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SF 1486

as introduced - 89th Legislature (2015 - 2016) Posted on 09/15/2015 11:37am

KEY: stricken = removed, old language.
underscored = added, new language.
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A bill for an act
relating to transportation; modifying the composition of the Transportation
Advisory Board of the Metropolitan Council; amending Minnesota Statutes
2014, section 473.146, subdivision 4.


Section 1.

Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 473.146, subdivision 4, is amended to read:

Subd. 4.

Transportation planning.

(a) The Metropolitan Council is the designated
planning agency for any long-range comprehensive transportation planning required by
section 134 of the Federal Highway Act of 1962, Section 4 of Urban Mass Transportation
Act of 1964 and Section 112 of Federal Aid Highway Act of 1973 and other federal
transportation laws. The council shall assure administration and coordination of
transportation planning with appropriate state, regional and other agencies, counties,
and municipalities.

(b) The council shall establish an advisory body consisting of citizens and
representatives of municipalities, counties, and state agencies in fulfillment of the planning
responsibilities of the council. The membership of the advisory body must consist of:

(1) the commissioner of transportation or the commissioner's designee;

(2) the commissioner of the Pollution Control Agency or the commissioner's

(3) one member of the Metropolitan Airports Commission appointed by the

(4) one person appointed by the council to represent nonmotorized transportation;

(5) one person appointed by the commissioner of transportation to represent the
freight transportation industry;

(6) two persons appointed by the council to represent public transit;

(7) ten elected officials of cities within the metropolitan area, including one
representative from each first-class city, appointed by the Association of Metropolitan

(8) one member of the county board of each county in the seven-county metropolitan
area, appointed by the respective county boards;

(9) eight citizens appointed by the council, one from each council precinct; deleted text beginand
deleted text end

(10)new text begin one elected official from a city participating in the replacement service program
under section 473.388, appointed by the Suburban Transit Association; and
new text end

new text begin (11)new text end one member of the council, appointed by the council.

new text begin (c) new text endThe council shall appoint a chair from among the members of the advisory body.

new text begin EFFECTIVE DATE. new text end

new text begin This section is effective the day following final enactment,
and applies in the counties of Anoka, Carver, Dakota, Hennepin, Ramsey, Scott, and
new text end