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HF 1625

as introduced - 90th Legislature (2017 - 2018) Posted on 02/23/2017 01:27pm

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

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
lands.

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

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

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

new text begin (1) part of Lot 9, Block 2, and part of Government Lot 3, Section 29, Township 138
North, Range 29 West (parcel identification number 86-337-0220); and
new text end

new text begin (2) all that part of Government Lot 3, Section 8, Township 137 North, Range 29 West,
lying southwesterly of the railway right-of-way, except that part of Government Lot 3,
Section 8, Township 137 North, Range 29 West, described as follows: commencing at the
northeast corner of Government Lot 4, said Section 8; thence North 89 degrees 46 minutes
27 seconds West 1,698.14 feet along the north line of Government Lot 4, Section 8, Township
137 North, Range 29 West (parcel identification number 50-008-1302).
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; CASS COUNTY.
new text end

new text begin (a) Notwithstanding the public sale provisions of Minnesota Statutes, chapter 282, or
other law to the contrary, Cass County may sell by private sale the tax-forfeited land
described in paragraph (c) for less than market 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 described as: the Northeast
Quarter of the Northwest Quarter, less the Northeast Quarter, Section 12, Township 140
North, Range 27 West (parcel identification number 44-112-2102).
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 sold to the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency, which has
jurisdiction over the closed landfill located on the parcel.
new text end