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HF 270

3rd Engrossment - 88th Legislature (2013 - 2014) Posted on 05/18/2013 06:41pm

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1.1A bill for an act
1.2relating to capital investment; authorizing spending to acquire and better public
1.3land and buildings and other improvements of a capital nature with certain
1.4conditions; modifying previous appropriations; authorizing the Housing Finance
1.5Agency to issue housing infrastructure bonds; establishing new programs
1.6and modifying or repealing existing programs; extending the authority to use
1.7negotiated sales; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds; appropriating
1.8money to match federal disaster aid for the April 2013 severe winter storm
1.9in southwest Minnesota; appropriating money;amending Minnesota Statutes
1.102012, sections 12A.16, subdivision 5; 16A.641, subdivision 4a; 16B.335,
1.11subdivisions 1, 2, 5; 16C.144, subdivisions 2, 3; 123B.65, subdivisions 1,
1.127; 174.50, subdivisions 6b, 7; 216C.10; 240A.09; 462A.36, subdivision 1;
1.13462A.37, subdivision 1, by adding subdivisions; Laws 2002, chapter 393,
1.14section 22, subdivision 6, as amended; Laws 2005, chapter 20, article 1, sections
1.1520, subdivision 3, as amended; 23, subdivision 12, as amended; Laws 2006,
1.16chapter 258, sections 17, subdivision 8, as amended; 18, subdivision 6; Laws
1.172008, chapter 179, sections 7, subdivision 26, as amended; 21, subdivision 3;
1.18Laws 2008, chapter 365, section 4, subdivision 3, as amended; Laws 2009,
1.19chapter 93, article 1, section 22, as amended; Laws 2010, chapter 189, section
1.2016, subdivision 4, as amended; Laws 2010, chapter 215, article 3, section 3,
1.21subdivision 6, as amended; Laws 2011, First Special Session chapter 12, section
1.2210; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapters 116J; 216C;
1.23repealing Minnesota Statutes 2012, section 116J.433.


1.28    The sums shown in the column under "Appropriations" are appropriated from the
1.29bond proceeds fund, or another named fund, to the state agencies or officials indicated,
1.30to be spent for public purposes. Appropriations of bond proceeds must be spent as
1.31authorized by the Minnesota Constitution, article XI, section 5, paragraph (a), to acquire
2.1and better public land and buildings and other public improvements of a capital nature, or
2.2as authorized by the Minnesota Constitution, article XI, section 5, paragraphs (b) to (j),
2.3or article XIV. Unless otherwise specified, money appropriated in this act for a capital
2.4program or project may be used to pay state agency staff costs that are attributed directly
2.5to the capital program or project in accordance with accounting policies adopted by the
2.6commissioner of management and budget. Unless otherwise specified, the appropriations
2.7in this act are available until the project is completed or abandoned subject to Minnesota
2.8Statutes, section 16A.642.
University of Minnesota
Minnesota State Colleges and Universities
Minnesota State Academies
Natural Resources
Pollution Control Agency
Board of Water and Soil Resources
Zoological Garden
Minnesota Amateur Sports Commission
Military Affairs
Metropolitan Council
Human Services
Veterans Affairs
Employment and Economic Development
Public Facilities Authority
Housing Finance Agency
Minnesota Historical Society
Bond Sale Expenses
Bond Proceeds Fund (General Fund Debt Service)
Bond Proceeds Fund (User Financed Debt Service)
Maximum Effort School Loan Fund
State Transportation Fund
General Fund
Bond Proceeds Cancellations

Subdivision 1.Total Appropriation
3.3To the Board of Regents of the University
3.4of Minnesota for the purposes specified in
3.5this section.
Subd. 2.Higher Education Asset Preservation
and Replacement (HEAPR)
3.8To be spent in accordance with Minnesota
3.9Statutes, section 135A.046.
Subd. 3.Crookston
3.11To engineer, predesign, and design the
3.12renovation and expansion of the existing
3.13campus wellness and recreational center at
3.14the University of Minnesota, Crookston.
Subd. 4.Eddy Hall Renovation, Minneapolis
3.16To design, construct, furnish, and equip the
3.17renovation of Eddy Hall on the Minneapolis
3.18campus for the international and transfer
3.19student admissions programs and to improve
3.20space utilization by decommissioning
3.21obsolete space.
Subd. 5.Tate Laboratory Renovation,
3.24To design the renovation of the Tate
3.25Laboratory of Physics on the Minneapolis
3.26campus for use by the College of Science
3.27and Engineering.
Subd. 6.James Ford Bell Natural History
Museum and Planetarium, St. Paul
3.30To complete the design of and to construct,
3.31furnish, and equip a new James Ford Bell
3.32Natural History Museum on the St. Paul
Subd. 7.Laboratory Replacement, St. Paul
4.2To design new laboratory facilities on the St.
4.3Paul campus to replace obsolete facilities,
4.4renovate current facilities, and decommission
4.5space not suited for research.
Subd. 8.Research Facility Improvements
4.7To replace the Bee Research Facility in
4.8the College of Food, Agricultural and
4.9Natural Resources, and to replace the
4.10obsolete greenhouses used by the College of
4.11Biological Sciences.
Subd. 9.University Share
4.13Except for Higher Education Asset
4.14Preservation and Replacement (HEAPR) and
4.15the Bell Museum, the appropriations in this
4.16section are intended to cover approximately
4.17two-thirds of the cost of each project. The
4.18remaining costs must be paid from university
Subd. 10.Unspent Appropriations
4.21Upon substantial completion of a project
4.22authorized in this section and after written
4.23notice to the commissioner of management
4.24and budget, the Board of Regents must use
4.25any money remaining in the appropriation
4.26for that project for HEAPR under Minnesota
4.27Statutes, section 135A.046. The Board
4.28of Regents must report by February 1 of
4.29each even-numbered year to the chairs of
4.30the house of representatives and senate
4.31committees with jurisdiction over capital
4.32investment and higher education finance, and
4.33to the chairs of the house of representatives
4.34Ways and Means Committee and the senate
5.1Finance Committee, on how the remaining
5.2money has been allocated or spent.

Subdivision 1.Total Appropriation
5.6To the Board of Trustees of the Minnesota
5.7State Colleges and Universities for the
5.8purposes specified in this section.
Subd. 2.Higher Education Asset Preservation
and Replacement (HEAPR)
5.11To be spent in accordance with Minnesota
5.12Statutes, section 135A.046.
Subd. 3.Alexandria Technical and Community
5.15From the general fund for equipment
5.16maintenance and acquisition for
5.17manufacturing programs at Alexandria
5.18Technical and Community College, including
5.19the machine tool and welding programs,
5.20and any other appropriate programs as
5.21determined by the college.
Subd. 4.Metropolitan State University
5.23To complete the design of and to construct,
5.24furnish, and equip the science education
5.25center on the campus of Metropolitan State
Subd. 5.Minnesota State Community and
Technical College, Moorhead
5.29To complete the design of and to renovate,
5.30furnish, and equip existing space, and to
5.31design, construct, furnish, and equip an
5.32addition with new laboratories, to replace
5.33HVAC systems, and to demolish an obsolete
5.34facilities building.
Subd. 6.Riverland Community College, Albert
6.3To complete the design of and to renovate,
6.4furnish, and equip the Main Building for
6.5multiuse classroom space, demolish the
6.6obsolete Gateway Building, and replace
6.7HVAC systems.
Subd. 7.Rochester Community and Technical
6.10To complete the design of the renovation of
6.11classrooms, including replacement of the
6.12heating, ventilating, and air conditioning
Subd. 8.Winona State University
6.15To design, renovate, remodel, furnish, and
6.16equip classrooms to introduce advanced
6.17teaching and evaluation techniques to better
6.18prepare future teachers and teachers and
6.19educational leaders for the needs of future
Subd. 9.Systemwide Science, Technology,
Engineering, and Math Initiatives
6.23To design, renovate, furnish, and equip
6.24science laboratories and classrooms at the
6.25following campuses: Century College;
6.26Minnesota State University, Moorhead;
6.27Northeast Higher Education District, Itasca
6.28Community College; and Mesabi Range
6.29Community and Technical College, Eveleth.
6.30Campuses may use internal and nonstate
6.31money to increase the size of the projects.
Subd. 10.Systemwide Classroom Renovations
6.33To design, renovate, furnish, and equip space
6.34for classrooms to meet workforce training
7.1needs. This appropriation may be used at the
7.2following campuses: Century College; Inver
7.3Hills Community College; Northeast Higher
7.4Education District, Vermilion Community
7.5College; and Saint Paul College.
Subd. 11.Debt Service
7.7(a) Except as provided in paragraph (b), the
7.8Board of Trustees shall pay the debt service
7.9on one-third of the principal amount of state
7.10bonds sold to finance projects authorized
7.11by this section. After each sale of general
7.12obligation bonds, the commissioner of
7.13management and budget shall notify the
7.14board of the amounts assessed for each year
7.15for the life of the bonds.
7.16(b) The board need not pay debt service on
7.17bonds sold to finance Higher Education Asset
7.18Preservation and Replacement (HEAPR).
7.19Where a nonstate match is required, the debt
7.20service is due on a principal amount equal
7.21to one-third of the total project cost, less the
7.22match committed before the bonds are sold.
7.23(c) The commissioner of management and
7.24budget shall reduce the board's assessment
7.25each year by one-third of the net income
7.26from investment of general obligation bond
7.27proceeds in proportion to the amount of
7.28principal and interest otherwise required to
7.29be paid by the board. The board shall pay its
7.30resulting net assessment to the commissioner
7.31of management and budget by December
7.321 each year. If the board fails to make
7.33a payment when due, the commissioner
7.34of management and budget shall reduce
7.35allotments for appropriations from the
8.1general fund otherwise available to the board
8.2and apply the amount of the reduction to
8.3cover the missed debt service payment. The
8.4commissioner of management and budget
8.5shall credit the payments received from the
8.6board to the bond debt service account in
8.7the state bond fund each December 1 before
8.8money is transferred from the general fund
8.9under Minnesota Statutes, section 16A.641,
8.10subdivision 10.
Subd. 12.Unspent Appropriations
8.12(a) Upon substantial completion of a project
8.13authorized in this section and after written
8.14notice to the commissioner of management
8.15and budget, the board must use any money
8.16remaining in the appropriation for that project
8.17for Higher Education Asset Preservation and
8.18Replacement (HEAPR) under Minnesota
8.19Statutes, section 135A.046. The Board
8.20of Trustees must report by February 1 of
8.21each even-numbered year to the chairs of
8.22the house of representatives and senate
8.23committees with jurisdiction over capital
8.24investment and higher education finance, and
8.25to the chairs of the house of representatives
8.26Ways and Means Committee and the senate
8.27Finance Committee, on how the remaining
8.28money has been allocated or spent.
8.29(b) The unspent portion of an appropriation
8.30for a project in this section that is complete is
8.31available for HEAPR under this subdivision,
8.32at the same campus as the project for which
8.33the original appropriation was made and the
8.34debt service requirement under subdivision
8.3511 is reduced accordingly. Minnesota
9.1Statutes, section 16A.642, applies from the
9.2date of the original appropriation to the
9.3unspent amount transferred.

Subdivision 1.Total Appropriation
9.6To the commissioner of education or another
9.7named agency for the purposes specified in
9.8this section.
Subd. 2.Library Accessibility and
Improvement Grants
9.11For library accessibility and improvement
9.12grants under Minnesota Statutes, section
Subd. 3.School Energy Conservation Grant
9.16To the commissioner of commerce for the
9.17school energy conservation grant program
9.18under new Minnesota Statutes, sections
9.19216C.371 and 216C.372.
Subd. 4.Independent School District No. 38,
Red Lake
9.22From the maximum effort school loan fund
9.23for a capital loan to Independent School
9.24District No. 38, Red Lake, as provided
9.25in Minnesota Statutes, sections 126C.60
9.26to 126C.72, to design, construct, furnish,
9.27and equip renovation of existing facilities
9.28and construction of new facilities. The
9.29project paid for with this appropriation
9.30includes a portion of the renovation and
9.31construction identified in the review and
9.32comment performed by the commissioner of
9.33education under the capital loan provisions
9.34of Minnesota Statutes, section 126C.69. This
10.1portion includes renovation and construction
10.2of a single kitchen and cafeteria to serve the
10.3high school and middle school, a receiving
10.4area and dock and adjacent drives, utilities,
10.5and grading. Before any capital loan
10.6contract is approved under this authorization,
10.7the district must provide documentation
10.8acceptable to the commissioner on how the
10.9capital loan will be used. If any portion of
10.10the appropriation remains after completion of
10.11the identified project components, the district
10.12may, with the commissioner's approval, use
10.13the money for other items identified in the
10.14review and comment submission.

Subdivision 1.Total Appropriation
10.17To the commissioner of administration for
10.18the purposes specified in this section.
Subd. 2.New Residence Hall
10.20To predesign and design a new residence
10.21hall on the Minnesota State Academy for the
10.22Deaf campus, including approximately 60
10.23parking spaces.
Subd. 3.Kitchen Upgrades
10.25From the general fund to complete upgrades
10.26to the academies kitchen facilities. This
10.27appropriation is available until June 30, 2015.

