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SF 2851

1st Engrossment - 84th Legislature (2005 - 2006) Posted on 12/15/2009 12:00am

KEY: stricken = removed, old language.
underscored = added, new language.
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A bill for an act
relating to state lands; adding to and deleting from state parks, state forests,
and recreation areas; providing for public and private sales and exchanges of
certain state lands; authorizing removal of certain land from the sustainable
forest incentive program; providing for disposition of certain proceeds from
tax-forfeited land sales in Itasca County; modifying prior sale provisions;
amending Laws 1999, chapter 161, section 31, subdivision 5, as amended; Laws
2005, chapter 161, section 19.

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

Section 1. new text beginADDITIONS TO STATE PARKS.
new text end

new text begin Subdivision 1. [85.012] [Subd. 14.] new text end

new text begin Crow Wing State Park, Crow Wing, Cass,
and Morrison Counties.
new text end

new text begin The following areas are added to Crow Wing State Park,
Cass County:
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new text begin (1) Government Lots 3, 4, and 5, the Southeast Quarter of the Northeast Quarter,
and the Northeast Quarter of the Southeast Quarter, all in Section 24, Township 133
North, Range 30 West;
new text end

new text begin (2) that part of Government Lot 4 lying southerly of Cass County State-Aid Highway
36 and that part of the Southeast Quarter of the Southwest Quarter lying southerly and
westerly of Cass County State-Aid Highway 36 and also lying westerly of the Gull River,
all in Section 19, Township 133 North, Range 29 West; and
new text end

new text begin (3) that part of Government Lot 2 lying westerly of the Gull River, Section 30,
Township 133 North, Range 29 West.
new text end

new text begin Subd. 2. [85.012] [Subd. 21.] new text end

new text begin Frontenac State Park, Goodhue County. new text end

new text begin The
following areas are added to Frontenac State Park, Goodhue County:
new text end

new text begin (1) beginning at the corners of Sections 11, 12, 13, and 14, in Township 112 North,
Range 13 West; thence running South along the east line of said Section 14, 660 feet;
thence at right angles East 2,220 feet; thence at right angles North 1,522 feet; thence
West 900 feet to the center of the Lake City and Frontenac public highway; thence South
860 feet, more or less, along the centerline of said public highway to the north line of
said Section 12; thence West 1,320 feet, more or less, along said north line to the point
of beginning;
new text end

new text begin (2) that part of Government Lot 3 of Section 12 and Government Lot 1 and the
Northeast Quarter of the Northwest Quarter of Section 13, all in Township 112 North,
Range 13 West, described as follows: Beginning at a point 600 feet North of the southwest
corner of the Northeast Quarter of the Northwest Quarter of said Section 13; thence run
due North 60 feet, more or less, to south line of Convent property; thence due East 900
feet to the southeast corner of Convent property; thence due North 1,062 feet to a point
which is 460 feet due South of a stone monument at corner of Convent property; thence
due East 150 feet; thence South 16 degrees East 1,104 feet, more or less, to a point which
is 450 feet due East of the southeast corner of Convent property above described; thence
due East 407 feet; thence due South 660 feet, more or less, to south line of Government
Lot 1 of said Section 13, which point is 1,757 feet East of southwest corner of Northeast
Quarter of the Northwest Quarter of said Section 13; thence West along said south line of
Government Lot 1, 1,167 feet, more or less, to center of Wells Creek; thence northwesterly
along center of Wells Creek 800 feet, more or less, to a point which is due East of the place
of beginning; thence due West 100 feet to place of beginning. Also right-of-way 60 feet
wide adjoining on the North of this tract is given, which runs East and West 150 feet; and
new text end

new text begin (3) commencing at the northeast corner of the Ursuline Convent Lands (where a
stone is set) in the Southwest Quarter of Section 12, Township 112 North, Range 13 West;
thence East on the line of continuation of the north line, which runs East and West of
said "Convent Lands," a distance of 20 feet for a place of beginning; thence South and
parallel with the east line of said "Convent Lands," a distance of 400 feet; thence East
to the line of low water mark of Lake Pepin a distance of 750 feet, be the same more or
less; thence in a northwesterly direction and following said line of low water mark of said
Lake Pepin to a point where the same intersects the said continuation of said north line
of said "Ursuline Convent Lands" if continued to said line of low water mark of said
Lake Pepin; thence West and on said continued north line to the place of beginning, said
premises being a part of Lot 3, Section 12.
new text end

new text begin Subd. 3. [85.012] [Subd. 27a.] new text end

new text begin Grand Portage State Park, Cook County. new text end

new text begin The
following area is added to Grand Portage State Park, all in Section 30, Township 64 North,
Range 7 East, Cook County: All of the Southwest Quarter of the Northeast Quarter lying
northerly of the center line of Minnesota Trunk Highway 61.
new text end

new text begin Subd. 4. [85.012] [Subd. 42.] new text end

new text begin Mille Lacs Kathio State Park, Mille Lacs County.
new text end

new text begin The following area is added to Mille Lacs Kathio State Park, Mille Lacs County: That
part of Government Lot 1, Section 26, Township 42 North, Range 27 West, described as
follows: Beginning at the northeast corner of said Government Lot 1; thence North 89
degrees 09 minutes 54 seconds West, bearing based on Mille Lacs County Coordinate
System, along the north line of said Government Lot 1 a distance of 665.82 feet to a
3/4-inch iron rod with survey cap stamped "MN DNR LS 16098" (DNR monument);
thence South 00 degrees 00 minutes 00 seconds West a distance of 241.73 feet to a DNR
monument, thence continuing South 00 degrees 00 minutes 00 seconds West a distance of
42.18 feet to a P.K. nail in the centerline of County Road 26; thence southeasterly along the
centerline of County Road 26 a distance of 860 feet, more or less, to the east line of said
Government Lot 1; thence North 00 degrees 22 minutes 38 seconds East along the east line
of said Government Lot 1 a distance of 763 feet, more or less, to the point of beginning.
new text end

new text begin Subd. 5. [85.012] [Subd. 53b.] new text end

new text begin Split Rock Creek State Park, Pipestone County.
new text end

new text begin The following areas are added to Split Rock Creek State Park, all in Township 105 North,
Range 46 West, Pipestone County:
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new text begin (1) the Northeast Quarter; the Southwest Quarter; and the Southeast Quarter, except
that part beginning at a point on the east line of said Southeast Quarter, 1,112 feet North of
the southeast corner of said Southeast Quarter; thence West 561 feet to a point; thence
North 529 feet to a point; thence East 561 feet to a point on the east line of said Southeast
Quarter; thence South along the east line of said Southeast Quarter 528 feet to the point of
beginning, all in Section 22; and
new text end

new text begin (2) the North 105 acres, more or less, of the North Half of Section 27, lying North
and West of the southeasterly right-of-way line of the former Chicago, Rock Island and
Pacific Railway Company, now abandoned, as it was originally located on and across said
Section 27 and that part of the North Half of Section 27 beginning at the northeast corner
of said Section 27; thence South 89 degrees 40 minutes 00 seconds West, a distance of
1,608.29 feet; thence South 46 degrees 05 minutes 00 seconds West, a distance of 155.63
feet; thence deflect left along a curve having a delta angle of 11 degrees 46 minutes, a
radius of 844.28 feet, for a distance of 173.39 feet; thence South 34 degrees 18 minutes 00
seconds West, a distance of 909.30 feet; thence South 89 degrees 57 minutes 00 seconds
East, a distance of 1,718.36 feet; thence North 01 degree 03 minutes 00 seconds East, a
distance of 120.70 feet; thence South 89 degrees 44 minutes 00 seconds East, a distance
of 623.70 feet to the east line of said Section 27; thence North 00 degrees 00 minutes 00
seconds East, along said east line, a distance of 882.95 feet, to the point of beginning.
new text end

new text begin Subd. 6. [85.012] [Subd. 60.] new text end

new text begin William O'Brien State Park, Washington County.
new text end

new text begin The following areas are added to William O'Brien State Park, all in Township 32 North,
Range 20 West, Washington County:
new text end

new text begin (1) the South 165.0 feet of the North 495.0 feet of the West Half of the Southeast
Quarter of Section 36;
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new text begin (2) the South 165.0 feet of the North 660.0 feet of the West Half of the Southeast
Quarter of Section 36; and
new text end

new text begin (3) that part of the Northwest Quarter of the Southeast Quarter of Section 36 lying
South of the North 660 feet thereof and lying North of the South 200 feet of the North
1,326.20 feet of the West Half of the Southeast Quarter of said Section 36, except that part
thereof conveyed to the Minneapolis, St. Paul and Sault Ste. Marie Railway Company by
deed recorded in Book 74 of Deeds, page 491 in the Office of the Washington County
Recorder.
new text end

Sec. 2. new text beginDELETIONS FROM STATE PARKS.
new text end

new text begin Subdivision 1. [85.012] [Subd. 2.] new text end

new text begin Banning State Park, Pine County. new text end

new text begin The
following area is deleted from Banning State Park, Pine County: the West Half of the
Northwest Quarter, Section 26, Township 43 North, Range 20 West.
new text end

new text begin Subd. 2. [85.012] [Subd. 52a.] new text end

new text begin Schoolcraft State Park, Cass and Itasca Counties.
new text end

new text begin The following areas are deleted from Schoolcraft State Park, Itasca County, all in
Township 143 North, Range 25 West:
new text end

new text begin (1) Government Lots 5, 6, 9, and 12 of Section 2; and
new text end

new text begin (2) Government Lot 4 of Section 11.
new text end

new text begin Subd. 3. [85.012] [Subd. 60.] new text end

new text begin William O'Brien State Park, Washington County.
new text end

new text begin The following area is deleted from William O'Brien State Park, all in Section 26,
Township 32 North, Range 20 West, Washington County: that part of the South Half of
the Northeast Quarter lying east of Oxboro Avenue.
new text end

Sec. 3. new text beginDELETIONS FROM STATE RECREATION AREAS.
new text end

new text begin Subdivision 1. [85.013] [Subd. 12a.] new text end

new text begin Iron Range Off-Highway Vehicle
Recreation Area, St. Louis County.
new text end

new text begin The following areas are deleted from the Iron Range
Off-Highway Vehicle Recreation Area, St. Louis County:
new text end

new text begin (1) the Southeast Quarter of the Southeast Quarter, Section 4, Township 58 North,
Range 17 West;
new text end

new text begin (2) the East Half of the Northeast Quarter and the East Half of the Southeast Quarter,
Section 8, Township 58 North, Range 17 West; and
new text end

new text begin (3) Section 9, Township 58 North, Range 17 West.
new text end

new text begin Subd. 2. [85.013] [Subd. 17a.] new text end

new text begin Minnesota Valley State Recreation Area,
Hennepin, Dakota, Scott, Carver, Sibley, and Le Sueur Counties.
new text end

new text begin The following
area is deleted from the Minnesota Valley State Recreation Area, Sibley County: the
Rush River Wayside.
new text end

Sec. 4. new text beginADDITIONS TO RUM RIVER STATE FOREST.
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new text begin [89.021] [Subd. 43.] Rum River State Forest. The following areas are added to
Rum River State Forest:
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new text begin (1) the South Half of the Southwest Quarter of Section 8, Township 39 North, Range
25 West, Kanabec County;
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new text begin (2) the North Half of the Northeast Quarter of Section 25, Township 39 North,
Range 26 West, Mille Lacs County;
new text end

new text begin (3) Sections 7, 8, 9, and 10; the West Half of Section 11; the Northwest Quarter,
North Half of the Southwest Quarter, and the Southeast Quarter of the Southwest Quarter
of Section 14; the North Half of the South Half and the North Half of Section 15; the
Southwest Quarter of the Southwest Quarter, the North Half of the South Half, and the
North Half of Section 16; the North Half of Section 17; the North Half of Section 18; the
Southeast Quarter of the Southwest Quarter and the Southwest Quarter of the Southeast
Quarter of Section 24; the West Half of the Northeast Quarter and the East Half of the
Northwest Quarter of Section 25; and the South Half of the Southeast Quarter of Section
26; all in Township 40 North, Range 27 West, Mille Lacs County;
new text end

new text begin (4) the East Half of the Southwest Quarter and the Southeast Quarter of Section 36,
Township 41 North, Range 27 West, Mille Lacs County;
new text end

new text begin (5) the Southeast Quarter of the Southeast Quarter of Section 19, Township 42
North, Range 27 West, Mille Lacs County; and
new text end

new text begin (6) Section 36, Township 41 North, Range 28 West, Morrison County.
new text end

Sec. 5.

Laws 1999, chapter 161, section 31, subdivision 5, as amended by Laws 2004,
chapter 262, article 3, section 2, is amended to read:



Subd. 5. Survey. (a) Itasca county shall cause each lot to be surveyed by a licensed
surveyornew text begin, except that a survey is not required for Lots 11 and 12, Plat of Third River,
according to the plat of record in the Office of the Recorder for Itasca County
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(b) The costs of survey shall be allocated by the county to the lots offered for sale
and the successful purchaser on each lot shall reimburse the county for the survey costs
allocated to the lot purchased. If no one purchases the lot, the county is responsible for the
survey costs. All surveying must be conducted by a licensed surveyor.

Sec. 6. new text beginPUBLIC SALE OF SURPLUS STATE LAND BORDERING PUBLIC
WATER; ANOKA COUNTY.
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new text begin (a) Notwithstanding Minnesota Statutes, section 92.45, the commissioner of natural
resources may sell by public sale the surplus land bordering public water that is 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 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 Anoka County and is described as follows:
new text end

new text begin That part of Government Lot 1 in Section 17, Township 33 North, Range 22 West,
commencing at a point on the southeasterly right-of-way line of County Aid Road
No. 4, as the road was laid out and constructed across said Government Lot 1 as of
January 31, 1948, which is 99 feet northeasterly from the point of the intersection
of said right-of-way line and the west line of said Section 17, running thence
southwesterly a distance of 99 feet to the said intersection of the right-of-way line
and the west line of Section 17; thence South along the west line of said Section
17 to the shoreline of Linwood Lake; thence northeasterly along the shoreline of
Linwood Lake a distance of 126 feet; and thence northwesterly in a straight line to
the point of beginning, all according to the United States government survey thereof.
new text end

new text begin (d) The land was formerly used as a water access site on Linwood Lake and is no
longer needed for natural resource purposes.
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Sec. 7. new text beginPRIVATE SALE OF TAX-FORFEITED LAND BORDERING PUBLIC
WATER; CLEARWATER COUNTY.
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new text begin (a) Notwithstanding Minnesota Statutes, sections 92.45 and 282.018, subdivision 1,
and the public sale requirements in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 282, Clearwater County
may sell the tax-forfeited land bordering public water described in paragraph (c) to the
city of Bagley, under the remaining provisions of Minnesota Statutes, chapter 282. The
conveyance must provide that the land described in paragraph (c) be used for the public,
and revert to the state in trust for the taxing districts, if the city of Bagley fails to provide
for public use or abandons the public use of the land.
new text end

new text begin (b) The conveyance must be in a form approved by the attorney general for 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 land to be sold is located in Clearwater County and is described as:
new text end

new text begin (1) all that part of the Northeast Quarter of the Southeast Quarter (NE1/4SE1/4)
and the Southeast Quarter of the Northeast Quarter (SE1/4NE1/4), Section Thirty (30),
Township One Hundred Forty-seven (147) North, Range Thirty-seven (37), West of the
Fifth Principal Meridian, described as follows:
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new text begin Commencing at the southwest corner of Lot One (1) of Block One (1) of Pleasant
Addition of Bagley at its intersection with Highway #2 right-of-way as the point of
beginning; thence North on the West boundary line of said Lot One to the northern
boundary line of the alley North of and adjacent to Block One; thence westerly on said
north boundary line if produced to the east boundary line of Block Eight; thence South
on said east boundary line to the intersection with U.S. Highway #2 right-of-way; thence
easterly and following the northern boundary line of the U.S. Highway #2 right-of-way
to the point of beginning;
new text end

new text begin (2) Lot Eight (8), Block One (1), Lake Lamond Addition, according to the plat
thereof on file and of record in the Office of the County Recorder, Clearwater County,
Minnesota;
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new text begin (3) Block Eight (8), Auditor's 2nd Subdivision of Bagley, according to the plat
thereof on file and of record in the Office of the County Recorder, Clearwater County,
Minnesota; and
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new text begin (4) Lots One (1), Two (2), Three (3), and Four (4), Block Thirteen (13), Auditor's
2nd Subdivision of Bagley, according to the plat thereof on file and of record in the Office
of the County Recorder, Clearwater County, Minnesota.
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 sold to the city of Bagley.
new text end

Sec. 8. new text beginPRIVATE SALE OF SURPLUS LAND; GOODHUE COUNTY.
new text end

new text begin (a) Notwithstanding Minnesota Statutes, sections 85.012, 94.09, and 94.10, the
commissioner of natural resources may sell by private sale the surplus land that is located
within the boundaries of Frontenac State Park and described in paragraph (c).
new text end

new text begin (b) The conveyance must be in a form approved by the attorney general. The
conveyance shall reserve an easement to ensure public access to Frontenac State Park.
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 sold is located in Goodhue County and is described as follows:
That part of the East Half of the East Half of the Northwest Quarter of Section 4, Township
112 North, Range 13 West, Goodhue County, Minnesota, described as follows:
new text end

new text begin Commencing at the south quarter corner of said Section 4; thence on an assumed
bearing of North, along the north-south quarter line of said Section 4, to the centerline
of Hill Avenue, as now located and established; thence on a bearing of North, along said
north-south quarter line of said Section 4, a distance of 450.00 feet; thence on a bearing
of West, a distance of 500.00 feet to the POINT OF BEGINNING; thence continuing on
a bearing of West, a distance of 61.00 feet; thence on a bearing of South, a distance of
548 feet, more or less, to the centerline of Hill Avenue; thence northeasterly along said
centerline a distance of 65 feet, more or less, to a line which bears South from the point of
beginning; thence on a bearing of North, a distance of 526 feet, more or less to the point of
beginning. Said parcel contains 0.75 acres, more or less.
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new text begin (d) The sale resolves an unintentional trespass that occurred when a pole barn was
constructed on state park land.
new text end

Sec. 9. new text beginPRIVATE SALE OF SURPLUS STATE LAND BORDERING PUBLIC
WATER; HENNEPIN 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 to a governmental subdivision of the state the
surplus land bordering public water that is described in paragraph (c).
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new text begin (b) The conveyance must be in a form approved by the attorney general and may
be conveyed for less than the value of the land as determined by the commissioner. The
attorney general may make necessary changes to the legal description to correct errors
and ensure accuracy. The conveyance must provide that the land described in paragraph
(c) be used for the public and reverts to the state if the governmental subdivision fails to
provide for public use or abandons the public use of the land.
new text end

new text begin (c) The land that may be sold is located in Hennepin County and is described
as follows:
new text end

new text begin A strip of land 130 feet wide in the S1/2-NW1/4 of Section 20, Township 117 North,
Range 21 West, the center line of which strip has its beginning in the center of
Minnehaha Creek on the southeasterly right-of-way line of the Chicago, Milwaukee,
St. Paul and Pacific Railroad Company across the SW1/4-NW1/4 of said Section 20,
which point is distant 806 feet northeasterly along said railroad right-of-way line
from the west line of said Section 20; thence South 50 degrees 5 minutes East a
distance of 239 feet to a point which is 818.8 feet North of the south boundary
line of the SW1/4-NW1/4 and 412 feet West from the east boundary line of said
SW1/4-NW1/4, and thence continuing South 50 degrees 5 minutes East 100 feet;
thence East on a line parallel with and 753.8 feet distant from the south boundary
line of said SW1/4-NW1/4, to the east boundary line of said SW1/4-NW1/4.
Excepting the bed of Minnehaha Creek.
new text end

new text begin (d) The sale to a local unit of government for management for public use would
allow continued recreational use of the land while reducing cost to state government.
new text end

Sec. 10. new text beginPUBLIC 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,
Itasca 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.
new text end

new text begin (c) The land to be sold is located in Itasca County and is described as: Lot 8,
Block 1, Anderson Addition, according to the plat on file and of record in the office of
the recorder for Itasca County.
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 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 requirements in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 282, Itasca County may
sell the tax-forfeited land described in paragraph (c) by private 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 the
appraised value of the land.
new text end

new text begin (c) The land to be sold is located in Itasca County and is described as: Government
Lot 3, Section 27, Township 55 North, Range 26 West.
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. 12. new text beginSUSTAINABLE FOREST INCENTIVE ACT; PARCEL
REPLACEMENT; ITASCA COUNTY.
new text end

new text begin (a) The commissioner of revenue shall allow a claimant participating in the
Sustainable Forest Incentive Act, under Minnesota Statutes, chapter 290C, to remove
parcels from the sustainable forest incentive program without penalty and enroll
replacement parcels, if the claimant:
new text end

new text begin (1) has at least 50,000 acres of land currently enrolled in the program;
new text end

new text begin (2) agrees to have at least 5,000 acres of land but not more than 8,000 acres of land
removed from the program for use in connection with a proposed steel mill in Itasca
County referenced in Laws 1999, chapter 240, article 1, section 8, subdivision 3; and
new text end

