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NOTICE OF PUBLIC SALE OF TAX-FORFEITED LANDS NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the parcels described in the List of Tax-Forfeited Land #22-001 that is contained herein shall be sold to the highest bidder at public sale. The sale will be governed by the provisions of M.S. 282.01 and by the resolution of the Douglas County Board of Commissioners authorizing such sale. The resolution passed on February 16, 2022 reads as follows: DOUGLAS COUNTY BOARD RESOLUTION NO. 22-22 WHEREAS, the County Board of Douglas County, Minnesota, did on the 19th day of October, 2021, classify lands as non-conservation land, becoming the property of the State for the non-payment of taxes; BE IT RESOLVED that all parcels of tax-forfeited land listed on the List of Tax-Forfeited Land #22-001 having become the absolute property of the State and having been classified for sale according to law; that the basic sale price of each parcel on the List of Tax-Forfeited Land #22-001 that is on file with the County Auditor/Treasurer and contained herein, be approved and authorization for a public sale of this land be granted, pursuant to Minn. Stat. §282.01; BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that the sale will be held at 9:00 A.M. on Thursday, March 17, 2022, by the Douglas County Auditor/Treasurer at the Douglas County Administration Building -Board Room, for not less that the basic sale price and sold to the highest bidder. BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that the conditions and terms of the public sale shall be described in the list contained herein and approved by the Douglas County Board of Commissioners. Full payment is to be made by CASH or CERTIFIED CHECK ONLY. Lands to be sold are as follows: LIST OF TAX-FOREITED LAND #22-001 FOR PUBLIC SALE NON-RESIDENTAL PROPERTIES Parcel Number ADDRESS/LEGAL • APPRAISED VALUE • ASSESSMENTS AFTER FORFEITURE • BASIC SALES PRICE ASSESSMENTS BEFORE FORFEITURE SUBJECT TO REASSESSMENT CITY OF EVANSVILLE 72-0021-000 xxxMeeker Street Lots 4-6, Block 4, Willius Rearrangement & Enlargement of East Evansville Appraised Value: $ 3,000.00 Assessments after forfeiture: $ .00 Basic Sale Price: $ 3,000.00 $13,511.04 72-0066-000 xxxKron Street All of Block 9, Willius Rearrangement and Enlargement of East Evansville, except the following described parcel to-wit: A part of Block 9 of Willius Re arrangement and Enlargement of East Evansville, described as follows, towit: Commencing at the southernmost corner of Block 9; thence Northeasterly along the line of Block 9 a distance of 100 feet; thence at right angles Northwesterly a distance of 300 feet more or less to the Northwesterly line of Block 9; thence Southwesterly to the westernmost corner of Block 9; thence Southeasterly to the point of beginning. Appraised Value: $100.00 Assessments after forfeiture: $ .00 Basic Sales Price: $100.00 $7,744.93 72-0112-000 xxxKron Street The Southwest Half (SW½) of Lot 7, in Block 18, of East Evansville, Minnesota, as per plat thereof recorded in the office of the Register of Deeds in and for said Douglas County, Minnesota. Appraised Value: $100.00 Assessments after forfeiture: $ .00 Basic Sales Price: $100.00 $0 72-0173-000 2nd Street N Lot 8&9, Block 6, Original Evansville Appraised Value: $1,000.00 Assessments after forfeiture: $ .0 Basic Sales Price: $1,000.00 $3,245.17 72-0205-000 3rd Street N Lot 1, Block 12, Townsite of Evansville, excepting a piece 40 feet in width lying along the side of and parallel to the rightof- way of the St. Paul, Minneapolis & Manitoba Railroad. Appraised Value: $100.00 Assessments after forfeiture: $ .0 Basic Sales Price: $100.00 $2,109.97 72-0267-000 xxxCentral Lakes Trail Lot 14, L.E. Thompson’s Addition to the City of Evansville, Section 3, Township 129, Range 40 Appraised Value: $100.00 Assessments after forfeiture: $ .0 Basic Sales Price: $100.00 $0 72-0268-000 xxxCentral Lakes Trail Lot 15, L.E. Thompson’s Addition to the City of Evansville, Section 3, Township 129, Range 40. Appraised Value: $100.00 Assessments after forfeiture: $ .0 Basic Sales Price: $100.00 $0 72-0277-110 512 Main Street Lot 12, Block 1 East Side Addition to Evansville, Appraised Value: $1,000.00 Assessments after forfeiture: $ .00 Basic Sales Price: $1,000.00 $7,218.78 RESIDENTIAL PROPERTIES RADON WARNING STATEMENT The Minnesota Department of Health strongly recommends that ALL homebuyers have an indoor radon test performed prior to purchase or taking occupancy and recommends having the radon levels mitigated if elevated radon concentrations are found. Elevated radon concentrations can easily