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Abandoned scrap metal, disposition, Minn. Statutes 2012 168B.09, 2012 168B.10

Abandoned vehicles, see under MOTOR VEHICLES

Accounting and bookkeeping

Financial management information services, Minn. Statutes 2012 123A.23

Property taxes, collection and distribution, Minn. Statutes 2012 276.12

State auditor, duties, Minn. Statutes 2012 6.47

Uniform financial accounting and reporting standards, Minn. Statutes 2012 477A.017

Acquisition of land or property

Contracts, Minn. Statutes 2012 471.64

Historic sites, notice about, Minn. Statutes 2012 138.665

Railroads, abandoned rights-of-way or rail lines, Minn. Statutes 2012 222.63

Rights-of-way, Minn. Statutes 2012 505.1793

Surplus highway projects, Minn. Statutes 2012 161.41

Town roads, see Acquisition of land or property under TOWN ROADS

Adult entertainment establishments, regulation, Minn. Statutes 2012 617.242

Agricultural chemicals, corrective actions, Minn. Statutes 2012 18D.105

Agricultural land preservation programs

Greater Minnesota, see Agricultural land preservation programs under AGRICULTURAL PRESERVES

Metropolitan area, Minn. Statutes 2012 473H.01 to 2012 473H.18

Agricultural machinery and equipment, operation on highways, Minn. Statutes 2012 169.72

Airports and landing fields, see Municipal airports under AIRPORTS AND LANDING FIELDS

Alcoholic beverages

Fees, Minn. Statutes 2012 340A.405, 2012 340A.408

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2012 340A.405

Licenses, approvals, Minn. Statutes 2012 340A.410

Local restrictions, Minn. Statutes 2012 340A.509

Sunday sale, referendum, Minn. Statutes 2012 340A.504

All-terrain vehicles

Operation, regulation within city, Minn. Statutes 2012 84.928

Town property, exemption from registration fee, Minn. Statutes 2012 84.922

Amateur Sports Commission, cooperation, Minn. Statutes 2012 240A.01, 2012 240A.07

Ambulance services

Exceptions, Minn. Statutes 2012 471.476

License applications, notice, Minn. Statutes 2012 144E.11

Public safety equipment, purchasing or leasing, Minn. Statutes 2012 471.3455

Animal control

Damage by dogs, claims, Minn. Statutes 2012 347.15

Dangerous dogs, registration, Minn. Statutes 2012 347.51

Disposition of seized animals, Minn. Statutes 2012 347.541

Dog and cat licenses, Minn. Statutes 2012 365.10

Pounds, see Towns under POUNDS (ANIMAL CONTROL)

Regulated animals, notice and registration of possession, Minn. Statutes 2012 346.155

Annexation of territory, see Towns under ANNEXATION OF TERRITORY

Appeal and equalization boards, see APPEAL AND EQUALIZATION BOARDS

Appropriations by

Abandoned cemeteries, improvement and maintenance, Minn. Statutes 2012 306.246

Ambulance services, Minn. Statutes 2012 471.476

Artistic activities, Minn. Statutes 2012 471.941

Cemeteries, Minn. Statutes 2012 471.24, 2012 471.84

Comprehensive land use plans, Minn. Statutes 2012 462.353

County agricultural societies, Minn. Statutes 2012 38.12, 2012 38.20

County cooperative extension work, Minn. Statutes 2012 38.345

County fairgrounds, improvement, Minn. Statutes 2012 38.18, 2012 38.19

County historical societies, funds for, Minn. Statutes 2012 138.053

Dues, Minnesota Township Association, Minn. Statutes 2012 366.01

Local safety councils, Minn. Statutes 2012 471.63

Membership fees, associations, Minn. Statutes 2012 471.96

Patrol motor vehicles, first aid equipment purchases, Minn. Statutes 2012 169.754

Pest control, Minn. Statutes 2012 18G.13

Rail service, improvement, funds, Minn. Statutes 2012 222.51

Senior citizen centers, Minn. Statutes 2012 471.935

Watershed districts, Minn. Statutes 2012 103D.921

Youth centers, Minn. Statutes 2012 471.935

Appropriations to

County funds for local roads, streets, or bridges, Minn. Statutes 2012 163.04

Energy audits, Minn. Statutes 2012 216C.34

Land use planning activities, Minn. Statutes 2012 462.353

Property tax levy errors, corrections, Minn. Statutes 2012 275.077

Area redevelopment agencies, Minn. Statutes 2012 469.109 to 2012 469.123

Arrested persons, duties regarding, Minn. Statutes 2012 629.404

Articulated buses, exemption, Minn. Statutes 2012 169.86

Artistic activities, Minn. Statutes 2012 471.941

Arts Board, grants, Minn. Statutes 2012 129D.05

Assessments

Special assessments, see SPECIAL ASSESSMENTS

Tax assessments, see TAX ASSESSMENTS

Assessors, see TOWN ASSESSORS

Attachment of territory, Minn. Statutes 2012 414.06

Attorney general, services and fees, Minn. Statutes 2012 8.15

Auctioneers, licenses, Minn. Statutes 2012 330.025

Auctions, see AUCTIONS

Audits and examinations

Audit threshold, Minn. Statutes 2012 367.36

Certified public accountants may perform, Minn. Statutes 2012 6.66

Clerk's duties regarding, Minn. Statutes 2012 367.11

Contested, Minn. Statutes 2012 6.59

Contractors, Minn. Statutes 2012 6.551

Costs, Minn. Statutes 2012 6.56, 2012 6.57, 2012 6.59, 2012 6.60

Evidence of wrongdoing, reports, Minn. Statutes 2012 6.67

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2012 6.65

Option D towns, Minn. Statutes 2012 367.36

Payments and forms, Minn. Statutes 2012 367.18

Petition for audit, Minn. Statutes 2012 6.54

Postaudits, payment, Minn. Statutes 2012 6.62

Property taxes, Minn. Statutes 2012 6.60

Public accountants, Minn. Statutes 2012 6.64

Public accountants may perform, Minn. Statutes 2012 6.55

Scope, Minn. Statutes 2012 6.65

State auditor, duties

Assistance to public accountant, Minn. Statutes 2012 6.68

Certification of amounts due, Minn. Statutes 2012 6.60

Definitions, Minn. Statutes 2012 6.465

Financial statements, attested to and received, Minn. Statutes 2012 471.697

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2012 6.51, 2012 6.54, 2012 6.55, 2012 6.74

State contracts, Minn. Statutes 2012 16C.05

Town clerk, duties, Minn. Statutes 2012 367.11

Town treasurer, duties, Minn. Statutes 2012 367.16

Towns larger than 2,500, Minn. Statutes 2012 471.697

Towns smaller than 2,500, Minn. Statutes 2012 471.698

Traffic violations, fines, Minn. Statutes 2012 169.999

Authority, Minn. Statutes 2012 365.07

Authorization and payment procedure, Minn. Statutes 2012 471.89

Ballot boxes, boxcar seals, Minn. Statutes 2012 204C.08

Bankruptcy, petitions, authority to file, Minn. Statutes 2012 471.831

Barbershops, hours of business, Minn. Statutes 2012 154.26

Bequests, Minn. Statutes 2012 471.17

Bicycle events, approvals, Minn. Statutes 2012 169.222

Bicycle ways, Minn. Statutes 2012 160.263, 2012 160.265

Bicycles, local bikeways, Minn. Statutes 2012 160.265

Bids, see Town contracts under BIDS

Bills, prompt payment, Minn. Statutes 2012 471.425

Bleacher safety enforcement, Minn. Statutes 2012 326B.112

Boards of health, Minn. Statutes 2012 145A.03, 2012 145A.07

Boards of supervisors, see TOWN BOARDS OF SUPERVISORS

Boats and boating, Minn. Statutes 2012 86B.201, 2012 86B.411, 2012 86B.421

Bomb disposal units, Minn. Statutes 2012 176.192

Bonds (officers and fiduciaries), see under TOWN OFFICERS AND EMPLOYEES

Bonds (public debt), see Towns under BONDS (PUBLIC DEBT)

Bookkeeping, see Accounting and bookkeeping under this topic

Boundaries

Boundary commissions, duties, Minn. Statutes 2012 465.79

Change of boundaries, Minn. Statutes 2012 379.02

Changes caused by county boundary changes, Minn. Statutes 2012 370.17

Fences on, Minn. Statutes 2012 344.14, 2012 344.20

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2012 365.01

Rustic roads, Minn. Statutes 2012 160.83

Bounties, rodents, Minn. Statutes 2012 348.12, 2012 348.13

Bridges, see Town bridges under BRIDGES (STRUCTURES)

Budgets

Adoption, Minn. Statutes 2012 275.065

Option C towns, Minn. Statutes 2012 367.35

Systems, state auditor duties, Minn. Statutes 2012 6.47

Building code

Adoption of optional provisions, Minn. Statutes 2012 326B.121

Bleacher safety enforcement, Minn. Statutes 2012 326B.112

Disability access requirements, local enforcement, Minn. Statutes 2012 326B.106, 2012 326B.16

Permit fees and surcharges, report, Minn. Statutes 2012 326B.148

Building movers, Minn. Statutes 2012 221.81

Buildings

Moving over streets and highways, Minn. Statutes 2012 160.26

Road machinery and equipment, Minn. Statutes 2012 164.02

Town property, see TOWN BUILDINGS

Bus or streetcar benches and shelters, Minn. Statutes 2012 160.27

Business development loans, Minn. Statutes 2012 465.78

Business licenses

Failure to obtain, Minn. Statutes 2012 366.19

Metropolitan area towns, Minn. Statutes 2012 368.01

Powers generally, Minn. Statutes 2012 366.01

Bylaws

Evidence of, Minn. Statutes 2012 599.13

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2012 365.11

Optional plans, adoption of, Minn. Statutes 2012 367.32

Cable communications systems, see CABLE COMMUNICATIONS SYSTEMS

Carnivals, Minn. Statutes 2012 437.07 to 2012 437.09

Carpet replacement, recycling, Minn. Statutes 2012 16B.122

Cartways, Minn. Statutes 2012 164.08, 2012 164.09, 2012 164.15, 2012 164.35

Celebrations, town meetings, powers, Minn. Statutes 2012 365.10

Cemeteries, see TOWN CEMETERIES

Cemetery permanent care and improvement funds

Appropriations to, Minn. Statutes 2012 471.84

Deposits to, Minn. Statutes 2012 306.42, 2012 306.43

Establishing, Minn. Statutes 2012 306.41

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2012 306.44, 2012 306.49

Gifts and donations to fund, uses, Minn. Statutes 2012 306.43

Income of fund, uses, Minn. Statutes 2012 306.41 to 2012 306.44

Interest earned, uses, Minn. Statutes 2012 306.42, 2012 306.43

Reports about, Minn. Statutes 2012 306.50, 2012 306.52

Town boards of supervisors, duties, Minn. Statutes 2012 306.41 to 2012 306.44

Certificates of indebtedness, see Towns under CERTIFICATES OF INDEBTEDNESS

Chambers of commerce, see CHAMBERS OF COMMERCE

Charges and rates

Defined, statutory construction, Minn. Statutes 2012 645.44

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2012 444.075

Circuses, Minn. Statutes 2012 437.07 to 2012 437.09

Cities, relationships with

Legal successor, Minn. Statutes 2012 412.091, 2012 412.093

Separation, from statutory cities, Minn. Statutes 2012 365.44, 2012 366.03, 2012 412.081

Claims against the state, claims under agreement with Transportation Department, Minn. Statutes 2012 16A.41

