Town Seeks Disaster Declaration Following EF-1 Tornado

The Town of Merrillville is collaborating with state and local officials in pursuit of a disaster declaration in connection with the tornado and severe storms that caused destruction in the community last week. Such a declaration could make the community eligible for support, which includes public assistance, individual assistance, and U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) loans.Public... Continue Reading →

Signed, Sealed, Delivered – FOP Contract Signed

This week, I was honored to sign, along with Public Safety Committee Chairman, Jeff Minchuk signed the new contract with the Merrillville FOP (Fraternal Order of Police) Lodge 168 providing them with a three-year raise and many new out-of-the-box thinking benefits. I wanted to list below the benefits that our officers will receive in the... Continue Reading →

Town Comprehensive Plan

The town is about to embark on a new comprehensive plan. The plan will be an important tool that provides guidance to leaders and decision-makers for our future growth and initiatives during the next 20 years. A comprehensive plan focuses on creating a shared vision of the future, finding solutions to current problems, and providing... Continue Reading →

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