County Council

County Council Members

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  1. Hamilton County Honors Employees for Years of Service

    Posted on January 19, 2022

    Hamilton County is celebrating 164 employees for their service to the community. Read on...
  2. Draft ADA Self-Evaluation and Transition Plan is Available for Review

    Posted on January 14, 2022

    Hamilton County is conducting a self-evaluation of all County-owned facilities and programs for compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). Read on...
  3. New Sheriff Sale Online Application

    Posted on January 7, 2022

    Sheriff's Office now offers online search for Sheriff sale properties. Read on...
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Regular Meetings

Pursuant to IC 5-14-1.5-5(c) the Hamilton County Council will meet on the following dates in 2021. All meetings are held in the Commissioners Courtroom in the Hamilton County Government and Judicial Center. Meeting dates and times are subject to change. Please view the County Council calendar for more information on scheduled meetings.

To be placed on the agenda or for deadline requests, contact Dawn Coverdale at 317-776-8402.

Agendas & Minutes

Agendas are available prior to the meetings. Minutes are available following approval.



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The Council is the financial power of the county, serving as a check on the Board of County Commissioners. The Council duties are to:
  • Adopt annual budgets
  • Fix salaries
  • Fix the county tax rate
  • Furnish financial assistance to any community center for the mentally handicapped located in the county
  • Incur county indebtedness
  • Levy taxes to provide funds for constructing,
  • Make appropriations, re-appropriates and transfers of funds
  • Repair and remodel jails