Legal notices for week of July 6

Notice of Public Hearing
Brown County Water Utility, Inc. to obtain assistance from the
Drinking Water State Revolving Fund (DWSRF) Loan Program for Water Utility Improvements

The Brown County Water Utility, Inc. (BCWU) will hold a public hearing at 8:00 a.m. on Tuesday, July 20, 2021 at the BCWU Office located at 5130 N State Road 135, Morgantown, IN 46160. The BCWU’s engineering consultant, Curry & Associates, Inc., will present the recommended improvements which include a new drinking water well, water main construction and replacement projects, service line replacements, booster station rehabilitation, SCADA upgrades, a maintenance building with water fill station, office facility improvements, and new meter reading equipment as described in the Preliminary Engineering Report (PER). The project will be funded through a DWSRF loan.

At this hearing, there will be the opportunity for questions and comments from the public. Participation is welcomed and encouraged. If special assistance is required at the meeting, please contact Ellen Masteller, Office/Administration Manager, at 812-988-6611. Copies of the PER are available for public viewing starting July 7, 2021 through July 27, 2021 at the BCWU Office located at 5130 N State Road 135, Morgantown, IN 46160. Written comments regarding this project should be sent to Lori Young, Curry & Associates, 110 Commerce Drive, Danville, IN 46122 prior to July 27, 2021.
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Notice is hereby given that on the 8 of June, 2021, OLD NATIONAL WEALTH MANAGEMENT, a Division of Old National Bank, by LORNE AUBIN, was appointed Personal Representative of the Estate of RUTH E. ALTOP, deceased, who died on the 22ND day of October, 2020.
All persons having claims against the Estate, whether or not now due, must file the same in the Court within three (3) months from the date of the first publication of this notice, or within nine (9) months after the decedent’s death, whichever is earlier, or the claims will be forever barred.
Dated this June 15th, 2021
/s/ Kathy L. Smith
Kathy L. Smith,
Clerk Brown Circuit Court

Eric P. Slotegraaf, #22764-45
Tara L. Ali, #30751-22
200 East Third Street
Bloomington, Indiana 47401
Telephone: 812/332-6000

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The residents and taxpayers of Brown County, Indiana (the “County”), are hereby notified that the County Council will hold a public hearing on Monday, July 19, 2021 at 6:30 p.m., local time, in the Salmon Room on the second floor of the Brown County Office Building, located at 201 Locust Lane, Nashville, Indiana, on the matter of appropriating the proceeds of the Brown County, Indiana General Obligation Notes, Series 2021 (the “Notes”), in an amount not to exceed Three Million Dollars ($3,000,000), together with all interest earnings thereon. The proceeds of the Notes will be issued for the purpose of paying the costs of various capital projects for the County, and related incidental expenses to be incurred in connection therewith, and the costs of issuing the Notes.
Said appropriation is in addition to any appropriations provided for in the existing budget and tax levy. Funds to cover said appropriation are to be provided from the proceeds of the Notes. At said public hearing, all persons shall have the right to appear and be heard on the necessity of said appropriation.
Dated: July 7, 2021


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Notice is hereby given to our members that JCREMC will be implementing an increase of $0.001247 per kWh to reflect a change in the power cost tracker from $-0.005468/kWh to $-0.004221/kWh. The increase will be effective for electric usage beginning July 1, 2021.

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Notice to Taxpayers of
Additional Appropriations

Notice is hereby given to the taxpayers of Brown County, Indiana, that the County Council will consider the following additional appropriations in excess of the budget for the current year at their regular meeting place at 201 Locust Lane, Nashville, Indiana at 6:30 pm on the 19th day of July 2021.

Brown County Probation request an appropriation of $3000.00 from the Adult Probation User Fee Fund (2000.000.09000) to be used to cover the cost of urine drug screens, fund (2432 000.31303).

June 30, 2021
Julia Reeves, Brown County Auditor
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Brown County Schools
July 15, 2021
6:00 p.m.
Brown County High School
Goldberg Room
235 Schoolhouse Lane
Nashville, IN 47448

The Brown County Schools Board of School Trustees will hold a public hearing to discuss and hear objections to and support for a proposed Superintendent contract on Thursday, July 15, 2021, at the time and location above. A summary of the proposed contract is as follows:
– Base Annual Salary: One Hundred and Twenty Thousand Dollars and Zero Cents
– Each Contract year, if the Superintendent is evaluated as highly effective or effective and achieves the annual performance objectives established by the Board for the Contract year, then the Board may grant a base salary increase or one-time stipend to the Superintendent.
– Contract term: August 2, 2021 and concluding on June 30, 2024. The term is automatically extended one (1) school year, and then each successive year thereafter, unless a party gives the other written notice on or before the preceding June 30 that the party does not agree to the automatic extension.
– Annual Contract Days: 260
– The Superintendent receives the same number of paid days as are provided to other central office administrators employed by the School Corporation. The Superintendent is granted any paid and unpaid leave that is required by state or federal law or is authorized by the Board’s policies for other administrators and teachers employed by the School Corporation.
– The Superintendent may transfer all unused sick leave days accumulated from the Superintendent’s prior employment. Unused sick leave days have no cash value at the end of the Superintendent’s employment.
– The Board shall provide all but one dollar to the current cost of coverage of the Superintendent and all eligible dependents by group health, dental, and vision coverage offered by the Board.
– A term life insurance policy is provided with a face value equal to Two Hundred and Fifty Thousand Dollars. The Superintendent contributes one dollar annually toward the cost of the premium.
– Long-term disability benefits provided under the same terms and conditions as all other administrators. The Board pays all but one dollar of the cost of the premium.
– The Board makes the Superintendent’s contribution to the Indiana State Teacher’s Retirement Fund.
– The Corporation pays an additional salary amount of Twenty Thousand Dollars which the Superintendent may, but need not, elect to be contributed to a 403(b) plan for each year of employment.
– The Board pays the cost of membership and participation in State and National professional associations of educational administrators, and expenses related to the Superintendent’s attendance at conferences and activities.
– The Board will reimburse the Superintendent for mileage associated with business travel using a personal vehicle at the standard rate approved by the Internal Revenue Service. Use of a school-owned vehicle will be available to the Superintendent for business travel in accordance with Board Policy.
– The Superintendent will maintain a cellular phone with e-mail capabilities for business purposes. Each school year the Board will pay to the Superintendent an annual stipend that may be applied toward the cost of the cellular phone that the Superintendent maintains for business purposes. Such stipend shall never be below Twelve Hundred Dollars but may be higher than Twelve Hundred Dollars.
– The Superintendent is granted all other benefits established by the Board for all other administrative employees and teachers working for the School Corporation.
– The School Corporation will defend, hold harmless and indemnify the Superintendent in legal actions involving incidents in which the Superintendent was legally acting within the scope of employment.
– Language that provides for four ways in which the Superintendent’s contract may be terminated prior to the end of its term.
The complete proposed contract of the Superintendent will be presented at the July 15, 2021, public hearing. The Board will vote on the proposed contract at a public meeting on July 22, 2021, at 6:00 p.m.
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