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2015 Summer Youth Employment Program


Mayor Anthony Copeland is officially announcing the 2015 Summer Youth Employment Program (SYEP). This popular summer program, funded by the City of East Chicago and Department of Redevelopment, will provide meaningful work experiences for approximately 126 youth this summer. This year, SYEP will be an eight (8) week program starting on June 15, 2015 ending on Friday, August 7, 2015. Participants will work 20 – 28 hours a week earning $7.25 to $9.00 per hour depending on the job title. The City of East Chicago is seeking several positions Lifeguards, Recreation Leaders, Checkroom Attendants, and Laborers. No clerical positions.

The 2015 Summer Youth Employment applications will be available from Friday, May 15, 2015 – Wednesday, May 27, 2015, in the Department of Human Resources, between the hours 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. The deadline is Wednesday, May 27, 2015 before 4 p.m. The SYEP application will also be available on the city’s website www.eastchicago.com starting on May 15, 2015.

The Department of Human Resources (DHR) will conduct a lottery of completed applications to determine whether applicants are offered a job. All completed applications will be placed into the lottery pool for potential selection. DHR will randomly select applicants who have submitted a completed application for summer employment consideration. Positions requiring certification will not be part of lottery drawing.

Summer Youth Employment Program Criteria

For employment eligibility, all applicants must meet the following criteria:

Applicants must be an East Chicago resident.

Applicants must be 18 – 22 years old at time of application period.

Applicants must be in, or accepted, to any of the following:
High School, or
G.E.D. Program, or
Adult Education Program, or
College, Junior College, University, Vocational, or Technical School.

Applicants must submit COPIES of TWO (2) forms of picture IDs.
Original and copy of Current Student ID, and
Original and copy of State ID, or
Original and copy of Valid Driver’s License, or
Original and copy of Valid Learner’s Permit

Applicants must submit a COPY of official grade records and verification of enrollment.
Original and copy of a current high school report card, or
Original and copy of a current college transcript, and
Original copy of verification of enrollment

Applicants must submit a COPY of proof of residency.
Original and copy of a utility bill (e.g., water, NIPSCO, cable) or rent receipt.

Applications and required documents must be COMPLETED and submitted in its ENTIRETY.

Submit completed application and documents to:
City of East Chicago
Department of Human Resources
4525 Indianapolis Blvd. 2nd Floor
East Chicago, Indiana 46312

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Deadline is Wednesday, May 27, 2015 before 4:00 p.m.
Applications must be submitted to the Department of Human Resources by the deadline to be considered in the lottery pool.

JOB POSTING # 2015 – 7
Internal or External Posting

Administrative Intern

City of East Chicago
Multimedia

OPENING DATE: May 27, 2015
CLOSING DATE TO APPLY: Open Until Filled
EXEMPT/NON-EXEMPT: Non-Exempt
POSITION STATUS: Part Time Regular
Department: Multimedia Division
Reports to: Supervisor
Supervises: None
Pay Range: In accordance to the City of East Chicago’s Salary Ordinance passed by the Common Council
GENERAL DESCRIPTION
Under general supervision, designs, develops, maintains and produces a variety of multimedia, graphics, animation, and audio and video production to support client to perform a variety of technical duties involved in operating and maintaining data processing and video equipment used in the Part time position for video production and multi-media functions in the Multi-Media Department / ECTV

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBLITIES
The below statements are intended to describe the general nature and scope of work being performed by the position. This is not a complete listing of all responsibilities, duties and/or skills required. Other duties may be assigned.