Subdivision 1.Total Appropriation
10.30To the commissioner of natural resources for
10.31the purposes specified in this section.
Subd. 2.Natural Resources Asset Preservation
11.1For the renovation of state-owned facilities
11.2and recreational assets operated by the
11.3commissioner of natural resources to be
11.4spent in accordance with Minnesota Statutes,
11.5section 84.946.
11.6The commissioner may use this appropriation
11.7to replace buildings if, considering the
11.8embedded energy in the building, that is the
11.9most energy-efficient and carbon-reducing
11.10method of renovation.
Subd. 3.Flood Hazard Mitigation
11.12(a) For the state share of flood hazard
11.13mitigation grants for publicly owned capital
11.14improvements to prevent or alleviate flood
11.15damage under Minnesota Statutes, section
11.17(b) Levee projects, to the extent practical,
11.18shall meet the state standard of three feet
11.19above the 100-year flood elevation.
11.20(c) Project priorities shall be determined by
11.21the commissioner as appropriate and based
11.22on need, and to the extent possible, address
11.23needs in the Moorhead area first.
11.24(d) This appropriation includes money
11.25for the following county, township, and
11.26municipal projects as prioritized by the
11.27commissioner: Ada, Afton, Alvarado,
11.28Argyle, Austin, Borup, Breckenridge,
11.29Browntown, Climax, Crookston, Delano,
11.30Granite Falls, Inver Grove Heights, Maynard,
11.31Melrose, Minneota, Minnesota River Area II,
11.32Montevideo, Moorhead, Newport, Nielsville,
11.33Oakport Township, Oslo, Roseau, Rushford,
11.34St. Vincent, and Shelly.
12.1(e) This appropriation includes money for
12.2the following watershed projects: North
12.3Ottawa, Bois de Sioux Watershed District;
12.4Quick, Two Rivers Watershed District;
12.5Redpath, Bois de Sioux Watershed District;
12.6Roseau Wildlife Management Area, Roseau
12.7River Watershed District; and Shell Rock
12.8Watershed District.
12.9(f) For any project listed in this subdivision
12.10that the commissioner determines is not
12.11ready to proceed or does not expend all the
12.12money allocated to it, the commissioner may
12.13allocate that project's money to a project on
12.14the commissioner's priority list.
12.15(g) To the extent that the cost of a project
12.16exceeds two percent of the median household
12.17income in a municipality or township
12.18multiplied by the number of households in the
12.19municipality or township, this appropriation
12.20is also for the local share of the project.
Subd. 4.Dam Renovation
12.22(a) $2,400,000 is for a grant to Blue Earth
12.23County under Minnesota Statutes, section
12.24103G.511, for capital improvements to
12.25repair and renovate the Rapidan Dam.
12.26Notwithstanding the match requirements in
12.27section 103G.511, this appropriation does
12.28not require a match.
12.29(b) $2,000,000 is for a grant to the city of
12.30Champlin under Minnesota Statutes, section
12.31103G.511, for capital improvements to repair
12.32and renovate the Champlin Mill Pond Dam.
12.33Notwithstanding the match requirements in
12.34Minnesota Statutes, section 103G.511, this
12.35appropriation does not require a match.
13.1(c) $1,100,000 is for a grant to the city of
13.2Lanesboro under Minnesota Statutes, section
13.3103G.511, to replace the Lanesboro dam in
13.4Fillmore County. Notwithstanding the match
13.5requirements in Minnesota Statutes, section
13.6103G.511, this appropriation does not require
13.7a match.
Subd. 5.State Trails Development
13.9To acquire land for and to construct and
13.10renovate state trails under Minnesota
13.11Statutes, section 85.015. This appropriation
13.12includes funding:
13.13(1) up to $2,000,000 is for the Blazing Star
13.15(2) up to $2,000,000 is for the Camp
13.16Ripley/Veterans State Trail;
13.17(3) up to $500,000 is for the Casey Jones
13.19(4) up to $2,715,000 is for the Cuyuna Lakes
13.20Trail segments from Crosby to Deerwood,
13.21Paul Bunyan State Trail to Lum Park, a
13.22segment connecting to the Sagamore Unit of
13.23the Cuyuna Country State Recreation Area;
13.24and Paul Bunyan State Trail to Riverton;
13.25(5) up to $600,000 is for the Gateway
13.26Trail for the segment between Scandia and
13.27William O'Brien State Park;
13.28(6) up to $1,700,000 is for the Gitchi-Gami
13.29Trail from Grand Marais to the Cascade
13.31(7) up to $1,500,000 is to acquire and
13.32develop a five-mile bituminous extension
13.33of the Glacial Lakes State Trail in the city
13.34of New London to Sibley State Park, in the
14.1County State-Aid Highway 40 corridor, for
14.2bicycle and pedestrian use;
14.3(8) up to $300,000 is to acquire and develop
14.4the segment of the Goodhue Pioneer Trail
14.5between White Willow and Goodhue;
14.6(9) up to $3,100,000 is for the Heartland Trail
14.7extension from Detroit Lakes to Frazee and
14.8to begin work on the Moorhead to Buffalo
14.9State Park segment;
14.10(10) up to $600,000 for the Mill Towns Trail
14.11segment between Lake Byllesby and the
14.12Cannon Valley Trail, and for the segment
14.13between Dundas and Northfield; and
14.14(11) up to $400,000 is for the Minnesota
14.15River Trail between Mankato and St. Peter,
14.16and connections to the Sakatah Singing
14.17Hills State Trail and the Red Jacket Trail in
14.19For any project listed in this subdivision that
14.20the commissioner determines is not ready to
14.21proceed, the commissioner may reallocate
14.22that project's money to another state trail
14.23project described in this section or other state
14.24trail infrastructure. The chairs of the house of
14.25representatives and senate committees with
14.26jurisdiction over environment and natural
14.27resources and legislators from the affected
14.28legislative districts must be notified of any
Subd. 6.Lake Vermilion State Park and
Soudan Underground Mine State Park
14.32For development of the Lake Vermilion State
14.33Park and the Soudan Underground Mine
14.34State Park, as provided for in Minnesota
14.35Statutes, section 85.012.
Subd. 7.Groundwater Monitoring and
Observation Wells
15.3To install groundwater monitoring wells for
15.4multiple groundwater quantity and quality
15.5monitoring purposes by state agencies, as
15.6scientifically and practically appropriate.
Subd. 8.Fountain Lake Restoration
15.8For a grant to the Shell Rock River Watershed
15.9District for engineering, design, permitting,
15.10and land acquisition for sediment removal
15.11and cleanup of Fountain Lake.
Subd. 9.Spirit Mountain Recreation Area
15.13For a grant to the Spirit Mountain Recreation
15.14Area Authority to acquire easements,
15.15licenses, and other interests in real property
15.16and to engineer, design, permit, and construct
15.17works and systems to transport water from
15.18the St. Louis River estuary for commercial
15.19and industrial use. This appropriation is not
15.20available until the authority determines that
15.21at least $1,100,000 has been committed to the
15.22project from nonstate sources. Expenditures
15.23made on or after September 1, 2011, for this
15.24project shall count towards the match from
15.25nonstate sources.
Subd. 10.Red River Recreation Area
15.27To improve campground utilities in the Red
15.28River State Recreational Area in the city
15.29of East Grand Forks. These improvements
15.30may include expansion of camping amenities
15.31in the form of full hookups, which include
15.32water, electricity, and sewage, but the
15.33appropriation does not include funding of a
15.34swimming pool.
Subd. 11.Fort Snelling Upper Post
16.2For construction of streets, sidewalks, street
16.3lighting, storm sewer, sanitary sewer, water
16.4main, and other publicly owned infrastructure
16.5to accommodate redevelopment of areas of
16.6the Fort Snelling Upper Post in Hennepin
16.7County. The commissioner of natural
16.8resources may make one or more grants to
16.9Hennepin County to undertake part or all of
16.10the project.

16.12To the Pollution Control Agency for the
16.13solid waste capital assistance grants to local
16.14governments for the construction of solid
16.15waste resource recovery facilities under
16.16Minnesota Statutes, section 115A.54. The
16.17commissioner shall, to the extent possible,
16.18address the needs of the Becker County

RIM Conservation Reserve
16.23(a) To acquire conservation easements from
16.24landowners to preserve, restore, create, and
16.25enhance wetlands and prairie grasslands
16.26and restore and enhance rivers and streams,
16.27riparian lands, and associated uplands in
16.28order to protect soil and water quality,
16.29support fish and wildlife habitat, reduce flood
16.30damage, and provide other public benefits.
16.31The provisions of Minnesota Statutes, section
16.32103F.515, apply to this program. Of this
17.1appropriation, up to ten percent may be used
17.2to implement the program.
17.3(b) The board shall give priority to leveraging
17.4federal funds by (1) enrolling targeted
17.5new lands eligible for the USDA Wetlands
17.6Reserve Program (WRP), or (2) enrolling
17.7lands that have expiring USDA Conservation
17.8Reserve Program (CRP) contracts.
17.9(c) The board is authorized to enter into
17.10new agreements and amend past agreements
17.11with landowners as required by Minnesota
17.12Statutes, section 103F.515, subdivision 5, to
17.13allow for restoration, including overseeding
17.14and harvesting of native prairie vegetation for
17.15use for energy production in a manner that
17.16does not devalue the natural habitat, water
17.17quality benefits, or carbon sequestration
17.18functions of the area enrolled in the easement.
17.19This shall occur after seed production and
17.20shall minimize impacts on wildlife. Of this
17.21appropriation, up to five percent may be used
17.22for restoration and enhancement, including

17.25From the general fund to the commissioner
17.26of agriculture for grants to county and district
17.27agricultural societies and associations for
17.28acquisition of real property, construction of
17.29buildings, repairs, and asset preservation.
17.30This appropriation for distribution under
17.31Minnesota Statutes, section 38.02, is for the
17.32purposes of improving facilities for county
17.33fair exhibits and operations, including, but
17.34not limited to, agricultural education centers,
18.1art and cultural buildings, and performance

18.5To the Minnesota Zoological Garden Board
18.6for capital asset preservation improvements
18.7and betterments to infrastructure and
18.8exhibits at the Minnesota Zoo, to be spent
18.9in accordance with Minnesota Statutes,
18.10section 16B.307. This appropriation must be
18.11used for repairs to existing state-owned zoo
18.12buildings and grounds so that they remain
18.13functional and safe, and for engineering and
18.14architectural design for future enhancements
18.15to exhibits, in order to maintain the zoo's
18.16status as one of the state's premier cultural

Subdivision 1.Total Appropriation
18.20To the commissioner of administration for
18.21the purposes specified in this section.
Subd. 2.Capitol Renovation and Restoration
18.23This appropriation may be used for one or
18.24more of the following purposes:
18.25(1) to complete the design of, and to
18.26construct, repair, improve, renovate, restore,
18.27furnish, and equip the State Capitol building
18.28and grounds; including but not limited
18.29to exterior stone repairs and window
18.30replacement; asbestos and hazardous
18.31materials abatement; mechanical, electrical,
18.32plumbing, and security systems replacement;
18.33general construction, including but not
18.34limited to demolition, site improvements, life
19.1safety improvements, accessibility, security
19.2and telecommunications; roof replacement;
19.3and finish work; and
19.4(2) to predesign, design, conduct hazardous
19.5materials abatement, construct, repair,
19.6renovate, remodel, furnish, and equip
19.7the State Office Building, Administration
19.8Building, Centennial Office Building, 321
19.9Grove Street Building, and other buildings
19.10and parking facilities located on the Capitol
19.11campus as determined by the commissioner
19.12of administration to meet temporary and
19.13permanent office, storage, parking, and other
19.14space needs occasioned by and in furtherance
19.15of an efficient restoration of the State Capitol
19.16Building and for the efficient and effective
19.17function of the tenants currently located in
19.18the Capitol Building.
19.19The commissioner of administration must not
19.20construct or place any permanent building,
19.21structure, or facility for offices, parking,
19.22storage, or other use in the area commonly
19.23known as Leif Erickson Park in the Capitol
Subd. 3.Relocation Expenses
19.26For rent loss and relocation expenses related
19.27to the Capitol renovation project. This
19.28appropriation is from the general fund.
19.29Notwithstanding Minnesota Statutes, section
19.3016A.642, this appropriation is available until
19.31June 30, 2015. The base for this appropriation
19.32is $1,380,000 in fiscal year 2016, $960,000
19.33in fiscal year 2017, and $0 after that.
Subd. 4.Tenant Approval
20.1(a) The commissioner of administration must
20.2not prepare final plans and specifications
20.3for any construction authorized under
20.4subdivision 2, until the program plan and
20.5cost estimates for all elements necessary to
20.6complete the project have been approved by
20.7each tenant representative. In addition, the
20.8appropriations in subdivisions 2 and 3 are
20.9not available until each tenant representative
20.10approves a relocation plan submitted by
20.11the commissioner of administration. The
20.12relocation plan shall:
20.13(1) describe when each person who currently
20.14occupies office space located in the Capitol
20.15building will be moved out of the Capitol
20.17(2) identify the building and office space
20.18assigned to each person relocated during
20.19renovation of the Capitol building;
20.20(3) identify the parking spaces that will be
20.21assigned to each person relocated during
20.22renovation, including the funding mechanism
20.23for any new parking spaces;
20.24(4) state when each person relocated
20.25during renovation will be moved back into
20.26permanent office space and where the office
20.27space will be located; and
20.28(5) include written, signed tenant agreements
20.29for tenancy in the Capitol building after
20.31For the purposes of this paragraph, "each
20.32tenant representative" means the secretary
20.33of the senate, on behalf of the senate; the
20.34chief clerk of the house of representatives,
20.35on behalf of the house of representatives;
21.1the governor; the court administrator, on
21.2behalf of the judicial branch; and the attorney
21.3general, on behalf of the attorney general's
21.5(b) The commissioner of administration
21.6must not install new windows in the Capitol
21.7building that cannot be opened by the tenants
21.8of the building.
21.9(c) The commissioner of administration shall
21.10consult and collaborate with the director
21.11of the Historical Society on plans and
21.12specifications for construction authorized
21.13under subdivision 2.
Subd. 5.Legislative Office Building
21.15From the general fund, for predesign and
21.16design of office, hearing room, and parking
21.17facilities for legislative and other functions,
21.18located on the block bounded by Sherburne
21.19Avenue on the north, Park Street on the
21.20west, University Avenue on the south, and
21.21North Capitol Boulevard on the east. The
21.22legislative office facility must provide office
21.23accommodations for all senators and senate
21.24staff who do not have offices in the Capitol
21.25building, and on-site parking facilities
21.26for all members and staff, and disabled
21.27visitors to senate offices. This is a onetime
21.28appropriation. If an appropriation for this
21.29purpose is enacted more than once in the
21.302013 regular session, it shall be implemented
21.31only once.
Subd. 6.Parking Facilities
21.33To design, construct, furnish, and equip
21.34one or more parking facilities in the
21.35Capitol complex to accommodate up to 880
22.1parking stalls, with a net replacement of
22.2approximately 675 parking stalls, including
22.3to address temporary parking needed during
22.4construction of permanent parking facilities.
22.5The parking facilities developed with
22.6this appropriation are exempt from the
22.7requirements for design competition under
22.8Minnesota Statutes, section 15B.10.
22.9Notwithstanding any law to the contrary,
22.10under Minnesota Statutes, sections 16C.32
22.11and 16C.33, if the commissioner elects to
22.12utilize a design-build delivery method to
22.13design and construct one or more parking
22.14facilities with this appropriation, the Capital
22.15Area Architectural and Planning Board, in
22.16cooperation with the commissioner, shall
22.17create a selection committee to act as the
22.18board under Minnesota Statutes, sections
22.1916C.32 and 16C.33. Notwithstanding
22.20Minnesota Statutes, section 16B.33, if the
22.21commissioner elects to contract with a
22.22primary designer to design one or more
22.23parking facilities with this appropriation,
22.24the Capital Area Architectural and Planning
22.25Board, in cooperation with the commissioner,
22.26shall create a selection committee to conduct
22.27the selection process in accordance with the
22.28standards in Minnesota Statutes, chapters
22.2915B and 16B. Notwithstanding Minnesota
22.30Statutes, section 16C.33, subdivision 5,
22.31paragraph (b), after obtaining and evaluating
22.32qualifications from each design-builder,
22.33in accordance with the weighted criteria
22.34and subcriteria and procedures set forth in
22.35the request for qualifications, the selection
23.1committee shall select a short list of up to
23.2five proposals.
23.3If the commissioner does not receive any
23.4proposals, the commissioner may either
23.5(1) solicit new proposals, (2) revise the
23.6request for qualifications and thereafter
23.7solicit new proposals using the revised
23.8request for qualifications, or (3) request
23.9selection of a primary designer pursuant to
23.10Minnesota Statutes, section 16B.33, 16C.08,
23.11or 16C.095, and proceed with competitive
23.12bidding pursuant to Minnesota Statutes,
23.13sections 16C.25 to 16C.29.
23.14The bond debt will be user-financed from
23.15parking fees collected and deposited into
23.16the state parking account under Minnesota
23.17Statutes, section 16A.643.
Subd. 7.Minnesota Hmong-Lao Veterans
23.20To complete design and construction of a
23.21memorial in the Capitol Area to honor all
23.22Hmong-Lao veterans of the war in Laos
23.23who were allied with the American forces
23.24during the Vietnam War. This appropriation
23.25is not available until the commissioner of
23.26management and budget has determined that
23.27at least $150,000 has been committed to
23.28the project from nonstate sources. Nonstate
23.29funds provided for this project may also be
23.30used to fund only its proportional share of
23.31new sidewalks leading to monuments in the
23.32Capitol Area.

