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3rd Engrossment - 88th Legislature (2013 - 2014) Posted on 09/04/2014 10:26am

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A bill for an act
relating to natural resources; modifying disposition of certain land and revenue;
adding to and deleting from state forests and recreation areas; authorizing public
and private sales and exchanges of certain state lands; merging certain state
parks; authorizing the purchase of a dam; amending Minnesota Statutes 2012,
sections 89.022; 459.06, subdivision 1; 477A.17; Minnesota Statutes 2013
Supplement, section 85.012, subdivision 38a; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2012,
section 85.012, subdivision 53a.

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

Section 1.

Minnesota Statutes 2013 Supplement, section 85.012, subdivision 38a,
is amended to read:


Subd. 38a.

Lake Vermilionnew text begin-Soudan Underground Minenew text end State Park, St. Louis County.

Sec. 2.

Minnesota Statutes 2012, section 89.022, is amended to read:


89.022 DISPOSAL OF TILLABLE LAND IN MEMORIAL HARDWOOD
FOREST.

Subdivision 1.

Exchange or sale required.

If any parcel acquired for the Memorial
Hardwood Forest after July 1, 1977 contains more than ten contiguous acres of tillable
land adjacent to other tillable land or to a maintained public road or a farm homestead
consisting of a residence and farm buildings abutting a maintained public road, the
commissioner of natural resources shall either exchange the land for other land suitable for
forest purposes or declare the land as surplus land deleted text beginto the commissioner of administrationdeleted text end.
deleted text beginThe commissioner of administration shall offer the land for sale in the manner provided
by law not less than six months after acquisition by the state and once thereafter in each
of the next two years.
deleted text end Tillable land is land classified as class 1, 2, or 3 as defined by the
United States Soil Conservation Service. Notwithstanding any law to the contrary neither
the state nor any of its subdivisions shall be required to construct or maintain any street,
highway or other road to provide access to any parcel of land sold or exchanged pursuant
to this section. The commissioner of natural resources may retain easements over parcels
sold or exchanged pursuant to this section as are required for purposes of providing access
to public waters or forest lands or access to insure stream bank stabilization and protection.

Subd. 2.

Exemption.

The commissioner of natural resources may apply to the
deleted text beginLegislative-Citizen Commission on Minnesota Resourcesdeleted text endnew text begin county boardnew text end for an exemption
from the exchange or sale requirements of subdivision 1 in instances where it can be
demonstrated that deleted text beginunique recreational, historical or scientific values would be destroyed
by the exchange or sale of
deleted text end tillable land deleted text beginor a farm homesteaddeleted text endnew text begin has been or will be acquired
for natural resource and public access purposes
new text end. deleted text beginExemptions shall be decided by the
commission on an individual basis.
deleted text endnew text begin The county board may approve or disapprove the
exemption.
new text end If the application for exemption is not decided by the deleted text begincommissiondeleted text endnew text begin county
board
new text end within 90 days, the application shall be deemed to have been deleted text begindenieddeleted text endnew text begin approvednew text end.

Subd. 3.

Disposition.

Money collected pursuant to new text beginthis new text endsection deleted text begin89.022deleted text end shall be
deposited in the deleted text begingeneral funddeleted text endnew text begin natural resources fund established under section 16A.531,
subdivision 2
new text end.

Sec. 3.

Minnesota Statutes 2012, section 459.06, subdivision 1, is amended to read:


Subdivision 1.

Accept donations.

Any county, city, or town may by resolution of
its governing body accept donations of land that the governing body deems to be better
adapted for the production of timber and wood than for any other purpose, for a forest, and
may manage it on forestry principles. The donor of not less than 100 acres of any such
land shall be entitled to have the land perpetually bear the donor's name. The governing
body of any city or town, when funds are available or have been levied therefor, may,
when authorized by a majority vote by ballot of the voters voting at any general or special
city election or town meeting where the question is properly submitted, purchase or
obtain by condemnation proceedings, and preferably at the sources of streams, any tract
of land for a forest which is better adapted for the production of timber and wood than
for any other purpose, and which is conveniently located for the purpose, and manage it
on forestry principles. deleted text beginThe selection of the lands and the plan of management must be
approved by the director of lands and forestry.
deleted text end The city or town may annually levy a tax
on all taxable property within its boundaries to procure and maintain such forests.

Sec. 4.

Minnesota Statutes 2012, section 477A.17, is amended to read:


477A.17 LAKE deleted text beginVERMILION STATE PARK AND SOUDAN
deleted text end new text beginVERMILION-SOUDAN new text endUNDERGROUND MINE STATE PARK; ANNUAL
PAYMENTS.

