331A.04 Designation of a newspaper for official publications.
Subdivision 1. Priority. The governing body of any local public corporation, when authorized or required by statute or charter to designate a newspaper for publication of its official proceedings and public notices, shall designate a newspaper which is a qualified medium of official and legal publication in the following priority.
Subd. 2. Known office in locality. If there are one or more qualified newspapers, the known office of issue of which are located within the local public corporation, one of them shall be designated.
Subd. 3. Secondary office in locality. When no qualified newspaper has a known office of issue located in the local public corporation, but one or more qualified newspapers maintain a secondary office there, one of them shall be designated.
Subd. 4. General circulation in locality. When no qualified newspaper has its known office of issue or a secondary office located within the local public corporation, then a qualified newspaper of general circulation there shall be designated.
Subd. 5. Other situations. If a local public corporation is without an official newspaper, or if the publisher refuses to publish a particular public notice, matters required to be published shall be published in a newspaper designated as provided in subdivision 4. The governing body of a local public corporation with territory in two or more counties may, if deemed in the public interest, designate a separate qualified newspaper for each county.
HIST: 1984 c 543 s 23
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