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CouncilB04092019
Bartholomew County Council
April 9, 2019

The County Council is comprised of seven (7) elected officials who are defined as the county's fiscal body in IC 36-2-3.  The Council members are divided into four (4) districts and three at-large positions, elected to staggered four (4) year terms.

The council has the ultimate decision-making power regarding fiscal affairs. This body has the authority to view or review fiscal matters, determine proper policy, and set priorities for the allocation and expenditure of county funds. The General Assembly determines the powers of the county council in this area. Their duties include, but are not limited to:

  • Approving and fixing annual operating budgets of all county government offices and agencies {IC 36-2-5-7}
  • Establishing salaries, wages, per diems, and other compensation for all county officials and employees {IC 36-2-5-3}
  • Fixing tax rates and establishing levies on all county property for the purpose of raising funds to meet budget requirements in conducting county business {IC 36-2-5-11}, as well as authorizing the borrowing of money in the form of bonds and notes {IC 36-2-6-18}
  • Appropriating public funds, i.e., authorizing the expenditure of county money by particular officials or departments for specific purposes {IC 36-2-5-11 and IC 36-2-5-12}

 

Council Members

 

Scott Bonnell

Scott Bonnell (R), District 1

440 Third Street - Ste 102
Columbus, IN 47201

Phone: 812-376-9275

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Greg Duke

Greg Duke (R), District 2

440 Third Street - Ste 102
Columbus, IN 47201

Phone: 812-

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Mark Gorbett

Mark Gorbett (R), District 3

440 Third Street - Ste 102
Columbus, IN 47201

Phone: 812-342-9989

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Jorge R. Morales

Jorge R. Morales (R), District 4

6024 Leatherback Dr. 
Columbus, IN 47201

Phone: 812-342-3669

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Evelyn S. Pence

Evelyn S. Pence (R), At Large

5640 Goeller Rd.
Columbus, IN 47201

Phone: 812-342-7423 

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Matt Miller

 Matt Miller

440 Third Street - Ste 102
Columbus, IN 47201

Phone: 812-342-9989

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William Lentz

 William Lentz (R), At Large

3990 E. 750 N.
Columbus, IN 47203

Phone: 812-587-5278 

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Meeting Audio

County Council's Audio - 2019

County Council's Minutes - 2019

Bartholomew County Council Minutes 12 10 2019 (966 downloads) Popular #
Bartholomew County Council Minutes 11 12 2019 (1016 downloads) Popular #
Bartholomew County Council Minutes 10 08 2019 (937 downloads) Popular #
Bartholomew County Council Minutes 09 10 2019 (1318 downloads) Popular #
Bartholomew County Council Minutes 08 13 2019 (925 downloads) Popular #
Bartholomew County Council Minutes 07 09 2019 (1059 downloads) Popular #
Bartholomew County Council Minutes 06 11 2019 (1102 downloads) Popular #
Bartholomew County Council Minutes 05 14 2019 (885 downloads) Popular #
Bartholomew County Council Minutes 04 09 2019 (875 downloads) Popular #
Bartholomew County Council Minutes 03-12-2019 (1297 downloads) Popular #
Bartholomew County Council Minutes 02-12-2019 (1408 downloads) Popular #
Bartholomew County Council Minutes 01-08-2019 (1360 downloads) Popular #
Bartholomew County Council Minutes - 2020 Budget Hearings (1597 downloads) Popular #

 

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