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HONR 299 Making Greater Lafayette Greater: Local Government Resources

Provides information on governmental and non-governmental resources describing topics facing policymakers in Lafayette, West Lafayette, and Tippecanoe County.

Local Government Resources

City of West Lafayette

West Lafayette City Council (Approves legislation governing this city).  This is done through Ordinances & Resolutions
example Ordinance 11-16 covering sewage works bond anticipation note to finance sewage systems expansion and improvement.

City of Lafayette

Lafayette City Council   

Resolution 2016-03 providing a partial property tax abatement for Subaru to develop new property in an Economic Revitalization Area.
Lafayette Police Department Crime Map
Crime Prevention Bulletin:  Residential Burglary Prevention

Crime in the U.S.:  Uniform Crime Reports (Annual FBI compilation documenting national, state, and local crime.)

Tippecanoe County Government
Tippecanoe County Council (Legislative branch of county government. January 10, 2017 meeting agenda.)
Tippecanoe County Commissioners (Executive branch of county government)

Area Plan Commission (Responsible for economic and transportation planning and zoning to address current and future county needs).  FY 2016 (July 1, 2015-June 30, 2016) Transportation Project Report 

2013 New Chauncey Neighborhood Plan
1997 Bicycle & Pedestrian Plan

Tippecanoe Country Property Tax Records (Courtesy:  Tippecanoe County Assessor. Covers commercial and residential properties.)


Subject Librarian

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Bert Chapman
(765) 494-2837

Fax: (765) 494-9007