(a) deleted text beginBeginning in fiscal year 2012,deleted text end In lieu of the payment amount provided under
section 477A.12, subdivision 1, clause (1), the county shall receive an annual payment
for new text beginstate-owned new text endland deleted text beginacquired fordeleted text endnew text begin within the boundary ofnew text end Lake Vermilionnew text begin-Soudan
Underground Mine
new text end State Park, established in section 85.012, subdivision 38a, deleted text beginand land
within the boundary of Soudan Underground Mine State Park, established in section
85.012, subdivision 53a,
deleted text end equal to 1.5 percent of the appraised value of the new text beginstate-owned new text endland.

(b) For the purposes of this section, the appraised value of the land acquired for
Lake Vermilionnew text begin-Soudan Underground Minenew text end State Park for the first five years after
acquisition shall be the purchase price of the land, plus the value of any portion of the land
that is acquired by donation. deleted text beginThe appraised value must be redetermined by the county
assessor every five years after the land is acquired.
deleted text endnew text begin Thereafter, the appraised value of the
state-owned land shall be as determined under section 477A.12, subdivision 3.
new text end

(c) The annual payments under this section shall be distributed to the taxing
jurisdictions containing the property as follows: one-third to the school districts; one-third
to the town; and one-third to the county. The payment to school districts is not a county
apportionment under section 127A.34 and is not subject to aid recapture. Each of those
taxing jurisdictions may use the payments for their general purposes.

(d) Except as provided in this section, the payments shall be made as provided
in sections 477A.11 to 477A.13.

Sec. 5. new text beginDELETIONS FROM STATE RECREATION AREA.
new text end

new text begin [85.013][Subd. 11b.] Greenleaf Lake State Recreation Area, Meeker County.
new text end new text begin The following areas are deleted from the Greenleaf Lake State Recreation Area:
new text end

new text begin (1) the West Half of the Southwest Quarter of Section 29, Township 118 North,
Range 30 West;
new text end

new text begin (2) the Southeast Quarter of the Southeast Quarter, the Northeast Quarter of the
Southeast Quarter, the Southeast Quarter of the Northeast Quarter, and the South 15
acres of the Northeast Quarter of the Northeast Quarter, all in Section 30, Township
118 North, Range 30 West; and
new text end

new text begin (3) the West 15 acres of the Northwest Quarter of the Northwest Quarter of Section
32, Township 118 North, Range 30 West.
new text end

Sec. 6. new text beginADDITION TO STATE FOREST.
new text end

new text begin [89.021][Subd. 48a.] Snake River State Forest. The following area is added to the
Snake River State Forest: Sections 15 and 16, Township 42 North, Range 23 West.
new text end

Sec. 7. new text beginPRIVATE SALE OF SURPLUS STATE LAND BORDERING PUBLIC
WATER; BECKER 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 sell the land to a local unit of government for less than
the value of the land as determined by the commissioner, but the conveyance must provide
that the land described in paragraph (c) be used for the public and reverts to the state if
the local unit of government fails to provide for public use or abandons the public use
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 Becker County and is described as: that
part of the Northwest Quarter of the Northeast Quarter of Section 29, Township 140
North, Range 36 West, described as follows:
new text end

new text begin Commencing at the northwest corner of said Northwest Quarter of the Northeast
Quarter; thence on an assumed bearing of South 89 degrees 36 minutes 26 seconds
East, a distance of 1,020.56 feet along the north line of said Northwest Quarter of
the Northeast Quarter to the point of beginning; thence South 00 degrees 01 minutes
30 seconds West, a distance of 222.19 feet; thence North 73 degrees 06 minutes 43
seconds East, a distance of 222.99 feet; thence North 12 degrees 38 minutes 24
seconds East, a distance of 159.58 feet to the north line of said Northwest Quarter
of the Northeast Quarter; thence North 89 degrees 36 minutes 26 seconds West, a
distance of 248.21 feet along said north line to the point of beginning, excepting the
right-of-way of Minnesota Trunk Highway 34.
new text end

new text begin Containing approximately 0.5 acres, more or less.
new text end

new text begin (d) The land described in paragraph (c) borders the Straight 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
were conveyed to a local unit of government for public use.
new text end

