Introduced Version






HOUSE BILL No. 1261

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DIGEST OF INTRODUCED BILL



Citations Affected: IC 36-9-3-5.

Synopsis: Regional transportation authority members. Adds the following members to the Lake County regional transportation authority: (1) one member appointed by the Lowell town council; (2) the mayor of Valparaiso or the mayor's designee; (3) the mayor of Portage or the mayor's designee; and (4) a member of the Porter County board of commissioners or the member's designee.

Effective: July 1, 2005.





Ayres, Kuzman




    January 6, 2005, read first time and referred to Committee on Local Government.







Introduced

First Regular Session 114th General Assembly (2005)


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HOUSE BILL No. 1261



    A BILL FOR AN ACT to amend the Indiana Code concerning local government.

Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of Indiana:

SOURCE: IC 36-9-3-5; (05)IN1261.1.1. -->     SECTION 1. IC 36-9-3-5 IS AMENDED TO READ AS FOLLOWS [EFFECTIVE JULY 1, 2005]: Sec. 5. (a) An authority is under the control of a board (referred to as "the board" in this chapter) that, except as provided in subsections (b) and (c), consists of:
        (1) two (2) members appointed by the executive of each county in the authority;
        (2) one (1) member appointed by the executive of the largest municipality in each county in the authority;
        (3) one (1) member appointed by the executive of each second class city in a county in the authority; and
        (4) one (1) member from any other political subdivision that has public transportation responsibilities in a county in the authority.
    (b) An authority that includes a consolidated city is under the control of a board consisting of the following:
        (1) Two (2) members appointed by the executive of the county having the consolidated city.
        (2) One (1) member appointed by the board of commissioners of

the county having the consolidated city.
        (3) One (1) member appointed by the executive of each other county in the authority.
        (4) Two (2) members appointed by the governor from a list of at least five (5) names provided by the Indianapolis regional transportation council.
        (5) One (1) member representing the four (4) largest municipalities in the authority located in a county other than a county containing a consolidated city. The member shall be appointed by the executives of the municipalities acting jointly.
        (6) One (1) member representing the excluded cities located in a county containing a consolidated city that are members of the authority. The member shall be appointed by the executives of the excluded cities acting jointly.
        (7) One (1) member of a labor organization representing employees of the authority who provide public transportation services within the geographic jurisdiction of the authority. The labor organization shall appoint the member.
    (c) An authority that includes a county having a population of more than four hundred thousand (400,000) but less than seven hundred thousand (700,000) is under the control of a board consisting of the following sixteen (16) members:
        (1) Three (3) members appointed by the executive of a city with a population of more than ninety thousand (90,000) but less than one hundred five thousand (105,000).
        (2) Two (2) members appointed by the executive of a city with a population of more than seventy-five thousand (75,000) but less than ninety thousand (90,000).
        (3) One (1) member jointly appointed by the executives of the following municipalities located within a county having a population of more than four hundred thousand (400,000) but less than seven hundred thousand (700,000):
            (A) A city with a population of more than five thousand one hundred thirty-five (5,135) but less than five thousand two hundred (5,200).
            (B) A city with a population of more than thirty-two thousand (32,000) but less than thirty-two thousand eight hundred (32,800).
        (4) One (1) member who is jointly appointed by the fiscal body of the following municipalities located within a county with a population of more than four hundred thousand (400,000) but less than seven hundred thousand (700,000):


            (A) A town with a population of more than fifteen thousand (15,000) but less than twenty thousand (20,000).
            (B) A town with a population of more than twenty-three thousand (23,000) but less than twenty-four thousand (24,000).
            (C) A town with a population of more than twenty thousand (20,000) but less than twenty-three thousand (23,000).
        (5) One (1) member who is jointly appointed by the fiscal body of the following municipalities located within a county with a population of more than four hundred thousand (400,000) but less than seven hundred thousand (700,000):
            (A) A town with a population of more than eight thousand (8,000) but less than nine thousand (9,000).
            (B) A town with a population of more than twenty-four thousand (24,000) but less than thirty thousand (30,000).
            (C) A town with a population of more than twelve thousand five hundred (12,500) but less than fifteen thousand (15,000).
        (6) One (1) member who is jointly appointed by the following authorities of municipalities located in a county having a population of more than four hundred thousand (400,000) but less than seven hundred thousand (700,000):
            (A) The executive of a city with a population of more than nineteen thousand eight hundred (19,800) but less than twenty-one thousand (21,000).
            (B) The fiscal body of a town with a population of more than nine thousand (9,000) but less than twelve thousand five hundred (12,500).
            (C) The fiscal body of a town with a population of more than five thousand (5,000) but less than eight thousand (8,000).
            (D) The fiscal body of a town with a population of less than one thousand five hundred (1,500).
            (E) The fiscal body of a town with a population of more than two thousand two hundred (2,200) but less than five thousand (5,000).
        (7) One (1) member appointed by the fiscal body of a town with a population of more than thirty thousand (30,000) located within a county with a population of more than four hundred thousand (400,000) but less than seven hundred thousand (700,000).
        (8) One (1) member who is jointly appointed by the following authorities of municipalities that are located within a county with a population of more than four hundred thousand (400,000) but less than seven hundred thousand (700,000):
            (A) The executive of a city having a population of more than twenty-five thousand (25,000) but less than twenty-seven thousand (27,000).
            (B) The executive of a city having a population of more than thirteen thousand nine hundred (13,900) but less than fourteen thousand two hundred (14,200).
            (C) The fiscal body of a town having a population of more than one thousand five hundred (1,500) but less than two thousand two hundred (2,200).
        (9) Three (3) members appointed by the fiscal body of a county with a population of more than four hundred thousand (400,000) but less than seven hundred thousand (700,000).
        (10) One (1) member appointed by the county executive of a county with a population of more than four hundred thousand (400,000) but less than seven hundred thousand (700,000).
        (11) One (1) member of a labor organization representing employees of the authority who provide public transportation services within the geographic jurisdiction of the authority. The labor organization shall appoint the member. If more than one (1) labor organization represents the employees of the authority, each organization shall submit one (1) name to the governor, and the governor shall appoint the member from the list of names submitted by the organizations.
         (12) One (1) member appointed by the fiscal body of a town with a population of more than five thousand (5,000) but less than eight thousand (8,000) located in a county with a population of more than four hundred thousand (400,000) but less than seven hundred thousand (700,000).
        (13) The executive of a city with a population of more than twenty-seven thousand four hundred (27,400) but less than twenty-eight thousand (28,000) or the executive's designee.
        (14) The executive of a city with a population of more than thirty-three thousand (33,000) but less than thirty-six thousand (36,000) or the executive's designee.
        (15) One (1) member of the board of commissioners of a county with a population of more than one hundred forty-five thousand (145,000) but less than one hundred forty-eight thousand (148,000), appointed by the board of commissioners, or the member's designee.