• Strong writing and proofreading skills
• Video Record Programming using HD Cameras DSLR and Standard Cameras
• Edit Programming using HD Workflow both digitizing and output (Final Cut X)
• Provide and Set up Live Internet broadcasting when necessary
• Produce graphics for video using Photoshop Creative Suite
• Create 1920 x 1080p Graphic Slides for Broadcast/Web Distribution
• Create online video content for use on www.eastchicago.com / Facebook / YouTube / Twitter
• Export Video in a variety of formats
• Maintain various ECTVNEWS social network pages
• Color correcting video for broadcast safe FCC regulations
• Maintain programing playlist on Channel 21
• DVD Authoring and Duplication
• Provide video content for public request forms
• Audio Production (Voice Over, Music Composition,) using Apple Soundtrack Pro, Logic 8, Protools LE 8
• Digital SLR Photography using Canon Cameras
• Photo Editing with Photoshop. (Color Correction/ Special Effects/ Composition)
• Setup and conduct video interviews for broadcast
• Setup 3- Point Lighting for in studio interviews
• Green Screen Video Recording. Key out Green screen
• Video Record various events
• Setup Audio for video shoots (Wired/Wireless Lavalier Microphone, Dynamic Microphones, Boom microphone)
• Setup PA sound system and Digital Projector for various city events
• Using Apple Motion create motion graphic video intros/outros
• Create lower thirds/backgrounds for video content using both Photoshop
• Promote and distribute flyers for city events
• Maintain a YouTube archive of all videos produced by the Multimedia Division
• Maintain Photo Archive Hard drive
• Maintenance and Repair on Comcast/AT&T broadcast equipment (Switchers/ Distribution Amp)
• Produce and create fliers for various City Activities (PhotoShop/Illustrator)
• Knowledge in web based applications preferred
• Knowledge of Mac based computers and Windows
• Sign Production experience preferred

KNOWLEDGE AND ABILITIES
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
• Knowledgeable about content writing specific to the field of graphic design, logo designs, website designs, marketing, content management, creativity, colors, key words, social media, and so on.
• Principles of data communication
• Principles, methods, techniques, procedures, and practices of computer systems/programs, multimedia and video editing equipment
• Standard office practices, methods, and computer equipment
• Safe work practices
• Strong organizational and interpersonal skills
• Plan and organize work to meet schedules and timelines.
• Ability to operate modern office equipment.
• Operate a variety of highly technical computer, multi-media and peripheral equipment. Respond to requests and inquiries from city departments.
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE

Education:
Equivalent to the completion of two years of college level course work in multimedia/digital communication, mass media communications, marketing, public relations, or computer technology. Any combination of education and training which demonstrates the ability to perform the duties and responsibility as described. Advanced coursework in multimedia, graphic design, and Web design is desirable.

Experience

Two years of experience in computer technology and media technology.

Computer Proficiency
Advanced profiecicy in Microsoft Office, Adobe Master Collection / Video Production software and internet research.

REQUIRED LICENSES OR CERTIFICATIONS
Must possess and maintain a valid driver’s license.
PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORKING ENVIRONMENT
The conditions herein are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential function of this job.

Environment - Work is performed in a busy standard office or clinic environment; working with the general public. Work schedule may require some evening and weekend work.

Physical – Primary functions require sufficient ability and mobility to work in a fast pace office setting; to stand, walk or sit for prolonged period of time; to occasionally stoop, bend kneel, reach, and twist; to lift, carry, push, and/or pull light to moderate amounts of weight; to operate office, requires repetitive hand movement and fine coordination including use of a computer keyboard; ability to drive; to operate multimedia equipment; and to verbally communicate to exchange information. Occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.

Vocal – Vocal communication is required for expressing or exchanging ideas by means of spoken words, conveying detailed or important instructions to others accurately, loudly, or quickly.

Vision – See in normal visual range with or without correction.

Hearing: Hear in normal audio range with or without correction.

PORTFOLIO REQUIREMENTS

Must provide a portfolio of edited works or links/website to sample work.

HOW TO APPLY

Internal
(Internal Posting) Must be currently employed at least one (1) year as a full time or part time employee with the City of East Chicago.

Submit an Internal Employee Transfer Request form, cover letter, and resume to the Department of Human Resources.

External
Mail, fax, email or hand deliver cover letter and resume to the Department of Human Resources.

Mrs. Sandra Favela
Interim Director
City of East Chicago
Department of Human Resources
4525 Indianapolis Blvd.
East Chicago, Indiana 46312
Fax: (219) 397-5755
sfavela@eastchicago.com

Note: If you email your cover letter and resume to sfavela@eastchicago.com please type on the subject line your name and Applying for Administrative Intern - Multimedia. For example: Sandra Favela – Applying for Administrative Intern - Multimedia.

There is currently one (1) opening for this position.

The City of East Chicago does not discriminate in its employment decisions on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, age, genetic information, disability, national origin, ancestry, veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.


