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HF 23

as introduced - 87th Legislature, 2011 1st Special Session (2011 - 2012) Posted on 07/19/2011 09:48pm

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

Current Version - as introduced

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A bill for an act
relating to capital investment; authorizing spending to acquire and better
public land and buildings and other improvements of a capital nature with
certain conditions; modifying previous appropriations; reducing prior bond
authorizations; authorizing the sale of state bonds; appropriating money;
amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, sections 16A.641, subdivisions 4a, 7;
16A.642, subdivision 2; Laws 2006, chapter 258, sections 7, subdivision 3,
as amended; 16, subdivision 5, as amended; 17, subdivision 8, as amended;
Laws 2008, chapter 179, sections 15, subdivision 8; 18, subdivisions 3, 6, as
amended; 19, subdivision 4; 24, subdivision 4; Laws 2008, chapter 365, section
4, subdivision 3, as amended; Laws 2009, chapter 93, article 1, sections 14,
subdivision 3; 22; Laws 2010, chapter 189, sections 6, subdivisions 2, 4; 7,
subdivisions 19, 20, 22; 14, subdivision 3; 16, subdivision 4; 19, subdivision 4,
as amended; Laws 2010, chapter 333, article 2, section 23; Laws 2010, Second
Special Session chapter 1, article 1, section 9, subdivision 5.

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 spent 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 88,833,000
new text end
new text begin Minnesota State Colleges and Universities
new text end
new text begin 131,586,000
new text end
new text begin Minnesota State Academies
new text end
new text begin 2,160,000
new text end
new text begin Natural Resources
new text end
new text begin 103,450,000
new text end
new text begin Pollution Control Agency
new text end
new text begin 7,550,000
new text end
new text begin Board of Water and Soil Resources
new text end
new text begin 22,614,000
new text end
new text begin Zoological Garden
new text end
new text begin 4,000,000
new text end
new text begin Administration
new text end
new text begin 10,980,000
new text end
new text begin Office of Enterprise Technology
new text end
new text begin 5,659,000
new text end
new text begin Military Affairs
new text end
new text begin 5,605,000
new text end
new text begin Public Safety
new text end
new text begin 8,700,000
new text end
new text begin Transportation
new text end
new text begin 55,900,000
new text end
new text begin Metropolitan Council
new text end
new text begin 25,000,000
new text end
new text begin Human Services
new text end
new text begin 13,900,000
new text end
new text begin Veterans Affairs
new text end
new text begin 2,300,000
new text end
new text begin Corrections
new text end
new text begin 19,000,000
new text end
new text begin Employment and Economic Development
new text end
new text begin 25,450,000
new text end
new text begin Public Facilities Authority
new text end
new text begin 20,000,000
new text end
new text begin Minnesota Historical Society
new text end
new text begin 1,900,000
new text end
new text begin Bond Sale Expenses
new text end
new text begin 553,000
new text end
new text begin Cancellations/Reductions
new text end
new text begin (23,700,000)
new text end
new text begin TOTAL
new text end
new text begin $
new text end
new text begin 531,440,000
new text end
new text begin Bond Proceeds Fund (General Fund Debt Service)
new text end
new text begin 478,278,000
new text end
new text begin Bond Proceeds Fund (User Financed Debt Service)
new text end
new text begin 33,862,000
new text end
new text begin State Transportation Fund
new text end
new text begin 43,000,000
new text end
new text begin Cancellations/Reductions
new text end
new text begin (23,700,000)
new text end
new text begin APPROPRIATIONS
new text end

Sec. 2. new text beginUNIVERSITY OF MINNESOTA
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 88,833,000
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 25,000,000
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 (a) Physics and Nanotechnology
new text end
new text begin 51,333,000
new text end

new text begin To construct, furnish, and equip a new
physics and nanotechnology building on
the Twin Cities campus. The facility will
include research laboratories, offices, a clean
room supporting nanotechnology, faculty
and student meeting space, infrastructure,
and support spaces.
new text end

new text begin (b) Central Corridor Transit Way Laboratory
Mitigation
new text end
new text begin 12,500,000
new text end

new text begin To design, construct, furnish, and equip
the relocated biomedical nuclear magnetic
resonance imaging facility and to mitigate
impacts on other research laboratories
associated with the construction of the
Central Corridor light rail transit (CCLRT)
line, the costs of which are not covered by
the CCLRT project budget.
new text end

new text begin Subd. 4. new text end

new text begin University Share
new text end

new text begin The appropriation for Higher Education
Asset Preservation and Replacement
(HEAPR) under subdivision 2 is intended
to cover the entire cost of that project.
The appropriation for the physics and
nanotechnology building on the Twin Cities
campus under subdivision 3, paragraph (a), is
intended to cover approximately two-thirds
of the cost, and the appropriation for Central
Corridor transit way laboratory mitigation
under subdivision 3, paragraph (b), is
intended to cover approximately one-half
of the cost. The remaining costs for those
two projects must be paid from university
sources.
new text end

new text begin Subd. 5. 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 Higher Education Asset
Preservation and Replacement (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 131,586,000
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
new text end

new text begin 30,000,000
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 Fine Arts Building Renovation
new text end
new text begin 5,357,000
new text end

new text begin To complete design and to renovate, furnish,
and equip the Fine Arts classroom and lab
building.
new text end

new text begin Subd. 4. new text end

new text begin Hennepin Technical College, Brooklyn
Park and Eden Prairie
new text end

new text begin Learning Resource and Student Services
Renovation
new text end
new text begin 10,566,000
new text end

new text begin To renovate, furnish, and equip existing
space at the Brooklyn Park and Eden
Prairie campuses for a Library and Learning
Resource Center and student services with an
addition and new entrances at both campuses.
new text end

new text begin Subd. 5. new text end

new text begin Metropolitan State University
new text end

new text begin Science Education Center
new text end
new text begin 3,444,000
new text end

new text begin To design and acquire land for a Science
Education Center.
new text end

new text begin Subd. 6. new text end

new text begin Minnesota State University, Moorhead
new text end

new text begin Livingston Lord Library and Information
Technology Renovation
new text end
new text begin 14,901,000
new text end

new text begin To complete design and to renovate, furnish,
and equip Livingston Lord Library.
new text end

new text begin Subd. 7. new text end

new text begin Normandale Community College
new text end

new text begin Academic Partnership Center and Student
Services
new text end
new text begin 21,984,000
new text end

