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TOWN ROADS

Abandonment, Minn. Statutes 2009 164.06, 2009 365.10

Acquisition of land or property

Easements, Minn. Statutes 2009 160.04

Eminent domain, Minn. Statutes 2009 164.02, 2009 164.06

Gifts, Minn. Statutes 2009 164.02, 2009 164.06

Purchase, Minn. Statutes 2009 164.02, 2009 164.06

Rights-of-way, Minn. Statutes 2009 160.04

Town boards, duties, Minn. Statutes 2009 164.06

Adjoining towns, funding, Minn. Statutes 2009 365.10

Affidavits, establishment, alteration, or vacation

Notice of petition, Minn. Statutes 2009 164.07

Airports and landing fields, approach roads, construction, Minn. Statutes 2009 360.032

All-terrain vehicles

Ordinances, Minn. Statutes 2009 84.928

Rights-of-way, Minn. Statutes 2009 84.9256

Alteration, establishment, or vacation

County highways reverting to town roads, Minn. Statutes 2009 163.11

Drainage facilities, Minn. Statutes 2009 103E.615, 2009 164.07

Expenditures, county appropriations for, Minn. Statutes 2009 163.04

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2009 164.02, 2009 164.07

Limitations, Minn. Statutes 2009 160.09

Location and relocation, Minn. Statutes 2009 160.09, 2009 161.24

Metropolitan area towns, Minn. Statutes 2009 368.01

Natural Resources Department, duties, Minn. Statutes 2009 164.07, 2009 412.851, 2009 505.14

Notice requirements, Minn. Statutes 2009 164.07, 2009 368.01

Property owners, consent, Minn. Statutes 2009 160.09

Recreational vehicle lanes, Minn. Statutes 2009 164.151

Reports about, Minn. Statutes 2009 164.03

Roads abutting on public waters, notice, Minn. Statutes 2009 368.01

Roads on town lines, Minn. Statutes 2009 164.12, 2009 164.14

Town boards of supervisors, duties, Minn. Statutes 2009 164.02, 2009 164.06, 2009 164.07

Town clerks, duties, Minn. Statutes 2009 164.07, 2009 368.01

Alternative dispute resolution, roads on town lines, Minn. Statutes 2009 164.12

Annexation, effect, Minn. Statutes 2009 414.038

Appeals, damage awards, Minn. Statutes 2009 164.07

Approaches, Minn. Statutes 2009 160.18, 2009 161.082

Barricades, liability, Minn. Statutes 2009 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 2009 164.36

Capital expenditures, funding, Minn. Statutes 2009 174.50

Cartways, Minn. Statutes 2009 164.08, 2009 164.35, 2009 435.37

Certificates and certification, construction completion, Minn. Statutes 2009 160.17

City streets used as, maintenance, Minn. Statutes 2009 366.03

Closed or barricaded roads, liability, Minn. Statutes 2009 164.152

Complaints, impassable roads, Minn. Statutes 2009 163.16

Construction and reconstruction

Airport and landing field approach roads, Minn. Statutes 2009 360.032

Businesses affected, mitigation, Minn. Statutes 2009 160.165

Cartways, Minn. Statutes 2009 164.08

Certificates of completion, Minn. Statutes 2009 160.17

Construction contracts, see same under this topic

County highway engineers, duties, Minn. Statutes 2009 160.17

Funding, see same under this topic

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2009 164.02

Outside limits of state construction projects, costs, Minn. Statutes 2009 161.38

Reports about, Minn. Statutes 2009 161.10, 2009 164.03

Road authorities, assistance, Minn. Statutes 2009 161.39

Roads on town lines, see same under this topic

Town boards of supervisors, duties, Minn. Statutes 2009 160.165, 2009 164.02, 2009 164.06

Water-related permits, fee limitation, Minn. Statutes 2009 103G.301

Construction contracts

Existing county contracts, Minn. Statutes 2009 471.345

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2009 160.17

Roads on town lines, joint contracts, Minn. Statutes 2009 164.12

County highways revoked or reverting to towns, hearings, Minn. Statutes 2009 163.11

