as introduced - 85th Legislature (2007 - 2008) Posted on 12/15/2009 12:00am
|Introduction||Posted on 02/16/2007|
A bill for an act
relating to local government; increasing charter commission expense limitations
for certain cities; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 410.06.
BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF MINNESOTA:
Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 410.06, is amended to read:
The members of such commission shall receive no compensation, but the
commission may employ an attorney and other personnel to assist in framing such charter,
and any amendment or revision thereof, and the reasonable compensation and the cost
of printing such charter, or any amendment or revision thereof, when so directed by the
commission, shall be paid by such city. The amount of reasonable and necessary charter
commission expenses that shall be so paid by the city shall not exceed in any one year
the sum of $10,000 for a first class city and deleted text begin$1,500deleted text endnew text beginnew text end for any other city; but the
council may authorize such additional charter commission expenses as it deems necessary.
Other statutory and charter provisions requiring budgeting of, or limiting, expenditures
do not apply to charter commission expenses. The council may levy a tax in excess of
charter tax limitations to pay such expenses.