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Benton Township year end report

Benton Township, Elkhart County, Indiana

Cash & Investments Combined Statement – 2017

                Local                                                  Beg Cash                                                              End Cash

                Fund        Local Fund                         & Inv Bal                                                              & Inv Bal

                Number  Name                           January 1, 2017      Receipts     Disbursements    Dec. 31, 2017

Governmental 1      Cumulative Fire             $279,025.90         $58,702.07         $86,104.75       $251,623.22

Activities         2      Fire Fighting                  $144,782.73       $115,319.86         $99,627.41       $160,475.18

                        3      Park And Recreation          $6,982.45           $5,092.75           $2,800.00           $9,275.20

                        4      Rainy Day                       $154,029.68         $11,610.00           $3,936.73       $161,702.95

                        5      Township                         $33,342.62         $37,534.37         $47,974.86         $22,902.13

                        6      Township Assistance       $19,177.24           $9,735.92           $3,908.28         $25,004.88

                                     Total All Funds         $637,340.62       $237,994.97      $244,352.03       $630,983.56

Detailed Receipts 2017

Governmental    Cumulative Fire             General Property Taxes                                             $4,361.64

Activities                                                    County Adjusted Gross Income Tax (CAGIT)

                                                                                Certified Shares                                         $42,360.96

                                                                   Vehicle/Aircraft Excise Tax Distribution                       $376.09

                                                                   Commercial Vehicle Excise Tax Distribution (CVET)     $19.00

                                                                   Earnings on Investments and Deposits                     $3,584.38

                                                                   Sale of Capital Assets                                                $8,000.00

                                                                                Total Cumulative Fire                               $58,702.07

                           Fire Fighting                   General Property Taxes                                         $104,150.74

                                                                   Vehicle/Aircraft Excise Tax Distribution                    $8,980.52

                                                                   Commercial Vehicle Excise Tax Distribution (CVET)    $410.00

                                                                   Refunds and Reimbursements                                        $84.95

                                                                   Donations, Gifts, and Bequests                                 $1,693.65

                                                                                Total Fire Fighting                                   $115,319.86

                           Park And Recreation      General Property Taxes                                             $4,668.36

                                                                   Vehicle/Aircraft Excise Tax Distribution                       $404.39

                                                                   Commercial Vehicle Excise Tax Distribution (CVET)      $20.00

                                                                                Total Park And Recreation                         $5,092.75

                           Rainy Day                       Refunds and Reimbursements                                   $1,610.00

                                                                   Transfers In - Transferred from Another Fund         $10,000.00

                                                                                Total Rainy Day                                         $11,610.00

                           Township                         General Property Taxes                                           $25,075.32

                                                                   County Adjusted Gross Income Tax (CAGIT)

                                                                           Property Tax Replacement Credit                   $10,115.04

                                                                   Vehicle/Aircraft Excise Tax Distribution                    $2,236.01

                                                                   Commercial Vehicle Excise Tax Distribution (CVET)    $108.00

                                                                                Total Township                                          $37,534.37

                        Township Assistance         General Property Taxes                                             $8,924.83

                                                                   Vehicle/Aircraft Excise Tax Distribution                       $773.09

                                                                   Commercial Vehicle Excise Tax Distribution (CVET)      $38.00

                                                                                Total Township Assistance                          $9,735.92

                                                                   Disbursements by Vendor 2017

     Fund/Category/Vendor Name        Amount              Fund/Category/Vendor Name              Amount

Cumulative Fire                                                                  Rainy Day                                                          

   Other Disbursements                                                           Personal Services                                        

        GTA Fleet Solutions                      $43,535.75                   Rick’s Landscaping                          $1,500.00

        Schaefer & Bierlein Inc.                $42,569.00                Other Disbursements                                  

           Total Cumulative Fire               $86,104.75                   Vinyl by Design                               $2,021.82

Fire Fighting                                                                               Richard G. Longcor (Phone                        

   Supplies                                                                                     allowance & Milage)                        $414.91

        C & P Oil Co.                                    $3,368.61                      Total Rainy Day                          $3,936.73

        E.M.P.                                              $1,861.77           Township

        Fire Ice Solutions Inc.                     $1,262.68                Personal Services

        Witmer Public Safety Group            $1,238.74                   Richard G. Longcor                        $19,740.00

        W.S. Darley & Co.                               $671.78                   Barbara J. Longcor                          $1,900.00     