Claims against

Auditing by board, Minn. Statutes 2012 471.40

Compensation claims, exemption, Minn. Statutes 2012 471.38

Contracts with town board supervisors, Minn. Statutes 2012 471.89

Declaration and itemization required, Minn. Statutes 2012 471.38

Declaration form, Minn. Statutes 2012 471.391

False claims, Minn. Statutes 2012 471.392

General procedures, Minn. Statutes 2012 365.38

Imprest fund, creation and disbursements, procedures for, Minn. Statutes 2012 366.01

Payment of improperly itemized or verified claims, Minn. Statutes 2012 471.41

Private road damages, Minn. Statutes 2012 365.08

Workers' compensation awards, preferred claims, Minn. Statutes 2012 176.531

Clean water partnership program, see CLEAN WATER PARTNERSHIP PROGRAM

Clerks, see TOWN CLERKS

Collector motor vehicles, outdoor storage, compliance, Minn. Statutes 2012 168.10

Combined polling places, Minn. Statutes 2012 204B.14

Commercial zones, establishment, Minn. Statutes 2012 173.16

Community antenna television lines, Minn. Statutes 2012 161.45

Community corrections programs, see COMMUNITY CORRECTIONS PROGRAMS

Community disaster loans, receiving, Minn. Statutes 2012 12.301

Community identification signs, placement, Minn. Statutes 2012 173.08

Community mental health centers, establishing, Minn. Statutes 2012 245.62

Community residential services, see under COMMUNITY BASED SERVICES FOR DEVELOPMENTALLY DISABLED PERSONS

Community services development grants, Minn. Statutes 2012 256.9754

Community-based comprehensive municipal plans, Minn. Statutes 2012 394.232, 2012 462.3535

Comparable worth, see COMPARABLE WORTH

Comprehensive land use plans, Minn. Statutes 2012 462.353

Computer systems, data, comparison, Minn. Statutes 2012 13B.01 to 2012 13B.05

Conciliation courts, appearance, Minn. Statutes 2012 491A.02

Conflicts of interest

Cable communications systems franchises, Minn. Statutes 2012 238.15

Contracts and agreements, see same under this topic

Exceptions, Minn. Statutes 2012 471.88, 2012 471.881

General guidelines, Minn. Statutes 2012 365.37

Violation, Minn. Statutes 2012 471.87

Void contracts, generally, Minn. Statutes 2012 471.89

Conservation tax credit, lost revenues, Minn. Statutes 2012 273.119

Consolidation of territory, see Towns under CONSOLIDATION OF TERRITORY

Construction contracts, Minn. Statutes 2012 15.411, 2012 471.345, 2012 471.371, 2012 574.38

Contaminated soil spreading, Minn. Statutes 2012 116.07

Contamination taxes, administration costs, reimbursement, Minn. Statutes 2012 270.98

Continuity during disasters, Minn. Statutes 2012 1.27

Contractors, Minn. Statutes 2012 6.551, 2012 574.05 to 2012 574.10, 2012 574.39

Contracts and agreements

Acquisition and disposition of property, Minn. Statutes 2012 471.64

Advertisements for bids, threshold for, Minn. Statutes 2012 471.345

Authorization and payment procedure, Minn. Statutes 2012 471.89

Best value RFPs, Minn. Statutes 2012 365.37, 2012 469.015, 2012 471.345

Bid requirements, see Town contracts under BIDS

Bonds, Minn. Statutes 2012 469.015

Competitive bids, exceptions, Minn. Statutes 2012 365.37

Conflicts of interest

Exceptions, Minn. Statutes 2012 471.88, 2012 471.881

General guidelines, Minn. Statutes 2012 365.37

Violation, Minn. Statutes 2012 471.87

Void contracts, generally, Minn. Statutes 2012 471.89

Construction contracts, Minn. Statutes 2012 15.411, 2012 471.345, 2012 471.371, 2012 574.38

Contractors, Minn. Statutes 2012 6.551, 2012 574.05 to 2012 574.10, 2012 574.39

Debts in anticipation of collection of taxes levied, Minn. Statutes 2012 471.69

Discrimination prohibited, Minn. Statutes 2012 181.59

Electronic methods, Minn. Statutes 2012 471.345

Emergencies and disasters, special powers, Minn. Statutes 2012 12.37

General powers, Minn. Statutes 2012 365.02

Indebtedness contracted in excess of revenue, Minn. Statutes 2012 471.75, 2012 471.78

Investments, Minn. Statutes 2012 118A.05

Major purchases, Minn. Statutes 2012 365.025

Metropolitan area towns, see same under this topic

Municipal Contracting Law, see under CONTRACTS

Notice, petition and elections, Minn. Statutes 2012 365.025

Payment requiring excess property tax levies, Minn. Statutes 2012 275.27

Private vendors of public services, see PRIVATIZATION

Purchases from corrections industries, Minn. Statutes 2012 16B.181

State patrol, services, Minn. Statutes 2012 169.999

Subcontracts, Minn. Statutes 2012 245.4932, 2012 256F.13

Supplies or equipment, specifications, Minn. Statutes 2012 471.35 to 2012 471.37

Controlled access highways, Minn. Statutes 2012 160.08, 2012 169.305

Conveyances

Deed formalities and procedures, Minn. Statutes 2012 365.05

Other governments, conveyances to, Minn. Statutes 2012 465.035

Real property, Minn. Statutes 2012 366.01

Revoked, at town election, Minn. Statutes 2012 365.24

Rules regarding use, Minn. Statutes 2012 365.04

Trunk highway lands or easements, Minn. Statutes 2012 161.43, 2012 161.44

Cooperation and combination, Minn. Statutes 2012 275.72, 2012 465.81 to 2012 465.86

Cooperative local facilities grants, Minn. Statutes 2012 16B.355

Corporations

Creation, statutory authorization, Minn. Statutes 2012 465.717

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2012 465.719

County agricultural societies, Minn. Statutes 2012 38.12, 2012 38.20

County assessors, services, Minn. Statutes 2012 273.05

County attorneys, duties, Minn. Statutes 2012 219.10

County canvassing boards, designees, appointment, Minn. Statutes 2012 204C.31

County cemetery funds interest, apportionment, Minn. Statutes 2012 306.51, 2012 306.53

County cooperative extension work, funding, Minn. Statutes 2012 38.345

County fairgrounds, improvement, Minn. Statutes 2012 38.18, 2012 38.19

County highways, revocation and reversion to town, Minn. Statutes 2012 163.11

County historical societies, Minn. Statutes 2012 138.053

County liquor license fees, Minn. Statutes 2012 340A.408

County parks, contributions to, Minn. Statutes 2012 398.33

County state-aid highway fund allocations, Minn. Statutes 2012 162.08

Coyotes, taking, Minn. Statutes 2012 348.125

Credit cards, use, Minn. Statutes 2012 471.381

Cross-country ski trails, development, Minn. Statutes 2012 85.43, 2012 85.44

Culverts, construction, Minn. Statutes 2012 103G.301

Currency exchanges, see CURRENCY EXCHANGES

Customer service, deadlines for town action, Minn. Statutes 2012 15.99

Customs inspections facilities, Minn. Statutes 2012 160.27

Dairies, inspections, Minn. Statutes 2012 32.104

Dams

Construction and repair, Minn. Statutes 2012 103G.511

Hydropower generation, Minn. Statutes 2012 103G.535

Renovation and removal after natural disaster, Minn. Statutes 2012 12A.12

State dams, local authority over, Minn. Statutes 2012 103G.521

Data

Definitions, Minn. Statutes 2012 13.02

Financial data, debt collection, Minn. Statutes 2012 16D.06

Government Data Practices Act, see GOVERNMENT DATA

Matching programs, Minn. Statutes 2012 13B.01 to 2012 13B.05

Safeguarding, procedures, Minn. Statutes 2012 270B.14

Tax return data, access, Minn. Statutes 2012 270B.07, 2012 270B.12

Deadline for town action, Minn. Statutes 2012 15.99

Debt and spending limits, see Indebtedness under this topic

Debts in anticipation of collection of taxes levied, Minn. Statutes 2012 471.69

Deferred compensation

Local plans, establishment, Minn. Statutes 2012 356.24

State plan, duties, see STATE DEFERRED COMPENSATION PLAN

Definitions

Abandoned motor vehicles, Minn. Statutes 2012 168B.011

Archives, Minn. Statutes 2012 138.17

Cable communications, Minn. Statutes 2012 238.02

Driver improvement clinics, Minn. Statutes 2012 169.971

Emergency medical services special taxing districts, Minn. Statutes 2012 144F.01

Energy conservation investments, Minn. Statutes 2012 216C.37

Fire or police state aid, Minn. Statutes 2012 69.011

Flight property taxes, Minn. Statutes 2012 270.071

Legislative districts, Minn. Statutes 2012 2.031

Metropolitan Revenue Distribution Act, Minn. Statutes 2012 473F.02

Natural resources law, Minn. Statutes 2012 88.01

Personal property taxes, Minn. Statutes 2012 272.03

Self-insurance coverage, Minn. Statutes 2012 471.98

Soil conservation law, Minn. Statutes 2012 103F.401

Special assessments, Minn. Statutes 2012 435.201

State aid reductions (2009-2010), Minn. Statutes 2012 477A.0133

Statutory construction, Minn. Statutes 2012 645.44

Tax relief area revenue distribution, Minn. Statutes 2012 276A.01

Town officers, Minn. Statutes 2012 367.30

Unfunded indebtedness, Iron Range towns, Minn. Statutes 2012 471.71

Utility valuation transition aid, Minn. Statutes 2012 477A.16

Voting machine law, Minn. Statutes 2012 206.56

Depositories, see Funds and accounts under this topic

Detachment of territory, see Towns under DETACHMENT OF TERRITORY

Devises and bequests, accepting, Minn. Statutes 2012 471.17

Direct deposit, employees payroll, Minn. Statutes 2012 471.426

Disability access requirements, local enforcement, Minn. Statutes 2012 326B.106, 2012 326B.16

Disabled persons, facilities, notice received, Minn. Statutes 2012 245.821

Discrimination

Contracts, Minn. Statutes 2012 181.59

Policy of state, Minn. Statutes 2012 363A.02

Dissolution

County bonds for debt payment, Minn. Statutes 2012 365.47

County ownership of property, Minn. Statutes 2012 365.49

Disposal of funds and debt levy, Minn. Statutes 2012 365.46

General procedures, Minn. Statutes 2012 365.45

Metropolitan area towns, Minn. Statutes 2012 473F.13

State aid, calculation and payment, Minn. Statutes 2012 477A.014

Towns in Saint Louis County, Minn. Statutes 2012 368.47

Distressed food, gifts to towns, Minn. Statutes 2012 604A.10

Ditch machinery, Minn. Statutes 2012 160.201

Documents

Town clerks, Minn. Statutes 2012 367.11, 2012 367.14

Town treasurer, duties regarding, Minn. Statutes 2012 367.16

Dogs, duties regarding, see Animal control under this topic

Drainage systems, see DRAINAGE SYSTEMS

Driver improvement clinics, Minn. Statutes 2012 169.972

Drug paraphernalia, Minn. Statutes 2012 152.205

Duluth Transit Authority, property transfers to, Minn. Statutes 2012 458A.34

Dumps, Minn. Statutes 2012 365.10, 2012 366.01

Easements

Flowage, Minn. Statutes 2012 103G.565

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2012 444.075

Public utilities, Minn. Statutes 2012 462.358

Town roads, Minn. Statutes 2012 368.01

Economic development authorities, town participation, Minn. Statutes 2012 469.1082

Economic development property, tax abatement payments, Minn. Statutes 2012 469.1815

Economic opportunity grants, Minn. Statutes 2012 471.655

Elected officers, see Vacancies in elective offices under TOWN OFFICERS AND EMPLOYEES