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

new text begin Subd. 8. new text end

new text begin NHED Mesabi Range Community
and Technical College, Virginia
new text end

new text begin Iron Range Engineering Program Facilities
new text end
new text begin 3,000,000
new text end

new text begin 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
entrance, and to acquire a privately owned
housing facility on the campus.
new text end

new text begin Subd. 9. new text end

new text begin St. Cloud State University
new text end

new text begin Integrated Science and Engineering
Laboratory Facility
new text end
new text begin 42,334,000
new text end

new text begin To complete design of and to construct,
furnish, and equip an Integrated Science
and Engineering Laboratory Facility on the
campus of St. Cloud State University.
new text end

new text begin Subd. 10. new text end

new text begin Debt Service
new text end

new text begin (a) The board 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
(HEAPR), under subdivision 2. 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. 11. 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
of Trustees 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

new text begin (b) The unspent portion of an appropriation
for a project in this section that is complete is
available for 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
10 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 $
new text end
new text begin 2,160,000
new text end
new text begin Asset Preservation
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

Sec. 5. 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 103,450,000
new text end

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

new text begin 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 17,000,000
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. This appropriation
includes money for emergency repair
and rehabilitation of an elevator shaft in
the Soudan Underground Mine and for
renovation and rehabilitation of Saint Croix
State Park.
new text end

new text begin Subd. 3. new text end

new text begin Flood Hazard Mitigation Grants
new text end

new text begin 50,000,000
new text end

new text begin (a) 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. Levee projects, to the extent
practical, shall meet the state standard of
three feet above the 100-year flood elevation.
new text end

new text begin (b) Project priorities shall be determined by
the commissioner as appropriate, based on
need.
new text end

new text begin (c) This appropriation includes money for the
following county and municipal projects as
prioritized by the commissioner: Ada, Afton,
Albert Lea, Austin, Borup, Breckenridge,
Clay County, Climax, Crookston, Delano,
Felton, Garfield, Granite Falls, Halstad,
Hendrum, Inver Grove Heights, Montevideo,
Moorhead, Newport, Nielsville, Oakport
Township, Oslo, Perley, Redwood Falls,
Rushford, St. Paul, Shelly, and South St.
Paul.
new text end

new text begin (d) This appropriation includes money
for the following projects: Area II
Minnesota River Basin; Brandt-Angus,
Middle-Snake-Tamarac Rivers Watershed
District; Buffalo-Red Watershed District;
Cedar River Watershed District; Climax
and Nielsville, Sand Hill River Watershed
District; Grand Marais, Red Lake Watershed
District; Hay Creek-Norland, Roseau
Watershed District; Manston Slough; North
Ottawa, Bois de Sioux Watershed District;
Red Path, Bois de Sioux Watershed District;
Shell Rock River Watershed District; Shelly
and Felton, Wild Rice Watershed District;
Springbrook, Two Rivers Watershed District;
and Turtle Creek Watershed District.
new text end

new text begin (e) This appropriation includes money for
the following Wild Rice Watershed District
projects:
new text end

new text begin (1) for property acquisitions originally
approved by the Federal Emergency
Management Agency for acquisition cost
share and then later denied; and
new text end

new text begin (2) for river stability acquisitions.
new text end

new text begin (f) The appropriation for a project funded
under paragraph (e), clause (1), is eligible
for up to 100 percent state flood hazard
mitigation funding for the acquisition and
disposal of flood-damaged property.
new text end

new text begin (g) The match required for a project funded
under paragraph (e), clause (2), is an amount
equal to 50 percent.
new text end

new text begin (h) $3,000,000 of this appropriation is for the
project in the city of Georgetown.
new text end

new text begin (i) Up to $16,500,000 of this appropriation is
for the project in the city of Moorhead.
new text end

new text begin (j) This appropriation includes money for
property acquisitions in Clay County with
the local share not to exceed $1,000,000.
new text end

new text begin (k) Up to $6,000,000 of this appropriation is
for the project in the city of Roseau.
new text end

new text begin (l) $1,000,000 of this appropriation is for the
project in the city of New Ulm.
new text end

new text begin (m) For any project listed in this section
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 (n) 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 4,800,000
new text end

new text begin For design, reconstruction, resurfacing,
replacement, and construction of state roads
and bridges in forests, parks, trails, and
wildlife management areas.
new text end

new text begin Subd. 5. new text end

new text begin Lake Vermilion State Park
Development
new text end

new text begin 8,000,000
new text end

new text begin For predesign, design, and construction of
infrastructure at Lake Vermilion State Park.
new text end

new text begin Subd. 6. new text end

new text begin Groundwater Monitoring and
Observation Wells
new text end

new text begin 600,000
new text end

new text begin To install new groundwater level observation
wells statewide to monitor and assess
groundwater for water supply planning.
This appropriation may also be used to seal
existing obsolete monitoring wells that are
no longer functional.
new text end

new text begin Subd. 7. new text end

new text begin Coon Rapids Dam Renovation
new text end

new text begin 16,000,000
new text end

new text begin To predesign, design, and construct the
renovation of the Coon Rapids Dam to
serve as a barrier to invasive fish. The
commissioner may use a design-build
method of project delivery. There is no local
cost share.
new text end

new text begin Subd. 8. new text end

new text begin State Trail Acquisition and
Development
new text end

new text begin 5,800,000
new text end

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

new text begin Subd. 9. new text end

new text begin Lake Superior Campground
Expansion
new text end

new text begin 1,250,000
new text end

new text begin For a grant to the city of Two Harbors to
design and construct an expansion of the
Burlington Bay Campground.
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, 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. 6. 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 7,550,000
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 Cleanup
new text end

new text begin 7,000,000
new text end

new text begin To the Pollution Control Agency 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 550,000
new text end

new text begin For a grant to the Pope/Douglas Solid Waste
Joint Powers Board to improve access to
and to design, construct, furnish, and equip
an expansion of the Pope/Douglas materials
recovery facility located in Alexandria
under the solid waste capital assistance
grants program, Minnesota Statutes, section
115A.54. Notwithstanding Minnesota
Statutes, section 115A.54, a nonstate
contribution is not required.
new text end