Sec. 8. new text beginPUBLIC SALE OF TAX-FORFEITED LAND BORDERING PUBLIC
WATER; 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 water 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 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 Beltrami County and are described as:
new text end

new text begin (1) part of Government Lot 1, Section 17, Township 154 North, Range 30 West
(PIN No. 49.00135.01);
new text end

new text begin (2) part of the Northwest Quarter of the Southeast Quarter, Section 15, Township
146 North, Range 31 West (PIN No. 46.00208.00); and
new text end

new text begin (3) part of Government Lot 3, Section 32, Township 155 North, Range 30 West
(PIN No. 49.00172.03).
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 beginPRIVATE SALE OF TAX-FORFEITED LAND BORDERING PUBLIC
WATER; BELTRAMI 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, Beltrami County may
sell by private sale to a state agency 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 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 lands to be sold are located in Beltrami County and are described as:
new text end

new text begin (1) Part of Government Lot 2, Section 10, Township 146 North, Range 33 West
(PIN No. 80.00240.00); and
new text end

new text begin (2) Outlot A, Lind's Addition to Bemidji, Section 2, Township 146 North, Range
33 West (PIN No. 80.04443.00).
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 conveyed to a state agency for natural resources management.
new text end

Sec. 10. new text beginCONVEYANCE OF TAX-FORFEITED LAND BORDERING PUBLIC
WATER; CARVER 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, Carver County may
convey to the city of Norwood Young America for less than the appraised value 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 Norwood Young America 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 Carver County and is described as: Outlot
A, The Preserve 3rd Addition (parcel 58.6520890).
new text end

new text begin (d) The county has determined that the land is needed by the city of Norwood Young
America for a public park or lake access.
new text end

Sec. 11. new text beginPRIVATE SALE OF TAX-FORFEITED LAND BORDERING PUBLIC
WATER; CARVER COUNTY.
new text end

new text begin (a) Notwithstanding Minnesota Statutes, sections 92.45, 282.01, subdivision 1, and
282.018, subdivision 1, and the public sale provisions of Minnesota Statutes, section
282, Carver 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, section 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 description to correct errors and
ensure accuracy. The county may convey the land to the city of Watertown for less than
the market value of the land as determined by the county board, but the conveyance must
provide that the land described in paragraph (c) be used for a public use, as described in
Minnesota Statutes, section 282.01, subdivision 1a, which may include but is not limited
to a park, trails system, public transit system facility, and public service facility, which
may include a water tower, administrative offices, a lift station, and a public works facility,
as well as use in a wetland bank restoration project as defined in Minnesota Statutes,
sections 103G.222 to 103G.2243, in which a conditional use deed or deed restrictions may
be recorded. The land described in paragraph (c) may be subsequently subdivided and
conveyed, in whole or in part, to other local governmental subdivisions of the state to
accomplish these public uses. The land described in paragraph (c) is subject to the reverter
interest of the state pursuant to Minnesota Statutes, section 282.01, subdivisions 1c and 1d.
new text end

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

new text begin the South Half of Southeast Quarter of Section 9, Township 117, Range 25, Carver
County, Minnesota, except those parts described as follows, to wit: commencing at
the southwest corner of Southeast Quarter of said Section 9; thence running North
60 rods to a point in the center of the Watertown, Chaska and Carver Road; thence
southeasterly 73 rods to south line of said Southeast Quarter; thence West 44 rods to
place of beginning. EXCEPTING THEREFROM that part of the South Half of the
Southeast Quarter of Section 9, Township 117 North, Range 25 West, Carver County,
Minnesota, described as follows: commencing at the South Quarter corner of Section
9; thence on an assumed bearing of East along the south line of said Southeast
Quarter 726.00 feet (44 rods) to the point of beginning of the tract to be described;
thence North 36 degrees 59 minutes 00 seconds West along a line that would
intersect the west line of said Southeast Quarter at a point 990.00 feet (60 rods)
North of said South Quarter corner a distance of 267.81 feet; thence on a bearing of
East a distance of 493.23 feet; thence on a bearing of South 1 degree 30 minutes 00
seconds West a distance of 214.00 feet to said south line of the Southeast Quarter;
thence on a bearing of West a distance of 326.52 feet to the actual point of beginning;
ALSO EXCEPTING THEREFROM that part of the South Half of the Southeast
Quarter of Section 9, Township 117 North, Range 25 West of the Fifth Principal
Meridian, described as follows: commencing at the southwest corner of said
Southeast Quarter; thence on an assumed bearing of East along the south line of said
Southeast Quarter a distance of 726.00 feet; thence North 37 degrees 04 minutes 30
seconds West, along a line that will intersect the west line of said Southeast Quarter
at a point 990.00 feet northerly from said southwest corner of the Southeast Quarter,
a distance of 267.81 feet; thence on a bearing of East a distance of 273.66 feet to the
point of beginning of the land to be described; thence continuing on a bearing of
East a distance of 219.57 feet; thence on a bearing of South 1 degree 30 minutes
00 seconds West to said south line of the Southeast Quarter; thence on a bearing of
East along said south line a distance of 236.23 feet; thence on a bearing of North a
distance of 556.20 feet; thence on a bearing of West a distance of 65.27 feet; thence
South 48 degrees 20 minutes 11 seconds West a distance of 515.27 feet to the point
of beginning; ALSO EXCEPTING THEREFROM all that part of the Southwest
Quarter of the Southeast Quarter of Section 9, Township 117 North, Range 25 West,
Carver County, Minnesota, lying southwesterly of the southwesterly right-of-way
line of County State-Aid Highway No. 10, as described in Document No. 58827,
as recorded in the office of the Carver County Recorder; ALSO EXCEPTING
THEREFROM that part thereof platted as Tuscany Village (PIN No. 85.0092900).
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 were conveyed to the city of Watertown for the use described in
paragraph (b).
new text end

