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GNAW BONE REGIONAL SEWAGE DISTRICT
NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that a public hearing will be held by the Gnaw Bone Regional Sewage District on June 8, 2011 at 6:00pm at the Brown County Public Library located at 205 Locust Lane, Nashville, Indiana.
The purpose of the public hearing is to consider the adoption of Ordinance No.2011-01:
ORDINANCE NO. 2011-01
AN ORDINANCE REPEALING ORDINANCE NO. 2009-01,
AMENDING SECTION 3, PARAGRAPHS 302 AND 303, OF ORDINANCE NO. 98-01,
AND FURTHER AMENDING THE SCHEDULE OF MONTHLY SEWER CHARGES AND SURCHARGES TO BE COLLECTED BY THE GNAW BONE REGIONAL SEWAGE DISTRICT FROM THE OWNERS OF PROPERTY SERVICED BY THE SEWAGE WORKS OF SAID DISTRICT
WHEREAS, the Board of Directors of the Gnaw Bone Regional Sewage District (hereinafter referred to as “District”), has heretofore adopted Ordinance No. 98-01; and,
WHEREAS, on the 7th day of December, 2009, the District adopted Ordinance No. 2009-01, An Ordinance Amending Section 3, Paragraphs 302 and 303, of Ordinance No. 98-01; and,
WHEREAS, based upon changed circumstances and experience gained by the District in connection with the operation of the Gnaw Bone Regional Sewage District, it now appears to the District that the language originally contained in Section 3, Paragraphs 302 and 303, which Paragraphs were amended pursuant to Ordinance No. 2009-01, should now be reinstated, with some modification; and,
WHEREAS, the term “dwelling unit”, “building” and “business” should be defined in Ordinance No. 98-01; and,
WHEREAS, based upon changed circumstances and experience gained by the District, it appears to the District that the schedule of monthly sewer charges and surcharges should be amended in order to more equitably distribute the costs of the operation and maintenance of the Gnaw Bone Regional Sewage District amongst the users of the District’s services.
NOW BE IT THEREFORE ORDAINED BY THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS OF THE GNAW BONE REGIONAL SEWAGE DISTRICT THAT:
1.    Ordinance No. 2009-01 is hereby repealed.
2.    A new Paragraph 123 shall be added to Section 1 of Ordinance No. 98-01, which shall read as follows: “ “Dwelling Unit” shall mean any structure, or portion thereof, designed for or used for residential purposes as a self-sufficient individual unit by one family or other similar social association of persons as a single housekeeping unit, and having permanently installed sleeping, cooking and sanitary facilities.”
3.    A new Paragraph 124 shall be added to Section 1 of Ordinance No. 98-01, which shall read as follows: “ “Building” shall mean a structure having a roof, supported by columns or walls, for the shelter, support or enclosure of persons, property or animals. When separated by division walls from the ground up and without openings, each portion of such building may be deemed as a separate building.”
4.    A new Paragraph 125 shall be added to Section 1 of Ordinance No. 98-01, which shall read as follows: “ “Business” shall mean a commercial endeavor to engage in the purchase, sale, lease, barter or exchange of goods, wares, merchandise and/or the provision of services.”
5.    Section 3, Paragraphs 302 and 303 of Ordinance No. 98-01, shall be amended as follows:   
“302. In the event two (2) or more users discharging sanitary sewage, water or other liquids, into the District’s sewerage system, either directly or indirectly, are users of water and the quantity of water is measured by a single water meter, then, in such case, for billing purposes, each separate user shall pay the monthly minimum charge, but no per gallon treatment charge shall apply until the gallons used exceed the number of gallons determined by multiplying the number of users separately billed times 2,000 gallons.
303. In the event two (2) or more dwelling units, such as trailers, apartments or housekeeping rooms, or two (2) or more buildings used for any use other than dwelling units, including, but not limited to, business use, or any combination of dwelling units and/or buildings used for any use other than dwelling units, including, but not limited to, business use, discharge sanitary sewage, water or other liquids, into the District’s sanitary sewerage system, either directly or indirectly, and are users of water and the quantity of water is measured by a single water meter, then, in such case, for billing purposes, each separate user, dwelling unit or building shall pay a monthly minimum charge, but no per gallon treatment charge shall apply until the gallons used exceed the number of gallons determined by multiplying the number of users, dwelling units and/or buildings separately billed times 2,000 gallons. In the case of trailer parks, the number of dwelling units shall be computed and interpreted as the number of trailers in said park, plus any other dwelling units or buildings, including, but not limited to, buildings used for business use, served through the meter.”
