The Chesterton Town
Council will meet at 7 p.m. Monday at the town hall.
At the meeting
members are scheduled to hold a public hearing on a proposed sewer rate
hike, under which the bimonthly bill of an average residential customers
using 10,000 gallons of water per month would go from $81.26 to $85.85, an
increase of $4.58 or 5.64 percent.
Proposed hikes for
other classes of customers:
* Those using
15,000 gallons per month would see an increase of 0.26 percent.
* The Town of
Porter would be assessed an increase of 8.5 percent; the Indian Boundary
Conservancy District, an increase of 8.34 percent; the residents of Fox
Chase Farms, an increase of 5.9 percent; and those of the Whispering Sands
Mobile Home Park, an increase of 2.8 percent.
Customers who use
22,500 gallons of water per month, on the other hand, would see decreases
in their rates.
In other business,
the council will consider the 2017 Salary Ordinance, which is
Clerk-Treasurer Stephanie Kuziela is essential unchanged from the 2016
Members will also
go about the annual business of writing off uncollectable refuse accounts.
The council will
hold a special meeting earlier in the evening, at 5:30 p.m., for the purpose
of interview candidates for open 2017 board seats.