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6135.0820 RATE TABLE IV, PUBLIC LAND CROSSINGS.

The following table applies to public land crossings.

Width in Feet of Right-of-Way
Type of Utility 0-66 67-99 100-132 133-165 166-198 198+
RATE PER ROD OF LENGTH OF CROSSING
Pipeline $4.40 $6.54 $8.68 $10.82 $12.96 $15.10
Electric Transmission 2.93 4.40 5.75 7.21 8.68 10.03
Electric Distribution, Telephone, Telegraph, and Fiberoptic 1.47 2.25 2.93 3.61 4.40 5.07

Example #1. Electric transmission line request: 100 foot right-of-way, across two descriptions of public land, 1,320 feet in length for each description.

Total length in feet of public land crossing 2,640
Total length in rods (16.5 feet/rod) 160
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License fee at $5.75 per rod (Rate Table IV) $920

Example #2. Pipeline request: 75 foot right-of-way, 400 feet across public land.

Total length in rods (16.5 feet/rod) 24.24
License fee at $6.54 per rod (Rate Table IV) $158.53

If an additional crossing is to be placed in an existing right-of-way by the original licensee or any other licensee, the fee will be 50 percent of the amount which would be charged if this crossing were the original crossing in the right-of-way.

If the appraised value of the land over which a utility will cross is over $100 per acre, a fee in addition to that contained in Rate Table IV will be charged. The additional fee shall not exceed 15 percent of the appraised value in excess of $100 per acre of the actual acreage being taken by the right-of-way.

Statutory Authority:

MS s 14.388; L 2003 c 128 art 1 s 158

History:

28 SR 545

Published Electronically:

June 11, 2008