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SF 2779

as introduced - 85th Legislature (2007 - 2008) Posted on 12/15/2009 12:00am

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

Current Version - as introduced

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A bill for an act
relating to state lands; authorizing private sale of certain tax-forfeited land that
borders public water.

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

Section 1. 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 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 Beltrami County and is described as: the easterly
350 feet of the following described parcel: Northland Addition to Bemidji Lots E, G, H,
I, J, Section 8, Township 146 North, Range 33 West, and all that part of Unplatted Lot
1, Section 17, Township 146 North, Range 33 West and the Minneapolis, Red Lake, and
Manitoba Railway right-of-way lying West of Park Avenue and within Lot 1 except that
part of the MRL&M RY R/W lying north of the north boundary line of Lot E, Northland
Addition to Bemidji.
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