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HF 2249

as introduced - 86th Legislature (2009 - 2010) Posted on 02/09/2010 02:01am

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

Bill Text Versions

Engrossments
Introduction Posted on 04/01/2009

Current Version - as introduced

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A bill for an act
relating to natural resources; appropriating money for metropolitan regional
parks.

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

Section 1. new text beginMETROPOLITAN REGIONAL PARKS.
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new text begin $27,760,000 is appropriated from the parks and trails fund to the Metropolitan
Council for distribution to implementing agencies, as defined in Minnesota Statutes,
section 473.351, subdivision 1, paragraph (a), as grants according to the following formula:
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new text begin (1) 45 percent of the money must be disbursed according to the allocation formula in
Minnesota Statutes, section 473.351, subdivision 3, to each implementing agency;
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new text begin (2) 31.5 percent of the money must be distributed based on each implementing
agency's relative share of the most recent estimate of the population of the metropolitan
area;
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new text begin (3) 13.5 percent of the money must be distributed based on each implementing
agency's relative share of nonlocal visits based on the most recent user visitation survey
conducted by the Metropolitan Council; and
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new text begin (4) ten percent of the money must be distributed as grants to implementing agencies
for land acquisition within the Metropolitan Council-approved regional parks and trails
master plan boundaries under the council's park acquisition opportunity grant program.
The Metropolitan Council must provide a match of $2 of the council's parks bonds for
every $3 of state funds for the park acquisition opportunity grant program.
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