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St. Paul, Minn., Code §§ 11.01 to 11.20 (current through Oct. 27, 2017)
Brief Summary
These provisions establish a "City Market" and set forth standards for the same. Among them are the requirement that market use by vendors shall be provided "on terms of equality and without discrimination.".
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Requires something, sets standards.
Expressly allows something.
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Community-wide
Food System Category: Distribute, Get
State: Minnesota
Jurisdiction Type: City
Jurisdiction Name: Saint Paul
Does the law refer to priority populations in some way?
Unclear. Law requires that market use by vendors shall be provided "on terms of equality and without discrimination." § 11.03.
Does the law refer to or suggest a goal related to improving or protecting health?
No.
Does the law refer to or suggest a goal of fostering improved environmental conditions?
No.
Does the law refer to or suggest a goal related to promoting or supporting the community's economy?
Yes. See references to "sales" and "market." § 11.04.
Does the law include findings (including jurisdiction-specific findings), or are there findings in the larger section, title, article, or chapter which the law is part of?
No.
Does the law have a stated intent or purpose, or is there an intent or purpose in the larger section, title, article, or chapter which the law is part of?
No.
Does the law include definitions, or are there definitions in the section, title, article, or chapter which the law is part of?
No.
Does the law address implementation in some way?
Yes. The director of the department of planning and economic development may promulgate and post rules. § 11.01. Market director also has implementation duties, including posting of hours and days of operation, reviewing applications for producer's certificates, promulgation of certain traffic rules, and granting applications for market stalls. §§ 11.02, .03, .05, 11.06.
Are there enforcement provisions that identify specific penalties or consequences for non-compliance?
Yes. "Every person who shall resist said market director in the lawful discharge of the several duties imposed upon him by the rules and regulations of said market and by this chapter shall be guilty of a misdemeanor." § 11.16.
Does the law include an evaluation component, beyond reporting on activity?
No.
Does the law require an extra or atypical financial or resource investment?
Unclear. Law requires city to use a designated parcel of land for the market. § 11.01.
Code context and ordinance history
Sections 11.01 to 11.20 are located in Part II "Legislative Code," Title II "City Management and Administration," Chapter 11, " City Market." History: Ord. No. 16914, 5-13-82; C.F. No. 93-421, § 1, 4-27-93; C.F. No. 97-279, § 1, 4-9-97.