NOTICE OF HEARING – MIDDLE-SNAKE-TAMARAC RIVERS WATERSHED

Notice of hearing
Pursuant to Chapter 103D.911 of the Minnesota Statutes, notice is hereby given that the Board of Managers of the Middle-Snake-Tamarac Rivers Watershed will hold a public hearing on the proposed budget for 2021 at 10:00 A.M., August 17, 2020, at the District office, 453 North McKinley Street in Warren, Minnesota.
The following is a summary of the proposed budget for 2021:
Building Maintenance    15,000
Utilities    6,500
Supplies/Equipment    20,000
Telephone    5,000
Publication & Printing    5,500
Postage    5,100
Miscellaneous    700
Insurance    28,000
Legal/Professional/Administrative Services    50,000
Managers Per Diem & Expenses    35,000
Association Dues    7,000
Employee Mileage & Expenses    1,000
Vehicle Expenses    25,000
Employee Payroll & Fringes    325,000
Project Construction    1,400
USGS Stream Gage & Cost Share    9,000
Stream Maintenance    2,500
Property Taxes    52,000
590,100
Less Estimated Project Expenses    340,100
Net Administrative Fund Budget  250,000
In addition, an ad valorem tax of 0.048360 percent of taxable market value for 2020, collectible in 2021, will be levied on all taxable property within the district in accordance with provisions Minnesota 1976 Session Law, Chapter 162, Sec 1; as amended by laws of 1982, Chapter 474, sec 1; laws of 1983, Chapter 338; and laws of 1989 First Special Session, Chapter 1, Article 5, Sec 45 and in accordance with said statute, one half of this levy will remain in the district for the development, construction and maintenance of projects and programs of benefit to the District and the other half of the levy will be sent to the Red River Watershed Management Board for the development, construction and maintenance of projects and programs of benefit to the Red River Basin.
Interested persons are invited to attend this hearing and express their views.
/s/ Roger Mischel
Secretary
(August 5, 12, 2020)
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