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DRAINAGE SYSTEMS

Abandonment

Partial, Minn. Statutes 2015 103E.806

Peatland scientific and natural areas, Minn. Statutes 2015 84.035

Procedures, Minn. Statutes 2015 103E.811

Alterations affecting trunk highways, Minn. Statutes 2015 161.28

Appeals

Assessment orders, Minn. Statutes 2015 103E.091, 2015 103E.741

Attorney fees, awards, Minn. Statutes 2015 103E.097

Dismissal orders, Minn. Statutes 2015 103E.095

Establishment orders, Minn. Statutes 2015 103E.091, 2015 103E.095

Redetermination of benefits, Minn. Statutes 2015 103E.351

Assessments of benefits and damages

Appeals, Minn. Statutes 2015 103E.091

Enforcement, Minn. Statutes 2015 103E.615

Improvements, Minn. Statutes 2015 103E.215, 2015 103E.221

Municipalities, Minn. Statutes 2015 103E.215, 2015 103E.411

Redetermination, Minn. Statutes 2015 103E.351

Repair fund, Minn. Statutes 2015 103E.735

Repairs, Minn. Statutes 2015 103E.731

Soil loss ordinance violation, Minn. Statutes 2015 103E.728

Types of property benefited, Minn. Statutes 2015 103E.315

Unpaid assessments, Minn. Statutes 2015 103E.231

Vegetated ditch buffer strips and side inlet controls, Minn. Statutes 2015 103E.021

Viewers' reports, contents, Minn. Statutes 2015 103E.321

Auditors, see County auditors under this topic

Bids, advertisements, Minn. Statutes 2015 103E.501

Bonds (officers and fiduciaries), engineers, Minn. Statutes 2015 103E.241

Bonds (public debt)

Counties, Minn. Statutes 2015 103E.635, 2015 103E.641, 2015 103E.731

Funding bonds, form and terms, Minn. Statutes 2015 103E.641

Bridges (structures)

Construction, responsibility for, Minn. Statutes 2015 103E.525, 2015 103E.526

Hydraulic capacity, Minn. Statutes 2015 103E.525, 2015 103E.721

Plans, detailed survey report, Minn. Statutes 2015 103E.285

Buffers, riparian protection, Minn. Statutes 2015 103F.48

Cities

Bridges or culverts, construction costs, payment, Minn. Statutes 2015 103E.525

Eminent domain, Minn. Statutes 2015 465.01

Comprehensive water plans, projects, implementation, Minn. Statutes 2015 103B.341

Consolidation, division, and abandonment, see Transfers of systems under this topic

Construction

Agricultural preserves, Minn. Statutes 2015 40A.123

Considerations for, Minn. Statutes 2015 103E.015

Inspection, Minn. Statutes 2015 103E.015

Laterals, Minn. Statutes 2015 103E.225

Peatland scientific and natural areas, Minn. Statutes 2015 84.035

Supervision, Minn. Statutes 2015 103E.521

Wetlands preservation areas, Minn. Statutes 2015 103F.615

Contractors

Bonds, Minn. Statutes 2015 103E.501, 2015 103E.545, 2015 103E.551

Default, Minn. Statutes 2015 103E.551

Partial payments to, Minn. Statutes 2015 103E.535

Contracts and agreements

Acceptance, Minn. Statutes 2015 103E.551

Extension of time, Minn. Statutes 2015 103E.541, 2015 103E.551

Requirements, generally, Minn. Statutes 2015 103E.501 to 2015 103E.511

Costs

Obstructions, removal, county auditors, duties, Minn. Statutes 2015 103E.075

Payment, Minn. Statutes 2015 103E.655, 2015 161.28

County attorneys, duties

Bonds, approval, Minn. Statutes 2015 103E.501

Contracts, approval, Minn. Statutes 2015 103E.501

Criminal actions, prosecution, Minn. Statutes 2015 103E.085

Fees, Minn. Statutes 2015 103E.645

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2015 103E.071

Petitions, approval, Minn. Statutes 2015 103E.238

County auditors

Abandonment petitions, Minn. Statutes 2015 103E.811

Alterations affecting trunk highways, Minn. Statutes 2015 161.28

Appeals, Minn. Statutes 2015 103E.095

Auditing expenses, apportionment, Minn. Statutes 2015 103E.661

Bridges and culverts, Minn. Statutes 2015 103E.525

Certificates and certification, Minn. Statutes 2015 103E.021, 2015 103E.075, 2015 103E.401, 2015 103E.641

Certificates of work completed, Minn. Statutes 2015 103E.531

Compensation, Minn. Statutes 2015 103E.645

Consolidation, Minn. Statutes 2015 103E.801

Contractors, Minn. Statutes 2015 103E.501, 2015 103E.535, 2015 103E.545

Contracts

Awarding, Minn. Statutes 2015 103E.505

Completion, acceptance, Minn. Statutes 2015 103E.555

Extension of time, Minn. Statutes 2015 103E.541, 2015 103E.551

Liquidated damages, setting, Minn. Statutes 2015 103E.501

Division, Minn. Statutes 2015 103E.801

Engineers' field books, Minn. Statutes 2015 103E.271

Liens, Minn. Statutes 2015 103E.601, 2015 103E.611, 2015 103E.631

Petitions

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2015 103E.251

Hearings, Minn. Statutes 2015 103E.261

Improvements, Minn. Statutes 2015 103E.202, 2015 103E.215, 2015 103E.221

Laterals, Minn. Statutes 2015 103E.225

Outlets for municipalities, Minn. Statutes 2015 103E.411

Repairs, Minn. Statutes 2015 103E.715

Record keeping, Minn. Statutes 2015 103E.101

Repairs, Minn. Statutes 2015 103E.715, 2015 103E.735

Reports

Detailed survey reports, Minn. Statutes 2015 103E.291, 2015 103E.295

Final advisory report, Minn. Statutes 2015 103E.301

Hydraulic capacity reports, Minn. Statutes 2015 103E.721

Property owners' reports, Minn. Statutes 2015 103E.021, 2015 103E.323, 2015 103E.351

Vegetated ditch buffer strips and side inlet controls, Minn. Statutes 2015 103E.021

Viewers' reports, Minn. Statutes 2015 103E.321, 2015 103E.325

Viewers, Minn. Statutes 2015 103E.305, 2015 103E.321, 2015 103E.325

Culverts

Construction, responsibility for, Minn. Statutes 2015 103E.525, 2015 103E.526

Hydraulic capacity, Minn. Statutes 2015 103E.525, 2015 103E.721

Plans, detailed survey report, Minn. Statutes 2015 103E.285

Damages

Alterations affecting trunk highways, Minn. Statutes 2015 161.28

Appeals, Minn. Statutes 2015 103E.091

Assessment, Minn. Statutes 2015 103E.215, 2015 103E.315, 2015 103E.321, 2015 103E.351

Liquidated damages, waiver, Minn. Statutes 2015 103E.555

Payment, Minn. Statutes 2015 103E.515

Vegetated ditch buffer strips and side inlet controls, Minn. Statutes 2015 103E.021

