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REFERENDUM

Agricultural commodity research and promotion councils, see AGRICULTURAL COMMODITY RESEARCH AND PROMOTION COUNCILS

Agricultural cooperative associations

Accreditation, revocation, Minn. Statutes 2005 17.694

Ballot questions

Aeronautics bonds, approval, Minn. Statutes 2005 360.036

Airports and landing fields, taxes, Minn. Statutes 2005 360.037

Bonds (public debt), see same under this topic

Campaign law, Minn. Statutes 2005 10A.01, 2005 10A.20, 2005 211B.15

Counties, Minn. Statutes 2005 351.22, 2005 370.05, 2005 371.05, 2005 376.04

Definitions, Minn. Statutes 2005 10A.01, 2005 206.56, 2005 211A.01

Hazardous waste, stabilization and containment facilities, approval, Minn. Statutes 2005 115A.191

Liquor licenses, Minn. Statutes 2005 340A.413

Minneapolis Police Relief Association, Minn. Statutes 2005 423B.05

Mosquito abatement, Minn. Statutes 2005 18G.14

Municipal elections

Bands, orchestras, and choruses, Minn. Statutes 2005 449.10, 2005 449.13

Firefighters civil service commissions, abolishing, Minn. Statutes 2005 420.15

Optional plan A, statutory cities, Minn. Statutes 2005 412.551, 2005 412.572

Optional plan B, statutory cities, Minn. Statutes 2005 412.551

Police civil service commissions, abolishing, Minn. Statutes 2005 419.16, 2005 419.17

Power lines, extending beyond corporate limits, Minn. Statutes 2005 455.29

Statutory cities, dissolving, Minn. Statutes 2005 412.091

Property taxes, Minn. Statutes 2005 126C.17, 2005 126C.69, 2005 205A.07, 2005 275.60

Public utility commissions, abolishing or transferring jurisdiction, Minn. Statutes 2005 412.391

Ramsey County, charter commission elections, Minn. Statutes 2005 383A.555

School districts

Border districts (foreign states), joint operation agreements, Minn. Statutes 2005 129.11

Capital project levies, Minn. Statutes 2005 123B.63, 2005 205A.07

Consolidation, Minn. Statutes 2005 123A.48

Cooperative secondary facilities, funding, Minn. Statutes 2005 123A.443

Dissolution and attachment, Minn. Statutes 2005 123A.46, 2005 123A.60

Election districts, redistricting, Minn. Statutes 2005 205A.12

Facilities down payment levies, Minn. Statutes 2005 123B.63

General education revenue, levy increase, Minn. Statutes 2005 126C.17

Joint powers districts, facilities, funding, Minn. Statutes 2005 123A.78

Maximum effort school aid capital loans, Minn. Statutes 2005 126C.69, 2005 205A.07

Referendum revenue, Minn. Statutes 2005 126C.17, 2005 205A.07

School boards, number of members, Minn. Statutes 2005 123B.09

Statutory cities, Minn. Statutes 2005 412.091, 2005 412.551

Youth ice facilities, Minn. Statutes 2005 475.58

Ballots, see Referendum ballots under BALLOTS

Bonds (public debt)

Ballot questions, Minn. Statutes 2005 123A.48, 2005 475.58, 2005 475.59

Municipalities, generally, Minn. Statutes 2005 475.57 to 2005 475.59

School boards, initiation of proceedings to issue bonds, Minn. Statutes 2005 475.57

School districts

Ballot notice, exception, Minn. Statutes 2005 275.60

Ballot questions, Minn. Statutes 2005 205A.07, 2005 475.58, 2005 475.59

Consolidation of districts, issuance of bonds, Minn. Statutes 2005 123A.48

School buildings and grounds, construction, Minn. Statutes 2005 123B.70, 2005 123B.71

