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 (318 downloads) Popular #
Board of Commissioners' Audio 12/19/2016 (309 downloads) Popular #
Board of Commissioners' Audio 12/12/2016 (308 downloads) Popular #
Board of Commissioners' Audio 12/05/2016 (307 downloads) Popular #
Board of Commissioners' Audio 11/28/2016 (304 downloads) Popular #
Board of Commissioners' Audio 11/21/2016 (315 downloads) Popular #
Board of Commissioners' Audio 11/14/2016 (311 downloads) Popular #
Board of Commissioners' Audio 11/07/2016 (328 downloads) Popular #
Board of Commissioners' Audio 10/31/2016 (310 downloads) Popular #
Board of Commissioners' Audio 10/24/2016 (311 downloads) Popular #
Board of Commissioners' Audio 10/17/2016 (305 downloads) Popular #
Board of Commissioners' Audio 10/10/2016 (314 downloads) Popular #
Board of Commissioners' Audio 10/03/2016 (318 downloads) Popular #
Board of Commissioners' Audio 09/26/2016 (316 downloads) Popular #
Board of Commissioners' Audio 09/19/2016 (466 downloads) Popular #
Board of Commissioners' Audio 09/12/2016 (469 downloads) Popular #
Board of Commissioners' Audio 09/06/2016 (477 downloads) Popular #
Board of Commissioners' Audio 08/29/2016 (471 downloads) Popular #
Board of Commissioners' Audio 08/22/2016 (490 downloads) Popular #
Board of Commissioners' Audio 08/15/2016 (494 downloads) Popular #
Board of Commissioners' Audio 08/08/2016 (477 downloads) Popular #
Board of Commissioners' Audio 08/01/2016 (483 downloads) Popular #
Board of Commissioners' Audio 07/25/2016 (552 downloads) Popular #
Board of Commissioners' Audio 07/18/2016 (489 downloads) Popular #
Board of Commissioners' Audio 07/11/2016 (487 downloads) Popular #
Board of Commissioners' Audio 07/05/2016 (489 downloads) Popular #
Board of Commissioners' Audio 06/27/2016 (491 downloads) Popular #
Board of Commissioners' Audio 06/20/2016 (498 downloads) Popular #
Board of Commissioners' Audio 06/13/2016 (495 downloads) Popular #
Board of Commissioners' Audio 06/06/2016 (579 downloads) Popular #
Board of Commissioners' Audio 05/31/2016 (505 downloads) Popular #
Board of Commissioners' Audio 05/23/2016 (494 downloads) Popular #
Board of Commissioners' Audio 05/16/2016 (529 downloads) Popular #
Board of Commissioners' Audio 05/09/2016 (524 downloads) Popular #
Board of Commissioners' Audio 05/02/2016 (609 downloads) Popular #
Board of Commissioners' Audio 04/25/2016 (528 downloads) Popular #
Board of Commissioners' Audio 04/18/2016 (515 downloads) Popular #
Board of Commissioners' Audio 04/11/2016 (605 downloads) Popular #
Board of Commissioners' Audio 03/21/2016 (530 downloads) Popular #
Board of Commissioners' Audio 03/14/2016 (535 downloads) Popular #
Board of Commissioners' Audio 03/07/2016 (650 downloads) Popular #
Board of Commissioners' Audio 02/29/2016 (530 downloads) Popular #
Board of Commissioners' Audio 02/22/2016 (545 downloads) Popular #
Board of Commissioners' Audio 02/15/2016 (555 downloads) Popular #
Board of Commissioners' Audio 02/08/2016 (665 downloads) Popular #
Board of Commissioners' Audio 02/01/2016 (678 downloads) Popular #
Board of Commissioners' Audio 01/25/2016 (672 downloads) Popular #
Board of Commissioners' Audio 01/19/2016 (663 downloads) Popular #
Board of Commissioners' Audio 01/11/2016 (695 downloads) Popular #
Board of Commissioners' Audio 01/04/2016 (723 downloads) Popular #