Election judges, see ELECTION JUDGES

Elections, see TOWN ELECTIONS

Electric personal mobility assistive devices, Minn. Statutes 2012 169.212

Electronic incapacitation devices, sale, licenses, Minn. Statutes 2012 624.731

Electronic transactions, Minn. Statutes 2012 471.345, 2012 471.381

Elevators, see ELEVATORS, DUMBWAITERS, ESCALATORS, AND MOVING WALKS

Emergencies

Community disaster loans, receiving, Minn. Statutes 2012 12.301

Continuity during disasters, Minn. Statutes 2012 1.27

Emergency management, see EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT

Nuclear power plants, Minn. Statutes 2012 12.13

Relief, materials and equipment, Minn. Statutes 2012 88.065

Special powers, Minn. Statutes 2012 12.37

Emergency medical services

Charges for, collection, Minn. Statutes 2012 366.011

Generally, see EMERGENCY MEDICAL SERVICES

Special taxing districts, Minn. Statutes 2012 144F.01, 2012 275.066

Eminent domain

Entry upon land subject to eminent domain proceedings, Minn. Statutes 2012 117.041

Exceptions for, Minn. Statutes 2012 117.012

Great River Road, adjacent areas, Minn. Statutes 2012 161.142

Private property, metropolitan area towns, Minn. Statutes 2012 368.01

Road or street building materials, Minn. Statutes 2012 160.11

Sewers, Minn. Statutes 2012 444.075

Storm water control systems, Minn. Statutes 2012 444.075

Toll facilities, Minn. Statutes 2012 160.85

Town roads

Easements, Minn. Statutes 2012 160.04

Metropolitan area towns, Minn. Statutes 2012 368.01

Minimum-maintenance roads, limitations, Minn. Statutes 2012 160.095

Rights-of-way, Minn. Statutes 2012 160.02, 2012 160.04, 2012 160.06

Trees and hedges, Minn. Statutes 2012 160.22

Trunk highways, Minn. Statutes 2012 161.202

Wastewater treatment facilities, Minn. Statutes 2012 444.075

Water supply, Minn. Statutes 2012 444.075

Wetlands preservation areas, Minn. Statutes 2012 103F.614

Employees, see TOWN OFFICERS AND EMPLOYEES

Employment and training services, local service providers, Minn. Statutes 2012 116L.871

Energy audits, appropriations for, Minn. Statutes 2012 216C.34

Energy conservation

Information about, Commerce Department, duties, Minn. Statutes 2012 216C.02

Investments, Minn. Statutes 2012 471.65

Training, preventive maintenance, Minn. Statutes 2012 16B.481

Entitlement lands, federal payments in lieu of taxes, Minn. Statutes 2012 471.653

Entrance signs, Minn. Statutes 2012 173.02, 2012 173.025

Environmental assessment worksheets, Minn. Statutes 2012 116D.04

Environmental impact statements, Minn. Statutes 2012 116D.04, 2012 116D.045

Environmental Quality Board, appointments, Minn. Statutes 2012 115A.34

Equalization boards, see APPEAL AND EQUALIZATION BOARDS

Estrays, lawsuits, Minn. Statutes 2012 346.05

Excavations

Dangerous, public nuisances, Minn. Statutes 2012 471.92

One call excavation notice system, Minn. Statutes 2012 216D.01, 2012 216D.02, 2012 216D.03

Orders to fill or protect, Minn. Statutes 2012 463.25

Expenses and expenditures

Expenditures exceeding revenues, Minn. Statutes 2012 365.43, 2012 471.76 to 2012 471.78

State mandates, see under LOCAL GOVERNMENTS

Exploratory boring, regulation, generally, Minn. Statutes 2012 103I.111

Fairs, Minn. Statutes 2012 437.07 to 2012 437.09

Family day care, rules and regulations, Minn. Statutes 2012 245A.15

Federal employment programs, Minn. Statutes 2012 15.61

Federal water data agreements, Minn. Statutes 2012 103A.405

Fees

Defined, statutory construction, Minn. Statutes 2012 645.44

Postsecondary schools and students, fees on, Minn. Statutes 2012 471.685

Fence viewers, Minn. Statutes 2012 344.01, 2012 344.14, 2012 344.18

Fences

Boundaries, fences on, Minn. Statutes 2012 344.14, 2012 344.20

Exemption from state law, Minn. Statutes 2012 344.011

Fertilizers, phosphorus-containing, Minn. Statutes 2012 18C.110, 2012 18C.62

Festivals, town meetings, powers, Minn. Statutes 2012 365.10

Finances

Accounting and bookkeeping, see same under this topic

Dissolution, procedures, Minn. Statutes 2012 368.49

Distribution of funds, Minn. Statutes 2012 368.49

Expenses and expenditures, see same under this topic

Funds and accounts, see same under this topic

General powers, Minn. Statutes 2012 368.47

Market value of property, Minn. Statutes 2012 368.47

Option C towns, town administrator, duties, Minn. Statutes 2012 367.35

Record of resolution, Minn. Statutes 2012 368.48

Town clerk's report, Minn. Statutes 2012 367.31

Town treasurer's duties regarding, Minn. Statutes 2012 367.16

Financial assistance

Applications, Minn. Statutes 2012 174.04

Water pollution, Minn. Statutes 2012 103F.725, 2012 103F.731

Financial institutions, access to records of, Minn. Statutes 2012 13A.01 to 2012 13A.04

Financial reports

Extension of filing time limits, disaster areas, Minn. Statutes 2012 471.6995

Minutes of, town clerk's duties, Minn. Statutes 2012 367.11

Notices and requests for, Minn. Statutes 2012 367.11, 2012 367.31

Publication, Minn. Statutes 2012 471.697

Requirements, Minn. Statutes 2012 471.697

State auditor, Minn. Statutes 2012 6.74

Town treasurers, duties regarding, Minn. Statutes 2012 367.16, 2012 367.31

Fire insurance trust and escrow withholding accounts list, Minn. Statutes 2012 65A.50

Fire protection and prevention

Charges for services, collection, Minn. Statutes 2012 366.011

Contract for service, Minn. Statutes 2012 365.181

Equipment, Minn. Statutes 2012 365.16, 2012 365.17, 2012 465.73

Fire departments, public safety equipment, purchasing or leasing, Minn. Statutes 2012 471.3455

Fire service, Minn. Statutes 2012 365.181

Fire wardens, Minn. Statutes 2012 88.17

Forest fires, Minn. Statutes 2012 88.45

Funding, Minn. Statutes 2012 365.15

Local improvements to private land, Minn. Statutes 2012 88.28, 2012 88.45, 2012 88.46

Natural Resources Department, providing, for wildfires, Minn. Statutes 2012 88.065

Platted towns, Minn. Statutes 2012 365.20

Private lands, see under FORESTS

Prosecutions, Minn. Statutes 2012 88.17

Special districts, Minn. Statutes 2012 368.85

Special elections, Minn. Statutes 2012 365.21

Tax levies, Minn. Statutes 2012 365.16, 2012 365.18

Unorganized territories contracts to provide, Minn. Statutes 2012 365.243

Fire protection industry licensing, definitions, Minn. Statutes 2012 299M.01

Fire sprinkler systems, Minn. Statutes 2012 299M.07

Fire state aid, allocation between volunteer and salaried firefighters relief associations, Minn. Statutes 2012 353A.04

Firearms

Dealers, location, Minn. Statutes 2012 471.635

Discharge, regulation, Minn. Statutes 2012 471.633

Fires

Fire protection and prevention, see same under this topic

Investigations, see under FIRES

Railroads, fires caused by, costs, Minn. Statutes 2012 219.761

Fireworks displays, see FIREWORKS

Fiscal capacity

Defined, Minn. Statutes 2012 276A.01

Metropolitan area towns, Minn. Statutes 2012 473F.02, 2012 473F.07

Fiscal year, designation, Minn. Statutes 2012 471.696

Flood emergency protection plans, Minn. Statutes 2012 103F.155

Floodplain management, Minn. Statutes 2012 103F.121

Fluorescent and high intensity discharge lamps, collection, Minn. Statutes 2012 216B.241

Foreign states, interstate bridges, Minn. Statutes 2012 165.07

Foreign trade zone powers, Minn. Statutes 2012 469.193

Forests

Municipal forests, Minn. Statutes 2012 459.06

Shade tree pest control, grant program, Minn. Statutes 2012 89.62

Four-wheel all-terrain vehicles, use on designated roadways, Minn. Statutes 2012 169.045

Franchises

Bus or streetcar benches and shelters, Minn. Statutes 2012 160.27

Cable communications systems, see CABLE COMMUNICATIONS SYSTEMS

Frontage roads, see TOWN ROADS

Funds and accounts

Accounting and bookkeeping, see same under this topic

Apportionment, partition of town, Minn. Statutes 2012 379.06

Appropriations from, trunk highways, Minn. Statutes 2012 161.38

Aquatic plant control, Minn. Statutes 2012 103G.625

Audits and examinations, see same under this topic

Bond and interest fund, dissolved towns, Minn. Statutes 2012 368.49

Bridge funds, see Road and bridge funds under this topic

Capital reserve fund, creation of, at town meeting, Minn. Statutes 2012 365.10

Cemetery funds, Minn. Statutes 2012 365.26 to 2012 365.36

Cemetery permanent care and improvement funds, see same under this topic

Debt service funds, see Towns under BONDS (PUBLIC DEBT)

Depositories, Minn. Statutes 2012 118A.02, 2012 366.01, 2012 366.07, 2012 366.08

Deposits to

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2012 168B.08

Littering, fines, Minn. Statutes 2012 169.421

Penalties and forfeitures, Minn. Statutes 2012 366.05

Pest control funds, Minn. Statutes 2012 18G.13

Public nuisances, execution sale receipts, Minn. Statutes 2012 617.84

Snow removal payments, private lands, Minn. Statutes 2012 160.21

Tax revenues, bonds (public debt), Minn. Statutes 2012 475.73

Dissolution of towns, Minn. Statutes 2012 365.49

Dues, Minnesota Township Association, Minn. Statutes 2012 366.01

Fire fund, Minn. Statutes 2012 88.04, 2012 88.77

General fund, Minn. Statutes 2012 206.59, 2012 435.202, 2012 435.203

General powers, Minn. Statutes 2012 366.01

Imprest funds, establishment and management of, Minn. Statutes 2012 366.01

Interest, Minn. Statutes 2012 366.01, 2012 366.09, 2012 367.19, 2012 368.49

Investments, see same under this topic

Local relief associations, special benefit coverage, Minn. Statutes 2012 353A.08

Mosquito abatement funds, Minn. Statutes 2012 18G.14

Permanent improvement fund, Minn. Statutes 2012 435.202, 2012 435.203

Posting and reading of annual report, Minn. Statutes 2012 366.22

Public funds, defined, Minn. Statutes 2012 118A.01

Retirement funds, contribution of lawful gambling receipts, Minn. Statutes 2012 471.6151

Road and bridge funds, see same under this topic

Sufficiency of money, Iron Range towns, Minn. Statutes 2012 471.75

Surplus funds, transfer, Minn. Statutes 2012 366.04

Taconite and iron sulfides tax revenues, excess distribution, Minn. Statutes 2012 298.28

