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County Screening Board

Also known as:
County Engineer Screening Board
Active dates:1959 -
Function: The board investigates and reviews the information submitted by each county relating to the mileage, in lane-miles, of the county state-aid highway system in the county, and the money needs of the county in order to apportion the county state-aid highway fund. On or before the first day of November of each year, the board submits its findings and recommendations in writing as to each county's lane-mileage and money needs to the Commissioner of the Minnesota Department of Transportation.
History: The County Screening Board was reviewed by the Legislative Commission on Planning and Fiscal Policy (LCPFP) in 2013 as part of their biennial duty required by Minn. Stat. 3.885 Subd. 11. The LCPFP's 2013 Recommendations called for keeping the board.
Membership: The board consistsof the following county engineers:

(1) two county engineers from the metropolitan highway construction district;

(2) one county engineer from each nonmetropolitan highway district; and

(3) one additional county engineer from each county with a population of 175,000 or more.

Entries for this agency in the Annual Compilation and Statistical Report of Multi-Member Agencies Report: 1978.

Note: This report provides membership details as well as meeting information and a summary of the group's activities.

Agency heads: Commissioner of Transportation
Note: The Legislative Reference Library may have additional reports on or by this group available through our catalog.
News clippings and documents. Agencies Notebook Collection, 1978-2014.
Record last updated: 01/26/2015

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