Common Council

The City Council is the legislative branch of city government.  They are responsible for passing the City’s budget, passing laws or ordinances and the spending of money that the City collects in taxes and other forms of revenue.

Council members are elected to a 4-year term, which expires on December 31, 2023.  They are elected from the 5 wards of the City of Shelbyville plus 2 at-large members who represent all 5 wards.

Committees & Liaisons

All Council Members get to serve on sub-committees that are tasked with focusing on specific details that pertain to the community and the operations of the City Government. These committees range from Financing and Salaries to Ordinances and Tax Abatements. Every Council member also gets to serve as liasons between specific city departments and the full council. This page outlines each Council Member’s appointments to committees and liason positions.

City of Shelbyville Common Council Members

Select any council member below to access infomation about how to contact your elected official, as well as information about their appointements to boards, committees, and commissions.

Council President - Rob Nolley – At-Large
Contact Info:
rnolley@cityofshelbyvillein.com
(317) 398-6624

Committee Appointments:
Tax Abatement – Chairperson
Ordinance – Chairperson

Department Liaison Appointments:
Public Utility Office

Board/Commission Appointments:
Fiber
GIS Advisory Board
Advantage Shelby County

Vice President - Brian Asher - At-Large
Contact Info:
basher@cityofshelbyvillein.com
(317) 398-6624

Committee Appointments:
Finance – Chairperson

Department Liaison Appointments:
Engineering
MS4

Board/Commission Appointments:
Advantage Shelby County

Joanne Bowen – 1st Ward
Contact Info:
jbowen@cityofshelbyvillein.com
(317) 398-6624

Committee Appointments:
Tax Abatement
Finance

Department Liaison Appointments:
Planning Department
Building Department

Board/Commission Appointments:
Plan Commission

Nathan Willis – 2nd Ward
Contact Info:
nwillis@cityofshelbyvillein.com
(317) 398-6624

Committee Appointments:
Finance
Fees and Salaries

Department Liaison Appointments:
Animal Shelter
Parks

Board/Commission Appointments:
Ambulance Board
Tourism Board

Mike Johnson - 3rd Ward
Contact Info:
mjohnson@cityofshelbyvillein.com
(317) 398-6624

Committee Appointments:
Ordinance
Fees and Salaries

Department Liaison Appointments:
Water Resource Recovery Facility
Street Department

Board/Commission Appointments:
Redevelopment Commission

Scott Furgeson – 4th Ward
Contact Info:
sfurgeson@cityofshelbyvillein.com
(317) 398-6624

Committee Appointments:
Fees and Salaries – Chairperson
Ordinances

Department Liaison Appointments:
Clerk-Treasurer
Aviation

Board/Commission Appointments:
Solid Waste District

Tyson Conrady – 5th Ward
Contact Info:
tconrady@cityofshelbyvillein.com
(317) 398-6624

Committee Appointments:
Tax Abatement

Department Liaison Appointments:
Police Department
Fire Department

Board/Commission Appointments:
None