Sec. 7. new text beginBOARD OF WATER AND SOIL
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 22,614,000
new text end

new text begin To the Board of Water and Soil Resources
for the purposes specified in this section.
new text end

new text begin Subd. 2. new text end

new text begin RIM Conservation Reserve
new text end

new text begin 20,000,000
new text end

new text begin (a) To acquire conservation easements from
landowners to preserve, restore, create,
and enhance wetlands; restore and enhance
rivers and streams, riparian lands, and
associated uplands in order to protect soil
and water quality; support fish and wildlife
habitat; reduce flood damage; and provide
other public benefits. The provisions of
Minnesota Statutes, section 103F.515, apply
to this appropriation, except that the board
may establish alternative payment rates for
easements and practices to establish restored
native prairies, as defined in Minnesota
Statutes, section 84.02, subdivision 7, and
to protect uplands. Of this appropriation, up
to ten percent may be used to implement the
program.
new text end

new text begin (b) The board is authorized to enter into
new agreements and amend past agreements
with landowners as required by Minnesota
Statutes, section 103F.515, subdivision
5, to allow for restoration, including
overseeding and harvesting of native prairie
vegetation for use for energy production in
a manner that does not devalue the natural
habitat, water quality benefits, or carbon
sequestration functions of the area enrolled
in the easement. This shall occur after seed
production and minimize impacts on wildlife.
Of this appropriation, up to five percent
may be used for restoration, including
overseeding. The board must submit to the
legislative committees with jurisdiction over
environment finance and capital investment
an interim report on this program by October
1, 2011, and a final report by February 1,
2012.
new text end

new text begin Subd. 3. new text end

new text begin Area II Minnesota River Basin
new text end

new text begin 1,000,000
new text end

new text begin For grants to local governments in Area II
of the Minnesota River Basin to acquire,
design, and construct floodwater retention
systems. A grant for a project is not available
until the board determines that at least $1 has
been committed to the project from nonstate
sources for every $3 of state grant.
new text end

new text begin Subd. 4. new text end

new text begin Grass Lake
new text end

new text begin 1,614,000
new text end

new text begin To acquire conservation easements, reroute
County Ditch 23A, construct water control
structures, and plant vegetation in order to
restore the Grass Lake prairie wetland basin
adjacent to the city of Willmar in Kandiyohi
County.
new text end

Sec. 8. new text beginMINNESOTA ZOOLOGICAL
GARDEN
new text end

new text begin $
new text end
new text begin 4,000,000
new text end
new text begin Asset Preservation and Improvement
new text end

new text begin To the Minnesota Zoological Garden
to design and construct capital asset
preservation improvements and betterments
to infrastructure and exhibits at the Minnesota
Zoo in accordance with Minnesota Statutes,
section 16B.307.
new text end

Sec. 9. 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 10,980,000
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 2,830,000
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 8,150,000
new text end

new text begin For asset preservation predesign and design
and projects on properties managed by
the commissioner. Of this amount, up to
$4,000,000 is for asset preservation of the
State Capitol Building.
new text end

new text begin This appropriation must be spent in
accordance with Minnesota Statutes, section
16B.307.
new text end

Sec. 10. new text beginENTERPRISE TECHNOLOGY
new text end

new text begin $
new text end
new text begin 5,659,000
new text end

new text begin To the commissioner of administration
to predesign, design, construct, renovate,
furnish, and equip certain existing state data
center facilities and decommission certain
other existing state data center facilities.
new text end

Sec. 11. 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 5,605,000
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 3,775,000
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 State Education
Complex
new text end

new text begin 1,830,000
new text end

new text begin To predesign and design a state education
complex addition to the existing Camp
Ripley education center.
new text end

Sec. 12. 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 8,700,000
new text end

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

new text begin Subd. 2. new text end

new text begin Hennepin County Regional
Communications Center
new text end

new text begin 4,700,000
new text end

new text begin For a grant to Hennepin County to predesign,
design, construct, furnish, and equip a
regional 911 emergency communications
center in Hennepin County.
new text end

new text begin Subd. 3. new text end

new text begin East Metro Fire Safety Training
Center
new text end

new text begin 3,000,000
new text end

new text begin For a grant to the city of Maplewood
to acquire land, prepare a site including
environmental work, predesign, design, and
construct the East Metro Regional Public
Safety Training Facility in Ramsey County,
within the city of Maplewood.
new text end

new text begin Subd. 4. new text end

new text begin Regional Public Safety Training
Center; Scott County
new text end

new text begin 1,000,000
new text end

new text begin Notwithstanding any law to the contrary, for
a grant to Scott County to design, construct,
furnish, and equip an expansion of the
regional public safety training center in Scott
County.
new text end

new text begin The appropriation is in addition to the
appropriations in Laws 2006, chapter 258,
section 15, and Laws 2008, section 15,
subdivision 7, and is not available until
the commissioner determines that an equal
amount has been committed to the project
from nonstate sources. Amounts committed
to this project from nonstate sources since
June 2, 2006, may be counted for the nonstate
match.
new text end

Sec. 13. 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 55,900,000
new text end

new text begin 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 33,000,000
new text end

new text begin From the bond proceeds account in the state
transportation fund to match federal money
and 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). 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 Local Road Improvement Fund
Grants
new text end

new text begin 10,000,000
new text end

new text begin From the bond proceeds account in the state
transportation fund as provided in Minnesota
Statutes, section 174.50, for construction and
reconstruction of local roads with statewide
or regional significance under Minnesota
Statutes, section 174.52, subdivision 4, or for
grants to counties to assist in paying the costs
of rural road safety capital improvement
projects on county state-aid highways
under Minnesota Statutes, section 174.52,
subdivision 4a.
new text end

new text begin Subd. 4. new text end

new text begin Railroad Warning Devices
Replacement
new text end

new text begin 3,000,000
new text end

new text begin To design, construct, and equip the
replacement of statewide active highway
railroad grade crossing warning safety
devices.
new text end

