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ITAMCO Seeking Tax Abatement for Equipment in Argos

February 24, 2011
ITAMCO Seeking Tax Abatement for Equipment in Argos

02/25/11 Argos Town Clerk, Patty Jones, informed the Council that ITAMCO is requesting a tax abatement for the new equipment to be placed in their factory.  She also told the Council ITAMCO has invited them for a tour of their factory on 17th Road.  The public hearing for the tax abatement will be on...
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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 P.D.to Implement Annual Fitness Exam

February 10, 2011
Argos P.D.to Implement Annual Fitness Exam

02/11/11 The Argos Town Council had a short meeting last Wednesday night.  Police Chief, Rod Rudd, presented a proposal for a wellness plan and a fitness exam.  Rudd would like to implement a yearly fitness exam for the Police Department.  This exam will have the same standards as the one required by the state to...
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Argos Emergency Department Present Annual Reports

January 30, 2011
Argos Emergency Department Present Annual Reports

01/31/11  The Argos Town Council were told of the 2010 totals for the Emergency Services.  Fire Chief, Mark Dean, reported the Fire Department went on 26 accident & rescue calls, 11 grass fires, and 9 structure fires.  There were 19 false alarm calls.  Thirty two calls were to Green Township, 16 calls to Walnut...
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Argos Town Council Sets Liaisons

January 10, 2011
Argos Town Council Sets Liaisons

01/11/11 The Argos Town Council established liaison appointments during the their first meeting for 2011.  Dave Walker and George Null were elected president and vice president, respectively, during the last meeting of 2010.   Linda Jones will be the liaison for the Police Department, Val Harley the EMS Department, Casie Rowe the Fire Department,...
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Annual Christmas Light Contest in Argos

November 29, 2010
Annual Christmas Light Contest in Argos

11/30/10 Argos will be decked out in Christmas lights this year.  The Argos Town Council will sponsor the Annual Christmas Decoration contest.  For several years the residents of Argos competed for the best in outdoor decorations.  They could win $50 for third place, $100 for second and $200 for first place.  The winners will...
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Argos Town Council Battles 2011 Salary Ordinance

November 21, 2010
Argos Town Council Battles 2011 Salary Ordinance

11/22/10  The Argos Town Council came to a decision for the 2011 Salary Ordinance during last Wednesday’s meeting.  The Salary Ordinance was passed on the first reading at the previous meeting.  The Council members wanted input from the residence.  Shawn Harley asked the Council what exactly was in the ordinance.  Areas that were indicated...
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Argos Town Council Struggles with 2011 Salary Ordinance

November 14, 2010
Argos Town Council Struggles with 2011 Salary Ordinance

11/15/10  The Argos Town Council discussed the Salary Ordinance for 2011 during their last meeting.  The salary ordinance has a provision for a small salary increase for all departments.  The employees were given an across the board increase of $1,200 each in 2009.  There were no increases in 2010.  This discussion was tabled from the previous meeting...
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Argos Town Council Approves $1.2 Budget for 2011

October 28, 2010
Argos Town Council Approves $1.2 Budget for 2011

10/29/10 The Argos Town Council adopted the 2011 budget during their meeting last week.  With last minute cuts the budget was reduced to $1,290,403. “I want to thank you guys for regrouping and making additional cuts,” Council President George Null told the group attending the meeting. Eric Walsh, from Umbaugh & Associates, told the council...
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Argos Town Council Cuts more from 2011 Budget

October 19, 2010
Argos Town Council Cuts more from 2011 Budget

10/20/10 The Argos Town Council held a special meeting last Wednesday to fine tune the 2011 budget.  The Council was cautioned that they would need to take some action or they would be depleting the cash reserves.  “I didn’t understand that the cash balances were being depleted at a slow rate.” said George Null, Council President....
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