1.1    .................... moves to amend the delete everything amendment (A08-1343) to H.
1.2F. No. 3800, as follows:
1.3Page 42, after line 31, insert:

1.4    "Sec. 66. Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 473.388, subdivision 2, is amended to read:
1.5    Subd. 2. Replacement service; eligibility. (a) The council may provide assistance
1.6under the program to a statutory or home rule charter city or town or combination thereof,
1.8    (a) (1) is located in the metropolitan transit taxing district;
1.9    (b) (2) is not served by the council bus service or is served only with council bus
1.10routes which begin or end within the applying city or town or combination thereof; and
1.11    (c) (3) has fewer than four scheduled runs of council bus service during off-peak
1.12hours defined in section 473.408, subdivision 1.
1.13    (b) Eligible cities or towns or combinations thereof may apply on behalf of a transit
1.14operator with whom they propose to contract for service.
1.15    (c) The council may not provide assistance under this section to a statutory or home
1.16rule charter city or town unless the city or town,:
1.17    (i) (1) was receiving assistance under Minnesota Statutes 1982, section 174.265 by
1.18July 1, 1984,;
1.19    (ii) (2) had submitted an application for assistance under that section by July 1,
1.201984,; or
1.21    (iii) (3) had submitted a letter of intent to apply for assistance under that section by
1.22July 1, 1984, and submits submitted an application for assistance under this section by
1.23July 1, 1988. A statutory or home rule charter city or town has an additional 12-month
1.24extension if it notified the former regional transit board before July 1, 1988, that the city or
1.25town is in the process of completing a transportation evaluation study that includes an
1.26assessment of the local transit needs of the city or town.
2.1    (d) Nothing in this section prevents a local governmental unit from providing public
2.2transit service that extends outside of the metropolitan transit taxing district.
2.3    (e) For purposes of this subdivision, "off-peak hours" means the time from 9:00 a.m.
2.4to 3:30 p.m. and 6:30 p.m. until the last bus on Monday through Friday of each week and
2.5all day Saturday, Sunday, and holidays designated by the council.

2.6    Sec. 67. Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 473.446, subdivision 2, is amended to read:
2.7    Subd. 2. Transit taxing district. (a) The metropolitan transit taxing district
2.8is hereby designated as that portion of the metropolitan transit area lying within the
2.9following named cities, towns, or unorganized territory within the counties indicated:
2.10    (a) (1) Anoka County. Anoka, Blaine, Centerville, Columbia Heights, Coon Rapids,
2.11Fridley, Circle Pines, Hilltop, Lexington, Lino Lakes, Spring Lake Park;
2.12    (b) (2) Carver County. Chanhassen, the city of Chaska;
2.13    (c) (3) Dakota County. Apple Valley, Burnsville, Eagan, Farmington, Inver Grove
2.14Heights, Lakeville, Lilydale, Mendota, Mendota Heights, Rosemount, South St. Paul,
2.15Sunfish Lake, West St. Paul;
2.16    (d) (4) Ramsey County. All of the territory within Ramsey County;
2.17    (e) (5) Hennepin County. Bloomington, Brooklyn Center, Brooklyn Park,
2.18Champlin, Chanhassen, Crystal, Deephaven, Eden Prairie, Edina, Excelsior, Golden
2.19Valley, Greenwood, Hopkins, Long Lake, Maple Grove, Medicine Lake, Minneapolis,
2.20Minnetonka, Minnetonka Beach, Mound, New Hope, Orono, Osseo, Plymouth, Richfield,
2.21Robbinsdale, St. Anthony, St. Louis Park, Shorewood, Spring Park, Tonka Bay, Wayzata,
2.22Woodland, the unorganized territory of Hennepin County;
2.23    (f) (6) Scott County. Prior Lake, Savage, Shakopee; and
2.24    (g) (7) Washington County. Baytown, the city of Stillwater, White Bear Lake,
2.25Bayport, Birchwood, Cottage Grove, Dellwood, Lake Elmo, Landfall, Mahtomedi,
2.26Newport, Oakdale, Oak Park Heights, Pine Springs, St. Paul Park, Willernie, Woodbury.
2.27    (b) The Metropolitan Council in its sole discretion may provide transit service by
2.28contract beyond the boundaries of the metropolitan transit taxing district or to cities and
2.29towns within the taxing district local governmental units which are receiving financial
2.30assistance under section 473.388, upon petition therefor by an interested city, township or
2.31political subdivision within the metropolitan transit area. The Metropolitan Council may
2.32establish such terms and conditions as it deems necessary and advisable for providing the
2.33transit service, including such combination of fares and direct payments by the petitioner
2.34as will compensate the council for the full capital and operating cost of the service and
2.35the related administrative activities of the council. The amount of the levy made by any
3.1municipality to pay for the service shall be disregarded when calculation of levies subject
3.2to limitations is made, provided that cities and towns receiving financial assistance under
3.3section 473.388 shall not make a special levy under this subdivision without having first
3.4exhausted the available local transit funds as defined in section 473.388. The council shall
3.5not be obligated to extend service beyond the boundaries of the taxing district, or to cities
3.6and towns within the taxing district which are receiving financial assistance under section
3.7473.388 , under any law or contract unless or until payment therefor is received.
3.8EFFECTIVE DATE.This section is effective July 1, 2008, for taxes payable in

3.10    Sec. 68. Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 473.4461, is amended to read:
3.12    Notwithstanding any provision of section 473.446 or any other law, the Metropolitan
3.13Council may not levy a tax under section 473.446, subdivision 1, in any city or town
3.14not included in the transit taxing district as it existed on January 1, 2001 July 1, 2008,
3.15unless the council and the governing body of that city or town have agreed on a service
3.16expansion plan."
3.17Renumber the sections in sequence and correct the internal references
3.18Amend the title accordingly