Subdivision 1.Total Appropriation
24.1To the Minnesota Amateur Sports
24.2Commission for the purposes specified in
24.3this section.
Subd. 2.Mighty Ducks Grants; Air Handling
24.6From the general fund for grants to local
24.7government units under Minnesota Statutes,
24.8section 240A.09, paragraph (g) or (k),
24.9to install, renovate, or replace heating,
24.10ventilating, and air conditioning systems
24.11in existing indoor ice arenas whose ice
24.12resurfacing and ice edging equipment are not
24.13powered by electricity in order to improve
24.14indoor air quality by reducing concentrations
24.15of carbon monoxide and nitrogen dioxide.
24.16The new or renovated heating, ventilating,
24.17and air conditioning systems may include
24.18continuous electronic air monitoring devices
24.19to automatically activate the ventilation
24.20systems when the concentration of carbon
24.21monoxide or nitrogen dioxide reaches a
24.22predetermined level.
Subd. 3.Southwest Regional Amateur Sports
24.25For a grant to the city of Marshall to acquire
24.26land and prepare a site for, and to design,
24.27construct, furnish, and equip the Southwest
24.28Regional Amateur Sports Center in Marshall.
24.29This appropriation is not available until the
24.30commissioner of management and budget
24.31determines that at least an equal amount
24.32is committed to the project from nonstate
Subd. 4.National Sports Center Expansion
25.1For site development and for the design and
25.2construction of parking lots, roads, athletic
25.3fields, and other infrastructure necessary
25.4for expansion of tournament fields at the
25.5National Sports Center in Blaine.

25.7To the adjutant general for asset preservation
25.8improvements and betterments of a capital
25.9nature at military affairs facilities statewide,
25.10to be spent in accordance with Minnesota
25.11Statutes, section 16B.307, including life
25.12safety improvements, correcting code
25.13deficiencies, and federal Americans with
25.14Disabilities Act (ADA) compliance activities.

Subdivision 1.Total Appropriation
25.17To the commissioner of transportation for the
25.18purposes specified in this section.
Subd. 2.Local Bridge Replacement and
25.21This appropriation is from the bond proceeds
25.22account in the state transportation fund
25.23to match federal money and to replace
25.24or rehabilitate local deficient bridges as
25.25provided in Minnesota Statutes, section
25.26174.50. To the extent practicable, the
25.27commissioner shall expend the funds as
25.28provided under Minnesota Statutes, section
25.29174.50, subdivision 6a, 6b, or 6c.
Subd. 3.Local Road Improvement Fund
25.32This appropriation is from the bond proceeds
25.33account in the state transportation fund as
25.34provided in Minnesota Statutes, section
26.1174.50, for construction and reconstruction
26.2of local roads with statewide or regional
26.3significance under Minnesota Statutes,
26.4section 174.52, subdivision 4, or for grants to
26.5counties to assist in paying the costs of rural
26.6road safety capital improvement projects on
26.7county state-aid highways under Minnesota
26.8Statutes, section 174.52, subdivision 4a.
26.9This appropriation includes money for a
26.10grant to Anoka County to complete the final
26.11design, land acquisition, and construction
26.12of the interchange of marked U.S. Highway
26.1310 and Anoka County State-Aid Highway
26.1483 (Armstrong Boulevard) in the city of
26.15Ramsey, and for associated improvements.
26.16$250,000 of this appropriation is for a grant
26.17to Pine Lake Township in Otter Tail County
26.18for improvements to Nitche Lake Road
26.19between County Road 8 and County Road 53
26.20in Pine Lake Township.
Subd. 4.Greater Minnesota Transit
26.22For capital assistance for greater Minnesota
26.23transit systems to be used for transit capital
26.24facilities under Minnesota Statutes, section
26.25174.24, subdivision 3c. Money from this
26.26appropriation may be used to pay up to 80
26.27percent of the nonfederal share of these
26.28facilities. Of this appropriation:
26.29$450,000 is for a grant to the city of Mankato
26.30for phase III of the facility improvements;
26.31$800,000 is for a grant to the Rainbow Rider
26.32Transit Board for bus garages in Elbow Lake,
26.33Morris, Wheaton, Lowery, and Alexandria;
27.1$2,000,000 is for a grant to the St. Cloud
27.2Metropolitan Transit Commission for phase
27.3I of the metro bus operations center vehicle
27.4storage addition and improvements project;
27.6$550,000 is for a grant to the Kandiyohi Area
27.7Transit Joint Powers Board for an additional
27.8bus storage garage in Willmar.
Subd. 5.Minnesota Valley Regional Railroad
Track Rehabilitation
27.11For a grant to the Minnesota Valley Regional
27.12Rail Authority to rehabilitate and make
27.13capital improvements of portions of railroad
27.14track between Norwood-Young America and
27.15Hanley Falls. A grant under this section is in
27.16addition to any grant, loan, or loan guarantee
27.17for this project made by the commissioner
27.18under Minnesota Statutes, sections 222.46
27.19to 222.62.
27.20Before seeking appropriations in the future,
27.21the authority must seek local contributions
27.22from the member counties.
Subd. 6.Railroad Warning Devices
27.25To design, construct, and equip the
27.26replacement of active highway railroad grade
27.27crossing warning devices that have reached
27.28the end of their useful life. The commissioner
27.29shall give priority to Blue Earth County.
Subd. 7.Passenger and Freight Rail
27.31To implement capital improvements and
27.32betterments for intercity passenger rail
27.33projects as identified in the statewide freight
27.34and passenger rail plan under Minnesota
27.35Statutes, section 174.03, subdivision 1b,
28.1which are determined to be eligible for
28.2United States Department of Transportation
28.3funding. Notwithstanding any law to the
28.4contrary, a portion or phase of an intercity
28.5passenger rail project may be accomplished
28.6with one or more state appropriations and
28.7an intercity passenger rail project need not
28.8be completed with any one appropriation.
28.9Capital improvements and betterments
28.10include preliminary engineering, design,
28.11engineering, environmental analysis
28.12and mitigation, acquisition of land and
28.13right-of-way, and construction.
28.14This appropriation is also for environmental
28.15analysis, engineering, acquisition
28.16of real property or interests in real
28.17property, and construction relating to
28.18capacity improvements at the Hoffman
28.19Interlocking/Hoffman Yard in St. Paul as
28.20identified in the Minnesota Comprehensive
28.21Statewide Freight and Passenger Rail Plan.
Subd. 8.Safe Routes to School
28.23For grants under Minnesota Statutes, section
Subd. 9.Range Regional Airport
28.26For a grant to the Chisholm-Hibbing Airport
28.27Authority to construct, furnish, and equip
28.28improvements and betterments of a capital
28.29nature at the Range Regional Airport
28.30terminal. The airport authority must use
28.31American-made steel for this project, unless
28.32the airport authority determines that an
28.33exception in Public Law 111-5, section 1605,
28.34applies. The capital improvements paid for
28.35with this appropriation may be used as the
29.1local contribution required by Minnesota
29.2Statutes, section 360.305, subdivision 4.
Subd. 10.Port Development Assistance
29.4For grants under Minnesota Statutes, chapter
29.5457A. Any improvements made with the
29.6proceeds of these grants must be publicly

Subdivision 1.Total Appropriation
29.10To the Metropolitan Council for the purposes
29.11specified in this section.
Subd. 2.Transit Capital Improvement
29.14(a) To advance transit in the metropolitan
29.15area in accordance with the Metropolitan
29.16Council's 2030 Transportation Policy Plan
29.17and in consultation with the Counties Transit
29.18Improvement Board. This appropriation
29.19may be used by the Metropolitan Council
29.20or for grants to metropolitan area political
29.21subdivisions for preliminary engineering,
29.22engineering, environmental assessment,
29.23environmental work, design, right-of-way
29.24acquisition, and construction for the
29.25Lake Street and I-35W transit station in
29.26Minneapolis, and in the following transit
29.27way corridors: Bottineau Boulevard, East
29.287th Street in St. Paul, I-94 Gateway, Nicollet
29.29Avenue, Red Rock, Riverview, Robert Street,
29.30Rush Line, Snelling Avenue, and Southwest.
29.31(b) The council shall allocate transit capital
29.32development resources so as to achieve
29.33geographic balance within the region to the
29.34extent possible.
Subd. 3.Metropolitan Regional Parks and
Trails Capital Improvements
(a) Springbrook Nature Center, Fridley
30.4For a grant to the city of Fridley to predesign,
30.5design, construct, furnish, and equip
30.6the redevelopment and expansion of the
30.7Springbrook Nature Center. No nonstate
30.8match is required.
(b) Heritage Village - Rock Island Swing
Bridge, Inver Grove Heights
30.11For a grant to the city of Inver Grove Heights
30.12for public infrastructure improvements
30.13and land acquisition in and adjacent to the
30.14Heritage Village Park, the Mississippi River
30.15Trail, and the Rock Island Swing Bridge.
30.16These improvements will include but are
30.17not limited to motor vehicle access, utility
30.18service, stormwater treatment, and trail and
30.19sidewalk connections. This appropriation
30.20is not available until the commissioner of
30.21management and budget has determined that
30.22at least an equal amount has been committed
30.23to the project from nonstate sources.
(c) Fish Creek Trail, Maplewood
30.25For a grant to the city of Maplewood to
30.26acquire and develop approximately 70 acres
30.27of land along Fish Creek to be included
30.28within the Fish Creek Natural Greenway, a
30.29park of regional and historical significance
30.30located in Ramsey County within the
30.31Mississippi National River and Recreation
30.32Area. This appropriation is not available
30.33until an amount sufficient to complete the
30.34acquisition is committed to the project from
30.35nonstate sources.
(d) Minneapolis Sculpture Garden
31.2For a grant to the Minneapolis Park and
31.3Recreation Board to predesign, design, and
31.4construct renovation of the Minneapolis
31.5Sculpture Garden, which displays art
31.6owned by the Walker Art Center, subject
31.7to Minnesota Statutes, section 16A.695.
31.8The complete renovation will include
31.9improving irrigation, drainage, the parking
31.10lot, security, granite substructures, concrete,
31.11and fixtures, in order to update them with
31.12more ecologically sustainable options that
31.13are less expensive to maintain; increasing
31.14physical accessibility in accordance with
31.15the Americans with Disabilities Act;
31.16transplanting and replacing trees and plant
31.17materials; and improving the mechanical
31.18plant, piping, and flooring of the Cowles
31.19Conservatory to permit its flexible reuse in a
31.20way that is more ecologically sustainable and
31.21less expensive to maintain.
(e) Washington and Dakota Counties Regional
31.24For a grant to Washington County to design
31.25and construct trail bridges and related trails
31.26that connect the regional trail systems of
31.27Washington and Dakota Counties.
Subd. 4.Metropolitan Cities Inflow and
Infiltration Grants
31.30For grants to cities within the metropolitan
31.31area, as defined in Minnesota Statutes,
31.32section 473.121, subdivision 2, for capital
31.33improvements in municipal wastewater
31.34collection systems to reduce the amount of
31.35inflow and infiltration to the Metropolitan
32.1Council's metropolitan sanitary sewer
32.2disposal system. Grants from this
32.3appropriation are for up to 50 percent of the
32.4cost to mitigate inflow and infiltration in
32.5the publicly owned municipal wastewater
32.6collection systems. The council must award
32.7grants based on applications from cities that
32.8identify eligible capital costs and include a
32.9timeline for inflow and infiltration mitigation
32.10construction, pursuant to guidelines
32.11established by the council.

