Crown Point Government News

C.P. commission endorses Porter Street Station

CROWN POINT | The city's Plan Commission has encouraged plans for redeveloping the apartment complex at the northeast corner of Indiana Avenue…

July 27, 2014 6:42 pm

C.P. moving ahead with Delaware Parkway extension

CROWN POINT | The Redevelopment Commission has endorsed plans for extending Delaware Parkway north of 109th Avenue to 107th Avenue.

July 21, 2014 6:08 pm

Crown Point panel narrowly OKs Orchard View plat

CROWN POINT | The Orchard View Subdivision primary plat has barely made it out of the city's Plan Commission with a 4-3 vote and a list of conditions.

July 21, 2014 12:09 pm

Crown Point funds security cameras for Sportsplex

CROWN POINT | With the city's showcase Sportsplex nearing completion, just in time for two major baseball tournaments with almost 260 teams co…

July 20, 2014 12:00 am

Crown Point building its own fields of dreams

CROWN POINT | They really know how to play ball in Crown Point, and that means they need a lot of ball fields.

July 17, 2014 7:41 pm

Crown Point plucks new planner from Lake County

CROWN POINT | The Crown Point Planning Department's gain is the Lake County Planning Department's loss.

July 15, 2014 5:12 pm

C.P. panel dedicates new trailhead

C.P. panel dedicates new trailhead

CROWN POINT | The snipping of scissors mixed with the hissing of the spray from mosquito repellent cans as the city's Redevelopment Commission…

July 14, 2014 9:49 pm

Former C.P. planner back as interim replacement

CROWN POINT | Needing an experienced planner to help out while seeking a replacement for Planning Administrator Christopher Meyers, the city h…

July 12, 2014 6:25 pm

Sports dome ready to start construction in Crown Point

Sports dome ready to start construction in Crown Point

CROWN POINT | In November there will be no place like dome for Crown Point sports lovers.

July 09, 2014 5:49 pm

C.P. planning administrator dismissed; new one sought

CROWN POINT | Christopher Meyers has been dismissed as Crown Point's planning administrator.

July 08, 2014 5:19 pm

C.P. council OKs changes to Old Town proposal

CROWN POINT | Changes to the Old Town Village section of the Ellendale Farms subdivision were approved Monday by the City Council after reside…

July 07, 2014 12:00 am

Battle over gas station variance brewing again in Crown Point

CROWN POINT | The request for a variance for a gas station/convenience store at Burrell Street and Ind. 55 was deferred at last month's Board …

July 05, 2014 5:19 pm

Plan to improve 109th Avenue nearing completion

WINFIELD | It has taken more than 2.5 years, but the communities along 109th Avenue should soon learn what needs to be done to make the road a…

July 04, 2014 10:00 pm

Crown Point buys building, land for public works campus

CROWN POINT | The city's Board of Public Works and Safety took the first steps Wednesday to acquire what will become the first part of the new…

July 02, 2014 5:18 pm

Crown Point BZA gives duplexes a thumbs up

CROWN POINT | A plan to build 25 duplexes as part of the Orchard View Subdivision at 109th Avenue and Iowa Street was unanimously endorsed by …

June 30, 2014 12:00 am

Crown Point racing to keep up with emerald ash borer

CROWN POINT | The emerald ash borer insect has killed more than one hundred ash trees in Crown Point to date, city officials said last week.

June 28, 2014 11:12 pm

New C.P. EMA director ready, willing and Abels

CROWN POINT | A mild-mannered utilities employee during the day, Ken Abels becomes the city's Emergency Management Agency director whenever th…

June 28, 2014 6:42 pm

C.P. officials want downtown sidewalks to be on the level

CROWN POINT | The city wants to make sure if you take a trip in downtown Crown Point, it's not because of a bump in the sidewalks.

June 25, 2014 7:54 pm

Winfield gets only 1 proposal for downtown master plan

WINFIELD | The town can hold off on naming the members of the committee to select the consultant for a master plan of the downtown that will m…

June 24, 2014 9:04 pm

Church, tattoo parlor, music venue in C.P. given extension

CROWN POINT | It has taken the RAW Church a lot longer than members expected to open, church spokesman Lisa Bostick told the city's Board of Z…

June 23, 2014 7:57 pm

Buckeye pipeline could be moved by year's end

CROWN POINT | Development of 10 acres at the southwest quadrant of Interstate 65 and 109th Avenue, long delayed by the presence of an undergro…

June 22, 2014 6:05 pm

Chicago Bears are bullish on coming to Crown Point

CROWN POINT | There won't be any Lions or Tigers, but there will definitely be some Bears coming to the city's new sports complex next month.

June 20, 2014 12:00 am

Region can't join other cities in hiking minimum wage

Region can't join other cities in hiking minimum wage

INDIANAPOLIS | As cities across the country increase the minimum wage businesses must pay their employees, Northwest Indiana communities won't…

June 18, 2014 5:30 pm Related

Donations enhance new C.P. trailheads

CROWN POINT | Two of the city's trailhead projects have received a boost with $20,000 donations each from the city's Rotary Club and the Crown…

June 13, 2014 7:02 pm

C.P. board OKs pact to move oil pipeline

CROWN POINT | An oil pipeline inhibiting development along the south side of 109th Avenue will be moved after an agreement was approved Wednes…

June 11, 2014 7:30 pm

Hawk plans $100M retail center in C.P. but needs road extension

CROWN POINT | Hawk Development Corp. is planning what a company official said will be a $100 million lifestyle center near the Interstate 65 i…

June 10, 2014 7:20 pm

CP Plan Commission OKs Old Town Village changes

CROWN POINT | The city's Plan Commission recommended approval of a major change in the planned unit development for the second and third phase…

June 09, 2014 10:00 pm

U.S. Army Corps moving ahead with Hermit Lake sewer

CROWN POINT | The project to replace the Hermit Lake sewage treatment plant with a regional pumping station and construction of a force main c…

June 09, 2014 6:45 pm

Governor appoints nine from region to state boards

INDIANAPOLIS | Gov. Mike Pence recently appointed several Northwest Indiana residents to various state boards and commissions.

