ISD #548

Pelican Rapids, MN

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING ON CONSIDERATION AND APPROVAL OF PROPERTY TAX ABATEMENT

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the School Board of Independent School District No. 548 (Pelican Rapids), Minnesota (the District) will hold a public hearing on Monday, December 20, 2021, at 5:30 p.m. at the Media Center, enter through door #8, at 310 South Broadway, Pelican Rapids, Minnesota to consider granting an abatement of the property taxes imposed by the District (the Proposed Property Tax Abatement) on all properties within the District boundaries.

The purpose of granting the Proposed Property Tax Abatement is to provide funds to finance a parking lot reconstruction project between the Viking Elementary School and the District’s athletic complex and construction of a new parking lot across Highway 59 from the school performance auditorium, which will enable District residents to continue to conveniently and safely access these facilities. The total estimated amount of the Proposed Property Tax Abatement by the District is $1,650,000 over ten (10) years.

All who wish to be heard as to the Proposed Property Tax Abatement will be given an opportunity to express their views at the time of the public hearing or may file written comments with the Finance Director prior to the public hearing.

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