ADOPTED - JULY 26, 2005

Agenda Item No. 16

 

Introduced by the County Services and Finance Committees of the:

 

INGHAM COUNTY BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS

 

RESOLUTION APPROVING DRAIN COMMISSIONERíS SPECIAL ASSESSMENT ROLL FOR LAKE LANSING LAKE LEVEL SPECIAL ASSESSMENT DISTRICT

 

RESOLUTION #05-179

 

WHEREAS, the normal seasonal lake levels for Lake Lansing, and the Lake Lansing Lake Level Special Assessment District, were established by Order of the Ingham County Circuit Court of July 24, 1975; and

 

WHEREAS, the Board of Commissioners requested the Drain Commissioner to seek modifications of the seasonal lake levels from the Circuit Court; and

 

WHEREAS, the Circuit Court granted the requested modifications in an Order dated February 26, 2003; and

 

WHEREAS, the Ingham County Drain Commissioner, as the Countyís delegated authority, has incurred costs for establishing and maintaining the normal lake levels of Lake Lansing, including the costs for the court action requested by the Board of Commissioners, for weekly monitoring of the dam structure, and for legally required triennial inspections by a professional engineer; and

 

WHEREAS, pursuant to part 307 of the Natural Resources and Environmental Protection Act, 1994 PA 451, as amended, the Ingham County Drain Commissioner has prepared a special assessment roll in order to spread the costs incurred among the benefited properties within the Lake Lansing Lake Level Special Assessment District; and

 

WHEREAS, on June 30, 2005, the Ingham County Drain Commissioner held a hearing, with proper notice, for the review of the proposed apportionment of benefits on the lands within the Lake Lansing Lake Level Special Assessment District; and

 

WHEREAS, the Ingham County Drain Commissioner has, based on the hearing, modified the proposed roll, has now presented the special assessment roll for approval by the Board of Commissioners, and has attached the roll to this Resolution and incorporated it by reference as Exhibit 1, all as required by Part 307.

 

THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, that the Board of Commissioners hereby approves the special assessment roll prepared by the Drain Commissioner for the apportionment for benefits on the lands within the Lake Lansing Lake Level Special Assessment District, as set forth in Exhibit 1.

 

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that this special assessment roll with the assessments listed shall be final and conclusive unless appealed in the Ingham County Circuit Court within 15 days after County Board approval.

 

COUNTY SERVICES:Yeas:† Celentino, Copedge, De Leon, Schor, Severino, Vickers

††††††††††† Nays:† None†††††††††††††† Absent:† None†††††††† Approved 7/19/05

 

FINANCE:† Yeas:† Dedden, Swope, Hertel, Schor,† Dougan

†††††††††† Nays: None††††††††††††††††††† Absent:† Thomas†††††††† Approved 7/20/05