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164.36 TOWN AUTHORITY OVER RECORDED ROAD.

The town board has authority within the 66-foot right-of-way to:

(1) maintain or reconstruct a recorded road used for vehicular travel;

(2) dispose of snow;

(3) plant trees and shrubs that it considers appropriate;

(4) remove trees and other woody vegetation as provided in section 160.22;

(5) allow the placement of highway directional and informational signs as provided in section 169.06, subdivision 3;

(6) allow the placement of electrical and telephone poles, pipelines, and electrical, telephone, or television cables, and to require prior notice of the proposed placement and restoration of the right-of-way to its condition immediately prior to the placement;

(7) control weeds and regulate the cutting or complete removal of nonwoody vegetation; and

(8) regulate erosion, drainage, public nuisances, and matters of public interest.