Posts Tagged: valparaiso

Courthouse exterior renovation bids awarded in Porter County

By: Amy Lavalley, Post-Tribune May 15, 2018 The Porter County Board of Commissioners moved forward with plans for the exterior renovation of and new windows for the courthouse in downtown Valparaiso, with a total of $1.3 million in bids for the work. The contracts went to the lowest bidders after being reviewed by the staff of… Read more »

Porter County facilities upgrade ahead of schedule

Official: Porter County facilities upgrade ahead of schedule By: Amy Lavalley, Post-Tribune November 17, 2017 While the Porter County Board of Commissioners were mum on a timeline for the county’s capital upgrade plan for county facilities, they did take another step to move the work along. Commissioners approved the Skillman Corp. for construction manager for… Read more »

Valparaiso’s new dog park/horticultural center moving closer to reality

By: Joyce Russell, The Times Oct. 3, 2017 VALPARAISO — Work will begin this fall on the infrastructure for the city’s new dog park and horticultural center on Campbell Street. The park board recently awarded a contract to Gariup Construction of Gary to complete infrastructure work, including installing sewers, water and fencing, along with paving… Read more »

Heated ramp approved for Porter County offices

By: Amy Lavalley, Post-Tribune Sept. 1, 2017 Visitors to the Porter County Administration Building in downtown Valparaiso can soon expect a heated, snow-free ramp leading to the front door and in-ground lights that change color for holidays or special occasions. The board of commissioners on Aug. 29 approved a contract with Gariup Construction of Gary… Read more »