2022 Meetings

January 4th - Annual Reorganization Meeting

      • Public Meeting - 6:00pm

      • Topics Covered:

          • Election of Board leadership roles for 2022

January 12th - Transfer of Emergency Loan Fund Balances to Firefighting Fund; Authorizing Maximum Levy Appeal Based on Population Growth

  • Public Meeting - 6:00pm

  • Topics Covered:

      • Transfer of remaining Emergency Fire Loan to 1111 Firefighting Fund

      • Authorizing Maximum Levy Appeal based on population growth

      • Addressing 2021 finances

January 25th - Public Hearing for Additional Fire Fighting Appropriation

  • Public Meeting - 6:00pm

  • Topics Covered:

      • Approving additional appropriations from remaining Fire Fighting (1111) fund balance at end of 2021 to provide needed fire protection during 2022.

      • Approving contract for fire department grant writer.

      • Resolution authorizing the Trustee to place certain expenses on an automated payment schedule.

January 31st - Township Assistance Guidelines

  • Public Meeting - 6:00pm

  • Topics Covered:

      • Approving 2022 Township Assistance Standards.

February 22nd - Annual Financial Report

  • Public Meeting - 7:00pm

  • Topics Covered:

      • Board Reorganization

      • Approving Annual Financial Report (AFR) in part.

      • Healthcare coverage for fire department.

      • Approval of contracts with Bill Jones, for financial consulting, and Carahsoft, for email services and cloud-based computing.

March 15th - Mowing Contract

  • Public Meeting - 7:00pm

  • Topics Covered:

      • Resolution regarding remote meeting participation by township elected officials, in accordance with state law.

      • Authorizing the renewal of mowing contract with Calvin W. Hill.

April 19th - Fire Department Strategic Plan

  • Public Meeting - 7:00pm

  • Topics Covered:

      • Authorizing the renewal of our agreement with NICHES Land Trust for the preservation of Hill's Thistle at Sand Ridge Cemetery.

      • Authorizing settlement agreement with Chief Ed Ward (outstanding 2021 litigation).

      • Presentation of the fire department's 5-year strategic plan by Chief Ed Ward.

June 7th - PERF 1977 Fund Retirement Benefits

  • Public Meeting - 7:00pm

  • Topics Covered:

      • Adoption of PERF 1977 Fund Retirement benefits for Wabash Township Fire Department.

      • Establishment of Pension Board.

June 21st - Employee Handbook and 2023 Salary Framework

  • Public Meeting - 7:00pm

  • Topics Covered:

      • Introduction of proposed Township Employee Handbook.

      • Discussion of 2023 fire department employee salary framework.

July 19th - 2023 Fire Department Funding Framework

  • Public Meeting - 7:00pm

  • Topics Covered:

      • Discussion of 2023 fire department funding.

      • Approval of Township Employee Handbook.

      • Approval of fire protection contract with Shelby Township.

      • Adopting updated Debit and Credit Card policy.

      • Authorizing the hiring of a 4th shift firefighter in October 2022.

August 16th - 2023 General Fund and Township Assistance Funding Framework

  • Public Meeting - 7:00pm

  • Topics Covered:

      • Discussion of proposed framework for 2023 General and Township Assistance Funds.

September 20th - 2023 Budget Hearing and TSC Presentation

  • Public Meeting - 7:00pm

  • Topics Covered:

      • 2023 Proposed Budget

      • Presentation regarding Tippecanoe School Corporation (TSC) growth and future plans.