Town of Rome City
Dial 9-1-1 for emergencies. The sole purpose of the Department is to provide services and safety to the residents of this town and to all who pass through it. Our police force is comprised of the Town Marshal, Jim Sheffield, 1-Deputy, Paul Hoffman, 3-Part-time officers and 7-Reserve officers.
(260) 854-3113 non-emergency.
CONTACT Marshal Sheffield: firstname.lastname@example.org
CONTACT Deputy Hoffman: email@example.com
The clerk is elected every 4 years. Brenda is responsible for the overall collection & disbursements of funds, administration of the accounting system, signing of checks.
The Town Manager is appointed by the Town Council & Leigh has served them for 21 years. She oversees the Street Department & Police Department, working on ordinance violations.
Code of Ordinances and/or any other documents and content that appear in this site may not reflect the most current legislation adopted by the Municipality. Rome City provides these documents for informational purposes only. These documents should not be relied upon as the definitive authority for local legislation. The official printed copy of a Code of Ordinances should be consulted prior to any action being taken.
Joe Ackerman, Pres
DaWayne Strong, VP
Malissa Speicher, Treas
A volunteer group that promotes the growth and beautification of Greater RC
Jean Powell, Pres.
Roberta Stone, VP
Brenda Conley, Treas
Pam Baker, Secretary
We attract new business to our county & provide ever-expanding services to existing businesses & industries. We work with Noble Cty EDC.
Bob Marshall, Pres
Suzanne Handshoe, VP
Mark Demske, Treas
The Deputy Clerk works directly with the Clerk Treasurer and is responsible for utility billing and collection.
Our Rome City town council members carry out a variety of functions, such as adopting the city budget & ordinances, approving contracts and agreements and establishing the strategic plans and policies that guide the town. Governed by a three (3) member council that meets every
2nd Monday of the month at 6:30 pm.
Rome City Town Hall Office Hours:
Mon-Fri. 8:00 AM-4:30 PM
The Nicholas Scott Hartge Post Office was renamed in 2012 for a former Rome City resident and East Noble graduate killed in Iraq Conflict, May 2007. The post office is located at 125 Kerr Ave. and can be reached at (260) 854-3700. The lobby is open from 7 am- 4:30 pm Monday-Friday and 7 am-2 pm Saturday. Counter service is available from 8:30-11 am and 12:30-4 pm Monday-Friday
and 10 am-noon Saturday. Welcome friends! Photo by Pam Kline.
Rome City Elementary School "Romans," located at 400 Jefferson St., provides classes for students from the kindergarten through sixth grade. The school is a part of East Noble School Corp. High school students attend East Noble High School in Kendallville, Indiana. Photo by Pam Kline.
Principal Heather Greene may be contacted at (260) 854-3241. Visit our school website.
On-line Bill Pay now available
The Street Department provides maintenance of the city streets, alleys, sidewalks, curbs and street sweeping. The department handles leaf pick up as well as snow and ice removal. Emergency number for sewer and/or street call: (260) 367-1710. Photo by Pam Kline.
Rome City Street Department Left to right: Left to right:
Eric Jordan, Scott Neukom and Superintendent Brad Stevens
Free Wi-Fi. The Limberlost Public Library in Rome City is a branch of the Kendallville Public Library. It’s a great place to relax, read a book, play a video game, attend a program or just hang out. Free Wi-Fi is available for any laptop, notebook or mobile device. Public computers are available, too. Photo by Carolyn Johnson.
You can also reach us at (260) 854-2775.
Orange township fire station is located at 101 Warrener Dr.. Emergencies only dial 9-1-1. The non-emergency number is (260) 854-3875. Orange Township Government Center.
Photo by Pam Kline.
Chief: Stan Loos- (260) 894-1660
Trustee: George Wolfe- (260) 854-2912
Gene Stratton-Porter State Historic Site
A golf-cart friendly, lake community
The Rome City Town Hall has a dedicated STORM SHELTER / TORNADO SHELTER that is also a "warming shelter" when power outages occur during winter weather; The shelter doors will be open for anyone needing a safe place to go for these purposes. We Care. We serve. We protect.
Apply on-line here, Make an appointment with RC Police Department: (260) 854-3113.
The procedure: 1) The first part of the permit application has to be done online, 2) then persons must go to the Kendallville Library to get finger prints (appointment only also), 3) then to Rome City Police Department for the final part of the application including a background check and payment of $50 fee (lifetime).