Subdivision 1.Total Appropriation
32.14To the commissioner of administration, or
32.15another named agency, for the purposes
32.16specified in this section.
Subd. 2.Asset Preservation
32.18For asset preservation improvements and
32.19betterments of a capital nature at Department
32.20of Human Services facilities statewide, to be
32.21spent in accordance with Minnesota Statutes,
32.22section 16B.307.
Subd. 3.Minnesota Security Hospital - St.
Peter, Phase One
32.25To complete the design of and to construct,
32.26furnish, and equip the first phase of a
32.27two-phase project to remodel existing, and to
32.28develop new, residential, program, activity,
32.29and ancillary facilities for the Minnesota
32.30Security Hospital on the upper campus of
32.31the St. Peter Regional Treatment Center.
32.32In addition, phase one includes funding
32.33to design phase two of the project. Upon
32.34substantial completion of phase one, any
33.1unspent portion of this appropriation is
33.2available for phase two.
Subd. 4.Remembering With Dignity
33.4To the commissioner of human services for
33.5grave markers or memorial monuments for
33.6unmarked graves on public land of deceased
33.7residents of state hospitals or regional
33.8treatment centers.
Subd. 5.Hennepin County; St. David's Center
for Child and Family Development
33.11To the commissioner of human services for a
33.12grant to Hennepin County to acquire land for
33.13and to predesign, design, construct, furnish,
33.14and equip the expansion and renovation of
33.15the St. David's Center for Child and Family
33.16Development, subject to Minnesota Statutes,
33.17section 16A.695. The center must be used
33.18to promote the public welfare by providing
33.19early childhood education and respite care,
33.20children's mental health services, pediatric
33.21rehabilitative therapies for children with
33.22special needs, support services for persons
33.23with disabilities, foster care placement, and
33.24other interventions for children who are
33.25at risk for poor developmental outcomes
33.26or maltreatment. This appropriation is
33.27not available until the commissioner of
33.28management and budget has determined that
33.29at least an equal amount has been expended
33.30or committed to the project from nonstate
Subd. 6.Maplewood; Harriet Tubman Center
33.34To the commissioner of human services for
33.35a grant to the city of Maplewood to design,
34.1renovate, and equip the Harriet Tubman
34.2Center East to be used as a regional safety
34.3service center for a domestic violence shelter,
34.4legal services, youth programs, mental and
34.5chemical health services, and community
34.6education. This appropriation is added to
34.7the appropriation in Laws 2012, chapter
34.8293, section 18, subdivision 3, for the same

Subdivision 1.Total Appropriation
34.12To the commissioner of administration
34.13for the purposes specified in this section.
34.14The commissioner must seek to maximize
34.15available federal funds and allocate money
34.16appropriated in this section so as to maximize
34.17the use of all available federal funding.
Subd. 2.Asset Preservation
34.19For asset preservation improvements and
34.20betterments of a capital nature at the veterans
34.21homes in Fergus Falls, Hastings, Luverne,
34.22and Silver Bay, and the Little Falls veterans
34.23cemetery, to be spent in accordance with
34.24Minnesota Statutes, section 16B.307.
Subd. 3.Minneapolis Veterans Home Building
17 South
34.27To complete the design of, perform hazardous
34.28materials abatement for, and demolish the
34.29south wing of Building 17 and adjoining
34.30buildings, and design, reconstruct, and
34.31furnish the new south wing of Building 17
34.32and adjoining buildings as a new skilled
34.33nursing building, construct a new distribution
34.34and service tunnel to serve buildings 6, 17
35.1north, and 19, and the future 17 south, and
35.2design, construct, and equip a network and
35.3server room, including installation of new
35.4fiber optic lines.
Subd. 4.Veterans Homes Resident Lift System
35.6To purchase and install fixed asset ceiling
35.7lifts in resident rooms.
Subd. 5.All-Veterans Memorial
35.9For a grant to Edina to design and construct
35.10the All-Veterans Memorial in the city
35.11of Edina, in accordance with Minnesota
35.12Statutes, section 416.01. This appropriation
35.13is not available until the commissioner of
35.14management and budget has determined that
35.15at least an equal amount has been committed
35.16to the project from nonstate sources.

Subdivision 1.Total Appropriation
35.19To the commissioner of administration for
35.20the purposes specified in this section.
Subd. 2.Asset Preservation
35.22For asset preservation improvements and
35.23betterments of a capital nature at Minnesota
35.24correctional facilities statewide, including
35.25providing additional space for sex offender
35.26treatment, in accordance with Minnesota
35.27Statutes, section 16B.307.
Subd. 3.Minnesota Correctional Facility -
35.30To design, construct, and equip a fence of
35.31decorative iron pickets and masonry piers
35.32that will provide essential components
35.33of effective and reliable escape detection
36.1and intrusion, including but not limited
36.2to installation of a fence protection alarm
36.3system, additional lighting and security
36.4cameras, and renovations of existing facilities
36.5required to accommodate the technology and
36.6functionality of the new system.
Subd. 4.Minnesota Correctional Facility - St.
36.9To design, construct, furnish, and equip a
36.10new health services unit and intake unit, to
36.11repurpose existing spaces, including laundry,
36.12state property storage and distribution,
36.13and food service dry goods storage; to
36.14extend and modify the existing internal
36.15corridor to connect the new and repurposed
36.16spaces; to construct a new security control
36.17station to manage offender movement
36.18through the corridor system; and to provide
36.19required upgrades to the existing facility
36.20infrastructure, including mechanical,
36.21electrical, and security systems.

Subdivision 1.Total Appropriation
36.25To the commissioner of employment and
36.26economic development for the purposes
36.27specified in this section.
Subd. 2.Public Building Accessibility Grants
36.29For grants to political subdivisions under
36.30Minnesota Statutes, section 116J.434.
Subd. 3.Brainerd - Sewer and Water Extension
to the Brainerd Lakes Regional Airport
36.33For a grant to the city of Brainerd to design,
36.34engineer, and construct an extension of water
37.1and sanitary sewer service to the Brainerd
37.2Lakes Regional Airport and to replace
37.3approximately one mile of existing sewer to
37.4accommodate flow from the airport.
Subd. 4.Duluth
(a) NorShor Theatre
37.7For a grant to the Duluth Economic
37.8Development Authority to design, construct,
37.9furnish, and equip public improvements
37.10and to provide public access to the historic
37.11NorShor Theatre, including skyway access
37.12for connection to nearby public parking,
37.13interior circulation, street and utility
37.14improvements, handicapped access, and
37.15restoration of the theater's lobby, entrance,
37.16and marquee as part of the overall restoration
37.17of the theater.
37.18This appropriation is not available until the
37.19commissioner of management and budget
37.20has determined that at least $2 has been
37.21committed from nonstate sources for private
37.22renovation and improvement of the interior
37.23of the theatre and the surrounding structures
37.24for every $1 of state funds, and that sufficient
37.25nonstate funds are available to complete both
37.26the state bond-financed portion of the project
37.27and the balance of the private development.
37.28Funds invested in the project by a person
37.29receiving state historic tax credits pursuant to
37.30Minnesota Statutes, section 290.0681, shall
37.31be deemed nonstate funds for purposes of
37.32this requirement. The city of Duluth and the
37.33Duluth Economic Development Authority
37.34may operate a performing arts center and
37.35facilities that provide access to the center,
38.1and may enter into a lease or management
38.2agreement, subject to Minnesota Statutes,
38.3section 16A.695. The state bond-financed
38.4project subject to Minnesota Statutes,
38.5section 16A.695, shall consist only of
38.6those improvements paid for with state
38.7general obligation bond proceeds. The
38.8state bond-financed property may be legally
38.9described either as a separately platted real
38.10estate parcel under a registered land survey
38.11or a condominium unit. Due to the integrated
38.12nature of the overall development, public
38.13bidding shall not be required for the state
38.14bond-financed project, provided there shall
38.15be a separate construction contract for this
38.16portion of the project, and any amounts
38.17required for this portion of the project, in
38.18excess of the bond appropriation, shall be
38.19paid by nonstate sources.
(b) Wade Stadium
38.21For a grant to the city of Duluth to design
38.22improvements to Wade Stadium, including a
38.23grandstand and field, with proper drainage,
38.24for a ballpark and public outdoor events
38.25facility. This appropriation is not available
38.26until the commissioner determines that at
38.27least an equal amount is committed to the
38.28project from nonstate sources.
Subd. 5.Eveleth Water Main Improvement
38.30From the general fund for a grant to the city of
38.31Eveleth to design and construct a water main
38.32for the St. Mary's Lake Development project.
Subd. 6.Fosston - Second Street Road
39.1For a grant to the city of Fosston to
39.2improve Second Street to allow for future
39.3development. This work would include
39.4removal of approximately seven blocks
39.5of old street, sewer and water lines, and
39.6replacement of sewer and water lines and
39.7street construction, to a nine-ton capacity.
39.8This appropriation is not available until at
39.9least an equal amount has been committed to
39.10the project from nonstate sources.
Subd. 7.Grand Rapids - Regional Arts Center
39.12For a grant to the city of Grand Rapids
39.13for predesign and design of a regional arts
39.14center in Grand Rapids. This appropriation
39.15is not available until the commissioner of
39.16management and budget determines that at
39.17least an equal amount is committed from
39.18nonstate sources.
Subd. 8.Mankato - Arena and Events Center
39.21For a grant to the city of Mankato to design,
39.22construct, improve, furnish, and equip the
39.23Mankato Arena and to design, expand,
39.24furnish, and equip the adjacent Events Center
39.26This appropriation is not available until the
39.27commissioner of management and budget
39.28has determined that at least an equal amount
39.29has been committed to the project from
39.30nonstate sources.
Subd. 9.Maple Plain - Street and Utility Project
39.32For a grant to the city of Maple Plain for
39.33the design, removal, and reconstruction of
39.34two city streets including the replacement
39.35of aging sewer and water lines. This
40.1appropriation is not available until at least
40.2an equal amount has been committed to the
40.3project from nonstate sources.
Subd. 10.Minneapolis - Masonic Temple at
Hennepin Center for the Arts
40.6For a grant to the city of Minneapolis for
40.7improvements and betterments of a capital
40.8nature to renovate the historic Masonic
40.9Temple at the Hennepin Center for the
40.10Arts, subject to Minnesota Statutes, section
Subd. 11.Park Rapids Upper Mississippi
40.14For a grant to the Park Rapids Economic
40.15Development Authority for acquisition, and
40.16to predesign, design, construct, furnish, and
40.17equip the renovation, including hazardous
40.18materials abatement, demolition, health,
40.19safety and building code compliance,
40.20mechanical systems, and space restoration,
40.21of the historic National Guard Armory
40.22Building in downtown Park Rapids, for use
40.23as a regional arts and event center, subject
40.24to Minnesota Statutes, section 16A.695.
40.25This appropriation is not available until the
40.26commissioner of management and budget
40.27has determined that an amount sufficient
40.28to complete the project is committed from
40.29nonstate sources.
Subd. 12.Red Wing
(a) River Renaissance
40.32For a grant to the city of Red Wing for
40.33improvements of a capital nature to the area
40.34between Levee Road and the Mississippi
40.35River, extending between Bay Point Drive
41.1and Broad Street in Red Wing. This project
41.2includes: reconstruction of Levee Road from
41.3Broad Street to Jackson Street; improvements
41.4to storm water, sanitary sewer, and drinking
41.5water infrastructure; replacement of a harbor
41.6retaining wall; parking improvements;
41.7lighting improvements; and construction of a
41.8segment of the Riverwalk Trail. This grant
41.9is not available until the commissioner of
41.10management and budget determines that an
41.11amount sufficient to complete the project is
41.12committed to it from nonstate sources.
(b) Shear-Shredder
41.14From the general fund for a grant to the
41.15city of Red Wing to acquire and install a
41.16shear-shredder to produce refuse-derived
Subd. 13.Rochester - Mayo Civic Center
41.20For a grant to the city of Rochester to design,
41.21construct, furnish, and equip the renovation
41.22and expansion of the Mayo Civic Center
41.23complex and related infrastructure, including
41.24but not limited to skyway access, lighting,
41.25parking, and landscaping.
41.26This appropriation is not available until the
41.27commissioner of management and budget
41.28has determined that at least an equal amount
41.29has been committed to the project from
41.30nonstate sources.
Subd. 14.St. Cloud - River's Edge Convention
41.33For a grant to the city of St. Cloud to
41.34predesign, design, construct, furnish, and
41.35equip an expansion of the River's Edge
42.1Convention Center, including a parking
42.2facility and pedestrian skyway connection.
42.3This appropriation is not available until the
42.4commissioner of management and budget
42.5determines that at least $10,100,000 has
42.6been committed to the project from nonstate
42.7sources. Amounts expended by the city of St.
42.8Cloud for project costs since July 1, 2010,
42.9shall count toward the matching requirement.
Subd. 15.St. Paul
(a) Minnesota Children's Museum
42.12For a grant to the city of St. Paul to predesign,
42.13design, construct, furnish, and equip an
42.14expansion and renovation of the Minnesota
42.15Children's Museum, subject to Minnesota
42.16Statutes, section 16A.695. The expansion
42.17and exhibit upgrades should incorporate the
42.18latest research on early learning, allow for
42.19new state-of-the art education facilities, and
42.20increase the capacity of visitors to galleries
42.21and programming areas.
42.22This appropriation is not available until the
42.23commissioner of management and budget
42.24has determined that at least an equal amount
42.25has been committed from nonstate sources.
(b) Ordway Center for the Performing Arts
42.27This appropriation is added to the
42.28appropriation in Laws 2010, chapter 189,
42.29section 21, subdivision 16, paragraph (b),
42.30and is for the same purposes.
(c) Twin Cities Public Television Building
42.33For a grant to the city of St. Paul to
42.34construct and renovate the Twin Cities Public
43.1Television Building in downtown St. Paul.
43.2This appropriation is not available until at
43.3least an equal amount is committed to the
43.4project from nonstate sources.
(d) University Enterprise Laboratories
43.6For a grant to the St. Paul Port Authority to
43.7design phase two of the University Enterprise
43.8Laboratories building in St. Paul, subject
43.9to Minnesota Statutes, section 16A.695.
43.10Amounts expended to complete phase one
43.11of the University Enterprise Laboratories
43.12building since January 1, 2004, shall count
43.13toward the matching requirement.
Subd. 16.Thief River Falls - Public
43.16For a grant to the city of Thief River Falls to
43.17design, construct, and equip sewers, streets,
43.18and utility improvements for a regional
43.19development center in Thief River Falls.
43.20This appropriation is not available until the
43.21commissioner has determined that at least an
43.22additional $1,012,000 has been committed to
43.23the project from nonstate sources.
Subd. 17.Truman - Storm Water Project
43.25For a grant to the city of Truman to design,
43.26construct, and install new storm water lines
43.27to two areas of the city that experience
43.28flooding with heavy rain. This appropriation
43.29is not available until the commissioner of
43.30management and budget has determined that
43.31at least an equal amount has been committed
43.32to the project from nonstate sources.
Subd. 18.Virginia
(a) Utilities relocation
44.1For a grant to the city of Virginia and the
44.2Virginia Public Utilities Commission for
44.3engineering and predesign for relocation of
44.4gas, electric, water, sanitary sewer, and storm
44.5sewer utilities made necessary by and in
44.6conjunction with the relocation of marked
44.7Trunk Highway 53 in Virginia.
(b) Mesabi trails relocation
44.9For a grant to the St. Louis and Lake
44.10Counties Regional Railroad Authority for
44.11soil testing and preparation for relocation of
44.12portions of the Mesabi bicycle, snowmobile,
44.13and ATV trails that must be relocated due to
44.14the relocation of marked Trunk Highway 53.

