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HF 1070

3rd Engrossment - 88th Legislature (2013 - 2014) Posted on 05/20/2013 11:21pm

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1.1A bill for an act
1.2relating to capital improvements; appropriating money to acquire and better public
1.3land and buildings and other improvements of a capital nature; authorizing the
1.4sale and issuance of state bonds; modifying and cancelling prior appropriations;
1.5amending Laws 2002, chapter 393, section 22, subdivision 6, as amended; Laws
1.62005, chapter 20, article 1, section 20, subdivision 3, as amended; Laws 2006,
1.7chapter 258, sections 17, subdivision 8, as amended; 18, subdivision 6; Laws
1.82008, chapter 179, section 21, subdivision 3; Laws 2008, chapter 365, section 4,
1.9subdivision 3, as amended; Laws 2010, chapter 189, section 16, subdivision 4, as
1.10amended; Laws 2011, First Special Session chapter 12, section 10.

1.13The sums shown in the column under "Appropriations" are appropriated from the
1.14bond proceeds fund, or another named fund, to the state agencies or officials indicated,
1.15to be spent for public purposes. Appropriations of bond proceeds must be spent as
1.16authorized by the Minnesota Constitution, article XI, section 5, paragraph (a), to acquire
1.17and better public land and buildings and other public improvements of a capital nature or
1.18as authorized by the Minnesota Constitution, article XI, section 5, paragraphs (b) to (j),
1.19or article XIV. Unless otherwise specified, money appropriated in this act for a capital
1.20program or project may be used to pay state agency staff costs that are attributed directly
1.21to the capital program or project in accordance with accounting policies adopted by the
1.22commissioner of management and budget. Unless otherwise specified, the appropriations
1.23in this act are available until the project is completed or abandoned subject to Minnesota
1.24Statutes, section 16A.642.
Natural Resources
Veterans Affairs
Public Facilities Authority
Bond Sale Expenses
Cancellations; Reductions
Bond Proceeds Fund (General Fund Debt Service)
Bond Proceeds Fund (User Financed Debt Service)
Bond Proceeds Cancellations

2.11To the commissioner of natural resources for
2.12the purposes specified in this section.
2.13(a) For the state share of flood hazard
2.14mitigation grants for publicly owned capital
2.15improvements to prevent or alleviate flood
2.16damage under Minnesota Statutes, section
2.18(b) Levee projects, to the extent practical,
2.19shall meet the state standard of three feet
2.20above the 100-year flood elevation.
2.21(c) Project priorities shall be determined by
2.22the commissioner as appropriate and based
2.23on need, and to the extent possible, address
2.24needs in the Moorhead area first.
2.25(d) This appropriation includes money
2.26for the following county, township, and
2.27municipal projects as prioritized by the
2.28commissioner: Ada, Afton, Alvarado,
2.29Argyle, Austin, Borup, Breckenridge,
2.30Browntown, Climax, Crookston, Delano,
2.31Granite Falls, Inver Grove Heights, Maynard,
2.32Melrose, Minneota, Minnesota River Area II,
2.33Montevideo, Moorhead, Newport, Nielsville,
2.34Oakport Township, Oslo, Roseau, Rushford,
2.35St. Vincent, and Shelly.
3.1(e) This appropriation includes money for
3.2the following watershed projects: North
3.3Ottawa, Bois de Sioux Watershed District;
3.4Quick, Two Rivers Watershed District;
3.5Redpath, Bois de Sioux Watershed District;
3.6Roseau Wildlife Management Area, Roseau
3.7River Watershed District; and Shell Rock
3.8Watershed District.
3.9(f) For any project listed in this subdivision
3.10that the commissioner determines is not
3.11ready to proceed or does not expend all the
3.12money allocated to it, the commissioner may
3.13allocate that project's money to a project on
3.14the commissioner's priority list.
3.15(g) To the extent that the cost of a project
3.16exceeds two percent of the median household
3.17income in a municipality or township
3.18multiplied by the number of households in the
3.19municipality or township, this appropriation
3.20is also for the local share of the project.

