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Ann Arbor Technology Park Special Assessment District Public Hearing on Feb. 20 at 7:30 pm

Ann Arbor Technology Park Special Assessment District Public Hearing on Feb. 20 at 7:30 pm

As authorized by Act 188 of 1954, as amended (the “Act”), the Township Board established the Ann Arbor Technology Park Public Roadway Special Assessment District  (“District”) for the costs of public roadway improvements as shown on the Plans on file with the Township. The District includes the properties described on this list of parcel identification numbers.

Parcels to be included in Special Assessment District

  1. I-09-24-100-010 University of Michigan
  2. I-09-24-100-009 University of Michigan
  3. I-09-24-200-010 University of Michigan
  4. I-09-24-200-011 Toyota
  5. I-09-24-100-008 Masco
  6. I-09-24-200-009 Toyota
  7. I-09-24-325-007 Toyota Manufacturing
  8. I-09-24-325-017 University of Michigan
  9. I-09-24-325-015 NSK Americas
  10. I-09-24-325-009 AW Technical
  11. I-09-24-325-019 University of Michigan
  12. I-09-24-325-012 IMRA
  13. I-09-25-225-002 NSF International
  14. I-09-24-325-018 NSF International
  15. I-09-24-325-014 Ann Arbor Charter Township

At the direction of the Township Board, the Township Supervisor and Township Assessor prepared a Special Assessment Roll (“Roll”) for the District covering all assessable properties within the District that will be benefited by the Improvements.

The Roll was prepared for the purpose of assessing a portion of the costs of construction of the improvements as shown on the engineering plans on file with the Township Clerk.  The total amount of the assessment for the District is $750,000, with other entities exempt from special assessment voluntarily contributing their share.

The Roll has been reported to the Township Board and filed with the Township Clerk for public examination.

The Township Supervisor and Township Assessor have further reported that the assessment against each parcel of land within the District is the relative portion of the whole sum levied against all parcels of land in the District as the benefit to such parcels bears to the total benefit to all parcels of land in the District.  Such benefit is allocated on a per parcel basis, with adjacent parcels owned by the same owner, or related owners, being assessed as one parcel.

A public hearing on the Roll and any objection to the Roll will be held on February 20, 2017 at 7:30 p.m. at the Ann Arbor Charter Township Hall, 3792 Pontiac Trail, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48105.

The Roll and the plans for the improvements may be examined at the office of the Township Clerk, 3792 Pontiac Trail, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48105 during regular business hours, Monday through Friday, from the date of this notice until the public hearing, and may also be examined at the hearing.

At the hearing, the Township Board will consider any written objections and comments filed with the Board at or before the hearing, and any objections or comments raised at the hearing.  At the hearing (or any adjournment of the hearing which may be made without further notice), the Township Board may correct or change the plans for the improvements or the Roll.

After the public hearing is closed, the Township Board may confirm the Roll as submitted or as revised; provide for billing and payment of special assessments in installments; provide for the number of installments that will be permitted; set the interest rate on the unpaid balance; set a deadline for payment of the special assessment without interest; provide for billing and collecting the special assessment in the same manner as property taxes; and provide by Resolution for other matters permitted by law.

An owner or party in interest, or his or her agent, may appear in person at the hearing to protest the special assessment, or shall be permitted to file his or her appearance or protest by letter and his or her personal appearance shall not be required.  A person objecting to the assessment Roll must file the objection in writing with the Township Clerk before the close of the public hearing described in this notice.  The owner or person having an interest in the real property who protests in person or in writing at the hearing may file a written appeal of the special assessment with the Michigan Tax Tribunal within 30 days after confirmation of the special assessment Roll.

All interested persons are invited to be present at the hearing, in person or by representative, and to submit comments about the proposal.  Written protest at or before the public hearing is required in order to appeal from a decision of the Township Board. For further information on rights to appeal, please review the provisions of the applicable statutes, including Act 188 of 1954, as amended.

The Township will provide necessary reasonable auxiliary aids and services, such as signers for the hearing impaired and audiotapes of printed material being considered at the hearing, to individuals with disabilities upon four (4) days’ notice to the Township Clerk. Individuals with disabilities requiring such aids or services should contact the Township Clerk at the address or telephone number listed below.

 

Rena Basch, Township Clerk

3792 Pontiac Trail

Ann Arbor, MI 48103

(734) 663-3418