Lowell Town Council
The Lake County Council is poised today to vote on an E-911 consolidation plan that calls for a single call center. The council should approve this plan, and so should the municipalities that haven't done so already.
I have been appointed to represent Lowell and, in my opinion, West Creek, Cedar Creek and part of Eagle Creek Township at the upcoming NIRPC vote on whether to include the Illiana Toll Road in the 2040 plan.
Recently, the Lowell Town Council vote to remove me as its Northwestern Indiana Regional Planning Commission representative because of my stand on the proposed Illiana Tollway. The Illiana has stirred much discussion and disagreement between all parties involved.
LOWELL | The Lowell Town Council moved one step closer Monday toward expanding its boundaries to the west.
LOWELL | Tri-Creek Schools Superintendent Debra Howe said she would like the town to waive $110,000 in public works fees for the learning center project, but that's a large chunk of change for the town, councilmen are arguing.
CROWN POINT | Lowell town officials are pulling out of a prior agreement to merge their police and fire E-911 communications with the Lake County sheriff's dispatch center.
LOWELL | The Town Council has appointed Keith Kilmer to the Lowell Police Commission to serve out the two years remaining on John Ammons' term.
Now that the Illiana Expressway options have been narrowed to a single route, the federal government should add its blessing soon.
A few days after Earl Powers pledged to county solid waste officials that financing for the trash-to-ethanol plant was all but locked up, he offered to sell his interest in the project, a Powers' business associate confirmed.
LOWELL | The Town Council is delaying plans to annex nearly 55 acres on the town's north central border, but agreed to annex eight areas totaling about 24 acres.
The Lowell Town Council signed a 20-year contract this week to supply household trash to the proposed trash-to-ethanol plant in Schneider. What a foolish move.
LOWELL | The town is saying thanks to full-time employees with a Christmas bonus.
The defeat of Portage Mayor Olga Velazquez is probably the biggest election news in Northwest Indiana, but she wasn't the only incumbent defeated Tuesday.
LOWELL | The small town atmosphere in this south Lake County community and all that goes with it — Friday night lights, hometown parades and a spirit of giving — continue to draw new residents to its borders while its leaders guide progress to preserve that quality.
CROWN POINT | Robert Buggs Sr. said Thursday afternoon he is withdrawing from the Gary mayoral primary in protest over seeing the ballot packed with less-than-serious candidates.
Learn more about the candidates for Lowell Town Council Member, Ward 2.
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