Skip to main content Skip to office menu Skip to footer
Capital IconMinnesota Legislature

Office of the Revisor of Statutes

Key: (1) language to be deleted (2) new language

  

                         Laws of Minnesota 1991 

                        CHAPTER 158-H.F.No. 1509 
           An act relating to water resources; allowing certain 
          land to be used as a veterans cemetery under certain 
          circumstances; amending Minnesota Statutes 1990, 
          section 103F.369, subdivision 2, and by adding a 
          subdivision. 
BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF MINNESOTA: 
    Section 1.  Minnesota Statutes 1990, section 103F.369, 
subdivision 2, is amended to read: 
    Subd. 2.  [PLAN PROVIDES MINIMUM STANDARDS.] The standards 
set forth in the plan are the minimum standards which may be 
adopted by the board and by the counties for the protection and 
enhancement of the natural, scientific, historical, recreational 
and cultural values of the Mississippi River and related 
shoreland areas subject to the plan.  Except for forest 
management, fish and wildlife habitat improvement, a veterans 
cemetery that complies with subdivision 5, and open space 
recreational uses as defined in the plan, state or county lands 
within the boundaries established by the plan may not be offered 
for public sale or lease.  The board with the agreement, 
expressed by resolution adopted after public hearing, of the 
county boards of Clearwater, Hubbard, Beltrami, Cass, Itasca, 
Aitkin, Crow Wing, and Morrison counties may amend the plan in 
any way that does not reduce the minimum standards set forth in 
the plan approved on February 12, 1981.  
    Sec. 2.  Minnesota Statutes 1990, section 103F.369, is 
amended by adding a subdivision to read: 
    Subd. 5.  [VETERANS CEMETERY.] A veterans cemetery may be 
located within the boundaries established by the plan if a site 
plan approved by the county zoning authority addresses each of 
the following items: 
     (1) the name of the cemetery; 
     (2) a legal description of the property affected; 
     (3) names and addresses of applicant, owner, surveyor, and 
designer of the plan; 
     (4) graphic scale; 
     (5) an arrow depicting north on the plan; 
    (6) date of preparation of the plan; 
     (7) total acreage of property; 
     (8) square footage for each proposed site; 
    (9) existing soil conditions, depth of water table, and 
topographic contours; 
     (10) roads and proposed roads showing right-of-way widths; 
     (11) proposed location and type of on-site sanitary 
treatment facilities and domestic water supply; 
     (12) accessory facilities, existing or to be constructed, 
by type and location; 
    (13) all streams, creeks, ponds, wetlands, and swamps; 
     (14) burial only on site with no embalming or other related 
activities on site; 
     (15) no placement of graves or accessory facilities within 
the designated flood plain; and 
    (16) each burial must be in a vault or an appropriate liner 
as determined by the board. 
    Presented to the governor May 20, 1991 
    Signed by the governor May 23, 1991, 7:10 p.m.