Campaign practices, see CAMPAIGN PRACTICES

Cities

Alcoholic beverages

Municipal liquor stores, Minn. Statutes 2005 340A.601, 2005 340A.602

On-sale licenses, Minn. Statutes 2005 340A.413, 2005 340A.416, 2005 340A.601

Sunday licenses, Minn. Statutes 2005 340A.504

Annexation of territory, Minn. Statutes 2005 414.031

Bands, orchestras, and choruses, Minn. Statutes 2005 449.11 to 2005 449.13

Baseball park (major league), local option taxes, Minn. Statutes 2005 473I.07

Bonds (public debt), ballot questions, Minn. Statutes 2005 475.58, 2005 475.59

Capital improvement bonds, Minn. Statutes 2005 475.521

Consolidation of territory, Minn. Statutes 2005 414.041

Courthouse and city hall bonds, Minn. Statutes 2005 374.02

Firefighters civil service commissions, abolishing, Minn. Statutes 2005 420.15

First class cities, see same under this topic

Fourth class, Minn. Statutes 2005 455.24, 2005 455.25

Home rule charter cities, see same under this topic

Hospital districts, annexation to, Minn. Statutes 2005 447.36

Improvement bonds, Minn. Statutes 2005 429.091

Infrastructure replacement reserve funds, Minn. Statutes 2005 471.572

Liquor dispensary funds, using for city hospitals, Minn. Statutes 2005 447.045

Mosquito abatement, Minn. Statutes 2005 18G.14

Municipal forests, establishing, Minn. Statutes 2005 459.06

Municipal liquor store revenues, use, Minn. Statutes 2005 426.19

Municipal merit systems, Minn. Statutes 2005 44.02, 2005 44.16

Permanent improvement and replacement funds, excess expenditures, Minn. Statutes 2005 471.571

Police civil service commissions, abolishing, Minn. Statutes 2005 419.17

Power lines, extending beyond corporate limits, Minn. Statutes 2005 455.29

Power plants, Minn. Statutes 2005 455.01

Property taxes

Bands, orchestras, and choruses, Minn. Statutes 2005 449.11 to 2005 449.13

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2005 275.60

Market value, Minn. Statutes 2005 275.61

Public utilities, purchase, Minn. Statutes 2005 216B.46, 2005 216B.465

Public works reserve funds, use of money for other purposes, Minn. Statutes 2005 471.57

Railroads, alteration of routes, Minn. Statutes 2005 222.31

Rent controls, exception, Minn. Statutes 2005 471.9996

Statutory cities, see same under this topic

Telephone companies, acquiring by eminent domain, Minn. Statutes 2005 237.19

Utility franchises, acquisition and operation, Minn. Statutes 2005 300.05

War memorials, erecting, Minn. Statutes 2005 416.01

Wheelage taxes, Minn. Statutes 2005 426.05

Consolidation of counties

Ballot question, Minn. Statutes 2005 371.05

Canvass and return, Minn. Statutes 2005 371.06, 2005 371.07

Notice of general election, Minn. Statutes 2005 371.05

Proclamation, Minn. Statutes 2005 371.03

Cooperative districts (schools)

Cooperative secondary facilities, funding, Minn. Statutes 2005 123A.443

Corporate political contributions, see under CONTRIBUTIONS

Counties

Agriculture best management practices loans, obligation notes, Minn. Statutes 2005 17.117

Auditor-treasurers, Minn. Statutes 2005 375A.10

Biomass energy conversion systems, personal property taxes, exemption, Minn. Statutes 2005 272.02

Bonds (public debt), ballot questions, Minn. Statutes 2005 475.58, 2005 475.59

Boundaries, changing, Minn. Statutes 2005 370.05

Capital improvement bonds, Minn. Statutes 2005 373.40

Consolidation, ballot questions, Minn. Statutes 2005 371.05

County auditors, duties regarding, Minn. Statutes 2005 375A.12

County consolidations, Minn. Statutes 2005 371.05 to 2005 371.07

County fairgrounds, purchase or condemnation of land, Minn. Statutes 2005 375.18

County hospitals, Minn. Statutes 2005 376.04, 2005 376.06, 2005 376.07

County seats, changing, see Change of county seat under COUNTIES

Courthouse and city hall bonds, Minn. Statutes 2005 374.02

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2005 375.20

Hazardous waste stabilization and containment facilities, approval, Minn. Statutes 2005 115A.191

