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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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Josephine Lee Cueto, 62, Morgantown
  Daughter of Priscilla Burgmeier of Nashville

Mary 'Jane' Kollman, 92, Nashville
  Mother of Janet (Tom) Gaskins of Nashville

Charlotte K. (Adkins) Wilson, 67, Franklin
  Former resident of Brown County

  • November 22
    Euchre
    6 p.m. Sycamore Valley Center, 746 Memorial Drive (fairgrounds)
  • November 22
    Salt Creek Trailhead dedication for Meijer family planned
    10 a.m. by CVS Pharmacy, 292 S. Van Buren St., near junction of 46 East and 135 North
  • November 22
    Dave Miller at Abe Martin Lodge
    5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Abe Martin Lodge, Brown County State Park
  • November 23
    Annual community-wide hymn sing planned
    6:30 p.m. Nashville Christian Church, 160 S. Van Buren St.
  • November 23
    Nashville Reserve Officers host chili cook-off
    10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Nashville P.D., 200 Hawthorne Drive
  • November 25
    Euchre
    6 p.m. Sycamore Valley Center, 746 Memorial Drive (fairgrounds)
  • November 25
    Open 12-step meetings in New Bellsville area
    6 to 7 p.m. Harmony Baptist Church, 3999 Mt. Liberty Road, New Bellesville
  • November 28
    Bingo
    6 p.m. Fruitdale Fire Station, 5200 State Road 135 North, Bean Blossom
  • November 29
    Euchre
    6 p.m. Sycamore Valley Center, 746 Memorial Drive (fairgrounds)
  • November 29
    Dave Miller at Abe Martin Lodge
    5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Abe Martin Lodge, Brown County State Park
  • December 2
    Euchre
    6 p.m. Sycamore Valley Center, 746 Memorial Drive (fairgrounds)
  • December 3
    Jeff Foster at Hobnob restaurant
    6 to 8 p.m. Hobnob, 17 W. Main St.
  • December 4
    Go Club at the library Thursdays
    3:30 to 5 p.m. Brown County Public Library, 205 N. Locust Lane
  • December 12
    Widowed group plans Christmas party
    noon Salt Creek Golf Retreat, 2359 State Road 46 East
  • December 12
    BCSP Christmas bird count slated
    8 a.m. BCSP Nature Center, 1810 State Road 46 East
  • December 13
    Free community breakfast at Sprunica church
    8 to 10 a.m. Sprunica Baptist Church, 3902 Sprunica Road