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HF 3357

as introduced - 89th Legislature (2015 - 2016) Posted on 06/08/2016 12:19pm

KEY: stricken = removed, old language.
underscored = added, new language.

Bill Text Versions

Engrossments
Introduction Posted on 03/17/2016

Current Version - as introduced

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A bill for an act
relating to local government; authorizing an increase in Hibbing's Public Utility
Commission membership; amending Laws 1949, chapter 422, section 2, as
amended.

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

Section 1.

Laws 1949, chapter 422, section 2, as amended by Laws 1951, chapter
680, section 2, is amended to read:


Sec. 2. MEMBERS; APPOINTMENT, TERM, MEETINGS, QUORUM.

deleted text begin The commission, consisting of three members, shall be appointed by the village
council for a term of three years. The original appointees shall serve one, two and three
years respectively as designated by the council. Each commissioner shall hold office until
his successor is appointed and qualified by subscribing to an oath that he will faithfully
and impartially perform the duties of this office. A member of the commission shall be
chairman of the commission during the last year of the term for which he is appointed. All
members of any such existing commission shall remain in office until the expiration of
their respective terms and until the appointment and qualification of their successors in
deleted text end deleted text begin office. The commission shall meet at least twice each month. Special meetings may be
called by the chairman of the commission, and in addition, a majority of the members may
call a special meeting by giving two days' written mailed notice thereof to all members who
have not joined in the request for such special meeting. Two members of said commission
constitute a quorum.
deleted text end new text begin The commission shall consist of five members appointed by the city
council. The three members serving on the effective date of this section shall continue
in office until their terms expire and their successors have been appointed and qualified.
The council shall appoint two additional members, one to serve for two years and one to
serve for three years. Thereafter, each member shall serve a three-year term and until the
member's successor is appointed and qualified. To be qualified, a member must take an
oath that the member will faithfully and impartially perform the duties of the office. The
commission shall elect a member to serve as chair of the commission at the first commission
meeting in April each year. A member may not serve as chair for two consecutive years.
The commission shall meet at least twice each month. Special meetings may be called by
the chair, and, in addition, a majority of the commission may call a special meeting by
giving two days' written notice sent by first class mail to each member that did not join in
the request for the special meeting. Three members of the commission constitute a quorum.
new text end

new text begin LOCAL APPROVAL. new text end

new text begin This section is effective the day after the Hibbing City
Council and the city's chief clerical officer timely complete compliance with Minnesota
Statutes, section 645.021, subdivisions 2 and 3.
new text end