JOB POSTING # 2015 – 1
(Internal & External Posting)

Treatment Plant Operator

City of East Chicago
Water Filtration Plant

Opening Date: March 10, 2015
Closing Date: Open Until Filled
Exempt / Non-Exempt: Non-Exempt
Department: Water Filtration Plant
Reports to: Plant Manager
Pay Range: In accordance to the City of East Chicago’s Collective Bargaining Agreement


Process Operation, Monitoring and Trouble Shooting (50%) This dimension includes the following specific duties and responsibilities:

(1) Operates water treatment plant equipment (pumps, engines, generators, and valves) to control flow and process water,
(2) Monitors plant gauges, meters, and control panels to insure proper processing of water,
(3) Observes and interprets operational variations/problems and makes appropriate corrective adjustments as needed,
(4) Reports significant problems requiring additional assistance to Supervisor and calls out appropriate maintenance personnel,
(5) Monitors process sampling conducted by the Sub-Operator.

Preventive Maintenance (5%) This dimension includes the following specific duties and responsibilities:

(1) Conducts visual inspections of all plant equipment every 2 hours,
(2) Initiates preventive maintenance as needed, or completes repair order for additional assistance,
(3) Monitors operation of plant filters,
(4) Drains, cleans, and refills filters on a weekly basis.

Record Keeping (10%) This dimension includes the following specific duties and responsibilities:

(1) Records results of quality control tests,
(2) Maintains shift log,
(3) Records meter and gauge readings,
(4) Provides copies of all records to Supervisor.

Public Service (10%) This dimension includes the following specific duties and responsibilities:

(1) Receives and responds to emergency calls from city residents,
(2) Interacts with members of the public in a polite, courteous, considerate, and helpful manner,
(3) Provides answers to questions from members of the public or directs them to someone who can respond,

Supplies Inventory (5%) This dimension includes the following specific duties and responsibilities:

(1) Monitors inventory levels of supplies used in plant operations,
(2) Reports inventory needs to Supervisor.

Housekeeping (5%) This dimension includes the following specific duties and responsibilities:

(1) Maintains clean, well organized conditions throughout the plant,
(2) Requests and coordinates assistance for large-scale cleaning tasks

Teamwork (10%) This dimension includes the following specific duties and responsibilities:

(1) Works effectively with other members of the plant operations team,
(2) Works effectively with personnel from other departments/divisions within city government

Safety (5%) This dimension includes the following specific duties and responsibilities:

(1) Performs all job tasks in a safe manner,
(2) Complies with all department and division safety policies, rules, and regulations,
(3) Identifies and corrects/reports safety hazards when they occur.

Other duties as assigned.*
*If “other duties as assigned” are regularly performed or require a significant amount of time, they should be formally identified, defined, and included in the job description.

Successful job performance in the above position requires the following Knowledge, Skills, Abilities, and Personal Characteristics (KSAPC’s):

Required Knowledge (familiarity with a body of information)

Basic Chemistry (chemical symbols, analytical techniques, solution preparation, and calibration techniques).

Basic Physics (flow, gravity, hydrolics, liquids, and solids).

Basic Math (adding, subtracting, multiplying and dividing).

Quality Assurance Fundamentals.

Chemical Properties of Water.

Standard Operating Procedures in Water Treatment Plant.

Safety Hazards Involved in Plant Operations.

Applicable OSHA, EPA, State, City, and Water Department Safety Policies, Rules and Regulations.

Water Department Operations and Processes.

Required Skills (proficiency in performing specific tasks)

Operation of Plant Pumps.
Operation of Plant Engines.
Operation of Plant Generators.
Operation of Plant Valves.
Basic Operation of a PC.
Use of Computerized Plant Process Control Software.
Calibration of Plant Instruments.
Public/Customer Relations.
Required Abilities (general mental or physical capabilities)

Ability to Read and Interpret Information and Prepare Reports

Verbal Communication to be Understood by Others.

Written Communication to be Understood by Others.

Understand and Follow Verbal Instructions from Supervisor.

Understand and Follow Written Instructions from Supervisor.

Problem Solving.

Mechanical Aptitude.

Work Effectively in a Team Setting.

Manual Dexterity to Use Plant Equipment.

Eye-Hand Coordination to Use Plant Equipment.

Lift and Carry up to 50 Pounds Frequently.

Climb Stairs Frequently.

Climb Ladders Frequently.

Bend Occasionally.

Kneel Occasionally.

Stand Frequently.

Sit Frequently.

Walk Frequently.

