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Public notices, May 19, 2012

May 19, 2012
The Journal

PUBLISH

(May 19, 2012)

ORDINANCE NO.

12-099, FOURTH

SERIES CITY OF

NEW ULM, BROWN

COUNTY, MINNESO-

TA

AN ORDINANCE

AMENDING SEC-

TION 2.50 OF THE

CITY CODE OF THE

CITY OF NEW ULM

RELATIVE TO WA-

TER SERVICE LINE

REPAIRS.

BE IT ORDAINED BY

THE CITY COUNCIL

OF THE CITY OF

NEW ULM:

SECTION I. That Sub-

division 7a of Section

2.50 of the City Code

of the City of New

Ulm is hereby enacted

to read as follows:

Subd. 7a. Repair or

replacement of

private water service

lines. When repair or

replacement of a

private water service

line is required pur-

suant to Public Utilities

Commission regula-

tions, the owner of the

property served by the

water service line may

request and authorize

the Public Utilities to

arrange for all needed

repairs and replace-

ment at the property

owner's expense. As

provided hereafter in

this subdivision, all

costs of such repair or

replacement, including

administrative service

fees and interest, may

be collected by means

of a special assess-

ment against the bene-

fitted property.

A. The

request/authorization

for repair or replace-

ment of a private wa-

ter service line shall be

made on a form

prescribed by the Pub-

lic Utilities Commis-

sion and signed by all

owners of the proper-

ty. the form shall in-

clude the following pro-

visions:

1. authorization to

enter on private prem-

ises as necessary to

make the repairs or re-

placement;

2. waiver and release

by the owner of all

claims for damages to

property or injury or

death to persons

against the City or

Public Utilities arising

out of the making of

such repairs or re-

placement;

3. consent of the own-

er to special assess-

ment against the bene-

fitted property for all

unpaid charges for

such work, plus ad-

ministrative service

fees established by

the Public Utilities

Commission; and

4. waiver by the owner

of further notice and

appeal rights in con-

nection with such spe-

cial assessment ex-

cept with respect to

amounts in excess of

the maximum stated

on the

request/authorization

form.

B. When a

request/authorization

for repair or replace-

ment is accepted and

approved by the Public

Utilities, such work

shall be done under

the direction and con-

trol of the Public Util-

ites as soon as practi-

cable. The cost

thereof shall initially be

paid by an advance

from the Water

Department fund or

other appropriate fund

of the Public Utilities,

to be reimbursed from

the collection of pay-

ment from the owner

or imposition of special

assessment against

the benefitted proper-

ty.

C. Upon completion of

the work and determi-

nation of costs, the

Public Utilities shall bill

the owner for the cost

of the work plus ad-

ministrative service

fees. Unless paid in

full within 30 days of

the original bill date, in-

terest shall accrue on

the unpaid balance at

the Public Utilities' es-

tablished rate. The

owner may directly

pay part or all of the

amount billed, but any

amount that remains

unpaid as of the Sep-

tember 1 next follow-

ing the bill date shall

be included in the pro-

posed assessment roll

prepared by the Fi-

nance Director and

presented to the City

Council. The City

Council shall assess

and levy the amount of

such unpaid charges in

accordance with the

provisions of the City

Charter or Minnesota

Statutes Chapter 429,

with such assess-

ments payable in a

single installment or in

not more than three

equal annual install-

ments, with interest at

a rate approved by the

City Council.

SECTION II. That this

ordinance shall take

effect and shall be in

force 30 days from

and after its adoption,

approval, and publica-

tion.

Adopted by the City

Council of the City of

New Ulm this 15th day

of May, 2012.

Charles Schmitz

President of the City

Council

Attest

Reginald K. Vorwerk

Finance Director

Approved by the May-

or of the City of New

Ulm this 15th day of

May, 2012

Robert Beussman

Mayor

PUBLISH

(May 19, 2012)

ORDINANCE NO.

12-100, FOURTH

SERIES

CITY OF NEW ULM,

BROWN COUNTY,

MINNESOTA

AN ORDINANCE

FOR ANNEXATION

OF PROPERTY TO

THE CITY OF NEW

ULM PURSUANT TO

MINNESOTA STA-

TUTES SECTION

414.033.

BE IN ORDAINED BY

THE HE CITY COUN-

CIL OF THE CITY OF

NEW ULM:

RECITALS

WHEREAS, the City

of New Ulm has re-

ceive a Petition for An-

nexation of certain pro-

perties located in Sec-

tion 14, Township 110,

Range 31, all in Brown

County, MInnesota, le-

gally described below,

from the owners of

such land, requesting

that such properties be

annexed to the City of

New Ulm; and

WHEREAS, the sub-

ject property consists

of less than 120 acres,

abuts the city limits of

the City of New Ulm,

and is not presently

served by public sewer

facilities; and

WHEREAS, a public

hearing was held on

the petition for annexa-

tion before the City

Council of the City of

New Ulm on March 6,

2007, after proper no-

tice under Minnesota

Statues section

414.033, sub. 2b; and

WHEREAS, the City

Council of the City of

New Ulm has deemed

the described property

to the urban or subur-

ban in character or

about to become so;

and

WHEREAS, it is in the

best interests of the

City of New ULm and

its residents that the

described property be

annexed to and incor-

porated into the city

limits of he City of

New Ulm pursuant to

Minn. Statutes, Sec-

tion 414.033;

NOW, THEREFORE,

BE IT ORDAINED BY

THE CITY COUNCIL

OF THE CITY OF

NEW ULM:

SECTION I. That the

following described

property is hereby de-

clared to be annexed

to and incorporated

into the City of New

Ulm with the same

force and effect as if

such property had ori-

ginally been part of the

City of New Ulm:

The SE1/4 of the SE

1/4, except the west

140 feet thereof, Sec-

tion 14, Township 110,

Range 31, Brown

County, MInnesota,

which property will be

platted as that part of

the Menard Subdivi-

sion lying westerly of

the east line of the

SE1/4 of SE1/4, Sec-

tion 14, Township 110,

Range 31, and norther-

ly of the south line of

Section 14, Township

110, Range 31.

SECTION II. That the

property described in

Section I shall be

designated and zoned

as B-3 (General Busi-

ness District) for pur-

poses of use of dis-

tricts pertinent to zon-

ing.

SECTION III. That

the City Engineer is

hereby directed to

make the changes to

the official map of the

City of New Ulm evi-

dencing the annexation

and zoning of the pro-

perty described herein

in and to the City of

New Ulm.

SECTION IV. That a

copy of this ordinance

shall be filed with the

Office of Administra-

tive Hearings, the

Brown County Auditor,

the Brown County

Recorder, the Milford

Township Board, and

the Secretary of State

of he State of Min-

nesota.

SECTION V. That this

ordinance shall take

effect and be in force

thirty days after pas-

sage, approval, and

publication of this ordi-

nance and upon appro-

val of said annexation

by the State of Min-

nesota and filing of

such approval as re-

quired by law.

Adopted by the City

Council of the City of

New Ulm this 15th day

of May, 2012

/s/ Charles Schmitz

President of the City

Council

Attest:

/s/Reginald K Vorwerk

Finance Director

Approved by the May-

or of the City of New

this 15th day of May,

2012.

/s/ Robert J. Beuss-

man

Mayor

 
 

 

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