Dams, petitions to construct, Minn. Statutes 2015 103E.227

Definitions, Minn. Statutes 2015 103E.005, 2015 103E.215

Detailed surveys, see Topographic surveys under this topic

Ditch buffers

Annual report, Minn. Statutes 2015 103E.067

Requirements, Minn. Statutes 2015 103E.021

Ditches, see DITCHES

Diverting, petitions for, Minn. Statutes 2015 103E.227

Division of, Minn. Statutes 2015 103E.801

Drain tile

Bids for tile work, Minn. Statutes 2015 103E.505

Guaranty of tile work, Minn. Statutes 2015 103E.501

Manufacturing studies, Minn. Statutes 2015 103E.121

Planting trees over, Minn. Statutes 2015 103E.081

Specifications, Minn. Statutes 2015 103E.285

Drainage authorities

Appeals from orders, Minn. Statutes 2015 103E.091

Appointments by, Minn. Statutes 2015 103E.241, 2015 103E.305

Bonds (public debt), authority to issue, Minn. Statutes 2015 103E.641

Drainage inspectors, appointment, Minn. Statutes 2015 103E.065

Flood control, powers, Minn. Statutes 2015 103E.011

Hearings

Abandonment of system, Minn. Statutes 2015 103E.811

Benefits, redetermination, Minn. Statutes 2015 103E.351

Consolidation or division, Minn. Statutes 2015 103E.801

Contractors, bond reduction, Minn. Statutes 2015 103E.545

Contractors, partial payments to, Minn. Statutes 2015 103E.535

Cost petitions, Minn. Statutes 2015 103E.511

Failure to attend, effect, Minn. Statutes 2015 103E.045

Final, Minn. Statutes 2015 103E.325, 2015 103E.335

Findings, Minn. Statutes 2015 103E.261, 2015 103E.341

Hydraulic capacity reports, Minn. Statutes 2015 103E.721

Liens, apportionment, Minn. Statutes 2015 103E.631, 2015 103E.805

Municipal drainage systems, outlets, Minn. Statutes 2015 103E.411

Obstruction, Minn. Statutes 2015 103E.075

Outlets, use of, Minn. Statutes 2015 103E.401

Partial abandonment of system, Minn. Statutes 2015 103E.806

Preliminary, Minn. Statutes 2015 103E.261

Projects, completion, Minn. Statutes 2015 103E.555

Property, removal from drainage system, Minn. Statutes 2015 103E.805

Property owners' report, final hearing, Minn. Statutes 2015 103E.351

Repairs, Minn. Statutes 2015 103E.021, 2015 103E.715

Improvements, duties, Minn. Statutes 2015 103E.215, 2015 103E.221

Informal meetings, Minn. Statutes 2015 103E.043

Inspections, vegetated strips, Minn. Statutes 2015 103E.705

Joint county drainage authorities, Minn. Statutes 2015 103E.235

Jurisdiction, Minn. Statutes 2015 103E.331

Meetings, informal discussion, Minn. Statutes 2015 103E.043

Notice given

Compliance notices, vegetated strips, Minn. Statutes 2015 103E.705

Defective notice, Minn. Statutes 2015 103E.035

Final hearings, Minn. Statutes 2015 103E.325

Liens, apportionment hearings, Minn. Statutes 2015 103E.631

Municipal drainage systems, outlets, Minn. Statutes 2015 103E.411

Natural Resources Department, repairs, Minn. Statutes 2015 103E.701

Service of process, notice, Minn. Statutes 2015 103E.041

Soil loss ordinance violations, Minn. Statutes 2015 103E.728

Orders

Alterations affecting trunk highways, Minn. Statutes 2015 161.28

Detailed surveys, Minn. Statutes 2015 103E.265

Final orders, Minn. Statutes 2015 103E.341

Improvements, Minn. Statutes 2015 103E.215

Spoil banks, planting, Minn. Statutes 2015 103E.021

Variance from, Minn. Statutes 2015 103E.275

Petitions to

Abandonment, Minn. Statutes 2015 103E.811

Alterations affecting trunk highways, Minn. Statutes 2015 161.28

Cost estimates, changes, Minn. Statutes 2015 103E.511

Drainage projects, Minn. Statutes 2015 103E.202

Drainage systems, impounding, rerouting, and diverting, Minn. Statutes 2015 103E.227

