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County Commissioners

Randolph County is directed by a three-person commission. The commissioners are elected for a four-year term and are the highest executive body in the Randolph County government. There is one commissioner from each district of the county.

The Current County Commissioners are Michael Wickersham, Gary Girton, and Tom Chalfant.

Commissioners' Meetings are open to the public. Refer to the County Calendar for the next scheduled meeting. You can review minutes from prior meetings in the Minutes section below.

If you are interested in addressing the commissioners, contact the Randolph County Auditor with your request.

The three commissioners are the custodians of the home rule powers of the county. The commissioners have the authority to pass ordinances in the following broad areas:

  • Controlling, maintaining, and supervising county property including courthouses, jails, and public offices
  • Supervising construction and maintenance of roads and bridges, and providing traffic control
  • Developing economic development programs to attract and retain jobs in the county
  • Grant vacation, sick leave, paid holidays, and other similar benefits to county employees
  • Administer elections in conjunction with the county election board
  • Establish minimum housing standards
  • Auditing and authorizing payments on behalf of the county
  • Incorporate new towns and alter township boundary lines,
  • On the petition, receive bids and authorize contracts
  • Exercise appointive powers including both the selection of members to fill positions on boards, commissions, and committees, and the appointment of certain department heads
  • Planning & implementing strategies for solid waste handling as members of the solid waste district board.

Minutes

Meeting Location & Contact Information

First and third Monday of each month in the Commissioner's room on the 3rd floor of the Randolph County Courthouse.

100 South Main Street
Commissioners Meeting Room - 3rd Floor
Winchester, IN 47394

Contact Information

To request to be put on the agenda for an upcoming Commissioners' meeting, contact the Auditors Office at (765) 584-6700.

Associated Department: Auditor