Notice of Passage of Resolution of Intention to Create Special Improvement Lighting District No. 759
NOTICE OF PASSAGE OF RESOLUTION OF INTENTION
TO CREATE SPECIAL IMPROVEMENT LIGHTING DISTRICT NO. 759
CITY OF BOZEMAN, MONTANA
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that on May 18, 2020, the City Commission (the “Commission”) of the City of Bozeman, Montana (the “City”), adopted a Resolution of Intention No. 5165 to create Special Improvement Lighting District No. 759 (the “District”) for the purpose of maintaining lighting and assessing the cost for maintenance and energy to Cottonwood Subdivision, and paying maintenance and energy costs relating thereto.
A complete copy of the Resolution of Intention (the “Resolution”) No. 5165 is on file with the City Clerk which more specifically describes the nature of the costs, the boundaries and the area included in the District, the location of the Improvements and other matters pertaining thereto and further particulars. A list of properties in the District and the amount of the initial assessment accompanies this notice. The Resolution and accompanying exhibits may be also viewed on the City’s website at www.bozeman.net.
The district will pay the maintenance and energy costs for twelve (12) GE Evolve Led Roadway Lighting ERL1-ERLH-ERL2 71 watt LED Cobra Head luminaire on a tapered upsweep arm mounted on a 30’ pole. The pole shaft is smooth powder coated green and mounted on a concrete foundation (the “Fixture”). The initial monthly charge per fixture per month (the “Monthly Charge”) is estimated as follows: $3.8375 per 71 watt fixture for a total of $552.60 annually.
All properties in the District will be assessed for their proportionate share of the costs of the Improvements on an area basis annually and will be payable in equal semiannual installments. The annual costs of the Improvements at the initial Monthly Charge are $46.05
per year for the entire District. The total area of the District to be assessed is 16.76 acres, or 730,066 square feet, exclusive of parks and open space. The initial costs of the Improvements per acre shall be $32.9714 or $0.00076 per square foot annually.
On an average size lot of 2.095 acres or 91,258 square feet, the annual estimated cost would be $69.36 payable semiannually. The annual assessments for costs of the Improvements may be increased as approved by the Public Service Commission and may be increased to cover extraordinary expenses of repair and maintenance. The first year of special assessment billing will include an additional amount not to exceed $500.00 for publication and mailing associated with creation of the District which shall be assess in the same manner as the Improvements resulting in a cost not to exceed $62.8043 per acre, or $.00144 per square foot.
On Monday, June 15, 2020 at 6:00 p.m., in the Commission Room at City Hall 121 N Rouse Ave, Bozeman, Montana, the City Commission will conduct a public hearing to hear and pass upon all written protests against the creation or extension of the District, or the Improvements.
Written protests against the creation or extension of the District and the costs may be filed by an agent, person, firm or corporation owning real property within the proposed District whose property is liable to be assessed for the costs. Such protests must be delivered to the City Clerk at City Hall, 121 N Rouse Ave, Bozeman, Montana not later than 5:00 p.m., M.T., on Monday, June 8, 2020.
Further information regarding the proposed District or other matters in respect thereof may be obtained from the City Clerk at City Hall, 121 N Rouse Ave, Bozeman, Montana or by telephone at (406) 582-2320.
Dated this 19th day of May 2020.
BY ORDER OF THE CITY COMMISSION OF THE CITY OF BOZEMAN, MONTANA.
Sunday, May 24, 2020
Sunday, May 31, 2020