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NewS AND UPCOMING MEETINGS

Notice of Hearing - Outlet into CD 28 - Outlet into CD 48. Febuary 6th, 2018

2018 Brown County Ditch Assessments (PDF)

Changes to the Brown County Drainage Guidelines:

Once the assessments are approved billings are forwarded to landowners based on these guidelines:

  • Landowners that have less than a $5 assessment will not be assessed.
  • Landowners will be given a period of 60 days to pay assessment billings in full with no interest.
  • Landowners who do not pay in full have the following options:
    • Divide the assessment into two (2) installments on the following year’s tax billing. Interest would be applied at the rate determined annually by the county drainage authority.
    • Landowners assessed over $1,000 on an individual drainage system have the option to amortize the assessment for three (3) years with an interest rate determined annually by the county drainage authority.
    • Landowners assessed over $3,000 on an individual drainage system have the option to amortize the assessment for five (5) years with an interest rate determined annually by the county drainage authority.

About Brown County Drainage:

Brown County has 234.5 Mi of open ditches and 448.6 miles of tiled ditches, consisting of 63 County Ditches and 25 Judicial Ditches. The Brown County Board of Commissioners is the Ditch Authority for County Ditches.


 

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Brown County Courthouse
14 S State Street
PO Box 115
New Ulm, MN 56073-0115

Located on the 2nd floor, Rm 206
Hours: 8 am – 4:30pm Weekdays

Telephone: (507) 233-6613
Fax: (507) 359-1430

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Telephone: (507) 233-6614

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