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City of Frankfort

This week on WBAA’s Ask The Mayor: Stage 3 of Indiana’s reopening plan kicks off tomorrow. Cities across the state will be monitoring how residents use newly available spaces like basketball courts and playgrounds – including Frankfort, where the parks department is reminding citizens they have a part in keeping things clean and safe. What’s the plan for making sure social distancing is in place?

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This week on WBAA’s Ask The Mayor, local restaurants, salons, and other businesses that serve the public are officially starting to re-open under specific state guidelines. Are business owners, and the people they serve, prepared for safely sharing space – and how are local officials handling the enforcement of issues that might arise? 

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This week on WBAA’s Ask The Mayor: Indiana is starting to re-open. In Tippecanoe County, officials are watching local COVID-19 numbers to decide if and when they’ll put restrictions in place that override the governor’s. This week, county case numbers continued to rise – but is it a trend, or an isolated outbreak?  

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This week on WBAA’s Ask The Mayor: Montgomery County’s COVID-19 caseload has continued to rise. As Indiana inches towards a possible lifting of a stay-at-home order, is Crawfordsville ready to open up—and how will it do so safely? What are the expectations for residents and businesses alike?

This week in our talk with Crawfordsville Mayor Todd Barton, we’ll discuss how rising unemployment numbers have impacted employees in Crawfordsville, and how the city is helping small businesses with a COVID-19 loan program.

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This week on WBAA’s Ask The Mayor, warmer weather means more people heading outside—and possibly more people not practicing the social distancing that’s key right now as Tippecanoe County heads for a possible surge in COVID-19 cases in the coming week. What restrictions has the city of Lafayette put in place—and will they be followed?

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This week on WBAA’s Ask The Mayor: Indiana is in week two of a statewide stay-at-home order. How are West Lafayette residents responding to the restrictions, and how will the city respond if the order is extended? And what’s the continued impact for local businesses on lockdown?

Montgomery County began announcing their first confirmed cases of coronavirus this week. What measures has the city of Crawfordsville put in place to keep residents healthy and at a distance—and how are residents on day two of Indiana’s statewide stay-at-home order? As COVID-19 continues to spread, how does local government reinforce that staying at home, or staying at a distance, is key?   

City of Frankfort

This week on WBAA’s Ask The Mayor, a brand new mayor joins the program. Frankfort Mayor Judy Sheets was sworn in on March 2, after several terms as the city’s clerk-treasurer, and was immediately faced with the challenge of overseeing the city’s response to the ongoing coronavirus outbreak. How does a brand-new mayor tackle a big task?

This week in our talk with Mayor Sheets, we’ll get an update on how Frankfort is handling COVID-19, how local officials are working together, and what measures the city is taking to ensure the health and safety of residents.  

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This week on WBAA’s Ask The Mayor: the new coronavirus is putting communities on high alert across the country. Cities, schools, and businesses everywhere are trying to decide what’s best for citizens, students, and employees--today, tomorrow, and in the weeks to come. How do leaders stay ahead of a rapidly evolving situation?

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This week on WBAA’s Ask The Mayor, we continue our discussion with area leaders on coronavirus. How does West Lafayette plan to handle potential outbreaks? What are the contingency plans for city agencies and employees? How can citizens stay informed, stay safe, and avoid alarm?

This week in our talk with West Lafayette Mayor John Dennis, we’ll discuss this week’s city council vote on the West Lafayette Downtown Plan. What’s next for downtown, and what concerns remain? Why is park space so important?

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