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Docket Number: D-555

Area shown in red:
Geographic area of boundary adjustment:
Lyon CountyCity of Russell
Lyon CountyTownship of Lyons
Acres transferred: 
62.36
Total Acreage: 62.36
Transfer Type: Detachment
Date Received: 10/14/15
Decision: Date decision regarding the petition was made - 12/08/15
Outcome: Final outcome of the petition - Denied
Fee: Filing fee received with petition - 315.00
Map: Map of the affected area received - Yes
Description: Legal description of the affected area received - Yes
Minn. Stat. 414.06, subd. 1: City Resolution - Yes
City Resolution Information: City resolution opposing detachment.
Township Resolution Information: Township resolution opposing detachment.
Minn. Stat. § 414.06, subd. 1: Petition of 75% and over 40 acres - Yes
City Resolution Information: City resolution opposing detachment petition.
Township Resolution Information: Township resolution opposing detachment petition.
Filed with affected city?: Yes
Filed with property owner(s) who have not signed petition?: Yes
Filed with county recorder?: Yes
Efforts undertaken to resolve issues forming the basis for the petition: None
Reason: Statement of reasons the petitioner(s) or the municipality is seeking the detachment - Used solely for agricultural purposes and is tilled cropland; no city services provided to the property; exorbitant taxes with no corresponding benefit; Petitioner talked with city officials.
Buildings: Number and character of buildings - None
Improvements: Are there any municipal improvements? - None
Distribution: Date map and petition were sent to state agency contacts - 10/15/15
Comments: Scott Williams Property. Chief ALJ Tammy Pust assigned (OAH 84-0330-32912). Denied pursuant to Minn. Stat. 414.06, subd. 2 (petition by owner; city and township opposing).
Initiating Documents and Map:
City Resolution :
Township Resolution: