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Porter County Commissioners

Porter County Board positions to be filled in December

VALPARAISO | The Porter County Board of Commissioners' office has board positions that need to be filled in December.

October 28, 2014 12:00 am

Porter County ups recycling fee by $5

VALPARAISO | For the first time since Porter County instituted a fee for recycling, businesses will have to pay along with residents beginning in January.

September 16, 2014 5:30 pm

Porter County Board position to be filled in September

VALPARAISO | The Porter County Board of Commissioners' office has a board position that needs to be filled in October.

September 05, 2014 12:00 am

Porter County Board positions to be filled in October

VALPARAISO | The Porter County Board of Commissioners' office has board positions that need to be filled in October.

August 22, 2014 12:00 am

Porter County commissioners approve tax rate increase

VALPARAISO | The Porter County Board of Commissioners gave initial approval Tuesday to raising to the maximum level one of the tax rates used to fund county government.

July 15, 2014 3:48 pm

Third pod opened at Porter County jail

VALPARAISO | The third pod was opened at the Porter County Jail on Monday and there is already a full house, Porter County Sheriff Dave Lain told the County Board of Commissioners on Tuesday.

June 17, 2014 2:57 pm

Commissioners table airport TIF proposal

VALPARAISO | Months of work on a program aimed at encouraging development near the Porter County airport was tabled Tuesday by the Board of Commissioners as a result of a last-minute proposal pitched by the city of Valparaiso.

June 03, 2014 3:45 pm

Porter County Board positions to be filled in July

VALPARAISO | The Porter County Board of Commissioners' office has board positions that need to be filled in July.

May 28, 2014 12:00 am

County eyeing another consultant for hospital sale proceeds

VALPARAISO | The ongoing delay in coming up with a long-term plan for investing the $159 million in proceeds from the sale of the former Porter County hospital could wind up costing taxpayers more money in consultant fees.

May 17, 2014 5:00 pm

New Porter County Jail wing set to open in June

VALPARAISO | The state has signed off on the renovation of the third wing at the Porter County Jail, further paving the way for the additional unit to open in another six to seven weeks.

May 13, 2014 2:30 pm

Funding falls short for Porter County Jail addiction program

VALPARAISO | Porter County Sheriff Dave Lain is again voicing concern over a dwindling court fee he relies upon to fund the Chemical Dependency and Addictions Program at the jail.

April 01, 2014 5:34 pm

Porter County officials at odds over employee move

VALPARAISO | A decision earlier this week by the Porter County Board of Commissioners to move a data department out of the auditor's office has triggered a dispute over who has control over those employees.

March 20, 2014 3:45 pm

Candidate clerk plans to set up voting site in her office

VALPARAISO | Porter County Clerk Karen Martin told the Porter County Board of Commissioners she will offer early voting in her office at the courthouse if the county election board does not come up with an alternative by the week's end.

March 18, 2014 3:30 pm

Evans calls budget tightening an attack on county employees

VALPARAISO | Porter County job reductions and proposed benefit changes said to be triggered by worsening financial problems are being opposed as an assault on those government employees.

March 06, 2014 4:00 pm

Obamacare benefits to cost county $83,181 this year

VALPARAISO | While the Affordable Care Act did away with the practice of denying insurance coverage to those with pre-existing health conditions, county officials learned Tuesday this benefit comes at a price.

February 18, 2014 3:00 pm

Porter County discovers $17,000 overpay error

VALPARAISO | A maintenance employee at the Porter County Expo Center and Sheriff's Department received nearly 50 percent more pay in 2013 than he was supposed to, yet the error did not come to light until the year's end.

February 13, 2014 6:15 pm

Bakery dome one step closer to demolition

VALPARAISO | The Porter County Commissioners gave the city of Valparaiso permission Tuesday to move forward with a plan to demolish the former bakery dome in the area of Ind. 49 and Ind. 2, and prepare the site for a new commercial development.

February 04, 2014 3:10 pm

Porter County commissioners repair redistricting error

VALPARAISO | The Porter County Commissioners held a special meeting Wednesday afternoon, in part, to comply with a court order to correct the recent redrawing of council districts.

January 29, 2014 3:35 pm

Primary set in GOP commissioner race

VALPARAISO | A second countywide primary battle has taken shape with William A. LaFever filing a Republican challenge to the re-election bid of Center District Porter County Commissioner Nancy Adams.

January 28, 2014 1:30 pm
GUEST COMMENTARY: Porter County Council must act on jobs, finances

GUEST COMMENTARY: Porter County Council must act on jobs, finances

A new year brings new opportunities for Porter County government to get our budget challenges under control — if the County Council will act.

January 24, 2014 12:00 am
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