A few words from Township Trustee Diane Kuntz
As Taylor Township Trustee I am committed to providing you with the best possible services and programs available. This section of our web page briefly describes my duties as well as a few of the additional services I provide in my effort to enhance the quality of life in Taylor Township. Together we can make Taylor Township a healthy and safe place to live.
Taylor Township Board Members:Trustee: Dianne Kuntz
President: Jerry Wooldridge
Secretary: Robert Bodine
Member: Steve Stackhouse
Within certain limitations, townships may provide to qualifying households any or all of the following:
- Shelter Assistance
- Utility Assistance
- Food and Clothing
- Medical Assistance
- Household Necessities
- Other benefits determined by trustee.
Individuals and/or households who may be in need must complete an application and meet the township's eligibility standards and guidelines. All adult members of the household must, by law, sign the application.
The township trustee has been given by state statute the obligation and responsibility to order the destruction of detrimental plants. The Trustee also responds to all weed complaints in the unincorporated area of the township
Townships have the statutory responsibility to provide fire protection to residents in the unincorporated area of each township.
Townships are also responsible for the care and maintenance of all abandoned cemeteries in the township.
Insulin Treatment Assistance
The township trustee is authorized to provide the biological insulin, swabs, and needles to individuals who are in need of such treatment. An individual, however, must be financially unable to purchase the insulin themselves, and a licensed physician or a licensed practical nurse must make the application on their behalf.
What You May Need:
- A. Picture identification for all adult members of the household that indicates the applicant is a resident of the township. An Indiana driver's License or ID Card issued by the BMV will be accepted. A "First City Rider" card will not be accepted as a formal ID.
- B. Social Security numbers for all members of the household. This must be in the form of either a Social Security Card, or printouts from the Social Security Office, or the Division of Family and Social Services.
- C. Birth Certificates or Medicaid cards for all children residing in the household.
- D. Applicants must provide income verification for all members of the hosuehold. The income for determining eligibility is based on 125% of the federal poverty level
- E. Applicant must provide receipts for how their income was expended during the previous thirty (30) day period.