Gary Common Council President William Godwin filed a petition on Friday with Lake Superior Court to have the case be heard by all of the Lake County judges.
Godwin said he was "highly disturbed," and felt disrespected upon hearing the plan was a collaborative effort, given for six months, council members asked to be involved in creating the spending plan.
The event is from noon to 6 p.m. Saturday in the parking lot of Gary City Hall, 401 Broadway.
The investigation comes as the Gary Redevelopment Commission filed a lawsuit Wednesday against Akyumen Industries Corp., alleging the company breached two contracts.
The eight recruits are from Gary, East Chicago, Crown Point, Hammond, Chicago Ridge and Chicago Heights.
During a roughly 6-minute special meeting held virtually Wednesday, the Gary City Council agreed 9-0 to file a lawsuit against Mayor Jerome Prince, who condemned "inappropriate behavior," by council members last week.
“We needed cars. The Crown (Victoria vehicles), they’re very old, and the department was putting two, three officers into a single car on patrol," said Eric Reaves, an adviser to Mayor Jerome Prince.
Ernestine Harper Price, the petitioner, said she seeking to run a day care business out of a house at 1978 Arthur St. with her daughter, Lauren Price.
The Redevelopment Commission is coming under fire for trying to withhold arguably releasable city documents and selling the old Ivanhoe Gardens site far below its estimated fair market value.
The Gary Common Council is arguing the public has a right to know how the former Ivanhoe Gardens site appraised because the city sold it to Akyumen Industries for pennies on the dollar.
GARY — The Common Council is looking to rename the Columbus Day holiday after Richard G. Hatcher, one of the first black mayors to be elected …
A ban on new charter schools cannot be enacted at the local level, but the resolution passed Thursday night signals support to Sen. Eddie Melton, D-Gary, and his pitch for permanent ban legislation in Indianapolis.
GARY — Members of the city's Common Council have signaled they plan to formally support a ban on new charter schools citywide as the Gary Comm…
An opioid treatment center’s relocation in the city’s Miller section will not, and cannot, be disputed, city redevelopment and zoning leaders said this week.
The council's $82.4 million budget represents a net decrease of $539,000 from the mayor’s proposed budget of $82.9 million.
Prince, who conceded his family's use of public resources during a Times interview this week, said he believes his immediate family's protection through his city security detail is justified.
Gary Common Council President William Godwin, D-1st, has accused Mayor Jerome Prince's administration of turning a salaried position into a contractual one to circumvent the city’s residency rule.
The potential repeal comes on the heels of the Gary council approving a tax abatement worth an estimated $669,000 to the developer of the Broadway Lofts project in downtown Gary.
The Gary Common Council approved a significant 10-year property tax break last week for the developer behind the Broadway Lofts project in downtown Gary.