SCHERERVILLE — The Town Council approved the purchase of a property recommended by the Redevelopment Commission during its March meeting.
The commission, which held its meeting prior to the Town Council meeting in March, recommended the town purchase a property at 36 E. Wilhelm owned by the Cecelia F. Zahler family, for $65,000. The Town Council had to approve the purchase and so accepted the commission's recommendation.
Also during the meeting the council approved a new activities fee schedule for the Parks and Recreation Department in 2018.
In other business it approved a request from the Park Board to serve beer and wine at the following events: Party in the Park, April 27, May 4-11 and June 8, Redar Park; Celebrate Schererville Fest, June 13-17, Redar Park; Fireworks, July 3, Rohrman Park; Corn Roast, July 27, Redar Park; NWI Symphony, Aug. 11, Redar Park; Wurst Fest, Sept. 8, Redar Park.