Taconite municipal aid, excess distribution, Minn. Statutes 2012 298.282

Town boards of audit, duties regarding, Minn. Statutes 2012 366.21

Town boards of supervisors, power over, Minn. Statutes 2012 366.01

Town road drainage funds, Minn. Statutes 2012 164.04, 2012 164.05

Town treasurers, duties regarding, Minn. Statutes 2012 367.16

Unpaid accounts, Minn. Statutes 2012 366.012, 2012 366.20, 2012 367.16

Gambling and gambling devices

Definitions, Minn. Statutes 2012 349.30

Lawful gambling contributions to towns, Minn. Statutes 2012 349.12

License revocation or suspension, Minn. Statutes 2012 349.34, 2012 349.37

Notice received, Minn. Statutes 2012 349.1641, 2012 349.166

Permits, Minn. Statutes 2012 349.213

Presence of devices, reports, Minn. Statutes 2012 349.33

Seized devices, money in, Minn. Statutes 2012 626.04

Gambling taxes, Minn. Statutes 2012 297E.02

Game refuges and hunting grounds, payments in lieu of taxes, Minn. Statutes 2012 97A.061

General procedures, Minn. Statutes 2012 365.39

Gifts to

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2012 444.075

Land, conveyances to state, Minn. Statutes 2012 465.025

Power to accept, generally, Minn. Statutes 2012 465.03

Grain warehouses, Minn. Statutes 2012 232.22

Grants by, recipients, Minn. Statutes 2012 6.551

Great River Road, Minn. Statutes 2012 161.142, 2012 161.148

Groundwater

Plans, metropolitan counties, Minn. Statutes 2012 103B.255

Sensitive areas, notice received, Minn. Statutes 2012 103H.101

Group insurance, public employees, Minn. Statutes 2012 471.6161

Harmful aquatic plants, destruction, Minn. Statutes 2012 103G.625

Hazardous buildings

Definitions, Minn. Statutes 2012 463.15

Eminent domain, Minn. Statutes 2012 463.152

Orders, Minn. Statutes 2012 463.16, 2012 463.161

Hazardous substances releases, liability, Minn. Statutes 2012 115B.04, 2012 115B.05

Health and accident insurance benefits, retired employees, Minn. Statutes 2012 471.611

Health care purchasing alliances, see HEALTH CARE PURCHASING ALLIANCES

Health departments, county personnel administration systems, jurisdiction, Minn. Statutes 2012 375.62

Hearings, property taxes, abatement, Minn. Statutes 2012 469.1813

Hennepin County, see Towns in under HENNEPIN COUNTY

Heritage preservation commissions, Minn. Statutes 2012 471.193

Highways, duties, see HIGHWAYS

Historic sites, duties regarding, Minn. Statutes 2012 138.665, 2012 138.666, 2012 138.669

Homestead benefits improperly allowed, Minn. Statutes 2012 273.124, 2012 290A.25

Horse racing, Minn. Statutes 2012 240.06, 2012 240.17

Hospital districts, see HOSPITAL DISTRICTS

Hospitals

County hospital authorities, Minn. Statutes 2012 144.581

Municipal hospitals, leases, Minn. Statutes 2012 471.475

Town hospitals, Minn. Statutes 2012 471.95

Hours for voting, approval, Minn. Statutes 2012 204C.05

Housing programs

Housing preservation program grants, Minn. Statutes 2012 462A.203

Innovative and inclusionary housing program, Minn. Statutes 2012 462A.2093, 2012 462A.21, 2012 462A.236

Loss of housing due to welfare reform, reports about, Minn. Statutes 2012 462A.2065, 2012 469.0305

Human services

Administration, cooperation, Minn. Statutes 2012 256.96

Licensing, notice received, Minn. Statutes 2012 245A.04

Hydrants, Minn. Statutes 2012 365.20, 2012 444.075

Impounded motor vehicles, Minn. Statutes 2012 168B.08, 2012 168B.09, 2012 168B.10

Impoundments, see IMPOUNDMENTS

Improvements, see Public improvements under this topic

Income and franchise taxes (state)

Exemption, Minn. Statutes 2012 290.05, 2012 290.0922

New local taxes, Minn. Statutes 2012 477A.016

Incorporation, Minn. Statutes 2012 414.02

Indebtedness contracted in excess of revenue, Minn. Statutes 2012 471.75, 2012 471.78

Indebtedness

Apportionment, partition of towns, Minn. Statutes 2012 379.06

Debt in anticipation of taxes levied, Minn. Statutes 2012 471.69

Dissolution, Minn. Statutes 2012 368.47, 2012 368.49

Floating indebtedness, Minn. Statutes 2012 475.52

Indebtedness exceeding revenues, Minn. Statutes 2012 471.75, 2012 471.76, 2012 471.78

Limitations, Minn. Statutes 2012 473F.02

Statements about, monthly reporting requirements, Iron Range towns, Minn. Statutes 2012 471.76

Unfunded, Iron Range towns, Minn. Statutes 2012 471.71 to 2012 471.83

Individual annuity contracts, purchase for employees, Minn. Statutes 2012 471.615

Industrial development districts, Minn. Statutes 2012 469.153

Industrial zones, establishment, Minn. Statutes 2012 173.16

Information returns (taxes), Minn. Statutes 2012 289A.12, 2012 289A.18, 2012 289A.19

Insect pests, control, county agricultural inspectors, duties, Minn. Statutes 2012 18.81

Inspections, notice requirements, Minn. Statutes 2012 366.01

Interest earned on county cemetery funds, Minn. Statutes 2012 306.51, 2012 306.53

Interregional transportation corridor development, funding, Minn. Statutes 2012 161.361

Investments

Cemetery funds, Minn. Statutes 2012 365.36

Cemetery permanent care and improvement funds, Minn. Statutes 2012 306.44

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2012 118A.02, 2012 118A.04, 2012 118A.05

Higher Education Facilities Authority revenue bonds, Minn. Statutes 2012 136A.38

Higher Education Office revenue bonds, Minn. Statutes 2012 136A.178

State university revenue bonds, Minn. Statutes 2012 136F.91

Iron Range towns

Economic development grants and loans to, Minn. Statutes 2012 298.17, 2012 298.2213

Payments to

Agglomerating facilities taxes, revenues, Minn. Statutes 2012 298.396

Taconite and iron sulfides tax revenues, allocation, Minn. Statutes 2012 298.225, 2012 298.28

Taconite municipal aid, Minn. Statutes 2012 298.282, 2012 298.283

Taconite state aid, Minn. Statutes 2012 298.285

Semitaconite taxes, revenues, Minn. Statutes 2012 298.39

Tax relief area revenue distribution, Minn. Statutes 2012 276A.01 to 2012 276A.09

Unfunded indebtedness, Minn. Statutes 2012 471.71 to 2012 471.83

Joint planning sessions, municipal services, extension, Minn. Statutes 2012 471.591

Joint powers agreements

Bleacher safety enforcement, Minn. Statutes 2012 326B.112

Cooperative purchasing agreements, state contracts, Minn. Statutes 2012 16C.10, 2012 16C.11

Requirements, generally, Minn. Statutes 2012 471.59

Joint tax assessments, Minn. Statutes 2012 273.072

Judgments against

Bonds, issuance to pay, Minn. Statutes 2012 475.52

Dissolution of town, Minn. Statutes 2012 365.47

General procedures, Minn. Statutes 2012 365.39

Payment, execution procedures, Minn. Statutes 2012 365.41

Property tax levy for payment, Minn. Statutes 2012 365.41, 2012 365.42

Juvenile offenders, group facilities, notice before licensing, Minn. Statutes 2012 241.021

Lake improvement districts, Minn. Statutes 2012 103B.515, 2012 459.20

Lake Superior safe harbors program, Minn. Statutes 2012 86A.24

Lakes and ponds

Town boards of supervisors, duties, Minn. Statutes 2012 459.20

Weed and algae control, Minn. Statutes 2012 103G.621

Land use actions by state or local governments, notice received, Minn. Statutes 2012 471.99

Land use planning grants, Minn. Statutes 2012 462.353

Land use planning

Aggregate materials lands, planning, Minn. Statutes 2012 84.94

Boards of adjustment and appeals, Minn. Statutes 2012 462.354

Cities and towns, Minn. Statutes 2012 462.353

Comprehensive land use plans, contracts, Minn. Statutes 2012 462.353

Definitions, Minn. Statutes 2012 462.352

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2012 462.355

Mississippi headwaters land use plan, duties, Minn. Statutes 2012 103F.371

Regulations, adoption of, Minn. Statutes 2012 366.10

Shorelines, see SHORELANDS

Land, see Real property under this topic

Law enforcement agencies, town boards, authorization, Minn. Statutes 2012 367.401

Lawsuits

Bonds, compelling performance, Minn. Statutes 2012 444.075

Conciliation courts, appearance, Minn. Statutes 2012 491A.02

County attorneys, duties, Minn. Statutes 2012 219.10

Estrays, value, Minn. Statutes 2012 346.05

General procedures, Minn. Statutes 2012 365.39

Judgments against, see same under this topic

Name in suit, service and defense, Minn. Statutes 2012 365.40

Notification and order waiting period, Minn. Statutes 2012 365.38

Plaintiffs' surety bonds, Minn. Statutes 2012 562.01 to 2012 562.05

Powers, generally, Minn. Statutes 2012 365.02

Public participation lawsuits, Minn. Statutes 2012 554.01, 2012 554.02

Surety bonds, Minn. Statutes 2012 366.05

Tax levies for judgment payments, Minn. Statutes 2012 365.41, 2012 365.42

League of Minnesota cities, dues, Minn. Statutes 2012 465.58

Leases

Conflicts of interest, Minn. Statutes 2012 471.87 to 2012 471.89

Land, Minn. Statutes 2012 366.01, 2012 465.035

Public safety equipment, Minn. Statutes 2012 471.3455

Regional treatment center buildings, community corrections, Minn. Statutes 2012 241.31

Rental purchase agreements, Minn. Statutes 2012 465.71

Road or street building materials, Minn. Statutes 2012 160.11

Town cemetery lands, Minn. Statutes 2012 365.26

Township telephone systems, Minn. Statutes 2012 237.40

Trunk highways, easements, Minn. Statutes 2012 161.431

Leaves, open burning, Minn. Statutes 2012 116.082

Legal newspapers

Definitions, Minn. Statutes 2012 331A.01

Designation for official publications, Minn. Statutes 2012 331A.04

Liability insurance

Joint ventures or enterprises, Minn. Statutes 2012 471.59

Self-insurance pools, Minn. Statutes 2012 471.98 to 2012 471.982

Liability

Claims for loss or injury, notice received, Minn. Statutes 2012 466.05

Hazardous substances releases, Minn. Statutes 2012 115B.04, 2012 115B.05

Immunity, extension of state immunity to local governments, Minn. Statutes 2012 466.03

