Highland Government News

Highland administrative offices to be closed for Good Friday

HIGHLAND | The administrative offices for Highland will be closed Friday for spring recess and Easter holiday.

April 17, 2014 12:00 am

Demolition of abandoned Chela's restaurant begins

HIGHLAND | Demolition of the former Chela's Mexican Restaurant, an abandoned building the town had been seeking to tear down for the past coup…

April 15, 2014 8:00 pm

Sanitary board, Town Council for Highland to meet Monday

HIGHLAND | The Highland Sanitary District Board of Commissioners will meet with the Highland Town Council in a work study session at 7:30 p.m.…

April 14, 2014 12:00 am

Highland offices will be closed Friday; trash pickup Tuesday

HIGHLAND | The administrative offices for Highland will be closed Friday for spring recess and the Easter holiday.

April 14, 2014 12:00 am

Highland Parks & Recreation Board cancels study session

HIGHLAND | The Highland Parks & Recreation Department has canceled its 6:30 p.m. study session tonight at Lincoln Community Center.

April 03, 2014 12:00 am

Highland approves bond for new police station

HIGHLAND | The Town Council has approved a bond issue for constructing a new police station.

March 28, 2014 12:00 am

Highland plans improvements at intersection of Fifth, 45th

HIGHLAND | The Highland Town Council has approved a project to improve the intersection at Fifth and 45th streets by adding left turn lanes to 45th.

March 16, 2014 12:00 am

Highland Parks and Recreation Board cancels tonight's study session

HIGHLAND | The Highland Parks and Recreation Board has canceled its study session set for 6:30 p.m. Thursday at Lincoln Community Center.

March 06, 2014 12:00 am

Highland Main Street Bureau cancels Thursday meeting

HIGHLAND | The Highland Main Street Bureau under the Highland Redevelopment Commission has canceled its Thursday meeting.

March 03, 2014 12:00 am

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

Highland on track for new police station

HIGHLAND | Ground breaking on a new police station is expected in early summer, the Highland Town Council announced this week.

February 26, 2014 6:58 pm

Highland opposes elimination of business property tax

HIGHLAND | The Highland Town Council opposes a state proposal to eliminate the business personal property tax.

February 15, 2014 7:30 pm

Highland Town Hall closed Monday for holiday

HIGHLAND | The administrative offices of the town of Highland will be closed Monday in observance of Presidents' Day.

February 13, 2014 12:15 am

Cedar Lake to meet Monday on E-911

CEDAR LAKE | The Cedar Lake Town Council and Police Commission will meet in a special study session Monday night to discuss the E-911 agreement.

February 09, 2014 8:45 pm

Highland Police Pension Board elects two trustees Monday

HIGHLAND | Two trustees are scheduled to be elected to the Police Pension Board at 7 p.m. Monday at the central police station at Town Hall, 3…

February 09, 2014 12:05 am

Highland creates building corporation to oversee new police station construction

HIGHLAND | The Town Council has created a building corporation that will oversee the construction and financing of a new police station.

February 02, 2014 7:00 pm

Highland Town Council makes committee appointments

HIGHLAND | The Town Council has made its citizen appointments to several boards and commissions.

January 30, 2014 12:00 am

Highland park board to meet Thursday at Lincoln Center

HIGHLAND | The Highland Parks and Recreation Board will meet in regular session at 7 p.m. Thursday at Lincoln Community Center.

January 21, 2014 12:00 am

Highland council criticizes residents, state on snow removal

HIGHLAND | Plows trying to clear the recent heavy snow encountered plenty of parked cars that Highland residents failed to move off streets, t…

January 19, 2014 7:30 pm

Redevelopment Commission in Highland to meet Jan. 22

HIGHLAND | The Highland Redevelopment Commission has scheduled a special public meeting and study session for Jan. 22 to replace its regularly…

January 19, 2014 12:00 am

Highland eyes properties for purchase as part of redevelopment plan

HIGHLAND | The Town Council is positioning itself for the eventual purchase of various properties along North Kennedy Avenue and in the downto…

January 14, 2014 8:00 pm

Highland Municipal Building closes at 12:30 p.m. today

HIGHLAND | The Highland Municipal Building closes to the public at 12:30 p.m. today to support the activity and tasks associated with the year's end.

December 31, 2013 12:00 am

Highland full-time municipal employees in line for pay riase

HIGHLAND | The Highland Town Council said full-time town employees and Clerk-Treasurer Michael Griffin, will receive three percent raises in J…

December 30, 2013 12:00 am

Highland looks at bids to raze abandoned restaurant

HIGHLAND | The Highland Town Council has received seven contractor bids to tear down the abandoned Chela’s Mexican Restaurant building.

December 30, 2013 12:00 am

Highland Town Council airs its disapproval of air show move

HIGHLAND | The Town Council on Monday declared its disapproval of a plan to move an air show from Gary to Fair Oaks Farms in Newton County in July.

December 26, 2013 12:00 am

Highland buys new equipment for police, firefighters

HIGHLAND | The Town Council is buying some new equipment for the Police and Fire departments.

December 25, 2013 8:15 pm

Highland municipal building closes at 12:30 p.m. Tuesday

HIGHLAND | The Highland municipal building will close to the public at 12:30 p.m. Tuesday to support the activity and tasks associated with th…

December 25, 2013 12:00 am

Highland schools appoint interim board member

HIGHLAND | The Highland School Board has appointed a new member to finish the term of Larry Vassar, who died suddenly last month.

December 04, 2013 4:31 pm

Some Highland residents unhappy with motel complex plans

Some Highland residents unhappy with motel complex plans

HIGHLAND | Some Meadows subdivision residents have told the Town Council they don't like a new motel planned for the vacant Terry Shaver Pontiac site.

December 03, 2013 6:58 pm

Highland commission cancels study session set for Nov. 27

HIGHLAND | The Highland Redevelopment Commission has canceled its regularly scheduled study session Nov. 27 because of the Thanksgiving holiday.

November 17, 2013 12:00 am

New Highland councilman to be chosen Nov. 26

HIGHLAND | Highland Democrats will caucus Nov. 26 to name a successor to Councilman Brian Novak, D-4th, who resigned last week to focus on his career.

November 12, 2013 6:26 pm

Winfield launches Crime Watch program

WINFIELD | Crime Watch volunteers are needed as the town forms a unit to combat criminal activity in subdivisions and rural areas.

November 02, 2013 7:25 pm

Highland adopts spending plan for 2014

HIGHLAND | The Town Council has finalized its 2014 operating budget after a public hearing.

November 01, 2013 7:15 pm

St. John still pushing for two E-911 centers

ST. JOHN | Area officials agree movement is needed to meet the Dec. 31, 2014, deadline to establish a consolidated Lake County E-911 network, …

October 04, 2013 7:00 pm

North Township sets camping event at Wicker Park for Oct. 19

HIGHLAND | North Township is hosting a Camp-Out at Wicker Park.

October 04, 2013 12:00 am

Highland sets meeting for input on police station plan

HIGHLAND | The town of Highland will conduct a community meeting Oct. 9 to receive public input on a proposal to build a new police station.

October 01, 2013 12:00 am

Highland panel rescheduling Sept. 11 sessions to Sept. 18

HIGHLAND | The Highland Redevelopment Commission has rescheduled its September meeting and study session from Sept. 11 to Sept. 18.

September 02, 2013 12:05 am

Highland administrative offices to close Monday for holiday

HIGHLAND | The town's administrative offices will be closed Monday for the Labor Day holiday.

September 01, 2013 12:00 am


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