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4525 Indianapolis Blvd.
East Chicago, IN 46312
Ph:219-391-8355

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Board of Public Works

Who we are...
Valeriano Gomez (President)
Jezreel Rodriguez (Vice President)
Carla Morgan (Member)
Olga Cosme (Secretary)

What we do...
The Board of Works is responsible for oversight of fund appropriation in all manners related to City resources.

When we meet...
The Board of Works Commission meets every 2 weeks on Wednesdays at 4:30 p.m. (unless otherwise noted on the Events Calendar) or as advertised at City Hall.

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4525 Indianapolis Blvd.
East Chicago, IN 46312
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Board of Public Safety

Who we are...
Richard Morrisroe, President
Thomas Davis, Member
Richard Trembczynski, Member
Olga Cosme, Board Secretary

What we do...
The Board of Works is responsible for oversight of fund appropriation in all manners related to City resources.

When we meet...
The Board of Works Commission meets every 2 weeks on Wednesdays at 5:30 p.m. (unless otherwise noted on the Events Calendar) or as advertised at City Hall.

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4525 Indianapolis Blvd.
East Chicago, IN 46312
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Sanitary Board

Who we are...
Anthony Galindo, President
Alojzy (Ben) Moricz, , VicePresident
Miguel Rivera, Member
Tia Cauley, Member
Ralph Fabbri, Member
Pete Baranyai, Board Secretary

What we do...

When we meet...
The Sanitary Board meets every 1st and 3rd Thursday of the month, 12 noon at 5201 Indianapolis Blvd, Sanitary conference room. (unless otherwise noted on the Events Calendar) or as advertised at City Hall.

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4525 Indianapolis Blvd.
East Chicago, IN 46312
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Stormwater Board


Who we are...
Miguel Rivera, President
Ralph Fabbri, Vice President
Anthony Galindo, Member
Alojzy (Ben) Moricz, Member
Tia Cauley, Member
Pete Baranyai, Board Secretary

What we do...

When we meet...
The Stormwater Board meets every 1st and 3rd Thursday of the month, following the Sanitary Board Meeting at 5201 Indianapolis Blvd, Sanitary conference room. (unless otherwise noted on the Events Calendar) or as advertised at City Hall.

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4525 Indianapolis Blvd.
East Chicago, IN 46312
Ph:219-391-8291

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Merit Commission

Who we are...
Idelfonso Briones, Member
Wanda Gordils, President
Clarence Lewis, Member
Richard Peterson, Vice President
Henry Rodriguez, Secretary
Enedina Rodriguez, Recording Secretary

What we do...
The jurisdiction of the Commission consists of three elements—

1) Appointing police officers—that includes handling applications and an entrance of eligibility examination and agility tests. Customarily, commissions such as this one will hire testing consultants to compile these examinations.

2) Promotions—the Commission is empowered or required to administer a second type of competitive examination plus oral interviews for the purpose of ranking fitness for promotion. There are other requirements such as grades, rank and time in that rank.

3) Discipline—the Chief of Police has the power to impose certain disciplines; on other matters he has the power to impose charges against an officer and that officer can request a hearing before this Commission before the proposed discipline can take effect.

When we meet...
The Police Merit Commission will meet regularly on the 3rd Thursday of each month at 5:30 p.m. in the Council Chambers room located at City Hall, 4525 Indianapolis Boulevard—2nd Floor, East Chicago, Indiana.

Deadline To Be Added To The Agenda

January 10, 2013
February 14, 2013
March 14, 2013
April 11, 2013
May 9, 2013
June 13, 2013
July 11, 2013
August 8, 2013
September 12, 2013
October 10, 2013
November 7, 2013*
December 12, 2013

Police Merit Commission
Meetings

January 17, 2013
February 21, 2013
March 21, 2013
April 18, 2013
May 16, 2013
June 20, 2013
July 18, 2013
August 15, 2013
September 19, 2013
October 17, 2013
November 14, 2013*
December 19, 2013

Paperwork Deadline
Monday before Noon

January 14, 2013
February 18, 2013
March 18, 2013
April 15, 2013
May 13, 2013
June 17, 2013
July 15, 2013
August 12, 2013
September 16, 2013
October 14, 2013
November 11, 2013*
December 16, 2013


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East Chicago, IN 46312
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Fire Civil Service Commission


Who we are...
Alan Abascal, Chairperson/Commissioner
Manuel Montalvo, Commissioner
Charles Gary, Commissioner
Arturo Vasquez, Chief Examiner
Maria B. Becerra, Secretary

What we do...

When we meet...
THE BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS OF THE EAST CHICAGO FIRE DEPARTMENT CIVIL SERVICE COMMISSION HEREBY GIVES PUBLIC NOTICE THAT THEY WILL MEET IN REGULAR SESSIONS ON THE 2ND MONDAY OF EVERY MONTH BEGINNING JANUARY 13, 2014 TO DECEMBER 8, 2014.

