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NOTICE OF PRESCRIBED OPEN BURNING APPROVAL

NOTICE OF PRESCRIBED OPEN

BURNING APPROVAL

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Notice is hereby given that an approval pursuant to 326 IAC 4-1 has been granted to Ryan Woods, Installation Forester, Camp Atterbury Joint Maneuver Training Center for Camp Atterbury, near Edinburgh in  Bartholomew, Brown, and Johnson Counties, to conduct a multiple-unit prescribed burn totaling about 6,041 acres of natural woody products, grasses, and other natural growth for management of: wildlife habitat, invasive species, and range safety through the reduction of fuel load to prevent wildfires.  Of these 6,041 acres approved for burning, due to the uncontrollable variables imposed by weather and unpredictable training schedules at a military training facility, in an average year about 2,500 acres will be burned.  The burn units are located in 3 areas: Training Areas, Impact Area, and Air To Ground Range.  There are 21 burn units within the Training Areas totaling 3,395 acres which are divided into 55 burn sections ranging in size from 1 to 242 acres with the average being 62 acres.  There are 9 burn sections totaling 2,268 acres within the Impact Area ranging in size from 14 to 1,076 acres, with the average being 252 acres. The Air To Ground Range is 378 acres.  There are three types of open burning conducted at Camp Atterbury and the three types are conducted at the following legal land description areas:

Multi Purpose Burning For Management of Wildlife/Invasive Species/ Fuel-Load- Reduction:

1.  E1/2, NE1/2, SEC 27, T 11N, R 4E  2.  SE1/4, SEC 27, T11N, R 4E.extending into SE1/4, SW1/4, SEC 27  3.  NE1/4, NE1/4, SEC 34, T11N, R4E extending into SE1/4, NE1/4, SEC 34  4.  NW1/4, NE1/4, SEC 34, T11N, R4E extending into NE1/4, NW 1/4 Sec 34  5.  NW1/4, SEC 35, T11N, R4E  6.  S1/2, SW1/4, SEC 35, T11N, R 4E  7.  E1/2, SE1/4, SEC 35, T11N, R4E  8.  SE 1/4, NE1/4, SEC 35, T11N, R4E  9.  W1/2, SW1/4, SEC 36, T11N, R4E extending into SW1/4, NW1/4, SEC 36  10.  NW1/4, SEC 2. T10N, R4E  11.  SE1/4, SEC 32, T11N, R5E extending into N1/2, NW1/4. SEC 5, T10N,R5E  12.  E1/2, NW1/4, SEC 3, T10N,R4E extending into SE1/4, SW1/4, SEC 34, T11N, R4E  13.  E1/2, SE1/4, SEC 3, T10N, R4E extending into NE1/4, NE1/4, SEC 10, T10N, R4E  14.  NE1/4, SEC 5, T10N, R5E  15.  S1/2, NE1/4,SEC 6, T10N, R5E  16.  E1/2, SEC 6, T10N, R5E extending southeast into SE1/4, SEC 6  17.  N2/3, NW1/4. SEC 29, T10N, R5E extending into NW1/4, NE1/4, SEC 29  18.  N1/2, NW1/4, SEC 12, T9N, R4E  19.  E1/2, SEC 1, T10N, R4E  20.  W1/2, SEC 1, T10N,R4E  21.  NW1/4, NW1/4, SEC 18, T9N, R4E. 22. SW ¼, Sec 20, T10N, R5E 23.  NW ¼  NE ¼, SEC 32, T11N, R5E  24.  NW ¼, SEC 16, T10N, R5E 25.  SE 1/2, NE ¼, SEC 17, T11, R5E.

Training Burning/Reduction of Fuel Load For Range Safety To Prevent Uncontrolled Fires:

NE1/4, SEC 3, T10N, R 4E  2.  E1/2, SW1/4, SEC 3, T10N, R 4E extending into W1/2, SE1/4, SEC 3 and continuing south into NE1/4, SEC 10, T10N, R4E and into portions of the N1/2, SE1/4, SEC 10  3.  NW1/4, SE1/4, SEC 25, T10N, R4E continuing into the SE¼, NE ¼, SEC 25  4.  SE1/4 . NE ¼ SEC 8, T10N, R5E  5.  S1/2, SE1/4, SEC 8, T10N, R5E.

Portions Of The General Impact Area, The Four Identifying Corners Of Which Are Located As  Follows:

NW Corner- Halfway down the dividing line between SEC 2 & 3, T10N, R4E; NE Corner - The corner of the Juncture of SEC 5, 6, 7, & 8, T10N, R4E  SW Corner – Located centrally in the SW1/4, SE1/4, SEC 27, T10N, R4E  SE Corner – Halfway down the divide line between SEC 19 & 20, T10N, R5E

Multi Purpose Training Range (MPTR)

1.  SE1/4, SEC 34, T10N, R4E 2.  SW1/, SEC 35, T10N, R4E 3.   E1/2 SEC 3, T9N, R4E 4.  NW1/4, NW1/4, SEC 2, T9N, R4E and 5.  NW1/4, SW1/4, SEC 2, T9N, R4E

New 2012 Burn Areas For Control of Invasive Species and Fuel Load Reduction

1.  SE ¼ OF THE SW ¼, SEC 13, T11N, R4E, 2.  E ½, SEC 24, T11N, R4E, 3.  NE ¼, NW ¼, SEC 24, T11N, R4E, 4.  SE ¼ NW ¼ SEC 24, T11N, R4E, 5. NE ¼ SW ¼, SEC 24, T11N, R4E, 6. SE ¼, SW ¼, SEC 24, T11N, R4E, 7. SW ¼, NW ¼, SEC 19, T11N, R5E, 8. SW ¼, SEC 19, T11N, R5E, 9. E ½, SEC 25, T11N, R4E, 10. NE ¼, NW ¼, SEC 25, T11N, R4E, 11. NW ¼, SEC 30, T11N, R4E, 12. NW ¼, SW ¼, SEC 30, T11N, R5E, 13. SW ¼, SE ¼, SEC 30, T11N, R5E, 14. SE ¼, SW ¼, SEC 30, T11N, R5E, 15. SE ¼, SE ¼, SEC 30, T11N, R5E.

