The Chesterton Town
Council made its 2018 board appointments at its meeting Monday night.
All but two, in
fact, were re-appointments. The two new appointments were to replace
incumbents who resigned their seats.
* Plan Commission:
Sharon Darnell (by unanimous council vote).
* Park and
Recreation Board: Mark Dickinson (by unanimous council vote).
* Board of Zoning
Appeals: Richard Riley (tapped by President Lloyd Kittredge, R-2nd).
Commission: Pete Duda (by unanimous council vote).
* Utility Service
Board: Larry Brandt (by unanimous council vote); Andy Michel (tapped by
Economic Development Company: Richard Riley (by unanimous council vote); Jim
Ton (tapped by Kittredge).
* Tree Committee:
Syd Augustyn (by unanimous council vote).
* Tax Abatement
Advisory Committee: Robert Allison, Phoebe Jane House, Stephanie Kuziela,
and Dane Lafata (by unanimous council vote).
The two new
* Tax Abatement:
Lynda Schoberth, filling the vacancy left by the resignation of Neil
Wisnewski (by unanimous council vote).
Management Board: Paul Stofko, filing the vacancy left by the resignation of
Al Pisarski (tapped by Kittredge).
Members also voted
unanimously to re-appoint all department heads: Police Chief Dave Cincoski,
Fire Chief John Jarka, Street Commissioner John Schnadenberg, Town Engineer
and Building Commissioner Mark O’Dell, Park Superintendent Bruce Mathias,
Utility Superintendent Dave Ryan, and Town Manager Bernie Doyle.
members voted unanimously to re-appoint Member Jim Ton, R-1st, to the
Northwestern Indiana Regional Planning Commission; and to elect Member Nate
Cobbs, R-4th, vice-president of the council.