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Docket Number: D-582

Area shown in red:
Geographic area of boundary adjustment:
Lyon CountyCity of Balaton
Lyon CountyTownship of Rock Lake
Acres transferred: 
Total Acreage: 70.00
Transfer Type: Detachment
Date Received: 12/15/17
Decision: Date decision regarding the petition was made - 03/19/18
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: 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: Petitioners contacted Twp & it agreed to accept detached property (Dec. 12, 2016 minutes attached to petition). City opposed the detachment as indicated by March 13, 2017 resolution attached to petition.
Reason: Statement of reasons the petitioner(s) or the municipality is seeking the detachment - To significantly reduce the tax burden on the land.
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 - 02/09/18
Distribution: Date map and petition were sent to state agency contacts - 12/21/17
Comments: Willia L. and Joan Wendland Property. Area reduced at hearing from 78 acres to 70 acres.
Initiating Documents and Map:
Notice of Hearing: