Public Works Department
VALPARAISO | Despite getting more than 40 bids for the variety of work needed to build the new public works department campus, the city will seek more bids in four areas.
VALPARAISO | Ann Brugos, of the city's Public Works Department, was appointed to a three-year term on the 15-member board of directors of the Indiana Urban Forestry Council.
VALPARAISO | Plans for the city's new public works campus are expected to be ready to submit for bids in about a week, and Public Works Director Matt Evans hopes the cost leaves room to include a rain harvesting system.
VALPARAISO | Get your treehugging/planting clothes on and celebrate National NeighborWoods Month by volunteering to join the city's Shade Brigade at a pair of tree plantings Saturday and Oct. 5.
HAMMOND | Mayor Thomas McDermott Jr. has named the top two positions in the consolidated public works department.
HAMMOND | Effective Jan. 1, the city will consolidate four departments into the Department of Public Works if the move is approved by the City Council.
VALPARAISO | The city's Park Board approved a 2014 budget Tuesday that included 3 percent raises for all employees.
VALPARAISO | The track around the perimeter of Fairgrounds Park will be closed for the next 10 days so it can be repaved and widened.
VALPARAISO | The total reconstruction of the asphalt paths at Fairgrounds Park will begin Monday with the replacement of the connection between the two parking lots and the area around the concession stand building.
VALPARAISO | While plans for the new public works campus are being finalized, Public Works Director Matt Evans received permission Thursday to advertise for bids as soon as they are ready.
HEBRON | It was only a $1,474 purchase, but it could prevent a 650,000-gallon water spill at the north end of town.
VALPARAISO | The city's Public Works Department expects to kick off its annual street resurfacing program June 27 on Montdale Drive in the Montdale Industrial Park.
VALPARAISO | The city's Public Works Department would like a word with those residents planning on putting their grass clippings in with the trash: Don't.
VALPARAISO | A collective sigh of relief from the Valparaiso Public Works Department crew could probably be heard for miles Thursday as the deadline passed for anyone to remonstrate against the proposed bond issue to building a new public works campus.
VALPARAISO | Just as Porter County residents are itching to begin the gardening season, Valparaiso’s Public Works department has announced that it will provide free loading of mulch for Porter County residents, while supplies last. The loading fee for compost remains in place, as does the de…
VALPARAISO | The city has launched a "Think Before You Throw" campaign to encourage more recycling.
VALPARAISO | For several years the city has earned the Tree City USA designation from the state's Department of Natural Resources Division of Forestry, but in 2012 it went one step farther.
HOBART | The compost bag program will begin Monday for Hobart residents.
HOBART | Leaf collections will start Monday for Hobart residents.
VALPARAISO | The city will know in 30 days whether it can immediately begin the process of issuing bonds for construction of a new public works campus at the city's wastewater treatment plant.
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