Public notices


(July 7, 14, 2020,


Notice of Hearing on

Final Special

Assessment Roll


given that the City

Council will meet on

Tuesday, July 21,

2020, at 4:30 p.m. at

the Council Chambers

in City Hall, 100 North

Broadway in the City of

New Ulm, Minnesota,

56073 to consider and

adopt the final special

assessment prepared

by the City Manager to

defray the cost of the

following improve-







The improvements

constructed on this

project that are being

specially assessed at

this time are as fol-


1. 1st South Street

from Washington

Street to Payne Street

3 Blocks

2. 5th South Street

from German Street to

Franklin Street

5 Blocks

3. 8th South Street

from German Street to


2 Blocks

4. 9th South Street

from German Street to


2 Block


12 blocks

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-


2019 Surface Recon-

struction Project

Total Cost


Amount Proposed

To Be Assessed

$ 95,040.00

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 3.40% 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 City within 30 days

after the adoption of

the assessment and fil-

ing such notice with the

district court within ten

days after service upon

the Mayor or Finance


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-



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 June 2020

Nicole L. Jorgensen

Finance Director


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