NOTICE OF HEARING
ON ASSESSMENTS FOR MAPLE STREET
IMPROVEMENTS OF 2015
TO WHOM IT MAY CONCERN:
TIME AND PLACE GENERAL NATURE OF IMPROVEMENTS: Notice is hereby given that the City Council of the City of Royalton, Minnesota, will meet in the City Hall in the City of Royalton, Minnesota, on the 4th day of August, 2015, at 7:15 oclock P.M. to consider objections to the proposed assessments for Maple Street Improvements of 2015 heretofore ordered by the City Council.
ASSESSMENT ROLL OPEN TO INSPECTION: The proposed assessment roll is on file with the City Clerk and open to public inspection.
AREA PROPOSED TO BE ASSESSED:
The area proposed to be assessed consists of every lot, piece or parcel of land benefitted by said improvement, which has been ordered made and is as follows: North Maple Street between North Evergreen Street and North 5th Street in the City of Royalton, Minnesota.
TOTAL AMOUNT AND TERM OF PROPOSED ASSESSMENT: The total amount proposed to be assessed is $128,000 and is proposed to be payable in annual installments over a period of 15 years at an interest rate of 5%.
WRITTEN OR ORAL OBJECTIONS:
Written or oral objections will be considered at the hearing.
RIGHT OF APPEAL:
An owner of property to be assessed may appeal the assessment to the district court of Morrison County pursuant to Minnesota Statutes, Section 429.081 by serving notice of the appeal upon the Mayor or Clerk 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 Clerk.
LIMITATION ON APPEAL:
No appeal may be taken as to the amount of any assessment adopted by the City Council unless a written objection signed by the affected property owner is filed with the Clerk prior to the assessment hearing or presented to the presiding officer at the hearing. All objections to the assessments not received at the assessment hearing in the manner prescribed by Minnesota Statutes, Section 429.061 are waived, unless the failure to object at the assessment hearing is due to a reasonable cause.
DEFERMENT OF ASSESSMENTS:
Under the provisions of Minnesota Statutes, Sections 435.193 to 435.195, the City may, at its discretion, defer the payment of assessments for any homestead property owned by a person 65 years of age or older or retired by virtue of a permanent and total disability for whom it would be a hardship to make the payments.
The notice of this hearing mailed to property owners contains additional information.
BY ORDER OF THE CITY COUNCIL
/s/ Carol Madsen
PUBLISH: July 19, 2015