Boards & Commissions

Board of Public Works

The Board of Public Works consists of three members, one of whom is the mayor. The remaining two are appointments by the mayor. Board members must be residents of the city but may hold other municipal appointed or elected offices. The Clerk-Treasurer is the clerk of the board. The Board functions include law enforcement and fire protection; the specific powers are contained in IC 36-8. The public works function includes control over streets, sanitation, sewers and the water utility.

Meets third Wednesday of the month, 4:30p at City Hall.

Board of Zoning Appeals

Mayor appoints three members, two at large and one from Plan Commission; one member is appointed by Plan Commission from between its two members from the unincorporated area around city; one is appointed by the City Council.

Meets as needed on the first Tuesday of the month at 6:00 p.m. at City Hall.

Cemetery Board

Mayor appoints members. Term of office is four years.

Meets first Tuesday of the Month, 3:30p at Forrest Hill Cemetery, 2181 S County Rd 50.

Citizens Advisory Commission for Industrial Development

Mayor appoints members annually.

Meets as needed on the first Wednesday of the month, 8:00a at City Hall.

Commission on Sustainability

Mayor appoints three members; City Council appoints three; three appointed by Commission itself; one Council appointment shall be a Council member; Mayor shall be ex-officio. No more than four Commissioners may live outside the City’s corporate limit.

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Meets third Tuesday of the Month at 5:00 p.m. at City Hall.

Greencastle Community Schools

The City Council appoints two, Greencastle Township Advisory Board appoints two, Madison Township Advisory Board appoints one. Term of office is four years. Superintendent of Greencastle Community Schools, appointed by its Board of Trustees.

Meets fourth Monday of each month.

Parks and Recreation Board

Mayor appoints 4 members, Library Board appoints one of its own members, School Board appoints one of its own members. Term of office is four years for regular members and one year for ex officio members.

Meets first Thursday of the month, 7:30p at City Hall or TBA.

Plan Commission

Mayor appoints five members; County Commissioners appoint two; City Council appoints one. Park Board appoints one. Board of Works appoints one; Indiana Statute places engineer on Commission.

Meets as needed on the fourth Monday of each month, 7:00p at City Hall.

Putnam County Housing Authority

Meet third Thursday of the month.

Redevelopment Commission

Mayor appoints three members and a nonvoting adviser from Greencastle Community Schools Corporation Board of Trustees, City Council appoints two.

Meets fourth Wednesday of each month, 5:30p at City Hall.

Tree Board

Mayor appoints 3 members; City of Greencastle Ordinance 1998-10 places Street Commissioner and a City Councilor on Board. Term of office is three years.

Meets second Wednesday of January, April, July, and October, 4:00p at City Hall.