Dyer Government News

Dyer council narrowly backs South Shore funding

DYER |  The Town Council narrowly approved a resolution supporting the South Shore commuter rail extension Thursday, following some negative f…

April 11, 2014 7:58 pm

Dyer hops on board bus service with $1,000 donation

DYER | Federal money set to come to Dyer this year might be able to help fund the low-income bus service provided to some residents.

April 07, 2014 12:21 am

Dyer to cover cost of minimal hike in garbage, recycling fees

DYER | The town can afford to absorb a small increase in solid waste fees this year.

April 06, 2014 12:00 am

Dyer might consider requests for angled parking downtown

DYER | Dyer has not allowed angled parking in the downtown area because of the heavy traffic flow along U.S. 30.

April 06, 2014 12:00 am

Pence on board with South Shore expansion

Pence on board with South Shore expansion

INDIANAPOLIS | Gov. Mike Pence has put a $4 million exclamation point on years of work by U.S. Rep. Pete Visclosky, D-Merrillville, in buildin…

March 27, 2014 4:30 pm Photos



Deadline nears for Pence action on legislation

INDIANAPOLIS | The clock is ticking toward a midnight Thursday deadline for Gov. Mike Pence to act on some three dozen remaining proposals app…

March 26, 2014 5:30 pm

Dyer takes stock of road projects

DYER | The Town Council will meet in a special work session Thursday with the Redevelopment Commission to talk about road projects.

March 25, 2014 7:00 pm

Dyer taps public safety cash to buy two new squad cars

DYER | Public safety dollars will be help purchase two new police vehicles this year.

March 23, 2014 12:00 am

Transitional care facility eyes Dyer site

DYER | A developer plans to build a transitional care and assisted living facility on land along Calumet Avenue in Dyer.

March 16, 2014 7:15 pm

Proposed road projects spark debate in Dyer

DYER | A proposed 2014 road project sparked debate during a recent Town Council study session.

March 12, 2014 9:00 pm

Dyer lawyer: State law limits pothole damage recompense

DYER | The town has received several requests from residents about whether they might be compensated for pothole damage incurred on Dyer stree…

March 10, 2014 12:05 am

Lots left to do with little time remaining in legislative session

INDIANAPOLIS | The Republican-controlled Indiana General Assembly is likely to wrap up its work this week a day or two ahead of Friday's manda…

March 09, 2014 1:00 am

Dyer Town Council to review bids for landscaping contract

DYER | A new landscaping contract will be on the Town Council’s March meeting agenda.

March 09, 2014 12:00 am

Dyer BZA cancels meeting; redevelopment reschedules

DYER | The Dyer Board of Zoning Appeals meeting scheduled for Monday has been canceled due to lack of business.

March 02, 2014 12:00 am

S'ville considers contribution to South Shore rail project

SCHERERVILLE | The Town Council is interested in contributing funding toward the extension of the South Shore commuter rail line to Dyer, but …

February 26, 2014 9:48 pm

NWI legislators all back South Shore expansion

INDIANAPOLIS | Northwest Indiana's legislative delegation stands united in supporting expanding the South Shore Line, but members are skeptica…

February 09, 2014 6:00 am Related

Closing Lake tax loophole could net RDA $4M

INDIANAPOLIS | The Northwest Indiana Regional Development Authority would get a $4 million budget bump under a plan to fix an income tax break…

January 30, 2014 6:30 pm

Dyer council elects officers, makes appointments for ’14

DYER | The Town Council elected officers and took care of other business during its first meeting of the new year.

January 16, 2014 12:00 am

Dyer redevelopment board scheduled to meet Monday

DYER | The Dyer Redevelopment Commission meets in study session at 5 p.m. Monday in the main meeting room at Dyer Town Hall.

January 10, 2014 12:00 am

Dyer starts funds for its share of county income tax money

DYER | The Town Council has established funds to receive the town's share of money from the new Lake County income tax.

January 06, 2014 12:00 am

Dyer increases fees for reading manual water meters

DYER | Dawn Dwyer is willing to pay a fee to keep her current water meter.

January 05, 2014 7:00 pm

Dyer Town Council approves board, commission members

DYER | The Town Council has approved a slate of board members and commissioners.

