2012-2013 Local Program
Continue to study the impact of agriculture in Montgomery County including farming, agri-business, life style, land use, and impact on the environment, with a focus on education of the public. Expected action includes hosting a public educational meeting with state-level speaker on agricultural topics.
Economic Health & Outreach to Small Communities
Continue to support our position on city and county-wide economic development, with an emphasis on the identification of a variety of funding resources to accomplish economic development objectives.
Continue to work with the small communities in Montgomery County interested in pursuing “Build a Better Community” forums and the Small Community Network, as needed.
Study the economic health of local industries and workforce development issues, including stability of existing industries, challenges they face in recruiting workers and meeting other resource needs, as well as identification of how to meet those challenges.
Economic Health Position Statement (updated April 2009)
Study the health care needs in Montgomery County. Possible topics include health care for the uninsured, the need for a local Urgent Care facility, and the Free Clinic project. Possible actions include hosting a public meeting to discuss the results of the hospital’s community survey and educating the public on the study’s findings. A new position on local health care may come out of this study.
Land Use in Montgomery County
Continued support of our positions regarding drainage and planning in the county.
Drainage Administration Position Statement (August 2005)
Land Use/Planning Position Statement (November 1989)
Presentation on Crawfordsville's 2025 Comprehensive Plan (476 KB PDF, Adobe Reader Required) (August 2007)
Local Government Reform
Continued support of our position on local government in the city and county.
Local Government Position Statement (December 2009)
2008 Data Sheet Update, Township Trustee Report (64 KB PDF, Adobe Reader Required) (March 2009)
Township Trustee Study Final Report (444 KB PDF, Adobe Reader Required) (November 2008)
E-911 Study Final Report (127 KB PDF, Adobe Reader Required) (September 2010)
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