Culverts, Minn. Statutes 2009 160.18, 2009 161.082

Dakota County, funds for town roads and bridges in, Minn. Statutes 2009 383D.17

Damages

Cartways, establishment, Minn. Statutes 2009 164.08, 2009 435.37

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2009 164.07

Recorded town roads, Minn. Statutes 2009 164.35

Roads on town lines, Minn. Statutes 2009 164.13

Dedication

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2009 160.05, 2009 164.15

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

Definitions

Drainage, Minn. Statutes 2009 160.20

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2009 164.01

Recorded town road maps, Minn. Statutes 2009 164.35

Roads, Minn. Statutes 2009 160.02

Designation, generally, Minn. Statutes 2009 160.01

Drainage

Adjacent landowners, duties, Minn. Statutes 2009 164.07

Drainage ditches, roads on town lines, damages, Minn. Statutes 2009 164.13

Drainage facilities, Minn. Statutes 2009 164.07

Drainage systems, assessments for benefits, Minn. Statutes 2009 103E.615

Funding, town road drainage fund, payments from, Minn. Statutes 2009 164.04

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2009 160.20

Town boards of supervisors, duties, Minn. Statutes 2009 164.36

Town road drainage taxes, Minn. Statutes 2009 164.05

Easements

Acquisition, Minn. Statutes 2009 160.04

Cartways, Minn. Statutes 2009 435.37

Metropolitan area towns, Minn. Statutes 2009 368.01

Emergencies, tax levies, Minn. Statutes 2009 164.04

Eminent domain, see under TOWNS

Erosion, town boards of supervisors, duties, Minn. Statutes 2009 164.36

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

Extinguishing town interest in, notice, Minn. Statutes 2009 164.06

Fences, placement in rights-of-way, Minn. Statutes 2009 160.2715

Frontage roads, Minn. Statutes 2009 161.38

Funding

Adjoining towns, Minn. Statutes 2009 365.10

Capital expenditures, Minn. Statutes 2009 174.50

Cartways, Minn. Statutes 2009 164.08

Consolidated conservation areas account, allocation, Minn. Statutes 2009 84A.51

Construction and reconstruction, Minn. Statutes 2009 161.082, 2009 162.06, 2009 163.04, 2009 174.52

Culverts, Minn. Statutes 2009 161.082

Dakota County, Minn. Statutes 2009 383D.17

Distribution of funds, Minn. Statutes 2009 368.49

Drainage, town road drainage funds, use, Minn. Statutes 2009 164.04

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2009 162.08

Roads on town lines, Minn. Statutes 2009 164.13

Town bridge account, use, Minn. Statutes 2009 161.082

Town meetings, Minn. Statutes 2009 365.10

Town road account distributions, Minn. Statutes 2009 162.081

Town road and bridge funds, Minn. Statutes 2009 164.03, 2009 365.47

Unorganized townships, Minn. Statutes 2009 477A.14

Hearings

Hedges, trees, and shrubs, cutting and removal, Minn. Statutes 2009 160.22

Highways revoked or reverting to towns, Minn. Statutes 2009 163.11

Recorded town road maps, Minn. Statutes 2009 164.35

Hedges, cutting and removal, hearings, Minn. Statutes 2009 160.22

Hennepin County, local road aid, appropriations, Minn. Statutes 2009 383B.608

Highway work zones, Minn. Statutes 2009 169.14

Impassable roads, Minn. Statutes 2009 163.16

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

Investigations, impassable roads, Minn. Statutes 2009 163.16

Lac qui Parle water control project, Minn. Statutes 2009 84.156

Liability

Closed or barricaded roads, Minn. Statutes 2009 164.152

Local governments, Minn. Statutes 2009 164.155

Location and relocation, Minn. Statutes 2009 160.09, 2009 161.24

Maintenance, improvement, repair, or restoration

Adjacent property owners' responsibility, Minn. Statutes 2009 366.015, 2009 366.016