January 05, 2014 12:05 am

Unclear track ahead for South Shore extension

Unclear track ahead for South Shore extension

INDIANAPOLIS | Northwest Indiana lawmakers will have to be creative and quick during the 10-week legislative session that begins Monday if the…

January 04, 2014 10:30 pm Photos



Dyer officials await proposals for development of 'gateway' property

DYER | A proposal for a four-star hotel at the northeast corner of Hart Street and U.S. 30 could be presented in Dyer this month, officials said.

January 04, 2014 8:15 pm

Dyer approves salary ordinance

DYER | The Dyer Town Council approved a salary ordinance, but not without a little back and forth between members.

December 25, 2013 8:00 pm

Wooded parcel development triggers 'tree city' opposition; Dyer denies rezoning

DYER | The Town Council recently denied rezoning of a 20-acre parcel along Corinne Drive.

December 15, 2013 8:08 pm

Dyer council to discuss E-911 issues Dec. 23

DYER | The Town Council will take up the E-911 interlocal agreement during a special meeting Dec. 23.

December 14, 2013 6:45 pm

Dyer stakes claim on key intersection

DYER | The Redevelopment Commission has reached a long-held goal: It now owns the entire northeast corner of the U.S. 30 and Hart Street intersection.

November 23, 2013 6:52 pm

Traffic volume, noise increase since rail lines switch hands, residents claim

DYER | Train traffic has doubled and the noise level has increased since Canadian National Railway bought the former EJ&E line in 2009, se…

November 16, 2013 10:00 pm

Dyer shows off new firetruck acquired with panel's grant

DYER | Dyer has a new fire and rescue truck.

November 03, 2013 12:00 am

Dyer panels change meeting times Monday in Town Hall

DYER | The Dyer Redevelopment Commission has changed its Monday meeting time to 6 p.m.

November 01, 2013 12:05 am

Dyer dog park opens Saturday

DYER | The town’s new dog park opens Saturday with a ribbon cutting ceremony at 1 p.m. at the park, 900 Central Park Blvd.

October 30, 2013 6:00 pm

Council accepting applications for Dyer panels until Friday

DYER | The Dyer Town Council is accepting applications for various board and commissions until 3 p.m. Friday.

October 27, 2013 8:45 pm

Dyer sets public hearing on proposed water meter charges

DYER | The town will hold a public hearing next month on proposed new water meter charges.

October 27, 2013 12:00 am

Salary hikes a source of controvery in Dyer

DYER | Members of the Dyer Town Council clashed over proposed salary raises for civilian employees and police and firefighters.

October 26, 2013 7:00 pm

Dyer denies zoning for proposed Calumet Avenue gas station

DYER | A controversial development proposed for Calumet Avenue was rejected this month when the Dyer Town Council denied a zoning change for a…

October 19, 2013 6:24 pm

Indiana inks agreement to continue daily Amtrak service

INDIANAPOLIS | Amtrak trains traveling between Indianapolis and Chicago will continue stopping at Dyer and Rensselaer every day of the week fo…

October 15, 2013 2:49 pm

Dyer considers charging fee for manual water meter read

DYER | The Town Council will consider implementing a manual water meter reading fee as proposed by the Water Board.

October 06, 2013 12:05 am

St. John still pushing for two E-911 centers

ST. JOHN | Area officials agree movement is needed to meet the Dec. 31, 2014, deadline to establish a consolidated Lake County E-911 network, …

October 04, 2013 7:00 pm

Dyer takes stock of park properties

DYER | The Park Board has identified six park properties that remain mostly undeveloped and could possibly be sold to private concerns.

September 28, 2013 12:00 am

Dyer residents given chance to appeal any water shut-off

DYER | The Town Council has tweaked the portion of Dyer ordinance governing water shut-offs.

September 22, 2013 12:05 am

Dyer council poised to vote on 2014 budget next month

DYER | The Dyer Town Council held a public hearing on its 2014 budget on Thursday and is expected to approve it next month.

September 17, 2013 12:05 am

Dyer adding hearing to water service cutoff policies

DYER | The town is modeling an ordinance on how residents' water service is discontinued on ordinances passed by other towns.

September 03, 2013 12:10 am

South Lake County Community Services seeks financial support

DYER | With its funding drastically slashed, South Lake County Community Services has come to Dyer asking for help.

September 01, 2013 8:30 pm

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One Town Square Dyer, IN 46311
219.865.4233 (Fax)

Police Department

2150 Hart Street Dyer, IN 46311
Non-emergency 219.865.1163

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Parks and Recreation

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