The “Voice of
Liberty Township” is in the process of a reorganization. Since its inception
in 2012, the Woodville Foundation has led the charge for protecting farms
and farmland, the environment and wildlife, and property values within the
Current leaders of
the organization recently decided the organization needs new, younger
leadership from within and decided to conduct a reorganization.
Foundation was created with several goals, which have not changed. Those
goals are to protect the history and culture of the township; to protect
property values of the township, including family farms and homes and
subdivisions; to convince county officials that though it is unincorporated,
all county townships should be treated the same way the county deals with
municipalities within the county.
When the Porter
County hospital was sold and a private one built in the central part of the
county, the Woodville Foundation was instrumental in getting the U.S. 6
Corridor Ordinance enacted. This document lays out a coordinated path to
planned development and growth along Rt. 6, with purpose and forethought.
Along the way the foundation has also supported individuals and subdivisions
with being heard when other areas of the township were threatened by changes
in zoning which were not conducive to their primary goals. Since the
Woodville Foundation began Liberty Township population has grown to over
7,000 residents and voters.
Meeting Monday at 6
meeting will be held at Sunset Hill Farm County Park on Monday evening,
August 6, from 6 to 9 p.m. Residents of township subdivisions and property
owners along county roads within the township are welcome. Residents are
urged to consider taking an active role in leadership within the
organization. Please come with a short resume of abilities conducive to any
position of interest and concerns or ideas that could be addressed in the
future. Sunset Hill Farm Park is at 775 N. Meridian Road, in Liberty
The positions that
must be filled are all officer spots, plus newsletter editor and website
coordinator, as well as three to five individuals for the board of
If residents are
unable to attend, the committee suggests finding someone who is going to
attend to relate concerns and ideas. The recent past officers want residents
to know they are willing to continue in the Foundation as consultants.
Questions can be
directed to the current Newsletter Editor at 219-252-7105.