The City of Peru, Indiana

Circus Capital of the World

Board of Works

The Board of Works consists of the Mayor and two mayoral appointees who serve four year terms. The Clerk-Treasurer is the clerk of the BOW. The board’s function includes control of law enforcement, fire safety, street, sanitation, and traffic.


Board of Works Members include:

-Mayor Miles Hewitt, by virtue of office

-Ron Dausch

-Bill Gornto

-City Attorney Dustin Kern

-Fire Chief Erick Hawk

-Police Chief Dan Sofianos

-Traffic Supervisor Todd Wolfe


BOW meets the 1st and 3rd Tuesday of every month at 5pm in City Council Chambers.

Please click here to watch past Board of Works meetings.

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City Hall
35 S Broadway
Peru, IN 46970
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