Notice of Public Hearing, January 8, 2018 10:30 a.m.

NOTICE OF A PUBLIC HEARING ON DESIGNATION OF EXPANDED 2016 WRIGHT COUNTY AGRIBUSINESS URBAN RENEWAL AREA, AND ON PROPOSED URBAN RENEWAL PLAN AMENDMENT

Notice Is Hereby Given:  That at 10:30 o’clock a.m., at the courthouse board room, Clarion, Iowa, on January 8, 2018, there will be conducted a public hearing on the question of designating an expanded 2016 Wright County Agribusiness Urban Renewal Area (the “Urban Renewal Area”), pursuant to Chapter 403, Code of Iowa, by the addition of the property situated in Wright County, Iowa more particularly described as follows:

 

Commencing at the Southeast corner of the Northeast Quarter of Section Twenty-eight (28), Township Ninety-one (91) North, Range Twenty-six (26), West of the Fifth P.M., Iowa, thence West nine hundred ninety six (996) feet, thence North parallel with the East line of said Northeast quarter, eight hundred fifty-five (855) feet, thence East nine hundred ninety six (996) feet, thence South to point of beginning.

And, that portion of NW 4th Street from Highway 17 to the above mentioned property in the City of Eagle Grove. 

The subject matter of the public hearing will also include a proposed amendment to the urban renewal plan for the Urban Renewal Area covering the territory identified above, pursuant to Chapter 403, Code of Iowa, a copy of which amendment is on file for public inspection in the office of the County Auditor.

The general scope of the proposed urban renewal plan, as more specifically described therein, includes the following:

The proposed amendment to the urban renewal plan brings the property described above under the plan and makes it subject to the provisions of the plan.  The amendment also authorizes the undertaking of a new project in the Urban Renewal Area consisting of using tax increment financing to support the enhancement of educational facilities, including the construction of a new elementary school.

At the hearing any interested person may file written objections or comments and may be heard orally with respect to the subject matter of the hearing.

Betty Ellis
County Auditor