language to be deleted (2) new language
CHAPTER 325-S.F.No. 2429 An act relating to the legislative auditor; adding a member to the local government services advisory council; clarifying the appointment of council members; amending Minnesota Statutes 1997 Supplement, section 3.971, subdivision 4. BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF MINNESOTA: Section 1. Minnesota Statutes 1997 Supplement, section 3.971, subdivision 4, is amended to read: Subd. 4. (a) To perform best practices reviews, the legislative auditor through the program evaluation division shall examine the procedures and practices used to deliver local government services, including those of municipalities and counties, determine the methods of local government service delivery, identify variations in cost and effectiveness, and identify practices to save money or provide more effective service delivery. The legislative auditor shall recommend to local governments
,service delivery methods and practices to improve the cost-effectiveness of services. The legislative auditor and the board of government innovation and cooperation shall notify each other of projects being conducted relating to improving local government services. (b) The commission shall identify local government services to be reviewed with advice from an advisory council whose membership shall consistappointed by the legislative auditor and consisting of: (1) three representatives from the Association of Minnesota Counties; (2) three representatives from the League of Minnesota Cities; (3) two representatives from the Association of Metropolitan Municipalities; and(4) one representative from the Minnesota Association of Townships; and (5) one representative from the Minnesota Association of School Administrators. (c) This subdivision expires June 30, 1999. Sec. 2. [EFFECTIVE DATE.] Section 1 is effective the day following final enactment. Presented to the governor March 20, 1998 Signed by the governor March 23, 1998, 10:57 a.m.