We’ve made investments of over 1.5 billion dollars from new or existing businesses.
We continue to build on our transportation and logistics assets with a new General Aviation Customs Facility at the Gary Airport and investment in infrastructure and the cultivation of Indiana General Assembly support of a multi-modal facility at Buffington Harbor.
Handgun-related violence is down! Homicides were reduced by 17%, robberies are down by 23% and assaults are down by 3%.
We have demolished more than 1200 abandoned and dangerous structures over the past 6 years.
Thanks to partnerships with local non-profit and faith-based organizations, Gary has experienced...
• City of Gary held 19 Job Fairs
• With over 1,260 attendees in 2018
• City of Gary has placed over 1100 residents in jobs
• Utilizing our partnerships: State of IN HIRE Program,
• WorkOne and Calumet Township Trustees Office
Superior Truss and Panel, United Parcel Service (UPS), Performance Plus, Industry One, Gary Housing Authority, Gary Public Transportation Co., City Life Center, Schneider Trucking, CRST, CPG Electric, Gary Material Supply, CWS Trucking, Mark International, IN
Central School Bus, Vexor Engineered Fuel of IN, Carmeuse Natural
Solutions, T & B Tube, HMD Trucking, First Financial
Amounts of grants awarded in 2018 include Community Development Block Grant, FEMA and Community Crossings.
Mayor Karen at Chicago Ideas Week