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SF 1186

as introduced - 88th Legislature (2013 - 2014) Posted on 05/30/2013 10:43am

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 private and public sales of certain tax-forfeited
land.

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

Section 1. 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 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. 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), clauses (3), (4), and (5). The easements shall serve to provide
riparian protection and access for anglers and for future restoration work. The easements
for the lands described in paragraph (c), clauses (3) and (4), shall be 75 feet in width, lying
southerly of the centerline of the stream. The easement for the land described in paragraph
(c), clause (5), shall be 75 feet in width, lying northerly of the centerline of the stream.
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) Lots 377 through 399, odd-numbered lots, Lower Duluth Minnesota Avenue,
Section 12, Township 49 North, Range 14 West (parcel 010-3110-01950);
new text end

new text begin (2) part of Lot 2 beginning at the northwest corner; thence southerly 628.4 feet;
thence southeasterly at an angle of 102 degrees 17 minutes, 693 feet; thence southerly at
an angle of 90 degrees, 12 feet to the point of beginning; thence northerly 112 feet; thence
easterly 300 feet to the shore of Stone Lake; thence southwesterly along the lakeshore to
the point of beginning, except that part north of the road, Section 27, Township 55 North,
Range 12 West (parcel 230-0010-04549);
new text end

new text begin (3) Lot 440, Homecroft Park, Town of Rice Lake, Section 34, Township 51 North,
Range 14 West (parcel 520-0130-00460);
new text end

new text begin (4) Lot 493, Homecroft Park, Town of Rice Lake, Section 34, Township 51 North,
Range 14 West (parcel 520-0130-01020); and
new text end

new text begin (5) Lot 533, Homecroft Park, Town of Rice Lake, Section 34, Township 51 North,
Range 14 West (parcel 520-0130-01430).
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 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 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. 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), clauses (8) to (13). The easements shall serve to provide
riparian protection and access for anglers and for future restoration work. The easement
for the land described in paragraph (c), clause (8), shall lie southerly of the centerline
of the stream and 75 feet in width lying northerly of the centerline of the stream. The
easements for the lands described in paragraph (c), clauses (10) and (13), shall be 75 feet in
width, lying northerly of the centerline of the stream. The easement for the land described
in paragraph (c), clause (9), shall be 150 feet in width, lying 75 feet on each side of the
centerline of the stream. The easement for the lands described in paragraph (c), clauses
(11) and (12), shall be 75 feet in width, lying southerly of the centerline of the stream.
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) Lots 32 through 44, even-numbered lots, Upper Duluth St. Louis Avenue,
Section 35, Township 50 North, Range 14 West (parcel 010-4400-01330);
new text end

new text begin (2) Lot 4, Block 2, Rearrangement of Part of Stony Brook Park, Section 13,
Township 58 North, Range 18 West (parcel 175-0062-00090);
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new text begin (3) the Southwest Quarter of the Southeast Quarter, Section 19, Township 52 North,
Range 18 West (parcel 205-0010-03430);
new text end

new text begin (4) Lots 1 and 2, Michaels Beach, Town of Ellsburg, Section 6, Township 55 North,
Range 17 West (parcel 320-0100-00010);
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new text begin (5) Lots 1 to 12, Block 6; Lots 1 to 7 and 15 to 24, Block 7; and Block 12, Ellsburg,
Section 18, Township 55 North, Range 16 West;
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new text begin (6) Lots 1 to 24, Block 8; Lots 1 to 6 and 17 to 24, Block 9; and Block 10, Ellsburg,
Section 18, Township 55 North, Range 16 West;
new text end

new text begin (7) part of Lot 18, lying North of the intersection of the easterly right-of-way of the
county road and the west line of the river and South of a line beginning on the easterly
road right-of-way 450 feet northerly of said intersection; thence easterly to a point on the
westerly line of the river 450 feet northerly of said intersection, McDavitt, Section 19,
Township 56 North, Range 18 West (parcel 435-0010-03392);
new text end

new text begin (8) the northerly 435.6 feet of the Northeast Quarter of the Northeast Quarter,
except the westerly 400 feet, Section 12, Township 51 North, Range 14 West (parcel
520-0012-00555);
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new text begin (9) the North Half of the North Half of the Southwest Quarter of the Northwest
Quarter, Section 15, Township 51 North, Range 14 West (parcel 520-0012-01460);
new text end

new text begin (10) Lots 477 to 479, Homecroft Park, Town of Rice Lake, Section 34, Township 51
North, Range 14 West (parcel 520-0130-00840);
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new text begin (11) Lot 534, Homecroft Park, Town of Rice Lake, Section 34, Township 51 North,
Range 14 West (parcel 520-0130-01440);
new text end

new text begin (12) Lot 543, Homecroft Park, Town of Rice Lake, Section 34, Township 51 North,
Range 14 West (parcel 520-0130-01530);
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new text begin (13) Lot 544, Homecroft Park, Town of Rice Lake, Section 34, Township 51 North,
Range 14 West (parcel 520-0130-01540); and
new text end

new text begin (14) the easterly 330 feet of the westerly 660 feet of the northerly 265 feet of the
Southeast Quarter of the Southwest Quarter and the easterly 330 feet of the westerly 660
feet of the southerly 395 feet of the Northeast Quarter of the Southwest Quarter, Section
34, Township 57 North, Range 15 West (parcel 570-0012-04792).
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 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) 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.
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) part of Lot 37, Block 4, except the Southwest Half and except the East 7.5 feet,
Grant Park Division of Duluth, Section 30, Township 50 North, Range 14 West (parcel
010-1960-00670);
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new text begin (2) beginning 1,088.74 feet North of an iron monument marking the east side of
Vermilion Road 455.34 feet East of the southwest corner of Section 10 and extending
easterly 231.49 feet; thence southerly 100.46 feet; thence westerly 238.82 feet to the east
side of Vermilion Road; thence northerly 100 feet to the point of beginning, also called
Lot 2, Block 3, private plat, Aurora Lands In The City, Section 10, Township 58 North,
Range 15 West (parcel 100-0080-00980); and
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new text begin (3) the Southwest Quarter of the Southeast Quarter, Section 24, Township 65 North,
Range 20 West, except:
new text end

new text begin (i) the railroad right-of-way, 2.90 acres;
new text end

new text begin (ii) two acres for the state highway;
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new text begin (iii) that part northeasterly of the highway;
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new text begin (iv) that part of the North 400 feet lying westerly of the highway;
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new text begin (v) the South 320 feet of the North 720 feet; and
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new text begin (vi) that part lying South of the North 1,020 feet (parcel 425-0040-04030).
new text end

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