The South Shore Convention and Visitors Authority has hired Crown Stage Mayor David Uran as its up coming president and primary govt officer, succeeding Speros Batistatos whose deal used to be no longer renewed. Our companions at The Cases of Northwest Indiana document Uran will step down as mayor to direct the Lake County tourism company entire time.
Funded principally by way of resort taxes, the SSCVA will paintings to spice up tourism and enchantment to other folks, sports activities tournaments, and conventions.
“Dave Uran has been a transformational mayor within the city of Crown Position. I haven’t any query Dave will do outstanding issues in his new phase as CEO of the South Shore CVA,” Hammond Mayor Thomas McDermott stated to the e-newsletter. “Although his population will disregard him as their mayor, Crown Level’s decline, on this circumstance, is Lake County’s download.”
The e-newsletter says the board of administrators opted to not renew the settlement with Batistatos since of problems round ballooning reimbursement and clashes with the board about how federal grant cash used to be expended.
Uran used to be elected to 4 words as mayor of Crown Factor, profitable in 2007, 2011, 2015 and 2019. He’ll get started off May 31.