About Us

Larry Kleinhenz2 Carl Lienhoop2 TonyLondon
Member 1st District
Larry S. Kleinhenz
Chairman 2nd District
Carl Lienhoop
Member 3rd District
Tony London

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 Douglas

Assistant County Administrator: Brooke Bowers

 

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 - 2020

Board of Commissioners' Audio 04-20-2020 (665 downloads) Popular #
Board of Commissioners' Audio 04-07-2020 (617 downloads) Popular #
Board of Commissioners' Audio 03-23-2020 (704 downloads) Popular #
Board of Commissioners' Audio 03-12-2020 (682 downloads) Popular #
Board of Commissioners' Audio 03-09-2020 (889 downloads) Popular #
Board of Commissioners' Audio 03-02-2020 (726 downloads) Popular #
Board of Commissioners' Audio 02-17-2020 (1066 downloads) Popular #
Board of Commissioners' Audio 02-10-2020 (942 downloads) Popular #
Board of Commissioners' Audio 02-03-2020 (735 downloads) Popular #
Board of Commissioners' Audio 01-27-2020 (994 downloads) Popular #
Board of Commissioners' Audio 01-16-2020 (1092 downloads) Popular #
Board of Commissioners' Audio 01-13-2020 (918 downloads) Popular #
Board of Commissioners' Audio 01-06-2020 (1258 downloads) Popular #

Meeting Minutes

PLEASE SEE "Meeting Center" for All Commissioner's Minutes"

Board of Commissioners' Meeting Minutes - 2020

Board of Commissioners' Minutes 12-28-2020 (956 downloads) Popular #
Board of Commissioners' Minutes 12-21-2020 (880 downloads) Popular #
Board of Commissioners' Minutes 12-14-2020 (922 downloads) Popular #
Board of Commissioners' Minutes 12-07-2020 (808 downloads) Popular #
Board of Commissioners' Minutes 11-30-2020 (531 downloads) Popular #
Board of Commissioners' Minutes 11-16-2020 (529 downloads) Popular #
Board of Commissioners' Minutes 11-09-2020 (563 downloads) Popular #
Board of Commissioners' Minutes 11-02-2020 (681 downloads) Popular #
Board of Commissioners' Minutes 10-19-2020 (712 downloads) Popular #
Board of Commissioners' Minutes 10-12-2020 (596 downloads) Popular #
Board of Commissioners' Minutes 10-01-2020 Special (543 downloads) Popular #
Board of Commissioners' Minutes 09-28-2020 (653 downloads) Popular #
Board of Commissioners' Minutes 09-21-2020 (650 downloads) Popular #
Board of Commissioners' Minutes 09-14-2020 (810 downloads) Popular #
Board of Commissioners' Minutes 09-03-2020 (572 downloads) Popular #
Board of Commissioners' Minutes 08-24-2020 (527 downloads) Popular #
Board of Commissioners' Minutes 08-17-2020 (490 downloads) Popular #
Board of Commissioners' Minutes 08-10-2020 (470 downloads) Popular #
Board of Commissioners' Minutes 07-27-2020 (591 downloads) Popular #
Board of Commissioners' Minutes 07-13-2020 (616 downloads) Popular #
Board of Commissioners' Minutes 06-29-2020 (592 downloads) Popular #
Board of Commissioners' Minutes 06-15-2020 (766 downloads) Popular #
Board of Commissioners' Minutes 06-01-2020 (669 downloads) Popular #
Board of Commissioners' Minutes 05-18-2020 (768 downloads) Popular #
Board of Commissioners' Minutes 05-11-2020 (838 downloads) Popular #
Board of Commissioners' Minutes 05-04-2020 (760 downloads) Popular #
Board of Commissioners' Minutes 04-20-2020 (770 downloads) Popular #
Board of Commissioners' Minutes 04-07-2020 (672 downloads) Popular #
Board of Commissioners' Minutes 03-23-2020 (706 downloads) Popular #
Board of Commissioners' Minutes 03-12-2020 (740 downloads) Popular #
Board of Commissioners' Minutes 03-09-2020 (756 downloads) Popular #
Board of Commissioners' Minutes 03-02-2020 (689 downloads) Popular #
Board of Commissioners' Minutes 02-24-2020 (913 downloads) Popular #
Board of Commissioners' Minutes 02-10-2020 (729 downloads) Popular #
Board of Commissioners' Minutes 02-03-2020 (744 downloads) Popular #
Board of Commissioners' Minutes 01-27-2020 (888 downloads) Popular #
Board of Commissioners' Minutes 01-16-2020 (790 downloads) Popular #
Board of Commissioners' Minutes 01-13-2020 (772 downloads) Popular #
Board of Commissioners' Minutes 01-06-2020 (984 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

 

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