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HF 3238

as introduced - 89th Legislature (2015 - 2016) Posted on 03/16/2016 11:48am

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

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A bill for an act
relating to state lands; modifying provisions for sale of certain tax-forfeited
leased lands; authorizing sale and exchange of certain state land; amending Laws
2012, chapter 236, section 28, subdivisions 2, 5, 9.

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

Section 1.

Laws 2012, chapter 236, section 28, subdivision 2, is amended to read:


Subd. 2.

Method of sale.

(a) The leaseholder of a leased parcel may purchase at
private sale the leased parcel and any other lands allocated to the parcel by the county
under subdivision 6 that is offered for sale under this section. The purchase price is the
appraised value of the land under subdivision 3 exclusive of improvements on it. To
purchase a parcel, a leaseholder must pay in cash to the county an amount equal to the
appraised value of the land within 180 days from the date of mailing to or service of notice
of appraised value to the leaseholder by the county. The 180-day period runs from the date
of mailing of a copy of the appraisal to the leaseholder at the address shown upon the most
recent lease agreement between the parties, exclusive of the date of mailing or service.
The county may use any alternative method of notice under the Minnesota Rules of Civil
Procedure for the service of a summons and complaint.

(b) If the leaseholder does not purchase the parcel so offered, the county may offer
the lands for sale deleted text beginat public auctiondeleted text end under the provisions of Minnesota Statutes, section
282.01, subdivision deleted text begin3deleted text endnew text begin 7new text end. If a person other than the leaseholder purchases the parcel,
the purchaser must make payment in full to the leaseholder in the manner provided in
Minnesota Statutes, section 92.06, subdivision 4, for the value of any improvements as
determined under subdivision 3.

(c) Failure of a purchaser to comply with the terms of payment voids the sale and the
property may be reoffered for sale.

Sec. 2.

Laws 2012, chapter 236, section 28, subdivision 5, is amended to read:


Subd. 5.

Survey.

(a) Prior to offering it for sale, St. Louis County shall have each
lot surveyed by a licensed surveyordeleted text begin.deleted text endnew text begin, with the exception of those lots that do not have
adequate survey monumentation as determined by the county surveyor.
new text end

(b) The costs of the survey must 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. 3.

Laws 2012, chapter 236, section 28, subdivision 9, is amended to read:


Subd. 9.

Sunset.

This section expires deleted text beginfivedeleted text endnew text begin sevennew text end years after the effective date.

Sec. 4. new text beginPUBLIC SALE OF TAX-FORFEITED LANDS 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 under the remaining provisions of Minnesota Statutes,
chapter 282, unleased tax-forfeited lakeshore lots that were surveyed at the time leased
tax-forfeited lakeshore lots were surveyed pursuant to Laws 2012, chapter 236, section 28.
new text end

new text begin (b) The county has determined that the county's land management interests would
best be served if the lands were returned to private ownership or conveyed to public entities.
new text end

Sec. 5. new text beginEXCHANGE OF STATE LAND; ST. LOUIS COUNTY.
new text end

new text begin (a) Notwithstanding Minnesota Statutes, section 92.461, and 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 land described in paragraph (c).
new text end

new text begin (b) The conveyance must be in the 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 lands that may be conveyed are located in St. Louis County and are
described as:
new text end

new text begin (1) Section 3, Township 54 North, Range 18 West; and
new text end

new text begin (2) Sections 4 and 9, Township 55 North, Range 18 West.
new text end

