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HF 1429

3rd Engrossment - 89th Legislature (2015 - 2016) Posted on 04/23/2015 11:31am

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

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Introduction Posted on 03/04/2015
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3rd Engrossment Posted on 04/13/2015

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A bill for an act
relating to state lands; providing for public and private sales and conveyances of
certain state lands; modifying prior sale authority; amending Laws 2012, chapter
236, section 28, subdivision 6; Laws 2013, chapter 73, section 30.

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

Section 1.

Laws 2012, chapter 236, section 28, subdivision 6, is amended to read:


Subd. 6.

Adding lands; zoning conformance.

Any lands to be sold under this
section must be considered lots of record for zoning purposes. Whenever possible, St.
Louis County may add landnew text begin, including county fee land,new text end to the lots offered for sale to permit
conformance with zoning requirementsnew text begin or when it is determined at the sole discretion of
the county board to be in the best interest of the county
new text end. The added lands must be included
in the appraised value of the lot.

Sec. 2.

Laws 2013, chapter 73, section 30, is amended to read:


Sec. 30. PUBLIC OR PRIVATE SALE OF TAX-FORFEITED LAND
BORDERING PUBLIC WATER; LAKE COUNTY.

(a) Notwithstanding Minnesota Statutes, sections 92.45 and 282.018, subdivision 1,
and the public sale provisions of Minnesota Statutes, chapter 282, Lake County may sell
by public or private sale the tax-forfeited lands bordering public water that are described
in paragraph (c) under the remaining provisions of Minnesota Statutes, chapter 282.

(b) The conveyances must be in a form approved by the attorney general. The
attorney general may make changes to the land descriptions to correct errors and ensure
accuracy. If land described under paragraph (c) is sold by private sale, the land may be
sold for less than the appraised value if the conveyance provides that the land reverts to
the state if the land is not used as a data center or for another economic development
purpose approved by the county. Prior to the sales, the commissioner of revenue shall
grant permanent conservation easements according to Minnesota Statutes, section 282.37,
for the lands described in paragraph (c). deleted text beginThe easements shall serve to provide riparian
protection and access for anglers and for future restoration work.
deleted text end The easement for the
land described in paragraph (c), clause (1), shall be lying easterly of the centerline of the
Little West Branch Knife River and lying 75 feet in width westerly of the centerline of
the rivernew text begin to provide riparian protection and access for anglers and for management by the
Department of Natural Resources, and a 66-foot strip across the easement is allowed
for road access and utilities at a location agreed upon by the county and the state
new text end. The
easements for the lands described in paragraph (c), clauses (2) and (3), shall be lying 75
feet in width on each side of the centerline of the unnamed creeknew text begin to provide riparian
protection and access for management by the Department of Natural Resources,
new text end and a
deleted text begin33-footdeleted text endnew text begin 50-footnew text end strip across the deleted text begineasementdeleted text endnew text begin easementsnew text end is allowed for road access and utilities
at a location agreed upon by the county and the state.

(c) The lands to be sold are located in Lake County and are described as:

(1) the Northwest Quarter of the Northeast Quarter, Section 6, Township 52 North,
Range 11 West;

(2) the Northeast Quarter of the Northwest Quarter, Section 6, Township 52 North,
Range 11 West; and

(3) the Northwest Quarter of the Northwest Quarter, Section 6, Township 52 North,
Range 11 West.

(d) The county has determined that the county's land management interests would
best be served if the lands were returned to private ownership for economic development.

Sec. 3. new text beginPUBLIC SALE OF TAX-FORFEITED LAND BORDERING PUBLIC
WATERS; BELTRAMI COUNTY.
new text end

new text begin (a) Notwithstanding Minnesota Statutes, sections 92.45 and 282.018, subdivision 1,
Beltrami County may sell the tax-forfeited lands bordering public waters that are 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 necessary changes to the legal descriptions to correct errors
and ensure accuracy.
new text end

new text begin (c) The lands to be sold are in Beltrami County and are described as:
new text end

new text begin (1) the North 200 feet of Government Lot 6, Section 34, Township 147 North, Range
31 West (.6 acres) on Big Lake (PIN No. 43.00239.00);
new text end

new text begin (2) part of the Northwest Quarter of the Southeast Quarter, Section 16, Township
154 North, Range 30 West (2.38 acres) on the Tamarack River (PIN No. 49.00120.02);
new text end

new text begin (3) Riverside Addition Lot 001, Block 007, Section 1, Township 146 North, Range
33 West (3.23 acres) on the Mississippi River (PIN No. 80.03110.00); and
new text end

new text begin (4) all of that strip of land lying South of Mill Lot 1 of Lake Street in Lot 7, Section
1, Township 148 North, Range 32 West (0.3 acres) on Gull Lake (PIN No. 85.00053.00).
new text end

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

Sec. 4. new text beginPUBLIC SALE OF TAX-FORFEITED LAND BORDERING PUBLIC
WATER; CARLTON COUNTY.
new text end

new text begin (a) Notwithstanding Minnesota Statutes, sections 92.45 and 282.018, subdivision 1,
Carlton 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 conveyance must be in a form approved by the attorney general. The attorney
general may make changes to the land descriptions to correct errors and ensure accuracy.
new text end

new text begin (c) The land to be sold is located in Carlton County and is described as:
new text end

new text begin (1) the Northeast Quarter of the Southwest Quarter, Section 25, Township 46, Range
21 (PID number 75-010-4010);
new text end

new text begin (2) the Southeast Quarter of the Southwest Quarter, Section 25, Township 46, Range
21 (PID number 75-010-4040);
new text end

new text begin (3) the Northwest Quarter of the Southwest Quarter, Section 4, Township 47, Range
18 (PID number 60-026-0600);
new text end

new text begin (4) the Southwest Quarter of the Southwest Quarter, Section 4, Township 47, Range
18 (PID number 60-026-0610);
new text end

new text begin (5) the Southeast Quarter of the Northeast Quarter, Section 9, Township 47, Range
18 (PID number 60-026-1460);
new text end

new text begin (6) the Northeast Quarter of the Southeast Quarter, Section 9, Township 47, Range
18 (PID number 60-026-1770);
new text end

new text begin (7) the Northeast Quarter of the Southwest Quarter, Section 21, Township 47, Range
18 (PID number 60-052-3780);
new text end

new text begin (8) all that part of the Northwest Quarter of the Southeast Quarter which lies
northwest of a line located 100 feet northwest of the following described line: Beginning
at a point on the east line of Section 21, 641.74 feet South of the northeast corner; thence
southwest 35 degrees, 28 minutes, 40 seconds, 5,000 feet and there terminating. Except
a strip which lies southeast of the following described line: Beginning at a point 100
feet northwest from point on above described line, 2,289.56 feet southwest of point of
beginning; thence northeast to a point 125 feet northwest from point on said above
described line, 2,039.56 feet southwest of point of beginning; thence northeast and parallel
with above described line 500 feet, and there terminating. Section 21, Township 47, Range
18 (PID number 60-052-3845);
new text end

new text begin (9) the Southwest Quarter of the Northeast Quarter, Section 29, Township 47, Range
18 (PID number 39-020-0730);
new text end

new text begin (10) the Southeast Quarter of the Northeast Quarter, except Interstate Highway 35,
Section 29, Township 47, Range 18 (PID number 39-020-0740);
new text end

new text begin (11) the Southwest Quarter of the Northwest Quarter, Section 32, Township 48,
Range 18 (PID number 33-010-8220);
new text end

new text begin (12) the Northeast Quarter of the Northeast Quarter, Section 35, Township 47, Range
21 (PID number 36-033-5580); and
new text end

new text begin (13) the Southwest Quarter of the Northwest Quarter, Section 2, Township 46,
Range 21 (PID number 75-010-0230).
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. 5. new text beginPRIVATE SALE OF SURPLUS STATE LAND BORDERING PUBLIC
WATER; CASS COUNTY.
new text end

new text begin (a) Notwithstanding Minnesota Statutes, sections 92.45, 94.09, and 94.10, the
commissioner of natural resources may sell by private sale the surplus land bordering
public water that is described in paragraph (c).
new text end

new text begin (b) The commissioner may make necessary changes to the legal description to
correct errors and ensure accuracy.
new text end

new text begin (c) The land that may be sold is located in Cass County and is described as: that
part of Government Lot 3, Section 2, Township 141 North, Range 31 West, described as
follows: COMMENCING at the intersection of the north line of said Government Lot 3
with the westerly right-of-way line of the former Northern Pacific Railroad and assuming
said north line bears North 87 degrees 17 minutes 45 seconds West; thence South 38
degrees 42 minutes 33 seconds East along said westerly right-of-way line (also being the
west line of Lot 8, Block 1, and Outlot G, LODGES OF BLUEWATER, Plat of record,
said county) for a distance of 163.98 feet to the point of beginning of the tract to be herein
described; thence continue South 38 degrees 42 minutes 33 seconds East, along said
westerly right-of-way line 190.84 feet; thence southeasterly 116.26 feet, continuing along
said westerly right-of-way line, along a tangential curve concave to the southwest, having
a radius of 1,587.28 feet and a central angle of 4 degrees 11 minutes 47 seconds; thence
South 51 degrees 17 minutes 27 seconds West 6 feet, more or less, to the ordinary low
water line of Leech Lake; thence northwesterly along said ordinary low water line to the
intersection with a line bearing South 51 degrees 17 minutes 27 seconds West from the
point of beginning; thence North 51 degrees 17 minutes 27 seconds East 8 feet, more or
less, to the point of beginning; containing 0.02 acres, more or less.
new text end

new text begin (d) The land borders Leech Lake. The Department of Natural Resources has
determined that the land is not needed for natural resource purposes and that the state's
land management interests would best be served if the land was conveyed to an adjacent
landowner who will in turn sell other shoreline to the Department of Natural Resources.
new text end

