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HF 2205

as introduced - 87th Legislature (2011 - 2012) Posted on 02/13/2012 11:52am

KEY: stricken = removed, old language.
underscored = added, new language.

Bill Text Versions

Engrossments
Introduction Posted on 02/13/2012

Current Version - as introduced

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A bill for an act
relating to capital improvements; authorizing spending to acquire and better
public land and buildings and for other improvements of a capital nature with
certain conditions; establishing programs; authorizing the sale and issuance of
state bonds; modifying previous appropriations; authorizing Cook County to form
a district for the construction of water facilities and provision of water service;
authorizing the commissioner of natural resources to make certain acquisitions
of land or interests in land; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes
2010, section 462A.21, by adding a subdivision; Laws 2006, chapter 258, section
7, subdivision 23, as amended; Laws 2008, chapter 179, sections 7, subdivision
27, as amended; 17, subdivision 4; 19, subdivision 4, as amended; 21, subdivision
15; Laws 2009, chapter 93, article 1, section 12, subdivision 2; Laws 2010,
chapter 189, sections 7, subdivision 12; 18, subdivision 5; 24, subdivision 3;
Laws 2011, First Special Session chapter 12, sections 3, subdivisions 7, 8; 14,
subdivision 2; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapters
116J; 462A; repealing Minnesota Rules, part 8895.0700, subpart 1.

BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF MINNESOTA:

Section 1. new text beginCAPITAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATIONS.
new text end

new text begin The sums shown in the column under "Appropriations" are appropriated from the
bond proceeds fund, or another named fund, to the state agencies or officials indicated,
to be spend for public purposes. Appropriations of bond proceeds must be spent as
authorized by the Minnesota Constitution, article XI, section 5, paragraph (a), to acquire
and better public land and buildings and other public improvements of a capital nature or
as authorized by the Minnesota Constitution, article XI, section 5, paragraphs (b) to (j),
or article XIV. Unless otherwise specified, money appropriated in this act for a capital
program or project may be used to pay state agency staff costs that are attributed directly
to the capital program or project in accordance with accounting policies adopted by the
commissioner of management and budget. Unless otherwise specified, the appropriations
in this act are available until the project is completed or abandoned subject to Minnesota
Statutes, section 16A.642.
new text end

new text begin SUMMARY
new text end
new text begin University of Minnesota
new text end
new text begin $
new text end
new text begin 78,060,000
new text end
new text begin Minnesota State Colleges and Universities
new text end
new text begin 111,863,000
new text end
new text begin Minnesota State Academies
new text end
new text begin 7,600,000
new text end
new text begin Perpich Center for Arts Education
new text end
new text begin 263,000
new text end
new text begin Natural Resources
new text end
new text begin 55,500,000
new text end
new text begin Pollution Control Agency
new text end
new text begin 18,388,000
new text end
new text begin Agriculture
new text end
new text begin 706,000
new text end
new text begin Rural Finance Authority
new text end
new text begin 33,000,000
new text end
new text begin Zoological Garden
new text end
new text begin 7,000,000
new text end
new text begin Administration
new text end
new text begin 32,000,000
new text end
new text begin Amateur Sports
new text end
new text begin 375,000
new text end
new text begin Military Affairs
new text end
new text begin 25,000,000
new text end
new text begin Public Safety
new text end
new text begin 26,737,000
new text end
new text begin Transportation
new text end
new text begin 74,100,000
new text end
new text begin Metropolitan Council
new text end
new text begin 30,000,000
new text end
new text begin Human Services
new text end
new text begin 47,300,000
new text end
new text begin Veterans Affairs
new text end
new text begin 29,786,000
new text end
new text begin Corrections
new text end
new text begin 53,699,000
new text end
new text begin Employment and Economic Development
new text end
new text begin 161,785,000
new text end
new text begin Public Facilities Authority
new text end
new text begin 45,677,000
new text end
new text begin Housing Finance Agency
new text end
new text begin 7,000,000
new text end
new text begin Minnesota Historical Society
new text end
new text begin 3,250,000
new text end
new text begin Bond Sale Expenses
new text end
new text begin 831,000
new text end
new text begin TOTAL
new text end
new text begin $
new text end
new text begin 849,950,000
new text end
new text begin Bond Proceeds Fund (General Fund Debt Service)
new text end
new text begin 725,816,000
new text end
new text begin Bond Proceeds Fund (User Financed Debt Service)
new text end
new text begin 64,519,000
new text end
new text begin State Transportation Fund
new text end
new text begin 25,000,000
new text end
new text begin General Fund
new text end
new text begin 1,000,000
new text end
new text begin Trunk Highway Fund
new text end
new text begin 17,500,000
new text end
new text begin Trunk Highway Fund Bond Proceeds Account
new text end
new text begin 16,115,000
new text end
new text begin APPROPRIATIONS
new text end

Sec. 2. new text beginUNIVERSITY OF MINNESOTA
new text end

new text begin new text end

new text begin Subdivision 1. new text end

new text begin Total Appropriation
new text end

new text begin $
new text end
new text begin 78,060,000
new text end

new text begin To the Board of Regents of the University
of Minnesota for the purposes specified in
this section.
new text end

new text begin Subd. 2. new text end

new text begin Higher Education Asset Preservation
and Replacement (HEAPR)
new text end

new text begin 20,000,000
new text end

new text begin To be spent in accordance with Minnesota
Statutes, section 135A.046.
new text end

new text begin Subd. 3. new text end

new text begin Twin Cities Campus
new text end

new text begin Combined Heat and Power Plant
new text end
new text begin 54,000,000
new text end

new text begin To design, renovate, furnish, and equip the
Old Main Steam Plant facility on the Twin
Cities campus.
new text end

new text begin Subd. 4. new text end

new text begin Itasca Biological Station
new text end

new text begin Itasca Facility Improvements
new text end
new text begin 4,060,000
new text end

new text begin To design, construct, and equip a new
biological lab/classroom facility and
renovate the classroom in the lakeside
laboratory at the University of Minnesota
facility in Itasca State Park.
new text end

new text begin Subd. 5. new text end

new text begin University Share
new text end

new text begin Except for Higher Education Asset
Preservation and Replacement (HEAPR)
under subdivision 2, the appropriations in this
section are intended to cover approximately
two-thirds of the cost of each project. The
remaining costs must be paid from university
sources.
new text end

new text begin Subd. 6. new text end

new text begin Unspent Appropriations
new text end

new text begin Upon substantial completion of a project
authorized in this section and after written
notice to the commissioner of management
and budget, the Board of Regents must use
any money remaining in the appropriation
for that project for HEAPR under Minnesota
Statutes, section 135A.046. The Board
of Regents must report by February 1 of
each even-numbered year to the chairs of
the house of representatives and senate
committees with jurisdiction over capital
investment and higher education finance, and
to the chairs of the house of representatives
Ways and Means Committee and the senate
Finance Committee, on how the remaining
money has been allocated or spent.
new text end

Sec. 3. new text beginMINNESOTA STATE COLLEGES
AND UNIVERSITIES
new text end

new text begin Subdivision 1. new text end

new text begin Total Appropriation
new text end

new text begin $
new text end
new text begin 111,863,000
new text end

new text begin To the Board of Trustees of the Minnesota
State Colleges and Universities for the
purposes specified in this section.
new text end

new text begin Subd. 2. new text end

new text begin Higher Education Asset Preservation
and Replacement (HEAPR)
new text end

new text begin 20,000,000
new text end

new text begin For the purposes specified in Minnesota
Statutes, section 135A.046, including safety
and statutory compliance, building envelope
integrity, mechanical systems, and space
restoration.
new text end

new text begin Subd. 3. new text end

new text begin Anoka-Ramsey Community College,
Coon Rapids
new text end

new text begin Bioscience and Allied Health Addition and
Renovation
new text end
new text begin 980,000
new text end

new text begin To complete design for the construction of a
Bioscience and Allied Health addition and to
design, renovate, and equip classrooms and
related space.
new text end

new text begin Subd. 4. new text end

new text begin Century College
new text end

new text begin Classroom Addition
new text end
new text begin 5,000,000
new text end

new text begin To complete design of and to construct,
renovate, furnish, and equip classrooms and
related spaces.
new text end

new text begin Subd. 5. new text end

new text begin Dakota County Technical College
new text end

new text begin Transportation and Emerging Technologies
Lab Renovation
new text end
new text begin 7,230,000
new text end

new text begin To complete design of and to renovate,
furnish, and equip transportation and
emerging technologies classrooms,
laboratories, and related spaces.
new text end

new text begin Subd. 6. new text end

new text begin Minneapolis Community and
Technical College
new text end

new text begin Workforce Program Renovation
new text end
new text begin 13,389,000
new text end

new text begin To complete design of and to renovate,
furnish, and equip instructional space,
support space, and infrastructure for
workforce programs.
new text end

new text begin Subd. 7. new text end

new text begin Minnesota West Community and
Technical College, Worthington
new text end

new text begin Renovation and Addition
new text end
new text begin 4,606,000
new text end

new text begin To construct, renovate, furnish, and equip
classrooms and support spaces.
new text end

new text begin Subd. 8. new text end

new text begin North Hennepin Community College
new text end

new text begin Bioscience and Health Careers Addition
new text end
new text begin 26,292,000
new text end

new text begin To complete design of and to construct,
furnish, and equip Bioscience and Health
Careers laboratories, classrooms, and related
spaces.
new text end

new text begin Subd. 9. new text end

new text begin Ridgewater College, Willmar
new text end

new text begin Technical Instruction Lab Renovation
new text end
new text begin 13,851,000
new text end

new text begin To design, renovate, furnish, and equip
classroom, student service, instructional
lab, and related spaces and to demolish the
Administration Building.
new text end

new text begin Subd. 10. new text end

new text begin St. Paul College
new text end

new text begin Health and Science Alliance Center
new text end
new text begin 1,500,000
new text end

