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Docket Number: D-542

Area shown in red:
Geographic area of boundary adjustment:
Freeborn CountyCity of Hartland
Freeborn CountyTownship of Hartland
Acres transferred: 
Total Acreage: 35.99
Transfer Type: Detachment
Date Received: 12/10/14
Decision: Date decision regarding the petition was made - 07/08/15
Outcome: Final outcome of the petition - Approved
Fee: Filing fee received with petition - 180.00
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 dated 12-20-14; opposing detachment.
Township Resolution Information: Township Resolution dated 12-31-14; 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: A personal appearance was made before the City Council. The matter was presently and discussed. It was flatly refused.
Reason: Statement of reasons the petitioner(s) or the municipality is seeking the detachment - Receives no benefits from the city; strictly cropland so therefore does not need services from the city. Taxes are not in the proportion as to not receiving any benefits from the city.
Buildings: Number and character of buildings - None
Rural: Area is rural in character? - Yes
Improvements: Are there any municipal improvements? - None
Mediation:Date directed into mediation - 01/14/15
Distribution: Date map and petition were sent to state agency contacts - 12/11/14
Comments: Donna L. Rausch Revocable Trust. Chief ALJ Tammy Pust assigned (OAH 84-0330-32141). First hearing scheduled for February 20, 2015 was rescheduled to May 6, 2015. May 6, 2015 hearing rescheduled to May 19, 2015. May 19, 2015 hearing cancelled. Combined Settlement Agreement reached.
Initiating Documents and Map:
City Resolution :
Township Resolution:
Notice of Hearing: