Transparency

Public Records Requests
As a unit of local government, we are responsible to you the taxpayers to provide information regarding Township business. Interested parties may submit a request for public records by calling the office at 812-339-6593.

Budgets and Annual Reports
Transparency and accountability in government are important. As a taxpayer you should know where your hard earned dollars are going. The State of Indiana has implemented such websites as Gateway and Transparency so taxpayers can see how public funds are being budgeted and spent.

Nepotism Policies
Did you know that Indiana passed a Nepotism Law in 2012? The Benton Township Advisory Board approved an anti-nepotism policy that was more strict than what the law requires. Every year the Trustee and the Township Board sign certifications that we are adhering to the law.
Benton Township nepotism policies – These cover both employment and contracting