new text begin To design the Health and Science Alliance
Center addition and design, renovate, furnish,
and equip, existing health spaces.
new text end

new text begin Subd. 11. new text end

new text begin South Central College, Faribault
new text end

new text begin Classroom Renovation and Addition
new text end
new text begin 13,315,000
new text end

new text begin To complete design of and to renovate,
construct, furnish, and equip classrooms, a
learning resource center, and related spaces,
and laboratories.
new text end

new text begin Subd. 12. new text end

new text begin Southwest Minnesota State
University, Marshall
new text end

new text begin Science Lab Renovation
new text end
new text begin 500,000
new text end

new text begin To complete design for renovation of the
Science and Math building and classroom
spaces and an addition to the Plant Science
building.
new text end

new text begin Subd. 13. new text end

new text begin Science, Technology, Engineering,
and Math Initiatives
new text end

new text begin 5,200,000
new text end

new text begin To design, renovate, furnish, and equip
science laboratories at campuses statewide.
Campuses may use internal and nonstate
funds to increase the size of the projects. This
appropriation may be used at the following
campuses: Bemidji State University; Century
College; Inver Hills Community College;
Minnesota State Community and Technical
College, Moorhead; Minnesota State
University, Moorhead; Hibbing Community
College; Itasca Community College; Mesabi
Range Community and Technical College,
Eveleth; and Pine Technical College.
new text end

new text begin Subd. 14. new text end

new text begin Debt Service
new text end

new text begin (a) The Board of Trustees shall pay the
debt service on one-third of the principal
amount of state bonds sold to finance
projects authorized by this section, except
for higher education asset preservation
and replacement, and except that, where a
nonstate match is required, the debt service is
due on a principal amount equal to one-third
of the total project cost, less the match
committed before the bonds are sold. After
each sale of general obligation bonds, the
commissioner of management and budget
shall notify the board of the amounts assessed
for each year for the life of the bonds.
new text end

new text begin (b) The commissioner of management and
budget shall reduce the board's assessment
each year by one-third of the net income
from investment of general obligation bond
proceeds in proportion to the amount of
principal and interest otherwise required to
be paid by the board. The board shall pay its
resulting net assessment to the commissioner
of management and budget by December
1 each year. If the board fails to make
a payment when due, the commissioner
of management and budget shall reduce
allotments for appropriations from the
general fund otherwise available to the board
and apply the amount of the reduction to
cover the missed debt service payment. The
commissioner of management and budget
shall credit the payments received from the
board to the bond debt service account in
the state bond fund each December 1 before
money is transferred from the general fund
under Minnesota Statutes, section 16A.641,
subdivision 10.
new text end

new text begin Subd. 15. new text end

new text begin Unspent Appropriations
new text end

new text begin (a) Upon substantial completion of a
project authorized in this section and after
written notice to the commissioner of
management and budget, the board must use
any money remaining in the appropriation
for that project for Higher Education Asset
Preservation and Replacement (HEAPR)
under Minnesota Statutes, section 135A.046.
The board must report by February 1 of each
even-numbered year to the chairs of the house
of representatives and senate committees
with jurisdiction over capital investments and
higher education finance, and to the chairs
of the house of representatives Ways and
Means Committee and the senate Finance
Committee, on how the remaining money
has been allocated or spent.
new text end

new text begin (b) The unspent portion of an appropriation
for a project in this section that is complete
is available for Higher Education Asset
Preservation and Replacement (HEAPR)
under this subdivision at the same campus
as the project for which the original
appropriation was made, and the debt
service requirement under subdivision 9 is
reduced accordingly. Minnesota Statutes,
section 16A.642, applies from the date of the
original appropriation to the unspent amount
transferred.
new text end

Sec. 4. new text beginMINNESOTA STATE ACADEMIES
new text end

new text begin Subdivision 1. new text end

new text begin Total Appropriation
new text end

new text begin $
new text end
new text begin 7,600,000
new text end

new text begin To the commissioner of administration for
the purposes specified in this section.
new text end

new text begin Subd. 2. new text end

new text begin Asset Preservation
new text end

new text begin 1,000,000
new text end

new text begin To the commissioner of administration for
asset preservation on both campuses of the
academies, to be spent in accordance with
Minnesota Statutes, section 16B.307.
new text end

new text begin Subd. 3. new text end

new text begin Technology Center
new text end

new text begin 6,150,000
new text end

new text begin To complete design of and to construct,
furnish, and equip a technology center
addition to Smith Hall on the Minnesota
State Academy for the Deaf campus.
new text end

new text begin Subd. 4. new text end

new text begin Frechette Hall, Scout Cabin, and
Laundry Building Demolition
new text end

new text begin 450,000
new text end

new text begin To complete design, perform hazardous
materials abatement, and to demolish
Frechette Hall, the scout cabin, and the old
laundry building on the Minnesota State
Academy for the Deaf campus, dispose of
any hazardous materials, and fill the site.
new text end

Sec. 5. new text beginPERPICH CENTER FOR ARTS
EDUCATION
new text end

new text begin Subdivision 1. new text end

new text begin Total Appropriation
new text end

new text begin $
new text end
new text begin 263,000
new text end

new text begin To the commissioner of administration for
the purposes specified in this section.
new text end

new text begin Subd. 2. new text end

new text begin Loading Dock Repair
new text end

new text begin 64,000
new text end

new text begin To complete design of and repair the loading
dock and dock steps.
new text end

new text begin Subd. 3. new text end

new text begin Road Repair
new text end

new text begin 99,000
new text end

new text begin To complete design and repair roadway.
new text end

new text begin Subd. 4. new text end

new text begin Storm Drainage
new text end

new text begin 100,000
new text end

new text begin To complete design of and install storm
drainage on the northwest corner of campus.
new text end

Sec. 6. new text beginNATURAL RESOURCES
new text end

new text begin Subdivision 1. new text end

new text begin Total Appropriation
new text end

new text begin $
new text end
new text begin 55,500,000
new text end

new text begin To the commissioner of natural resources
for the purposes specified in this section.
The appropriations in this section are
subject to the requirements of the natural
resources capital improvement program
under Minnesota Statutes, section 86A.12,
unless this section or the statutes referred
to in this section provide more specific
standards, criteria, or priorities for projects
than Minnesota Statutes, section 86A.12.
new text end

new text begin Subd. 2. new text end

new text begin Natural Resources Asset Preservation
new text end

new text begin 3,000,000
new text end

new text begin For the renovation of state-owned facilities
and recreational assets operated by the
commissioner of natural resources, to be
spent in accordance with Minnesota Statutes,
section 84.946. The commissioner may
use this appropriation to replace buildings
if that is the most effective and the most
energy-efficient and carbon-reducing method
of renovation.
new text end

new text begin Subd. 3. new text end

new text begin Flood Hazard Mitigation Grants
new text end

new text begin 20,000,000
new text end

new text begin For the state share of flood hazard
mitigation grants for publicly owned capital
improvements to prevent or alleviate flood
damage under Minnesota Statutes, section
103F.161.
new text end

new text begin The commissioner shall determine project
priorities as appropriate, based on need. This
appropriation may be used for the following
projects: Ada, Afton, Alvarado, Argyle,
Austin, Borup, Brandt-Angus, Breckenridge,
Brownton, Climax, Crookston, Delano,
Felton, Georgetown, Granite Falls,
Halstad, Hay Creek, Inver Grove Heights,
Montevideo, Moorhead, Nielsville, North
Ottawa, Oakport Township, Oslo, Redpath,
Roseau, Rushford, and Shelly.
new text end

new text begin For any project listed in this subdivision
that the commissioner determines is not
ready to proceed or does not expend all the
money allocated to it, the commissioner may
allocate that project's money to a project on
the commissioner's priority list.
new text end

new text begin To the extent that the cost of a project
exceeds two percent of the median household
income in the municipality multiplied by the
number of households in the municipality,
this appropriation is also for the local share
of the project.
new text end

new text begin Subd. 4. new text end

new text begin Roads and Bridges
new text end

new text begin 5,000,000
new text end

new text begin For the design, reconstruction, resurfacing,
replacement, and construction of
DNR-maintained roads, culverts, and
bridges. Funds from this appropriation may
be granted to Bush Creek Township for
the design and construction administration
of a new bridge on 125th Street in the
township leading to the Walnut Lake Wildlife
Management Area.
new text end

new text begin Subd. 5. new text end

new text begin Groundwater Monitoring and
Observation Wells
new text end

new text begin 500,000
new text end

new text begin To install new groundwater level observation
wells to monitor and assess groundwater
availability for water supply planning and
to seal existing monitoring wells that are no
longer functional.
new text end

new text begin Subd. 6. new text end

new text begin Dam Repair, Reconstruction, and
Removal
new text end

new text begin 7,000,000
new text end

new text begin To renovate or remove publicly owned dams.
The commissioner shall determine project
priorities as appropriate under Minnesota
Statutes, sections 103G.511 and 103G.515.
This appropriation includes money for the
following projects:
new text end

new text begin (a) Balsam Lake
new text end

new text begin (b) Brawner Lake
new text end

new text begin (c) Byllesby
new text end

new text begin (d) Champlin
new text end

new text begin (e) Coon Lake
new text end

new text begin (f) Coon Rapids
new text end

new text begin (g) Drayton
new text end

new text begin (h) Height of Land Lake
new text end

new text begin (i) Lake Bronson
new text end

new text begin (j) Lanesboro
new text end

new text begin (k) Lizzie Lake
new text end

new text begin (l) Millerville Lake
new text end

new text begin (m) Perkins Lake
new text end

new text begin (n) Pelican Lake
new text end

new text begin (o) Sand Hill River Lake
new text end

new text begin (p) Sauk River Lake
new text end

new text begin (q) Shady Lake
new text end

new text begin (r) Stalker Lake
new text end

new text begin (s) Sullivan Lake
new text end

new text begin (t) Emergency projects
new text end

new text begin Notwithstanding Minnesota Statutes, section
16A.69, subdivision 2, upon the award of
final contracts for the completion of a project
listed in this subdivision, the commissioner
may transfer the unencumbered balance
in the project account to any other dam
renovation or removal project on the
commissioner's list.
new text end

