Switzerland County Seal
Commissioner Mark Lohide

Mark Lohide - Commissioner

Jerry Monjar - Commissioner

Josh South - Commissioner
Email: commishsc@outlook.com
Cell: 812-320-0486

comasst@switzerlandcountycourthouse.org
(P) 812.427.4425
(F) 812.427.3179


location

Courthouse - Basement Meeting Room
212 West Main Street
Vevay, In 47043


hours

Mon, Tue, Wed, Fri - 8:00am - 3:30pm
Thursday - 8:00am - 12:00pm


defined

The three commissioners... more/less info

are the custodians of the home rule powers of the county. Counties have 3 commissioners, one from each district in the county. Within the scope of the home rule, commissioners may adopt and vest themselves with additional regulatory powers. Specifically, all commissioners have authority to pass ordinances in the following broad areas:
- Controlling, maintaining, and supervising county property including the courthouse, jails and public offices.
- Supervising construction and maintenance of roads, bridges and to provide for traffic control.
- Developing economic development programs to attract and retain jobs in the county.
- To grant vacation pay, sick leave, paid holidays and other similar benefits to county employees.
- To administer elections in conjuction with the county election board.
- to establish minimum housing standards.
- Auditing and authorizing payments on behalf of the county.
- To incorporate new towns and alter township boundary lines, on petition.
- Receiving bids and authorizing contracts.
- Exercising appointive powers including both the selection of members to fill positions on boards, commissions, and committees, and appointments of certain department heads.
- Planning and implementing strategies for solid waste handling as members of solid waste district boards.


staff

Commissioner's Assistant

Bruce Williams
Commissioner's Assistant
(P)812.427.2460
(F)812.427.2512


Secretary/Auditor

Gayle Rayles
Secretary/Auditor
(P)812.427.4401
(F)812.427.3179


County Attorney

Wil Goering
County Attorney


Switzerland County, Indiana

Commissioners

ANNOUNCEMENTS

Trash Ordinance (Send to Planning/Zoning 212 W Main St-Vevay IN 47043)

posted on 2013-09-17 by Nancy Craig from commissioners

The following Trash Ordinance will be voted on at the October 7th Commissioners' meeting. ORDINANCE _______________ AN ORDINANCE OF THE SWITZERLAND COUNTY BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS PROHIBITING TRASH ACCUMULATING ON PROPERY IN THE COUNTY AND ESTABLISHING A PROCEDURE FOR ABATEMENT WHEREAS, the Switzerland County Board of Commissioners choose to establish a procedure for abatement of trash, NOW, T... read more

CALENDAR

17-11-06 - Regular Public Meeting

posted on 2014-12-11 by Nancy Craig from commissioners

There is to be a regular public meeting of the Board of Commissioners this evening at 5:00 p.m. in the meeting room on the lower level of the courthouse..

17-11-08 - JOINT MEETING

posted on 2017-10-18 by Nancy Craig from commissioners

There is to be a joint meeting of the County Council and Board of Commissioners immediately following the regular Council meeting.

17-11-20 - Regular Public Meeting

posted on 2016-04-22 by Nancy Craig from commissioners

There is to be a regular public meeting of the Board of Commissioners this evening at 5:00 p.m.at the meeting room on the lower level of the courthouse.

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