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473.301 DEFINITIONS.
    Subdivision 1. Terms. As used in sections 473.302 to 473.341, the terms defined in this
section have the meanings given them.
    Subd. 2. Policy plan. "Policy plan" means a plan adopted by the council pursuant to section
473.147, generally describing the extent, type and location of regional recreation open space
needed for the metropolitan area and the timing of its acquisition and development.
    Subd. 3. Master plan. "Master plan" means a plan describing the boundaries of specific
parks or other regional recreation open space and the nature of their development and use.
    Subd. 4. Commission. "Commission" means the Metropolitan Parks and Open Space
Commission created by section 473.303.
    Subd. 5. Municipality. "Municipality" means any city or town exercising municipal powers
located in the metropolitan area, except where there exists in a city of the first class an elected
park and recreation board having control of parks, parkways, playgrounds, and trees, for purposes
of sections 473.302 to 473.341, that board shall be considered a municipality.
History: 1975 c 13 s 43