Hospitals, Minn. Statutes 2005 376.04 to 2005 376.07

Lake improvement districts, establishment, Minn. Statutes 2005 103B.545

Mosquito abatement, Minn. Statutes 2005 18G.14

Officers, removal, see County officers, removal under this topic

Optional county governments, Minn. Statutes 2005 375A.10 to 2005 375A.13

Procedure, county elections, Minn. Statutes 2005 375.20

Property taxes, Minn. Statutes 2005 275.60, 2005 275.73

Market value, Minn. Statutes 2005 275.61

Public libraries, Minn. Statutes 2005 134.08

Railroads, alteration of routes, Minn. Statutes 2005 222.31

Rent controls, exception, Minn. Statutes 2005 471.9996

School districts

Market value, Minn. Statutes 2005 275.61

Sheriff's civil service commissions, abolishing, Minn. Statutes 2005 387.43

State Building Code, county adoption, Minn. Statutes 2005 16B.72

County hospitals

Additions to, authorization, Minn. Statutes 2005 376.07

Purchase and construction, Minn. Statutes 2005 376.04

Separate ballot, Minn. Statutes 2005 376.04

Superintendent, hospital board appointments, duties, Minn. Statutes 2005 376.06

County officers, removal

Appeals, stay of election, Minn. Statutes 2005 351.21

County auditor, duties, Minn. Statutes 2005 351.18, 2005 351.20

Grounds, Minn. Statutes 2005 351.16

Majority vote, Minn. Statutes 2005 351.22

Petitions, Minn. Statutes 2005 351.16

Question, Minn. Statutes 2005 351.22

Definitions

Campaign financial reporting, Minn. Statutes 2005 211A.01

Campaign practices, Minn. Statutes 2005 211B.01

Ethics in government, Minn. Statutes 2005 10A.01

Local relief association consolidation, Minn. Statutes 2005 353A.02

Voting machines, Minn. Statutes 2005 206.56

Economic development authorities

Reverse referendums, Minn. Statutes 2005 469.107

Election contests, see Contested elections under ELECTIONS

Electronic voting systems, Minn. Statutes 2005 206.80

First class cities

Dock and quarry bonds, Minn. Statutes 2005 458.36 to 2005 458.40

Municipally owned utilities, Minn. Statutes 2005 452.08, 2005 452.09, 2005 452.11, 2005 452.12

Fourth class cities, power lines, Minn. Statutes 2005 455.24, 2005 455.25

Home rule charter cities

Change of name, Minn. Statutes 2005 413.02

Franchises, perpetual, Minn. Statutes 2005 410.09

Home rule charters, Minn. Statutes 2005 410.10, 2005 410.12, 2005 410.14, 2005 410.21

Hospital districts

Annexation of territory, Minn. Statutes 2005 447.36

Bonds (public debt), issuing, Minn. Statutes 2005 447.35

Dissolving, Minn. Statutes 2005 447.38

Establishing, Minn. Statutes 2005 447.31

Reorganization, Minn. Statutes 2005 447.31

Lake improvement districts, establishment, Minn. Statutes 2005 103B.545

Local governments

Cooperation and combination of units, Minn. Statutes 2005 465.84

Property taxes, additional levies, Minn. Statutes 2005 275.73

Local relief associations, voluntary consolidation with Public Employees Retirement Association, Minn. Statutes 2005 353A.04

Mail balloting, procedures, Minn. Statutes 2005 126C.17, 2005 204B.46

Minneapolis, Special School District 1, Minn. Statutes 2005 128D.05, 2005 128D.11

Municipal elections, procedures, Minn. Statutes 2005 205.10

Optical scan voting systems, Minn. Statutes 2005 206.90

Park districts, Minn. Statutes 2005 398.16, 2005 398.20

Petitions for

Cannon Falls Port Authority Commission, bonds, issuance, Minn. Statutes 2005 469.0724

Economic development authorities, reverse referendums, Minn. Statutes 2005 469.107

General education revenue, levy increase, revocation, or reduction, Minn. Statutes 2005 126C.17

Municipal liquor stores, Minn. Statutes 2005 340A.602

Port authorities, reverse referendums, Minn. Statutes 2005 469.053

Redwood Falls Port Authority Commission, bonds, issuance, Minn. Statutes 2005 469.0724

Special School District 1 (Minneapolis), school board, election year changes, Minn. Statutes 2005 128D.05

Political advertising, see POLITICAL ADVERTISING

Port authorities, reverse referendums, Minn. Statutes 2005 469.053

Procedures

Mail balloting, Minn. Statutes 2005 204B.46

Municipal elections, see Special municipal elections under MUNICIPAL ELECTIONS

Special school district elections, see under SCHOOL DISTRICT ELECTIONS

Promoting or defeating a ballot question, Minn. Statutes 2005 10A.01, 2005 211B.15

Public notice

Notice of referendum defined as, Minn. Statutes 2005 331A.01

Requirements, see Public notices under LOCAL GOVERNMENTS

Ramsey County, Minn. Statutes 2005 383A.555

Regional public library districts, Minn. Statutes 2005 134.201

Regional railroad authorities, property tax levy, Minn. Statutes 2005 398A.04

Reports about

Campaign financial reporting, Minn. Statutes 2005 211A.02, 2005 211A.05

Canvassing board reports, Minn. Statutes 2005 204C.33

Voting returns, summary statements, Minn. Statutes 2005 204C.24

Rural water user districts, see Elections under RURAL WATER USER DISTRICTS

Sanitary districts, Minn. Statutes 2005 115.20

School districts

Bonds (public debt)

Ballot notice, exception, Minn. Statutes 2005 275.60

Ballot questions, Minn. Statutes 2005 205A.07, 2005 475.58, 2005 475.59

Consolidation of school districts, issuance of bonds, Minn. Statutes 2005 123A.48

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2005 123B.02

School buildings and grounds, construction, Minn. Statutes 2005 123B.70, 2005 123B.71

Border districts (foreign states), joint operation agreements, Minn. Statutes 2005 129.11

