469.164 Powers added to application of existing laws and rules.
Subdivision 1. Generally. The powers conferred by sections 469.152 to 469.165 are in addition to the powers conferred by any other law or charter. Insofar as the provisions of any other law or charter are inconsistent with sections 469.152 to 469.165, the provisions of these sections shall be controlling as to projects instituted under these sections. Section 334.01 shall not apply to any interest rate charged or attributable to any obligation of a contracting party or sublessee or subtenant of a contracting party in connection with any project for which the proceedings are conducted, wholly or partly, pursuant to sections 469.152 to 469.165.
Subd. 2. Telephone company projects. In all cases in which a project involves telephonic communications conducted by or to be conducted by a telephone company, all laws of the state, and rules of the department of commerce, that apply to property owned by a telephone company including laws and regulations relating to taxation and valuation of telephone company property, shall similarly apply to any real and personal property acquired, in whole or in part, by the issuance of bonds as authorized herein. In the issuance of any bonds pursuant to sections 469.152 to 469.165, these sections shall control, notwithstanding the provisions of chapter 452, or any other general or special law relating to municipal or town telephone companies.