Minnesota Senate Local Government Bill Index Report Report Date: December 17, 2017 7:16:47 PM
2017-2018 Regular Session
Bills in Local Government
Bill# Senate Author Description Date Received Hearing Date Action Taken Senate Last Action
SF38 OsmekMetropolitan council members staggered terms imposition01/09/2017   
SF40 OsmekMetropolitan council gubernatorial appointees local approval requirement and council member removal process01/09/2017   
SF123 LatzElectronic communications retention requirements establishment01/17/201702/07/2017
Discussion only
 
SF150 OsmekMetropolitan council light rail projects without explicit legislative authority prohibition and appropriation01/17/201703/07/2017
Amended, recommended to pass and re-referred to the Committee on Transportation Finance and Policy
 
SF174 NewtonParks, trails and recreational facilities additional funding for local units of government through special fees authorization01/17/2017   
SF201 HallStatutory or home rule charter city two-thirds vote for interim ordinance imposition; interim housing ordinance imposition 10-day notice and public hearing requirements01/19/201702/28/2017
Amended and recommended to pass
See SF1456, Art. 11, Sec. 3
SF261 MathewsBenton county recorder office appointment authorization01/23/201702/21/2017
Recommended to pass and re-referred to the Committee on State Government Finance and Policy and Elections
See SF514, Art. 3, Sec. 2
SF373 HousleyCounty board commissioner vacancy filling by appointment authorization01/26/201702/21/2017
As discussed, laid over
 
SF421 NewtonVacant elected county offices appointment procedures establishment01/26/2017   
SF480 SenjemLong-term equity investment authority for local governments additions01/30/201702/07/2017
Amended, recommended to pass and re-referred to the Committee on State Government Finance and Policy and Elections
See First Special Session, SF1, Art. 2, Sec. 27
SF514 KiffmeyerOmnibus elections bill03/06/201703/07/2017
Amended, recommended to pass and re-referred to the Committee on Transportation Finance and Policy
Ch. 92
SF533 WiklundPublic body liable for unpaid costs when there is no performance or payment bond02/02/2017   
SF561 OsmekSmall wireless facilities collocation authorization03/06/201703/14/2017
05/21/2017
Removed from agenda

See SF1456, Art. 9
SF580 MillerUniform State Labor Standards Act02/09/201702/14/2017
Recommended to pass
 
SF592 LoureyPine county auditor-treasurer appointment authorization02/02/201702/21/2017
Recommended to pass and re-referred to the Committee on State Government Finance and Policy and Elections
See SF514, Art. 3, Sec. 3
SF601 BensonMetropolitan system plan reasonableness consideration prohibition elimination02/02/2017   
SF620 DahmsCounty boards appropriations authorization for veterans memorials anywhere in the county02/13/2017   
SF641 DibbleMetropolitan council staggered terms, member qualifications and member selection process provisions modifications02/06/2017   
SF642 DibbleMetropolitan council members election authorization02/06/2017   
SF692 LoureyCloquet area fire and ambulance taxing district modifications02/06/201702/21/2017
Recommended to pass and re-referred to the Committee on Taxes
 
SF699 RelphMunicipal hotels local government additional licensing requirements authorization02/06/2017   
SF870 FischbachNational Night Out local government expenditures and fundraising authorization02/13/201702/21/2017
Amended and recommended to pass
Ch. 26
SF883 DibbleMetropolitan governance task force establishment02/13/2017   
SF892 OsmekMetropolitan council governance modification02/13/2017   
SF931 BensonOak Grove land designation as rural residential for comprehensive plan update purposes02/13/2017  See First Special Session, HF3, Art. 3, Sec. 126
SF975 BensonMetropolitan council members communication with elected officials in their respective district requirement02/15/2017   
SF1001 FranzenEdina 2014 special law file approval time extension02/15/201702/28/2017
Amended, recommended to pass and re-referred to the Committee on Taxes
 
SF1011 ChamberlainTransit financial activity auditing and reporting requirement and appropriation 03/09/2017
Recommended to pass
See First Special Session, SF1, Art. 2, Sec. 5
SF1012 RelphStearns county recorder office appointive authorization02/15/201702/21/2017
Recommended to pass and re-referred to the Committee on State Government Finance and Policy and Elections
See SF514, Art. 3, Sec. 4
SF1020 HallAwards and trophies purchase spending cap elimination02/15/201702/21/2017
Amended and recommended to pass
Ch. 29
SF1040 TomassoniCounty higher education scholarship program funded by mineral royalties establishment 03/07/2017
Recommended to pass
See SF943, Art. 2, Sec. 22
SF1113 KiffmeyerCounty law library transfer of money to county for construction costs authorization02/16/201702/28/2017
Recommended to pass
Veto. 27
SF1135 PappasRamsey county human resources statutes technical modifications02/20/201703/14/2017
Recommended to pass
Ch. 28
SF1139 Anderson, B.Metropolitan council expansion beyond metro area prohibition02/20/2017   
SF1195 IngebrigtsenConsumer Choice Act; plastic and paper bags local government bans or taxation prohibition; plastic bag recycling pilot project appropriation02/20/201702/28/2017
Amended, recommended to pass and re-referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources Finance
See SF1456, Art. 8, Sec. 14
SF1224 MathewsProposed ordinances affecting business licenses notice requirement02/20/201703/14/2017
Amended and recommended to pass
 
SF1245 MathewsClaims payment requirements modification02/22/201702/28/2017
Amended and recommended to pass
 
SF1267 BensonThrive MSP 2040 metropolitan development guide legislative approval requirement02/22/2017   
SF1274 BakkCity and town historical societies use of city and town expenditures authorization02/22/2017   
SF1295 OsmekLocal governments alternative Web site publication authorization02/22/2017   
SF1354 LatzPolice and firefighters civil service commissions and department employees provisions modifications02/23/201703/07/2017
Amended, recommended to pass and re-referred to the Committee on State Government Finance and Policy and Elections
Ch. 97
SF1399 AbelerCounty license bureaus business hours modification02/23/201703/14/2017
Recommended to pass
Ch. 67
SF1416 JohnsonMarshall county office of recorder appointive office authorization02/27/201703/07/2017
Recommended to pass and re-referred to the Committee on State Government Finance and Policy and Elections
See SF514, Art. 3, Sec. 5
SF1426 FischbachCounty recorders appointment authorization02/27/2017   
SF1430 RelphSherburne county office of county recorder appointment authorization02/27/2017   
SF1483 BensonMetropolitan Land Planning Act reasonableness of system statements consideration authorization02/27/2017   
SF1487 PappasLarge retail stores excessive consumption of law enforcement services local government units to assess costs authorization02/27/2017   
SF1490 OsmekMetropolitan council membership, terms, and voting modifications; transportation advisory board elimination02/27/201703/07/2017
Amended, recommended to pass and re-referred to the Committee on Transportation Finance and Policy
 
SF1494 DraheimRice county auditor-treasurer and recorder appointment authorization02/27/201703/07/2017
Recommended to pass and re-referred to the Committee on State Government Finance and Policy and Elections
See SF514, Art. 3, Sec. 6
SF1715 LimmerOpen meeting law meeting definition clarification03/02/2017   
SF1736 WestromPartition fences construction or maintenance costs landowners or occupants exemption from costs sharing requirement03/06/2017   
SF1741 BakkTofte municipal housing operation authorization03/06/2017   
SF1749 Anderson, B.Orderly annexation agreement effect; parcel annexation by ordinance limit03/06/201703/09/2017
Removed from agenda by author request
 
SF1755 Anderson, B.Solid waste organized collection requirements modification03/06/2017   
SF1822 OsmekLong-range transportation planning functions transfer from the Metropolitan council to the department of transportation (DOT) authorization03/06/2017   
SF1855 MartyRamsey county supported work program for people with disabilities positions selection03/06/201703/14/2017
Amended and recommended to pass
 
SF1877 Torres RayMetropolitan council sewer availability charge regulation modification03/07/2017   
SF1943 TomassoniCentral Iron Range sanitary sewer board appointment of members of the governing bodies of participating municipalities authorization03/08/2017   
SF2069 KiffmeyerSherburne county examiner and deputy examiner of titles manner of compensation modification03/13/2017  See First Special Session, SF1, Art. 2, Sec. 47
SF2072 BakkTown electors financial assistance to schools authorization03/13/2017   
SF2092 DraheimMunicipality use of public utility license, permit, rights or franchise fees to raise revenue notice and referendum requirement03/13/201703/16/2017
Amended, recommended to pass and re-referred to the Committee on Taxes
 
SF2158 OsmekMetropolitan council debt obligations issuance legal authority requirement03/16/2017   
SF2260 SchoenWashington county regional railroad authority Red Rock Corridor transitway demonstration project appropriation03/27/2017   
SF2287 GogginCannon Falls exclusion from metropolitan area definition03/30/2017  See First Special Session, HF3, Art. 3, Sec. 116
SF2328 HallNotice requirements for certain local government ordinances and resolutions authorization; economic analysis on the impact of licensed businesses and local or state revenue requirement04/20/2017   
SF2364 MathewsCommunity food shelves appropriations of funds by towns authorization05/01/2017   
SF2393 KoranWater tank service contracts bidding exception modification05/15/2017   
SF2415 OsmekMetropolitan council abolishment and duty transfer authorization; metropolitan land use planning provisions repeal; metropolitan council oversight of metropolitan airports commission repeal; metropolitan area sanitary sewer district establishment and appropriation05/20/2017   
HF375 DahmsCounty boards appropriations authorization for veterans memorials anywhere in the county02/15/201702/28/2017
Recommended to pass
Ch. 9
HF739 OsmekSmall wireless facilities collocation authorization 05/21/2017
Recommended to pass