446A.03 MINNESOTA PUBLIC FACILITIES AUTHORITY.
Subdivision 1. Membership.
The Minnesota Public Facilities Authority consists of the
commissioner of employment and economic development, the commissioner of finance, the
commissioner of the Pollution Control Agency, the commissioner of agriculture, the commissioner
of health, and the commissioner of transportation.
Subd. 2. Chair; other officers.
The commissioner of employment and economic
development shall serve as the chair and chief executive officer of the authority. The authority
shall have the position of vice-chair rotate annually among its members. In the absence of the
chair or vice-chair at meetings of the authority members may elect a chair for the meeting, and
may elect other officers as necessary from its members.
Subd. 3.[Repealed, 1994 c 632 art 2 s 67
Subd. 3a. Delegation.
In addition to any powers to delegate that members of the authority
have as commissioners, they may delegate to the chair, vice-chair, or executive director their
responsibilities as members of the authority for reviewing and approving financing of eligible
projects that have been certified to the authority by another department or agency, projects that
have been authorized by law, or programs specifically authorized by resolution of the authority.
Subd. 4. Board actions.
(a) A majority of the authority, excluding vacancies, constitutes a
quorum to conduct its business, to exercise its powers, and for all other purposes.
(b) The board may conduct its business by any technological means available, including
teleconference calls or interactive video, that allows for an interaction between members. If a
meeting is conducted under this paragraph, a specific location must be available for the public to
attend the meeting and at least one member must be present at that location.
Subd. 5. Executive director; staffing.
The authority shall employ and the chair shall
appoint, with the concurrence of the authority, an executive director in the unclassified service.
The executive director shall be responsible for staff of the authority. The executive director shall
perform duties that the authority may require in carrying out its responsibilities to manage and
implement the funds and programs in this chapter, implementation of debt issuance authorized by
the authority, compliance with all state and federal program requirements, and state and federal
securities and tax laws and regulations.
Subd. 6. Administrative services.
The authority shall enter into agreements for
administrative and professional services, and technical support.
Subd. 7. [Repealed by amendment, 2007 c 96 art 1 s 2
History: 1987 c 186 s 15; 1987 c 312 art 1 s 26 subd 2; 1987 c 386 art 3 s 20; 1991 c 238
art 1 s 16; 1993 c 163 art 1 s 30; 1993 c 327 s 17; 1994 c 632 art 2 s 42,43; 1995 c 232 s 8; 1997
c 141 s 8; 1Sp2003 c 4 s 1; 2006 c 281 art 4 s 23; 2007 c 96 art 1 s 2