Lake County Drainage Board
INDIANAPOLIS | Backers of a proposed limestone quarry east of Lowell cleared a key legal hurdle Monday when the Indiana Supreme Court declined to review a lower court ruling that allowed the project to proceed.
CROWN POINT | The Lake County Drainage Board is expected to open public discussion Wednesday on an eventual plan to connect the homes of 200 residents of the Hermits Lake and Hawthorn Hills subdivisions to this city's sewer system.
CROWN POINT | The Lake County Drainage Board on Wednesday declared an emergency situation involving a collapsed culvert along the Spring Street Ditch that’s threatening Joliet Street in downtown Schererville.
CROWN POINT | A judge may decide next year whether Lake County Commissioner Gerry Scheub, D-Merrillville, is too outspoken a critic of a proposed quarry near Lowell to be allowed to cast a vote on whether it can open.
LOWELL | Lake County officials find themselves embroiled in two lawsuits filed by opposing sides in the proposed Singleton quarry controversy.
CROWN POINT | The Lake County Drainage Board voted Wednesday to spend an additional $19,200 to dredge sediment from a 3-acre retention pond at the Lake County Government Complex on North Main Street in Crown Point.
INDIANAPOLIS | Hammond, Gary and Lake County would lose a portion of their casino tax revenue to pay for maintaining the Little Calumet River levees under legislation filed Thursday in the Indiana House.
INDIANAPOLIS | Northwest Indiana representatives are united behind a plan to charge residents living near the Little Calumet River and Burns Waterway an annual fee to pay for maintaining river levees.
After complaining about decades of work to finish the Little Calumet River levees, a new phase is beginning -- complaining about how to fund the maintenance of those levees.
About the only thing that is certain about a fee to be tacked on to certain Lake County property owners is that by the time you read this, the proposed legislation will be different.
CROWN POINT | Beavers, pack your bags.
CROWN POINT | The Lake County Council gave its qualified approval Tuesday to a proposed limestone quarry east of Lowell, but other battles await Singleton Stone Quarry LLC before its operators turn over the first shovelful of dirt.
CROWN POINT | The Lake County Drainage Board delayed action Wednesday on a proposed limestone quarry east of Lowell.
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