language to be deleted (2) new language
CHAPTER 455-S.F.No. 2262 An act relating to local government; removing notice requirements for on-site inspections by town boards; amending Minnesota Statutes 1992, section 366.01, subdivision 11. BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF MINNESOTA: Section 1. Minnesota Statutes 1992, section 366.01, subdivision 11, is amended to read: Subd. 11. [OPEN MEETING LAW; EXEMPTION.]
Except for the notice requirements,Section 471.705 does not apply to a gathering of town board members to perform on-site inspections, if the town has no employees or other staff able to perform the inspections and the town board is acting essentially in a staff capacity. The town board shall make good faith efforts to provide notice of the inspections to each news medium that has filed a written request for notice if the request includes the news medium's telephone number. The notice shall be given by telephone or by any other method used to notify the members of the public body. Presented to the governor April 14, 1994 Signed by the governor April 18, 1994, 3:02 p.m.