Posted on: August 8, 2017

Notice of Public Sale of Tax-Forfeited Lands

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the parcels of land described in the List of Tax-Forfeited Land #2017-01, that is contained herein, shall be sold to the highest bidder at public sale.  The parcels of tax-forfeited land listed on the List of Tax-Forfeited Land #2017-01 have been classified as non-conservation lands; and the properties have been reviewed by the Rice County Soil and Water Conservation Board to identify any and all non-forested marginal land and wetland.  The properties have also been reviewed by the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources who have approved the sale of said lands; and the parcels were released by the cities and townships.  The sale will be governed by the provisions of M.S. 282.01 and by the resolution of the Rice County Board of Commissioners authorizing said sale.  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”.

NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED THAT, that the basic sale price of each parcel on The List of Tax-Forfeited Land #2017-01, that is on file with Clerk of the County Board, be approved and authorized for a public sale of this land be granted, pursuant to M.S. 282.01; that the sale will be held at 10 a.m., September 13, 2017, by the Rice County Auditor-Treasurer at the Rice County Government Services Building, for not less that the terms set forth on the List of Tax-Forfeited Lands #2017-01.

Information about the sale of tax-forfeited land in Rice County can be obtained on the Rice County website at: or at the office of the County Auditor-Treasurer, Rice County Government Services Building, 320 Third Street N.W., Faribault, MN 55021.  Telephone 507-332-6104.


Fran Windschitl, Rice County Auditor-Treasurer, (507) 332-6122

Sara Folsted, Rice County Administrator, (507) 332-6121

List of Tax-Forfeited Land #2017-01
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