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|Other offices =[[Governor of Minnesota|Governor]] • [[Lieutenant Governor of Minnesota|Lieutenant Governor]] • [[Minnesota Secretary of State|Secretary of State]] • [[Minnesota Attorney General|Attorney General]] • [[Minnesota Treasurer|Treasurer]] • [[Minnesota Auditor|Auditor]] • [[Minnesota Commissioner of Education|Commissioner of Education]] • [[Minnesota Commissioner of Agriculture|Agriculture Commissioner]] • [[Minnesota Commissioner of Commerce|Commerce Commissioner]] • [[Minnesota Commissioner of Natural Resources|Natural Resources Commissioner]] • [[Minnesota Commissioner of Labor and Industry|Labor Commissioner]] • [[Minnesota Public Utilities Commission|Public Utilities Commission]]}}{{TOCnestright}}The '''Minnesota Commissioner of Natural Resources''' is a state executive position in the Minnesota state government. The commissioner serves as administrative and executive head of the Department of Natural Resources.  
  
 
The office holds authority over public lands and waters, state parks and forests, timber, mineral resources, recreational trails, and wildlife of the state, and their use, sale, leasing, or other disposition.<ref>[http://www.dnr.state.mn.us/aboutdnr/commissioner/index.html ''Minnesota Department of Natural Resources,'' "Commissioner," accessed October 1, 2011]</ref>
 
The office holds authority over public lands and waters, state parks and forests, timber, mineral resources, recreational trails, and wildlife of the state, and their use, sale, leasing, or other disposition.<ref>[http://www.dnr.state.mn.us/aboutdnr/commissioner/index.html ''Minnesota Department of Natural Resources,'' "Commissioner," accessed October 1, 2011]</ref>

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Minnesota Commissioner of Natural Resources
General information
Office Type:  Non-partisan
Office website:  Official Link
Term limits:  None
Structure
Length of term:   Serves at the governor's pleasure
Authority:  Minnesota Statutes 15.06
Selection Method:  Appointed by the governor
Current Officeholder
Name:  Tom Landwehr
Assumed office:  2011
Compensation:  $108,388
Other Minnesota Executive Offices
GovernorLieutenant GovernorSecretary of StateAttorney GeneralTreasurerAuditorCommissioner of EducationAgriculture CommissionerCommerce CommissionerNatural Resources CommissionerLabor CommissionerPublic Utilities Commission
The Minnesota Commissioner of Natural Resources is a state executive position in the Minnesota state government. The commissioner serves as administrative and executive head of the Department of Natural Resources.

The office holds authority over public lands and waters, state parks and forests, timber, mineral resources, recreational trails, and wildlife of the state, and their use, sale, leasing, or other disposition.[1]

Current officeholder

The current officeholder is Tom Landwehr. He was appointed by Gov. Mark Dayton in 2011.[2]

Authority

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Qualifications

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Appointments

Per 15.06 of the Minnesota Statutes, the governor appoints the Commissioner of Natural Resources with the consent of the Senate. The commissioner serves at the pleasure of the governor. His or her term expires at the end of the governor's term or if the governor vacates office.[3]

Vacancies

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Duties

The commissioner has authority over public lands and waters, state parks and forests, timber, mineral resources, recreational trails, and wildlife of the state, and their use, sale, leasing, or other disposition.[2]

Divisions

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Compensation

See also: Compensation of state executive officers

2012

In 2012, the commissioner was paid an estimated $108,388. This figure comes from the Council of State Governments.

2010

In 2010, the Minnesota Commissioner of Natural Resources was paid an estimated $108,388 according to the Council of State Governments.[4]

Historical officeholders

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Contact information

Address:
500 Lafayette Road
Saint Paul, MN 55155-4040
Phone: 651-259-5022
Phone: 651-296-6157
Toll Free: 888-646-6367
TTYD: 800-657-3929
Email: Tom.Landwehr@state.mn.us

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