Subdivision 1.Total Appropriation
3.23To the commissioner of administration for
3.24the purposes specified in this section.
Subd. 2.Capitol Renovation and Restoration
3.26This appropriation may be used for one or
3.27more of the following purposes:
3.28(1) to complete the design of, and to
3.29construct, repair, improve, renovate, restore,
3.30furnish, and equip the State Capitol building
3.31and grounds; including but not limited
3.32to exterior stone repairs and window
3.33replacement; asbestos and hazardous
3.34materials abatement; mechanical, electrical,
4.1plumbing, and security systems replacement;
4.2general construction, including but not
4.3limited to demolition, site improvements, life
4.4safety improvements, accessibility, security
4.5and telecommunications; roof replacement;
4.6and finish work; and
4.7(2) to predesign, design, conduct hazardous
4.8materials abatement, construct, repair,
4.9renovate, remodel, furnish, and equip
4.10the State Office Building, Administration
4.11Building, Centennial Office Building, 321
4.12Grove Street Building, and other buildings
4.13and parking facilities located on the Capitol
4.14campus as determined by the commissioner
4.15of administration to meet temporary and
4.16permanent office, storage, parking, and other
4.17space needs occasioned by and in furtherance
4.18of an efficient restoration of the State Capitol
4.19Building and for the efficient and effective
4.20function of the tenants currently located in
4.21the Capitol Building.
4.22In addition to any other approvals required,
4.23the commissioner of administration must
4.24submit the schematic design, design
4.25development, and work packages to the
4.26Capitol Preservation Commission, and may
4.27not proceed with a work package until the
4.28commission approves that work package.
4.29The commissioner must incorporate life
4.30safety (Tier 1), water management (Tier 2),
4.31and selective restoration of architectural
4.32features (Tier 3), as described in the
4.33Minnesota State Capitol Exterior Stone
4.34Repair Project report dated May 8, 2013,
4.35into repair work on the exterior stone
5.1of the Capitol that is funded under this
5.3The commissioner of administration must not
5.4construct or place any permanent building,
5.5structure, or facility for offices, parking,
5.6storage, or other use, in the area commonly
5.7known as Lief Erikson Park in the Capitol
Subd. 3.Tenant approval
5.10(a) The commissioner of administration must
5.11not prepare final plans and specifications
5.12for any construction authorized under
5.13subdivision 2 until the program plan and
5.14cost estimates for all elements necessary to
5.15complete the project have been approved
5.16by each tenant representative as to the
5.17space proposed for that tenant. The
5.18program plans and cost estimates must
5.19be presented to a tenant representative at
5.20least 30 days before the approval is needed
5.21from that representative. In addition, the
5.22appropriation in 2013 House File No. 677,
5.23article 12, section 22, if enacted, is not
5.24available for relocation of a tenant until that
5.25tenant representative approves a relocation
5.26plan submitted by the commissioner of
5.27administration for that tenant at least ten
5.28days before approval is needed from that
5.29representative. The relocation plan shall:
5.30(1) describe when each person who currently
5.31occupies office space located in the Capitol
5.32building will be moved out of the Capitol
6.1(2) identify the building and office space
6.2assigned to each person relocated during
6.3renovation of the Capitol building;
6.4(3) identify the parking spaces that will be
6.5assigned to each person relocated during
6.6renovation, including the funding mechanism
6.7for any new parking spaces;
6.8(4) state when each person relocated
6.9during renovation will be moved back into
6.10permanent office space and where the office
6.11space will be located; and
6.12(5) include a written, signed tenant agreement
6.13for tenancy in the Capitol building after
6.15For the purposes of this paragraph, "tenant
6.16representative" includes the secretary of the
6.17senate, on behalf of the senate; the chief clerk
6.18of the house of representatives, on behalf of
