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DEPARTMENT OF LOCAL GOVERNMENT FINANCE notice of Brown County public hearing

DEPARTMENT OF LOCAL GOVERNMENT FINANCE

100 NORTH SENATE AVENUE, ROOM 1058N INDIANAPOLIS, INDIANA 46204-2256

Notice is hereby given the fiscal officers and taxpayers of all taxing units located in Brown County, Indiana that prior to the review of the budgets, tax rates and levies for the year 2012 payable 2013, the Department of Local Government Finance, by its representatives will conduct a public hearing on said matter, to be held in the small meeting room, first floor of the Brown County Government Building, Nashville, IN  on the date and time as follows:

December 18, 2012 at 2:00 PM

BROWN COUNTY UNIT

HAMBLEN TOWNSHIP

JACKSON TOWNSHIP

VAN BUREN TOWNSHIP

WASHINGTON TOWNSHIP

NASHVILLE CIVIL TOWN

BROWN COUNTY SCHOOL CORPORATION

BROWN COUNTY PUBLIC LIBRARY

HAMBLEN TOWNSHIP FIRE PROTECTION DISTRICT

BROWN COUNTY SOLID WASTE DISTRICT

CORDRY-SWEETWATER CONSERVANCY DISTRICT

Assessed values will be available for review in the County Auditor's Office at least seven (7) days prior to the date of the Department budget hearing.  Taxpayers shall have the right to be heard and/or to present written testimony on the budgets, tax rates and tax levies as adopted by the above named taxing units.

The following only apply if the County Board of Tax Adjustment or County Auditor modifies the budgets, tax rates, or tax levies of a political subdivision:

Ten (10) or more taxpayers or one (1) taxpayer that owns property that represents at least ten percent (10%) of the taxable assessed valuation in the political subdivision may initiate an appeal from the modification of a political subdivision's budget, tax rate, or tax levy by filing a statement of their objections with the County Auditor.  The statement must be filed not later than ten (10) days after the publication of the notice required by IC 6-1.1-17-12.  The statement must specifically identify the provisions of the budget, tax rate, or tax levy to which the taxpayers object.  The County Auditor shall forward the statement, along with the taxing unit's budget, to the Department.  IC 6-1.1-17-13

A political subdivision may appeal to the Department for an increase in its tax rate of tax levy or tax levy as modified by the county board of tax adjustment or the county auditor.  To initiate the appeal, the political subdivision shall file a statement with the Department not later than ten (10) days after publication of the notice required by IC 6-1.1-17-12.  The legislative body of the political subdivision must authorize the filing of the statement by adopting  a resolution.  The resolution must be attached to the statement of objections and the statement must be signed by

(1) In the case of counties, by the board of county commissioners and by the president of the county council,

(2) In the case of all other political subdivisions, by the highest executive officer and by the presiding officer of the legislative body.  IC 6-1.1-17-15.

DEPARTMENT OF LOCAL GOVERNMENT FINANCE

Brian E. Bailey, Commissioner

12-375  12/12/2012  31607385

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 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
    1 p.m., 4 p.m., 7 p.m. BC Playhouse, 70 S. Van Buren St.
  • December 21
    Railroad museum features model Christmas trains´╗┐
    1 to 7 p.m. BC RR Museum, 18 W. Three Story Hill Road, Fruitdale
  • 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
    7 p.m. Church of the Lakes, 8844 Nineveh Road
  • 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
    6 p.m. Fruitdale Fire Station, 5200 State Road 135 North, Bean Blossom
  • December 27
    Live band at dance barn
    7:30 p.m. Mike's Dance Barn, 2277 State Road 46 West