new text begin Subd. 7. new text end

new text begin RIM Critical Habitat Match
new text end

new text begin 3,000,000
new text end

new text begin To provide the state match for the critical
habitat private sector matching account under
Minnesota Statutes, section 84.943.
new text end

new text begin Subd. 8. new text end

new text begin Water Access Renewal/Aquatic
Invasive Species Control
new text end

new text begin 12,000,000
new text end

new text begin To design and construct an Asian carp
deterrent barrier to control the spread of
Asian carp and to accelerate the renewal
and rehabilitation of public water access
site facilities to provide for aquatic
invasive species management, including the
installation of decontamination stations.
new text end

new text begin Subd. 9. new text end

new text begin Parks and Trails Renewal and
Development
new text end

new text begin 5,000,000
new text end

new text begin For renewal, modification, replacement, or
development of buildings and recreational
infrastructure in state parks, state recreation
areas, state trails, small craft harbors/marinas,
fishing pier sites, and state forests.
new text end

new text begin Subd. 10. new text end

new text begin Unspent Appropriations
new text end

new text begin The unspent portion of an appropriation,
but not to exceed ten percent of the
appropriation, for a project in this section
that is complete, other than an appropriation
for flood hazard mitigation, upon written
notice to the commissioner of management
and budget, is available for asset preservation
under Minnesota Statutes, section 84.946.
Minnesota Statutes, section 16A.642, applies
from the date of the original appropriation
to the unspent amount transferred for asset
preservation.
new text end

Sec. 7. new text beginPOLLUTION CONTROL AGENCY
new text end

new text begin Subdivision 1. new text end

new text begin Total Appropriation
new text end

new text begin $
new text end
new text begin 18,388,000
new text end

new text begin To the Pollution Control Agency for the
purposes specified in this section.
new text end

new text begin Subd. 2. new text end

new text begin Closed Landfill Program
new text end

new text begin 10,000,000
new text end

new text begin To design and construct remedial systems
and acquire land at landfills throughout the
state in accordance with the closed landfill
program under Minnesota Statutes, sections
115B.39 to 115B.42.
new text end

new text begin Subd. 3. new text end

new text begin Capital Assistance Program
new text end

new text begin 5,600,000
new text end

new text begin For solid waste capital assistance grants to
local governments for the construction of
solid waste resource recovery facilities under
Minnesota Statutes, section 115A.54.
new text end

new text begin Subd. 4. new text end

new text begin Storm Water Program
new text end

new text begin 2,788,000
new text end

new text begin For grants to cities to fund removal of
sediments from constructed storm water
ponds. Eligible municipalities will apply for
grant assistance of up to $250,000 per pond,
and the grants will require a 50 percent match
from nonstate funding sources. Preference
will be given to projects that alleviate a
threat of flooding to residential properties
and businesses and provide direct water
quality benefits to an impaired water, or
where the municipality has implemented
measures to reduce the future accumulation
of contaminants that resulted in increased
costs for the removal of the sediments.
new text end

Sec. 8. new text beginAGRICULTURE
new text end

new text begin $
new text end
new text begin 706,000
new text end

new text begin To the commissioner of administration for
design and installation of an emergency
power system for the shared Agriculture and
Health Lab Building.
new text end

Sec. 9. new text beginRURAL FINANCE AUTHORITY
new text end

new text begin $
new text end
new text begin 33,000,000
new text end

new text begin For the purposes set forth in the Minnesota
Constitution, article XI, section 5, paragraph
(h), to the Rural Finance Authority to
purchase participation interests in or to
make direct agricultural loans to farmers
under Minnesota Statutes, chapter 41B.
This appropriation is for the beginning
farmer program under Minnesota Statutes,
section 41B.039; the loan restructuring
program under Minnesota Statutes, section
41B.04; the seller-sponsored program under
Minnesota Statutes, section 41B.042; the
agricultural improvement loan program
under Minnesota Statutes, section 41B.043;
and the livestock expansion loan program
under Minnesota Statutes, section 41B.045.
All debt service on bond proceeds used to
finance this appropriation must be repaid
by the Rural Finance Authority under
Minnesota Statutes, section 16A.643. Loan
participations must be priced to provide full
interest and principal coverage and a reserve
for potential losses. Priority for loans must
be given first to basic beginning farmer loans,
second to seller-sponsored loans, and third to
agricultural improvement loans.
new text end

Sec. 10. new text beginMINNESOTA ZOOLOGICAL
GARDEN
new text end

new text begin $
new text end
new text begin 7,000,000
new text end

new text begin To the Minnesota Zoological Garden for
capital asset preservation and betterments to
infrastructure and exhibits at the Minnesota
Zoo to be spent in accordance with Minnesota
Statutes, section 16B.307. This appropriation
includes money to rehabilitate the saltwater
dolphin tank and exhibit space in Discovery
Bay.
new text end

Sec. 11. new text beginADMINISTRATION
new text end

new text begin Subdivision 1. new text end

new text begin Total Appropriation
new text end

new text begin $
new text end
new text begin 32,000,000
new text end

new text begin To the commissioner of administration for
the purposes specified in this section.
new text end

new text begin Subd. 2. new text end

new text begin Capital Asset Preservation and
Replacement Account (CAPRA)
new text end

new text begin 2,500,000
new text end

new text begin To be spent in accordance with Minnesota
Statutes, section 16A.632.
new text end

new text begin Subd. 3. new text end

new text begin Asset Preservation
new text end

new text begin 21,000,000
new text end

new text begin For asset preservation studies and projects
on properties managed by the commissioner.
This appropriation must be spent in
accordance with Minnesota Statutes, section
16B.307. This appropriation includes up to
$13,500,000 for asset preservation of the
State Capitol Building and up to $7,500,000
to complete an electrical upgrade at the
Centennial Office Building that will address
safety hazards and other requirements. Any
remaining funds will be used to complete
other asset preservation work in facilities
under the custodial control of the Department
of Administration.
new text end

new text begin Subd. 4. new text end

new text begin University Avenue Tunnel
new text end

new text begin 6,600,000
new text end

new text begin To complete design and construction of
the University Avenue pedestrian and
materials handling tunnel and for related
improvements.
new text end

new text begin Subd. 5. new text end

new text begin Capitol Campus Parking Replacement
new text end

new text begin 900,000
new text end

new text begin For predesign and design of a parking facility
to meet parking requirements at the Capitol
campus. The bonds for this project shall be
paid through user fees.
new text end

new text begin Subd. 6. new text end

new text begin Agency Relocation
new text end

new text begin 1,000,000
new text end

new text begin This appropriation is from the general fund
for relocation of state agencies as determined
by the commissioner of administration.
new text end

Sec. 12. new text beginAMATEUR SPORTS
new text end

new text begin $
new text end
new text begin 375,000
new text end

new text begin To the Minnesota Amateur Sports
Commission to replace HVAC heating and
cooling units in the Indoor Sports Hall at the
National Sports Center in Blaine.
new text end

Sec. 13. new text beginMILITARY AFFAIRS
new text end

new text begin Subdivision 1. new text end

new text begin Total Appropriation
new text end

new text begin $
new text end
new text begin 25,000,000
new text end

new text begin To the adjutant general for the purposes
specified in this section.
new text end

new text begin Subd. 2. new text end

new text begin Asset Preservation
new text end

new text begin 5,500,000
new text end

new text begin For asset preservation improvements and
betterments of a capital nature at military
affairs facilities statewide, to be spent in
accordance with Minnesota Statutes, section
16B.307.
new text end

new text begin Subd. 3. new text end

new text begin Camp Ripley Education Center
Addition
new text end

new text begin 19,500,000
new text end

new text begin To complete the construction, furnishing, and
equipping of an addition to the Camp Ripley
Education Center (Building #6-76). The
addition will include lodging, classroom, and
dining facilities.
new text end

new text begin Subd. 4. new text end

new text begin Unspent Appropriations
new text end

new text begin The unspent portion of an appropriation for
a project in this section that is complete,
upon written notice to the commissioner of
management and budget, is available for
asset preservation under Minnesota Statutes,
section 16B.307. Minnesota Statutes, section
16A.642, applies from the date of the
original appropriation to the unspent amount
transferred.
new text end

Sec. 14. new text beginPUBLIC SAFETY
new text end

new text begin Subdivision 1. new text end

new text begin Total Appropriation
new text end

new text begin $
new text end
new text begin 26,737,000
new text end

new text begin To the commissioner of administration, or
another named agency, for the purposes
specified in this section.
new text end

new text begin Subd. 2. new text end

new text begin State Emergency Operations Center
new text end

new text begin 26,000,000
new text end

new text begin To complete site preparation for and to
construct, furnish, and equip the State
Emergency Operations Center in Arden
Hills.
new text end

new text begin Subd. 3. new text end

new text begin Northeast Regional Correctional
Center (NERCC)
new text end

new text begin 737,000
new text end

new text begin To the commissioner of public safety for a
grant to Arrowhead Regional Corrections
Board for facility improvements of a
capital nature at the Northeast Regional
Correctional Center (NERCC) in Saginaw.
This appropriation is not available until the
commissioner has determined that at least
an equal amount has been committed from
nonstate sources.
new text end

