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Merrillville seeks lower flood insurance premiums for residents

MERRILLVILLE | The town's Stormwater Utility wants to reduce insurance premiums for Merrillville residents who are required to obtain flood insurance.

April 02, 2013 6:15 pm

More than 1,550 properties to be removed from flood plain

MUNSTER | The Federal Emergency Management Agency will remove more than 1,550 properties along the west portion of Little Calumet River from flood zone status March 1.

February 12, 2013 7:05 pm

Munster council OKs spending up to $10K to remove last 5 properties from flood zone

MUNSTER | The Town Council recently voted to spend up to $10,000 for on-call engineering services and documentation to FEMA aimed at removing the last five homes from the flood hazard zone protected by the levee system.

February 03, 2013 8:15 pm

Thousands of homes in Hammond and Munster being taken out of flood plain

Thousands of homes in Hammond and Munster are being taken out of the flood plain, officials confirmed Friday.

October 12, 2012 5:14 pm

Hammond works to remove more homes from flood plain zone

HAMMOND | New controls over Little Calumet River water levels are expected to allow more homes along the southwest shoreline in the city to be removed from costly flood insurance requirements.

May 04, 2012 8:15 pm

New FEMA maps could cost some M'ville homeowners

MERRILLVILLE | New Federal Emergency Management Agency maps show 732 Merrillville parcels designated in a flood plain, according to the town.

February 29, 2012 7:45 pm

Why do bean counters think we are so dumb?

Why does everyone use the number 55 homes left in the flood area to get removed? There are 640 homes in the the area from Columbia to Northcote to 177th that still pay flood insurance.

September 30, 2011 12:00 am
Van Til, McDermott pitch conservancy plan

Van Til, McDermott pitch conservancy plan

HAMMOND | Mayor Thomas McDermott Jr. and Lake County Surveyor George Van Til have unveiled a sweeping plan to pay for Little Calumet River levee maintenance through Porter and Lake counties with a new fee on property owners.

May 25, 2011 10:45 am Related
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