NOTICE OF ADOPTION

To the taxpayers of Fire Territory of Wells Co. Wells, Indiana

You are hereby notified that on March 14th 2018 Fire Territory of Wells Co. Wells County, Indiana, pursuant to notice heretofore given, and under and by virtue of 36-8-19-8.5, duly adopted a plan whereby a Cumulative Fire Territory Equip. Replacement Fund was established to provide for the following:

Fire Protection Equipment and related items as allowed under 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personal property within the taxing unit beginning in 2018 payable in 2019 and thereafter, continuing until reduced or rescinded.

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 Wells County Auditor not later than noon 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 14th day of March, 2018

Eric Kiefer, Trustee

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