language to be deleted (2) new language
relating to local government; amending the membership of the Dakota County Community Development Agency; amending laws relating to the Washington County Housing and Redevelopment Agency; creating the Washington County Community Development Agency; deleting obsolete language;
amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 383D.41, subdivision 5; Laws 1974, chapter 475, sections 1, as amended; 2, as amended; 3, as amended; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 383D.412.
BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF MINNESOTA:
The authority shall consist of seven commissioners who, except as otherwise provided in this subdivision, shall serve three-year terms, which shall begin on the first Tuesday following the first Monday in January of the first year of the term. A commissioner shall also serve after the expiration of a term until a successor is appointed and qualified.
The terms of office of persons who are commissioners of the housing and redevelopment authority on July 20, 1993, shall continue in accordance with the terms of their appointments, except that their appointments shall end on the first Tuesday following the first Monday in January of the year following the original termination date of their terms. Following July 20, 1993, two commissioners shall be appointed who shall reside in the fourth and sixth county commissioner districts, respectively. Those commissioners shall be appointed for a term commencing on the date of their appointment and ending on the first Tuesday following the first Monday in January 1996.
Each commissioner appointed following the date on which this subdivision takes effectshall be a resident of and shall represent the same county commissioner district as the commissioner who is replaced. A commissioner who ceases to maintain a principal residence in the district from which appointed shall cease to serve as a commissioner. A vacancy is created in the membership of the authority for a county commissioner district whenever the county commissioner for that district ends county board membership.
There is created in Washington County a public body corporate and politic, to be known as the Washington County Housing and Redevelopment Authority, having all the powers and duties of a county authority under the provisions of Minnesota Statutes, sections 469.001 to 469.047, and all powers of a county housing and redevelopment authority under any other provisions of Minnesota law, andMinnesota Statutes, sections 469.001 to 469.047 apply to the county of Washington.
This act shall not limit or restrict any existing housing and redevelopment authority. The jurisdiction and area of operation of the Washington County Housing and Redevelopment Authority includes all of the area within the territorial boundaries of the county and includes the areas within the boundaries of every city in the county and the area of operation of city housing and redevelopment authorities in the county, whenever created, and notwithstanding any provision of Minnesota Statutes, section 469.005, subdivision 1, or 469.008, subject, however, to section 3. The jurisdiction and area of operation of the Washington County Housing and Redevelopment Authority is not affected by any concurrence by the Washington County Housing and Redevelopment Authority under Minnesota Statutes, section 469.004, subdivision 5.
A municipal housing and redevelopment authority may request the Washington County housing and redevelopment authority to handle the housing duties of the authority and, in such an event, the Washington County housing and redevelopment authority shall act and have exclusive jurisdiction for housing in the municipality pursuant to the provisions of the Municipal Housing and Redevelopment Act, Minnesota Statutes, sections 462.411 to 462.711, and acts amendatory thereof. A transfer of duties relating to housing shall not transfer any duties relating to redevelopment.
Notwithstanding any other law, at the expiration of the term of the Washington County housing and redevelopment authority commissioner from each commissioner district, the next and each succeeding term is three years, and until a successor is appointed and qualified.
If any housing or redevelopment project is undertaken in Washington County pursuant to this authorization, and the project is within the boundaries of any statutory or home rule charter city or township, the project and the location of the project shall be subject to approval by the governing body of the city or township. The procedures in Minnesota Statutes, section 469.007, subdivision 2, shall apply to the governing body project and location approvals required by this section.
Presented to the governor May 3, 2016
Signed by the governor May 6, 2016, 3:16 p.m.
Official Publication of the State of Minnesota Revisor of Statutes