Sec. 12. new text beginPUBLIC SALE OF TAX-FORFEITED LAND BORDERING PUBLIC
WATERS; CHISAGO COUNTY.
new text end

new text begin (a) Notwithstanding Minnesota Statutes, sections 92.45 and 282.018, subdivision 1,
Chisago County may sell the tax-forfeited land bordering public waters 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 legal description to correct errors and ensure accuracy.
new text end

new text begin (c) The land to be sold is located in Chisago County and is described as: those parts
of Lots 4, 5, and 6 in Block 2 of Starks Second Addition to Harris lying south of Goose
Creek (PID No. 14.00394.00).
new text end

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

Sec. 13. new text beginPRIVATE SALE OF TAX-FORFEITED LAND BORDERING PUBLIC
WATERS; CHISAGO 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, Chisago County may
sell by private sale to the adjoining landowner the tax-forfeited land bordering public
waters 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 legal description to correct errors and ensure accuracy.
new text end

new text begin (c) The land to be sold is located in Chisago County and is described as: that part of
Government Lot 5 described as follows: beginning at the southeast corner of Section 6;
thence North 1 degree 5 minutes West 1,644.50 feet; thence South 88 degrees 22 minutes
30 seconds West 401.10 feet to the point of beginning; thence South 4 degrees 17 minutes
30 seconds East 150 feet; thence South 88 degrees 22 minutes 30 seconds West 220
feet more or less to the shoreline of Chain Lake; thence northwesterly on the shoreline
150 feet more or less to a point of intersection with a line bearing South 88 degrees 22
minutes 30 seconds East from the point of beginning; thence North 88 degrees 22 minutes
30 seconds East 337 feet more or less to the point of beginning, Section 5, Township 35,
Range 21 (PID No. 11.00118.00).
new text end

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

Sec. 14. 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 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 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 lands to be sold are located in Lake County and are described as:
new text end

new text begin (1) part of the Northwest Quarter of the Southeast Quarter, Section 33, Township 55,
Range 11 (25-5511-33791); and
new text end

new text begin (2) the Northeast Quarter of the Northwest Quarter, Section 31, Township 64, Range
11 (28-6411-31250).
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. 15. 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 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 Crow Wing County and is described as:
new text end

new text begin (1) part of Government Lot 3, City of Baxter, Section 7, Township 133, Range 28,
described as: beginning at the northwest corner of said Government Lot 3; thence East 300
feet along the north line of said Lot 3; thence South 1 degree 44 minutes West, 262.8 feet;
thence South 32 degrees 51 minutes West, 149.6 feet to shore of Perch Lake; thence North
50 degrees 7 minutes West, 283 feet along shore of said lake to west line of said lot; thence
North 1 degree 44 minutes East, 207.1 feet to point of beginning. PIN #010073103C00009;
new text end

new text begin (2) Government Lot 5, City of Crosslake, Section 21, Township 137, Range 27,
except:
new text end

new text begin (i) 10 acres acquired by USA in condemnation decree in Register of Deeds Office in
Book (E), page 151;
new text end

new text begin (ii) .70 acres acquired by USA in decree in Book 31, page 120;
new text end

new text begin (iii) part of Government Lot 5 described as: beginning at the quarter corner of west
line of said lot; thence East 127.2 feet South 27 degrees 10 minutes East, 128.3 feet;
thence South 29 degrees 21 minutes West, 70 feet; thence South 5 degrees 19 minutes
West, 180 feet; thence West 134.9 feet; thence west line of said lot; thence North 354.5
feet along said west line to point of beginning;
new text end

new text begin (iv) that parcel sold to James W. Oberg;
new text end

new text begin (v) part to Mudek;
new text end

new text begin (vi) part to Robert Souther;
new text end

new text begin (vii) two parcels conveyed to Crosslake Rental and Leasing Co. as recorded on
Doc #495065;
new text end

new text begin (viii) that part conveyed to Unlimited Potential Enterprises on recorded Doc
#565043; and
new text end

new text begin (ix) that part conveyed to Paul and Patricia Willmus on recorded Doc #562741.
new text end

new text begin Subject to restrictions and reservations of record and subject to easement of record.
PIN #120213205BCB009;
new text end

new text begin (3) Lot 6, Block 1, Vansickle Creek Estates, City of Emily, Section 23, Township
138, Range 26. PIN #211490010060009; and
new text end

new text begin (4) the North 80 feet of Government Lot 1, Section 15, lying West of East 151.92
feet thereof and also the South 35 feet of the North 115 feet of Government Lot 1, Section
15, lying West of East 351.91 feet thereof with an easement of record and also the North
30 feet of the Northwest Quarter of the Northeast Quarter, Section 15, lying West of
Nisswa Village Road, City of Nisswa, Section 15, Township 135, Range 29. Subject to
easements, reservations, and restrictions of record. PIN #280152101AA0009.
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 beginCONVEYANCE OF TAX-FORFEITED LAND BORDERING PUBLIC
WATERS; DAKOTA COUNTY.
new text end

new text begin (a) Notwithstanding Minnesota Statutes, sections 92.45; 282.01, subdivision 1a; and
282.018, subdivision 1, and the public sale provisions of Minnesota Statutes, chapter 282,
Dakota County may convey to the city of Rosemount 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. The
attorney general may make necessary changes to the legal description to correct errors and
ensure accuracy. The conveyance must provide that the land reverts to the state if the city
of Rosemount stops using the land for park or trail purposes.
new text end

new text begin (c) The land to be conveyed is described as Outlot J of Outlots of Brockway (Dakota
County PID No. 34-54300-00-100).
new text end

new text begin (d) The county has determined that the county's land management interest would be
best served if the land is conveyed to the city of Rosemount for park or trail purposes.
new text end

Sec. 17. 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 a governmental subdivision of the state 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 governmental subdivision 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 Hennepin County and is described as: Lot
3, Block 2, Oak Hollow (Hennepin County tax identification number 08-119-23 23 0012).
new text end

new text begin (d) The county has determined that the county's land management interests would be
best served if the land is conveyed to a governmental subdivision of the state for use as a
recreational trail and for maintenance of the land in its natural state.
new text end

Sec. 18. 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 a governmental subdivision of the state 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 governmental subdivision 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 Hennepin County and is described as:
Outlot B, Boulder Pointe (Hennepin County tax identification number 21-116-22 11 0021).
new text end

new text begin (d) The county has determined that the county's land management interests would
be best served if the land is conveyed to a governmental subdivision for preservation of
wetlands.
new text end

Sec. 19. 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 a governmental subdivision of the state 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 governmental subdivision 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 Hennepin County and is described as:
including adjacent part of Wawonaissa Common, Lot 19, Block 7, "Woodland Point,"
Hennepin County, Minnesota (Hennepin County tax identification number 13-117-24
21 0080).
new text end

new text begin (d) The county has determined that the county's land management interests would
be best served if the land is conveyed to a governmental subdivision for preservation of
wetlands and open water purposes.
new text end

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

new text begin (a) Notwithstanding the public sale provisions of Minnesota Statutes, chapter 282,
or other law to the contrary, Hennepin County may sell by private sale the tax-forfeited
land 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 sold is located in Hennepin County and is described as: except
road, Tract C, Registered Land Survey No. 0047, Hennepin County, Minnesota (Hennepin
County tax identification number 24-027-24 22 0003).
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 is sold to the United States Fish and Wildlife Service for
conservation, hiking, wildlife observation, and environmental education.
new text end

Sec. 21. new text beginCONVEYANCE OF TAX-FORFEITED LAND BORDERING PUBLIC
WATER; ISANTI 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, Isanti County may
convey to the city of Isanti 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 Isanti 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. Prior to the sale, the commissioner of
revenue shall grant a scenic easement to be held in the name of the Department of Natural
Resources for the parcel described in paragraph (c) located within Sections 24 and 25,
Township 35, Range 24, to protect the scenic, recreational, and natural characteristics of
the Rum River, according to Minnesota Statutes, sections 103F.311, subdivision 6, and
103F.331, subdivision 1. The easement shall be 400 feet in width, lying easterly of the
centerline of the Rum River.
new text end

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

new text begin Section 36, Township 35, Range 24, Rum River Meadows Outlot D; ALSO Section
25, Township 35, Range 24, Villages on the Rum 5th Addition Outlot A, also in Section
24, Township 35, Range 24.
new text end

new text begin (d) The county has determined that the land is needed by the city of Isanti to use
as a park.
new text end

