About Us

Larry Kleinhenz2 Carl Lienhoop2 Rick Flohr2
Member 1st District
Larry S. Kleinhenz
Chairman 2nd District
Carl Lienhoop
Member 3rd District
Rick Flohr

The Bartholomew County Board of Commissioners, also referred to as the County Executive, is a three (3) member board, whose members are elected to four (4) year terms. Representatives for each district are elected on different ballot years. Their specific powers and duties are defined in IC 36-2-2.

 Among the most important powers are those related to:

• Auditing and authorizing claims against the county IC 36-2-6-2
• Receiving bids and authorizing contracts
• Controlling, maintaining, and supervising county property including courthouses, jails, and public offices IC 36-2-2-24
• Supervising construction and maintenance of roads, bridges, and county buildings
• Exercising appointive powers including both the selection of members to fill positions on boards, commissions, and committees, and appointments of certain department heads
• Planning and implementing strategies for solid waste handling as members of solid waste district boards IC 13-21-3-1
• Serves on various county boards, commissions, and committees
• Serve on the County Drainage Board with the County Surveyor IC 36-9-27


Staff

County Administrator: Tina Jeffries

Assistant County Administrator: Jolinda Smiar

 

Meeting Information

Meeting Information


Although the law IC 36-2-2-6 requires the board of county commissioners to meet only once each month, the Bartholomew County Commissioners hold regularly scheduled weekly meetings.  With the exception of holiday closings, the commissioners meet each Monday at 10:00AM in their public chambers located off of the Third Street entrance in the Governmental Office Building at 440 Third Street.

When only two members of the board attend the meeting and there is no consensus, the board must defer final actions until all of the members are in attendance IC 36-2-4-6. The Indiana Open Door and Public Access to Records statutes apply to county commissioners' meetings.  The board of commissioners may call a special session whenever public interest requires it. At least six days notice must be given for a special meeting unless there exists an emergency that requires shorter notice. IC 36-2-2-8 The commissioners may carry out business only on those matters for which the special meeting was called.

Citizens wishing to place an item on the Commissioners' Agenda should plan to submit the information to the County Administrator one week prior to the Agenda Session date. Agenda items must be turned into the Commissioners' office by 12 noon on Wednesday in order to be placed on the Monday morning agenda session. Any supporting documents should be submitted at that time. If the documents are not available, the item will be placed on the following agenda session. Any exceptions will be at the discretion of the Chairman.

Public Hearings

The purpose of public hearings is to allow the public to provide input/testimony to the Board of County Commissioners on a particular subject.  All public hearings will be scheduled and heard in the order in which they are listed on the agenda, unless otherwise arranged.

Audience Comments - Procedure for Participation

When recognized:

  •     State your name, address, and whether you are representing only yourself or others. All remarks/comments should be addressed to the Board as a body and not to any specific member. Questions should be addressed to the Chairman.
  •     Please limit your comments on public comment items to five (5) minutes if you are representing others and three (3) minutes if you are representing yourself.
  •     Submit all written comments to the County Administrator.

