115A.471 PUBLIC ENTITIES; MANAGEMENT OF SOLID WASTE.
(a) Prior to entering into or approving a contract for the management of mixed municipal
solid waste which would manage the waste using a waste management practice that is ranked
lower on the list of preferred waste management practices in section
115A.02, paragraph (b)
the waste management practice selected for such waste in the county plan for the county in which
the waste was generated, a public entity must:
(1) determine the potential liability to the public entity and its taxpayers for managing
the waste in this manner;
(2) develop and implement a plan for managing the potential liability; and
(3) submit the information from clauses (1) and (2) to the agency.
(b) For the purpose of this subdivision, "public entity" means the state; an office, agency,
or institution of the state; the Metropolitan Council; a metropolitan agency; the Metropolitan
Mosquito Control District; the legislature; the courts; a county; a statutory or home rule charter
city; a town; a school district; another special taxing district; or any other general or special
purpose unit of government in the state.
History: 1995 c 247 art 1 s 9