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NOTICE OF LOCAL BOARD OF APPEAL AND EQUALIZATION

Wednesday, April 17th, 2019 at 6:00PM at North Branch City Hall, 6408 Elm Street, North Branch, MN 55056

IMPORTANT INFORMATION REGARDING PROPERTY ASSESSMENTS
THIS MAY AFFECT YOUR 2020 PROPERTY TAXES

The Board of Appeal and Equalization for the City of North Branch, CHISAGO County, Minnesota, will meet at the Council Chambers located at 6408 Elm Street, North Branch, Minnesota 55056 at 6:00 pm, on Wednesday, April 17th, 2019 for the purpose of reviewing and correcting the assessment of said City of North Branch for the year 2019.


The purpose of this meeting is to determine whether property in the jurisdiction has been properly valued and classified by the assessor. If you believe the value of classification of your property is incorrect, please contact your assessor’s office at 313 N. Main St. Room 246, Center City, MN 55012 or call 651-213-8550 to discuss your concerns. If you disagree with the valuation or classification after discussing it with your assessor, you may appear before the local Board of Appeal and Equalization. The board will review your assessments and may make corrections as needed. Generally, you must appeal to the local board before appealing to the county Board of Appeal and Equalization.

Clerk’s Office
Ragini Varma
Deputy City Clerk / IT Coordinator
raginiv@ci.north-branch.mn.us
651-277-5228

United States Census 2020 Opportunity

Residents Of North Branch!!! Job Opportunity!!!!

United States Census 2020 is looking for over a million people to get the census work completed. It is a great to get experience and also have flexible hours and one way to be involved to fulfill your civic learning. If you are interested in the position please apply online at the United States Census 2020 website located at https://www.2020census.gov/jobsCensus Opening
MN Design Team Implementation Meetings

Come help build our community!

Implementation meetings resulting from the top initiatives (Arts, Pop-up Parks/Events; Business Promotion; Branding) derived from the Minnesota Design Team visit this past fall have been scheduled..

Please mark your calendars for the following dates! We look forward to seeing you there!

Arts /Pop up Parks 
Monday March 4 
5:30 pm - 6:30pm

Business Promotion 
Thursday March 7 
6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Branding
Thursday March 7 
7:00 pm - 8:00 pmdowntown

Attention Residents


Rinks are open as of February 1, 2019. Come over and have fun!!!
 
Free Public Meeting
Are you or someone you know, in need of transportation assistance? Are you interested in learning more about what transportation options are available? Do you have ideas or input that you feel would benefit our Transportation Advisory Board as we move forward in the planning phase of the East Central Regional Transportation Coordinating Council? If you have answered “yes” to any of these questions, please join us in attending one of four public meetings:

Please click here to get details : Full Details
Interstate 35 Road Resurfacing Project Underway


Interstate 35 Road Resurfacing project in Chisago County.  I’m emailing today to provide nearby communities a project update and to also ask for your assistance on getting the word out about the 2019 construction.

 

An eight-mile section of I-35 between the City of Harris and the Chisago/Pine County line will undergo concrete pavement work beginning April 2019.  The project work will also include replacing cable median barriers, installing rumble strips and updating drainage and lighting.  The improvements will enhance safety, improve traffic flow and provide a smoother riding surface. I’ve attached an I-35 project fact sheet outlining the work for your convenience.

 

During the construction, I-35 will be restricted to a single lane of traffic in each direction with construction occurring in two stages (see attached fact sheet for anticipated schedule).

 

The Rush City interchange ramp access will be maintained in both directions with two exceptions.  In June 2019, crews anticipate a 2-4 week closure to reconstruct the southbound exit and entrance ramps.  Additionally, crews anticipate closing the northbound exit and entrance ramps for 2-4 weeks in September 2019 for reconstruction. Detour signage will be posted during the ramp closures. The project is expected to be complete by fall 2019, weather permitting.

 

Please encourage your employees and residents to stay up-to-date on specific closure dates and traffic impacts by signing up for email updates at the project website:  www.dot.state.mn.us/metro/projects/i35harris/index.html

 

If you have print or online newsletters and/or a utility bill mailing, please consider including information regarding this construction project.  If you need a short article, I’d be glad to assist.


Thank you for your cooperation and assistance during this much needed work. 

For detailed information please click here Detailed Information

Sincerely,
Denise
Denise Workcuff :: Metro Communications & Engagement ::

Minnesota Department of Transportation :: Phone-voice: 651.234.7502

Denise.Workcuff@state.mn.us

2018 City Of North Branch Winter Parking Restrictions !!!

There is No Parking on any City Street from 1:00 a.m. to 7:00 a.m. and City Parking Lots from 2:00 a.m. to 5:00 a.m. from November 1 to April 1.  Thank You for your cooperation during this winter season and drive safe.
Road Closure-Bridge Replacment
 
Bridge Road will be closed from Hwy. 95 to 380th Street starting September 4, 2018 for the replacement of the bridge structure.
The project is scheduled to be completed by May of 2019.  Thank you for your patience during this process. Please click below to get more details

Detailed Report
 
 
NBPD Accepting Applications for Volunteer Police Reserve Officers

The North Branch Police Department is currently accepting applications for the position of Police Reserve Officer.  Police Reserve Officers are non-licensed and non-paid volunteers who are willing to provide volunteer hours at the North Branch Police Department on a regular basis.  This position provides for a great opportunity for those considering or currently pursuing a career in law enforcement and for those who are in other careers and wish to serve their community by volunteering.  For More information and how to apply, please click here.  

Useful Tools For City Of North Branch Residents!!
League Of Minnesota Cities publishes reports on a yearly basis. It would be very helpful for residents of North Branch to take a look at these and see where North Branch is in comparison to other cities in Minnesota.
 
1. Property Tax calculator and comparison by cities/populations and see where City of North Branch is. A Very useful tool that would be appreciated by all residents of North Branch
 
 
2. Market Value and tax capacity comparison city by city for 2017
 
 
3. Property Tax Reports For Previous Years
 
 
Chisago County Tax Search website.
 
If you are interested in searching Chisago County Taxes by parcel ID or address you can go to the Chisago County website link provided below
 
Register with CodeRED For Emergency, General Community and Severe Weather Notification

CodeRED is a free community notification system that keeps citizen's informed of emergency notifications, general community notifications, and severe weather warnings. If you want to sign up to receive free texts alerts, please click the link below:

https://public.coderedweb.com/cne/en-US/BFB7CC4C6C0A

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