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HF 2490

as introduced - 88th Legislature (2013 - 2014) Posted on 02/27/2014 03:33pm

KEY: stricken = removed, old language.
underscored = added, new language.
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A bill for an act
relating to capital improvements; authorizing spending to acquire and better
public land and buildings and other improvements of a capital nature with certain
conditions; authorizing the sale of state bonds; modifying programs; modifying
prior appropriations; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes
2012, sections 16A.641, by adding a subdivision; 16A.642, subdivisions 1, 2;
115A.0716, subdivision 1; 462A.37, subdivision 2, by adding subdivisions; Laws
2009, chapter 93, article 1, section 11, subdivision 4; Laws 2010, chapter 189,
section 15, subdivision 5; Laws 2012, chapter 293, section 19, subdivision 4.

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

ARTICLE 1

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. Unless otherwise specified in this act, money appropriated in
this act for activities under Minnesota Statutes, sections 84.946, 16B.307, and 135A.046
should not be used for projects that can be financed within a reasonable time frame under
Minnesota Statutes, section 16B.322 or 16C.144.
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 118,700,000
new text end
new text begin Minnesota State Colleges and Universities
new text end
new text begin 151,401,000
new text end
new text begin Education
new text end
new text begin 13,491,000
new text end
new text begin Minnesota State Academies
new text end
new text begin 12,654,000
new text end
new text begin Perpich Center for Arts Education
new text end
new text begin 2,736,000
new text end
new text begin Natural Resources
new text end
new text begin 54,561,000
new text end
new text begin Pollution Control Agency
new text end
new text begin 7,774,000
new text end
new text begin Agriculture
new text end
new text begin 203,000
new text end
new text begin Zoological Garden
new text end
new text begin 12,000,000
new text end
new text begin Administration
new text end
new text begin 130,050,000
new text end
new text begin Amateur Sports Commission
new text end
new text begin 4,298,000
new text end
new text begin Military Affairs
new text end
new text begin 7,625,000
new text end
new text begin Transportation
new text end
new text begin 89,480,000
new text end
new text begin Metropolitan Council
new text end
new text begin 34,900,000
new text end
new text begin Human Services
new text end
new text begin 77,192,000
new text end
new text begin Veterans Affairs
new text end
new text begin 4,040,000
new text end
new text begin Corrections
new text end
new text begin 47,869,000
new text end
new text begin Iron Range Resources and Rehabilitation
new text end
new text begin 4,995,000
new text end
new text begin Employment and Economic Development
new text end
new text begin 135,058,000
new text end
new text begin Public Facilities Authority
new text end
new text begin 67,688,000
new text end
new text begin Housing Finance Agency
new text end
new text begin 10,000,000
new text end
new text begin Minnesota Historical Society
new text end
new text begin 3,000,000
new text end
new text begin Bond Sale Expenses
new text end
new text begin 980,000
new text end
new text begin TOTAL
new text end
new text begin $
new text end
new text begin 990,695,000
new text end
new text begin Bond Proceeds Fund (General Fund Debt Service)
new text end
new text begin 892,147,000
new text end
new text begin Bond Proceeds Fund (User Financed Debt Service)
new text end
new text begin 37,134,000
new text end
new text begin Maximum Effort School Loan Fund
new text end
new text begin 13,464,000
new text end
new text begin State Transportation Fund
new text end
new text begin 40,000,000
new text end
new text begin Trunk Highway Fund
new text end
new text begin 7,950,000
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 118,700,000
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 40,000,000
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 56,700,000
new text end

new text begin To design, renovate, furnish, and equip the
historic Tate Laboratory of Physics Building
on the Twin Cities campus for the College of
Science and Engineering.
new text end

new text begin Subd. 4. new text end

new text begin Crookston Campus
new text end

new text begin 10,000,000
new text end

new text begin To design, renovate existing space, construct
additional space, furnish, and equip the
wellness and recreation center on the
Crookston Campus.
new text end

new text begin Subd. 5. new text end

new text begin Laboratory Renovation
new text end

new text begin 12,000,000
new text end

new text begin To design, renovate, construct, furnish, and
equip laboratory facilities including a new
bee research facility, a new greenhouse, and
the aquatic invasive species laboratory.
new text end

new text begin Subd. 6. 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. 7. 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 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

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 151,401,000
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 40,000,000
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 Anoka Technical College
new text end

new text begin 1,500,000
new text end

new text begin To design, renovate, furnish, and equip
classroom and lab space for the automotive
technology and manufacturing technology
programs.
new text end

new text begin Subd. 4. new text end

new text begin Bemidji State University
new text end

new text begin 13,790,000
new text end

new text begin To complete design and renovate, construct
an addition to, furnish, and equip Memorial
Hall; to design and renovate, furnish, and
equip Decker Hall; to demolish Sanford Hall;
and to design the demolition and replacement
of Hagg Sauer Hall.
new text end

new text begin Subd. 5. new text end

new text begin Central Lakes College - Staples
new text end

new text begin 4,581,000
new text end

new text begin To demolish obsolete space and to design,
renovate, repurpose, furnish, and equip space
on the main campus to improve overall space
utilization, efficiency, and academic program
sustainability.
new text end

new text begin Subd. 6. new text end

new text begin Century College
new text end

new text begin 2,020,000
new text end

new text begin To design, renovate, repurpose, furnish,
and equip classroom and lab space for
high-demand career and technical programs.
new text end

new text begin Subd. 7. new text end

new text begin Dakota County Technical College
new text end

new text begin 7,586,000
new text end

new text begin To complete design, renovate, furnish,
and equip classroom and lab space for
transportation and emerging technology
programs.
new text end

new text begin Subd. 8. new text end

new text begin Lake Superior College
new text end

new text begin 5,266,000
new text end

new text begin To complete design, renovate, furnish, and
equip existing Allied Health and Science
classroom, lab, and clinic space in the 1986
wing of the E building.
new text end

new text begin Subd. 9. new text end

new text begin Metropolitan State University
new text end

new text begin 35,865,000
new text end

new text begin To complete design and to construct, furnish,
and equip the Science Education Center and
renovate, furnish, and equip space in the new
main building.
new text end

new text begin Subd. 10. new text end

new text begin Minneapolis Community and
Technical College
new text end

new text begin 3,600,000
new text end

new text begin To design and renovate classroom and lab
space and upgrade HVAC, security systems,
and facility exteriors.
new text end

