City of Delphi was one of thirteen recipients announced by the Lt. Governor Suzanne Crouch on Friday, April 22.

Applications for Delphi’s Small Business Resilience Grants were accepted through April 24 and are currently being reviewed by members of the Common Council. Questions can be directed to Mayor Shane Evans at  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

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DELPHI SPRING CLEANUP POSTPONED INDEFINITELY

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Delphi Spring Cleanup, originally scheduled for Saturday, May 2, 2020, has been postponed indefinitely due to COVID-19.  When a reschedule date is established, the City of Delphi will issue a press release.  Questions can be directed to Mayor Shane Evans at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..


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Delphi Small Business Resilience Grants Available

CITY OF DELPHI ANNOUNCES SMALL BUSINESS RESILIENCE GRANTS

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Resolution 2020-8 was passed by the Common Council at a special meeting Wednesday, April 15, creating the Delphi Small Business Resilience Grant. The grant is available to most businesses which have been located within the corporate limits of the City of Delphi since January 1, 2020. The maximum possible award is $5,000 per business. There is $198,600 in available funds. 

Applications are due by 4:30 p.m. on Friday, April 24, 2020. Further information is available within the grant application. Questions can be referred to Mayor Shane Evans at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Download a Word version of the application: Delphi SBRG Application 04 16 2020 (Word)

Download a PDF version of the application:  Delphi SBRG Application 04 16 2020 (PDF)




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COMMON COUNCIL TO HOLD SPECIAL MEETING APRIL 15, 2020

COMMON COUNCIL TO HOLD SPECIAL MEETING APRIL 15, 2020

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DELPHI, INDIANA – April 13, 2020 – The Common Council will have a Special Meeting on Wednesday, April 15, 2020 at 4 p.m. on Zoom. The purpose of the meeting will be to discuss proposed Resolution 2020-8, A Resolution Concerning the Small Business Resilience Grant Amid the COVID-19 Public Health Emergency. Members of the public wishing to attend the meeting electronically should e-mail This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. by noon on Wednesday, April 15. Members of the public who e-mail by that time will receive a link to attend the meeting electronically.

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DELPHI BOARD OF PUBLIC WORKS AND SAFETY MEETING TO BE HELD ELECTRONICALLY; COMMON COUNCIL MEETING CANCELED

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The April 6, 2020 Common Council meeting has been canceled. The April 6, 2020 Board of Public Works and Safety meeting will be held electronically via Zoom Conference. Members of the public wishing to listen or view the electronic meeting in real time should e-mail Mayor Evans at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Mayor Evans will send a meeting invitation to members of the public wishing to listen or view the electronic meeting in real time.

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DELPHI PARKS CLOSED FOR DURATION OF PUBLIC HEALTH EMERGENCY

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Beginning Monday, March 23, City of Delphi Parks will be closed to the public.  Pursuant to Executive Order 2020-08 executed by Indiana Governor Eric Holcomb on March 23, 2020: any gatherings of more than ten (10) people is hereby prohibited; and playgrounds are closed.

“We recognize exercising is critical to reducing stress and staying sane in this period of uncertainty, however the order from the Governor to close playgrounds and the risk to the public health by keeping parks open for gatherings, weigh in the favor of closing public parks.  Residents are encouraged to follow CDC guidance on managing anxiety and stress during the COVID-19 outbreak by taking breaks, getting plenty of sleep, exercising, and eating well,” said Mayor Shane Evans.

For more information or assistance please call (765) 564-2097 during regular business hours: 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. on Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday; and 7:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. on Wednesdays.

  Click here to download this press release as a pdf file.

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TRASH AND RECYCLING TOTES ONLY TO BE PICKED UP

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Beginning Monday, March 23, garbage and recycling crews will collect only Trash and Recycling totes for residential collection. Workers will not pick up additional personal containers, bags, boxes, or bulk items. Following public health guidelines, these restrictions are being instituted by refuse hauling companies across the nation to protect workers and held prevent the spread of the COVID-19 virus.

It is likely Spring Cleanup, previously scheduled for Saturday, May 2, will be postponed as a result of these changes. A news release will be issued when more information is known.

The City of Delphi remains committed to providing excellent customer service. For more information or for assistance please call (765) 564-2097 during regular business hours: 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. on Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday; and 7:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. on Wednesdays.

  Click here to download the press release as a pdf file.

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Coronavirus Update

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The Delphi City Hall will be closed to the public beginning Tuesday, March 17. Please see the attached press release regarding utility payments. Please reach me at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or 765-564-3039 with any questions.   Click here to download the press release as a pdf file.

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City Services Calendar Available

The City of Delphi has released its City Services Calendar for 2020. Information on City Holidays, Holiday Trash Pick-up, Spring Clean Up, Yard Waster Pick Up, and Leaf Pick up may be found on this calendar.  A copy may be reviewed or downloaded/printed by clicking this link.
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Welcome to Delphi, Indiana!

Delphi, Indiana is a great place to live. Our community has excellent schools, safe neighborhoods, a vibrant downtown, six city parks, ten miles of trails, and is home to the Wabash & Erie Canal. Delphi is the county seat of Carroll County and is a great place to do business. Whether you are a Delphi resident or visitor, we invite you to share our great city with your friends and family.
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