Public Notices

PUBLIC NOTICE

NOTICE TO BIDDERS
The Jackson County Assessor will receive sealed bids for the services listed below at the Jackson County Assessor’s Office, 111 South Main Street, Brownstown, Indiana 47220 until 10:00 AM EST the 1st of June, 2017, and they will be publicly opened and read aloud at 10:00 AM EST in the assessor’s office.
The Jackson County Assessor will contract for a Professional Appraiser to provide appraisal support for the 2022 Cyclical Reassessment of all residential, agricultural, commercial, industrial, exempt and utility parcels in Jackson County.
The “Contractor” as defined in I.C. 6-1.1-4-17(c) must be certified under IC 6-1.1-31.7 as a Level III assessor-appraiser in order to bid. The Contractor must have extensive experience in the use and application of Indiana Assessment Standards and must be able to provide a Performance Bond.
Specifications for this project which describe the scope of services to be provided and other terms and conditions are available in the office of the Jackson County Assessor.
The County Assessor reserves the right to accept or reject any bid and to waive any irregularities in bidding.  All bids may be held for a period not to exceed 30 days before the contract is awarded, during which time no bid may be withdrawn.
Katie Kaufman
Jackson County Assessor

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PUBLIC NOTICE

The Town of Crothersville requests proposals for the fee contingent provision of grant administration technical assistance services appropriate to the implementation of a Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) through the Indiana Housing & Community Development Authority.
A copy of the Request for Proposals (RFP), Selection Criteria, and Ranking Criteria is available from Town Hall, 111 E. Howard St., Crothersville, IN 47229, or by calling (812) 793-2311 during regular business hours.   Following are the criteria and weight for evaluating proposals: Similar Program Experience (30 pts), Full Range of Services (25 pts.), Past Record Performance (20 pts.), Time Capacity Limitations (15 pts.) and Proposed Fee (10 pts.).
Proposals must be received at the above address by close of business Friday, June 2, 2017, or they will be returned unopened.  Federal affirmative action and equal employment opportunity provisions apply to this project, and there is a 10% MBE/WBE goal.
Contact the Crothersville Town Hall for additional information regarding the proposed CDBG project during regular business hours at (812) 793-2311.
Lenvel Robinson
Town Council President
Town of Crothersville
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Public Notices

PUBLIC NOTICE

The Town of Crothersville requests proposals for the fee contingent provision of grant administration technical assistance services appropriate to the implementation of a Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) through the Indiana Housing & Community Development Authority.
A copy of the Request for Proposals (RFP), Selection Criteria, and Ranking Criteria is available from Town Hall, 111 E. Howard St., Crothersville, IN 47229, or by calling (812) 793-2311 during regular business hours.   Following are the criteria and weight for evaluating proposals: Similar Program Experience (30 pts), Full Range of Services (25 pts.), Past Record Performance (20 pts.), Time Capacity Limitations (15 pts.) and Proposed Fee (10 pts.).
Proposals must be received at the above address by close of business Friday, June 2, 2017, or they will be returned unopened.  Federal affirmative action and equal employment opportunity provisions apply to this project, and there is a 10% MBE/WBE goal.
Contact the Crothersville Town Hall for additional information regarding the proposed CDBG project during regular business hours at (812) 793-2311.
Lenvel Robinson
Town Council President
Town of Crothersville
5/17, 5/24     hspaxlp

Public Notices

PUBLIC NOTICE
NOTICE TO TAXPAYERS
OF ADDITIONAL APPROPRIATIONS
Notice is hereby given to the taxpayers of Jackson Township Trustee, Jackson County, Indiana, that the proper fiscal body will consider the following additional appropriation in excess of the budget for the current year at their regular meeting plat at 1415 Corporate Way, Seymour, IN at 5:00 p.m. on the 25th day of May, 2017.
Township Government
Other Services & Charges       10,000
Total Township Government    10,000
Taxpayers appearing at the meeting shall have a right to be heard.  The additional appropriations as finally made will be referred to the Department of local Government Finance (DLGF). The DLGF will make a written determination as to the sufficiency of funds to support the appropriations made within fifteen (15) days of receipt of a Certified Copy of the action taken.
Dated: May 10, 2017
William R. Marsh
Jackson Township Trustee
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PUBLIC NOTICE
These are the Court Claims that were approved by Commissioners for the month of March 2017.
Circuit Court
Lorie Gutierrez, $613.39; Melissa Hayes, $120.00; Blondie’s Pizzeria, $94.28; Quill Corp, $387.55; Comcast Cable, $571.30; Bedford Office Supply, $106.59; Pitney Bowes, $375.00; Business Info Systems Inc, $1,446.00; Sanders Technology Group, $1,500.00
Superior Court I
Bedford Office Supply, $1,331.67; Visa, $1,275.52
Superior Court II
Maria Hendrix, $50.00; South Central IN Interpreting, $815.88; Bedford Office Supply, $972.00; Farrow & Thompson, $25.00
Kathy S. Hohenstreiter
Jackson County Auditor
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PUBLIC NOTICE
These are the Court Claims that were approved by Commissioners for the month of April 2017.
Circuit Court
Lorie Gutierrez, $168.76; Melissa Hayes, $392.00; Pewter Hall, $55.00; Brownstown Auto Parts, $17.99; Bedford Office Supply, $55.67; Quill Corp, $186.37; Jane Rogers, $100.00
Superior Court I
Bedford Office Supply, $518.43; Phillips & Co, $400.00; Postmaster, $1401.50; Business Info Systems Inc, $1446.00
Superior Court II
Smith Law Services, PC, $3600.00; Bedford Office Supply, $345.97; Business Info Systems Inc, $1446.00
Kathy S. Hohenstreiter
Jackson County Auditor
5/10    hspaxlp

