Board of Public Works and Safety

Vincennes Mayor, Joe Yochum – Phone: (812)882-7285
Mark Hill
Steve Blinn

Procedure to appear before the VincennesCity Board of Public Works & Safety

(1) Please write a detailed letter explaining the reason for your request.  Please include as much specific information as possible such as the event, date, time, contact person(s), phone number(s), route & any other information you feel will be helpful in describing the request.

(2) If requesting a Handicapped Only parking, please submit a personal letter and a Doctor’s letter that explains the need for this type of sign.

(3) Mail this information to Vincennes City Board of Works, 201 Vigo Street; email it to: or deliver it to the Mayor’s Office in person.

(4) Since the Board of Works meetings are normally at 5:00 p.m. on the 2nd & 4th Mondays of each month in the City Council Chambers in Vincennes City Hall, all information must be submitted no later than 5 business days prior to the meeting you wish to attend. (Earlier if possible).

(5) Because questions may arise concerning your request, it is necessary that the contact person and/or other representatives attend the meeting to provide answers.

(6) The request & the contact person’s name will be placed on the Board of Works agenda on the date of the meeting you wish to attend.  When your group and/or name is announced from the agenda during that meeting, you will be asked to come to the microphone and make your request verbally.