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2018 CONTRACTORS CONSTRUCTION SITE MANAGEMENT TRAINING: Contractors are invited to attend the Northwest Indiana Contractors Construction Site Management Training Feb. 27 at the Porter County Expo Center in Valparaiso. Click here to download a brochure. Hosted by the Indiana MS4 Partnership, modules include stormwater updates along with hands-on training for best management practices for stormwater management. Click here to register.
2018 BUDGETS: Indiana’s decision to hike gas taxes is providing a windfall for much-needed local road projects. For Highland, the increase means a year-over-year increase of 22 percent in the Motor Vehicle Highway Fund and nearly 33 percent in the Local Road and Street Fund. Click on the following links to view itemized budgets for the civil town, sanitary district and waterworks district.
SNOW PARKNG BAN: Town ordinance makes it clear that cars must be off the roads when one inch of snow falls. Public Works strives to complete its task without delay or detrimental impact to residents. We understand sometimes we may not meet your expectations or miss something. Please call public works at (219) 972-5083.
TIME TO RENEW YOUR BUSINESS LICENSE: Every Highland business is required to get a business license and renew it annually. Click here to download a business license form. Complete the application and submit it along with the appropriate fee to the Office of the Clerk-Treasurer, Town Hall, 3333 Ridge Road, Highland, Indiana. Make checks payable to the Town of Highland. INFO: Please call the Clerk-Treasurer’s office at (219) 838-1080.
2018 RECYCLABLES COLLECTION SCHEDULE:
The 2018 recyclables collection schedule inside this month’s water bill contains dates for collection in your neighborhood. Click here to download a schedule.
UTILITY BILLS: Beginning January 1, a new town law regarding due process and fees for delinquent utility customers goes into effect. “Under the new rules, those who receive a disconnection notice will have the right to appeal their case to a board of representatives as well as a utility supervisor,” Clerk- Treasurer Michael Griffin said. QUESTIONS? Call the Utility Clerk at (219) 972-7589
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in your community through Highland's stormwater newsletter. In the winter issue, you'll learn about:
• Smart snow management
• Stormwater runoff
• Tips for cleaner water
• Rain gardens
• Native plants