City of Ypsilanti

Posted on: May 30, 2017

PUBLIC NOTICE: 15 Year LDFA Extension

CITY OF YPSILANTI

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING ON

CITY COUNCIL RESOLUTION TO AMEND THE

ANN ARBOR/YPSILANTI SMART ZONE LOCAL DEVELOPMENT FINANCING AUTHORITY

TAX INCREMENT FINANCING AND DEVELOPMENT PLAN

The Ypsilanti City Council will conduct a public hearing at 7:00 p.m. on June 20, 2017, in the City Hall Council Chamber, 1 S. Huron Street, Ypsilanti, MI, for the purpose of providing the fullest opportunity for expression of public opinion, for argument on the merits, and for introduction of documentary evidence pertinent to the amendment of the Development Plan and TIF Plan of the Ann Arbor/Ypsilanti SmartZone LDFA. All aspects of the Tax Increment Financing and Development Plan will be open for discussion at the Public Hearing.

The City Councils of Ann Arbor and Ypsilanti approved application to MEDC for extension of the term of the Ann Arbor/Ypsilanti SmartZone Local Development Financing Authority and the Board of the Ann Arbor/Ypsilanti SmartZone Local Development Financing Authority has presented the City Councils of Ann Arbor and Ypsilanti with proposed amendments to its Tax Increment Financing and Development Plan to carry out its purpose during the extension period if approved by MEDC; and

The proposed amendments to the LDFA Tax Increment and Financing Plan apply to the following described property:

LEGAL DESCRIPTION OF DISTRICT BOUNDARIES

IN THE CITIES OF ANN ARBOR AND YPSILANTI COUNTY OF WASHTENAW, MICHIGAN

Property in the City of Ypsilanti

Commencing on the centerline of Ferris Street at a point 106 feet West of South Washington Street;

thence West along the centerline of Ferris Street to the centerline of Hamilton Street; thence North to a point where the North line of Pearl Street intersects if that line is extended West along the North line of Pearl Street; thence East along the North line of Pearl Street to the West line of North Adams Street; thence North to a point 231 feet South of the South line of Washtenaw Avenue; thence East to the East line of North Washington Street; thence South to the Northwest corner of Parcel 11-11-486-005; thence East 140.25 feet to the Northeast corner of said Parcel; thence South to the Northwest corner of Parcel 11-11-486-022; thence East to the East line of North Huron Street; thence South to the Northwest corner of Parcel 11-11-401-017; thence East to the East line of the Huron River; thence Southerly along the East line of the Huron River to the North side of the Michigan Avenue Bridge thence; East to the East end of the bridge; thence South to the centerline of Water street; thence West along the South side of the Michigan Avenue Bridge to the East line of the Huron River; thence Southerly along the East line of the Huron River to a point where the centerline of Ferris Street intersects if that line is extended; thence West along the centerline of Ferris Street to the point of beginning.

Property in the City of Ann Arbor

Beginning at the southwest corner of the intersection of South University and East University Streets rights-of-way; thence south along the west right-of-way line of East University Street approximately 330 feet; thence east to a point 132 feet west of the east right-of-way line of Church Street; thence north 27 feet; thence east 56 feet; thence south 15 feet; thence east to the east right-of-way line to Church Street; thence north along Church Street to the southwest corner of Lot #2, Block 1, R.S. Smith’s Second Addition; thence easterly approximately 165 feet; thence north 44 feet; thence east approximately 360 feet to the west line of Lot #9, Block 5, R.S. Smith’s Second Addition; thence north approximately 155 feet to the south right-of-way line of South University Street; thence east along a south right-of-way line of East University Street to the northeast right-of-way line of Washtenaw Avenue; thence northwesterly along said line to the north right-of-way line of North University Street; thence west along the north right-of-way line of North University Street to the east right-of-way line of South Thayer Street; thence north approximately 1,030 feet to the north line of Lot #1 of Eastern Addition (110 North Thayer Street); thence west to the east right-of-way line of North State Street; thence north approximately 70 feet; thence west to the northwest corner of Lot #17, of Assessor’s Plat No. 8; thence south to the north line of Lot #18 of said plat; thence west to the east line of Lot #20 of said Assessor’s Plat No. 8; thence north along the east line of said Lot #20 to the north line of said lot; thence west 150.08 feet to the east line of Lot #1 of Assessor’s Plat No. 8; thence south to the southeast corner of said lot; thence westerly and southerly along the northwest side of Lot #22 and the north side of Lot #23 of Assessor’s Plat No. 8 to the east right-of-way line of North Division Street; thence northwesterly to a point 4 feet south of the northeast corner of Lot #8 of original plat of Ann Arbor; thence west approximately 101 feet; thence north 3.3 feet; thence west to a point 27 feet east of the northwest corner of Lot #10, original plat of Ann Arbor; thence north along a line that is 27 feet west of the east line of Lot #10 to the north right-of- way line of Ann Street; thence west along the north right-of-way line of said street to the a point that is 16.5 feet east of the southwest corner of Lot #2 of original plat of Ann Arbor; thence north 132 feet on a line parallel with the west line of said Lot #2 to a point that is 16.5 feet of the northwest corner of Lot #2; thence east 10 feet along the north line of Lot #2; thence north 198 feet along a line parallel to and 40 feet west of the east line of Lot #15 of original plat of Ann Arbor to the southwest corner of Lot #149 of Assessor’s Plat No. 29; thence east 74.37 feet to the southeast corner of Lot #150 of Assessor’s Plat #29; thence north 132.35 feet to the northeast corner of Lot #150, Assessor’s Plat No. 29; thence east along the north side of Lots #151, #153, #154, #155, and #158 of Assessor’s Plat No. 29, extended to the east side of the North Division Street right-of-way; thence north along the east right-of-way line of North Division Street to the northwest corner of Lot #2 of Assessor’s Plat No. 6; thence west to the southwest corner of Lot #141 of Assessor’s Plat No. 29; thence north along the west line of said lot extended to the north right-of-way line of East Kingsley Street; thence west along the north right-of-way of East and West Kingsley Street to the intersection of the right-of-way line of North First Street with the north right-of-way line of West Kingsley Street; thence south 4° 02’ 10” west 131.56 feet; thence north 83° 23’ 50” west 137.76 feet; thence south 15° 31’ 45” west 66 feet; thence south 15° 01’ 40” west 350.49 feet to the north right-of-way line of Miller Avenue; thence northwest along the northeasterly right-of-way line of Miller Avenue to a point approximately 125 feet northwest of the northwest intersection of the rights-of-way of Spring Street and Miller Avenue; thence southwesterly along the northwest right-of- way of Chapin Street to intersect with the southwest right-of way of Third Street; thence southeast along said southwest right-of-way line of Third Street to a point intersecting with the south right-of-way line of West Washington Street; thence east along said south right-of-way line of West Washington Street to the northeast corner of Lot #1 of Krause’s Addition; thence south along the east side of Lots #1, #3, #4, #5, #6, #7, #8, and #9 of Krause’s Addition to a point intersecting with the southeast right-of-way line of West Liberty Street; thence northeasterly along said southeasterly right-of-way line of West Liberty Street to a point intersecting with the west right-of-way line of Second Street; thence south along said west right-of-way line to the intersection of the west right-of-way line of Second Street with the south right-of-way line of West William Street; thence east along the south right-of-way line of West William Street to the west right-of-way line of First Street; thence south along the west right-of-way line of First Street to the intersection of the north right-of-way line of Jefferson Street with the west right-of- way line of First Street; thence east to the west right-of-way line of South Ashley Street; thence south along said west right-of-way line of South Ashley Street to the south right-of-way line of West Mosley Street; thence east along said south right-of-way line of West Mosley Street to the northwest right-of- way line of the Ann Arbor Railroad right-of-way; thence northeasterly along the northwest right-of-way line of said Ann Arbor Railroad to a point intersecting the south right-of-way line of West Madison Street; thence east along said south right-of-way line to a point in the line with the extension of the east right-of-way line of South Fourth Avenue; thence north along the east right-of-way line of South Fourth Avenue to a point approximately 33 feet north of the southwest corner of Lot #7, Block 55, R5E, Ann Arbor land Co.’s Addition; thence west to a point 33 feet north of the southwest corner of Lot #10, Block 55, R4E, Ann Arbor Land Co.’s Addition; thence north along the west side of Lots #10, #11, #12, #13, #14, #15, #16, #17, and #18 of said block, and continuing north along the east right-of-way line of 16-foot wide alley between Main Street and Fourth Avenue to a point 6 feet south of the northwest corner of Lot #15, Block 45, R4E, original plat of Ann Arbor; thence east to the west right-of-way line of South Fourth Avenue; thence south along said right-of-way line 99 feet to appoint on said right-of-way line; thence east along a line parallel with and 31.5 feet south of north line of Lot #3, Block 45, R5E, original plat of Ann Arbor to the west line of Lot #14 of said block; thence south 1.5 feet, thence east to the west line of South Fifth Avenue; thence north along the west right-of-way line of South Fifth Avenue 36 feet; thence west approximately 132 feet to a point 3 feet north of the southwest corner of Lot #15 of said block; thence north 52 feet; thence east 132 feet to the west right-of-way line of South Fifth Avenue thence northeasterly to a point 66 feet south of the northwest corner of Lot #1, Block 45, R6E, original plat of Ann Arbor; thence east 189 feet; thence south 16.5 feet; thence east to a point on the east right- of-way line of Hamilton Place approximately 50 feet north of the southwest corner of Lot #8 of said block; thence north approximately 25 feet; thence east 66.15 feet; thence south 138.1 feet; thence east 33 feet; thence north 66 feet; thence east to the southeast corner of Lot #2, Block 45, R7E, Ann Arbor Land Co.’s Addition; thence north 66 feet, thence east approximately 132 feet to the west right-of-way line of Thompson Street; thence south 66 feet; thence east to the southeast corner of Lot #2, Block 45, R8E, Ann Arbor Land Co.’s Addition; thence north to the southwest corner of Lot #16 of said block; thence 132 feet to the west right-of-way line of Maynard Street; thence south approximately 40 feet; thence east to the west right-of-way line of South State Street; thence south to the south right-of-way line of South University Street; thence east to the point of beginning.

The maps, plats, and a description of the Plan, including the method of relocating individuals/families who may be displaced from the area, and a map and description of the property to which the Plan applies, are on file in the Office of the City Clerk of the City of Ypsilanti and available for public examination.

Questions concerning the public hearing may be directed to the City Clerk’s office at (734) 483-1100

Frances McMullan, City Clerk

Publish: May 25, 2017 and June 12, 2017

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