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MINNESOTA DEPARTMENT OF NATURAL RESOURCES NOTICE OF HEARING ON TRANSFER OF STATE LAND NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, that pursuant to Minnesota Statutes, section 97A.

MINNESOTA DEPARTMENT OF NATURAL RESOURCES
NOTICE OF HEARING ON TRANSFER OF STATE LAND
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, that pursuant to Minnesota Statutes, section 97A.135, subd. 2a, a hearing will be held online by the Department of Natural Resources, through WebEx, November 23, 2021, from 1:30pm – 3:30pm. Attendee link: https://www.mndnr.gov/willmar-wma/
The purpose of the hearing is for public input regarding the transfer of state land situated in the County of Kandiyohi, and described as:
That part of the Northwest Quarter of the Northeast Quarter of Section 1, Township 119 North, Range 35 West, Kandiyohi County, Minnesota, described as follows: Commencing at the northeast corner of said Section 1; thence on an assumed bearing of North 89 degrees 52 minutes West, along the north line of said Section 1, a distance of 2158.58 feet to the point of beginning of Tract A to be described; thence South 00 degrees 28 minutes West 789.18 feet; thence North 89 degrees 52 minutes West 375.00 feet; thence North 00 degrees 28 minutes East 789.18 feet, more or less, to the north line of said Section 1; thence easterly along said north line 375 feet, more or less, to the point of beginning;
containing 6.79 acres, more or less.
Minnesota Statutes, section 97A.135, subd. 2a, requires that a public hearing be held before lands within a Wildlife Management Area can be disposed of through sale or exchange. The parcel is designated as part of Willmar Wildlife Management Area.
It is proposed that this parcel of land be transferred from the Department of Natural Resources to the Minnesota Department of Transportation. This parcel is no longer needed for public purposes. If, after public hearing, the disposal of the land is in the public interest, the Commissioner of Natural Resources may vacate the parcel from Wildlife Management Area designation.
(218) 203-4406 or carla.backstrom@state.mn.us.
Dated November 1, 2021
/s/ Susan E. Damon
Assistant Director
Division of Lands and Minerals
(Nov. 6, 2021) 2909928