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HF 2433B

Conference Committee Report - 85th Legislature (2007 - 2008) Posted on 01/15/2013 08:27pm

KEY: stricken = removed, old language.
underscored = added, new language.
1.1CONFERENCE COMMITTEE REPORT ON H. F. No. 2433
1.2A bill for an act
1.3relating to capital investment; providing disaster relief for Browns Valley,
1.4Rogers, and Warroad; authorizing flood mitigation projects in Browns Valley;
1.5appropriating money;amending Laws 2005, chapter 20, article 1, section 7,
1.6subdivision 2; Laws 2006, chapter 258, section 7, subdivision 3.
1.7May 15, 2007
1.8The Honorable Margaret Anderson Kelliher
1.9Speaker of the House of Representatives
1.10The Honorable James P. Metzen
1.11President of the Senate
1.12We, the undersigned conferees for H. F. No. 2433 report that we have agreed upon
1.13the items in dispute and recommend as follows:
1.14That the Senate recede from its amendment and that H. F. No. 2433 be further
1.15amended as follows:
1.16Delete everything after the enacting clause and insert:

1.17    "Section 1. BROWNS VALLEY FLOOD RELIEF APPROPRIATION.
1.18    $2,000,000 is appropriated from the general fund to the commissioner of public
1.19safety for a grant to the city of Browns Valley to be used for relief from damage caused by
1.20the flooding of March 2007. This appropriation is available until June 30, 2009.

1.21    Sec. 2. HOUSING FINANCE AGENCY.
1.22    The Housing Finance Agency may use the disaster relief contingency fund
1.23established under Minnesota Statutes, section 462A.21, subdivision 29, to assist with
1.24the rehabilitation or replacement of housing damaged as a result of the Browns Valley
1.25flooding of March 2007, notwithstanding that the area is not included in a presidential
1.26declaration of major disaster.

1.27    Sec. 3. Laws 2005, chapter 20, article 1, section 7, subdivision 2, is amended to read:
1.28
Subd. 2.Flood Hazard Mitigation Grants
27,000,000
2.1For the state share of flood hazard
2.2mitigation grants for publicly owned capital
2.3improvements to prevent or alleviate flood
2.4damage under Minnesota Statutes, section
2.5103F.161 .
2.6The commissioner shall determine project
2.7priorities as appropriate based on need.
2.8This appropriation includes money for
2.9the following projects: Ada, Austin,
2.10Breckenridge, Browns Valley, Canisteo
2.11Mine, Cannon Falls, Crookston, Dawson,
2.12East Grand Forks, Grand Marais Creek,
2.13Granite Falls, Green Meadow Dam, Inver
2.14Grove Heights, Little McDonald Lake,
2.15Malung, Manston Slough, Minneapolis,
2.16Montevideo, Oakport, Palmville, Roseau
2.17River, St. Louis Park, Two River Ross
2.18Impoundment, Warren, and Whiskey Creek.
2.19$2,000,000 is for Austin for identified
2.20capital improvement projects, and any
2.21other authorized federal or state flood
2.22mitigation projects in the area designated
2.23under Presidential Declaration of Major
2.24Disaster, DR-1569, whether included in the
2.25original declaration or added later by federal
2.26government action. The area currently
2.27included in DR-1569 includes territory
2.28within the counties of Dodge, Faribault,
2.29Freeborn, Martin, Mower, Olmsted, and
2.30Steele.
2.31$175,000 is for the state share of a grant to
2.32the city of Cannon Falls for predesign and
2.33design of capital improvements to alleviate
2.34flooding caused by runoff from the bluffs and
2.35the flooding of the Little Cannon River and
2.36the Cannon River.
3.1For any project listed in this subdivision that
3.2is not ready to proceed or does not expend all
3.3the money allocated to it, the commissioner
3.4may allocate that project's money to a project
3.5on the commissioner's priority list.
3.6To the extent that the cost of a project in
3.7Ada, Austin, Breckenridge, Browns Valley,
3.8Dawson, East Grand Forks, Granite Falls,
3.9Montevideo, Oakport Township, Roseau, or
3.10Warren exceeds two percent of the median
3.11household income in the municipality
3.12multiplied by the number of households in
3.13the municipality, this appropriation is also
3.14for the local share of the project.
3.15There is no local share required for the
3.16Canisteo Mine project.
3.17For grants for Roseau River wildlife
3.18management area, Palmville, and Malung,
3.19the state share must be $3 for each $1 of
3.20nonstate contribution.
3.21Notwithstanding the grant expiration date of
3.22June 30, 2002, the commissioner of natural
3.23resources shall extend until June 30, 2007,
3.24the expiration date of a grant made to the
3.25city of Stillwater under Minnesota Statutes,
3.26section 103F.161, used to match certain
3.27federal appropriations for flood hazard
3.28mitigation.

