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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 2009 payable 2010, the Department of Local Government Finance, by its representatives, will conduct a public hearing on said matter, to be held in the Large Meeting Room of the Brown County Government Building on the date and times as follows:

Monday, April 19, 2010: 9:00 AM: 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 or tax levy as modified. 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,

Interim Commissioner

April 14, 2010            10-118

  • January 27
    Widowed group euchre party
    1 p.m. Sycamore Valley Community Center, 746 Memorial Drive
  • January 27
    Euchre
    6 p.m. Sycamore Valley Center, 746 Memorial Drive (fairgrounds)
  • January 27
    Open 12-step meetings in New Bellsville area
    6 to 7 p.m. Harmony Baptist Church, 3999 Mt. Liberty Road, New Bellesville
  • January 27
    BC Election Board
    2 p.m. County Office Building, 201 N. Locust Lane
  • January 27
    BC Area Plan Commission
    6 p.m. County Office Building, 201 N. Locust Lane
  • January 28
    Jeff Foster at Hobnob restaurant
    6 to 8 p.m. Hobnob, 17 W. Main St.
  • January 28
    BC Sheriff's Merit Board
    4 p.m. Law Enforcement Center, 55 State Road 46 East
  • January 28
    BC Board of Zoning Appeals
    6 p.m. County Office Building, 201 N. Locust Lane
  • January 29
    Go Club at the library Thursdays
    3:30 to 5 p.m. Brown County Public Library, 205 N. Locust Lane
  • January 30
    Bingo
    6 p.m. Fruitdale Fire Station, 5200 State Road 135 North, Bean Blossom
  • January 31
    Euchre
    6 p.m. Sycamore Valley Center, 746 Memorial Drive (fairgrounds)
  • January 31
    Dave Miller at Abe Martin Lodge
    5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Abe Martin Lodge, Brown County State Park
  • February 2
    Gnaw Bone Sewage District
    5:30 p.m. Library, 205 N. Locust Lane
  • February 3
    Euchre
    6 p.m. Sycamore Valley Center, 746 Memorial Drive (fairgrounds)
  • February 3
    Bean Blossom Regional Sewer Board
    7:30 p.m. County Office Building, 201 N. Locust Lane
  • February 4
    Lake Lemon Conservancy District annual meeting
    6 p.m. Benton Township Senior Center, 7616 E. State Road 45, Unionville
  • February 4
    Jeff Foster at Hobnob restaurant
    6 to 8 p.m. Hobnob, 17 W. Main St.
  • February 4
    Van Buren Township Advisory Board
    7 p.m. Van Buren trustee's office, 4748 Christianburg Road
  • February 5
    Jackson Township Board
    6 p.m. Jackson Fire Station, 4831 Helmsburg Road
  • February 6
    Bingo
    5 p.m. Fruitdale Fire Station, 5200 State Road 135 North, Bean Blossom
  • February 9
    Washington Township Trustees
    7 p.m. Parkview Church of the Nazarene, 1750 State Road 46 East
  • February 12
    BC Convention & Visitors Commission
    8:30 a.m. County Office Building, 201 N. Locust Lane
  • February 13
    Bingo
    5 p.m. Fruitdale Fire Station, 5200 State Road 135 North.
  • February 14
    Free community breakfast at Sprunica church
    8 to 10 a.m. Sprunica Baptist Church, 3902 Sprunica Road
  • February 17
    Hamblen Trustee Board annual review
    6:30 p.m. 2314 Hickory Ridge Lane off Hornettown Road