new text begin Subd. 11. new text end

new text begin Minnesota State College - Southeast
Technical
new text end

new text begin 1,700,000
new text end

new text begin To design, renovate, repurpose, furnish, and
equip classroom and lab space on the Red
Wing and Winona campuses.
new text end

new text begin Subd. 12. new text end

new text begin Minnesota State Community and
Technical College
new text end

new text begin 1,385,000
new text end

new text begin To design, renovate, furnish, and equip space
to meet workforce training needs on the
Fergus Falls and Wadena campuses.
new text end

new text begin Subd. 13. new text end

new text begin Minnesota State Community and
Technical College - Moorhead
new text end

new text begin 6,544,000
new text end

new text begin To design, renovate, demolish obsolete
space, construct an addition, and furnish and
equip the Transportation Center.
new text end

new text begin Subd. 14. new text end

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

new text begin 3,487,000
new text end

new text begin To design, renovate, furnish, and equip
classroom, lab, and other space on the Canby
campus and to demolish obsolete space and
construct new space on the Jackson campus.
new text end

new text begin Subd. 15. new text end

new text begin Northeast Higher Education District
new text end

new text begin 3,344,000
new text end

new text begin To design, renovate, furnish, and equip
Wilson Hall and construct a biomass boiler
system on the Itasca campus; to design,
renovate, furnish, and equip the clinical
nursing lab on the Rainy River campus;
to design, renovate, furnish, and equip
classroom and lab space on the Vermilion
campus; and to design the demolition,
demolish obsolete space, design, renovate,
furnish, and equip space on the Hibbing
campus.
new text end

new text begin Subd. 16. new text end

new text begin Northland Community and Technical
College
new text end

new text begin 5,864,000
new text end

new text begin To complete design, demolish, construct new,
and renovate, furnish, and equip the aviation
maintenance complex at the Thief River Falls
airport. As a condition of the appropriation,
the Board of Trustees is authorized to and
shall enter into a long-term ground lease with
the Thief River Falls Airport Authority that
meets the conditions and requirements of
Minnesota Statutes, section 16A.695. The
term of the ground lease will be no less than
37.5 years.
new text end

new text begin Subd. 17. new text end

new text begin South Central College
new text end

new text begin 7,467,000
new text end

new text begin To design, renovate, furnish, and equip space
on the North Mankato campus, including
asbestos abatement, roof replacement, and
HVAC upgrades.
new text end

new text begin Subd. 18. new text end

new text begin St. Paul College
new text end

new text begin 1,500,000
new text end

new text begin To design, renovate, furnish, and equip
classroom and lab space for the Culinary
Arts and CNC/machine tool programs.
new text end

new text begin Subd. 19. new text end

new text begin Winona State University
new text end

new text begin 5,902,000
new text end

new text begin To design the Education Village/Wabasha
Education Project and renovate, furnish, and
equip a portion of Wabasha Hall.
new text end

new text begin Subd. 20. new text end

new text begin Debt Service
new text end

new text begin (a) Except as provided in paragraph (b), 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.
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 board need not pay debt service
on bonds sold to finance higher education
asset preservation and replacement. 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.
new text end

new text begin (c) 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. 21. 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 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 higher education asset
preservation and replacement under this
subdivision, at the same campus as the
project for which the original appropriation
was made and the debt service requirement
under subdivision 20 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 beginEDUCATION
new text end

new text begin $
new text end
new text begin 13,491,000
new text end

new text begin (a) $13,464,000 is to the commissioner of
education from the maximum effort school
loan fund for a capital loan to Independent
School District No. 38, Red Lake, as
provided in Minnesota Statutes, sections
126C.60 to 126C.72. Of this appropriation,
$5,491,000 is to complete design and
construction of, furnish, and equip a single
kitchen and cafeteria to serve the high
school and middle school, and $7,973,000
is to complete design, renovation, and
construction of, furnish, and equip Red Lake
Elementary School.
new text end

new text begin (b) $27,000 is to the commissioner of
administration from the bond proceeds fund
to provide project management services and
general project oversight for this project.
Prior to proceeding with any work that is
to be paid from the maximum effort school
loan fund on this project, the commissioner
of administration and Independent School
District No. 38, Red Lake, shall execute a
project management services agreement in a
form mutually acceptable to the parties.
new text end

Sec. 5. 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 12,654,000
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 2,000,000
new text end

new text begin 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 New Dormitory
new text end

new text begin 10,654,000
new text end

new text begin To complete the design of and perform
asbestos and hazardous materials abatement
and demolition of Frechette Hall and to
design, construct, furnish, and equip a new
boys' dormitory on the Faribault campus.
new text end

Sec. 6. 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 2,736,000
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 2,000,000
new text end

new text begin For asset preservation of buildings and
grounds, 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 East Wing Restrooms
new text end

new text begin 736,000
new text end

new text begin To design, renovate, and equip restrooms in
the East Wing of the Administration Building.
new text end

Sec. 7. 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 54,561,000
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 23,000,000
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 rehabilitation of: buildings,
including sanitation buildings in state parks;
the elevator shaft at Tower Soudan State Park;
Upper Post road and sewer; Root River Trail,
from Waylen to Rushford; Sakatah Trail,
from Waterville to Madison Lake; roads and
bridges; wildlife water control structures;
and water accesses and fishing piers.
new text end

new text begin Subd. 3. new text end

new text begin Buildings and Facilities Development
new text end

new text begin 2,000,000
new text end

new text begin For predesign construction costs in support
of the Department of Natural Resources
strategic and long-term investment in its
facility management objectives.
new text end

new text begin Subd. 4. new text end

new text begin Dam Renovation and Removal
new text end

new text begin 4,000,000
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.
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 priority list.
new text end

new text begin Subd. 5. 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. 6. new text end

new text begin Native Prairie Bank Acquisition and
Development
new text end

new text begin 6,000,000
new text end

new text begin To acquire native prairie bank easements
under Minnesota Statutes, section 84.96, to
develop and restore certain tracts of prairie
bank lands.
new text end

