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115.54 Technical advisory committee.

The agency shall adopt and revise rules governing wastewater treatment control under this chapter or chapter 116 only with the advice of a technical advisory committee of seven members. One member of the committee shall be selected by each of the following: the state Consulting Engineers Council, the Minnesota chapter of the Central States Water Pollution Control Federation, the Association of Minnesota Counties, the state Wastewater Treatment Plant Operators Association, the Metropolitan Council, the state Association of Small Cities, and the League of Minnesota Cities. The technical advisory committee may review and advise the agency on any rule or technical requirements governing the wastewater treatment grant or loan program and may review the work of other professional persons working on a wastewater treatment project and make recommendations to those persons, the agency, and the concerned municipality, in order for the agency to ensure that water quality treatment standards will be met. The committee shall meet at least once a year, or at the call of the chair, and shall elect its chair. The agency must provide staff support for the committee, prepare committee minutes, and provide information to the committee it may request. A quorum is a simple majority and official action must be by a majority vote of the quorum. The committee expires as provided in section 15.059, subdivision 5.

HIST: 1986 c 444; 1986 c 465 art 3 s 2; 1988 c 629 s 17; 1993 c 180 s 4; 1994 c 628 art 3 s 7

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