Lake County Council
CROWN POINT | The Lake County Council voted Monday to extend its proposed 3 percent pay raise to hundreds of county police and corrections officers.
Forget about good government; just show me the cash.
Let's get this straight. The Lake County Council approved a big 1.5 percent local income tax and the county still says it doesn't have enough money to meet current needs?
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.
CROWN POINT | The Lake County Council has tentatively passed a 3 percent pay raise for most, but not all full-time county government employees.
CROWN POINT | Lake County Council President Ted Bilski has a 3 percent solution for county employees wanting a pay raise.
CROWN POINT | Lake County police officers and the County Council faced off Tuesday over the failure of contract talks to produce pay raises.
CROWN POINT | Lake County officials continue to grow their public debt even as they plan to take in more tax revenue in 2015.
CROWN POINT | Budget makers for county government started work Thursday with a $10 million surplus and almost as many suggestions of how to spend it.
CROWN POINT | Local government officials took advantage of the one day in the year when they can ask for salary increases, more employees and new office supplies and no one tells them no.
At least four Lake County solid waste district board members are calling for a review of an agency tuition reimbursement program after learning it wasn't created by board vote and isn't written in any official district policies.
CROWN POINT | An emotional protest from rural Lake County homeowners temporarily blocked a proposed communications tower.
At least four Lake County solid waste district officials said they were misled last month by district Executive Director Jeff Langbehn regarding the purchase of a $751.14 graduation gift for a female government employee.
LOWELL | The Town Council has given preliminary approval to the job requirements for the town's first full-time firefighter.
The lines just keep getting longer for sectors of local government begging for a piece of the revenue generated by the Lake County local option income tax.
ST. JOHN | The town council has talked about doing a major road project for several years, but, when it had only $200,000 to $250,000 a year to spend, the conversation was more of a brief chat followed by a long sigh.
What is it with some of the judges in Lake County?
CROWN POINT | The Lake County Council bought time and some peace with much of the local judiciary by fattening their court budgets by $360,000.
The Lake County Council did what it had to do in eliminating the work release program to pay for the additional correctional officers needed at the Lake County Jail.
The May 15 edition of the Roundtable discusses Gov. Pence's plan to expand Medicaid; the Indiana Board of Education changing licensing requirements for teachers; and the showdown between the Lake County Council and Sheriff John Buncich over additional correctional officers for the Lake County Jail.
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