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HF 2700B

Conference Committee Report - 86th Legislature (2009 - 2010) Posted on 01/15/2013 08:25pm

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1.1CONFERENCE COMMITTEE REPORT ON H. F. No. 2700
1.2A bill for an act
1.3relating to capital improvements; authorizing spending to acquire and better
1.4public land and buildings and other improvements of a capital nature with
1.5certain conditions; establishing new programs and modifying existing programs;
1.6authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds; cancelling and modifying
1.7previous appropriations; appropriating money;amending Minnesota Statutes
1.82008, sections 16A.105; 16A.501; 16A.66, subdivision 2; 103F.161, subdivisions
1.91, 3; 103F.515, by adding a subdivision; 116J.435, as amended; 174.50,
1.10subdivisions 6, 7; 256E.37, subdivisions 1, 2; Minnesota Statutes 2009
1.11Supplement, sections 16A.647, subdivisions 1, 5; 16A.86, subdivision 3a; Laws
1.122005, chapter 20, article 1, sections 19, subdivision 4; 23, subdivision 12, as
1.13amended; Laws 2006, chapter 258, sections 5, subdivision 3; 8, subdivision
1.144; 17, subdivision 5; 21, subdivision 14, as amended; Laws 2008, chapter
1.15152, article 2, section 3, subdivision 2; Laws 2008, chapter 179, sections 5,
1.16subdivision 4; 7, subdivisions 8, 27; 21, subdivision 9; Laws 2008, chapter 365,
1.17sections 4, subdivision 3; 5, subdivision 2; 24, subdivision 2; 25; Laws 2009,
1.18chapter 93, article 1, sections 11, subdivision 5; 20; proposing coding for new
1.19law in Minnesota Statutes, chapters 16A; 16B; repealing Laws 2009, chapter
1.2093, article 1, section 45.
1.21March 9, 2010
1.22The Honorable Margaret Anderson Kelliher
1.23Speaker of the House of Representatives
1.24The Honorable James P. Metzen
1.25President of the Senate
1.26We, the undersigned conferees for H. F. No. 2700 report that we have agreed upon
1.27the items in dispute and recommend as follows:
1.28That the Senate recede from its amendment and that H. F. No. 2700 be further
1.29amended as follows:
1.30Delete everything after the enacting clause and insert:

1.31
"Section 1. CAPITAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATIONS.
1.32    The sums shown in the column under "Appropriations" are appropriated from the
1.33bond proceeds fund, or another named fund, to the state agencies or officials indicated,
1.34to be spent for public purposes. Appropriations of bond proceeds must be spent as
1.35authorized 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.
2.9
SUMMARY
2.10
University of Minnesota
$
100,001,000
2.11
Minnesota State Colleges and Universities
239,920,000
2.12
Education
7,780,000
2.13
Minnesota State Academies
2,500,000
2.14
Perpich Center for Arts Education
1,373,000
2.15
Natural Resources
126,254,000
2.16
Pollution Control Agency
14,275,000
2.17
Board of Water and Soil Resources
27,500,000
2.18
Zoological Garden
21,000,000
2.19
Administration
11,175,000
2.20
Amateur Sports Commission
8,450,000
2.21
Military Affairs
11,900,000
2.22
Public Safety
15,000,000
2.23
Transportation
156,227,000
2.24
Metropolitan Council
79,100,000
2.25
Health
15,000,000
2.26
Human Services
51,625,000
2.27
Veterans Affairs
13,900,000
2.28
Corrections
23,829,000
2.29
Employment and Economic Development
121,965,000
2.30
Public Facilities Authority
57,000,000
2.31
Housing Finance Agency
10,000,000
2.32
Minnesota Historical Society
13,757,000
2.33
Bond Sale Expenses
1,079,000
2.34
Cancellations
(27,562,000)
2.35
TOTAL
$
1,103,048,000
2.36
Bond Proceeds Fund (General Fund Debt Service)
936,937,000
2.37
Bond Proceeds Fund (User Financed Debt Service)
66,148,000
2.38
Maximum Effort School Loan Fund
5,780,000
2.39
State Transportation Fund
66,000,000
2.40
Trunk Highway Fund Bond Proceeds Account
32,945,000
2.41
Trunk Highway Fund
22,800,000
3.1
Bond Proceeds Cancellations
(9,062,000)
3.2
Trunk Highway Bond Proceeds Cancellations
(18,500,000)
3.3
APPROPRIATIONS

3.4
Sec. 2. UNIVERSITY OF MINNESOTA
3.5
Subdivision 1.Total Appropriation
$
100,001,000
3.6To the Board of Regents of the University
3.7of Minnesota for the purposes specified in
3.8this section.
3.9
3.10
Subd. 2.Higher Education Asset Preservation
and Replacement (HEAPR)
56,000,000
3.11To be spent in accordance with Minnesota
3.12Statutes, section 135A.046.
3.13
Subd. 3.Twin Cities Campus
3.14
(a) Folwell Hall
23,000,000
3.15To design, renovate, furnish, and equip the
3.16interior of Folwell Hall for teaching and
3.17research space for College of Liberal Arts
3.18programs.
3.19
(b) Physics and Nanotechnology
4,000,000
3.20To predesign and design a new building to
3.21house the research branch of the physics
3.22program and the Center for Nanostructure
3.23Applications. This appropriation is not
3.24available until the board of regents has
3.25certified to the commissioner of management
3.26and budget that the building will not be
3.27built within the area impacted by vibration
3.28or magnetic resonance caused by light rail
3.29transit on Washington Avenue.
3.30
Subd. 4.Duluth Campus
3.31
American Indian Learning Resource Center
6,667,000
4.1To design, construct, furnish, and equip an
4.2American Indian Learning Resource Center.
4.3
Subd. 5.Itasca Biological Station
4.4
4.5
New Biological Station and Lakeside Lab
Renovation
3,667,000
4.6To predesign, design, construct, furnish, and
4.7equip a new biological station and renovate
4.8the classroom in the historic lakeside
4.9laboratory at the University of Minnesota
4.10facility in Itasca State Park.
4.11
Subd. 6.Laboratory Renovation
6,667,000
4.12To design, renovate, furnish, and equip
4.13research laboratories on the Crookston,
4.14Duluth, Morris, and Twin Cities campuses.
