- Parke County citizens seeking to better inform themselves about factual information concerning their county's enonomy can find good information at a web site maintained by the Indiana Department of Workforce development; Please visit www.hoosierdata.in.gov/highlights/profile.asp?geo_val=S18;C121&page_id=1
- Want to know how the Assessed Value of farm land is set? Visit the following web page for more information. www.agecon.purdue.edu/crd/Localgov/Topics/Essays/Prop_Tax_FarmLand_Asmt.htm
- The following website is maintained by the Purdue University Department of Agricultural Economics. The site contains information about Indiana Local Government: http://www.agecon.purdue.edu/crd/localgov/
- The following document has been created to show Parke County Residents how their property tax bill is calculated. The document shows which units of government (county, schools, libraries, etc.) are receiving money from your property tax: Parke County Property Tax Rates
- The Indiana State Board of Accounts is responsible for auditing government entities in the State of Indiana. The audit reports are available online at: http://www.in.gov/sboa/resources/reports/audit/Default.aspx From this website you can search audit reports by county. The audit reports for Parke County are for 2004, 2005, 2006 and 2007. Some of the audit reports concern officials who are no longer in office. Care must be taken when reading the audit report to verify which official is being audited.
- In 2006 Parke County Property Assessments were trended (re-valued to reflect the true value of property in the county). This was mandated by the state of Indiana. The following document shows the result of the trending: 2006 Trending Overview
- An Indiana State Police Officer suggested that since COPE was making efforts to make Parke County Citizens aware of public information, that they should be reminded of this web site concerning public disclosure of sex offenders: http://www.insor.org/insasoweb/.
- The Indiana Department of Education maintains a website with the ISTEP scores for all schools in Indiana. The site allows viewers to compare the ISTEP scores of any school in the state. The website is: http://mustang.doe.in.gov/SEARCH/search.cfm.
- Indiana Governor Mitch Daniels has published his 2009 Initiatives for Reforming Local Government. These initiatives are an update to the recommendations of the Indiana Commission on Local Government Reform report “Streamlining Local Government” published in 2008. The report is available online at http://www.in.gov/gov/2917.htm .
- Watch Video of the Indiana General Assembly Online. While the Indiana General Assembly is in session the Senate and House Chambers and selected committee rooms are broadcast on the internet. The video is available at http://www.in.gov/legislative/session/video.html.
|Parke County Redevelopment Commission||www.parkecountydevelopment.com|
|Parke County Treasurer's Office||in-parke-treasurer.governmax.com|
|Parke County Chamber of Commerce||www.parkecountychamber.com|
|Parke County Extension Office||www.ces.purdue.edu/ces/parke/|
|Parke County Visitor's Bureau||www.coveredbridges.com|
|Indiana State Government||www.in.gov|
|Indiana Department of Local Government Finance||www.in.gov/dlgf|
|Indiana Department of Workforce Development - Parke County Facts||http://www.hoosierdata.in.gov/highlights/profile.asp?geo_val=S18;C121&page_id=1|
|Stats Indiana - Parke County Facts||www.stats.indiana.edu/profiles/pr18121.html|
|Indiana Code 5-14-3||www.state.in.us/legislative/ic/code/title5/ar14/ch3.html|
|Clay Community Schools||www.clay.k12.in.us|
|Southwest Parke Community Schools||www.swparke.k12.in.us/rp/index.htm|
|Rockville Community School Corporation||www.rockville.k12.in.us|
|Turkey Run Community School Corporation||www.tr.k12.in.us|
|Parke County Learning Center An Outreach of Ivy Tech Community College of Indiana, Wabash Valley Region 7||www.goivytech.net/extended_services/parke.html|