The Adopt-a-Block program in East Chicago is taking off to a great start. Over 3 organization have participated in the program already and more are joining in every week. This is a great way to take pride in your community by keeping it clean.
The Next Adopt-a-Block clean up will be hosted by the Light of the World Church 4916 Wegg Street on Saturday, May 18th. The designated clean up area will be on the
149th - 150th block along Wegg and Reading Streets of East Chicago at 10 a.m. Come out and join the other 45 volunteers. For information on the church or to volunteer call Javier at 312-617-5221.
If you or your organization, business, or congregation is interested in teaming up with Mayor’s vision to keep our city clean, and volunteering at least one (1) – two (2) hours of your time, please call Steve Segura at 219-391-8206 and start your own Adopt-a-Block area. Help clean up our city!
(May 12th –18th, 2013)
East Chicago Public Safety Facility located at 2301 E. Columbus Dr. East Chicago, Indiana 46312.
You are cordially invited to attend the
EAST CHICAGO FRATERNAL ORDER OF POLICE, LODGE #59
presented in conjunction with the
CITY OF EAST CHICAGO POLICE DEPARTMENT & CITY OF EAST CHICAGO
Tuesday MAY 14TH, 2013
Refreshments will served after the service inside of the Public Safety Building Gymnasium
Come join us and weigh in on the proposed project.
Mayor Copeland is encouraging the public to participate by attend the our 2nd public meeting on
Tuesday, May 7, 2013
EC Public Library 2401 E. Columbus Dr. @ 5:30PM
The SEH team will be available to address questions with an open viewing of exhibits preceding the Public Meeting at 6:00 pm.
For information, questions or special requests regarding this meeting please contact:
Maria C. Becerra, Executive Director
City of East Chicago Department of Redevelopment
400 E. Chicago Avenue • East Chicago, Indiana 46312
219-391-8513 ext# 251
THIS MESSAGE IS FROM THE
EAST CHICAGO DEPARTMENT OF EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT
IF YOU EXPERIENCED FLOODING IN YOUR HOME
THE WEEK OF APRIL 17-22, 2013
PLEASE REPORT YOUR DAMAGE TO THE
INDIANA DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY
THIS CAN BE DONE BY VISITING
“REPORT DAMAGE FROM SEVERE STORMS AND FLOODING
APRIL 17-22, 2013”
IT IS IMPORTANT FOR ALL EAST CHICAGO RESIDENTS TO REPORT THEIR DAMAGE IN AN ATTEMPT FOR LAKE COUNTY TO QUALIFY FOR FEMA ASSISTANCE
CITY OF EAST CHICAGO, INDIANA – The East Chicago Building Department has implemented its “2013 Blighted Structures Survey Program” throughout each and every neighborhood in the City of East Chicago, Indiana.
The purpose of this survey is to make sure that all blighted structures in each neighborhood have been inspected, recorded, and compliance procedures initiated on each blighted structure. The survey list will then be crosschecked with Building and Code Enforcement Departments’ inspection reports on file. The list will then be prioritized by first addressing those vacant structures with conditions that constitute a hazard to public health, safety and welfare.
The survey will entail conducting a visual exterior inspection of blighted structures, whether vacant or occupied, and unkept grounds surrounding the structures. The inspection survey is currently being conducted by Code Enforcement Inspectors until all City neighborhoods have been inspected.
Mayor Copeland stated, “We have to work together as a community to change our city. This is not an easy task, we must beautify our city as a team.”
In recognition of the problems created in a community by vacant structures, the Building and Code Enforcement Departments find that vigorous and disciplined action should be taken to ensure the proper maintenance and repair of these vacant structures.
Our mission is to preserve our neighborhoods through an efficient unbiased code enforcement plan designed to promote and maintain a safe and desirable living environment which will improve property value and enhance the quality of life of all the residents of the City of East Chicago.
For information relating to the issuance of building permits and contractor licensing, please contact the East Chicago Code Enforcement office at (219) 391-8351 or visit the City’s website at www.eastchicago.com.