4.15
Subd. 7.University Share
4.16Except for Higher Education Asset
4.17Preservation and Replacement (HEAPR)
4.18under subdivision 2, the appropriations in this
4.19section are intended to cover approximately
4.20two-thirds of the cost of each project. The
4.21remaining costs must be paid from university
4.22sources.
4.23
Subd. 8.Unspent Appropriations
4.24Upon substantial completion of a project
4.25authorized in this section and after written
4.26notice to the commissioner of management
4.27and budget, the Board of Regents must use
4.28any money remaining in the appropriation
4.29for that project for HEAPR under Minnesota
4.30Statutes, section 135A.046. The Board of
4.31Regents must report by February 1 of each
4.32even-numbered year to the chairs of the house
4.33of representatives and senate committees
4.34with jurisdiction over capital investments and
5.1higher education finance, and to the chairs of
5.2the house of representatives Ways and Means
5.3and Finance Committees and the senate
5.4Finance Committee, on how the remaining
5.5money has been allocated or spent.

5.6
5.7
Sec. 3. MINNESOTA STATE COLLEGES
AND UNIVERSITIES
5.8
Subdivision 1.Total Appropriation
$
239,920,000
5.9To the Board of Trustees of the Minnesota
5.10State Colleges and Universities for the
5.11purposes specified in this section.
5.12
5.13
Subd. 2.Higher Education Asset Preservation
and Replacement (HEAPR)
52,000,000
5.14To be spent in accordance with Minnesota
5.15Statutes, section 135A.046.
5.16
Subd. 3.Alexandria Technical College
5.17
Main Building Renovation and Addition
200,000
5.18To design the library, student services, and
5.19student commons building and to complete
5.20design for an infill addition to it.
5.21
5.22
Subd. 4.Anoka Ramsey Community College,
Coon Rapids
5.23
(a) Fine Arts Building Renovation
5,357,000
5.24To complete design and to renovate, furnish,
5.25and equip the Fine Arts classroom and lab
5.26building.
5.27
(b) Bioscience and Allied Health Addition
400,000
5.28To complete design of a Bioscience and
5.29Allied Health addition and renovation to
5.30support Science Technology and Math
5.31(STEM) and nursing program initiatives.
5.32
Subd. 5.Dakota County Technical College
6.1
6.2
Transportation and Emerging Technologies
Lab
300,000
6.3To complete design of the transportation
6.4and emerging technologies classrooms,
6.5laboratories, and related spaces.
6.6
6.7
Subd. 6.Hennepin Technical College, Eden
Prairie, Brooklyn Park
6.8
6.9
Learning Resource and Student Services
Renovation
10,566,000
6.10To renovate, furnish, and equip existing
6.11space at the Brooklyn Park and Eden
6.12Prairie campuses for a Library and Learning
6.13Resource Center and student services with an
6.14addition and new entrances at both campuses.
6.15
Subd. 7.Lake Superior College
6.16
Health Science Center
12,098,000
6.17To construct, furnish, and equip a new Health
6.18and Science Center addition and to design
6.19renovation of existing spaces.
6.20
Subd. 8.Metropolitan State University
6.21
Classroom Center
5,860,000
6.22To construct, furnish, and equip
6.23technology-enhanced classrooms and
6.24academic offices located above the power
6.25plant building. This appropriation includes
6.26money to demolish the power plant annex to
6.27enable the new construction.
6.28
6.29
Subd. 9.Minneapolis Community and
Technical College
6.30
Workforce Program Renovation
12,990,000
6.31To complete design and to renovate, furnish,
6.32and equip instructional space, support space,
6.33and infrastructure for workforce programs.
7.1
7.2
Subd. 10.Minnesota State Community and
Technical College, Moorhead
7.3
Library and Classroom Addition
5,448,000
7.4To complete design and to construct, furnish,
7.5and equip a classroom and library addition,
7.6and to demolish obsolete space.
7.7
Subd. 11.Minnesota State University, Mankato
7.8
Clinical Science Building Design
1,908,000
7.9To design for construction a Clinical Science
7.10Building.
7.11
7.12
Subd. 12.Minnesota State University,
Moorhead
7.13
7.14
Livingston Lord Library and Information
Technology Renovation
14,901,000
7.15To complete design and to renovate, furnish,
7.16and equip Livingston Lord Library.
7.17
7.18
Subd. 13.Minnesota West Community and
Technical College, Canby
7.19
Wind Turbine Training Facility
200,000
7.20For preliminary engineering and design of a
7.21commercial scale wind turbine for the wind
7.22energy technology program.
7.23
7.24
Subd. 14.NHED Mesabi Range Community
and Technical College, Eveleth
7.25
Shop Space Addition
5,477,000
7.26To construct, furnish, and equip shop space
7.27for the industrial mechanical technology
7.28and carpentry programs. This appropriation
7.29includes funding for renovation of existing
7.30space for Americans with Disabilities Act
7.31(ADA) compliance.
7.32
7.33
Subd. 15.NHED Mesabi Range Community
and Technical College, Virginia
8.1
Iron Range Engineering Program Facilities
3,000,000
8.2To predesign, design, construct, furnish,
8.3and equip an addition to and renovation
8.4of existing space for laboratories, flexible
8.5classrooms, and office space for the
8.6engineering program on the Virginia campus.
8.7
Subd. 16.Normandale Community College
8.8
8.9
Academic Partnership Center and Student
Services
1,000,000
8.10To design a new building for classrooms
8.11and offices and to design renovation of the
8.12Student Services Building.
8.13
Subd. 17.North Hennepin Community College
8.14
8.15
(a) Bioscience and Health Careers Center
Addition
600,000
8.16To complete design of a new building
8.17for Bioscience and Health Careers Center
8.18laboratory and classroom space.
8.19
(b) Center for Business and Technology
14,782,000
8.20To construct, furnish, and equip an addition
8.21to the Center for Business and Technology
8.22and to renovate existing space for classrooms
8.23and related space.
8.24
8.25
Subd. 18.Ridgewater Community Technical
College, Willmar
8.26
Technical Instruction Renovation
14,300,000
8.27To design, renovate, furnish, and equip
8.28classroom and existing instructional lab space
8.29and construct an addition for circulation; and
8.30to demolish obsolete space.
