Public Notices

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The contents of storage Unit 28, Building 3, formerly rented to Clarence Williams Jr. and Unit 14, Building 3 formerly rented to Elaina Barger at the Crothersville Handie Self Storage on Marshall Drive in Crothersville will be opened and contents disposed of as a result on non-payment of rent on Saturday, Jan 30, 2016 unless payments are made in full.

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Sealed bids will be received on behalf of Jackson County, Indiana (the “County”) by the County’s financial advisor in the financial advisor’s office, Reedy Financial Group, P.C., c/o Andrew Lanam, P.O. Box 943, Seymour, Indiana 47274 or by email to, (812) 522-9422, until the hour of 11:00 a.m., local time, on Tuesday, February 16, 2016, for the purchase of the Jackson County, Indiana General Obligation Bonds, Series 2016, in the aggregate principal amount of $1,760,000 (the “Bonds”). Pursuant to Ordinance No. 36, adopted by the County Council of Jackson County, Indiana on November 18, 2015 (the “Ordinance”), the Bonds are to be issued in the name of the County, to finance the acquisition and equipping in the County of all or a portion of: public safety vehicles and equipment, office equipment and furniture, computer software, improvements to certain county owned facilities, capitalized interest for the period ending January 1, 2017, and to pay expenses incurred in connection with the issuance of the Bonds. The Bonds are payable solely from ad valorem property tax levied on all taxable property in the County pursuant to I.C. § 36-2-6. The Bonds and prescribed uses of the proceeds are authorized by the Ordinance and in accordance with the provisions of I.C. 36-2-6, and other applicable laws relating to the issuance of the Bonds (collectively, the “Act”).

The Bonds will be issued in fully registered form in the denomination of $100,000 or integral multiples thereof and will be numbered consecutively from R-1 upwards. The Bonds may but are not required to be Book Entry Only and held by The Depository Trust Company (the “DTC”). Interest on the Bonds will be payable semi-annually on January 1 and July 1 in each year, beginning on July 1, 2016, and on the basis of twelve 30-day months for a 360-day year.

The Bonds will mature on the dates and in the amounts set forth below:


Date                                                                                                           Amount

July 1, 2017                                                                                              $285,000

January 1, 2018                                                                                        $290,000

July 1, 2018                                                                                              $290,000

January 1, 2019                                                                                        $295,000

July 1, 2019                                                                                                $300,000

January 1, 2020                                                                                        $300,000

As an alternative to part or all of the above series of maturities, the County will consider bids for a term bond. The term bonds shall be subject to mandatory sinking fund redemption and payment(s) at maturity at 100% of the principal amount thereof, plus accrued interest to redemption date, on dates and the amounts set forth above.

The principal of the Bonds is payable at the office of the Auditor of Jackson County, Indiana, as registrar and paying agent. Interest on the Bonds will be paid by check mailed one business day prior to the interest payment date to the registered owner thereof at the address as it appears on the bond register or at such other address as is provided to the paying agent in writing by such registered owner or established by agreement with DTC. Interest on the Bonds authenticated on or before June 30, 2016, will be paid from the original date of the Bonds. Bonds authenticated thereafter will be paid interest from the interest payment date next preceding the date of authentication of such Bonds unless the Bonds are authenticated between the 15th day of the month preceding an interest payment date and the interest payment date, in which case interest thereon will be paid from such interest payment date.

The Bonds are not subject to optional redemption prior to maturity.

Each bid must be for all of the Bonds and must state the rate or rates of interest in multiples of 1/100th of 1%, not to exceed 6.5% per annum. Any bid specifying two or more interest rates shall also specify the amount and maturity of the Bonds bearing each rate, but all Bonds maturing on the same date shall bear the same interest rate. The rate on any maturity shall be equal to or greater than the rate on the immediately preceding maturity. The award will be made to the best bidder who has submitted a bid in accordance with the terms of the Ordinance and this Notice of Bond Sale. The best bidder shall be the one who offers the lowest interest cost to the County to be determined by computing the total interest on all of the Bonds from the date thereof to their respective maturities, after deduction therefrom of the premium or addition thereto of the discount, if any. No bid for less than 99% of the par value of the Bonds, plus accrued interest from the original date of the Bonds to the date of delivery at the rate or rates named in the bid, shall be considered. No conditional bid will be considered. The right is reserved to reject any and all bids. If no satisfactory bids are received at the time and on the date herein fixed, the sale may be continued from day to day thereafter for 30 days until a satisfactory bid has been received, but during such period no bid which provides an equal or higher net interest cost to the County than the best bid received at the time of the advertised sale will be considered.

