Center Township Board
VALPARAISO | In its first meeting, the Valparaiso Fire Protection Territory Board recommended approval of the 2015 budget Thursday along with the purchase of a new fire truck and a new ambulance.
The Center Township Board, which appoints one of the Valparaiso School Board's members, voted unanimously last week to put its unwritten rule on term limits into writing.
VALPARAISO | By a unanimous vote, the Center Township Board agreed to make an unwritten rule limiting the terms of its appointee to the Valparaiso School Board a written rule.
VALPARAISO | Before the City Council begins accepting applications for school board candidates, it wants to hear what issues the public thinks ought to be considered in making the appointment.
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.
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