Come home to Highland!


URBAN FOREST MANAGEMENT PLAN: Highland’s Urban Forest Management Plan details how its 10,011 trees will be managed over the next 32 years, beginning in 2018. Click here to download a PDF of the plan, which includes a complete tree inventory report, annual maintenance program, tree risk assessment, best practices and much more. 

Santa's making his list

and checking it twice

as he gets ready for

phone calls and pictures.


Don't forget our annual home decorating contest, too! Online voting is open until Dec. 13.

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. 

NO SHAVE CONTINUES! Nearly a dozen of Highland’s finest will be sporting beards throughout the month of December to continue raising money to fight cancer. The Metropolitan Board of Police Commissioners gave the thumbs up to extend the “No Shave” effort. Click here to learn more about the campaign and how to help.

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. 

COMMUNITY BAND CHRISTMAS CONCERT: Enjoy the sounds of the season at the Highland Community Band’s annual Christmas concert at 7 p.m. December 21 at Highland High School Monbeck Auditorium. WANT TO JOIN US? Meet us during our weekly rehearsals at 7 p.m. Wednesdays in the band room at Highland Middle School. INFO: Email Director Greg Jasek at