282.221 FORFEITED AGRICULTURAL LANDS.
Subdivision 1. Classified and sold.
All lands which become the absolute property of the
state under the provisions of section
, and are suitable for agricultural purposes, shall be
classified as such by the county board of the county wherein the lands are situated. No lands shall
be offered for sale under the provisions of sections
until their classification by
the county board as agricultural lands shall have been approved by the commissioner. The county
auditor may with the approval of the commissioner sell any parcel of tax-forfeited land or any
portion thereof to any organized or incorporated governmental subdivision of the state for any
public purpose for which the subdivision may acquire property at not less than the appraised value
thereof as determined by the county board.
Subd. 2. Appraisal.
All lands which have become the absolute property of the state under
the provisions of section
and are classified as agricultural lands shall be appraised by the
county board of the county wherein the lands are situated, and this appraisal shall be filed in the
office of the auditor of the county. Any merchantable timber on such lands shall be appraised
separately and such appraisal shall be approved by the commissioner. The county board may
reappraise any such lands when, in its judgment, the reappraisal is necessary in effectuating
the provisions of sections
, but no such lands shall be appraised more than
once in any 12-month period.
History: (5620-13 1/2, 5620-13 1/2a) 1935 c 210 s 1,2; 1941 c 278 s 1,2