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    Subdivision 1. Membership. (a) The Capitol Area Architectural and Planning Board, called
the board or the CAAPB in this chapter, has ten members.
(b) The lieutenant governor is a member.
(c) The governor must appoint four members.
(d) The mayor of St. Paul must appoint three members with the advice and consent of the
city council. One of the mayor's appointees must be a resident of the planning council district that
includes the Capitol Area.
(e) The speaker of the house must appoint a member of the house of representatives and the
president of the senate must appoint a senator.
(f) Each appointee must qualify by taking the oath of office.
    Subd. 2. Membership terms, compensation, removal, and vacancies. The membership
terms, compensation, and removal of board members and filling of vacancies on the board are
governed by section 15.0575.
    Subd. 3. Board officers; legal advisor. (a) The lieutenant governor is the chair of the board.
(b) The attorney general is the legal advisor to the board.
(c) The board may elect a vice-chair. The vice-chair may preside at meetings in the absence
of the lieutenant governor.
(d) The board may elect any other officers that it considers necessary to carry out its duties.
    Subd. 4. Executive secretary, employees, contractors. (a) The board must appoint an
executive secretary to serve the board.
(b) The board may employ any other officers and employees it considers necessary. Those
employed under this paragraph are in the state classified civil service.
(c) The board may contract for professional and other similar services on the terms it
considers desirable.
    Subd. 5. Board meetings. The board must meet at the call of the chair and may meet
at other times that it sets.
    Subd. 6. General rulemaking authority. The board may adopt rules under chapter 14,
the Administrative Procedure Act, that it believes are needed and reasonable to accomplish
the purposes of this chapter.
    Subd. 7. Expenses. (a) Except as provided in paragraph (b), the state must pay the
administrative and planning expenses of the board.
(b) The administrative and planning expenses of the board for federally funded capital
expenditures must be reimbursed to the state from the federal money as soon as it is received.
History: Ex1967 c 13 s 13; 1969 c 1150 s 1-3; 1974 c 580 s 4-6; 1976 c 134 s 6,7; 1980
c 614 s 47; 1Sp1981 c 4 art 2 s 2; 1983 c 305 s 11; 1Sp1985 c 13 s 90; 1993 c 144 s 1; 2003
c 17 s 1, subds 2-4,35,36,38,39;2

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