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Lake County Board Of Commissioners

Lake cops hope to arrest political donations

CROWN POINT | Lake County police officers are trying to starve the re-election campaigns of several officials to force county government into granting them pay raises.

September 17, 2014 9:37 am

Lake to snitch on reckless drivers to insurance firms

CROWN POINT | Lake County officials are now in the business of sharing residents' latest traffic violations with their insurance companies.

July 16, 2014 2:30 pm

Lake County officials in search of union workers to build E-911 tower

CROWN POINT | Lake County officials are declaring their own emergency to find someone to build a communications tower for the county's new E-911 service.

June 18, 2014 6:33 pm

Lake officials commit millions to inmate healthcare

CROWN POINT | The Lake County Board of Commissioners agreed Wednesday to spend as much as $6.1 million over the next year and a half on health care for Lake County jail inmates.

June 18, 2014 3:45 pm

Lake officials take out $20M loan for communications gear

CROWN POINT | The Lake County Board of Commissioners finalized a $20 million package Wednesday to finance the launch its consolidated E-911 service.

April 23, 2014 7:42 pm
Lake County deals properties near Jackson home to Gary

Lake County deals properties near Jackson home to Gary

CROWN POINT | Lake County officials are taking the first step in what could be a chance for a new homeowner to live near where The Jackson 5 grew up.

April 23, 2014 7:00 pm
Crown Point cop in line to be E-911 deputy director

Crown Point cop in line to be E-911 deputy director

CROWN POINT | Crown Point Sgt. Jack Allendorf is the finalist for the position of deputy director of the Lake County's consolidated E-911 communications service.

January 10, 2014 1:54 pm

Lake County officials approve E-911 merger agreement

CROWN POINT | Lake County officials on Tuesday approved the E-911 consolidation agreement.

December 10, 2013 2:00 pm

Lake officials put brakes on cops' take-home cars

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.

October 03, 2013 7:10 pm

Debate swells over Lake judicial selection

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.

September 24, 2013 6:30 pm

Lake E-911 director gets moving expenses

CROWN POINT | The new Lake County E-911 director's move to the region is now complete.

August 07, 2013 5:30 pm

Lake E-911 director's relocation stipend draws fire

CROWN POINT | The compensation package of the new Lake County E-911 director could get a little sweeter this week.

August 05, 2013 6:30 pm Related

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Police, fire chiefs call on Quad Cities official to dial up E-911 consolidation

Police, fire chiefs call on Quad Cities official to dial up E-911 consolidation

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.

May 30, 2013 8:15 pm Photos

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Operator please: Public safety officials hope to tab next E-911 director

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.

May 28, 2013 6:02 pm

Lake spending remains on hold while impact of income tax is measured

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.

May 14, 2013 9:25 pm
Lake County Council passes income tax

Lake County Council passes income tax

CROWN POINT | The Lake County Council passed a county income tax Monday.

May 06, 2013 6:47 pm Photos

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Lake E-911 officials plan summit meeting

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.

May 03, 2013 7:30 pm

EDITORIAL: Lake's income tax debate begins

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.

April 10, 2013 12:00 am
GUEST COMMENTARY: County option income tax is unconstitutional

GUEST COMMENTARY: County option income tax is unconstitutional

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 …

April 04, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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Lake County commissioners tap union official for RDA seat

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.

April 03, 2013 5:15 pm
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