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Steve Howard

Kouts revisits, OKs parking restrictions

KOUTS | The ordinance requiring vehicles in residential areas of Kouts to be parked on hard surfaces is back on the books, in an amended form from the original -- but it was not an action the Town Council seemed eager to take Monday.

November 19, 2013 5:30 am

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, county agree on 911 upgrade

KOUTS | The Town Council's latest dispute with the Porter County 911 system is all resolved, and the agreement to install the new equipment on Kouts' water tower was approved at Monday's meeting.

September 17, 2012 9:00 pm

Kouts wants more info on Fire Department radio upgrade

KOUTS | The town is again at odds with the Porter County E-911 department over installation of new equipment for the emergency communication system used by the Kouts Volunteer Fire Department.

August 20, 2012 9:00 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 balks at 5 percent increase for Fire Dept.

KOUTS | The Town Council on Monday tentatively approved a contract for the operation of its sewer, water and street departments but balked at the fire department's request for a 5 percent increase in its annual payment.

December 24, 2011 11:15 pm

Kouts, county still at odds over moving antenna

KOUTS | An agreement with Porter County to move the E911 antenna to the town's other water tower was delayed again Monday after the Town Council refused to pay to have its lawyer draft the agreement.

August 16, 2011 7:15 pm

Kouts police can ticket at school

KOUTS | A month after refusing to consider an ordinance to allow Kouts police to ticket people on school property for violating the schools' traffic restrictions, the council approved it Monday after an appeal by East Porter County Schools Superintendent Rod Gardin.

August 15, 2011 9:30 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

Park path plan earns Kouts council's quick OK

KOUTS | The Town Council's approval of funding for a new pathway has boosted the Park Board's efforts to attract more people to Drazer Park.

April 18, 2011 9:00 pm
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