language to be deleted (2) new language
Laws of Minnesota 1990 CHAPTER 471-S.F.No. 2090 An act relating to towns; regulating town meetings; providing for town deputy treasurer; amending Minnesota Statutes 1988, sections 365.51, subdivision 1; and 365.58; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 367. BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF MINNESOTA: Section 1. Minnesota Statutes 1988, section 365.51, subdivision 1, is amended to read: Subdivision 1. [WHEN; BAD WEATHER.] A town's annual town meeting must be held on the second Tuesday of March at the place named by the last annual town meeting. If no place was named then, the meeting must be held at the place named by the town board. The place may be outside the town if the place is within five miles of a town boundary. If there is bad weather on
meetingthe day of the meeting and election, the town board shall set the meeting and election for another daythe third Tuesday in March. If there is bad weather on the third Tuesday in March, the town board shall set another date for the meeting and election within 30 days of the third Tuesday in March. If the meeting and election are postponed, the notice requirements in subdivision 2 shall apply to the postponed meeting and election. The balloting of the town election must be concluded on the same day the election is commenced. Sec. 2. Minnesota Statutes 1988, section 365.58, is amended to read: 365.58 [MAY ADJOURN MEETING EXCEPT TO ELECT OFFICERS.] A town meeting may be adjourned to any other day, or later the same day, to transact any business of the town except the election of officers. Sec. 3. [367.161] [DEPUTY.] Each town treasurer may appoint a deputy not currently serving as an elected official of the town for whose acts the treasurer is responsible, and who, in case of the treasurer's absence or disability, shall perform the treasurer's duties. Presented to the governor April 24, 1990 Signed by the governor April 24, 1990, 9:17 p.m.