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Subdivision 1.General.

Any county named in the organization resolution of an authority, and any other municipality situated within a named county, may exercise the powers granted in this section, in aid or in consideration of the exercise of the authority's powers in ways which are determined by the governing body of the municipality to be for the benefit and welfare of its citizens.

Subd. 2.Loans and donations.

The municipality may lend or donate money to the authority and may levy taxes, appropriate money, and issue bonds for that purpose in the manner and within the limitations prescribed by law, including but not limited to chapter 475.

Subd. 3.Joint action.

The municipality may enter into an agreement with the authority respecting the joint exercise of their powers pursuant to section 471.59.

Subd. 4.Public improvements.

The municipality may cause water, sewer, storm sewer, drainage, street, highway and sidewalk, or other public improvements to be furnished adjacent to or in connection with property of the authority; but the property shall be exempt from special assessment as in the case of highway rights-of-way pursuant to section 435.19.

Subd. 5.Conveyance of property.

The municipality may dedicate, sell, convey, or lease to the authority its interest in any property and may grant easements, licenses, and other rights in it to the authority.

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