Cartways, Minn. Statutes 2009 164.08

City streets used as town roads, Minn. Statutes 2009 366.03

Contractors, duties, Minn. Statutes 2009 164.155

Damage appeals, effect, Minn. Statutes 2009 164.07

Expenditures, Minn. Statutes 2009 160.07, 2009 162.06, 2009 163.04

Financing, see Funding under this topic

Gravel purchases, sales and use taxes, exemption, Minn. Statutes 2009 297A.70

Local governments, liability, Minn. Statutes 2009 164.155

Maintenance vehicles, Minn. Statutes 2009 297A.70, 2009 297B.03

Ramsey County, duties, Minn. Statutes 2009 383A.16

Relocated roads, road authorities, duties, Minn. Statutes 2009 161.24

Roads annexed by cities, contracts to maintain, Minn. Statutes 2009 414.038

Roads on town lines, procedures, Minn. Statutes 2009 164.12

Town boards of supervisors, duties, Minn. Statutes 2009 164.36

Unorganized townships, funds for, Minn. Statutes 2009 477A.14

Weed destruction, ballot required for, Minn. Statutes 2009 366.015

Maps, recorded town roads, Minn. Statutes 2009 164.35

Metropolitan area towns, Minn. Statutes 2009 368.01

Mileage

County state-aid highway fund allocations, basis, Minn. Statutes 2009 162.08

Town road account allocations, basis, Minn. Statutes 2009 162.081

Mineral lands, Minn. Statutes 2009 160.10

Numbers, Saint Louis County, Minn. Statutes 2009 383C.232

One-way roads, parking on, ordinances, Minn. Statutes 2009 169.35

Orders, certified copies, Minn. Statutes 2009 164.07

Ordinances

All-terrain vehicles, Minn. Statutes 2009 84.928

One-way roadways, parking on, Minn. Statutes 2009 169.35

Vegetation, burning, Minn. Statutes 2009 164.02

Outdoor advertising, see OUTDOOR ADVERTISING

Pamphlets, generally, Minn. Statutes 2009 161.31

Permits

Approaches, Minn. Statutes 2009 160.18

Oversize vehicles, Minn. Statutes 2009 169.86

Petitions

Alteration, establishment, or vacation, Minn. Statutes 2009 164.07

Cartways, establishment, Minn. Statutes 2009 164.08

Pipes and pipelines

Placement, town boards of supervisors, duties, Minn. Statutes 2009 164.36

Plats, Minn. Statutes 2009 505.1792

Poles and wires, placement, town boards of supervisors, duties, Minn. Statutes 2009 164.36

Property taxes

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2009 164.04

Limitations, removal, Minn. Statutes 2009 164.041

Public nuisances, town boards of supervisors, duties, Minn. Statutes 2009 164.36

Ramsey County, maintenance, improvement, repair, or restoration, duties, Minn. Statutes 2009 383A.16

Recording, alternative procedures, Minn. Statutes 2009 164.35

Recreational vehicle lanes, Minn. Statutes 2009 164.151

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

Replacement culverts, Minn. Statutes 2009 161.082

Reports about

Construction and improvement, Minn. Statutes 2009 161.10, 2009 164.03

Town boards of supervisors, duties, Minn. Statutes 2009 164.03

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

Right of entry, landowners, drainage connections, Minn. Statutes 2009 160.20

Rights-of-way

Acquisition of land or properties, see same under this topic

Fences, placement in, Minn. Statutes 2009 160.2715

New roads, approaches, Minn. Statutes 2009 160.18

Road authorities, duties and powers, Minn. Statutes 2009 160.04, 2009 164.36

Vegetation, burning, ordinances, Minn. Statutes 2009 164.02

Road authorities

Beaver dams, removal, Minn. Statutes 2009 97B.667

Employees, all-terrain vehicles, operation, Minn. Statutes 2009 84.928

Rights-of-way, duties and powers, Minn. Statutes 2009 160.04, 2009 164.36

Town boards of supervisors, Minn. Statutes 2009 160.02

Road machinery and equipment, reports about, Minn. Statutes 2009 164.03

Roads on line between towns and adjoining cities

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

Costs, Minn. Statutes 2009 164.13

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2009 164.14

Roads on town lines

Alteration establishment, or vacation, see same under this topic

Bridges, see Town bridges under BRIDGES (STRUCTURES)

Costs, Minn. Statutes 2009 164.13

Drainage, see same under this topic

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2009 164.12

Rural residential districts, Minn. Statutes 2009 169.14

Signs and signals, Minn. Statutes 2009 162.08, 2009 164.36

Snow and ice removal

Adjacent property owners, duties, Minn. Statutes 2009 366.016

Town boards of supervisors, duties, Minn. Statutes 2009 164.36

Vote required on, Minn. Statutes 2009 366.016

Speed limits, see SPEED LIMITS

Surveys, Minn. Statutes 2009 164.07

Town road drainage taxes, Minn. Statutes 2009 164.05

Townline roads, recorded width, Minn. Statutes 2009 164.35

Traffic control devices, see TRAFFIC SIGNS AND SIGNALS

Trees and shrubs

Cutting and removal, generally, Minn. Statutes 2009 160.22

Town boards of supervisors, duties, Minn. Statutes 2009 164.36

Unrecorded roads, Minn. Statutes 2009 164.35

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

Vegetation control

Burning in rights-of-way, ordinances, Minn. Statutes 2009 164.02

Town boards of supervisors, duties, Minn. Statutes 2009 164.36

Weed destruction, ballots, Minn. Statutes 2009 366.015

Vehicles on, oversize vehicles, permits, Minn. Statutes 2009 169.86

Water supply, platted towns, Minn. Statutes 2009 365.20

Weeds, destruction, ballots on, Minn. Statutes 2009 366.015

Width

Damages, Minn. Statutes 2009 164.35

Recorded town roads, Minn. Statutes 2009 164.35

Requirements, Minn. Statutes 2009 160.04

Zoning regulations

General regulations, Minn. Statutes 2009 366.12, 2009 366.13

Purpose of, Minn. Statutes 2009 366.14