Sec. 15. new text beginTRANSPORTATION
new text end

new text begin Subdivision 1. new text end

new text begin Total Appropriation
new text end

new text begin $
new text end
new text begin 74,100,000
new text end

new text begin This appropriation is to the commissioner of
transportation for the purposes specified in
this section.
new text end

new text begin Subd. 2. new text end

new text begin Local Bridge Replacement and
Rehabilitation
new text end

new text begin 25,000,000
new text end

new text begin This appropriation is from the bond proceeds
account in the state transportation fund
to match federal money and to replace
or rehabilitate local deficient bridges as
provided in Minnesota Statutes, section
174.50. To the extent practicable, the
commissioner shall expend the funds as
provided under Minnesota Statutes, section
174.50, subdivisions 6c and 7, paragraph (c).
new text end

new text begin Political subdivisions may use grants made
under this subdivision to construct or
reconstruct bridges, including but not limited
to:
new text end

new text begin (1) matching federal aid grants to construct
or reconstruct key bridges;
new text end

new text begin (2) paying the costs of preliminary
engineering and environmental studies
authorized under Minnesota Statutes, section
174.50, subdivision 6a;
new text end

new text begin (3) paying the costs to abandon an existing
bridge that is deficient and in need of
replacement, but where no replacement will
be made; and
new text end

new text begin (4) paying the costs to construct a road
or street to facilitate the abandonment
of an existing bridge determined by
the commissioner to be deficient, if the
commissioner determines that construction
of the road or street is more economical than
replacement of the existing bridge.
new text end

new text begin Subd. 3. new text end

new text begin Railroad Warning Devices
Replacement
new text end

new text begin 2,500,000
new text end

new text begin To design, construct, and equip the
replacement of active highway rail grade
crossing warning safety devices that have
reached the end of their useful life.
new text end

new text begin Subd. 4. new text end

new text begin Greater Minnesota Transit
new text end

new text begin 10,000,000
new text end

new text begin For capital assistance for publicly owned
greater Minnesota transit systems to be used
to design, construct, and equip transit capital
facilities under Minnesota Statutes, section
174.24, subdivision 3c. This appropriation
includes funding for the following projects:
to design, remodel, and equip the former
MnDOT district office in Mankato into
a bus maintenance and storage facility;
design, construct, and equip a multimodal
transportation terminal in Duluth; and design,
construct, and equip an operations center
office and additional vehicle storage in St.
Cloud.
new text end

new text begin Money from this appropriation may be used
to pay up to 80 percent of the nonfederal
share of these facilities.
new text end

new text begin Subd. 5. new text end

new text begin Port Development Assistance
new text end

new text begin 3,000,000
new text end

new text begin For grants under Minnesota Statutes, chapter
457A. Any improvements made with the
proceeds of these grants must be publicly
owned.
new text end

new text begin Subd. 6. new text end

new text begin Rochester Maintenance Facility
new text end

new text begin 16,100,000
new text end

new text begin To design, construct, furnish, and equip
the maintenance facility in Rochester and
corresponding remodeling of the existing
district headquarters building.
new text end

new text begin This appropriation is from the bond proceeds
account in the trunk highway fund.
new text end

new text begin Subd. 7. new text end

new text begin Willmar District Headquarters
new text end

new text begin 7,500,000
new text end

new text begin To design, construct, furnish, and equip a
maintenance facility addition to the existing
Willmar district headquarters building,
and corresponding remodeling of the
headquarters building.
new text end

new text begin This appropriation is for fiscal year 2013
from the trunk highway fund and is available
until expended.
new text end

new text begin Subd. 8. new text end

new text begin Plymouth Truck Station
new text end

new text begin 5,600,000
new text end

new text begin To construct and equip a new truck station
and bridge crew building in Plymouth.
new text end

new text begin This appropriation is for fiscal year 2013
from the trunk highway fund and is available
until expended.
new text end

new text begin Subd. 9. new text end

new text begin Cambridge Truck Station
new text end

new text begin 3,300,000
new text end

new text begin To design, construct, furnish, and equip a new
truck station facility in Cambridge, including
ancillary buildings and site improvements.
new text end

new text begin This appropriation is for fiscal year 2013
from the trunk highway fund and is available
until expended.
new text end

new text begin Subd. 10. new text end

new text begin Crookston, Eden Prairie, and
Mendota Truck Station Design
new text end

new text begin 1,100,000
new text end

new text begin To design new additions to the existing truck
station buildings in Crookston, Eden Prairie,
and Mendota.
new text end

new text begin This appropriation is for fiscal year 2013
from the trunk highway fund and is available
until expended.
new text end

Sec. 16. new text beginMETROPOLITAN COUNCIL
new text end

new text begin Subdivision 1. new text end

new text begin Total Appropriation
new text end

new text begin $
new text end
new text begin 30,000,000
new text end

new text begin To the Metropolitan Council for the purposes
specified in this section.
new text end

new text begin Subd. 2. new text end

new text begin Southwest Corridor Light Rail
Transit (LRT)
new text end

new text begin 25,000,000
new text end

new text begin To perform environmental studies and
preliminary engineering for, acquire property
or an interest in property for, and design the
Southwest Corridor light rail transit line.
new text end

new text begin Subd. 3. new text end

new text begin Metropolitan Regional Parks Capital
Improvements
new text end

new text begin 5,000,000
new text end

new text begin For the cost of improvements and betterments
of a capital nature and acquisition by the
council and local government units of
regional recreational open-space lands in
accordance with the council's policy plan
as provided in Minnesota Statutes, section
473.147. This appropriation must not be
used to purchase easements.
new text end

Sec. 17. new text beginHUMAN SERVICES
new text end

new text begin Subdivision 1. new text end

new text begin Total Appropriation
new text end

new text begin $
new text end
new text begin 47,300,000
new text end

new text begin To the commissioner of administration, or
another named agency, for the purposes
specified in this section.
new text end

new text begin Subd. 2. new text end

new text begin Asset Preservation
new text end

new text begin 2,500,000
new text end

new text begin For asset preservation improvements and
betterments of a capital nature at Department
of Human Services facilities statewide, to be
spent in accordance with Minnesota Statutes,
section 16B.307.
new text end

new text begin Subd. 3. new text end

new text begin Minnesota Security Hospital - Phase I
new text end

new text begin 40,000,000
new text end

new text begin To design, construct, furnish, and equip the
first phase of a two-phase project to remodel
existing, and to develop new, residential,
program, activity, and ancillary facilities for
the Minnesota Security Hospital on the upper
campus of the St. Peter Regional Treatment
Center.
new text end

new text begin Subd. 4. new text end

new text begin Minnesota Sex Offender Program
new text end

new text begin 1,700,000
new text end

new text begin To predesign and design construction and
renovation of existing buildings on the
lower campus of the St. Peter Regional
Treatment Center for use by the Minnesota
sex offender program for residential and
program operations.
new text end

new text begin Subd. 5. new text end

new text begin Early Childhood Learning and Child
Protection Facilities
new text end

new text begin 3,100,000
new text end

new text begin To the commissioner of human services for
grants to construct and renovate facilities for
programs under Minnesota Statutes, section
256E.37.
new text end

Sec. 18. new text beginVETERANS AFFAIRS
new text end

new text begin Subdivision 1. new text end

new text begin Total Appropriation
new text end

new text begin $
new text end
new text begin 29,816,000
new text end

new text begin To the commissioner of administration
for the purposes specified in this section.
The commissioner must allocate money
appropriated in this section so as to maximize
the use of all available federal funding.
new text end

new text begin Subd. 2. new text end

new text begin Asset Preservation
new text end

new text begin 3,000,000
new text end

new text begin For asset preservation improvements and
betterments of a capital nature at veterans
homes and cemeteries statewide, to be spent
in accordance with Minnesota Statutes,
section 16B.307.
new text end

new text begin Subd. 3. new text end

new text begin Minneapolis Veterans Home Building
17 South
new text end

new text begin 25,420,000
new text end

new text begin To complete design for, perform hazardous
materials abatement, and demolish the south
wing of building 17 and design, reconstruct,
and furnish the new south wing of building
17 as a new skilled nursing building,
construct a new distribution/service tunnel
to serve buildings 17 north, 9, 6, and the
future 17 south, and design, construct, and
equip a network and server room, including
installation of new fiber optic lines.
new text end

new text begin Subd. 4. new text end

new text begin Minneapolis Veterans Home
Centralized Pharmacy
new text end

new text begin 1,366,000
new text end

new text begin To predesign, design, remodel, and furnish
historic building 13 to be used as the veterans
homes' central pharmacy.
new text end

new text begin Subd. 5. new text end

new text begin Oakdale Veterans' Memorial
new text end

new text begin 30,000
new text end

new text begin For a grant to the city of Oakdale to design
and construct a veterans' memorial in
Richard Walton Park. This appropriation
is not available until the commissioner has
determined that at least an equal amount has
been committed from nonstate sources.
new text end

Sec. 19. new text beginCORRECTIONS
new text end

new text begin Subdivision 1. new text end

new text begin Total Appropriation
new text end

new text begin $
new text end
new text begin 53,699,000
new text end

new text begin To the commissioner of administration for
the purposes specified in this section.
new text end

new text begin Subd. 2. new text end

new text begin Asset Preservation
new text end

new text begin 15,000,000
new text end

new text begin For improvements and betterments of a
capital nature at Minnesota correctional
facilities statewide, in accordance with
Minnesota Statutes, section 16B.307.
new text end

new text begin Subd. 3. new text end

new text begin Minnesota Correctional Facility -
Shakopee
new text end

new text begin 5,407,000
new text end

new text begin new text begin Perimeter Security Fence.new text end To design,
construct, and equip a fence of decorative iron
pickets and masonry piers that will provide
essential components of effective and reliable
escape detection and intrusion, including
but not limited to, installation of a fence
protection alarm system, additional lighting
and security cameras, and renovations of
existing facilities required to accommodate
the technology and functionality of the new
system.
new text end

new text begin Subd. 4. new text end

new text begin Minnesota Correctional Facility - St.
Cloud
new text end

new text begin 29,901,000
new text end

new text begin New Intake, Health Services, and Loading
Dock.
To design, construct, furnish, and
equip a new health services unit, intake
unit, secure vehicle sally port, loading
dock, and warehouse; to repurpose existing
spaces including relocating laundry, state
property storage/distribution, and food
service dry goods storage to spaces vacated
by the existing loading dock/warehouse and
intake functions; to extend and modify the
existing internal corridor to connect the new
and repurposed spaces; to construct a new
security control station to manage offender
movement through the corridor system; and
provide required upgrades to the existing
facility infrastructure, including mechanical,
electrical, and security systems.
new text end

new text begin Subd. 5. new text end

new text begin Minnesota Correctional Facility -
Stillwater
new text end

new text begin 3,391,000
new text end

new text begin Well and Water Treatment Facility. To
complete design; cap an old well; install
a new well; replace piping between wells,
water tower, and facility intake; replace water
treatment equipment; and design, construct,
furnish, and equip a new building to house
water treatment equipment.
new text end

new text begin Subd. 6. new text end

new text begin Unspent Appropriations
new text end

new text begin The unspent portion of an appropriation for
a project in this section that is complete,
upon written notice to the commissioner of
management and budget, is available for
asset preservation under Minnesota Statutes,
section 16B.307, at the same correctional
facility as the project for which the original
appropriation was made. Minnesota Statutes,
section 16A.642, applies from the date of the
original appropriation to the unspent amount
transferred.
new text end

