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Docket Number: D-503

Area shown in red:
Geographic area of boundary adjustment:
Lincoln CountyCity of Arco
Lincoln CountyTownship of Lake Stay
Acres transferred: 
Total Acreage: 138.48
Transfer Type: Detachment
Date Received: 10/29/12
Decision: Date decision regarding the petition was made - 07/15/13
Outcome: Final outcome of the petition - Approved
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
City Resolution Information: Resolution dated June 11, 2013; "...not to oppose the petition for detachment further."
Township Resolution Information: Resolution dated November 12, 2012; neutral to petition.
Filed with affected city?: Yes
Filed with clerk of the affected township?: Yes
Filed with county recorder?: Yes
Efforts undertaken to resolve issues forming the basis for the petition: None
Reason: Statement of reasons the petitioner(s) or the municipality is seeking the detachment - Tilled cropland; exorbitant real estate taxes with no corresponding benefit.
Buildings: Number and character of buildings - None
Rural: Area is rural in character? - Yes
Improvements: Are there any municipal improvements? - None
Population: 0
First Hearing: Date the first hearing was held - 12/19/13
Mediation:Date directed into mediation - 12/19/12
Distribution: Date map and petition were sent to state agency contacts - 10/29/12
Comments: Serreyn Trust Property. Parties selected Bruce Christopherson as mediator. City Resolution 121113, dated November 13, 2012, opposing petition for detachment received on December 20, 2013. July 8, 2013 received City Resolution dated June 11, 2013 - city chooses not to oppose the petition for detachment further.
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