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HF 2433

3rd Engrossment - 85th Legislature (2007 - 2008) Posted on 12/15/2009 12:00am

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A bill for an act
relating to capital investment; providing flood relief for Browns Valley;
authorizing flood mitigation projects in Browns Valley; appropriating money;
amending Laws 2005, chapter 20, article 1, section 7, subdivision 2; Laws 2006,
chapter 258, section 7, subdivision 3.

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

Section 1. new text beginBROWNS VALLEY FLOOD RELIEF APPROPRIATION.
new text end

new text begin $2,000,000 is appropriated from the general fund to the commissioner of public
safety for a grant to the city of Browns Valley to be used for relief from damage caused by
the flooding of March 2007. This appropriation is available until June 30, 2009.
new text end

Sec. 2. new text beginHOUSING FINANCE AGENCY.
new text end

new text begin The Housing Finance Agency may use the disaster relief contingency fund
established under Minnesota Statutes, section 462A.21, subdivision 29, to assist with
the rehabilitation or replacement of housing damaged as a result of the Browns Valley
flooding of March 2007, notwithstanding that the area is not included in a presidential
declaration of major disaster.
new text end

Sec. 3.

Laws 2005, chapter 20, article 1, section 7, subdivision 2, is amended to read:


Subd. 2.

Flood Hazard Mitigation Grants

27,000,000

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: Ada, Austin,
Breckenridge, new text beginBrowns Valley, new text endCanisteo
Mine, Cannon Falls, Crookston, Dawson,
East Grand Forks, Grand Marais Creek,
Granite Falls, Green Meadow Dam, Inver
Grove Heights, Little McDonald Lake,
Malung, Manston Slough, Minneapolis,
Montevideo, Oakport, Palmville, Roseau
River, St. Louis Park, Two River Ross
Impoundment, Warren, and Whiskey Creek.

$2,000,000 is for Austin for identified
capital improvement projects, and any
other authorized federal or state flood
mitigation projects in the area designated
under Presidential Declaration of Major
Disaster, DR-1569, whether included in the
original declaration or added later by federal
government action. The area currently
included in DR-1569 includes territory
within the counties of Dodge, Faribault,
Freeborn, Martin, Mower, Olmsted, and
Steele.

$175,000 is for the state share of a grant to
the city of Cannon Falls for predesign and
design of capital improvements to alleviate
flooding caused by runoff from the bluffs and
the flooding of the Little Cannon River and
the Cannon River.

For any project listed in this subdivision that
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, Austin, Breckenridge,new text begin Browns Valley,new text end
Dawson, East Grand Forks, Granite Falls,
Montevideo, Oakport Township, Roseau, 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.

There is no local share required for the
Canisteo Mine project.

For grants for Roseau River wildlife
management area, Palmville, and Malung,
the state share must be $3 for each $1 of
nonstate contribution.

Notwithstanding the grant expiration date of
June 30, 2002, the commissioner of natural
resources shall extend until June 30, 2007,
the expiration date of a grant made to the
city of Stillwater under Minnesota Statutes,
section 103F.161, used to match certain
federal appropriations for flood hazard
mitigation.

Sec. 4.

Laws 2006, chapter 258, section 7, subdivision 3, 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) new text beginBrowns Valley
new text end

new text begin (d) new text endCrookston

deleted text begin (d)deleted text endnew text begin (e)new text end Canisteo Mine

deleted text begin (e)deleted text endnew text begin (f)new text end Delano

deleted text begin (f)deleted text endnew text begin (g)new text end East Grand Forks

deleted text begin (g)deleted text endnew text begin (h)new text end Golden Valley

deleted text begin (h)deleted text endnew text begin (i)new text end Grand Marais Creek

deleted text begin (i)deleted text endnew text begin (j)new text end Granite Falls

deleted text begin (j)deleted text endnew text begin (k)new text end Inver Grove Heights

deleted text begin (k)deleted text endnew text begin (l)new text end Manston Slough

deleted text begin (l)deleted text endnew text begin (m)new text end Oakport Township

deleted text begin (m)deleted text endnew text begin (n)new text end Riverton Township

deleted text begin (n)deleted text endnew text begin (o)new text end Shell Rock Watershed District

deleted text begin (o)deleted text endnew text begin (p)new text end St. Vincent

deleted text begin (p)deleted text endnew text begin (q)new text end 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, new text beginBrowns Valley, new text endCrookston,
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.

Sec. 5. new text beginEFFECTIVE DATE.
new text end

new text begin This act is effective the day following final enactment.
new text end