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Renovation Of Porter County Administration Center Plaza Begins

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Less than two weeks after the bid was awarded, renovation of the entry plaza at the Porter County Government Administration Center began when Gariup Construction positioned its equipment and fenced off the area.

Munster Police Chief Steve Scheckel Receives Public Safety Award

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This past week (Sept 18-23), Munster Police Chief Steve Scheckel was honored with a Public Safety Award during the annual NIPSCO Luminary Awards event.

Indiana State Police Accepting Applications for Three Regional Dispatchers at the Toll Road Regional Dispatch Center

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The Indiana State Police is accepting applications for three Regional Dispatcher positions at the Toll Road Post to staff the Regional Dispatch Center that operates out of that facility located at 52422 CR 17. This dispatch center covers the length of the Toll Road as well as the Bremen District. The Bremen District covers Elkhart, St. Joseph, Marshall, and Kosciusko counties.

Indiana State Police Forensic Scientist Melissa Oberg Named to Organization of Scientific Area Committees

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Recently, the United States Department of Commerce, National Institute of Standards and Technology, announced the appointment of Indiana State Police (ISP) Forensic Scientist Melissa Oberg to the National Commission on Forensic Science.

Know Your Charities and Where Your Money Is Going

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With all the charities that are asking for your hard earned money, there are people and organizations that are posing as legitimate charities or fund raisers who are putting your money in their bank accounts. They say they represent nonprofit organizations and they are scamming people out of cash and credit card numbers to benefit themselves.

INDOT ADA Advisory Group Meets in Gary on November 1

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The Indiana Department of Transportation will host the next meeting of its Americans with Disabilities Act Community Advisory Working Group from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. (CST) on Wednesday, November 1, 2017, at Ivy Tech Community College, located at 1440 E. 35th Street , Gary, IN 46409. The meeting is being held pursuant to Indiana’s Open Door Law and the public is welcome and encouraged to attend.

INDOT Office of Public Involvement

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How Does a Project Become a Project
A transportation project begins by identifying a transportation need, challenge, or opportunity, and is developed through a series of consecutive stages and activities. The public is encouraged to participate in planning activities by working through MPOs, RPOs and INDOT District Offices.

ISDH ACCREDITATION UPDATE

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The Indiana State Department of Health has begun the process of attaining its accreditation from the Public Health Advisory Board (PHAB). This is a voluntary effort through which state, local and tribal health departments’ performance is measured against a set of nationally recognized, evidenced-based performance measures. Ultimately, the process seeks to advance quality and performance within public health departments.