Michigan City NOW Urges Support of New Police Station

MC-NOW-logoJoin Michigan City NOW in supporting the relocation and construction of a quality police station on April 1 at 6:30 p.m. at the council chambers of City Hall, 100 E. Michigan Boulevard.

Important facts:

The relocation and construction of a quality police station is vital to move Michigan City forward.

The existing station is 50 years old.

The existing station is in need of updating and repairs to remain functional.

The location of the existing station stands in the way of redevelopment of the North End.

The City Council has agreed that the police department has outgrown its current facility and is in need of a new station.

The City Council supported the transfer of the school property for the station to the city.

The City Council supported demolition of the old Eastport School as the location for a new state-of-the-art police station.

The Redevelopment Commission has made an offer to purchase the former Memorial Hospital property from the city. The proceeds would be used for the design and construction drawings for the new police station.

At the last City Council meeting some members of the city council expressed their opposition to this and voted to table the resolution for allocation of funds for the design of the facility.

It is critical that you attend the April 1 City Council meeting and help continue to move our city forward.

The time for Michigan City is NOW!

 Can't make the meeting? Contact your City Council representative to voice your support!