Lake County Council
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.
I could hear the collective gasps from a number of Lake County Government Complex officials earlier this week, and my office is several hundred yards away with sealed windows.
CROWN POINT | Lake County Council members said Tuesday they are considering pay raises next year for all county government employees.
CROWN POINT | Lake County officials will close the sheriff's work-release program and lay off its 28 county employees to find the money to hire new corrections officers and mental health professionals to serve jail inmates.
CROWN POINT | David Hamm, the incumbent Lake County 1st District Councilman, easily won his party's nomination Tuesday, turning back a challenge from Antonio Dagett Sr. on the Democratic ticket.
CROWN POINT | Jamal Washington, of Merrillville, apparently will represent the Democratic Party in the general election for the 3rd District Lake County Council seat.
There are five contested races for Lake County voters on Tuesday. We'll take them one by one.
Lake County Assessor Jolie Covaciu is the only Republican to currently hold countywide office in Lake County. Three Democrats — Jerome Prince, Michael Troxell and Jesus Ortiz Jr. — are vying for the chance to run against her in the Nov. 4 election.
Incumbent Christine Cid and Alberto Ochoa are the candidates (D) for the Lake County Council – District 5.
Ron Matlock and Jamal Washington are the candidates (D) for the Lake County Council -- District 3.
CROWN POINT | Sheriff John Buncich said the feds have his back in a dispute with council finance officials over $400,000 of additional health care services for inmates in his work-release center.
Lake County government is now alone in declining to pay for ethics training for employees. That's shameful. Porter and LaPorte counties have already committed to joining the Shared Ethics Advisory Commission.
Who knew Lake County government could exercise a measure of fiscal restraint?
Incumbent David Hamm and Antonio Daggett Sr. are the candidates (D) for Lake County Council - District 1.
The deadline for accomplishing E-911 consolidation in Lake County is just nine months away, yet four communities are still dragging their feet.
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