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.
VALPARAISO | The city appears poised to grow by 54.25 acres at the when the City Council meets Sept. 9.
Schererville Town Councilman Jerry Tippy suggests alternatives Tuesday to the Lake County income tax plan during a meeting of the Lake County Council.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Valparaiso High School senior Philip Russell, right, talks with Valparaiso City Councilman Jon Bowker on Friday before a mock City Council meeting.
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.
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.
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.
Hammond Council's Streets and Alleys Committee will meet Feb. 13, 2012.
Calumet City finance committee meets Jan. 18, 2012.
Winfield Clerk-Treasurer Richard C. Anderson is sworn in by state Rep. Ed Soliday, R-Valparaiso, on Wednesday.
Winfield council members Paulette Skinner, Gerald T. Stiener, Donald Samburg and David Anderson are sworn in by state Rep. Ed Soliday, R-Valparaiso, Wednesday.
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