Tony Roswarksi

The mayors of Lafayette and West Lafayette are raising awareness of the pet population in the county.

Tony Roswarski and John Dennis say more people need to be responsible and have their pets spayed or neutered.

The mayors say the two cities spend more than $185,000 combined each year to shelter stray animals.

Roswarski says it needs to be a priority, because it affects the quality of life for residents and the animals.

Roswarski: $200M capital investment at SIA plant

Feb 5, 2013

More information about a planned expansion at Subaru of Indiana Automotive (SIA) is coming out. Lafayette Mayor Tony Roswarski announced the capital investment will be $200 million at the plant. He made the comment during his State of the City address Monday night.

Roswarski says he expects the project to create a significant number of jobs in Lafayette.

The Lafayette City Council signed off on a new sewer project and a rate increase for property owners to pay for it.

The $33 million in improvement projects involves separating storm water and sanitary sewers from the Tippecanoe County Fairgrounds area along 18th Street up to Kossuth Street. It also involves a new storm sewer down Earl Avenue.

Mayor Tony Roswarski says the city does not like increasing fees, but it’s necessary.

Home Hospital building to be sold, razed

Nov 20, 2012
Franciscan St. Elizabeth Health

The building that once housed Home Hospital is being sold and demolished.

Franciscan Saint Elizabeth Health President and CEO Terry Wilson announced the deal with an Indianapolis-based partnership, known as Columbian Park Redevelopment, LLC.

He says the old hospital holds many memories for a lot of people in the community, but a fresh start is needed at the site.

"We all know, we're very confident that it's the right thing for our organization. It's the right thing for that neighborhood. It's the right thing for the community."

Lafayette's Chatham Square receives state award

Sep 21, 2012

A housing development in Lafayette is getting statewide recognition.

Chatham  Square received the Lieutenant Governor’s Award for Excellence in Affordable Housing and Community Development.

The honor was given at the Annual Statewide Conference on Housing and Community Economic Development.

The city bought the property in 2009 and tore down a high-crime apartment complex.

It replaced that with 89-rental units and ten owner occupied homes.

Lafayette Mayor Tony Roswarski says the turnaround is due to a collective effort.