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Public Notices, Sept. 3, 2019

PUBLISH

(September 3, 10, 2019)

Notice Of Hearing On Final Special Assessment Roll

Notice Is Hereby given that the City Council will hold a public hearing on Tuesday, September 17, 2019 at 4:30 p.m. at the Council Chambers in City Hall, 100 North Broadway in the City of New Ulm, Minnesota, and consider adoption of the reassessment prepared by the City Manager to defray the cost of the following improvements:

Reassessment Roll For The 2005 Lakeside Village Addition

The improvements constructed on this project that are being specially assessed at this time are as follows:

1. Lot 8, Block 1 and Lot 9 and 10, Block 2, Lakeside Village Addition – Sanitary sewer main and water main on 23rd North Street from Terrace Drive to Boundary Street and on Boundary Street from Hoffman Road to Lake Avenue to serve the Lakeside Village Addition; grading and graveling on Boundary Street from Hoffman Road to 23rd North Street, restoration of Boundary Street south of 23rd North Street with a bituminous maintenance mat; sanitary sewer main, water main, sewer and water end services, storm sewer, storm water quality pond, grading, aggregate base and site grading within Lakeside Village Addition (Phase I Development);

2005 Reassessment Lakeside Village Addition

Lot 8, Block 1

Lot 9, Block 2

Lot 10, Block 2

Amount Proposed To Be Assessed

$9,748.59

$8,355.94

$8,355.91

The proposed assessment rolls are on file for public inspection at the City Finance Director’s office.

Written or oral objections will be considered at the public hearing.

No appeal may be taken as to the amount of an assessment unless a signed, written objection is filed with the Finance Director prior to the hearing or presented to the presiding officer 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 assessment amount without interest to the Brown County Auditor-Treasurer’s Office. After such time, you may pay to the County Auditor the entire amount of the assessment remaining unpaid, plus the interest accrued to December 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 December 31st of the succeeding year. The unpaid balance of any assessment will be levied by Brown County and will be collected as an assessment on your property tax statement over a ten (10) year period along with a 5.5% percent simple interest charge on the unpaid balance.

An owner may appeal an assessment to district court pursuant to Minnesota Statutes Section 429.071 by serving notice of the appeal upon the Mayor or Finance Director 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 Finance Director.

Under Minnesota Statutes 435.193 to 435.195 the Council may, in its discretion, defer the payment of this special assessment for any homestead 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 special assessment has been granted and is terminated for any reason provided by law, all amounts accumulated plus applicable interest become due.

Any assessed property owner meeting the requirements 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 payment of this special assessment on his property.

YOU ARE FURTHER NOTIFIED:

That the amount to be specially assessed against your property is $: ________________

PIN#: _____________

Property Owner: ____

Legal Description: _______________________________________

Question regarding the proposed assessment should be directed to the City Engineer’s Office at (507) 359-8245.

BY ORDER OF THE CITY COUNCIL

Dated at New Ulm, Minnesota this 6th day of August 2019

Nicole L. Jorgensen

Finance Director

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