The trustees of the city of Mt. Pleasant is holding a public hearing January 24 on a proposed $142,000 downtown alley reconstruction involving two special assessment zones.
The hearing will take place during the city’s regularly scheduled meeting at 7 p.m. to solicit input on reconstruction in districts 1-22 – the alley between Michigan, Main, University streets and Broadway; and districts 2-22 – the alley in the block between Broadway and Michigan 115.5 feet east of the University of Franklin.
Total funding for districts 1-22 is estimated at $142,000, with $62,812.85 to be allocated to the special assessment site based on the front or side lot. The city will pay the remaining $79,187.15, according to city officials.
Total reconstruction costs in counties 2-22 were estimated at $132,000, with the city paying $78,413.04; $53,586.96 will be assessed for businesses based on the same criteria.
A report regarding the funding of each of the two projects including a description of the assessment site and other information is kept in the clerk’s office at Mt. Pleasant, 320 W. Broadway St.
City Hall is open from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday.
Anyone interested can attend and participate. In an effort to slow the spread of COVID-19, public hearings will be held in person with optional virtual attendance.
Anyone with a disability who needs assistance to participate can call the city’s human resources office at 989-779-5314.
Persons requiring hearing or speech assistance may contact the city through the Michigan Relay Center at 711. 48 hours notice of accommodation is required.
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