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EDITORIAL: Hospital deal ends tax value sore spot

We're glad to see the feud over the value of Porter Regional Hospital settled. 

July 07, 2014 12:00 am

Thompson will challenge Clancy for Portage Township Trustee

PORTAGE | Local Realtor Jim Thompson was appointed this week to the vacancy on the Republican ballot for Portage Township trustee.

July 02, 2014 1:45 pm
DOUG ROSS: Incumbents scolded, bureaucrat meets autocrat

DOUG ROSS: Incumbents scolded, bureaucrat meets autocrat

Tuesday's primary election proved Porter County isn't the paradise many public officials believe it to be.

May 09, 2014 12:00 am

Snyder, Evans clash over order to vacate office

VALPARAISO | Visitors to the Porter County Assessor's Office might find the staff sitting in the hall soon.

May 07, 2014 5:45 pm
Porter County Assessor Jon Snyder seeking second term

Porter County Assessor Jon Snyder seeking second term

VALPARAISO | Porter County Assessor Jon Snyder announced his intention Tuesday to seek a second term.

February 04, 2014 3:34 pm Political Roundtable Political Roundtable

Jon Snyder, Porter County Assessor, chatted with The Times' Robert Blaszkiewicz and Doug Ross.

November 26, 2013 4:05 pm
GUEST COMMENTARY: How you can appeal your property tax assessment

GUEST COMMENTARY: How you can appeal your property tax assessment

It’s that time of year again when leaves are turning color and Porter County Assessor Jon Snyder is mailing the now annual Form 11 property assessment notices. Their September arrival means our local governments can continue providing public safety and our quality of life – without having to borrow.

October 06, 2013 12:00 am
Porter hospital agrees to provide county with taxing documents

Porter hospital agrees to provide county with taxing documents

VALPARAISO | Porter Regional Hospital agreed Friday to turn over documents said to be needed to complete an assessment of the site for tax purposes. The agreement brought a surprise end to a lawsuit filed by the Porter County assessor.

July 26, 2013 10:50 am

EDITORIAL: Let state assess unique properties

The legal tussle over a property tax appraisal for Porter Regional Hospital pits the hospital officials against Porter County Assessor Jon Snyder. It shouldn't have to be that way, however.

July 24, 2013 12:00 am

County, hospital tangle over information request

VALPARAISO | The new Porter Regional Hospital is a unique operation in the county.

July 18, 2013 4:30 pm

EDITORIAL: Porter County should reinstate TQM program

In shutting down the total quality management program last week, the Porter County Council put the county back in the Dark Ages.

March 18, 2013 12:00 am

Hebron joins fight to reverse tax exempt status

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.

January 15, 2013 8:45 pm

Mayor's stay at contractor's Florida home questioned

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.

October 31, 2012 7:00 pm
20 UNDER 40: Daniel Timm

20 UNDER 40: Daniel Timm

Daniel Timm took a nontraditional route to become chief of staff at the Porter County Assessor’s Office.

September 27, 2012 10:15 pm Photos


EDITORIAL: Local government efficiency merits praise

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.

July 23, 2012 12:00 am

Porter County combining emergency and environmental departments

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.

July 18, 2012 1:30 pm
Porter County assessor going digital

Porter County assessor going digital

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.

June 20, 2012 7:00 pm

Gains made in tax bills, appeals

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.

May 23, 2012 8:17 pm

Portage city officials to be sworn in Sunday

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.

December 30, 2011 5:00 pm

Porter board hears tax appeal decision

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.

October 11, 2011 8:46 pm
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