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TOWN ROADS

Abandonment, Minn. Statutes 2005 164.06, 2005 365.10

Acquisition of land or property

Easements, Minn. Statutes 2005 160.04

Eminent domain, Minn. Statutes 2005 117.011, 2005 164.02, 2005 164.06

Gifts, Minn. Statutes 2005 164.02, 2005 164.06

Purchase, Minn. Statutes 2005 164.02, 2005 164.06

Rights-of-way, Minn. Statutes 2005 160.04

Town boards, duties, Minn. Statutes 2005 164.06

Adjoining towns, funding, Minn. Statutes 2005 365.10

Affidavits

Establishment, alteration, or vacation, notice of petition, Minn. Statutes 2005 164.07

Airports and landing fields

Approach roads, construction, Minn. Statutes 2005 360.032

All-terrain vehicles

Ordinances, Minn. Statutes 2005 84.928

Rights-of-way, Minn. Statutes 2005 84.9256

Alteration, establishment, or vacation

County highways reverting to town roads, Minn. Statutes 2005 163.11

Drainage facilities, Minn. Statutes 2005 103E.615, 2005 164.07

Expenditures, county appropriations for, Minn. Statutes 2005 163.04

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2005 164.02, 2005 164.07

Limitations, Minn. Statutes 2005 160.09

Location and relocation, Minn. Statutes 2005 160.09, 2005 161.24

Metropolitan area towns, Minn. Statutes 2005 368.01

Natural Resources Department, duties, Minn. Statutes 2005 164.07, 2005 412.851, 2005 505.14

Notice requirements, Minn. Statutes 2005 164.07, 2005 368.01

Property owners, consent, Minn. Statutes 2005 160.09

Recreational vehicle lanes, Minn. Statutes 2005 164.151

Reports about, Minn. Statutes 2005 164.03

Roads abutting on public waters, notice, Minn. Statutes 2005 368.01

Roads on town lines, Minn. Statutes 2005 164.12, 2005 164.14

Town boards of supervisors, duties, Minn. Statutes 2005 164.02, 2005 164.06, 2005 164.07

Town clerks, duties, Minn. Statutes 2005 164.07, 2005 368.01

Alternative dispute resolution

Roads on town lines, Minn. Statutes 2005 164.12

Annexation, effect, Minn. Statutes 2005 414.038

Appeals, damage awards, Minn. Statutes 2005 164.07

Approaches, Minn. Statutes 2005 160.18, 2005 161.082

Barricades, liability, Minn. Statutes 2005 164.152

Bridges (structures)

Railroad bridges, see Bridges (structures) under RAILROADS

Town road bridges, see Town bridges under BRIDGES (STRUCTURES)

Cables, placement

Town boards of supervisors, duties, Minn. Statutes 2005 164.36

Capital expenditures, funding, Minn. Statutes 2005 174.50

Cartways, Minn. Statutes 2005 164.08, 2005 164.35

Certificates and certification

Construction completion, Minn. Statutes 2005 160.17

City streets used as, maintenance, Minn. Statutes 2005 366.03

Closed or barricaded roads, liability, Minn. Statutes 2005 164.152

Complaints, impassable roads, Minn. Statutes 2005 163.16

Construction and reconstruction

Airport and landing field approach roads, Minn. Statutes 2005 360.032

Cartways, Minn. Statutes 2005 164.08

Certificates of completion, Minn. Statutes 2005 160.17

Contracts, Minn. Statutes 2005 160.17, 2005 164.12

County highway engineers, duties, Minn. Statutes 2005 160.17

Funding, see same under this topic

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2005 164.02

Outside limits of state construction projects, costs, Minn. Statutes 2005 161.38

Reports about, Minn. Statutes 2005 161.10, 2005 164.03

Road authorities, assistance, Minn. Statutes 2005 161.39

Roads on town lines, see same under this topic

Town boards of supervisors, duties, Minn. Statutes 2005 164.02, 2005 164.06

Water-related permits, fee limitation, Minn. Statutes 2005 103G.301

Construction contracts

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2005 160.17

Roads on town lines, joint contracts, Minn. Statutes 2005 164.12

County highways revoked or reverting to towns

Hearings, Minn. Statutes 2005 163.11

Culverts, Minn. Statutes 2005 160.18, 2005 161.082

Dakota County

County funds for town roads and bridges in, Minn. Statutes 2005 383D.17

Damages

Cartways, establishment, Minn. Statutes 2005 164.08

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2005 164.07

Recorded town roads, Minn. Statutes 2005 164.35

Roads on town lines, Minn. Statutes 2005 164.13

Dedication

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2005 160.05, 2005 164.15

Roads dedicated by plat, see Alteration, establishment, or vacation under this topic

Definitions

Drainage, Minn. Statutes 2005 160.20

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2005 164.01

Recorded town road maps, Minn. Statutes 2005 164.35

Roads, Minn. Statutes 2005 160.02

Designation, generally, Minn. Statutes 2005 160.01

Drainage

Adjacent landowners, duties, Minn. Statutes 2005 164.07

Connections, Minn. Statutes 2005 160.20

Drainage ditches, roads on town lines, damages, Minn. Statutes 2005 164.13

Drainage facilities, Minn. Statutes 2005 164.07

Drainage systems, assessments for benefits, Minn. Statutes 2005 103E.615

Funding, town road drainage fund, payments from, Minn. Statutes 2005 164.04

Regulations, Minn. Statutes 2005 160.20

Tile drains along or across highways, Minn. Statutes 2005 160.20

Town boards of supervisors, duties, Minn. Statutes 2005 164.36

Town road drainage taxes, Minn. Statutes 2005 164.05

Easements

Acquisition, Minn. Statutes 2005 160.04

Metropolitan area towns, Minn. Statutes 2005 368.01

Emergencies, tax levies, Minn. Statutes 2005 164.04

Eminent domain, see under TOWNS

Erosion, town boards of supervisors, duties, Minn. Statutes 2005 164.36

Establishment, see Alteration, establishment, or vacation under this topic

Fences, placement in rights-of-way, Minn. Statutes 2005 160.2715

Frontage roads, Minn. Statutes 2005 161.38

Funding

Adjoining towns, Minn. Statutes 2005 365.10

Capital expenditures, Minn. Statutes 2005 174.50

Cartways, Minn. Statutes 2005 164.08

Consolidated conservation areas account, allocation, Minn. Statutes 2005 84A.51

Construction and reconstruction, Minn. Statutes 2005 161.082, 2005 162.06, 2005 163.04, 2005 174.52

Culverts, Minn. Statutes 2005 161.082

Dakota County, Minn. Statutes 2005 383D.17

Distribution of funds, Minn. Statutes 2005 368.49

Drainage, town road drainage funds, use, Minn. Statutes 2005 164.04

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2005 162.08

Roads on town lines, Minn. Statutes 2005 164.13

Town bridge account, use, Minn. Statutes 2005 161.082

Town meetings, Minn. Statutes 2005 365.10

Town road account distributions, Minn. Statutes 2005 162.081

Town road and bridge funds, Minn. Statutes 2005 164.03, 2005 365.47

Unorganized townships, Minn. Statutes 2005 477A.14

Gross weight restrictions, Minn. Statutes 2005 169.832, 2005 169.87

Hearings

Hedges, trees, and shrubs, cutting and removal, Minn. Statutes 2005 160.22

Highways revoked or reverting to towns, Minn. Statutes 2005 163.11

Recorded town road maps, Minn. Statutes 2005 164.35

Hedges, cutting and removal, hearings, Minn. Statutes 2005 160.22

Hennepin County

Local road aid, appropriations, Minn. Statutes 2005 383B.608

Highway work zones, Minn. Statutes 2005 169.14

Impassable roads, Minn. Statutes 2005 163.16

Improvements, see Maintenance, improvement, repair, or restoration under this topic

Investigations, impassable roads, Minn. Statutes 2005 163.16

Lac qui Parle water control project, Minn. Statutes 2005 84.156

Liability

Closed or barricaded roads, Minn. Statutes 2005 164.152

Local governments, Minn. Statutes 2005 164.155

Location and relocation, Minn. Statutes 2005 160.09, 2005 161.24

Maintenance, improvement, repair, or restoration

Adjacent property owners' responsibility, Minn. Statutes 2005 366.015, 2005 366.016

Cartways, Minn. Statutes 2005 164.08

City streets used as town roads, Minn. Statutes 2005 366.03

Contractors, duties, Minn. Statutes 2005 164.155

Damage appeals, effect, Minn. Statutes 2005 164.07

Expenditures, Minn. Statutes 2005 160.07, 2005 162.06, 2005 163.04

Financing, see Funding under this topic

Gravel purchases, sales and use taxes, exemption, Minn. Statutes 2005 297A.70

Local governments, liability, Minn. Statutes 2005 164.155

Maintenance vehicles, Minn. Statutes 2005 297A.70, 2005 297B.03

Ramsey County, duties, Minn. Statutes 2005 383A.16

Relocated roads, road authorities, duties, Minn. Statutes 2005 161.24

Roads annexed by cities, contracts to maintain, Minn. Statutes 2005 414.038

Roads on town lines, procedures, Minn. Statutes 2005 164.12

Town boards of supervisors, duties, Minn. Statutes 2005 164.36

Unorganized townships, funds for, Minn. Statutes 2005 477A.14

Weed destruction, ballot required for, Minn. Statutes 2005 366.015

Maps, recorded town roads, Minn. Statutes 2005 164.35

Metropolitan area towns, Minn. Statutes 2005 368.01

Mileage

County state-aid highway fund allocations, basis, Minn. Statutes 2005 162.08

Town road account allocations, basis, Minn. Statutes 2005 162.081

Mineral lands, Minn. Statutes 2005 160.10

Numbers, Saint Louis County, Minn. Statutes 2005 383C.232

One-way roads, parking on, ordinances, Minn. Statutes 2005 169.35

Orders, certified copies, Minn. Statutes 2005 164.07

Ordinances

All-terrain vehicles, Minn. Statutes 2005 84.928

One-way roadways, parking on, Minn. Statutes 2005 169.35

Vegetation, burning, Minn. Statutes 2005 164.02

Outdoor advertising, see OUTDOOR ADVERTISING

Pamphlets, generally, Minn. Statutes 2005 161.31

Permits

Approaches, Minn. Statutes 2005 160.18

Oversize vehicles, Minn. Statutes 2005 169.86

Petitions

Alteration, establishment, or vacation, Minn. Statutes 2005 164.07

Cartways, establishment, Minn. Statutes 2005 164.08

Pipes and pipelines

Placement, town boards of supervisors, duties, Minn. Statutes 2005 164.36

Plats, Minn. Statutes 2005 505.1792

Poles and wires

Placement, town boards of supervisors, duties, Minn. Statutes 2005 164.36

Property taxes

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2005 164.04

Limitations, removal, Minn. Statutes 2005 164.041

Public nuisances

Town boards of supervisors, duties, Minn. Statutes 2005 164.36

Ramsey County

Maintenance, improvement, repair, or restoration, duties, Minn. Statutes 2005 383A.16

Recording, alternative procedures, Minn. Statutes 2005 164.35

Recreational vehicle lanes, Minn. Statutes 2005 164.151

Repair, see Maintenance, improvement, repair, or restoration under this topic

Replacement culverts, Minn. Statutes 2005 161.082

Reports about

Construction and improvement, Minn. Statutes 2005 161.10, 2005 164.03

Town boards of supervisors, duties, Minn. Statutes 2005 164.03

Restoration, see Maintenance, improvement, repair, or restoration under this topic

Right of entry, landowners, drainage connections, Minn. Statutes 2005 160.20

Rights-of-way

Acquisition of land or properties, see same under this topic

Fences, placement in, Minn. Statutes 2005 160.2715

New roads, approaches, Minn. Statutes 2005 160.18

Road authorities, duties and powers, Minn. Statutes 2005 160.04, 2005 164.36

Vegetation, burning, ordinances, Minn. Statutes 2005 164.02

Road authorities

Beaver dams, removal, Minn. Statutes 2005 97B.667

Employees, all-terrain vehicles, operation, Minn. Statutes 2005 84.928

Rights-of-way, duties and powers, Minn. Statutes 2005 160.04, 2005 164.36

Town boards of supervisors, Minn. Statutes 2005 160.02

Road machinery and equipment, reports about, Minn. Statutes 2005 164.03

Roads on line between towns and adjoining cities

Alteration, see Alteration, establishment, or vacation under this topic

Costs, Minn. Statutes 2005 164.13

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2005 164.14

Roads on town lines

Alteration establishment, or vacation, see same under this topic

Alternative dispute resolution, Minn. Statutes 2005 164.12

Bridges, see Town bridges under BRIDGES (STRUCTURES)

Costs, Minn. Statutes 2005 164.13

County engineers, duties, Minn. Statutes 2005 164.12

Damages, Minn. Statutes 2005 164.12

Drainage, see same under this topic

Joint agreements and contracts, Minn. Statutes 2005 164.12

Roads taken over by state or county, Minn. Statutes 2005 164.12

Town boards of supervisors, duties, Minn. Statutes 2005 164.12

Rural residential districts, Minn. Statutes 2005 169.14

Signs and signals, Minn. Statutes 2005 162.08, 2005 164.36

Snow and ice removal

Adjacent property owners, duties, Minn. Statutes 2005 366.016

Town boards of supervisors, duties, Minn. Statutes 2005 164.36

Vote required on, Minn. Statutes 2005 366.016

Speed limits, see SPEED LIMITS

Surveys, Minn. Statutes 2005 164.07

Town road drainage taxes, Minn. Statutes 2005 164.05

Townline roads, recorded width, Minn. Statutes 2005 164.35

Traffic control devices, see TRAFFIC SIGNS AND SIGNALS

Trees and shrubs

Cutting and removal, generally, Minn. Statutes 2005 160.22

Town boards of supervisors, duties, Minn. Statutes 2005 164.36

Unrecorded roads, Minn. Statutes 2005 164.35

Vacation, see Alteration, establishment, or vacation under this topic

Vegetation control

Burning in rights-of-way, ordinances, Minn. Statutes 2005 164.02

Town boards of supervisors, duties, Minn. Statutes 2005 164.36

Weed destruction, ballots, Minn. Statutes 2005 366.015

Vehicles on, oversize vehicles, permits, Minn. Statutes 2005 169.86

Violations and penalties

Drainage, tile drains, Minn. Statutes 2005 160.20

Fences, placement, Minn. Statutes 2005 160.2715

Water supply, platted towns, Minn. Statutes 2005 365.20

Weeds, destruction, ballots on, Minn. Statutes 2005 366.015

Width

Damages, Minn. Statutes 2005 164.35

Recorded town roads, Minn. Statutes 2005 164.35

Requirements, Minn. Statutes 2005 160.04

Zoning regulations

General regulations, Minn. Statutes 2005 366.12, 2005 366.13

Purpose of, Minn. Statutes 2005 366.14