In order to provide for the orderly establishment of lake improvement districts in a manner that will preserve and protect the lakes of Minnesota and increase and enhance the use and enjoyment of these lakes, the commissioner of the Department of Natural Resources does hereby provide guidelines, criteria, and standards for establishment of lake improvement districts by counties, cities, and towns, as authorized by Minnesota Statutes, sections 103B.511 to 103B.581, 103G.605, 103G.621, and 459.20, in furtherance of the policies declared in Minnesota Statutes.
These rules establish minimum guidelines, criteria, and requirements relating to:
procedures by which proposed lake improvement districts shall be reviewed prior to establishment;
standards and criteria which all proposed lake improvement districts shall meet before establishment, modification, or termination.
June 11, 2008
Official Publication of the State of Minnesota
Revisor of Statutes