as introduced - 85th Legislature (2007 - 2008) Posted on 12/15/2009 12:00am
A bill for an act
relating to local government; providing for a stay of action on an orderly
annexation resolution pending action on an annexation by order petition;
amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, sections 414.0325, by adding a subdivision;
414.09, subdivision 1.
BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF MINNESOTA:
Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 414.0325, is amended by adding a
subdivision to read:
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Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 414.09, subdivision 1, is amended to read:
(a) Proceedings initiated by the submission of an initiating
document or by the director shall come on for hearing within 30 to 60 days from receipt
of the document by the director or from the date of the director's action deleted text beginanddeleted text endnew text beginnew text end The person conducting
the hearing must submit an order no later than one year from the date of the day of the
first hearingnew text beginnew text end.
(b) The place of the hearing shall be in the county where a majority of the affected
territory is situated, and shall be established for the convenience of the partiesnew text beginnew text end.
(c) The director shall mail notice of the hearing to the following parties: the
township or municipality presently governing the affected territory; any township or
municipality abutting the affected territory; the county where the affected territory is
situated; and each planning agency which has jurisdiction over the affected area.
(d) The director shall see that notice of the hearing is published for two successive
weeks in a legal newspaper of general circulation in the affected area.
(e) When the director exercises authority to change the boundaries of the affected
area so as to increase the quantity of the land, the hearing shall be recessed and reconvened
upon two weeks' published notice in a legal newspaper of general circulation in the