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                             CHAPTER 8-S.F.No. 512 
                  An act relating to the metropolitan council; removing 
                  the city of Rockford from the jurisdiction of the 
                  metropolitan council; amending Minnesota Statutes 
                  2002, sections 473.121, subdivision 2; 473.123, 
                  subdivision 3c. 
        BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF MINNESOTA: 
           Section 1.  Minnesota Statutes 2002, section 473.121, 
        subdivision 2, is amended to read: 
           Subd. 2.  [METROPOLITAN AREA OR AREA.] "Metropolitan area" 
        or "area" means the area over which the metropolitan council has 
        jurisdiction, including only the counties of Anoka, Carver, 
        Dakota excluding the city of Northfield, Hennepin excluding 
        the city cities of Hanover and Rockford, Ramsey, Scott excluding 
        the city of New Prague, and Washington. 
           Sec. 2.  Minnesota Statutes 2002, section 473.123, 
        subdivision 3c, is amended to read: 
           Subd. 3c.  [DISTRICT BOUNDARIES.] The council district 
        boundaries are as follows: 
           (1) The first council district consists of that portion of 
        Hennepin county consisting of the cities of Champlin, Corcoran, 
        Dayton, Greenfield, Independence, Loretto, Maple Grove, Maple 
        Plain, Medicine Lake, Medina, Minnetrista, Mound, Osseo, 
        Plymouth, Rockford, Rogers, and St. Bonifacius, and the town of 
        Hassan. 
           (2) The second council district consists of that portion of 
        Hennepin county consisting of the cities of Brooklyn Center, 
        Brooklyn Park, Crystal, New Hope, and Robbinsdale. 
           (3) The third council district consists of that portion of 
        Hennepin county consisting of the cities of Deephaven, Edina, 
        Excelsior, Greenwood, Hopkins, Long Lake, Minnetonka, Minnetonka 
        Beach, Orono, Shorewood, Spring Park, Tonka Bay, Wayzata, and 
        Woodland. 
           (4) The fourth council district consists of Carver county, 
        that portion of Dakota county consisting of the city of 
        Lakeville, that portion of Hennepin county consisting of the 
        cities of Chanhassen and Eden Prairie, and that portion of Scott 
        county in the metropolitan area not included in the fifth 
        council district. 
           (5) The fifth council district consists of that portion of 
        Hennepin county consisting of the cities of Bloomington and 
        Richfield and the unorganized territory of Fort Snelling, and 
        that portion of Scott county consisting of the cities of Savage 
        and Shakopee. 
           (6) The sixth council district consists of that portion of 
        Hennepin county consisting of the cities of Golden Valley and St.
        Louis Park and that portion of the city of Minneapolis lying 
        west and south of a line described as follows:  commencing at 
        the intersection of the southern boundary of the city of 
        Minneapolis and Interstate Highway 35W, northerly along 
        Interstate Highway 35W to Minnehaha Parkway, northeasterly along 
        Minnehaha Parkway to 50th Street E., westerly along 50th Street 
        E. to Stevens Avenue S., northerly along Stevens Avenue S. to 
        46th Street E., westerly along 46th Street E. to Nicollet Avenue 
        S., northerly along Nicollet Avenue S. to 36th Street W., 
        westerly along 36th Street W. to Blaisdell Avenue S., northerly 
        along Blaisdell Avenue S. to 34th Street W., westerly along 34th 
        Street W. to Grand Avenue S., northerly along Grand Avenue S. to 
        32nd Street W., westerly along 32nd Street W. to Harriet Avenue 
        S., northerly along Harriet Avenue S. to 31st Street W., 
        westerly along 31st Street W. to Garfield Avenue S., northerly 
        along Garfield Avenue S. to Lake Street W., westerly along Lake 
        Street W. to Lyndale Avenue S., northerly along Lyndale Avenue 
        S. to the Burlington Northern Railroad tracks, westerly along 
        the northern branch of the Burlington Northern Railroad tracks 
        to Glenwood Avenue N., westerly along Glenwood Avenue N. to the 
        western boundary of the city of Minneapolis. 
