Citations Affected: IC 36-6.
nship administration. Requires the secretary of the
township legislative body to: (1) provide copies of the legislative body's
meeting minutes to each legislative body member; and (2) place the
minutes in the permanent record book after the minutes are approved
by the legislative body. Specifies that a township representative
attending a meeting, conference, or other similar activity sponsored by
an association in which the township has membership shall be allowed
reimbursement for all necessary and legitimate expenses incurred.
Requires expenses to be paid in accordance with the township's
reimbursement policy which may include an established per diem rate,
as recommended by the township trustee and adopted by the township
Effective: July 1, 2000.
January 10, 2000, read first time and referred to Committee on Governmental and
January 13, 2000, amended, reported favorably _ Do Pass.
A BILL FOR AN ACT to amend the Indiana Code concerning local
SECTION 1. IC 36-6-6-8 IS AMENDED TO READ AS FOLLOWS
[EFFECTIVE JULY 1, 2000]: Sec. 8. The legislative body shall keep
a permanent record of its proceedings in a book furnished by the
executive. The secretary of the legislative body shall, under the
direction of the legislative body, record the minutes of the proceedings
of each meeting in full and
sign the record before the adjournment of
each meeting. shall provide copies of the minutes to each member
of the legislative body before the next meeting is convened. After
the minutes are approved by the legislative body, the secretary of
the legislative body shall place the minutes in the permanent
record book. The chairman of the legislative body shall retain the
record in his custody.
SECTION 2. IC 36-6-6-12 IS AMENDED TO READ AS FOLLOWS [EFFECTIVE JULY 1, 2000]: Sec. 12. (a) The legislative body may appropriate money for membership of the township in county, state, or national associations that:
(1) are of a civic, educational, or governmental nature; and