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Browse through a collection of more than 100 articles and model forms in the MCIT Resource Library. Use the search tools to the left to narrow in on the appropriate resource.
6 Articles found | Joint Powers/Mutual Aid
December 2016 | Article | Uploaded in:
Joint powers entities occasionally include provisions in their formation or operational documents that conflict with the Minnesota Open Meeting Law, Minnesota Statutes Chapter 13D. In this case, the Minnesota Open Meeting Law supersedes the joint powers agreement or bylaws.
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As a separate and distinct (from its creating members) legal entity, the joint powers entity needs its own coverage for liability to protect the entity, the joint powers entity's board and when appropriate, the employees of the new entity.
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This model joint powers agreement to establish a joint powers entity has been developed by Minnesota Counties Intergovernmental Trust. MCIT provides this model to its members as a recommended form to follow when establishing a joint powers entity. This is only a recommendation and does not constitute legal advice.
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When governmental units discuss how they will operate as a joint powers entity or collaborative, a number of questions should be considered. This Resource presents many of these, as well as risk management advice for forming a joint powers entity or collaborative.
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Regardless of the operating structure, the joint powers entities or arrangements must comply with many of the same laws and practices as their member entities, such as the Minnesota Open Meeting Law and Minnesota Government Data Practices Act.
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MCIT provides this model to its members as a recommended form for mutual aid agreement for emergency management and homeland security. This is only a recommendation and does not constitute legal advice.