PUBLIC NOTICE
NOTICE OF DETERMINATION OF JACKSON COUNTY BUILDING CORPORATION TO ENTER INTO A PROPOSED LEASE OF FACILITIES WITH JACKSON COUNTY, INDIANA
Owners of real property, and registered voters residing, in the Jackson County, Indiana, hereby are given notice that the Board of Commissioners (the “Board”) has determined, at its meeting held April 18, 2017, that (I) a need exists for a new Judicial Center, as defined and described in the resolution adopted by the Board on April 18, 2017, and (II) to the extent permitted by law to take all of the necessary steps to finance all or a portion of the costs of all, or as many as is possible based on the facts and circumstances at the time, of the Judicial Center by entering into a proposed lease (the “Lease”) between the Jackson County Building Corporation, as lessor (the “Building Corporation”), and the County, as lessee, upon all or any portion of any of the premises subject to the Lease. The Building Corporation, as lessor, will issue lease rental revenue bonds (the “Lease Rental Revenue Bonds”) in one or more series secured by and payable from the lease payments under the Lease.
The total maximum original aggregate principal amount of the Lease Rental Revenue Bonds will not exceed $13,000,000.  The maximum term for each series of the Lease Rental Revenue Bonds will not exceed twenty-five (25) years from the date of issue, and the lease rental set forth in the Lease will have a maximum term not to exceed twenty-five (25) years, beginning on the date that the Judicial Center is completed.
Dated: May 3, 2017.
Jackson County Building Corporation
And
Jackson County, Indiana
Jackson County Auditor
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Public Notice
STATE OF INDIANA,
IN THE JACKSON CIRCUIT COURT
COUNTY OF JACKSON, SS:
CAUSE NO.  36C01-1704-EU-000029
IN THE MATTER OF THE ESTATE OF OLEN NANTZ, DECEASED.
NOTICE OF PROBATE WITH ADMINISTRATION
In the Circuit Court of Jackson County, Indiana.
Pursuant to I.C. 29-1-7-7, notice is hereby given that Todd M. Nantz was on the 17th day of April, 2017, appointed Personal Representative of the Estate of Olen Nantz, deceased, who died intestate on March 31, 2017.
All persons having claims against this estate, whether or not now due, must file the claim in the Office of the Clerk of this court within three (3) months from the date of 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 at Brownstown, Indiana, this 17th day of April, 2017.
/s/ Amanda Lowery
Clerk of the Circuit Court of
Jackson County, Indiana
Attorney for Estate:
Matthew J. Lorenzo
LORENZO & BEVERS
218 West Second Street
Seymour, IN 47274
Phone:  (812) 524-9000
04/26, 5/ 3   hspaxlp

PUBLIC NOTICE
NOTICE TO TAXPAYERS
OF ADDITIONAL APPROPRIATIONS
Notice is hereby given to the taxpayers of Driftwood Township, Jackson County, Indiana, that the proper fiscal body will consider the following additional appropriation in excess of the budget for the current year at the location of 220 East Walnut Street, Brownstown, Indiana 47220 at 6:00 o’clock p.m. on the 17th day of May, 2017.
General Fund
Other Services & Charges    5,000
Total General Fund    5,000
Taxpayers appearing at the meeting shall have a right to be heard.  The additional appropriations as finally made will be referred to the Department of local Government Finance (DLGF). The DLGF will make a written determination as to the sufficiency of funds to support the appropriations made within fifteen (15) days of receipt of a Certified Copy of the action taken.
Dated: April 28, 2017
John McCrary
Fiscal Officer
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PUBLIC NOTICE
NOTICE TO TAXPAYERS
OF ADDITIONAL APPROPRIATIONS
Notice is hereby given to the taxpayers of Jackson County, Indiana, that the proper legal officer of Jackson County at their regular meeting place at Jackson County Courthouse Annex, at 6:00 p.m. on the 17th day of May, 2017, will consider the following appropriations in excess of the budget for the current year.
Health Department Fund
Other Services & Charges    6,500
Total Health
Department Fund    6,500
Emergency Management Special
Appropriation Fund
Supplies    225
Other Services & Charges    1,507
Total Emergency Management
Spec. Approp. Fund    1,732
Taxpayers appearing at the meeting shall have a right to be heard.  The additional appropriations as finally made will be referred to the Department of local Government Finance (DLGF). The DLGF will make a written determination as to the sufficiency of funds to support the appropriations made within fifteen (15) days of receipt of a Certified Copy of the action taken.
Dated: May 3, 2017
Kathy S. Hohenstreiter
Fiscal Officer
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PUBLIC NOTICE
NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING CONCERNING ADDITIONAL APPROPRIATION BY THE COUNTY COUNCIL OF THE COUNTY OF JACKSON, INDIANA
Residents and taxpayers of Jackson County, Indiana (the “County”) are hereby notified that the Jackson County Council will hold a public hearing at 6:00 p.m. on May 17, 2017, located at Courthouse Annex Building, 220 E. Walnut Street, Brownstown, Indiana, on the matter of appropriating funds for the purpose of financing a portion of the Judicial Center construction. Such appropriation will be from proceeds of the sale of land for the judicial center to the Jackson County Building Corporation. The amount will not exceed $350,000.  Funds to cover said appropriation are to be provided from the proceeds of the sale of the land for the Judicial Center, together with any investment earnings thereon.
The appropriations are in addition to any appropriations provided for in the existing budget and tax levy. At the public hearings, all persons shall have the right to appear and be heard on the necessity of said appropriations.
Dated: May 3, 2017.
County Auditor
Jackson County, Indiana
05/03  hspaxlp

