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Laws of Minnesota 1990 CHAPTER 386-S.F.No. 2383 An act relating to cities; permitting the establishment of boundary commissions; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 465. BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF MINNESOTA: Section 1. [465.79] [ESTABLISHMENT OF BOUNDARY COMMISSION.] Subdivision 1. [CITY COUNCIL.] By resolution, the city council of a statutory or home rule charter city may create a boundary commission. Members of the commission shall be residents of the county or counties in which the city is located who are familiar with real property. Subd. 2. [DUTIES OF BOUNDARY COMMISSION.] The boundary commission shall review metes and bounds descriptions within the city. Upon notice to all known parties in interest, the commission shall attempt to establish agreements between adjoining landowners as to the location of common boundaries. If agreement cannot be reached, the commission shall make a recommendation as to the location of the common boundary. The commission shall prepare a plan designating all agreed and recommended boundary lines and report to the city council. Subd. 3. [HEARING.] Upon receipt of the plan and a report from the commission, the city council shall hold a public hearing. The council shall give mailed notice to all known parties in interest and published notice 20 days prior to the hearing. The council shall hear all interested parties and may make adjustments to the proposed plan that it deems just and necessary. Subd. 4. [JUDICIAL REVIEW.] Following hearing, the council may petition the district court for judicial approval of the proposed plan. The council shall provide sufficient information to identify all parties in interest and shall give notice to parties in interest as the court may order. The court shall determine the location of any contested, disputed, or unagreed boundary and shall determine adverse claims to each parcel as provided in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 559. After hearing and determining all disputes, the court shall issue its judgment in the form of a plat complying with Minnesota Statutes, chapter 505 and designating the owners and encumbrancers of each lot. Subd. 5. [SPECIAL ASSESSMENTS.] The city may assess part or all of the cost incurred by it against the benefited properties as provided in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 429. Presented to the governor March 30, 1990 Signed by the governor April 3, 1990, 8:37 p.m.