Posey County 2020 General Election Voting Options

Absentee Ballot by Mail: Absentee Applications are being accepted until October 22nd by calling (812) 838-1339 or log into indianavoters.gov. To be eligible to vote by mail you must have a specific reason that you cannot vote in person. Some of the reasons are: you are a voter with disabilities, over 65 years of age, caring for a confined individual over the 12 hours the polls are open, the voter is confined to their residence/health care facility/etc., going to be absent from the county for the 12 hours on Election Day, to name a few. For a complete list of approved reasons visit indianavoters.gov.
Ballots will be mailed out and are due back to the Election Office by noon on Tues., Nov. 3rd to be counted. Ballots can ONLY be returned by mail, in-person by the voter, their Power of Attorney, or by someone in the voter’s household.

Absentee Ballot by Travel Board: If a voter is confined and/or unable to mark their own bal-lot, then a bi-partisan Travel Board team can visit their residence to assist with marking and preparing their ballot if necessary. Contact (812) 838-1339 to request an Application for Absentee Ballot by Traveling Board prior to the deadline of noon on Nov. 2nd.

Early in-person voting: Beginning Oct. 6th thru Oct. 30th any registered voter can vote in per-son at the Courthouse M-F between 8am – 4pm, on Sat., Oct. 24th & Oct. 31st between 9am – 4pm and Nov. 2nd 8am – 12pm. Also on Sat., Oct. 24th & Oct. 31st you may vote either at the Marrs Township Fire Station or the Poseyville Community Center between 9am – 4pm.

Election Day: Tues., Nov. 3rd from 6am – 6pm. Posey County is now a Vote Center County; therefore, registered voters may vote at ANY of the following 10 locations no matter where they reside within Posey County:
1. Cynthiana Community Center, 10456 Mulkey Rd., Cynthiana
2. Holy Angels Community Center, 423 South St., New Harmony
3. Immanuel Church of Christ, 5812 Ford Rd., Mt. Vernon
4. Knights of St. John, 11714 Winery Rd., Wadesville
5. Mt. Vernon Community Church, 1800 W. 4th St., Mt. Vernon
6. Mt. Vernon Baptist Church, 1717 N. Main St., Mt. Vernon
7. Posey County Community Center, 111 Harmony Township Rd., NH
8. Poseyville Community Center, 60 N. Church St., Poseyville
9. St. Peter United Methodist Church, 2800 St. Philip Rd. S, Evansville
10. Wadesville Fire Department, 4200 Princeton St., Wadesville

**The deadline to register to vote or change your address for the General Election is Mon., Oct. 5th. You may call the Election Office for a Registration form or visit indianavoters.gov.

Area Plan Commission will hold a public hearing on October 8

The Posey County Area Plan Commission will hold a public hearing on October 8, 2020 at 6:00 p.m. at the Hovey House, 330 Walnut St., Mt. Vernon, Indiana to receive public comments concerning the following proposed amendment to The Zoning Ordinance of the City of Mount Vernon, the Town of Cynthiana, Town of Poseyville and Unincorporated Posey County

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Posey County Election Board Encourages Absentee Voting

The Posey County Election Board firmly believes that all voters in the county have the right to vote and wants to make every effort possible in providing that opportunity without fear for their safety.  The COVID-19 virus certainly has created an unprecedented dynamic to the election process this year; therefore several changes have been made for this year’s Primary Election.

Read Full 2020 Primary Press Release (PDF)

Wind Solar Ordinance for Poseyville, Cynthiana, and City of Mt Vernon

THIS ORDINANCE IS FOR THE TOWN OF CYNTHIANA AND THE TOWN OF POSEYVILLE

Renewable Energy Generation Systems
Solar and Wind: Tier 1, 2, and 3 projects

Wind Solar Ordinance for Poseyville Cynthiana and City of Mt Vernon (PDF)

March 2020 Meeting Minutes

* Meeting minutes before March 17, 2020 are available by request from the Posey County Auditors Office. 812-838-1300

April 9, 2020 Board of Zoning Appeals and Area Plan Commission meetings postponed to May 14, 2020

On March 6, 2020, Indiana Governor Holcomb declared a public health emergency in Indiana relating to the 2019 novel coronavirus (COVID-19); and on March 13, U. S. President Trump declared a national emergency relating to the virus. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has determined that social distancing is necessary to minimize further spread of the virus, and the Indiana State Department of Health has issued and will continue to issue recommendations. In-person gatherings are in many instances no longer recommended or permitted for the immediate future.

Therefore, following the recommendations of the Governor, President and CDC, the April 9, 2020 meetings and agenda items of the Posey County Board of Zoning Appeals and the Posey County Area Plan Commission have been postponed to May 14, 2020, with Board of Zoning Appeals meeting at 5:00 p.m. and Area Plan Commission meeting at 6:00 p.m.  Meetings will be held at the Hovey House, 330 Walnut St., Mt. Vernon, IN.  Please check the Posey County website  www.poseycountyin.gov to monitor the status of the May 14, 2020 meeting.

Solar and Wind Ordinance for Unincorporated Posey County

THIS ORDINANCE IS FOR UNINCORPORATED POSEY COUNTY

Renewable Energy Generation Systems
Solar and Wind: Tier 1, 2, and 3 projects

Solar-and-Wind-Ordinace-for-Unincorporated-Posey-County (PDF)