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103B.252 EMERGENCY PROJECTS.
    Subdivision 1. General authority. Notwithstanding chapter 103D, a local government unit
or a watershed management organization which has an approved and adopted plan may undertake
and perform emergency projects under this section.
    Subd. 2. Declaration of emergency. If the joint powers board, watershed district managers,
or local government unit find that conditions exist that present a clear and imminent danger to the
health or welfare of the people of the watershed management organization or local government
unit, and that to delay action would prejudice the interests of the people of the watershed
management organization or local government unit, or would likely cause permanent harm,
the joint powers board, watershed district managers, or local government unit may declare the
existence of an emergency and designate the location, watershed or subwatershed unit, nature,
and extent of the emergency.
    Subd. 3. Project order. If an emergency has been declared to the extent necessary to protect
the interests of the watershed management organization or the local government unit, the joint
powers board, watershed district managers, or local government unit may order that the work
be done under the direction of the joint powers board, watershed district managers, or local
government unit and their engineer, without a contract.
History: 1995 c 184 s 17