Sec. 6. new text beginSALE OF TAX-FORFEITED LAND; CASS COUNTY.
new text end

new text begin (a) Notwithstanding Minnesota Statutes, section 282.01, or any other law to the
contrary, Cass County shall convey the tax-forfeited parcels specified in paragraph (c)
to the city of Pillager for less than their appraised value.
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 Cass County and is identified as:
new text end

new text begin Parcels 93-352-0010; 93-352-0105; 93-352-0110; 93-352-0115; 93-352-0120;
93-352-0205; 93-352-0210; 93-352-0225; 93-352-0230; 93-352-0235; 93-352-0305;
93-352-0310; 93-352-0320; 93-352-0340; 93-352-0345; 93-352-0440; 93-352-0445;
93-352-0450; 93-352-0455; 93-352-0460; 93-352-0505; 93-352-0510; 93-352-0515;
93-352-0520; 93-352-0525; 93-352-0610; 93-352-0740; and 93-352-0745.
new text end

new text begin EFFECTIVE DATE. new text end

new text begin This section is effective the day following final enactment.
new text end

Sec. 7. new text beginPRIVATE SALE OF TAX-FORFEITED LAND BORDERING PUBLIC
WATER; CROW WING 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, Crow Wing 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 descriptions to correct errors and ensure accuracy.
new text end

new text begin (c) The land to be sold is located in Crow Wing County and is described as:
new text end

new text begin (1) the Northwest Quarter of the Northeast Quarter, Section 27, Township 134,
Range 29 (PIN 980271200000009);
new text end

new text begin (2) the Southwest Quarter of the Northeast Quarter, Section 27, Township 134,
Range 29 (PIN 980271300000009);
new text end

new text begin (3) the Northwest Quarter of the Southeast Quarter, Section 27, Township 134,
Range 29 (PIN 980274200000009); and
new text end

new text begin (4) Outlot 5, Oreland, Deerwood Township, Section 19, Township 46, Range 28
(PIN 591160009050009).
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. 8. new text beginPUBLIC SALE OF TAX-FORFEITED LAND BORDERING PUBLIC
WATER; CROW WING COUNTY.
new text end

new text begin (a) Notwithstanding Minnesota Statutes, sections 92.45 and 282.018, subdivision 1,
Crow Wing 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 descriptions to correct errors and ensure accuracy.
new text end

new text begin (c) The land to be sold is located in Crow Wing County and is described as:
new text end

new text begin (1) an undivided 3/32 interest in the Southeast Quarter of the Southeast Quarter,
Little Pine Township, Section 15, Township 138, Range 25 (PIN 740154400000AC0); and
new text end

new text begin (2) an undivided 23/32 interest in the Southeast Quarter of the Southeast Quarter,
Little Pine Township, Section 15, Township 138, Range 25 (PIN 740154400000AD0).
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. 9. new text beginCONVEYANCE OF TAX-FORFEITED LAND AND EXCHANGE FOR
PUBLIC RIGHT-OF-WAY; DAKOTA COUNTY.
new text end

new text begin (a) Notwithstanding Minnesota Statutes, section 282.01, subdivision 1a, and the
public sale provisions of Minnesota Statutes, chapter 282, the commissioner of revenue
shall convey to Dakota County for no consideration the tax-forfeited land that is described
in paragraph (c).
new text end

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

new text begin (c) The land to be conveyed is located in Dakota County and is described as Outlot
A of Fairway Hills (PID No. 10-25600-00-010).
new text end

new text begin (d) Notwithstanding Minnesota Statutes, section 373.01, subdivision 1, paragraph (d),
Dakota County may exchange the parcel of land described in paragraph (c) with Northern
Natural Gas for another parcel necessary for a Dakota County highway right-of-way.
new text end

new text begin (e) The county has determined that the county's highway right-of-way and
tax-forfeited land management interests would be best served if the land is acquired for
the public purpose of completing a highway right-of-way exchange.
new text end

Sec. 10. new text beginPUBLIC SALE OF TAX-FORFEITED LAND BORDERING PUBLIC
WATER; GOODHUE COUNTY.
new text end

new text begin (a) Notwithstanding Minnesota Statutes, sections 92.45 and 282.018, subdivision 1,
Goodhue 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 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 Goodhue County and is described as: part of
Government Lots 5, 6, and 8, Section 19, Township 112 North, Range 17 West, city
of Cannon Falls (PID No. 52.719.2400).
new text end

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

Sec. 11. new text beginCONVEYANCE OF TAX-FORFEITED LAND BORDERING PUBLIC
WATER; HENNEPIN 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, Hennepin County
may convey to the state of Minnesota for no consideration or sell by private sale the
tax-forfeited land bordering public water that is described in paragraph (c).
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 conveyed is located in Hennepin County and is described as: that
part of the Southwest Half of the Southwest Half commencing at a point 66 feet South
from the center point of the south end of the dam; thence East 150 feet; thence North
to the Crow River; thence westerly along the river to a point 50 feet westerly from the
center point of the south end of the dam; thence South to a point distant 50 feet West
from the beginning; thence East to the beginning. Also a cartway as described in Doc.
No. 3937489 (PID 36-120-24 33 0002).
new text end

new text begin (d) The county has determined that the county's land management interests would best
be served by conveying the land to the state in order to return the land to private ownership.
new text end

