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A Fix to Local Government Overreach Amended, Passed From Committee

Senate Bill 535 – Extraterritorial Powers of Cities and Towns Authored by Sen. Phil Boots (R-Crawfordsville) Repeals the general authority of a municipality to exercise the following powers outside of its corporate boundaries: (1) Regulating conduct or property use endangering public health, safety and welfare. (2) Capturing and destroying animals and maintaining and operating animal shelters. (3) Operating recreational [...]

2019-02-08T12:08:32+00:00February 8th, 2019|

Top Story: Possible Fix to Local Government Overreach

Senate Bill 535 – Extraterritorial Powers of Cities and Towns Authored by Sen. Phil Boots (R-Crawfordsville) This bill would repeal the general authority of a municipality to exercise various powers outside of its corporate boundaries. Also eliminates the ability of a municipal advisory plan commission to exercise planning and zoning jurisdiction, including approval or denial of applications for improvement [...]

2019-02-01T13:13:31+00:00February 1st, 2019|