new text begin Subd. 7. new text end

new text begin Forests for the Future
new text end

new text begin 3,000,000
new text end

new text begin To acquire conservation easements as
described under Minnesota Statutes, chapter
84C, and fee title on private forest lands
to prevent the fragmentation and loss of
productive forest lands. The conservation
easements must guarantee public access,
including hunting and fishing.
new text end

new text begin Subd. 8. new text end

new text begin State Forest Land Reforestation and
Stand Improvement
new text end

new text begin 5,000,000
new text end

new text begin To provide for the reforestation and stand
improvement on state forest lands to meet
the reforestation requirements of Minnesota
Statutes, section 89.002, subdivision 2,
including purchasing native seeds and native
seedlings, planting, seeding, site preparation,
and protection on state lands administered
by the commissioner.
new text end

new text begin Subd. 9. new text end

new text begin Fish Hatchery Improvements
new text end

new text begin 3,561,000
new text end

new text begin For improvements of a capital nature to
hatchery facilities owned by the state and
operated by the commissioner of natural
resources under Minnesota Statutes, section
97A.045, subdivision 1, and to provide
system upgrades to prevent the spread of
invasive species and pathogens.
new text end

new text begin Subd. 10. new text end

new text begin State Parks and Trails Acquisition
and Development
new text end

new text begin 5,000,000
new text end

new text begin To acquire land for and to construct
projects within state parks established under
Minnesota Statutes, section 85.012, and state
recreation areas established under Minnesota
Statutes, section 85.013; to acquire land or
interests in land for, and to construct and
renovate state trails under Minnesota Statutes,
section 85.015; and for public water access
acquisition and betterment under Minnesota
Statutes, section 86A.05, subdivision 9.
new text end

new text begin Subd. 11. 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. 8. 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 7,774,000
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 Capital Assistance Program
new text end

new text begin 5,774,000
new text end

new text begin For the solid waste capital assistance grants
program under Minnesota Statutes, section
115A.54.
new text end

new text begin Subd. 3. new text end

new text begin Municipal Storm Water Pond
Cleanout
new text end

new text begin 2,000,000
new text end

new text begin For grants to municipalities for removal of
accumulated sediment from storm water
ponds and related infrastructure under
Minnesota Statutes, section 115A.0716,
subdivision 1, paragraph (b). Grants awarded
under this subdivision are intended to cover
50 percent of the eligible costs of a project
and may not exceed $250,000 per pond. In
awarding a grant, preference shall be given
to projects that:
new text end

new text begin (1) alleviate a threat of flooding to private or
public properties including residential and
business properties;
new text end

new text begin (2) provide direct water quality benefits to
an impaired water; or
new text end

new text begin (3) include measures to reduce the future
accumulation of contaminants that help
reduce long-term operation and management
costs.
new text end

Sec. 9. new text beginAGRICULTURE
new text end

new text begin $
new text end
new text begin 203,000
new text end

new text begin To the commissioner of administration
to design, reconstruct, and equip the feed
storage and grinding rooms in the Agriculture
laboratory.
new text end

Sec. 10. new text beginMINNESOTA ZOOLOGICAL
GARDEN
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 12,000,000
new text end

new text begin To the Minnesota Zoological Garden Board
for the purposes specified in this section.
new text end

new text begin Subd. 2. new text end

new text begin Asset Preservation and Improvement
new text end

new text begin 4,000,000
new text end

new text begin For capital asset preservation improvements
and betterments to infrastructure and
exhibits at the Minnesota Zoo, 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 Heart of the Zoo
new text end

new text begin 5,000,000
new text end

new text begin For the design, renovation, and repair of the
upper and lower plazas; for the design and
extension of the plaza; and for design of the
Heart of the Zoo II project.
new text end

new text begin Subd. 4. new text end

new text begin Discovery Bay
new text end

new text begin 3,000,000
new text end

new text begin To complete renovation of Discovery Bay to
permit the opening of a new marine exhibit.
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 130,050,000
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 2,000,000
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 Capitol Restoration
new text end

new text begin 126,300,000
new text end

new text begin This appropriation may be used for one or
more of the following purposes:
new text end

new text begin (1) To complete the design of, and to
construct, repair, improve, renovate, restore,
furnish, and equip the State Capitol building
and grounds including, but not limited
to, exterior stone repairs and window
replacement; asbestos and hazardous
materials abatement; mechanical, electrical,
and plumbing; security systems replacement;
general construction including, but not
limited to, demolition, site improvements,
life safety improvements, accessibility,
security and telecommunications; roof
replacement; and finish work.
new text end

new text begin (2) To predesign, design, conduct hazardous
materials abatement, construct, repair,
renovate, remodel, and furnish and equip
the State Office Building, Administration
Building, Centennial Office Building, 321
Grove Street Buildings, and such other
properties located on the Capitol campus as
determined by the commissioner to meet
temporary and permanent office, broadcast
media, storage, parking, and other space
needs occasioned by and in furtherance of
an efficient restoration of the State Capitol
building and for the efficient and effective
function of the tenants currently located in
the State Capitol building.
new text end

new text begin This appropriation is in addition to the
appropriations in Laws 2012, chapter 293,
section 13, subdivision 3, and Laws 2013,
chapter 136, section 3.
new text end

new text begin Subd. 4. new text end

new text begin Minnesota Hmong-Lao Veterans
Memorial
new text end

new text begin 450,000
new text end

new text begin To complete design and construct a memorial
in the Capitol Area to honor all Hmong-Lao
veterans of the war in Laos who were allied
with the American forces during the Vietnam
War. This appropriation is not available
until the commissioner of management
and budget has determined that at least
$150,000 has been committed to the project
from nonstate sources and the conditions of
Minnesota Statutes, section 16A.502, have
been satisfied.
new text end

new text begin Subd. 5. new text end

new text begin Data Center Consolidation
new text end

new text begin 1,300,000
new text end

new text begin To design, construct, furnish, and equip the
repurposing of data centers in state-owned
facilities.
new text end