Sec. 20. new text beginEMPLOYMENT AND ECONOMIC
DEVELOPMENT
new text end

new text begin Subdivision 1. new text end

new text begin Total Appropriation
new text end

new text begin $
new text end
new text begin 161,785,000
new text end

new text begin To the commissioner of employment and
economic development for the purposes
specified in this section.
new text end

new text begin Subd. 2. new text end

new text begin Greater Minnesota Business
Development Public Infrastructure Grant
Program
new text end

new text begin 5,000,000
new text end

new text begin For grants under Minnesota Statutes, section
116J.431.
new text end

new text begin Subd. 3. new text end

new text begin Redevelopment Account
new text end

new text begin 5,000,000
new text end

new text begin For purposes of the redevelopment account
under Minnesota Statutes, sections 116J.571
to 116J.575.
new text end

new text begin Subd. 4. new text end

new text begin Transportation Economic
Development Program
new text end

new text begin 10,000,000
new text end

new text begin For grants under Minnesota Statutes, section
116J.436.
new text end

new text begin Subd. 5. new text end

new text begin Austin - Research and Technology
Center
new text end

new text begin 13,500,000
new text end

new text begin For a grant to the city of Austin to design
and construct a new building addition to
the Hormel Institute, including research
labs, research technology space, and support
offices. This appropriation is not available
until the commissioner has determined that
at least an equal amount has been committed
to the project from nonstate sources.
new text end

new text begin Subd. 6. new text end

new text begin Mankato - Civic Center and All
Seasons Arena
new text end

new text begin 14,500,000
new text end

new text begin For a grant to the city of Mankato to design,
construct, furnish, and equip the expansion
of the Civic Center auditorium, including a
performing arts theater, and the remodeling
and expansion of the Civic Center and
All Seasons Arenas, which must include
the Southern Minnesota Women's Hockey
Exposition Center, for joint use by the city
and Minnesota State University, Mankato.
This appropriation is not available until the
commissioner has determined that at least
an equal amount has been committed to the
project from nonstate sources.
new text end

new text begin Subd. 7. new text end

new text begin Maplewood - Harriet Tubman Center
East
new text end

new text begin 3,435,000
new text end

new text begin For a grant to the city of Maplewood to
purchase, renovate, and make health, safety,
and security improvements to the former St.
Paul's Monastery to provide housing and
various support programs for individuals
and families in crisis. This appropriation
is not available until the commissioner has
determined that at least an equal amount has
been committed to the project from nonstate
sources.
new text end

new text begin Subd. 8. new text end

new text begin Minneapolis - Nicollet Mall
Reconstruction
new text end

new text begin 25,000,000
new text end

new text begin For a grant to the city of Minneapolis
to redesign and renovate Nicollet Mall,
including design, reconstruction, new paving
of the pedestrian mall, improved storm
water management, additional perennial
greening, and an improved pedestrian and
transit environment. This appropriation is
not available until the commissioner has
determined that at least an equal amount has
been committed to the project from nonstate
sources.
new text end

new text begin Subd. 9. new text end

new text begin Minneapolis - Sculpture Garden
Renovation
new text end

new text begin 8,500,000
new text end

new text begin For a grant to the city of Minneapolis
to preserve and renovate the Sculpture
Garden, including a new HVAC system and
mechanical plant in the Cowles Conservatory,
increased Americans with Disabilities Act
accessibility, new irrigation and drainage
systems, and repair or replacement of lighting
and security, stairways, sidewalks, walkways,
and retaining walls. This appropriation is
not available until the commissioner has
determined that at least an equal amount has
been committed to the project from nonstate
sources.
new text end

new text begin Subd. 10. new text end

new text begin Rochester - Mayo Civic Center
Complex
new text end

new text begin 35,000,000
new text end

new text begin For a grant to the city of Rochester to design,
construct, furnish, and equip the renovation
and expansion of the Mayo Civic Center
Complex. This appropriation is not available
until the commissioner has determined that
at least an equal amount has been committed
to the project from nonstate sources.
new text end

new text begin Subd. 11. new text end

new text begin St. Cloud - Civic Center Expansion
new text end

new text begin 10,100,000
new text end

new text begin For a grant to the city of St. Cloud to
predesign, design, construct, furnish, and
equip an expansion of the St. Cloud
Civic Center, including a parking facility
and pedestrian skyway connection. This
appropriation is not available until the
commissioner has determined that at least
an equal amount has been committed to the
project from nonstate sources. Amounts
expended by the city of St. Cloud for project
costs since July 1, 2010, shall count toward
the matching requirement.
new text end

new text begin Subd. 12. new text end

new text begin St. Paul - Regional Ballpark
new text end

new text begin 27,000,000
new text end

new text begin For a grant to the city of St. Paul to acquire
land or an interest in land, complete site
preparation, and to predesign, design,
construct, furnish, and equip a regional
ballpark and related public infrastructure
in the city of St. Paul. This appropriation
is not available until the commissioner has
determined that at least an equal amount has
been committed to the project from nonstate
sources.
new text end

new text begin The city may employ or contract with
persons, firms, or corporations to perform
one or more or all of the functions of
architect, engineer, or construction manager
with respect to all or any part of the regional
ballpark and related public infrastructure.
The city may deliver the project through
either a design-build or construction manager
at-risk method. Alternatively, at the request
of a minor league baseball team, and with the
consent of the city, the city may authorize
the team to provide for the design and
construction for the ballpark and related
public infrastructure, subject to the terms of
this subdivision. To the extent practicable
and at the discretion of the city, the city may
have such rights and exercise such powers,
with respect to the acquisition, construction,
use, and operation of the regional ballpark,
as are granted to the Minnesota Ballpark
Authority under Minnesota Statutes, section
473.756. No consent or approval of another
political subdivision is required for the
effectiveness or the exercise by the city of
such rights or powers.
new text end

new text begin Subd. 13. new text end

new text begin Wadena - Regional Wellness Center
new text end

new text begin 4,750,000
new text end

new text begin For a grant to the city of Wadena to design
and construct a new Regional Wellness
Center for the city of Wadena, Otter Tail
and Todd Counties, including aquatics,
locker rooms, fitness space, gymnasium,
commons area, office, and support area.
This appropriation is not available until the
commissioner has determined that at least
$4,500,000 has been committed to the project
from nonstate sources.
new text end

Sec. 21. new text beginPUBLIC FACILITIES AUTHORITY
new text end

new text begin Subdivision 1. new text end

new text begin Total Appropriation
new text end

new text begin $
new text end
new text begin 45,677,000
new text end

new text begin To the Public Facilities Authority for the
purposes specified in this section.
new text end

new text begin Subd. 2. new text end

new text begin State Match for Federal Grants
new text end

new text begin 17,077,000
new text end

new text begin To match federal grants for the clean water
revolving fund under Minnesota Statutes,
section 446A.07, and the drinking water
revolving fund under Minnesota Statutes,
section 446A.081.
new text end

new text begin This appropriation must be used for qualified
capital projects.
new text end

new text begin Subd. 3. new text end

new text begin Wastewater Infrastructure Funding
Program
new text end

new text begin 25,000,000
new text end

new text begin For grants to eligible municipalities under the
wastewater infrastructure funding program
under Minnesota Statutes, section 446A.072.
new text end

new text begin $5,000,000 is for a grant to the Central Iron
Range Sanitary Sewer District to supplement
previous wastewater infrastructure funding
grants to design, construct, furnish, and
equip new wastewater treatment facilities,
lift stations, and forcemains. This grant is not
subject to the limitations on the availability
or amount of the grant in Minnesota Statutes,
section 446A.072.
new text end

new text begin Subd. 4. new text end

new text begin Lutsen Lake Superior Water Project
new text end

new text begin 3,600,000
new text end

new text begin For a grant to the Lake Superior-Poplar River
Water District to acquire property interests,
engineer, design, permit, and construct works
and systems to transport and treat water
from Lake Superior through the Poplar River
Valley to serve domestic and irrigation water
users and commercial, stock watering, and
industrial users. This appropriation is not
available until the authority has determined
that at least $1,200,000 in nonstate match has
been committed to the project. Expenditures
made on or after October 1, 2011, shall count
towards the nonstate match.
new text end

Sec. 22. new text beginHOUSING FINANCE AGENCY
new text end

new text begin $
new text end
new text begin 7,000,000
new text end

new text begin To the Housing Finance Agency to finance
the rehabilitation of public housing under
Minnesota Statutes, section 462A.202,
subdivision 3a. For purposes of this
section, "public housing" means housing for
low-income persons and households financed
by the federal government and owned and
operated by public housing authorities and
agencies formed by cities and counties.
Eligible public housing authorities must
have a public housing assessment system
rating of standard or above. Priority must be
given to proposals that maximize federal or
local resources to finance the capital costs.
The priority in Minnesota Statutes, section
462A.202, subdivision 3a, for projects to
increase the supply of affordable housing and
the restrictions of Minnesota Statutes, section
462A.202, subdivision 7, do not apply to this
appropriation.
new text end