6.19the house of representatives; the governor;
6.20the court administrator, on behalf of the
6.21judicial branch; and the attorney general, on
6.22behalf of the attorney general's office.
6.23(b) The commissioner of administration
6.24must not install new windows in the Capitol
6.25building office spaces that cannot be opened
6.26by the tenants of the building, unless
6.27otherwise approved by a tenant occupying
6.28an office.
6.29(c) The commissioner of administration shall
6.30consult and collaborate with the director
6.31of the Historical Society on plans and
6.32specifications for construction authorized
6.33under subdivision 2.
Subd. 4.Legislative Office Building
7.1The plans and specifications for a new
7.2legislative office building as provided in
7.32013 H.F. No. 677, article 12, section 21, are
7.4subject to approval by the house Committee
7.5on Rules and Legislative Administration in
7.6addition to approval by the senate Committee
7.7on Rules and Administration.
Subd. 5.Parking Facilities
7.9To design, construct, furnish, and equip
7.10one or more parking facilities in the
7.11Capitol complex to accommodate up to
7.12approximately 880 parking stalls, with a net
7.13replacement of approximately 675 parking
7.14stalls, including to address temporary parking
7.15needed during construction of permanent
7.16parking facilities.
7.17Notwithstanding any other provision of
7.18law, any parking facility proposed to be
7.19located on state-owned land located on the
7.20block bordered by Sherburne Avenue on the
7.21north, Park Street on the east, University
7.22Avenue on the south, and Rice Street on
7.23the west, must not require demolition of
7.24the historic Ford Building unless approved
7.25by the house Committee on Rules and
7.26Legislative Administration and the senate
7.27Committee on Rules and Administration.
7.28The parking facilities must accommodate the
7.29needs of members and staff of the house of
7.30representatives as well as other tenants of the
7.31Capitol complex.
7.32The parking facilities developed with
7.33this appropriation are exempt from the
7.34requirements for design competition under
7.35Minnesota Statutes, section 15B.10.
8.1Notwithstanding any law to the contrary,
8.2under Minnesota Statutes, sections 16C.32
8.3and 16C.33, if the commissioner elects to
8.4utilize a design-build delivery method to
8.5design and construct one or more parking
8.6facilities with this appropriation, the Capital
8.7Area Architectural and Planning Board, in
8.8cooperation with the commissioner, shall
8.9create a selection committee to act as the
8.10board under Minnesota Statutes, sections
8.1116C.32 and 16C.33. Notwithstanding
8.12Minnesota Statutes, section 16B.33, if the
8.13commissioner elects to contract with a
8.14primary designer to design one or more
8.15parking facilities with this appropriation,
8.16the Capital Area Architectural and Planning
8.17Board, in cooperation with the commissioner,
8.18shall create a selection committee to conduct
8.19the selection process in accordance with the
8.20standards in Minnesota Statutes, chapters
8.2115B and 16B. Notwithstanding Minnesota
8.22Statutes, section 16C.33, subdivision 5,
8.23paragraph (b), after obtaining and evaluating
8.24qualifications from each design-builder, in
8.25accordance with the weighted criteria and
8.26subequatorial and procedures set forth in
8.27the request for qualifications, the selection
8.28committee shall select a short list of up to
8.29five proposals.
8.30If the commissioner does not receive any
8.31proposals, the commissioner may either
8.32(1) solicit new proposals, (2) revise the
8.33request for qualifications and thereafter
8.34solicit new proposals using the revised
8.35request for qualifications, or (3) request
8.36selection of a primary designer pursuant to
9.1Minnesota Statutes, section 16B.33, 16C.08,
9.2or 16C.095, and proceed with competitive
9.3bidding pursuant to Minnesota Statutes,
9.4sections 16C.25 to 16C.29.
9.5The bond debt from the appropriation under
9.6this subdivision shall be user-financed.
9.7Parking fees collected shall be deposited into
9.8a state parking account and credited to the
9.9debt service account in the state bond fund as
9.10provided under Minnesota Statutes, section