Sec. 12. new text beginAMATEUR SPORTS COMMISSION
new text end

new text begin $
new text end
new text begin 4,298,000
new text end

new text begin To the Amateur Sports Commission for a
grant to the city of Marshall to acquire land
and prepare a site for, and to predesign,
design, construct, furnish, and equip the
Southwest Regional Amateur Sports Center.
This appropriation is not available until the
commissioner of management and budget
determines that at least an equal amount has
been committed to the project from nonstate
sources.
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 7,625,000
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 5,000,000
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 Brooklyn Park Armory
new text end

new text begin 1,244,000
new text end

new text begin To renovate existing space and to construct
an addition to, furnish, and equip the
Brooklyn Park Armory.
new text end

new text begin Subd. 4. new text end

new text begin Owatonna Armory
new text end

new text begin 1,381,000
new text end

new text begin To renovate, furnish, and equip existing
space, and construct motor vehicle storage
lot space at the Owatonna Armory.
new text end

Sec. 14. 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 89,480,000
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 30,000,000
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 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 Statues, section 174.52,
subdivision 4a.
new text end

new text begin Subd. 4. new text end

new text begin Greater Minnesota Transit
new text end

new text begin 1,130,000
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.
new text end

new text begin Subd. 5. new text end

new text begin Railroad Grade Warning Devices
Replacement
new text end

new text begin 2,000,000
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. 6. new text end

new text begin Port Development Assistance
new text end

new text begin 400,000
new text end

new text begin For a grant to the Winona Port Authority
under Minnesota Statutes, chapter 457A,
to improve the Winona River dock
to accommodate a heavy lift. Any
improvements made with the proceeds of this
appropriation must be publicly owned.
new text end

new text begin Subd. 7. new text end

new text begin Safe Routes to School
new text end

new text begin 2,000,000
new text end

new text begin To fund solicitations for infrastructure
projects that aim to increase safe and
convenient opportunities for children to walk
and bike to school as specified in Minnesota
Statutes, section 174.40.
new text end

new text begin Subd. 8. new text end

new text begin Willmar District Headquarters
new text end

new text begin 4,370,000
new text end

new text begin From the trunk highway fund for
completion of capital improvements to
the Willmar district headquarters building.
This appropriation is in addition to the
appropriation in Laws 2012, chapter 287,
article 1, section 1, subdivision 2.
new text end

new text begin Subd. 9. new text end

new text begin Little Falls Truck Station
new text end

new text begin 3,580,000
new text end

new text begin From the trunk highway fund for completion
of a new truck station in Little Falls.
This appropriation is in addition to the
appropriation in Laws 2010, chapter 189,
section 15, subdivision 15.
new text end

new text begin Subd. 10. new text end

new text begin Range Regional Airport
new text end

new text begin 5,000,000
new text end

new text begin For a grant to the Chisholm-Hibbing
Airport Authority to demolish, construct,
furnish, and equip a new passenger terminal,
passenger boarding bridge, and associated
appurtenances including, but not limited
to, passenger terminal building signage,
passenger terminal building security systems
and tying into the adjacent sidewalks,
driveway and aircraft parking apron area,
and other improvements of a capital nature
at the Range Regional Airport terminal.
This appropriation is not available until the
commissioner of management and budget
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 Falls International Airport
new text end

new text begin 2,000,000
new text end

new text begin For a grant to the International
Falls-Koochiching County Airport
Commission to design, construct, furnish,
and equip a new terminal building, jetway,
and associated appurtenances of a capital
nature at the Falls International Airport.
This appropriation is not available until the
commissioner of management and budget
has determined that at least an equal amount
has been committed to the project from
nonstate sources.
new text end

new text begin Subd. 12. new text end

new text begin Ramsey County - TCAAP
new text end

new text begin 29,000,000
new text end

new text begin For a grant to Ramsey County to predesign,
design, and construct the replacement of the
Highway 96 bridge over Interstate 35W and
the associated interchange and to predesign,
design, and construct the replacement of the
County Road H bridge over Interstate 35W
and the associated interchange as a part of
the Twin Cities Army Ammunition Plant
(TCAAP) Redevelopment Project. This
also includes any associated improvements
to roadways and rights-of-way, and
development of a spine road system necessary
to facilitate access from these interchanges to
the Twin Cities Army Ammunition Plant site
and adjacent roadways. This appropriation
is not available until the commissioner of
management and budget has determined that
at least an equal amount has been committed
to the project from nonstate sources for
the Twin Cities Army Ammunition Plant
Redevelopment Project.
new text end

Sec. 15. 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 34,900,000
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 Arterial BRT
new text end

new text begin 10,000,000
new text end

new text begin For preliminary engineering, final design, and
construction of facilities and infrastructure
and other roadway improvements for the A
line bus rapid transit (BRT) line.
new text end

new text begin Subd. 3. new text end

new text begin Metro Orange Line
new text end

new text begin 7,000,000
new text end

new text begin For the Metro Orange Line, Lake Street
Transit Station. This appropriation may be
used for environmental analysis, preliminary
engineering, final design, and the acquisition
of public land and buildings related to the
Lake Street Transit Station.
new text end

new text begin Subd. 4. new text end

new text begin Metropolitan Cities Inflow and
Infiltration Grants
new text end

new text begin 4,000,000
new text end

new text begin For grants to cities within the metropolitan
area, as defined in Minnesota Statutes,
section 473.121, subdivision 2, for capital
improvements in municipal wastewater
collection systems to reduce the amount of
inflow and infiltration to the Metropolitan
Council's metropolitan sanitary sewer
disposal system. To be eligible for a grant, a
city must be identified by the Metropolitan
Council as a contributor of excessive
inflow or infiltration. Grants from this
appropriation are for up to 50 percent of the
cost to mitigate inflow and infiltration in
the publicly owned municipal wastewater
collection systems. The council must
award grants based on applications from
eligible cities that identify eligible capital
costs and include a timeline for inflow and
infiltration mitigation construction, pursuant
to guidelines established by the council.
new text end

new text begin Subd. 5. 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

new text begin Subd. 6. new text end

new text begin St. Paul - Como Park Transportation
and Public Access
new text end

new text begin 8,900,000
new text end

new text begin For a grant to the city of St. Paul to predesign,
design, and construct transportation and
public access improvements to Como
Regional Park. Notwithstanding Minnesota
Statutes, section 16A.86, subdivision 4, this
appropriation does not require a local match.
new text end