Crawl Occasionally.

Required Personal Characteristics (specific physical or physiological attributes)

Correctable Normal-Range Vision.

Normal-Range Depth Perception.

Correctable Normal-Range Hearing.

Tolerates Work in Confined Spaces.

Tolerates Hazardous/Stressful/Emergency Working Conditions.

Tolerates 24-Hour On-Call Status.

Tolerates Working in Harsh Weather.

Tolerates Wearing Required Safety Equipment While Working.


REQUIRED LICENSES OR CERTIFICATIONS

Ability to obtain Indiana Class WT6 drinking water operator license within 6 – 12 months of hire date.

Must attain appropriate Water Treatment certifications as a condition of employment.

Must possess and maintain a valid driver’s license.

Must meet all the following:

Education: high school diploma, G.E.D. or equivalent; preferably college
Experience: Hands – on operation in the class system applied for, as follows:
o WT6 – 3 years**
**2 years of experience may be substituted by education at the college level in an area related to drinking water.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORKING ENVIRONMENT
The conditions herein are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential function of this job.

Environment - Work is performed outdoors and indoors. Regularly exposed to outside weather conditions; shift work and overtime outside regular work hours may be required.

Physical – Primary functions require sufficient ability and mobility to work in a water treatment plant; to stand or sit for prolonged period of time; to occasionally stoop, crawl, bend, kneel, crouch, reach, turn and twist; to lift carry, push, and/or pull light to moderate amounts of weight; to operate office equipment requiring repetitive hand movement and fine coordination including use of a computer keyboard; and to verbally communicate with others to exchange information. Occasionally push / pull objects weighing up to 50 pounds; occasionally required to lift / carry objects weighing up to 50 pounds.

Vocal – Vocal communication is required for expressing or exchanging ideas by means of spoken words, conveying detailed or important instructions to others accurately, loudly, or quickly.

Vision – See in normal visual range with or without correction.

Hearing: Hear in normal audio range with or without correction.

HOW TO APPLY

Internal

Submit an Internal Employee Transfer Request form, cover letter, and resume to the Department of Human Resources.

External

Mail, fax, email or hand deliver cover letter and resume to the Department of Human Resources.

Mrs. Sandra Favela
Interim Director
City of East Chicago
Department of Human Resources
4525 Indianapolis Blvd.
East Chicago, Indiana 46312
Fax: (219) 397-5755
sfavela@eastchicago.com

Note: If you email your cover letter and resume to sfavela@eastchicago.com please type on the subject line your name and Applying for Treatment Plant Operator. For example: Sandra Favela – Treatment Plant Operator

Candidate must pass an interview, background check, and drug test.

There are currently two (2) openings.

The City of East Chicago does not discriminate in its employment decisions on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, age, genetic information, disability, national origin, ancestry, veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.




Sandra Favela
Interim Director
Department of Human Resources
City of East Chicago | 4525 Indianapolis Blvd.| East Chicago| Indiana | 46312
Phone: (219) 391-8479 | Fax: (219) 397-5755
sfavela@eastchicago.com | www.eastchicago.com

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Job Posting # 2014 – 15
Internal or External Posting
Compliance Manager