Joint ventures or enterprises, Minn. Statutes 2012 471.59

Minimum-maintenance roads, Minn. Statutes 2012 160.095

Park roads, torts, exemptions, Minn. Statutes 2012 160.82

Private road damages, Minn. Statutes 2012 365.08

Property owned by town, Minn. Statutes 2012 365.41

Railroad aid, limitations on, Minn. Const. art 11 s 12

Rustic roads, torts, exemption, Minn. Statutes 2012 160.83

Streets and roads, warning signs, failure to place, Minn. Statutes 2012 160.16

Taxes, claims associated with, immunity from, Minn. Statutes 2012 466.03

Toll facility revenue bonds, Minn. Statutes 2012 160.89

Tort liability, local governments, Minn. Statutes 2012 466.01

Unfair discriminatory practices, Minn. Statutes 2012 363A.29

Libraries, see PUBLIC LIBRARIES

Licenses

Bus or streetcar benches and shelters, Minn. Statutes 2012 160.27

Carnivals, Minn. Statutes 2012 437.08

Circuses, Minn. Statutes 2012 437.08

Deadline for town action, Minn. Statutes 2012 15.99

Fairs, Minn. Statutes 2012 437.08

Fees, reporting requirements, Minn. Statutes 2012 6.74

Liquor licenses, see Alcoholic beverages under this topic

Metropolitan area towns, Minn. Statutes 2012 368.01

Shows, Minn. Statutes 2012 437.08

Snowmobiles, restriction, Minn. Statutes 2012 84.85

Vending machines, Minn. Statutes 2012 471.707

Watercraft, licensing prohibited, Minn. Statutes 2012 86B.421

Liens, motor vehicles, exemptions, Minn. Statutes 2012 168A.16

Light rail transit

Plans, reports received, Minn. Statutes 2012 473.3994

Warning signals, Minn. Statutes 2012 473.4055

Limousine services, Minn. Statutes 2012 221.84

Littering, Minn. Statutes 2012 115A.99

Living at home/block nurse programs, Minn. Statutes 2012 256B.0917

Loans to

Clean water partnership loans, Minn. Statutes 2012 103F.725

Debt service deficiency loans, Minn. Statutes 2012 475A.04

Energy conservation investments, Minn. Statutes 2012 471.65

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2012 465.73

Hardship acquisition and relocation, Minn. Statutes 2012 473.167

Highway rights-of-way acquisition, Minn. Statutes 2012 473.167

Public works projects, Minn. Statutes 2012 471.65

Secured loans, bank liability, Minn. Statutes 2012 48.24

Local firefighter relief associations, duties, see Municipalities under LOCAL FIREFIGHTER RELIEF ASSOCIATIONS

Local police relief associations, duties, see Municipalities under LOCAL POLICE RELIEF ASSOCIATIONS

Local recreation grants, Minn. Statutes 2012 85.019

Local relief associations

Budgets, Minn. Statutes 2012 353A.09, 2012 423A.01

Consolidation, Minn. Statutes 2012 353A.04, 2012 353A.06, 2012 423A.17

Reports received, Minn. Statutes 2012 69.77, 2012 353A.06

Special benefit coverage, Minn. Statutes 2012 353A.08

Local retirement plans or funds, establishment, Minn. Statutes 2012 356.25

Local safety councils, Minn. Statutes 2012 471.63

Local tax rate, defined, Minn. Statutes 2012 276A.01

Local taxes, special laws, Minn. Statutes 2012 270C.171

Local water management, see LOCAL WATER MANAGEMENT

Lodging taxes, Minn. Statutes 2012 469.190

Logging railroads across highways, Minn. Statutes 2012 160.24

Mailboxes, Minn. Statutes 2012 169.072, 2012 366.015

Maintenance of effort, temporary suspension, Minn. Statutes 2012 275.77

Management and Budget Department, services, Minn. Statutes 2012 43A.36

Manufactured home parks

Closing or conversion, duties, Minn. Statutes 2012 327C.095

Definitions, Minn. Statutes 2012 327C.01

Manufactured homes, ordinances, Minn. Statutes 2012 366.151

Maps, state demographer, duties, Minn. Statutes 2012 4A.02

Matching fund requirements, temporary suspension, Minn. Statutes 2012 275.77

Matching programs, comparison of data, Minn. Statutes 2012 13B.01 to 2012 13B.05

Meat and poultry inspection, see MEAT AND POULTRY INSPECTION

Medical response units, Minn. Statutes 2012 144E.275

Meetings, see Town meetings under this topic

Mental health services, applying for, Minn. Statutes 2012 245.63

Merit systems, police, see POLICE CIVIL SERVICE COMMISSIONS

Metropolitan agricultural preserves, Minn. Statutes 2012 473H.01 to 2012 473H.18

Metropolitan area towns

Association of Metropolitan Municipalities, see ASSOCIATION OF METROPOLITAN MUNICIPALITIES

Census, Minn. Statutes 2012 368.01, 2012 368.015

Comprehensive municipal plans, see Metropolitan area under COMPREHENSIVE MUNICIPAL PLANS

Consulting, Minn. Statutes 2012 473.147

Definitions, government data, Minn. Statutes 2012 13.02

Dissolution, consolidation, annexation, detachment, or incorporation, Minn. Statutes 2012 473F.13

Elections, guidelines, Minn. Statutes 2012 367.03

Federal aid, Minn. Statutes 2012 473.223

Financial assistance, Minn. Statutes 2012 473.384

Fiscal capacity, Minn. Statutes 2012 473F.02, 2012 473F.07

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2012 368.01

Grants to, Minn. Statutes 2012 473.252

Housing, affordability and life-cycle goals, Minn. Statutes 2012 473.254

Housing and redevelopment powers, Minn. Statutes 2012 473.195, 2012 473.201

Inclusionary housing development program, Minn. Statutes 2012 473.251, 2012 473.255

Indebtedness, net debt limitations, Minn. Statutes 2012 473F.02

Land, water development and management, Minn. Statutes 2012 473.191

Land and water development ordinances, Minn. Statutes 2012 473.208

Light rail transit warning signals, Minn. Statutes 2012 473.4055

Metropolitan area regional recreational open space system, Minn. Statutes 2012 473.315, 2012 473.333

Metropolitan parks and open spaces, definitions, Minn. Statutes 2012 473.301

Metropolitan revenue distribution, exclusion, Minn. Statutes 2012 473F.02

Net tax capacity, Minn. Statutes 2012 473F.05 to 2012 473F.11

Ordinances, Minn. Statutes 2012 368.01, 2012 473.192, 2012 473.206, 2012 473.811

Payments by, Minn. Statutes 2012 473.521, 2012 473.834

Population, Minn. Statutes 2012 368.01, 2012 473F.13

Population estimates, Minn. Statutes 2012 473F.07

Property taxes, see Towns under PROPERTY TAXES

Representation, Minn. Statutes 2012 473.803

Transit programs, Minn. Statutes 2012 473.384

Transit replacement service program, Minn. Statutes 2012 473.388

Transportation planning, Minn. Statutes 2012 473.146

Wastewater treatment, powers, Minn. Statutes 2012 473.521

Metropolitan surface water, see METROPOLITAN SURFACE WATER MANAGEMENT PROGRAMS

Mileage allowances, Minn. Statutes 2012 471.666

Milk, production and processing, ordinances, Minn. Statutes 2012 32.397

Mineral lands, road relocation on, Minn. Statutes 2012 160.10

Minimum-maintenance roads, designation, Minn. Statutes 2012 160.095

Minnesota Township Association dues, Minn. Statutes 2012 366.01

Mississippi headwaters land use plan, duties, Minn. Statutes 2012 103F.371

Model codes, adoption by reference, Minn. Statutes 2012 471.62

Mosquito abatement, see Abatement under MOSQUITOES

Motor vehicles, duties regarding

Abandoned, junk, or unauthorized motor vehicles, Minn. Statutes 2012 168B.04

Definitions, Minn. Statutes 2012 471.666

Identification, Minn. Statutes 2012 471.346

Impoundment, notice, Minn. Statutes 2012 168B.06

Liens, exemptions, Minn. Statutes 2012 168A.16

Rideshare program, use, reimbursement, Minn. Statutes 2012 174.257

Road maintenance vehicles, white strobe lamps, Minn. Statutes 2012 169.64

Sales taxes, revenues, reporting, Minn. Statutes 2012 297A.991

Sewage sludge transport vehicles, Minn. Statutes 2012 169.80

Use, Minn. Statutes 2012 471.666

Motorized golf carts, use on designated roadways, Minn. Statutes 2012 169.045

MSRS, see MINNESOTA STATE RETIREMENT SYSTEM (MSRS)

Municipal bands, orchestras, and choruses, see under BANDS, ORCHESTRAS, AND CHORUSES

Municipal Contracting Law, see under CONTRACTS

Municipal industrial development, see Municipalities under INDUSTRIAL DEVELOPMENT DISTRICTS

Municipal services, extension, Minn. Statutes 2012 471.591

Names

Change of name, Minn. Statutes 2012 379.02, 2012 379.07 to 2012 379.09

New towns, Minn. Statutes 2012 379.01

National railroad passenger corporation, reimbursement, Minn. Statutes 2012 174.62

Natural and scenic areas, development, Minn. Statutes 2012 85.019

Natural gas utilities, Minn. Statutes 2012 216B.361

Natural Resources Department, services to, Minn. Statutes 2012 84.025

Net indebtedness, see Indebtedness under this topic

New counties, fractions of towns, reorganization, Minn. Statutes 2012 370.17

New towns

Election of officers, Minn. Statutes 2012 367.03

Names, Minn. Statutes 2012 379.01

Town clerks, duties regarding, Minn. Statutes 2012 367.14

No-fault automobile insurance, reparation security, Minn. Statutes 2012 65B.48

Noncommercial pesticide applicators, licenses, Minn. Statutes 2012 18E.03

Noncommercial signs, political advertising, exemption, Minn. Statutes 2012 211B.045

Nonprofit corporations

County hospital authorities, Minn. Statutes 2012 144.581

Joint powers entities, creation, Minn. Statutes 2012 465.717

Nuclear power plants, emergency response planning, Minn. Statutes 2012 12.13

Nursery stock, Minn. Statutes 2012 18H.16

Nursing homes, Minn. Statutes 2012 447.41

Occupational safety and health, Minn. Statutes 2012 182.651

Off-highway motorcycles, Minn. Statutes 2012 84.795

Off-road vehicles, Minn. Statutes 2012 84.804

Officers and employees, see TOWN OFFICERS AND EMPLOYEES

One-way roadways, parking on, Minn. Statutes 2012 169.35

Open Meeting Law, exemptions, Minn. Statutes 2012 366.01

Option A towns, Minn. Statutes 2012 367.03, 2012 367.30, 2012 367.31, 2012 367.33

Option B towns, Minn. Statutes 2012 367.03, 2012 367.30, 2012 367.31, 2012 367.34

Option C towns, Minn. Statutes 2012 367.30, 2012 367.31, 2012 367.35

Option D towns, Minn. Statutes 2012 367.30, 2012 367.31, 2012 367.36

Optional plans

Definitions, Minn. Statutes 2012 367.30

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2012 367.31

Laws and ordinances, Minn. Statutes 2012 367.32

Ordinances

Amendments to, Minn. Statutes 2012 462.353, 2012 462.3612

Body art establishments, Minn. Statutes 2012 146B.02, 2012 146B.09

Codification, Minn. Statutes 2012 415.021

Declaratory judgments about, Minn. Statutes 2012 555.11

Evidence of, Minn. Statutes 2012 599.13

Formalities, notices, and posting, Minn. Statutes 2012 365.125

Government, continuity of in emergencies, Minn. Statutes 2012 1.27

Manufactured home relocation trust fund, preemption compensation, Minn. Statutes 2012 327C.095

Option C towns, Minn. Statutes 2012 367.35

Optional plans, Minn. Statutes 2012 367.32

Outdoor lighting fixtures model ordinance, Minn. Statutes 2012 16B.328

Posting of, Minn. Statutes 2012 365.125, 2012 367.11

Publication, Minn. Statutes 2012 365.125, 2012 415.021

Recording, Minn. Statutes 2012 365.125

Rules requiring adoption or amendment of, effective dates, Minn. Statutes 2012 14.128

