.................... moves to amend H.F. No. 1251 as follows:
Delete everything after the enacting clause and insert:
"Section 1. WINONA COUNTY ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY;
1.4WIND ENERGY PROJECT.
1.5(a) The Winona County economic development authority may form or become a
1.6member of a limited liability company organized under Minnesota Statutes, chapter 322B,
1.7for the purpose of developing a community-based energy development project pursuant to
1.8Minnesota Statutes, section 216B.1612. A project authorized by this section may not sell,
1.9transmit, or distribute the electrical energy at retail or provide for end use of the electrical
1.10energy to an off-site facility of the economic development authority or the limited liability
1.11company. Nothing in this section modifies the exclusive service territories or exclusive
1.12right to serve as provided in Minnesota Statutes, sections 216B.37 to 216B.43.
1.13(b) The authority may acquire a leasehold interest in property outside its corporate
1.14boundaries for the purpose of developing a community-based energy development project
1.15as provided in Minnesota Statutes, section 216B.1612.
1.16EFFECTIVE DATE.This section is effective the day after the county of Winona
1.17and its chief clerical officer comply with Minnesota Statutes, section 645.021, subdivisions
1.182 and 3.