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CITY OF ST. JOSEPH

PUBLIC HEARING

PROPOSED ASSESSMENT – 2016 FIELD STREET IMPROVEMENTS

TO WHOM IT MAY CONCERN:

Notice is hereby given the council will meet at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 24, 2017, at the St. Joseph Government Center, 75 Callaway St. E. to consider, and possibly adopt, the proposed assessment for the 2016 Field Street Improvements which affect the following area: between College Avenue S., beginning on College Avenue S. at a point approximately 1,550 feet north of Hill Street W., and the southerly extension of Seventh Avenue S.E. to a point approximately 600 feet south of the Graceview Estates 4 subdivision; and the improvement of Seventh Avenue S.E. beginning at the intersection of Seventh Avenue S.E. and Elena Lane in the Graceview Estates 4 subdivision and a point approximately 600 feet south of the Graceview Estates 4 subdivision by constructing sanitary sewer, water main, storm drain, storm-water treatment, bituminous street, trail, sidewalk and lighting improvement.

Adoption by the council of the proposed assessment may occur at the hearing. The area listed above is proposed to be assessed and payable in equal annual installments extending throughout a period of 15 years, the first of the installments to be payable on or before the first Monday in January 2018, and will bear interest at a rate of 4.75-percent per annum from the date of the adoption of the assessment resolution. To the first installment shall be added interest on the entire assessment from the date of the assessment resolution until Dec. 31, 2017. To each subsequent installment when due shall be added interest for one year on all unpaid installments.

You may at any time prior to certification of the assessment to the county auditor, pay the entire assessment on such property, with interest accrued to the date of payment, to the City of St. Joseph. No interest shall be charged if the entire assessment is paid within 30 days from the adoption of this assessment. You may at any time thereafter, pay to the City of St. Joseph the entire amount of the assessment remaining unpaid, with interest accrued to Dec. 31 of the year in which such payment is made. Such payment must be made before Nov. 15 or interest will be charged through Dec. 31 of the succeeding year. If you decide not to prepay the assessment before the date given above, the rate of interest that will apply at 4.75-percent per year. You have the right to partially prepay the assessment with any balance being certified to the County Auditor for collection under the terms described above.

The proposed assessment roll is on file for public inspection at the City Administrator’s office. The total amount of the proposed assessment is $816,019.84. Written or oral objections will be considered at the meeting. No appeal to district court may be taken as to the amount of an assessment unless a written objection signed by the affected property owners is filed with the administrator prior to the assessment hearing or presented to the presiding officer at the hearing. The council may upon such notice consider any objection to the amount of a proposed individual assessment at an adjourned meeting upon such further notice to the affected property owners as it deems advisable.

Under Minn. Stat. §§ 435.193 to 435.195 and City Ordinance No. 308, the council may, at its discretion, defer the payment of this special assessment 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. When deferment of the special assessment has been granted and is terminated for any reason provided in that law and Ordinance (Resolution), all amounts accumulated plus applicable interest become due. Any assessed property owner meeting the requirements of this law and Ordinance No. 308, may, within 30 days of the confirmation of the assessment, apply to the city clerk for the prescribed form for such deferral of payment of this special assessment on his/her property.

An owner may appeal an assessment to district court pursuant to Minn. Stat. § 429.081 by serving notice of the appeal upon the mayor or administrator of the city within 30 days after the adoption of the assessment and filing such notice with the district court within 10 days after service upon the Mayor or Administrator.

Judy Weyrens

Administrator

Publish: Oct. 6, 2017


CERTIFICATE
OF ASSUMED NAME
STATE OF MINNESOTA

Pursuant to Chapter 333, Minnesota Statutes, the undersigned, who is or will be conducting or transacting a commercial business in the State of Minnesota under an assumed name, hereby certifies:

1. The assumed name under which the business is or will be conducted is: Good To Go.

2. The stated address of the principal place of business is or will be: 520 First St. N.E., Sartell, Minn. 56377.

3. The name and street address of all persons conducting business under the above assumed name including any corporations that may be conducting this business: Tracy Ann Jones, 520 First St. N.E., Sartell, Minn. 56377.

4. I certify I am authorized to sign this certificate and I further certify I understand by signing this certificate, I am subject to the penalties of perjury as set forth in Minnesota Statutes section 609.48 as if I had signed this certificate under oath.

Dated: Sept. 29, 2017

Filed: Sept. 29, 2017

/s/ Kevin Harguth

Publish: Oct. 6 and 13, 2017

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