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Docket Number: D-565

Area shown in red:
Geographic area of boundary adjustment:
Lyon CountyCity of Florence
Lyon CountyTownship of Shelburne
Acres transferred: 
Total Acreage: 13.85
Transfer Type: Detachment
Date Received: 05/31/16
Decision: Date decision regarding the petition was made - 06/27/16
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: Supporting resolution dated June 13, 2016.
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: Several years ago Petitioner talked with a city council member, and discussed detachment and real estate taxes with the city council at a city council meeting. The City refused to take action.
Reason: Statement of reasons the petitioner(s) or the municipality is seeking the detachment - Exorbitant real estate taxes with no corresponding benefit. Property is used solely for agricultural purposes and is tilled cropland. No city services provided, except for water and sewer which is available to Parcel 3.
Buildings: Number and character of buildings - None
Rural: Area is rural in character? - Yes
Improvements: Are there any municipal improvements? - None
Population: 0
Distribution: Date map and petition were sent to state agency contacts - 05/31/16
Comments: Shawn Dreckman Property
Initiating Documents and Map:
City Resolution :