Why is ADVANCE so Important?

Why is the ADVANCE planning process to develop a Vision for East Central Indiana so important? Why is this project being conducted? The region has a strong asset base and unrealized potential that could be unlocked through a deliberate, inclusive and in-depth vision process. Also, the state of Indiana has created an incentive program—the Regional Cities Initiative—that could bring additional … Read More

Regional Initiative “more than just a plan”

The Steering Committee for the ADVANCE East Central Indiana regional cities planning effort began its work this week. Initial meetings for the six participating counties of Blackford, Delaware, Henry, Jay, Madison and Randolph will be conducted beginning on May 5. These meetings give each county a chance to discuss opportunities for the future and specific projects in their area that … Read More