458.02 POWER TO GET LAND FOR TRANSPORT FACILITIES; USE.
Subdivision 1. May get, hold.
A city with a population from 4,000 to 50,000 may acquire
land on a navigable stream in the city by purchase or condemnation, and may hold it.
Subd. 2. Use.
The city may set aside when acquired, as much of the land as public needs
require for public travel. The remainder must be used as required by the federal government or for
docks, quays, levees, wharves, landing places, railroad and other land transportation loading and
unloading places, land and water freight and passenger stations, terminals and terminal buildings
for carriers, and necessary equipment and appurtenances.
History: (1372-1) 1927 c 152 s 1; 1965 c 45 s 60; 1985 c 265 art 8 s 1