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Robert Schwerd

Kouts raises some fees, could raise more

KOUTS | The fee for filing a request before Kouts plan commission or board of zoning appeals went up Monday -- and other fees could soon follow.

May 19, 2014 9:00 pm

Kouts residents to get smaller trash bill in 2014

KOUTS | In the Christmas spirit, the Kouts Council played a little Santa Claus and a little Grinch on Monday.

December 18, 2013 12:00 am

Differences over Hammond Sanitary District rates raise a stink

HAMMOND | City officials and the town of Griffith are having a bureaucratic brawl that is completely in the sewer.

July 13, 2013 8:45 pm

Griffith Council says no hearing for former cop chief

GRIFFITH | The Town Council on Tuesday said "no" to a second demand from Ron Kottka's lawyer to give the former police chief a hearing on his demotion in November.

June 18, 2013 9:30 pm

Former Griffith top cop withdraws retirement

GRIFFITH | Former Police Chief Ron Kottka has withdrawn his retirement after apparently being denied a hearing before the public with the town's Safety Board, his attorney said Tuesday afternoon.

June 04, 2013 8:45 pm

Kouts ponders front yard parking ban

KOUTS | The Town Council is expected to vote on an ordinance at its June meeting to prohibit residents from parking vehicles in their front yards.

May 20, 2013 9:00 pm

Kouts hopes to annex land for development

KOUTS | The town wants to be more prepared the next time a major company like Urschel Laboratories comes looking for land on which to locate.

April 15, 2013 8:30 pm

Kouts OKs agreement to move utility lines

KOUTS | The Town Council on Monday approved an agreement with the state Department of Transportation to relocate Kouts' water and sewer lines on Ind. 8 for a culvert replacement project.

March 18, 2013 9:00 pm

Kouts loses councilman, gains building inspector

KOUTS | The Town Council satisfied the need to hire a building inspector at Monday's meeting. Now the town's Democratic precinct committeemen will have to fill the need for a new councilman.

February 18, 2013 8:55 pm

Kouts to hear comments on district remap

KOUTS | The Town Council will hear comments at its Aug. 20 meeting on the proposed redistricting for the four council districts.

July 16, 2012 9:30 pm

Kouts to look into alley maintenance

KOUTS | Following a request from residents to maintain two alleys, the Kouts Town Council decided Monday it should consider developing a formal plan for maintaining all the alleys.

March 19, 2012 9:00 pm

Kouts increases fines for violating town laws

KOUTS | Violating town ordinances just got more expensive.

September 21, 2011 8:05 pm

Kouts wants county to sign off on antenna site

KOUTS | Kouts turned down a request for an agreement to move the E911 antenna from one water tower to the other because it came from the installer, not the county.

July 29, 2011 5:45 pm

Kouts wary of request to patrol school grounds

KOUTS | A proposal from the East Porter County Schools that Kouts take over traffic enforcement on the school property in the town met with a chilly reception Monday despite the hot weather.

July 18, 2011 10:15 pm

Kouts OKs contracts for lawyer, MCO

KOUTS | The Town Council approved new contracts with the town attorney and the company that runs its street department, and the water and sewage treatment plants.

December 24, 2010 12:00 am
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