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Docket Number: D-492

Area shown in red:
Geographic area of boundary adjustment:
Saint Louis CountyCity of Babbitt
Saint Louis CountyUnorganized Territory of Birch Lake
Acres transferred: 
Total Acreage: 5675.00
Transfer Type: Detachment
Abutting Townships and Cities: 
Saint Louis CountyTownship of Waasa
Date Received: 05/02/12
Decision: Date decision regarding the petition was made - 06/10/13
Outcome: Final outcome of the petition - Denied
Fee: Filing fee received with petition - 600.00
Map: Map of the affected area received - Yes
Description: Legal description of the affected area received - Yes
Minn. Stat. § 414.06, subd. 1: Petition of 75% and over 40 acres - Yes
Reason: Statement of reasons the petitioner(s) or the municipality is seeking the detachment - rural vacant; residential; non-commercial seasonal; city-owned; state-administered land; tax forfeited state land; agricultural; commercial
Buildings: Number and character of buildings - Homes, garages, barns, and other various buildings.
Rural: Area is rural in character? - Yes
Improvements: Are there any municipal improvements? - None
Population: 115
First Hearing: Date the first hearing was held - 06/11/12
Subd. 16: Date Subdivision 16 invoked - 06/12/12
Recovened Hearing: Date of reconvened hearing - 04/04/13
Distribution: Date map and petition were sent to state agency contacts - 05/02/12
Comments: All of Sections 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 17, 18, and 19; T.60N-R.13W. 8-28-12 referred to hearing (ALJ Bruce Johnson assigned).
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Acknowledgement Letter:
Notice of Hearing:
Notice of Hearing Reconvened:
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Referral to ALJ: