Welcome to the Town of Trail Creek Website in 2020!          
On Mondays only, Lakeshore will be collecting yard waste in your 96 gallon cart only. They will take all yard waste except for leaves. If there are leaves in the can it will not be picked up.          
Town of Trail Creek Indiana
Town of Trail Creek
211 Rainbow Trail
Trail Creek, IN, 46360
(219) 872-2422
Fax: (219) 878-1235
 

Town of Trail Creek Indiana

Per your Street Commissioner, Chris Ott;

Beginning Monday, May 4th, 2020, thru May 15th, 2020, spring clean up will begin.

Sticks, limbs and branches will be picked up first, please remember they must be in a separate pile on the ground at the end of your property line, parallel to the street. Sticks limbs and branches only.

After stick pick up, the leaf machine will be brought around to collect all ** loose leaf piles** that are out to the street. The Street Department will make 2 passes only through town. Rake early, rake often!!!

If you have any questions or comments about the schedule, please contact your Street Commissioner, Mr. Chris Ott, @ (219) 872-4780, or your Town Board President, Mrs. Jennifer Heath @ (219) 210-9089.

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You will find a brief history of our community on this page. In addition, for our residents and visitors, there is a "General Information" button on this Home page which will provide you information about our Town along with other selections that will help keep you informed of our activities.

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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