residents should be on the lookout for an online complaint form regarding
noise that may be coming from the Praxair plant.
At a previous Town
Council meeting, residents were encouraged to call the non-emergency number
for the police to report complaints, but Police Chief Mike Heckman reports
only one or two people have done so.
Fire Chief Bill
Arney noted that some people have called the Fire Department instead because
they didn’t want to bother the police, and he thinks the online form would
get a better response. He added that he has heard the noise too. “It has
been very frequent and very loud lately.”
Clerk-Treasurer Jane Jordan and Council member Toni Biancardi noted that the
Town has posted complaint forms before. The Council agreed that a specific
form will be made for the recent noise complaints.
Vice-President Angie Scott noted that Burns Harbor was chosen for Rebuilding
Together Duneland, which takes place Saturday, April 28. She encourages
residents to sign-up to volunteer by going to the Rebuilding Together
website and picking the Burns Harbor park group. Council member Toni
Biancardi added, “With Rebuilding together, you get a shirt, breakfast, and
lunch, so you are well taken care of for your time.”
Scott also noted
that Lego club will meet from 2 to 3:30 p.m. Saturday, April 14, at Lakeland
Park. It’s free to join and kids over 5 are welcome.
approved Resolution 2018-03, which names April as Child Abuse Prevention
Month in Burns Harbor.
Scholarship applications are due May 31. The scholarship is open only to
Town residents, but they can be residents of any age who are attending
Residents can now
sign up on the municipal website to receive text alerts to stay informed,
Jordan reported. When new material, such as information on upcoming paving
projects or new policies goes up on the website, alerts will be sent to
residents who sign up for the service.
Save the date for
the Town rummage sale, which will be July 27-28 this year.