Griffith contemplates next township move – Charles F. Haber (Times Correspondent) –

GRIFFITH — After gaining an additional year to join another township, Griffith is already planning its next move — if its quest to leave Calumet Township continues to stall.

Originally the town had until Nov. 13, 2019, to join St. John Township and Nov. 20 for North Township.

However, Gov. Eric Holcomb recently signed a bill that “effectively gives Griffith two years to enter into a new township,” Council President Rick Ryfa, R-3rd, said.

This gives Griffith until November 2020 to be admitted into one of these two townships.

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Carmel’s attempted annexation of Home Place back in court – IBJ – Lindsey Erdody

After years of both parties agreeing to delay the case, the annexation battle between the city of Carmel and a small area in Clay Township known as Home Place is back in the courts.

Attorneys on both sides of the lengthy annexation battle that involves a 1,017-acre area of unincorporated Clay Township centered at 106th Street and College Avenue are now debating whether Home Place residents receive all the public services they need without assistance from Carmel.

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