Sec. 23. new text beginMINNESOTA HISTORICAL
SOCIETY
new text end

new text begin $
new text end
new text begin 3,250,000
new text end

new text begin To the Minnesota Historical Society for
capital improvements and betterments at
state historic sites, buildings, landscaping
at historic buildings, exhibits, markers, and
monuments, to be spent in accordance with
Minnesota Statutes, section 16B.307. The
society shall determine project priorities as
appropriate based on need.
new text end

Sec. 24. new text beginBOND SALE EXPENSES
new text end

new text begin $
new text end
new text begin 856,000
new text end

new text begin (a) $816,000 is from the bond proceeds
fund to the commissioner of management
and budget for bond sale expenses under
Minnesota Statutes, section 16A.641,
subdivision 8.
new text end

new text begin (b) $15,000 is from the bond proceeds
account in the trunk highway fund to the
commissioner of management and budget
for bond sale expenses under Minnesota
Statutes, section 167.50, subdivision 4.
new text end

Sec. 25. new text beginBOND SALE SCHEDULE.
new text end

new text begin The commissioner of management and budget shall schedule the sale of state
general obligation bonds so that, during the biennium ending June 30, 2013, no more
than $472,719,000 will need to be transferred from the general fund to the state bond
fund to pay principal and interest due and to become due on outstanding state general
obligation bonds. During the biennium, before each sale of state general obligation bonds,
the commissioner of management and budget shall calculate the amount of debt service
payments needed on bonds previously issued and shall estimate the amount of debt service
payments that will be needed on the bonds scheduled to be sold. The commissioner shall
adjust the amount of bonds scheduled to be sold so as to remain within the limit set by this
section. The amount needed to make the debt service payments is appropriated from the
general fund as provided in Minnesota Statutes, section 16A.641.
new text end

Sec. 26. new text beginBOND SALE AUTHORIZATION.
new text end

new text begin Subdivision 1. new text end

new text begin Bond proceeds fund. new text end

new text begin To provide the money appropriated in this act
from the bond proceeds fund, the commissioner of management and budget shall sell and
issue bonds of the state in an amount up to $790,335,000 in the manner, upon the terms,
and with the effect prescribed by Minnesota Statutes, sections 16A.631 to 16A.675, and
by the Minnesota Constitution, article XI, sections 4 to 7.
new text end

new text begin Subd. 2. new text end

new text begin Transportation fund. new text end

new text begin To provide the money appropriated in this act from
the state transportation fund, the commissioner of management and budget shall sell and
issue bonds of the state in an amount up to $25,000,000 in the manner, upon the terms, and
with the effect prescribed by Minnesota Statutes, sections 16A.631 to 16A.675, and by
the Minnesota Constitution, article XI, sections 4 to 7. The proceeds of the bonds, except
accrued interest and any premium received on the sale of the bonds, must be credited to
a bond proceeds account in the state transportation fund.
new text end

new text begin Subd. 3. new text end

new text begin Trunk highway fund bond proceeds account. new text end

new text begin To provide the money
appropriated in this act from the bond proceeds account in the trunk highway fund, the
commissioner of management and budget shall sell and issue bonds of the state in an
amount up to $16,115,000 in the manner, upon the terms, and with the effect prescribed
by Minnesota Statutes, sections 167.50 to 167.52, and by the Minnesota Constitution,
article XIV, section 11, at the times and in the amounts requested by the commissioner
of transportation. The proceeds of the bonds, except accrued interest and any premium
received from the sale of the bonds, must be credited to the bond proceeds account in
the trunk highway fund.
new text end

new text begin Subd. 4. new text end

new text begin Federal income tax. new text end

new text begin Bonds issued pursuant to this section, to the extent
practicable, shall be issued to comply with requirements imposed by applicable federal
law providing that the interest on the bonds shall be excluded from gross income for
federal income tax purposes (except as certain minimum taxes or environmental taxes
may apply). Nothing in this section shall be deemed to prohibit the issuance of bonds, the
interest on which may be included in gross income for federal income tax purposes.
new text end

Sec. 27.

new text begin [116J.436] TRANSPORTATION ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT
INFRASTRUCTURE PROGRAM.
new text end

new text begin Subdivision 1. new text end

new text begin Grant program established; purpose. new text end

new text begin The transportation economic
development infrastructure program is created to foster interagency coordination between
the Departments of Transportation and Employment and Economic Development to
finance infrastructure to create economic development opportunities, jobs, and improve all
types of transportation systems statewide.
new text end

new text begin Subd. 2. new text end

new text begin Eligible projects. new text end

new text begin Funds appropriated for the program must be used to
fund construction, reconstruction, and infrastructure improvements that will promote
economic development, increase employment, and improve transportation systems to
accommodate private investment and job creation.
new text end

new text begin Subd. 3. new text end

new text begin Trunk highway projects. new text end

new text begin Money in the program shall not be used on
trunk highway improvements, but can be used for needed infrastructure improvements
and nontrunk highway improvements in coordination with trunk highway improvement
projects undertaken by the Department of Transportation.
new text end

new text begin Subd. 4. new text end

new text begin Application. new text end

new text begin The commissioners of transportation and employment and
economic development shall design an application process and selection process to
distribute funding to local units of government for publicly owned infrastructure using
criteria that take into account: job creation; increase in local tax base; level of private
investment; leverage of nonstate funds; improvement to the transportation system to serve
the project area; and appropriate geographic balance between the metropolitan area and
greater Minnesota.
new text end

Sec. 28.

Minnesota Statutes 2010, section 462A.21, is amended by adding a
subdivision to read:


new text begin Subd. 33. new text end

new text begin Housing infrastructure bonds account. new text end

new text begin The agency may establish a
housing infrastructure bond account as a separate account within the housing development
fund. Proceeds of housing infrastructure bonds and payments made by the state under
section 462A.37 may be credited to the account. The agency may transfer the proceeds of
housing infrastructure bonds to other accounts within the housing development fund that it
determines appropriate to accomplish the purposes for which the bonds are authorized
under section 462A.37.
new text end

Sec. 29.

new text begin [462A.37] HOUSING INFRASTRUCTURE BONDS;
AUTHORIZATION; STANDING APPROPRIATION.
new text end

new text begin Subdivision 1. new text end

new text begin Definitions. new text end

new text begin (a) For purposes of this section, the following terms
have the meanings given.
new text end

new text begin (b) "Abandoned property" has the meaning given in section 117.025, subdivision 5.
new text end

new text begin (c) "Community land trust" means an entity that meets the requirements of section
462A.31, subdivisions 1 and 2.
new text end

new text begin (d) "Debt service" means the amount payable in any fiscal year of principal,
premium, if any, and interest on housing infrastructure bonds and the fees, charges, and
expenses related to the bonds.
new text end

new text begin (e) "Foreclosed property" means residential property where foreclosure proceedings
have been initiated or have been completed and title transferred or where title is transferred
in lieu of foreclosure.
new text end

new text begin (f) "Housing infrastructure bonds" means bonds issued by the agency under chapter
462A that are qualified 501(c)(3) bonds, within the meaning of Section 145(a) of the
Internal Revenue Code, or are tax-exempt bonds that are not private activity bonds, within
the meaning of Section 141(a) of the Internal Revenue Code, for the purpose of financing
or refinancing affordable housing authorized under this chapter.
new text end

new text begin (g) "Internal Revenue Code" means the Internal Revenue Code of 1986, as amended.
new text end

new text begin (h) "Supportive housing" means housing that is not time-limited and provides or
coordinates with linkages to services necessary for residents to maintain housing stability
and maximize opportunities for education and employment.
new text end

new text begin Subd. 2. new text end

new text begin Authorization. new text end

new text begin (a) The agency may issue up to $25,000,000 in aggregate
principal amount of housing infrastructure bonds in one or more series to which the
payment made under this section may be pledged. The housing infrastructure bonds
authorized in this subdivision may be issued to fund loans, on terms and conditions the
agency deems appropriate, made for one or more of the following purposes:
new text end

new text begin (1) to finance the costs of the construction, acquisition, and rehabilitation of
supportive housing for individuals and families who are without a permanent residence;
new text end

new text begin (2) to finance the costs of the acquisition and rehabilitation of foreclosed or
abandoned housing to be used for affordable rental housing and the costs of new
construction of rental housing on abandoned or foreclosed property where the existing
structures will be demolished or removed;
new text end

new text begin (3) to finance that portion of the costs of acquisition of abandoned or foreclosed
property that is attributable to the land to be leased by community land trusts to low-
and moderate-income homebuyers; and
new text end

new text begin (4) to finance the costs of acquisition and rehabilitation of federally assisted rental
housing and for the refinancing of costs of the construction, acquisition, and rehabilitation
of federally assisted rental housing, including providing funds to refund, in whole or in
part, outstanding bonds previously issued by the agency or another governmental unit to
finance or refinance such costs.
new text end

new text begin (b) Among comparable proposals for permanent supportive housing, preference
shall be given to permanent supportive housing for individuals or families who: (1) either
have been without a permanent residence for at least 12 months or at least four times in
the last three years; or (2) are at significant risk of lacking a permanent residence for 12
months or at least four times in the last three years.
new text end

new text begin Subd. 3. new text end

new text begin No full faith and credit. new text end

new text begin The housing infrastructure bonds are not public
debt of the state, and the full faith and credit and taxing powers of the state are not pledged
to the payment of the housing infrastructure bonds or to any payment that the state agrees
to make under this section. The bonds must contain a conspicuous statement to that effect.
new text end

new text begin Subd. 4. new text end

new text begin Appropriation; payment to agency or trustee. new text end

new text begin (a) The agency must
certify annually to the commissioner of management and budget the actual amount of
annual debt service on each series of bonds issued under subdivision 2.
new text end

new text begin (b) Each July 15, beginning in 2013 and through 2035, if any housing infrastructure
bonds issued under subdivision 2 remain outstanding, the commissioner of management
and budget must transfer to the affordable housing bond account established under
section 462A.21, subdivision 33, the amount certified under paragraph (a), not to exceed
$1,850,000 annually. The amounts necessary to make the transfers are appropriated from
the general fund to the commissioner of management and budget.
new text end

new text begin (c) The agency may pledge to the payment of the housing infrastructure bonds the
payments to be made by the state under this section.
new text end

Sec. 30.