8.31
8.32
Subd. 19.Rochester Community Technical
College
8.33
Workforce Center Colocation
8,500,000
9.1To complete the design and to construct,
9.2furnish, and equip an addition to the
9.3Heintz Center at Rochester Community
9.4and Technical College and to renovate the
9.5heating, ventilating, and air conditioning
9.6systems. The addition will house the
9.7Rochester Area Work Force Center. The
9.8board of trustees must consult with the
9.9commissioner of employment and economic
9.10development on the design of the renovations
9.11and addition. The board must enter into a
9.12lease agreement with the commissioner of
9.13employment and economic development
9.14for use of the work force center. The lease
9.15agreement must provide that lease payments
9.16made by the commissioner will pay for the
9.17college's reasonable costs in support of the
9.18work force center.
9.19This appropriation is in addition to the
9.20appropriation in Laws 2008, chapter 179,
9.21section 3, subdivision 23.
9.22
Subd. 20.South Central College, Faribault
13,360,000
9.23
Classroom Renovation and Addition
9.24To complete design and to construct, furnish,
9.25and equip an addition, and to renovate space
9.26for classrooms, a learning resource center,
9.27related spaces, and laboratories.
9.28
9.29
Subd. 21.Southwest Minnesota State
University
9.30
Science Lab Renovation
200,000
9.31To complete design of the Science and Math
9.32building renovation.
9.33
Subd. 22.St. Cloud State University
10.1
10.2
Integrated Science and Engineering
Laboratory Facility
42,334,000
10.3To complete design and to construct,
10.4furnish, and equip Integrated Science and
10.5Engineering Laboratory Facility.
10.6
Subd. 23.St. Cloud Technical College
10.7
Allied Health Center Renovation
5,421,000
10.8To complete design and to renovate, furnish,
10.9and equip an Allied Health Center.
10.10
Subd. 24.Classroom Initiatives and Demolition
3,883,000
10.11To design, renovate, furnish, and equip
10.12classrooms and academic space and demolish
10.13obsolete space at the following campuses:
10.14Central Lakes College, Brainerd; Minnesota
10.15State Community Technical College, Wadena
10.16and Moorhead; Minnesota West Community
10.17Technical College, Pipestone; Northland
10.18Community Technical College, Thief River
10.19Falls; Pine Technical College, Pine City; and
10.20Rochester Community Technical College,
10.21Rochester.
10.22Campuses may use internal and nonstate
10.23money to increase the size of the projects.
10.24
10.25
Subd. 25.Science, Technology, Engineering,
and Math Initiatives
4,835,000
10.26To design, renovate, furnish, and equip
10.27science laboratories and classrooms at
10.28the following campuses: Bemidji State
10.29University; Century College; Minnesota
10.30State Community and Technical College,
10.31Moorhead; Minnesota State University,
10.32Moorhead; Northeast Higher Education
10.33District, Hibbing College, Itasca Community
10.34College, and Mesabi Range Eveleth;
11.1Northwest Technical College; South Central
11.2College, North Mankato.
11.3Campuses may use internal and nonstate
11.4money to increase the size of the projects.
11.5
Subd. 26.Debt Service
11.6(a) Except as provided in paragraph (b), the
11.7board shall pay the debt service on one-third
11.8of the principal amount of state bonds sold to
11.9finance projects authorized by this section.
11.10After each sale of general obligation bonds,
11.11the commissioner of management and budget
11.12shall notify the board of the amounts assessed
11.13for each year for the life of the bonds.
11.14(b) The board need not pay debt service
11.15on bonds sold to finance higher education
11.16asset preservation and replacement. Where a
11.17nonstate match is required, the debt service is
11.18due on a principal amount equal to one-third
11.19of the total project cost, less the match
11.20committed before the bonds are sold. For
11.21the workforce center colocation project
11.22at Rochester Community and Technical
11.23College, the board shall pay the debt service
11.24on $1,079,000 of the principal amount of
11.25state bonds sold to finance the project. The
11.26commissioner of employment and economic
11.27development shall pay the debt service on
11.28$5,262,000 of the principal amount of state
11.29bonds sold to finance the project, in the
11.30manner provided in Minnesota Statutes,
11.31section 16A.643.
11.32(c) The commissioner of management and
11.33budget shall reduce the board's assessment
11.34each year by one-third of the net income
11.35from investment of general obligation bond
12.1proceeds in proportion to the amount of
12.2principal and interest otherwise required to
12.3be paid by the board. The board shall pay its
12.4resulting net assessment to the commissioner
12.5of management and budget by December
12.61 each year. If the board fails to make
12.7a payment when due, the commissioner
12.8of management and budget shall reduce
12.9allotments for appropriations from the
12.10general fund otherwise available to the board
12.11and apply the amount of the reduction to
12.12cover the missed debt service payment. The
12.13commissioner of management and budget
12.14shall credit the payments received from the
12.15board to the bond debt service account in
12.16the state bond fund each December 1 before
12.17money is transferred from the general fund
12.18under Minnesota Statutes, section 16A.641,
12.19subdivision 10.
12.20
Subd. 27.Unspent Appropriations
12.21(a) Upon substantial completion of a project
12.22authorized in this section and after written
12.23notice to the commissioner of management
12.24and budget, the board must use any money
12.25remaining in the appropriation for that
12.26project for higher asset preservation and
12.27replacement (HEAPR) under Minnesota
12.28Statutes, section 135A.046. The Board
12.29of Trustees must report by February 1 of
12.30each even-numbered year to the chairs of
12.31the house of representatives and senate
12.32committees with jurisdiction over capital
12.33investment and higher education finance, and
12.34to the chairs of the house of representatives
12.35Ways and Means Committee and the senate
13.1Finance Committee, on how the remaining
13.2money has been allocated or spent.
13.3(b) The unspent portion of an appropriation
13.4for a project in this section that is complete
13.5is available for higher education asset
13.6preservation and replacement under this
13.7subdivision, at the same campus as the
13.8project for which the original appropriation
13.9was made and the debt service requirement
13.10under subdivision 27 is reduced accordingly.
13.11Minnesota Statutes, section 16A.642, applies
13.12from the date of the original appropriation to
13.13the unspent amount transferred.

13.14
Sec. 4. EDUCATION
13.15
Subdivision 1.Total Appropriation
$
7,780,000
13.16To the commissioner of education for the
13.17purposes specified in this section.
