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Redevelopment Commission

Pratt bond issue endorsed by utility board

VALPARAISO | Up to $10 million in economic development revenue bonds will be issued in late December or January for the construction of a sewage pretreatment facility at the new Pratt Industries paper mill.

October 30, 2014 12:00 am

Council action boosts Pratt, Thormahlen projects

VALPARAISO | Help for both the Thormahlen and the Pratt Industries projects got City Council approval Monday.

October 27, 2014 7:40 pm

Robbins Road extension plan put on hold

PORTAGE | The long talked about plan to extend Robbins Road west of Willowcreek Road has been put on hold again.

October 26, 2014 12:00 am

Portage commission OKs contract to raze warehouse

PORTAGE | Warehouse 57 will be coming down next year, making way for the next phase of the restoration of the southern development of Lakefront Park.

October 25, 2014 12:00 am

Bond issue proceeds despite warnings of cost

PORTAGE | Both the Redevelopment Authority and Redevelopment Commission took steps moving forward a bond issue Thursday, despite warnings of its financial impact.

October 23, 2014 5:26 pm

Hebron joins Dunes-Kankakee trail agreement

HEBRON | The Town Council approved an interlocal cooperative agreement Tuesday to develop the Dunes-Kankakee Trail, which is planned to have one terminus in town.

October 22, 2014 12:00 am

Merrillville eyes purchase of The Fieldhouse

MERRILLVILLE | A pharmaceutical company could begin preparing a Merrillville facility for operations in the first quarter of next year, according to town officials.

October 14, 2014 10:00 pm

Portage paving project nearing completion

PORTAGE | The city's massive paving project is winding down and officials believe contractors will complete most of the work before winter weather hits.

October 14, 2014 12:39 pm

Portage council approves lease agreement for proposed bond issue

PORTAGE | The City Council this week approved a lease agreement between the Redevelopment Commission and Redevelopment Authority bringing the $8.25 million bond to fund a new fire station and refurbish the police station closer to reality.

October 12, 2014 12:00 am

Valpo OKs dome demolition deal with Marshall

VALPARAISO | It's now just a matter of time before the Natural Ovens Bakery dome walls come tumbling down.

October 10, 2014 8:28 pm

Valpo redevelopment panel to borrow up to $15 million

VALPARAISO | The city's Redevelopment Commission began the process of issuing up to $15 million in bonds for a series of projects, including possible incentives for a major business prospect the city hopes to land.

October 09, 2014 1:00 pm

Valpo panel endorses dome demolition bid, funding

VALPARAISO | The former Natural Ovens Bakery dome's days apparently are dwindling down to a precious few following action by the city Redevelopment Commission on Wednesday, but a new downtown building could be starting construction soon.

October 08, 2014 6:26 pm

Valpo begins effort for incentives for Thormahlen building

VALPARAISO | In the first step needed to offer incentives for a $2.4 million, three-story building at Lincolnway and Michigan Avenue, the city's Economic Development Commission recommended creation of an economic development target area for the downtown.

October 07, 2014 5:00 pm
Valpo receives subpoena for University Promenade project

Valpo receives subpoena for University Promenade project

VALPARAISO | The FBI delivered a subpoena to the city clerk's office Tuesday asking for documents related to the University Promenade project.

October 01, 2014 4:15 pm Related

FBI continues to request information from Portage officials

PORTAGE | Another Portage official has received a federal subpoena seeking information on city purchases.

October 01, 2014 12:54 pm

Misplaced bid opened for dome demolition

VALPARAISO | A mislabeled envelope might end up being the low bid for the demolition of the former Natural Ovens Bakery dome.

October 01, 2014 11:41 am

Portage commission sets priorities for downtown development

PORTAGE | The Redevelopment Commission has set its priorities for downtown redevelopment work.

September 28, 2014 12:00 am

Valpo awards contract for Central Park expansion

VALPARAISO | Berglund Construction Co. is expected to begin construction of the pavilion, skating rink and activity building at Central Park Plaza by next week.

September 28, 2014 12:00 am

Redevelopment Commission approves Willowcreek/Southport roads project

PORTAGE | The city's Redevelopment Commission awarded one contract for road improvements while putting another on hold.

September 26, 2014 6:45 pm

Valpo gets bids for dome demolition

VALPARAISO | The dome is doomed.

September 26, 2014 5:45 pm
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