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East Chicago, IN 46312
Ph:219-391-8355

Board of Public Works

Who we are...
Valeriano Gomez (President)
Emiliano Perez (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.
Meeting Dates

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East Chicago, IN 46312
Ph:219-391-8355

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.
Meeting Dates

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East Chicago, IN 46312
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Sanitary Board

Who we are...
TBA

What we do...

When we meet...
THE BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS OF THE EAST CHICAGO SANITARY DISTRICT HEREBY GIVES PUBLIC NOTICE THAT THEY WILL MEET IN REGULAR SESSIONS ON THE 1ST AND 3RD MONDAY OF EVERY MONTH BEGINNING JANUARY 21, 2016 TO DECEMBER 2016.

THE MEETINGS WILL BE HELD AT 5:30 P.M. IN THE CITY COUNCIL CHAMBERS AT CITY HALL, 4525 INDIANAPOLIS BOULEVARD, EAST CHICAGO, INDIANA
Meeting Dates

January 21st
(meeting will be held Thursday at 5:30 pm in the Law office conference room)
February 1st & 15th
March 7th & 21st
April 4th & 18th
May 2nd & 16th
June 6th & 20th
*July 5th
(meeting will be held Tuesday at 5:30 pm in the Law office conference room)
July 18th
August 1st & 15th
*September 6th
(meeting will be held Tuesday at 5:30 pm in the Law office conference room)
September 19th
October 3rd & 17th
November 7th & 21st
December 5th & 19th

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East Chicago, IN 46312
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Stormwater Board


Who we are...
TBA

What we do...

When we meet...
THE BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS OF THE EAST CHICAGO SANITARY DISTRICT HEREBY GIVES PUBLIC NOTICE THAT THEY WILL MEET IN REGULAR SESSIONS ON THE 1ST AND 3RD MONDAY OF EVERY MONTH BEGINNING JANUARY 21, 2016 TO DECEMBER 2016.

THE MEETINGS WILL BE HELD AT 5:30 P.M. IN THE CITY COUNCIL CHAMBERS AT CITY HALL, 4525 INDIANAPOLIS BOULEVARD, EAST CHICAGO, INDIANA
Meeting Dates

January 21st
(meeting will be held Thursday at 5:30 pm in the Law office conference room)
February 1st & 15th
March 7th & 21st
April 4th & 18th
May 2nd & 16th
June 6th & 20th
*July 5th
(meeting will be held Tuesday at 5:30 pm in the Law office conference room)
July 18th
August 1st & 15th
*September 6th
(meeting will be held Tuesday at 5:30 pm in the Law office conference room)
September 19th
October 3rd & 17th
November 7th & 21st
December 5th & 19th

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East Chicago, IN 46312
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Water Board


Who we are...


What we do...

When we meet...
THE BOARD OF TRUSTEES OF THE EAST CHICAGO DEPARTMENT OF WATERWORKS HEREBY GIVES PUBLIC NOTICE THAT THEY WILL MEET IN REGULAR SESSIONS ON THE 1ST AND 3RD MONDAY OF EVERY MONTH BEGINNING JANUARY 21, 2016 TO DECEMBER 2016.

THE MEETINGS WILL BE HELD AT 5:00 P.M. IN THE CITY COUNCIL CHAMBERS AT CITY HALL, 4525 INDIANAPOLIS BOULEVARD, EAST CHICAGO, INDIANA
Meeting Dates

January 21st
(meeting will be held Thursday at 5:00 pm in the Law office conference room)
February 1st & 15th
March 7th & 21st
April 4th & 18th
May 2nd & 16th
June 6th & 20th
*July 5th
(meeting will be held Tuesday at at 5:00 pm in the Law office conference room)
July 18th
August 1st & 15th
*September 6th
(meeting will be held Tuesday at 5:00 pm in the Law office conference room)
September 19th
October 3rd & 17th
November 7th & 21st
December 5th & 19th


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East Chicago, IN 46312
Ph:219-391-8291

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.
Meeting Dates

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4525 Indianapolis Blvd.
East Chicago, IN 46312
Ph:219-391-8472

Fire Civil Service Commission


Who we are...

ROBERT A. BRUNO
COMMISSION CHAIRPERSON –ELECTED 01/2014-3-YEAR TERM
Term Expires 01/2017

CHARLES GARY
COMMISSIONER – REAPPOINTED 01/2015 – 3-YEAR TERM
Term Expires 01/2018

FOSTER WARD JR.
COMMISSIONER – APPOINTED 07/2015
FILL UNEXPIRED TERM OF COMMISSIONER GONZALEZ
REAPPOINTED 01/05/2016
Term Expires 01/2019

ANTHONY SERNA
CHIEF EXAMINER – APPOINTED 11/2015– FILL UNEXPIRED TERM
OF CHIEF EXAMINER VAZQUEZ -3-YEAR TERM
Term Expires 10/2018

What we do...

When we meet...
Please note that the Civil Service Meeting for January will be held at 4:00 p.m. Thereafter, the meetings will be held at 4:30 pm.

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 11, 2016 TO DECEMBER 12, 2016.

THE MEETINGS WILL BE HELD AT 4:30 P.M. IN THE TRAINING ROOM OF THE EAST CHICAGO FIRE DEPARTMENT CENTRAL FIRE STATION #1, 3901 INDIANAPOLIS BLVD., EAST CHICAGO, INDIANA.


Meeting Dates

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

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4525 Indianapolis Blvd.
East Chicago, IN 46312
Ph:219-391-8513

Redevelopment Commission


Who we are...
Ronald London – President
Rodger Gates – Vice President
Judy Nava – Secretary
Maune Morgan – Commissioner
Ezell Foster – Commissioner

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.

Meeting Dates

JANUARY 5, 2016
JANUARY 19, 2016
FEBRUARY 2, 2016
FEBRUARY 16, 2016
MARCH 1, 2016
MARCH 15, 2016
APRIL 5, 2016
APRIL 19, 2016
MAY 4, 2016
MAY 17, 2016
JUNE 7, 2016
JUNE 21, 2016
JULY 5, 2016
JULY 19, 2016
AUGUST 2, 2016
AUGUST 16, 2016
SEPTEMBER 6, 2016
SEPTEMBER 20, 2016
OCTOBER 4, 2016
OCTOBER 18, 2016
NOVEMBER 1, 2016
NOVEMBER 15, 2016
DECEMBER 6, 2016
DECEMBER 20, 2016

Contact Us
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.

Contact Us
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.

Contact Us
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?

Contact Us
4525 Indianapolis Blvd.
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.

Contact Us
4525 Indianapolis Blvd.
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.

Contact Us
Park Department
219-391-8474
Meeting Dates
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East Chicago Park Board

Who we are...
Anthony Serna (President)
Lilia Ramos (Vice President)
Valid Lewis (Secretary)
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.

Please phone our office
to make an appointment.
Human Rights Commission
219-391-8477
Meeting Dates
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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