City of East Chicago
Sanitary District – Wastewater Operations

OPENING DATE: December 4, 2014
CLOSING DATE TO APPLY: Open Until Filled
EXEMPT/NON-EXEMPT: Non-Exempt
POSITION STATUS: Regular - Full Time
Department: Sanitary District
Reports to: Utilities Director
Pay Range: In accordance to the City of East Chicago’s Salary Ordinance passed by the
Sanitary District
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POSITION SUMMARY
Under general administrative direction of the Director of Utilities and Sanitary District Commissioners, the Compliance Manager provides compliance oversight of the wastewater and pretreatment plant operations for the City of East Chicago. The Compliance Manager ensures that the wastewater plant, pretreatment program and plant operators comply with Clean Water Act standards established by U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (USEPA) and Indiana Department of Environmental Management (IDEM) under the National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) permit.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBLITIES
The below statements are intended to describe the general nature and scope of work being performed by the position. This is not a complete listing of all responsibilities, duties and/or skills required. Other duties may be assigned.
• Provide regulatory compliance oversight of pretreatment program and wastewater treatment processes, including the pump stations.
• Review reports from lab test results of water samples to evaluate water quality; informs Utilities Director of unsatisfactory or problematic tests.
• Ensure WWTP operations records are properly maintained; ensures the proper and timely submission of required reports to federal and state authorities; prepares reports and documents for Utilities Director and Board Members, as needed; may conduct research and analyze findings.
• Conduct periodic internal reviews or audits to ensure that compliance procedures are followed.
• Conduct or direct the internal investigation of compliance issues.
• Assess product, compliance, or operational risks and develop risk management strategies.
• Conduct environmental audits to ensure adherence to environmental standards.
• Identify compliance issues that require follow-up or investigation.
• Disseminate written policies and procedures related to compliance activities.
• File appropriate compliance reports with regulatory agencies.
• Evaluate testing procedures to meet the specifications of environmental monitoring programs.
• Verify that software technology is in place to adequately provide oversight and monitoring in all required areas.
• Serve as a confidential point of contact for employees to communicate with management, seek clarification on issues or dilemmas, or report irregularities.
• Maintain documentation of compliance activities, such as complaints received or investigation outcomes.
• Consult with corporate attorneys as necessary to address difficult legal compliance issues.
• Discuss emerging compliance issues with management or employees.
• Collaborate with human resources department to ensure the implementation of consistent disciplinary action strategies in cases of compliance standard violations.
• Advise industrial users on the implementation or operation of compliance programs.
• Provide employee training on compliance related topics, policies, or procedures.
• Provide assistance to internal or external auditors in compliance reviews.
• Prepare management reports regarding compliance operations and progress.
• Monitor compliance systems to ensure their effectiveness.
• Report violations of compliance or regulatory standards to duly authorized enforcement agencies as appropriate or required.
• Oversee internal reporting systems such as corporate compliance hotlines and inform employees about these systems.
• Keep informed regarding pending industry changes, trends, and best practices and assess the potential impact of these changes on organizational processes.
• Design or implement improvements in communication, monitoring, or enforcement of compliance standards.
• Verify that all firm and regulatory policies and procedures have been documented, implemented, and communicated.
• Direct the development or implementation of compliance-related policies and procedures throughout the organization.
• Advise technical professionals on the development or use of environmental compliance or reporting tools.
• Develop or implement environmental compliance plans for programs, such as air quality, storm water, wastewater treatment, hazardous waste management, pollution prevention, or solid waste management.
• Direct environmental programs, such as air or water compliance, aboveground or underground storage tanks, spill prevention or control, hazardous waste or materials management, solid waste recycling, medical waste management, indoor air quality, integrated pest management, employee training, or disaster preparedness.
• Review or modify policies or operating guidelines to comply with changes to environmental standards or regulations.
• Direct, lead and motivate assigned employees; assign operator work schedules; recommend and provide training for personnel; recommend appropriate staffing levels; review and evaluate work; conduct annual performance reviews.
• Participate and make recommendations in the hiring and firing process; subject to the approval by the Director of Utilities, may discipline subordinate personnel; all such actions are to be taken in accordance will all applicable laws, collective bargaining agreements, personnel by - laws and personnel practices and policies.
• As delegated by the Director of Utilities, coordinate emergency responses; on- call 24/7 for emergency response.
• Responds to queries from a wide - variety of sources; investigate and solve problems with direction and resourcefulness.
• Keep abreast of changes in governmental rules and regulations.
• Perform similar or related work as required or as a situation dictates.
• Operate standard office equipment; computer, printer and other common office machinery.

KNOWLEDGE AND ABILITIES
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
• Knowledge on the operation of wastewater treatment plant.
• Knowledge of general methods, techniques and principals used in maintaining wastewater collections and treatment assets.
• Knowledgeable on the practices, procedures, methods, equipment, materials and tools associated with the operation of wastewater collections and treatment system.
• Knowledgeable in the hazards and safety precautions associated with the operation of a wastewater collections and treatment system.
• Knowledge and ability to operate a computer for the purpose of data input, retrieval and record keeping.
• Ability to operate and maintain a wastewater treatment plant.
• Ability to read, interpret and apply data, drawings and instructions for assigned work.
• Ability to read, understand and implement applicable regulations, policies and procedures.
• Ability to follow directions.
• Ability to work independently and as a team player.
• Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing.
• Ability to utilize all the tools and equipment required to perform the duties of this position.
• Ability to perform strenuous physical duties under adverse conditions.
• Ability to follow oral and written instructions.
• Ability to follow safe work practices.
• Ability to operate a vehicle.
• Good communication, organizational, and planning skills.
• Skills in interpreting data and record keeping.
• Ability to clear a criminal background check, driver’s license check and drug test.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS
College graduate required, Bachelor’s degree in a course of study involving environmental science, chemistry, applied science, or engineering.
Five years of management experience with progressive levels of responsibility in a position with significant operational and financial responsibility over a medium to large municipal or other government utilities operation, or equivalent business / corporate experience.

