What is the redetermination of benefits process?

  • A Resolution of the Drainage Authority.
  • A team of three Viewers are appointed to perform the redetermination and report the benefits and damages to landowners and the Drainage Authority.
  • An engineer may be appointed to assist the Viewers.
  • The Viewers’ Report  is filed with the Faribault County Auditors Office.
  • A property owners’ report is prepared by the Auditor from the Viewers’ Report and a copy is mailed to each parcel owner affected by the drainage system.
  • A hearing is held to review the report within 30 days after the property owners’ report is  mailed.
  • The property owners’ report can be appealed up to 30 days after the Drainage Authority accepts it.

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