Jon Snyder, Porter County Assessor, chatted with The Times' Robert Blaszkiewicz and Doug Ross.
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.
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.
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.
VALPARAISO | The new Porter Regional Hospital is a unique operation in the county.
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.
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