Subdivision 1.Total Appropriation
44.17To the Public Facilities Authority for the
44.18purposes specified in this section.
Subd. 2.State Match for Federal Grants
44.20To match federal grants for the clean water
44.21revolving fund under Minnesota Statutes,
44.22section 446A.07, and the drinking water
44.23revolving fund under Minnesota Statutes,
44.24section 446A.081. This appropriation must
44.25be used for qualified capital projects.
Subd. 3.Wastewater Infrastructure Funding
44.28For grants to eligible municipalities under the
44.29wastewater infrastructure funding program
44.30under Minnesota Statutes, section 446A.072.
Subd. 4.Big Lake Area Sanitary District
44.32For a grant to the Big Lake Area Sanitary
44.33District to construct a pressure sewer system
45.1and force main to convey sewage to the
45.2Western Lake Superior Sanitary District
45.3connection in the city of Cloquet.
Subd. 5.Voyageurs National Park Clean Water
Joint Powers Board
45.6For grants to Koochiching County, Crane
45.7Lake Sanitary District, or the Voyageurs
45.8National Park Clean Water Joint Powers
45.9Board to acquire land for, and to predesign,
45.10design, and construct new sanitary sewer
45.11collection systems in Koochiching and St.
45.12Louis County. The systems shall address
45.13the sanitary sewer needs and projects in
45.14the communities surrounding Voyageurs
45.15National Park. This appropriation is
45.16not available until the commissioner of
45.17management and budget determines that at
45.18least an equal amount has been committed to
45.19the projects from nonstate sources.

45.22(a) To the Minnesota Housing Finance
45.23Agency for transfer to the housing
45.24development fund to finance the costs of
45.25rehabilitation to preserve public housing
45.26under Minnesota Statutes, section 462A.202,
45.27subdivision 3a. For purposes of this
45.28section, "public housing" means housing for
45.29low-income persons and households financed
45.30by the federal government and owned and
45.31operated by the public housing authorities
45.32and agencies formed by cities and counties.
45.33Public housing authorities receiving a public
45.34housing assessment composite score of 80
45.35or above are eligible to receive funding.
46.1Priority must be given to proposals that
46.2maximize federal or local resources to
46.3finance the capital costs. The priority in
46.4Minnesota Statutes, section 462A.202,
46.5subdivision 3a, for projects to increase
46.6the supply of affordable housing and the
46.7restrictions of Minnesota Statutes, section
46.8462A.202, subdivision 7, do not apply to this
46.10(b) In using proceeds of the housing
46.11infrastructure bonds authorized in this
46.12article, the agency shall give consideration to
46.13projects that will provide supportive housing
46.14for homeless youth, and for women and
46.15children seeking to escape exploitation and

Subdivision 1.Total Appropriation
46.20To the Minnesota Historical Society for the
46.21purposes specified in this section.
Subd. 2.Historic Sites Asset Preservation
46.23For capital improvements and betterments
46.24at state historic sites, buildings, landscaping
46.25at historic buildings, exhibits, markers, and
46.26monuments, to be spent in accordance with
46.27Minnesota Statutes, section 16B.307. The
46.28society shall determine project priorities as
46.29appropriate based on need.
Subd. 3.Oliver H. Kelley Farm Historic Site
46.31To complete design and to construct, furnish,
46.32and equip the renovation of the Oliver H.
46.33Kelley Farm Historic Site, including the
47.1site's visitor center and other essential visitor
47.2services and site operations facilities.

47.4To the commissioner of management
47.5and budget for bond sale expenses under
47.6Minnesota Statutes, section 16A.641,
47.7subdivision 8.

47.8    Sec. 24. BOND SALE SCHEDULE.
47.9The commissioner of management and budget shall schedule the sale of state
47.10general obligation bonds so that, during the biennium ending June 30, 2015, no more
47.11than $1,347,152,000 will need to be transferred from the general fund to the state bond
47.12fund to pay principal and interest due and to become due on outstanding state general
47.13obligation bonds. During the biennium, before each sale of state general obligation bonds,
47.14the commissioner of management and budget shall calculate the amount of debt service
47.15payments needed on bonds previously issued and shall estimate the amount of debt service
47.16payments that will be needed on the bonds scheduled to be sold. The commissioner shall
47.17adjust the amount of bonds scheduled to be sold so as to remain within the limit set by this
47.18section. The amount needed to make the debt service payments is appropriated from the
47.19general fund as provided in Minnesota Statutes, section 16A.641.

47.21    Subdivision 1. Bond proceeds fund. To provide the money appropriated in this act
47.22from the bond proceeds fund, the commissioner of management and budget shall sell and
47.23issue bonds of the state in an amount up to $791,825,000 in the manner, upon the terms,
47.24and with the effect prescribed by Minnesota Statutes, sections 16A.631 to 16A.675, and
47.25by the Minnesota Constitution, article XI, sections 4 to 7.
47.26    Subd. 2. Maximum effort school loan fund. To provide the money appropriated in
47.27this act from the maximum effort school loan fund, the commissioner of management and
47.28budget shall sell and issue bonds of the state in an amount up to $5,491,000 in the manner,
47.29upon the terms, and with the effect prescribed by Minnesota Statutes, sections 16A.631 to
47.3016A.675, and by the Minnesota Constitution, article XI, sections 4 to 7. The proceeds of
47.31the bonds, except accrued interest and any premium received on the sale of the bonds,
47.32must be credited to a bond proceeds account in the maximum effort school loan fund.
48.1    Subd. 3. Transportation fund. To provide the money appropriated in this act from
48.2the state transportation fund, the commissioner of management and budget shall sell and
48.3issue bonds of the state in an amount up to $45,000,000 in the manner, upon the terms, and
48.4with the effect prescribed by Minnesota Statutes, sections 16A.631 to 16A.675, and by
48.5the Minnesota Constitution, article XI, sections 4 to 7. The proceeds of the bonds, except
48.6accrued interest and any premium received on the sale of the bonds, must be credited to
48.7a bond proceeds account in the state transportation fund.

48.9The $2,000,000 appropriation in Laws 2009, chapter 93, article 1, section 11,
48.10subdivision 7, for the Alexandria aircraft surveillance facility, is canceled. The bond sale
48.11authorization in Laws 2009, chapter 93, article 1, section 21, subdivision 1, is reduced
48.12by $2,000,000.

48.13    Sec. 27. Minnesota Statutes 2012, section 12A.16, subdivision 5, is amended to read:
48.14    Subd. 5. Waivers authorized. The requirements of section 174.50, subdivisions 5,
48.156, 6a, and to 7, are waived for grants under subdivision 3.

48.16    Sec. 28. Minnesota Statutes 2012, section 16A.641, subdivision 4a, is amended to read:
48.17    Subd. 4a. Negotiated sales; temporary authority. Notwithstanding the public
48.18sale requirements of subdivision 4 and section 16A.66, subdivision 2, from June 1,
48.192009, until June 30, 2013, the commissioner may sell bonds, including refunding bonds,
48.20at negotiated sale.

48.21    Sec. 29. Minnesota Statutes 2012, section 16B.335, subdivision 1, is amended to read:
48.22    Subdivision 1. Construction and major remodeling. (a) The commissioner, or
48.23any other recipient to whom an appropriation is made to acquire or better public lands or
48.24buildings or other public improvements of a capital nature, must not prepare final plans and
48.25specifications for any construction, major remodeling, or land acquisition in anticipation of
48.26which the appropriation was made until the agency that will use the project has presented
48.27the program plan and cost estimates for all elements necessary to complete the project to
48.28the chair of the senate Finance Committee and the chair of the house of representatives
48.29Ways and Means Committee and the chairs have made their recommendations, and
48.30the chair of the senate Capital Investment Committee and the chair of the house of
48.31representatives Capital Investment Committee is are notified. "Construction or major
48.32remodeling" means construction of a new building, a substantial addition to an existing
49.1building, or a substantial change to the interior configuration of an existing building. The
49.2presentation must note any significant changes in the work that will be done, or in its cost,
49.3since the appropriation for the project was enacted or from the predesign submittal. The
49.4program plans and estimates must be presented for review at least two weeks before a
49.5recommendation is needed. The recommendations are advisory only. Failure or refusal to
49.6make a recommendation is considered a negative recommendation. The chairs of the senate
49.7Finance Committee and Capital Investment Committees and the house of representatives
49.8Capital Investment and Ways and Means Committees must also be notified whenever there
49.9is a substantial change in a construction or major remodeling project, or in its cost.
49.10    (b) Capital projects exempt from the requirements of this subdivision include
49.11demolition or decommissioning of state assets, hazardous material projects, utility
49.12infrastructure projects, environmental testing, parking lots, parking structures, park
49.13and ride facilities, bus rapid transit stations, light rail lines, exterior lighting, fencing,
49.14highway rest areas, truck stations, storage facilities not consisting primarily of offices or
49.15heated work areas, roads, bridges, trails, pathways, campgrounds, athletic fields, dams,
49.16floodwater retention systems, water access sites, harbors, sewer separation projects, water
49.17and wastewater facilities, port development projects for which the commissioner of
49.18transportation has entered into an assistance agreement under section 457A.04, ice centers,
49.19a local government project with a construction cost of less than $1,500,000, or any other
49.20capital project with a construction cost of less than $750,000.

49.21    Sec. 30. Minnesota Statutes 2012, section 16B.335, subdivision 2, is amended to read:
49.22    Subd. 2. Other projects. All other capital projects for which a specific
49.23appropriation is made must not proceed until the recipient undertaking the project has
49.24notified the chairs of the senate Capital Investment and Finance Committee Committees
49.25and the house of representatives Capital Investment and Ways and Means Committees that
49.26the work is ready to begin. Notice is not required for capital projects needed to comply
49.27with the Americans with Disabilities Act, for asset preservation projects to which section
49.2816B.307 applies, or for projects funded by an agency's operating budget or by a capital
49.29asset preservation and replacement account under section 16A.632, or a higher education
49.30asset preservation and replacement account under section 135A.046.

49.31    Sec. 31. Minnesota Statutes 2012, section 16B.335, subdivision 5, is amended to read:
49.32    Subd. 5. Information technology. Agency requests for construction and
49.33remodeling funds shall include money for cost-effective information technology
49.34investments that would enable an agency to reduce its need for office space, provide more
50.1of its services electronically, and decentralize its operations. The Office of Enterprise
50.2Technology must review and approve the information technology portion of construction
50.3and major remodeling program plans before the plans are submitted to the chairs of the
50.4senate Finance Committee and the house of representatives Ways and Means Committee
50.5for their recommendations and the chair of the senate Capital Investment Committee and
50.6the chair of the house of representatives Capital Investment Committee is are notified as
50.7required by subdivision 1.

50.8    Sec. 32. Minnesota Statutes 2012, section 16C.144, subdivision 2, is amended to read:
50.9    Subd. 2. Guaranteed energy-savings agreement. The commissioner may enter
50.10into a guaranteed energy-savings agreement with a qualified provider if:
50.11(1) the qualified provider is selected through a competitive process in accordance
50.12with the guaranteed energy-savings program guidelines within the Department of
50.14(2) the qualified provider agrees to submit an engineering report prior to the
50.15execution of the guaranteed energy-savings agreement. The cost of the engineering report
50.16may be considered as part of the implementation costs if the commissioner enters into a
50.17guaranteed energy-savings agreement with the provider;
50.18(3) the term of the guaranteed energy-savings agreement shall not exceed 15 20
50.19 years from the date of final installation;
50.20(4) the commissioner finds that the amount it would spend on the utility cost-savings
50.21measures recommended in the engineering report will not exceed the amount to be
50.22saved in utility operation and maintenance costs over 15 20 years from the date of
50.23implementation of utility cost-savings measures;
50.24(5) the qualified provider provides a written guarantee that the annual utility,
50.25operation, and maintenance cost savings during the term of the guaranteed energy-savings
50.26agreement will meet or exceed the annual payments due under a lease purchase agreement.
50.27The qualified provider shall reimburse the state for any shortfall of guaranteed utility,
50.28operation, and maintenance cost savings; and
50.29(6) the qualified provider gives a sufficient bond in accordance with section
50.30574.26 to the commissioner for the faithful implementation and installation of the utility
50.31cost-savings measures.

50.32    Sec. 33. Minnesota Statutes 2012, section 16C.144, subdivision 3, is amended to read:
50.33    Subd. 3. Lease purchase agreement. The commissioner may enter into a lease
50.34purchase agreement with any party for the implementation of utility cost-savings measures
51.1in accordance with the guaranteed energy-savings agreement. The implementation costs of
51.2the utility cost-savings measures recommended in the engineering report shall not exceed
51.3the amount to be saved in utility and operation and maintenance costs over the term of the
51.4lease purchase agreement. The term of the lease purchase agreement shall not exceed 15
51.5 20 years from the date of final installation. The lease is assignable in accordance with
51.6terms approved by the commissioner of management and budget.

51.8    Subdivision 1. Creation of account. A public building accessibility account
51.9is created in the bond proceeds fund. Money in the account is appropriated to the
51.10commissioner for grants under this section.
51.11    Subd. 2. Definitions. For the purposes of this section:
51.12(1) "accessible" means satisfies the requirements of the State Building Code for
51.13accessibility by persons with disabilities;
51.14(2) "eligible project" means predesign, design, acquisition of land or an interest in
51.15land, construction, renovation, or other improvement or betterment of a capital nature to
51.16make a building or facility owned by a local government unit accessible or improve its
51.18(3) "governing body" means the county board of commissioners, city council, or
51.19town board of supervisors; and
51.20(4) "local government unit" means a county, statutory or home rule charter city,
51.21or town.
51.22    Subd. 3. Grant program established. The commissioner shall make grants to local
51.23government units on a first-come, first-served basis for eligible projects.
51.24    Subd. 4. Application. A local government unit seeking a grant under this section
51.25must apply to the commissioner in the form and manner determined by the commissioner.
51.26The application must include:
51.27(1) a resolution of the governing body requesting the grant and stating that the local
51.28government unit has or will have in a timely manner the required nonstate contribution
51.29necessary to complete the project;
51.30(2) a detailed description of the project and cost estimate, along with necessary
51.31supporting evidence; and
51.32(3) any other information the commissioner determines is necessary or useful.
51.33    Subd. 5. Maximum grant amount; match. A local unit of government must not
51.34be awarded in aggregate more than $150,000, whether for one or more projects in one or
51.35more years. The local government unit awarded a grant under this section must provide
52.1at least an equal amount from nonstate sources, which may include contributions made
52.2before the grant is awarded.