new text begin Subd. 5. new text end

new text begin Greater Minnesota Transit
new text end

new text begin 2,500,000
new text end

new text begin For capital assistance for publicly owned
greater Minnesota transit systems to be used
for transit capital facilities under Minnesota
Statutes, section 174.24, subdivision 3c.
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. 6. 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. 7. new text end

new text begin Airport Infrastructure
new text end

new text begin 3,700,000
new text end

new text begin For capital assistance grants under Minnesota
Statutes, section 360.305, to rehabilitate and
modernize deteriorated runway pavement at
publicly owned airports.
new text end

new text begin For any airport project where only state and
local money is to be used, money from this
appropriation may be used to pay the local
contribution required by Minnesota Statutes,
section 360.305, subdivision 4, in addition to
the other project costs.
new text end

new text begin For any airport project where federal, state,
and local money is to be used, money from
this appropriation shall be used only to pay
the local contribution required by Minnesota
Statutes, section 360.305, subdivision 4.
new text end

new text begin Subd. 8. new text end

new text begin Rail Service Improvement - St. Louis
Park Noise Barrier
new text end

new text begin 700,000
new text end

new text begin For a grant to the city of St. Louis Park to
predesign, design, construct, and install noise
mitigation barriers associated with route
changes for freight rail.
new text end

Sec. 14. 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 25,000,000
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 Transit Capital Improvement
Program
new text end

new text begin 20,000,000
new text end

new text begin 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, Ramsey
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.
new text end

new text begin Subd. 3. new text end

new text begin Metropolitan Regional Parks and
Trails 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. Priority must be given to park
rehabilitation and land acquisition projects.
This appropriation must not be used to
purchase easements.
new text end

Sec. 15. 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 13,900,000
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 4,700,000
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 Early Childhood Learning and Child
Protection Facilities
new text end

new text begin 1,900,000
new text end

new text begin For grants to construct and renovate facilities
for programs under Minnesota Statutes,
section 256E.37.
new text end

new text begin Subd. 4. new text end

new text begin Minnesota Sex Offender Program
Treatment Facilities - St. Peter
new text end

new text begin 7,000,000
new text end

new text begin To design, renovate, furnish, and equip the
Shantz Building on the St. Peter campus to
include security systems, windows and doors,
mechanical and electrical systems, HVAC
systems, building lighting, fire/life safety
systems, hazardous materials abatement,
code and licensure requirements, and other
upgrades as required.
new text end

new text begin Subd. 5. new text end

new text begin Remembering with Dignity
new text end

new text begin 300,000
new text end

new text begin For grave markers or memorial monuments
for unmarked graves on public land of
deceased residents of state hospitals or
regional treatment centers.
new text end

Sec. 16. new text beginVETERANS AFFAIRS
new text end

new text begin $
new text end
new text begin 2,300,000
new text end
new text begin Asset Preservation
new text end

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

new text begin If all or part of the sewer line and related
improvements serving the veterans home
in Hastings is sold or transferred to the
city of Hastings, up to $720,000 of this
appropriation may be granted to the city of
Hastings for repair and replacement of the
lines and related improvements.
new text end

new text begin Notwithstanding Minnesota Statutes,
sections 16B.281 to 16B.287 or section
16C.23, or any other law, administrative
rule, or commissioner's order to the contrary,
the commissioner of administration, upon
the recommendation of the commissioner
of veterans affairs, may convey to the city
of Hastings for no consideration all or part
of the sewer line and related improvements
serving the veterans home in Hastings. The
conveyance shall be in a form approved by
the attorney general and otherwise subject to
Minnesota Statutes, section 16A.695.
new text end

Sec. 17. new text beginCORRECTIONS
new text end

new text begin $
new text end
new text begin 19,000,000
new text end

new text begin Asset Preservation
new text end

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

Sec. 18. 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 25,450,000
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 4,000,000
new text end

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

new text begin Notwithstanding Minnesota Statutes, section
116J.431, the city of Thief River Falls is not
required to provide a match.
new text end

new text begin Subd. 3. new text end

new text begin Innovative 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.435.
new text end

new text begin Subd. 4. new text end

new text begin Bloomington - Lindau Lane Corridor
new text end

new text begin 15,450,000
new text end

new text begin For a grant to the city of Bloomington
to complete streets and make safety
improvements within the Lindau Lane
corridor, including a safety improvement to
the access from Trunk Highway 77 to Lindau
Lane, grade separation on Lindau Lane at
21st Avenue, extending Lindau Lane from
24th Avenue to 30th Avenue, completion of
30th Avenue from American Boulevard to
East Old Shakopee Road, and Lindau Lane
pedestrian and bike improvements from 30th
Avenue to 31st Avenue.
new text end

new text begin This appropriation is not available until the
commissioner determines that a match of at
least 2:1 (nonstate:state) has been committed
to the project from nonstate sources.
new text end

new text begin Subd. 5. new text end

new text begin Hennepin County - Minnesota African
American History Museum and Cultural
Center
new text end

new text begin 1,000,000
new text end

new text begin For a grant to Hennepin County to predesign,
design, construct, furnish, and equip the
renovation of an historic mansion for
the Minnesota African American History
Museum and Cultural Center in Minneapolis.
new text end

new text begin 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

Sec. 19. new text beginPUBLIC FACILITIES AUTHORITY
new text end

new text begin $
new text end
new text begin 20,000,000
new text end
new text begin Wastewater Infrastructure Funding Program
new text end

new text begin To the Public Facilities Authority for
grants to eligible municipalities under the
wastewater infrastructure funding program
under Minnesota Statutes, section 446A.072.
new text end

new text begin Up to $1,000,000 of this appropriation is for
a grant to the city of Albert Lea to design,
construct, and equip water and sewer utilities
in the area of Broadway Avenue and Main
Street. This project may include demolition
of deteriorating concrete curbs, gutters,
sidewalks, and streets above the utilities,
and the construction costs to replace and
rehabilitate the infrastructure.
new text end

Sec. 20. new text beginMINNESOTA HISTORICAL
SOCIETY
new text end

new text begin Asset Preservation
new text end
new text begin $
new text end
new text begin 1,900,000
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. 21. new text beginBOND SALE EXPENSES
new text end

new text begin $
new text end
new text begin 553,000
new text end

new text begin To the commissioner of management
and budget for bond sale expenses under
Minnesota Statutes, section 16A.641,
subdivision 8.
new text end

