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Contained within these pages are documents -- both memoranda and minutes. Minutes are generated following regular or special business meetings of the Town Council.
The Town Council also meets regularly where it takes no formal action but will discuss and receive information on matters of public import. In these meetings, a memorandum of the meeting is generated. For your convenience, we have included the Indiana law citation regarding reporting requirements:
Posting agenda; memoranda of meetings; public inspection of minutes
(a) A governing body of a public
agency utilizing an agenda shall
post a copy of the agenda at the
entrance to the location of the
meeting prior to the meeting.
A rule, regulation, ordinance,
or other final action adopted by
reference to agenda number or
item alone is void.
(b) As the meeting progresses,
the following memoranda shall
(1) The date, time, and place of
(2) The members of the governing
body recorded as either
present or absent.
(3) The general substance of all
matters proposed, discussed,
(4) A record of all votes taken,
by individual members if there
is a roll call.
(5) Any additional information
required under IC 5-1.5-2-2.5.
(c) The memoranda are to be
available within a reasonable
period of time after the meeting
for the purpose of informing the
public of the governing body's
proceedings. The minutes, if any,
are to be open for public
inspection and copying.
A SPECIAL NOTE
TOWN COUNCIL MINUTES & MEMORANDA
PLEASE NOTE: The minutes and memoranda of meetings located on the website represent a source of minutes. The minutes are provided as a service and to uphold a commitment to greater citizen access to the their government. However, these minutes may not be used for any official purpose. Official minutes to be used for an official purpose, may be obtained from the Office of the Clerk-Treasurer.