Sec. 16. 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 77,192,000
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 4,000,000
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 - St.
Peter
new text end

new text begin 56,317,000
new text end

new text begin To design and perform asbestos and
hazardous materials abatement and
demolition; to complete the design of, and to
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. This
appropriation includes funding to design the
second phase of the project. Upon substantial
completion of the first phase of this project,
any unspent portion of this appropriation is
available to design, perform asbestos and
hazardous materials abatement, perform
demolition, and to construct, renovate,
furnish, and equip the second phase.
new text end

new text begin Subd. 4. new text end

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

new text begin 7,405,000
new text end

new text begin To design, construct, renovate, furnish, and
equip the first phase of a three-phase project
to develop additional residential, program,
activity, and ancillary facilities for the
Minnesota sex offender program on the lower
campus of the St. Peter Regional Treatment
Center. This appropriation includes funds to
complete design, renovate, construct, furnish,
and equip the west wing of the Green Acres
Building; to design, renovate, construct,
furnish, and equip the east wing of the Sunrise
Building; to design through construction
documents the renovation and construction
of the Bartlett Building; and to design and
perform asbestos and hazardous materials
abatement in the Green Acres and Sunrise
Buildings. Upon substantial completion of
the first phase of this project, any unspent
portion of this appropriation is available to
design and to perform asbestos and hazardous
materials abatement in subsequent phases.
new text end

new text begin Subd. 5. new text end

new text begin Early Childhood Learning Facilities
new text end

new text begin 3,000,000
new text end

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

new text begin Subd. 6. new text end

new text begin Hennepin County - St. David's Center
new text end

new text begin 3,750,000
new text end

new text begin To the commissioner of human services for a
grant to Hennepin County to acquire land for
and to predesign, design, construct, furnish,
and equip the expansion and renovation of
the St. David's Center for Child and Family
Development, subject to Minnesota Statutes,
section 16A.695. The center must be used
to promote the public welfare by providing
early childhood education and respite care,
children's mental health services, pediatric
rehabilitative therapies for children with
special needs, support services for persons
with disabilities, foster care placement, and
other interventions for children who are
at risk for poor developmental outcomes
or maltreatment. This appropriation is
not available until the commissioner of
management and budget has determined that
at least an equal amount has been expended
or committed to the project from nonstate
sources. Amounts expended on project costs
since July 1, 2011, shall count toward the
matching requirement.
new text end

new text begin Subd. 7. new text end

new text begin Maplewood - Harriet Tubman Center
new text end

new text begin 720,000
new text end

new text begin For a grant to the city of Maplewood to
complete renovation of and equip Harriet
Tubman Center East to be used as a regional
collaborative service center that includes
a shelter for victims of violence and
exploitation and their children, legal services,
youth programs, mental and chemical
health services, and community education.
Notwithstanding Minnesota Statutes,
16A.86, subdivision 4, the appropriation for
this phase of the project does not require a
local match.
new text end

new text begin Subd. 8. new text end

new text begin St. Louis County - AEOA and RMH
Office
new text end

new text begin 2,000,000
new text end

new text begin To the commissioner of human services for
a grant to St. Louis County to design a new
office facility located in the city of Virginia to
house the Arrowhead Economic Opportunity
Agency (AEOA) and Range Mental Health
Center (RMHC). Notwithstanding Minnesota
Statutes, section 16A.86, subdivision 4, the
appropriation for this phase of the project
does not require a local match.
new text end

Sec. 17. 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 4,040,000
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 1,500,000
new text end

new text begin 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 Subd. 3. new text end

new text begin Minneapolis
new text end

new text begin 700,000
new text end

new text begin To complete the design of and perform
repairs to stabilize the structural integrity
of and waterproof the deep tunnel on the
Minneapolis Veterans Home campus. These
funds may be used for asbestos and hazardous
materials abatement related to this project.
new text end

new text begin Subd. 4. new text end

new text begin Luverne and Silver Bay
new text end

new text begin 1,840,000
new text end

new text begin To complete the design of and perform
improvements to resident rooms and
renovation of the nursing station in the
Luverne Veterans Home and to complete the
design of and renovate resident bathrooms in
the Silver Bay Veterans Home. These funds
may be used for asbestos and hazardous
materials abatement related to this project.
new text end

Sec. 18. 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 47,869,000
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 10,000,000
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 MCF - Shakopee
new text end

new text begin 5,381,000
new text end

new text begin To design, construct, and equip a perimeter
security fence at the Minnesota Correctional
Facility - Shakopee.
new text end

new text begin Subd. 4. new text end

new text begin MCF - St. Cloud
new text end

new text begin 32,488,000
new text end

new text begin To design, construct, furnish, and equip
a new health services unit, intake unit,
warehouse, and loading dock; to design,
renovate, repurpose, and equip existing
space; to design, construct, and equip a
new security control station; and to design,
construct, and equip upgrades to the existing
facility infrastructure, including mechanical,
electrical, and security systems at the
Minnesota Correctional Facility - St. Cloud.
This appropriation may also be used for
asbestos and hazardous materials abatement
for the associated work.
new text end

new text begin Subd. 5. 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. 19. new text beginIRON RANGE RESOURCES AND
REHABILITATION
new text end

new text begin $
new text end
new text begin 4,995,000
new text end

new text begin To the commissioner of Iron Range
Resources and Rehabilitation to design,
renovate, construct, furnish, and equip an
event center in the Giants Ridge Recreation
Area, as defined by Minnesota Statutes,
section 298.22, subdivision 7, paragraph
(c). The center will provide for a multiuse,
year-round attraction supporting statewide
tourism and local events. Use of this
appropriation is contingent upon the
commissioner providing matching funds for
the project. Pursuant to Minnesota Statutes,
section 16A.641, subdivision 6, bonds issued
for this project may require that the interest
paid on the bonds be included in gross
income for federal tax purposes.
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 135,058,000
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 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 Innovative Business Development
Public Infrastructure Grant Program
new text end

new text begin 1,000,000
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 Redevelopment Account
new text end

new text begin 1,000,000
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. 5. new text end

new text begin Transportation Economic
Development
new text end

new text begin 5,000,000
new text end

new text begin For purposes of the transportation economic
development infrastructure program under
Minnesota Statutes, section 116J.436.
new text end

new text begin Subd. 6. new text end

new text begin Clara City - Business Park
new text end

new text begin 748,000
new text end

new text begin For a grant to Clara City to design and
construct publicly owned infrastructure
for the South Hawk Creek Business Park.
This appropriation is not available until the
commissioner of management and budget
has determined that at least an equal amount
has been expended or committed to the
project from nonstate sources.
new text end

