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Docket Number: D-509

Area shown in red:
Geographic area of boundary adjustment:
Todd CountyCity of Bertha
Todd CountyTownship of Bertha
Acres transferred: 
Total Acreage: 3.00
Transfer Type: Detachment
Date Received: 04/22/13
Decision: Date decision regarding the petition was made - 07/19/13
Outcome: Final outcome of the petition - Withdrawn
Fee: Filing fee received with petition - 100.00
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 100% and under 40 acres - Yes
City Resolution Information: Resolution 2013-12 opposing detachment petition.
Township Resolution Information: Resolution dated April 29, 2013; neutral to detachment 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: Petitioner made numerous attempts to resolve issues; give solutions to city problems.
Reason: Statement of reasons the petitioner(s) or the municipality is seeking the detachment - The ability to sell liquor on Sunday; currently Amish are unable to work in the city, but are able to in the township; lack of support from the city for infrastructure.
Buildings: Number and character of buildings - 1 building (10,500 square feet)
Rural: Area is rural in character? - Yes
Improvements: Are there any municipal improvements? - City water extended to property in 1990.
Population: 0
First Hearing: Date the first hearing was held - 06/17/13
Mediation:Date directed into mediation - 06/17/13
Distribution: Date map and petition were sent to state agency contacts - 04/29/13
Comments: Robert W. & Mary G Larson (Marlowson Real Estate & Investment, LLC) Property. Area was annexed on November 6, 1991 (OA-224-1). 7-19-13 granted petitioners' withdrawal request, cancelled continued hearing and closed the file.
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