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HF 2855

as introduced - 89th Legislature (2015 - 2016) Posted on 03/10/2016 03:26pm

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

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Introduction Posted on 03/10/2016

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A bill for an act
relating to state lands; authorizing public and private sales and exchanges of
tax-forfeited land.

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

Section 1. 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 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 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 each sale, the commissioner of revenue must grant a permanent
conservation easement according to Minnesota Statutes, section 282.37. The easements
must be 75 feet in width on each side of the designated trout stream, to provide riparian
protection and angler access.
new text end

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

new text begin (1) the Southwest Quarter of the Northwest Quarter, Section 10, Township 53,
Range 11 (PID 25-5311-10370);
new text end

new text begin (2) the North 726 feet of the West 600 feet of the Northwest Quarter of the Southwest
Quarter, except the West 200 feet South of County Road 6, Section 24, Township 57,
Range 7 (PID 27-5707-24560); and
new text end

new text begin (3) the Southwest Quarter of the Northwest Quarter, Section 18, Township 54,
Range 10 (PID 29-5410-18370).
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 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 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 Lake County and is described as: part of the
Northeast Quarter of the Southwest Quarter, Section 34, Township 55, Range 11 (PID
25-5511-34525).
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. 3. new text beginPRIVATE SALE OF TAX-FORFEITED LAND; LAKE COUNTY.
new text end

new text begin (a) Notwithstanding the public sale provisions of Minnesota Statutes, chapter 282,
or other law to the contrary, Lake County may sell by private sale the tax-forfeited land
described in paragraph (c).
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 land to be sold is located in Lake County and is described as:
new text end

new text begin (1) Lot 11, Block 4, 1st Division, Silver Bay (PID 22-7440-04110); and
new text end

new text begin (2) the West 150 feet of the South Half of the Southeast Quarter of the Northeast
Quarter, Section 24, Township 55, Range 9 (part of PID 29-5509-24190).
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. 4. new text beginEXCHANGE OF TAX-FORFEITED LAND BORDERING PUBLIC
WATER; LAKE COUNTY.
new text end

new text begin (a) Notwithstanding the riparian restrictions in Minnesota Statutes, section 94.342,
subdivision 3, Lake County 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 land
bordering public water 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 exchanged is located in Lake County and is described
as: the Northwest Quarter of the Southeast Quarter, Section 32, Township 64, Range
9 (PID 28-6409-32790).
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 exchanged for a private parcel.
new text end

Sec. 5. new text beginEXCHANGE OF TAX-FORFEITED LAND BORDERING PUBLIC
WATER; LAKE COUNTY.
new text end

new text begin (a) Notwithstanding the riparian restrictions in Minnesota Statutes, section 94.342,
subdivision 3, Lake County 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 land
bordering public water 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. Prior to the exchange, the commissioner of revenue must grant a
permanent conservation easement according to Minnesota Statutes, section 282.37, to
provide for a 50-foot trail toward Camp Lake.
new text end

new text begin (c) The land that may be exchanged is located in Lake County and is described
as: the Northeast Quarter of the Northeast Quarter, Section 32, Township 64, Range
11 (PID 28-6411-32010).
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 exchanged for a private parcel.
new text end