County Council

County Council Members
  1. 146th and Allisonville Project Update

    Posted on September 12, 2023

    Phase 2A of construction is in progress. Read on...
  2. Hamilton County Council Wraps 2024 Budget Hearings

    Posted on September 8, 2023

    New Hires, Capitol Projects Top List of Expenditures Read on...
  3. Hamilton County Marks Bicentennial with Digitization of Vital Records

    Posted on September 7, 2023

    Birth, Death, Marriage, and Divorce Records Date Back Nearly 200 Years 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 2022. 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.



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