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Docket Number: D-584

Area shown in red:
Geographic area of boundary adjustment:
Swift CountyCity of Benson
Swift CountyTownship of Torning
Acres transferred: 
Total Acreage: 35.00
Transfer Type: Detachment
Abutting Townships and Cities: 
Swift CountyTownship of Six Mile Grove
Date Received: 01/04/18
Decision: Date decision regarding the petition was made - 03/15/18
Outcome: Final outcome of the petition - Withdrawn
Fee: Filing fee received with petition - 175.00
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
Filed with affected city?: Yes
Filed with clerk of the affected township?: Yes
Filed with clerk of any other abutting township or city?: Yes
Efforts undertaken to resolve issues forming the basis for the petition: 2017-petitioners rec'd oral approval from twp. Petitioners had discussions with the city, attended Planning/Zoning mtg. Dec. 2017 city attorney advised petitioners’ attorney that the city denied request.
Reason: Statement of reasons the petitioner(s) or the municipality is seeking the detachment - To enroll property in permanent conservation programs as benefits for such easements are greater if located in township; will allow greater recreational & conservation uses of the property including restrictions on use of chemicals & fertilizers.
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 - 01/24/18
Comments: Paul & Lori Schwendemann and Kaleb & Jessica Schwendermann Property. Revised legal description and maps rec'd January 22, 2018. Petitioners and city settled; March 14, 2018 rec'd petitioners' request to withdraw petition.
Initiating Documents and Map:
Initiating Doc and Map Amended:
Notice of Hearing: