It’s the end of an
era, a sort of an era at any rate.
On Wednesday, March
19, the Chesterton Clerk-Treasurer’s Office at 726 Broadway will close.
It will re-open
again, 24 hours later, on Thursday, March 20, but at a new location, seven
blocks to the west, at the municipal complex at 1490 Broadway.
The move is part of
the ongoing centralization of services made possible by the construction of
the municipal complex.
meetings will continue to be held at the 726 Broadway location. The
Clerk-Treasurer’s phone number--(219) 926-1641--will remain the same.
Meanwhile, the old Clerk-Treasurer’s office space will become the new
headquarters of the consolidated Chesterton-Porter police departments’
Members spent a
minute or two at the end of the Town Council’s meeting Monday night mulling
a new name for the 726 Broadway location, as “Town Hall” won’t quite do
Darnell, D-4th, suggested “Town Meeting Hall and Public Safety Center.”
Members decided to
give it some more thought.