new text begin (3) makes application on or before December 31, 2010, under the Sustainable Forest
Incentive Act and this section to remove from the program and to simultaneously add to
the program parcels of like value.
new text end

new text begin (b) The application must be accompanied by a cover letter that makes reference to
this section, identifies the parcels to be removed, and identifies the parcels to be added.
For purposes of incentive payments and subsequent removals from the program, the
parcels added to the program under this section will be treated as if they were included on
the claimant's original application for the parcels removed from the program under this
section. Within 90 days of approving the application, the commissioner shall execute and
mail to the claimant a document in recordable form that releases the removed parcels from
the covenant required for parcels enrolled under the Sustainable Forest Incentive Act.
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. 13. new text beginEXCHANGE OF TAX-FORFEITED LAND; PRIVATE SALE; ITASCA
COUNTY.
new text end

new text begin (a) For the purpose of a land exchange for use in connection with a proposed
steel mill in Itasca County referenced in Laws 1999, chapter 240, article 1, section 8,
subdivision 3, title examination and approval of the land described in paragraph (b)
shall be undertaken as a condition of exchange of the land for class B land, and shall be
governed by Minnesota Statutes, section 94.344, subdivisions 9 and 10, and the provisions
of this section. Notwithstanding the evidence of title requirements in Minnesota Statutes,
section 94.344, subdivisions 9 and 10, the county attorney shall examine one or more title
reports or title insurance commitments prepared or underwritten by a title insurer licensed
to conduct title insurance business in this state, regardless of whether abstracts were
created or updated in the preparation of the title reports or commitments. The opinion of
the county attorney, and approval by the attorney general, shall be based on those title
reports or commitments.
new text end

new text begin (b) The land subject to this section is located in Itasca County and is described as:
new text end

new text begin (1) Sections 3, 4, 7, 10, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 20, 21, 22, 23, 26, 28, and 29, Township
56 North, Range 22 West;
new text end

new text begin (2) Sections 3, 4, 9, 10, 13, and 14, Township 56 North, Range 23 West;
new text end

new text begin (3) Section 30, Township 57 North, Range 22 West; and
new text end

new text begin (4) Sections 25, 26, 34, 35, and 36, Township 57 North, Range 23 West.
new text end

new text begin (c) Riparian land given in exchange by Itasca County for the purpose of the steel
mill referenced in paragraph (a), is exempt from the restrictions imposed by Minnesota
Statutes, section 94.342, subdivision 3.
new text end

new text begin (d) 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, any land received in exchange for the purpose of the steel mill referenced
in paragraph (a), under the remaining provisions of Minnesota Statutes, chapter 282. The
sale must be in a form approved by the attorney general.
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. 14. new text beginLAND REPLACEMENT TRUST FUND; ITASCA COUNTY.
new text end

new text begin Notwithstanding the provisions of Minnesota Statutes, chapter 282, and any other
law relating to the apportionment of proceeds from the sale of tax-forfeited land, and
except as otherwise provided in this section, Itasca County must deposit the money
received from the sale of tax-forfeited lands within Minnesota Steel Industries permit to
mine area near Nashwauk, Minnesota, into a tax-forfeited land replacement trust fund
established by Itasca County under this section. The principal and interest from this fund
may be spent only on the purchase of lands to replace the tax-forfeited lands sold to
Minnesota Steel Industries. Lands purchased with the land replacement fund must:
new text end

new text begin (1) become subject to trust in favor of the governmental subdivision wherein they lie
and all laws related to tax-forfeited lands; and
new text end

new text begin (2) be for forest management purposes and dedicated as memorial forest under
Minnesota Statutes, section 459.06, subdivision 2.
new text end

Sec. 15. new text beginPRIVATE SALE OF SURPLUS STATE LAND BORDERING PUBLIC
WATER; LAKE OF THE WOODS 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 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.
new text end

new text begin (c) The land that may be sold is located in Lake of the Woods County and is
described as follows:
new text end

new text begin That part of Government Lot 7, Section 23, Township 168 North, Range 35 West,
described as follows:
new text end

new text begin Commencing at the northwest corner of said Government Lot 7, being a 3/4-inch
by 24 rebar with plastic cap stamped "MN DNR LS 17005"; thence on a bearing
based on the 1983 Lake of the Woods County Coordinate System (1996 Adjustment)
of North 89 degrees 35 minutes 54 seconds East along the north line of said
Government Lot 7 a distance of 640.21 feet to a 3/4-inch by 24 rebar with plastic
cap stamped "MN DNR LS 17005," and the point of beginning of the land to be
described; thence South 00 degrees 24 minutes 6 seconds East 40.00 feet to an
inplace iron rod; thence North 89 degrees 35 minutes 54 seconds East, parallel with
said north line of Government Lot 7, a distance of 142.59 feet to an inplace iron rod;
thence North 46 degrees 18 minutes 16 seconds East 58.26 feet to an inplace iron
rod on the north line of said Government Lot 7; thence South 89 degrees 35 minutes
54 seconds East, along the north line of said Government Lot 7, a distance of 184.99
feet to the point of beginning, containing 0.15 acres.
new text end

new text begin (d) The sale would resolve an unintentional trespass when a portion of a cabin
and shed were constructed on state land.
new text end

