Portage Government News
PORTAGE | Construction of the new Theater Drive should begin in about three weeks.
PORTAGE | Breaking habits can be difficult, even when it comes to something as simple as cutting the lawn.
PORTAGE | The city's Redevelopment Commission voted down the purchase of the shuttered Travel Inn during a special meeting Thursday afternoon.
HAMMOND | Mark McLaughlin will earn a $94,000 salary in his new role as chief of staff for Hammond Mayor Thomas McDermott Jr.
INDIANAPOLIS | Griffith leaders were ecstatic Friday after Republican Gov. Mike Pence signed into law mandatory reductions in Calumet Township…
PORTAGE | The Portage City Council on Tuesday reviewed a proposed sewer rate increase for commercial properties, asking for clarifications.
PORTAGE | The demolition of the Portage Yacht Club is nearly complete.
PORTAGE | It could be another couple of weeks or so before city officials know if there are any environmental hazards regarding the demolition…
INDIANAPOLIS | Legislation lifting the Lake County property tax levy freeze and providing new economic development opportunities for Gary is h…
PORTAGE | The Redevelopment Commission on Wednesday initiated the bonding process for the construction of a new street department facility.
PORTAGE | The Portage Park Department staff has been asked to develop a policy setting standards for allowing discounted rental fees to nonpro…
VALPARAISO | The Porter County Election Board wants more information before deciding how to deal with the anonymous complaints filed about cou…
INDIANAPOLIS | Eight state lawmakers from Lake and Porter counties, along with two senators from outside the region, have been tapped to decid…
PORTAGE | The Park Board on Monday night recommended the reinstating of the recreational impact fee.
PORTAGE | Eight police dogs made a sweep through Portage High School Thursday morning in what officials described as a proactive approach to s…
INDIANAPOLIS | The decision on whether the Lake County property tax levy freeze is lifted, even if the county doesn't enact an income tax, is …
PORTAGE | The Utility Services Board took the next step in resolving a decades-long drainage problem in one area of the city Wednesday.
PORTAGE | A glitch in the posting of a list of 2012 vendors on the city's website inadvertently included personal information, including Socia…
PORTAGE | Barring any complications, residents who stop by the Utility Services Department to pay their bill soon won't have to make the month…
PORTAGE | The Portage City Council declined to take any action last week on two issues involving the city's Utility Services Department.
PORTAGE | The city's Traffic Commission will once again take a look at installing a guardrail along the east side of Airport Road.
PORTAGE | The City Council approved an amendment to the new trash ordinance that could save some people money.
INDIANAPOLIS | State lawmakers have decided for now to leave the debate over a Lake County income tax to the County Council, but plans for Gar…
PORTAGE | The public is invited to give input and ideas for the development of the U.S. 20 corridor during a public workshop.
PORTAGE | With an exterior face-lift soon under way at City Hall, officials have given approval to look at the interior of the building.
PORTAGE | The Board of Works on Monday authorized spending up to $21,000 for additional trash and recycling bins.
INDIANAPOLIS | Every local government in Indiana is set to lose its authority to regulate most aspects of private-sector employment.
PORTAGE | The Utility Services Board approved the appointment of two city employees to share responsibilities in stormwater management tasks.
PORTAGE | The Utility Services Board approved two contracts last week for landscaping work at two sites.
PORTAGE | The Utility Services Board this week approved reimbursing the street department for work done by its employees.
PORTAGE | The Utility Services Board this week sent a recommendation to the City Council to raise sewer rates for commercial users.
PORTAGE | When workers began distributing the new trash and recycling containers, they found more homes were using the city services than were…
PORTAGE | The Board of Works on Monday opened bids for a new ambulance for the city's Fire Department.
PORTAGE | The City Council on Tuesday held a first reading on changes in the Police Department's clerk staffing.
PORTAGE | The City Council on Tuesday night approved a $1.45 million bond to purchase equipment.
PORTAGE | Portage firefighters had another busy year in 2012, answering a total of 3,924 calls.
PORTAGE | Mayor James Snyder touted his administration's accomplishments during his State of the City address Thursday.
PORTAGE | The Portage Yacht Club will likely be a memory by the end of spring.
PORTAGE | The Board of Works on Monday approved the purchase of two SUVs for the Police Department.
PORTAGE | The city is moving ahead with the development of a geographic information system that officials say will improve efficiency for mult…
INDIANAPOLIS | The Indiana Port Commission didn't cut a check Thursday after Portage Mayor James Snyder argued the Port of Indiana should pay …
PORTAGE | The Portage Park Board this week approved hiring a company to design a new website.
PORTAGE | The Portage Park Board on Tuesday tabled a request to waive hall rental fees, saying they need to develop a policy.
PORTAGE | The Portage Redevelopment Commission has awarded a contract for repairs to City Hall.
PORTAGE | The Utility Services Board this week approved moving ahead with three neighborhood stormwater drainage projects.
PORTAGE | The Portage Utility Services Board this week decided to look at alternative ways to handle flooding along Willowcreek Road south of U.S. 6.
PORTAGE | The Portage Utility Services Board took under advisement Wednesday a proposal that would hike commercial sewer rates.
PORTAGE | As the first group of city employees began making switches to their health insurance coverage Monday morning, the Board of Works gav…
PORTAGE | The Redevelopment Commission on Monday approved a lease with the county to bring county auditor, assessor and treasurer offices to t…
PORTAGE | City officials are going to take a closer look at the intersection of U.S. 20 and Dombey Road and may ask the state's transportation…
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