The Chesterton Town
Council will meet at 7 p.m. Monday at the town hall.
At the meeting
members are scheduled to consider an ordinance which would set refuse and
recycling collection rates for the next three years. The proposed monthly
rates (including the regular $1 fee for brush collection: 2018, $16.38;
2019, $16,69; and 2020, $17.00. Chesterton households are currently paying
$16.38 per month (including the $1 fee). Those rates include the two
95-gallon rollaway containers provided free of charge by Able Disposal, one
for trash and one for recycling.
In other business,
Street Commissioner John Schnadenberg will provide an update on the
Community Crossings 50/50 grant which the town applied for. That grant, if
awarded, would be used to pave South Calumet Road between Porter Ave. and
the Chesterton Post Office and Wabash Ave. between North Calumet Road and
Waverly Road (and Waverly Road north to Woodlawn Ave.).
will hear of a new opening on the Advisory Plan Commission, following the
resignation of Robert Poparad, who is moving out of town.
The council will
also hear an unspecified request for the temporary placement of a banner;
another request from the developer of the Pumpkin Patch on Indian Boundary
Road--where the former Applebee’s restaurant is located--to turn over the
current privately owned Sand Creek Drive North to the town: and a report of
the proceeds of the town’s annual municipal auction, held earlier this
Earlier in the
evening, at 6:30 p.m., the Redevelopment Commission will hold its regular
At that meeting
members will hear in update on the Gateway Blvd. reconfiguration and the
East Porter Ave. bridge replacement projects.