Sec. 12. new text beginPUBLIC OR PRIVATE SALE OF TAX-FORFEITED LAND
BORDERING PUBLIC WATER; HENNEPIN 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, Hennepin 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. Prior to the sale, the commissioner of revenue shall grant a permanent
conservation easement according to Minnesota Statutes, section 282.37, for the land
described in paragraph (c). The easement shall be 50 feet in width along the shoreline to
provide riparian protection.
new text end

new text begin (c) The land to be sold is located in Hennepin County and is described as: that part
of Government Lot 2 in Section 21, Township 120, Range 23, described as: commencing
at the southwest corner thereof; thence South 89 degrees 48 minutes 24 seconds East on
an assumed bearing along the south line of Government Lot 2 a distance of 438.00 feet to
the point of beginning; thence North 00 degrees 13 minutes 06 seconds East parallel to
the west line of Government Lot 2 a distance of 874.50 feet; thence South 89 degrees 48
minutes 24 seconds East a distance of 57.00 feet; thence North 00 degrees 13 minutes 06
seconds East a distance of 891.00 feet to the shore of Cowley Lake; thence northeasterly
along the shoreline a distance of 1,043.00 feet to the east line of Government Lot 2; thence
South 00 degrees 20 minutes 20 seconds West along said east line to a point 1,604.32 feet
North of the southeast corner of Government Lot 2; thence North 89 degrees 39 minutes
40 seconds West a distance of 154.63 feet; thence South 22 degrees 32 minutes 57 seconds
West a distance of 930.19 feet; thence South 00 degrees 13 minutes 06 seconds West a
distance of 744.43 feet to the south line of Government Lot 2; thence North 89 degrees
48 minutes 24 seconds West along said south line a distance of 387.00 feet to the point
of beginning (PID 21-120-23 13 0004).
new text end

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

Sec. 13. new text beginPRIVATE SALE OF TAX-FORFEITED LAND BORDERING PUBLIC
WATER; HUBBARD 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, Hubbard 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 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 Hubbard County and is described as: 7.56 acres
of Government Lot 9, Section 4, Township 141, Range 35, identified as parcel number
02.04.00600.
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. 14. new text beginPUBLIC OR PRIVATE SALE OF TAX-FORFEITED LAND
BORDERING PUBLIC WATER; LAKE 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, Lake County may sell
by public or private sale the tax-forfeited lands bordering public water that are 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 descriptions to correct errors and ensure
accuracy. If land described under paragraph (c) is sold by private sale, the land may be
sold for less than the appraised value if the conveyance provides that the land reverts to
the state if the land is not used as a data center or for another economic development
purpose approved by the county. Prior to the sales, the commissioner of revenue shall
grant permanent conservation easements according to Minnesota Statutes, section 282.37,
for the lands described in paragraph (c). An easement for each of the lands described
in paragraph (c), clauses (1), (4), and (5), shall be 75 feet in width on each side of the
centerline of the Little West Branch Knife River to provide riparian protection and access
for anglers and for management by the Department of Natural Resources, and a 66-foot
strip across the easements is allowed for road access and utilities at a location agreed upon
by the county and the state. An easement for each of the lands described in paragraph
(c), clauses (2) and (3), shall be 75 feet in width on each side of the centerline of the
unnamed tributary to Little West Branch Knife River to provide riparian protection and
access for management by the Department of Natural Resources, and a 50-foot strip
across the easements is allowed for road access and utilities at a location agreed upon by
the county and the state. An easement for each of the lands described in paragraph (c),
clauses (3), (5), (6), and (7), shall be 75 feet in width on each side of the centerline of the
unnamed tributary to West Branch Knife River to provide riparian protection and access
for management by the Department of Natural Resources.
new text end

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

new text begin (1) the Southwest Quarter of the Northeast Quarter, Section 6, Township 52 North,
Range 11 West;
new text end

new text begin (2) the Southeast Quarter of the Northwest Quarter, Section 6, Township 52 North,
Range 11 West;
new text end

new text begin (3) the Southwest Quarter of the Northwest Quarter, Section 6, Township 52 North,
Range 11 West;
new text end

new text begin (4) the Northeast Quarter of the Northeast Quarter, Section 6, Township 52 North,
Range 11 West;
new text end

new text begin (5) the Southeast Quarter of the Northeast Quarter, Section 6, Township 52 North,
Range 11 West;
new text end

new text begin (6) the West Half of the Northwest Quarter of the Northwest Quarter, Section 5,
Township 52 North, Range 11 West; and
new text end

new text begin (7) the West Half of the Southwest Quarter of the Northwest Quarter, Section 5,
Township 52 North, Range 11 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 for economic development.
new text end

Sec. 15. new text beginPUBLIC SALE OF TAX-FORFEITED LAND BORDERING PUBLIC
WATER; LAKE COUNTY.
new text end

new text begin (a) Notwithstanding Minnesota Statutes, sections 92.45 and 282.018, subdivision 1,
Lake 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 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 Lake County and is described as:
new text end

new text begin (1) an undivided interest in the Northeast Quarter of the Northeast Quarter, Section
7, Township 63, Range 9 (parcel number 28-6309-07020);
new text end

new text begin (2) an undivided interest in the Southwest Quarter of the Northeast Quarter, Section
7, Township 63, Range 9 (parcel number 28-6309-07140);
new text end

new text begin (3) an undivided interest in the Northeast Quarter of the Northwest Quarter, Section
8, Township 63, Range 9 (parcel number 28-6309-08285);
new text end

new text begin (4) an undivided interest in the Northwest Quarter of the Northwest Quarter, Section
8, Township 63, Range 9 (parcel number 28-6309-08345);
new text end

