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Ordinance Number 6

AN ORDINANCE REGULATING THE APPROPRIATION AND USE OF WATER FROM WHITE BEAR LAKE

THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS OF THE WHITE BEAR LAKE CONSERVATION DISTRICT DOES ORDAIN:

Section 1. Appropriation of Water Prohibited. No person may pump or otherwise appropriate water from White Bear Lake at any time when the lake level is below an elevation of 923.5 feet above mean sea level.

Section 2. Exception. Section 1 of this ordinance shall not apply to the emergency pumping or appropriation of water by a municipal fire department for emergency fire-fighting purposes.

Section 3. Criminal Penalties. A violation of this ordinance is a petty misdemeanor. A second violation that occurs in the same calendar year is a misdemeanor.

Section 4. Other Remedies. In addition to the penalties in Section 3 of this ordinance, the White Bear Lake Conservation District may institute any proper action or procedure to enforce this ordinance.

Section 5. Effective Date. This ordinance is effective on the date of its publication.

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Phil Bonin, Chairman

Attest:
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Stephanie McNamara, Secretary

The foregoing ordinance was enacted by a majority vote of all members of the Board of Directors at a regular meeting held on April 24, 1990, and was published in the White Bear Press newspaper on May 3, 1990.

The foregoing is a retype of the original Ordinance #6 on file in the District office. Retyped 8/18/99 only for the purpose of improving readability. To be reviewed by Lake Utilization Committee and Board in '99-'00.

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