Laws 2006, chapter 258, section 7, subdivision 23, as amended by Laws 2010,
chapter 399, section 2, is amended to read:


Subd. 23.

Trail connections

2,010,000

For matching grants under Minnesota
Statutes, section 85.019, subdivision 4c.

$500,000 is for a grant to Carlton County
to predesign, design, and construct a
nonmotorized pedestrian trail connection
to the Willard Munger State Trail from the
city of Carlton through the city of Scanlon
continuing to the city of Cloquet, along the
St. Louis River in Carlton County.

$260,000 is to provide the state match for the
cost of the Soo Line Multiuse Recreational
Bridge project over marked Trunk Highway
169 in Mille Lacs County.

$175,000 is for a grant to the city of Bowlus
in Morrison County to design, construct,
furnish, and equip a trailhead center at the
head of the Soo Line Recreational Trail.

$125,000 is for a grant to Morrison
County to predesign, design, construct,
furnish, and equip a park-and-ride lot and
restroom building adjacent to the Soo Line
Recreational Trail at U.S. Highway 10.

$950,000 is for a grant to the St. Louis
and Lake Counties Regional Railroad
Authority for land acquisition, engineering,
construction, furnishing, and equipping of
a deleted text begin19-mile "Boundary Waters Connection"
of the Mesabi Trail from Bearhead State
Park to the International Wolf Center in
Ely. This appropriation is contingent upon
a matching contribution of $950,000 from
other sources, public or private
deleted text endnew text begin segment of
the Mesabi Trail from County Road 697 in
Breitung Township east through Vermilion
State Park
new text end.new text begin Notwithstanding Minnesota
Statutes, section 85.019, no local match shall
be required for this grant.
new text end Notwithstanding
Minnesota Statutes, section 16A.642, the
bond authorization and appropriation of bond
proceeds for this project are available until
June 30, 2014.

Sec. 31.

Laws 2008, chapter 179, section 7, subdivision 27, as amended by Laws 2010,
chapter 189, section 56, and Laws 2010, chapter 399, section 4, is amended to read:


Subd. 27.

State Trail Acquisition,
Rehabilitation, and Development

15,320,000

To acquire land for and to construct and
renovate state trails under Minnesota
Statutes, section 85.015.

$970,000 is for the Chester Woods Trail from
Rochester to Dover.

$700,000 is for the Casey Jones Trail.

$750,000 is for the Gateway Trail, to replace
an at-grade crossing of the Gateway Trail
at Highway 120 with a grade-separated
crossing.

$1,600,000 is for the Gitchi-Gami Trail
between Silver Bay and Tettegouche State
Park.

$1,500,000 is for the Great River Ridge Trail
from Plainview to Elgin to Eyota.

$1,500,000 is for the Heartland Trail.

$500,000 is for the Mill Towns Trail from
Lake Byllesby Park to Cannon Falls.

$150,000 is for the Mill Towns Trail within
the city of Faribault.

$1,500,000 is for the Minnesota River
Trail from Appleton to Milan and to
the Marsh Lake Dam.new text begin Notwithstanding
Minnesota Statutes, section 16A.642, the
bond authorization and appropriation of bond
proceeds for this project are available until
December 30, 2014.
new text end

$2,000,000 is for the Paul Bunyan Trail from
Walker to Guthrie.

$250,000 is for the Root River Trail from
Preston to Forestville State Park.

$100,000 is for the Root River Trail, the
eastern extension.

$250,000 is for the Root River Trail, the
eastern extension Wagon Wheel.

$550,000 is to connect the Stagecoach Trail
with the Douglas Trail in Olmsted County.

$3,000,000 is to rehabilitate state trails.

For any project listed in this subdivision that
the commissioner determines is not ready to
proceed, the commissioner may allocate that
project's money to another state trail project
in this subdivision. The chairs of the house
and senate committees with jurisdiction
over environment and natural resources
and legislators from the affected legislative
districts must be notified of any changes.

Sec. 32.

Laws 2008, chapter 179, section 17, subdivision 4, is amended to read:


Subd. 4.

Cedar Avenue Bus Rapid Transit

4,000,000

To new text beginthe Metropolitan Council or to the
Council to grant to Dakota County, the
Dakota County Regional Railroad Authority,
or the Minnesota Valley Transit Authority to
new text endacquire land, or an interest in land, and deleted text begintodeleted text endnew text begin fornew text end
designnew text begin, environmental studies, preliminary
engineering, bus lane improvements,
and transit station construction and
improvements in
new text end the Cedar Avenue Bus
Rapid Transitnew text begin corridornew text end in Dakota County.
This appropriation may not be spent for
capital improvements within a trunk highway
right-of-way. This appropriation is added to
the appropriation in Laws 2006, chapter 258,
section 17, subdivision 3.

Sec. 33.

Laws 2008, chapter 179, section 19, subdivision 4, as amended by Laws 2011,
First Special Session chapter 12, section 34, is amended to read:


Subd. 4.

Minneapolis Veterans Home Campus

Building 17 HVAC Replacement
1,155,000

To predesign, design, and construct
improvements to heating, ventilation, air
conditioning, and lighting systems and
associated areas serving the south wing of
Building 17.new text begin Any unspent funds from this
appropriation may be used for the purposes
provided under Laws 2010, chapter 189,
section 19, subdivision 4, as amended by
Laws 2010, chapter 399, section 8, and
Laws 2011, First Special Session chapter 12,
section 46.
new text end

Sec. 34.

Laws 2008, chapter 179, section 21, subdivision 15, is amended to read:


Subd. 15.

St. Cloud State University - National
Hockey Center

6,500,000

To the Board of Trustees of the Minnesota
State Colleges and Universities to predesign,
design, construct, furnish, and equip the
renovation of the National Hockey Centerdeleted text begin.deleted text endnew text begin or
for higher education asset preservation and
replacement (HEAPR) pursuant to Minnesota
Statutes, section 135A.046, at St. Cloud State
University or systemwide. Notwithstanding
Minnesota Statutes, section 16A.642, the
bond authorization and appropriation of bond
proceeds in this subdivision are available
until June 30, 2016. The debt service
requirement under subdivision 31 shall be
reduced to the extent that this appropriation
is used for HEAPR.
new text end

Sec. 35.

Laws 2009, chapter 93, article 1, section 12, subdivision 2, is amended to read:


Subd. 2.

Transit Capital Improvement
Program

21,000,000

(a) To the Metropolitan Council. $8,500,000
is for the state's share of costs for the Central
Corridor light rail line for one or more of the
following activities: preliminary engineering,
final design, property acquisition, including
improvements and betterments of a capital
nature, relocation of utilities owned by public
entities, and construction.

(b) Any remaining money from this
appropriation is to implement one or more of
the following capital improvements, which
are not listed in a ranked order of priority.
The council shall determine project priorities
after consultation with the Counties Transit
Improvement Board, and other stakeholders,
as appropriate. The council shall seek
geographic balance in the allotment of this
appropriation where possible and maximize
the use of all available federal money from
the American Recovery and Reinvestment
Act of 2009, Public Law 111-5, and any
other available federal money.

(1) Bottineau Boulevard Transit Way

For a grant to the Hennepin County Regional
Railroad Authority for environmental work
for Bottineau Transit Way corridor from the
Hiawatha light rail and Northstar intermodal
transit station in downtown Minneapolis to
the vicinity of the Target development in
northern Brooklyn Park or the Arbor Lakes
retail area in Maple Grove.

(2) Cedar Avenue Bus Rapid Transit

new text begin To the Metropolitan Council or to the
Council
new text endfor a grant to new text beginDakota County, new text endthe
Dakota County Regional deleted text beginRaildeleted text endnew text begin Railroadnew text end
Authoritynew text begin, or the Minnesota Valley Transit
Authority
new text end to acquire real property deleted text beginand
construct
deleted text endnew text begin, for preliminary engineering, and to
design and construct transit stations, layover
and maintenance facilities, and
new text end roadway
improvements for shoulder running bus lanes
on County State-Aid Highway 23 in Apple
Valley and Lakeville for the Cedar Avenue
Bus Rapid Transit Way (BRT) in Dakota
County.

(3) I-94 Corridor Transit Way

(i) For a grant to Washington County
Regional Rail Authority for environmental
work and preliminary engineering of
transportation and transit improvements,
including busways, park-and-rides, or rail
transit, in the marked Interstate Highway 94
corridor.

(ii) To acquire property and construct
transportation and transit improvements,
including busways, park-and-rides, or rail
transit, in the marked Interstate Highway 94
corridor.

(4) Red Rock Corridor Transit Way

To design, construct, and furnish
park-and-ride lots for the Red Rock
Corridor Transit Way between Hastings and
Minneapolis via St. Paul, and any extension
between Hastings and Red Wing.

(5) Riverview Corridor Transit Way

For a grant to the Ramsey County Regional
Railroad Authority for environmental work
and preliminary engineering for bus rapid
transit in the Riverview corridor between the
east side of St. Paul and the Minneapolis-St.
Paul International Airport and the Mall of
America.

(6) Robert Street Corridor Transit Way

To design and construct new passenger
shelters and a bus layover facility, including
rest rooms, break areas, and a passenger
shelter, in the Robert Street Corridor Transit
Way along or parallel to U.S. Highway
52 and Robert Street from within the city
of St. Paul to Dakota County Road 42 in
Rosemount.

