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2008 Minnesota Statutes

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469.131 ADMINISTRATION.

The governing body of a city may create a department or designate an existing department, office, or agency or city housing or redevelopment authority, to administer all districts authorized under sections 469.124 to 469.134. The head of this department may, subject to rules and limitations adopted by the governing body, be granted the following powers:

(1) to acquire property or easements through negotiation;

(2) to enter into operating contracts on behalf of the city for operation of any of the facilities authorized to be constructed under the terms of sections 469.124 to 469.134;

(3) to lease space to private individuals or corporations within the buildings constructed under the terms of sections 469.124 to 469.134;

(4) to lease or sell land and to lease or sell air rights over structures constructed under the authority of sections 469.124 to 469.134;

(5) to enter into contracts for construction of the several facilities or portion thereof authorized under sections 469.124 to 469.134;

(6) to contract with the housing and redevelopment authority of the city for the administration of any or all of the provisions of sections 469.124 to 469.134;

(7) to certify to the governing body for acquisition through eminent domain property that cannot be acquired by negotiation but is required for implementation of the development program;

(8) to certify to the governing body the amount of funds, if any, which must be raised through sale of bonds to finance the program for development districts; and

(9) to apply for grants from the United States of America and from other sources.

History:

1987 c 291 s 132

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