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Docket Number: D-520

Area shown in red:
Geographic area of boundary adjustment:
Pipestone CountyCity of Trosky
Pipestone CountyTownship of Elmer
Acres transferred: 
Total Acreage: 154.07
Transfer Type: Detachment
Date Received: 03/17/14
Decision: Date decision regarding the petition was made - 01/26/15
Outcome: Final outcome of the petition - Approved
Effective: Date the order is effective - 01/26/15
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: City Resolution No. 52, dated April 1, 2014, opposing petition for detachment.
Township Resolution Information: Township Resolution, dated April 2, 2014, supporting petition for detachment.
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: Correspondence to the city; proposal to city for designation of rural service district; telephone conferences with Mayor and city attorney.
Reason: Statement of reasons the petitioner(s) or the municipality is seeking the detachment - Ag land; excess taxes; no benefits; etc.
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 - 05/09/14
Mediation:Date directed into mediation - 05/09/14
Recovened Hearing: Date of reconvened hearing - 11/17/14
Distribution: Date map and petition were sent to state agency contacts - 03/19/14
Comments: Clara Hinz Property. Counsel for the city and the petitioner have agreed on a mediator. Prior to her death on June 20, 2014, Clara Hinz executed a transfer on death deed that conveyed the subject real estate on her death to Joann and and Anthony Pederson, Laura Vatnsdal, John and James Hinz, and Debra Jorgenson as tenants in common. Mediation failed. 9-31-14 referred to hearing. ALJ Jim Mortenson assigned (OAH Docket 5-0330-31819).
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