HOUSE BILL No. 1078
DIGEST OF INTRODUCED BILL
Citations Affected: IC 36-7-4-1210.5.
Synopsis: Advisory plan commission membership. Provides that if no
member of a township board accepts appointment to a plan commission
that is: (1) located in Hamilton County; and (2) operating under a
joinder agreement; a township resident who is not an elected official
shall be appointed to the plan commission.
Effective: July 1, 2004.
January 20, 2004, read first time and referred to Committee on Rules and Legislative
Second Regular Session 113th General Assembly (2004)
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HOUSE BILL No. 1078
A BILL FOR AN ACT to amend the Indiana Code concerning local
Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of Indiana:
SOURCE: IC 36-7-4-1210.5; (04)IN1078.1.1. -->
SECTION 1. IC 36-7-4-1210.5, AS AMENDED BY P.L.170-2002,
SECTION 154, IS AMENDED TO READ AS FOLLOWS
[EFFECTIVE JULY 1, 2004]: Sec. 1210.5. (a) ADVISORY. As used
in this section, "town" refers to the most populous town in the
jurisdiction of the plan commission.
(b) ADVISORY. This section applies to a plan commission
operating under a joinder agreement:
(1) in a county having a population of more than one hundred
eighty thousand (180,000) but less than one hundred eighty-two
thousand seven hundred ninety (182,790); and
(A) a township having a population of more than eighteen
thousand (18,000) but less than twenty-five thousand (25,000);
(B) a township having a population of more than nine
thousand (9,000) but less than fifteen thousand (15,000).
(c) ADVISORY. Notwithstanding section 1210 of this chapter, a
plan commission described in subsection (b) shall have nine (9)
members as follows:
(1) Two (2) members of the town legislative body, to be appointed
by the town executive for a one (1) year term.
(2) Two (2) town residents who are not elected officials or town
employees, to be appointed by the town executive for a four (4)
(3) One (1) member of the township board, to be appointed by the
township executive for a one (1) year term. However, if no
township board member accepts an appointment to the plan
commission, the township executive, with the approval of the
township legislative body, shall appoint a resident of the
township who is not an elected official for a one (1) year term.
(4) Four (4) township residents who:
(A) are not residents of the town; and
(B) are not employees of the town or township;
to be appointed by the township executive with the approval of the
township legislative body for a four (4) year term.