LOWELL | The Town Council wants to meet as soon as possible with officials behind the latest E-911 agreement to wrap up questions yet unanswered.
A major government plan five years in the making shouldn't feel like the kind of high-pressure sales pitch one would face on a used car lot.
CROWN POINT | Lake County E-911 Executive Director Brian Hitchcock will add a deputy director to his staff after the Lake County Council approved creating the new $75,000-a-year position Tuesday in a 4-3 vote.
In the Sept. 19 edition, the Roundtable panel discusses E-911, the Porter County Animal Shelter and Republicans' latest attempt to kill Obamacare.
ST. JOHN | A plan to split Lake County into north and south E-911 emergency centers also is dividing municipal and county officials struggling over how to pay for future police and fire dispatch services.
The Aug. 29 edition of the Roundtable discusses the U.S. plans for Syria, the future of E-911 in the region and the future of the Porter County jail.
The Aug. 22 edition of the Roundtable discusses a campaign opposing the movement for a constitutional amendement against gay marriage; a new coalition of police agencies and the E-911 consolidation.
CROWN POINT | Lake County commissioners hired another consultant Wednesday to guide the E-911 consolidation process.
CROWN POINT | Lake County officials finally hired a full-time E-911 consolidation director, dispelling five years of indecision, disagreement and outright obstruction to a countywide merger.
CROWN POINT | Consolidating Lake County’s E-911 networks into one countywide system isn’t an option; it’s state law. And it will cost all 17 municipal units most of their public safety funds whether officials agree with the mandate or not.
LOWELL | The Town Council on Monday preliminarily approved contracting with the Lake County Sheriff's Department and county commissioners for consolidated E-911 dispatch services.
CROWN POINT | The latest revision to a proposed E-911 interlocal agreement consolidating emergency services is more palatable to cities and towns, one member of the E-911 advisory committee said Thursday.
CROWN POINT | The Lake County Council is setting aside a $10.6 million budget for E-911 consolidations next year, Larry Blanchard, a county consultant, said this week.
CROWN POINT | The Lake County Council cut the budget for E-911 communications Tuesday in an admission that a merger of 18 police and fire department dispatch centers is unlikely to take place in 2013.
CROWN POINT | Several communities may hang up on Lake County's push to consolidate emergency communications into a single county system as a luxury they cannot afford.
CROWN POINT | Lake County's elected municipal officials will be invited Thursday to get behind their police and firefighters' vision for a consolidated E-911 system.
CROWN POINT | The Lake County Council is planning a June 26 public hearing on whether to ask voters this fall for permission to borrow $13 million to finance consolidating the county's 18 E-911 call centers.
CROWN POINT | Lake County Councilman Michael Repay, D-Hammond, took longtime financial consultant Jim Bennett to task Tuesday for failing to properly provide for payment of a $500,000 contract with the city of Gary related to E-911 dispatch services.
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