Public Notices October 14

Notice of Hearing on Proposed Assessment Winthrop, Minnesota October 7th, 2020 TO WHOM IT MAY CONCERN: Notice is hereby given that the council will meet at 7:00 p.m. on November 2, 2020 at the Winthrop City Hall, 305 North Main Street, Winthrop, MN to consider, and possibly adopt, the proposed assessment against adjacent property for the 2020 Utility and Street Improvements project, the sanitary sewer, watermain, storm sewer, street, and related improvements of Hennepin Street/CSAH 32 from 2nd Street to 4th Street/MN 19 and Carver Street from 2nd Street to 4th Street/MN 19. Adoption by the council of the proposed assessment may occur at the hearing. Such assessment is proposed to be payable in equal annual installments extending over a period of 20 years, the first of the installments to be payable on or before the first Monday in January 2021, and will bear interest at the rate of 3.5 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 December 31, 2020. 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 Administrator. 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 County Treasurer the entire amount of the assessment remaining unpaid, with interest accrued to December 31 of the year in which such payment is made. Such payment must be made before November 15 or interest will be charged through December 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 is 3.5 percent per year. The owner of any property special assessed may, prior to certification of the assessment or the first installment to the county auditor, pay the city treasurer any portion of the assessment in increments of $100. The remaining balance shall be extended on the proper tax lists of the county. The proposed assessment roll is on file for public inspection at the city clerk’s office. The total amount of the proposed assessment is $259,817. 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 owner is filed with the municipal clerk 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 Assessment Policy No. 2015-05 the council may, in its discretion, defer the payment of this special assessment for any homestead property owned by a person 65 years of age or older, one retired by virtue of a permanent and total disability, or a member of the National Guard or other reserves ordered to active military service 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 City Assessment Policy, all amounts accumulated plus applicable interest become due. Any assessed property owner meeting the requirements of this law and City Assessment Policy 2015-05, 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 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. Jennifer Palmer City Administrator 2(af)c

 

NOTICE TO FUEL SUPPLIERS Sealed bids will be received by the County of Sibley, Minnesota, in the Public Works Office at 111 8th Street PO Box 897, Gaylord, Minnesota 55334-0897 until 1:00 P.M., on October 22, 2020, at which place and time they will be publicly opened by two or more persons who have been designated by the County to open bids. Bids are for the following: The 2021 calendar year supply of Unleaded Gasoline and Diesel Fuel for Sibley County Public Works. Bids shall be itemized by maintenance shop location and product type on the provided fuel bid forms. Approximate 2021 calendar year quantities are as follows: Diesel Fuel 80,000 Gallons Unleaded Gasoline 28,000 Gallons Specifications and bid forms may be obtained at the Office of Sibley County Public Works or online at Sibley County Website, Public Works, Advertisement for Bids. https://www.co.sibley.mn.us/government/departments/public_works/index.php. Award will be based on lowest total estimated cost of all products at all locations (Grand Total All on bid form). The County Board reserves the right to reject any or all bids or to waive any defects. Bids must be accompanied by a certified check or bidder’s bond, made payable to the County Treasurer, in the amount of $500.00. Timothy Becker Public Works Director Sibley County 52-2(af)c

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