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HF 2959

as introduced - 88th Legislature (2013 - 2014) Posted on 03/12/2014 11:27am

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

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Introduction Posted on 03/12/2014

Current Version - as introduced

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A bill for an act
relating to state lands; authorizing sales of certain tax-forfeited lands.

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

Section 1. 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. 2. 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