The county board of Hennepin County may regulate the use of both public and private ambulances in such county. Such regulations may provide for the licensing of such vehicles providing for standards of operation including but not limited to requirements for equipment, sanitation, safety devices and such other requirements as the board may deem necessary.
The county board shall also have authority to license and regulate the drivers and attendants operating such ambulances and to enact reasonable rules and regulations providing for personal health and such other standards as the board may deem necessary.
The county board may impose reasonable yearly license fees not to exceed $25 for each such vehicle, and not to exceed $5 for each such operator or attendant. The fees for such licenses shall be paid into the general revenue fund of the county.
The county board is hereby authorized to make the necessary appropriations to carry out the provisions of this section.