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NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING

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    Ordinance No. 2009-01 is hereby repealed.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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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

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    Bingo
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  • December 19
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  • December 19
    Live band at dance barn
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  • December 20
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  • December 20
    Euchre
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  • December 20
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  • December 20
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    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
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  • December 21
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    Nashville government offices CLOSED
  • December 24
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    7 p.m. Becks Grove Christian Church, 8009 Becks Grove Road
  • December 24
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  • 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
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  • December 27
    Live band at dance barn
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