School Trust Lands - Reports

School Trust Land In Northern Minnesota

Minnesota Statute, Section 84.027, Subd. 18 requires that the DNR reports revenue and School Trust Land management activities to the Legislative Permanent School Fund Commission biennially. Additional reports have been developed.

 

Table: School Trust Lands Biannual and Biennial Reports

Reports on management of and income from school trust lands, done at the request of the Legislature.

Fiscal YearsReport TitleOnline Link
2016-2017Minnesota's School Trust Lands: Biennial Report for Fiscal Years 2016-2017 (07.01.2015 - 06.30.2017)Report  (1 mb, 34 pages)
2014-2015Minnesota's School Trust Lands: Biennial Report for Fiscal Years 2014-2015 (07.01.2013 - 06.30.2015)Report  (4 mb, 20 pages)
2012-2013Minnesota's School Trust Lands: Biennial Report for Fiscal Years 2012-2013 (07.01.2011 - 06.30.2013)Report  (5 mb, 73 pages)
2010-2011Minnesota's School Trust Lands: Biennial Report for Fiscal Years 2010-2011 (07.01.2009 - 06.30.2011)Report  (581 kb, 25 pages)
2009Minnesota's School Trust Lands: Biannual Report June 2009Report  (109 kb, 5 pages)
2008-2009Minnesota's School Trust Lands: Biennial Report for Fiscal Years 2008-2009 (07.01.2007 - 06.30.2009)Report  (1.5 mb, 28 pages)
2006-2007Minnesota's School Trust Lands: Biennial Report for Fiscal Years 2006-2007 (07.01.2005 - 06.30.2007)Report  (1.3 mb, 24 pages)
2004-2005Minnesota's School Trust Lands: Biennial Report for Fiscal Years 2004-2005 (07.01.2003 - 06.30.2005)Report  (574 kb, 27 pages)
2002-2003Minnesota's School Trust Lands: Biennial Report for Fiscal Years 2002-2003 (07.01.2001 - 06.30.2003)Report  (4.8 mb, 23 pages)
2000-2001Minnesota's School Trust Lands: Biennial Report for Fiscal Years 2000-2001 (07.01.1999 - 06.30.2001)Report  (2 mb, 21 pages)

 

Table: Other School Trust Lands Reports

YearTitleDescriptionOnline Link
August 2017Minnesota's School Trust Valuation Report. Final Update as of August 2017.The final report of a valuation process and representative valuations for the compensation of school trust lands, done pursuant to Laws of Minnesota 2016, Chapter 189, Article 3, Section 3, Subd.2Report  (193 kb, 3 pages)
January 2017Minnesota's School Trust Valuation Report. Progress as of December 31, 2016.A report on the progress of a valuation process and representative valuations for the compensation of school trust lands, done pursuant to Laws of Minnesota 2016, Chapter 189, Article 3, Section 3, Subd.2Report  (500 kb, 14 pages)
January 2011School Trust Lands – Analysis of Funding Mechanisms for Private and Public Use.This report  provides advantages and disadvantages of mechanisms to compensate the trust for public and private use of school trust lands, done pursuant to Laws of Minnesota 2010, Chapter 361, Article 4, Section 70(b).Report  (97 kb, 19 pages)
July 2010DNR Management of School Trust LandsA report on the management of and income from school trust lands, done pursuant to Laws of Minnesota 2010, Chapter 361, Article 4, Section 70(a).Report  (8 mb, 69 pages)
December 2007School Trust Land Revenue Enhancement Program ReportA report that examines the potential to enhance school trust revenue with certain real estate related activities.Report  (1.6 mb, 32 pages)
March 1998School Trust LandThis report examines the performance of the Department of Natural Resources in managing school trust land that was granted to the state by the federal government in the 19th Century for the "benefit of schools."External Site

 

Forestry Cost Certification Reports

DNR Division of Forestry provides annual cost reports on Trust land administration. Minnesota Statute 16A.125 allows Forestry to certify costs for protection, improvement, administration, management, and road maintenance on School Trust Lands.

Other School Trust Land Reports

Minnesota State Board of Investment
The State Board of Investment reports on the performance of the Permanent School Fund.

Minnesota Management and Budget
Fund distributions are transferred and reported by Minnesota Management and Budget.