52.3    Sec. 35. Minnesota Statutes 2012, section 123B.65, subdivision 1, is amended to read:
52.4    Subdivision 1. Definitions. The definitions in this subdivision apply to this section.
52.5(a) "Energy conservation measure" means a training program or facility alteration
52.6designed to reduce energy consumption or operating costs and includes:
52.7(1) insulation of the building structure and systems within the building;
52.8(2) storm windows and doors, caulking or weatherstripping, multiglazed windows
52.9and doors, heat absorbing or heat reflective glazed and coated window and door
52.10systems, additional glazing, reductions in glass area, and other window and door system
52.11modifications that reduce energy consumption;
52.12(3) automatic energy control systems;
52.13(4) heating, ventilating, or air conditioning system modifications or replacements;
52.14(5) replacement or modifications of lighting fixtures to increase the energy efficiency
52.15of the lighting system without increasing the overall illumination of a facility, unless such
52.16increase in illumination is necessary to conform to the applicable state or local building
52.17code for the lighting system after the proposed modifications are made;
52.18(6) energy recovery systems;
52.19(7) cogeneration systems that produce steam or forms of energy such as heat, as well
52.20as electricity, for use primarily within a building or complex of buildings;
52.21(8) energy conservation measures that provide long-term operating cost reductions.
52.22(b) "Guaranteed energy-savings contract" means a contract for the evaluation
52.23and recommendations of energy conservation measures, and for one or more energy
52.24conservation measures. The contract must provide that all payments, except obligations
52.25on termination of the contract before its expiration, are to be made over time, but not to
52.26exceed 15 20 years from the date of final installation, and the savings are guaranteed to
52.27the extent necessary to make payments for the systems.
52.28(c) "Qualified provider" means a person or business experienced in the design,
52.29implementation, and installation of energy conservation measures. A qualified provider
52.30to whom the contract is awarded shall give a sufficient bond to the school district for
52.31its faithful performance.
52.32(d) "Commissioner" means the commissioner of commerce through the state energy

52.34    Sec. 36. Minnesota Statutes 2012, section 123B.65, subdivision 7, is amended to read:
53.1    Subd. 7. District action. A district may enter into a guaranteed energy-savings
53.2contract with a qualified provider if, after review of the report and the commissioner's
53.3evaluation if requested, or if required under section 216C.372, the board finds that the
53.4amount it would spend on the energy conservation measures recommended in the report is
53.5not likely to exceed the amount to be saved in energy and operation costs over 15 20 years
53.6from the date of installation if the recommendations in the report were followed, and the
53.7qualified provider provides a written guarantee that the energy or operating cost savings
53.8will meet or exceed the costs of the system. The guaranteed energy-savings contract may
53.9provide for payments over a period of time, not to exceed 15 20 years. Notwithstanding
53.10section 123B.79, a district annually may transfer from the general fund to the reserve for
53.11operating capital account an amount up to the amount saved in energy and operation costs
53.12as a result of guaranteed energy-savings contracts.

53.13    Sec. 37. Minnesota Statutes 2012, section 174.50, subdivision 6b, is amended to read:
53.14    Subd. 6b. Bridge engineering and design costs in smaller cities. Until June 30,
53.152007, (a) The commissioner may make grants from the state transportation fund to a
53.16home rule or statutory city with a population of 5,000 or less and a net tax capacity of
53.17under $200,000 for design, and preliminary engineering, and construction of bridges
53.18on city streets.
53.19    (b) Grants under this subdivision are subject to the procedures and criteria
53.20established under subdivisions 5 and, 6, and 7.
53.21    (c) Grants may be used for:
53.22    (1) 100 percent of the design and preliminary engineering costs that are in excess of
53.24    (2) 100 percent of the bridge approach work costs that are in excess of $10,000; and
53.25    (3) 100 percent of the bridge construction work costs.
53.26    Total grants under this subdivision to all cities may not exceed $200,000.

53.27    Sec. 38. Minnesota Statutes 2012, section 174.50, subdivision 7, is amended to read:
53.28    Subd. 7. Bridge grant program requirements; rulemaking. (a) The commissioner
53.29of transportation shall develop rules, procedures for application for grants, conditions of
53.30grant administration, standards, and criteria as provided under subdivision 6, including
53.31bridge specifications, in cooperation with road authorities of political subdivisions, for use
53.32in the administration of funds appropriated to the commissioner and for the administration
53.33of grants to subdivisions.
54.1    (b) The maximum use of standardized bridges is encouraged. Regardless of the size
54.2of the existing bridge, a bridge or replacement bridge is eligible for assistance from the
54.3state transportation fund if a hydrological survey indicates that the bridge or replacement
54.4bridge must be ten feet or more in length.
54.5    (c) As part of the standards or rules, the commissioner shall, in consultation with
54.6local road authorities, establish a minimum distance between any two bridges that cross
54.7over the same river, stream, or waterway, so that only one of the bridges is eligible for a
54.8grant under this section. As appropriate, the commissioner may establish exceptions from
54.9the minimum distance requirement or procedures for obtaining a variance.
54.10    (d) Political subdivisions may use grants made under this section to construct or
54.11reconstruct bridges, including but not limited to:
54.12    (1) matching federal aid grants to construct or reconstruct key bridges;
54.13    (2) paying the costs to abandon an existing bridge that is deficient and in need of
54.14replacement, but where no replacement will be made; and
54.15    (3) paying the costs to construct a road or street to facilitate the abandonment of
54.16an existing bridge, if the commissioner determines that the bridge is deficient, and that
54.17construction of the road or street is more economical than replacement of the existing
54.19    (e) Funds appropriated to the commissioner from the Minnesota state transportation
54.20fund shall be segregated from the highway tax user distribution fund and other funds
54.21created by article XIV of the Minnesota Constitution.

54.22    Sec. 39. Minnesota Statutes 2012, section 216C.10, is amended to read:
54.24(a) The commissioner may:
54.25(1) adopt rules under chapter 14 as necessary to carry out the purposes of sections
54.26216C.05 to 216C.30;
54.27(2) make all contracts under sections 216C.05 to 216C.30 and do all things necessary
54.28to cooperate with the United States government, and to qualify for, accept, and disburse
54.29any grant intended for the administration of sections 216C.05 to 216C.30;
54.30(3) provide on-site technical assistance to units of local government in order to
54.31enhance local capabilities for dealing with energy problems;
54.32(4) administer for the state, energy programs under federal law, regulations, or
54.33guidelines, and coordinate the programs and activities with other state agencies, units of
54.34local government, and educational institutions;
55.1(5) develop a state energy investment plan with yearly energy conservation and
55.2alternative energy development goals, investment targets, and marketing strategies;
55.3(6) perform market analysis studies relating to conservation, alternative and
55.4renewable energy resources, and energy recovery;
55.5(7) assist with the preparation of proposals for innovative conservation, renewable,
55.6alternative, or energy recovery projects;
55.7(8) manage and disburse funds made available for the purpose of research studies
55.8or demonstration projects related to energy conservation or other activities deemed
55.9appropriate by the commissioner;
55.10(9) intervene in certificate of need proceedings before the Public Utilities
55.12(10) collect fees from recipients of loans, grants, or other financial aid from money
55.13received from litigation or settlement of alleged violations of federal petroleum-pricing
55.14regulations, which fees must be used to pay the department's costs in administering those
55.15financial aids; and
55.16(11) collect fees from proposers and operators of conservation and other
55.17energy-related programs that are reviewed, evaluated, or approved by the department,
55.18other than proposers that are political subdivisions or community or nonprofit
55.19organizations, to cover the department's cost in making the reviewal, evaluation, or
55.20approval and in developing additional programs for others to operate.; and
55.21(12) fix, charge, and collect fees from state agencies, units of local government,
55.22education institutions, and others that use the department's technical support services
55.23during a guaranteed energy savings program contract under sections 16C.144, 123B.65,
55.24and 471.345, or during an energy improvement financing program for local governments
55.25under section 216C.43, to make those services self-funding, or to cover administrative
55.26costs to make grants under section 216C.372. An energy performance contracting fund is
55.27established as a special revenue account in the state treasury. Fees collected and interest,
55.28dividends, and any other earnings arising from fund assets must be credited to the fund.
55.29(b) Notwithstanding any other law, the commissioner is designated the state agent to
55.30apply for, receive, and accept federal or other funds made available to the state for the
55.31purposes of sections 216C.05 to 216C.30.

55.32    Sec. 40. [216C.371] DEFINITIONS.
55.33    Subdivision 1. Scope. For the purposes of this section and section 216C.372, the
55.34following terms have the meanings given them.
56.1    Subd. 2. Capital improvement. "Capital improvement" means the acquisition or
56.2betterment of public land, buildings, and other public improvements of a capital nature,
56.3as permitted by the Minnesota Constitution, article XI, section 5, clause (a). It does not
56.4include repair or maintenance.
56.5    Subd. 3. Commissioner. "Commissioner" means the commissioner of commerce.
56.6    Subd. 3. Energy audit. "Energy audit" has the meaning given in section 216C.435,
56.7subdivision 4.
56.8    Subd. 4. Energy improvement. "Energy improvement" means a capital
56.9improvement to renovate or retrofit a school building that results in a net reduction in
56.10energy consumption without altering the principal source of energy.
56.11    Subd. 5. Engineering report. "Engineering report" has the meaning given in
56.12section 16C.144, subdivision 1, paragraph (k).
56.13    Subd. 6. School building. "School building" means a permanent structure owned
56.14by and used for school district purposes that has a permanently installed heating or
56.15cooling system.
56.16    Subd. 7. School district. "School district" means a public independent, common,
56.17special, or intermediate school district or a charter school.
56.18    Subd. 8. Statewide greenhouse gas emissions. "Statewide greenhouse gas
56.19emissions" has the meaning given in section 216H.01, subdivision 2.

56.21    Subdivision 1. Grant program established. A school energy conservation grant
56.22program account is established in the bond proceeds fund to receive appropriations of state
56.23bond proceeds. Money in the account is appropriated to the commissioner of commerce to
56.24make grants to school districts for energy improvements as provided in this section.
56.25    Subd. 2. Purpose. The school energy conservation grant program is created to
56.26provide financial assistance to school districts to make energy improvements in school
56.27buildings that reduce statewide greenhouse gas emissions and improve indoor air quality
56.28in schools.
56.29    Subd. 3. Grants, match required. The commissioner shall make energy
56.30improvement grants for up to 50 percent of total project costs on a first-come, first-served
56.31basis. A grantee may apply towards the school district's share of the total project costs the
56.32amount that the school district spent on the energy audit or engineering report, and any
56.33amounts it spends to implement energy audit or engineering report recommendations that
56.34are part of the overall project but that are not eligible under this section.
57.1    Subd. 4. Applications. (a) A school district must apply to the commissioner in
57.2the manner and on forms prescribed by the commissioner. An applicant must provide
57.3the following information:
57.4    (1) the name and contact information for the school district and the persons
57.5responsible for grant administration and project implementation;
57.6    (2) the estimated total cost of the energy improvements and the grant amount sought;
57.7    (3) a description of the energy improvements;
57.8    (4) the proposed sources of matching funds, including, a copy of the proposed
57.9guaranteed energy-savings contract or lease-purchase agreement if the source of matching
57.10funds is a guaranteed energy-savings contract entered into under section 16C.144 or
57.11section 123B.54, or a lease-purchase agreement entered into under section 16C.144;
57.12    (5) the results of an energy audit conducted by an independent contractor, or an
57.13engineering report prepared by a contractor qualified through section 16C.144 or section
57.14216C.43, estimating the energy savings that will be realized as a result of the project;
57.15    (6) a description of the projected improvements in indoor air quality achieved as
57.16a result of the project, if applicable; and
57.17    (7) any additional information requested by the commissioner.
57.18    (b) A school district may, in consultation with the commissioner, evaluate the use
57.19of the guaranteed energy-savings program outlined in section 16C.144 or an energy
57.20improvement financing program for local governments outlined in section 216C.43 before
57.21making an application for the school energy conservation loan program.
57.22    Subd. 5. Commissioner review. The commissioner shall review applications filed
57.23under this section and shall notify a school district in writing of the decision to approve or
57.24disapprove the application. If the commissioner disapproves an application, the notice
57.25shall state the reasons why the application was disapproved. If an approved application
57.26includes a proposed guaranteed energy-savings contract or lease-purchase agreement as
57.27a source of matching funds, the notice shall contain the commissioner's comments and
57.28recommendations regarding the provisions of the guaranteed energy-savings contract or
57.29lease-purchase agreement.
57.30    Subd. 6. Biennial report. The commissioner shall report by February 1 of each
57.31even-numbered year to the chairs and ranking minority members of the committees of
57.32the house of representatives and senate with jurisdiction over energy policy, education
57.33finance, and capital investment. The report must identify the school districts and school
57.34buildings in which projects have been financed through the program, the amount of the
57.35grants, the total project costs, the estimated and, if possible, measured energy savings and
57.36greenhouse gas emissions reductions, the demand for and availability of grant money, and
58.1any other information the commissioner determines would be useful to the legislature.
58.2The commissioner shall also submit the report as required in section 3.195.

58.3    Sec. 42. Minnesota Statutes 2012, section 240A.09, is amended to read:
58.5    The Minnesota Amateur Sports Commission shall develop a plan to promote the
58.6development of proposals for new statewide public ice facilities including proposals for
58.7ice centers and matching grants based on the criteria in this section.
58.8    (a) For ice center proposals, the commission will give priority to proposals that
58.9come from more than one local government unit. Institutions of higher education are not
58.10eligible to receive a grant.
58.11    (b) In the metropolitan area as defined in section 473.121, subdivision 2, the
58.12commission is encouraged to give priority to the following proposals:
58.13    (1) proposals for renovation and indoor air quality improvements at an existing
58.14indoor ice arena;
58.15    (1) (2) proposals for construction of two or more ice sheets in a single new facility;
58.16    (2) (3) proposals for construction of an additional sheet of ice at an existing ice center;
58.17    (3) (4) proposals for construction of a new, single sheet of ice as part of a sports
58.18complex with multiple sports facilities; and
58.19    (4) (5) proposals for construction of a new, single sheet of ice that will be expanded
58.20to a two-sheet facility in the future.
58.21    (c) The commission shall administer a site selection process for the ice centers. The
58.22commission shall invite proposals from cities or counties or consortia of cities. A proposal
58.23for an ice center must include matching contributions including in-kind contributions of
58.24land, access roadways and access roadway improvements, and necessary utility services,
58.25landscaping, and parking.
58.26    (d) Proposals for ice centers and matching grants must provide for meeting the
58.27demand for ice time for female groups by offering up to 50 percent of prime ice time, as
58.28needed, to female groups. For purposes of this section, prime ice time means the hours
58.29of 4:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. Monday to Friday and 9:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. on Saturdays
58.30and Sundays.
58.31    (e) The location for all proposed facilities must be in areas of maximum
58.32demonstrated interest and must maximize accessibility to an arterial highway.
58.33    (f) To the extent possible, all proposed facilities must be dispersed equitably, must
58.34be located to maximize potential for full utilization and profitable operation, and must
58.35accommodate noncompetitive family and community skating for all ages.
59.1    (g) The commission may also use the money to upgrade current facilities, purchase
59.2girls' ice time, or conduct amateur women's hockey and other ice sport tournaments.
59.3    (h) To the extent possible, 50 percent of all grants must be awarded to communities
59.4in greater Minnesota.
59.5    (i) To the extent possible, technical assistance shall be provided to Minnesota
59.6communities by the commission on ice arena planning, design, redesign, installation,
59.7renovation of heating, ventilating, and air conditioning systems, and operation, including
59.8the marketing of ice time.
59.9    (j) A grant for new facilities may not exceed $250,000.
59.10    (k) The commission may make grants for rehabilitation and renovation. A
59.11rehabilitation or renovation grant may not exceed $100,000 $200,000. Priority must be
59.12given to grant applications for indoor air quality improvements, including zero emission
59.13ice resurfacing equipment and the upgrading of heating, ventilating, and air conditioning
59.14systems which may include electronic indoor air monitoring devices.
59.15    (l) Grant money may be used for ice centers designed for sports other than hockey.
59.16    (m) Grant money may be used to upgrade existing facilities to comply with the
59.17bleacher safety requirements of section 326B.112.