new text begin (5) the Northwest Quarter of the Northeast Quarter, Section 1, Township 53, Range
10 (parcel number 29-5310-01070); and
new text end

new text begin (6) the Northeast Quarter of the Northwest Quarter, Section 1, Township 53, Range
10 (parcel number 29-5310-01250).
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. 16. new text beginPRIVATE SALE OF TAX-FORFEITED LAND BORDERING PUBLIC
WATER; MARTIN 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, Martin 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 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 Martin County and is described as property
identification number 232300240.
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. 17. new text beginPUBLIC OR PRIVATE SALE OF SURPLUS STATE LAND
BORDERING PUBLIC WATER; PINE COUNTY.
new text end

new text begin (a) Notwithstanding Minnesota Statutes, sections 92.45, 94.09, and 94.10, the
commissioner of natural resources may sell by public or private sale the surplus land
bordering public water that is described in paragraph (c).
new text end

new text begin (b) The commissioner may sell the land for less than the appraised value of the
land. The commissioner may make necessary changes to the legal description to correct
errors and ensure accuracy.
new text end

new text begin (c) The land that may be sold is located in Pine County and is described as: the
Southeast Quarter of Section 28, Township 42 North, Range 17 West of the Fourth Principal
Meridian, lying North and East of the Lower Tamarack River; and the Southwest Quarter
of the Northwest Quarter of the Southwest Quarter of Section 27, Township 42 North,
Range 17 West. Together with a 66-foot road easement for ingress and egress over that
part of the Northeast Quarter of Section 28, Township 42 North, Range 17 West, the center
line of which is described as commencing at the northeast corner of said Section 28; thence
South 89 degrees 29 minutes 23 seconds West bearing assumed along the north line of said
Northeast Quarter, also being the center line of County Road No. 25; a distance of 1,314.86
feet to the point of beginning of the center line to be described; thence South 1 degree 13
minutes 12 seconds East along said center line 256.50 feet; thence along said center line on
a tangential curve concave to the northeast, with a delta angle of 14 degrees 31 minutes 5.8
seconds and a radius of 1,607.75 feet, a distance of 407.80 feet; thence South 15 degrees
45 minutes 10 seconds East along said center line 529.02 feet; thence along said center line
on a tangential curve concave to the West, with a delta angle of 15 degrees 15 minutes 30
seconds and a radius of 2,127.73 feet, a distance of 566.63 feet; thence South 0 degrees 29
minutes 40 seconds East along said center line 525.22 feet; thence along said center line on
a tangential curve concave to the northwest, with a delta angle of 15 degrees 54 minutes
39 seconds and a radius of 1,330.09 feet, a distance of 369.36 feet to intersect the south
line of said Northeast Quarter and there terminating. Containing 81.4 acres, more or less.
new text end

new text begin (d) The land borders the Lower Tamarack River. The Department of Natural
Resources has determined that the land is not needed for natural resource purposes and
that the state's land management interests would best be served if the land was returned
to private or public ownership.
new text end

Sec. 18. new text beginPUBLIC SALE OF TAX-FORFEITED LAND BORDERING PUBLIC
WATER; PINE COUNTY.
new text end

new text begin (a) Notwithstanding Minnesota Statutes, sections 92.45 and 282.018, subdivision 1,
Pine County may sell the tax-forfeited land described in paragraph (c) by public sale 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 for not less
than the appraised value of the land. The attorney general may make necessary changes to
the legal description to correct errors and ensure accuracy.
new text end

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

new text begin (1) East Half of Northeast Quarter of Southeast Quarter, Section 26, Township
42, Range 16 (PIN No. 02.0243.001 split);
new text end

new text begin (2) Southwest Quarter of Southwest Quarter, Section 13, Township 44, Range 21
(PIN No. 05.0126.000);
new text end

new text begin (3) Government Lot 2, subject to a 4 rod easement on North side, Section 2,
Township 44, Range 18 (PIN No. 07.0017.000);
new text end

new text begin (4) North Half of Northwest Quarter and Southeast Quarter of Northwest Quarter,
Section 2, Township 44, Range 18 (PIN No. 07.0019.000);
new text end

new text begin (5) Southeast Quarter, subject to highway easement, Section 3, Township 44, Range
18 (PIN No. 07.0045.000);
new text end

new text begin (6) Northeast Quarter of Northeast Quarter, together with and subject to easements,
Section 3, Township 42, Range 18 (PIN No. 11.0006.001);
new text end

new text begin (7) Northwest Quarter of Northeast Quarter, together with and subject to easements,
Section 3, Township 42, Range 18 (PIN No. 11.0006.004);
new text end

new text begin (8) that part of the Southwest Quarter of Southwest Quarter described as follows:
commencing at northwest corner; thence 660 feet South to point of beginning; thence East
1,320 feet; thence South 330 feet; thence West 1,320 feet; thence North 330 feet to point
of beginning, Section 30, Township 42, Range 18 (PIN No. 11.0193.000);
new text end