        Cardinal Supply                                  $368.84                   Larry Erb                                            $840.00     

        Battery Tech                                      $290.43                   Joe Hibschman                                   $840.00

        Menard’s                                            $248.09                   Steven Showalter                               $840.00     

        Life Assist                                           $186.86                   US Treasury                                    $1,848.26     

        Hoosier Fire Eq. Inc.                           $150.00                   Ind. workforce of Delvp.                         $9.50

        Jason Dunlap, (Reimbursement)       $102.70                Supplies                                                       

        Hawkins Water Tech.                         $102.22                   Quill                                                     $80.08     

        Michael Raber (Reimbursement)         $46.36                   Maple Leaf Printing                              $10.00

   Capital Outlays                                                                     Other Disbursements                                  

        GTA Fleet Solutions Inc.                $31,645.25                   1st Source Insurance                      $1,732.00

        Hoosier Fire Eq. Inc.                        $9,624.30                   Council on Ageing                           $2,000.00

   Other Disbursements                                                              Richard Carpenter (cemetery

        Benton Township Vol. Fire Dept.   $15,830.00                      lawn mowing for 2017                  $1,280.00     

        1st Source Insurance                    $15,187.00                   Sprint                                                 $519.34

        N.I.P.S.Co.                                        $5,981.61                   R.G.Longcor, (Reimbursement)          $377.81

        E.R.S.                                               $2,657.60                   Goshen News                                     $327.75

        D.P.S.                                               $1,938.38                   Norma Martin, (Refund)                     $325.00

        Brian Richcreek                               $1,721.53                   Elkhart Truth                                      $301.04

        Pampered Coach Parts                    $1,537.17                   United Township As’sn                       $215.00

        Hoosier Fire Eq. Inc.                        $1,042.35                   Indiana Township As’sn                      $200.00

        Centerylink                                         $662.14                   Elkhart County Trustee’s As’sn             $72.00

        Southside Interprises                        $374.93                   Tony Miller                                           $75.00

        U.S. Healthworks                                $268.00                   Middlebury Independent                      $62.08

        R.G.Longcor (Reimbursement)           $254.22                   R.G.Longcor (Office Rent for 2017) $4,380.00

        Glen’s Tire Repair                              $283.35                   Transfer to rainy day fund            $10,000.00

        Darley’s                                              $202.95                      Total Township                          $47,974.86

        Woody Hagar (Reimbursement)        $168.48           Township Assistance

        Elkhart County Treasurer                   $139.50                Township Assistance

        Campbell & Fetters Bank                   $110.00                   Syracuse Place LLC                          $1,200.00

        Nick Penrod (Reimbursement)             $99.57                   Miller-Stewart Funeral Home          $1,200.00

           Total Fire Fighting                     $99,627.41                   N.I.P.S.Co.                                           $696.32

Park And Recreation                                                                   United Federal                                   $300.00

   Other Disbursements                                                              Harold Schmucker                              $300.00

        Fairfield Youth League                    $1,600.00                   Verison                                               $211.96

        Prairie Football League                   $1,200.00                      Total Township Assistance          $3,908.28

           Total Park And Recreation         $2,800.00                           GRAND TOTAL                     244,352.03


State of Indiana



        I, _____Richard G. Longcor_____, Trustee of BENTON Township, Elkhart County, Indiana, do solemnly affirm under the penalty of perjury that the preceding report is complete, true and correct; that the sum with which I am charged in this report are all of the sums received by me; and that the various items of expenditures credited have been fully paid in the sums stated; that such payments were made without express or implied agreement that any portion thereof shall be retained by or repaid to me or to any other person. I further affirm that a complete and detailed annual report, together with all accompanying vouchers showing the names of persons having been paid money by the township, have been filed as required by law in the office of the County Auditor, and that copies of such annual report are in custody of the Township Board and the State Board of Accounts. Said report is subject to inspection by any taxpayer of the township.

/s/Richard G. Longcor


Telephone 574-642-3659

Subscribed and sworn (or affirmed) to before me, the Chairman of the Township Board of BENTON Township at its annual meeting, this 24th day of Jan., 2018.

/s/Larry Erb Township Board Chairman

This report was received, accepted, and approved by the Township Board at its annual meeting, this 24th day of Jan., 2018.

BentonTownship Board:

/s/Larry Erb

/s/Joe Hibschman

/s/Steven Showalter