300 Indiana Townships Could Be Affected by House Republican Proposal

first_imgJANUARY 7th, 2018  TYRONE MORRIS INDIANA More than 300 Indiana townships could be eliminated under a proposal by House Republicans.It targets townships with populations of fewer than 1,200. Over the next five years, it would likely affect property owners’ taxes.House Speaker Brian Bosma has introduced the plan. The Indiana Township Association says people living in those smaller townships could see better fire and EMS service thanks to combined tax bases.Indiana has 1,005 townships, but as rural populations have dropped off, some townships have struggled to afford basic needs.Tyrone MorrisWeb Producer FacebookTwitterCopy LinkEmailSharelast_img