Meeting Audio

Board of Commissioners' Audio - 2016

Board of Commissioners' Audio 12/27/2016 (226 downloads) Popular #
Board of Commissioners' Audio 12/19/2016 (219 downloads) Popular #
Board of Commissioners' Audio 12/12/2016 (221 downloads) Popular #
Board of Commissioners' Audio 12/05/2016 (223 downloads) Popular #
Board of Commissioners' Audio 11/28/2016 (217 downloads) Popular #
Board of Commissioners' Audio 11/21/2016 (230 downloads) Popular #
Board of Commissioners' Audio 11/14/2016 (225 downloads) Popular #
Board of Commissioners' Audio 11/07/2016 (236 downloads) Popular #
Board of Commissioners' Audio 10/31/2016 (225 downloads) Popular #
Board of Commissioners' Audio 10/24/2016 (226 downloads) Popular #
Board of Commissioners' Audio 10/17/2016 (217 downloads) Popular #
Board of Commissioners' Audio 10/10/2016 (227 downloads) Popular #
Board of Commissioners' Audio 10/03/2016 (230 downloads) Popular #
Board of Commissioners' Audio 09/26/2016 (226 downloads) Popular #
Board of Commissioners' Audio 09/19/2016 (382 downloads) Popular #
Board of Commissioners' Audio 09/12/2016 (384 downloads) Popular #
Board of Commissioners' Audio 09/06/2016 (392 downloads) Popular #
Board of Commissioners' Audio 08/29/2016 (388 downloads) Popular #
Board of Commissioners' Audio 08/22/2016 (404 downloads) Popular #
Board of Commissioners' Audio 08/15/2016 (412 downloads) Popular #
Board of Commissioners' Audio 08/08/2016 (392 downloads) Popular #
Board of Commissioners' Audio 08/01/2016 (400 downloads) Popular #
Board of Commissioners' Audio 07/25/2016 (469 downloads) Popular #
Board of Commissioners' Audio 07/18/2016 (402 downloads) Popular #
Board of Commissioners' Audio 07/11/2016 (403 downloads) Popular #
Board of Commissioners' Audio 07/05/2016 (405 downloads) Popular #
Board of Commissioners' Audio 06/27/2016 (411 downloads) Popular #
Board of Commissioners' Audio 06/20/2016 (413 downloads) Popular #
Board of Commissioners' Audio 06/13/2016 (415 downloads) Popular #
Board of Commissioners' Audio 06/06/2016 (497 downloads) Popular #
Board of Commissioners' Audio 05/31/2016 (423 downloads) Popular #
Board of Commissioners' Audio 05/23/2016 (414 downloads) Popular #
Board of Commissioners' Audio 05/16/2016 (449 downloads) Popular #
Board of Commissioners' Audio 05/09/2016 (445 downloads) Popular #
Board of Commissioners' Audio 05/02/2016 (529 downloads) Popular #
Board of Commissioners' Audio 04/25/2016 (445 downloads) Popular #
Board of Commissioners' Audio 04/18/2016 (435 downloads) Popular #
Board of Commissioners' Audio 04/11/2016 (521 downloads) Popular #
Board of Commissioners' Audio 03/21/2016 (448 downloads) Popular #
Board of Commissioners' Audio 03/14/2016 (454 downloads) Popular #
Board of Commissioners' Audio 03/07/2016 (569 downloads) Popular #
Board of Commissioners' Audio 02/29/2016 (448 downloads) Popular #
Board of Commissioners' Audio 02/22/2016 (462 downloads) Popular #
Board of Commissioners' Audio 02/15/2016 (471 downloads) Popular #
Board of Commissioners' Audio 02/08/2016 (582 downloads) Popular #
Board of Commissioners' Audio 02/01/2016 (596 downloads) Popular #
Board of Commissioners' Audio 01/25/2016 (592 downloads) Popular #
Board of Commissioners' Audio 01/19/2016 (581 downloads) Popular #
Board of Commissioners' Audio 01/11/2016 (615 downloads) Popular #
Board of Commissioners' Audio 01/04/2016 (639 downloads) Popular #

