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HF 910

as introduced - 87th Legislature (2011 - 2012) Posted on 03/07/2011 09:34am

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

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Introduction Posted on 03/07/2011

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A bill for an act
relating to the city of Hermantown; modifying its current local sales tax rate;
amending Laws 1996, chapter 471, article 2, section 29, subdivision 1, as


Section 1.

Laws 1996, chapter 471, article 2, section 29, subdivision 1, as amended by
Laws 2006, chapter 259, article 3, section 3, is amended to read:

Subdivision 1.

Sales tax authorized.

new text begin(a) new text endNotwithstanding Minnesota Statutes,
section 477A.016, or any other contrary provision of law, ordinance, or city charter, the
city of Hermantown may, by ordinance, impose an additional sales tax of up to one
percent on sales transactions taxable pursuant to Minnesota Statutes, chapter 297A, that
occur within the city. The proceeds of the tax imposed under this section must be used to
meet the costs of:

(1) extending a sewer interceptor line;

(2) construction of a booster pump station, reservoirs, and related improvements
to the water system; and

(3) construction of a building containing a police and fire station and an
administrative services facility.

new text begin (b) If the city imposed a sales tax of only one-half of one percent under paragraph (a),
it may increase the tax to one percent to fund the purposes under paragraph (a) provided it
is approved by the voters at a general or special election held before December 31, 2012.
new text end

new text begin EFFECTIVE DATE. new text end

new text begin This section is effective the day following compliance by the
city of Hermantown with Minnesota Statutes, section 645.021, subdivision 3.
new text end