NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the parcels of land described in the List of Tax-Forfeited Land #2017-1, that is contained herein, shall be sold to the highest bidder at public sale.  The sale will be governed by the provisions of Minn. Stat. § 282.01 and by the resolution of the Lyon County Board of Commissioners authorizing said sale.  All property is sold “as is” and may not conform to local building and zoning ordinances.  Lyon County makes no warranty that the land is “buildable.” 

The minimum bid acceptable will not be lower than the basic sale price.  Other charges to be collected at the sale include a 3% surcharge for state assurance account, recording fee of $46, state deed fee of $25, and the state deed tax.  The balances of special assessments subject to reassessment shown in the List of Tax-Forfeited Land #2017-1 are amounts that were levied before and canceled at forfeiture. These are not included in the basic sale price but may be reassessed by the municipality.  The approved County resolution included the following:

  1. All parcels of tax-forfeited land listed on the List of Tax Forfeited Land be classified as non-conservation land;
  2. The basic sale price of each parcel on the List of Tax Forfeited Land #2017-1 be approved and authorization for a public sale of this land be granted, pursuant to Minn. Stat. § 282.01;
  3. The sale will be held at 10:00 AM, Friday, January 5, 2018 by the Lyon County Auditor/Treasurer in the Commissioner Room at 607 West Main St. in Marshall, for not less than the basic sale price; and that all sales shall be full payment with cash, check, or money order at the time of the sale.



Parcel Identification Number


Basic Sale Price

City of Balaton

161 Lake Ave. N.


Corner of Lyon St. & Lake Ave.

$1,000.00  [Image]

City of Florence

250 Roosevelt St.


White house before the alley.

$800.00  [Image]

City of Garvin

No Address (Bare Lot)


4th St. side, between Quincy & Adams St.


No Address (Bare Lot)


3rd St. side, between Quincy & Adams St.


City of Tracy

668 3rd St.


Between Craig Ave. & Hollett St.

see terms & restrictions in the List of Tax-Forfeited Land for Public Sale 2017

$500.00  [Image]

165 1st St. E.


Between State & Union St.

$2,000.00  [Image]

148 Union St.


Between Center & East 1st St.

$3,000.00  [Image]

161 Morgan St. E.

(no house)


Corner of East Morgan & East 1st St.

$500.00  [Image]

200 Union St.


Corner of Union & East 1st St.

$1,000.00  [Image]

 Map link locations are for reference only. For exact property boundaries, a survey must be obtained.

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