Each bid shall be on a customary bid form which shall be enclosed in a sealed envelope addressed to the Auditor and marked on the outside “Bid for Jackson County, Indiana, General Obligation Bonds, Series 2016”. The accepted bid shall be in the amount of Seventeen Thousand Six Hundred Dollars ($17,600) (the “Deposit”). The Deposit, made by the successful bidder, shall be by certified or cashier’s check including a wire transfer of funds due by 1:00 p.m. (local time) the business day immediately following the bond sale. In the event the successful bidder shall fail or refuse to accept delivery of the Bonds and pay for the Bonds as soon as the Bonds are ready for delivery, or at the time fixed herein, then said deposit and the proceeds thereof shall be the property of the County shall be considered as liquidated damages on account of such default. The successful bidder shall make payment for the Bonds and accept delivery thereof on the later of March 2, 2016, or five days after being notified that the Bonds are ready for delivery at such place in Jackson County, Indiana, as the Auditor shall designate. The checks of the unsuccessful bidders shall be returned immediately following the award of the Bonds. It is anticipated that the Bonds will be ready for delivery on or about March 2, 2016, and if not deliverable within 45 days from the date of sale, the successful bidder shall be entitled to cancel the sale and in such event his good faith deposit will be returned. No interest shall be paid on the good faith deposit.

Bids may be submitted electronically via PARITY in accordance with this notice until the time fixed for the sale, but no bid will be received after such time. To the extent any instructions or directions set forth in PARITY conflict with this notice, the terms of this notice shall control. For further information about PARITY, potential bidders may contact the Financial Advisor at the address set forth herein, or may contact i-Deal LLC at 1539 Broadway, 2nd Floor, New York, New York 10018 (phone: 212-849-5021).

The opinion of Barnes & Thornburg LLP, approving the legality of the Bonds, together with a transcript of the Bond proceedings and closing certificates in the usual form showing no litigation, will be furnished to the successful bidder at the expense of the County. In the opinion of Barnes & Thornburg LLP, under existing laws, regulations, judicial decisions and rulings, interest on the Bonds is excludable from gross income under Section 103 of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986, as amended, (the “Code”) for federal income tax purposes. In addition, the interest on the Bonds is exempt from income taxation in the State of Indiana for all purposes except the state financial institutions tax. The Bonds are subject to the Code, as amended, as in effect on the date of their issuance, which imposes limitations on the issuance of obligations such as the Bonds under federal tax law. The County has covenanted to comply with those limitations to the extent required to preserve the exclusion of interest on the Bonds from gross income for federal income tax purposes.

The County has not prepared an official statement relating to the bonds or any other offering material in connection with the sale of the bonds. The purchase of the bonds will be required to certify that it is a sophisticated investor and that it will not sell, convey, pledge or otherwise transfer the bonds without compliance with applicable securities laws. The County will not enter into a continuing disclosure agreement under SEC Rule 15c2-12.

Dated this 27th day of January, 2016.



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The taxpayers of the Jackson County, Indiana (the “County”) are hereby given notice that the County Council of Jackson County determined, at its meeting held November 18, 2015, by adopting Ordinance No. 36 (the “Ordinance”), to issue general obligation bonds, payable from ad valorem property tax revenues in an amount not to exceed $1,995,000 (the “Bonds”). The proceeds of the Bonds will be used to finance the purchase of certain public safety vehicles and equipment and improvements to county owned facilities as identified in the Ordinance (collectively, the “Project”). The proceeds of the Bonds will also be used to pay preliminary expenses related to such Project and all related and incidental expenses and administrative costs incurred in connection therewith, and to pay the costs of selling and issuing the Bonds.

The proposed Bonds will have a final maturity no later than twenty (20) years from the date of issue, and will bear interest at a rate or rates not exceeding six and one-half percent (6.5%) per annum, the exact rate or rates to be determined by bidding. The Bonds will be payable from ad valorem property taxes levied and collected and distributed to the County.

This Notice is published pursuant to IC 6-1.1-20-5.

Dated: January 20, 2016.



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