new text begin Subd. 7. new text end

new text begin Duluth - NorShor Center
new text end

new text begin 6,950,000
new text end

new text begin For a grant to the Duluth Economic
Development Authority to design, construct,
furnish, and equip the renovation of and
publicly owned improvements to the historic
NorShor Theatre, Annex, and Temple
Opera buildings, including skywalk and
accessibility improvements to provide
public access to the NorShor Arts Center in
downtown Duluth. The city of Duluth may
establish within the center condominiums or
leasehold condominiums under Minnesota
Statutes, chapter 515A, or a common interest
community or leasehold common interest
community under Minnesota Statutes,
chapter 515B, in order to segregate the public
and private uses and programs in the center.
Skywalk and accessibility improvements
are a public use. The city of Duluth may
enter into a lease or management agreement
under Minnesota Statutes, section 16A.695,
to operate the public space in the center.
new text end

new text begin Subd. 8. new text end

new text begin Duluth - Spirit Mountain Water
System
new text end

new text begin 3,400,000
new text end

new text begin For a grant to the city of Duluth for the
Spirit Mountain Recreation Area Authority
to acquire easements, licenses, and other
interests in real property and to engineer,
design, permit, and construct works and
systems to transport water from the St. Louis
River estuary for commercial and industrial
use. This appropriation is not available
until the commissioner of management and
budget determines that at least $1,100,000
has been committed to the project from
nonstate sources. Expenditures made on
or after September 1, 2011, for this project
shall count toward the match from nonstate
sources. Pursuant to Minnesota Statutes,
section 16A.641, subdivision 6, bonds issued
for this project may require that the interest
paid on the bonds be included in gross
income for federal tax purposes.
new text end

new text begin Subd. 9. new text end

new text begin Fosston - Second Street
new text end

new text begin 400,000
new text end

new text begin For a grant to the city of Fosston for
demolition, and to design and construct
replacement sewer and water lines, street,
and other publicly owned infrastructure for
Second Street South. This appropriation
is not available until the commissioner of
management and budget determines that at
least $500,000 has been committed to the
project from nonstate sources.
new text end

new text begin Subd. 10. new text end

new text begin Mankato - Minnesota State 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 an addition to
and renovate existing space, and for other
improvements of a capital nature to the
Minnesota State University Arena and Event
Center Auditorium. This appropriation is
not available until the commissioner of
management and budget determines that at
least $14,500,000 has been committed to
the project from nonstate sources. Amounts
expended by the city of Mankato for project
costs since March 1, 2013, shall count toward
the matching requirement.
new text end

new text begin Subd. 11. new text end

new text begin Minneapolis - Nicollet Mall
new text end

new text begin 20,000,000
new text end

new text begin For a grant to the city of Minneapolis
to predesign, design, and reconstruct
Nicollet Mall and its adjacent and related
infrastructure in downtown Minneapolis.
This appropriation is not available until the
commissioner of management and budget
determines that at least an equal amount has
been committed to the project from nonstate
sources.
new text end

new text begin Subd. 12. new text end

new text begin Minneapolis Park and Recreation
Board - Sculpture Garden
new text end

new text begin 7,000,000
new text end

new text begin For a grant to the Minneapolis Park and
Recreation Board to predesign, design,
engineer, construct, and furnish the
renovation of the Minneapolis Sculpture
Garden and Cowles Conservatory. This
appropriation is not available until the
commissioner of management and budget
determines that at least $1,500,000 has been
committed to the project from nonstate
sources.
new text end

new text begin Subd. 13. new text end

new text begin Rochester - Mayo Civic Center
new text end

new text begin 37,000,000
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 and related infrastructure including
but not limited to skyway access, lighting,
parking, and landscaping. This appropriation
cannot be used as the city's matching
contribution required under Minnesota
Statutes, section 469.47, subdivision 4.
This appropriation is not available until the
commissioner of management and budget
determines that at least $40,500,000 has
been committed to the project from nonstate
sources. Amounts expended by the city of
Rochester for project costs since July 1, 2013,
count toward the matching requirement.
new text end

new text begin Subd. 14. new text end

new text begin St. Cloud - River's Edge Convention
Center
new text end

new text begin 11,560,000
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 River's Edge
Convention Center, including a parking
facility and pedestrian skyway connection.
This appropriation is not available until the
commissioner of management and budget
determines that at least $11,560,000 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. 15. new text end

new text begin St. Paul - Minnesota Children's
Museum
new text end

new text begin 14,000,000
new text end

new text begin For a grant to the city of St. Paul to predesign,
design, construct, furnish, and equip an
expansion and renovation of the Minnesota
Children's Museum, subject to Minnesota
Statutes, section 16A.695. The expansion
and exhibit upgrades should incorporate the
latest research on early learning, allow for
new state-of-the-art education facilities, and
increase the capacity of visitors to galleries
and programming areas. This appropriation
is not available until the commissioner of
management and budget has determined that
at least an equal amount has been committed
from nonstate sources.
new text end

new text begin Subd. 16. new text end

new text begin St. Paul - Historic Palace Theater
new text end

new text begin 6,000,000
new text end

new text begin For a grant to the city of St. Paul to predesign,
design, construct, furnish, and equip the
renovation of the historic Palace Theater.
This appropriation is not available until the
commissioner of management and budget
determines that at least an equal amount has
been committed from nonstate sources.
new text end

new text begin Subd. 17. new text end

new text begin Virginia - Industrial Park
new text end

new text begin 1,500,000
new text end

new text begin For a grant to the city of Virginia to prepare a
site for and to design and construct publicly
owned infrastructure for the expansion of
the Northern Heights Industrial Park. This
appropriation is not available until the
commissioner of management and budget
determines that at least an equal amount 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 67,688,000
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 12,000,000
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. 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 20,000,000
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 Subd. 4. new text end

new text begin Big Lake Area Sanitary District
new text end

new text begin 4,500,000
new text end

new text begin For a grant to the Big Lake Area Sanitary
District to acquire land for and to predesign,
design, and construct a pressure sewer
system and force main to convey sewage
to the Western Lake Superior Sanitary
District connection in the city of Cloquet.
This appropriation is not available until the
commissioner of management and budget
determines that at least an equal amount has
been committed to the project from nonstate
sources.
new text end

