Stacy-Lent Annexation Information

Please see the Current Events page for the most up to date information on the annexation and the upcoming special election. 

December 29, 2023: Effective Date of Annexation. The Township will cease to exist as a separate entity and shall be fully incorporated within the City of Stacy. There will be a transitional period between the effective date of the annexation and the special election, where the Township and City staff will merge to the newly combined City of Stacy and temporary offices/hours will be set until the special election is held and the new council is seated in May of 2024. Current Township and City staff will continue to be employed under the newly combined City, so you will still see the same friendly faces!

August 29, 2023: The Order Approving Annexation was sent to the City and the Township from the MBAU. The effective date is December 29, 2023. 

August 8, 2023: The Stacy City Council and the Lent Township Board met at the regularly scheduled City Council meeting to consider the adoption of the Amended Orderly Annexation Agreement. The Amended Joint Resolution for Orderly Annexation was approved by both and signed. It was sent to the MBAU shortly thereafter for review and approval. 

June/July 2023: Due to transition issues dealing with finances and special election timing, it was necessary to make amendments the original Orderly Annexation Agreement that was submitted to the MBAU at the end of May 2023

May 23, 2023: The Stacy City Council and the Lent Township Board met to consider adoption of the Orderly Annexation Agreement, as well as other related matters, at the Lent Town Hall. The Joint Resolution for Orderly Annexation was approved by both and signed. It was sent to the Minnesota Municipal Boundary Adjustment Unit (MBAU) at the end of May 2023 for review by the Administrative Law Judge prior to approval. 

April 27, 2023: The Chisago City Annexation of some Lent Township properties is complete. 

April 18, 2023: The updated Chisago City Orderly Annexation was approved via resolution 2023-5. 

March 1, 2023: The North Branch Annexation of some Lent Township properties is complete. 

February 21, 2023: The Chisago City and North Branch Orderly Annexations of Lent Township were approved via resolutions 2023-5 and 2023-6, respectively (Meeting Minutes).

January 17, 2023: A meeting of the Lent Township Board was held at Lent Town Hall (Meeting Minutes).

December 20, 2022: A meeting of the Lent Township Board was held at Lent Town Hall (Meeting Minutes).

November 1, 2022: A meeting of the Stacy City Council and the Lent Township Board was held at Stacy City Hall (Meeting Minutes).

October 18, 2022: A meeting of the Lent Township Board was held at Lent Town Hall (Meeting Minutes).

October 11, 2022: A meeting of the Stacy City Council was held at Stacy City Hall (Meeting Minutes).

October 11, 2022: A special meeting of the Stacy City Council was held at Stacy City Hall to discuss employee related matters to do with annexation  (Meeting Minutes)

September 27, 2022: A meeting of the Stacy City Council and the Lent Township Board was held at Stacy City Hall to discuss employee related matters to do with annexation (Meeting Minutes).

September 20, 2022: A meeting of the Lent Township Board was held at Lent Town Hall (Meeting Minutes)

September 13, 2022: A meeting of the Stacy City Council was held at the Stacy Hall (Meeting Minutes)

August 16, 2022: A meeting of the Lent Township Board was held at Lent Town Hall regarding the annexation (Meeting Minutes).

July 25, 2022: The Stacy City Council attended a public meeting at Lent Town Hall regarding the annexation. 

June 21, 2022: A meeting of the Lent Township Board was held at Lent Town Hall (Meeting Minutes)

June 13, 2022: A meeting of the Stacy City Council and the Lent Township Board will was held at Stacy City Hall (Meeting Minutes).

May 19, 2022: A meeting of the Stacy City Council and the Lent Township Board was held at Stacy City Hall (Meeting Minutes).

May 2, 2022: A meeting of the Stacy City Council and the Lent Township Board was held at Stacy City Hall (Meeting Minutes).

April 19, 2022: A meeting of the Lent Township Board was held at Lent Town Hall (Meeting Minutes)

April 11, 2022: A meeting of the Stacy Lent Community Merger Group was held at Lent Town Hall.

April 4, 2022: A meeting of the Stacy Lent Community Merger Group was held at Lent Town Hall.

March 28, 2022: A meeting of the Stacy Lent Community Merger Group was held at Lent Town Hall.

March 21, 2022: A meeting of the Stacy Lent Community Merger Group was held at Lent Town Hall

March 15, 2022: A  meeting of the Lent Township Board was held at Lent Town Hall (Meeting Minutes)

February 22, 2022:  The City of Stacy began discussing the potential merger of the two entities (Meeting Minutes).

February 15, 2022: The Township of Lent began discussed a potential merger at their Town Board Meeting (Meeting Minutes).