State statutes or rules, adoption by reference, Minn. Statutes 2012 471.62

Text, notice requirements, Minn. Statutes 2012 365.125

Violations and penalties, Minn. Statutes 2012 366.01, 2012 368.01

Violations defined as crimes, Minn. Statutes 2012 626.05

Water conditioning installation and servicing, Minn. Statutes 2012 326B.53

Organization

Description, filing, Minn. Statutes 2012 379.05

First town meeting, Minn. Statutes 2012 379.045

Organizational meeting, Minn. Statutes 2012 379.01

Petition to organize, Minn. Statutes 2012 379.01

Report by county board, Minn. Statutes 2012 379.04, 2012 379.05

Town meeting, Minn. Statutes 2012 365.50

Outdoor advertising, Minn. Statutes 2012 173.16

Outdoor telephone booths, advertising, Minn. Statutes 2012 160.27

Oversize vehicle permits, Minn. Statutes 2012 168B.15, 2012 169.86, 2012 169.862

Paper stock, Minn. Statutes 2012 16B.122

Parking facilities, polling places, use, Minn. Statutes 2012 204B.16

Parks, see MUNICIPAL PARKS

Partition

Debts, apportionment, Minn. Statutes 2012 379.06

Funds and accounts, apportionment, Minn. Statutes 2012 379.06

Hearing, Minn. Statutes 2012 379.03

Petition of voters, Minn. Statutes 2012 379.02

Report by county board, Minn. Statutes 2012 379.04, 2012 379.05

Size limits, Minn. Statutes 2012 379.02

Patrol motor vehicles, first aid equipment purchases, Minn. Statutes 2012 169.754

Pavement marking costs, reimbursements, Minn. Statutes 2012 161.391

Payments by

Authority, Minn. Statutes 2012 365.07

Direct deposit, employees payroll, Minn. Statutes 2012 471.426

Electronic transactions, Minn. Statutes 2012 471.381

Noxious weed program funding, Minn. Statutes 2012 18.88

Payment requiring excess property tax levies, Minn. Statutes 2012 275.27

Prompt payment, Minn. Statutes 2012 471.425

Peace officers, see Towns under PEACE OFFICERS

Pedestrian crossings, Minn. Statutes 2012 169.215

PERA, see PUBLIC EMPLOYEES RETIREMENT ASSOCIATION (PERA)

Permits

Deadline for town action, Minn. Statutes 2012 15.99

Environmental impact statements, effect on, Minn. Statutes 2012 116D.04

Personal property

Equalization boards, duties, see APPEAL AND EQUALIZATION BOARDS

Metropolitan area towns, adjusted net tax capacity and equalized market value, Minn. Statutes 2012 473F.02

Transfer to other public corporations, Minn. Statutes 2012 471.85

Pest control, see Control under PESTS

Pesticide control

Cooperation, Minn. Statutes 2012 18B.04

Definitions, Minn. Statutes 2012 18B.01

Waste pesticide collection program, Minn. Statutes 2012 18B.065

Petroleum tank release cleanup, reimbursement, Minn. Statutes 2012 115C.09

Pipes and pipelines, Minn. Statutes 2012 299J.02, 2012 299J.05

Plaintiffs' surety bonds, Minn. Statutes 2012 562.01 to 2012 562.05

Planning, county funds, use of, Minn. Statutes 2012 394.25

Plant diseases, see PLANT DISEASES

Plats

Correction of errors, Minn. Statutes 2012 505.165, 2012 505.173, 2012 505.176

County auditors, duties, Minn. Statutes 2012 272.12

Planning reviews, Minn. Statutes 2012 505.03

Rights-of-way, Minn. Statutes 2012 505.1793

Street plats, preparation, Minn. Statutes 2012 505.1792

Transfers, Minn. Statutes 2012 272.12

Validation of certain plats, Minn. Statutes 2012 505.09, 2012 505.16

Plumbers, see Licenses under PLUMBERS

Plumbing

Installation, uniform standards, Minn. Statutes 2012 326B.43

Plan and specification reviews, Minn. Statutes 2012 326B.43

Regulations, Minn. Statutes 2012 326B.44

Police and fire protection, tax levies for, Minn. Statutes 2012 365.16, 2012 365.18

Police departments, see Towns under PEACE OFFICERS

Polling places, see POLLING PLACES

Poor relief system

Abolished, Minn. Statutes 2012 256D.19, 2012 261.001

Employees, transfer, Minn. Statutes 2012 256D.20

Local social services agencies, Minn. Statutes 2012 256D.19, 2012 261.001

Population

County state-aid highway fund allocations, basis, Minn. Statutes 2012 162.08

Estimates

Federal census, use, Minn. Statutes 2012 275.62

Metropolitan area towns, Minn. Statutes 2012 473F.07, 2012 473F.13

Property tax reports, Minn. Statutes 2012 275.62

Metropolitan area towns, Minn. Statutes 2012 368.01

Projections, state demographer, Minn. Statutes 2012 4A.02

Port development assistance program, Minn. Statutes 2012 457A.03

Posting (notices)

Metropolitan area towns, see same under this topic

Posting facilities requirements, Minn. Statutes 2012 366.01

Pounds, see Towns under POUNDS (ANIMAL CONTROL)

Powers, generally, Minn. Statutes 2012 365.02

Printing, paper and ink, Minn. Statutes 2012 16B.122

Private property, see Metropolitan area towns under this topic

Private vendors of public services, see PRIVATIZATION

Property taxes

Abatement, Minn. Statutes 2012 469.1812, 2012 469.1813, 2012 469.1815

Towns, see same under PROPERTY TAXES

Property

All-terrain vehicles, Minn. Statutes 2012 84.922

Boats, license fees, exemption, Minn. Statutes 2012 86B.411

General powers, Minn. Statutes 2012 365.02

Liability of, in suits against town, Minn. Statutes 2012 365.41

Liens, for special assessment, Minn. Statutes 2012 365.181

Nonpayment, seller's remedy, Minn. Statutes 2012 365.025

Off-highway motorcycles, registration fee exemption, Minn. Statutes 2012 84.788

Off-road vehicles, registration fee exemption, Minn. Statutes 2012 84.798

Public property, Minn. Statutes 2012 160.02, 2012 160.03

Real property, Minn. Statutes 2012 15.054

Snowmobiles, Minn. Statutes 2012 84.82

Surplus property (government), Minn. Statutes 2012 15.054

Public accountant, Minn. Statutes 2012 6.64

Public buildings, see TOWN BUILDINGS

Public cemeteries, Minn. Statutes 2012 306.87

Public corporations, Minn. Statutes 2012 365.02

Public defender costs, reimbursement, Minn. Statutes 2012 611.35

Public drainage systems, see DRAINAGE SYSTEMS

Public employees defined contribution plan, duties, see PUBLIC EMPLOYEES DEFINED CONTRIBUTION PLAN

Public funds, see under DEPOSITORIES

Public health, Minn. Statutes 2012 145A.05

Public improvements

Applications for state assistance for, information requirements, Minn. Statutes 2012 16A.86

Budget requests, submission to Management and Budget Department, Minn. Statutes 2012 16A.86

Cancellation, Minn. Statutes 2012 435.202

Cartway easements, Minn. Statutes 2012 435.37

Contractors' bonds, see Public works contractors under BONDS (OFFICERS AND FIDUCIARIES)

Lawsuits about, Minn. Statutes 2012 562.01 to 2012 562.05

Powers, Minn. Statutes 2012 429.021

Proceedings, Minn. Statutes 2012 435.202, 2012 435.56

Public works projects, Minn. Statutes 2012 471.65

Special assessments for, see Towns under SPECIAL ASSESSMENTS

Public lands, see Real property under this topic

Public libraries, see PUBLIC LIBRARIES

Public notices, see under LOCAL GOVERNMENTS

Public recreational facilities and programs, Minn. Statutes 2012 471.17

Public relations, Minn. Statutes 2012 469.191

Public road ditches, costs, Minn. Statutes 2012 160.201

Public safety equipment, purchasing or leasing, Minn. Statutes 2012 471.3455

Public services

Rescues, charges for, Minn. Statutes 2012 366.011

Water supply, see same under this topic

Public utilities

Area development rate plans, Minn. Statutes 2012 216B.161

Community antenna television lines, Minn. Statutes 2012 161.45

Notice received, Minn. Statutes 2012 216.161, 2012 216B.16, 2012 216B.17, 2012 222.37

Public water supply, see Water supply under this topic

Public works projects, see Public improvements under this topic

Publications by

Codification of laws, Minn. Statutes 2012 415.021

Distribution, Minn. Statutes 2012 471.68

Financial reports, Minn. Statutes 2012 471.697

Geographical names, requirement to use, Minn. Statutes 2012 83A.03

Pumps and pumping, water supply, authorizing, Minn. Statutes 2012 444.075

Purchases by

Administration Department, authority, Minn. Statutes 2012 16C.03

Blind-made goods and services, Minn. Statutes 2012 248.075

Cooperative purchasing agreements, state contracts, Minn. Statutes 2012 16C.10

Correctional industry products, Minn. Statutes 2012 16B.181

Credit cards, use, Minn. Statutes 2012 471.381

Installment payments, Minn. Statutes 2012 465.71

Major purchases, Minn. Statutes 2012 365.025

Motor vehicles and equipment, energy conservation, Minn. Statutes 2012 216C.19

Public safety equipment, Minn. Statutes 2012 471.3455

Rental purchase agreements, Minn. Statutes 2012 465.71

State contracts, audits, Minn. Statutes 2012 16C.05

Rabies proclamations, publication costs, Minn. Statutes 2012 35.68

Railroads

Acquiring carriers, contracts with local governments, Minn. Statutes 2012 222.87

Alteration of routes, Minn. Statutes 2012 222.31

Crossings, see RAILROAD CROSSINGS

Fences, Minn. Statutes 2012 219.34

Passenger service agreements, Minn. Statutes 2012 174.61, 2012 174.62, 2012 174.63

Quiet zones, Minn. Statutes 2012 219.166

Rail service improvement program, Minn. Statutes 2012 222.50, 2012 222.51

Real estate tax judgment sales, conveyances before forfeiture, Minn. Statutes 2012 280.385

Real property

Agencies in charge of, Minn. Statutes 2012 103C.235

Conveyances, Minn. Statutes 2012 365.04, 2012 465.025

Conveyances to state, Minn. Statutes 2012 465.025

Deeds, Minn. Statutes 2012 365.05

Gifts to state, Minn. Statutes 2012 94.17, 2012 94.18, 2012 94.19, 2012 94.44

Government property, Minn. Statutes 2012 435.19

Hennepin County Three Rivers Park District acquisition of, Minn. Statutes 2012 383B.72

Leases, Minn. Statutes 2012 465.035

Logging roads, losses from use, limitation of liability, Minn. Statutes 2012 466.03

Property taxes, exemptions, Minn. Statutes 2012 272.02

Public lands, Minn. Statutes 2012 161.202

Purchase or holding for housing or economic development or redevelopment purposes, Minn. Statutes 2012 272.02

Purchasing, Minn. Statutes 2012 444.075

Sale, lease, or conveyance, Minn. Statutes 2012 366.01

State surplus land sales, Minn. Statutes 2012 94.10

Town cemeteries, lands, sale or lease, Minn. Statutes 2012 365.26

Trespass on, Minn. Statutes 2012 366.05

Unimproved land, limitation of liability, Minn. Statutes 2012 466.03

Valuation, water service, Minn. Statutes 2012 365.20

Zoning regulations, see Zoning under this topic

Records and record keeping

Child support enforcement, access, Minn. Statutes 2012 256.978

Defined, Minn. Statutes 2012 138.17

Destruction of originals, Minn. Statutes 2012 15.17

Duplicate warrants, Minn. Statutes 2012 471.415

Emergency records preservation, Minn. Statutes 2012 138.17

Preservation, Minn. Statutes 2012 15.17

Reproductions, Minn. Statutes 2012 15.17, 2012 138.17

Town clerks, duties, Minn. Statutes 2012 367.11

Recreational facilities and programs

Authority to operate, Minn. Statutes 2012 471.15, 2012 471.16

Employees, Fair Labor Standards Act, exclusion, Minn. Statutes 2012 177.23

Establishment, Minn. Statutes 2012 471.15

Funding, town meetings, Minn. Statutes 2012 365.10

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2012 471.16

Gifts and bequests, acceptance, Minn. Statutes 2012 471.17

Local recreation grants, Minn. Statutes 2012 85.019, 2012 160.266

Location of activities, Minn. Statutes 2012 471.17

Private land used for public recreation, Minn. Statutes 2012 604A.20 to 2012 604A.27

