2016 Clinton County Policy Recommendation Submissions

The following is our Policy Recommendation Information for 2016:

1. Local Policy: WE ENCOURAGE THE COUNTY COMMISSIONERS TO SUPPORT THE AREA PLAN COMMISSION FINDINGS
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2. Local Policy: WE SUPPORT ALLOWING ALL AFFECTED PROPERTY OWNERS THE RIGHT TO VOTE ON A REFERENDUM
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3. Local Policy: WE REAFFIRM OUR SUPPORT OF ZONING BASED ON THE COMPREHENSIVE PLAN OF CLINTON COUNTY
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4. Indiana Farm Bureau Section: 301.00

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Amends current policy: WE PROPOSE TO STRIKE ALL LANGUAGE FROM SECTION 301.00, K-12 EDUCATION, IN THE 2016 INFB POLICY BOOK AND REPLACE IT WITH THE FOLLOWING;

1. LOCAL CONTROL OF SCHOOL DISTRICTS

A DETERMINING THE ORGANIZATION OF SCHOOL DISTRICTS

B CONSOLIDATION OF ADMINISTRATION AND RESOURCES FOR EFFICIENCY PURPOSED

C DETERMINING THE BEGINNING AND END OF THE SCHOOL YEAR

D HOW AND WHEN TO MAKE UP SCHOOL DAYS TO MEET STATE INSTRUCTIONAL

E. DETERMINE WHAT PURPOSE A STUDENT CAN BE EXCUSED OF ABSENCES

F DETERMINE COMMUNITY NEEDS SUCH A TECHNICAL INSTRUCTIONS TO MEET LOCAL JOB

ESTABLISHMENT OF CHARTER SCHOOLS

2. VOCATIONAL AND TECHNICAL EDUCATIONS BECAUSE THIS PRACTICAL TRAINING STRENGTHENS ALL COMMUNITIES

3. AGRICULTURE EDUCATION PROGRAMS INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO FFA, 4-H FAMILY AND CONSUMER SCIENCES, PERSONAL FINANCES MANAGEMENT AND AGRICULTURE IN THE CLASSROOM FOR ELEMENTARY, MIDDLE AND HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS

4 BASIC AGRICULTURE EDUCATION SUCH AS COUNTING SCHIENCE BASED AGRICULTURE CLASSES TOWARD SCIENCE CREDITS IN THE CORE 40 DIPLOMA

5 THE USE OF INDIANA FARM FRESH PRODUCTS IN SCHOOL LUNCH PROGRAMS
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5. Indiana Farm Bureau Section: 608.01

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Reaffirms current policy: REAFFIRMS THE FOLLOWING TEXT FROM SECTION 608.01, PROPERTY TAX, IN THE 2016 INFB POLICY BOOK

ALL EXEMPTIONS AND DEDUCTIONS SHOULD BE REVIEWED BY THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY AND MEASURED AS TO THEIR FAIRNESS AND EQUITY.  WE SUPPORT THE ELIMINATION OR REDUCTION OF THE SUPPLEMENTAL HOMESTEAD DEDUCTION
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6. Indiana Farm Bureau Section: 400.05

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Reaffirms current policy: REAFFIRMS THE FOLLOWING TEXT FROM SECTION 400.05, TRAFFIC SAFETY IN THE 2016 INFM POLICY BOOK, CAREFUL ANALYSIS BY STATE AND LOCAK HIGHWAY OFFICIAL REGARDING THE LOCATION OF ROAD SIGNS WIDTH OF BRIDGES AND ROUNDABOUTS AND HEIGHT OF BRIDGE RAILINGS TO ALLOW FOR SAFE MOVEMENT OF MODERN AGRICULTURE EQUIPMENT ON ROAD RIGHTS OF WAYS
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7. American Farm Bureau Section: 436

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Amends current policy: PROPOSES TO AMEND AFBF POLICY 436.7 TO READ ALTERNATIVE FUEL VEHICLES SHOULD PAY STATE AND FEDERAL ROAD TAXES
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Submitter Information
Submitter Name: JANICE DENO
Submitter Email: JDENO@INFARMBUREAU.ORG<mailto:JDENO@INFARMBUREAU.ORG>
Recommendation Submission Date: 06/12/2016
Indiana Farm Bureau County/District/Group: Clinton

Three Biggest Issues of Concern For Policy Development/Implementation
Issue 1: PROPERTY TAX SUPPLEMENTAL HOMESTEAD DEDUCTIONS
Issue 2: TRAFFIC SAFETY
Issue 3: EDUCATIONS

Policy Development Meeting – June 11, 2015

We will be having the Policy Development meeting on June 11, 2015. This is our regular meeting night so we will just have a short meeting after the Policy meeting.
It is going to be at Blueberry Hill 2301 E. Wabash St. Frankfort IN at 6:00 p.m. Please come join us and bring a friend!