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

Cemetery Board

Meets every first Tuesday of Month 3:30 p.m., Forest Hill Cemetery 2181 South County Road 50

Mayor appoints members. Term of office is four years.

Meets every 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 every third Tuesday of the Month, 5:00p 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 third 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 every 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 every third Thursday of the month.

Redevelopment Commission

Mayor appoints four members, City Council appoints two. Term of office is one year.

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