9.13To the commissioner of administration to
9.14complete the design of, perform hazardous
9.15materials abatement for, and demolish the
9.16south wing of Building 17 and adjoining
9.17buildings, and design, reconstruct, and
9.18furnish the new south wing of Building 17
9.19and adjoining buildings as a new skilled
9.20nursing building, construct a new distribution
9.21and service tunnel to serve buildings 6, 17
9.22north, and 19, and the future 17 south, and
9.23design, construct, and equip a network and
9.24server room, including installation of new
9.25fiber optic lines.

9.27To the Public Facilities Authority to match
9.28federal grants for the clean water revolving
9.29fund under Minnesota Statutes, section
9.30446A.07, and the drinking water revolving
9.31fund under Minnesota Statutes, section
9.32446A.081. This appropriation must be used
9.33for qualified capital projects.

10.2To the commissioner of management
10.3and budget for bond sale expenses under
10.4Minnesota Statutes, section 16A.641,
10.5subdivision 8.

10.6    Sec. 7. BOND SALE SCHEDULE.
10.7The commissioner of management and budget shall schedule the sale of state
10.8general obligation bonds so that, during the biennium ending June 30, 2015, no more
10.9than $1,280,165,000 will need to be transferred from the general fund to the state bond
10.10fund to pay principal and interest due and to become due on outstanding state general
10.11obligation bonds. During the biennium, before each sale of state general obligation bonds,
10.12the commissioner of management and budget shall calculate the amount of debt service
10.13payments needed on bonds previously issued and shall estimate the amount of debt service
10.14payments that will be needed on the bonds scheduled to be sold. The commissioner shall
10.15adjust the amount of bonds scheduled to be sold so as to remain within the limit set by this
10.16section. The amount needed to make the debt service payments is appropriated from the
10.17general fund as provided in Minnesota Statutes, section 16A.641.

10.19To provide the money appropriated in this act from the bond proceeds fund, the
10.20commissioner of management and budget shall sell and issue bonds of the state in an
10.21amount up to $178,795,000 in the manner, upon the terms, and with the effect prescribed
10.22by Minnesota Statutes, sections 16A.631 to 16A.675, and by the Minnesota Constitution,
10.23article XI, sections 4 to 7.

10.25The $2,000,000 appropriation in Laws 2009, chapter 93, article 1, section 11,
10.26subdivision 7, for the Alexandria aircraft surveillance facility, is canceled. The bond sale
10.27authorization in Laws 2009, chapter 93, article 1, section 21, subdivision 1, is reduced
10.28by $2,000,000.

10.29    Sec. 10. Laws 2002, chapter 393, section 22, subdivision 6, as amended by Laws 2005,
10.30chapter 20, article 1, section 43, is amended to read:
Subd. 6.Fergus Falls Regional Treatment
11.1To design, renovate, construct, furnish,
11.2and equip ancillary support and program
11.3facilities, including improvements to basic
11.4infrastructure,such as sanitary and storm
11.5sewer and water lines, public streets,
11.6curb, gutter, street lights, or sidewalks, to
11.7make improvements for building envelope
11.8and structural integrity for the purposes
11.9of stabilizing the buildings for sale, for
11.10 hazardous materials abatement, and for
11.11 demolition that will facilitate the relocation
11.12of the facility's ancillary support, treatment,
11.13and residential programs from the Corkboard
11.14buildings and of all or portions of surplus,
11.15nonfunctional, or deteriorated facilities
11.16and infrastructure or to renovate surplus,
11.17nonfunctional, or deteriorated facilities and
11.18infrastructure to facilitate the disposition
11.19 redevelopment of the Fergus Falls Regional
11.20Treatment Center campus. If the property
11.21is sold or transferred to a local unit of
11.22government, the unspent portion of this
11.23appropriation may be granted to the local
11.24unit of government that acquires the campus
11.25for the purposes stated in this subdivision.
11.26Notwithstanding Minnesota Statutes, section
11.2716A.642, the bond sale authorization and
11.28appropriation of bond proceeds in this
11.29subdivision are available until December 31,

