Subdivision 1. Authority.
The district may adopt rules to effectuate the purposes of its
establishment and the powers granted to the district. All rules must be suitably entitled.
Subd. 2. Effect of rules.
The rules have the force and effect of an ordinance if declared
by the board and stated in the rules.
Subd. 3. Procedure.
(a) A rule must be enacted by a majority vote of all the members of the
board. The rule must be signed by the chair and attested by the secretary.
(b) The rule must be published once in official newspapers of Washington and Ramsey
Counties. Proof of publication shall be attached to and filed with the rule.
(c) A rule must be recorded in the rule book within 20 days after its publication.
Subd. 4. Criminal penalty.
(a) A violation of rule is a misdemeanor and punishable by a
sentence of not more than 90 days plus costs or a fine of not more than $300 plus costs.
(b) All prosecutions for violations of rules shall be brought in the name of the district upon
complaint and warrant as in other criminal cases.
Subd. 5. Injunction.
The rules may be enforced by the district by injunction in addition
to other penalties provided.
History: 1986 c 444; 1990 c 391 art 2 s 63