What does the County Council Do?

The financial powers of the County are placed in the County Council. The Council appropriates all funds and levies all County taxes. There are seven Council members, four Council districts, with one member from each district, and three Council members elected at large.

Elkhart County Council Districts

District 1: Concord,  Osolo and Washington Township
District 2: Concord, Baugo, Cleveland Townships
District 3: Concord, Jefferson and Elkhart Township
District 4: Concord, Locke, Union, Benton, Clinton, Harrison, Jackson, Middlebury, Olive and York Townships

Eklhart County Council
Top (L to R): Doug S. Graham, David L. Hess, Darryl J. Riegsecker, Randall D. Yohn. Bottom (L to R): Tina M, Wenger, John K. Letherman, Thomas W. Stump

Meet Our Elkhart County Council

Doug S. Graham, District 1

Liaison to ADEC, Vibrant Comm. Rep & Youth Services Dates in Office: 1/1/2019 to 12/31/2022

Randall Yohn, District 2

Liaison to Court Services, CCAB, Park Board and Personnel Committee Dates in Office: 1-1-2015 to 12-31-2022

Darryl J. Riegsecker, District 3

Liaison to Affirmative Action, Redevelopment Commission,Oaklawn Board and Juvenile Detention Dates in Office: 1-1-2015 to 12-31-2022

David L. Hess, District 4

County Council Vice-President. Liaison to Health Board, Sheriff, County and Township Assessors and Chair of Personnel Committee Dates in Office: 1-1-2015 to 12-31-2022

John K. Letherman, At Large

County Council President. Liaison to EDC of Elkhart County, MACOG, and State Legislature Dates in Office: 1-1-1989 to 12-31-2020

Thomas Stump, At Large

Liaison to Plan Commission and Personnel Committee & Prosecutor Dates in Office: 1-1-2013 to 12-31-2020

Tina M. Wenger At Large

Liaison to Emergency Management, Affirmative Action, Solid Waste, Humane Society and Youth Services Dates in Office: 1-1-2017 to 12-31-2020