Sec. 6. 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 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.
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) Lot 1, including vacated avenue and part of adjacent street, Fond Du Lac, First
Street, city of Duluth, Section 7, Township 48, Range 15 (PID 010-1590-00010);
new text end

new text begin (2) Lot 3, including vacated avenue and part of adjacent street, Fond Du Lac, First
Street, city of Duluth, Section 7, Township 48, Range 15 (PID 010-1590-00020);
new text end

new text begin (3) Lot 5, including vacated avenue and part of adjacent street, Fond Du Lac, First
Street, city of Duluth, Section 7, Township 48, Range 15 (PID 010-1590-00030);
new text end

new text begin (4) that part of Lot 1 lying south of the Fond Du Lac Road, city of Duluth, Section 7,
Township 48, Range 15 (PID 010-2730-00890);
new text end

new text begin (5) that part of the easterly 260 feet of Lot 1 lying south of the Whiteface River, town
of Cotton, Section 12, Township 54, Range 17 (PID 305-0020-02158);
new text end

new text begin (6) Lot 1, except the southerly 1,120 feet, town of Cotton, Section 13, Township 54,
Range 17 (PID 305-0020-02168);
new text end

new text begin (7) Outlot B, Rest Haven Beach, town of Gnesen, Section 36, Township 52, Range
14 (PID 375-0060-01270);
new text end

new text begin (8) Lot 6, town of Ness, Section 7, Township 52, Range 19 (PID 470-0010-01130);
new text end

new text begin (9) Lot 7, except the railway right-of-way, 2.65 acres, town of Brevator, Section 16,
Township 50, Range 17 (PID 275-0013-01310);
new text end

new text begin (10) Lot 6, except the railway right-of-way, 3.17 acres, town of Brevator, Section 16,
Township 50, Range 17 (PID 275-0013-01260);
new text end

new text begin (11) that part of Lot 8 lying between the Great Northern railway right-of-way and
the bank of the St. Louis River, town of Brevator, Section 17, Township 50, Range 17
(PID 275-0014-00070);
new text end

new text begin (12) Lot 1 South of the St. Louis River, except the railway right-of-way and except
the easterly 375 feet and except the westerly 335 feet of the easterly 710 feet North of
the railway right-of-way, town of Arrowhead, Section 27, Township 51, Range 19 (PID
225-0070-00010);
new text end

new text begin (13) Lot 2 South of the St. Louis River, except the railway right-of-way, 3.13 acres,
town of Arrowhead, Section 26, Township 51, Range 19 (PID 225-0050-00010);
new text end

new text begin (14) Lot 4 South of the St. Louis River, except 2 acres for county road and except
the railway right-of-way, 3.03 acres, town of Arrowhead, Section 25, Township 51, Range
19 (PID 225-0030-00020);
new text end

new text begin (15) Lot 3 South of the St. Louis River, except the railway right-of-way, 3.02 acres,
town of Arrowhead, Section 25, Township 51, Range 19 (PID 225-0030-00010);
new text end

new text begin (16) Lot 2, except the railway right-of-way, 1.70 acres, town of Stoney Brook,
Section 12, Township 50, Range 18 (PID 535-0010-01800);
new text end

new text begin (17) an undivided 824/68040 interest in Lot 8, except the railway right-of-way, an
undivided 525/68040 interest in Lot 8, except the railway right-of-way, and an undivided
1/3402 interest in Lot 8, except the railway right-of-way, town of Culver, Section 28,
Township 51, Range 18 (PIDs 310-0010-04620, 310-0010-04622, and 310-0010-04623);
new text end

new text begin (18) the Southwest Quarter of the Northeast Quarter lying East of Stoneybrook,
Section 9, Township 50, Range 18 (PID 535-0010-01340);
new text end

new text begin (19) the Northwest Quarter of the Northeast Quarter lying South and East of
Stoneybrook, Section 9, Township 50, Range 18 (PID 535-0010-01330);
new text end

new text begin (20) the South Half of the Southwest Quarter, Section 9, Township 50, Range 18
(PID 535-0010-01420); and
new text end

new text begin (21) the Northwest Quarter of the Northeast Quarter, Section 16, Township 50,
Range 18 (PID 535-0010-02470).
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. 7. 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 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 St. Louis County and is described as:
new text end

new text begin (1) the West Half of the West Half of the Northwest Quarter of the Southeast Quarter,
Section 5, Township 50, Range 14 (PID 010-2710-01450);
new text end