6.    The schedule of monthly sewer charges and surcharges to be collected by the Gnaw Bone Regional Sewage District from owners of property serviced by the sewerage works of said District shall be amended as follows:
SCHEDULE OF RATES AND CHARGES
MONTHLY METERED RATES   
Minimum Monthly Charge is $60.00
2,001 Gallons to 25,000 Gallons     $60.00+$0.50 per 100 Gallons or any part thereof used in excess of 2,000 Gallons
25,001 Gallons to 50,000 Gallons    $175.00+$0.40 per 100 Gallons or any part thereof used in excess of 25,000 Gallons
All above 50,000 Gallons        $275.00+$0.30 per 100 Gallons or any part thereof used in excess of 50,000 Gallons
MONTHLY UNMETERED     $100.00 (8,000 Gallons)
CONNECTION FEES   
Single Family Residential        $2,500.00+Impact Fee
All Others, including, but not limited to,
Multi-Family Residential, Commercial
and Industrial            To be Determined Upon Application+Impact Fee
7.    All other terms of Ordinance No. 98-01 and all Ordinances Amending Ordinance No. 98-01 regarding connection fees, sewer availability fees, capacity fees, deposits, reconnection fees, and any other fees and charges imposed of any sort, not specifically amended pursuant to this Ordinance, shall remain in full force and effect.
8.    This Ordinance shall be in full force and effect from and after its passage.
PASSED AND ADOPTED BY THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS OF THE GNAW BONE REGIONAL SEWAGE DISTRICT THIS ________ DAY OF _________________, 2011.
GNAW BONE REGIONAL SEWAGE DISTRICT
Ronald C. Smith, President                   
Charles E. White, Vice President
Shawn D. Fosnight, Secretary
ATTEST:
Shawn D. Fosnight, Secretary
Pursuant to I.C.13-26-11-11, all users of the Gnaw Bone Regional Sewage District’s sewer works, owners of property served or to be served by the works, and other interested parties shall have an opportunity to be heard concerning Ordinance No.2011-01.
GNAW BONE REGIONAL SEWAGE DISTRICT
/s/ Shawn D. Fosnight, Secretary
c/o Roger A. Young, Attorney
YOUNG AND YOUNG
40 W. Court St., Suite D
Franklin, IN 46131
(317)736-7117
May 11, 18, 2011            11-123

Obituaries
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Billy Ray Salmon, 88, Nashville
  Namesake of the County Office Building's Salmon Room

Clyde Allen Percifield “Junior”, 72, Martinsville
  Brother of Virginia White (husband, Kenny) of Helmsburg

Mary L. (Williamson) Pickerel, 92, Morgantown
  

  • April 18
    Euchre
    6 p.m. Sycamore Valley Center, 746 Memorial Drive (fairgrounds)
  • April 18
    Dave Miller at Abe Martin Lodge
    5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Abe Martin Lodge, Brown County State Park
  • April 18
    Rock & mineral club
    6 p.m. Extension Office, 802 Memorial Drive at the fairgrounds
  • April 18
    'Cinderella' musical at BCHS
    7 p.m. BCHS, 235 School House Lane
  • April 18
    'Cinderella' at the Playhouse
    4 p.m., 7 p.m. BC Playhouse, 70 S. Van Buren St.
  • April 19
    Art of poetry program for adults, teens
    2 to 4 p.m. Library, 205 N. Locust Lane
  • April 19
    'Cinderella' musical at BCHS
    2 p.m. BCHS, 235 School House Lane
  • April 19
    'Cinderella' at the Playhouse
    4 p.m., 7 p.m. BC Playhouse, 70 S. Van Buren St.
  • April 20
    Helmsburg Sewage Board
    7 p.m. Brown County Community Church, 2370 Main St., Helmsburg
  • April 20
    BC Water Utility to elect two directors
    6 p.m., 7 p.m. Sprunica Elementary School, 3611 Sprunica Road
  • April 20
    BC Public Library Board of Trustees
    6 p.m. Library, 205 N. Locust Lane
  • April 20
    Brown County Council
    6:30 p.m. County Office Building, 201 N. Locust Lane
  • April 21
    Euchre
    6 p.m. Sycamore Valley Center, 746 Memorial Drive (fairgrounds)
  • April 21
    Open 12-step meeting in New Bellsville area
    8 p.m. Harmony Baptist Church, 3999 Mt. Liberty Road, New Bellesville
  • April 21
    Nashville Development Review Commission hearing
    4:30 p.m. Town Hall, 200 Commercial St.
  • April 21
    CSCD Board of Directors
    7 p.m. CSLOA Clubhouse, 8751 Nineveh Road
  • April 21
    Art of poetry program for children
    3:30 to 5 p.m. Library, 205 N. Locust Lane
  • April 22
    BC Parks & Rec Board
    5:15 p.m. Parks & Rec Office, 1001 Deer Run Lane
  • April 22
    Jeff Foster at Hobnob restaurant
    6 to 8 p.m. Hobnob, 17 W. Main St.
