The leaf season is now upon us and we still need our residents’
cooperation to maintain a quick and clean process of removing the
leaves. With 50% of our leaf vacs broke down since last Friday and the
recent super storm causing havoc it remains a challenge to pick up the
leaves before they are blown away. We are still attempting to remove all
leaves before or on the day of garbage pickup. We are working 9hrs a day
and 6 days a week to try and catch up…We will continue for approx two
Secure record of your valuables. "The Report IT" is awesome because it
allows citizens to create an account for free and keep track of all your
valuable property. You can upload photos of your items and receipts,
input serial numbers and distinctive markings that are on your property.
This tool is valuable because in the event of a loss for the citizen,
you can log onto our secure site and print out the information on the
item stolen and give that to your insurance provider or your local law
enforcement. Visit reportit.leadsonline.com
for more information.
November 12th, City Hall will be closed in observance of Veteran’s Day.
Please keep in mind that there will be no special pickups scheduled for
that week. Also, your garbage will be pushed back a day as well.
City Hall will be closed November 22nd – 23rd. Garbage pickup for
THURSDAY residents ONLY will be picked up on Saturday November 24th.
Don’t forget to vote, Election Day is Tuesday November 6th.
Council meetings are held the first and third Thursday of the month at
We have approximately 240 Smoke Alarms for the Deaf/Hard of Hearing
left. With them having a 10 year battery life and closing in on 2 years
of life already we would like to get these in the hands of those who
need them. Anyone in our community that is in need of this special smoke
alarm please contact the Fire Dept. for an application. Each recipient
must fill out an application to make sure they meet the grant
guideline/qualifications. Children under the age of 18 do not qualify
for these alarms and there is an annual income requirement that must be
met. If you have someone in your community that qualifies for one of
these alarms you must be willing to go out and install it. For more
information or would like to apply please contact Pam Bright at
1-317-232-6632 or visit www.in.gov/dhs
Public Works City Dumpsters
Coming soon, keep an eye out on your utility bill for your free
pass to use the City dumpster. Remember you must have your receipt to
use the City dumpsters. Keep an eye out and read upcoming newsletter for
The City of Lake Station would like to acknowledge Bryanna Kaehler,
River Forest class of 2012 graduate who has completed her Army training
at Fort Jackson, SC. Bryanna has worked part time for the City of Lake
Station in the Parks Department during the summer months. We would also
like to thank and acknowledge all the parents and family members of our
military families who are serving our country
Mayor Keith Soderquist
Tuesday, November 6, 2012
November 12, 2012
November 22 -
1st and 3rd
Thursday of the month at 6:00 p.m.
THE WATER DEPT.
Please make your payments by
4:30pm on the 15th of the month to avoid
GREEN and not use more
paper. Each time you forget your bill, the water
dept. has to use more paper. So don't forget to
bring your bill in when you pay at the window.