13.18
13.19
Subd. 2.Independent School District No. 38,
Red Lake
5,780,000
13.20From the maximum effort school loan fund
13.21for a capital loan to Independent School
13.22District No. 38, Red Lake, as provided in
13.23Minnesota Statutes, sections 126C.60 to
13.24126C.72, to design, construct, furnish, and
13.25equip renovation of existing facilities and
13.26construction of new facilities.
13.27The project paid for with this appropriation
13.28includes a portion of the renovation and
13.29construction identified in the review and
13.30comment performed by the commissioner of
13.31education under the capital loan provisions
13.32of Minnesota Statutes, section 126C.69. This
13.33portion includes renovation and construction
13.34of a single kitchen and cafeteria to serve the
14.1high school and middle school, a receiving
14.2area and dock and adjacent drives, utilities,
14.3and grading.
14.4Before any capital loan contract is approved
14.5under this authorization, the district must
14.6provide documentation acceptable to the
14.7commissioner on how the capital loan will
14.8be used. If any portion of the appropriation
14.9remains after completion of the identified
14.10project components, the district may, with
14.11the commissioner's approval, use the money
14.12for other items identified in the review and
14.13comment submission.
14.14
14.15
Subd. 3.Library Accessibility and
Improvement Grants
2,000,000
14.16For library accessibility and improvement
14.17grants under Minnesota Statutes, section
14.18134.45.

14.19
Sec. 5. MINNESOTA STATE ACADEMIES
14.20
Subdivision 1.Total Appropriation
$
2,500,000
14.21To the commissioner of administration for
14.22the purposes specified in this section.
14.23
Subd. 2.Asset Preservation
2,000,000
14.24For asset preservation on both campuses of
14.25the academies, to be spent in accordance with
14.26Minnesota Statutes, section 16B.307.
14.27
Subd. 3.Independent Living Housing
500,000
14.28To predesign, design, construct, furnish, and
14.29equip independent living housing on the
14.30Academy for the Blind campus. The project
14.31will be conducted in collaboration with the
14.32carpentry class of South Central College of
14.33Faribault and provide housing for students
15.118 to 21 years of age in the nontraditional
15.2student component of the Academy Plus
15.3Transition program.

15.4
15.5
Sec. 6. PERPICH CENTER FOR ARTS
EDUCATION
15.6
Subdivision 1.Total Appropriation
$
1,373,000
15.7To the commissioner of administration for
15.8the purposes specified in this section.
15.9
Subd. 2.Alpha Building Demolition
755,000
15.10To demolish the Alpha Building.
15.11
Subd. 3.Delta Dorm Windows
489,000
15.12To install new windows in the Delta
15.13Dormitory, completing the building's
15.14renovations.
15.15
Subd. 4.Storage Building
129,000
15.16To construct a storage building on the site of
15.17the demolished Alpha Building.

15.18
Sec. 7. NATURAL RESOURCES
15.19
Subdivision 1.Total Appropriation
$
126,254,000
15.20To the commissioner of natural resources for
15.21the purposes specified in this section.
15.22The appropriations in this section are
15.23subject to the requirements of the natural
15.24resources capital improvement program
15.25under Minnesota Statutes, section 86A.12,
15.26unless this section or the statutes referred
15.27to in this section provide more specific
15.28standards, criteria, or priorities for projects
15.29than Minnesota Statutes, section 86A.12.
15.30
Subd. 2.Natural Resources Asset Preservation
1,000,000
16.1For the renovation of state-owned facilities
16.2and recreational assets operated by the
16.3commissioner of natural resources that can
16.4be substantially completed within 12 months
16.5after the effective date of this section, to be
16.6spent in accordance with Minnesota Statutes,
16.7section 84.946. The commissioner may
16.8use this appropriation to replace buildings
16.9if, considering the embedded energy in the
16.10building, that is the most energy-efficient and
16.11carbon-reducing method of renovation.
16.12
Subd. 3.Flood Hazard Mitigation Grants
63,500,000
16.13(a) For the state share of flood hazard
16.14mitigation grants for publicly owned capital
16.15improvements to prevent or alleviate flood
16.16damage under Minnesota Statutes, section
16.17103F.161.
16.18(b) The commissioner shall determine project
16.19priorities as appropriate, based on need.
16.20(c) This appropriation includes money for
16.21the following county and municipal projects:
16.22Ada, Afton, Austin, Borup, Breckenridge,
16.23Clay County, Climax, Crookston, Felton,
16.24Georgetown, Granite Falls, Halstad,
16.25Hendrum, Inver Grove Heights, Montevideo,
16.26Moorhead, Nielsville, Oakport Township,
16.27Oslo, Perley, Roseau, Rushford, and Shelly.
16.28(d) This appropriation includes money for
16.29the following watershed district projects:
16.30Brandt Angus, Middle-Snake-Tamarac
16.31Rivers Watershed District; Fountain Lake,
16.32Shell Rock River Watershed District; Grand
16.33Marais Creek, Red Lake Watershed District;
16.34Hay Creek-Norland, Roseau Watershed
16.35District; Manston Slough, Buffalo-Red River
17.1Watershed District; North Ottawa, Bois de
17.2Sioux Watershed District; Red Path, Bois de
17.3Sioux Watershed District; Springbrook, Two
17.4Rivers Watershed District; Thief River Falls,
17.5County Ditch No. 1, Red Lake Watershed
17.6District; Upper Becker Dams, Wild Rice
17.7Watershed District; and Upper South Branch,
17.8Buffalo-Red River Watershed District.
17.9(e) The commissioner may spend money
17.10and make grants for land acquisition,
17.11predesign, design, and engineering for the
17.12Fargo-Moorhead metropolitan diversion
17.13project proposed by the United States Army
17.14Corps of Engineers, but must not spend
17.15money or make grants for construction of the
17.16diversion channel until an implementation
17.17plan for mitigation of downstream impacts
17.18has been developed, or April 1, 2012,
17.19whichever occurs first. The mitigation plan
17.20must ensure that the project will not make
17.21downstream flooding worse than it would
17.22have been without the project.
17.23(f) For any project listed in this subdivision
17.24that the commissioner determines is not
17.25ready to proceed or does not expend all the
17.26money allocated to it, the commissioner may
17.27allocate that project's money to a project on
17.28the commissioner's priority list.