Capital facilities bonds, Minn. Statutes 2005 123B.62

Capital project levies, Minn. Statutes 2005 123B.63, 2005 205A.07

Consolidation, Minn. Statutes 2005 123A.48

Cooperation and combination, Minn. Statutes 2005 123A.36, 2005 123A.37, 2005 123A.41

Cooperative secondary facilities, Minn. Statutes 2005 123A.442, 2005 123A.443

Dates, Minn. Statutes 2005 126C.17

Dissolution and attachment, Minn. Statutes 2005 123A.46, 2005 123A.60

Election districts, redistricting, Minn. Statutes 2005 205A.12

Election procedures, Minn. Statutes 2005 205A.05

Facilities down payment levies, Minn. Statutes 2005 123B.63

General education revenue referendum, Minn. Statutes 2005 126C.17, 2005 205A.07

Joint powers districts, facilities, funding, Minn. Statutes 2005 123A.78

Mail balloting, Minn. Statutes 2005 126C.17

Maximum effort school aid capital loans, Minn. Statutes 2005 126C.69

Minneapolis, Minn. Statutes 2005 128D.05, 2005 128D.11

Property taxes, Minn. Statutes 2005 275.60

School buildings and grounds, Minn. Statutes 2005 123B.70, 2005 123B.71

Special School District 1 (Minneapolis), Minn. Statutes 2005 128D.05, 2005 128D.11

Technical colleges

Joint management resolutions, Minn. Statutes 2005 136D.25, 2005 136D.71, 2005 136D.85

Resolutions to issue bonds, Minn. Statutes 2005 136D.281, 2005 136D.741, 2005 136D.88

Vocational education cooperative centers, Minn. Statutes 2005 123A.22

Social Security benefits, Minn. Statutes 2005 355.07, 2005 355.629

Soil and water conservation districts, see Referendum under SOIL AND WATER CONSERVATION DISTRICTS

Special or local laws, approval, effective date, Minn. Statutes 2005 645.024

Special School District 1 (Minneapolis), Minn. Statutes 2005 128D.05, 2005 128D.11

Special taxing districts, property taxes, Minn. Statutes 2005 275.60

Special taxing districts

Property taxes

Market value, Minn. Statutes 2005 275.61

Statutory cities

Certificates of indebtedness, issuing, Minn. Statutes 2005 412.301

Change of name, Minn. Statutes 2005 413.02

City council size, changing, Minn. Statutes 2005 412.02

Contracts for deed, Minn. Statutes 2005 412.221

Dissolving, Minn. Statutes 2005 412.091

Municipally owned utilities, Minn. Statutes 2005 412.321

Optional plan A, Minn. Statutes 2005 412.551, 2005 412.572

Optional plan B, Minn. Statutes 2005 412.551

Public utility commissions, Minn. Statutes 2005 412.391

Separation from town, Minn. Statutes 2005 412.081

Special districts, joining, Minn. Statutes 2005 412.221

Subordinate service districts

Establishment, Minn. Statutes 2005 375B.07

Expansion, Minn. Statutes 2005 375B.08

Reverse referendum, Minn. Statutes 2005 365A.06

Withdrawal, Minn. Statutes 2005 375B.10

Towns

Alcoholic beverages, Sunday licenses, Minn. Statutes 2005 340A.504

Bands, orchestras, and choruses, Minn. Statutes 2005 449.11 to 2005 449.13

Bonds (public debt), ballot questions, Minn. Statutes 2005 475.58, 2005 475.59

Capital improvement bonds, Minn. Statutes 2005 475.521

Certificates of indebtedness, issuance, Minn. Statutes 2005 366.095, 2005 368.01, 2005 368.85

Hospital districts, annexation to, Minn. Statutes 2005 447.36

Metropolitan area towns, election date, change, Minn. Statutes 2005 205.075

Mosquito abatement, Minn. Statutes 2005 18G.14

Municipal forests, establishing, Minn. Statutes 2005 459.06

Optional forms of government, Minn. Statutes 2005 367.31

Property taxes, Minn. Statutes 2005 275.60, 2005 449.11 to 2005 449.13

Market value, Minn. Statutes 2005 275.61

Public libraries, Minn. Statutes 2005 134.08

Railroads, alteration of routes, Minn. Statutes 2005 222.31

Rent controls, exception, Minn. Statutes 2005 471.9996

Subordinate service districts, procedures for, Minn. Statutes 2005 365A.06

Town road drainage tax, Minn. Statutes 2005 164.05

Township telephone systems, Minn. Statutes 2005 237.33

Unorganized territories, local lodging taxes, Minn. Statutes 2005 469.190

Voting challengers, appointment, duties, Minn. Statutes 2005 204C.07