Starke County Officials Seek Board and Commission Nominees

starke-county-courthouseThe Starke County Council and Commissioners are looking for qualified nominees to serve on boards and commissions in the coming year.

Many require specific party affiliation, which is determined by the most recent primary election in which the individual voted or a letter of support from the party chairman. Currently seated board members may be given preference for a subsequent term.

Open positions are as follows:

  1. Starke Regular Drain Board (36-9-27) 2 Commissioner appointments
  2. Kankakee Iroquois Regional Plan Commission “K.I.R.P.C.” (IC 36-7-7) 2 Commissioner appointments
  3. Health Board (IC 16-20) 1 Commissioners Appointments (Physician) (D)
  4. North Judson-Wayne Township Library Board (36-12-2-7) 1 Commissioner appointment
  5. Aviation Board (IC 8-22) 1 Commissioner Appointment (D)
  6. Hospital Community Board 1 Commissioner Appointments (Physician) (D)
  7. Alcoholic Beverage Board (IC 7.1-2-4) 1 Commissioner appointment (R) and 1 Council appointment (D)
  8. P.T.A.B.O.A. Board – (IC 6-1.1-28-1) 2 Commissioner appointments (1D & 1R) and 1 Council appoint (D)
  9. Innkeepers Tax/Visitors Association Board – (IC 6-9-18) 4 Commissioner Appointments (all R)
  10. Community Corrections Board – (IC 11-12-2) Multiple Commissioner Appointments
  11. Starke County Building Corp. – 1 Commissioner appointment
  12. Starke County Park Board – (IC 36-10-3) 1 Commissioner appointment (R)

A complete list of Boards can be found on the Starke County web site at   Submit letters of interest to the Starke County Commissioners, c/o the Starke County Auditor, 53 East Mound St., Knox, IN 46534. Submission deadline is the close of regular business hours on Dec. 23, 2015.