Patrick Stoffers - County Commissioner District 1


District 1 County Commissioner Patrick Stoffers Seeks Reelection

Patrick Stoffers has announced he will seek a fourth term as Monroe County Commissioner representing District 1. Stoffers was first elected Commissioner in 2006, having previously served two terms on the Ellettsville Town Council.

A graduate of Indiana University with a bachelor's degree in public affairs and Oakland City University with a master's degree in management, his career in public administration and finance has spanned more than two decades.

In his fourth term, Stoffers is looking forward to continuing his work with the community on vital road, bridge, and trail improvements throughout the county, as well as expansion of the Monroe Convention Center. “Expansion first required relocating county employee parking away from convention center properties. Our new garage downtown achieved this, while also providing a county jail evacuation center. With this logistical step taken and funding secured, I am committed to seeing this transformative project through to completion.”

Stoffers also cited recent accomplishments of the Board of Commissioners including coordinating comprehensive response efforts to the opioid epidemic, partnering with Habitat for Humanity in development of a mixed-income, affordable housing community on the former Thomson RCA site, substantial expansion of solar systems for county facilities, and key projects in the west side economic development area.

County Commissioner Amanda Barge voiced support for his reelection, sharing “when I started out, Patrick was always there when I needed him. He is nonjudgmental, direct, has a huge heart and does an excellent job fighting for those who need it most. Patrick is never afraid to make tough decisions.”

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