Notice is hereby given that a parcel of land (vacant lot) located at 505 S. Sherman Street, Houston, MN 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 Houston County Board of Commissioners authorizing such sale.

The resolution reads as follows:

BE IT RESOLVED THAT Parcel #24.0411.000 of tax-forfeited land listed on List of Tax-Forfeited Land #1 be classified as non-conservation land; that the basic sale price be set at $11,000.00, and that authorization for a public sale of this land be granted, pursuant to M.S. 282.01; that the sale will be held at 9:00 a.m. on Thursday, January 10, 2013, by the Houston County

Auditor in the Commissioners Room at the Houston County Courthouse,for not less than the basic sale price; and that full payment of the purchase price and the additional costs shall be due at the time of sale.

In addition to the sale price, the purchaser shall be responsible for the following costs: 3% surcharge for the state assurance account; State Deed Fee of $25.00; Deed Filing Fee of $46.00; State Deed Tax in the amount of 0.33% of the sales price.

For further information contact the County Auditor's Office, 304 S. Marshall Street; Room #111; Caledonia, MN 55921. Telephone (507) 725-5803.

By: Char Meiners, Houston County Auditor