Transportation And Public Works Committee- City
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CITY OF MINNEAPOLIS
NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING
42ND ST E (46TH AVE S TO WEST RIVER PKWY), LUELLA ANDERSON PHASE I
STREET RECONSTRUCTION PROJECT NO. 2330C
(Published in Finance and
Commerce March 6, 2021)
The Transportation and Public Works Committee of the Minneapolis City Council will conduct a public hearing according to Article IX, Section 9.6 (c) of the Charter and Section 24.110 of the Minneapolis Code of Ordinances on, March 31, 2021, at 1:30 p.m., to consider the proposed 42nd St E (46th Ave S to West River Pkwy), Luella Anderson Phase I, Street Reconstruction Project No. 2330C and the proposed assessments.
The proposed project will reconstruct 0.22 miles of 42nd St E between 46th Ave S and West River Pkwy and 0.07 miles of Edmund Blvd from 42nd St E to 0.07 miles north of 42nd St E. The 42nd St E layout was approved by City Council August 28, 2020. The project will include a full reconstruction due to the age and deteriorated condition of the street. The project will include pedestrian and bicycle safety enhancements, expanded boulevards with green infrastructure, street lighting, and utility improvements as needed.
During the declared local public health emergency, Minneapolis has transitioned to an electronic format for its public meetings and hearings, authorized under Minn. Stat. Section 13D.021, to minimize the risk of exposure to or potential spread of COVID-19. If you wish to participate by phone during the public hearing portion of the meeting, please register by submitting the online form found under the "participate by phone in the meeting" heading available at: minneapolismn.gov/meetings. You must sign up at least one hour before the meeting to be included on the speaker list. If you need an accommodation to fully participate, or if you need this document in a different format, please call 311 or 612-263-6850 (TTY).
At the time of the public hearing, the committee will provide an opportunity for all interested persons to be heard regarding the proposed assessments. You are not required to participate in the live meeting. You may object or comment in writing by sending a written objection or statement to arrive before the public hearing to: email@example.com or Minneapolis City Clerk's Office, C/O T&PW Committee Coordinator, 350 S. Fifth St., Room 304, Minneapolis, MN 55415-1382 The committee will consider all timely written and oral objections and statements.
Should the proposed improvements be approved or approved as modified, the committee will consider the proposed assessments as listed on file in the Minneapolis Public Works Special Assessment Office, 505 4th Ave S., Room 410B, Minneapolis, MN 55415 and open to electronic public inspection during normal business hours. Adoption by the committee of the proposed assessments may be taken at the public hearing and recommended to the City Council for approval.
This is a special improvement of the existing street in Project No. 2330C and the proposed special assessments thereof. The hearing complies with Article IX, Section 9.6 (c) of the Minneapolis City Charter, and Section 24.110 of the Minneapolis Code of Ordinances.
The locations of the street reconstruction are:
42nd St E from 46th Ave S to W River Pkwy
Edmund Blvd from 42nd St E to 0.07 miles north of 42nd St E.
If you intend to appeal the assessment, you must submit a signed written objection. No appeal to district court may be taken as to the amount of an assessment unless a written objection signed by the affected property owner is filed with the city clerk before the assessment hearing or presented to the committee chair at the hearing. If the proposed assessment is adopted or adopted as modified and the owner of the property is dissatisfied with the assessment against the property, the owner may appeal the assessment to the district court under the Minneapolis Code of Ordinances Section 24.120.
To appeal, there must be a written Notice of Appeal served on the mayor or city clerk of the City of Minneapolis within 30 days after the City Council adoption of the assessment. Also, a copy of the written Notice of Appeal must be filed, accompanied by the appropriate filing fees, with the court administrator of Hennepin County District Court within 30 days after the adoption of the assessment and within 10 days after its service upon the mayor or city clerk.
Assessments of more than $150 are collected in 20 annual principal installments on the real estate tax statements beginning in 2022. Interest is charged on the assessments at a rate of 3.5% as determined by the Minneapolis Finance Department. At any time during the 20 years, a person may pay the remaining principal balance of the assessment plus the interest that has accrued to that point. Assessments of $150 or less are to be collected in their entirety on the 2022 real estate tax statements with interest charged on the assessments at a rate of 2.1% as determined by the Minneapolis Finance Department.
If you intend to prepay the assessment, please request a pay statement by calling 612-673-2401, or email your request to PWSpecialAssessments@minneapolismn.gov. Prepayment must be in full, all prepayments must be received before December 31, 2021. No further notice of prepayment will be published or mailed.
Deferring the assessment is possible for a homestead property if the owner is at least 65 years old or retired by virtue of total and permanent disability. Certain hardship criteria apply. Please note that the cost is only postponed - interest is applied. Please contact the Special Assessment Office at 612-673-2401 for more information.