PUBLIC NOTICE
NOTICE OF DETERMINATION OF JACKSON COUNTY BUILDING CORPORATION TO ENTER INTO A PROPOSED LEASE OF FACILITIES WITH JACKSON COUNTY, INDIANA
Owners of real property, and registered voters residing, in the Jackson County, Indiana, hereby are given notice that the Board of Commissioners (the “Board”) has determined, at its meeting held April 18, 2017, that (I) a need exists for a new Judicial Center, as defined and described in the resolution adopted by the Board on April 18, 2017, and (II) to the extent permitted by law to take all of the necessary steps to finance all or a portion of the costs of all, or as many as is possible based on the facts and circumstances at the time, of the Judicial Center by entering into a proposed lease (the “Lease”) between the Jackson County Building Corporation, as lessor (the “Building Corporation”), and the County, as lessee, upon all or any portion of any of the premises subject to the Lease. The Building Corporation, as lessor, will issue lease rental revenue bonds (the “Lease Rental Revenue Bonds”) in one or more series secured by and payable from the lease payments under the Lease.
The total maximum original aggregate principal amount of the Lease Rental Revenue Bonds will not exceed $13,000,000.  The maximum term for each series of the Lease Rental Revenue Bonds will not exceed twenty-five (25) years from the date of issue, and the lease rental set forth in the Lease will have a maximum term not to exceed twenty-five (25) years, beginning on the date that the Judicial Center is completed.
Dated: May 3, 2017.
Jackson County Building Corporation
And
Jackson County, Indiana
Jackson County Auditor
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2017 County Tax Rates

PUBLIC NOTICE
NOTICE OF APPROVAL OF EXECUTION OF LEASE FOR JUDICIAL CENTER CONSTRUCTION BY AND AMONG JACKSON COUNTY BUILDING CORPORATION AND JACKSON COUNTY, INDIANA
Pursuant to actions taken on April 18, 2017, by the Board of Commissioners of Jackson County, Indiana (the “Board”), a certain lease entitled Lease (the “Lease”) by and among the Jackson County Building Corporation (as lessor) and Jackson County, Indiana (the “County”) (as lessee) was authorized and approved for execution by the County.  The President of the Board was authorized and directed, for and on behalf of the County, to execute such Lease in substantially the form approved by the Board.  A copy of such executed Lease is on file with the County Auditor.
Dated this 26th day of April, 2017.
JACKSON COUNTY AUDITOR
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Public Notice

STATE OF INDIANA,
IN THE JACKSON CIRCUIT COURT
COUNTY OF JACKSON, SS:
CAUSE NO.  36C01-1704-EU-000029
IN THE MATTER OF THE ESTATE OF OLEN NANTZ, DECEASED.
NOTICE OF PROBATE WITH ADMINISTRATION
In the Circuit Court of Jackson County, Indiana.
Pursuant to I.C. 29-1-7-7, notice is hereby given that Todd M. Nantz was on the 17th day of April, 2017, appointed Personal Representative of the Estate of Olen Nantz, deceased, who died intestate on March 31, 2017.
All persons having claims against this estate, whether or not now due, must file the claim in the Office of the Clerk of this court within three (3) months from the date of 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 at Brownstown, Indiana, this 17th day of April, 2017.
/s/ Amanda Lowery
Clerk of the Circuit Court of
Jackson County, Indiana
Attorney for Estate:
Matthew J. Lorenzo
LORENZO & BEVERS
218 West Second Street
Seymour, IN 47274
Phone:  (812) 524-9000
04/26, 5/ 3   hspaxlp