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    Subdivision 1. Membership. The Minnesota Public Facilities Authority consists of the
commissioner of employment and economic development, the commissioner of finance, the
commissioner of the Pollution Control Agency, the commissioner of agriculture, the commissioner
of health, and the commissioner of transportation.
    Subd. 2. Chair; other officers. The commissioner of employment and economic
development shall serve as the chair and chief executive officer of the authority. The authority
may elect other officers as necessary from its members.
    Subd. 3.[Repealed, 1994 c 632 art 2 s 67]
    Subd. 3a. Delegation. In addition to any powers to delegate that members of the authority
have as commissioners, they may delegate to the commissioner of employment and economic
development their responsibilities as members of the authority for reviewing and approving
financing of eligible projects that have been certified to the authority.
    Subd. 4. Board actions. (a) A majority of the authority, excluding vacancies, constitutes a
quorum to conduct its business, to exercise its powers, and for all other purposes.
(b) The board may conduct its business by any technological means available, including
teleconference calls or interactive video, that allows for an interaction between members. If a
meeting is conducted under this paragraph, a specific location must be available for the public to
attend the meeting and at least one member must be present at that location.
    Subd. 5. Executive director. The commissioner shall employ, with the concurrence of the
authority, an executive director in the unclassified service. The director shall perform duties that
the authority may require in carrying out its responsibilities.
    Subd. 6. Administrative services. The commissioner shall provide administrative services
to the authority.
    Subd. 7. Personal liability. Members and officers of the authority are not liable personally
for any debt or obligation of the authority.
History: 1987 c 186 s 15; 1987 c 312 art 1 s 26 subd 2; 1987 c 386 art 3 s 20; 1991 c 238
art 1 s 16; 1993 c 163 art 1 s 30; 1993 c 327 s 17; 1994 c 632 art 2 s 42,43; 1995 c 232 s 8; 1997
c 141 s 8; 1Sp2003 c 4 s 1; 2006 c 281 art 4 s 23