17.29(g) To the extent that the cost of a project
17.30exceeds two percent of the median household
17.31income in the municipality, Oakport
17.32Township, or Clay County multiplied by the
17.33number of households in the municipality,
17.34Oakport Township, or Clay County, this
18.1appropriation is also for the local share of the
18.2project.
18.3(h) For the purpose of determining any
18.4local match required for the Moorhead
18.5project and other municipal Red River flood
18.6hazard mitigation projects, the projects
18.7include all bondable flood hazard mitigation
18.8activities occurring under Department of
18.9Natural Resources flood hazard mitigation
18.10grants after April 2009 and bondable flood
18.11hazard mitigation projects resulting from
18.12the United States Army Corps of Engineers
18.13Fargo-Moorhead Metropolitan Feasibility
18.14Study.
18.15(i) The commissioner shall report quarterly
18.16to the chairs of the senate and house of
18.17representatives committees on finance,
18.18ways and means, and capital investment,
18.19and to the chairs of the senate and house of
18.20representatives committees and divisions
18.21with jurisdiction over natural resources
18.22policy and budget on the previous quarter's
18.23expenditure of the appropriation in this
18.24subdivision.
18.25
18.26
Subd. 4.Groundwater Monitoring and
Observation Wells
1,000,000
18.27To install new publicly owned groundwater
18.28level observation wells to monitor the Mount
18.29Simon aquifer and assess groundwater for
18.30water supply planning in the south and central
18.31regions of the state. This appropriation
18.32may also be used to seal existing obsolete
18.33monitoring wells in the Mount Simon region
18.34that are no longer functional.
18.35
Subd. 5.Dam Renovation and Removal
4,750,000
19.1To renovate or remove publicly owned dams.
19.2The commissioner shall determine project
19.3priorities as appropriate under Minnesota
19.4Statutes, sections 103G.511 and 103G.515.
19.5This appropriation includes money for the
19.6following projects:
19.7(a) Byllesby Dam, Dakota and Goodhue
19.8Counties
19.9(b) Champlin Mill Pond Dam, Hennepin
19.10County
19.11(c) Clayton Lake Dam, Pine County
19.12(d) Drayton Dam, Kittson County
19.13(e) Hallock Dam, Kittson County
19.14(f) Lake Bronson Dam, Kittson County
19.15(g) Lanesboro Dam, Fillmore County
19.16(h) Milaca Dam, Mille Lacs County
19.17(i) Montevideo Dam, Chippewa County
19.18(j) Pike River Dam, St. Louis County
19.19(k) $750,000 is for a grant to the Three Rivers
19.20Park District to renovate the Coon Rapids
19.21Dam. This appropriation is not available
19.22until the commissioner determines that an
19.23amount sufficient to complete the project is
19.24committed to the project.
19.25Notwithstanding Minnesota Statutes, section
19.2616A.69, subdivision 2, upon the award of
19.27final contracts for the completion of a project
19.28listed in this subdivision, the commissioner
19.29may transfer the unencumbered balance
19.30in the project account to any other dam
19.31renovation or removal project on the
19.32commissioner's priority list.
20.1
20.2
Subd. 6.Wildlife and Aquatic Management
Area Land Acquisition and Improvement
1,000,000
20.3To acquire land in fee for wildlife
20.4management area and aquatic management
20.5area purposes and for improvements of a
20.6capital nature to develop, protect, or improve
20.7habitat and facilities on wildlife management
20.8areas under Minnesota Statutes, section
20.986A.05, subdivisions 8 and 14.
20.10
Subd. 7.RIM Critical Habitat Match
3,000,000
20.11To provide the state match for the critical
20.12habitat private sector matching account under
20.13Minnesota Statutes, section 84.943. This
20.14appropriation must be used only to acquire
20.15fee title.
20.16
20.17
Subd. 8.Scientific and Natural Area
Acquisition and Development
4,500,000
20.18To acquire in fee the Hastings Sand Coulee
20.19in Dakota County, and other lands identified
20.20by the commissioner as targeted sites for
20.21potential acquisition for scientific and natural
20.22areas under Minnesota Statutes, sections
20.2384.033 and 86A.05, subdivision 5, and for
20.24protection and improvements of a capital
20.25nature in scientific and natural areas. Not
20.26less than five percent of this appropriation
20.27is for restoration.
20.28
Subd. 9.Forests for the Future
500,000
20.29To acquire conservation easements as
20.30described under Minnesota Statutes, chapter
20.3184C, on private forest lands and within
20.32Forest Legacy Areas established under
20.33United States Code, title 16, section 2103c.
21.1The conservation easements must guarantee
21.2public access, including hunting and fishing.
21.3
Subd. 10.State Forest Land Reforestation
3,000,000
21.4To increase reforestation activities to meet
21.5the reforestation requirements of Minnesota
21.6Statutes, section 89.002, subdivision 2,
21.7including planting, seeding, site preparation,
21.8and purchasing native seeds and native
21.9seedlings; and for timber stand improvement.
21.10
Subd. 11.Forest Roads and Bridges
1,000,000
21.11For reconstruction, resurfacing, replacement,
21.12and construction of state forest roads and
21.13bridges under Minnesota Statutes, section
21.1489.002.
21.15
Subd. 12.Shade Tree Program
3,000,000
21.16For grants to cities, counties, townships,
21.17and park and recreation boards in cities of
21.18the first class for the planting of publicly
21.19owned shade trees on public land to provide
21.20environmental benefits; replace trees lost to
21.21forest pests, disease or storm; or to establish
21.22a more diverse community forest better able
21.23to withstand disease and forest pests. The
21.24commissioner must give priority to grant
21.25requests to remove and replace trees with
21.26active infestations of emerald ash borer. For
21.27purposes of this appropriation, "shade tree"
21.28means a woody perennial grown primarily
21.29for aesthetic or environmental purposes
21.30with minimal to residual timber value and
21.31no intent to harvest the tree for its wood.
21.32Any tree planted with funding under this
21.33subdivision must be a species native to
21.34Minnesota.
