Porter County Assessor
Porter County government department heads are being told to cut their 2015 budgets by 10 percent. That looks good for the politicians, but it doesn't address the fact that some government functions are already more lean than others, nor that some are more vital than others.
VALPARAISO | Porter County Assessor Jon Snyder announced his intention Tuesday to seek a second term.
Jon Snyder, Porter County Assessor, chatted with The Times' Robert Blaszkiewicz and Doug Ross.
The legal tussle over a property tax appraisal for Porter Regional Hospital pits the hospital officials against Porter County Assessor Jon Snyder. It shouldn't have to be that way, however.
In shutting down the total quality management program last week, the Porter County Council put the county back in the Dark Ages.
VALPARAISO | Porter County Assessor Jon Snyder said he has more than a million documents stored away in 130 filing cabinets and additional boxes scattered across several locations at the county administration center.
While political storms swirl in Lake and Porter counties, some government officials are doing good work in the trenches. They deserve recognition for their efforts.
VALPARAISO | Most Porter County taxpayers are unlikely to notice much of a difference in their residential property assessments when notices are mailed out during the first week of October.
VALPARAISO | The Porter County Council rejected a request to boost Chief Deputy Assessor Daniel Timm's pay ahead of his peers in county government after just four months on the job.
VALPARAISO | Porter County Assessor Jon Snyder has resolved more than a third of the 7,038 property assessment appeals that were waiting for him when he took office at the start of the year.
VALPARAISO | Porter County government paid out nearly $2.8 million last year for various consulting services of more than $1,000.
VALPARAISO | Porter County Assessor John Scott's objections to the state lowering the assessed value of the ArcelorMittal plant in Burns Harbor was reignited this week when he learned state officials were gaining access to the county's computer system.
Learn more about the candidates for Porter County Assessor.
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