June 07, 2014 7:30 pm

Lake County a finalist for preschool pilot program

Lake County a finalist for preschool pilot program

INDIANAPOLIS | Lake County could be selected next month as one of the five counties participating in Indiana's preschool pilot program.

June 04, 2014 3:30 pm Related

County commissioners open road project bids

CROWN POINT | The Lake County Board of Commissioners opened bids on Wednesday for several county highway projects.

May 21, 2014 5:25 pm

Former GOP chair's hearing deferred again

CROWN POINT | Former Lake County Republican Chairman Kimberly Krull will have to wait until June 17 to have a hearing before the Lake County B…

May 20, 2014 7:00 pm

Bond helps land commercial venture on Calumet Avenue

DYER | The Economic Development Commission has approved a bond sale that will help a new health care facility locate in town.

May 12, 2014 12:00 am

Shudick wins in Ross Township race

ROSS TOWNSHIP | Ross Township Democrats want Joseph Shudick to continue serving as their trustee.

May 07, 2014 12:00 am

Franklin handily wins Dem nomination; Campbell leads GOP

CROWN POINT | Lake County Councilwoman Elsie Franklin kept her lock on the 2nd District office she has held since 2002, besting three Democrat…

May 06, 2014 10:18 pm

Two seek Ross trustee position

ROSS TOWNSHIP | The two Democratic candidates for Ross Township trustee are familiar with each other.

May 03, 2014 1:41 pm

Crown Point accepts resignation of EMA director

CROWN POINT | The Board of Public Works and Safety on Wednesday accepted the resignation of its Emergency Management Agency director.

April 09, 2014 5:30 pm

Region bills headed to governor's desk

INDIANAPOLIS | Several legislative proposals sponsored by Northwest Indiana lawmakers, and other measures set to affect the region, received f…

March 05, 2014 5:30 pm

Brown effort may give Lake Council control of tourism spending

INDIANAPOLIS | State Rep. Charlie Brown, D-Gary, has proven once again that anything is possible at the Indiana General Assembly until the mom…

February 28, 2014 4:45 pm

Schererville wants assurances about E-911

SCHERERVILLE | Town leaders want to add another level of accountability before they consider approving an interlocal agreement on the consolid…

February 27, 2014 6:00 pm

Work authorized on C.P. citywide bicycle, pedestrian master plan

CROWN POINT | People traveling by bike or foot between neighborhoods and sightseeing destinations in the city could have have an easier and sa…

February 26, 2014 5:57 pm

House demands Lake County look at voting precinct consolidation

INDIANAPOLIS | The GOP-controlled Indiana House approved legislation Tuesday that would order Lake County to devise a plan to reduce the numbe…

February 25, 2014 7:15 pm

Dunkin Donuts wins site plan approved for store on Broadway in C.P.

CROWN POINT | A planned Dunkin Donuts store is expected to open by late summer on Broadway south of 109th Avenue.

February 19, 2014 7:30 pm

NWI legislators all back South Shore expansion

INDIANAPOLIS | Northwest Indiana's legislative delegation stands united in supporting expanding the South Shore Line, but members are skeptica…

February 09, 2014 6:00 am Related

C.P. to use income tax money to rehab streets

CROWN POINT | City streets in need of repair are expected to benefit from a portion of the Lake County income tax revenue distribution to Crown Point.

February 05, 2014 8:30 pm

Lake County Council won't get say on tourism spending

Lake County Council won't get say on tourism spending

INDIANAPOLIS | A proposal to require the South Shore Convention and Visitors Authority have its budget approved by the Lake County Council wil…

January 25, 2014 6:00 pm Related


Visclosky to address chamber at meeting Tuesday in M'ville

MERRILLVILLE | U.S. Rep. Pete Visclosky, D-Merrillville, will be the guest speaker at the Tuesday meeting of the Crossroads Regional Chamber o…

January 15, 2014 12:00 am

Lake County parks seek input on 5-year master plan update

CROWN POINT | The Lake County Parks and Recreation Department will hold a public input meeting Thursday on its five-year master plan update.

January 08, 2014 12:00 am

C.P. business registration program wins final approval

CROWN POINT | Officials on Tuesday voted to require businesses to register with the city.

January 07, 2014 10:15 pm

C.P. business registration proposal headed for final vote

CROWN POINT | A measure calling for businesses to register with the city is on its way to a City Council vote in January, over the objections …

December 21, 2013 8:00 pm

About Crown Point

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101 N. East Street
Crown Point, Ind. 46307
(219) 662-3240

Police Department
124 N. East Street
Crown Point, Ind. 46307
(219) 663-2131

Fire Department
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Crown Point, Ind. 46307
(219) 662-3248

Crown Point Community Schools
200 E. North Street
Crown Point, Ind. 46307
(219) 663-3371

Crown Point Parks and Recreation
11065 Broadway, Suite F
Crown Point, Ind. 46307
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