Township Board

The Township Board acts as the legislative body of the township. Members are elected officials and hold four year terms. The job duties of the board include:

  • Approve the township budget each year
  • Approve the tax rate to fund the budget
  • Approve the annual report submitted by the Trustee
  •  Approve additional appropriations to the budget as needed
  •  Approve the borrowing of money by the township
  •  Advise with the Township Trustee concerning general matters.

The Township Board consists of the following members (term of office January 1, 2019 – December 31, 2022):

  • Joe Husk
  • Hans Kelson
  • Lynn Stevens

Our 2019 Township Board meetings are scheduled for the second Wednesday of the month at 6:30 p.m. at the Unionville Senior Center located at 7616 E. State Road 45 in Unionville. The public is welcome and invited to attend!

2020 Meetings and Minutes

  • January 1, 2020 – organizational meeting to elect officers and set schedule
  • January 15, 2020
  • February 12, 2020 – review 2019 annual report
  • March 11, 2020
  • March 18, 2020
  • March 23, 2020 – Special meeting for fire district *Postponed due to COVID-19*
  • March 24, 2020 – Special meeting for fire district *Postponed due to COVID-19*
  • March 26, 2020 – Special meeting for fire district *Postponed due to COVID-19*
  • April 8, 2020
  • May 13, 2020
  • June 17, 2020
  • July 8, 2020  – Meeting cancelled; no essential business to discuss (Section 5 of Indiana Executive Order 20-04 (“E.O. 20-04”) states in part: “Public meetings conducted pursuant to Ind. Code § 5-14-1.5 et seq. should be limited to only essential matter critical to the operations of the governmental agency or entity for the duration of this public health emergency.”)
  • August 4, 2020Special meeting for fire district
  • August 6, 2020Special meeting for fire district
  • August 8, 2020Special meeting for fire district
  • August 19, 2020
  • September 16, 2020 – public hearing of 2021 budget (08/07 update-previously was 09/09)
  • October 14, 2020 – adoption of 2021 budget
  • November 11, 2020
  • December 9, 2020

** Electronic Meetings during COVID-19 pandemic (03/23/2020)
The State Board of Accounts, Department of Local Government Financing, and the Public Access Counselor have given us direction regarding government meetings during this time. We will continue to hold public meetings essential to business during this time. As with our in-person meetings, the public is invited and welcome to join!

October-December 2020 Meeting Information

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2019 Meetings and Minutes

Minutes from our meetings can be viewed by clicking on the link on the date. Minutes for meetings prior to December 31, 2018 can be requested by calling the office at 812-339-6593.