be reduced by a qualified, certified, or licensed, if applicable, radon mitigator. Every buyer of an interest in residential real property is notified that the property may present exposure to dangerous levels of indoor radon gas that may place occupants at risk of developing radon-induced lung cancer. Radon, a Class A human carcinogen, is the leading cause of lung cancer in nonsmokers and the second leading cause overall. The seller of any interest in residential real property is required to provide the buyer with any information on radon test results of the dwelling. Has radon testing occurred on the following property? Douglas County is not aware of any radon testing conducted on the following property. Radon records available? No Radon concentration levels: Unknown Is a radon mitigation system in place on the property? No Parcel Number ADDRESS/LEGAL • APPRAISED VALUE • ASSESSMENTS AFTER FORFEITURE • BASIC SALES PRICE ASSESSMENTS BEFORE FORFEITURE SUBJECT TO REASSESSMENT CITY OF BRANDON 66-0041-025 106 Hayes Avenue Lot 3, Block 2, Third Addition to Brandon; according to the recorded plat on file and of record in the Office of the County Recorder, Douglas County, Minnesota. Appraised Value: $32,600.00 Assessments after forfeiture: $ .00 Basic Sales Price: $32,600.00 $0 Dated at Alexandria, Minnesota this 16th day of February, 2022. BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS DOUGLAS COUNTY, MINNESOTA __________________________________________________ Tim Kalina, Chair ATTEST: ____________________________________________________ Vicki L. Doehling, Auditor/Treasurer (Seal) Douglas County, MN TERMS FOR THE SALE OF TAX-FORFEITED LAND FOR DOUGLAS COUNTY Public Sales: Basic Sale Price All parcels are offered at public auction and sold to the highest bidder. The minimum bid acceptable is the basic sale price that is shown on the list of tax-forfeited land. The basic sale price is equal to the appraised value or the appraised value plus any extra charges for special assessments levied after forfeiture and for hazardous waste control. Extra Fees and Costs in Addition to the Basic Sale Price The following fees will be collected at the time of sale: 3% surcharge for the state assurance account $25.00 state deed fee $46.00 deed filing fee State deed tax of $1.65 per $500 of the sale price or a fraction thereof $50.00 well certificate fee (if required) $250 administrative fee In addition, the buyer will be responsible for any and all costs for the determination of property boundaries. Payment Terms Cash or certified check (full payment at the time of sale) Special Assessments The balance of any special assessments which were levied before forfeiture and canceled at forfeiture and which exceed the amount of the sale price MAY BE REASSESSED BY THE MUNICIPALITY. These special assessments are shown on the list of tax-forfeited land under the column entitled “Assessments Before Forfeiture.” Local improvements not yet assessed, and the special assessments levied after the forfeiture, must be assumed by the purchaser. IT IS THE RESPONSIBILITY OF THE PROSPECTIVE BUYER to contact the proper agency to determine special assessments that may have been canceled and may be subject to reassessment and the agency’s terms thereof. Conditions Sales are subject to the following restrictions on the use of the properties: 1. Liens and Encumbrances which follow the property; 2. Existing Leases; 3. Easements obtained by a government subdivision or state agency for a public purpose; 4. Building Codes and Zoning Laws; 5. All sales are final with no refunds or exchanges allowed; and 6. The appraised value does not represent a basis for future taxes. All property is sold “AS IS” and may not conform to local building and zoning ordinances. THE COUNTY MAKES NO WARRANTY that the land is “buildable”. THE COUNTY IS NOT RESPONSIBLE for the location of or for determining property lines or boundaries. NO WARRANTIES as to physical condition of the property or soil conditions have been made by the county, its employees or agents. Private Sales: Parcels Not Sold at Public Auction Any parcel not sold at public sale may be purchased after the public sale by paying the basic sale price. The basic sale price cannot be changed until the parcel is reappraised, republished, and again offered at a later public sale Title: Proof of Ownership The buyer will receive a receipt at the time of the sale. The Department of Revenue will issue a state quitclaim deed. A state deed has the characteristics of a patent from the State of Minnesota. IN ORDER TO PROTECT YOUR LEGAL INTERESTS, WE RECOMMEND THAT YOU CONSULT WITH YOUR ATTORNEY ON LEGAL MATTERS.