February 11, 2014
NOTICE OF FINAL HEARING
For Improvement to and Redetermination of Benefits for Judicial Ditch 3 Yellow Medicine and Lyon
Notice is hereby given that the final hearing on the pending Petition for Improvement to Judicial Ditch 3 YM & L and the redetermination of benefits of Judicial Ditch 3 YM & L is hereby set as follows:
Tuesday, February 25, 2014 at 1:00 p.m., in the County Board Room at the Yellow Medicine County Government Center, 180 8th Avenue in Granite Falls, MN.
The purpose of the hearing is to consider the petition, the engineer's report for the Improvement to Judicial Ditch 3 YM&L, the viewers' reports for the Improvement to Judicial Ditch 3 YM & L and for the redetermination of benefits for Judicial Ditch 3 YM & L, and to determine any separable maintenance.
The affected properties and landowners are as follows:
* Portions of Townships 25, 26, 35 and 36 of Sandnes Township in Yellow Medicine County. Landowners are Michael & Gloria Gunlogson, Howard Torke, Chad & Vanessa Torke, Thomas O. Isaackson, John Wayne Murphy, Fagen Farms LLP, Lauris Cole, Otis C. Torke, Orlen Torke, Wayne & Deborah Carlson, Eric Pruess, Elvera Cole, Diane Kosen Johnson, Irene Timm, Lowell Hellie, Christopher Long, Casey Long, Kevin Arneson, Dennis Stelter, Rachel Hagen, Ken & Timothy Isaackson, Yellow Medicine County and Sandnes Township.
* Portions of Townships 1, 2, 11 and 12 in Lucas Township in Lyon County. Landowners are Steven & Sandra Boerboom, Marie & Elton Nelson, Ken Isaackson, Thomas Isaackson, Steven & Jane Remiger, Dale & Debra Louwagie, Kim & Carolyn Runholt, Kenneth & Sandra Isaackson, Norman Nelson, Galbraith Family Ltd Partnership, Lyon County and Lucas Township.
A brief description of Improvement to Judicial Ditch 3 YM&L consists of the following:
Main: Starting point at approximately 510th Street, 600 ft. north of the Yellow Medicine and Lyon line. General course approximately following the existing main in a northerly course to the terminus located in the NE 1/4 of Section 26 Sandnes Township, outletting into existing Judicial Ditch 24 YM&L.
Branch J: Starting in NE 1/4 of Section 25 Sandnes Township following a general course to the southwest, terminus at the main in SW 1/4 of Section 26 Sandnes Township.
Branch I: Starting in SE 1/4 of Section 36 Sandnes Township following a general course to the northwest, terminus at the main located in NW 1/4 of Section 36 Sandnes Township.
Branch F and F-2: Starting in southerly and westerly parts of NW 1/4 of Section 1 Lucas Township following a general course to the north terminus at the main in the SW of Section 36 Sandnes Township.
The engineer's final detailed survey report, the viewers' report for the improvement and redetermination of benefits , and , the property owner's report have been filed and are available for review by interested parties. If you would like to review these reports or have questions regarding this hearing, please contact Yellow Medicine County Ditch Inspector Chris Balfany at 320-669-1174 or Lyon County Ditch Inspector Todd Hammer at 507-532-8208.
Judicial Ditch 3 YM & L Drainage Authority
Yellow Medicine County Property & Public Services Director
Lyon County Auditor/Treasurer