Public notices


(August 20, 2019)

Notice of Hearing on

Final Special

Assessment Roll

Notice is hereby

given that the City

Council will meet on

Tuesday, September

3, 2019, at 4:30 p.m.

at the Council

Chambers in City Hall,

100 North Broadway in

the City of New Ulm,

Minnesota, to consider

and adopt the final

special assessment

prepared by the City

Manager to defray the

cost of the following


Final Assessment

Roll for the

2018 MSAS Improve-

ment Project

The improvements

constructed on this

project that are being

specially assessed at

this time are as fol-


1. German Street from

3rd North Street to 7th

North Street- Recon-

struction of the existing

water mains, sanitary

sewer main, sewer and

water end services,

and reconstruction of

the existing roadway

section including exca-

vation and replace-

ment of subgrade, ag-

gregate base, bitumi-

nous paving, concrete

curb and gutter, con-

crete driveway pave-

ment, pedestrian side-

walk ramps, pedestrian

crosswalk extensions

at 4th and 5th North

Street, street lighting

and selective replace-

ment of concrete side-


The proposed assess-

ment rolls are on file

for public inspection at

the City Finance

Department. The fol-

lowing is a summary of

the costs of these im-


2018 MSAS Improve-

ment Project

Total Cost


Amount Proposed

To Be Assessed


Written or oral objec-

tions will be considered

at the public hearing.

No appeal may be tak-

en as to the amount of

an assessment unless

a signed, written objec-

tion is filed with the Fi-

nance Director prior to

the hearing or present-

ed to the presiding off-

icer at the hearing.

After the public hearing

the City Council may

adopt the proposed

special assessment

roll. You will have 30

days from the adoption

date to pay the entire

final special assess-

ment amount without

interest to the Brown


Auditor-Treasurer’s Of-

fice. After such time,

you may pay to the

County Auditor the en-

tire amount of the as-

sessment remaining

unpaid, plus the in-

terest accrued to De-

cember 31st. of the

year in which such

payment is made.

Such payment to the

County must be made

before November 15th

or interest will be

charged through De-

cember 31st of the

succeeding year. The

unpaid balance of any

assessment will be

levied by Brown Coun-

ty and will be collected

as an assessment on

your property tax state-

ment over a ten (10)

year period along with

a 4.40% percent sim-

ple interest charge on

the unpaid balance.

An owner may appeal

an assessment to dis-

trict court pursuant to

Minnesota Statutes

Section 429.081 by

serving notice of the

appeal upon the Mayor

or Finance Director of

the of the City within 30

days after the adoption

of the assessment and

filing such notice with

the district court within

ten days after service

upon the Mayor or Fi-

nance Director.

Under Minnesota Sta-

tutes 435.193 to

435.195 the Council

may, in its discretion,

defer the payment of

this special assess-

ment for any home-

stead property owned

by a person 65 years

of age or older for

whom it would be a

hardship to make these

payments. When

deferment of the spe-

cial assessment has

been granted and is

terminated for any rea-

son provided by law,

all amounts accumu-

lated plus applicable

interest become due.

Any assessed property

owner meeting the re-

quirements of this law

and City Code Section

2.80 adopted under it

may, within 30 days of

the confirmation of the

assessment apply to

the Finance Director on

such forms as are

prescribed by the

County Auditor for

such deferral of pay-

ment of this special as-

sessment on his pro-



You Are Further Noti-


That the amount to be

specially assessed

against your property is



Property Owner:

Legal Description:

Questions regarding

the proposed assess-

ment should be direct-

ed to the City

Engineer’s Office at

(507) 359-8380.



Dated at New Ulm,

Minnesota this 16th

day of July 2019

Nicole L. Jorgensen

Finance Director