Any affected person wishing to challenge this decision is required by Indiana Code Section (IC) 4-21.5-3-7 to file a petition for administrative review.  (Please note that a “petition for administrative review” is not a compilation of interested party signatures but is a legal document, the requirements of which are described in IC 4-21.5-3-7.)  The petition must include facts demonstrating that you are either the applicant, a person aggrieved or adversely affected by the decision, or otherwise entitled to review by law.  The petition must be submitted in writing to the Office of Environmental Adjudication, 100 North Senate Avenue, Indiana Government Center North, Room N-501E, Indianapolis, Indiana  46204, within fifteen (15) days of the publication of this newspaper notice.

Pursuant to IC 13-14-8-11 (formerly IC 13-7-7-6), IC 4-21.5-5 and IC 4-21.5-3-7, this decision will become effective fifteen (15) days of the publication date of this newspaper notice or, in the case of individuals who have received personal notifications, eighteen (18) days after the mailing date of this Notice of Approval unless a petition for review is submitted by an affected party.  Pursuant to IC 4-21.5-3-5(d), the Office of Environmental Adjudication will provide an interested party with notice of any pre-hearing conferences, preliminary hearing, or orders disposing of the review of this decision if a written request is submitted to the Office of Environmental Adjudication.

A copy of the Approval decision along with further information regarding the appeal process is available for inspection and copying at the Bartholomew County Health Department, 440 Third Street, Suite 303, Columbus; the Brown County Health Department, County Office Building, Nashville;  and the Johnson County Health Department, 86 West Court Street, Franklin, and at the Bartholomew County Public Library, 536 Fifth Street, Columbus; the Brown County Public Library, 205 Locust Lane, Nashville; and at the Edinburgh Wright-Hageman Public Library, 119 West Main Cross, Edinburgh.

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Obituaries
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John Jacob 'Jack' Gambold, Jr., 91
  Stepfather of Carol Skirvin of Nashville

Jolee Ragan Dufek, 6, Nashville
  Daughter of Jason and Krystal Dufek

Karolina Rose Spurgeon, 3 days old, Edinburgh
  Sister of Keirsten Dawn Spurgeon of Brown County

  • December 17
    Hamblen Fire District
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  • December 17
    Jeff Foster at Hobnob restaurant
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  • December 17
    Lake Lemon Conservancy District Board
    6 p.m. Benton Township Senior Center, 7606 State Road 45, Unionville
  • December 17
    Brown County Government Offices to close for lunch hours
    11 a.m. to 1 p.m.
  • December 18
    WRAPS meetings
    7 to 9 p.m. Brown County Public Library, 205 N. Locust Lane
  • December 18
    Nashville Town Council
    6:30 p.m. Town Hall, 200 Commercial St.
  • December 19
    Bingo
    5 p.m. Fruitdale Fire Station, 5200 State Road 135 North.
  • December 19
    Christmas sing-along at The Playhouse
    7:30 p.m. BC Playhouse, 70 S. Van Buren St.
  • December 19
    Live band at dance barn
    6 p.m. Mike's Dance Barn, 2277 State Road 46 West
  • December 19
    Live hip hop music at dance barn
    7 p.m. Mike's Dance Barn, 2277 State Road 46 West
  • December 20
    Live band at dance barn
    6 p.m. Mike's Dance Barn, 2277 State Road 46 West
  • December 20
    Euchre
    6 p.m. Sycamore Valley Center, 746 Memorial Drive (fairgrounds)
  • December 20
    Dave Miller at Abe Martin Lodge
    5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Abe Martin Lodge, Brown County State Park
  • December 20
    'Gone Girl' at the Playhouse
    1 p.m., 4 p.m., 7 p.m. BC Playhouse, 70 S. Van Buren St.
  • December 20
    Railroad museum features model Christmas trains
    1 to 7 p.m. BC RR Museum, 18 W. Three Story Hill Road, Fruitdale
  • December 21
    'Gone Girl' at the Playhouse
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  • December 21
    Railroad museum features model Christmas trains´╗┐
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  • December 23
    Euchre
    6 p.m. Sycamore Valley Center, 746 Memorial Drive (fairgrounds)
  • December 24
    Nashville government offices CLOSED
  • December 24
    Christmas Eve Communion service at Becks Grove church
    7 p.m. Becks Grove Christian Church, 8009 Becks Grove Road
  • December 24
    Candlelight service at Helmsburg church Christmas Eve
    7 p.m. Brown County Community Church, 2370 Main St., Helmsburg
  • December 24
    Candlelight service set for Christmas Eve
    6:30 p.m. Country Gospel Music Church, 5181 State Road 46 East
  • December 24
    Cordry church hosts candlelight service Christmas Eve
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  • December 25
    Government Offices CLOSED
  • December 26
    Bingo
    6 p.m. Fruitdale Fire Station, 5200 State Road 135 North, Bean Blossom
  • December 26
    Brown County Government Offices CLOSED
  • December 27
    Bingo
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  • December 27
    Live band at dance barn
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