  • April 23
    Go Club at the library Thursdays
    3:30 to 5 p.m. Brown County Public Library, 205 N. Locust Lane
  • April 23
    Gospel jam & sing at Gnaw Bone church
    6:30 p.m. Country Gospel Music Church, 5181 State Road 46 East
  • April 23
    'McFarland, USA' at the Playhouse
    7 p.m. BC Playhouse, 70 S. Van Buren St.
  • April 23
    Morel Mushroom Festival kickoff at music park
    from 7 p.m. Bill Monroe Music Park, 5163 State Road 135 North, Bean Blossom
  • April 24
    Bingo
    6 p.m. Fruitdale Fire Station, 5200 State Road 135 North, Bean Blossom
  • April 24
    Wildflower foray slated at historic site
    TC Steele State Historic Site, 4220 T.C. Steele Road, Belmont
  • April 24
    'McFarland, USA' at the Playhouse
    4 p.m., 7 p.m. BC Playhouse, 70 S. Van Buren St.
  • April 24
    Annual library plant sale
    3 to 6 p.m. Library, 205 N. Locust Lane
  • April 24
    Morel Mushroom Festival at music park
    9 a.m. to midnight Bill Monroe Music Park, 5163 State Road 135 North, Bean Blossom
  • April 25
    Euchre
    6 p.m. Sycamore Valley Center, 746 Memorial Drive (fairgrounds)
  • April 25
    Dave Miller at Abe Martin Lodge
    5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Abe Martin Lodge, Brown County State Park
  • April 25
    Wildflower foray slated at historic site
    TC Steele State Historic Site, 4220 T.C. Steele Road, Belmont
  • April 25
    Art classes set for fourth Saturdays at winery
    3 to 5 p.m. Chateau Thomas Winery, Coachlight Square, 225 S. Van Buren St.
  • April 25
    Women invited for free day of pampering
    10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Hope for Hearts Farm, 1005 State Road 45, 1 mile west of 135/Bean Blossom
  • April 25
    Youth art show award presentation
    1 to 5 p.m. BC Art Guild, 48 S. Van Buren St.
  • April 25
    Plant sale planned at state park
    9 a.m. until all sold Brown County State Park, State Road 46 East
  • April 25
    Craft fair to support Brown County 4-H
    9 a.m. to 3 p.m. fairgrounds
  • April 25
    Annual library plant sale
    9 a.m. to noon Library, 205 N. Locust Lane
  • April 25
    Morel Mushroom Festival at music park
    9 a.m. to midnight Bill Monroe Music Park, 5163 State Road 135 North, Bean Blossom
  • April 26
    County history center dedication slated
    2 p.m. Brown County History Center, 90 E. Gould
  • April 26
    Wildflower foray slated at historic site
    TC Steele State Historic Site, 4220 T.C. Steele Road, Belmont
  • April 26
    'McFarland, USA' at the Playhouse
    4 p.m., 7 p.m. BC Playhouse, 70 S. Van Buren St.
  • April 26
    Morel Festival gospel service at music park
    10 a.m. Bill Monroe Music Park, 5163 State Road 135 North, Bean Blossom
  • April 27
    BC Alcoholic Beverage Board
    11 a.m. County Office Building, 201 N. Locust Lane
  • April 28
    BC Area Plan Commission
    6 p.m. County Office Building, 201 N. Locust Lane
  • April 28
    Open 12-step meeting in New Bellsville area
    8 p.m. Harmony Baptist Church, 3999 Mt. Liberty Road, New Bellesville
  • April 29
    Jeff Foster at Hobnob restaurant
    6 to 8 p.m. Hobnob, 17 W. Main St.
  • April 30
    WRAPS
    7 to 9 p.m. Library, 205 N. Locust Lane
  • April 30
    Gospel jam & sing at Gnaw Bone church
    6:30 p.m. Country Gospel Music Church, 5181 State Road 46 East
  • May 1
    Bingo
    5 p.m. Fruitdale Fire Station, 5200 State Road 135 North, Bean Blossom
  • May 1
    'Back to the Future' at the Playhouse
    7 p.m. BC Playhouse, 70 S. Van Buren St.
  • May 2
    Dave Miller at Abe Martin Lodge
    5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Brown County State Park, State Road 46 East
  • May 3
    Read to a therapy dog at the library
    2 to 3:30 p.m. Library, 205 N. Locust Lane
  • May 7
    BC photography club
    7 to 9 p.m. Library, 205 N. Locust Lane
  • May 9
    Free community breakfast at Sprunica church
    8 to 10 a.m. Sprunica Baptist Church, 3902 Sprunica Road
  • May 9
    Open house conducted at New Song
    9 to 11 a.m. New Song Mission, 7202 Keith Donaldson Road, Freetown
  • May 14
    Local Coordinating Council
    8 a.m. Comm. Corrections Office, Suite B, lower level of Veterans Hall, 902 Deer Run Lane,
  • May 16
    Historic site hosts outdoor art contest
    7 a.m. to 4 p.m. TC Steele State Historic Site, 4220 T.C. Steele Road, Belmont