Sec. 22. new text beginPRIVATE SALE OF TAX-FORFEITED LAND BORDERING PUBLIC
WATER; ITASCA 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, Itasca 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 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 lands to be sold are located in Itasca County and are described as:
new text end

new text begin (1) the Southeast Quarter of the Southeast Quarter, less 3.42 acres for the railroad
right-of-way, Section 36, Township 145, Range 25 (PIN No. 11-236-4400); and
new text end

new text begin (2) Lot 4, less that part lying East of creek, Section 14, Township 58, Range 24
(PIN No. 04-114-1302).
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. 23. new text beginPRIVATE SALE OF TAX-FORFEITED LAND; ITASCA COUNTY.
new text end

new text begin (a) Notwithstanding the public sale provisions of Minnesota Statutes, chapter 282,
or other law to the contrary, Itasca County may sell by private sale the tax-forfeited land
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. The
land must be sold for no less than its market value. The purchaser must provide a certified
survey of the land acceptable to the county and must pay all survey and appraisal costs.
new text end

new text begin (c) The land to be sold is located in Itasca County and is described as: the West 50
feet of the North 380 feet of the Southeast Quarter of the Southeast Quarter, Section
19, Township 58 North, Range 24 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

Sec. 24. new text beginEXCHANGE OF STATE LAND; KANABEC COUNTY.
new text end

new text begin (a) Notwithstanding the riparian restrictions in Minnesota Statutes, section 94.342,
subdivision 3, the commissioner of natural resources may, with the approval of the Land
Exchange Board as required under the Minnesota Constitution, article XI, section 10, and
according to the remaining provisions of Minnesota Statutes, sections 94.342 to 94.347,
exchange the riparian land described in paragraph (b).
new text end

new text begin (b) The state land that may be exchanged is located in Kanabec County and is
described as:
new text end

new text begin (1) the Northeast Quarter, Northwest Quarter, and Northwest Quarter of the
Southeast Quarter, all in Section 16, Township 42 North, Range 24 West; and
new text end

new text begin (2) the East Half of the Northeast Quarter, North Half of the Southeast Quarter, and
South Half of the Southeast Quarter, all in Section 9, Township 42 North, Range 23 West.
new text end

new text begin (c) The state land administered by the commissioner of natural resources borders
the Snake River. The state land administered by the county borders Hay Creek. While
those lands do not provide at least equal opportunity for access to the waters by the public,
the land to be acquired by the commissioner in the exchange will improve access to
adjacent state forest lands.
new text end

Sec. 25. new text beginPUBLIC SALE OF SURPLUS STATE LAND WITHIN STATE PARK;
KITTSON COUNTY.
new text end

new text begin (a) Notwithstanding Minnesota Statutes, section 85.012, subdivision 1, the
commissioner of natural resources may sell by public sale the surplus land within Lake
Bronson State Park 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 Kittson County and is described as: the
following lots located in the Lakeside Subdivision Plat, located within the Southeast
Quarter of the Northwest Quarter, Section 33, Township 161 North, Range 46 West:
new text end

new text begin (1) Lots 3 and 4, Block 1;
new text end

new text begin (2) Lots 4, 5, 7 to 9, and 13 to 15, Block 4; and
new text end

new text begin (3) Lots 1 to 7 and 12 to 15, Block 5.
new text end

new text begin Containing 2.15 acres, more or less.
new text end

new text begin (d) The Department of Natural Resources has determined that the land is not needed
for natural resource purposes.
new text end

new text begin (e) Proceeds of land sales under this section may be used only to acquire property
within Lake Bronson State Park.
new text end

Sec. 26. new text beginPUBLIC SALE OF TAX-FORFEITED LAND BORDERING PUBLIC
WATER; LAKE OF THE WOODS COUNTY.
new text end

new text begin (a) Notwithstanding Minnesota Statutes, sections 92.45 and 282.018, subdivision 1,
Lake of the Woods 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 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 lands to be sold are located in Lake of the Woods County and are described as:
new text end

new text begin (1) Lot 20 and part of Lot 9, Auditors Plat #2, Section 18, Township 161, Range
33 (PIN No. 62.51.00.200); and
new text end

new text begin (2) part of the Southeast Quarter of the Southeast Quarter, Section 5, Township
159, Range 31 (PIN No. 37.05.44.000).
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. 27. 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 to the adjoining owner 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: PID No.
23.039.1560.
new text end

