Serving Citizens of DeKalb County Indiana


Concerned Citizens of DeKalb County Indiana

Concerned Citizens of DeKalb County Indiana


About Us

Our Goals


We are a nonprofit organization focused on DeKalb County Indiana government and its officials. We expect them to be:


to the citizens that elected them in good faith


in the decisions they make


with the money provided to them by the public 

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Are you interested in what we're doing? Let us know! We are always looking for volunteers to help us make our vision a reality. We'll help you find a way to volunteer that best suits you. We're excited to have you join the team!

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April Meeting has been cancelled! Join the CCDC "First Wednesday" meetings!  On the first Wednesday of each month we meet at the Cupbearer Cafe in Auburn IN at 6:30pm to discuss and work on our topics of concern. See you there!

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REFERENDUM donations should be made out to YES 2 DeKalb County and marked on the memo line.  Thanks!

Donations help the CCDC to continue working for you

                          (Please note that donations to the CCDC are not tax deductible)

                                        All CCDC donations can be made out to:  

                                        Concerned Citizens of DeKalb County

                                                    Please mail them to:

                                                  Tom Gollmer Treasurer

                                                   3748 County Road 27

                                                       Auburn IN 46706

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*****Browse through the newsletters

***Latest Newsletter dated 3-21-19***


Please click on the attached file to read the latest News Update from Concerned Citizens of DeKalb County.  You will read about:

*** Aquifer Alert – water contamination in town of Butler

*** Cedar Creek flooding – guess who is to blame

*** Hancock County votes down referendum

After you have read your newsletter – forward it on to your friend

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*****topics under scrutiny (click for more info)

Michindoh Aquifer 

**** Check out the downloadable article from the Bryan  News on the OEPA meeting Tuesday night

***article by Amy Oberlin from The Star
AND a link to the YouTube video from the presentation in Pioneer OH with Prof. Jeremy Rentz. 

County Budget Check on the LATEST additional appropriations in excess of the budget 

DeKalb County Board of Health Food Establishment Inspections  **** Letter to the editor requesting change!

CAFO  ****Check out the Senate Bill 247

A GREAT site to get information on the CAFOs of Western Lake Erie Basin (that's us) w/clickable info map! 

IDEM urged to reject Newton CAFO plans

Taxes  *** WOW! It sure is nice to see a positive when looking at our local government using our money!

Community Corrections  ** see the response from our request for information

DeKalb County Jail  NEW!  DeKalb County REALLY needs a new jail

Commissioners surprised at unexpected costs

School Information   

*** Losing schools due to funding - an article from the Star 3-31-2019

DeKalb Central Cancels Show Choir  Competition

Spencerville Covered Bridge  ** Costs of bridge repair is shockingly higher than estimated

Government *** They want to take away your ability to see the public notices in the paper

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*****Coming Events

CCDC Public Meetings  THIS MEETING HAS BEEN CANCELLED!  The next "First Wednesday"  meeting is on  April 3rd at 6:30 pm at the Cupbearer Cafe, 138 E 7th St, Auburn IN 46706, across from the north side of the courthouse.  Join us to work on the "topics under scrutiny" that affect the citizens of DeKalb County

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Links to other helpful pages

Public Access Laws

Indiana Coalition For Open Government

Northern Indiana Citizens Coalition

DeKalb County Government Web Page

DeKalb County Commisioner's Meeting Minutes 2018;id=2138

DeKalb County Commisioner's Meeting Minutes 2017;id=1824