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  1. Historic Downtown Restoration

    Downtown LaPorte buildings are in serious need of repair. La Porte should adopt a similar policy as Valparaiso and offer incentives to aid in the repair and restoration of downtown buildings and...
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    Jan 4, 2015 by Brandon K. (11 points)

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  2. I would like to see municipal wifi here in La porte.

    I think that it would be nice if the city of La porte had municipal WIFI. Municipal WIFI would benefit businessman doing business at the courthouse or anywhere in they be in the city limits. It...
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    Nov 29, 2013 by Kenneth Chapman (5 points)

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  3. adult education and college classes

    Try to get more college classes or training opportunities offered in the city of Laporte. PNC and Ivy Tech are too far away for some. Having a trained workforce may help bring in business.

    Jan 7, 2014 by ks (5 points)

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  4. NUISANCE PROPERTIES/ROB THE POOR GIVE TO THE RICH

    OUR MAYOR HAS TO BE RELATED TO OBAMA,THEIR MINDS THINK ALIKE. THEIR PLAN WILL ONLY GET RID OF THE POOR AND LINE THE POCKETS OF PEOPLE THAT HAVE MONEY AND JOBS. THE POLICE DEPT IS HERE TO SERVE THE...
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    Jul 10, 2014 by FUNNYLADY63 (7 points)

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  5. Cleaning up the neigborhood

    Copy and paste the following , on any pages you can, where the kids can know their cars might be famous !!! It already on the LaPorte High School page...Kids, you could be FAMOUS !!! Anyone living...
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    Jan 2, 2014 by JJ (8 points)

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  6. Out of all the goverment websites not one of them states when the elections are or when. Not under important dates.

    Why is that. all these signs in the yards. Big secret or what? Word of mouth does not cut it for all people.

    May 6, 2014 by Edward Wirth (5 points)

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  7. Redirect City Funds

    Why are we not spending money on new roads in the city of La Porte? Instead of purchasing new police cars which were not needed since we just bought new cars a couple years ago, or putting in a...
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    Jun 19, 2015 by Allison Clark (5 points)

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  8. Winter Events

    During the summer, we have several events, but LaPorte seems to be lacking on winter activities. Similar to the Maple City Grand Prix, I wanted to suggest possibly holding more activities on the...
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    Feb 19, 2015 by Brandon K. (11 points)

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  9. We should improve the parks that we have before adding new parks.

    Widen and pave the trails through Soldiers park to make them more inviting and less creepy. Connect parks around Pine, Stone, and Clear Lake to Downtown with bike trails. Connect Downtown by waterway...
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    Feb 13, 2017 by Drew (22 points)

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  10. 4th of July

    there should be available washrooms or porta-potties for folks watching the parade. Many folks (especially seniors and small children) can not wait a very long time without these facilities.

    Sep 7, 2015 by Jean Sponzilli (5 points)

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  11. Lets create a special district downtown in a rundown area. Business that invest in this area can be given special perks, like a discounted liquor license.

    Subsidized or discounted liquor licenses would allow the business owners to invest more in their businesses. A program like this would also help revitalize an area with a high level of...
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    Feb 4, 2016 by Drew (22 points)

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  12. Shop Local Saturday, November 26th, 2016.

    Shop Local Saturday...We are trying to generate an incentive to shop locally (downtown La Porte). Because of existing planned community activities in La Porte this Saturday... (Kris Kringle Blitz and...
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    Nov 21, 2016 by Brett Starr (10 points)

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  13. Shop Super Saturday, Dec 10, 2016

    The Co-op Shoppes on State Street (512 State St. Just a few blocks East of the Court House) “Shop super Saturday” Specials THROUGHOUT BOTH BUILDINGS #1 & #2 Extended hours 9am – 5pm ...
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    Dec 4, 2016 by Brett Starr (10 points)

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  14. Great article...read and brainstorm.

    http://www.mrmoneymustache.com/2017/02/10/the-happy-city/ Take a few minutes are read this wonderful article and then let's think of ways that we can continue to improve our city to make it a...
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    Feb 13, 2017 by Drew (22 points)

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  15. Cutting back of vegetation overgrowth.

    There are several spots around town that need the overgrowth to be cut back. This not only is causing traffic hazard, but, also an eyesore. One place for example is the north side of 1st street...
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    Jun 30, 2016 by Thomas Delorme (5 points)

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  16. Wine to Food Benefit

    Hold an informal happy hour networking event where all proceeds and tips will go towards the charity of choice. Wine provided by host.

    Jul 8, 2015 by Stephanie Salinas (5 points)

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  17. 24/7 Small Study Area/ Cafe

    I have a couple of friends and we are all future entrepreneurs. Knowing that we are young and live in a small town, we don't have anywhere close, (not even in Michigan City) to study and talk about...
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    Sep 3, 2017 by Tyler Morris (5 points)

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