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Large Item Fall Cleam-Up in Argos

October 5, 2012
Large Item Fall Cleam-Up in Argos

  10/08/12  Once again the Town of Argos will have the Fall Large Item Clean Up.  Item such as furniture, mattresses and the like that the residents wish to dispose of can be placed at the curb for pick on Wednesday, October 10th and 24th.  Appliances must be tagged showing that the chemicals have...
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Argos Town Council Votes to Discontinue Adding Fluoride to Town’s Water

June 12, 2012
Argos Town Council Votes to Discontinue Adding Fluoride to Town’s Water

   06/13/12 The Argos Town Council made a decision on June 6 that will mean an approximately $2,500 per year savings, but money wasn’t the deciding factor. The council members voted 5-0 to discontinue adding fluoride the town’s water. The water supply will still have about .5 milligrams per liter that is the amount...
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Possible Bad Weather Prompts Warning to Argos Residents

March 1, 2012
Possible Bad Weather Prompts Warning to Argos Residents

  03/02/12 The Town of Argos is warning citizens about the lack of a siren. Due to the possibility of severe weather in the forecast the Town of Argos would like the residents to know that the Town’s Emergency Siren is currently being repaired and will not be available to warn of severe weather....
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Argos Town Council to Sell City Property

July 21, 2011
Argos Town Council to Sell City Property

07/22/11 What appeared to be a simple sale of town owned property ended as a long, complicated transaction.  Little over a year ago, Holly Minix asked the Argos Town Council if she could purchase the town lot next to her home.  The lot, located on the corner of Michigan and Williams Streets, is too small for...
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Argos Could Qualify for Community Focus Funds

July 18, 2011
Argos Could Qualify for  Community Focus Funds

07/19/11Jennifer Laurent, Executive Director of the Marshall County Economic Development Corporation, announced to the Argos Town Council the outcome of the income survey.  54.2% of the households reported an income below the national average.  At least 50% of the households surveyed had to be below the national average to qualify for grants. Jennifer told the...
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Argos Town Board Approves Ordinance for 2011 Pay Raises

July 4, 2011
Argos Town Board Approves Ordinance for 2011 Pay Raises

07/05/11 The Argos Town Council passed Ordinance 2011-2 this month giving pay raises to the town employees for 2011.  The money for the raises was budgeted for 2011 but was not given due to the fact the Council wanted to enact a merit system for pay raises.  Several workshops were held and an evaluation form...
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Argos Town Council Considers INDOT offer of $200,000

March 29, 2011
Argos Town Council Considers INDOT offer of $200,000

03/30/11 Dave Walker, Council President, updated the members of the Argos Town Council of the negotiations with INDOT concerning Michigan Street.  When the 31 bypass going around Argos was established, INDOT had an agreement with Marshall County to maintain Old 31 north of Highway 10.  INDOT also had an agreement with Argos for the...
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Argos Town Board Handles Unique Problem

February 22, 2011
Argos Town Board Handles Unique Problem

02/22/11 The Argos Town Council was faced with a very unique problem last Wednesday.   This envolved the security light at the Quimby residence on 18th road.  In 2005, Kris Quimby requested the electric to be turned on for her home she just moved into.   Records showed there was a town owned security light on...
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Argos Considers Raise in Trash Rate

January 27, 2011
Argos Considers Raise in Trash Rate

01/28/11  The Argos Town Council was told by Derek Jones, Town Attorney, the progress of the Load Profile Meter Agreement.  A Load Profile Meter is a special electric meter, used by factories or public buildings that will let the user monitor the amount of electricity being used.  This is not to be confused with...
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Argos Town Board Hires Umpaugh to Create Management Reports

November 7, 2010
Argos Town Board Hires Umpaugh to Create Management Reports

11/08/10 Last Wednesday night, the Argos Town Council decided to hire Umbaugh & Associates to prepare the Utility Financial Management Reports.  The reports are a tool for the Council and Superintendent to use for operating budget and capital decisions.  The information can determine if the current utility rates are correct or if there is...
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