Archive for the ‘Economic Development’ Category

Public Hearing on 2015 Annual Action Plan

September 30th, 2014

CITY OF GARY DEPARTMENT OF COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT                         PUBLIC NOTICE The City of Gary’s Department of Commerce, Community Development Division, has scheduled a Public Hearing to present a summary of the 2015 Annual Action Plan. The Plan will include the proposed use of federal grant dollars from the Community Development Block Grant (CDBG), Emergency Solutions Grant […]


NIPSCO Supplier Invitational

September 4th, 2014

Northern Indiana Public Service Company (NIPSCO) invites your company to meet with utility representatives that manage projects and decisions on supplier selection and purchasing activity. As part of efforts to increase business opportunities with diverse and local suppliers, we are taking a proactive approach to invite candidates to join our pool of qualified suppliers. This […]


Anew Life Youth Development Corporation is having Open Enrollment!

September 4th, 2014

A free program offering classes to young adults ages 17 - 24 who want to earn their diploma is starting our new cycle. There is still time to join but space is limited. If you want to earn your diploma, get certified in carpentry and earn money for college feel free to come join. For […]


City Announces Requests for Bids

July 30th, 2014

Notice to Bidders The City of Gary Redevelopment Commission will receive sealed bids from Monday, August 4, 2014 beginning at 9:00 a.m. until August 6, 2014 at 3:30 p.m. at its office at 839 Broadway, Suite 200, Gary, Indiana 46402 for the purchase of the real estate hereinafter described: 3333 Grant Street, Gary, Indiana 46408 […]


Help Form a Transformation Plan- RFPs Needed

July 21st, 2014

The Community Development and Legacy Foundation Request Proposals need your help in order to form a transformation plan. Proposal Packets are available starting July 11, 2014. Reply to Arlene Colvin, Director Community Development Department Issue Date: July 11, 2014 Closing Date: July 25, 2014  


Video: City of Gary Shares Update on Sheraton Demolition, Strong Cities, Strong Communities Initiative

July 17th, 2014

Early Thursday, the City of Gary hosted a press conference to share details of its Strong Cities, Strong Communities Initiative and a status update on the Sheraton demolition project. Mayor Freeman-Wilson welcomed a host of partners including, HUD Region 5 Regional Administrator Antonio Riley, EPA Region 5 Regional Administrator Susan Hedman and Bill Hanna, President […]


City Shares Plans for $6.6 Million Funding to Demolish Abandoned Homes and Address Blight

May 27th, 2014

Gary, IND. – Last week, Lt. Governor Sue Ellspermann announced that five Indiana cities received a combined award of more than $15 million to help eliminate blighted and abandoned homes in those communities through the Hardest Hit Fund Blight Elimination Program (BEP).  The City of Gary was a successful applicant and will receive $6.6 million. […]


Video: Big Ideas for Cities

May 21st, 2014

Against the backdrop of a challenging economic and financial situation in Gary, Indiana, Mayor Karen Freeman-Wilson is turning her city around by strategically cultivating strong partnerships focused on the situational assets of the community. These partnerships include universities, corporations, state and federal government agencies, foundations, non-profit organizations, and most importantly, Gary residents.    


Video: Somewhere You Should Go - 18th Street Brewery

March 24th, 2014

The newly opened 18th St Brewery in Gary’s Miller section was featured on Fox News.   Chicago News and Weather | FOX 32 News


“Chicago Tonight” Special Guest

February 24th, 2014

Mayor Freeman-Wilson will appear on WTTW’s (Channel 11 PBS) “Chicago Tonight” this evening at 7:00p.m. She will be discussing Gary’s revitalization and upcoming projects in the city. Please tune in and feel free to share this information with your family and friends:)




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