Minnesota State Law Library
Legal Topics: Cities, Towns and Counties
Statutes: (Additional statutes, regulations & opinions may apply to your specific situation.)
Minnesota Statutes Index Topic for Cities and Towns
Minnesota County and Municipal Ordinances, from the Minnesota State Law Library.
Resources: (Print resources are available at the Law Library and in county law libraries around the state.)
Classification of Cities , from the Research Department of the Minnesota House of Representatives.
City Special Service Districts , including local government, from the Research Department of the Minnesota House of Representatives.
Compensation Limits for Local Government Employees , including local government, from the Research Department of the Minnesota House of Representatives.
Handbook for Minnesota Cities, (League of Minn. Cities 2014) JS451.M63 B43 2014 JS451.M63 B43 2014 (library use only)
Local Government Law Treatises, from the Minnesota State Law Library.
Options in County Government Structure, from the Research Dept. of the Minn. House of Representatives.
Property Taxes, from the Research Department of the Minnesota House of Representatives.
Sales Taxes, including local sales taxes, from the Research Department of the Minnesota House of Representatives.
Association of Minnesota Counties.
League of Minnesota Cities.
Minnesota Association of Townships.
Related Topics: Data Practices Act and Open Meeting Law; Ordinances; Property Taxes
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Last updated on September 10, 2015.
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