THE MEETINGS WILL BE HELD AT 4:00 P.M. IN THE TRAINING ROOM OF THE EAST CHICAGO FIRE DEPARTMENT CENTRAL FIRE STATION #1, 3901 INDIANAPOLIS BLVD., EAST CHICAGO, INDIANA.

2014 Meeting Dates
January 13th, February 10th, March 10th, April 14th, May 12th, June 9th, July 14th , August 11th, September 8th October 13th, November 10th, December 8th

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East Chicago, IN 46312
Ph:219-391-8513

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Redevelopment Commission


Who we are...
Ruby Powell-Flowers, President
Maune Morgan, Vice President
Ronald London, Secretary
Terry Velligan, Member
Carlyle Edwards, Member

What we do...

When we meet...
The Redevelopment Commission meets every 1st and 3rd Tuesday of the month at 5pm. (unless otherwise noted on the Events Calendar) or as advertised at City Hall.

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4525 Indianapolis Blvd.
East Chicago, IN 46312
Ph:219-391-8205
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Plan Commission

Who we are...
Valeriano Gomez, President
Jezreel Rodriguez, Vice President
Joanne Moricz, Secretary
Monique Kurmis, Member
Patricia Naumoff, Member
Monica Gonzalez, Member
Ebony Williams-Stringer, Board Secretary

What we do...

When we meet...
The Planning Commission meets every 1st and 3rd Monday of the month at 4:30pm. (unless otherwise noted on the Events Calendar) or as advertised at City Hall.

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4525 Indianapolis Blvd.
East Chicago, IN 46312
Ph:219-391-8205

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Board of Zoning Appeals

Who we are...
Raymond Dix, Sr., President
Anthony Askounis, Vice President
Angel Acosta, Member
Ruby Guillen, Member
Ebony Williams-Stringer, Board Secretary

What we do...


When we meet...
The Board of Zoning Appeals meets every at ? (unless otherwise noted on the Events Calendar) or as advertised at City Hall.

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4525 Indianapolis Blvd.
East Chicago, IN 46312
Ph:219-391-8467

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Health Board

Who we are...
Deborah Mabra, President
Dr. James Ferguson, OD, Vice Pres.
Paula Benchik- Abrinko, M.D., Health Officer
Dr. Matther Libiran, M.D.
Dr. Lawrence Adams, DDS
Dr. Jeanine Roper, DVM
Clarita Machuca, Member
Natalie Djudjich, Member

What we do...


When we meet...
Quarterly?

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East Chicago, IN 46312
Ph:219-391-8469

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Water Board

Who we are...
John Bakota, President
Joseph Ochoa, Vice President
Anthony Askounis, Member
Raymond Lopez, Member
Maria Dedinsky, Board Secretary

What we do...


When we meet...
The Board of of Water Works meets in regular session on the 1st and 3rd Thursday of the month beginning January 17, 2013 to December 2013. The exception will be the 1st Wednesday July 3, 2013 due to the holiday. Meetings will be at 10a.m. in the City Hall Council Chambers 4525 Indianapolis Blvd.

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East Chicago, IN 46312
Ph:219-391-8482

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Port Authority

Who we are...
Maria Dedinsky, (Title)
Frank Kresich, (Title)
Mick Montrose, (Title)
Milton Reed, (Title)
Ronald Squok, (Title)

What we do...

When we meet...
East Chicago Port Authority Meetings for 2014 (3rd Wednesday of the month).
East Chicago Marina Social Center @ 5:00 p.m.

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219-391-8474
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East Chicago Park Board

Who we are...
Lilia Ramos (President)
Richard Gillis (Vice President)
Rick Rodriguez (Member)
Gilberto Cantu (Member)

What we do...
The Park Board is responsible for oversight of funds and park programs.

When we meet...
The Park Board meets every 2 weeks on the 2nd and 4th Tuesdays at 5:00 p.m. at City Hall (unless otherwise noted on the Events Calendar) or as advertised at City Hall.

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Human Rights Commission


Who we are...
Gina Vazquez - Chairperson
Ralph Crews - Vice Chairperson
Alvin Riddle - Secretary

What we do...

It is the public policy of the City of East Chicago to provide all of its citizens equal opportunity in the areas of employment, housing, education, public accommodations or business opportunity. Title VII of The Civil Rights Act of 1964 as amended prohibits discrimination on the basis of: Race, Religion, Sex, Color, National Origin, Age, Disability, GINA, Retaliation and Veterans’ Status.

The Commission is comprised of three (3) members of the community appointed to 3-year terms by the Mayor, to hear and resolve discrimination disputes. The Commission is empowered to make the Complainant whole. The Chairperson will examine additional information submitted by the Complainant for appeals.

When we meet...
1st Tuesday of every month. Executive board at 5pm and Regular Board Meeting at 5:30pm
Riley Park, 1005 E. Chicago Avenue, East Chicago, IN 46312