Calumet Township Assessor Jacquelyn Y. Collins said Gary's misfortunes have attracted real estate speculators who she said are attempting to manipulate property values for their own gain and, as a result, are wreaking havoc with assessing property values for the purpose of taxation.
Hobart Township is to be divided and its entire northern portion is to be annexed to Calumet township. The annexation will include the 8 square miles comprising the town of Miller.
CROWN POINT | The Lake County Council agreed Tuesday to provide eight suburban and rural fire and emergency medical service providers a share of the county's public safety income tax revenue.
CROWN POINT | The deadline is Tuesday for Lake County property owners to appeal if they think their new property tax assessment is too high.
CROWN POINT | The Republican Lake County assessor says Democratic officials are mismanaging public money in a way that is undermining his authority and wrongly enriching township officials.
HOBART TOWNSHIP | The family of Meister second-grader Dulce Gambill clapped and cheered as a stylist cut several inches off her shiny black hair.
HOBART TOWNSHIP | The River Forest Community School Corp. will hold kindergarten registration from 8:30 to 10:30 a.m. and 1 to 2:30 p.m. March 19 through March 23 at all three elementary schools.
Lake County's 11 townships are working together to reform and streamline their operations in the face of continued pressure from Gov. Mitch Daniels and some legislators to abolish townships in Indiana.
HOBART | The Hobart Township Board has scheduled a public hearing regarding its 2012 proposed budget for 5 p.m. Sept. 29 at Rosser Hall, 1421 W. 37th Ave.
HOBART TOWNSHIP | The Hobart Township Board will meet at 5 p.m. Aug. 18 at Rosser Hall, 1421 W. 37th Ave., to discuss the proposed 2012 township budget.
HOBART TOWNSHIP | River Forest High School will hold a volleyball camp for girls in grades kindergarten through senior from 12:30 to 2 p.m. Monday through Thursday.
HOBART TOWNSHIP| A Meister Elementary School science teacher is over the moon after learning she is a 2011 recipient of the Air Force Association Educator Grant.
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