Public notices


(October 6, 2020)






given that the City

Council will hold a pub-

lic hearing on Tuesday,

October 20, 2020 at

4:30 p.m. at the Coun-

cil Chambers in City

Hall, 100 North Broad-

way in the City of New

Ulm, Minnesota, and

consider adoption of

the final special as-

sessment 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.Front Street from 7th

South Street to 13th

South Street- Recon-

struction of the existing

water main, sanitary

sewer main, sewer and

water end services,

and reconstruction of

the existing roadway

section including ex-

cavation and replace-

ment of subgrade, ag-

gregate base, bitumi-

nous paving, pavement

subdrains, storm sewer

modification and inlet

structure reconstruc-

tion, concrete curb and

gutter, pedestrian side-

walk ramps, concrete

sidewalk infill, street

lighting and selective

replacement of con-

crete driveway pave-

ment and sidewalk.

2.Second South Street

from Broadway to

Washington Street-

Reconstruction of the

existing water main,

sanitary sewer main,

sewer and water end

services, and recon-

struction of the existing

roadway section in-

cluding excavation and

replacement of

subgrade, aggregate

base, bituminous pav-

ing, concrete curb and

gutter, concrete drive-

way pavement, pedes-

trian sidewalk ramps,

and selective replace-

ment of concrete side-


3.Spring Street from

20th North Street to

21st North Street in the

Prairie Land First Addi-

tion- Grading, aggre-

gate base, bituminous

base, concrete curb

and gutter, concrete

sidewalk, concrete

driveway pavement, bi-

tuminous surfacing,

boulevard trees,

boulevard restoration

and street lighting.

4.Spring Street from

19th North Street to

20th North Street-

Grading, aggregate

base, concrete curb

and gutter, bituminous

surfacing, concrete

sidewalk, concrete

driveway pavement,

boulevard restoration

and street lighting.

5.Alley Block 136

North of Center Street-

Grading, aggregate

base, bituminous sur-

facing, seven inch (7″)

concrete alley ap-

proach pavement,

storm sewer, miscel-

laneous removals and

restoration necessary

to construct a residen-

tial alley pavement

section (improvement


6.National Guard Ar-

mory and FMS- Storm

sewer extension from

North Highland Avenue

to the MNARNG site.

7.Schell’s Road-

Reconstruction/ stabili-

zation of a portion of

Schell’s Road.

8.Concrete Sidewalk

and ADA Impro-

vements-This work is

to compliment the im-

provements scheduled

within the 2019 Sur-

face Reconstruction

Project by reconstruct-

ing pedestrian sidewalk

ramps to meet current

ADA requirements.

2019 Utility, Street

and Alley Improve-

ment – Group 1 Cost


Total Cost


Amount Proposed To

Be Assessed


The proposed assess-

ment rolls are on file

for public inspection at

the City Finance

Director’s office.

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 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-




That the amount to be

specially assessed

against your property is

$: ________________


Property Owner:____


Legal Description:____


Question regarding the

proposed assessment

should be directed to

the City Engineer’s Of-

fice at (507) 359-8380.



Dated at New Ulm,

Minnesota this 16th

day of September


Nicole L. Jorgensen

Finance Director


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