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

Sec. 28. 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
lands 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 descriptions 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) Lots 1 to 4, Block 4, Atlantic Ave. Addition to Duluth;
new text end

new text begin (2) Lots 5 to 7, Bay View Addition to Duluth No. 2;
new text end

new text begin (3) Lots 8 to 11, Bay View Addition to Duluth No. 2;
new text end

new text begin (4) Lot 12, Block 44, Bay View Addition to Duluth No. 2;
new text end

new text begin (5) Lots 14 to 16, Duluth Heights 1st Division;
new text end

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;
new text end

new text begin (7) Lots 33 to 39, odd-numbered lots, Block 172, Duluth Proper Third Division;
new text end

new text begin (8) Lots 34 to 40, even-numbered lots, Block 172, Duluth Proper Third Division;
new text end

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;
new text end

new text begin (10) Lots 50 and 52, Duluth Proper Third Division;
new text end

new text begin (11) Lots 39 to 45, odd-numbered lots, Block 179, Duluth Proper Third Division;
new text end

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;
new text end

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;
new text end

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;
new text end

new text begin (15) the South 13 feet for st Lot 10, Block 4, Woodland Park 8th Division 1st
Rearr Duluth;
new text end

new text begin (16) the North 13 feet of Lot 3, Block 5, Woodland Park 8th Division 1st Rearr Duluth;
new text end

new text begin (17) the North 13 feet of Lot 4, Block 5, Woodland Park 8th Division 1st Rearr Duluth;
new text end

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;
new text end

new text begin (19) part of the Northwest Quarter of the Northeast Quarter, Section 19, Township
51, Range 17, Town of Industrial;
new text end

new text begin (20) part of Government Lot 3, Section 2, Township 64, Range 18, Beatty Township;
and
new text end

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.
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. 29. 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 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 lands to be sold are located in St. Louis County and are described as:
new text end

new text begin (1) the westerly 200 feet of Lot 5, Section 31, Township 58, Range 16, Town of
Biwabik;
new text end

new text begin (2) Lots 8, 9, and 10, Section 6, Township 62, Range 15, NE NA Mik Ka Ta Town of
Breitung;
new text end

new text begin (3) Lots 14 to 17, Section 6, Township 62, Range 15, NE NA Mik Ka Ta Town of
Breitung;
new text end

new text begin (4) Lot 242, Section 6, Township 62, Range 15, NE NA Mik Ka Ta Town of Breitung;
new text end

new text begin (5) Lots 251 to 254, Section 6, Township 62, Range 15, NE NA Mik Ka Ta Town of
Breitung; and
new text end

new text begin (6) Lots 8 to 20, even-numbered lots, Upper Duluth St. Louis Avenue.
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. 30. 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 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 lands to be sold are located in St. Louis County and are described as:
new text end

new text begin (1) Lots 347 to 355, odd-numbered lots, Lower Duluth Minnesota Avenue;
new text end

new text begin (2) Lots 22 to 30, even-numbered lots, Lower Duluth St. Louis Avenue;
new text end

new text begin (3) Lots 44 to 54, even-numbered lots, Lower Duluth St. Louis Avenue;
new text end

new text begin (4) Lots 58 to 68, even-numbered lots, Lower Duluth St. Louis Avenue;
new text end

new text begin (5) Lots 78 to 84, even-numbered lots, Lower Duluth St. Louis Avenue;
new text end

new text begin (6) Lot 86, Lower Duluth St. Louis Avenue;
new text end

new text begin (7) Lot 88, Lower Duluth St. Louis Avenue;
new text end

new text begin (8) Lot 132, Lower Duluth St. Louis Avenue;
new text end

new text begin (9) Lots 206 to 212, even-numbered lots, Lower Duluth St. Louis Avenue;
new text end

new text begin (10) Lots 324 to 330, even-numbered lots, Lower Duluth St. Louis Avenue;
new text end

new text begin (11) Lot 5, Section 7, Township 54, Range 16, Town of Cotton; and
new text end

new text begin (12) an undivided 11/12 interest, Lot 4, Section 29, Township 63, Range 12.
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. 31. new text beginMERGER OF SOUDAN UNDERGROUND MINE STATE PARK, ST.
LOUIS COUNTY, INTO LAKE VERMILION STATE PARK, ST. LOUIS COUNTY.
new text end

new text begin Soudan Underground Mine State Park is merged into Lake Vermilion State Park. The
merged park shall be known as Lake Vermilion-Soudan Underground Mine State Park.
new text end

Sec. 32. new text beginSALE OF NONCOMPLIANT TAX-FORFEITED LAND ON
MINNESOTA POINT, DULUTH.
new text end

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.
new text end

Sec. 33. new text beginPUBLIC SALE OF TAX-FORFEITED LAND BORDERING PUBLIC
WATER; WADENA COUNTY.
new text end

new text begin (a) Notwithstanding Minnesota Statutes, sections 92.45 and 282.018, subdivision 1,
Wadena 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.
new text end