new text begin Subd. 5. new text end

new text begin Koochiching County - Voyageurs
National Park Clean Water Joint Powers Board
new text end

new text begin 8,567,000
new text end

new text begin (a) $750,000 is for a grant to the Crane Lake
Water and Sanitary District to acquire land
for and to predesign, design, and construct
a new sanitary sewer collection system
and to expand the existing systems. The
project will include a sewer extension to the
Handberg Resort, public landing, and any
associated work in Area T of the Crane Lake
Water and Sanitary District comprehensive
plan, including any necessary road work.
This appropriation is not available until the
commissioner of management and budget
determines that at least an equal amount has
been committed to the project from nonstate
sources.
new text end

new text begin (b) $7,825,000 is for a grant to the Voyageurs
National Park Clean Water Joint Powers
Board to acquire land for and to predesign,
design, and construct new sanitary sewer
collection systems and expand the existing
systems in Koochiching County for the
Island View sewer project as designated in
the November 2013 Voyageurs National
Park Clean Water Joint Powers Board Draft
Comprehensive Plan. This appropriation
is not available until the commissioner of
management and budget determines that at
least an equal amount has been committed to
the project from nonstate sources.
new text end

new text begin (c) Any remaining funds from the projects
in paragraphs (a) or (b) may be used for the
other project or for the Ash River project in
St. Louis County or the Kabetogama project
in St. Louis County. Funds are not available
until the commissioner of management and
budget determines 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 Lewis and Clark Joint Powers Board
new text end

new text begin 20,203,000
new text end

new text begin For a grant to the Lewis and Clark Joint
Powers Board to acquire land or interests
in land for, and to design, engineer, and
construct pipeline and other facilities
and infrastructure necessary for phase I
of the Lewis and Clark Regional Water
System project. Notwithstanding Minnesota
Statutes, section 16A.86, subdivision 4, this
appropriation does not require a local match.
new text end

new text begin Subd. 7. new text end

new text begin Town of Rice Lake
new text end

new text begin 1,168,000
new text end

new text begin For a grant to the town of Rice Lake to design
and construct a replacement water main and
install new fire hydrants on East Calvary
Road and Kolstad, Austin, Milwaukee,
Mather, and Chicago Avenues in Rice Lake
Township. This appropriation is not available
until the commissioner of management and
budget determines 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 City of Truman
new text end

new text begin 1,250,000
new text end

new text begin For a grant to the city of Truman to predesign,
design, construct, and install new storm water
lines and associated roadway improvements
to two areas of the city that experience
flooding with heavy rain. Construction will
include replacement of existing sanitary
sewers, water mains, and streets, including
any remaining items as necessary to eliminate
grade conflicts with the existing utilities and
proposed storm sewer. This appropriation
is not available until the commissioner of
management and budget determines that at
least an equal amount has been committed to
the project from nonstate sources.
new text end

Sec. 22. new text beginMINNESOTA HOUSING FINANCE
AGENCY
new text end

new text begin $
new text end
new text begin 10,000,000
new text end

new text begin To the Minnesota Housing Finance Agency
for transfer to the housing development fund
to finance the costs to rehabilitate 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 the public housing
authorities and agencies formed by cities and
counties. Eligible public housing authorities
must have a public housing assessment
composite score of 80. 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 Subdivision 1. new text end

new text begin Total Appropriation
new text end

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

new text begin To the Minnesota Historical Society for the
purposes specified in this section.
new text end

new text begin Subd. 2. new text end

new text begin Historic Sites Asset Preservation
new text end

new text begin 2,500,000
new text end

new text begin 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

new text begin Subd. 3. new text end

new text begin Historic Fort Snelling
new text end

new text begin 500,000
new text end

new text begin For predesign of a comprehensive
development project to support visitor
services and history programs at Historic
Fort Snelling.
new text end

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

new text begin $
new text end
new text begin 980,000
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. 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, 2015, no more
than $1,255,065,000 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 $929,281,000 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 $40,000,000 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 Maximum effort school loan fund. new text end

new text begin To provide the money appropriated in
this act from the maximum effort school loan fund, the commissioner of finance shall sell
and issue bonds of the state in an amount up to $13,464,000 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 maximum effort school loan fund.
new text end

Sec. 27. 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

ARTICLE 2

Section 1.

Minnesota Statutes 2012, section 16A.641, is amended by adding a
subdivision to read:


new text begin Subd. 4b. new text end

new text begin Negotiated sales; authority. new text end

new text begin Notwithstanding the public sale
requirements of subdivision 4 and section 16A.66, subdivision 2, the commissioner may
sell bonds, including refunding bonds, as a negotiated sale.
new text end

Sec. 2.

Minnesota Statutes 2012, section 16A.642, subdivision 1, is amended to read:


Subdivision 1.

Reports.

(a) The commissioner of management and budget shall
report to the chairs of the senate Committee on Finance and the house of representatives
Committees on Ways and Means and Capital Investment by January 1 of each
odd-numbered year on the following:

(1) all laws authorizing the issuance of state bondsnew text begin, bonds supported by a state
appropriation,
new text end or appropriating general fund money for state or local government
capital investment projects enacted more than four years before January 1 of that
odd-numbered year; the projects authorized to be acquired and constructed for which
less than 100 percent of the authorized total cost has been expended, encumbered, or
otherwise obligated; the cost of contracts to be let in accordance with existing plans and
specifications shall be considered expended for this report; and the amount of general fund
money appropriated but not spent or otherwise obligated, and the amount of bonds not
issued and bond proceeds held but not previously expended, encumbered, or otherwise
obligated for these projects; and

(2) all laws authorizing the issuance of state bondsnew text begin, bonds supported by a state
appropriation,
new text end or appropriating general fund money for state or local government capital
programs or projects other than those described in clause (1), enacted more than four years
before January 1 of that odd-numbered year; and the amount of general fund money
appropriated but not spent or otherwise obligated, and the amount of bonds not issued
and bond proceeds held but not previously expended, encumbered, or otherwise obligated
for these programs and projects.

