TO: The residents and property owners bordering Leach Lake and all other interested parties.
PLEASE TAKE NOTICE that the Township Supervisor has reported to the Township Board and filed in the office of the Township Clerk for public examination a special assessment roll prepared covering all properties within the Weed Control Special Assessment District benefited by the weed control project. Said assessment roll has been prepared for the purpose of assessing a portion of the costs for the proposed Weed Control Special Assessment District as more particularly shown on the plans and estimates of costs on file with the Township Clerk within the township, which assessment is in the approximate amount of $69,330.00 for five seasons.
PLEASE TAKE FURTHER NOTICE that the supervisor has further reported that the assessment against each parcel of land within said district is such relative portion of the whole sum levied against all parcels of land in said district as the benefit to such parcels bears to the total benefit to all parcels of land in said district. The proposed special assessment as shown on the roll is in the approximate amount of $69,330.00 for the five seasons, or approximate amount of $13,866.00 per year. For further information, you are invited to examine the Roll.
PLEASE TAKE FURTHER NOTICE that the Township Board will meet at the Carlton Township Hall at 85 Welcome Road, Hastings, MI 49058, on November 8, 2021, at 7:00 pm for the purpose of reviewing said Special Assessment Roll, hearing any objections thereto, and thereafter confirming said Roll as submitted or revised or amended. Said Roll may be examined at the office of the Township Clerk at 85 Welcome Road, Hastings, MI 49058, by appointment until the time of said hearing and may further be examined at said hearing. Appearance and protest at this hearing is required in order to appeal the amount of the special assessment to the State Tax Tribunal.
PLEASE TAKE FURTHER NOTICE that an owner, or party in interest, or his or her agent may appear in person at the hearing to protest the Special Assessment, or may file his or her appearance or protest by letter at or before the hearing, and in that event, personal appearance shall not be required. The owner or any 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 State Tax Tribunal within 30 days after the confirmation of the Special Assessment Roll.
PLEASE TAKE FURTHER NOTICE that the Carlton Township Board will provide necessary and reasonable auxiliary aids and services to individuals with disabilities at the hearing upon reasonable notice to the Carlton Township Clerk of the need for the same at least five days prior to the aforesaid hearing.
All interested persons are invited to be present at the aforesaid time and place to submit comments concerning the foregoing.
Amanda Brown, Clerk
85 Welcome Road
Hastings, MI 49058