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Docket Number: D-525

Area shown in red:
Geographic area of boundary adjustment:
Chippewa CountyCity of Milan
Chippewa CountyTownship of Kragero
Acres transferred: 
Total Acreage: 80.00
Transfer Type: Detachment
Date Received: 06/05/14
Decision: Date decision regarding the petition was made - 07/08/15
Outcome: Final outcome of the petition - Approved
Fee: Filing fee received with petition - 400.00
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 R7-14A, dated July 8, 2014, opposing petition for detachment.
Township Resolution Information: Township Resolution dated May 14, 2014 stating the township is neutral.
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: Petitioners sent a letter to the city January 31, 2014 requesting detachment. The city denied their request without providing sufficient grounds for opposing the detachment.
Reason: Statement of reasons the petitioner(s) or the municipality is seeking the detachment - Used exclusively for private agricultural purposes; no public service or utilities, etc.
Buildings: Number and character of buildings - Grain bin on the Kleven Farms, Inc. property.
Rural: Area is rural in character? - Yes
Improvements: Are there any municipal improvements? - None
Population: 0
First Hearing: Date the first hearing was held - 07/23/14
Mediation:Date directed into mediation - 07/23/14
Recovened Hearing: Date of reconvened hearing - 06/05/15
Distribution: Date map and petition were sent to state agency contacts - 06/09/14
Comments: Luther Opjorden, Mark & Jennifer Kleven, Kleven Farms, Inc. Properties. Mediation failed. 10-22-14 referred to hearing. ALJ Ann O'Reilly assigned; reassigned to Barbara Case 10-31-14 (OAH Docket 82-0330-31949). Hearing scheduled for April 15, 2015 cancelled. Settlement reached.
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