Sunday, August 22, 2004
NOTICE OF HEARING ON PROPOSED ASSESSMENTS
FOR STORM SEWER FEES, MOWING, TRIM AND WEED KILL, CUT BRUSH, RUBBISH/JUNK/DEBRIS REMOVAL AND WATER SERVICE REPAIR FOR PRIVATE PROPERTY OR CHARGES FOR WATER AND SEWER SUPPLIED TO PRIVATE PROPERTY
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the City Council of the City of Winona, Minnesota, will meet at 7:30 p.m. on September 20, 2004, in the City Council Chambers of City Hall, 207 Lafayette Street, to pass upon the proposed assessments for the unpaid special charges for snow removal from sidewalks or weed elimination or charges for garbage/trash removal from private property or the charges for water and sewer supplied to private property.
The areas proposed to be assessed are:
2004 ASSESSMENTS FOR WATER SERVICE REPAIR
James or Carrie Huffman, 417 Harriet, $93.15; Shirley Pagenkopf or Joseph Morse, 676 Fourth W., $79.36; Susan Breitlow, 170 Howard E., $74.55; Jamie Sherman, 427 Chatfield, $74.85.
The proposed assessment roll is on file for public inspection at the office of the City Clerk. Written or oral objections by a property owner will be considered at the hearing. No appeal may be taken as to the amount of any assessment unless a signed, written objection is filed with the clerk prior to the hearing or presented to the presiding officer at the hearing.
An owner may appeal an assessment to district court pursuant to Minnesota Statutes 429.081 by serving notice of appeal upon the Mayor or City Clerk 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 City Clerk.
Property owners are also advised of senior citizens hardship special assessment deferral pursuant to Minnesota Statutes 435.193. Persons 65 years of age or older, or retired by virtue of a permanent and total disability, who can demonstrate that payment of the assessment would be a hardship, may make application for deferral. Such application must be filed in the office of the City Clerk.
The City has established a department procedure pursuant to Minnesota Statutes 435.193 through 435.195.
Dated this 17th day of August, 2004.
Monica Hennessy Mohan