Zoning regulations, Minn. Statutes 2012 366.12 to 2012 366.14

Recreational manufactured home parks, Minn. Statutes 2012 327.14 to 2012 327.16, 2012 327.20, 2012 327.26, 2012 327.27

Recreational vehicle lanes, see under HIGHWAYS

Recycling center signs, Minn. Statutes 2012 173.086

Recycling

Carpet replacement contracts, Minn. Statutes 2012 16B.122

Containers for recyclable material, Minn. Statutes 2012 115A.151

Scrap metal, choice of facilities, Minn. Statutes 2012 16B.124

Referendum, see Towns under REFERENDUM

Regional development commissions, termination, Minn. Statutes 2012 462.398

Regional library systems, see REGIONAL LIBRARY SYSTEMS

Regional management information centers, Minn. Statutes 2012 123A.23

Regional railroad authorities, see REGIONAL RAILROAD AUTHORITIES

Regional sanitary sewer districts, see under SANITARY DISTRICTS

Rehabilitation facilities, see REHABILITATION FACILITIES

Relocation during wars, Minn. Statutes 2012 1.26

Rent controls, Minn. Statutes 2012 471.9996

Reports given

Annual reports, Minn. Statutes 2012 471.68

Biennial reports, Minn. Statutes 2012 471.68

Buildings, permit fees and surcharges, Minn. Statutes 2012 326B.148

Comprehensive land use plan, Minn. Statutes 2012 462.353

Construction and development-related fees, annual reports, Minn. Statutes 2012 326B.145

County cemetery funds, interest received, Minn. Statutes 2012 306.50

Deaths, residents and nonresidents, Minn. Statutes 2012 201.13

Distribution to legislature, Minn. Statutes 2012 3.195

Drivers' licenses, Minn. Statutes 2012 171.54

Financial reports, see same under this topic

Loss of housing due to welfare reform, Minn. Statutes 2012 462A.2065, 2012 469.0305

Plumbers and plumbing, violations, Minn. Statutes 2012 326B.45

Property taxes, Minn. Statutes 2012 275.62

Road and bridge funds, appropriations from, Minn. Statutes 2012 164.03

Road taxes, Minn. Statutes 2012 164.03

Roads, cartways, and bridges, Minn. Statutes 2012 164.03

Traffic violations

Administrative fees, Minn. Statutes 2012 6.74

Administrative fines, Minn. Statutes 2012 169.999

Rescue services, charges for, collection, Minn. Statutes 2012 366.011

Reservoirs, Minn. Statutes 2012 444.075

Residential programs, see RESIDENTIAL PROGRAMS (HUMAN SERVICES)

Retiree postemployment benefits, trust for, Minn. Statutes 2012 471.6175

Revenues

Property tax revenues, see Towns under PROPERTY TAXES

Raised as town charge, Minn. Statutes 2012 365.07

Review boards, see APPEAL AND EQUALIZATION BOARDS

Rideshare program, motor vehicles, use, reimbursement, Minn. Statutes 2012 174.257

Rights-of-way, proposed acquisition, Minn. Statutes 2012 505.1793

Road and bridge funds

Appropriations from, Minn. Statutes 2012 164.03

Deposits to, Minn. Statutes 2012 164.03, 2012 298.75

Dissolution of town, fund disposal, Minn. Statutes 2012 365.47

Payments from

Cartways, costs, Minn. Statutes 2012 164.08, 2012 164.10

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2012 164.02

Town bridges, reconstruction costs, Minn. Statutes 2012 165.11

Road authorities, see under TOWN ROADS

Roads

Generally, see STREETS AND ROADS

Town roads, see TOWN ROADS

Rural roads, naming and marking, Minn. Statutes 2012 160.293

Rural water user districts, see RURAL WATER USER DISTRICTS

Rustic roads, Minn. Statutes 2012 160.83

Saint Louis County, see Towns in under SAINT LOUIS COUNTY

Sales and use taxes, new taxes or increases, Minn. Statutes 2012 477A.016

Sales by

Conflicts of interest, see Members under TOWN BOARDS OF SUPERVISORS

Public funds, collateral, Minn. Statutes 2012 118A.03

Surplus property, electronic sales process, Minn. Statutes 2012 471.345

Sales to, sales and use taxes, exemptions, Minn. Statutes 2012 297A.70

Sanitary districts, see SANITARY DISTRICTS

School buildings and grounds, site access and safety, Minn. Statutes 2012 123B.71

School buses, stop signal arms, use, Minn. Statutes 2012 169.443

Self-insurance employee health plans

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2012 471.617

Special education services, Minn. Statutes 2012 125A.023

Senior citizen centers, Minn. Statutes 2012 471.935

Service charges

Collection of unpaid, Minn. Statutes 2012 366.011, 2012 366.012

Emergency services, Minn. Statutes 2012 366.011

Service cooperatives (SCs), administrative services to, Minn. Statutes 2012 123A.21

Services outside municipality, Minn. Statutes 2012 438.09

Sewage disposal systems, see Municipal sewage disposal systems under WASTEWATER TREATMENT FACILITIES

Sewage treatment systems, Minn. Statutes 2012 444.075

Shoreland development, Minn. Statutes 2012 103F.221

Shoreland management grants, Minn. Statutes 2012 84.975

Shows, Minn. Statutes 2012 437.07 to 2012 437.09

Sick leave, Minn. Statutes 2012 256D.20, 2012 261.002

Sidewalks, Minn. Statutes 2012 435.44

Signs and symbols

Community identification signs, placement, Minn. Statutes 2012 173.08

Municipal identification entrance signs, Minn. Statutes 2012 173.02, 2012 173.025

Size, changes of boundaries, limits, Minn. Statutes 2012 379.02

Small or medium sized communities, Minn. Statutes 2012 270.071

Snow removal, private lands, Minn. Statutes 2012 160.21

Snowmobiles

Licensing, Minn. Statutes 2012 84.85

Registration fee, exemption, Minn. Statutes 2012 84.82

Regulating operation, Minn. Statutes 2012 84.87

Social Security, duties, see Employers under SOCIAL SECURITY

Soil and water conservation districts

Advisory representatives from town, Minn. Statutes 2012 103C.315

Public land administration, cooperation, Minn. Statutes 2012 103C.235

Soil conservation

Definitions, Minn. Statutes 2012 103F.401

Excessive soil loss, duties, Minn. Statutes 2012 103F.421

Ordinances, Minn. Statutes 2012 103F.405, 2012 103F.435

Solid waste, see Waste management under this topic

Sounding and testing equipment, Minn. Statutes 2012 161.42

Special assessments, see Towns under SPECIAL ASSESSMENTS

Special or local laws, Minn. Statutes 2012 645.021, 2012 645.024

Special transportation services, Minn. Statutes 2012 174.30

Specialized medical response units, Minn. Statutes 2012 144E.275

Specific towns, see specific index headings

Speed limits, see SPEED LIMITS

Star lakes or rivers

Management plans, Minn. Statutes 2012 103B.701

Signs for, Minn. Statutes 2012 173.0845

State aid

Annexation, consolidation, detachment, dissolution, or incorporation, effect, Minn. Statutes 2012 477A.014

Appropriations for, Minn. Statutes 2012 477A.03

Distribution, Minn. Statutes 2012 477A.013, 2012 477A.014

Fire state aid, see State aid under LOCAL FIREFIGHTER RELIEF ASSOCIATIONS

Ineligibility, Minn. Statutes 2012 477A.013

Natural resources lands, payments in lieu of taxes, Minn. Statutes 2012 477A.14

Payment dates, Minn. Statutes 2012 477A.015

Police state aid, see State aid under LOCAL POLICE RELIEF ASSOCIATIONS

Property tax statements, Minn. Statutes 2012 276.04

Public Employees Retirement Association employer contribution rate increase, Minn. Statutes 2012 273.1385

Reductions or offsets

Property tax levies, Minn. Statutes 2012 275.62

Property value notices, costs, Minn. Statutes 2012 273.121

2009-2010, Minn. Statutes 2012 477A.0133, 2012 477A.0134

2011-2012, Minn. Statutes 2012 477A.013

Uniform financial accounting and reporting standards, Minn. Statutes 2012 477A.017

Utility valuation transition aid, Minn. Statutes 2012 477A.16

Withholding, Minn. Statutes 2012 161.38

State and national associations, membership fees, Minn. Statutes 2012 471.96

State auditor, required information, Minn. Statutes 2012 6.74

State Building Code, see Building code under this topic

State contracts, audit costs, Minn. Statutes 2012 16C.05

State laws and statutes, purchase of copies, Minn. Statutes 2012 3C.12

State mandates, objection or reform, Minn. Statutes 2012 6.79

State primary election, cancellation, Minn. Statutes 2012 204D.03

State statutes or rules, adoption by reference, Minn. Statutes 2012 471.62

State surplus land sales, Minn. Statutes 2012 16B.282, 2012 94.10

Statutory city powers, urban towns, Minn. Statutes 2012 367.033, 2012 367.31, 2012 367.33

Storm sewer improvement districts, Minn. Statutes 2012 444.16 to 2012 444.21&year=2012">2012 444.21, 444.21

Storm water control systems, Minn. Statutes 2012 444.075

Streets and roads, duties, see STREETS AND ROADS

Subcontracts

Family services collaboratives, Minn. Statutes 2012 256F.13

Integrated children's mental health service system, Minn. Statutes 2012 245.4932

Subdivision of land, regulations, Minn. Statutes 2012 462.358

Subordinate service districts, see SUBORDINATE SERVICE DISTRICTS

Subsurface sewage treatment systems

Inspections, Minn. Statutes 2012 115.55

Local ordinances, Minn. Statutes 2012 115.55

Nonconforming lots, shoreland areas, requirements concerning, Minn. Statutes 2012 394.36

Supervisors, see TOWN BOARDS OF SUPERVISORS

Supplies or equipment, specifications, Minn. Statutes 2012 471.35 to 2012 471.37

Surety bonds

Duplicate warrants, Minn. Statutes 2012 471.415

General powers, Minn. Statutes 2012 366.01

Prosecution, penalties, and forfeitures, Minn. Statutes 2012 366.05

Surplus property

Electronic sales process, Minn. Statutes 2012 471.345

Sales by officers and employees, Minn. Statutes 2012 15.054

Sales to towns, Minn. Statutes 2012 16C.23

Sustainable development, model ordinance, Minn. Statutes 2012 4A.07

Tanning facilities, see TANNING FACILITIES

Tax assessments, see TAX ASSESSMENTS

Tax levies, see Towns under PROPERTY TAXES

Tax reassessment costs, deduction, Minn. Statutes 2012 272.11

Tax-forfeited lands, Minn. Statutes 2012 282.01, 2012 282.08

Taxes imposed on leased or loaned tax-exempt property, Minn. Statutes 2012 272.01

Taxes

Claims associated with, immunity from, Minn. Statutes 2012 466.03

Lodging taxes, Minn. Statutes 2012 469.190

New income or sales taxes, Minn. Statutes 2012 477A.016

Property, see Towns under PROPERTY TAXES

Racetracks, Minn. Statutes 2012 240.15

Tear gas, duties regarding, Minn. Statutes 2012 624.731

Telephone companies, notice received, Minn. Statutes 2012 222.37, 2012 237.075

Telephones, see Township telephone systems under MUNICIPALLY OWNED UTILITIES

Timber cutting, disposal of debris, Minn. Statutes 2012 88.14

Time payments, Minn. Statutes 2012 365.025

Tobacco or tobacco related devices, license ordinances, Minn. Statutes 2012 461.12 to 2012 461.19

