Muncie Metropolitan Planning Commission

Delaware-Muncie Metropolitan Planning Commission
Information about the Office


  • 1st Thursday of the month at 6:30pm
  • Located at the County Commissioners Court Room

A. Membership Qualifications/Appointment

(1) County Council

(a) One member appointed from its membership

(b) Three citizen members who are residents of unincorporated areas of the county, of whom no more than two may be of the same political party

(2) Mayor

(a) Four citizen members, of whom no more than two may be of the same political party. One of these members must be from the metropolitan school authority or community school corporation and a resident of that school district, and the other three members must be residents of the City of Muncie.

(3) City Council

(a) One member appointed from its membership

B. Term

(1) The term of citizen members is three years

(2) The term of office of a member who is appointed from the membership of a legislative body, a park board or the advisory council on town affairs is coexistive with the member's term of office on that body, board or council, unless that body, board or council appoints at its first regular meeting in any year another to serve as its representative.

C. Additional Qualifications

Each citizen member shall be appointed because of knowledge and experience in community affairs, awareness of the social, economic, agricultural and industrial problems of the area, and interest in the development and integration of the area

Board Member Information

Last Name First Name Term Appointed By
Sipe Ricky 3 years County Commissioners
Parker Tom 3 years Mayor
Bledsoe Larry County Commissioners Rep
Williamson Cheryl 3 years Mayor
Van Atter Nathan 3 years Mayor
McIntire Richard 3 years
Green Tom 3 years County Commissioners
Dishman Jerry City Council
Ellis Andrew 3 years Mayor
Non-Voting Members Position
Kelley John Co Surveyor
Fryman Daisy Co Extension Educator
Campbell Duke Street Superintendent

Additional Resources
Muncie - Delaware Metropolitan Plan Commission website

Muncie was deemed Middletown after Robert and Helen Lynd conducted sociological studies on our "typical Mid-American community." The studies drew attention to our city and since, we have been a continually studied town for social change in America.

Learn more about the history of Muncie

Office of the Mayor
The Honorable Daniel Ridenour

Muncie City Hall
Third Floor
300 N High Street
Muncie, IN 47305
(765) 747-4845
8am - 4pm (M-F)