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Council
Sec. Cathy Hamilton
225 Courthouse Square • Frankfort , IN 46041
Phone:765-659-6330 • Fax:765-659-6391
Mon-Wed, Fri 8:00AM - 4:00PM
Thurs 8:00AM - Noon
 


The County Council is comprised of seven (7) elected officials who are defined as the county's fiscal body. The Council members are divided into four (4) districts and three at-large positions, elected to staggered four (4) year terms. The County Council members must reside within the county and the district from which they were elected, if applicable.

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

  •Establishing salaries, wages, per diems, and other compensation for all county officials and employees

  •Fixing tax rates and establishing levies on all county property for the purpose of raising funds to meet budget requirements in conducting county business, as well as authorizing the borrowing of money in the form of bonds and notes

  •Appropriating public funds, i.e., authorizing the expenditure of county money by particular officials or departments for specific purposes


Mike Hensley
District 1
(765) 654-3612


Mark Mitchell
District 2
(317) 625-5535


Ron Gascho
District 3
(765) 379-6446


Alan Dunn
District 4
(317) 508-7457


Clark Beard
District LG
(765) 652-3020


Jake Myers
District LG
(765) 242-3614


Jeff Chynoweth
District LG
(765) 242-6963

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