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Town Services

Administration

Town Council
5 Members and Clerk - Treasurer
Number employees - 3 Full-time and 3 part-time

 

Airport Authority

4 Member Board - oversight of 250 acre Airport with two 1,700 ft. Runways, two hangars and a 42 acre Industrial Park.

 

Planning & Zoning

Planning Commission appointed by Town Council

 

Fire Protection

Volunteer force provides 24-hour service. Class V insurance rating.

 

Law Enforcement

Town Marshal and one deputy.

 

Waste Removal

Contracted with private company. Once a week pick-up service.

 

Recycling

Converse has a recycling center for use by Converse residents.
Converse also has curbside recycling Wednesday.

 

Sewage

Town owns and operates a modern sewage disposal plant.
260,000 GD average

 

Town Budget

for 1993 is $365,918.00. Tax rate for 1993 is $2.997 per $100.00 of assessed valuation.

 

Water Plant

Services:

Water Dept., Sewage Dept., Garbage Collection Dept.
765.395.3459

Town Superintendent (non-emergency)
765.395.3367

Marshall's Office (emergency)
765.395.9000
 

Converse Library

The Converse-Jackson Township Public Library has a circulation in excess of 26,000 volumes. The Library is a Carnegie Library and was built in 1917.

 

Taxes

Payable in 2000, subject to 20% Property Tax Replacement Credit:
Property Taxes
Town - $3.9210 per $100
Township - $0.1410 per $100
School - $5.7622 per $100

Local property taxes are assessed on a base of 1/3 true cash value. State sales tax 6% on all retail sales - food products exempt.

 
Member Of
Indiana Association of Cities and Towns
Contact Info
TOWN OF CONVERSE
210 N Jefferson St
Converse, IN 46919
765.395.3459
info@townofconverse.com

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