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

new text begin (1) PIN No. 03-025-1040;
new text end

new text begin (2) PIN No. 05-023-3020;
new text end

new text begin (3) PIN No. 05-024-4010;
new text end

new text begin (4) PIN No. 06-003-3100;
new text end

new text begin (5) PIN No. 07-001-2030;
new text end

new text begin (6) PIN No. 09-007-2030;
new text end

new text begin (7) PIN No. 09-007-2040;
new text end

new text begin (8) PIN No. 09-013-1030;
new text end

new text begin (9) PIN No. 09-013-2010;
new text end

new text begin (10) PIN No. 13-002-3030;
new text end

new text begin (11) PIN No. 13-011-1010;
new text end

new text begin (12) PIN No. 13-011-2010;
new text end

new text begin (13) PIN No. 13-011-2020;
new text end

new text begin (14) PIN No. 13-012-2020;
new text end

new text begin (15) PIN No. 13-119-4010;
new text end

new text begin (16) PIN No. 13-127-3010;
new text end

new text begin (17) PIN No. 15-012-3060;
new text end

new text begin (18) PIN No. 15-012-3070;
new text end

new text begin (19) PIN No. 15-012-3080;
new text end

new text begin (20) PIN No. 17-440-0290;
new text end

new text begin (21) PIN No. 17-440-0300;
new text end

new text begin (22) PIN No. 18-300-0010;
new text end

new text begin (23) PIN No. 19-440-0070;
new text end

new text begin (24) PIN No. 19-440-0090;
new text end

new text begin (25) PIN No. 22-480-0390;
new text end

new text begin (26) PIN No. 02-350-0030;
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new text begin (27) PIN No. 03-014-1290;
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new text begin (28) PIN No. 03-024-3020;
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new text begin (29) PIN No. 08-001-1010;
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new text begin (30) PIN No. 03-011-1040;
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new text begin (31) PIN No. 03-011-1050;
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new text begin (32) PIN No. 03-013-3010;
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new text begin (33) PIN No. 06-015-1020;
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new text begin (34) PIN No. 13-121-3010;
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new text begin (35) PIN No. 13-121-3020;
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new text begin (36) PIN No. 13-128-2010;
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new text begin (37) PIN No. 07-016-2020; and
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new text begin (38) PIN No. 12-024-4020.
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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. 34. new text beginPUBLIC SALE OF TAX-FORFEITED LAND BORDERING PUBLIC
WATER; WADENA COUNTY.
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new text begin (a) Notwithstanding Minnesota Statutes, sections 92.45 and 282.018, subdivision 1,
Wadena 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.
The land may not be sold until the existing timber contract on the land is fulfilled.
new text end

new text begin (c) The land to be sold is located in Wadena County and is described as: PIN No.
03-023-1020.
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. 35. new text beginPUBLIC SALE OF TAX-FORFEITED LAND BORDERING PUBLIC
WATER; WADENA COUNTY.
new text end

new text begin (a) Notwithstanding Minnesota Statutes, sections 92.45 and 282.018, subdivision 1,
Wadena 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). The easements shall serve to provide access to anglers. The
easement for land described in paragraph (c), clause (1), shall be 66 feet in width lying
north of the centerline of Union Creek. The easements for the lands described in paragraph
(c), clauses (2) to (4), shall be 66 feet in width lying south of the centerline of Union Creek.
new text end

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

new text begin (1) PIN No. 22-600-0830;
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new text begin (2) PIN No. 22-770-0010;
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new text begin (3) PIN No. 22-770-0020; and
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new text begin (4) PIN No. 22-770-0030.
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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.
new text end

Sec. 36. new text beginBRAINERD DAM; CITY OF BRAINERD.
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new text begin The requirements of Minnesota Statutes, section 103G.525, have been met and
the city of Brainerd may purchase the Brainerd Dam on the Mississippi River in Crow
Wing County.
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Sec. 37. new text beginREVISOR'S INSTRUCTIONS.
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new text begin (a) In Minnesota Statutes, the revisor of statutes shall combine the legislative history
of Soudan Underground Mine State Park with the legislative history of Lake Vermilion
State Park.
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new text begin (b) In Minnesota Statutes, the revisor of statutes shall renumber section 84.157 as
section 94.3435 and make necessary cross-reference changes in Minnesota Statutes and
Minnesota Rules consistent with the renumbering.
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Sec. 38. new text begin REPEALER.
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new text begin Minnesota Statutes 2012, section 85.012, subdivision 53a, new text end new text begin is repealed.
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Sec. 39. new text beginEFFECTIVE DATE.
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new text begin Sections 1 to 38 are effective the day following final enactment.
new text end