REQUIRED LICENSES OR CERTIFICATIONS
Must possess a valid driver’s license.
Wastewater Operator certification, Class IV is preferred.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORKING ENVIRONMENT
The conditions herein are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential function of this job.

Environment - Work is performed in a busy office setting.

Physical – Primary functions require sufficient ability and mobility to work in an office setting; to stand or sit for prolonged period of time; to occasionally stoop, crawl, bend, kneel, crouch, reach, turn and twist; to lift, carry, push, and/or pull light to moderate amounts of weight; to operate office equipment requiring repetitive hand movement and fine coordination including use of a computer keyboard; and to verbally communicate with others to exchange information. Occasionally push / pull objects weighing up to 100 pounds; occasionally required to lift / carry objects weighing up to 50 pounds.

Vocal – Vocal communication is required for expressing or exchanging ideas by means of spoken words, conveying detailed or important instructions to others accurately, loudly, or quickly.

Vision – See in normal visual range with or without correction.

Hearing: Hear in normal audio range with or without correction.

How to Apply

Internal
Must be currently employed at least one (1) year as a full time or part time employee with the City of East Chicago.

Submit an Internal Employee Transfer Request form, cover letter, and resume to the Department of Human Resources.

External
Email, fax or mail cover letter and resume to the Department of Human Resources.

Mrs. Sandra Favela
Interim Director of Human Resources
City of East Chicago
4525 Indianapolis Blvd.
East Chicago, Indiana 46312
Fax: (219) 397-5755
sfavela@eastchicago.com

Note: If you email your cover letter and resume to sfavela@eastchicago.com please type on the subject line your name and Applying for Compliance Manager.
For example: Sandra Favela – Applying for Compliance Manager

There is currently one (1) opening for this position.

Please note: The duties listed above are intended as general descriptions of the work performed by persons assigned to this position. This is not a complete list of all duties, responsibilities, and skills for this position. This position description does not constitute an employment contract and is subject to change as required.

The City of East Chicago does not discriminate in its employment decisions on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, age, genetic information, disability, national origin, ancestry, veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.


Dear Business Owner:

As we enter into the new year of 2015, we would like to let you know how important you are to the City of East Chicago. You help to make East Chicago a special place, and are an important part of our local economy.

We would also like to remind you that the start of the New Year is the time to renew your business license. East Chicago Municipal code §110 requires that you renew your business license on an annual basis.

(PLEASE NOTE: EC MUNICIPAL CODE §110 ALSO REQUIRES PROOF OF LIABILITY INSURANCE AT TIME OF RENEWAL; WITHOUT THIS PROOF OF INSURANCE THE BUSINESS LICENSE CANNOT BE ISSUED OR RENEWED.)

Please immediately contact the Office of the City Controller at 4525 Indianapolis Blvd, East Chicago, Indiana, phone (219) 391-8300 and arrange to come in and apply for your business license, or license renewal and pay the appropriate licensing fee. Once you have completed the business license application or renewal, you will be contacted to schedule the appropriate inspections. The annual deadline for license renewals is March 31st. Failure to renew your business license by the deadline may result in the assessment of a late fee of an additional 25% or more of your standard license fee.

We look forward to working with you, and your business to renew your license for the current year. We wish you continued success in 2015.

(NOTE: IF YOUR BUSINESS IS NO LONGER IN OPERATION, OR YOU WISH TO DISCONTINUE YOUR BUSINESS, OR HAVE QUESTIONS, PLEASE CONTACT THE CONTROLLER’S OFFICE AT THE ABOVE CONTACT INFORMATION; WE ARE ALSO SEEKING TO UPDATE & CORRECT OUR BUSINESS LISTINGS. THANK YOU.)

Sincerely,

Valeriano F. Gomez
City Controller
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