94.348 Exchanges of state-owned land, appraisal fee.
Subdivision 1. Appraisal and survey fee. Whenever a private land owner or governmental unit, except the state, presents to the Minnesota Land Exchange Board an offer to exchange private or publicly held land for Class A state-owned land as defined in section 94.342, the private land owner or governmental unit shall pay to the board an appraisal and survey fee of not less than $25 nor more than one-half of the cost of appraisal and survey determined by the commissioner.
Subd. 2. Disposition and appropriation of fee. (a) Except as provided in paragraph (b), the appraisal and survey fee shall be credited to the account from which the expenses of appraisal and survey were paid and is appropriated for expenditure in the same manner as other money in the account.
(b) The appraisal and survey fee shall be refunded if:
(1) the land exchange offer is withdrawn by a private land owner or a governmental unit before money is spent for the appraisal and survey; or
(2) the board refuses to accept the land exchange offer.