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HF 926

as introduced - 86th Legislature (2009 - 2010) Posted on 02/09/2010 01:42am

KEY: stricken = removed, old language.
underscored = added, new language.

Bill Text Versions

Engrossments
Introduction Posted on 02/18/2009

Current Version - as introduced

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A bill for an act
relating to state lands; authorizing public and private sales of certain tax-forfeited
land that borders public waters in St. Louis County.

BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF MINNESOTA:

Section 1. new text beginPUBLIC SALE OF TAX-FORFEITED LAND BORDERING PUBLIC
WATER; ST. LOUIS COUNTY.
new text end

new text begin (a) Notwithstanding Minnesota Statutes, sections 92.45 and 282.018, subdivision 1,
St. Louis County may sell the tax-forfeited land bordering public water that is described
in paragraph (c), under the remaining provisions of Minnesota Statutes, chapter 282.
new text end

new text begin (b) The conveyances must be in a form approved by the attorney general. The
attorney general may make changes to the land description to correct errors and ensure
accuracy. The conveyances must include any easements or deed restrictions specified in
paragraph (c).
new text end

new text begin (c) The lands to be sold are located in St. Louis County and are described as:
new text end

new text begin (1) the East Half of the East Half of the Southwest Quarter of the Southwest Quarter,
Section 5, Township 50 North, Range 14 West. Conveyance of this land must provide,
for no consideration, an easement to the state that is 75 feet in width on each side of the
centerline of East Branch Chester Creek, to provide riparian protection and angler access;
new text end

new text begin (2) the East Half of the East Half of the Southeast Quarter of the Southwest Quarter,
Section 5, Township 50 North, Range 14 West. Conveyance of this land must provide,
for no consideration, an easement to the state that is 75 feet in width on each side of the
centerline of East Branch Chester Creek, to provide riparian protection and angler access;
new text end

new text begin (3) the West Half of the East Half of the Southeast Quarter of the Southwest Quarter,
Section 5, Township 50 North, Range 14 West. Conveyance of this land must provide,
for no consideration, an easement to the state that is 75 feet in width on each side of the
centerline of East Branch Chester Creek, to provide riparian protection and angler access;
new text end

new text begin (4) the West Half of the East Half of the Northwest Quarter of the Southwest Quarter
and the West Half of the East Half of the Southwest Quarter of the Southwest Quarter,
Section 4, Township 51 North, Range 17 West;
new text end

new text begin (5) all that part or strip lying North of the Savanna River, about 3 to 4 acres of the
Southeast Quarter of the Northeast Quarter, Section 7, Township 51 North, Range 20 West;
new text end

new text begin (6) Government Lot 1, Section 18, Township 53 North, Range 18 West;
new text end

new text begin (7) the Southwest Quarter of the Southeast Quarter, Section 34, Township 53 North,
Range 19 West;
new text end

new text begin (8) Lot 2, Jingwak Beach 1st Addition, town of Cotton, Section 20, Township 54
North, Range 16 West;
new text end

new text begin (9) Lot 4, Jingwak Beach 1st Addition, town of Cotton, Section 20, Township 54
North, Range 16 West;
new text end

new text begin (10) Lots 1, 2, 3, and 4, 1st Addition to Strand Lake, Section 20, Township 54
North, Range 16 West;
new text end

new text begin (11) the Southeast Quarter of the Southwest Quarter, Section 1, Township 55 North,
Range 20 East. Conveyance of this land must provide, for no consideration, an easement
to the state that is 75 feet in width on each side of the centerline of East Swan River, to
provide riparian protection and angler access;
new text end

new text begin (12) that part of the Northeast Quarter of the Northwest Quarter beginning at the
intersection of the east line of Highway 4 with the north line of the Northeast Quarter of
the Northwest Quarter; thence South 500 feet; thence East 350 feet; thence North 500 feet;
thence West 350 feet to the point of beginning, Section 19, Township 57 North, Range
15 West. Conveyance of this land must provide, for no consideration, an easement to the
state that is 75 feet in width on each side of the centerline of the unnamed stream, to
provide riparian protection and angler access. Where there is less than 75 feet from the
centerline of the stream channel to the north property line, the easement shall be granted to
the north property line;
new text end

