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    Subdivision 1. Local expression of willingness. The local unit of government shall apply
for a grant by a resolution requesting state funding assistance for the construction of a floodwater
retention or retarding structure within its jurisdiction. The resolution shall include provisions
concerning local funding, if any. The local unit of government shall state its intent to obtain
necessary land rights for proposed construction sites and to assume responsibility for maintenance
of the structure on its completion.
    Subd. 2. General plan. The local unit of government shall demonstrate that the construction
project that it proposes is consistent with its general plan for floodplain management. The general
plan of the local government unit shall be in conformity with the policy and objectives of this
chapter and shall, where reasonable and practicable, include nonstructural means of floodplain
    Subd. 3. Federal aid availability. The Board of Water and Soil Resources shall complete a
detailed analysis of the availability of federal funds and programs to supplement or complement
state and local efforts on each project and include the eligibility requirements and time frame
for receiving the federal aid.
    Subd. 4. Environmental impact statement. The local unit of government, assisted by
the project staff engineer, shall make a comprehensive evaluation of the positive and negative
environmental effects which would be reasonably likely to take place if the particular proposed
project would be constructed.
History: 1990 c 391 art 6 s 21