473.521 PAYMENTS TO COUNCIL.
Subdivision 1. Amounts due council, when payable.
Charges payable to the council by
local government units may be made payable at such times during each year as the council
determines, but such dates shall be fixed with reference to the dates on which tax, assessment, and
revenue collections become available to the government units required to pay such charges.
Subd. 2. Component municipalities, obligations to council.
Each government unit shall
pay to the council all sums charged to it as provided in section
, at the times and in the
manner determined by the council. The governing body of each such government unit shall take
all action that may be necessary to provide the funds required for such payments and to make
the same when due.
Subd. 3. Powers of government units.
To accomplish any duty imposed on it by the council,
the governing body of every government unit in the metropolitan area may exercise the powers
granted any municipality by chapters 117, 412, 429, 475, sections
Subd. 4. Deficiency tax levies.
If the governing body of any local government unit fails to
meet any payment to the council hereunder when due, the Metropolitan Council may certify to the
auditor of the county in which the government unit is located the amount required for payment
of such amount with interest at six percent per annum. The auditor shall levy and extend such
amount as a tax upon all taxable property in the government unit for the next calendar year, free
from any existing limitations imposed by law or charter. Such tax shall be collected in the same
manner as the general taxes of the government unit, and the proceeds thereof, when collected,
shall be paid by the county treasurer to the treasurer of the council and credited to the government
unit for which the tax was levied.
History: 1975 c 13 s 85; 1994 c 628 art 3 s 172-175; 1995 c 236 s 20