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Intelligent Community Task Force to meet

Today at 4 p.m. is the first meeting of the Intelligent Community Task Force. The two-hour meeting will convene at Connersville City Hall, 500 Central Ave., for a meeting with Dr. Roberto Gallardo of Purdue University, who presented a workshop here about the topic. 

The Fayette County Economic Development Group is convening the meeting to discuss ideas for making better use of artificial intelligence and digital connectivity. The EDG has invited a wide group of people representing government and business.

Foundation grant cycle open now 

Does your nonprofit have an idea that can help meet the needs of Fayette County?

The Fayette County Foundation is accepting letters of intent to begin its next grant cycle until noon on Aug. 3. They must be submitted via email to kgood@fayettefoundation.com. Nonprofits interested in applying should download the Letter of Intent form at www.fayettefoundation.com/what-we-fund/grant-cycles-deadlines/.

For more information call the Foundation at 765-827-9966.

Wage committee to reconvene

The Fayette County Council Salary and Wage Committee meeting held on Friday, July 6, was recessed. The meeting will be reconvened at 4:30 p.m. Wednesday in the commissioners board room at the Fayette County Courthouse, 401 Central Ave.