160.21 MS 1953 [Repealed, 1957 c 943 s 72
160.21 SNOW REMOVAL.
Subdivision 1. Agreements.
Road authorities, including road authorities of cities, may
contract with each other for the construction and maintenance of, or removal of snow from,
any or all highways under their supervision. Such road authorities may also contract with any
agency or political subdivision of the state, including but not limited to school districts and public
sanitariums, for the removal of snow from publicly owned lands thereof.
Subd. 2. Removal from private property.
The road authority of any county or town may
remove snow from private property upon payment of not less than the cost thereof when such
snow removal does not unduly delay or interfere with the removal of snow from public highways
under its jurisdiction.
Subd. 3. Disposition of money.
All money received for snow removal shall be paid into the
respective funds provided by law, or set aside, for highway or street purposes.
Subd. 4. Emergency snow removal.
Any road authority including road authorities of cities
may remove snow from any road or highway in cases of emergency.
Subd. 5. Deemed employees of hiring authority.
All persons while engaged in snow
removal or other work as provided in this section shall be deemed for all purposes the employees
of the road authority hiring them.
History: 1959 c 500 art 1 s 21; 1973 c 123 art 5 s 7