59.18    Sec. 43. Minnesota Statutes 2012, section 462A.36, subdivision 1, is amended to read:
59.19    Subdivision 1. Definitions. (a) For purposes of this section the following terms have
59.20the meanings given them in this subdivision.
59.21    (b) "Debt service" means the amount payable in any fiscal year of principal,
59.22premium, if any, and interest on nonprofit housing bonds and the fees, charges, and
59.23expenses related to the bonds.
59.24    (c) "Internal Revenue Code" means the Internal Revenue Code of 1986, as amended.
59.25    (d) "Nonprofit housing bonds" means bonds issued by the agency under chapter
59.26462A that are "qualified 501(c)(3) bonds" (within the meaning of Section 145(a) of the
59.27Internal Revenue Code), finance qualified residential rental projects within the meaning of
59.28Section 142(d) of the Internal Revenue Code, or are not "private activity bonds" (within
59.29the meaning of Section 141(a) of the Internal Revenue Code), for the purpose of financing
59.30or refinancing affordable housing authorized under this chapter.
59.31    (e) "Permanent supportive housing" means housing that is not time-limited and
59.32provides or coordinates with linkages to services necessary for residents to maintain
59.33housing stability and maximize opportunities for education and employment.

59.34    Sec. 44. Minnesota Statutes 2012, section 462A.37, subdivision 1, is amended to read:
60.1    Subdivision 1. Definitions. (a) For purposes of this section, the following terms
60.2have the meanings given.
60.3(b) "Abandoned property" has the meaning given in section 117.025, subdivision 5.
60.4(c) "Community land trust" means an entity that meets the requirements of section
60.5462A.31, subdivisions 1 and 2.
60.6(d) "Debt service" means the amount payable in any fiscal year of principal,
60.7premium, if any, and interest on housing infrastructure bonds and the fees, charges, and
60.8expenses related to the bonds.
60.9(e) "Foreclosed property" means residential property where foreclosure proceedings
60.10have been initiated or have been completed and title transferred or where title is transferred
60.11in lieu of foreclosure.
60.12(f) "Housing infrastructure bonds" means bonds issued by the agency under this
60.13chapter that are qualified 501(c)(3) bonds, within the meaning of Section 145(a) of the
60.14Internal Revenue Code, finance qualified residential rental projects within the meaning of
60.15Section 142(d) of the Internal Revenue Code, or are tax-exempt bonds that are not private
60.16activity bonds, within the meaning of Section 141(a) of the Internal Revenue Code, for the
60.17purpose of financing or refinancing affordable housing authorized under this chapter.
60.18(g) "Internal Revenue Code" means the Internal Revenue Code of 1986, as amended.
60.19(h) "Supportive housing" means housing that is not time-limited and provides or
60.20coordinates with linkages to services necessary for residents to maintain housing stability
60.21and maximize opportunities for education and employment.

60.22    Sec. 45. Minnesota Statutes 2012, section 462A.37, is amended by adding a
60.23subdivision to read:
60.24    Subd. 2a. Additional authorization. In addition to the amount authorized in
60.25subdivision 2, the agency may issue up to $35,000,000 of housing infrastructure bonds in
60.26one or more series to which the payments made under this section may be pledged.

60.27    Sec. 46. Minnesota Statutes 2012, section 462A.37, is amended by adding a
60.28subdivision to read:
60.29    Subd. 5. Additional appropriation. (a) The agency must certify annually to the
60.30commissioner of management and budget the actual amount of annual debt service on
60.31each series of bonds issued under subdivision 2a.
60.32(b) Each July 15, beginning in 2014 and through 2033, if any housing infrastructure
60.33bonds issued under subdivision 2a remain outstanding, the commissioner of management
60.34and budget must transfer to the housing infrastructure bond account established under
61.1section 462A.21, subdivision 32, the amount certified under paragraph (a), not to exceed
61.2$2,590,000 annually. The amounts necessary to make the transfers are appropriated from
61.3the general fund to the commissioner of management and budget.
61.4(c) The agency may pledge to the payment of the housing infrastructure bonds the
61.5payments to be made by the state under this section.

61.6    Sec. 47. Laws 2002, chapter 393, section 22, subdivision 6, as amended by Laws 2005,
61.7chapter 20, article 1, section 43, is amended to read:
Subd. 6.Fergus Falls Regional Treatment
61.10To design, renovate, construct, furnish,
61.11and equip ancillary support and program
61.12facilities, including improvements to basic
61.13infrastructure,such as sanitary and storm
61.14sewer and water lines, public streets,
61.15curb, gutter, street lights, or sidewalks, to
61.16make improvements for building envelope
61.17and structural integrity for the purposes
61.18of stabilizing the buildings for sale, for
61.19 hazardous materials abatement, and for
61.20 demolition that will facilitate the relocation
61.21of the facility's ancillary support, treatment,
61.22and residential programs from the Kirkbride
61.23buildings and of all or portions of surplus,
61.24nonfunctional, or deteriorated facilities
61.25and infrastructure or to renovate surplus,
61.26nonfunctional, or deteriorated facilities and
61.27infrastructure to facilitate the disposition
61.28 redevelopment of the Fergus Falls Regional
61.29Treatment Center campus. If the property
61.30is sold or transferred to a local unit of
61.31government, the unspent portion of this
61.32appropriation may be granted to the local
61.33unit of government that acquires the campus
61.34for the purposes stated in this subdivision.
62.1Notwithstanding Minnesota Statutes, section
62.216A.642, the bond sale authorization and
62.3appropriation of bond proceeds in this
62.4subdivision are available until December 31,

62.6    Sec. 48. Laws 2005, chapter 20, article 1, section 20, subdivision 3, as amended by
62.7Laws 2006, chapter 258, section 47, is amended to read:
Subd. 3.Systemwide Redevelopment, Reuse,
or Demolition
62.10To demolish or improve surplus,
62.11nonfunctional, or deteriorated facilities and
62.12infrastructure at Department of Human
62.13Services campuses statewide.
62.14(a) Up to $8,600,000 may be used to
62.15predesign, design, construct, furnish,
62.16and equip renovation of existing space
62.17or construction of new space for skilled
62.18nursing home capacity for forensic treatment
62.19programs operated by state-operated services
62.20on the campus of St. Peter Regional
62.21Treatment Center.
62.22(b) $4,000,000 may be used to prepare
62.23and develop a site, including demolition of
62.24buildings and infrastructure, to implement
62.25the redevelopment and reuse of the
62.26Ah-Gwah-Ching Regional Treatment Center
62.27campus. If the property is sold or transferred
62.28to a local unit of government, the unspent
62.29portion of this appropriation may be granted
62.30to the local unit of government that acquires
62.31the campus for the purposes stated in this
63.1Up to $400,000 may be used for a grant
63.2to the city of Walker to connect the water
63.3reservoir to the city.
63.4(c) $1,000,000 may be used to renovate one
63.5or more buildings for chemical dependency
63.6treatment specializing in methamphetamine
63.7addiction, and demolish buildings, on the
63.8Willmar Regional Treatment Center campus.
63.9If the property is sold or transferred to a local
63.10unit of government, the unspent portion of
63.11this appropriation may be granted to the local
63.12unit of government that acquires the campus
63.13for the purposes stated in this subdivision.
63.14(d) Up to $2,210,000 may be spent by the
63.15commissioner of finance to retire municipal
63.16bonds issued by the city of Fergus Falls
63.17and to retire interfund loans incurred by the
63.18city of Fergus Falls in connection with the
63.19waste incinerator and steam heating facility
63.20at the Fergus Falls Regional Treatment
63.21Center. $447,610 of unexpended nonsalary
63.22money from state-operated services may be
63.23transferred as a grant to the city of Fergus
63.24Falls to retire interfund loans incurred by the
63.25city of Fergus Falls in connection with the
63.26waste incinerator and steam heating facility
63.27at the Fergus Falls Regional Treatment
63.28Center. This money is only available upon
63.29satisfactory completion of implementation of
63.30the final master plan agreement, as approved
63.31by the Department of Administration, the
63.32Department of Human Services, and the city
63.33of Fergus Falls.
63.34(e) Up to $400,000 may be used for a grant
63.35to the city of Fergus Falls for hazardous
64.1materials abatement, improvements to
64.2basic infrastructure, including sanitary and
64.3storm sewer and water lines, public streets,
64.4curb, gutter, street lights, or sidewalks, to
64.5make improvements for building envelope
64.6and structural integrity for the purposes
64.7of stabilizing the buildings for sale, and
64.8 to demolish all or portions of surplus,
64.9nonfunctional, or deteriorated facilities
64.10and infrastructure or to renovate surplus,
64.11nonfunctional, or deteriorated facilities and
64.12infrastructure to facilitate redevelopment of
64.13 the city's waste-to-energy incineration plant
64.14located on the grounds of the Fergus Falls
64.15Regional Treatment Center campus.
64.16Notwithstanding Minnesota Statutes, section
64.1716A.642, the bond sale authorization and
64.18appropriation of bond proceeds in this
64.19paragraph are available until December 31,
64.21(f) The provisions, terms, and conditions of
64.22any grant made by the director of the Office of
64.23Environmental Assistance under Minnesota
64.24Statutes, chapter 115A, to the city of Fergus
64.25Falls for the waste incinerator steam heating
64.26facility that supports the Fergus Falls
64.27Regional Treatment Center and that may
64.28come into effect as a result of the incinerator
64.29and facility being closed, are hereby waived.

64.30    Sec. 49. Laws 2005, chapter 20, article 1, section 23, subdivision 12, as amended by
64.31Laws 2006, chapter 171, section 2, Laws 2006, chapter 258, section 50, and Laws 2010,
64.32chapter 189, section 47, is amended to read:
Subd. 12. Bioscience Development
65.1For grants to political subdivisions to
65.2predesign, design, acquire, construct, furnish,
65.3and equip publicly owned infrastructure
65.4required to support bioscience development
65.5in this state.
65.6$2,500,000 is for a grant to the city of
65.7Worthington. The $313,947.17 remaining
65.8from this appropriation, which was reported
65.9to the legislature according to Minnesota
65.10Statutes, section 16A.642, subdivision 1,
65.11on January 2, 2013, is reauthorized and
65.12does not cancel under the terms of that
65.13subdivision. The bond sale authorization
65.14and appropriation of bond proceeds for
65.15this project are available until December
65.1631, 2016, and also may be used to design,
65.17construct, furnish, and equip a laboratory
65.18and technology training center on the site
65.19supported by the infrastructure.
65.20$14,000,000 cumulatively is for grants to the
65.21counties of Ramsey and Anoka for public
65.22improvements to the portion of County Road
65.23J located within each county, and for road and
65.24bridge improvement costs at marked Trunk
65.25Highway 36 and Rice Street in Ramsey
65.26County in support of bioscience business
65.27development. This amount may be used to
65.28repay loans the proceeds of which were used
65.29for the public improvement. The grants to
65.30the individual counties shall be in amounts
65.31proportionate to the individual counties' costs
65.32associated with the public improvements.
65.33$2,000,000 is for bioscience business
65.34development public infrastructure grants
66.1under new Minnesota Statutes, section
66.2116J.435 .

66.3    Sec. 50. Laws 2006, chapter 258, section 17, subdivision 8, as amended by Laws
66.42008, chapter 179, section 64, and Laws 2011, First Special Session chapter 12, section
66.530, is amended to read:
Subd. 8.Metropolitan Regional Parks Capital
66.8For the cost of improvements and betterments
66.9of a capital nature and acquisition by the
66.10council and local government units of
66.11regional recreational open-space lands in
66.12accordance with the council's policy plan
66.13as provided in Minnesota Statutes, section
66.14473.147 . Priority must be given to park
66.15rehabilitation and land acquisition projects.
66.16$300,000 is for a grant to the city of
66.17Bloomington for environmental analysis
66.18and review, design, and construction of a
66.19multimodal trail connection across or through
66.20Long Meadow Lake in the vicinity of the old
66.21Cedar Avenue bridge and for development
66.22of a segment of the Minnesota Valley State
66.23Trail from Fort Snelling State Park to the
66.24Long Meadow Lake crossing to serve as
66.25a hiking and bicycling trail connection to
66.26renovate and restore, or to replace, the Old
66.27Cedar Avenue Bridge for bicycle commuters
66.28and recreational users. Notwithstanding
66.29Minnesota Statutes, section 16A.642, the
66.30bond sale authorization and appropriation of
66.31bond proceeds for this project are available
66.32until December 31, 2017.
66.33$6,000,000 is for a grant to the county of
66.34Dakota to acquire land for a regional park
66.35and wildlife area adjacent to the Vermillion
67.1Highlands Research, Recreation, and Wildlife
67.2Management Area in Dakota County.
67.3$1,800,000 is for a grant to the city of
67.4Minneapolis to complete land acquisition for
67.5and construction of the Cedar Lake Trail.
67.6$3,500,000 is for a grant to the Minneapolis
67.7Park and Recreation Board to design,
67.8construct, furnish, and equip a new cultural
67.9and community center in the East Phillips
67.10neighborhood in Minneapolis.
67.11$250,000 is for a grant to the Minneapolis
67.12Park and Recreation Board to predesign
67.13completion of the Grand Rounds National
67.14Scenic Byway by providing a link between
67.15northeast Minneapolis on Stinson Avenue and
67.16Southeast Minneapolis at East River Road.
67.17$2,500,000 is for a grant to the Minneapolis
67.18Park and Recreation Board to mitigate
67.19flooding at Lake of the Isles in the city
67.20of Minneapolis. The grant must be used
67.21for shoreline stabilization and restoration,
67.22dredging, wetland replacement, and other
67.23infrastructure improvements necessary to
67.24deal with the 1997 flood damage and to
67.25prevent future flooding.
67.26$321,000 is for a grant to Ramsey County
67.27to construct a bicycle and pedestrian trail on
67.28the north side of Lower Afton Road between
67.29Century Avenue and McKnight Road in the
67.30city of Maplewood. This appropriation is
67.31not available until the commissioner has
67.32determined that at least an equal amount has
67.33been committed from nonstate sources.
67.34$9,000,000 is for a grant to the city of St.
67.35Paul to predesign, design, construct, furnish,
68.1equip, and redevelop infrastructure at the
68.2Como Zoo.
68.3$2,500,000 is for a grant to the city of St.
68.4Paul to acquire land for and to predesign,
68.5design, construct, furnish, and equip river
68.6park development and redevelopment
68.7infrastructure in National Great River Park
68.8along the Mississippi River in St. Paul.
68.9$2,000,000 is for a grant to the city of
68.10South St. Paul for the closure, capping, and
68.11remediation of approximately 80 acres of
68.12the Port Crosby construction and demolition
68.13debris landfill in South St. Paul, as the fifth
68.14phase of converting the land into parkland,
68.15and to restore approximately 80 acres of
68.16riverfront land along the Mississippi River.
68.17$191,000 is for a grant to the city of White
68.18Bear Lake to construct the Lake Avenue
68.19Regional Trail connecting Highway 96
68.20Regional Trail with Ramsey Beach.

