Center Township Board
VALPARAISO | The Center Township Board voted to contribute $5,000 a year for two years to the county effort to end homelessness, but might not be able to give Valparaiso Schools $700 for a month of drug testing.
Center Township Board will meet Aug. 21
VALPARAISO | The selection of the City Council's appointee to the Valparaiso School Board was accomplished Monday without the anger of the Center Township Board's appointment to the board last week.
VALPARAISO | Two former assistant principals at Valparaiso High School are among the six-pack of candidates seeking to be appointed to the school board position now held by Mark Maassel.
VALPARAISO | The Valparaiso Community Schools district used to be the New York Yankees of the education world, and it needs a School Board appointee that can return the district to that level of excellence.
VALPARAISO | A year after the Valparaiso City Council and the Center Township Board thought they approved the creation of a fire territory, they did it again Monday.
VALPARAISO | The council is looking for people interested in being on the Valparaiso School Board. The council appointment is one of two to be made in the coming months.
VALPARAISO | It only took two ballots to declare a winner in the six-way battle to fill the vacancy on the Center Township Board.
VALPARAISO | It's back to square one for the city's fire department in its effort to create a fire territory.
VALPARAISO | When the Center Township Board holds its organizational meeting Jan. 8, for the first time in 18 years, Charles Hazlett will not be a member.
Center Township Board meets Dec. 18.
VALPARAISO | After taking a hiatus during the election, organizers of the petition drive to get an elected school board in Valparaiso will resume gathering signatures soon, spokesman Kevin Cornett said.
Center Township Board will meet Sept. 25 and Oct. 16.
If there's one thing Valparaiso people don't want to be accused of, it's Chicago-style politics. But guess what? The two cities do have something in common after all — a school board filled with political appointees.
As East Chicago prepares for its first school board election, the Porter County Council has added its voice in support of requiring an elected, rather than appointed, Valparaiso School Board. It's a good call.
VALPARAISO | Despite a plea from Valparaiso Community Schools board incumbent Brigid McLinn that change for change's sake was not good change, the Valparaiso City Council voted Monday to replace her on the board with retired Principal Paul Knauff.
Candidates for the Valparaiso School Board seeking appointment by the Valparaiso City Council said last week that having to face the voters might discourage them from running for that office. While that's interesting, it isn't a valid argument against an elected school board.
VALPARAISO | The group circulating petitions for an elected Valparaiso School Board now hopes to wrap up the campaign at the end of July, but who would run for the job if it was elected instead of appointed?
VALPARAISO | The group circulating petitions to change to an elected School Board for Valparaiso schools is taking the advice it has been giving the schools: It is seeking more public input.
VALPARAISO | Volunteers hope to gather enough signatures by mid-May to pursue a seven-member elected board for Valparaiso Community Schools.
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