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Notice of Public Hearing Concerning Extension of Designation of an Economic Revitalization Area

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Notice of Public Hearing Concerning Extension of Designation of an Economic Revitalization Area

Notice is hereby given that on Monday, June 27, 2011, the Town Council (the “Council”) of the Town of Burns Harbor, Porter County, Indiana, adopted a resolution (the “Resolution”) re-declaring an area bounded on the south by state highway 12, on the west by the western boundary of the Towns of Burns Harbor, on the north by Lake Michigan, and on the east by the boundary of the Town of Burns Harbor (the “Area”), as an Economic Revitalization Area pursuant to Indiana Code § 6-1.1-12.1 et seq. (the “Act”). Owners of real and personal property in the Area making application, subsequently approved by the Resolution of the Council, may receive real property tax abatement and/or personal property tax abatement pursuant to applicable procedures of the Act. A copy of the Resolution including a more detailed description of the Area to be re-declared as an Economic Revitalization Area is available to the general public and can be inspected in the Office of the Porter County Assessor located at 155 Indiana Avenue, Suite 204, Valparaiso, Indiana, 46383.

Pursuant to the Act, the Council shall file a copy of the Notice with each taxing unit that has authority to levy property taxes in the geographic area where the Area is located. At least ten (10) days prior to the date of the Public Hearing, such information shall be filed with the officers of the taxing units who under Indiana Code § 6-1.1-17-5 are authorized to fix budgets, tax rates, and tax levies in the Area.

A public hearing (the “Public Hearing”) shall be held at the regular meeting of the Council, Wednesday, July 13, 2011, at 7:00 P.M. at the Burns Harbor Town Hall building located at 1240 North Boo Road, Burns Harbor, Indiana, 46304-9678. At the Public Hearing, the Council will hear all remonstrances and objections from interested parties regarding the Resolution. At the conclusion of the Public Hearing, the Council may take final action determining whether the qualifications for an Economic Revitalization Area have been met, and the Council may confirm, modify and confirm, or rescind the Resolution.

Dated this 28th day of June, 2011.

Burns Harbor Town Council

(June 30, 2011)