Two north county cases will be heard by the Porter County Drainage Board at
its regular meeting on Monday at 8:30 a.m.
The first is a presentation on the Enbridge Wetland Mitigation Site located
on the southwest corner of Porter-LaPorte County Line Road and I-94 in Pine
Township. The parcel of 71 acres is owned by Indiana Department of
Transportation and is being used for wetland mitigation because of impacts
to Reynolds Creek due to Enbridge pipeline construction.
Presenting will be John Richardson of Cardno-JF New.
The second case is for a variance of Pope O’Connor Ditch Assessment
requested by Patricia Shumate of 64 E. CR 1100N. to reduce the legal drain
easement affecting her parcel to the minimum of 25 feet from the top of the
bank along the east side of Pope-Connor Ditch and South of CR 1100N.
The board will also allow for public comment and will hear reports from
The board will meet in Room 205 of the County Adminstration Center, 155
Indiana Ave. in Valparaiso.