The overpayment of a Porter County maintenance employee, to the tune of nearly $17,000, has prompted a lot of finger-pointing among county officials wondering how this happened and how it went undetected so long.
CENTER TOWNSHIP | For the first time in 33 years, Center Township will have a new trustee.
VALPARAISO | Porter County Councilwoman Karen Conover, R-3rd, announced her intention Monday to seek re-election.
A new year brings new opportunities for Porter County government to get our budget challenges under control — if the County Council will act.
Who was the happiest person in Lake County Friday morning? I couldn't reach her by phone to verify this, but I'm pretty sure it was Christine Cid.
The Porter County Council did not shut down county Auditor Bob Wichlinski’s total quality management program as reported. A majority of councilmen are asking for accountability from the auditor for future expenditures. The minutes of the March 11 meeting reflect the same.
The Porter County Council's quest to hire a budget and finance specialist is misguided. If the council is looking to add to the payroll, though, there's a more pressing need.
VALPARAISO | The Porter County Council has a new president and vice president, after members voted 4-3 on Monday to oust their current leaders and elect new officers.
VALPARAISO | A fractured Porter County Council approved a $38 million budget for 2013 that relies on reserve funding.
VALPARAISO | Porter County Council President Dan Whitten is questioning the motives behind a proposal to strip his board of the newly charged task of reviewing and signing off on the budget for the Valparaiso Community School Corp.
VALPARAISO | The Porter County Council will have a proposed ordinance on its May 22 agenda that would offer some relief to residents who owe back taxes from homestead exemption violations.
VALPARAISO | As its Rainy Day Fund increases, the city hopes to borrow less -- or not at all -- at the start of each year to meet operating expenses until it receives its first property taxes of the new year.
VALPARAISO | The Porter County Council tentatively agreed Monday to begin nibbling away at the estimated $10 million in drainage work in South Haven at the rate of $2 million a bite.
VALPARAISO | Attorney Mitch Peters said he plans to file a petition by Monday asking the Indiana Supreme Court to hear Porter County's legal battle to withdraw from the Northwest Indiana Regional Development Authority.
Porter County Councilwoman Karen Conover, R-3rd.
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