(a) The commissioner of natural resources shall publish a notice and description of proposed additions to and deletions from legislatively designated boundaries of state parks in a legal newspaper of general circulation in each county that is affected, and shall mail a copy of such notice and description to the chair of the affected county board or boards and to each affected landowner.
(b) When an addition to a legislatively designated boundary of a state park is proposed, the affected county board or boards or an affected city or township board may petition the commissioner of natural resources to attend a public hearing to discuss the proposed addition. The petition must be signed by the majority of the board members and include the time, date, and reason for the hearing, and be submitted to the commissioner of natural resources 30 days prior to the public hearing. The commissioner of natural resources or the commissioner's designee shall attend the public hearing when petitioned under this section.
Official Publication of the State of Minnesota
Revisor of Statutes