           (7) The seventh council district consists of that portion 
        of the city of Minneapolis lying within a line described as 
        follows:  commencing at the intersection of the northern 
        boundary of the city of Minneapolis and the Mississippi River, 
        southerly along the east bank of the Mississippi River to State 
        Highway 122 southwesterly along State Highway 122 to Cedar 
        Avenue S., southerly along Cedar Avenue S. to Minnehaha Avenue, 
        southeasterly along Minnehaha Avenue to Cedar Avenue S., 
        southerly along Cedar Avenue S. to Hiawatha Avenue, southerly 
        along Hiawatha Avenue to 28th Street E., westerly along 28th 
        Street E. to 21st Avenue S., southerly along 21st Avenue S. to 
        32nd Street E., westerly along 32nd Street E. to 19th Avenue S., 
        southerly along 19th Avenue S. to 34th Street E., westerly along 
        34th Street E. to Bloomington Avenue S., southerly along 
        Bloomington Avenue S. to 36th Street E., westerly along 36th 
        Street E. to 10th Avenue S., southerly along 10th Avenue S. to 
        38th Street E., westerly along 38th Street E. to Elliot Avenue 
        S., southerly along Elliot Avenue S. to 44th Street E., westerly 
        along 44th Street E. to Chicago Avenue S., southerly along 
        Chicago Avenue S. to 50th Street E., westerly along 50th Street 
        E. to Park Avenue S., southerly along Park Avenue S. to 
        Minnehaha Parkway, westerly along Minnehaha Parkway to the 
        eastern boundary of the sixth council district, northerly and 
        westerly along the boundary of the sixth council district to the 
        western boundary of the city of Minneapolis, northerly and then 
        easterly along the boundaries of the city of Minneapolis to the 
        point of origin. 
           (8) The eighth council district consists of that portion of 
        the city of Minneapolis not included in the sixth or seventh 
        council district. 
           (9) The ninth council district consists of that portion of 
        Anoka county not included in the tenth council district and that 
        portion of Ramsey county consisting of the cities of Blaine and 
        Spring Lake Park. 
           (10) The tenth council district consists of that portion of 
        Anoka county consisting of the cities of Columbia Heights, Coon 
        Rapids, Fridley, and Hilltop, that portion of Hennepin county 
        consisting of the city of St. Anthony, and that portion of 
        Ramsey county consisting of the cities of Mounds View, New 
        Brighton, and St. Anthony. 
           (11) The eleventh council district consists of that portion 
        of Ramsey county consisting of the cities of Arden Hills, Gem 
        Lake, Little Canada, North Oaks, Roseville, Shoreview, Vadnais 
        Heights, and White Bear Lake and the town of White Bear, and 
        that portion of the city of Maplewood not included in the 
        twelfth council district, and that portion of Washington county 
        consisting of the city of White Bear Lake. 
           (12) The twelfth council district consists of that portion 
        of Ramsey county consisting of the city of North St. Paul and 
        that portion of the city of Maplewood lying east and south of a 
        line described as follows:  commencing at the intersection of 
        the southern boundary of the city of Maplewood and White Bear 
        Avenue, northerly along White Bear Avenue to North St. Paul 
        Road, northeasterly along North St. Paul Road to the eastern 
        boundary of the city of Maplewood, and that portion of 
        Washington county not included in the eleventh or sixteenth 
        council district. 
           (13) The thirteenth council district consists of that 
        portion of Ramsey county consisting of that portion of the city 
        of St. Paul lying south of a line described as follows: 
        commencing at the intersection of the eastern boundary of the 
        city of St. Paul and Old Hudson Road, westerly along Old Hudson 
        Road to White Bear Avenue, northerly along White Bear Avenue to 
        East 3rd Street, westerly along East 3rd Street to Johnson 
        Parkway, northerly along Johnson Parkway to East 4th Street, 
        westerly along East 4th Street to Mounds Boulevard, 
        southeasterly along Mounds Boulevard to East 3rd Street, 
        southeasterly along East 3rd Street to the Burlington Northern 
        Railroad tracks, northerly along the Burlington Northern 
        Railroad tracks to the east-west Burlington Northern Railroad 
        tracks, westerly along the east-west Burlington Northern 
        Railroad tracks to Interstate Highway 35E, southerly along 
        Interstate Highway 35E to University Avenue, westerly along 
        University Avenue to Cleveland Avenue, southerly along Cleveland 
        Avenue to Interstate Highway 94, westerly along Interstate 
        Highway 94 to the western boundary of the city of St. Paul. 
           (14) The fourteenth council district consists of that 
        portion of Ramsey county consisting of the cities of Falcon 
        Heights and Lauderdale, and that portion of the city of St. Paul 
        not included in the thirteenth council district. 
           (15) The fifteenth council district consists of that 
        portion of Dakota county consisting of the cities of Apple 
        Valley, Burnsville, Eagan, Lilydale, Mendota, and Mendota 
        Heights. 
           (16) The sixteenth council district consists of that 
        portion of Dakota county in the metropolitan area not included 
        in the fourth or fifteenth council district, and that portion of 
        Washington county consisting of the cities of Cottage Grove, 
        Hastings, and St. Paul Park, and the towns of Denmark and Grey 
        Cloud Island. 
           Presented to the governor April 1, 2003 
           Signed by the governor April 2, 2003, 2:30 p.m.