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SF 881

2nd Engrossment - 81st Legislature (1999 - 2000) Posted on 12/15/2009 12:00am

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

Current Version - 2nd Engrossment

  1.1                          A bill for an act 
  1.2             relating to recreation; creating a parks and trails 
  1.3             plan of regional significance in certain counties in 
  1.4             central Minnesota; proposing coding for new law in 
  1.5             Minnesota Statutes, chapter 85. 
  1.7      Section 1.  [85.70] [DEFINITION.] 
  1.8      For purposes of sections 1 to 3, "central Minnesota 
  1.9   regional parks and trails plan" or "plan" means a recreational 
  1.10  park and trail plan in the counties of Stearns, Benton, and 
  1.11  Sherburne that includes, at a minimum, existing regionally 
  1.12  significant parks and trails that are identified in the plan 
  1.13  under a local unit of government jurisdiction and includes newly 
  1.14  developed parks and trails or trail connections to communities, 
  1.15  parks, or public open space. 
  1.16     Sec. 2.  [85.71] [PLANNING; COORDINATION.] 
  1.17     Plan development, adoption, and amendments shall be 
  1.18  coordinated with the counties of Stearns, Benton, and Sherburne 
  1.19  by an appropriate regional parks and trail coordination board 
  1.20  that is created under a joint powers agreement. 
  1.21     Sec. 3.  [85.72] [GRANTS; PRIORITIES.] 
  1.22     The regional parks and trail coordination board under 
  1.23  section 2 may administer grants from the United States, the 
  1.24  state, or other sources to develop, enhance, or maintain the 
  1.25  central Minnesota regional parks and trails plan, and must 
  2.1   dispose of grant money in accordance with the acceptance of any 
  2.2   agreement or contract. 
  2.3      In developing, enhancing, and maintaining the plan, the 
  2.4   parks and trails coordination board must develop priorities for 
  2.5   expenditure of grant money.