language to be deleted (2) new language
CHAPTER 359-S.F.No. 2568 An act relating to Hennepin county; removing certain limitations on the county board's ability to lease real property; removing limitations on the county board's authority to construct off-street parking facilities; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, sections 383B.159; 383B.20, subdivision 1; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2000, section 383B.20, subdivision 4. BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF MINNESOTA: Section 1. Minnesota Statutes 2000, section 383B.159, is amended to read: 383B.159 [REAL PROPERTY LEASES.] The county board of commissioners of Hennepin county may contract for the leasing of real property from individuals, private or public corporations, or other governmental agencies
for a period of no longer than five years duration. Sec. 2. Minnesota Statutes 2000, section 383B.20, subdivision 1, is amended to read: Subdivision 1. [ACQUISITION.] The county of Hennepin , subject to the limitation imposed by subdivision 4,may use and develop any property heretofore acquired or hereafter acquired by gift, lease, purchase or condemnation proceedings, which condemnation proceedings shall be in accordance with chapter 117, any real property within said county of Hennepin, or any interest therein, deemed by the board of county commissioners to be needed for the purposes of providing off-street parking facilities in conjunction with any of the public buildings which are under the control of the board of county commissioners for county purposes. If the off-street parking facilities are not acquired or bettered in conjunction with or primarily to serve any of the public buildings which are under the control of the board of county commissioners for county purposes, the off-street parking project must be approved by the city council of the city in which the facilities are to be located. The term "off-street parking facilities" as used in this section includes lots, lanes, garages, ramps or other structures and accessories. Sec. 3. [REPEALER.] Minnesota Statutes 2000, section 383B.20, subdivision 4, is repealed. Sec. 4. [EFFECTIVE DATE; LOCAL APPROVAL.] Sections 1 to 3 are effective the day after August 1, 2002, that is the day after the governing body of Hennepin county and its chief clerical officer timely complete their compliance with Minnesota Statutes, section 645.021, subdivisions 2 and 3. Presented to the governor May 2, 2002 Signed by the governor May 3, 2002, 9:45 a.m.