new text begin (9) that part of the Northeast Quarter of Southeast Quarter bounded by the following
four lines: on the East side by the Grindstone River; on the North by a line extended
westerly from north line of Lot 12, Block 1, Foss' Riverside Lots; on the West by a line
615 feet West of and parallel to east line of section; and on the South by a line extended
westerly from south line of Lot 15, Block 1 Foss' Riverside Lots, Section 20, Township
42, Range 21 (PIN No. 12.0300.000);
new text end

new text begin (10) that part of the Northeast Quarter of Southeast Quarter described as:
commencing at the northeast corner of Northeast Quarter of Southeast Quarter; thence
West along north line 615 feet to point of beginning; thence South at right angles to
intersection with north line of Lot 12, Block 1, Foss' Riverside Lots extended; thence East
along north line of Lot 12 extended to Grindstone River; thence along river to north line
of Northeast Quarter of Southeast Quarter; thence westerly along north line to point of
beginning, Section 20, Township 42, Range 21 (PIN No. 12.0302.000);
new text end

new text begin (11) Northeast Quarter of Northeast Quarter, Section 29, Township 43, Range 18
(PIN No. 14.0204.000);
new text end

new text begin (12) South Half of Southwest Quarter, Section 4, Township 45, Range 18 (PIN
No. 16.0037.000);
new text end

new text begin (13) Northeast Quarter of Southeast Quarter and South Half of Southeast Quarter,
Section 5, Township 45, Range 18 (PIN No. 16.0042.000);
new text end

new text begin (14) Northeast Quarter of Northeast Quarter, Section 8, Township 45, Range 18
(PIN No. 16.0058.000);
new text end

new text begin (15) Northwest Quarter of Northeast Quarter, Section 8, Township 45, Range 18,
(PIN No. 16.0059.000);
new text end

new text begin (16) Government Lot 2 and Government Lot 3, Section 19, Township 45, Range 18
(PIN No. 16.0204.000);
new text end

new text begin (17) Southeast Quarter, Section 19, Township 45, Range 18 (PIN No. 16.0205.000);
new text end

new text begin (18) Northwest Quarter of Northeast Quarter, less West 20 rods, subject to
right-of-way, Section 22, Township 45, Range 18 (PIN No. 16.0232.000);
new text end

new text begin (19) Southwest Quarter of Northwest Quarter, Section 25, Township 44, Range 20
(PIN No. 17.0323.000);
new text end

new text begin (20) Northeast Quarter of Southeast Quarter lying West of right-of-way of Highway
35, Section 26, Township 44, Range 20 (PIN No. 17.0330.000);
new text end

new text begin (21) Southeast Quarter of Northeast Quarter, Section 14, Township 40, Range 21
(PIN No. 18.0104.000);
new text end

new text begin (22) Government Lot 1, Section 4, Township 40, Range 20 (PIN No. 19.0024.000);
new text end

new text begin (23) East Half of Southwest Quarter West of Hay Creek, Section 34, Township 43,
Range 16 (PIN No. 20.0270.000);
new text end

new text begin (24) Southeast Quarter of Northeast Quarter, Section 5, Township 45, Range 17
(PIN No. 21.0147.000);
new text end

new text begin (25) West Half of West Half, Section 9, Township 44, Range 17 (PIN No.
24.0053.000);
new text end

new text begin (26) South Half of Southwest Quarter, Section 30, Township 43, Range 21 (PIN
No. 27.0456.000);
new text end

new text begin (27) Government Lot 2, Section 29, Township 39, Range 21 (PIN No. 28.0453.000);
new text end

new text begin (28) West Half of Northeast Quarter and West Half of Southeast Quarter, Section 22,
Township 42, Range 19 (PIN No. 30.0207.000);
new text end

new text begin (29) Northwest Quarter of Northwest Quarter, Section 26, Township 42, Range 19
(PIN No. 30.0252.000);
new text end

new text begin (30) North Half of Northeast Quarter, Section 27, Township 42, Range 19 (PIN
No. 30.0257.000);
new text end

new text begin (31) Northwest Quarter of Southwest Quarter, Section 17, Township 45, Range 20
(PIN No. 31.0117.000);
new text end

new text begin (32) Southwest Quarter of Southwest Quarter, Section 17, Township 45, Range 20
(PIN No. 31.0118.000);
new text end

new text begin (33) North Half of Southeast Quarter except railroad, Section 18, Township 45,
Range 20 (PIN No. 31.0123.000);
new text end

new text begin (34) North Half of Northeast Quarter and East Half of Northwest Quarter, Section
9, Township 42, Range 17 (PIN No. 32.0070.000); and
new text end

new text begin (35) Southeast Quarter of Southeast Quarter, Section 18, Township 42, Range 17
(PIN No. 32.0165.000 split).
new text end

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

Sec. 19. new text beginCONVEYANCE OF TAX-FORFEITED LAND BORDERING PUBLIC
WATER; PINE 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, Pine County may
convey the tax-forfeited land described in paragraph (c) to the town of Wilma, 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 and provide
that the land reverts to the state if the town of Wilma stops using the land for the public
purpose described in paragraph (d). The attorney general may make necessary changes to
the legal description to correct errors and ensure accuracy.
new text end

new text begin (c) The land to be conveyed is located in Pine County and is described as: Southwest
Quarter of Southeast Quarter, less South 660 feet, Section 8, Township 42, Range 17
(PIN No. 32.0065.001).
new text end

new text begin (d) The county has determined that the land is needed by the town of Wilma for a
town hall and public park.
new text end

