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Kouts to open bids for stormwater project Thursday

KOUTS | The town will open bids Thursday on a major storm sewer construction project estimated to cost $475,000.

August 18, 2014 7:21 pm
Lake County Council -- District 2 Candidate (R)

Lake County Council -- District 2 Candidate (R)

Catherine Campbell is one of the candidates (R) for Lake County Council -- District 2.

April 21, 2014 1:58 pm
Lake County Council -- District 2 Candidates (D)

Lake County Council -- District 2 Candidates (D)

Carol-Ann Seaton and Andrew Ledbetter are the candidates (D) for Lake County Council -- District 2.

April 21, 2014 1:57 pm

New Kouts front yard parking bill up for approval

KOUTS | The redrafted version of the controversial ordinance restricting front yard parking in residential areas will be up for final approval at the town Council's November meeting.

October 23, 2013 12:00 am

Von Tobel annexation moving fast in Valpo

VALPARAISO | The city appears poised to grow by 54.25 acres at the when the City Council meets Sept. 9.

August 27, 2013 12:00 pm
Lake County Council passes income tax on first reading

Lake County Council passes income tax on first reading

Schererville Town Councilman Jerry Tippy suggests alternatives Tuesday to the Lake County income tax plan during a meeting of the Lake County Council.

April 09, 2013 12:56 pm
Lake County Council passes income tax on first reading

Lake County Council passes income tax on first reading

Lake County Council members David Hamm, far left, and Elsie Franklin listen while fellow Councilman Jerome Prince, right, talks about the proposed 1.5 percent income tax on Lake County residents Tuesday morning during a council meeting at the Lake County Government Complex in Crown Point.

April 09, 2013 12:56 pm
Lake County Council passes income tax on first reading

Lake County Council passes income tax on first reading

Lake County Council President Ted Bilski speaks during the public discussion portion of the council's meeting Tuesday morning at the Lake County Government Complex in Crown Point. 

April 09, 2013 12:45 pm
Lake County Council passes income tax on first reading

Lake County Council passes income tax on first reading

The Lake County Council votes to approve the proposed 1.5 percent income tax on Lake County residents Tuesday morning at the Lake County Government Complex in Crown Point.

April 09, 2013 12:39 pm
Lake County Council passes income tax on first reading

Lake County Council passes income tax on first reading

Lake County Commissioner Gerry Scheub calls the proposed 1.5 income tax mandated and unconstitutional during a County Council meeting Tuesday morning at the Lake County Government Complex in Crown Point. The council approved the measure 4-3.

April 09, 2013 12:39 pm
Lake County Council passes income tax on first reading

Lake County Council passes income tax on first reading

Residents and officials attending the Lake County Council meeting Tuesday applaud Daniel Murchek, assistant county police chief and president of Lake County Police Association Local 72, following his remarks in support of the proposed 1.5 percent county income tax. 

April 09, 2013 12:40 pm

New Valpo school leader promises to rebuild trust

VALPARAISO | Michael Berta, interim superintendent of Valparaiso Community Schools, has had a busy week learning his new surroundings, and it ended Monday with a visit to the City Council meeting.

August 13, 2012 9:15 pm

Valpo to add U.S. 30, Ind. 130 to TIF district

VALPARAISO | The city is expanding its tax increment financing district to facilitate improvements to the U.S. 30 corridor and the remaining sections of Ind. 130 within the city.

June 14, 2012 7:00 pm
Guide to government

Guide to government

Valparaiso High School senior Gabrielle Healy, right, settles into a seat Friday at the Valparaiso City Council chambers at City Hall for a mock meeting. Valparaiso High School students shadowed city and Porter County government officials during their annual government day.

April 28, 2012 12:00 am
Guide to government

Guide to government

Valparaiso High School senior Philip Russell listens to Valparaiso City Administrator Bill Oeding during a mock City Council meeting Friday. Students from the high school were able to shadow city and Porter County officials during their annual government day.

April 28, 2012 12:00 am
Guide to government

Guide to government

Valparaiso High School senior Philip Russell, right, talks with Valparaiso City Councilman Jon Bowker on Friday before a mock City Council meeting.

April 28, 2012 12:00 am
Guide to government

Guide to government

Valparaiso City Councilman Jon Bowker on Friday addresses Valparaiso High School seniors participating in a mock council meeting while learning about city and county government Friday.

April 28, 2012 12:00 am
Guide to government

Guide to government

Valparaiso High School senior Hannah Albers proposes an ordinance to fellow classmates Friday during a mock Valparaiso City Council meeting at City Hall. Students shadowed city and Porter County government workers to learn more about their duties.

April 27, 2012 3:55 pm

Sponsorships Valpo schools deficit cure?

VALPARAISO | With about 40 people in the audience Monday, the city's School Board gave the council a quick lesson in how it plans to reduce spending to eliminate a $3.2 million deficit over the coming year.

February 27, 2012 10:30 pm
Hammond Council's Streets and Alleys Committee

Hammond Council's Streets and Alleys Committee

Hammond Council's Streets and Alleys Committee will meet Feb. 13, 2012.

February 02, 2012 3:30 pm
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