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Board Of Public Works And Safety

Hobart officer back on unpaid leave

HOBART | Officer Kirk Homoky has been placed back on unpaid administrative leave.

September 17, 2014 7:16 pm

Valpo to open bids for Central Park II in September

VALPARAISO | The city's Parks Department already is getting inquiries about renting the William Urschel Pavilion being built in the expansion of Central Park Plaza and scheduled to open next August.

August 24, 2014 12:00 am

Valpo board takes action on pathway projects

VALPARAISO | Two city pathway projects got action from the Board of Public Works and Safety on Friday.

August 23, 2014 12:00 am

V-Line ridership takes summer dip

VALPARAISO | Ridership on the V-Line fell slightly below the goal of 10,000 a month in July, but the city is looking at ways to implement recommendations of a RLS & Associates study to improve the service in the future.

August 20, 2014 5:34 pm

H & G low bidder for Evans Ave. pathway

VALPARAISO | H & G Underground, of LaPorte, is the apparent low bidder for the portion of the Evans Avenue pathway project from Roosevelt Road to the Calvary Church.

August 09, 2014 12:00 am

Evans Avenue pathway work to begin soon

VALPARAISO | Valparaiso will open bids Friday for construction of a 450-foot section of the Evans Avenue pathway from Roosevelt Road to the Calvary Church entrance.

August 05, 2014 1:45 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 has turned to a familiar face and name.

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

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 public works campus on Industrial Boulevard.

July 02, 2014 5:18 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 the need arises.

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

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

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 Wednesday by the city's Board of Public Works and Safety.

June 11, 2014 7:30 pm

Train depot moving route, road closing approved

VALPARAISO | Almost everything is set for moving the former Canadian National depot from its current location to the Porter County Career and Technical Center property July 7.

May 09, 2014 4:01 pm
Valpo extends V-Line route study time limit

Valpo extends V-Line route study time limit

VALPARAISO | The V-Line route study is going to take a little longer than originally planned, but that means the extra hours of service on the Purple and the Brown routes will continue for at least another six months.

April 02, 2014 5:25 pm

Bike trail bridge construction to close Hammond streets

HAMMOND | New bicycle path bridges over 165th Avenue and the Columbia-Southeastern avenue intersections will cause temporary traffic diversions.

March 31, 2014 9:45 pm

Valpo OKs contract for pedestrian crossings at CN tracks

VALPARAISO | The city's Board of Public Works and Safety approved a contract with TranSystems Friday to design pedestrian crossings at seven Canadian National railroad tracks locations.

March 28, 2014 3:00 pm

Board of Public Works retries bids to privatize recycling

HAMMOND | The Board of Public Works and Safety will re-advertise bids in an effort to privatize the city's recycling department.

March 15, 2014 8:00 pm

Valpo finalizes design contract for Central Park Plaza

VALPARAISO | The city's Board of Public Works and Safety approved a contract Friday with Design Organization for $812,585 for developing the final design and construction plans for the expansion of Central Park Plaza.

March 14, 2014 11:29 am

Valpo seeking way to dispose of street sweepings

VALPARAISO | The public works department needs to find a way to get rid of 30 years of accumulated street sweepings.

March 01, 2014 3:58 pm
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