22.1
Subd. 13.State Park Rehabilitation
4,659,000
22.2For rehabilitation projects within state
22.3parks established under Minnesota Statutes,
22.4section 85.012, as identified in the January
22.520, 2010, list of projects titled "State Park
22.6Development Projects - 12 month completion
22.7possible," including: at the Soudan
22.8Underground Mine, water treatment system
22.9and lab building, and new discharge pipeline;
22.10at Minneopa, safety improvements to the
22.11historic pedestrian bridge; at Itasca, repaving
22.12the wilderness drive and improvements
22.13to the beach area amphitheater; at Fort
22.14Ridgely, office consolidation into the historic
22.15museum building; at Whitewater and
22.16Mille Lacs Kathio, new RV sanitary dump
22.17stations; at Lake Maria, road paving and
22.18rehabilitation; and at all parks, campground
22.19electrical upgrades. Up to one percent of
22.20this appropriation may be used for project
22.21predesign for next funding cycle. Most of
22.22the appropriation in this subdivision must be
22.23spent within 12 months after the effective
22.24date of this section.
22.25
22.26
Subd. 14.State Park and Recreation Area
Acquisition
2,150,000
22.27To acquire from willing sellers private lands
22.28for the following state parks established
22.29under Minnesota Statutes, section 85.012:
22.30land within William O'Brien State Park and
22.31land near Split Rock Lighthouse State Park
22.32that provides a view of the lighthouse; and
22.33land within Cuyuna Country State Recreation
22.34Area, established under Minnesota Statutes,
22.35section 85.013.
23.1
23.2
Subd. 15.State Park and Recreation Area
Development
23.3For projects within state parks established
23.4under Minnesota Statutes, section 85.012,
23.5and state recreation areas established under
23.6Minnesota Statutes, section 85.013.
23.7This appropriation includes money for the
23.8following projects:
23.9
(a) Cuyuna Country State Recreation Area
1,250,000
23.10
(b) Glendalough State Park
350,000
23.11To develop a trail within Glendalough State
23.12Park.
23.13
Subd. 16.State Trail Rehabilitation
4,000,000
23.14(a) To renovate state trails established
23.15under Minnesota Statutes, section 85.015,
23.16according to the commissioner's priorities
23.17and as provided in Minnesota Statutes,
23.18section 84.946. Most of the appropriation
23.19in this subdivision must be spent within 12
23.20months after the effective date of this section.
23.21This appropriation is for the following trails:
23.22(1) Gateway Trail;
23.23(2) Luce Line Trail;
23.24(3) Munger Trail;
23.25(4) Paul Bunyan Trail; and
23.26(5) Root River Trail.
23.27For any project listed in this subdivision that
23.28the commissioner determines is not ready to
23.29proceed, the commissioner may allocate that
23.30project's money to another state trail project.
23.31The chairs of the house of representatives
23.32and senate committees with jurisdiction
24.1over environment and natural resources
24.2and legislators from the affected legislative
24.3districts must be notified of any changes.
24.4(b) This appropriation may also be used to
24.5renovate the Alborn-Pengilly Railroad ATV
24.6Trail.
24.7
24.8
Subd. 17.State Trail Acquisition and
Development
21,423,000
24.9To acquire land for and to construct and
24.10renovate state trails under Minnesota
24.11Statutes, section 85.015.
24.12Up to $1,000,000 is for the Blazing Star
24.13Trail.
24.14Up to $1,000,000 is for the Browns Creek
24.15Trail.
24.16Up to $2,000,000 is for the Casey Jones Trail.
24.17Up to $2,000,000 is to design, acquire land
24.18for, and develop the Camp Ripley/Veterans
24.19State Trail, established in new Minnesota
24.20Statutes, section 85.015, subdivision 28,
24.21in conjunction with the United States
24.22Department of Defense and the Minnesota
24.23Department of Transportation.
24.24Up to $1,000,000 is for the Cuyuna Lakes
24.25Trail.
24.26Up to $2,000,000 is for the Gateway Trail.
24.27Up to $1,000,000 is for the Gitchi-Gami
24.28Trail.
24.29Up to $2,000,000 is to acquire and develop
24.30a five-mile bituminous extension of the
24.31Glacial Lakes State Trail in the city of New
24.32London to Sibley State Park, in the CSAH 40
24.33corridor, for bicycle and pedestrian use.
25.1Up to $1,300,000 is to acquire and develop
25.2the segment of the Goodhue Pioneer Trail
25.3between the cities of Zumbrota and Goodhue.
25.4Up to $1,500,000 is for the Heartland Trail
25.5extension.
25.6Up to $2,373,000 is for paving the Luce
25.7Line Trail and developing a parallel horse
25.8trail between the city of Winsted and city
25.9of Cedar Mills. The trail between the city
25.10of Winsted and city of Cedar Mills must be
25.11available for multiple uses, including hiking,
25.12biking, horseback riding, snowmobiling,
25.13cross-country skiing, and inline skating.
25.14Notwithstanding Minnesota Statutes, section
25.1584.8712, subdivision 1, snowmobiles with
25.16metal traction devices may be used on the
25.17portion of the Luce Line Trail paved with this
25.18appropriation. The commissioner of natural
25.19resources shall ensure that all drainage tile
25.20passing under the Luce Line Trail can be
25.21maintained and provide for adequate crossing
25.22locations for farmers with construction
25.23standards that allow for large machinery to
25.24cross the trail.
25.25Up to $550,000 is for the Mill Towns Trail.
25.26Up to $400,000 is for the Minnesota River
25.27Trail.
25.28Up to $1,800,000 is for the Paul Bunyan
25.29Trail.
25.30Up to $1,500,000 is for the Shooting Star
25.31Trail.
25.32For any project listed in this subdivision that
25.33the commissioner determines is not ready to
25.34proceed, the commissioner may allocate that
26.1project's money to another state trail project.
26.2The chairs of the house of representatives
26.3and senate committees with jurisdiction
26.4over environment and natural resources
26.5and legislators from the affected legislative
26.6districts must be notified of any changes.
26.7
Subd. 18.Regional Trails
500,000
26.8For matching grants under Minnesota
26.9Statutes, section 85.019, subdivision 4b.
26.10For a grant to Aitkin County to acquire
26.11land for and to construct segments of the
26.12Northwoods Regional All-Terrain Vehicle
26.13Trail.
26.14
Subd. 19.Trail Connections
3,292,000
26.15For matching grants under Minnesota
26.16Statutes, section 85.019, subdivision 4c.
26.17$55,000 is for a grant to Carlton County to
26.18make safety improvements on the Soo Line
26.19Trail in Moose Lake, including restoring
26.20decking, railings, and approaches of the
26.21trestles on the trail.
