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SF 1874

as introduced - 88th Legislature (2013 - 2014) Posted on 03/04/2014 09:49am

KEY: stricken = removed, old language.
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A bill for an act
relating to state lands; authorizing sales of certain tax-forfeited lands in St. Louis
County; providing procedure for sale of certain noncompliant tax-forfeited land
on Minnesota Point in Duluth.

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

Section 1. new text beginPRIVATE SALE OF TAX-FORFEITED LAND; ST. LOUIS COUNTY.
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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
lands described in paragraph (c).
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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.
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new text begin (c) The lands to be sold are located in St. Louis County and are described as:
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new text begin (1) Lots 1 to 4, Block 4, Atlantic Ave. Addition to Duluth;
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new text begin (2) Lots 5 to 7, Bay View Addition to Duluth No. 2;
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new text begin (3) Lots 8 to 11, Bay View Addition to Duluth No. 2;
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new text begin (4) Lot 12, Block 44, Bay View Addition to Duluth No. 2;
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new text begin (5) Lots 14 to 16, Duluth Heights 1st Division;
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new text begin (6) that part of Lot 11 beginning at the southwest corner of said lot; thence northeast
along the south line .20 feet; thence left 89 degrees 57 minutes 42 seconds a distance of
140.01 feet to a point on the north line of Lot 11 .12 feet East of the northwest corner;
thence southwest to the northwest corner; thence southeast along the west line 140.01 feet
to the point of beginning, Duluth Proper 1st Division West Superior Street;
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new text begin (7) Lots 33 to 39, odd-numbered lots, Block 172, Duluth Proper Third Division;
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new text begin (8) Lots 34 to 40, even-numbered lots, Block 172, Duluth Proper Third Division;
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new text begin (9) Lots 49 to 63, odd-numbered lots, including part of vacated 4th Ave W adjacent
to Lot 63, Duluth Proper Third Division;
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new text begin (10) Lots 50 and 52, Duluth Proper Third Division;
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new text begin (11) Lots 39 to 45, odd-numbered lots, Block 179, Duluth Proper Third Division;
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new text begin (12) the southeasterly 30 feet of the northwesterly 100 feet, Lots 12 to 16, Soo Ry.
Lease No. 7841, Marine Division of Duluth;
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new text begin (13) the East 12-1/2 feet of the West 37-1/2 feet of Lots 1 and 2, West Duluth 5th
Division;
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new text begin (14) the East 10 feet of the South 63 feet of Lot 11 and the East 12-1/2 feet of the
North 37 feet of Lot 11, Block 16, West Park Division of Duluth;
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new text begin (15) the South 13 feet for st Lot 10, Block 4, Woodland Park 8th Division 1st
Rearr Duluth;
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new text begin (16) the North 13 feet of Lot 3, Block 5, Woodland Park 8th Division 1st Rearr Duluth;
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new text begin (17) the North 13 feet of Lot 4, Block 5, Woodland Park 8th Division 1st Rearr Duluth;
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new text begin (18) the South 424 feet of the North 999 feet of that part of the Northeast Quarter
of the Northwest Quarter lying West of the old North Shore Road, except the highway
right-of-way, 5.97 acres, and except that part lying South of the southerly highway
right-of-way, Section 19, Township 51, Range 12, Town of Duluth;
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new text begin (19) part of the Northwest Quarter of the Northeast Quarter, Section 19, Township
51, Range 17, Town of Industrial;
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new text begin (20) part of Government Lot 3, Section 2, Township 64, Range 18, Beatty Township;
and
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new text begin (21) the South 70 feet of the East 313 feet of the Northeast Quarter of the Northwest
Quarter, Section 31, Township 60, Range 17.
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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.
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Sec. 2. new text beginPUBLIC SALE OF TAX-FORFEITED LAND BORDERING PUBLIC
WATER; ST. LOUIS COUNTY.
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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.
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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.
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new text begin (c) The lands to be sold are located in St. Louis County and are described as:
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new text begin (1) the westerly 200 feet of Lot 5, Section 31, Township 58, Range 16, Town of
Biwabik;
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new text begin (2) Lots 8, 9, and 10, Section 6, Township 62, Range 15, NE NA Mik Ka Ta Town of
Breitung;
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new text begin (3) Lots 14 to 17, Section 6, Township 62, Range 15, NE NA Mik Ka Ta Town of
Breitung;
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new text begin (4) Lot 242, Section 6, Township 62, Range 15, NE NA Mik Ka Ta Town of Breitung;
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new text begin (5) Lots 251 to 254, Section 6, Township 62, Range 15, NE NA Mik Ka Ta Town of
Breitung; and
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new text begin (6) Lots 8 to 20, even-numbered lots, Upper Duluth St. Louis Avenue.
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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.
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Sec. 3. new text beginPRIVATE SALE OF TAX-FORFEITED LAND BORDERING PUBLIC
WATER; ST. LOUIS 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, 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.
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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.
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new text begin (c) The lands to be sold are located in St. Louis County and are described as:
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new text begin (1) Lots 347 to 355, odd-numbered lots, Lower Duluth Minnesota Avenue;
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new text begin (2) Lots 22 to 30, even-numbered lots, Lower Duluth St. Louis Avenue;
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new text begin (3) Lots 44 to 54, even-numbered lots, Lower Duluth St. Louis Avenue;
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new text begin (4) Lots 58 to 68, even-numbered lots, Lower Duluth St. Louis Avenue;
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new text begin (5) Lots 78 to 84, even-numbered lots, Lower Duluth St. Louis Avenue;
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new text begin (6) Lot 86, Lower Duluth St. Louis Avenue;
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new text begin (7) Lot 88, Lower Duluth St. Louis Avenue;
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new text begin (8) Lot 132, Lower Duluth St. Louis Avenue;
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new text begin (9) Lots 206 to 212, even-numbered lots, Lower Duluth St. Louis Avenue;
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new text begin (10) Lots 324 to 330, even-numbered lots, Lower Duluth St. Louis Avenue;
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new text begin (11) Lot 5, Section 7, Township 54, Range 16, Town of Cotton; and
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new text begin (12) an undivided 11/12 interest, Lot 4, Section 29, Township 63, Range 12.
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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.
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Sec. 4. new text beginSALE OF NONCOMPLIANT TAX-FORFEITED LAND ON
MINNESOTA POINT, DULUTH.
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new text begin Notwithstanding Minnesota Statutes, section 282.01, subdivision 7a, tax-forfeited
land located on Minnesota Point in Duluth, which cannot be improved because of
noncompliance with local ordinances regarding minimum area, shape, frontage, or access,
may, at the discretion of the St. Louis County auditor, be offered and sold by the county
auditor to any single, specific adjoining or adjacent landowner without notifying or
offering to sell to all adjoining or adjacent landowners.
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Sec. 5. new text beginEFFECTIVE DATE.
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new text begin Sections 1 to 4 are effective the day following final enactment.
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