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File #: 20-0525    Version: Name: 5/18/20 Resolution No. 4 Confirming the Proposed Jackson Avenue Sidewalk Gap Project Special Assessment District #61
Type: Resolution/Public Hearing Status: Filed
File created: 5/18/2020 In control: City Council
On agenda: 6/15/2020 Final action: 6/15/2020
Enactment date: Enactment #:
Title: Resolution No. 4 - Confirming the Proposed Jackson Avenue Sidewalk Gap Project Special Assessment, District #61 (8 Votes Required)
Attachments: 1. SAD 61 Jackson Ave Resolution 4 Attachment-Revised.pdf, 2. SAD No 61 - distribution drawing - 200309.pdf, 3. SAD 61 Jackson Avenue Resol 4 Attachment.pdf, 4. JacksonRd Special assessment protest letter.pdf, 5. Cameron objection letter for Jackson Rd. Sidewalk-signed.pdf, 6. Jackson Rd Sidewalk Gap Special Assessment.pdf, 7. Objection letter 3395 Jackson Ave Ann Arbor Michigan .pdf

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Resolution No. 4 - Confirming the Proposed Jackson Avenue Sidewalk Gap Project Special Assessment, District #61 (8 Votes Required)

Memorandum

Attached and recommended for approval is Resolution 4 confirming the Special Assessment Roll for the Proposed Jackson Avenue Sidewalk Gap Project - Special Assessment District #61, File No. 20-0432.

 

An administrative hearing explaining the project to property owners was held.  Included in the discussions were cost estimates, property assessments and the work schedule.  Resolution No. 1 was adopted on December 16, 2019. Resolution No. 2 establishing the estimated cost of the project, the estimated project revenue sources and directing the preparation of the special assessment roll was adopted by Council on April 6, 2020. Resolution No. 3 scheduled the Public Hearing on May 18, 2020.

 

Per City ordinance, it is recommended that property special assessments up to $1,200.00 be billed in one installment.  Property special assessments over $1,200 shall be divided into equal installments as indicated in Chapter 12, subsection 1:275(2).

Staff

Prepared by:                       Jerry Markey, City Assessor

Reviewed by:                      Betsy Blake, Senior Assistant City Attorney, Matthew V. Horning, Interim Financial Services Area Administrator and CFO

Approved by:                       Tom Crawford, Interim City Administrator

 

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Whereas, City Council, after due and legal notice, has met for the purpose of reviewing the Special Assessment Roll, which is attached hereto;

 

Whereas, The City Council had directed the City Assessor to prepare a Special Assessment Roll for the purpose of defraying that part of the City’s cost of the following described public improvement:  the Proposed Jackson Avenue Sidewalk Gap Project - Special Assessment District #61, File No. 20-0432;

 

Whereas, City Council has heard all persons interested in the necessity of the improvement or aggrieved by the Special Assessment Roll and has considered any and all objections thereto; and

 

Whereas, City Council is satisfied with said Special Assessment Roll;

 

RESOLVED, That said Special Assessment Roll, as prepared by the City Assessor, be hereby confirmed in the amount of $233,811.69 and the sum of $122,839.69 be paid by the City of Ann Arbor, this includes the Parks Department assessment of $114,420.76 and the non-assessable amount of $8,418.93 associated with the corner lot at Jackson & Westover Avenue and the sum of $110,972.00 be paid by special assessment upon the property specially benefited within the City in accordance with the Roll;

 

RESOLVED, That property special assessments up to $1,200.00 shall be billed in one installment;

 

RESOLVED, That the first installment of $0.00 shall be due on July 1, 2020, and the subsequent installments to be due on July 1st of each and every year thereafter until paid in full;

 

RESOLVED, That property special assessments over $1,200.00 shall be divided into equal subsequent installments as indicated in Chapter 12, subsection 1:275(2). The affected parcels are as shown in the Special Assessment Roll, attached hereto;

 

RESOLVED, That the deferred installments of said Special Assessment Roll bear interest at the rate of 3.59823% per annum, commencing July 1, 2020; and

 

RESOLVED, That the City Clerk be hereby directed to endorse the date of confirmation upon the Special Assessment Roll in accordance with Chapter 13, Code Section 1:291 and to transmit such Roll to the Treasurer for collection pursuant to Chapter 13, Code Section 1:291 and recording pursuant to Chapter 12, 1:275(8).