as introduced - 80th Legislature (1997 - 1998) Posted on 12/15/2009 12:00am
1.1 A bill for an act 1.2 relating to taxation; property; changing the levy 1.3 limits of regional development commissions; amending 1.4 Minnesota Statutes 1996, section 462.396, subdivision 1.5 2. 1.6 BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF MINNESOTA: 1.7 Section 1. Minnesota Statutes 1996, section 462.396, 1.8 subdivision 2, is amended to read: 1.9 Subd. 2. [BUDGET; HEARING; LEVY LIMITS.] On or before 1.10 August 20 each year, the commission shall submit its proposed 1.11 budget for the ensuing calendar year showing anticipated 1.12 receipts, disbursements and ad valorem tax levy with a written 1.13 notice of the time and place of the public hearing on the 1.14 proposed budget to each county auditor and municipal clerk 1.15 within the region and those town clerks who in advance have 1.16 requested a copy of the budget and notice of public hearing. On 1.17 or before September 15 each year, the commission shall adopt, 1.18 after a public hearing held not later than September 15, a 1.19 budget covering its anticipated receipts and disbursements for 1.20 the ensuing year and shall decide upon the total amount 1.21 necessary to be raised from ad valorem tax levies to meet its 1.22 budget. After adoption of the budget and no later than 1.23 September 15, the secretary of the commission shall certify to 1.24 the auditor of each county within the region the county share of 1.25 the tax, which shall be an amount bearing the same proportion to 2.1 the total levy agreed on by the commission as the net tax 2.2 capacity of the county bears to the net tax capacity of the 2.3 region. (1) For taxes levied in
1990 and thereafter1998, the 2.4 maximum amounts of levies made for the purposes of sections 2.5 462.381 to 462.398 are the following amounts , less the sum of2.6 regional planning grants from the commissioner to that region: 2.7 for Region 1, $180,337; for Region 2, $150,000$180,000; for 2.8 Region 3, $353,110; for Region 5, $195,865; for Region 6E, 2.9 $197,177; for Region 6W, $150,000$180,000; for Region 2.10 7E, $158,653$180,000; for Region 8, $206,107; for Region 9, 2.11 $343,572. (2) For taxes levied in 1999 and thereafter, the 2.12 maximum amount that may be levied by each commission shall be 2.13 the amount authorized in clause (1), or 103 percent of the 2.14 amount levied in the previous year, whichever is greater. The 2.15 auditor of each county in the region shall add the amount of any 2.16 levy made by the commission within the limits imposed by this 2.17 subdivision to other tax levies of the county for collection by 2.18 the county treasurer with other taxes. When collected the 2.19 county treasurer shall make settlement of the taxes with the 2.20 commission in the same manner as other taxes are distributed to 2.21 political subdivisions. 2.22 Sec. 2. [EFFECTIVE DATE.] 2.23 Section 1 is effective for taxes levied in 1998, payable in 2.24 1999, and thereafter.