NOTICE OF FILING ASSESSMENT ROLL, OF OPPORTUNITY TO FILE WRITTEN OBJECTIONS, AND OF PROTEST HEARING, CONCERNING THAT CERTAIN AREA TO BE ASSESSED FOR ACQUIRING AND IMPROVING A STREET PROJECT IN THE CITY OF RENO, NEVADA 2017 SPECIAL ASSESSMENT DISTRICT NO. 1, TO WIT:
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, that the assessment roll for the City of Reno, Nevada 2017 Special Assessment District No. 1, in and of the City of Reno, Nevada, has been made out by the City Engineer of said City, was filed with the office of the City Clerk on January 9th, 2018, since said time has been and now is on file therein, and is available for examination during regular office hours by any interested person. Said District constitutes the area to be assessed for acquiring and improving a street project, all in accordance with the statutes of the State of Nevada provided therefore, of the following:
A street project, including without limitation, grading, graveling, oiling, paving, sealing, sidewalks, driveway approaches, alley approaches, saw cuts, curbs, gutters, valley gutters, handicapped pedestrian ramps, culverts, drains, sewers, manholes, inlets, outlets, retaining walls, off-site adjustments, and all appurtenances and incidentals (or any combination thereof), including all real and other property therefore, with intersections.
The City Council of the City of Reno, Nevada, will meet to hear and consider written objections to said assessment roll by the owners of said property specially benefited by the improvements in said District, and proposed to be assessed, by any party interested in the regularity of the proceedings in making such assessments, and by all parties aggrieved by such assessments, on Wednesday, February 14th, 2018 at 1:00 o’clock P.M. in the Council Chambers at the City Hall, 1 E. 1st Street, in said City. The owner or owners of any property which is assessed in such assessment roll, whether named or not in such roll, must on or before February 9, 2018, i.e., not less than three (3) days prior to said hearing, file with the City Clerk his or her specific objections in writing.
Said Assessments shall be due and payable at the Office of the City Clerk of the City of Reno, Nevada within thirty (30) days after the ordinance levying the assessments becomes effective, without interest and without demand; on all, or any part, of such assessments may, at the election of the owner, be paid thereafter in twenty (20) substantially equal semi-annual installments of principal and interest, payments being due on March 1 and September 1 respectively, of principal and interest until paid in full, with interest in all cases on the unpaid and deferred installments of principal, from the date of publication of said ordinance, at an annual rate which shall not exceed by more than one percent (1%) the effective interest rate on the bonds, which effective interest rate shall not exceed by more than three (3%) the Index of Twenty Bonds most recently published before the bids are received, both principal and interest being paid semi-annually at the office of said City Clerk of the City of Reno. Failure to pay any installment, whether of principal or interest when due, shall ipso facto cause the whole amount of the unpaid principal to become due and payable immediately, at the option of the City, the exercise of said option to be indicated by the commencement of foreclosure proceedings by the City; and the whole amount of the unpaid principal and accrued interest shall, after such delinquency, whether said option is or is not exercised, bear penalty at the rate of two percent (2%) per month, until the day of sale or until paid, but at any time prior to the day of the sale, the owner may pay the amount of all delinquent installments originally becoming due on or before the date of said payment, with interest thereon, and all penalties accrued, and shall thereupon be restored to the right thereafter to pay in installments in the same manner as if default had not been suffered.
Any objection to the regularity, validity and correctness of the proceedings, of said assessment roll, of each assessment contained therein, and of the amount thereof levied on each tract or parcel of land, shall be deemed waived unless presented at the time and in the manner herein specified. If any property owner or other interested person objects to the assessment roll or to the proposed assessments, he is hereby notified that:
1) He is entitled to be represented by counsel at this hearing;
2) Any evidence he desires to present on these issues must be presented at this hearing; and
3) Evidence on these issues that is not presented at this hearing may not thereafter be presented in an action brought pursuant to NRS 271.395, upon subsequent appeal to a district court or other judicial proceeding.
Pursuant to NRS 271.357, the Council has established a procedure to postpone the assessments for persons whose principal residence will be included in the District and who believe that the payment of the assessments will create a financial hardship. Persons who are interested in the eligibility criteria and application process for hardship determination should contact City of Reno Public Works Department, P.O. Box 1900, Reno, Nevada 89505, attention Travis Truhill or call
At the time and place so designated for hearing such written objections, said City Council shall hear and determine all written objections which has been so timely filed by any party interested in the regularity of the proceedings in making such assessment, and the correctness of such assessment, or of the amount levied on any particular tract or parcel of land to be assessed, and said City Council shall have the power to adjourn such hearing from time to time, and by resolution shall have power, in its discretion, to revise, correct, confirm or set aside any assessment and to order that such assessment be made de novo.
DATED this 10th day of January, 2018.
ASHLEY D. TURNEY, CITY CLERK AND CLERK OF
THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF RENO, NEVADA