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COUNTY COUNCIL STATEMENT, JULY 14, 2020

The Monroe County Council recognizes that for far too long, systemic racism in our society has brought grave harm to the lives of Black, Indigenous, and People of Color across our nation. It is particularly disturbing when hateful, violent, and racist acts occur within the borders of Monroe County as witnessed in recent weeks. The Monroe County Council believes vehemently that Black lives matter. We stand united in our condemnation of all acts of racism and white supremacy in our community and beyond. Most importantly, we – as elected leaders – are committed to becoming more anti-racist in our own actions and in the local government policies under the control of the County Council as we strive to continuously improve the quality of life for the people of Monroe County.    


COUNCIL RESPONSE TO COVID-19:

For the latest information and resource links regarding COVID-19, please visit the Monroe County Health Department COVID-19 webpage

During this COVID-19 emergency, and as always, the Monroe County Council prioritizes the health, safety, and well-being of all Monroe County residents. Please be assured, though it is not business as usual for any of us, the Council is working with the Monroe County Board of Commissioners and other units of government to ensure resources are allocated swiftly and efficiently to minimize the distress this pandemic is placing on our employees and community.

  • The Courthouse and County Offices at the Showers Building are closed. The public is encouraged to contact the County Council by phone (812-349-7312) or email for any questions or concerns.

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The County Council appropriates all funds for county use, adopts county budget, fixes county tax rate, and has exclusive power to borrow money for the County.

 2020 County Council

2020 Council
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Back Row:   Geoff McKim, Cheryl Munson, Peter Iversen, Marty Hawk
Front Row:   Kate Wiltz, Eric Spoonmore, Trent Deckard

2020 President:  Eric Spoonmore
2020 President Pro Tempore:  Kate Wiltz

Contact County Councilors:  Email or Phone

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100 W Kirkwood Ave
Suite 306
Bloomington, IN 47404
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