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Kouts to award new rubbish pickup pact Thursday

KOUTS | The Town Council will hold a special meeting Thursday to award a rubbish pickup contract.

November 20, 2013 12:00 am

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

New Kouts front yard parking bill up for approval

KOUTS | The redrafted version of the controversial ordinance restricting front yard parking in residential areas will be up for final approval at the town Council's November meeting.

October 23, 2013 12:00 am

Kouts seeks property for downtown park

KOUTS | This downtown park idea is catching on in Porter County.

September 19, 2013 12:00 am

Kouts suspends action on new parking ordinance

KOUTS | An ordinance that spent about five months on the drawing board before it finally was approved in August by the council is back on the drawing board again.

September 16, 2013 9:00 pm

Kouts officials consider changing well ordinances

KOUTS | What happens when Kouts' residents' wells aren't well?

June 17, 2013 8:30 pm

Kouts' "cloud" makes it easier to pay bills

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.

April 18, 2013 6:30 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 plans to enhance its small-town charm

Kouts plans to enhance its small-town charm

Nestled among open fields and a quaint shopping district is the friendly town of Kouts.

March 24, 2013 12:00 am Photos


Kouts putting on a pretty face in downtown

Kouts putting on a pretty face in downtown

KOUTS | If building permits for new homes are any indication, the word is out that Kouts is the place to live.

March 03, 2013 12:00 am Photos


Tim Jones

Tim Jones

Tim Jones is president of the Kouts Town Council.

March 03, 2013 12:00 am

Increased calls doesn't get increased cash for Kouts F.D.

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.

January 21, 2013 9:15 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 hopes to grow, continue makeover

Kouts hopes to grow, continue makeover

KOUTS | The town put on a prettier face in 2011, and the makeover is expected to continue this year.

March 04, 2012 12:00 am

Kouts council gets organized for 2012

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.

January 16, 2012 9:00 pm

Kouts to develop utilities capital plan

KOUTS | Town officials appear ready to meet early next year to start forming a capital improvement plan for the sewer and water utilities.

November 21, 2011 9:30 pm

Kouts may create board to deal with unsafe buildings

KOUTS | To deal with the problem of unsafe buildings, the town plans to create an unsafe building authority.

October 24, 2011 11:00 am

Kouts approves 2012 budget with 2.5 percent raises

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.

October 17, 2011 9:15 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
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