Sec. 20. new text beginPRIVATE SALE OF TAX-FORFEITED LAND; ST. LOUIS COUNTY.
new text end

new text begin (a) Notwithstanding the public sale provisions of Minnesota Statutes, chapter 282,
or other law to the contrary, St. Louis County may sell by private sale the tax-forfeited
land described in paragraph (c).
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 descriptions 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:
new text end

new text begin (1) Block 28, Bayview Addition to Duluth, Section 12, Range 15 West, Township
49 North;
new text end

new text begin (2) Lot 87, Block 75, Duluth Proper Third Division, Section 28, Range 14 West,
Township 50 North;
new text end

new text begin (3) the North 13 feet for street, Lot 5, Block 5, Woodland Park 8th Division, 1st Rear
Duluth, Section 2, Range 14 West, Township 50 North;
new text end

new text begin (4) Lot 15, Block 13, Andersons 3rd Addition to Virginia, Section 17, Range 17
West, Township 58 North;
new text end

new text begin (5) Lot 3, except the part platted and except the part beginning 247.12 feet East of
the southwest corner; thence East 663.99 feet North 27 degrees 49 minutes East 222.33
feet to the south line of highway North 62 degrees 11 minutes West 772.37 feet southerly
605.57 feet to the point of beginning and except the West 146.81 feet and except the
East 100.08 feet of the West 246.81 feet, Town of Beatty, Section 20, Range 18 West,
Township 63 North;
new text end

new text begin (6) Lot 7, Gethesemane Acres Hermantown, Section 9, Range 15 West, Township
50 North; and
new text end

new text begin (7) that part of the Southwest Quarter of the Southwest Quarter lying West of the
Keewatin Highway, except the southerly 14-55/100 feet, Hibbing, Section 15, Range 21
West, Township 57 North.
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. 21. new text beginPRIVATE SALE OF TAX-FORFEITED LAND; ST. LOUIS COUNTY.
new text end

new text begin (a) Notwithstanding the public sale provisions of Minnesota Statutes, chapter 282,
St. Louis County may sell tax-forfeited land described in paragraph (c) to an adjoining
landowner 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 for not less
than the appraised value of the land. The attorney general may make necessary changes to
the legal description to correct errors and ensure accuracy.
new text end

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

new text begin (1) PID No. 010-4390-01120;
new text end

new text begin (2) PID No. 010-4390-01200;
new text end

new text begin (3) PID No. 010-4400-00070;
new text end

new text begin (4) PID No. 010-4400-00080;
new text end

new text begin (5) PID No. 010-4400-00090;
new text end

new text begin (6) PID No. 010-4400-00100;
new text end

new text begin (7) PID No. 010-4400-00110;
new text end

new text begin (8) PID No. 010-4400-00120;
new text end

new text begin (9) PID No. 010-4400-00130;
new text end

new text begin (10) PID No. 010-4400-00140;
new text end

new text begin (11) PID No. 010-4400-00150;
new text end

new text begin (12) PID No. 010-4400-00160;
new text end

new text begin (13) PID No. 010-4400-00170;
new text end

new text begin (14) PID No. 010-4400-00180;
new text end

new text begin (15) PID No. 010-4400-00190;
new text end

new text begin (16) PID No. 010-4400-00200;
new text end

new text begin (17) PID No. 010-4400-00210;
new text end

new text begin (18) PID No. 010-4400-00240;
new text end

new text begin (19) PID No. 010-4400-00440;
new text end

new text begin (20) PID No. 010-4400-00450;
new text end

new text begin (21) PID No. 010-4400-00460;
new text end

new text begin (22) PID No. 010-4400-00470;
new text end

new text begin (23) PID No. 010-4400-00480;
new text end

new text begin (24) PID No. 010-4400-00490;
new text end

new text begin (25) PID No. 010-4400-00500;
new text end

new text begin (26) PID No. 010-4400-00510;
new text end

new text begin (27) PID No. 010-4400-00520;
new text end

new text begin (28) PID No. 010-4400-00530;
new text end

new text begin (29) PID No. 010-4400-00540;
new text end

new text begin (30) PID No. 010-4400-00550;
new text end

new text begin (31) PID No. 010-4400-00560;
new text end

new text begin (32) PID No. 010-4400-00570;
new text end

new text begin (33) PID No. 010-4400-00580;
new text end

new text begin (34) PID No. 010-4400-00590;
new text end

new text begin (35) PID No. 010-4400-00600; and
new text end

new text begin (36) PID No. 010-4400-00610.
new text end

new text begin (d) Except as provided in paragraph (e), the proceeds from the sale of land described
in paragraph (c) must be deposited by the county into an environmental trust fund as
provided in Laws 1998, chapter 389, article 16, section 31, subdivision 4, as amended.
new text end

new text begin (e) The costs of appraisals, abstracts, surveys, sale preparations, advertising, realtors,
and closing services may be withheld by the county board and not deposited into an
environmental trust fund.
new text end

