Lake County Board Of Commissioners
CROWN POINT | About 120 Lake police officers who drive home their county-owned squad cars are in the middle of a struggle among county officials over how much freedom they should have to drive the vehicles.
CROWN POINT | A St. John lawyer is challenging how Lake County picks its judges just as Gov. Mike Pence contemplates who he will name as the newest member of the county's judiciary.
CROWN POINT | The new Lake County E-911 director's move to the region is now complete.
CROWN POINT | The compensation package of the new Lake County E-911 director could get a little sweeter this week.
St. JOHN | Lake County police and fire chiefs are recommending a man with experience at guiding three previous E-911 consolidations take the helm of this county's emergency communications merger.
SCHERERVILLE | Lake County police and fire chiefs will make their call Thursday morning on who they would like to be the next director of the county's E-911 consolidation effort.
CROWN POINT | Lake County Council members remained cautious about future spending requests Tuesday despite last week's passage of the local option income tax that promises tens of million of dollars in new revenues.
CROWN POINT | The Lake County Council passed a county income tax Monday.
CROWN POINT | Lake County elected officials and public safety leaders are scheduled to meet Thursday to iron out policy differences arising from the consolidation of the county's E-911 networks.
Tuesday's 4-3 preliminary vote on an income tax for Lake County should not be seen as an opening salvo against the county's taxpayers. Rather, it's a step toward coming to grips with reality.
Indiana state legislators enacted a law giving all 92 counties the opportunity to pass a county option income tax. In 91 counties, the county council and commissioners voluntarily chose to enact such a tax. Only in Lake County did the county commissioners veto the tax. I voted to defeat the …
CROWN POINT | The Lake County Board of Commissioners wants local union leader Randy Palmateer to be the county's representative on the Northwest Indiana Regional Development Authority.
GARY │ The Gary City Council passed a resolution Tuesday in support of a local option income tax in Lake County.
CROWN POINT | Lake County's E-911 director resigned in dramatic fashion Thursday morning, leaving some to feel the consolidation of emergency communications is suffering its own emergency.
Last week's law enforcement summit in Gary should serve as notice that Indiana, particularly Lake County, is contributing to Chicago's crime problem.
CROWN POINT | Some chief advisers to Lake officials may be on the way out in an attempt to inject new life into the county's efforts to merge its multiple E-911 dispatch centers.
MUNSTER | Lake County commissioners signed an agreement Wednesday to bear half the cost of reconstructing the Columbia Avenue bridge over the Little Calumet River.
CROWN POINT | The Lake Juvenile Court judge is moving her Gary-based child support court to Crown Point next week and reigniting a debate about the benefits of consolidating local government versus the cost of removing government facilities from the county's urban core.
INDIANAPOLIS | Two former Lake County solid waste officials are using their newly acquired legislative pulpit to pursue reforms of their former waste management district board.
The town of Lowell will merge its emergency communications system with the Lake County sheriff's in six weeks, but consolidation for other town and city police and fire departments remains on hold while debate continues over the cheapest and best designed electronic infrastructure.
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