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SF 4200

as introduced - 92nd Legislature (2021 - 2022) Posted on 03/31/2022 08:10am

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

Current Version - as introduced

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A bill for an act
relating to metropolitan government; modifying the basis for determining operation
and maintenance expenditures for metropolitan-area regional parks; amending
Minnesota Statutes 2020, section 473.351, subdivision 3.

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

Section 1.

Minnesota Statutes 2020, section 473.351, subdivision 3, is amended to read:


Subd. 3.

Allocation formula.

By deleted text beginJuly 1deleted text endnew text begin May 15new text end of every year each implementing agency
must submit to the Metropolitan Parks and Open Space Commission a statement of the next
annual anticipated operation and maintenance expenditures of the regional recreation open
space parks systems within their respective jurisdictions and the deleted text beginprevious year'sdeleted text end actual
expendituresnew text begin from the most recent annual audited financial statementnew text end. After reviewing the
actual expenditures submitted new text beginfrom the most recent annual audited financial statements,
new text end and by July 15 of each year, the parks and open space commission shall forward to the
Metropolitan Council the funding requests from the implementing agencies based on the
actual expenditures deleted text beginmadedeleted text endnew text begin from the most recent annual audited financial statementsnew text end. The
Metropolitan Council shall distribute the operation and maintenance money as follows:

(1) 40 percent based on the use that each implementing agency's regional recreation
open space system has in proportion to the total use of the metropolitan regional recreation
open space system;

(2) 40 percent based on the operation and maintenance expenditures made in the previous
year by each implementing agency in proportion to the total operation and maintenance
expenditures of all of the implementing agencies; and

(3) 20 percent based on the acreage that each implementing agency's regional recreation
open space system has in proportion to the total acreage of the metropolitan regional
recreation open space system. The 80 percent natural resource management land acreage
of the park reserves must be divided by four in calculating the distribution under this clause.

Each implementing agency must receive new text beginfunding of new text endno less than 40 percent of its actual
operation and maintenance expenses to be incurred in the current calendar year budgetnew text begin,
from the most recent annual audited financial statements
new text end as submitted to the parks and open
space commission. If the available operation and maintenance money is less than the total
amount determined by the formula including the preceding, the implementing agencies will
share the available money in proportion to the amounts they would otherwise be entitled to
under the formula.

new text begin EFFECTIVE DATE; APPLICATION. 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 Washington.
new text end