26.22$512,000 is for a grant to the city of Granite
26.23Falls to renovate the Roebling suspension
26.24pedestrian bridge over the Minnesota River
26.25in Granite Falls.
26.26$175,000 is for a grant to the city of Hibbing
26.27to acquire land, predesign, design, construct,
26.28and resurface the Carey Lake Bike Trail
26.29which follows 25th Street (Dupont Road)
26.30east to the Carey Lake Park in Hibbing, St.
26.31Louis County.
26.32$1,000,000 is for a grant to the city of
26.33Rochester to acquire the DM&E Pine Island
27.1spur right-of-way to connect to the Douglas
27.2State Trail.
27.3$800,000 is for a grant to the Rocori Trail
27.4Board to acquire, design, and construct phase
27.51 of the Rocori Trail, from Richmond to the
27.6east side of the Sauk River into Cold Spring,
27.7connecting the Glacial Lakes State Trail to
27.8the Beaver Island Trail and Lake Wobegon
27.9Trail.
27.10$250,000 is for a grant to Stearns County
27.11to develop the 26-mile Dairyland Trail
27.12connecting to the Lake Wobegon Trail.
27.13$500,000 is for a grant to the city of Walker
27.14for phases 2 and 3 of the Shingobee Trail
27.15Connection to the Paul Bunyan State Trail.
27.16For any project listed in this subdivision
27.17that the commissioner determines is not
27.18ready to proceed, the commissioner may
27.19allocate that project's money to another
27.20trail connection project in this subdivision.
27.21The chairs of the house of representatives
27.22and senate committees with jurisdiction
27.23over the environment and natural resources
27.24and legislators from the affected legislative
27.25districts must be notified of any changes.
27.26
27.27
Subd. 20.St. Mathias Trail Paving - Fort
Ripley
50,000
27.28For a grant to the city of Fort Ripley to pave
27.29a trail in St. Mathias Park.
27.30
27.31
Subd. 21.Rum River Buffer and Bridge
Replacement
130,000
27.32For a grant to the city of Milaca to demolish
27.33and remove the pedestrian bridge over the
27.34Rum River between Rec Park and Forest
28.1Hill cemetery in the city of Milaca, and to
28.2design, engineer, construct, and install a new
28.3accessible pedestrian bridge in the same
28.4location. The project must remove the pillars
28.5in the river and the new bridge must not have
28.6pillars in the river. This appropriation is not
28.7available until the city has agreed to develop
28.8a 100-foot-wide permanent buffer on the
28.9east side of the river that will protect the
28.10river where currently there is no appropriate
28.11buffer.
28.12
Subd. 22.Fort Snelling Upper Bluff
1,200,000
28.13For a grant to Hennepin County to conduct
28.14emergency building stabilization at Fort
28.15Snelling Upper Bluff. This appropriation
28.16is not available until the commissioner of
28.17management and budget has determined
28.18that Hennepin County has entered into
28.19appropriate agreements to use Sentence to
28.20Serve labor for the project that will train
28.21the Sentence to Serve laborers in the skills
28.22needed for the work.
28.23
28.24
Subd. 23.Lake Superior Campground
Expansion
1,000,000
28.25For a grant to the city of Two Harbors to
28.26design and construct an expansion of the
28.27Burlington Bay Campground.
28.28
Subd. 24.Unspent Appropriations
28.29The unspent portion of an appropriation, but
28.30not to exceed ten percent of the appropriation,
28.31for a project in this section that is complete,
28.32other than an appropriation for flood hazard
28.33mitigation, is available for asset preservation
28.34under Minnesota Statutes, section 84.946.
28.35Minnesota Statutes, section 16A.642, applies
29.1from the date of the original appropriation
29.2to the unspent amount transferred for asset
29.3preservation.

29.4
Sec. 8. POLLUTION CONTROL AGENCY
29.5
Subdivision 1.Total Appropriation
$
14,275,000
29.6To the Pollution Control Agency for the
29.7purposes specified in this section.
29.8
Subd. 2.Closed Landfill Cleanup
8,700,000
29.9To design and construct remedial systems
29.10and acquire land at landfills throughout the
29.11state in accordance with the closed landfill
29.12program under Minnesota Statutes, sections
29.13115B.39 to 115B.42. The agency must follow
29.14the agency priorities. Entities administering
29.15projects undertaken with funds in this
29.16subdivision must conform to occupational
29.17safety and health standards under federal law
29.18and Minnesota Statutes, chapter 182, and
29.19report to the legislature any violations.
29.20
Subd. 3.Capital Assistance Program
5,575,000
29.21For the solid waste capital assistance grants
29.22program under Minnesota Statutes, section
29.23115A.54, except that the $2,000,000 limit on
29.24the total amount of the grant is waived for
29.25these projects.
29.26(1) $500,000 is for a grant to Becker County
29.27to design and construct a waste transfer
29.28facility. This amount includes 75 percent of
29.29the cost of the transfer station and 50 percent
29.30of the cost of the material recovery facility.
29.31The counties using this facility must agree
29.32to achieve a 60 percent recycling rate and
29.33an organics recovery rate of 15 percent by
30.12025. This grant is not available until the
30.2agency determines that an amount sufficient
30.3to complete the project is committed to it
30.4from nonstate sources.
30.5(2) $5,075,000 is for a grant to the city
30.6of Perham in Otter Tail County to design,
30.7construct, furnish, and equip a material
30.8recovery facility at the Perham Resource
30.9Recovery Facility. The counties using this
30.10facility must agree to achieve a 60 percent
30.11recycling rate and an organics recovery rate
30.12of 15 percent by 2025.

30.13
30.14
Sec. 9. BOARD OF WATER AND SOIL
RESOURCES
30.15
Subdivision 1.Total Appropriation
$
27,500,000
30.16To the Board of Water and Soil Resources
30.17for the purposes specified in this section.
30.18
Subd. 2.RIM Conservation Reserve
25,000,000
30.19(a) To acquire conservation easements from
30.20landowners to preserve, restore, create,
30.21and enhance wetlands; restore and enhance
30.22rivers and streams, riparian lands, and
30.23associated uplands in order to protect soil
30.24and water quality; support fish and wildlife
30.25habitat; reduce flood damage; and provide
30.26other public benefits. The provisions of
30.27Minnesota Statutes, section 103F.515, apply
30.28to this appropriation, except that the board
30.29may establish alternative payment rates for
30.30easements and practices to establish restored
30.31native prairies, as defined in Minnesota
30.32Statutes, section 84.02, subdivision 7, and
30.33to protect uplands. Of this appropriation, up
31.1to ten percent may be used to implement the
31.2program.
