The Town of
Chesterton needs you, to serve on its municipal boards.
The deadline by
which to apply for board seats opening at the end of 2014 is 4:30 p.m.
Friday, Dec. 5.
Submit your letter
of application to the Clerk-Treasurerís Office, now located at the municipal
complex at 1490 Broadway.
incumbents who wish to re-apply for their current seats must also submit a
formal letter of application.
The Town Council
will interview all new applicants--but not incumbents--at a special
meeting scheduled for 5:30 p.m. Monday, Dec. 8, at the town hall.
For the purpose of
a board appointment, a personís political affiliation is determined by the
ballot pulled in the last two primary elections in which he or she voted.
The open seats:
* Board of Zoning
Appeals, two openings, presidential appointment: one applicant must be a
member of the Advisory Plan Commission, the other must not be a planner; and
one applicant must be a Republican, Democrat, or Independent, while the
other must be a Democrat or Independent.
* Park and
Recreation Board, one opening, presidential appointment: applicant must be
either Republican or Democrat.
* Plan Commission,
two openings, presidential appointment: must be either Republican, Democrat,
Commission, one opening, council appointment: must be either Republican,
Democrat, or Independent.
Management Board, one opening, council appointment: must be either
Republican, Democrat, or Independent.
* Utility Service
Board, two openings, presidential appointment (three-year) and council
appointment (two-year): must be either Democrat or Independent.
Commission, five openings, three presidential appointments and two council.
Development, five openings, four presidential appointments and one Porter
County Council appointment.
* Tax Abatement
Advisory Committee, five openings, council appointments.
* Tree Board, one
opening, council appointment.