language to be deleted (2) new language
Laws of Minnesota 1990 CHAPTER 609-S.F.No. 1777 An act relating to Ramsey county; setting the terms of charter commission members; specifying majority for adoption of county charter; amending Minnesota Statutes 1988, sections 383A.553, subdivision 1; and 383A.556. BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF MINNESOTA: Section 1. Minnesota Statutes 1988, section 383A.553, subdivision 1, is amended to read: Subdivision 1. [TERMS.] Members of the charter commission shall hold office until
a final report has been made as provided in section 383A.554December 31, 1990. Vacancies shall be filled by the appointing authority. Appointments shall be made by filing with the board of county commissioners. An appointee shall file acceptance of the appointment with the board of county commissioners within ten days or be considered to have declined the appointment. If a charter is adopted at the November 1990 election, the members shall continue to serve until a new commission is appointed or until the effective date of the charter in 1992, whichever occurs first. Sec. 2. Minnesota Statutes 1988, section 383A.556, is amended to read: 383A.556 [EFFECTIVE DATE.] If a majority of all the voters voting in the county at the election vote in favor of the proposed charter, it shall be adopted.If 51 percent of the votes cast on the proposition are in favor of the proposed charter, it shall be considered adopted. The charter shall take effect two years after the election. At that time the courts shall take judicial notice of the new charter and upon the election or appointment of officers under the charter the former officials of Ramsey county shall deliver to them all records, money, and other public property under their control. Sec. 3. [LOCAL APPROVAL.] This act takes effect the day after the Ramsey county board complies with Minnesota Statutes, section 645.021, subdivision 3. Presented to the governor April 28, 1990 Signed by the governor May 3, 1990, 6:12 p.m.