Sec. 22. 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 $1,200,858,000 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. 23. 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 $512,140,000 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 bond proceeds account. 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
$43,000,000 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

Sec. 24. new text beginBOND SALE AUTHORIZATIONS REDUCED; CANCELLATION.
new text end

new text begin (a) $22,000,000 appropriated in Laws 2005, chapter 20, article 1, section 23,
subdivision 16, as amended by Laws 2008, chapter 179, section 58, and Laws 2009,
chapter 93, article 1, section 30, for a new Minnesota Planetarium in Minneapolis, is
canceled. The bond sale authorization in Laws 2005, chapter 20, article 1, section 28,
subdivision 1, is reduced by $22,000,000.
new text end

new text begin (b) The bond sale authorization in Laws 2008, chapter 179, section 27, subdivision
1, is reduced by $3,500,000.
new text end

new text begin (c) The bond sale authorization in Laws 2010, chapter 189, section 26, subdivision
1, is reduced by $353,880,000.
new text end

new text begin (d) The bond sale authorization in Laws 2010, chapter 189, section 26, subdivision
2, is reduced by $5,780,000.
new text end

new text begin (e) The bond sale authorization in Laws 2010, chapter 189, section 26, subdivision
4, is reduced by $6,500,000.
new text end

Sec. 25.

Minnesota Statutes 2010, section 16A.641, subdivision 4a, is amended to read:


Subd. 4a.

Negotiated sales; temporary authority.

Notwithstanding the public sale
requirements of subdivision 4 and section 16A.66, subdivision 2, from June 1, 2009,
until June 30, deleted text begin2011deleted text endnew text begin 2013new text end, the commissioner may sell bonds, including refunding bonds,
at negotiated sale.

Sec. 26.

Minnesota Statutes 2010, section 16A.641, subdivision 7, is amended to read:


Subd. 7.

Credit of proceeds.

(a) Proceeds of bonds issued under each law must be
credited by the commissioner to a special fund, as provided in this subdivision.

(b) Accrued interest deleted text beginand any premiumdeleted text end received on sale of the bonds must be credited
to the state bond fund created by the Constitution, article XI, section 7.new text begin Any premium
received on the sale of the bonds on or prior to December 1, 2012, must be credited to
the state bond fund. Any premium received on the sale of the bonds after December 1,
2012, must be credited to either the bond proceeds fund where it is used to reduce the par
amount of the bonds issued or the state bond fund.
new text end

(c) Except as otherwise provided by law, proceeds of state bonds issued under the
Constitution, article XI, section 5, clause (a), must be credited to the bond proceeds fund
established by section 16A.631.

(d) Proceeds of state highway bonds must be credited to the trunk highway fund
under the Constitution, article XIV, section 6.

(e) Proceeds of bonds issued for programs of grants or loans to political subdivisions
must be credited to special accounts in the bond proceeds fund or to special funds
established by laws stating the purposes of the grants or loans, and the standards and
criteria under which an executive agency is authorized to make them.

(f) Proceeds of refunding bonds must be credited to the state bond fund as provided
in section 16A.66, subdivision 1.

(g) Proceeds of other bonds must be credited as provided in the law authorizing
their issuance.

Sec. 27.

Minnesota Statutes 2010, section 16A.642, subdivision 2, is amended to read:


Subd. 2.

Cancellation.

new text begin(a) new text endIf the commissioner determines that the purposes for
which general obligation bonds of the state have been issued or for which general fund
monies were appropriated are accomplished or abandoned, after consultation with the
affected agencies, and there is a remaining authorization or appropriation for a specific
project of $500 or less, the commissioner may cancel the remaining authorization or
appropriation for that project.

new text begin (b) If a premium received on the sale of bonds is credited to the bond proceeds
fund, pursuant to section 16A.641, subdivision 7, paragraph (b), the corresponding bond
authorization to which the premium is attributable must be reduced accordingly by the
commissioner.
new text end

new text begin (c)new text end The commissioner must notify the chairs of the senate Finance Committee and
the house of representatives Capital Investment Committee of any bond authorizations or
general fund appropriations canceled under this subdivision.

Sec. 28.

Laws 2006, chapter 258, section 7, subdivision 3, as amended by Laws 2007,
chapter 122, section 4, and Laws 2008, chapter 179, section 59, is amended to read:


Subd. 3.

Flood Hazard Mitigation Grants

25,000,000

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.

The commissioner shall determine project
priorities as appropriate, based on need.

This appropriation includes money for the
following projects:

(a) Austin

(b) Albert Lea

(c) Browns Valley

(d) Crookston

(e) Canisteo Mine

(f) Delano

(g) East Grand Forks

(h) Golden Valley

(i) Grand Marais Creek

(j) Granite Falls

(k) Inver Grove Heights

(l) Manston Slough

(m) Oakport Township

(n) Riverton Township

(o) Roseau

(p) Shell Rock Watershed District

(q) St. Vincent

(r) Wild Rice River Watershed District

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.

To the extent that the cost of a project in Ada,
Breckenridge, Browns Valley, Crookston,
Dawson, East Grand Forks, Granite Falls,
Montevideo, Oakport Township, Roseau,
St. Vincent, or Warren 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. The local share for the St. Vincent
dike may not exceed $30,000.

new text begin Notwithstanding Minnesota Statutes,
section 16A.642, the bond authorization
and appropriation of bond proceeds in this
subdivision are available until June 30, 2014.
new text end

Sec. 29.

Laws 2006, chapter 258, section 16, subdivision 5, as amended by, Laws
2008, chapter 179, section 63, and Laws 2008, chapter 365, section 14, subdivision 5,
is amended to read:


Subd. 5.

Northeast Minnesota rail initiative

1,300,000

For a grant to St. Louis County to
renovate the St. Louis County Heritage
and Arts Center (the Duluth Depot) and for
preliminary engineering and environmental
studies relating to construction of the rail
line, railway stations, park-and-ride lots,
and other railroad appurtenances necessary
to facilitate the return of intercity and
commuter/passenger rail service within
Duluth and the Duluth/Twin Cities rail
corridor. new text beginNotwithstanding Minnesota
Statutes, section 16A.642, the bond
authorization and the appropriation of bond
proceeds for this project are available until
December 31, 2012.
new text end

Sec. 30.