new text begin (13) the West Half of Lot 1, Section 22, Township 58 North, Range 16 West.
Conveyance of this land must provide, for no consideration, a 33-foot road easement to the
state for access to Black Lake. The conveyance must include a deed restriction prohibiting
buildings, structures, tree cutting, removal of vegetation, and shoreland alterations across
a 75-foot strip from the ordinary high water mark, except a 15-foot strip is allowed for
lake access and a dock; and
new text end

new text begin (14) the South Half of the Northwest Quarter of the Northwest Quarter, except the
North Half of the Southwest Quarter, Section 32, Township 62 North, Range 18 West.
Conveyance of this land must provide, for no consideration, an easement to the state
that is 105 feet in width on each side of the centerline of Rice River, to provide riparian
protection and angler access.
new text end

new text begin (d) The county has determined that the county's land management interests would
best be served if the lands were returned to private ownership.
new text end

Sec. 2. new text beginPRIVATE SALE OF TAX-FORFEITED LAND BORDERING PUBLIC
WATER; ST. LOUIS COUNTY.
new text end

new text begin (a) Notwithstanding Minnesota Statutes, sections 92.45 and 282.018, subdivision
1, and the public sale provisions of Minnesota Statutes, chapter 282, St. Louis County
may sell by private sale the tax-forfeited land bordering public water that is described in
paragraph (c), under the remaining provisions of Minnesota Statutes, chapter 282.
new text end

new text begin (b) The conveyances must be in a form approved by the attorney general. The
attorney general may make changes to the land description to correct errors and ensure
accuracy. The conveyances must include any easements or deed restrictions specified in
paragraph (c).
new text end

new text begin (c) The lands to be sold are located in St. Louis County and are described as:
new text end

new text begin (1) an undivided 1369/68040 interest, Lot 8, Section 16, Township 50 North, Range
17 West;
new text end

new text begin (2) an undivided 1470/10080 interest, Lot 5, Section 17, Township 50 North, Range
17 West;
new text end

new text begin (3) an undivided 23/288 interest, Northeast Quarter of the Northeast Quarter, Section
21, Township 50 North, Range 17 West;
new text end

new text begin (4) an undivided 23/288 interest, Northwest Quarter of the Northeast Quarter,
Section 21, Township 50 North, Range 17 West;
new text end

new text begin (5) the easterly 200 feet of the Northwest Quarter of the Southeast Quarter lying
South of the river, Section 21, Township 58 North, Range 15 West. The conveyance
must include a deed restriction that limits removal of live trees, shrubs, and green plants
to 25 percent of the parcel; and
new text end

new text begin (6) that part of Lot 7 beginning at a point 530 feet East of the southwest corner;
thence North 30 degrees East 208 feet; thence North 55 degrees East 198 feet; thence 10
feet more or less on the same line to the waters edge; thence South along the waters
edge to the south boundary line of Lot 7; thence 10 feet West; thence West on the same
line 198 feet to the point of beginning, Section 5, Township 62 North, Range 16 West.
The conveyance must include a deed restriction prohibiting buildings, structures, tree
cutting, removal of vegetation, and shoreland alterations across a 75-foot strip from the
ordinary high water mark.
new text end

new text begin (d) The county has determined that the county's land management interests would
best be served if the lands were returned to private ownership.
new text end

Sec. 3. new text beginPUBLIC OR PRIVATE SALE OF TAX-FORFEITED LAND
BORDERING PUBLIC WATER; ST. LOUIS COUNTY.
new text end

new text begin (a) Notwithstanding Minnesota Statutes, sections 92.45 and 282.018, subdivision 1,
and the public sale provisions of Minnesota Statutes, chapter 282, St. Louis County may
sell by public or private sale the tax-forfeited land bordering public water that is described
in paragraph (c), under the remaining provisions of Minnesota Statutes, chapter 282.
new text end

new text begin (b) The conveyance must be in a form approved by the attorney general. The attorney
general may make changes to the land description to correct errors and ensure accuracy.
new text end

new text begin (c) The land to be sold is located in St. Louis County and is described as: Lot 5,
Block 1, Williams Lakeview, town of Great Scott, Section 34, Township 60 North, Range
19 West.
new text end

new text begin (d) The county has determined that the county's land management interests would
best be served if the lands were returned to private ownership.
new text end