(b) The commissioner shall also report on general fund appropriations for capital
projects, bond authorizations or bond proceed balances that may be canceled because
projects have been canceled, completed, or otherwise concluded, or because the purposes
for which the money was appropriated or bonds were authorized or issued have been
canceled, completed, or otherwise concluded. The general fund appropriations, bond
authorizations or bond proceed balances that are unencumbered or otherwise not obligated
that are reported by the commissioner under this subdivision are canceled, effective July 1
of the year of the report, unless specifically reauthorized by act of the legislature.

new text begin (c) The reports required by this subdivision shall only contain bond authorizations
supported by a state appropriation and their associated general fund appropriations for
projects authorized or amended after December 31, 2013.
new text end

Sec. 3.

Minnesota Statutes 2012, section 16A.642, subdivision 2, is amended to read:


Subd. 2.

Cancellation.

(a) If the commissioner determines that the purposes for
which general obligation bonds of the statenew text begin or bonds supported by a state appropriation
new text end 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 Bonds supported by
a state appropriation shall only be canceled if they were authorized or amended after
December 31, 2013.
new text end

(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.

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

Sec. 4.

Minnesota Statutes 2012, section 115A.0716, subdivision 1, is amended to read:


Subdivision 1.

Grants.

(a) The commissioner may make grants to any person for
the purpose of researching, developing, and implementing projects or practices related
to collection, processing, recycling, reuse, resource recovery, source reduction, and
prevention of waste, hazardous substances, toxic pollutants, and problem materials;
the development or implementation of pollution prevention projects or practices; the
collection, recovery, processing, purchasing, or market development of recyclable
materials or compost; resource conservation; and for environmental education.

new text begin (b) The commissioner may make grants to municipalities for the purpose of
removing and properly disposing of accumulated sediment from storm water ponds and
related infrastructure. Each grant shall require a 50 percent match from nonstate funds
from the municipality.
new text end

deleted text begin (b)deleted text endnew text begin (c)new text end In making grantsnew text begin under paragraph (a)new text end, the deleted text beginagencydeleted text endnew text begin commissionernew text end may give
priority to projects or practices that have broad application in the state and are consistent
with the policies established under sections 115A.02 and 115D.02.new text begin In making grants under
paragraph (b), the commissioner shall give priority to projects that: alleviate a threat of
flooding to private or public properties, including residential and business properties;
provide direct water quality benefits to an impaired water as defined in section 114D.15,
subdivision 5; or include measures to reduce the future accumulation of contaminants in
the storm water pond sediment.
new text end

deleted text begin (c)deleted text endnew text begin (d)new text end The commissioner shall adopt rules to administer the grant program.

deleted text begin (d)deleted text endnew text begin (e)new text end For the purposes of this section:

(1) "pollution prevention" has the meaning given it in section 115D.03;

(2) "toxic pollutant" has the meaning given it in section 115D.03; and

(3) "hazardous substance" has the meaning given it in section deleted text begin115D.03deleted text endnew text begin 115B.02,
subdivision 8
new text end.

Sec. 5.

Minnesota Statutes 2012, section 462A.37, subdivision 2, is amended to read:


Subd. 2.

Authorization.

(a) The agency may issue up to $30,000,000 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:

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

(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;

(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 homebuyersnew text begin and that portion of the costs of acquisition of property
located in a foreclosure priority area identified by the agency that is attributable to the land
to be leased by community land trusts to low- and moderate-income homebuyers
new text end; and

(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 government unit to
finance or refinance such costs.

(b) Among comparable proposals for permanent supportive housing, preference
shall be given to permanent supportive housing for new text beginveterans and other new text endindividuals 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 begin EFFECTIVE DATE. new text end

new text begin This section is effective the day following final enactment for
bonds authorized in 2014 and thereafter.
new text end

Sec. 6.

Minnesota Statutes 2012, section 462A.37, is amended by adding a subdivision
to read:


new text begin Subd. 2a. new text end

new text begin Additional authorization. new text end

new text begin In addition to the amount authorized in
subdivision 2, the agency may issue up to $40,000,000 of housing infrastructure bonds in
one or more series to which the payments made under this section may be pledged.
new text end

new text begin EFFECTIVE DATE. new text end

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

Sec. 7.

Minnesota Statutes 2012, section 462A.37, is amended by adding a subdivision
to read:


new text begin Subd. 5. new text end

new text begin Additional appropriation. 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 2a.
new text end

new text begin (b) Each July 15, beginning in 2015 and through 2037, if any housing infrastructure
bonds issued under subdivision 2a remain outstanding, the commissioner of management
and budget must transfer to the housing infrastructure bond account established under
section 462A.21, subdivision 32, the amount certified under paragraph (a), not to exceed
$3,200,000 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

new text begin EFFECTIVE DATE. new text end

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

Sec. 8.

Laws 2009, chapter 93, article 1, section 11, subdivision 4, is amended to read:


Subd. 4.

Minnesota Valley Railroad Track
Rehabilitation

4,000,000

For a grant to the Minnesota Valley Regional
Railroad Authority to rehabilitate up to 95
miles of railroad track from Norwood-Young
America to Hanley Falls.new text begin The grant
under this subdivision may also be used
for predesign, design, engineering, and
rehabilitation or replacement of bridges with
new bridges or culverts between Norwood
Young America and Hanley Falls.
new text end A grant
under this subdivision is in addition to any
grant, loan, or loan guarantee for this project
made by the commissioner under Minnesota
Statutes, sections 222.46 to 222.62.

Sec. 9.

Laws 2010, chapter 189, section 15, subdivision 5, is amended to read:


Subd. 5.

Minnesota Valley Railroad Track
Rehabilitation

5,000,000

For a grant to the Minnesota Valley Regional
Rail Authority to rehabilitate and make
capital improvements to railroad track from
east of Gaylord to Winthrop.new text begin The grant
under this subdivision may also be used
for predesign, design, engineering, and
rehabilitation or replacement of bridges with
new bridges or culverts between Gaylord and
Winthrop.
new text end A grant under this subdivision
is in addition to any grant, loan, or loan
guarantee for this project made by the
commissioner under Minnesota Statutes,
sections 222.46 to 222.62.

Sec. 10.

Laws 2012, chapter 293, section 19, subdivision 4, is amended to read:


Subd. 4.

Minneapolis Veterans Home
Centralized Pharmacy

1,366,000

To predesign, design, remodel, and furnish
deleted text beginhistoric Building 13deleted text endnew text begin Building 15 or another
building located on Minneapolis Veterans
Home campus
new text end to be used as the veterans
homes' central pharmacy.