Meeting Minutes

Board of Commissioners' Minutes - 2016

Board of Commissioners' Minutes 12/19/2016 (214 downloads) Popular #
Board of Commissioners' Minutes 12/12/2016 (201 downloads) Popular #
Board of Commissioners' Minutes 12/05/2016 (218 downloads) Popular #
Board of Commissioners' Minutes 11/28/2016 (190 downloads) Popular #
Board of Commissioners' Minutes 11/21/2016 (211 downloads) Popular #
Board of Commissioners' Minutes 11/14/2016 (201 downloads) Popular #
Board of Commissioners' Minutes 11/07/2016 (210 downloads) Popular #
Board of Commissioners' Minutes 10/31/2016 (222 downloads) Popular #
Board of Commissioners' Minutes 10/24/2016 (219 downloads) Popular #
Board of Commissioners' Minutes 10/17/2016 (220 downloads) Popular #
Board of Commissioners' Minutes 10/10/2016 (217 downloads) Popular #
Board of Commissioners' Minutes 10/03/2016 (218 downloads) Popular #
Board of Commissioners' Minutes 09/26/2016 (223 downloads) Popular #
Board of Commissioners' Minutes 09/19/2016 (308 downloads) Popular #
Board of Commissioners' Minutes 09/12/2016 (285 downloads) Popular #
Board of Commissioners' Minutes 09/06/2016 (238 downloads) Popular #
Board of Commissioners' Minutes 08/29/2016 (258 downloads) Popular #
Board of Commissioners' Minutes 08/22/2016 (267 downloads) Popular #
Board of Commissioners' Minutes 08/15/2016 (265 downloads) Popular #
Board of Commissioners' Minutes 08/08/2016 (271 downloads) Popular #
Board of Commissioners' Minutes 08/01/2016 (265 downloads) Popular #
Board of Commissioners' Minutes 07/25/2016 (265 downloads) Popular #
Board of Commissioners' Minutes 07/18/2016 (352 downloads) Popular #
Board of Commissioners' Minutes 07/11/2016 (260 downloads) Popular #
Board of Commissioners' Minutes 07/05/2016 (287 downloads) Popular #
Board of Commissioners' Minutes 06/27/2016 (281 downloads) Popular #
Board of Commissioners' Minutes 06/20/2016 (275 downloads) Popular #
Board of Commissioners' Minutes 06/13/2016 (299 downloads) Popular #
Board of Commissioners' Minutes 06/06/2016 (324 downloads) Popular #
Board of Commissioners' Minutes 05/31/2016 (347 downloads) Popular #
Board of Commissioners' Minutes 05/23/2016 (370 downloads) Popular #
Board of Commissioners' Minutes 05/16/2016 (258 downloads) Popular #
Board of Commissioners' Minutes 05/09/2016 (383 downloads) Popular #
Board of Commissioners' Minutes 05/02/2016 (357 downloads) Popular #
Board of Commissioners' Minutes 04/25/2016 (322 downloads) Popular #
Board of Commissioners' Minutes 04/18/2016 (353 downloads) Popular #
Board of Commissioners' Minutes 04/11/2016 (312 downloads) Popular #
Board of Commissioners' Minutes 04/04/2016 (432 downloads) Popular #
Board of Commissioners' Minutes 03/14/2016 (392 downloads) Popular #
Board of Commissioners' Minutes 03/07/2016 (370 downloads) Popular #
Board of Commissioners' Minutes 02/29/2016 (332 downloads) Popular #
Board of Commissioners' Minutes 02/22/2016 (378 downloads) Popular #
Board of Commissioners' Minutes 02/01/2016 (425 downloads) Popular #
Board of Commissioners' Minutes 01/25/2016 (420 downloads) Popular #
Board of Commissioners' Minutes 01/19/2016 (406 downloads) Popular #
Board of Commissioners' Minutes 01/11/2016 (391 downloads) Popular #
Board of Commissioners' Minutes 01/04/2016 (580 downloads) Popular #
Bartholomew County Commissioner Minutes 02/15/2016 (353 downloads) Popular #
Bartholomew County Commissioner Minutes 02/08/2016 (359 downloads) Popular #

 

District Map

 

Commissioners

Bartholomew County
Board of Commissioners Districts 

 

District 1 -Includes the townships of Flatrock, German, Harrison, Hawcreek, and the 3400 Precinct of Columbus*.

 

District 2 - Includes all the Precincts in Columbus Township except for the Precinct 3400*.

 

District 3 - Includes the townships of Jackson, Ohio, Rockcreek, Sandcreek, and Wayne.

 

 *The boundries of all precincts, including the 3400 precinct, can be seen in either the listed "Commissioners' District Map" below or the county District Map listed in "All County Maps", below.

CommissionersDistrictsMaps

 

AllCountyMaps

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