ATTN Washington Township taxpayers: Fire department, trustee, township board determined to incur debt of $295,600

NOTICE OF DETERMINATION TO INCUR DEBT

TO THE TAXPAYERS OF WASHINGTON TOWNSHIP

Notice is given to taxpayers of Washington Township, Brown County that on September 6, 2016, 7:30 pm, Brown County Volunteer Fire Dept., the trustee and township board of said township determined to incur a loan in the amount of $295,600 for the purpose of: purchasing a new rescue pumper fire truck. Said loan is to be repaid in 5 years. Repayment will begin with taxes payable in the year 2017. Ten (10) or more taxpayers objecting to this loan may file petitions within 30 days of this notice with the Brown County Auditor stating their objections to the loan and the reasons why the loan is unnecessary or unwise. If an objecting petition is filed, the County Auditor shall certify the petition to the Department of Local Government Finance who shall hold a hearing on the matter in the county not less than five (5) or more than thirty (30) days after receipt of the certified petition from the County Auditor. Notice of hearing shall be provided by mail to the township and the first ten (10) taxpayers listed on the petition. Taxpayers present shall have the right to be heard. Determination of the Department of Local Government Finance is final.

Brandon Edens Magner, Washington Township Trustee

31911461 8/24, 2016 hspaxlp 16-171