Notice of Public Hearing: Notice of Hearing Assessment for Tree Removal Costs
Notice is hereby given that the Bloomington City Council will hold a public hearing on Monday, September 23, 2018 at 7:00 p.m. in the Council Chambers at Bloomington Civic Plaza, 1800 West Old Shakopee Road, Bloomington, Minnesota, 55431, to consider a Resolution approving the proposed assessment roll for charges assessed against the property upon which a condition was remedied by the trimming, treatment, or removal of trees or plants. The assessment is levied pursuant to the provisions of Chapter 18 of the City Code, of the City Code, as authorized by Minnesota Statues § 429.101, subd. 1(a)(6).
The City’s assessment roll is open to public inspection and on file with the Bloomington City Clerk at Bloomington Civic Plaza. To avoid having the above fines and fees added to property taxes, present payment to the Bloomington Finance Department at Bloomington Civic Plaza. Prior to placing these unpaid fines and fees on your property taxes, the City Council will hold a public Assessment Hearing in the City Council Chambers at Bloomington Civic Plaza at 7:00 p.m. on Monday, September 23, 2018. The City Council will hear written and oral objections at this Assessment Hearing. Bloomington Civic Plaza is located at 1800 West Old Shakopee Road, Bloomington Minnesota 55431
No appeal may be taken as to the amount of any assessment unless written objection signed by the affected property owner is filed with the City Clerk prior to the Assessment Hearing or presented to the Mayor at the Assessment Hearing.
An owner may appeal an assessment to district court pursuant to Minnesota Statutes § 429.081, by serving notice of the appeal upon the Mayor or Clerk of the municipality 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. Bloomington City Code allows for partial prepayments of the total amount proposed to be assessed. [A1] [A2] Application may be made for a deferment of special assessments for persons 65 years of age or older or persons retired by virtue of a permanent and total disability, the payment of the assessment would cause a hardship, and that the assessment would be upon a parcel homesteaded by the applicant and valued at less than the current average value of a single-family home in the City of Bloomington (Resol. 94-163 as amended by Resol. 2018-48). Further information on those rights or any other matter relevant to the proposed assessment may be obtained from the Accounts Receivable Division, Finance Department (952-563-4527).
The Property Identification Numbers and Addresses of the parcels benefited and proposed to be assessed are attached below.