Notice is hereby given to the taxpayers of the Town of Syracuse, Kosciusko County, Indiana, that the Syracuse Town Council will consider at the Syracuse Town Hall, 310 N. Huntington Street, Syracuse, Indiana 46567, at 7:00 p.m. on March 15, 2022, the re-establishment of a Fire Protection Territory Equipment Replacement Fund on behalf of the Turkey Creek Fire Protection Territory under the provisions of Indiana Code 36-8-19-8.5 for all uses as set out in Indiana Code 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 $0.0333 per $100 of assessed valuation beginning with taxes due and payable in the year 2023 and thereafter, continuing until reduced or rescinded. Taxpayers appearing at such hearing shall have the right to be heard thereon. The re-establishment of the Fire Protection Territory Equipment Replacement Fund is subject to approval by the Department of Local Government Finance. Turkey Creek Township is the Provider Unit of the Turkey Creek Fire Protection Territory and the Town of Syracuse is a Participating Unit.

Within 30 days after the date of the adoption of the equipment replacement fund by the Township Board of Turkey Creek Township and the Syracuse Town Council, a Notice of Adoption will be published on behalf of the Township and the Town.

Upon publication of the Notice of Adoption, twenty-five (25) or more taxpayers in the taxing district may file a petition with the Kosciusko County Auditor no later than noon 30 days after the publication of the Notice of Adoption setting forth their objections to the proposed fund.

Persons seeking additional information may contact Ms. Julie Close, Turkey Creek Township Trustee, at (574) 457-4175 or Ms. Virginia Cazier, Clerk Treasurer, Town of Syracuse (574) 457-3216. Pursuant to possible limitations on gatherings due to COVID-19, some, or all, of these meetings may be conducted electronically, and public attendance may be strictly limited. Please contact the above listed representatives of the participating units to learn how to electronically view and participate in these meetings. If you would like to submit written comments to any of the participants, you may do so at the following electronic mail addresses: or
Dated this 2nd day of March, 2022

Syracuse Town Council