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SF 3399

as introduced - 90th Legislature (2017 - 2018) Posted on 05/14/2018 04:33pm

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

Current Version - as introduced

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A bill for an act
relating to local government; increasing the contract ranges in the Uniform
Municipal Contracting Law;amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 471.345,
subdivisions 3, 4.

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

Section 1.

Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 471.345, subdivision 3, is amended to read:


Subd. 3.

Contracts over deleted text begin$100,000deleted text endnew text begin $175,000new text end.

If the amount of the contract is estimated
to exceed deleted text begin$100,000deleted text endnew text begin $175,000new text end, sealed bids shall be solicited by public notice in the manner
and subject to the requirements of the law governing contracts by the particular municipality
or class thereof. With regard to repairs and maintenance of ditches, the provisions of section
103E.705, subdivisions 5, 6, and 7, apply.

Sec. 2.

Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 471.345, subdivision 4, is amended to read:


Subd. 4.

Contracts exceeding $25,000 but not deleted text begin$100,000deleted text endnew text begin $175,000new text end.

If the amount of
the contract is estimated to exceed $25,000 but not to exceed deleted text begin$100,000deleted text endnew text begin $175,000new text end, the contract
may be made either upon sealed bids or by direct negotiation, by obtaining two or more
quotations for the purchase or sale when possible, and without advertising for bids or
otherwise complying with the requirements of competitive bidding. All quotations obtained
shall be kept on file for a period of at least one year after receipt thereof.

Sec. 3. new text beginEFFECTIVE DATE.
new text end

new text begin Sections 1 and 2 are effective August 1, 2018, and apply to contracts entered into on or
after that date.
new text end