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471.16 MAY ACT INDEPENDENTLY OR COOPERATIVELY.
    Subdivision 1. Includes nonprofits; delegation. Any city, however organized, or any town,
county, school district, or any board thereof, or any incorporated post of the American Legion or
any other incorporated veterans' organization, may operate such a program independently, or they
may cooperate among themselves or with any nonprofit organization in its conduct and in any
manner in which they may mutually agree; or they may delegate the operation of the program to a
recreation board created by one or more of them, and appropriate money voted for this purpose to
such board which may in turn support or cooperate with a nonprofit organization.
    Subd. 2. Levy for senior recreation. Notwithstanding the provisions of section 471.15, any
county may levy a tax to provide funds for the establishment or operation of recreational facilities
or programs for senior citizens either by such county or by any municipality, governmental
subdivision, school district or other organization or entity referred to in subdivision 1.
History: (1933-9b) 1937 c 233 s 2; 1945 c 396 s 2; 1957 c 17 s 1; 1957 c 499; 1967 c 496 s
1; 1971 c 808 s 1; 1973 c 123 art 5 s 7; 1973 c 583 s 33; 1978 c 764 s 125; 1995 c 256 s 16