residents: it’s time to spruce up your yards and rake out the debris
winter left behind.
the Town Council’s meeting Monday night, Street Commissioner John
Schnadenberg that the annual Cleanup Week has been scheduled for the week
of Monday, April 15.
will be making the rounds, collecting leaves and brush.
reminded folks to separate leaf piles from brush piles--because
different apparatus is used for each--and to haul them to curbside.
Call the Street Department at 926-2222.
related news, Schnadenberg took a moment at Monday’s meeting to express
his deep gratitude to resident Marcie Stone, who has made it something of
a campaign over the last few years to pick up litter along the town’s
far this year, Stone has removed fully 30 trash bags of litter, while
Street Department crews have accounted for another 40 bags. “So there’s
still a lot of people littering,” Schnadenberg noted.
particularly bad stretch, Schnadenberg added: 1100N from Ind. 49 to
Dogwood Park, from a single block of which 100 beer bottles have been
members voted 5-0 to go halfsies with Chesterton American Legion Post 170
on the acquisition and installation of 20 2’ x 3’ U.S. flags, to be
flown from the decorative light poles in the Downtown.
Walker, commander of Post 170, has committed to the purchase of the flags
themselves, while the town will pony up $540 in CEDIT funds for the
said that the flags will be mounted to every other pole and will fly from
Memorial Day to Labor Day, then be removed for the winter.