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HF 2786

as introduced - 86th Legislature (2009 - 2010) Posted on 02/09/2010 11:32pm

KEY: stricken = removed, old language.
underscored = added, new language.
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A bill for an act
relating to the city of Duluth; providing for membership of the Spirit Mountain
Recreation Area Authority; amending Laws 1973, chapter 327, section 2,
subdivision 2, as amended.

BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF MINNESOTA:

Section 1.

Laws 1973, chapter 327, section 2, subdivision 2, as amended by Laws
1979, chapter 87, section 1, is amended to read:


Subd. 2.

Policy direction for the authority is hereby vested in deleted text beginsevendeleted text end new text beginnine new text enddirectors
appointed, after consultation with the planning commission and the park and recreation
board, by the mayor of the city of Duluth. Directors must be approved by resolution of
the city council. In selection of directors preference shall be given to persons having
knowledge and background in business, finance and management. They shall serve
without compensation, but may be reimbursed for necessary expenses incurred in the
fulfillment of their duties. The term of deleted text beginthreedeleted text end new text beginfour new text endof the original directors shall be two
years each and the term of deleted text beginfourdeleted text end new text beginfive new text endof the original directors shall be three years each, and
until their successors are appointed and qualify. Thereafter, terms of directors shall be
three years and until their successors are appointed and qualify. All terms shall expire
on June 30. Vacancies occurring by reason of resignation, death, or removal for neglect
or failure to perform the duties of a director shall be filled for the unexpired term by the
mayor of Duluth following the same procedure as in the original appointments. Every
appointee who fails within ten days after notification of deleted text beginhisdeleted text end appointment to file with the
city clerk deleted text beginhisdeleted text endnew text begin annew text end oath or affirmation to perform faithfully, honestly, and impartially the
duties of deleted text beginhisdeleted text endnew text begin thenew text end office, shall be deemed to have refused such appointment, and thereupon
another person shall be appointed in the manner prescribed herein. Directors shall not
have any personal financial interest, direct or indirect, in any contract with the authority,
or be engaged in any capacity where a conflict of interest may arise.

new text begin EFFECTIVE DATE. new text end

new text begin This section is effective upon approval by the governing
body of the city of Duluth and compliance by the city with Minnesota Statutes, section
645.021, subdivision 3.
new text end