Tuesday November 29, 2022

9:00am  –  9:45am

Welcome Diana Biddle, IACC President and Brown County Commissioners

Lt. Governor Suzanne Crouch



9:45am - 10:30am - Roles and Responsibilities of Commissioners in the Budget and Claims Process

  • Jacque Clements, Director of Planning and Professional Development


10:45am – 11:15am - Ethics for County Officials

  • Dustin Meeks, Associate Barnes & Thornburg and IACC Legal Counsel


11:15am- 12:00am - Open Door Laws..Keeping it Legal 

  • Luke Britt, Indiana Public Access Counselor     
Handbook on Indiana’s Public Access Laws 


Wednesday November 30

9:00am – 9:45am- Collaborative, Forward-Thinking, and Intentional partnerships can lead to success

10:00am – 12:00pm Legislative Update 2023 Session Preview    Jacob German, Partner Barnes & Thornburg IACC Lobbyist


1:30pm – 2:15pm  Indiana LTAP Partners – Your Guide to the Road Ahead

  • Richard Domonkos, Program Manager                                                   
  • Patrick Conner, PE, Lead Engineer, Asset Management
  • Meredith Camp, Senior Training Specialist
  • Laura Slusher, PE, Lead Engineer, Transportation Safety
  • Jennifer Sharkey, PE, Lead Research Engineer

2:15pm – 3:00pm  - Better Together—Driving Success Through Partner Collaboration                   

  • Mark Heirbrandt, Hamilton County Commissioner (Meets regularly with his mayors)
  • John Frey, Montgomery County Commissioner (Coffee with the Commish – meets with his constituents)
  • Tom Murtaugh, Tippecanoe County Commissioner (Successfully Collaborates with his County Council)
  • Jack Coffman, Clark County Commissioner (Meets monthly with neighboring county commissioners for lunch.)

3:00pm – 3:45pm  - It Can Happen to You! Responsibilities of County Commissioners Before, During and After Disasters

4:00 – 5:00pm Concurrent Breakout Session

County Administrator/Administrative Assistant/HR personnel are worth their weight in gold!

  • Kent Irwin Waggoner Irwin and Scheele & Associates                                                      
  • Tom Klein, Montgomery County Administrator
  • Deb Verley, Morgan County Executive Assistant
  • Dotty Miller, DeKalb County Director of Human Resources

Best Practice Guidance for Solar and other Renewable Energy Development

Partnering is key in pursuing solutions to broadband access!

Elected officials - 3 Keys for Success: Asset Management, Preservation, Funding

  • Patrick Conner, PE, Lead Engineer, Asset Management Indiana LTAP


Thursday December 1

9:00am – 10:00am - Link and Leverage Local, State, and Federal Road Funding Sources to Maximize Investment

10:00am – 11:00am - The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly: Tips and Tales from County Commissioners

  • Suzanne Weirick, Elkhart County Commissioner
  • Amy Blaker, Lochmueller Group
  • Lora Phillipe, Lochmueller Group

361 Agenda

361 Economics 

361 Executive Summary

361 Presentation

361 Pamphlet