Toll bridges, Minn. Statutes 2012 165.09

Toll facilities, development, Minn. Statutes 2012 160.84 to 2012 160.92

Topographic surveys, Minn. Statutes 2012 84.53, 2012 84.55

Tourist camps

Enforcement of law, Minn. Statutes 2012 327.26, 2012 327.27

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2012 450.19

Licenses, Minn. Statutes 2012 327.15

Zoning, Minn. Statutes 2012 327.16

Towing authorities, Minn. Statutes 2012 168B.035

Town boards of audit, see TOWN BOARDS OF AUDIT

Town boards, see TOWN BOARDS OF SUPERVISORS

Town clerks, see TOWN CLERKS

Town halls, see under TOWN BUILDINGS

Town hospitals, Minn. Statutes 2012 471.95

Town meetings

Adjournment, Minn. Statutes 2012 365.58

Annexation, Minn. Statutes 2012 414.0333

Annual meeting time, Minn. Statutes 2012 365.54

Audited accounts, payment procedures, Minn. Statutes 2012 367.18

Business and elections, Minn. Statutes 2012 365.51

Clerk's duties, Minn. Statutes 2012 365.53, 2012 367.11

Fence policy, election, Minn. Statutes 2012 344.20

Fire protection districts, Minn. Statutes 2012 368.85

First meeting, Minn. Statutes 2012 379.045

Flowage easements, Minn. Statutes 2012 103G.565

Funds and accounts, Minn. Statutes 2012 367.11

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2012 365.10, 2012 365.56

Impassable town roads, correction costs, Minn. Statutes 2012 163.16

Lawsuits against town, private road damage, Minn. Statutes 2012 365.08

Local lodging taxes, Minn. Statutes 2012 469.190

Minutes recorded at, Minn. Statutes 2012 365.55

Open Meeting Law, Minn. Statutes 2012 13D.01, 2012 366.01

Postponed or rescheduled meetings, Minn. Statutes 2012 365.51, 2012 365.59

Precinct caucuses, restriction, Minn. Statutes 2012 202A.19

Procedures, Minn. Statutes 2012 366.01

Property taxes, Minn. Statutes 2012 164.04, 2012 275.07, 2012 365.431

Quorum requirements, Minn. Statutes 2012 366.01

Satellite broadcasting or program service facilities, tax exemptions, Minn. Statutes 2012 272.02

Special meetings, Minn. Statutes 2012 365.52, 2012 365.56

Specific powers granted at, Minn. Statutes 2012 365.23

Town boards, general powers, Minn. Statutes 2012 365.10, 2012 365.50

Towns established at, Minn. Statutes 2012 368.01

Township telephone systems, Minn. Statutes 2012 237.33, 2012 237.36, 2012 237.39, 2012 237.40

Voting machines and systems, authorization of use, Minn. Statutes 2012 206.58

Voting regulations at, Minn. Statutes 2012 365.57

Town roads, see TOWN ROADS

Town, defined, Minn. Statutes 2012 645.44

Township mutual companies, see TOWNSHIP MUTUAL COMPANIES

Township system of poor relief, Minn. Statutes 2012 256D.19, 2012 256D.20, 2012 261.001

Township telephone systems, duties, Minn. Statutes 2012 237.33 to 2012 237.40

Tractors, operation on highways, Minn. Statutes 2012 169.72

Traffic control devices, duties, see TRAFFIC SIGNS AND SIGNALS

Traffic regulations

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2012 168B.035

Parking, Minn. Statutes 2012 169.345, 2012 169.35

Speed limits, Minn. Statutes 2012 160.263

State law, conformity, Minn. Statutes 2012 169.022

Violations, suspension of drivers' license, Minn. Statutes 2012 171.16

Trail registry, duties, cooperation, Minn. Statutes 2012 85.017

Transition from town to city, Minn. Statutes 2012 414.031

Transportation Department services, Minn. Statutes 2012 161.39

Transportation fund grants, Minn. Statutes 2012 174.50

Trees and hedges along highways, Minn. Statutes 2012 160.22

Trunk highways

Construction contracts, Minn. Statutes 2012 161.315

Construction or reconstruction, generally, Minn. Statutes 2012 161.24, 2012 161.38

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2012 161.20

Increased capacity or width, construction, Minn. Statutes 2012 161.38

Land acquisition, Minn. Statutes 2012 161.441

Projects, advance funding, Minn. Statutes 2012 161.361

Replacement of public lands, Minn. Statutes 2012 161.202

Reversion, Minn. Statutes 2012 161.16

Street or highway improvements outside state construction limits, Minn. Statutes 2012 161.38

Surplus earth materials, purchase, Minn. Statutes 2012 161.411

Temporary trunk highways, duties, Minn. Statutes 2012 161.16

Tunnels under highways, Minn. Statutes 2012 160.25

Underground facility operators, Minn. Statutes 2012 216D.02

Unemployment insurance trust fund, reimbursements, Minn. Statutes 2012 268.052

Urban towns, Minn. Statutes 2012 367.033, 2012 367.31, 2012 367.33

Utilities, see Public utilities under this topic

Utility task vehicles, use on designated roadways, Minn. Statutes 2012 169.045

Vacation leave, Minn. Statutes 2012 256D.20, 2012 261.002

Vending machines, licenses, fee increases, Minn. Statutes 2012 471.707

Violations and penalties

Local government aid, reduction, late property tax reports, Minn. Statutes 2012 275.62

Supplies or equipment contracts, bidding violations, Minn. Statutes 2012 471.37

Tobacco or tobacco related devices, sales to children, Minn. Statutes 2012 461.12

Vocational education cooperative centers, Minn. Statutes 2012 123A.22

Voluntary energy improvements financing program, see under ENERGY CONSERVATION

Volunteer firefighter relief associations, Minn. Statutes 2012 69.772, 2012 69.773

Voters

Registration, county auditors, delegation of duties, Minn. Statutes 2012 201.221

Residence requirements, Minn. Statutes 2012 201.016

Voting challengers, appointments, Minn. Statutes 2012 204C.07

Voting machines and systems, see VOTING MACHINES AND SYSTEMS

Voting precincts, see VOTING PRECINCTS

Voting systems, purchase or lease, Minn. Statutes 2012 206.805

Warrants for payment of money

Dissolution of town, Minn. Statutes 2012 365.47, 2012 365.49

Duplicate warrants, Minn. Statutes 2012 471.415

Waste management

Hazardous waste, metropolitan area towns, Minn. Statutes 2012 473.811

Practices, Minn. Statutes 2012 115A.471

Solid waste collection, organizing, Minn. Statutes 2012 115A.94

Solid waste collectors, licenses, Minn. Statutes 2012 115A.93

Solid waste disposal, fees, Minn. Statutes 2012 115A.921

Solid waste management services by counties, charges, Minn. Statutes 2012 400.08

Solid waste transporters, regulation by towns, Minn. Statutes 2012 221.031

Spent fluorescent and high intensity discharge lamps, collection, Minn. Statutes 2012 216B.241

Town meetings, powers, Minn. Statutes 2012 365.10

Waste pesticide collection program, Minn. Statutes 2012 18B.065

Wastewater treatment

Facilities, Minn. Statutes 2012 444.075, 2012 444.26, 2012 458D.06

Nonmetropolitan interceptors, Minn. Statutes 2012 473.5111

Water access sites, cooperation with Natural Resources Department, Minn. Statutes 2012 97A.141

Water conditioning contractors and installers, licenses, Minn. Statutes 2012 116J.70, 2012 326.55, 2012 326.56

Water management, see LOCAL WATER MANAGEMENT

Water pollution, Minn. Statutes 2012 103F.725, 2012 103F.731, 2012 115.06

Water softeners, installation, Minn. Statutes 2012 326B.44

Water supply

Critical water deficiencies, Minn. Statutes 2012 103G.291

Demand reduction measures, Minn. Statutes 2012 103G.291

Platted towns, Minn. Statutes 2012 365.20

Private vendors of public services, see PRIVATIZATION

Pumps and pumping, authorization, Minn. Statutes 2012 444.075

Requesting from contiguous city, Minn. Statutes 2012 456.30

Rural water user districts, see RURAL WATER USER DISTRICTS

Service connection fees, Minn. Statutes 2012 144.3831

Valves, Minn. Statutes 2012 444.075

Water supply plans, Minn. Statutes 2012 103G.291

Water treatment facilities, construction contracts, Minn. Statutes 2012 471.371

Water surface use, Minn. Statutes 2012 86B.205, 2012 86B.211

Water, local water plans, Minn. Statutes 2012 103B.235

Water-related permits, Minn. Statutes 2012 103G.407

Waters

Deicing, Minn. Statutes 2012 103G.605

Weed control, Minn. Statutes 2012 103G.621

Watershed districts

Appropriations, Minn. Statutes 2012 103D.921

Exemptions from permit fees, Minn. Statutes 2012 103D.335

Rules, notice received, Minn. Statutes 2012 103D.341

Weed control

Aquatic plants, Minn. Statutes 2012 103G.621

Noxious weeds, Minn. Statutes 2012 18.77, 2012 18.84, 2012 18.88

Weed inspectors, Minn. Statutes 2012 18.80, 2012 18.81

Wells, Minn. Statutes 2012 103I.111, 2012 444.075

Western Lake Superior Sanitary District, Minn. Statutes 2012 458D.06, 2012 458D.20, 2012 458D.22

Wetlands

Acquisition by Natural Resources Department, Minn. Statutes 2012 97A.145

High priority wetlands regions, Minn. Statutes 2012 103B.3355

Restrictions on access from roads, Minn. Statutes 2012 103G.235

Wetland replacement applications, Minn. Statutes 2012 103G.2242

Wetlands preservation areas, eminent domain, Minn. Statutes 2012 103F.614

Wheelchair users, transportation, Minn. Statutes 2012 299A.11

Workers compensation

Generally, see WORKERS COMPENSATION

Insurance, Minn. Statutes 2012 176.182

Insurance companies, see Workers compensation insurance companies under WORKERS COMPENSATION INSURANCE

Reinsurance association, membership, Minn. Statutes 2012 79.34

Town officers and employees, Minn. Statutes 2012 176.011, 2012 176.192

Youth centers, Minn. Statutes 2012 471.935

Zoning

Commercial and industrial zones, scenic areas, Minn. Statutes 2012 173.04

County controls, consistency with, Minn. Statutes 2012 394.33

Deadlines for town action, Minn. Statutes 2012 15.99

Delinquent taxes, Minn. Statutes 2012 366.125

Districts, Minn. Statutes 2012 366.13, 2012 366.15

Existing buildings, exemptions from regulations, Minn. Statutes 2012 366.18

Manufactured homes, Minn. Statutes 2012 366.151

Municipal planning law, see Zoning ordinances under ZONING

Ordinances, see Zoning ordinances under ZONING

Planning and zoning commission, Minn. Statutes 2012 366.17

Purpose, Minn. Statutes 2012 366.14

Recreational facilities and programs, Minn. Statutes 2012 366.12 to 2012 366.14

Regulations and restrictions, Minn. Statutes 2012 366.10, 2012 366.12, 2012 366.13

Residential programs (human services), Minn. Statutes 2012 245A.11

Town zoning commissioner, duties, Minn. Statutes 2012 366.16

Violations, penalties, Minn. Statutes 2012 366.181

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