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161.10 MS 1957 [Repealed, 1959 c 500 art 6 s 13]
161.10 INVESTIGATIONS, RECOMMENDATIONS, REPORTS.
When practicable the commissioner shall investigate and determine the location of road
material in the state, ascertain the most approved methods of construction and improvement of
roads, investigate the most approved laws in relation to roads in other states and hold public
meetings throughout the state when deemed advisable. On or before November 15 on each
even-numbered year the commissioner shall make a printed report to the governor stating the
condition, management, and financial transactions of the Transportation Department, including a
statement of the expense incurred in maintaining such department; the number of miles of roads
built or improved during the preceding two fiscal years and their cost; the general character and
location of material suitable for road construction; the general character and needs of the roads
of the state; the name, location, size, and description of each state trail, state water access site,
and state rest area established by the commissioner since the last report; and recommend such
legislation as the commissioner deems advisable.
History: 1959 c 500 art 2 s 10; 1969 c 540 s 8; 1975 c 353 s 40; 1986 c 444; 1997 c 7
art 2 s 23