Sec. 16. new text beginPRIVATE SALE OF SURPLUS LAND BORDERING PUBLIC WATER;
MILLE LACS 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 conveyance must be in a form approved by the attorney general. The
conveyance may include any personal property owned by the state and deposited in Mille
Lacs Lake as part of the breakwater under water permits numbered P.A. 59-735 and P.A.
61-230. 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 sold is located in Mille Lacs County and is described as follows:
That part of Government Lot 1, Section 4, Township 42 North, Range 27 West, lying
between the water's edge of Mille Lacs Lake and the following described lines:
new text end

new text begin Commencing at the intersection of the east line of said Government Lot 1 and the
southerly right-of-way line of County State-Aid Highway 35, formerly Highway
169, which point is 72.6 feet South of the meander corner on said east line; thence
in a northwesterly direction along said southerly right-of-way line angle measured
from said east line 75 degrees 10 minutes a distance of 267.0 feet to the actual point
of beginning of the first line to be described and Point "A"; thence deflect 89 degrees
55 minutes to the right in a northeasterly direction a distance of 178 feet, more or
less, to the water's edge of Mille Lacs Lake and there terminating.
new text end

new text begin The second line begins at Point "A"; thence continuing northwesterly on said
southerly right-of-way line a distance of 17.5 feet; thence deflecting 90 degrees to
the right in a northeasterly direction a distance of 90 feet, more or less, to the water's
edge of Mille Lacs Lake and there terminating.
new text end

new text begin (d) The sale resolves an unintentional trespass that occurred when two docks were
constructed on state land.
new text end

Sec. 17. new text beginPUBLIC SALE OF SURPLUS LAND BORDERING PUBLIC WATER;
MORRISON COUNTY.
new text end

new text begin (a) Notwithstanding Minnesota Statutes, section 92.45, the commissioner of natural
resources may sell by public sale the surplus 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.
new text end

new text begin (c) The land to be sold is located in Morrison County and is described as follows:
the Northwest Quarter of the Southwest Quarter, Section 30, Township 41 North, Range
28 West.
new text end

new text begin (d) The state has determined that the school trust land management interests would
best be served if the land was sold, as the land has no access to a public road and minimal
timber value.
new text end

Sec. 18. new text beginPUBLIC SALE OF SURPLUS STATE LAND BORDERING PUBLIC
WATER; OTTER TAIL COUNTY.
new text end

new text begin (a) Notwithstanding Minnesota Statutes, section 92.45, the commissioner of natural
resources may sell by public sale the surplus 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.
new text end

new text begin (c) The land that may be sold is located in Otter Tail County and is described
as follows:
new text end

new text begin That part of the E1/2-SW1/4 of Section 24, Township 136 North, Range 39 West,
described as follows: Beginning at Right-of-Way Monument B12 as shown on
State Highway Right-of-Way Plat No. 56-7 on file and of record in the Office
of the Register of Deeds in and for said county; thence run North 40 degrees 42
minutes 47 seconds West (bearings oriented to Minnesota State Plane Grid, 00
degrees 00 minutes 00 seconds being grid north) for 651.92 feet to Right-of-Way
Monument B13; thence South 82 degrees 38 minutes 47 seconds East for 304.14
feet; thence South 73 degrees 11 minutes 03 seconds East for 266.02 feet; thence
South 16 degrees 18 minutes 57 seconds West for 67.63 feet; thence southerly along
a tangential curve concave to East having a radius of 393.31 feet and a central angle
of 78 degrees 00 minutes 00 seconds for 495.04 feet; thence North 64 degrees 11
minutes 28 seconds West for 335.11 feet to Right-of-Way Monument B12 and the
point of beginning; containing 3.35 acres, more or less.
new text end

new text begin (d) The land was transferred by the Department of Transportation to the Department
of Natural Resources upon completion of a road project in 1974 and the Department
of Natural Resources has determined the land is no longer needed for natural resource
purposes.
new text end

Sec. 19. 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 land to be sold is located in Pine County and is described as:
new text end

new text begin (1) Property ID Numbers 03.0074.000, 03.0075.000, and 03.0076.000, all in Section
9, Township 41 North, Range 20 West;
new text end

new text begin (2) Property ID Numbers 03.0089.000 and 03.0090.000, all in Section 10, Township
41 North, Range 20 West;
new text end

new text begin (3) Property ID Number 06.0086.000 in Section 14, Township 40 North, Range
22 West;
new text end

new text begin (4) Property ID Numbers 13.0053.000 and 13.0054.000, all in Section 4, Township
43 North, Range 20 West;
new text end

new text begin (5) Property ID Number 13.0059.000 in Section 5, Township 43 North, Range
20 West;
new text end

new text begin (6) Property ID Numbers 16.0198.000 and 16.0201.000, all in Section 19, Township
45 North, Range 18 West;
new text end

new text begin (7) Property ID Number 20.0164.000 in Section 23, Township 43 North, Range
16 West; and
new text end

new text begin (8) Property ID Number 45.5567.000 in Section 16, Township 42 North, Range
20 West.
new text end

new text begin (d) The conveyance of land described in paragraph (c), clauses (4) and (5), shall
be combined and sold as a single parcel.
new text end

new text begin (e) 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. 20. new text beginPRIVATE 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,
and the public sale requirements in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 282, Pine County may sell
by private sale the tax-forfeited land bordering public water described in paragraph (c),
under Minnesota Statutes, section 282.01, subdivision 7a.
new text end

new text begin (b) The conveyance must be in a form approved by the attorney general for 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 land to be sold is located in Pine County and is described as:
new text end

new text begin (1) Property ID Number 28.1134.001 in Section 36, Township 39 North, Range
22 West;
new text end

