KOUTS | "We're finally in the 21st century," Kouts Council President Tim Jones said Monday after the council approved installation of an electronic invoice cloud for handling its billing services.
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.
Nestled among open fields and a quaint shopping district is the friendly town of Kouts.
KOUTS | If building permits for new homes are any indication, the word is out that Kouts is the place to live.
Tim Jones is president of the Kouts Town Council.
KOUTS | The new year is bringing some changes to the town but not in the amount of money the fire department will receive in its annual contract with the Town Council.
KOUTS | The Town Council will hear comments at its Aug. 20 meeting on the proposed redistricting for the four council districts.
KOUTS | The town put on a prettier face in 2011, and the makeover is expected to continue this year.
KOUTS | The Town Council was able to wrap up most of the business left over from 2011 and get itself organized for the coming year.
KOUTS | Town officials appear ready to meet early next year to start forming a capital improvement plan for the sewer and water utilities.
KOUTS | To deal with the problem of unsafe buildings, the town plans to create an unsafe building authority.
KOUTS | A 2012 budget calling for a 2.9 percent overall increase, including a 2.5 percent raise for town employees, earned the Town Council's approval Monday.
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.
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.
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.
KOUTS | After being retired from public life for a year, Jim Murphy had decided he liked it and would take another year off. That second year lasted barely two weeks.
KOUTS | In a move that caught some of his fellow councilmen by surprise, Council President David Brooks announced he is resigning from the council effective at the end of the year.
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