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Clerk Treasurer

Responsibilities of the Clerk-Treasurer

The Clerk-Treasurer, a four-year elected official, serves as the fiscal officer of the City of Southport. The Clerk-Treasurer processes the receipts and expenditures of all City money; prescribes the payroll for the City; determines the manner in which vendors, officers, and employees are paid; manages the City’s financial accounts; makes all investments on behalf of the City; prepares the budget estimates of revenue, financial statements, and the proposed tax rate and works with the various boards, council, and mayor to prepare an estimate of expenditures; manages all City records; serves as the Clerk of the City Council, Board of Public Works & Safety and the Storm Water Utility Board by preparing agendas, recording proceedings and maintaining custody of records. The Clerk-Treasurer also serves as the treasurer of the Redevelopment Commission. In addition, the Clerk-Treasurer’s office receives processes and issues contractor’s licenses and permits and manages the rental of the Community Room & Shelter House.

I encourage you to attend our monthly meetings (see the calendar on the home page for dates and times) to learn more about what we are doing to continue to make our city a community where people want to live and work.

The Annual Report for the City of Southport for 2022 has Been Submitted to the State Board of Accounts as Required.

View the Report

The City’s financial state is strong. We have several big projects in the works. To learn more about what is happening, please plan to attend meetings where the details are worked out. The RDC meets on the second Monday of the month at 7 pm. The Board of Public Works & Safety meets on the second Wednesday of the month at 7 pm. The Storm Water Utility Board meets on the third Monday of the month at 6:30 pm. The Common Council meets on the third Monday of the month at 7 pm.

For the Most Up-To-Date Version of Our City's Ordinances Visit

http://www.codepublishing.com/IN/Southport/

The Department of Local Government Finance, in partnership with the Indiana Business Research Center, pursuant to IC 5-14-3.9, has recently released an online dashboard for political subdivisions. The dashboard may be found on Gateway. The URL for the Gateway online dashboard is:

https://gateway.ifionline.org/public/FD/overview.aspx

Indiana Transparency Portal - www.in.gov/itp

The Indiana Transparency Portal (ITP) is designed to give you, the Indiana taxpayer, an inside look into Indiana State Government spending and operations.

ITP is an online solution designed to bring better visibility, openness & accountability to Indiana State
Government. The ITP contains information ranging from agency budgets to state contracts and agency
performance measures. We strive to utilize your tax dollars as efficiently and effectively as possible and we look forward to sharing this information with you.

Trades’ Licenses & Building Permits are processed through the office of the Clerk-Treasurer. You may scan and email your completed, signed forms, mail them or bring them to my office during business hours.

Two Year License Fees are as Follows

General Contractor Residential – $150 Commercial – $200
HVAC Residential – $150 Commercial – $200
Electrical Residential – $150 Commercial – $200
Plumber Residential – $150 Commercial – $200

Residential Permit Fees

  • Electrical ($80.00) + Total Square Feet ________ x $.05
  • Structural ($80.00) + Total Square Feet ________ x $.05
  • Mechanical ($80.00) + Total Square Feet ________ x $.05
  • Plumbing ($80.00) + Total Square Feet ________ x $.05
  • Site Development ($80.00) + Total Square Feet ________ x $.05
  • Self-Certification Inspection Electrical Tag $5.00
  • Re-inspection Fee = Total Square Feet ________ x $.05 for each trade as required

Commercial Permit Fees (With State Design Release)

  • Electrical ($200.00) + Total Square Feet ________ x $.10
  • Structural ($200.00) + Total Square Feet ________ x $.10
  • Mechanical ($200.00) + Total Square Feet ________ x $.10
  • Plumbing ($200.00) + Total Square Feet ________ x $.10
  • Site Development ($200.00) + Total Square Feet ________ x $.10
  • Self-Certification Inspection Electrical Tag $5.00
  • Re-inspection Fee = Total Square Feet ________ x $.10 for each trade as required

(Without State Design Release)

  • Electrical ($200.00) + Total Square Feet ________ x $.25
  • Structural ($200.00) + Total Square Feet ________ x $.25
  • Mechanical ($200.00) + Total Square Feet ________ x $.25
  • Plumbing ($200.00) + Total Square Feet ________ x $.25
  • Site Development ($200.00) + Total Square Feet ________ x $.25
  • Self-Certification Inspection Electrical Tag $5.00
  • Re-inspection Fee = Total Square Feet ________ x $.10 for each trade as required
  • Temporary Building/Structure = Flat fee ($200.00)

Community Room & Shelterhouse Rental Information

You must pay the $200 Deposit payable to the City of Southport in order to guarantee your reservation. If the reservation is canceled within 4 weeks of the rental date, the entire deposit is forfeited.

The Rental Fee, payable to the City of Southport, must be paid with your pick-up key card.

Indoor Community Room Rental Rates
ResidentNon-Resident
8:00 am to 3:00 pm $75.00 8:00 am to 3:00 pm $100.00
4:00 pm to 11:59 pm $100.00 4:00 pm to 11:59 pm $125.00
8:00 am to 11:59 pm $150.00 8:00 am to 11:59 pm $200.00
Outdoor Shelterhouse Rental Rates
Resident $75.00
Non-Resident $100.00

Clerk-Treasurer Contact

Alissa NewhouseAlissa Newhouse, Clerk-Treasurer Contact

Hours: MONDAY THROUGH THURSDAY, 9:00 A.M. - 2:00 P.M.
137 Worman Street Southport, Indiana 46227
Phone: (317) 786-3585
Email: clerktreasurer@southport.in.gov