11.31    Sec. 11. Laws 2005, chapter 20, article 1, section 20, subdivision 3, as amended by
11.32Laws 2006, chapter 258, section 47, is amended to read:
Subd. 3.Systemwide Redevelopment, Reuse,
or Demolition
12.1To demolish or improve surplus,
12.2nonfunctional, or deteriorated facilities and
12.3infrastructure at Department of Human
12.4Services campuses statewide.
12.5(a) Up to $8,600,000 may be used to
12.6predesign, design, construct, furnish,
12.7and equip renovation of existing space
12.8or construction of new space for skilled
12.9nursing home capacity for forensic treatment
12.10programs operated by state-operated services
12.11on the campus of St. Peter Regional
12.12Treatment Center.
12.13(b) $4,000,000 may be used to prepare
12.14and develop a site, including demolition of
12.15buildings and infrastructure, to implement
12.16the redevelopment and reuse of the
12.17Ah-gwah-ching Regional Treatment Center
12.18campus. If the property is sold or transferred
12.19to a local unit of government, the unspent
12.20portion of this appropriation may be granted
12.21to the local unit of government that acquires
12.22the campus for the purposes stated in this
12.24Up to $400,000 may be used for a grant
12.25to the city of Walker to connect the water
12.26reservoir to the city.
12.27(c) $1,000,000 may be used to renovate one
12.28or more buildings for chemical dependency
12.29treatment specializing in methamphetamine
12.30addiction, and demolish buildings, on the
12.31Willmar Regional Treatment Center campus.
12.32If the property is sold or transferred to a local
12.33unit of government, the unspent portion of
12.34this appropriation may be granted to the local
13.1unit of government that acquires the campus
13.2for the purposes stated in this subdivision.
13.3(d) Up to $2,210,000 may be spent by the
13.4commissioner of finance to retire municipal
13.5bonds issued by the city of Fergus Falls
13.6and to retire interfund loans incurred by the
13.7city of Fergus Falls in connection with the
13.8waste incinerator and steam heating facility
13.9at the Fergus Falls Regional Treatment
13.10Center. $447,610 of unexpended nonsalary
13.11money from state-operated services may be
13.12transferred as a grant to the city of Fergus
13.13Falls to retire interfund loans incurred by the
13.14city of Fergus Falls in connection with the
13.15waste incinerator and steam heating facility
13.16at the Fergus Falls Regional Treatment
13.17Center. This money is only available upon
13.18satisfactory completion of implementation of
13.19the final master plan agreement, as approved
13.20by the Department of Administration, the
13.21Department of Human Services, and the city
13.22of Fergus Falls.
13.23(e) Up to $400,000 may be used for a grant
13.24to the city of Fergus Falls for hazardous
13.25materials abatement, improvements to
13.26basic infrastructure, including sanitary and
13.27storm sewer and water lines, public streets,
13.28curb, gutter, street lights, or sidewalks, to
13.29make improvements for building envelope
13.30and structural integrity for the purposes
13.31of stabilizing the buildings for sale, and
13.32 to demolish all or portions of surplus,
13.33nonfunctional, or deteriorated facilities
13.34and infrastructure or to renovate surplus,
13.35nonfunctional, or deteriorated facilities and
13.36infrastructure to facilitate redevelopment of
14.1 the city's waste-to-energy incineration plant
14.2located on the grounds of the Fergus Falls
14.3Regional Treatment Center campus.
14.4Notwithstanding Minnesota Statutes, section
14.516A.642, the bond sale authorization and
14.6appropriation of bond proceeds in this
14.7paragraph are available until December 31,
14.9(f) The provisions, terms, and conditions of
14.10any grant made by the director of the Office of
14.11Environmental Assistance under Minnesota
14.12Statutes, chapter 115A, to the city of Fergus
14.13Falls for the waste incinerator steam heating
14.14facility that supports the Fergus Falls
14.15Regional Treatment Center and that may
14.16come into effect as a result of the incinerator
14.17and facility being closed, are hereby waived.

