2500 28th Street - PO Box 57 - Slayton, MN 56172

Letter of Request Sample

To begin the process of applying for the Murray County Home Initiative tax abatement for new home construction, a letter of request must be sent to the Murray County Economic Development Authority. 

Below is a sample of a letter of request, which includes a list of items needed to apply. Feel free to contact the Murray County EDA with any questions. Contact Justine Wettschreck at jwettschreck@co.murray.mn.us or call 507-836-6023.

Justine Wettschreck, Coordinator
Murray County Economic Development Authority
2848 Broadway Avenue
PO Box 57
Slayton, MN 56172

Re: Request for Murray County Home Initiative Tax Abatement

Ms. Wettschreck,

We plan to construct a new single family home on property at 123 Anystreet in Anytown, Minnesota. We are requesting residential tax abatement for the new home pursuant to the Murray County Home Initiative. Our plans are to begin construction of this new home in MONTH of this year.

Our application includes:

  1. This letter of request for tax abatement,
  2. Legal description of the subject property, including address and property identification number,
  3. A site plan and construction plans for the proposed project,
  4. Estimate of new home value based on construction cost and value of comparable properties,
  5. A copy of the application for a zoning/building permit if required by city or county where property is located,
  6. For properties located outside of city limits, a copy of the septic or sewer permit application is required from the Environmental Services Office regarding setback permits and septic systems.

If you should have further questions or need additional information, we can be contacted at 555-555-5555.