Improvements, Minn. Statutes 2015 103E.215, 2015 103E.221

Laterals, construction, Minn. Statutes 2015 103E.225

Liens, apportionment, Minn. Statutes 2015 103E.631

Municipal drainage systems, outlets, Minn. Statutes 2015 103E.411

Municipalities, use of drainage system as outlet, Minn. Statutes 2015 103E.411

New systems, Minn. Statutes 2015 103E.212, 2015 103E.261

Outlets, use of drainage system as, Minn. Statutes 2015 103E.221, 2015 103E.401

Repairs, Minn. Statutes 2015 103E.202, 2015 103E.715

Signatures on, Minn. Statutes 2015 103E.202, 2015 103E.212

Powers, Minn. Statutes 2015 103E.011

Proceedings

Defective proceedings, Minn. Statutes 2015 103E.051

Delay, Minn. Statutes 2015 103E.231

Dismissal, Minn. Statutes 2015 103E.005, 2015 103E.231

Records, prima facie evidence, Minn. Statutes 2015 103E.101

Repairs, hearings, Minn. Statutes 2015 103E.021

Reports received, Minn. Statutes 2015 103E.255, 2015 103E.351

Drainage inspectors, appointment, Minn. Statutes 2015 103E.065, 2015 103E.705

Drainage projects, Minn. Statutes 2015 103E.005

Ecological and Waters Resources Division director, duties

Advice to drainage authorities, Minn. Statutes 2015 103E.105

Detailed survey reports, copies, Minn. Statutes 2015 103E.295

Drain tile studies, Minn. Statutes 2015 103E.121

Field surveys or investigations, Minn. Statutes 2015 103E.111

Publications, Minn. Statutes 2015 103E.115

Rulemaking, standard forms, Minn. Statutes 2015 103E.53

Eminent domain

Cities, Minn. Statutes 2015 465.01

Metropolitan area towns, Minn. Statutes 2015 368.01

Enforcement of law, Minn. Statutes 2015 103E.085

Engineers

Acceptance of contracts, Minn. Statutes 2015 103E.551, 2015 103E.555

Appointment, Minn. Statutes 2015 103E.241

Approvals by, Minn. Statutes 2015 103E.505, 2015 103E.531

Bonds (officers and fiduciaries), Minn. Statutes 2015 103E.241

Certificates of work completed, Minn. Statutes 2015 103E.531

Construction, Minn. Statutes 2015 103E.521, 2015 103E.531

Consulting engineers, duties, Minn. Statutes 2015 103E.241

Documents, disposition, Minn. Statutes 2015 103E.101

Drainage authority orders, variance from, Minn. Statutes 2015 103E.275

Fees, Minn. Statutes 2015 103E.645

Improvements, duties, Minn. Statutes 2015 103E.215, 2015 103E.221, 2015 103E.227

Inspections, construction, Minn. Statutes 2015 103E.531

Oaths, Minn. Statutes 2015 103E.241

Outlets, duties, Minn. Statutes 2015 103E.245

Reports given

Detailed survey reports, Minn. Statutes 2015 103E.265, 2015 103E.271, 2015 103E.511

Expenses, Minn. Statutes 2015 103E.241

Hydraulic capacity, Minn. Statutes 2015 103E.721

Inspections, Minn. Statutes 2015 103E.531

Preliminary survey reports, Minn. Statutes 2015 103E.221, 2015 103E.245, 2015 103E.251, 2015 103E.261

Reexamination, Minn. Statutes 2015 103E.335

Repairs, Minn. Statutes 2015 103E.741

Right of entry, Minn. Statutes 2015 103E.061

Environmental, land use, and multipurpose water management criteria, Minn. Statutes 2015 103E.015

Evidence, records, drainage proceedings, Minn. Statutes 2015 103E.101

Fees and expenses

Appeals, Minn. Statutes 2015 103E.091

Payment, Minn. Statutes 2015 103E.645

Foreign states

Connections with, Minn. Statutes 2015 103E.031

Outlets in, Minn. Statutes 2015 103E.285

Funding, Minn. Statutes 2015 103E.011, 2015 103E.015

Funds and accounts

Establishment, Minn. Statutes 2015 103E.651

State auditor, Minn. Statutes 2015 103E.661

Grass strips, maps and inventory, location on, Minn. Statutes 2015 103E.53

Impounding, petitions for, Minn. Statutes 2015 103E.227

Improvements

Metropolitan area towns, Minn. Statutes 2015 103D.621

Outlets, Minn. Statutes 2015 103E.221

Procedures, generally, Minn. Statutes 2015 103E.215

Watershed districts, metropolitan area, Minn. Statutes 2015 103D.621

Increased drainage capacity, benefits, assessment, Minn. Statutes 2015 103E.315

Joint county drainage systems

Costs, apportionment, Minn. Statutes 2015 103E.345, 2015 103E.711

Procedures, Minn. Statutes 2015 103E.235

Laterals, generally, Minn. Statutes 2015 103E.225

Lawsuits, contractors' bonds, surety, Minn. Statutes 2015 103E.501

Liens

Apportionment, Minn. Statutes 2015 103E.625, 2015 103E.631

Compliance expenses, Minn. Statutes 2015 103E.021

Enforcement, Minn. Statutes 2015 103E.611, 2015 103E.615

Filing, effect, Minn. Statutes 2015 103E.605

Obstructions, cost of removal, Minn. Statutes 2015 103E.075

Outlet fees, Minn. Statutes 2015 103E.401

Payment of principal and interest, Minn. Statutes 2015 103E.611

Satisfaction, Minn. Statutes 2015 103E.621

Statements, Minn. Statutes 2015 103E.601

Local water management and accountability oversight, Minn. Statutes 2015 103B.102

