Dog Gone It!

During that dreadful time after March 2020, many office employees began working from home. As more and more offices closed to keep as many people safe as possible from COVID-19, working from home became more and more prevalent and created an at-home atmosphere where workers who would normally spend time each day commuting found themselves... Continue Reading →

Black History Celebration Dinner

I am excited to share the details of the February 23rd Inaugural Black History Celebration Dinner. I put together the short slideshow below with details. I hope to see you there. -Rick Bella

Tremendous Growth in Merrillville

Each year in January we are presented with the Planning and Building Departments Year in Review report. It is a comprehensive report from Planning and Building Director Shelia Shine and her staff about the development that happened the previous year.The report indicates the number of Board of Zoning Appeals cases and what action was taken... Continue Reading →

What’s Going On in Washington?

Let’s be honest, when classified documents were hauled out of Mar-a Lago, FL at past President Trump’s private residence many democrats giggled and displayed shock at the findings. And then Trump, well, being Trump said that he’d just declassify the documents even though he was no longer president. It’s been a good laugh for sure... Continue Reading →

Good Paying Jobs Available with the Town

The Town of Merrillville is offering four full-time positions in our Public Works department. The job titles are Labor Class 1 and are entry-level positions assisting in the maintenance of Town-owned utilities, local roads and streets, town facilities, and vehicles. Assignments are received in the form of oral or written work order instructions. $22.07 per... Continue Reading →

Honored by my fellow Council members

Pictured above - Rick Bella (right) with Indiana Governor Eric Holcomb at an event at the Dean and Barbara White Community Center. I was honored last night by the Merrillville Town Council as they selected me to serve again as Town Council President. This will be the fourth year in a row serving our town... Continue Reading →

Powered by

Up ↑