Surface Transportation Committee Meeting NIRPC Lake Michigan Room

January 3, 2019


Tom Schmitt called the meeting to order at 9:03 a.m. with the Pledge of Allegiance and self-introductions. Present were Tom Schmitt, Town of Schererville; George Topoll, Union Township Trustee; Dean Button, City of Hammond; Sarah Kobetis, City of Gary; Stephan Summers, Troyer Group.


NIRPC staff present were Scott Weber, Peter Kimball, Dominique Edwards and Candi Eklund. There was no public comment.

The discussion on the 2050 Plan Draft Strategies Identification continued for the United and Vibrant vision statements. In answer to a question by Dean Button, Scott said the Valparaiso University studies were completed and will be placed under the Connected vision.

Changes were made live as follows: United:

Technical Assistance


Other Business

The Cline Avenue project is on track to be completed in January 2020.


On a motion by Dean Button and a second by George Topoll, Tom Schmitt adjourned the meeting at 10:49 a.m.