The Chesterton Town
Council will meet at 7 p.m. Monday, April 8, at the town hall.
At that meeting,
members are scheduled to consider the planned unit development ordinance for
Duneland Prairie, the development which John Nekus is proposing to build
behind the Chesterton Post Office on South Calumet Road. At its March
meeting, the Advisory Plan Commission voted 5-2 to forward the PUD ordinance
to the Town Council with an unfavorable recommendation.
Members are also
expected to schedule a public hearing for their April 22 meeting on a sewer
rate hike recommended by the Utility Service board at its March meeting. The
Service Board is proposing the following:
rate hike for the average Chesterton household using 10,000 gallons,
increasing the bimonthly bill from $85.84 to $88.42.
rate hike for the Town of Porter. Based on average usage, Porterís monthly
payment to the Utility would increase from $56,598.10 to $59,552.34.
rate hike for the Indian Boundary Conservancy District. Based on average
usage, the districtís monthly payment to the Utility would increase from
$6,523.94 to $6,863.98.
rake hike for Fox Chase Farms residents. A Fox Chase Farms householdís
monthly payment to the Utility would increase from $98.53 to $99.18.
In other business,
members are scheduled to discuss the renewal of the tax abatement for
Chesterton Health Care Properties LLC, d.b.a. Addison Pointe Health &
Members are also
scheduled to hear a petition by Rebuilding Together Duneland for a waiver of
building permit fees in connection with the annual Rebuilding Event later
And members are
scheduled to adopt the annual Arbor Day Resolution.