Mayor’s Weekly Message

Indiana Governor Eric Holcomb has rolled out his “Back on Track” plan to re-open the state in phases.

The below graphic is a snapshot of these phases. For complete information, please go to Back On Track Indiana.

Please see link below for Indiana State Department of Health COVID-19 Recommendations for Pools and Aquatic Facilities:

Indiana Dept. of Health Pool Guidelines

The City of Vincennes is dedicated to keeping the public informed of the ever-changing developments associated with COVID-19. Please see the links below for the most updated information:

Good Samaritan Hospital

Center for Disease Control

Knox County Health Department


If you have not already done so, please take a moment to sign up for Knox County Emergency Management’s Code Red System. This system will call your phone in the event of an emergency. For weather related issues, it uses your address to notify you of storm warnings in our area.

Code Red Registration



Vincennes City Council and Board of Works meetings have been suspended until further notice due to the Covid-19 virus.

The City of Vincennes has also suspended curbside recycling for city residents until further notice.  Trash pickup is continuing to run on the regular schedule.

As a reminder to residents who use City totes for trash pickup in Vincennes, all trash must still be bagged and $1.25 sticker must be attached to each bag for collection by the sanitation department.  Trash will be picked up on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday each week and should be set out by 7:00 a.m. on your pickup day. If a trash tote is not available, please place stickers on each bag and set them near the street to be picked up on your scheduled day.

The City Collection Site, on Old Terre Haute Road behind the Girls Softball Diamond Complex is open – Monday thru Friday from 7:30 a.m. until 2:30 p.m. with gates locking at 2:30.  It is currently closed on Saturdays.  Limb and yard debris curbside pickup has been temporarily suspended.  Questions can be directed to the Street Department at 812-885-2520. For more information, please press 1-0 at the end of the menu.