Town of Trail Creek Indiana
Town of Trail Creek
211 Rainbow Trail
Trail Creek, IN, 46360
(219) 872-2422
Fax: (219) 878-1235
 
.                                                                                                                                            Visit the Police Department page here.......                    Visit the Town Hall page here.....                    Download the latest version of the Town Ordinances here...                    Welcome to the Town of Trail Creek...                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    FYI... YOU ARE ALLOWED 2 CANS **OR** NO MORE THAN 4 YARD WASTE **PAPER** BAGS ONLY OF YARD WASTE ON FRIDAY WITH YOUR REGULAR GARBAGE PICK UP                                        The zoning meeting that was scheduled for tonight 12/05/2017 for the re zoning of White Eagle Park has been canceled and re scheduled for December 20th, 2017 @ 6:00pm here at the Town Hall.                                        Tomorrow, Friday, December 8th, will be the last day of leaf pick up. As you can see from this morning the Street Department will have to get the trucks converted and ready for winter. Due to the 22 degree weather the leaf machine is operating very slow and is freezing up. ******PLEASE BE PATIENT WITH THEM AS THEY WORK TO TRY AND FINISH THE TOWN******They will continue today and tomorrow to try and finish the town. If they have been down your street this week they will not be back so please do not rake anymore leaves to the street. You are allowed 2 extra containers of yard waste or 4 brown yard waste bags with your regular garbage on Fridays until the first Monday in April when yard waste pick up begins again in 2018.........                    

Town of Trail Creek Indiana

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About Trail Creek

Often referred to as "Tree Lined Trail Creek", the town covers a wooded area of approximately 1.25 square miles with 900 homes and a population of 2,452. The town lies within portions of Michigan and Coolspring Townships.

The dividing line for these two townships is the center line of Coolspring Avenue, with Michigan Township to the North and Coolspring Township to the South. Day to day business is administered by a five person Town Council and a Clerk Treasurer who are all elected for terms of four years. In addition, the Town Council is responsible for appointing qualified residents to positions on auxiliary commissions and boards.

Town budgetary functions are paid through revenues derived from local property taxes, county and state shared taxes, shared riverboat proceeds from the City of Michigan City and some additional user fees. The town is a supporting member of various govenrmental and civic organizations, including the Indiana Association of Cities and Towns (IACT), Northwest Indiana Council of Towns and Small Cities (TASC), South Shore Clean Cities and Access La Porte County.

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