Laws 2006, chapter 258, section 17, subdivision 8, as amended by Laws 2008,
chapter 179, section 64, is amended to read:


Subd. 8.

Metropolitan Regional Parks Capital
Improvements

35,362,000

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. Priority must be given to park
rehabilitation and land acquisition projects.

$300,000 is for a grant to the city of
Bloomington deleted text beginto renovatedeleted text endnew text begin for environmental
analysis and review, design, and construction
of a multimodal trail connection across or
through Long Meadow Lake in the vicinity
of
new text end the old Cedar Avenue bridge new text begin and for
development of a segment of the Minnesota
Valley State Trail from Fort Snelling State
Park to the Long Meadow Lake crossing
new text endto serve as a hiking and bicycling trail
connection.

$6,000,000 is for a grant to the county
of Dakota to acquire land for a regional
park and wildlife area adjacent to the
Vermillion Highlands Research, Recreation,
and Wildlife Management Area in Dakota
County.

$1,800,000 is for a grant to the city of
Minneapolis to complete land acquisition for
and construction of the Cedar Lake Trail.

$3,500,000 is for a grant to the Minneapolis
Park and Recreation Board to design,
construct, furnish, and equip a new cultural
and community center in the East Phillips
neighborhood in Minneapolis.

$250,000 is for a grant to the Minneapolis
Park and Recreation Board to predesign
completion of the Grand Rounds National
Scenic Byway by providing a link between
northeast Minneapolis on Stinson Avenue
and Southeast Minneapolis at East River
Road.

$2,500,000 is for a grant to the Minneapolis
Park and Recreation Board to mitigate
flooding at Lake of the Isles in the city
of Minneapolis. The grant must be used
for shoreline stabilization and restoration,
dredging, wetland replacement, and other
infrastructure improvements necessary to
deal with the 1997 flood damage and to
prevent future flooding.

$321,000 is for a grant to Ramsey County
to construct a bicycle and pedestrian trail on
the north side of Lower Afton Road between
Century Avenue and McKnight Road in the
city of Maplewood. This appropriation is
not available until the commissioner has
determined that at least an equal amount has
been committed from nonstate sources.

$9,000,000 is for a grant to the city of St.
Paul to predesign, design, construct, furnish,
equip, and redevelop infrastructure at the
Como Zoo.

$2,500,000 is for a grant to the city of St.
Paul to acquire land for and to predesign,
design, construct, furnish, and equip river
park development and redevelopment
infrastructure in National Great River Park
along the Mississippi River in St. Paul.

$2,000,000 is for a grant to the city of
South St. Paul for the closure, capping, and
remediation of approximately 80 acres of
the Port Crosby construction and demolition
debris landfill in South St. Paul, as the fifth
phase of converting the land into parkland,
and to restore approximately 80 acres of
riverfront land along the Mississippi River.

$191,000 is for a grant to the city of White
Bear Lake to construct the Lake Avenue
Regional Trail connecting Highway 96
Regional Trail with Ramsey Beach.

Sec. 31.

Laws 2008, chapter 179, section 15, subdivision 8, is amended to read:


Subd. 8.

Southeastern Minnesota Regional
Public Safety Training Center

deleted text begin 3,655,000
deleted text end new text begin 2,955,000
new text end

Notwithstanding any law to the contrary, for
a grant to Olmsted County tonew text begin acquire land for,
and to
new text end design, construct, furnish, and equip
the Southeastern Minnesota Regional Public
Safety Training Center in Olmsted County.
The facility must include, but is not limited
to, a live burn training simulator, a driving
range, and a weapons training facility.

This appropriationnew text begin or any portion of itnew text end is deleted text beginnotdeleted text end
available deleted text beginuntildeleted text endnew text begin whennew text end the commissioner has
determined that deleted text beginat least an equal amount
has been committed
deleted text endnew text begin it has been matched,
dollar-for-dollar,
new text end from nonstate sources.new text begin
The county's expenditures made on or after
December 27, 2007, for this project shall
count towards the match for nonstate sources.
new text end

Sec. 32.

Laws 2008, chapter 179, section 18, subdivision 3, is amended to read:


Subd. 3.

Systemwide Campus Redevelopment,
Reuse, or Demolition

3,400,000

To demolish surplus, nonfunctional, or
deteriorated facilities and infrastructure
or to renovate surplus, nonfunctional, or
deteriorated facilities and infrastructure
at Department of Human Services
campuses. These projects must facilitate the
redevelopment or reuse of these campuses
consistent with redevelopment plan concepts
developed and approved under Laws 2003,
First Special Session chapter 14, article
6, section 64, subdivision 2. If a surplus
campus is sold or transferred to a local unit
of government, unspent portions of this
appropriation may be granted to that local
unit of government for the purposes stated in
this subdivision.

Up to deleted text begin$400,000deleted text endnew text begin $125,000new text end is for preparation
and site development, including demolition
of buildings and infrastructure, to implement
the redevelopment and reuse of the Ah Gwah
Ching Regional Treatment Center.new text begin This
amount may be granted to Cass County for
the purposes stated in this subdivision.
new text end If
the campus is sold or transferrednew text begin by Cass
County
new text end to deleted text begina local unit of governmentdeleted text endnew text begin the
city of Walker
new text end, unspent portions of this
appropriation may be granted to deleted text beginthat local
unit of government
deleted text endnew text begin the city of Walkernew text end for the
purposes stated in this subdivision.

Sec. 33.

Laws 2008, chapter 179, section 18, subdivision 6, as amended by Laws 2010,
chapter 399, section 5, is amended to read:


Subd. 6.

Hennepin County Medical Center

820,000

For a grant to Hennepin County to predesign,
design, construct, furnish, and equip deleted text beginan
outpatient clinic and
deleted text endnew text begin anew text end health education
facility at Hennepin County Medical
Center deleted text beginthat includes teaching clinics and an
education center
deleted text end.

Sec. 34.

Laws 2008, chapter 179, section 19, subdivision 4, is amended to read:


Subd. 4.

