City Launches New Branding Initiative!

The City launced a new branding initiative during the Wednesday, June 21 Cruise night event. "Our goal is to market our community to the Chicagoland area as a great place to live, work and open a business", stated Mayor Joe Stahura. The new brand includes a new look and logo that can be viewed by   Read More

Mayor Announces Plans to Create Whiting Community Center Task Force

In response to the Maximus Good Government Study's recommendation to sell the Community Center, Mayor Stahura announced plans to create a task force consisting of local business people, residents, and staff members to analyize the operation. "It cost the City nearly $750,000 annually to operate and   Read More

City Secures Stop Light – Walgreen’s a GO!!!!

On Thursday, May 4, the Indiana Department of Transportation officially approved the City's request for the installation of a stop light at the corner of Indianapolis Boulevard and Community Court. This new traffic signal is the final piece of the puzzle for the new Walgreen's development at the in   Read More

Master developer selected!!

The Whiting Redevelopment Commission recently selected Tara Development of Burns Harbor, Indiana as its master developer for the Whiting Renaissance Development Plan. Mayor Joe Stahura states this may be the single largest economic development project ever undertaken in our City s history. The pro   Read More

City Development Survey Results tabulated

View the results of a recent City survey by clicking on the following link: Development Survey The survey encompassed questions regarding our business district and the development opportunities for our lakeshore.   Read More

New voter I.D. Law takes effect in May!!!

Beginning with the May 2nd Primary Election, all voters must provide a government-issued photo ID before being allowed to cast a ballot. This law was passed in 2005 by the General Assembly. The ID must:Display the voter s photoDisplay the voter s name, and the name must conform with the voter regist   Read More

Mayor plans Public Forum on April 11

Mayor Joe Stahura will conduct a Public Forum at the Whiting High School Auditorium on April 11 at 7:00 pm. Mayor Joe will give a presentation on the many Economic Development Projects on tap for Whiting as well as several other City issues. The presentation will take approximately 45 minutes and   Read More

Community Development Projects web page launched!

Beginning today, a new web page has been launched that is intended to keep our web visitors informed about the many Community Development projects that are currently underway or soon to be breaking ground. We will attempt to keep this page current as the developments progress. Each project listing   Read More

Help and FAQ Web Page Now Online

To assist our customers in answering their questions or addressing their problems, we have launched a new Help - FAQ web page. It is our intention to expand this list with the answers to the Frequently Asked Questions that we commonly receive. I hope this new feature will save you a step or a phon   Read More

New information page added to web site!

In an attempt to provide easy access to the public, a new "City Information" page has been added to the web site. The page will contain links to many documents, forms, applications, bargaining agreements, plans, studies, and more. In the near future we will also begin experimenting with posting th   Read More

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