City Officials.

RESPONSIBILITIES OF

CITY MAYOR

  • Prepares annual budget for the city. 

  • Serves, votes and oversees operations of the city council. 

  • Appoints citizens to serve on city advisory boards. 

CITY CLERK

  • Handles day-to-day operations of the city government.

  • Oversees government employee payroll and benefits, along with government bills and utilities. 

  • Issues permits and licenses. 

  • Serves as the clerk for city court. 

CITY JUDGE

  • Oversees and makes rulings in court cases at the city level (criminal misdemeanors, traffic infractions, and city ordinance violations)

CITY COUNCIL MEMBER

  • Works with the mayor to create ordinances, resolutions, and other policies for the city. 

  • Responsible for managing all tax revenue within the city.

370 E 84th Drive

Suite 100

Merrillville, IN 46410

Phone: 219-736-1880

Fax: 219-736-1940

Email: contact@risenwi.org

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