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Center Twp. to limit board appointee terms

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.

May 07, 2014 5:45 pm

NIRPC transportation plan still not approved

PORTAGE | The Northwestern Indiana Regional Planning Commission’s four-year $724.8 million transportation improvement plan is still in a holding pattern.

September 10, 2013 2:08 pm

Valpo School Board candidates face council queries

VALPARAISO | Round one of the City Council's interviews of the Valparaiso Community Schools Board candidates was reduced to a two-man contest before the session even started.

June 10, 2013 9:15 pm

Only three apply for Valpo School Board post

VALPARAISO | The Valparaiso City Council's planned Monday executive session to narrow down the candidates for the annual Valparaiso Community Schools Board appointment to at least three wasn't needed.

June 04, 2013 12:00 am

Valparaiso School Board chided again for improper meeting notice

VALPARAISO | For the second time in about eight months, the Valparaiso School Board received a mild rebuke from the state's public access counselor for violating the open meetings law.

April 17, 2013 7:42 pm

Fewer people needed Center Twp. help in 2012

VALPARAISO | With the first decrease in several years in the amount of money given out for township assistance, Township Trustee Chuck Conover said he hopes the economy has turned the corner to recovery.

January 27, 2013 5:15 pm

Valpo to get snow plow from INDOT for $1

VALPARAISO | As part of the agreement between the city and the Indiana Department of Transportation turning over care of Lincolnway to the city, the state promised the city a snow plow to help with the maintenance.

December 31, 2012 12:00 am

Hazlett retires from Center Twp. Board

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.

December 24, 2012 12:00 am

Valpo gets bus funding from nearly departed Regional Bus Authority

VALPARAISO | The Regional Bus Authority will cease to exist Dec. 31, but it still has money to give to local transit providers and Valparaiso will receive some of it.

November 23, 2012 12:00 am

Valpo City Council names Paul Knauff to School Board

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.

June 25, 2012 9:30 pm

Valpo City Council grills 5 school board candidates

VALPARAISO | The bipartisan Valparaiso Community Schools Board could become tripartisan with the appointment of the next person, which the Valparaiso City Council is expected to do at its June 25 meeting.

June 11, 2012 9:30 pm

Valpo, township OK fire territory

VALPARAISO | It took three years of asking by Fire Chief David Nondorf, but the city and the township agreed Monday to create a fire territory to provide fire service to the two entities.

March 28, 2012 6:30 pm

Valpo Fire Department to get funding help from township

VALPARAISO | The Center Township Board has tentatively agreed to help the Valparaiso Fire Department with extra funds this year and next.

September 16, 2011 4:28 pm

Ethics amendment gets tepid endorsement

VALPARAISO | The city's Ethics Commission made it clear the proposed amendment to the ethics ordinance on nepotism does clarify the issue it faced concerning Fire Chief David Nondorf, but the members also think nepotism is a bad idea.

May 11, 2011 4:18 pm

Valpo considers expanding nepotism waiver

VALPARAISO | Is what's good for the Police and Fire departments also good for other city departments?

May 04, 2011 12:00 am

Valpo to consider exempting safety forces from nepotism rule

VALPARAISO | A Valparaiso City Council subcommittee thinks it has come up with compromise for the ethics ordinance dealing with the police and fire chiefs.

April 05, 2011 9:15 pm

Valpo ethics commission may decide chief's fate

VALPARAISO | The city's Ethics Commission is being asked for input on a situation that could lead to the demotion of Valparaiso Fire Chief David Nondorf.

March 09, 2011 9:13 pm

V-Line buses declared Safe Place

VALPARAISO | If someone feels they are being threatened physically or verbally, they now have a new place to go for refuge. Just hop on the bus.

December 24, 2010 12:00 am

Knauff retires from 2nd career on township board

VALPARAISO | When the Center Township Board meets Jan. 4 to elect officers, Myron Knauff won't be there, at least not as a board member, for the first time in 24 years.

December 19, 2010 12:00 am
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