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

Sec. 22. 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 descriptions 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:
new text end

new text begin (1) the easterly 220 feet of Lot A and Lot A except the easterly 220 feet and except
the westerly 50 feet, Block 37, Savanna Addition to Floodwood, Section 5, Range 20
West, Township 51 North;
new text end

new text begin (2) the West Half of the West Half of the Northwest Quarter of the Southwest
Quarter, Section 5, Range 14 West, Township 50 North;
new text end

new text begin (3) Lot 3, Town of Biwabik, Section 23, Range 16 West, Township 58 North;
new text end

new text begin (4) the Northwest Quarter of the Southwest Quarter of the Northeast Quarter, Section
32, Range 17 West, Township 57 North;
new text end

new text begin (5) that part of the Southwest Quarter of the Northeast Quarter lying northwesterly
of Little Fork River, except the North 150 feet and except the highway right-of-way,
Section 18, Range 18 West, Township 62 North;
new text end

new text begin (6) the Southeast Quarter of the Northwest Quarter, Section 20, Range 14 West,
Township 60 North;
new text end

new text begin (7) Lot 6, Unorganized 56-14, Section 6, Range 14, Township 56; and
new text end

new text begin (8) the Northeast Quarter of the Northwest Quarter, except the West Half and except
the Southeast Quarter, Section 8, Range 16 West, Township 59 North.
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. 23. new text beginPRIVATE SALE OF SURPLUS STATE LAND BORDERING PUBLIC
WATER; TODD COUNTY.
new text end

new text begin (a) Notwithstanding Minnesota Statutes, sections 92.45, 94.09, and 94.10, the
commissioner of natural resources may sell by private sale the surplus land bordering
public water that is described in paragraph (c).
new text end

new text begin (b) The commissioner may make necessary changes to the legal description to
correct errors and ensure accuracy.
new text end

new text begin (c) The land that may be sold is located in Todd County and is described as: that
part of the Northeast Quarter of the Southwest Quarter of Section 22, Township 129
North, Range 35 West, described as follows:
new text end

new text begin From the southwest corner of said Northeast Quarter of the Southwest Quarter run
North along the west line thereof for a distance of 603 feet to the point of beginning
of tract to be described; thence South 70 degrees 00 minutes East 220 feet; thence
South 20 degrees 00 minutes West 105 feet; thence North 60 degrees 00 minutes
West 173 feet; thence North 18 degrees 40 minutes West 64 feet, more or less, to the
west line of said Northeast Quarter of the Southwest Quarter; thence North along
said west line for a distance of 27 feet, more or less, to the place of beginning;
containing 0.36 acres, more or less. Including all riparian rights to the 0.36 acres,
more or less, and subject to existing easements of record.
new text end

new text begin (d) The land borders the Long Prairie River. The Department of Natural Resources
has determined that the land is not needed for natural resource purposes and that the
state's land management interests would best be served if the land was conveyed to an
adjacent landowner.
new text end

Sec. 24. new text beginCONVEYANCE OF TAX-FORFEITED LAND BORDERING PUBLIC
WATER; WASHINGTON 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, Washington County
may convey to the city of Cottage Grove for no consideration the tax-forfeited land
bordering public water that is described in paragraph (c).
new text end

new text begin (b) The conveyance must be in a form approved by the attorney general and provide
that the land reverts to the state if the city of Cottage Grove stops using the land for the
public purpose described in paragraph (d). 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 conveyed is located in Washington County and is described as:
the Northeast Quarter of the Northwest Quarter, Section 30, Township 27, Range 21,
except 2-1/2 acres to railroad except beginning at the southeast corner and going west at
south line 645 feet to slough; thence northeast of slough 140 feet; thence East 635 feet,
more or less, to the road; thence South 140 feet to the point of beginning and also except
commencing at the southeast corner of aforesaid quarter-quarter section; thence North on
east line of above quarter-quarter section 140 feet; thence West parallel with south line of
said quarter-quarter section 32 feet to the point of beginning, said point being on west line
of town highway as now established; thence North 23-1/2 degrees West 243.6 feet; thence
North 45 degrees 40 minutes West 194 feet to iron stake on westerly line of town highway;
thence South 71 degrees 48 minutes West 455 feet to shore of Grey Cloud Island Slough;
thence South 6 degrees 2 minutes East 225 feet to fence as now established; thence East
637 feet to point of beginning (PID 30.027.21.21.0001).
new text end

new text begin (d) The county has determined that the land is needed by the city of Cottage Grove
for a public park with minimal development.
new text end

Sec. 25. new text beginCONVEYANCE OF TAX-FORFEITED LAND BORDERING PUBLIC
WATER; WINONA COUNTY.
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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, Winona County may
convey for no consideration the tax-forfeited land described in paragraph (c) to the city of
Stockton under the remaining provisions of Minnesota Statutes, chapter 282.
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new text begin (b) The conveyance must be in a form approved by the attorney general and provide
that the land reverts to the state if the city of Stockton stops using the land for the public
purpose described in paragraph (d). The attorney general may make necessary changes to
the legal description to correct errors and ensure accuracy.
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new text begin (c) The land to be conveyed is located in Winona County and is described as: PID
No. 30.000.0760.
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new text begin (d) The county has determined that the land is needed by the city of Stockton for
a public park.
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Sec. 26. new text beginEFFECTIVE DATE.
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new text begin Sections 1 to 25 are effective the day following final enactment.
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