331A.12 WEB SITE PUBLICATION OF LOCAL TRANSPORTATION RFP.
Subdivision 1. Definitions.
(a) The terms defined in this subdivision and section
apply to this section.
(b) "Web site" means a specific, addressable location provided on a server connected to the
Internet and hosting World Wide Web pages and other files that are generally accessible on
the Internet all or most of the day.
Subd. 2. Designation.
At the meeting of the governing body of the local public corporation
at which the governing body must designate its official newspaper for the year, the governing
body may designate in the same manner publication of transportation projects on the local public
corporation's Web site. Publication on the Web site may be used in place of or in addition to
any other required form of publication. Each year after designating publication on the Web site
for transportation projects, the local public corporation must publish in a qualified newspaper
in the jurisdiction and on the Web site, notice that the local public corporation will publish any
advertisements for bids on its Web site.
Subd. 3. Form, time for publication same.
A local public corporation that publishes on its
Web site under this section must post the information in substantially the same format and for the
same period of time as required for publication in an official newspaper or other print publication.
Subd. 4. Record retention.
A local public corporation that publishes notice on its Web site
under this section must ensure that a permanent record of publication is maintained in a form
accessible by the public.
History: 1Sp2003 c 19 art 2 s 56