Contact

Below is a list of the town council members, clerk treasurer, town attorney, water & sewer attorney, inspectors, chiefs, and other board/commission members for the town of New Chicago.

Any correspondence that needs to be mailed can be sent to:

122 Huber Blvd.
Hobart, IN 46342

Please put Attn: <Name of Person/Department> on the envelope so that it is routed to the proper person or department. If you are needing to mail something to the town attorneys, please use their addresses below.

Town Council Members

  • Ward 1 – Jim Gibson – Council Vice-PresidentPolice Commission Liaison – 219-962-5266
  • Ward 2 – Dave Anderson – Parks Board Liaison – 312-282-7286
  • Ward 3 – Sharon Szwedo – Council PresidentStreets Department Liaison – 219-962-5695
  • Ward 4 – Roxanne Greco – Sewer Liaison – 219-616-1409
  • Ward 5 – Brenda Swallow – Fire Department Liaison – 219-962-6109

Town Manager

Sue Pelfrey
Office #: 219-962-1157
Home #: 219-962-3032
Cell #: 219-313-3654

Clerk-Treasurer

Dorothy Zimmer – 219-962-1157

Water Manager

Alicia Barber
Office #: 219-963-6578
Town Hall #: 219-962-1157

Town Attorney

Mullen & Associates
113 W. Joliet St.
Crown Point, IN 46307
Office: 219-661-1529

Water & Sewer Attorney

Bob Peters
6195 Central Ave.
Portage, IN 46368
Office: 219-762-0402

Inspectors

  • Building Inspector: Brad Rivera – 219-973-6553
  • Plumbing Inspector: William Shearer – 219-973-9209
  • Electrical Inspector: Lou Miazga – 219-771-8766

Fire Department

Joe Eakins – Fire Chief
Non-Emergency: 219-962-1311
Emergency: 911

Police Department

Earl Mayo – Interim Police Chief
Office: 219-962-1550
Non-Emergency: 219-661-0001
Emergency: 911
Please remember that we cannot dispatch from our station. You must call the non-emergency or emergency numbers listed to have an officer dispatched to your location.

Police Commission

  • Joan Horn
  • John Krikava
  • Anthony Martin

Park Board

  • Kim Krikava
  • Joe Bachman – Park Board President
  • Tre Bachman
  • Morgan McCabe

Planning Commission

  • Jory Mathews
  • John Krikava
  • Joe Bachman
  • Brad Rivera – Inspector

NIRPC

  • Sharon Szwedo
  • Sue Pelfrey

Solid Waste

  • Brenda Swallow

Other

  • MS4 Coordinator – Alicia Barber
  • Flood Plain Administrator – Alicia Barber
  • ADA Coordinator – Alicia Barber
  • L-TAP Coordinator – Alicia Barber
  • Street Superintendent – Alicia Barber
  • Title VI Coordinator – Alicia Barber
  • NISWAG – Alicia Barber
  • Indiana Association for Flood & Storm Water Management – Alicia Barber
  • Sanitation & Sewer Operator – Alicia Barber
  • OSHA Safety Representative – Alicia Barber