County Commissioners

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  1. State of the County Address

    Posted on January 18, 2019

    Hamilton County Commissioner Steve Dillinger will give his annual State of the County address Wednesday, January 23rd at the Embassy Suites in Noblesville. Read on...
  2. County Holiday - Martin Luther King Day

    Posted on January 16, 2019

    Closed Monday, 1/21/2019 Read on...
  3. Hamilton County Opioid Prevention Grant

    Posted on January 10, 2019

    Hamilton County has been awarded two state grants from the Department of Mental Health and Addictions as well as a federal grant from the Bureau of Justice Assistance to help individuals in Hamilton County struggling with opioid abuse. Read on...
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Regular Meetings


Pursuant to IC 5-14-1.5-5(c) The Hamilton County Board of Commissioners will meet on the following dates in 2018. Meetings are held in the Commissioners Courtroom at the Hamilton County Government and Judicial Center. View the Board of Commissioners calendar for more information on scheduled meetings and times.

The Deadline to be placed on the agenda is 12 p.m. on the Wednesday before the Commissioners meeting. Call 317-776-8462 or email commissioner.agenda@hamiltoncounty.in.gov to be placed on the agenda.

For other information please call Dan Stevens, Assistant to the Commissioners at 317-776-9719.

Unique Meetings


For more information on unique meeting dates, please view the Board of Commissioners calendar.

Commissioners & Highway Department Staff Meetings


The Hamilton County Board of Commissioners will meet with the Hamilton County Highway Department staff at 8 a.m. View the Board of Commissioners calendar for meeting dates.

Meetings will be held at the Hamilton County Highway Department, 1700 S 10th Street. Meeting dates and / or times are subject to change.

Agendas & Minutes


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

To view CURRENT Commissioners' Agendas and Minutes (newer than April 10th, 2017); please visit our new Agenda Management System.

Follow this link to view older Commissioners' Agendas and Minutes.

Members & Terms of Office
Each county is governed by a Board of Commissioners consisting of 3 elected persons. The commissioners are elected from separate districts (in which they must reside) but by vote of the county as a whole. Commissioner districts must be redrawn at least once every 10 years, and may be redrawn in any odd-numbered year.

The terms of office of county commissioners are 4 years on a staggered basis. In general, the Board of Commissioners is responsible for the administration of county business. The commissioners may enact ordinances to meet local conditions and exercise other authority vested in the board by the legislature. The base salary for the commissioners is established by the salary ordinance.
Purpose
The Board of County Commissioners serves as the executive and administrative authority for the county. The Board of County Commissioners duties include the:
  • Appointment of certain county and township officials
  • Audit and authorization of claims against the county
  • Authorization of contracts and received bids
  • Control, maintenance, and supervision of county property
  • Performance of certain election functions
  • Service as the Board of County Finance
  • Supervision of construction and maintenance of roads and bridges