Tag Archives: School Trust Land

School Trust Lands Update: Three proposals would aid Permanent School Fund

Today the School Trust Lands Commission (officially called the Legislative Permanent School Fund Commission) received an update from School Trust Lands Director Aaron Vande Linde regarding three proposals in various omnibus bills traveling through the Legislature. The first proposal would … Continue reading

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MSBA-Audubon letter urges School Fund Commission to work with Gov. Dayton on appointing School Trust Lands Director

The Legislative Permanent School Fund Commission (aka the School Trust Lands Commission) met on Monday, May 27. During the meeting, the Commission addressed a letter — received from MSBA Director Government of Relations Grace Keliher and Audubon Minnesota Executive Director … Continue reading

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MSBA at the Capitol — Environment finance bill includes $500,000 for School Trust Lands swap

Chair Rep. Denny McNamara unveiled the House Omnibus Environment Finance Bill (HF 846) Tuesday in the House Environment and Natural Resources Policy and Finance Committee. Rep. McNamara included $500,000 (school trust lands revenue) for the director of School Trust Lands … Continue reading

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MSBA attends review and comment for proposed School Trust Lands swap

The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources and the U.S. Forest Service hosted an open house Thursday for the public to view maps identifying the 39,000 acres of federal land that may be traded for 30,000 acres of School Trust Land … Continue reading

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MSBA Action Alert — Tell U.S. Forest Service that you support School Trust Lands exchange

The United States Forest Service invites the public to review and comment on a proposed land exchange with the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources. This open house is scheduled for 4 p.m. Thursday, March 26, at the DNR Central Office … Continue reading

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Today is application deadline for School Trust Lands Administrator position

The application deadline is today (Friday, March 13) for the School Trust Lands Administrator position. This administrator will advise the governor, Legislature and Department of Natural Resources on the management of the School Trust Lands. This position was established in Minnesota Statute 127A.353. … Continue reading

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Forest Service announces opportunity for public to comment on proposed exchange of state School Trust Lands

Source: U.S. Forest Service  The Forest Service invites the public to review and comment on a proposed land exchange with the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources. With this proposed exchange, the United States would acquire approximately 30,000 acres of state … Continue reading

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