3.29    Sec. 4. Laws 2006, chapter 258, section 7, subdivision 3, is amended to read:
3.30
Subd. 3.Flood Hazard Mitigation Grants
25,000,000
3.31For the state share of flood hazard
3.32mitigation grants for publicly owned capital
3.33improvements to prevent or alleviate flood
3.34damage under Minnesota Statutes, section
3.35103F.161.
4.1The commissioner shall determine project
4.2priorities as appropriate, based on need.
4.3This appropriation includes money for the
4.4following projects:
4.5(a) Austin
4.6(b) Albert Lea
4.7(c) Browns Valley
4.8(d) Crookston
4.9(d) (e) Canisteo Mine
4.10(e) (f) Delano
4.11(f) (g) East Grand Forks
4.12(g) (h) Golden Valley
4.13(h) (i) Grand Marais Creek
4.14(i) (j) Granite Falls
4.15(j) (k) Inver Grove Heights
4.16(k) (l) Manston Slough
4.17(l) (m) Oakport Township
4.18(m) (n) Riverton Township
4.19(n) (o) Shell Rock Watershed District
4.20(o) (p) St. Vincent
4.21(p) (q) Wild Rice River Watershed District
4.22For any project listed in this subdivision
4.23that the commissioner determines is not
4.24ready to proceed or does not expend all the
4.25money allocated to it, the commissioner may
4.26allocate that project's money to a project on
4.27the commissioner's priority list.
4.28To the extent that the cost of a project in Ada,
4.29Breckenridge, Browns Valley, Crookston,
4.30Dawson, East Grand Forks, Granite Falls,
4.31Montevideo, Oakport Township, Roseau,
4.32St. Vincent, or Warren exceeds two percent
4.33of the median household income in the
4.34municipality multiplied by the number
4.35of households in the municipality, this
4.36appropriation is also for the local share of the
5.1project. The local share for the St. Vincent
5.2dike may not exceed $30,000.

5.3    Sec. 5. EFFECTIVE DATE.
5.4    This act is effective the day following final enactment."
5.5Delete the title and insert:
5.6"A bill for an act
5.7relating to capital investment; providing flood relief for Browns Valley;
5.8authorizing flood mitigation projects in Browns Valley; appropriating money;
5.9amending Laws 2005, chapter 20, article 1, section 7, subdivision 2; Laws 2006,
5.10chapter 258, section 7, subdivision 3."
We request the adoption of this report and repassage of the bill.House Conferees: (Signed) Paul Marquart, Lyndon Carlson, Marty SeifertSenate Conferees: (Signed) Keith Langseth, Rod Skoe, Gary W. Kubly
6.1
We request the adoption of this report and repassage of the bill.
6.2
House Conferees:
(Signed)
6.3




6.4
Paul Marquart
Lyndon Carlson
6.5


6.6
Marty Seifert
6.7
Senate Conferees:
(Signed)
6.8




6.9
Keith Langseth
Rod Skoe
6.10


6.11
Gary W. Kubly