NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT THE AVILLA PLAN COMMISSION, on the 5th day of June, 2019, at 7:00 pm in the Town Hall, 108 S. Main Street, Avilla, Indiana, will hold a Public Hearing on a proposed amendment to the Zoning Ordinance of the Town of Avilla, Indiana.

The petitioners, Carvin & Yelena Miller are requesting the zoning classification of the following described property be changed from the A-1 (Agriculture) district to the LB (Local Business) District:

Part of the Northwest Quarter of the Southwest Quarter of Section 23, Allen Township, Noble County, Indiana.   Parcel #57-09-23-300-004.000-003, more commonly known as 2340 N 1000E, Avilla, Indiana.

Interested persons desiring to present their views upon the proposed amendment, either in writing or in person, will be given the opportunity to be heard at the above mentioned time and place.  Written suggestions or objections to the provisions of said amendment may be filed with the Secretary of the Plan Commission before said meeting and will be heard by the Plan Commission at the time and place specified.  Said hearing may be continued from time to time as may be necessary. Said meeting is open to the public.

Avilla Plan Commission

By William Ley


Public Meeting: Albion Street Project – May 7

The Town of Avilla has scheduled a meeting on May 7 at 6:30 pm in Avilla Town Hall, 108 S. Main Street to inform the public about the Albion Street Project that will begin construction on or about June 3.

For those that cannot come to the meeting:

Avilla’s Community Crossing Grant Project will install new storm sewers, replace or add curbs, install new handicap accessible ramps to businesses whose floor levels are above the sidewalk, new sidewalks, new driveway approaches, new asphalt pavement, new crosswalk markings, new centerline markings and new decorative street lights on Albion Street from Haines Street to Ley Street.

The Gas Company (NIPSCO) is planning to begin replacing their underground gas lines during the first week of June.   

Pulver Asphalt Paving, Inc. expects to begin removing and replacing sidewalks on the north side of the 100 block of E. Albion Street the second or third week of June.   It is expected to take 5 to 6 months to complete the project.

On street Parking will not be allowed in the area while the construction is in progress.   Traffic will be limited to one lane.   However, there will times when the street will be closed.    Detour signs will be set up to direct traffic around the construction area.

Yard Debris Disposal

As a reminder, when you clean-up your yard this spring, remember that the town picks up leaves in the fall only.

For those who live within the Corporate Limits of Avilla, the leaves and grass clippings can be disposed of at the compost site on East Fourth Street behind the Avilla Electric Department.