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Chesterton needs you Apply now for board seats

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By KEVIN NEVERS

Chesterton Clerk-Treasurer Stephanie Kuziela has released the list of open board seats for 2018.

Residents who wish to apply for a seat must send a letter of interest to Kuziela by 4:30 p.m. Monday, Dec. 10, at the municipal complex, 1490 Broadway.

Incumbents who wish to be re-appointed must also submit a letter of interest.

For the purpose of a board appointment, a personís political affiliation is determined by the ballot pulled in the last two primary elections in which he or she voted.

The open seats:

* Advisory Plan Commission: one seat, presidential appointment. Must be a Republican or an Independent.

* Board of Zoning Appeals: two presidential appointments, one of which must be a citizen member of the Advisory Plan Commission. There is no political affiliation requirement for a member of the BZA.

* Park Board: two seats, both council appointments. One must be a Democrat or Independent, the other must be a Republican or Independent.

* Utility Service Board: one seat, presidential appointment. May be a Republican, Democrat, or Independent.

* Police Commission: one seat, council appointment. May be a Republican, Democrat, or Independent.

* Stormwater Management Board: one seat, presidential appointment. Must be a Republican or Independent.

* Redevelopment Commission: five seats, three presidential appointments, two council. There is no political affiliation requirement.

* Tree Committee: one seat, council appointment. There is no political affiliation requirement.

* Chesterton Economic Development Company: two seats, one council appointment, one presidential.

* Economic Development Board: one seat, a council recommendation to the Porter County Council, which makes the actual appointment.

 

 

Posted 11/14/2018

 
 
 
 

 

 

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