new text begin (2) the Southwest Quarter of the Southeast Quarter, town of Canosia, Section 22,
Township 51, Range 15 (PID 280-0014-00220);
new text end

new text begin (3) the Southeast Quarter of the Southeast Quarter, town of Canosia, Section 22,
Township 51, Range 15 (PID 280-0014-00230);
new text end

new text begin (4) Lots 54, 55, and 56, Lalonde Beach, town of Fairbanks, Section 6, Township 56,
Range 12 (PID 335-0050-00530);
new text end

new text begin (5) Lots 1 and 2, Sunnyside Park, town of Fine Lakes, Section 19, Township 50,
Range 20 (PID 355-0030-00010);
new text end

new text begin (6) the Southwest Quarter of the Southwest Quarter, town of Fredenberg, Section 10,
Township 52, Range 15 (PID 365-0010-01640);
new text end

new text begin (7) the East Half of the Southwest Quarter of the Southeast Quarter, except the
railway right-of-way, 1.52 acres, town of Great Scott, Section 35, Township 58, Range 19
(PID 385-0010-04210);
new text end

new text begin (8) that part of the East Half of the Northeast Quarter lying West of the railway
right-of-way and North of the river, except the easterly 800 feet, town of Meadowlands,
Section 15, Township 53, Range 18 (PID 440-0020-02103);
new text end

new text begin (9) Government Lot 3, Section 5, Township 62, Range 13 (PID 465-0030-00770);
new text end

new text begin (10) Government Lot 4, Section 5, Township 62, Range 13 (PID 465-0030-00780);
new text end

new text begin (11) the South Half of the Southeast Quarter of the Southeast Quarter, town of
Waasa, Section 13, Township 60, Range 14 (PID 565-0010-02060); and
new text end

new text begin (12) the North 5 acres of Lot 2, Fredenberg, Section 21, Township 52, Range 15
(PID 365-0010-03680).
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. 8. 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 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 St. Louis County and is described as:
new text end

new text begin (1) Lot 7, Block 98, Neville Addition to Eveleth (PID 040-0145-01020);
new text end

new text begin (2) the northerly 550 feet of the Northeast Quarter of the Northeast Quarter, town of
Colvin, Section 21, Township 56, Range 15 (PID 300-0010-03322);
new text end

new text begin (3) Lot 8, Rearrangement Block 10, Ridgewood, city of Virginia, Section 18,
Township 58, Range 17 (PID 090-0145-00080);
new text end

new text begin (4) Lot 2, Block 4, Roosevelt Addition to Hibbing, city of Hibbing, Section 13,
Township 57, Range 21 (PID 140-0200-00960);
new text end

new text begin (5) the West 250 feet of the Southeast Quarter of the Southeast Quarter, Section 34,
Township 56, Range 17 (PID 690-0010-05735);
new text end

new text begin (6) that part of the Southeast Quarter which lies easterly, southerly, and westerly of
the following described line: commencing at the southeast corner of said Section 27; thence
North 89 degrees 35 minutes 54 seconds West, assigned bearing, along the south line of said
Section 27 1,786.84 feet to the point of beginning of the line to be described; thence North
15 degrees17 minutes 23 seconds West 55.43 feet; thence North 80 degrees 58 minutes 22
seconds East 239.79 feet; thence North 42 degrees 41 minutes 33 seconds East 40.47 feet
to the southerly right-of-way line of North Water Hen Road as described in documents
numbered 0625886, 0575529, and 0571492; thence easterly along said southerly
right-of-way of North Water Hen Road to said south line of Section 27 and said line there
terminating, town of Ellsburg, Section 27, Township 55, Range 16 (PID 302-0010-04460);
new text end

new text begin (7) Lot 10, except the East 10 feet, Block 2, city of Aurora, Section 9, Township
58, Range 15 (PID 100-0030-00340); and
new text end

new text begin (8) all or part of Lot 4, except 2.71 acres for road, town of Linden Grove, Section 2,
Township 62, Range 20 (PID 430-0010-00220).
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