The Chesterton Town
Council reported at its meeting last night that municipal salary concerns
will be addressed at the next meeting.
Lloyd Kittredge, R-2nd, opened the meeting with a statement on the recent
calls for bridging employee wage gaps and increasing pay for Chesterton
police officers. Kittredge said, “The Council, along with the Town’s
financial advisors and legal counsel, is working hard to find a solution for
the salary ordinance that will be fair for everyone. Our goal is to have an
ordinance for consideration before this Council at the April 9 meeting.”
Town Attorney Chuck
Lukmann, for his part, had no report other than that he has been solely
focused on the salary ordinance.
No members of the
public spoke in response to Kittredge or addressed the Board Monday night.
John Schnadenberg reported that annual paving projects, including fixing
sidewalk trip hazards and cracksealing will begin soon. He said he will
provide more detail at a future meeting.
conducted its annual review of the Addison Pointe Tax Abatement to ensure
that Addison Pointe is in compliance with its original agreement with the
Town. Lukmann reported that Addison Pointe has complied with its agreement
to provide at least 120 jobs and hire locally. The Board approved the
continuation of the tax abatement on his recommendation.