14.18    Sec. 12. Laws 2006, chapter 258, section 17, subdivision 8, as amended by Laws
14.192008, chapter 179, section 64, and Laws 2011, First Special Session chapter 12, section
14.2030, is amended to read:
Subd. 8.Metropolitan Regional Parks Capital
14.23For the cost of improvements and betterments
14.24of a capital nature and acquisition by the
14.25council and local government units of
14.26regional recreational open-space lands in
14.27accordance with the council's policy plan
14.28as provided in Minnesota Statutes, section
14.29473.147 . Priority must be given to park
14.30rehabilitation and land acquisition projects.
14.31$300,000 is for a grant to the city of
14.32Bloomington for environmental analysis
14.33and review, design, and construction of a
14.34multimodal trail connection across or through
15.1Long Meadow Lake in the vicinity of the old
15.2Cedar Avenue bridge and for development
15.3of a segment of the Minnesota Valley State
15.4Trail from Fort Snelling State Park to the
15.5Long Meadow Lake crossing to serve as
15.6a hiking and bicycling trail connection to
15.7renovate and restore, or to replace, the Old
15.8Cedar Avenue Bridge for bicycle commuters
15.9and recreational users. Notwithstanding
15.10Minnesota Statutes, section 16A.642, the
15.11bond sale authorization and appropriation of
15.12bond proceeds for this project are available
15.13until December 31, 2017.
15.14$6,000,000 is for a grant to the county of
15.15Dakota to acquire land for a regional park
15.16and wildlife area adjacent to the Vermillion
15.17Highlands Research, Recreation, and Wildlife
15.18Management Area in Dakota County.
15.19$1,800,000 is for a grant to the city of
15.20Minneapolis to complete land acquisition for
15.21and construction of the Cedar Lake Trail.
15.22$3,500,000 is for a grant to the Minneapolis
15.23Park and Recreation Board to design,
15.24construct, furnish, and equip a new cultural
15.25and community center in the East Phillips
15.26neighborhood in Minneapolis.
15.27$250,000 is for a grant to the Minneapolis
15.28Park and Recreation Board to predesign
15.29completion of the Grand Rounds National
15.30Scenic Byway by providing a link between
15.31northeast Minneapolis on Stinson Avenue and
15.32Southeast Minneapolis at East River Road.
15.33$2,500,000 is for a grant to the Minneapolis
15.34Park and Recreation Board to mitigate
15.35flooding at Lake of the Isles in the city
16.1of Minneapolis. The grant must be used
16.2for shoreline stabilization and restoration,
16.3dredging, wetland replacement, and other
16.4infrastructure improvements necessary to
16.5deal with the 1997 flood damage and to
16.6prevent future flooding.
16.7$321,000 is for a grant to Ramsey County
16.8to construct a bicycle and pedestrian trail on
16.9the north side of Lower Afton Road between
16.10Century Avenue and McKnight Road in the
16.11city of Maplewood. This appropriation is
16.12not available until the commissioner has
16.13determined that at least an equal amount has
16.14been committed from nonstate sources.
16.15$9,000,000 is for a grant to the city of St.
16.16Paul to predesign, design, construct, furnish,
16.17equip, and redevelop infrastructure at the
16.18Como Zoo.
16.19$2,500,000 is for a grant to the city of St.
16.20Paul to acquire land for and to predesign,
16.21design, construct, furnish, and equip river
16.22park development and redevelopment
16.23infrastructure in National Great River Park
16.24along the Mississippi River in St. Paul.
16.25$2,000,000 is for a grant to the city of
16.26South St. Paul for the closure, capping, and
16.27remediation of approximately 80 acres of
16.28the Port Crosby construction and demolition
16.29debris landfill in South St. Paul, as the fifth
16.30phase of converting the land into parkland,
16.31and to restore approximately 80 acres of
16.32riverfront land along the Mississippi River.
16.33$191,000 is for a grant to the city of White
16.34Bear Lake to construct the Lake Avenue
17.1Regional Trail connecting Highway 96
17.2Regional Trail with Ramsey Beach.

