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Laws of Minnesota 1991 CHAPTER 275-H.F.No. 1009 An act relating to natural resources; authorizing additions to and deletions from certain state parks; authorizing the leasing of land in Lake Maria state park; authorizing nonpark use of land in Interstate and Fort Snelling state parks; authorizing the sale of certain deleted lands. BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF MINNESOTA: Section 1. [ADDITIONS TO AND DELETIONS FROM CERTAIN STATE PARKS.] Subdivision 1. [85.012] [Subd. 2.] [BANNING STATE PARK, PINE COUNTY.] The following area is deleted from Banning state park: That part of the Southeast Quarter of the Northwest Quarter of Section 15, Township 42 North, Range 20 West of the 4th P.M. platted as the Original Townsite of Sandstone. Subd. 2. [85.012] [Subd. 15.] [FATHER HENNEPIN STATE PARK, MILLE LACS COUNTY.] The following area is added to Father Hennepin state park: Lots 3, 4, and 5, Block 1, Christiansen's Addition to the Village of Isle. Subd. 3. [85.012] [Subd. 49.] [ST. CROIX STATE PARK, PINE COUNTY.] The following area is deleted from St. Croix state park: The Northwest Quarter and the West Half of the Northeast Quarter of Section 28, Township 41 North, Range 18 West of the 4th P.M. Subd. 4. [85.012] [Subd. 50.] [SAKATAH LAKE STATE PARK, LE SUEUR AND RICE COUNTIES.] The following area is deleted from Sakatah Lake state park: That part of Government Lot 6 of Section 26, Township 109 North, Range 23 West, described as follows: Commencing at the southeast corner of said Section 26; thence North along the east line of said section a distance of 1754.5 feet; thence deflecting 110 degrees 07 minutes left a distance of 536.9 feet; thence deflecting 03 degrees 23 minutes left a distance of 741.1 feet; thence deflecting 113 degrees 30 minutes right a distance of 45.0 feet to the south line of said Government Lot 6 and the point of beginning; thence continuing along the last described line a distance of 233.0 feet; thence deflecting 90 degrees 00 minutes right a distance of 21.0 feet; thence deflecting 90 degrees 00 minutes right a distance of 232.8 feet to the south line of said Government Lot 6; thence westerly along said south line 21.0 feet to the point of beginning. Notwithstanding Minnesota Statutes, sections 94.09 to 94.16, the commissioner of natural resources may sell the land so deleted from the park to adjacent landowners to resolve a survey error. The land shall be conveyed in a form approved by the attorney general for a consideration of not less than the appraised value. Subd. 5. [85.012] [Subd. 55a.] [TETTEGOUCHE STATE PARK, LAKE COUNTY.] (a) The following areas are added to Tettegouche state park: (1) Government Lot 3 and that part of Government Lot 4 of Section 22, Township 56 North, Range 7 West, which lies southeasterly of a line run parallel with and distant 100 feet southeasterly of the first following described line and easterly of the second following described line: 1. Beginning at a point on the north and south quarter line of Section 28, Township 56 North, Range 7 West, distant 362 feet south of the north quarter corner thereof; thence run northeasterly at an angle of 67 degrees 38 minutes with said north and south quarter line for 765.2 feet; thence deflect to the left at an angle of 21 degrees 04 minutes for 818.5 feet; thence deflect to the left at an angle of 20 degrees 46 minutes for 1067.9 feet; thence deflect to the right at an angle of 36 degrees 00 minutes for 1055.8 feet; thence deflect to the left on a 4 degree 00 minute curve, delta angle 24 degrees 58 minutes for 400.2 feet to Point "A"; thence continue along said curve for 224.0 feet; thence northeasterly along the tangent of said curve for 400.0 feet and there terminating; 2. Beginning at Point "A" of the above described line; thence run southeasterly at right angles to the tangent of said 4 degree 00 minute curve at said point for 500 feet; thence run southwesterly to a point on the west line of said Section 22, distant 100 feet south of the meander corner on the north shore of Lake Superior; and (2) that part of Government Lot 1 of Section 15, Township 56 North, Range 7 West, described as follows: Beginning at the water line of Lake Superior on the north and south line between Government Lots 1 and 2 of said Section 15; thence North 5 degrees West 7 chains; thence North 61 degrees East 3 chains and 57 links; thence North 47 degrees East 3 chains and 25 links; thence South 30 degrees East to the water line of Lake Superior; thence westerly along said water line to the point of beginning. (b) The following described area, to be known as the Palisade Valley Unit, also is added to Tettegouche state park: The West Half of Section 16; the South Half, the South Half of the Northwest Quarter, the South Half of the Northeast Quarter and the Northeast Quarter of the Northeast Quarter of Section 17; the South Half, the South Half of the Northeast Quarter, the South Half of the Northwest Quarter and the Northwest Quarter of the Northwest Quarter