County Council

County Council Members

Due to COVID, this is a composite of individual images.

  1. State of the County Address Scheduled for Wednesday, June 29th

    Posted on June 28, 2022

    Commissioners Heirbrandt & Altman to Lay Out County’s Top Priorities in Coming Year Read on...
  2. County Holiday - Independence Day

    Posted on June 27, 2022

    Most County Offices will be Closed Monday, 7/4/2022 Read on...
  3. Parent Project Designed to Reduce Juvenile Delinquency

    Posted on June 7, 2022

    Classes for Parents of Strong-Willed Children Starting This Week 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