198.35 VETERANS HOME; SILVER BAY.
Subdivision 1. Establishment.
The board may establish a veterans home in Silver Bay by
renovating an existing facility owned by the city of Silver Bay if the city donates the building
to the board at no cost. Contracts made by the board for the purposes of this subdivision are
subject to chapter 16C. Buildings used for the veterans home must comply with requirements
established by federal agencies as conditions for the receipt of federal funds for the nursing
and boarding care of veterans. The city of Silver Bay shall secure the state match requirement
from sources other than the state general fund. Money from other sources must equal at least 35
percent of the total cost of the renovation with the remainder of the funds to be provided by
the United States Veterans Administration.
Subd. 2. Operation.
The home must provide beds for nursing or boarding and nursing care
in conformance with licensing rules of the Department of Health. The home must be under the
management of an administrator appointed by the board in the unclassified service.
History: 1988 c 689 art 2 s 63; 1991 c 24 s 4; 1998 c 386 art 2 s 67