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E911 Consolidation

EDITORIAL: Stop fighting mandatory 911 merger

EDITORIAL: Stop fighting mandatory 911 merger

Dragging their feet on the county consolidation is not doing the residents of Cedar Lake, St. John and Schererville any favors.

June 12, 2014 12:00 am

Hammond firefighters to seek grant to defray cost of radios

HAMMOND | The Hammond City Council has authorized the Hammond Fire Department  to apply for a federal grant to help buy new radios.

April 19, 2014 12:05 am
GUEST COMMENTARY: Unigov won't work if leaders won't budge

GUEST COMMENTARY: Unigov won't work if leaders won't budge

It was in the early 1980s that Indiana State University did a study about Lake County merging all towns and cities into a unigov form of government.

April 16, 2014 12:00 am

EDITORIAL: E-911 holdouts, answer call to action

The deadline for accomplishing E-911 consolidation in Lake County is just nine months away, yet four communities are still dragging their feet.

March 25, 2014 12:00 am

Highland to sign E-911 agreement if conditions are met

HIGHLAND | Efforts to consolidate Lake County's E-911 emergency calling system got a boost Monday when the Highland Town Council joined three other towns in promising its approval — if certain conditions are met.

March 24, 2014 10:00 pm

S'ville closer to signing E-911 agreement

SCHERERVILLE | Schererville hasn't yet signed an interlocal agreement regarding the consolidated E-911 service in Lake County, but officials took a step in that direction Wednesday.

March 12, 2014 10:00 pm

EDITORIAL: Answer call to action on E-911 consolidation

Lake County's response to the call for E-911 consolidation can't be called sluggish. That would imply more speed than the process has seen so far.

January 31, 2014 12:00 am

EDITORIAL: Sign E-911 consolidation agreement soon

The Lake County Council is poised today to vote on an E-911 consolidation plan that calls for a single call center. The council should approve this plan, and so should the municipalities that haven't done so already.

December 10, 2013 12:00 am
"Do you think a centralized 911 call center will bring unity to Lake County?"

"Do you think a centralized 911 call center will bring unity to Lake County?"

Region views on 911 consolidation

November 03, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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"Do you think a centralized 911 call center will bring unity to Lake County?"

"Do you think a centralized 911 call center will bring unity to Lake County?"

Loreena Rivera, Lansing | "No. I don't think it would be good. There's too many people, so I don't think they could respond quickly enough."

November 03, 2013 12:00 am
"Do you think a centralized 911 call center will bring unity to Lake County?"

"Do you think a centralized 911 call center will bring unity to Lake County?"

Micah Menrath, Portage | "It might. Instead of relying on themselves they would be included with others."

November 03, 2013 12:00 am
"Do you think a centralized 911 call center will bring unity to Lake County?"

"Do you think a centralized 911 call center will bring unity to Lake County?"

Joseph Doman, Chesterton | "I'm not sure about unity, but it could have its benefits. If it saves money and makes the center more effective that would be good. We'll have to wait and see."

November 03, 2013 12:00 am
"Do you think a centralized 911 call center will bring unity to Lake County?"

"Do you think a centralized 911 call center will bring unity to Lake County?"

Helen Hameetman, Dyer | "I think it's too big of an area for one call center. I do believe it would bring the communities together."

November 03, 2013 12:00 am
"Do you think a centralized 911 call center will bring unity to Lake County?"

"Do you think a centralized 911 call center will bring unity to Lake County?"

Tiffany Mogan, Cedar Lake | "I think it's more complicated. I think it's OK the way it is now. I don't like the way they scrutinize your calls anyway."

November 03, 2013 12:00 am
"Do you think a centralized 911 call center will bring unity to Lake County?"

"Do you think a centralized 911 call center will bring unity to Lake County?"

Barbara Mably, Hobart | "No. Lake County is fighting about everything. The politicans couldn't find anything that would bring them together."

November 03, 2013 12:00 am

EDITORIAL: Porter County needs cures for chronic needs

Porter County's 2014 budget, approved last week, fails to address a number of chronic issues facing the county.

November 01, 2013 12:00 am
GUEST COMMENTARY: Stop pushing regionalization, E-911 consolidation efforts

GUEST COMMENTARY: Stop pushing regionalization, E-911 consolidation efforts

Times executive editor Bill Nangle, chief propagandist for the One Region organization, can't even make it through half his column in support of the E-911 fiasco without pulling the race card.

October 31, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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Interlocal agreement for single call center

Interlocal agreement for single call center

This is the proposed interlocal agreement for a single E911 call center for Lake County.

October 25, 2013 12:00 am
Interlocal agreement for second call center

Interlocal agreement for second call center

This is St. John's proposed interlocal agreement for a second E911 call center for Lake County.

October 25, 2013 12:00 am
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