(7) Rush Line Corridor Transit Way

For a grant to the Ramsey County Regional
Railroad Authority to acquire land for,
design, and construct park-and-ride or
park-and-pool lots located along the Rush
Line Corridor along I-35E/I-35 and Highway
61 from the Union Depot in downtown St.
Paul to Hinckley.

(8) Southwest Corridor Transit Way

To prepare an environmental impact
statement (EIS) and for preliminary
engineering for the Southwest Transit Way
Corridor, from the Hiawatha light rail in
downtown Minneapolis to the vicinity of the
Southwest Station transit hub in Eden Prairie.
The Metropolitan Council may grant a
portion of this appropriation to the Hennepin
County Regional Railroad Authority for the
EIS work.

(9) Union Depot

For a grant to the Ramsey County Regional
Railroad Authority to acquire land and
structures, to renovate structures, and
for design, engineering, and construction
to revitalize Union Depot for use as a
multimodal transit center in St. Paul. The
center must be designed so that it facilitates a
potential future connection of high-speed rail
to Minneapolis.

(c) Of this amount, $313,000 is for
preliminary engineering and final design for
betterments in the State Capitol area related
to the Central Corridor light rail transit
project. This money is not included in the
Central Corridor light rail transit project
budget.

Sec. 36.

Laws 2010, chapter 189, section 7, subdivision 12, is amended to read:


Subd. 12.

Shade Tree Program

3,000,000

new text begin For DNR expenditures on state lands, if
recommended by an adjacent or coterminous
unit of local government, and
new text endfor grants to
cities, counties, townships, and park and
recreation boards in cities of the first class
for the planting of publicly owned shade
trees on public land to provide environmental
benefits; replace trees lost to forest pests,
disease or storm; or to establish a more
diverse community forest better able to
withstand disease and forest pests. The
commissioner must give priority to grant
requests to remove and replace trees with
active infestations of emerald ash borer. For
purposes of this appropriation, "shade tree"
means a woody perennial grown primarily
for aesthetic or environmental purposes
with minimal to residual timber value and
no intent to harvest the tree for its wood.
Any tree planted with funding under this
subdivision must be a species native to
Minnesota.

Sec. 37.

Laws 2010, chapter 189, section 18, subdivision 5, is amended to read:


Subd. 5.

Minnesota Sex Offender Program
Treatment Facilities - Moose Lake

47,500,000

To complete design for and to construct,
furnish, and equip phase 2 of the Minnesota
sex offender treatment program at Moose
Lake.new text begin Upon substantial completion
of this project, the unspent portion of
this appropriation is available for asset
preservation projects for the Moose Lake
campus of the Minnesota sex offender
program, including design and construction
of a replacement water tower, abatement
of hazardous materials, and the demolition
of the existing water tower serving the
Moose Lake sex offender program and the
Department of Corrections Moose Lake
facility. The water tower project must
be cost-shared with the Department of
Corrections.
new text end

Sec. 38.

Laws 2010, chapter 189, section 24, subdivision 3, is amended to read:


Subd. 3.

County and Local Preservation
Grants

1,000,000

To be allocated to county and local
jurisdictions as matching money for historic
preservation projects of a capital nature,
as provided in Minnesota Statutes, section
138.0525.

deleted text begin $150,000 is for a grant to the city of South St.
Paul to renovate the historically significant
1941 Navy Hangar at 310 Airport Road at
Fleming Field in the city to meet life safety
and building code requirements, subject to
Minnesota Statutes, section 16A.695. No
local match is required for this grant.
deleted text end

Sec. 39.

Laws 2011, First Special Session chapter 12, section 3, subdivision 7, is
amended to read:


Subd. 7.

Normandale Community College

Academic Partnership Center and Student
Services
21,984,000

To design, construct, furnish, and equip a
new building for classrooms and offices deleted text beginand
to design, construct, furnish, and equip the
renovation of the Student Services Building
deleted text end.

Sec. 40.

Laws 2011, First Special Session chapter 12, section 3, subdivision 8, is
amended to read:


Subd. 8.

NHED Mesabi Range Community
and Technical College, Virginia

Iron Range Engineering Program Facilities
3,000,000

To predesign, design, construct, furnish,
and equip an addition to and renovation of
existing space for the Iron Range engineering
program, including laboratory spaces, other
learning spaces, and improvements to the
entrancedeleted text begin, and to acquire a privately owned
housing facility on the campus
deleted text end.

Sec. 41.

Laws 2011, First Special Session chapter 12, section 14, subdivision 2,
is amended to read:


Subd. 2.

Transit Capital Improvement
Program

20,000,000

To the Metropolitan Council or for the
Council to grant to Anoka County Regional
Railroad Authority, Dakota County, Dakota
County Regional Railroad Authority,
Hennepin County, Hennepin County
Regional Railroad Authority, new text beginMinnesota
Valley Transit Authority,
new text endRamsey County
Regional Railroad Authority, or Washington
County Regional Railroad Authority to
perform environmental studies, preliminary
engineering, acquire property or an interest
in property, design or construct transitway
facilities and infrastructure, including
roadways, for the following transitway
projects: Northstar Ramsey station,
Gateway (I-94 East) corridor, Minneapolis
Interchange facility, Red Rock corridor,
Newport park-and-ride and station, Rush
Line corridor, Robert Street corridor, 35W
South Bus Rapid Transit, and Cedar Avenue
Bus Rapid Transit.

Sec. 42. new text beginLAKE SUPERIOR-POPLAR RIVER WATER DISTRICT.
new text end

new text begin Subdivision 1. new text end

new text begin Establishment. new text end

new text begin The Lake Superior-Poplar River Water District is
created as a municipal corporation, having the powers provided under Minnesota Statutes,
chapters 110A; 429, notwithstanding any provision of chapter 110A to the contrary; and
444. Notwithstanding any law to the contrary, the district shall not have the power to issue
general obligation bonds. Minnesota Statutes, sections 110A.04, 110A.07, and 110A.09 to
110A.18, shall not apply to the district or to the board created by this act.
new text end

new text begin Subd. 2. new text end

new text begin Definitions. new text end

new text begin For purposes of applying Minnesota Statutes, chapter 110A,
to this act, "works" and "systems" shall include irrigation purposes, "court" is deemed to
refer to the board of county commissioners; and "secretary of state" is deemed to refer to
the county auditor.
new text end

new text begin Subd. 3. new text end

new text begin Territory included in district. new text end

new text begin The territory of the district shall include
all lands within Sections 20, 21, 28, 29, 32, and 33 of Township 60 North, Range 3 West
of the Fourth Principal Meridian. Additional territory may be added as provided in
Minnesota Statutes, sections 110A.19 to 110A.22.
new text end

new text begin Subd. 4. new text end

new text begin Payment of costs. new text end

new text begin No person shall be obligated to purchase or be entitled
to receive water from the district unless that person is a party to a contract to purchase
water from the district. Excluding any initial capital investment funded by the state, all
capital and operating expenses of the district shall be paid by the users in proportion to
their use of water. The cost of distribution lines: (1) departing from the main water pipe
from Lake Superior to the domestic water treatment plant to any user; or (2) from the
water treatment plant to any user, shall be paid for by the user of the water either at the
time of installation or by user charges that allow the district to recoup the full cost of the
distribution lines and the cost of financing. Subject to this subdivision and the availability
of water under any applicable permit with a state or federal agency, any owner of land
within the district may contract with the district for the purchase of water.
new text end

new text begin Subd. 5. new text end

new text begin Board of directors; elections. new text end

new text begin (a) The district shall be governed by a
board of directors which shall have not less than three nor more than 13 members. The
district's initial directors shall be appointed by the Cook County Board of Commissioners,
with one director representing the domestic water users to serve for three years; up to two
directors representing the irrigation water users, one to serve for two years and one to
serve for three years; and up to two directors representing the commercial, stock watering,
and industrial users, one to serve for one year and one to serve for two years.
new text end

new text begin (b) The district's establishment shall take effect upon the Cook County Board of
Commissioners' appointment of the initial directors. The initial directors shall meet for
the purposes of organization within 30 days of their appointment. Thereafter, except
as otherwise provided in this subdivision, directors shall be elected in accordance with
Minnesota Statutes, section 110A.24, from election divisions comprised of domestic water
users; irrigation water users, and commercial, stock watering, and industrial users. Each
use classification shall be entitled to elect one director, plus one additional director if its
expected water usage for the following fiscal year exceeds ten percent of total water
usage. Each water user within each use classification shall be entitled to cast one vote for
each one percent of expected water usage for the following fiscal year. A homeowner's
association shall vote on behalf of its members if duly authorized by appropriate action by
the association's members. Prior to each election, the board of directors shall determine
the use classifications entitled to vote, the expected water use percentage of each user and
of use classification for the following fiscal year, and the number of directors each such
use classification is entitled to elect. The elections shall be conducted and supervised by
the board of directors and ratified by the Cook County Board of Commissioners.
new text end

new text begin EFFECTIVE DATE; LOCAL APPROVAL. new text end

new text begin This section is effective the day after
the governing body of Cook County and its chief clerical officer comply with Minnesota
Statutes, section 645.021, subdivisions 2 and 3.
new text end

Sec. 43. new text beginACQUISITIONS FOR CANISTEO PROJECT.
new text end

new text begin The commissioner of natural resources shall acquire, without undue delay, the land
or interests in land that are needed to construct a conveyance system and other betterments
to accommodate the water level and outflow of water level from the Canisteo mine pit.
The commissioner may acquire the land or interests in land by eminent domain, including
use of the possession procedures under Minnesota Statutes, section 117.042.
new text end

Sec. 44. new text begin REPEALER.
new text end

new text begin Minnesota Rules, part 8895.0700, subpart 1, new text end new text begin is repealed.
new text end

Sec. 45. new text beginEFFECTIVE DATE.
new text end

new text begin Except as otherwise provided, this act is effective the day following final enactment.
new text end