Boards, Commissions & Committees

Providing citizens a voice in local government

The Whitestown Town Council President Dan Patterson, Vice President Tanya Sumner, Cheryl Hancock, Tobe Thomas, and Eric Nichols have appointed several dedicated individuals to serve along with individuals who were already serving on various boards and commissions.

These appointments play a vital role in guiding our community’s growth and development, and we are grateful for their willingness to volunteer their time and expertise.

Board & Commission Members

Review all the existing and new Board appointments.

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Bicycle & Pedestrian Advisory Board

The Bicycle & Pedestrian Advisory Board makes recommendations that encourage bicycle and pedestrian transportation throughout Whitestown.

Board of Metropolitan Police Commissioners

The Board of Metropolitan Police Commissioners constitutes the safety board of the Town for purposes of the suspension, demotion, or dismissal of any member of the Department.

Board of Zoning Appeals

The Board of Zoning Appeals functions to give greater assurance that zoning is fair and equitable, that it is properly interpreted, and does not cause excessive hardship.

Economic Development Commission

The Economic Development Commission (EDC) approves the creation of an Economic Development Area, Inducement Resolutions for Industrial Revenue Bonds, and Economic Development Bonds.

Economic Improvement Board

The Economic Improvement Board manages the funds collected by the Economic Improvement District to further business growth and assist current businesses with needs.

Fire Board

The Fire Board manages, coordinates, implements, and expands the provision of Emergency Services to Whitestown.

Historic Preservation Commission

The Whitestown Historic Preservation Commission focuses on the development, redevelopment, rehabilitation, and preservation that affect visual quality in a historic district.

Human Relations Commission

The Human Relations Commission is charged with promoting and encouraging diversity.

Neighborhood Council

The Neighborhood Council advocates for neighborhood issues and concerns in order to make Whitestown a safe, welcoming, and a desirable place to live.

Plan Commission

The Plan Commission is the land use and development policy body for the Town of Whitestown and is the decision-making body for concept and development plans and primary and secondary plats.

Redevelopment Authority

The Redevelopment Authority serves as governing body for purchasing, construction and bonding of public infrastructure projects.

Redevelopment Commission

The Redevelopment Commission is responsible for developing plans and managing tools used to address conditions of blight and underutilized land of economic significance.

Substance Abuse Prevention Commission

The Substance Abuse Prevention Commission is charged with encouraging public health and safety through the promotion of the prevention of substance abuse.

Town Council

The Town Council serves as the legislative branch of town government and is responsible for all fiduciary decisions of the town.

Veterans Committee

The Veterans Committee is charged with identifying ways that the Town of Whitestown can honor its veterans throughout the year.

Youth Council

The Whitestown Youth Council empowers and provides a voice for our young citizens to get involved in local government.