Taxpayers of the Town of Argos, Green Township and Walnut Township are being notified of a public hearing before the Green Township Board on Thursday, March 25, at 7:00 P.M. at the Argos Town Hall. The public hearing is being called to consider a proposed ordinance, resolution, and interlocal agreement for the establishment of the Argos Fire Protection Territory beginning with taxes payable in 2022.
At the March 4, public hearing held by Green Township as a joint public hearing with Walnut Township and the Town of Argos the vote of the Green Township Board was inconclusive with no majority for joining or for declining adoption of the proposed Argos Fire Territory. The purpose of this meeting is for Green Township to reconvene and have a conclusive vote to either adopt or decline the Argos Fire Territory. If enacted, the proposed ordinance, resolutions, and interlocal agreement will establish the Argos Fire Protection Territory between the Town of Argos (Provider Unit), Green Township and Walnut Township (Participating Units) and will provide for a uniform tax rate within the territory.
A copy of the proposed ordinance, resolutions, and interlocal agreement will be made available for inspection at the public hearings. Persons seeking additional information may contact Ms. Lisa Mullaney, Argos Clerk-Treasurer, at (574) 892-5717, Mrs. Marie Fishburn, Green Township Trustee at (574) 935-5545 and Mr. Stephen Wilhelm, Walnut Township Trustee, at (574) 892-5500. Pursuant to present limitations on gatherings due to the State’s Public Health Emergency related to COVID-19 some or all of these meetings may be conducted electronically, and public attendance may be strictly limited.