68.21    Sec. 51. Laws 2006, chapter 258, section 18, subdivision 6, is amended to read:
Subd. 6.Systemwide Redevelopment, Reuse,
or Demolition
68.24To abate hazardous materials, design,
68.25construct, or improve basic infrastructure,
68.26including sanitary and storm sewer and
68.27water lines, public streets, curb, gutter, street
68.28lights, or sidewalks, to make improvements
68.29for building envelope and structural
68.30integrity for the purposes of stabilizing the
68.31buildings for sale, demolish all or portions
68.32of surplus, nonfunctional, or deteriorated
68.33facilities and infrastructure or to renovate
68.34surplus, nonfunctional, or deteriorated
69.1facilities and infrastructure at to facilitate
69.2redevelopment of Department of Human
69.3Services campuses that the commissioner
69.4of administration is authorized to convey
69.5to a local unit of government under Laws
69.62005, chapter 20, article 1, section 46, or
69.7other law. These projects must facilitate the
69.8redevelopment or reuse of these campuses
69.9and must be implemented consistent with
69.10the comprehensive redevelopment plans
69.11developed and approved under Laws 2003,
69.12First Special Session chapter 14, article 6,
69.13section 64, subdivision 2, unless expressly
69.14provided otherwise. If a surplus campus
69.15is sold or transferred to a local unit of
69.16government, unspent portions of this
69.17appropriation may be granted to that local
69.18unit of government for the purposes stated in
69.19this subdivision. Notwithstanding Minnesota
69.20Statutes, section 16A.642, the bond sale
69.21authorization and appropriation of bond
69.22proceeds in this subdivision are available
69.23until December 31, 2016.

69.24    Sec. 52. Laws 2008, chapter 179, section 7, subdivision 26, as amended by Laws 2009,
69.25chapter 7, section 1, is amended to read:
Subd. 26.Regional and Local Park Grants
69.27An appropriation in this subdivision is not
69.28available unless a covenant is placed, or has
69.29been placed, on the land to keep the land as a
69.30public park in perpetuity.
69.31$492,000 is for a grant to Stearns County to
69.32acquire 23 acres of land adjacent to Warner
69.33Lake Park in Stearns County to serve as part
69.34of the Central Minnesota Parks and Trails.
70.1$500,000 is for a grant to Chisago City
70.2to acquire land for the creation of Ojiketa
70.3Regional Park in Chisago County.
70.4$129,000 is for a grant to the city of
70.5Ortonville to construct improvements of
70.6a capital nature at the Minnesota River
70.7Regional Park in the city of Ortonville.
70.8$500,000 is for a grant to the city of Sartell
70.9to acquire up to 68 acres of land located
70.10along the Sauk River near the confluence of
70.11the Mississippi to serve as part of the Central
70.12Minnesota Regional Parks and Trails. This
70.13appropriation, which was reported to the
70.14legislature according to Minnesota Statutes,
70.15section 16A.642, subdivision 1, on January
70.162, 2013, is reauthorized and does not cancel
70.17under the terms of that subdivision. The
70.18bond sale authorization and appropriation of
70.19bond proceeds for this project are available
70.20until December 31, 2016.

70.21    Sec. 53. Laws 2008, chapter 179, section 21, subdivision 3, is amended to read:
Subd. 3.Bioscience Business Development
Public Infrastructure Grant Program
70.24For grants under Minnesota Statutes, section
70.25116J.435 .
70.26$3,500,000 is for public infrastructure,
70.27including land acquisition, to support a
70.28private research park within a designated
70.29bioscience subzone that is adjacent to and
70.30complementary to research facilities of
70.31a college or university. Notwithstanding
70.32Minnesota Statutes, section 16A.642, the
70.33bond sale authorization and appropriation of
71.1bond proceeds for this project are available
71.2until June 30, 2015.
71.3$1,000,000 is for a grant to the city of
71.4Worthington for public infrastructure to
71.5support an agricultural-based bioscience
71.6training and testing center for incubator firms
71.7developing new agricultural processes and

71.9    Sec. 54. Laws 2008, chapter 365, section 4, subdivision 3, as amended by Laws
71.102010, chapter 189, section 58, and Laws 2011, First Special Session chapter 12, section
71.1136, is amended to read:
Subd. 3.Old Cedar Avenue Bridge
71.13For a grant to the city of Bloomington for
71.14environmental analysis and review, design,
71.15and construction of a multimodal trail
71.16connection across or through Long Meadow
71.17Lake in the vicinity of the old Cedar Avenue
71.18Bridge and for development of a segment of
71.19the Minnesota Valley State Trail from Fort
71.20Snelling State Park to the Long Meadow Lake
71.21crossing to renovate and restore, or to replace,
71.22the old Cedar Avenue Bridge for bicycle
71.23commuters and recreational users. This
71.24appropriation is added to the appropriation
71.25in Laws 2006, chapter 258, section 17,
71.26subdivision 8, as amended. Notwithstanding
71.27Minnesota Statutes, section 16A.642, the
71.28bond sale authorization and appropriation of
71.29bond proceeds for this project are available
71.30until December 31, 2017.

71.31    Sec. 55. Laws 2009, chapter 93, article 1, section 22, the effective date, as amended by
71.32Laws 2011, First Special Session chapter 12, section 38, is amended to read:
72.1EFFECTIVE DATE.This section is effective the day following final enactment
72.2and expires July 1, 2013.

72.3    Sec. 56. Laws 2010, chapter 189, section 16, subdivision 4, as amended by Laws 2011,
72.4First Special Session chapter 12, section 45, is amended to read:
Subd. 4.Metropolitan Regional Parks and
Trails Capital Improvements
(a) Metropolitan Council Priorities
72.8For the cost of improvements and betterments
72.9of a capital nature and acquisition by the
72.10council and local government units of
72.11regional recreational open-space lands in
72.12accordance with the council's policy plan
72.13as provided in Minnesota Statutes, section
72.14473.147 . Priority must be given to park
72.15rehabilitation and land acquisition projects.
72.16This appropriation must not be used to
72.17purchase easements.
(b) Como Zoo
72.19For a grant to the city of St. Paul to predesign,
72.20design, construct, furnish, and equip phase 2
72.21renovation of exhibits at the Como Zoo.
(d) Old Cedar Avenue Bridge
72.23For a grant to the city of Bloomington for
72.24environmental analysis and review, design,
72.25and construction of a multimodal trail
72.26connection across or through Long Meadow
72.27Lake in the vicinity of the Old Cedar Avenue
72.28Bridge and for development of a segment of
72.29the Minnesota Valley State Trail from Fort
72.30Snelling State Park to the Long Meadow
72.31Lake crossing to renovate and restore, or to
72.32replace, the old Cedar Avenue Bridge for
72.33bicycle commuters and recreational users.
72.34The city of Bloomington must consult with
73.1the city of Eagan and Dakota County on
73.2the renovation project. Notwithstanding
73.3Minnesota Statutes, section 16A.642, the
73.4bond sale authorization and appropriation of
73.5bond proceeds for this project are available
73.6until December 31, 2017.
73.7This appropriation is added to the
73.8appropriation in Laws 2008, chapter 365,
73.9section 4, subdivision 3, as amended by this
(f) Rock Island Bridge Park and Trail
73.13For a grant to the city of Inver Grove Heights
73.14for park and trail development on the west
73.15bank of the Mississippi River in Dakota
73.16County at the site of Mississippi River Bridge
73.17JAR 5600, commonly known as the Rock
73.18Island Bridge. Any park or trails developed
73.19with this appropriation must connect with
73.20any local, regional, or state trails in the
73.21vicinity, and the historic Rock Island Bridge.
(i) Veterans Memorial Parks
73.23For a grant to the Minneapolis Park and
73.24Recreation Board to: (1) design and construct
73.25an appropriate monument in Sheridan
73.26Veterans Memorial Park on the Mississippi
73.27River in Minneapolis to memorialize the war
73.28service of Minnesota veterans of all wars;
73.29and (2) match money provided by Hennepin
73.30County to restore the flagpole monument
73.31and plaza, and make other infrastructure
73.32improvements of a capital nature for the
73.33Veterans of World War I Victory Memorial
73.34Parkway, consistent with Hennepin County's
73.35planned infrastructure improvements.

74.1    Sec. 57. Laws 2010, chapter 215, article 3, section 3, subdivision 6, as amended by
74.2Laws 2010, First Special Session chapter 1, article 6, section 6, is amended to read:
Subd. 6.Transfers In
74.4(a) The amounts appropriated from the
74.5agency indirect costs account in the special
74.6revenue fund are reduced by $328,000 in
74.7fiscal year 2010 and $462,000 in fiscal year
74.82011, and those amounts must be transferred
74.9to the general fund by June 30, 2011. The
74.10appropriation reductions are onetime.
74.11(b) The commissioner of management and
74.12budget shall transfer $48,000,000 in fiscal
74.13year 2011 from the closed landfill investment
74.14fund in Minnesota Statutes, section 115B.421,
74.15to the general fund. The commissioner shall
74.16transfer $12,000,000 $2,000,000 on July 1
74.17in each of the years 2014, 2015, 2016, and
74.182017 $15,000,000 in each of the years 2015
74.19and 2016, and $16,000,000 in 2017 from the
74.20general fund to the closed landfill investment
74.21fund. For each transfer to the closed landfill
74.22investment fund, the commissioner shall
74.23determine the total amount of interest and
74.24other earnings that would have accrued to
74.25the fund if the transfers to the general fund
74.26under this paragraph had not been made and
74.27add this amount to the transfer. The amounts
74.28necessary for these transfers are appropriated
74.29from the general fund in the fiscal years
74.30specified for the transfers.

74.31    Sec. 58. Laws 2011, First Special Session chapter 12, section 10, is amended to read:
74.33To the commissioner of administration
74.34to predesign, design, construct, renovate,
75.1furnish, and equip certain existing state data
75.2center facilities and decommission certain
75.3other existing state data center for the purpose
75.4of decommissioning and repurposing or for
75.5maximizing capacity and utilization of such
75.6 facilities.

75.8Notwithstanding Minnesota Statutes, section 16B.24, subdivision 5, paragraph (d),
75.9the commissioner of administration shall not collect rent to recover bond interest costs or
75.10building depreciation costs for any appropriations utilized for the restoration of the State
75.11Capitol campus, between calendar years 2012 and 2017.

75.13    Subdivision 1. Facilities. Notwithstanding the specified uses of state general
75.14obligation bond proceeds appropriated in this act and Laws 1994, chapter 643, section 14,
75.15subdivision 7, the real and personal property owned by the Joint Powers District No. 6067,
75.16East Metro Integration District, in Roseville, known as the Harambee community school,
75.17may be conveyed to Independent School District No. 623, Roseville, for operation of a
75.18school facility that serves students in any grade from early education through grade 12.
75.19    Subd. 2. Student enrollment. A student enrolled in the Harambee community
75.20school during the 2012-2013 school year may continue to enroll in the Harambee
75.21community school in any subsequent year. For the 2013-2014 school year and later, other
75.22students may apply for enrollment to the school at any time in the method and manner
75.23prescribed by the board of Independent School District No. 623, Roseville.
75.24    Subd. 3. Compensatory revenue. For the 2013-2014 school year only, the
75.25Department of Education must calculate compensatory revenue for the Harambee
75.26community school based on the fall 2012 enrollment counts.
75.27    Subd. 4. Year-round programming. Harambee community school may operate as
75.28a flexible learning year program under Minnesota Statutes, sections 124D.12 to 124D.127.
75.29    Subd. 5. Pupil transportation. The board may transport pupils enrolled in the
75.302012-2013 school year to and from the Harambee community school in succeeding school
75.31years regardless of the student's district of residence. Pupil transportation expenses under
75.32this section are reimbursable under Minnesota Statutes, section 124D.87.

75.33    Sec. 61. REPEALER; APPLICATION.
76.1Minnesota Statutes 2012, section 116J.433, is repealed. Notwithstanding the repeal
76.2of Minnesota Statutes 2012, section 116J.433, money appropriated for the purposes of the
76.3program in Laws 2012, chapter 293, section 21, subdivision 5, before the effective date of
76.4the repeal must be administered as provided in law before the repeal.

76.5    Sec. 62. EFFECTIVE DATE.
76.6    This article is effective the day following final enactment.


76.10$1,500,000 is appropriated from the general fund to the commissioner of public
76.11safety for the purposes specified in Minnesota Statutes, section 12A.15, subdivision 1,
76.12to match federal disaster assistance for the severe winter storm that occurred April 9,
76.132013, through April 11, 2013, in the area designated under Presidential Declaration of a
76.14Major Disaster FEMA-4113-DR, whether included in the original declaration or added
76.15later by federal government action. This appropriation is available for expenditure the
76.16day following final enactment. Notwithstanding Minnesota Statutes, section 16A.28, this
76.17appropriation is available until June 30, 2016.
76.18EFFECTIVE DATE.This section is effective the day following final enactment.

76.19    Sec. 2. FEMA MATCH 2012; REDUCED.
76.20The appropriation from the general fund in Laws 2012, First Special Session chapter
76.211, article 1, section 3, subdivision 2, is reduced by $1,500,000.
76.22EFFECTIVE DATE.This section is effective the day following final enactment.

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