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Lake County Board Of Commissioners

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


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




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


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


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

Gary council formalizes support for county income tax

GARY │ The Gary City Council passed a resolution Tuesday in support of a local option income tax in Lake County.

March 19, 2013 9:45 pm

Lake's E-911 director hangs up on consolidation process

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.

February 28, 2013 8:15 pm

EDITORIAL: Stop gun shows at Lake County fairgrounds

Last week's law enforcement summit in Gary should serve as notice that Indiana, particularly Lake County, is contributing to Chicago's crime problem.

February 20, 2013 12:00 am

Lake officials looking for new advisers to speed-dial E-911 merger

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.

February 11, 2013 7:03 pm

County on board for Columbia Ave. bridge project

MUNSTER | Lake County commissioners signed an agreement Wednesday to bear half the cost of reconstructing the Columbia Avenue bridge over the Little Calumet River.

February 06, 2013 7:15 pm

Child support court moving to C.P. from Gary

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.

January 29, 2013 7:00 pm
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