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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 Ordinance No. 2009-01 is hereby repealed. 2.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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Pamela Jo (Brown) Black, 58, Franklin
  Mother of Bryan Black (Tara Hammons) of Brown County

Tad Heminger, 70, Franklin
  Former Brown County resident

Violet Rose “Toots” Wilkerson, 94, Bloomington
  Mother of Ernest Wilkerson (Ricki) of Brown County

  • May 23
    Euchre
    6 p.m. Sycamore Valley Center, 746 Memorial Drive (fairgrounds)
  • May 23
    Dave Miller at Abe Martin Lodge
    5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Abe Martin Lodge, Brown County State Park
  • May 23
    Yard and bake sale at North Salem Methodist church
    9 a.m. to 2 p.m. North Salem Methodist church, 7718 State Road 46 East
  • May 23
    Art class set for fourth Saturday at winery
    3 to 5 p.m. Chateau Thomas Winery, Coachlight Square, 225 S. Van Buren St.
  • May 23
    Studebaker Nationals, Spring Classic Saturday at BC Dragway
    Gates open at 9 a.m. B.C. Dragway, 480 Gatesville Rd., Bean Blossom
  • May 23
    Morel Mushroom sale to benefit local charities
    9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Brown County IGA parking lot, 30 Hawthorne Dr.
  • May 23
    Saturday at Brown County State Park
    10 a.m., 11 a.m., 7:30 p.m. Brown County State Park, 1450 State Road 46 East (north entrance)
  • May 23
    Yard sale at church includes crafts and baked goods
    9 a.m. to 3 p.m. BC Community Church, 2370 Main St., Helmsburg
  • May 23
    "Woman in Gold" at the Playhouse
    4 p.m., 7 p.m. BC Playhouse, 70 S. Van Buren St.
  • May 23
    Live music at bar
    7 to 9 p.m., 9:30 to 11:30 p.m. Big Busted Bar, 44 N. Van Buren St.
  • May 23
    Live music at winery
    7 to 10 p.m. Chateau Thomas Winery, Coachlight Square, 225 S. Van Buren St.
  • May 23
    Live band at sports bar
    8 p.m. Salt Creek Golf Retreat, 2359 State Road 46 East
  • May 23
    Live band at dance barn
    8 p.m. Mike's Dance Barn, 2277 State Road 46 West
  • May 24
    Dave Miller at Abe Martin Lodge
    10 a.m. to noon Brown County State Park, State Road 46 East
  • May 24
    Dave Miller at Abe Martin Lodge
    Noon to 2 p.m. Brown County State Park, State Road 46 East
  • May 25
    Government Offices CLOSED
  • May 26
    Euchre
    6 p.m. Sycamore Valley Center, 746 Memorial Drive (fairgrounds)
  • May 26
    BC Area Plan Commission CANCELED
    County Office Building, 201 N. Locust Lane
  • May 26
    Open 12-step meeting in New Bellsville area
    8 p.m. Harmony Baptist Church, 3999 Mt. Liberty Road, New Bellesville
  • May 27
    Jeff Foster at Hobnob restaurant
    6 to 8 p.m. Hobnob, 17 W. Main St.
  • May 27
    BC Sheriff's Merit Board
    4 p.m. Sheriff's Office, Law Enforcement Center, 55 State Road 46 East
  • May 27
    BC Board of Zoning Appeals
    6 p.m. County Office Building, 201 N. Locust Lane
  • May 28
    Go Club at the library
    3:30 to 5 p.m. Brown County Public Library, 205 N. Locust Lane
  • May 29
    Farmers market reopens in Bean Bean Blossom
    4 p.m. St. David's Episcopal Church, 11 State Road 45 at 135 North, Bean Blossom
  • May 29
    Bingo
    6 p.m. Fruitdale Fire Station, 5200 State Road 135 North, Bean Blossom
  • May 29
    Gospel jubilee at Redbarn
    8 p.m. RedBarn Jamboree, 71 Parkview Road off 46 East
  • May 30
    Euchre
    6 p.m. Sycamore Valley Center, 746 Memorial Drive (fairgrounds)
  • May 30
    Dave Miller at Abe Martin Lodge
    5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Brown County State Park, State Road 46 East
  • May 30
    Comedy tour at the Playhouse
    7:30 p.m. BC Playhouse, 70 S. Van Buren St.
  • May 31
    Dave Miller at Abe Martin Lodge
    10 a.m. to noon Abe Martin Lodge, Brown County State Park
  • June 2
    Euchre
    6 p.m. Sycamore Valley Center, 746 Memorial Drive (fairgrounds)
  • June 2
    Open 12-step meeting in New Bellsville area
    8 p.m. Harmony Baptist Church, 3999 Mt. Liberty Road, New Bellesville
  • June 2
    Bean Blossom Sewer Board
    6:30 p.m. County Office Building, 201 N. Locust Lane
  • June 3
    Jeff Foster at Hobnob restaurant
    6 to 8 p.m. Hobnob, 17 W. Main St.
  • June 4
    Go Club at the library
    3:30 to 5 p.m. Brown County Public Library, 205 N. Locust Lane
  • June 4
    WRAPS
    7 to 9 p.m. Library, 205 N. Locust Lane
  • June 4
    Gospel jam & sing first Thursday in Gnaw Bone
    6:30 p.m. Country Gospel Church, 5181 State Road 46 East
  • June 5
    Strawberry fest during farmers market
    4 p.m. St. David's Episcopal Church, 11 State Road 45 at 135 North, Bean Blossom
  • June 5
    Bingo
    5 p.m. Fruitdale Fire Station, 5200 State Road 135 North, Bean Blossom
  • June 5
    Gospel jubilee at Redbarn
    8 p.m. RedBarn Jamboree, 71 Parkview Road, off 46 East
  • June 6
    Shrine parade celebrates summer
    11 a.m. downtown Nashville
  • June 7
    Read to dogs at the library
    2 to 3:30 p.m. Library, 205 N. Locust Lane
  • June 11
    Gospel jam & sing at Gnaw Bone church
    6:30 p.m. Country Gospel Church, 5181 State Road 46 East
  • June 12
    BC photography club
    7 to 9 p.m. Library, 205 N. Locust Lane
  • June 13
    Free community breakfast at Sprunica church
    8 to 10 a.m. Sprunica Baptist Church, 3902 Sprunica Road
  • June 13
    Open house conducted at New Song
    9 to 11 a.m. New Song Mission, 7202 Keith Donaldson Road, Freetown
  • June 15
    Essential oil class at tea shop
    6 p.m. Sweetea's Tea Shop, 225 S. Van Buren St., Suite C, Coachlight Square
  • June 17
    Hamblen Fire District
    7 p.m. Hamblen Fire Station, 4650 Sweetwater Trail, Gatesville
  • June 20
    Rock & mineral club
    6 p.m. Extension Office, 802 Memorial Drive at the fairgrounds
  • June 20
    Pollinator Awareness Day at state park Nature Center
    9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Brown County State Park, 1450 State Road 46 East (north entrance)
  • July 11
    Health fair at the YMCA
    8 a.m. to noon YMCA, 105 Willow St.