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                         Laws of Minnesota 1983 

                        CHAPTER 257--H.F.No. 1236
           An act relating to local government; permitting 
          certain land transfers by the metropolitan sports 
          facilities commission; permitting certain land 
          acquisitions by the Bloomington port authority; 
          amending Minnesota Statutes 1982, section 473.556, 
          subdivision 6. 
    The port authority of the city of Bloomington may lease or 
purchase and accept conveyances of real property from all other 
public agencies, commissions, or other units of government, 
including the metropolitan sports facilities commission, if the 
real property can be properly utilized by the port authority to 
carry out the purposes of Laws 1957, chapter 812.  The port 
authority may, with the approval of the city council, issue 
bonds as provided in section 458.193 for the purpose of paying 
the cost of purchasing the real property.  
    Sec. 2.  Minnesota Statutes 1982, section 473.556, 
subdivision 6, is amended to read: 
    Subd. 6.  [DISPOSITION OF PROPERTY.] (a) The commission may 
sell or otherwise dispose of any real or personal property 
acquired by it which is no longer required for accomplishment of 
its purposes.  The property shall be sold in the manner provided 
by section 458.196, insofar as practical and consistent with 
sections 473.551 to 473.595.  
    (b) Real property at the metropolitan sports area (not 
including the indoor public assembly facility and adjacent 
parking facilities) which is no longer needed for sports 
facilities shall be sold or leased for commercial or industrial 
development in accordance with the procedures in section 458.196 
within two years to a private, for-profit entity, and thereafter 
the property shall be subject to all applicable taxes and 
assessments and all government laws, regulations and ordinances 
bearing on use and development as if the property were privately 
     (c) Any real property right, title, or interest within the 
provisions of paragraph (b) owned by the commission may be sold 
or leased in whole or in part to the port authority of the city 
of Bloomington.  
    (d) Real property disposed of under clause (c) shall be 
subject to leases, agreements, or other written interests in 
force on June 1, 1983.  
    (e) The proceeds from the sale of any real property at the 
metropolitan sports area shall be paid to the council and used 
for debt service or retirement. 
    Sec. 3.  [EFFECTIVE DATE.] 
    (a) Section 1 of this act is effective the day after 
compliance with Minnesota Statutes, section 645.021, subdivision 
3, by both the governing body of the city of Bloomington and the 
port authority of the city of Bloomington.  
    (b) Section 2 is effective the day following final 
enactment and applies in the counties of Anoka, Carver, Dakota, 
Hennepin, Ramsey, Scott and Washington. 
    Approved June 1, 1983

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