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Town employees honored for service

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The Chesterton Town Council honored a number of municipal employees for their longevity on Monday, at a ceremony before its regular meeting.

Nine employees--with 145 combined years of experience and dedication--were recognized:

-Street Commissioner John Schnadenberg, 30 years.

-Senior Foreman Keith Parker, Street Department, 30 years.

-Lt. Dave Lohse, Police Department, 20 years.

-Deputy Fire Chief John Jarka, 15 years.

-Sgt. David Virijevich, Police Department, 10 years.

-Communications Clerk Ashley Taylor, Police Department, 10 years.

-Capt. Jamieson Hicks, Fire Department, 10 years.

-Town Engineer Mark O’Dell, 10 years.

-Jill Keiser, Engineer Department, 10 years.

The council annually recognizes those employees who have reached a landmark in their service to the town.

Bond Issues

In other business, members voted 5-0 to approve a $1,500 with London Witte Group, the town’s contracted financial consultant, to fulfill the annual disclaimer requirements for two outstanding bond issues: the 2010 issue which funded the construction of the municipal complex at 1490 Broadway; and the 2005 issue which funded a number of capital projects in municipal parks.



Posted 4/10/2013