Monday, January 18, 2010
Township Government May Not Totally Go Away
As township government (in the form of Trustees and Advisory Boards) appears ready to potentially go to the slaughterhouse if legislation is passed by the Indiana General Assembly to force township-by-township referenda, it's important to ask the question: Will all of township government be gone?
I spoke today with a member of the Indiana House of Representatives, and this House member told me that the current bill would not effect Constables or Small Claims courts. Those entities would go on and continue to exist in Marion County.
What is the benefit of keeping these very unique forms of government if the Trustees and the Assessors were not important enough to keep? Thoughts?