Local water management, relationship to, Minn. Statutes 2015 103B.341

Maps

Alteration of trunk highways, Minn. Statutes 2015 161.28

Detailed survey reports, Minn. Statutes 2015 103E.285

Grass strips, location on, Minn. Statutes 2015 103E.53

Natural Resources Department

Advisory reports, Minn. Statutes 2015 103E.255, 2015 103E.301

Enforcement of law, Minn. Statutes 2015 103E.085

Public waters, permission for work, Minn. Statutes 2015 103E.011

New systems, Minn. Statutes 2015 103E.212, 2015 103E.261

Outlets

Adjoining states, outlets located in, Minn. Statutes 2015 103E.405

Engineers, duties, Minn. Statutes 2015 103E.245

Fees, Minn. Statutes 2015 103E.401

Improvements, Minn. Statutes 2015 103E.221

Unauthorized outlets, Minn. Statutes 2015 103E.401

Use of drainage system as, Minn. Statutes 2015 103E.401, 2015 103E.411

Owners of property, Minn. Statutes 2015 103E.005, 2015 103E.021, 2015 103E.323, 2015 103E.351

Peatland scientific and natural areas, restrictions, Minn. Statutes 2015 84.035

Performance bonds

Contractors, Minn. Statutes 2015 103E.501, 2015 103E.545

Review by county attorney, Minn. Statutes 2015 103E.238

Plans and specifications, alterations affecting trunk highways, Minn. Statutes 2015 161.28

Proceedings, see Drainage authorities under this topic

Property owners

Defined, Minn. Statutes 2015 103E.005

Reports received, Minn. Statutes 2015 103E.323, 2015 103E.351

Vegetated ditch buffer strips and side inlet controls, Minn. Statutes 2015 103E.021

Property, removal from, Minn. Statutes 2015 103E.805

Records and record keeping, Minn. Statutes 2015 103E.101

Repairs

Assessments, Minn. Statutes 2015 103E.725, 2015 103E.731

Bridges, Minn. Statutes 2015 103E.701, 2015 103E.721

Conservation easements, Minn. Statutes 2015 103F.515

Considerations for, Minn. Statutes 2015 103E.015

Cost apportionment, Minn. Statutes 2015 103E.725, 2015 103E.728, 2015 103E.745

Culverts, Minn. Statutes 2015 103E.701, 2015 103E.721

Disasters, exemption from bid requirements, Minn. Statutes 2015 103E.705

Erosion control, use for, Minn. Statutes 2015 103E.701, 2015 103E.715

Fund, establishment, Minn. Statutes 2015 103E.735

Hearings, Minn. Statutes 2015 103E.721

Improvements, generally, Minn. Statutes 2015 103E.215

Inspections, Minn. Statutes 2015 103E.705

Joint county drainage systems, Minn. Statutes 2015 103E.711

Multistage ditch cross-sections, Minn. Statutes 2015 103E.715

Petitions, Minn. Statutes 2015 103E.202, 2015 103E.715

Procedures, Minn. Statutes 2015 103E.705

Public waters, effect on, Minn. Statutes 2015 103E.701

Reinvest in Minnesota clean energy program, Minn. Statutes 2015 103F.518

Restoration, disturbance or destruction by, Minn. Statutes 2015 103E.701

Town ditches, Minn. Statutes 2015 103E.701

Unassessed property, inclusion, Minn. Statutes 2015 103E.741

Vegetated ditch buffer strips and side inlet controls, Minn. Statutes 2015 103E.021

Wetlands restoration, Minn. Statutes 2015 103E.701, 2015 103G.2241

Rerouting, petitions for, Minn. Statutes 2015 103E.227

Rights of way, acreage, inclusion in detailed survey report, Minn. Statutes 2015 103E.285

Riparian protection and water quality practices, Minn. Statutes 2015 103F.48

Roads, construction and maintenance, Minn. Statutes 2015 103E.526, 2015 103E.53

Soil surveys, Minn. Statutes 2015 103E.281, 2015 103E.285

State lands

Assessment of benefits and damages, Minn. Statutes 2015 103E.315

Conservation considerations, Minn. Statutes 2015 103E.025

Consolidated conservation area lands, Minn. Statutes 2015 84A.32

Improvements included in appraisal, Minn. Statutes 2015 92.04

Lands used for, Minn. Statutes 2015 103E.025

Need for, appraisers' reports, Minn. Statutes 2015 92.12

Riparian protection and water quality practices, Minn. Statutes 2015 103F.48

Vegetated ditch buffer strips and side inlet controls, Minn. Statutes 2015 103E.021

Wetlands, Minn. Statutes 2015 103G.225

Surety bonds, petitioners, Minn. Statutes 2015 103E.202, 2015 103E.225, 2015 103E.227

Surveys, see Topographic surveys under this topic

Topographic surveys

Detailed survey reports, Minn. Statutes 2015 103E.285, 2015 103E.291, 2015 103E.295

Detailed surveys, Minn. Statutes 2015 103E.265, 2015 103E.271

Former surveys, reimbursement for when used, Minn. Statutes 2015 103E.055

Local water management and accountability oversight, Minn. Statutes 2015 103B.102

Preliminary surveys, Minn. Statutes 2015 103E.245, 2015 103E.251, 2015 103E.261

Town roads

Assessment for benefits, Minn. Statutes 2015 103E.615

Bridges or culverts, cost of construction, Minn. Statutes 2015 103E.525

Transfers of systems

Consolidation, Minn. Statutes 2015 103E.801

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2015 103E.812

Hennepin County, transfer from, Minn. Statutes 2015 383B.61

Watershed districts, Minn. Statutes 2015 103D.335, 2015 103D.625, 2015 103E.235, 2015 103E.735

Watershed management organizations, Minn. Statutes 2015 103B.227

Vegetated strips

Agricultural practices on, Minn. Statutes 2015 103E.021, 2015 103E.728

Compliance notices, Minn. Statutes 2015 103E.705

Ditch buffer strip annual report, Minn. Statutes 2015 103E.067

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2015 103E.021

Inspections, Minn. Statutes 2015 103E.705

Reseeding, Minn. Statutes 2015 103E.021, 2015 103E.705, 2015 103E.728

Viewers

Abandonment of system, duties, Minn. Statutes 2015 103E.811

Appointment, Minn. Statutes 2015 103E.305, 2015 103E.811

Disputed issues, Minn. Statutes 2015 103E.321

Duties, generally, Minn. Statutes 2015 103E.311

Fees, Minn. Statutes 2015 103E.645

Final hearings, appearance at, Minn. Statutes 2015 103E.335

Oaths, Minn. Statutes 2015 103E.305

Outlets, improvements, duties, Minn. Statutes 2015 103E.221

Qualifications, Minn. Statutes 2015 103E.305

Reexamination report, Minn. Statutes 2015 103E.335

Repairs, assessment of benefits, Minn. Statutes 2015 103E.715, 2015 103E.731, 2015 103E.741

Reports given, Minn. Statutes 2015 103E.315, 2015 103E.321, 2015 103E.811

Right of entry, Minn. Statutes 2015 103E.061

Violations and penalties, compliance, penalties, Minn. Statutes 2015 103E.081

Waivers, see Drainage authorities under this topic

Water and Soil Resources Board, intervention, Minn. Statutes 2015 103A.305

Watershed districts, taking over

Authority, Minn. Statutes 2015 103D.335

Procedure, Minn. Statutes 2015 103D.625

Reference to other districts, Minn. Statutes 2015 103D.505

Repair fund, transfers, Minn. Statutes 2015 103E.735

Systems in two or more counties, Minn. Statutes 2015 103E.235

Wetlands

Improvements, petitions for, Minn. Statutes 2015 103E.227

Repairs, Minn. Statutes 2015 103E.701

Replacement, Minn. Statutes 2015 103E.701, 2015 103G.221

State lands, Minn. Statutes 2015 103G.225