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Notice of Public Meetings and Hearings

03/06/2019: NOTICE OF ADOPTION - CUMULATIVE TERRITORY EQUIPMENT FUND

To the taxpayers of Auburn City-Union Twp. Fire Territory, DeKalb, Indiana

You are hereby notified that on March 5, 2019, the City of Auburn, Common Council, Auburn City-Union Twp. Fire Territory, DeKalb County, Indiana, pursuant to notice heretofore given, and under and by virtue of IC 36-8-19-8.5, duly adopted a plan whereby a Cumulative Territory Equipment Replacement Fund was established to provide for the following:

            For all uses as set out in IC 36-8-19-8.5.

The fund will be provided for by a property tax rate of $0.0333 on each one hundred dollars ($100.00) of taxable real and personal property within the taxing unit beginning in 2019 payable in 2020 and thereafter, continuing until reduced or rescinded.

Ten (10) or more taxpayers in the taxing unit who will be affected by the tax rate and corresponding levy may file a petition with the DeKalb County Auditory not later than noon

thirty (30) days after the publication of this Notice setting forth their objections to the proposed cumulative fund.  Upon the filing of the petition, the County Auditor shall immediately certify the same to the Department of Local Government Finance, at which point the Department will fix a date for and conduct a public hearing on the proposed cumulative fund before issuing its approval, disapproval or modification thereof.

Dated this 6th day of March, 2019

Auburn City-Union Twp. Fire Territory                 City of Auburn Common Council

02/22/2019: NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING - FIRE PROTECTION EQUIPMENT REPLACEMENT FUND

Notice is hereby given to the citizens of the City of Auburn, DeKalb County, Indiana, that the Common Council will conduct a Public Hearing at 6:00 P.M. on the 5th day of March, 2019, in the City Hall Council Chambers, 206 East Ninth Street, Auburn, Indiana to consider Ordinance No. 2019-03 AN ORDINANCE RE-ESTABLISHING THE FIRE PROTECTION TERRITORY EQUIPMENT REPLACEMENT FUND.

This ordinance re-establishes the Auburn-Union Township Fire Protection Territory Equipment Replacement Fund for all uses as set out in IC 36-8-19-8.5.

The tax will be levied on all taxable real and personal property within the taxing district and will not exceed $.0333 per $100 of assessed valuation beginning with taxes due and payable in the year 2020 and thereafter continuing until reduced or rescinded.

The proposal for the re-establishment of the Auburn-Union Township Fire Protection Territory Equipment Replacement Fund is subject to approval by the Department of Local Government Finance, who will require a Notice of Submission to be given to the taxpayers by publication. After the publication of the Notice of Submission, ten (10) or more taxpayers in the taxing district may file a petition with the County Auditor not later than 30 days after publication, setting forth their objections to the proposed levy.

A copy of proposed Ordinance No. 2019-03 is on file in the Office of the Clerk-Treasurer at 210 East Ninth Street, Auburn, Indiana and is available for public inspection.  Any written comments should be submitted to the Clerk's Office before the hearing.  Any citizens appearing at the hearing shall have the right to be heard.

Patricia M. Miller
Clerk-Treasurer
City of Auburn, Indiana

02/11/2019: NOTICE OF PROPOSED RATE CHANGE BY AUBURN ELECTRIC DEPARTMENT

Notice is hereby given to customers of the City of Auburn’s municipally-owned electric utility and other interested persons that the City of Auburn, Indiana, in accordance with Ordinance No. 2016-04 approving and adopting the modification to the two-part tracker included in the rates and charges for services rendered by the Auburn Municipal Electric Department (“Utility”), and the Indiana Utility Regulatory Commission's Order in Cause No. 44774, authorizes the use of the following incremental changes in Wholesale Power Cost Tracking Factors:

  • Demand Metered Tariffs to decreases from $0.006382 to $0.004359 per kWh.
  • Energy Only Metered Tariffs to increase from $0.006805 to $0.006629 per kWh.

This rate change is based solely upon changes in the cost of power and energy purchased by the Utility from its wholesale electricity supplier American Electric Power and is computed in accordance with Indiana Utility Regulatory Commission’s Order in Cause No. 44774, approved July 18, 2016, and as directed by Commission staff.

Specifically, the tracker recovers costs associated with the usage beginning March 2019. The Utility made a tracker filing with the Indiana Utility Regulatory Commission for approval of this rate change. If the filing is approved by the Commission, the change in rates will take effect for bills to be rendered beginning with the April 2019 billing cycle. Any objection to the filing should be directed to either of the following:

Indiana Utility Regulatory Commission
PNC Center
101 W. Washington Street, Suite 1500 East
Indianapolis, IN 46204-3407

Office of Utility Consumer Counselor
PNC Center
115 W. Washington Street, Suite 1500 South
Indianapolis, IN 46204-3407

Utilities: Legal Bid Notices

03/08/2018: NOTICE TO BIDDERS - CITY MATERIALS FOR 2018

Notice is hereby given that the City of Auburn, Indiana by and through its Board of Public Works & Safety, will receive sealed bid proposals for the following:

CITY MATERIALS FOR 2018

Bid proposals will be received until 9:00 A.M. on the 5th day of April 2018, at the Office of the Clerk-Treasurer, 210 East Ninth Street, P.O. Box 506, Auburn, Indiana, 46706. 

