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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.


1975 c 13 s 43

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