new text begin (2) Property ID Number 12.0300.000 in Section 20, Township 42 North, Range
21 West;
new text end

new text begin (3) Property ID Number 25.0107.000 in Section 9, Township 43 North, Range
19 West;
new text end

new text begin (4) Property ID Number 16.0190.000 in Section 18, Township 45 North, Range
18 West;
new text end

new text begin (5) Property ID Number 31.0174.000 in Section 23, Township 45 North, Range
20 West; and
new text end

new text begin (6) Property ID Number 33.5487.000 in Section 16, Township 45 North, Range
19 West.
new text end

new text begin (d) The conveyance of land described in paragraph (c), clause (6), must contain a
deed restriction on development that is 75 feet in width along the shoreline, excluding a
15-foot access strip.
new text end

new text begin (e) 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. 21. new text beginPUBLIC OR PRIVATE 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 bordering public water described in paragraph
(c), by public sale or as provided in Minnesota Statutes, section 282.01, subdivision 7a,
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 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 land to be sold is located in Pine County and is described as:
new text end

new text begin Property ID Number 17.0225.000 in Section 17, Township 44 North, Range 20 West.
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. 22. new text beginEXCHANGE OF STATE LAND WITHIN NERSTRAND BIG WOODS
STATE PARK; RICE COUNTY.
new text end

new text begin (a) Notwithstanding Minnesota Statutes, section 94.342, subdivision 4, 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 94.346, exchange the land
located within state park boundaries 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.
new text end

new text begin (c) The state land that may be exchanged is located in Rice County and will be a
portion of the southerly one acre of the following described land:
new text end

new text begin All that part of the East 10 acres of the Northwest Quarter of the Southwest Quarter,
Section 3, Township 110 North, Range 19 West, lying South and West of County
State-Aid Highway 29, except the South one-half acre thereof.
new text end

new text begin The exact area to be exchanged will be determined by completion of a further site analysis.
new text end

new text begin (d) The exchange would resolve an unintentional trespass of a driveway the location
of which was not determined until after the state's acquisition of the land.
new text end

Sec. 23.

Laws 2005, chapter 161, section 19, is amended to read:


Sec. 19. PUBLIC SALE OF TAX-FORFEITED LAND BORDERING PUBLIC
WATER; ST. LOUIS COUNTY.

(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 paragraphs (c) to (g), 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 necessary changes to legal descriptions to correct errors and
ensure accuracy.

(c) The land to be sold is located in St. Louis County and is described as:

(1) the westerly 400 feet of the easterly 800 feet of Lot 4, Section 13, Township 54
North, Range 17 West; and

(2) the West Half of the Northwest Quarter of the Southwest Quarter, Section 33,
Township 51 North, Range 16 West.

(d) new text beginExcept as provided in clause (6), new text endthe conveyances of land under this paragraph
must retain for the state a 150-foot trout stream easement lying 75 feet on each side of
the centerline of the stream. The land to be sold is located in St. Louis County and is
described as:

(1) the Northeast Quarter of the Northeast Quarter, Section 7, Township 50 North,
Range 18 West;

(2) the North Half of the Northeast Quarter and the North Half of the Northwest
Quarter, Section 8, Township 50 North, Range 18 West;

(3) the Northwest Quarter of the Northeast Quarter, except the North Half, and that
part of the West 10 acres of the Northeast Quarter of the Northeast Quarter lying south
of Lester River and the West 10 acres of the Northeast Quarter of the Northeast Quarter
lying north of Lester River, except the North 5 acres, Section 17, Township 51 North,
Range 13 West;

(4) the Northwest Quarter of the Southeast Quarter, except the West Half, and the
East 165 feet of the West Half of the Northwest Quarter of the Southeast Quarter, Section
5, Township 51 North, Range 13 West;

(5) the East Half of the Southeast Quarter of the Southeast Quarter, Section 34,
Township 58 North, Range 20 West; and

(6) Government Lot 2, Section 17, Township 51 North, Range 12 West, Wonderland
1st Addition to the town of Duluth, Lot 22, Block 1new text begin subject to a trout stream easement 75
feet in width on the southwest side from the centerline of the stream
new text end.

(e) The conveyance of land under this paragraph must contain a deed restriction that
is 75 feet in width along the shoreline, excluding a 15-foot access strip. The land to be
sold is located in St. Louis County and is described as: Lot 6, Lot 7, and Lot 8, except
the easterly 50 feet, Erickson's Beach, town of Fayal, Section 27, Township 57 North,
Range 17 West.

(f) The conveyance of land under this paragraph must contain a deed restriction that
is 75 feet in width along the shoreline. The land to be sold is located in St. Louis County
and is described as: Lots 64 and 65, Vermilion Dells, 1st Addition Greenwood, Section 2,
Township 62 North, Range 16 West.

(g) The conveyances of land under this paragraph must retain for the state a 150-foot
conservation easement lying 75 feet on each side of the centerline of the stream. The land
to be sold is located in St. Louis County and is described as:

(1) the Northeast Quarter of the Southeast Quarter, Section 31, Township 52 North,
Range 14 West;

(2) the Northeast Quarter of the Southwest Quarter, Section 31, Township 52 North,
Range 14 West; and

(3) the South Half of the Southwest Quarter of the Southwest Quarter, except the
westerly 15 acres, Section 31, Township 52 North, Range 14 West.