Bid proposals will be opened and tabulated at a public meeting by the Clerk-Treasurer, Street Superintendent and the Purchasing Agent at 9:00 A.M. on the 5th day of April 2018, in the City Hall Council Chambers, 210 East Ninth Street, Auburn, Indiana.

After tabulation, the bids will be presented to the Board of Public Works & Safety for consideration or award at a public meeting of the Board of Public Works & Safety at 9:00 A.M. on the 12th day of April 2018, in the City Hall Council Chambers, 210 East Ninth Street, Auburn, Indiana.

Specifications are on file in the Office of the Clerk-Treasurer, 210 East Ninth Street, Auburn, Indiana, 46706; telephone (260) 925-6450.  Copies of specifications will be available for prospective bidders to inspect during regular office hours of 8:00 A.M. to 4:00 P.M.  Any questions or inquiries should be directed to Street Superintendent Bill Brandon at (260) 925-6455. 

Bidder must submit with the bid, a Bid Bond or a Cashier’s check made payable to the CITY OF AUBURN, INDIANA, for five percent (5%) of the bid.  All bid bonds must clearly define the name, address, telephone number and fax number of the insuring company PLUS the same information for the agent PLUS proof that the insurance company and the agent are licensed to do business in the State of Indiana.

Bids must be submitted on a Contractor’s Bid for Public Work-Form 96 Non-Collusion Affidavit and must be submitted in a sealed envelope, which shall have the bidder's name and the words "BID FOR CITY MATERIALS FOR 2018” clearly noted on the outside of the envelope.  All documents required to support the bid must be included in this sealed envelope.

The City of Auburn Board of Public Works & Safety reserves the right to reject any and all bids, to waive any irregularities in the bidding and to waive any variations from the specifications.

Dated this 8th day of March 2018.                                                   

ATTEST:
Patricia M. Miller, Clerk-Treasurer

02/22/2018: NOTICE TO BIDDERS: SOUTH DIVISION STREET SANITARY SEWER REPLACEMENT

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, that the City of Auburn, Indiana, by and through its Board of Public Works & Safety, hereinafter referred to as the Owner, will receive sealed bid proposals for the project

South Division Street Sanitary Sewer Replacement

Work to be completed in 2018, which will consist of the following improvements:

Project begins near the intersection of South Division Street and Fifteenth Street, continues to the north and ends near the southerly right of way of Seventh Street, and consists of: approximately 1,380 linear feet of removal of 8 inch and 12 inch clay sewer pipe, then replacement with 8 inch PVC SDR 35 sewer pipe; removal of 5 brick manholes, then replacement with 4 concrete sanitary manholes; re-connection of 30 existing sanitary sewer taps; replacement of any existing encountered lead service water taps; miscellaneous storm sewer work; including trench back-fill, compaction and pavement restoration.            

General plans and bidding documents will be available by contacting the City of Auburn Engineering Department located at 210 S. Cedar Street, 2nd Floor, Auburn, Indiana, 46706. Contact person is Daryl McConnell (dkmcconnell(at)ci.auburn.in.us) or 260-925-8264, extension 1402.

Bids will be received by the City of Auburn at 210 East Ninth Street, Clerk Treasurers Office, Auburn, IN 46706 until 10:00 am, Thursday, March 15, 2018. All bids shall be in sealed envelopes bearing the Project title, “City of Auburn South Division Street Sanitary Sewer Replacement”, and include the name and address of the bidder. Bidders are responsible for the timely delivery of their bids. Bidders shall submit one (1) original and one (1) copy of the complete bid package submittal of all items discussed below or Contractor’s bid will be rejected. All bids shall include Contractor Bid Form, fully completed and executed Contractor’s Bid for Public Work – Form 96, IRS Form W-9, E-Verify of Work Eligibility Status, Affidavit Concerning Employment of Unauthorized Aliens and Affidavit Concerning Investment Activities in Iran. Contractor must also submit with the bid, a Bid Bond or a Cashier’s check made payable to the CITY OF AUBURN, INDIANA, for five percent (5%) of the bid.  All bid bonds must clearly define the name, address, telephone number and fax number of the insuring company PLUS the same information for the agent PLUS proof that the insurance company and the agent are licensed to do business in the State of Indiana. Contractor must also submit copy of Valid Certificates of Qualification for Public Works Projects per IC 4-13.6-4 or IC 8-23-10 as Applicable. Required Only for Contract Award Greater Than or Equal to $300,000. Applies to all contractor tiers as defined by IC 5-16-13. Excludes suppliers as defined by IC 4-13.6-1-20.

All bids timely received shall be publicly opened and read aloud by the City of Auburn Clerk Treasurer immediately following the bid date and time in the Auburn City Council Chambers located at 210 East Ninth Street, Auburn, Indiana.

Bid proposals will be presented to the Board of Public Works & Safety for acceptance and award at a public meeting of the Board of Works & Safety at 9:00 am on Thursday, March 22, 2018 in the Auburn City Council Chambers located at 210 East Ninth Street, Auburn, Indiana.

The City of Auburn will make reasonable accommodations to people with disabilities. Any person with special needs should contact the ADA Coordinator, Bill Brandon at (260)925-6455 or the Clerk-Treasurer’s Office at (260)925-6450 at least 72 hours before the scheduled meeting to discuss necessary special accommodations.

Dated this 21st day of February 2018.

Patricia M. Miller, Clerk-Treasurer

 
 

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