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Public Notice PUBLIC HEARING NOTICE BY THE KOOCHICHING COUNTY BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS FOR A BUSINESS SUBSIDY COUNTY TAX ABATEMENT The Koochiching County Board of Commissioners will hold a public hearing pursuant to Minnesota Statute 469.1813 Sub 5 on Monday, March 20, 2017 at 6:30 p.m., in the boardroom of the Courthouse in International Falls, for the purpose of receiving public comment to determine the County's interest in granting a County property tax abatement for ten years to Granite Digital Realty, LLC, d/b/a its subsidiary Granite Digital Realty ARC I, LLC (hereafter called the "Developer") for a private business development located at 1804 Third Avenue West, International Falls, Minnesota (formerly known as The Koochiching County US Army Reserve Center) and legally described as all of Blocks Five (5) and Six (6), Plat of First Division of International Falls, according to the plat thereof on file and of record in the Office of the Register of Deeds within and for Koochiching County, Minnesota; and that part of 4th Avenue West, and those alleys lying in Blocks Five (5) and Six (6), bounded on the North by the South right of way line of 18th Street, and bounded on the South by the North right of way line of 19th Street. The tract of land herein described contains 5.84 acres, more or less. The County tax abatement being considered for the Developer for the above mentioned property is expected to exceed $300,000 of County property tax abatement over the ten year period. The Developer by March 1, 2019 will commence development of a multimillion dollar data center campus (Phase I) providing a minimum of 17 full time equivalent jobs and endure to construct an additional multimillion data hall and backup power production facility (Phase II) of similar size, scope and economic impact based on market conditions upon completion of Phase I development. Oral comments will be received during the hearing and written comments may be submitted to the Administration Office, Courthouse at 715 4th Street, International Falls, MN 56649. Deadline for submitting written comment is Friday, March 17, 2017. By the order of the Koochiching County Board: Jenny Herman County Administration Director The Journal March 11th, 2017