Minneapolis Veterans Home Campus

Building 17 HVAC Replacement
deleted text begin 3,955,000
deleted text end new text begin 1,155,000
new text end

deleted text begin To replace the sections of the campus-wide
heating, ventilation, and air conditioning
system that serve Building 17.
deleted text end new text begin 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 end

Sec. 35.

Laws 2008, chapter 179, section 24, subdivision 4, is amended to read:


Subd. 4.

County and Local Preservation
Grants

2,000,000

To be allocated to county and local
jurisdictions as matching money for historic
preservation projects of a capital nature,
as provided in new Minnesota Statutes,
section 138.0525. This appropriation
includes money for grants to the city of
Hokah to renovate the Hokah City Hall
building; and the Houston County Historical
Society to renovate existing space and to
predesign, design, and construct an addition
to the Houston County Historical Society
building located in the city of Caledonia.new text begin
Notwithstanding Minnesota Statutes, section
138.0525, the city of Hokah is not required
to provide a match.
new text end

$100,000 is for a grant to the city of Wells to
renovate the historic Wells Train Depot. No
match is required for this grant.

Sec. 36.

Laws 2008, chapter 365, section 4, subdivision 3, as amended by Laws 2010,
chapter 189, section 58, is amended to read:


Subd. 3.

Old Cedar Avenue Bridge

2,000,000

For a grant to the city of Bloomington
deleted text begin to renovatedeleted text endnew text begin for environmental analysis
and review, design, and construction of
a multimodal trail connection across or
through Long Meadow Lake in the vicinity
of
new text end the old Cedar Avenue Bridge new text beginand for
development of a segment of the Minnesota
Valley State Trail from Fort Snelling State
Park to the Long Meadow Lake crossing
new text endfor bicycle commuters and recreational
users. This appropriation is added to the
appropriation in Laws 2006, chapter 258,
section 17, subdivision 8.

Sec. 37.

Laws 2009, chapter 93, article 1, section 14, subdivision 3, is amended to read:


Subd. 3.

Veterans Cemeteries

1,500,000

Of this amount, up to $500,000 is
to acquire land located in deleted text beginRedwood
County
deleted text endnew text begin southeastern, southwestern,new text end and
northeastern Minnesota for publicly owned
veterans cemeteries, to be operated by
the commissioner of veterans affairs. The
commissioner also must seek donations of
land for the cemeteries. The balance of the
appropriation is to predesign and design
the cemeteries.new text begin Federal reimbursement of
design costs for each cemetery must be
deposited in the state treasury and credited to
a special account and is appropriated to the
commissioner of veterans affairs to design the
remaining cemeteries. Following completion
of all legislatively authorized Minnesota
state veterans cemeteries, final
new text end federal
reimbursement of predesign and design costs
is appropriated to the commissioner for asset
preservation of veterans homes statewide,
to be spent in accordance with Minnesota
Statutes, section 16B.307.

Sec. 38.

Laws 2009, chapter 93, article 1, section 22, the effective date, is amended to
read:


EFFECTIVE DATE.

This section is effective the day following final enactment
and expires July 1, deleted text begin2011deleted text endnew text begin 2013new text end.

Sec. 39.

Laws 2010, chapter 189, section 6, subdivision 2, is amended to read:


Subd. 2.

Alpha Building Demolition

deleted text begin 755,000 deleted text end new text begin 265,500
new text end

To demolish the Alpha Building.

Sec. 40.

Laws 2010, chapter 189, section 6, subdivision 4, is amended to read:


Subd. 4.

Storagenew text begin and Maintenancenew text end Building

deleted text begin 129,000 deleted text end new text begin 618,500
new text end

To new text begindesign, new text endconstructnew text begin, and equipnew text end a storage
new text begin and maintenance new text endbuilding on the site of the
demolished Alpha Building.

Sec. 41.

Laws 2010, chapter 189, section 7, subdivision 19, is amended to read:


Subd. 19.

Trail Connections

3,292,000

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

$55,000 is for a grant to Carlton County to
make safety improvements on the Soo Line
Trail in Moose Lake, including restoring
decking, railings, and approaches of the
trestles on the trail.

$512,000 is for a grant to the city of Granite
Falls to renovate the Roebling suspension
pedestrian bridge over the Minnesota River
in Granite Falls.

$175,000 is for a grant to the city of Hibbing
to acquire land, predesign, design, construct,
and resurface the Carey Lake Bike Trail
which follows 25th Street (Dupont Road)
east to the Carey Lake Park in Hibbing, St.
Louis County.

$1,000,000 is for a grant to the city of
Rochester to acquire the DM&E Pine Island
spur right-of-way to connect to the Douglas
State Trail.

$800,000 is for a grant to the Rocori Trail
Board to acquire, design, and construct phase
1 of the Rocori Trail, from Richmond to the
east side of the Sauk River into Cold Spring,
connecting the Glacial Lakes State Trail to
the Beaver Island Trail and Lake Wobegon
Trail.new text begin No matching funds are required for
this grant.
new text end

$250,000 is for a grant to Stearns County
to develop the 26-mile Dairyland Trail
connecting to the Lake Wobegon Trail.

$500,000 is for a grant to the city of Walker
for phases 2 and 3 of the Shingobee Trail
Connection to the Paul Bunyan State Trail.

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
trail connection project in this subdivision.
The chairs of the house of representatives
and senate committees with jurisdiction
over the environment and natural resources
and legislators from the affected legislative
districts must be notified of any changes.

Sec. 42.

Laws 2010, chapter 189, section 7, subdivision 20, is amended to read:


Subd. 20.

St. Mathias Trail Paving - Fort
Ripley

50,000

For a grant to the deleted text begincity of Fort Ripleydeleted text endnew text begin township
of St. Mathias
new text end to pave a trail in St. Mathias
Park.

Sec. 43.

Laws 2010, chapter 189, section 7, subdivision 22, is amended to read:


Subd. 22.

Fort Snelling Upper Bluff

1,200,000

For a grant to Hennepin County to conduct
emergency building stabilization at Fort
Snelling Upper Bluff.new text begin This appropriation
may also be used for all work necessary to
rehabilitate buildings and sites for occupancy
and use.
new text end This appropriation is not available
until the commissioner of management and
budget has determined that Hennepin County
has entered into appropriate agreements to
use Sentence to Serve labor for the project
that will train the Sentence to Serve laborers
in the skills needed for the work.

