Lovely photo contributed by Carolyn Johnson

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Youth Baseball Board

DaWayne Strong
Malissa Speicher
Scotty Ritchie
John Martin

Mike Bentley

Robin Lucas

Advance Rome City (ARC) Board

A volunteer group that promotes the growth and beautification of Greater RC

Jean Powell, Pres.
Kim Angell, VP
Brenda Conley, Treas
Pam Baker, Secretary


Pam Kline, Deputy Clerk

The Deputy Clerk works directly with the Clerk Treasurer and is responsible for utility billing and collection.


Members: 2018 town council:
Left: Gary Furlow, V.P., Center: Ben Castle, Pres., Right: Nick Heffner, Member

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.

Town Hall, Government Services

Board Minutes

› January 2018
› February 2018
› March 2018
› April 2018
› May 2018
› June 2018
› July 2018
› August 2018

› September 2018
› October 2018
November 2018
› December 2018

Rome City Town Hall Office Hours:

Mon-Fri. 8:00 AM-4:30 PM

(260) 854-2412

Rome City Ordinances

Rome City Town Council 

Emergency Storm Shelter, Rome CIty , Indiana

Rome City Police Department​​

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: 

CONTACT Deputy Hoffman:

EMERGENCY,   A Storm Shelter at town hall

Rome City, Indiana, Library

Park Board

Rome City, Indiana, Police Department​​

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.

Rome City Library

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.

Visit our library website.

You can also reach us at (260) 854-2775.

Rome City, Indiana, Library

​​Rome City Fire Department 

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

Rome City Fire Department
Rome City, Indiana, Post Office

Economic Development Board

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
Melissa Carpenter,


Bill Eberhard, Town Attorney

The town lawyer for Rome City handles all legal matters.  

Street Workers, Town of Rome City, Indiana

Leigh Pranger, Town Manager

The Town Manager is appointed by the Town Council & Leigh has served us for 25 years! She oversees the Street Department & Police Department, working on ordinance violations.


Rome City Town Council Members

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.

Rome City Post Office

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.

School:  Rome City Elementary

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.

School, Rome City Elementary

Rome City Street Department & Waste Water

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:

Superintendent Conrad White, Scott Neukom, and Dan DeLong, 


 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). 


Brenda Conley, Clerk Treasurer

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.


Planning Board

Kelly Morris

Leigh Pranger

Barb Tatman

Nick Heffner

Nita Dodd

Brent Leiter

Kirk Klein




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Legal Notices

Leigh Pranger, Town Manager
Pam Kline, Deputy Clerk
Brenda Conley, Clerk Treasurer
Bill Eberhard, Town Attorney

Conservancy Board

A Government entity that maintains and operates the town dam.

Max Roesler, Chair
Dennis Hogan, VP
Leigh Pranger, Sec
John Mazur
Dave Abbott

​Cheryl Clifton




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Helping Hands Pantry of Orange Township

Helping Hands food pantry serves local people living in the following zip code: 46784, 46794 and 46795, verification required.  Monetary donations and donations of clothing, toys, furniture and appliances are welcomed!

275 Martin Street, Rome City

HOURS: Open each week only on Thursday from 3 PM to 5PM.

Zoning Board

BZA meetings every 3rd Thursday 6:30 & 7:00 pm

Kelly Morris, Chair

Barb Tatman, VP

Judy Fox

Chris Coe

Mike Friskney







Gene Stratton-Porter State Historic Site

A golf-cart friendly, lake community