Public Hearing Notice: Fire Protection Special Assessment District 5/20/19





CITY OF SALINE

(Washtenaw County, Michigan)

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING

FIRE PROTECTION SPECIAL ASSESSMENT DISTRICT



(Fiscal Year 2019-2020)

TO ALL OWNERS OR PARTIES IN INTEREST OF ANY LANDS WITHIN THE CITY OF SALINE:

PLEASE TAKE NOTICE that pursuant to the provisions of Act 33, Public Acts of Michigan, 1951, as amended, the voters of the City of Saline (the “City”) approved a ballot proposition at the general election held November 8, 1994 to provide fire protection to all the lands and premises within the City and to defray the cost by creating a special assessment district comprised of all the lands and premises within the City.

TAKE FURTHER NOTICE that this Council has tentatively declared its intention to approve the proposed Saline Area Fire Department (the “Fire Department”) Capital and Operating Budgets for the fiscal year 2019-2020 (the “Budgets”) in the amount of $1,488,703 and tentatively approved payment of the City’s proposed percentage share in the amount of $430,181 (the “City Share”), which may be assessed against all the lands and premises within said special assessment district to defray the cost of the fire protection.

TAKE FURTHER NOTICE that the Budgets and percentage shares, prepared by the Executive Board for the Saline Area Fire Department, including the City Share, are on file with the City Clerk for public examination.

TAKE FURTHER NOTICE that for the fiscal year 2019-2020 the City Council has tentatively determined to pay the $430,181 City Share from the general operating millage revenues and thus not levy the special assessment to pay those costs for this fiscal year.

HEARING

PUBLIC NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that a public hearing will be held on Monday, May 20, 2019, at 7:00 p.m. in the Council Chambers of the Saline Municipal Building located at 100 N. Harris Street, Saline, Michigan, to hear objections that may be offered against the estimated cost for fire protection for the fiscal year 2019-2020, and the tentative decision to pay the City Share from the general operating millage revenues.

The City will provide necessary reasonable auxiliary aids and services to individuals with disabilities upon seven (7) business days’ notice to the City.  Individuals requiring auxiliary aids or services should contact the City by writing or calling the following: City Clerk, City of Saline, 100 N. Harris Street, Saline, Michigan 48176; (734) 429-4907 ext. 2209 or 2216, TDD # (734) 429-7911.

Questions regarding the Special Assessment for Fire Protection for 2018-2019 should be directed to Mickie Jo Bennett, Treasurer, at (734) 429-4907 ext. 2203.

Terri Royal, Clerk, City of Saline





Seth Kinker

Reporter/Digital Media for The Sun Times News

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