Responsibilities of the Clerk-Treasurer

The Clerk-Treasurer, a four-year elected official, serves as the fiscal officer of the City of Southport. The Clerk-Treasurer processes the receipts and expenditures of all City money; prescribes the payroll for the City; determines the manner in which vendors, officers and employees are paid; manages the City’s financial accounts; makes all investments on behalf of the City; prepares the budget estimates of revenue, financial statements and the proposed tax rate and works with the various boards, council and mayor to prepare an estimate of expenditures; manages all City records; serves as the Clerk of the City Council, Board of Public Works & Safety and the Storm Water Utility Board by preparing agendas, recording proceedings and maintaining custody of records. The Clerk-Treasurer also serves as the treasurer of the Redevelopment Commission. In addition the Clerk-Treasurer’s office receives, processes and issues contractor’s licenses and permits and manages the rental of the Community Room & Shelter House.

The Annual Report for the City of Southport for 2016 has been submitted to the State Board of Accounts as required.  You may view the report here.
The City’s financial state is strong. We have several big projects in the works. To learn more about what is happening, please plan to attend meetings where the details are worked out. The RDC meets on the second Monday of the month at 7pm. The Board of Public Works & Safety meets on the second Wednesday of the month at 7pm. The Storm Water Utility Board meets the third Monday of the month at 6:30pm. The Common Council meets on the third Monday of the month at 7pm.

For the most up-to-date version of our City’s Ordinances visit:

http://www.codepublishing.com/IN/Southport/

 

Contact Info.

  • Diana Bossingham
  • Hours: TUESDAY, THURSDAY AND FRIDAY 9:00AM-NOON - WEDNESDAY 2:30PM-6:30 PM
  • 6901 Derbyshire Road Southport, Indiana 46227
  • (317) 786-3585
  • clerktreasurer@southport.in.gov

Indiana Transparency Portal – www.in.gov/itp

The Indiana Transparency Portal (ITP) is designed to give you, the Indiana taxpayer, an inside look
into Indiana State Government spending and operations.

ITP is an online solution designed to bring better visibility, openness & accountability to Indiana State
Government. The ITP contains information ranging from agency budgets to state contracts and agency
performance measures. We strive to utilize your tax dollars as efficiently and effectively as possible
and we look forward to sharing this information with you.

Trades’ Licenses & Building Permits are processed through the office of the Clerk-Treasurer. You may scan and email your completed, signed forms, mail them or bring them to my office during business hours.

Building Permit Application (http://southport.in.gov/wp-content/uploads/2016/08/Building_Permit_Application.pdf)

General Contractor License Application (http://southport.in.gov/wp-content/uploads/2016/08/General_Contractors_Application.pdf)

Trade License Application (http://southport.in.gov/wp-content/uploads/2016/08/Craft_Contractors_License_Application.pdf)

Plumber’s Listing Application (http://southport.in.gov/wp-content/uploads/2016/08/Plumbing_License_Holders_Application.pdf)

Site Development Storm Permit Application (http://southport.in.gov/wp-content/uploads/2016/08/Craft_Contractors_License_Application.pdf)

Two Year License Fees are as follows:

General Contractor            Residential – $150             Commercial – $200

HVAC                                    Residential – $150             Commercial – $200

Electrical                              Residential – $150             Commercial – $200

Plumber                               Residential – $150             Commercial – $200

Residential Permit Fees

Electrical ($60.00) + Total Square Feet ________ x $.05
Structural ($60.00) + Total Square Feet ________ x $.05
Mechanical ($60.00) + Total Square Feet ________ x $.05
Plumbing ($60.00) + Total Square Feet ________ x $.05
Site Development ($60.00) + Total Square Feet ________ x $.05
Self-Certification Inspection Electrical Tag $5.00
Re-inspection Fee = Total Square Feet ________ x $.05 for each trade as required

Commercial Permit Fees
(With State Design Release)
Electrical ($200.00) + Total Square Feet ________ x $.10
Structural ($200.00) + Total Square Feet ________ x $.10
Mechanical ($200.00) + Total Square Feet ________ x $.10
Plumbing ($200.00) + Total Square Feet ________ x $.10
Site Development ($200.00) + Total Square Feet ________ x $.10
Self-Certification Inspection Electrical Tag $5.00
Re-inspection Fee = Total Square Feet ________ x $.10 for each trade as required

(Without State Design Release)
Electrical ($200.00) + Total Square Feet ________ x $.25
Structural ($200.00) + Total Square Feet ________ x $.25
Mechanical ($200.00) + Total Square Feet ________ x $.25
Plumbing ($200.00) + Total Square Feet ________ x $.25
Site Development ($200.00) + Total Square Feet ________ x $.25
Self-Certification Inspection Electrical Tag $5.00
Re-inspection Fee = Total Square Feet ________ x $.10 for each trade as required

Temporary Building/Structure
Flat fee ($200.00)

COMMUNITY ROOM & SHELTERHOUSE RENTAL INFORMATION

You must pay the $150 DEPOSIT by money order payable to the City of Southport in order to guarantee your reservation; no personal checks will be accepted. If reservation is cancelled within 4 weeks of rental date, the entire deposit is forfeited.

The RENTAL FEE, payable by money order to the City of Southport, must be paid when you pick up the key card; no personal checks will be accepted.

Deposit for all Rentals is $150
Resident Non-Resident
8:00am to   3:00pm                    $  65.00  8:00am to 3:00pm          $85.00
4:00pm to 11:59pm                     $  80.00 4:00pm to 11:59pm        $100.00
8:00am to 11:59pm                     $120.00  8:00am to 11:59pm       $160.00

OUTDOOR SHELTERHOUSE RENTAL RATES:

RESIDENT                                      $ 75

NON-RESIDENT                           $100