NOTICE OF SPECIAL ASSESSMENT PUBLIC HEARING FOR LEACH LAKE WEED CONTROL
To the residents and property owners bordering the foregoing body of water and all other interested persons.
PLEASE TAKE NOTICE that Carlton Township Board has scheduled a public hearing for an aquatic weed control project for Leach Lake within the Township on the estimated costs of such improvement and on the special assessment district proposed to be created within which the costs of such improvement is proposed to be collected.
PLEASE TAKE FURTHER NOTICE that the aforesaid special assessment district is more particularly described as follows:
Approximately 61 properties that front on Leach Lake
A complete list of parcel numbers is available at the Township Hall.
PLEASE TAKE FURTHER NOTICE that the estimated costs for a lake management program for the control of weeds and/or algae in Leach Lake for the 2022 through 2026 seasons are in the approximate amount of $69,330.00, or $13,866.00 per year, and are on file with the Township Clerk for public examination and will be available at the scheduled public hearing.
PLEASE TAKE FURTHER NOTICE that the Township Board has tentatively declared its intent to make the foregoing improvements and to create the afore-described special assessment district for the collection of the costs thereof and has tentatively found the foregoing to be reasonable and proper.
PLEASE TAKE FURTHER NOTICE that the public hearing on the foregoing improvements, estimated costs, and the special assessment district within which such costs are to be collected will be held at the Carlton Township Hall, 85 Welcome Road, within the township on Monday, October 11, 2021, commencing at 7 p.m. At the hearing the Board will consider any written objections to any of the foregoing matters filed with the Board at or before the hearing, as well as any revisions, corrections, amendments, or changes to the plans, estimates, or special assessment district that may be raised at such hearing. The Township Board reserves the right to revise, correct, amend, or change the plans, estimates of costs, or special assessment district at or following said public hearing.
PLEASE TAKE FURTHER NOTICE that if written objections to the improvement are filed with the Township Board at or before the aforesaid public hearing, signed by record owners of land constituting more than 20% of the total frontage upon the lake proposed to be improved, then the Township Board may not proceed with the project unless petitions in support of the project, signed by record owners of more than 50% of such frontage, are filed with the Township. Such objections may be filed with the Township Clerk at the foregoing address. Please take further notice that if the Township Board determines to proceed with the project, it will cause a special assessment roll to be prepared for the recovery of the costs thereof, and another hearing will be held preceded by notice to record owners of property proposed to be specially assessed and, by publication in the Hastings Banner, to hear public comments concerning the proposed special assessments.
PLEASE TAKE FURTHER NOTICE that Carlton Township will provide necessary and reasonable auxiliary aids and services at the hearing to individuals with disabilities upon reasonable notice to the Carlton Township Clerk of the need for the same. Individuals with disabilities requiring auxiliary aids or services should contact the office of the Township Clerk in writing or by calling the undersigned Clerk at least five days prior to the hearing.
All interested persons are invited to be present at the aforesaid time and place, in person or by representative, and to submit comments concerning the foregoing.