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


Sec. 24. 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 conveyance must be in a form approved by the attorney general.
Conveyances of the lands described in paragraph (c), clauses (4), (7), and (9), must retain
for the state the easements indicated. 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 North Half of the Northeast Quarter of the Southwest Quarter, Section 26,
Township 60 North, Range 16 West;
new text end

new text begin (2) the northerly 400 feet of the southerly 600 feet of the Northeast Quarter of the
Southeast Quarter, Section 21, Township 56 North, Range 18 West;
new text end

new text begin (3) Lot 3, except the North 900 feet and except the South 100 feet of the North
1,000 feet of the West 600 feet and except the West 633 feet of the South 80 feet of the
North 1,080 feet and except that part lying southerly of the North 1,080 feet, Section 6,
Township 56 North, Range 20 West;
new text end

new text begin (4) the northerly 330 feet of the Northwest Quarter of the Southwest Quarter, Section
12, Township 55 North, Range 20 West;
new text end

new text begin (5) the South Half of the South Half of the Southwest Quarter of the Southwest
Quarter, Section 8, Township 55 North, Range 19 West;
new text end

new text begin (6) the Southeast Quarter and the Northeast Quarter, Section 28, Township 51 North,
Range 15 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. 25. new text beginPUBLIC OR PRIVATE 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 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 necessary 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 St. Louis County and is described as:
new text end

new text begin (1) that part of the Southwest Quarter of the Northwest Quarter beginning 511 feet
East of the northwest corner; running thence southwesterly to a point 511 feet South of
the northwest corner; thence North to said northwest corner; thence East to the point of
beginning and Lot 4 lying westerly of the county road, Section 3, Township 57 North,
Range 15 West;
new text end

new text begin (2) Lot 14, Michael's Beach Town of Ellsburg, Section 6, Township 55 North,
Range 17 West;
new text end

new text begin (3) an undivided 1/4 interest, Northeast Quarter of the Northeast Quarter, Section 22,
Township 63 North, Range 12 West; and
new text end

new text begin (4) an undivided 1/4 interest, Northwest Quarter of the Northwest Quarter, Section
23, Township 63 North, Range 12 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. 26. 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 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 St. Louis County and is described as:
new text end

new text begin That part of the Southeast Quarter of the Northeast Quarter of Section 21, Township
56 North, Range 18 West, lying East of the East right-of-way line of Fermoy Road as
located on this day of recording. This parcel contains 4.23 acres, more or less.
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; 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 requirements in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 282, St. Louis County
may sell the tax-forfeited land bordering public water described in paragraph (c) to the
city of Chisholm, 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 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 land to be sold is located in St. Louis County and is described as:
new text end

new text begin The East Half (E1/2) of the Northwest Quarter (NW1/4) of Section 27, Township
58 North, Range 20 West.
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 sold to the city of Chisholm.
new text end

Sec. 28. new text beginPUBLIC SALE OF SURPLUS STATE LAND BORDERING PUBLIC
WATER; WASHINGTON COUNTY.
new text end

new text begin (a) Notwithstanding Minnesota Statutes, section 92.45, the commissioner of natural
resources may sell by public sale the surplus lands bordering public water that are
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.
new text end

new text begin (c) The lands that may be sold are located in Washington County and are described
as follows:
new text end

new text begin (1) all that part of the NE1/4-SW1/4 of Section 3, Township 29 North, Range 20
West, described as follows: Beginning at a point on the north line of said tract 26 rods
West of the center of said Section 3; and running thence West along the quarter section
line to the northwest corner of said tract; thence South along the west line of said tract 80
rods to the southwest corner of the same; thence East along the south line of said tract to a
point which is 26 rods West of the southeast corner thereof; thence North parallel with
the east line of said tract 80 rods to the point of beginning;
new text end

new text begin (2) the W1/2-SW1/4 of Section 3, Township 29 North, Range 20 West, except that
part lying westerly of the following described line: Beginning at a point on the south line
of said Section 3, distant 430 feet West of the southeast corner of the SW1/4-SW1/4
of said Section 3; thence northeasterly to the northeast corner of the SW1/4-SW1/4 of
Section 3; thence northwesterly to a point on the north line of the SW1/4 of Section 3,
distance 430 feet West of the northeast corner of the NW1/4-SW1/4 of said Section 3; and
new text end

new text begin (3) all that part of the SE1/4-SW1/4 of Section 3, Township 29 North, Range 20
West, lying westerly of County State-Aid Highway 21.
new text end

new text begin (d) The Department of Corrections transferred the land to the Department of Natural
Resources in 1973 and the Department of Natural Resources has determined that the land
is no longer needed for natural resource purposes.
new text end

Sec. 29. new text beginPUBLIC SALE OF SURPLUS STATE LAND BORDERING PUBLIC
WATER; WRIGHT COUNTY.
new text end

new text begin (a) Notwithstanding Minnesota Statutes, section 92.45, the commissioner of natural
resources may sell by public sale the surplus 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.
new text end

new text begin (c) The land that may be sold is located in Wright County and is described as follows:
new text end

new text begin All that part of the North 300 feet of Government Lot 2, Section 17, Township 120
North, Range 26 West, lying West of the following described line: Beginning at a
point on the north line of said lot, 134.23 feet East of the center line of Wright
County Aid Road No. 4, thence South 19 degrees, 1 minute West, 317.32 feet,
and there terminating. Subject to existing road easements. Said parcel contains
1.2 acres, more or less.
new text end

new text begin (d) The land was formerly used as a water access site on Ramsey Lake and is no
longer needed for natural resource purposes as the water access site has been relocated
to other land.
new text end