Real estate broker Martha "Marty" Hawk was born in 1942 and currently serves on the Monroe County council. A graduate of Elletsville High School, she was first appointed to the council as a replacement for Don Wagner in September of 1988, was elected to her first full term that same year, and served as council vice-president until 1992 when she lost an election. She later served on the county alcoholic beverage board before running for the council again and winning in 1998.
October 10, 2006
- Voted yes for a $40,000 additional appropriation for the telecom fund.
- Voted yes for a $60,000 Homeland Security appropriation. This included $10,000 for fire department laptops and $50,000 for security cameras for the entrances to the Justice Building and the Curry Building.
- Voted yes on a motion to add trustees to the South Central Regional Sewer District.
- Voted no for a $20,000 additional appropriation for database work in the plat database system (also voted yes on a $5,000 reduction amendment which failed).
- Voted no on creation of a GIS coordinator position at a net cost of $15,000.
September 12, 2006
- Voted yes for the Futures Family Planning Clinic: $2000 to be moved from an LPN to building remodelling.
- Voted yes for a $2000 additional appropriation for Community Corrections to buy portable breath testers.
- Voted yes to accepting a $750,000 grant from the FAA for construction at the Monroe County Airport.
- Voted yes for a $13,000 additional appropriation for an county employee shuttle from the Bloomington Convention Center.
- Voted yes for a $25,000 additional appropriation for courthouse maintenance.
- Voted yes for the Corrections Center: $3,000 to be transferred from Materials to Insurance.
- Voted yes to accepting a $120,000 grant from HHS for the Youth Services Bureau
- Voted yes to accepting a a $96,000 grant from HUD for Stepping Stones.
- Voted yes to accepting a $100,000 grant from the Center of Substance Abuse Prevention .
- Voted yes for the Youth Services Bureau: $7,000 to be transferred from Computers to salaries and a new dishwasher.
- Voted yes for a $200,000 appropriation for the Life Sciences Education and Training Institute from the Richland TIF fund.
- Voted yes on a resolution to amend Personnel Administration Committee procedures.
- Voted no on proposed division of a $2 million dollar bond issue.