Media Release

For Immediate Release

DLGF Streams Local Property Tax Control Board Live

DLGF offers more accountability and access to hearings for Hoosiers across the state

INDIANAPOLIS (Oct. 22, 2008) – The Department of Local Government Finance will be streaming the upcoming Local Property Tax Control Board meeting on Thursday, October 23, 2008 at approximately 10:00 a.m. Links to the live streaming will be available from the Department’s Web site at Local officials, staff, citizens and media outlets are encouraged to take advantage of this service. 

Following the live streaming of the Local Property Tax Control Board meeting the DLGF will post the video for further viewing within a timely manner.

WHO: Local Property Tax Board Members

WHAT: Live Streaming of the Local Property Tax Control Board meeting


WHEN: October 23, 2008 at 10:00 a.m.

The School Property Tax Control Board and the Local Government Property Tax Control Board meet each month (except January) to review construction plans and other financial requests. After thorough review, the Boards – comprised of experts in the fields of business, engineering, architecture and education – make recommendations to DLGF Commissioner Cheryl Musgrave to approve, deny or modify the requests.

Once she receives the recommendations, the Commissioner is the approving authority. Each request is considered on a case-by-case basis using information related to local opposition and support, property tax impact and the needs of the local community.

Contact: Mary Jane Michalak, 317.232.3785,

Attachment: October 23 Local Property Tax Control Board Agenda