of Section 18; the West Half and the Northeast Quarter of Section 19; the Northwest Quarter of the Northwest Quarter of Section 20; the Northwest Quarter of Section 30; all in Township 56 North, Range 7 West. All of Sections 13, 24 and 25; Government Lot 6 of Section 12; the East Half of the Northeast Quarter and the East Half of the Southeast Quarter of Section 26; all in Township 56 North, Range 8 West. Notwithstanding the provisions of section 85.012, subdivision 1, tax-forfeited land located within the Palisade Valley Unit is not withdrawn from sale and transferred from the custody of the county board. The commissioner shall manage the unit as a recreational state park as provided in section 86A.05, subdivision 3, but without major new development such as roads or campgrounds, other than hiking trails and backpack-only campsites. In addition to other activities authorized within Tettegouche state park, the following activities are permitted in the Palisade Valley Unit: (1) public hunting, trapping, and fishing; (2) the continued leasing of hunting cabins on tax-forfeited land for not more than 40 years after the effective date of this section; and (3) the continued use of snowmobiles and all-terrain vehicles on roads and designated trails existing on the effective date of this section, including existing routes to Bear and Bean lakes. The commissioner shall promulgate rules for the Palisade Valley Unit that are consistent with this section. (c) The commissioner shall establish an advisory committee to provide advice regarding the planning, development, and operation of Tettegouche state park. Sec. 2. [LAKE MARIA STATE PARK; LIMITED TERM LEASE.] Notwithstanding Minnesota Statutes, sections 85.011, 85.012, 85.053, 86A.05, and 92.50, the commissioner of natural resources may lease up to five acres of land in Lake Maria state park to the party who deeded the land to the state for park purposes if the commissioner determines that: (1) the lease will not impair public use of the park; and (2) use of the leased land by the lessee will have minimal impact on the park. The lease must have a term of not more than ten years, must not be renewable, and may include additional terms and conditions agreed to by the parties. Sec. 3. [NONPARK USE OF LAND IN INTERSTATE PARK; 85.012, Subd. 28.] Notwithstanding Minnesota Statutes, sections 85.011, 85.012, 85.053, 86A.05, and 92.50, the commissioner of natural resources may lease, upon such terms and conditions as the commissioner may prescribe, and in a form approved by the attorney general, up to four acres of land within Interstate park to the Chisago County Historical Society for the St. Croix Valley Heritage Center. The lease may be for a period not to exceed 50 years and, at the request of the lessee, may be extended by the commissioner for a period not to exceed another 50 years. The lease must provide that the lease terminates and the land returns to the state if the land is not used for the Heritage Center. Sec. 4. [NON-PARK USE OF LAND IN FORT SNELLING STATE PARK; STUDY OF CERTAIN LANDS WITHIN THE PARK.] (a) Notwithstanding Minnesota Statutes, chapters 85 and 86A, the commissioner of natural resources may authorize the United States Army to use, occupy, and maintain without charge by the state, but at no expense to the commissioner, the portion of Fort Snelling state park that is designated in the official records and drawings of the former Veterans Administration Hospital Reserve as area "J," and being that part of the property conveyed to the state of Minnesota by the United States of America on August 17, 1971, lying east of Taylor avenue, which contains 35.38 acres, more or less. The use, occupancy, and maintenance may be conditioned upon terms prescribed by the commissioner. (b) The commissioner of natural resources shall examine whether the continued inclusion in Fort Snelling state park of the property described in paragraph (a), together with that portion of land conveyed in the same deed that lies west of Taylor avenue and is commonly referred to as officers row, which contains 10.5 acres, more or less, is appropriate. The examination must include recommendations on the appropriate use of the area and an analysis of the options available to the state for use of the area under the 1971 conveyance agreement. The commissioner shall report the findings to the legislature by January 15, 1992. Sec. 5. [GRANT AUTHORITY.] The commissioner of natural resources may make a grant to the Chisago County Historical Society for architectural planning for the St. Croix Valley Heritage Center. The grant must be made from money appropriated to the commissioner for acquisition and enhancement of state parks and must be matched equally with funds provided by the Chisago County Historical Society. Sec. 6. [EFFECTIVE DATE.] Sections 1 to 3 are effective the day following final enactment. Section 5 is effective July 1, 1991. Presented to the governor May 29, 1991 Signed by the governor June 1, 1991, 3:49 p.m.
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