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CHAPTER 439-H.F.No. 2936 An act relating to Ramsey county; providing for funding the maintenance of turnback roads in Ramsey county; amending Minnesota Statutes 1992, section 383A.16, subdivision 2, and by adding subdivisions; repealing Minnesota Statutes 1992, section 383A.16, subdivision 1. BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF MINNESOTA: Section 1. Minnesota Statutes 1992, section 383A.16, subdivision 2, is amended to read: Subd. 2. [DUTY TO APPROPRIATE FOR MUNICIPAL STREETS; FORMULA FOR APPROPRIATION.] (a) Ramsey county shall appropriate $100,000 annually and pay it to the municipalities in the county who do not receive municipal state-aid street funds,
outside the city of Saint Paul,to aid thethese municipalities in the construction andmaintenance of municipal roads, streets or bridges, appropriate traffic control devices and lighting, andformer county roads and county state-aid highways that have been transferred to municipal jurisdiction or town roads as a result of implementation of the recommendation for functional consolidation by the Ramsey county local government services study commission in its March 1992 report of the Ramsey county local government services study commission. (b) This appropriation shall be apportioned in the following manner: (a) 70 percent to be prorated to the municipalities in proportion as the number of miles of roads inside, and maintained exclusively by each municipality bears to the total number of miles of roads inside the county and maintained exclusively by all the municipalities; and (b) 30 percent thereof to the municipalities, proportionately, according to the net tax capacity of all property for taxation in the municipalities, and shall be spent on municipal roads, streets, or bridges by the governing body of each municipalityby allocating $8,000 per mile for each mile of former county roads and county state-aid highways received by each municipality. These funds shall be spent on municipal roads, streets, or bridges by the governing body of each municipality. (c) The $8,000 appropriation shall increase or decrease each year by an amount equal to the overall increase or decrease reflected in the Engineering News Record Index. (d) Failure to provide the appropriation will result in the cities returning the "turnback roads" to Ramsey county, if the city so chooses. Sec. 2. Minnesota Statutes 1992, section 383A.16, is amended by adding a subdivision to read: Subd. 6. [CONDITION OF HIGHWAYS TRANSFERRED.] Ramsey county shall, before transferring any highway jurisdiction under subdivision 2, improve each highway to be transferred to a condition consistent with a Ramsey county pavement management system score of 90. Sec. 3. Minnesota Statutes 1992, section 383A.16, is amended by adding a subdivision to read: Subd. 7. [DEFINITION.] For purposes of this section "municipality" means a home rule or statutory city and the town of White Bear. Sec. 4. [REPEALER.] Minnesota Statutes 1992, section 383A.16, subdivision 1, is repealed. Presented to the governor April 12, 1994 Signed by the governor April 15, 1994, 1:27 p.m.