NIRPC elects officers, executive board

2014-01-30T15:37:00Z 2014-01-31T10:52:18Z NIRPC elects officers, executive boardContributed by Mary Thorne
January 30, 2014 3:37 pm  • 

PORTAGE | On January 30, 2014, the members of the Northwestern Indiana Regional Planning Commission (NIRPC) elected Brian Snedecor, Mayor of Hobart, to serve as its chairman for 2014. Also elected were Blair Milo, Mayor, City of LaPorte as Vice-Chair; Jim Ton, Chesterton Town Council as Treasurer; and Roosevelt Allen, Jr., Lake County Commissioner, as Secretary. Executive Board members chosen were Anthony Copeland, Mayor of East Chicago and Tom Schmitt, Schererville Town Council, representing Lake County; Dave Decker, La Porte County Commissioner, and Richard Murphy, Michigan City City Councilman, representing La Porte County; and Nancy Adams, Porter County Commissioner, and Don Ensign, Hebron Town Council, representing Porter County. State Representative Ed Soliday is the appointment to the Commission from the Governor.

Incoming Chair Brian Snedecor thanked Dave Uran for a great job of leading the Commission during the past year.

Several new commissioners have also been appointed to NIRPC’s governing body this year. They are:

Craig Earley, Lowell Town Council

Bill Emerson, Jr., Lake County Surveyor

Tom Goralczyk, Merrillville Town Council

Lori Reno, New Chicago Clerk-Treasurer

Eldon Strong, Lake County Council

Joe Simonetto, Munster Town Council

Randy Niemeyer, Cedar Lake Town Council

For further information, contact Ty Warner at 219-763-6060

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