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Porter County Redevelopment Commission

Panel wants to move forward with airport zone

Panel wants to move forward with airport zone

VALPARAISO | The Porter County Redevelopment Commission hopes plans for an airport development zone can still take flight.

August 21, 2014 11:00 pm
Public hearing set for county government's first TIF

Public hearing set for county government's first TIF

VALPARAISO | Porter County officials are rolling ahead with the creation of the first tax increment financing district in the unincorporated area of the county.

February 20, 2014 4:15 pm Related

Portage commission will provide grant to schools

PORTAGE | After more than a year of negotiations, Portage's Redevelopment Commission has finally agreed to provide $100,000 to the Portage Township Schools.

January 25, 2014 10:30 pm
Porter County moves TIF plans from U.S. 6 to airport

Porter County moves TIF plans from U.S. 6 to airport

VALPARAISO | The Porter County Redevelopment Commission has tabled plans for a tax increment financing district in the area of the new hospital and is now looking south in and around the county airport instead.

September 26, 2013 5:55 pm Related

County may be reconsidering U.S. 6 TIF

VALPARAISO | It appears county officials may be having second thoughts about funding economic development improvements in the area of the new hospital by capturing revenue from new commercial development along that stretch of U.S. 6.

June 20, 2013 1:20 pm
Impact of Porter County's first TIF called into question

Impact of Porter County's first TIF called into question

VALPARAISO | The Porter County Redevelopment Commission was told Thursday it could reap $8.4 million during the next 20 years from the new hospital alone if a tax increment finance district is created along that portion of the U.S. 6 corridor.

April 18, 2013 6:30 pm

Development of Dunes-Kankakee Trail clips along

Another small piece of the planned Dunes-Kankakee Trail can be built this summer now that Porter County has agreed to maintain it after it's built.

February 24, 2013 7:00 pm Related

Planners need input from average citizens as well

Porter County Redevelopment Commission. Porter County Economic Development Alliance. Portage Economic Development Company. Northwestern Indiana Regional Planning Commission. These are some of the groups that are planning development in Porter County and surrounding area.

November 11, 2012 12:00 am

County lacking 'shovel ready' sites

VALPARAISO | One of the biggest challenges confronting Porter County economic development officials is the dwindling number of "shovel ready" sites with ready access to utilities and other infrastructure, according to Greater Valparaiso Chamber of Commerce President Rex Richards.

October 18, 2012 1:00 pm
County Council splits to take two seats on TIF board

County Council splits to take two seats on TIF board

VALPARAISO | Porter County's newly revamped redevelopment commission continues to get off to a rocky start with the Porter County Council winding up in a dispute Tuesday night over their appointment to the group.

July 25, 2012 1:36 pm

Porter County redevelopment panel seeking to fill vacancy

PORTER COUNTY | The Porter County Redevelopment Commission has a position which needs to be filled this month, Porter County Council officials say.

June 30, 2012 6:30 pm
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