17.3    Sec. 13. Laws 2006, chapter 258, section 18, subdivision 6, is amended to read:
Subd. 6.Systemwide Redevelopment, Reuse,
or Demolition
17.6To abate hazardous materials, design,
17.7construct, or improve basic infrastructure,
17.8including sanitary and storm sewer and
17.9water lines, public streets, curb, gutter, street
17.10lights, or sidewalks, to make improvements
17.11for building envelope and structural
17.12integrity for the purposes of stabilizing the
17.13buildings for sale, demolish all or portions
17.14of surplus, nonfunctional, or deteriorated
17.15facilities and infrastructure or to renovate
17.16surplus, nonfunctional, or deteriorated
17.17facilities and infrastructure at to facilitate
17.18redevelopment of Department of Human
17.19Services campuses that the commissioner
17.20of administration is authorized to convey
17.21to a local unit of government under Laws
17.222005, chapter 20, article 1, section 46, or
17.23other law. These projects must facilitate the
17.24redevelopment or reuse of these campuses
17.25and must be implemented consistent with
17.26the comprehensive redevelopment plans
17.27developed and approved under Laws 2003,
17.28First Special Session chapter 14, article 6,
17.29section 64, subdivision 2, unless expressly
17.30provided otherwise. If a surplus campus
17.31is sold or transferred to a local unit of
17.32government, unspent portions of this
17.33appropriation may be granted to that local
17.34unit of government for the purposes stated in
17.35this subdivision. Notwithstanding Minnesota
18.1Statutes, section 16A.642, the bond sale
18.2authorization and appropriation of bond
18.3proceeds in this subdivision are available
18.4until December 31, 2016.

18.5    Sec. 14. Laws 2008, chapter 179, section 21, subdivision 3, is amended to read:
Subd. 3.Bioscience Business Development
Public Infrastructure Grant Program
18.8For grants under Minnesota Statutes, section
18.9116J.435 .
18.10$3,500,000 is for public infrastructure,
18.11including land acquisition, to support a
18.12private research park within a designated
18.13bioscience subzone that is adjacent to and
18.14complementary to research facilities of
18.15a college or university. Notwithstanding
18.16Minnesota Statutes, section 16A.642, the
18.17bond sale authorization and appropriation of
18.18bond proceeds for this project are available
18.19until June 30, 2015.
18.20$1,000,000 is for a grant to the city of
18.21Worthington for public infrastructure to
18.22support an agricultural-based bioscience
18.23training and testing center for incubator firms
18.24developing new agricultural processes and

18.26    Sec. 15. Laws 2008, chapter 365, section 4, subdivision 3, as amended by Laws
18.272010, chapter 189, section 58, and Laws 2011, First Special Session chapter 12, section
18.2836, is amended to read:
Subd. 3.Old Cedar Avenue Bridge
18.30For a grant to the city of Bloomington for
18.31environmental analysis and review, design,
18.32and construction of a multimodal trail
18.33connection across or through Long Meadow
19.1Lake in the vicinity of the old Cedar Avenue
19.2Bridge and for development of a segment of
19.3the Minnesota Valley State Trail from Fort
19.4Snelling State Park to the Long Meadow Lake
19.5crossing to renovate and restore, or to replace,
19.6the old Cedar Avenue Bridge for bicycle
19.7commuters and recreational users. This
19.8appropriation is added to the appropriation
19.9in Laws 2006, chapter 258, section 17,
19.10subdivision 8, as amended. Notwithstanding
19.11Minnesota Statutes, section 16A.642, the
19.12bond sale authorization and appropriation of
19.13bond proceeds for this project are available
19.14until December 31, 2017.

