BY COUNCILOR STOVER:
RESOLVED, that the proper city officials are hereby authorized to accept the donation of the below-described property in St. Louis County, Minnesota, from The Nature Conservancy, a nonprofit corporation under the laws of the District of Columbia, for the specific purpose of inclusion of said property into the Magney-Snively Natural Area and to execute all documents necessary with regard thereto:
The southeast quarter of the southwest quarter (SE1/4 of SW1/4) and the west 1/2 of southwest quarter of southeast quarter (W1/2 of SW1/4 of SE1/4), ALL IN Section 21, Township 49 North of Range 15 West of the Fourth Principal Meridian, except minerals and mineral rights.
FURTHER RESOLVED, that the city hereby expresses its appreciation for said donation from The Nature Conservancy.
STATEMENT OF PURPOSE: The purpose of this resolution is to accept a donation of land from The Nature Conservancy in the Magney-Snively Forest.
The donated land consists of 60 acres at approximately Stewart Creek between Russell Road and Lindahl Road. This property will be added to adjacent city owned property for inclusion into the Magney-Snively Natural Area. The Nature Conservancy has acquired the above property with the express intention of adding it to the Magney-Snively Natural Area and the city’s best interests are served by accepting it.