Meeting Minutes

Board of Commissioners' Minutes - 2016

Board of Commissioners' Minutes 12/19/2016 (308 downloads) Popular #
Board of Commissioners' Minutes 12/12/2016 (281 downloads) Popular #
Board of Commissioners' Minutes 12/05/2016 (306 downloads) Popular #
Board of Commissioners' Minutes 11/28/2016 (271 downloads) Popular #
Board of Commissioners' Minutes 11/21/2016 (298 downloads) Popular #
Board of Commissioners' Minutes 11/14/2016 (282 downloads) Popular #
Board of Commissioners' Minutes 11/07/2016 (296 downloads) Popular #
Board of Commissioners' Minutes 10/31/2016 (306 downloads) Popular #
Board of Commissioners' Minutes 10/24/2016 (303 downloads) Popular #
Board of Commissioners' Minutes 10/17/2016 (303 downloads) Popular #
Board of Commissioners' Minutes 10/10/2016 (296 downloads) Popular #
Board of Commissioners' Minutes 10/03/2016 (299 downloads) Popular #
Board of Commissioners' Minutes 09/26/2016 (306 downloads) Popular #
Board of Commissioners' Minutes 09/19/2016 (395 downloads) Popular #
Board of Commissioners' Minutes 09/12/2016 (368 downloads) Popular #
Board of Commissioners' Minutes 09/06/2016 (324 downloads) Popular #
Board of Commissioners' Minutes 08/29/2016 (345 downloads) Popular #
Board of Commissioners' Minutes 08/22/2016 (351 downloads) Popular #
Board of Commissioners' Minutes 08/15/2016 (347 downloads) Popular #
Board of Commissioners' Minutes 08/08/2016 (354 downloads) Popular #
Board of Commissioners' Minutes 08/01/2016 (345 downloads) Popular #
Board of Commissioners' Minutes 07/25/2016 (345 downloads) Popular #
Board of Commissioners' Minutes 07/18/2016 (433 downloads) Popular #
Board of Commissioners' Minutes 07/11/2016 (342 downloads) Popular #
Board of Commissioners' Minutes 07/05/2016 (367 downloads) Popular #
Board of Commissioners' Minutes 06/27/2016 (361 downloads) Popular #
Board of Commissioners' Minutes 06/20/2016 (354 downloads) Popular #
Board of Commissioners' Minutes 06/13/2016 (381 downloads) Popular #
Board of Commissioners' Minutes 06/06/2016 (410 downloads) Popular #
Board of Commissioners' Minutes 05/31/2016 (429 downloads) Popular #
Board of Commissioners' Minutes 05/23/2016 (460 downloads) Popular #
Board of Commissioners' Minutes 05/16/2016 (337 downloads) Popular #
Board of Commissioners' Minutes 05/09/2016 (472 downloads) Popular #
Board of Commissioners' Minutes 05/02/2016 (437 downloads) Popular #
Board of Commissioners' Minutes 04/25/2016 (402 downloads) Popular #
Board of Commissioners' Minutes 04/18/2016 (440 downloads) Popular #
Board of Commissioners' Minutes 04/11/2016 (393 downloads) Popular #
Board of Commissioners' Minutes 04/04/2016 (512 downloads) Popular #
Board of Commissioners' Minutes 03/14/2016 (481 downloads) Popular #
Board of Commissioners' Minutes 03/07/2016 (450 downloads) Popular #
Board of Commissioners' Minutes 02/29/2016 (412 downloads) Popular #
Board of Commissioners' Minutes 02/22/2016 (459 downloads) Popular #
Board of Commissioners' Minutes 02/01/2016 (511 downloads) Popular #
Board of Commissioners' Minutes 01/25/2016 (509 downloads) Popular #
Board of Commissioners' Minutes 01/19/2016 (494 downloads) Popular #
Board of Commissioners' Minutes 01/11/2016 (471 downloads) Popular #
Board of Commissioners' Minutes 01/04/2016 (668 downloads) Popular #
Bartholomew County Commissioner Minutes 02/15/2016 (435 downloads) Popular #
Bartholomew County Commissioner Minutes 02/08/2016 (440 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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