In shutting down the total quality management program last week, the Porter County Council put the county back in the Dark Ages.
HEBRON | The Town Council voted Tuesday for an ordinance supporting the effort by Porter County Assessor Jon Snyder to remove the tax exempt status from the Misty Glen apartment complex.
PORTAGE | Mayor James Snyder is coming under fire for a recent trip to Florida during which he stayed in the Sunshine State home of a Portage businessman.
Daniel Timm took a nontraditional route to become chief of staff at the Porter County Assessor’s Office.
The financial straits facing local government are paying off, in some cases, by driving innovation and bringing about greater efficiency. Porter County is one of those places.
VALPARAISO | Newly appointed Porter County Emergency Management Director Russell Shirley has wasted no time in coming up with a way to save taxpayers $20,000 a year.
VALPARAISO | Porter County Assessor Jon Snyder said he has more than a million documents stored away in 130 filing cabinets and additional boxes scattered across several locations at the county administration center.
VALPARAISO | The Porter County assessor's office continues to make progress with on-time tax bills and in reducing the number of property assessment appeals.
PORTAGE | There will be a joint swearing-in ceremony for incoming city officials at 2 p.m. Sunday in the auditorium of Portage High School East.
PORTER | Members of Porter's Redevelopment Commission heard bad news from Porter County as they were told Worthington Steel's property tax appeal had been won -- meaning a lot less money for the town.
Porter County Assessor Jon Snyder, like his Lake County counterpart, Hank Adams, should be commended for whittling down a backlog of appeals.
VALPARAISO | Porter County Assessor Jon Snyder has made it easier to file appeals when property tax assessments are mailed out Friday.
PORTAGE | Porter County's three top tax officials will be traveling around the county beginning in September telling residents about the ramifications of tax caps and how they are going to affect their lives.
VALPARAISO | The Porter County Board of Commissioners agreed Tuesday to refinance the debt from the construction of the jail at a savings of $570,000.
VALPARAISO | Porter County government paid out nearly $2.8 million last year for various consulting services of more than $1,000.
It's very possible that the election of the new Porter County assessor could be turned into an argument for a county manager system.
VALPARAISO | Newly elected Porter County Assessor Jon Snyder has learned his office has not inspected as many properties as part of the general reassessment as had been reported by his predecessor.
When Porter County Assessor Jon Snyder took office, he promised to do his best to make that office operate efficiently, effectively and fairly. There was more work to be done than he realized.
VALPARAISO | Jon Snyder, Porter County's newly elected Republican assessor, said he is left with just 41 properties to deal with after whittling down a recently discovered list of nearly 300 commercial projects that were never assessed or added to the tax rolls.
Jon Snyder, Porter County assessor
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