19.15    Sec. 16. Laws 2010, chapter 189, section 16, subdivision 4, as amended by Laws 2011,
19.16First Special Session chapter 12, section 45, is amended to read:
Subd. 4.Metropolitan Regional Parks and
Trails Capital Improvements
(a) Metropolitan Council Priorities
19.20For the cost of improvements and betterments
19.21of a capital nature and acquisition by the
19.22council and local government units of
19.23regional recreational open-space lands in
19.24accordance with the council's policy plan
19.25as provided in Minnesota Statutes, section
19.26473.147 . Priority must be given to park
19.27rehabilitation and land acquisition projects.
19.28This appropriation must not be used to
19.29purchase easements.
(b) Como Zoo
19.31For a grant to the city of St. Paul to predesign,
19.32design, construct, furnish, and equip phase 2
19.33renovation of exhibits at the Como Zoo.
(d) Old Cedar Avenue Bridge
20.1For a grant to the city of Bloomington for
20.2environmental analysis and review, design,
20.3and construction of a multimodal trail
20.4connection across or through Long Meadow
20.5Lake in the vicinity of the Old Cedar Avenue
20.6Bridge and for development of a segment of
20.7the Minnesota Valley State Trail from Fort
20.8Snelling State Park to the Long Meadow
20.9Lake crossing to renovate and restore, or to
20.10replace, the old Cedar Avenue Bridge for
20.11bicycle commuters and recreational users.
20.12The city of Bloomington must consult with
20.13the city of Eagan and Dakota County on
20.14the renovation project. Notwithstanding
20.15Minnesota Statutes, section 16A.642, the
20.16bond sale authorization and appropriation of
20.17bond proceeds for this project are available
20.18until December 31, 2017.
20.19This appropriation is added to the
20.20appropriation in Laws 2008, chapter 365,
20.21section 4, subdivision 3, as amended by this
(f) Rock Island Bridge Park and Trail
20.25For a grant to the city of Inver Grove Heights
20.26for park and trail development on the west
20.27bank of the Mississippi River in Dakota
20.28County at the site of Mississippi River Bridge
20.29JAR 5600, commonly known as the Rock
20.30Island Bridge. Any park or trails developed
20.31with this appropriation must connect with
20.32any local, regional, or state trails in the
20.33vicinity, and the historic Rock Island Bridge.
(i) Veterans Memorial Parks
21.1For a grant to the Minneapolis Park and
21.2Recreation Board to: (1) design and construct
21.3an appropriate monument in Sheridan
21.4Veterans Memorial Park on the Mississippi
21.5River in Minneapolis to memorialize the war
21.6service of Minnesota veterans of all wars;
21.7and (2) match money provided by Hennepin
21.8County to restore the flagpole monument
21.9and plaza, and make other infrastructure
21.10improvements of a capital nature for the
21.11Veterans of World War I Victory Memorial
21.12Parkway, consistent with Hennepin County's
21.13planned infrastructure improvements.

21.14    Sec. 17. Laws 2011, First Special Session chapter 12, section 10, is amended to read:
21.16To the commissioner of administration
21.17to predesign, design, construct, renovate,
21.18furnish, and equip certain existing state data
21.19center facilities and decommission certain
21.20other existing state data center for the purpose
21.21of decommissioning and repurposing or for
21.22maximizing capacity and utilization of such
21.23 facilities.

21.25Notwithstanding Minnesota Statutes, section 16B.24, subdivision 5, paragraph (d),
21.26the commissioner of administration shall not collect rent to recover bond interest costs or
21.27building depreciation costs for any appropriations utilized for the restoration of the State
21.28Capitol campus, between calendar years 2012 and 2017.

21.29    Sec. 19. EFFECTIVE DATE.
21.30This act is effective the day following final enactment.

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