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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    Ordinance No. 2009-01 is hereby repealed.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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Dwayne E. Martin, 55, Nineveh
  Husband of Cathy J. (Wilson) Martin of Nineveh

Ralph E. Flora, 65, Trafalgar
  

Neva Poyner, 88, Jeffersonville
  Former resident of Morgantown

  • March 31
    Euchre
    6 p.m. Sycamore Valley Center, 746 Memorial Drive (fairgrounds)
  • March 31
    Nashville Development Review Commission
    6 p.m. Town Hall, 200 Commercial St.
  • March 31
    Representative's staff to conduct local office hours
    10 a.m. to noon County Office Building, 201 N. Locust Lane
  • March 31
    Open 12-step meeting in New Bellsville area
    8 p.m. Harmony Baptist Church, 3999 Mt. Liberty Road, New Bellesville
  • April 1
    Jeff Foster at Hobnob restaurant
    6 to 8 p.m. Hobnob, 17 W. Main St.
  • April 1
    Brown County Schools Board of Trustees retreat
    10:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Parkview Church of the Nazarene, 1750 State Road 46 East
  • April 1
    BC Emergency Management Advisory Council
    8 a.m. Ambulance Base, 53 State Road 46 East
  • April 1
    Brown County SWCD
    6:30 p.m. SWCD Office, 802 Memorial Drive at the fairgrounds
  • April 1
    BC Commissioners
    6 p.m. County Office Building, 201 N. Locust Lane
  • April 2
    Rotary Club
    7:15 a.m. Artist Colony Inn, 105 S. Van Buren St.
  • April 2
    Go Club meeting Thursday
    3:30 to 5 p.m. Brown County Public Library, 205 N. Locust Lane
  • April 2
    Brown County Schools Board of Trustees
    6:30 p.m. BC Intermediate School, 260 School House Lane
  • April 2
    WRAPS
    7 to 9 p.m. Library, 205 N. Locust Lane
  • April 2
    Gospel jam & sing at Gnaw Bone church
    6:30 p.m. Country Gospel Music Church, 5181 State Road 46 East
  • April 2
    BC Property Tax Assessment Board Of Appeals
    9 a.m. County Office Building, 201 N. Locust Lane
  • April 2
    CSCD Ecology Commission
    7 p.m. CSLOA Clubhouse, 8751 Nineveh Road
  • April 3
    Nashville/Brown County Government Offices CLOSED
  • April 3
    Bingo
    5 p.m. Fruitdale Fire Station, 5200 State Road 135 North, Bean Blossom
  • April 4
    Euchre
    6 p.m. Sycamore Valley Center, 746 Memorial Drive (fairgrounds)
  • April 4
    Dave Miller at Abe Martin Lodge
    7:30 p.m. Brown County State Park, State Road 46 East
  • April 4
    Carnival and egg hunt at Hamblen Township Fire Department
    9:30 to 11:30 a.m. Hamblen Township Volunteer Fire Department, 5612 Gatesville Road
  • April 4
    Egg hunt at grocery store
    11 a.m. Brown County IGA, 30 Hawthorne Dr.
  • April 4
    Egg hunt at Deer Run Park
    1 p.m. Deer Run Park
  • April 4
    Egg hunt at assisted living facility
    2 p.m. BC Health & Living Community, 55 E. Willow St.
  • April 5
    Church events slated for Easter Sunday
    .m. Brown County Community Church, 2370 Main St., Helmsburg
  • April 6
    Gnaw Bone Sewage District
    5:30 p.m. Library, 205 N. Locust Lane
  • April 6
    Metaphysical exploration group to host open meeting
    6 to 8 p.m. Library, 205 N. Locust Lane
  • April 7
    Euchre
    6 p.m. Sycamore Valley Center, 746 Memorial Drive (fairgrounds)
  • April 7
    Open 12-step meeting in New Bellsville area
    8 p.m. Harmony Baptist Church, 3999 Mt. Liberty Road, New Bellesville
  • April 7
    Bean Blossom Sewer Board
    7:30 p.m. County Office Building, 201 N. Locust Lane
  • April 7
    CSCD Building Commission
    7 p.m. CSLOA Clubhouse, 8751 Nineveh Road
  • April 7
    Nashville Redevelopment Commission
    4:30 p.m. Town Hall, 200 Commercial St.
  • April 8
    Jeff Foster at Hobnob restaurant
    6 to 8 p.m. Hobnob, 17 W. Main St.
  • April 8
    CRC Steering Committee
    6:30 p.m. CRC, 246 E. Main St.
  • April 9
    Go Club at the library Thursdays
    3:30 to 5 p.m. Brown County Public Library, 205 N. Locust Lane
  • April 9
    Local Coordinating Council
    10 a.m. Comm. Corrections Office, Suite B, lower level of Veterans Hall, 902 Deer Run Lane,
  • April 9
    Gospel jam & sing at Gnaw Bone church
    6:30 p.m. Country Gospel Music Church, 5181 State Road 46 East
  • April 9
    BC photography club
    7 to 9 p.m. Library, 205 N. Locust Lane
  • April 9
    BC Convention & Visitors Commission
    8:30 a.m. County Office Building, 201 N. Locust Lane
  • April 10
    Bingo
    5 p.m. Fruitdale Fire Station, 5200 State Road 135 North.
  • April 10
    BC photography club
    7 to 9 p.m. Library, 205 N. Locust Lane
  • April 11
    Free community breakfast at Sprunica church
    8 to 10 a.m. Sprunica Baptist Church, 3902 Sprunica Road
  • April 11
    Dave Miller at Abe Martin Lodge
    7:30 p.m. Brown County State Park, State Road 46 East
  • April 12
    Mother’s Cupboard Soup Bowl benefit planned
    5 to 7 p.m. The Seasons Lodge, 560 State Road 46 East
  • April 16
    WRAPS
    7 to 9 p.m. Library, 205 N. Locust Lane
  • April 16
    Local history and heritage presented at the library
    6:30 p.m. Library, 205 N. Locust Lane
  • April 17
    Bingo
    6 p.m. Fruitdale Fire Station, 5200 State Road 135 North, Bean Blossom
  • 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 24
    Wildflower foray slated at historic site
    TC Steele State Historic Site, 4220 T.C. Steele Road, Belmont
  • April 25
    Wildflower foray slated at historic site
    TC Steele State Historic Site, 4220 T.C. Steele Road, Belmont
  • 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
  • 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