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Coronavirus (COVID-19) Town Facilities Closed
To help prevent the spread of Coronavirus (COVID-19) and out of an abundance of caution for the Dyer residents and Town staff, we have closed all Town facilities to the public as of noon today, March 18, 2020, until further notice. All Departments will continue to operate and provide services, if you should have any questions please contact:
Town Hall (219) 865-6108
Clerk Treasurer's Office (219) 865-2421
Building Department (219) 865-4228
Public Works (219) 865-4222
Fire and Police (non emergency) (219) 865-1163
Park Department (219) 865-2505
If you have an emergency please call 911.
We will be posting further information on conducting business with the Town during this disruption.
Letter to the Residents
from the Clerk-Treasurer
All Park and Recreation Programs have been cancelled effective immediately.
Coronavirus (COVID-19) - State of Indiana Resource
Governor Holcomb has announced more steps to slow the spread of the Corona Virus (COVID-19), 3/16/2020, please see the link below for this information.
Beginning the week of Monday March 30th, Republic Services will not be picking up anything outside of the designated containers. This is a precaution for the workers so they do not have to get out of their cabs. Please contact the Town Hall with any questions (219) 865-6108.
Orthographic Aerial Photography- Aerial Drone
Please be aware that the Town of Dyer is currently updating our Orthographic Aerial Photography for use with our GIS (Geographical Information System). This process involves the use of an aerial drone that will be collecting these images over the Town of Dyer during the next couple weeks. If you have any questions regarding this activity please contact the Town Council Office at 219.865.6108.
Public Works is HIRING
The Department of Public Works is currently accepting applications for full-time seasonal help. Please fill out an online application
, print it out and drop it off at the Clerk-Treasurer's Office. Applications can also be picked up at Public Works.
Any questions please contact the Director of Public Works at (219) 865-4222.
Hart Street Bridge
Crews will be working on Hart Street south of Route 30 on the Hart Street Ditch/Bridge project. Along with the current crews, NIPSCO will be replacing utility poles. Please plan for extended travel times in this area. This section of Hart Street will be limited to northbound traffic only right around May 1st. We will keep everyone updated as we are notified of exact dates.
2019-2020 Dyer Comprehensive Plan
The next Public Forum will be rescheduled.
Please contact the Town Council Office with any questions (219) 865-6108.
The U.S. Constitution requires that each decade we take a count or a census of America’s population. The census provides vital information for you and your community.
- It determines how many representatives each state gets in Congress and is used to redraw district boundaries. Redistricting counts are sent to the states by March 31, 2021.
- Communities rely on census statistics to plan for a variety of resident needs including new roads, schools, and emergency services.
- Businesses use census data to determine where to open places to shop.
Each year, the federal government distributes more than $675 billion to states and communities based on Census Bureau data.
Below are some useful links to information on the 2020 Census:
The State of Indiana will lose approximately $27,100 over ten years per resident that is not counted, therefore, due your part to be counted and encourage your neighbors to do the same so we can receive these funds for our vital Town services and improvements.
Due to the COVID- 19, all programs and events have been cancelled through April 24. The East Egg hunt is currently schedule for Saturday April 25. Please continue to check back for more program updates. Please visit o
ur Parks Registration
page for more information of upcoming events and programs:
Saturday April 25
Easter Egg Hunt
Friday May 15
Route 66 Tour
Thursday June 4
Movie in the Park: The Rise of Skywalker
Wednesday June 10-14
Dyer Summer Fest
Start of Summer Camps
The Dyer Parks and Recreation Department will be hosting a Community Market at Pheasant Hills Park. This new and exciting event has been created to bring Dyer residents and other together through the summer. Markets days will be held on the following Tuesdays: June 2, 16, July 7, 21, August 11, and 18 from 4pm to 8pm. Our normal summer concert series will now be combined with the Dyer Community Market, so bands will be playing from 5:30pm- 8:30pm on each one of these Tuesdays. The Dyer Community Market will host a variety of vendors from local Dyer business and neighboring community businesses that you will enjoy, including Windmill Brewery selling their favorite refreshments. Mark your calendars for an evening of summer family fun! For more information please email at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 219-865-2505.
