Slides from 2020 Budget Preview TownHall2019
Video can be seen on my Facebook page https://www.facebook.com/DullumforCountyCouncil/
I’ll be holding a town hall August 22nd at the West Lafayette Public Library, Elm Room at 6:30pm to talk about the budgeting process, 2019 budget, and 2020 budget.
Voting is THE foundational right in a democracy. I am glad Purdue will be adding expiration dates to their IDs but we need a better solution for current students than a $10 charge to update their IDs. I look forward to learning more at Thursday’s Board of Elections meeting.
One of my passions is helping people vote…here I am registering voters at the Never Again Is Now event.
Public testing of voting machines in preparation for May’s primary.
When people ask me about the big issues facing the County Council, I always mention overcrowding at our jail. Changes to state law have impacted county jails throughout Indiana. Nearby Carroll County has decided to build a new jail. We expect a report with recommendations for Tippecanoe County Jail this summer.
Another article looking at the jail overcrowding problem in Indiana. This one discusses current efforts at the statehouse.
When I met with fellow county councilors from throughout Indiana last December, a problem that I heard over and over again was that county jails were overcrowded. Here in Tippecanoe, our jail is very near capacity and last year a study was commissioned to make recommendations for improvements. It is expected to be presented before we begin the 2020 budget session that happens in September. Here is some background: