CONFERENCE COMMITTEE REPORT ON H.F. No. 2700
Section 1. Capital Improvement
Section 2. University of Minnesota Twin Cities,
Duluth, Crookston, Morris, and Twin Cities campuses; asset preservation and
building and classroom design, construction, and renovation funding
Section 3. Minnesota State Colleges and Universities; asset
preservation and building and classroom design, construction, and renovation
funding provided. Alexandria Technical College, Anoka Ramsey Community
College-Coon Rapids, Dakota County Technical College, Hennepin Technical
College-Eden Prairie and Brooklyn Park, Lake Superior College, Metropolitan
State University, Minneapolis community and Technical College, Minnesota State
Community Technical College, Minnesota State University-Mankato and Moorhead,
Minnesota West Community Technical College-Canby, NHED Mesabi Range Community
and Technical College-Eveleth and Virginia, North Hennepin Community College,
Ridgewater Community Technical College, South Central College-Faribault,
Southwest Minnesota State University, St. Cloud University, and St. Cloud
Technical College included.
Section 4. Education; Independent School
District No. 38, Red Lake, construction and renovation funding provided.
Section 5. Minnesota State Academies; Academy for the Blind and South
Central College of Faribault asset preservation and independent living housing
Section 6. Perpich Center for the Arts Education; Alpha
Building demolition and storage building construction funding provided.
Section 7. Natural Resources; asset preservation, flood mitigation,
groundwater monitoring, land acquisition, development, and improvement, RIM
critical habitat match, forest conservation and reforestation, shade tree
program, state park and trail rehabilitation, land and regional trail
acquisition, construction, and development, trail connection improvements,
bridge replacement, bluff stabilization, and campground expansion funding
Section 8. Pollution Control Agency; closed landfill cleanup, waste
transfer facility, and material recovery facility funding provided.
9. Board of Water and Soil Resources; RIM conservation reserve acquisition and
wetland replacement funding provided.
Section 10. Minnesota Zoological
Garden; Minnesota Zoo asset preservation and Heart of the Zoo design and
construction funding provided.
Section 11. Administration; Capitol campus
security, Governor���s residence renovation, cooperative local facilities,
veterans, firefighters, and police memorial funding provided.
Amateur Sports Commission; National Sports Super Rink, National Volleyball
Center, and Northwestern Minnesota Regional Sports Center funding
Section 13. Military Affairs; asset preservation, life safety
improvements, facility ADA compliance, armory renovation, and troop support
facility funding provided.
Section 14. Public Safety; emergency training
center, fire training facility, and Princeton public safety facility funding
Section 15. Transportation; bridge replacement and rehabilitation,
greater Minnesota transit, rail service improvement and extension , railroad
track rehabilitation, warning devices replacement, port development, airport,
truck station, maintenance facility, and training center funding
Section 16. Metropolitan Council; Transit Capital Improvement
Program, wastewater collection system, parks and trails improvement and
construction funding provided.
Section 17. Health; hospital facility
improvements funding provided.
Section 18. Human Services; asset
preservation, early childhood learning, child protection facilities, memorials,
sex offender program treatment facilities expansion and study funding provided.
Section 19. Veterans Affairs; asset preservation, veterans homes design,
construction, and remodeling funding provided.
Section 20. Corrections; asset
preservation, ARMER radio system migration and correctional facilities upgrades
Section 21. Employment and Economic Development; water
line loop, entrepreneurship and technology business incubator construction,
Innovative Business Development Public Infrastructure Grant Program, water
distribution system expansion, Headwaters Science Center design, Potter Center
for the Arts construction, Duluth Zoo asset preservation, cultural, civic
center, event facilities, and hall construction and expansion, water
infrastructure construction and bioscience business development funding
Section 22. Public Facilities Authority; clean water and drinking
water revolving fund match funding provided, and wastewater infrastructure
Section 23. Minnesota Housing Finance Agency; housing
development funding provided.
Section 24. Minnesota Historical Society; asset
preservation and Oliver H. Kelley Farm Historic funding provided.
Bond Sale Expenses; commissioner of management and budget bond sale expenses
from bond proceeds fund and trunk highway fund.
Section 26. Bond Sale
Authorization; money appropriated in this act provided from bond proceeds fund,
maximum effort school loan fund, transportation fund, and trunk highway fund
Section 27. Cancellations and bond sale authorizations
reduced for: Bureau of Criminal Apprehension, Administration; property
acquisition, Human services, CAPRA, Administration, health and agriculture
laboratory, Minnesota state academies, veterans homes board, Phalen Boulevard,
Perpich Center for Arts Education, Capitol Area Architectural and Planning
Board, Minnesota correctional facilities, Institute of Nanotechnology,
Department of Natural Resources, Department of Transportation, Agriculture,
storm sewers, and disaster relief.
Sections 28-31. Report on Expenditure of
Section 32. Utilities companies permitted to cross state-owned
Section 33. Recycling construction and demolition waste from state
buildings requirement added.
Section 34. Public improvement projects
construction and major remodeling final plans and specifications cannot be made
until presented appropriate committees. Demolition or decommissioning of some
projects exempt from requirement.
Section 35. Cooperative Local Facilities
Grants; grant authorization, match, and amounts provided.
Section 36. Camp
Ripley/Veterans State Trail established.
Section 37. Red River basin flood
mitigation projects grant requirements.
Section 38. Reinvest in Minnesota
reserve program funding may not be used for environmental regulatory or wetland
Section 39. Innovative Business Development Public
Infrastructure Grant Program established and account created, and innovative
Section 40. Commissioner of transportation grant criteria
Section 41. Commissioner of transportation program
administration rulemaking provided.
Section 42. Early childhood programs,
nurseries, or parenting time centers grant authority provided.
Early childhood programs grant priority provided.
Section 44. Bond issue
Section 45. Nonprofit housing bonds authorization
Section 46. Red Rock corridor transit way funding
Section 47. Bioscience development; Trunk Highway 36 and Rice
Street in Ramsey County included.
Section 48. Asset preservation for
academies spending modified.
Section 49. Koochiching Renewable Energy Clean
Air Project provisions modified.
Section 50. Red Rock corridor transit way
Section 51. Hibbing Wastewater Treatment Facilities grant
Section 52. Itasca County public infrastructure grant money
allowed to be used by the Itasca County Regional Railroad Authority and the
Nashwauk Public Utilities Commission.
Section 53. State road construction
Section 54. Minnesota State Academies technology center
Section 55. Mississippi River Aquatic Invasive Species
Barrier renovation and construction allowed.
Section 56. Minnesota River
Trail provisions modified.
Section 57. Itasca County steel plant
infrastructure grant authority expanded.
Section 58. Old Cedar Avenue Bridge
Section 59. Minneapolis Veterans Home campus Building 9
demolition provisions modified.
Section 60. Lake Vermillion State Park public
access and use restrictions modified.
Section 61. Lake Vermillion State Park
land acquisition requirements modified.
Section 62. Intercity passenger rail
projects use of appropriation modified.
Section 63. Commissioner of
management and budget authorized to schedule sale of state general obligation
Section 64. St. Cloud Technical College lease revenue payment
Section 65. Law repealed.
Section 66. Act effective
day following enactment.