Ask The Mayor: Frankfort's Chris McBarnes On Building A Hipper City

Jun 18, 2015

The mayor wants to follow the careers of local high school grads and woo them back to their hometown for jobs.
Credit City of Frankfort

Chris McBarnes will still be one of Indiana’s youngest mayors when he’s re-elected later this year. So how might a second term 20-something use that to his advantage?

On today’s Ask The Mayor, we ponder how Frankfort might position itself in the coming years and whether the youth of the city’s leader might be a selling point for other young professionals looking to start their careers and, more importantly, invest in a city.

We also chat about how Frankfort might figure into plans to win grant money for West Central Indiana communities, and we address existing infrastructure.

Is the city’s pool safer one year after a boy drowned there? And is the facility even financially viable?