2nd Engrossment - 87th Legislature (2011 - 2012) Posted on 05/24/2011 03:36pm
A bill for an act
relating to local government; providing for concurrent detachment and
annexation; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, section 414.061, subdivisions 1,
BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF MINNESOTA:
Minnesota Statutes 2010, section 414.061, subdivision 1, is amended to read:
Property of one municipality which abuts another may be concurrently detached and
annexed by the procedure set forth in this section. The proceeding shall be initiated by
new text beginnew text endsubmitting to the chief administrative law judge resolutions of both municipalities
describing the land and stating their desire to detach and annex the landnew text beginnew text end.
Minnesota Statutes 2010, section 414.061, subdivision 2, is amended to read:
If new text beginnew text endnew text beginnew text endthe resolutions are in order, the chief administrative law judge may order the
detachment and annexation.
Minnesota Statutes 2010, section 414.061, subdivision 5, is amended to read:
Property owners may initiate proceedings
for the concurrent detachment of their property from one municipality and its annexation
to an adjacent municipality by a petition signed by all of them that they submit to the
chief administrative law judge accompanied by a resolution of the city council of deleted text begineachdeleted text endnew text beginnew text end of the affected municipalities. The chief administrative law judge shall conduct
hearings and issue an order pursuant to section 414.09. In arriving at a decision, the chief
administrative law judge shall consider the factors in section 414.02, subdivision 3. The
chief administrative law judge shall order the proposed action on finding that it will be
for the best interests of the municipalities and the property owner. In all cases, the chief
administrative law judge shall set forth the factors which are the basis for the decision.