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162.13 MS 1949 [Repealed, 1951 c 192 s 1]
162.13 FORMULA FOR APPORTIONMENT TO CITIES.
    Subdivision 1. Factors in formula. After deducting for administrative costs and for the
disaster fund and research account as heretofore provided, the remainder of the total sum provided
for in subdivision 1 of section 162.12 shall be identified as the apportionment sum, and shall be
apportioned by the commissioner to the cities having a population of 5,000 or more, in accordance
with the following formula:
(1) An amount equal to 50 percent of such apportionment sum shall be apportioned among
the cities having a population of 5,000 or more so that each such city shall receive of such amount
the percentage that its money needs bears to the total money needs of all such cities.
(2) An amount equal to 50 percent of such apportionment sum shall be apportioned among
the cities having a population of 5,000 or more so that each such city shall receive of such amount
the percentage that its population bears to the total population of all such cities.
    Subd. 2. Money needs defined. For the purpose of this section money needs of each
city having a population of 5,000 or more are defined as the estimated cost of constructing
and maintaining over a period of 25 years the municipal state-aid street system in such city.
Right-of-way costs and drainage shall be included in money needs. Lighting costs and other costs
incidental to construction and maintenance, or a specified portion of such costs, as set forth in the
commissioner's rules, may be included in determining money needs. When a county locates a
county state-aid highway over a portion of a street in any such city and the remaining portion
is designated as a municipal state-aid street only the construction and maintenance costs of the
portion of the street other than the portions taken over by the county shall be included in the money
needs of the city. To avoid variances in costs due to differences in construction and maintenance
policy, construction and maintenance costs shall be estimated on the basis of the engineering
standards developed cooperatively by the commissioner and the engineers, or a committee
thereof, of the cities. Any variance granted pursuant to section 162.09, subdivision 3a shall be
reflected in the estimated construction and maintenance costs in determining money needs.
    Subd. 3. Screening board. (a) On or before September 1 of each year, the engineer of each
city having a population of 5,000 or more shall forward to the commissioner on forms prepared by
the commissioner, all information relating to the money needs of the city that the commissioner
deems necessary in order to apportion the municipal state-aid street fund in accordance with the
apportionment formula heretofore set forth. Upon receipt of the information the commissioner
shall appoint a board of city engineers. The board shall be composed of one engineer from each
state highway construction district, and in addition thereto, one engineer from each city of the first
class. The board shall investigate and review the information submitted by each city. On or before
November 1 of each year, the board shall submit its findings and recommendations in writing as
to each city's money needs to the commissioner on a form prepared by the commissioner. Final
determination of the money needs of each city shall be made by the commissioner. In the event
that any city shall fail to submit the information provided for herein, the commissioner shall
estimate the money needs of the city. The estimate shall be used in solving the apportionment
formula. The commissioner may withhold payment of the amount apportioned to the city until the
information is submitted.
(b) Notwithstanding section 15.059, subdivision 5, the board does not expire.
History: 1959 c 500 art 3 s 13; 1973 c 123 art 5 s 7; 1979 c 167 s 5; 1985 c 248 s 70;
2004 c 295 art 1 s 7

NOTE: Subdivision 1 was amended by Laws 1997, chapter 141, section 7, to add in the first
paragraph, after "provided," the words "and for any allocation made under section 162.125,". The
amendment to subdivision 1 is effective six months after the effective date of an increase in the
gasoline excise tax rate or vehicle registration tax rates. Laws 1997, chapter 141, section 11.