Interested in being a participating vendor? Please view our Dyer Community Market Vendor Application
. We are currently accepting vendor applications for: Coffee crafts/ sewing, cheese, bread, flowers, produce.
Dyer Community Market Flyer read more...
On March 1, 2018, our office received the following letter from the Northern Indiana Commuter Transportation District (NICTD).
"The Federal Transit Administration (FTA) and the Northern Indiana Commuter Transportation District (NICTD), in cooperation with the United States Army Corps of Engineers, have prepared a combined Final Environmental Impact Statement/Record of Decision and Section 4(f) Evaluation (FEIS/ROD) to evaluate the West Lake Corridor Project. The FEIS/ROD has been prepared pursuant to the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969 (42 USC § 4332); Efficient Environmental Reviews for Project Decisionmaking (23 USC § 139); Council on Environmental Quality Regulations for Implementing the Procedures of the National Environmental Policy Act (40 CFR Parts 1500-1508); FHWA/FTA Environmental Impact and Related Procedures (23 CFR Part 771); Section 4(f) requirements (49 USC § 303 and 23 USC § 138) and regulations (23 CFR Part 774); and Clean Water Act (33 USC § 1251 et seq).
The West Lake Corridor Project is an approximately 9-mile south extension of the existing NICTD South Shore Line (SSL) commuter rail service between Dyer and Hammond, Indiana. The Project would end just east of the Indiana-Illinois state line, where Project trains would connect with the SSL to travel north to Chicago. The West Lake Corridor Project includes four commuter rail stations and a maintenance facility/layover yard.
The combined FEIS/ROD for the West Lake Corridor Project is available for review online at www.nictdwestlake.com/resources/. Hard copies of the FEIS/ROD are available for review at:
- Munster Branch of the Lake County Public Library, 8701 Calumet Ave, Munster, IN 46321
- Hammond Public Library, 564 State St, Hammond, IN 46320
- Dyer-Schererville Branch of the Lake County Public Library, 1001 W Lincoln Hwy, Schererville, IN 46375
- NICTD's Administrative Offices, 33 East U.S. Highway 12, Chesterton, IN 46304
If you would like a printed copy of the FEIS/ROD or a digital copy on a compact disc, please contact the project's automated hotline at (219) 250-2920 or email us at: email@example.com. read more...
The Draft Environmental Impact Statement (DEIS) for the West Lake Corridor Project was issued on December 16, 2016, with a public comment period occurring between December 16, 2016 and February 3, 2017. The DEIS evaluated the environmental, transportation, social, and economic impacts associated with the proposed transportation improvements in the West Lake Corridor, which would serve the Towns of Munster and Dyer, and the City of Hammond in Lake County, Indiana.
The combined FEIS/ROD includes discussions of changes since the DEIS, and responses to substantive comments received during the DEIS public comment period. Responses are in the form of clarifications and references to sections of the FEIS where issues raised are addressed, and factual corrections have been made. The ROD states FTA's decision, identifies the alternatives considered in reaching the decision, and describes the means to avoid, minimize, or mitigate impacts. Mitigation plans, including enforcement and monitoring comments, are included in the ROD. The Final Section 4(f) Evaluation is included in the combined FEIS/ROD.
If you have any questions about the West Lake Corridor Project, please call (219) 250-2920 or email us at firstname.lastname@example.org."
As many residents are aware, the use of the 9-1-1 has been expanded to include both emergency and non-emergency calls. The link below provides a guide on calling 9-1-1 from Lake County.
Lake County 9-1-1 Calling Guide read more...
Welcome to the Town of Dyer
The Town of Dyer, Indiana was founded in 1855 and incorporated in 1910. During its history, the Town of Dyer has established itself as a progressive community that maintains a vision of the future while building upon a strong foundation of past accomplishments.
The Town of Dyer has the proud distinction of having been listed on the
"100 Best Places to Live in the US" by CNN and Money Magazine.
In 2015, the Town of Dyer was ranked #15 in the State of Indiana
as "The Best Place for Young Families" by Nerd Wallet.
Additionally in 2015, the Town of Dyer was ranked
as the 9th Safest City in Indiana by SafeWise.
Our Mission Statement
Dyer provides exceptional essential services and strives to enhance a dynamic pace-setting quality of life while promoting pride in the community.