VALPARAISO | The city's water department has switched to a "No deposit but plenty of returns coming" policy.
VALPARAISO | The city's Utilities Board approved a contract with Chester Inc. last week to design a 14,000-square-foot addition to one of the buildings on the new public works campus being planned for land at the sewage treatment plant.
VALPARAISO | Plans for a storm sewer connecting the retention pond behind the Willows Rehabilitation Center to the Thorgren basin had to be put on hold Tuesday.
VALPARAISO | With the Chautautaqua Park stormwater control project offering a projected $4 million contract, Valpariso's Utilities Board drew bids from 10 companies Tuesday.
VALPARAISO | The succession plan developed for replacing the top supervisors in the utilities department as they reach retirement age is working so well Utilities Director John Hardwick decided to leave nine months earlier than originally planned.
VALPARAISO | To expand representation on the city's Utilities Board, Mayor Jon Costas wants to appoint someone who receives city water and sewer services but lives outside city limits.
VALPARAISO | New letters will go out in a couple of weeks to the last dozen Green Acres subdivision residents who have not responded to the city's request that they disconnect their illegal stormwater connections to the sanitary sewer.
VALPARAISO | After more than a year of heated debate, the city's rental registration ordinance enjoyed a peaceful first month of existence.
VALPARAISO | The first of the storm sewer projects that will connect to the new Valparaiso Street storm sewer should be ready to start construction by May.
VALPARAISO | A plan to relieve flooding in the Chautauqua Park neighborhood is ready, and, if all goes smoothly, Valparaiso could be ready to begin construction a year from now.
VALPARAISO | By a one-vote margin, Valparaiso's Utilities Board agreed Tuesday to give developer Larry Gough a break on the sewer connection fees for the fourth and final building of his Uptown East apartment/retail complex.
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