Sec. 44.

Laws 2010, chapter 189, section 14, subdivision 3, is amended to read:


Subd. 3.

State Emergency Operations Center

2,250,000

To the commissioner of administration to
predesign and design a new state emergency
operations center in Arden Hills.

The commissioner of administration must
consult with the commissioner of public
safety in the predesign and design. This
appropriation is not available until the
commissioner has reported to the chairs and
ranking minority members of the house of
representatives and senate committees with
jurisdiction over public safety policy and
finance, capital investment, finance, and
ways and means, how the Arden Hills site
will be adequately accessible in the event
of a disaster that adversely affects major
transportation corridors.

new text begin Notwithstanding Minnesota Statutes, section
16B.31, subdivision 5, the commissioner
of administration, at the request of the
commissioner of public safety, may acquire
land, utility and road easements, and any
other necessary right of access or use from
the federal government or other applicable
parties for the state emergency operations
center proposed to be located in Arden Hills.
new text end

Sec. 45.

Laws 2010, chapter 189, section 16, subdivision 4, is amended to read:


Subd. 4.

Metropolitan Regional Parks and
Trails Capital Improvements

(a) Metropolitan Council Priorities
10,500,000

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. Priority must be given to park
rehabilitation and land acquisition projects.
This appropriation must not be used to
purchase easements.

(b) Como Zoo
11,000,000

For a grant to the city of St. Paul to predesign,
design, construct, furnish, and equip phase 2
renovation of exhibits at the Como Zoo.

(d) Old Cedar Avenue Bridge
deleted text begin 2,000,000
deleted text end new text begin 1,000,000
new text end

For a grant to the city of Bloomington
deleted text begin to renovatedeleted text endnew text begin for environmental analysis
and review, design, and construction of a
multimodal trail connection across or through
Long Meadow Lake in the vicinity of
new text end the Old
Cedar Avenue Bridgenew text begin and for development
of a segment of the Minnesota Valley State
Trail from Fort Snelling State Park to the
Long Meadow Lake crossing
new text end for bicycle
commuters and recreational users. The city
of Bloomington must consult with the city of
Eagan and Dakota County on the renovation.

This appropriation is added to the
appropriation in Laws 2008, chapter 365,
section 4, subdivision 3, as amended by this
act.

(f) Rock Island Bridge Park and Trail
Development
1,000,000

For a grant to the city of Inver Grove Heights
for park and trail development on the west
bank of the Mississippi River in Dakota
County at the site of Mississippi River Bridge
JAR 5600, commonly known as the Rock
Island Bridge. Any park or trails developed
with this appropriation must connect with
any local, regional, or state trails in the
vicinity, and the historic Rock Island Bridge.

(i) Veterans Memorial Parks
2,000,000

For a grant to the Minneapolis Park and
Recreation Board to: (1) design and
construct an appropriate monument in
Sheridan Veterans Memorial Park on
the Mississippi River in Minneapolis to
memorialize the war service of Minnesota
veterans of all wars; and (2) match money
provided by Hennepin County to restore the
flagpole monument and plaza, and make
other infrastructure improvements of a
capital nature for the Veterans of World War
I Victory Memorial Parkway, consistent with
Hennepin County's planned infrastructure
improvements.

Sec. 46.

Laws 2010, chapter 189, section 19, subdivision 4, as amended by Laws 2010,
chapter 399, section 8, is amended to read:


Subd. 4.

Minneapolis Veterans Home

deleted text begin 9,450,000
deleted text end new text begin 12,250,000
new text end

To predesign, design, construct, furnish,
and equip the renovation of building 16
to accommodate a domiciliary program,
demolish the north wing of building 17,
predesign a new building 17, and design,
construct, furnish, and equip the north
wing of the new building 17, including site
improvements and amenities for building
and program support.

Sec. 47.

Laws 2010, chapter 333, article 2, section 23, is amended to read:


Sec. 23. PLANNING NEW VETERANS CEMETERIES.

new text begin (a) new text endThe commissioner of veterans affairs shall determine a suitable site and plan for
three new state veterans cemeteries, one to be located in northeastern Minnesota, one to
be located in southeastern Minnesota, and one to be located in southwestern Minnesota.
In determining the site for a cemetery, the commissioner shall consider available public
land options and shall seek proposals for donated land from interested counties, local
communities, civic organizations, veterans service organizations, and individuals.

new text begin (b) For determining the veterans cemetery site in southeastern Minnesota, the
commissioner shall give priority consideration to land owned and proposed for donation
by the county of Fillmore.
new text end

new text begin (c) new text endThe commissioner's planning process for a state veterans cemetery must include,
at a minimum, the following actions:

(1) determining the need for the cemetery;

(2) investigating the availability of suitable land for the cemetery;

(3) assessment of impacts of the cemetery;

(4) encouragement of support from veteran service organizations and local
governments; and

(5) preparation and submission of a preapplication for a grant from the United States
Department of Veterans Affairs for commitment of funding for establishing the cemetery.

new text begin (d) new text endBy January 15, 2011, the commissioner shall report to the chair and ranking
minority member of the house of representatives and senate committees having
responsibility for veterans affairs with a report of the commissioner's progress in
implementing this section.

Sec. 48.

Laws 2010, Second Special Session chapter 1, article 1, section 9, subdivision
5, is amended to read:


Subd. 5.

Dam Renovation and Removal

$
1,000,000

To provide cost share for the renovation
or removal of publicly owned dams new text beginand
for publicly owned streambed restoration
adjacent thereto
new text endin the DR-1941 area under
Minnesota Statutes, sections 103G.511 and
103G.515.

Sec. 49. new text beginACQUISITION OF EASEMENT; MINNESOTA CORRECTIONAL
FACILITY IN FARIBAULT.
new text end

new text begin Notwithstanding Minnesota Statutes, section 16B.31, subdivision 5, the
commissioner of administration may acquire an easement for utility and access purposes to
serve the Minnesota correctional facility in the city of Faribault by any of the acquisition
methods permitted by that subdivision even in the absence of a specific appropriation to
the commissioner to acquire the easement.
new text end

Sec. 50. 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