Skip to main content Skip to office menu Skip to footer
Capital IconMinnesota Legislature

Office of the Revisor of Statutes


Subdivision 1.Authority and effect.

(a) The district may adopt rules and regulations to effectuate the purpose of its establishment and the powers granted to the district.

(b) The rules and regulations have the effect of an ordinance if declared by the board of directors of the district and stated in the rule or regulation.

(c) The rules and regulations of the district may be enforced by the district by injunction in addition to penalties under this section.

Subd. 2.Adoption procedure.

(a) A rule or regulation must be suitably titled.

(b) A rule or regulation must be adopted by a majority vote of all of the members of the board of directors. The adopted rule or regulation must be signed by the chair, attested by the secretary of the board, and published once in an official newspaper.

(c) Proof of publication must be attached to and filed with the rule or regulation. Each rule and regulation must be recorded in the rule and regulation book by 20 days after its publication.

Subd. 3.Penalty.

A person who violates a rule or regulation that has the force and effect of an ordinance is guilty of a misdemeanor and subject to a sentence of not more than 90 days plus costs or a fine of not more than $100 plus costs.