145A.09 PURPOSE; FORMATION; ELIGIBILITY; WITHDRAWAL.
Subdivision 1. General purpose.
The purpose of sections
is to develop
and maintain an integrated system of community health services under local administration and
within a system of state guidelines and standards.
Subd. 2. Community health board; eligibility.
A board of health that meets the
requirements of sections
is a community health board and is eligible for a
local public health grant under section
Subd. 3. Population requirement.
A board of health must include within its jurisdiction a
population of 30,000 or more persons or be composed of three or more contiguous counties to be
eligible to form a community health board.
Subd. 4. Cities.
A city that meets the requirements of sections
eligible for a local public health grant under section
Subd. 5. Human services board.
A county board or a joint powers board of health that
establishes a community health board and has or establishes an operational human services
board under chapter 402 must assign the powers and duties of a community health board to
the human services board.
Subd. 6.[Repealed, 1Sp2003 c 14 art 8 s 32
Subd. 7. Withdrawal.
(a) A county or city that has established or joined a community
health board may withdraw from the local public health grant program authorized by sections
by resolution of its governing body in accordance with section
, and this subdivision.
(b) A county or city may not withdraw from a joint powers community health board during
the first two calendar years following that county's or city's initial adoption of the joint powers
(c) The withdrawal of a county or city from a community health board does not affect the
eligibility for the local public health grant of any remaining county or city for one calendar year
following the effective date of withdrawal.
(d) The local public health grant for a county that chooses to withdraw from a multicounty
community health board shall be reduced by the amount of the local partnership incentive under
145A.131, subdivision 2
, paragraph (c).
History: 1987 c 186 s 15; 1987 c 309 s 9,25; 1991 c 345 art 2 s 44; 1Sp2003 c 14 art 8 s
16-18; 2006 c 212 art 3 s 13