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Docket Number: D-535

Area shown in red:
Geographic area of boundary adjustment:
Red Lake CountyCity of Red Lake Falls
Red Lake CountyTownship of Red Lake Falls
Acres transferred: 
Total Acreage: 19.12
Transfer Type: Detachment
Date Received: 08/14/14
Decision: Date decision regarding the petition was made - 04/28/15
Outcome: Final outcome of the petition - Approved
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: City Resolution #08-03-14, opposing detachment. See Procedural Comments.
Township Resolution Information: Township Resolution dated August 25, 2014; neutral to 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: Went to the City of Red Lake Falls and said the taxes were too high.
Reason: Statement of reasons the petitioner(s) or the municipality is seeking the detachment - Taxes are too high.
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 - 10/08/14
Mediation:Date directed into mediation - 10/08/14
Distribution: Date map and petition were sent to state agency contacts - 08/18/14
Comments: David and Fern Vatthauer Property. ALJ Ann O'Reilly assigned as mediator. Parties will determine mediation date Spring of 2015. Chief ALJ Tammy Pust assigned (OAH Docket 84-0330-32353). April 27, 2015 City passed resolution to withdraw their opposition and support the petition for detachment.
Initiating Documents and Map:
City Resolution :
Township Resolution:
Notice of Hearing: