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St. James Plaindealer - St. James, MN
  • Legal notices Oct. 4, 2012

  • Legal notices as published in the St. James Plaindealer Thursday, Oct. 4, 2012
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  • REQUEST FOR QUOTES
    The City of St. James EDA is currently accepting quotes for snow removal at the Economic Development apartments located at various locations.
    Please stop by City Hall, 124 Armstrong Blvd. S, or call (507) 375-3241 for a copy of the Request for Quotes. Quotes must be returned to City Hall by October 17, 2012, at 3:00 p.m.
                    
    Published in the St. James Plaindealer Oct. 4, 2012.
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    CITY OF ST. JAMES
    WATONWAN COUNTY
    STATE OF MINNESOTA
    NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING ON APPROVAL OF
     PROPERTY TAX
    ABATEMENT
    NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the City Council of the City of St. James, Minnesota, will hold a public hearing on Tuesday, October 16, 2012, at approximately 7:00 p.m., at the St. James Community Center in the City of St. James, Minnesota, relating to the use of property tax abatement for the purpose of funding development costs for the JAND Development and Willow View Estates Projects, pursuant to Minnesota Statutes, Section 469.1812 to 469.1815, inclusive, as amended.  The annual amount of tax abatement shall not exceed $10,758 per year and will be provided over a period of up to 15 years commencing with taxes payable 2014.  The following tax parcels are proposed to be included in the proposed tax abatement:
    Parcel I.D.#s – 20.430.0140, 20.430.0150, 20.703.0070
    Copies of the Abatement Resolution as proposed to be adopted will be on file and available for public inspection at the office of the City Administrator at St. James City Hall.  All interested persons may appear at the hearings and present their view orally or in writing.
    Dated: October 2, 2012
    BY ORDER OF
    THE CITY COUNCIL
    /s/  Joe McCabe
    City Manager
    Published in the St. James Plaindealer Oct. 4, 2012.
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    WATONWAN COUNTY
    STATE OF MINNESOTA
    NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING ON APPROVAL OF PROPERTY TAX
    ABATEMENT
    NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the County Board of Watonwan County, Minnesota, will hold a public hearing on Tuesday, October 16, 2012, at approximately 9:15 a.m., at the Watonwan County Courthouse in the City of St. James, Minnesota, relating to the use of property tax abatement for the purpose of funding development costs for the JAND Development and Willow View Estates Projects within the City of St. James, pursuant to Minnesota Statutes, Section 469.1812 to 469.1815, inclusive, as amended. The annual amount of tax abatement shall not exceed $8,357 per year and will be provided over a period of up to 15 years commencing with taxes payable 2014. The following tax parcels are proposed to be included in the proposed tax abatement:
    Parcel I.D.#s – 20.430.0140, 20.430.0150, 20.703.0070
    Copies of the Abatement Resolution as proposed to be adopted will be on file and available for public inspection at the office of the City Administrator at St. James City Hall. All interested persons may appear at the hearings and present their view orally or in writing.
    Page 2 of 3 - Dated: October 2, 2012
    BY ORDER OF
    THE COUNTY BOARD
    /s/  Don Huhlman
    County Auditor
    Published in the St. James Plaindealer Oct. 4, 2012.
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    NOTICE
    REAL ESTATE OWNERS
    SECOND-HALF Real Estate Tax must be paid or postmarked on or before
    MONDAY, OCTOBER 15TH
    To Avoid Penalty
    Please bring in or send your statement stub
    with payment.
    Your cancelled check is your receipt.
    For your convenience, a drop off box is located in the courthouse parking lot.
    Carol Johnson
    Watonwan County Treasurer
    AGRICULTURAL AND MOBILE HOME PROPERTY TAX IS DUE NOVEMBER 15TH
    Published in the St. James Plaindealer Oct. 4, 2012.
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    NOTICE OF PUBLIC SALE
    OF TAX-FORFEITED LANDS
    NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN That the parcels of land described below shall be sold to the highest bidder at public sale. The sale will be governed by the provisions of M.S. 282.01 and by the resolution of the Watonwan County Board of Commissioners authorizing such sale. The resolution reads as follows:
    BE IT RESOLVED, that the listing of all parcels of tax-forfeited land on file with the Watonwan County Auditor’s Office have been classified as nonconservation land; that the basic sale price of each parcel, be approved and authorization for a public sale of this land be granted; pursuant to M. S. 282.0l; that the sale be held at 3:00 P. M., Monday, October 15, 2012, by the Watonwan County Auditor in the Commissioner’s Room of the Watonwan County and that all sales shall be final and paid in full on the date of the sale.
    BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, That the conditions and terms of the public sale be as described in the list that follows:
    All parcels are offered at public auction and sold to the highest bidder.  The minimum bid acceptable is the basic sale price that is shown on the list of tax-forfeited land.  The basic sale price is equal to the appraised value or the appraised value plus any extra charges for special assessments levied after forfeiture or for hazardous waste control. The amount of special assessments levied before forfeiture and canceled at forfeiture which exceed the basic selling price less forfeiture costs may be reassessed by the municipality.
    A 3% surcharge for the state assurance account will be collected at the time of the sale.  The following extra fees will be collected when the basic sale price is paid in full: a state deed fee of $25, a deed filing fee of $ 46.00, and a state deed tax equal to the greater of $1.65 or 0.33% of the basic sale price. All sales are for cash on the date of sale.
    Page 3 of 3 - Information about the sale of tax-forfeited land in Watonwan County can be obtained at the office of the County Auditor, Watonwan County Courthouse, 710 Second Avenue South, St. James, MN. 56081. Phone Number (507) 375-1210.
    LIST OF TAX-FORFEITED LAND FOR PUBLIC SALE
                                                    BASIC        ASSESSMENTS
    MUNICIPALITY/    PARCEL ID    SALE         BEFORE    
    ADDRESS    NUMBER     PRICE        FORFEITURE              
    City of Butterfield
    S. 50’ of the W. 165’      13.151.8520    $  600.00     $   436
    of the NW Corner
    Block 61                       
    Armstrong’s Addition
    (525 Second St S)
    City of Darfur
    S. 15’ of Lot 4 &
    Lot 5-Block 5              14.100.0650    $  100.00    $    -0-
    Original Plat
    (90 First Ave)
    City of Lewisville
    Lot M; W. 50’ of
    Lot L                           16.151.0350    $  100.00    $  1,246
    Auditor’s Subdivision
    City of Madelia
    Lot 3 Block A     17.575.0020    $  100.00    $    251
    Blocks A & B of Railroad Addition
    (236 Center Ave N)
    Lot 2 Block 3                   17.580.0300   $ 150.00    $ 17,901
    River View Heights
    Given under my hand and official seal at St. James, Minnesota, this 18th day of September, 2012.
    //s// Donald Kuhlman        
    Donald Kuhlman
    Watonwan County Auditor
    (COUNTY SEAL)
    Published in the St. James Plaindealer Oct. 4, 2012.
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