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473.605 Organization; corporate seal; bylaws.

Subdivision 1. Also rules, meetings. The commissioners shall adopt a corporate seal and shall adopt bylaws for the regulation of the affairs of the corporation and rules of procedure governing their actions, not inconsistent with law. The bylaws shall provide for regular meetings of the corporation to be held at least once in each month and for special meetings.

Subd. 2. Per diem, expenses; exception. Each commission member shall receive $50 per diem compensation and be reimbursed for actual and necessary expenses. The chair shall receive a salary as prescribed in section 15A.0815 and shall be reimbursed for reasonable expenses to the same extent as a member. The mayors and members of the city councils of Minneapolis and St. Paul shall not be eligible for per diem compensation. The annual budget of the commission shall provide as a separate account anticipated expenditures for per diem, travel, and associated expenses for the chair and members, and compensation or reimbursement shall be made to the chair and members only when budgeted.

Subd. 3. Removal. The removal of residence of any commissioner from the area from which appointed or otherwise selected as a representative shall operate as a resignation of office. Any commissioner may be removed from office by the appointing body or person for misfeasance, malfeasance, or nonfeasance in office, upon written charges and after an opportunity to be heard in defense of the charges.

HIST: 1975 c 13 s 98; 1977 c 417 s 1,2; 1Sp1985 c 13 s 356; 1986 c 444; 1989 c 209 art 1 s 56; 1990 c 460 s 3; 1994 c 628 art 3 s 203; 2Sp1997 c 3 s 18