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Docket Number: D-508

Area shown in red:
Geographic area of boundary adjustment:
Lincoln CountyCity of Lake Benton
Lincoln CountyTownship of Lake Benton
Acres transferred: 
Total Acreage: 273.32
Transfer Type: Detachment
Abutting Townships and Cities: 
Lincoln CountyTownship of Verdi
Date Received: 04/08/13
Decision: Date decision regarding the petition was made - 06/11/13
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 May 20, 2013; supporting the petition.
Township Resolution Information: Resolution dated April 25, 2013; supports the petition.
Filed with affected city?: Yes
Filed with clerk of the affected township?: Yes
Filed with clerk of any other abutting township or city?: Yes
Filed with county recorder?: Yes
Efforts undertaken to resolve issues forming the basis for the petition: Consulted with Mayor January & August 2012; discussed with city council in meetings December 19, 2012, January 21, 2013, March 4, 12 & 18, 2013.
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 - 05/24/13
Distribution: Date map and petition were sent to state agency contacts - 04/12/13
Comments: Scott, Charlene, Lyle, Pamela Trautman Property. First hearing scheduled for May 24, 2013 cancelled.
Initiating Documents and Map:
Acknowledgement Letter:
City Resolution :
Township Resolution:
Notice of Hearing:
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