Porter County Board Of Commissioners
VALPARAISO | Porter County Board of Commissioners and the County Council met during a joint session Monday to hear from attorney Brian Burdick to gain insight on how to best deal with the $160 million in proceeds from the sale of Porter Hospital.
Even as Porter County officials approach a decision on how to invest their nest egg, they are leaving unanswered many key questions.
VALPARAISO | The Porter County Board of Commissioners is seeking to raise to the maximum level one of the tax rates used to fund county government.
VALPARAISO | The Porter County Board of Commissioners unanimously voted in favor to support an effort by the County Council to form a new foundation to handle at least part of the $159 million in proceeds from the 2007 sale of the former county hospital.
VALPARAISO | Porter County Jail inmates without a high school diploma are receiving a second shot at education under a program that's been brought back.
VALPARAISO | Porter County Commissioner candidate Jeff Good is crying foul over a campaign flyer by incumbent Nancy Adams in which she claims to have helped eliminate the county's multimillion dollar budget deficit without raising taxes.
VALPARAISO | There is a three-way Republican primary race underway for the Center District seat on the Porter County Board of Commissioners.
VALPARAISO | The Porter County Board of Commissioners are considering a request to contribute $20,000 toward the first phase of a high-speed passenger train service between Chicago and Columbus, Ohio.
If you had won Tuesday's $400 million Mega Millions jackpot, how long would it take you to decide what to do with that money? I'm guessing it would take you a lot less time than for Porter County officials to reach a decision on the $140 million jackpot they received when they sold Porter Ho…
VALPARAISO | In the shadow of a growing FBI investigation and increasingly hostile atmosphere among elected officials, Porter County Commissioner Laura Blaney, D-South, said she felt the time was right for the county to join the regional Shared Ethics Advisory Commission.
The Porter County Council, which called on department heads to cut their budgets, now is dragging its feet on Auditor Bob Wichlinski's plan to address pay disparities among cross-trained employees.
After a few days out of town, I spent a few hours reviewing recent news articles and editorials. I find it necessary to spend a few minutes to address the continuing assault on our county employees by some individuals for no other reason than to score political points as they face re-election.
VALPARAISO | The Porter County Board of Commissioners' office has a board position on the Parks and Recreation Board that needs to be filled in March.
VALPARAISO | Porter County Board of Commissioners candidate William LaFever is challenging the candidacy of one of his Republican primary challengers, Jeff Good.
VALPARAISO | The Porter County Board of Commissioners' office has a board position on the Jail Museum Advisory Board that needs to be filled in February.
A court hearing has been rescheduled for Thursday on the legality of the Porter County Board of Commissioners last-minute redrawing of the County Council districts.
The recent redrawing of Porter County Councilman Jeremy Rivas out of his home district by the Porter County Board of Commissioners was unnecessary and wrong.
VALPARAISO | The Valparaiso City Council on Monday voiced its opposition to submitting a proposed gay marriage ban amendment to a statewide vote in the fall.
Recent Times articles and editorials raised questions about the fairness and process of redistricting of the Porter County Council districts. Clearly, The Times failed to investigate the laws governing redistricting.
VALPARAISO | The Porter County Board of Commissioners' office has board positions that need to be filled in January.
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