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Argos Town Council Considers Establishment of Storm Water Rate

October 7, 2012
Argos Town Council Considers Establishment of Storm Water Rate

  10/08/12 The Argos Town Council discussed establishing an initial rate for the purpose of Storm Water Management.  There are still some areas of Argos with a storm water system that was installed in the 1930′s and have not been updated since.   The Council would like to provide a system for the safe and efficient...
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Argos Town Council

September 12, 2012
Argos Town Council

  09/13/12 The Argos Town Council will have a public hearing for the proposed 2013 budget before their October 3rd meeting at 7:15 meeting.  The proposed tax rate for 2013 is 1.9051%.  Town Clerk, Patty Jones, explained the increase over last year’s rate.  After a long absents, there is a tax rate for storm sewers. ...
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Argos Town Council Considers Drug Testing with Midwest Toxicology Services

May 8, 2012
Argos Town Council Considers Drug Testing with Midwest Toxicology Services

   05/09/12 The Argos Town Council listened to a presentation from Midwest Toxicology Services at their meeting this month.  Susie Fields, the representative for Midwest Toxicology Services, told the Council that they started business in 1992 and they have  provide the drug and alcohol screening for the State of Indiana since 1995.  They also...
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Argos Town Board Trying to Help Local Business with Septic Issues

April 26, 2012
Argos Town Board Trying to Help Local Business with Septic Issues

  04/27/12 The Argos Town Council was informed of a possible building code violation. Dave Poisel, owner of Marshall County Discount Center, got a building permit for enlarging the former Argos Lumber Company buildings. He was wanting to expand the inside archery range. While trying to do the right thing, he opened a “can...
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Argos Town Council Sponsors Christmas Light Contest

December 15, 2011
Argos Town Council Sponsors Christmas Light Contest

12/16/11 The Argos Town Council will, again, be sponsoring an outdoor Christmas light decorating contest.  This contest has been a tradition for several years. Residents are able to win $50 for third place, $100 for second place or $200 for first place.  A representative from the Pilot News will cruse Argos and determine the winners.  The winners will be...
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Argos Town Council Tables Chief Rudd’s Request of Pick-up

December 1, 2011
Argos Town Council Tables Chief Rudd’s Request of Pick-up

12/02/11 During their last meeting, the Argos Town Council received five bids for a new police vehicle.  Rudd told the Council he would like to replace the 2006 Charger with a pick-up truck.  A heavy duty truck would be safer during inclement weather, used to haul evidence and would be worth more for a trade in....
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Argos Town Council Passes 2012 Salary Ordinance

November 29, 2011
Argos Town Council Passes 2012 Salary Ordinance

11/30/11 November was the month for discussion on the 2012 Salary Ordinance for Argos.  The Salary Ordinance was presented to the Argos Town Council in October with a single line for Clerk-Treasurer/Utility Clerk.  Currently the salary for the Clerk-Treasurer is set at $5,000 annually and the position of Utility Clerk is set at $35,520 annually.  Both positions have...
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Argos Council Looks at 2012 Budget of $1,293,771

October 13, 2011
Argos Council Looks at 2012 Budget of $1,293,771

10/14/11 The Argos Town Council recently held a public meeting for the 2012 Budget.  Council President, Dave Walker, told those in the audience that the Council and Department Heads had a lot of work and effort involved in the 2012 Budget.  The Budget for 2012 is $1,293,771.  There is an increase of $27,000 over 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 Declines INDOT Offer of $400,000

April 11, 2011
Argos Declines INDOT Offer of $400,000

04/12/11 Last week the Argos Town Council came to a decision concerning the offer from the Indiana Department of Transportation (INDOT).  INDOT has offered Marshall County and LaPaz monetary compensation to take responsibility over sections of US 31 that will soon be abandoned with the new 31 road project.  INDOT also wanted to relinquish...
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