Aurora is a historic river town that is situated 35 miles west of Cincinnati, Ohio, located in the Southeast corner of Indiana. Aurora was settled in the early 1800's and incorporated in 1845 and has strong historic connections to the Ohio River. Aurora is full of unique and historic buildings that preserve its older rivercity characteristics.
Southeastern Indiana Regional
Attn: B. Messmore
230 Walnut Street
Lawrenceburg, IN 47025
The Southeastern Indiana Regional Port Authority (SIRPA)
is comprised of twelve members:
the mayors of Lawrenceburg, Aurora, and Greendale,
one member of the Dearborn County Board of Commissioners,
two representatives designated by each mayor,
and two members designated by the Dearborn County Commissioner.
The SIRPA Board meets monthly, every third Friday of the months of
January, April, August, and October
in the City of Lawrenceburg Council Chambers at 1pm.
Lawrenceburg City Building, 230 Walnut St., Lawrenceburg, IN 47025
Located on the Ohio River in the southeastern corner of the State of Indiana. Includes the cities of Aurora, Lawrenceburg, and Greendale, and parts of Dearborn County. Created under Indiana Code 8-15-5. The Southeastern Indiana Regional Port Authority has full power and authority independent of any political subdivision to do the following:
- Purchase, construct, sell, lease and operate docks, wharves, warehouses, piers and any other port, terminal or transportation facilities within its jurisdiction consistent with the purposes of the port authority and make charges for the use thereof.
- Straighten, deepen, and improve any canal, channel, river, stream or other water course or way which may be necessary or proper in the development of the facilities of such port.
- Establish dock lines, piers, and other facilities necessary to the conduct of pleasure boating within the territory under the jurisdiction of the port authority.
Jim Thatcher, Chairman - Dearborn County
Mayor Kelly Mollaun, Co-Chairman - City of Lawrenceburg
Brian Messmore, Treasurer - City of Lawrenceburg
Terri Randall, Secretary - Dearborn County
Mayor Donnie Hastings, Jr., Chairman - City of Aurora
Mayor Alan Weiss, Member - City of Greendale
E. G. McLaughlin, Member - City of Lawrenceburg
Benny Turner, Member - City of Aurora
Tom Schneider, Secretary - City of Lawrenceburg
Tom Palmer, Member - City of Lawrenceburg
Al Abdon, Member - City of Greendale
Guinevere Emery, Member - City of Aurora
Andy Baudendistel, Attorney
Sebastian Smelko, Special Legal Counsel
For more information contact:
Chairman Jim Thatcher - firstname.lastname@example.org
Secretary Terri Randall - email@example.com
Consolidated Grain & Barge
City of Aurora Congratulates
Consolidated Grain & Barge (CGB) was established in St. Louis, Missouri, in 1970, as a barge transportation company. Their primary business is grain origination, transportation, and logistics, but they also offering an array of services for U.S. agriculture, manufacturing industries, transportation industries, as well as the exportation of U.S. produced oilseeds and feed ingredients. Today, CGB has 100+ locations (90 Grain & 12 Inland Bulk Terminals) and 2,500 employees.
For more info contact:
Mark Caskey, Facility Manager
210 George St.
Aurora, IN 47001
Office: 812.926.0740 or Cell: 513.305.8022
*CGB is owned by ITOCHU Corporation
Ports of Indiana
The Ports of Indiana is a statewide port authority operating three ports on the Ohio River and Lake Michigan. Ideally situated on two major North American freight transportation arteries – the Great Lakes and the Inland Waterway System – the state’s three-port system: Burns Harbor, Jeffersonville, and Mt. Vernon, serves the world’s most productive industrial and agricultural regions.
Ports of Indiana - Central Office
150 W. Market St., Ste. 100
Indianapolis, IN 46204
Phone: 317-232-9200 or Toll-Free: 800-232-PORT
Ports of Indiana - Burns Harbor
6625 S. Boundary Dr.
Portage, IN 46368
Ports of Indiana - Jeffersonville
1402 Port Rd.
Jeffersonville, IN 47130
Ports of Indiana - Mt. Vernon
2751 Bluff Rd.
Mount Vernon, IN 47620