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Docket Number: D-579

Area shown in red:
Geographic area of boundary adjustment:
Lyon CountyCity of Taunton
Lyon CountyTownship of Eidsvold
Acres transferred: 
Total Acreage: 77.90
Transfer Type: Detachment
Date Received: 05/05/17
Decision: Date decision regarding the petition was made - 06/02/17
Outcome: Final outcome of the petition - Denied
Fee: Filing fee received with petition - 390.00
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 opposing detachment petition.
Township Resolution Information: Township resolution opposing detachment petition.
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: Discussed taxes and possible detachment with City; 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. Used solely for ag purposes and is tilled cropland; no services provided to the property.
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 - 05/09/17
Comments: Michael J. and LuAnn M. Fier Living Trust (Parcels 30-017005-0; 30-017004-0; 30-017009-0). Denied pursuant to Minn. Stat. 414.06, subd. 2 (petition by owner; city and township opposing).
Initiating Documents and Map:
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Township Resolution:
Notice of Hearing: