CISMA can help. Invasive vines such as English Ivy, Wintercreeper, and Asian Bittersweet can damage and eventually kill your tree. The Vanderburgh County CISMA can help! At no cost to you, we will treat a selected tree on your property to demonstrate how to manage this problem. Must reside in Vanderburgh County and provide a picture of your tree to sign Up.
Housing Organizations United Serving Evansville (H.O.U.S.E.) is a collaborative group of housing advocates in Evansville, Indiana. Since 2016, H.O.U.S.E. has served as the housing work group of the Evansville Promise Zone.
Community Action Program of Evansville
Congregations Acting for Justice and Empowerment
ECHO Community Housing
ERS Management, LLC
Evansville Dept. of Metropolitan Development
Habitat for Humanity
HOPE of Evansville
Memorial Community Development Corporation
Old National Bank
If you are in need of legal advice and your income is at or below 125% of the federal poverty line, you may contact:
Legal Aid Society of Evansville 812-435-5173
Indiana Legal Services 844-243-8570
Your Landlord’s Rights and Responsibilities
Landlords have certain responsibilities, too. The landlord must:
Deliver the rental premises to a tenant in compliance with the rental agreement, and in a safe, clean, and habitable condition
Comply with all health and housing codes applicable to the premises
Provide and maintain in good and safe working conditions:
Plumbing systems to supply a reasonable supply of hot and cold running water at all times
Heating and ventilating systems at all times and air conditioning if offered at the time of rental
Elevators, if provided
Any appliances supplied as an inducement to the rental agreement
Your Rights as a Tenant
If you lease a rental unit, you have the following rights as a tenant under the law. You have the right to a safe and livable home. This means a rental unit that:
Is secure, with doors and windows that can be locked
Has working plumbing, hot water, heating, and at least one working smoke detector
Is free from unhealthy conditions such as infestations or lead paint
Has functioning electricity without unsafe wiring or outlets
Common areas and elevators in clean, usable condition
You have the right to basic privacy in your home. This generally means:
Your landlord cannot lock you out without a court order
Your landlord cannot enter your unit without notice, except in emergencies
You have the right to be free from discrimination on the basis of race, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, age, color, disability, ancestry, familial status, veteran status, or an expunged criminal conviction
Your landlord must return your security deposit within 45 days of you moving out if you leave the unit in good order and give a forwarding address. Your landlord must make an itemized list of any deductions from the full amount. You may dispute those deductions
Your Responsibilities as a Tenant
As a tenant, you have certain responsibilities:
Pay your rent. Do not stop paying rent to force your landlord to make repairs or provide upkeep, as this gives the landlord the right to evict you
You must keep your unit reasonably clean, and you may not deface, damage, or destroy your rental unit or a fixture in it
You must use the systems, appliances, and features of your rental unit and common areas of your building in a reasonable manner
You must comply with your rental agreement and other landlord rules and regulations
You must ensure that the smoke detector in your rental unit remains in working order
When you move out, you must leave the unit in good condition other then normal wear and tear
The information provided in this article does not, and is not intended to, constitute legal advice; instead, all information is for general informational purposes only. Please consult with an attorney or civil legal aid organization for individual advice.
Judy Burris and Wayne Richards, a sister-brother author and photographer team, are from northern Kentucky. They have been intrigued with butterflies since they were children and always enjoyed spending time on hiking trails looking for animals and trying to identify trees. wildflowers, and insects. As adults, this childhood interest in animals and plant life has translated into a devotion to gardening, specifically to support butterflies in every stage of their development from egg, caterpillar, chrysalis, and butterfly. Judy and Wayne have spent many years observing, hand-raising, and photographing these miraculous creatures in their own backyards. They enjoy teaching others about flower gardening, nature photography, and insect life cycles. They encourage everyone to give more serious through to natural habitat conservation and responsible, chemical-free management of their yards to support native flora and fauna for future generation to enjoy.
Irvin Etienne is the Curator of Herbaceous Plants and Seasonal Garden Design for the Garden at Newfields, where he has worked over 25 years. In that position he helps the Horticulturists with their plant section and garden design as well as designing and maintaining his own areas. While working in the 152 acres of the IMA gardens and groups requires knowledge and skill with all manner of wood and herbaceous plants, Irvin lusts for and loves the tropical species most of all. He is the recipient of Fold and Silver awards in Electronic Media Writing from the Garden Wirters Associations for his blogging at the IMA. In hos own garden everything from cannas to eggplants to Magnolias coexist in ta lush jungle fed by manure from his own rabbits and chickens. Obviously a product of the Midwest, Irvin could be considered, well, a simple farm boy that likes shiny sparkly things. And is easily distracted.
Charlie Nardozzi is a regional Emmy award winning garden writer, speaker, radio, and television personality. He has worked for more than 30 years bringing expert gardening information to home gardeners through radio, television, talks, tours, on-line, and the printed page. Charlie delights in making gardening information simple, easy, fun and accessible to everyone. He is the author of 7 gardening books including his latest., The Complete Guide to No-Dig Gardening,. He has 3 radio shows in New England and a TV segment on the CBS affiliate in his home state of Vermont. Charlie also is a garden consultant and leads garden tours to Europe and the Americas. Check out his website, gardeningwithcharlie.com, for more information.
Come to the CK Newsome Center on July 19 between 3:00pm – 6:00pm, to take part in a Early Education Career and Job Fair.
The event is sponsored by Building Blocks and WorkOne. Building Blocks is a local nonprofit serving 28 counties in Southern Indiana. They believe every child deserves the opportunity to develop into a healthy, contributing citizen. They engage the community and provide a leading voice to improve the accessibility, affordability and quality of child care.
Vuteq Hiring: Production Team Members Thursday, July 21, 28 from 12:00pm – 2:00pm
Fedex Ground Hiring: Package Handler, Forklift, Warehouse, Package Recovery Friday, July 15, 22, 29 from 10:00am – 2:00pm
Aldez North American Hiring: Warehousing, Assembly, Parts Picking Monday, July 18 from 8:30am – 11:30am
Baron H.R. Hiring: Many jobs are open Monday, July 18 from 10:00am – 1:00pm
PeopleLink Hiring: A wide variety of jobs are open Tuesday, July 19, 26 from 11:00am – 1:00pm
HireLevel Hiring: Many open jobs Tuesday, July 26 from 10:30am – 1:00pm
What is WorkOne?
WorkOne is the heart of the workforce development system. It’s where service delivery partners connect with customers, and with each other. WorkOne helps people find a new or better job, choose a career, find a good employee, access training, or get the information needed to succeed in today’s ever-evolving workplace.
Did you know you can see the schedule of upcoming meetings at the Civic Center, by accessing the Evansville-Vanderburgh County Building Authority website? On the website is a Meeting Room Schedule, which provides the date, time, and room number of all the meetings for the current month.
The committee meetings on the schedule include, Area Plan, Vanderburgh County Commissioners, Board of Public Safety, County Council, City Council and many more.
Use the schedule provided to partake in the meetings, to learn and observe or to voice your concerns.
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