BARTHOLOMEW COUNTY, Ind. – At the Tuesday meeting of the Bartholomew County Council, auditor Barbara Hackman gave the first reading of the 2019 county budget and salary ordinance. The money in the county general fund was reported as $21,548,184.00 and the amount in other funds came to $24,381,218.00, for a grand total of $45,929,401.00.
A 5-to-2 vote confirmed that funding would remain for a School Resource Officer to be placed at the Flatrock-Hawcreek School corporation.
A second reading of the county will be presented next month, and a vote will be taken.