31.3The board may give priority to the area
31.4designated for relief and recovery from the
31.5flooding that occurred on or after August
31.618, 2007, in the area of southeast Minnesota
31.7designated under Presidential Declaration of
31.8Major Disaster DR-1717.
31.9At least $2,000,000 of this amount is
31.10available for use by the Cedar River and
31.11Turtle Creek Watershed Districts in Freeborn,
31.12Mower, Dodge, and Steele Counties to
31.13restore wetlands and reduce flooding in the
31.14Austin area.
31.15Up to $8,000,000 of this amount is available
31.16for use in Minnesota counties in the Red
31.17River Basin to restore wetlands and reduce
31.18flooding.
31.19Up to $500,000 is for use in the Rum River
31.20watershed.
31.21Up to $2,000,000 is for use in Area II.
31.22$7,500,000 is for use in the seven-county
31.23metropolitan area.
31.24Up to $400,000 is for a grant to the Freeborn
31.25County Soil and Water Conservation District
31.26for use in the Minnesota portion of the Bear
31.27Lake watershed.
31.28(b) The board is authorized to enter into
31.29new agreements and amend past agreements
31.30with landowners as required by Minnesota
31.31Statutes, section 103F.515, subdivision
31.325, to allow for restoration, including
31.33overseeding and harvesting of native prairie
31.34vegetation for use for energy production in
32.1a manner that does not devalue the natural
32.2habitat, water quality benefits, or carbon
32.3sequestration functions of the area enrolled
32.4in the easement. This shall occur after seed
32.5production and minimize impacts on wildlife.
32.6Of this appropriation, up to five percent
32.7may be used for restoration, including
32.8overseeding. The board must submit to the
32.9legislative committees with jurisdiction over
32.10environment finance and capital investment
32.11an interim report on this program by October
32.121, 2010, and a final report by February 1,
32.132011.
32.14
32.15
Subd. 3.Wetland Replacement Due to Public
Road Projects
2,500,000
32.16To acquire land for wetland restoration
32.17or preservation to replace wetlands
32.18drained or filled as a result of the
32.19repair or reconstruction, replacement, or
32.20rehabilitation of existing public roads as
32.21required by Minnesota Statutes, section
32.22103G.222, subdivision 1, paragraphs (l)
32.23and (m). The board shall give priority
32.24consideration to establishing wetland credits
32.25in the seven-county metropolitan area in
32.26partnership with the Minneapolis Park and
32.27Recreation Board and the sculpture garden
32.28project.
32.29The provisions of Minnesota Statutes, section
32.30103F.515, apply to this appropriation, except
32.31that the board may establish alternative
32.32payment rates for easements and practices
32.33to establish restored native prairies, as
32.34defined in Minnesota Statutes, section 84.02,
32.35subdivision 7, and to protect uplands.
33.1The purchase price paid for acquisition
33.2of land, fee, or perpetual easement must
33.3be the fair market value as determined
33.4by the board. The board may enter into
33.5agreements with the federal government,
33.6other state agencies, political subdivisions,
33.7and nonprofit organizations or fee owners to
33.8acquire land and restore and create wetlands
33.9and to acquire existing wetland banking
33.10credits. Acquisition of or the conveyance
33.11of land may be in the name of the political
33.12subdivision.

33.13
33.14
Sec. 10. MINNESOTA ZOOLOGICAL
GARDEN
33.15
Subdivision 1.Total Appropriation
$
21,000,000
33.16To the Minnesota Zoological Garden Board
33.17for the purposes specified in this section.
33.18
Subd. 2.Asset Preservation and Improvement
6,000,000
33.19For capital asset preservation improvements
33.20and betterments to infrastructure and
33.21exhibits at the Minnesota Zoo, to be spent in
33.22accordance with Minnesota Statutes, section
33.2316B.307.
33.24
Subd. 3.Master Plan
15,000,000
33.25To design, construct, furnish, and equip
33.26phase 1 of the Heart of the Zoo entry, Visitor
33.27Center, and Environmental Education Center.
33.28This appropriation is not available until the
33.29city of St. Paul certifies to the commissioner
33.30of management and budget that it has
33.31sufficient financing to complete phase 2
33.32renovation of exhibits at the Como Zoo.

33.33
Sec. 11. ADMINISTRATION
34.1
Subdivision 1.Total Appropriation
$
11,175,000
34.2To the commissioner of administration for
34.3the purposes specified in this section.
34.4
34.5
Subd. 2.Capital Asset Preservation and
Replacement Account (CAPRA)
2,000,000
34.6To be spent in accordance with Minnesota
34.7Statutes, section 16A.632.
34.8
Subd. 3.Asset Preservation
8,075,000
34.9For asset preservation projects in properties
34.10managed by the commissioner. This
34.11appropriation must be spent in accordance
34.12with Minnesota Statutes, section 16B.307.
34.13$1,250,000 is to design, construct, furnish,
34.14and equip phase 1 of Capitol campus security
34.15upgrades.
34.16$75,000 is to predesign renovation of the
34.17Governor's residence on Summit Avenue in
34.18St. Paul.
34.19
Subd. 4.Cooperative Local Facilities Grants
1,000,000
34.20For grants to counties, cities, towns, and
34.21school districts to construct or renovate
34.22cooperative local facilities under new
34.23Minnesota Statutes, section 16B.355.
34.24
34.25
Subd. 5.Veterans, Firefighters, and Police
Memorial - Eagan
100,000
34.26For a grant to the city of Eagan to design and
34.27construct a memorial to those in the military,
34.28firefighters, and police who have died in the
34.29line of duty.

34.30
Sec. 12. AMATEUR SPORTS COMMISSION
34.31
Subdivision 1.Total Appropriation
$
8,450,000
35.1To the Minnesota Amateur Sports
35.2Commission for the purposes specified in
35.3this section.
35.4
Subd. 2.Women's Hockey Center - Blaine
950,000
35.5To predesign, design, construct, furnish, and
35.6equip a women's locker room, training room,
35.7and education display at the National Sports
35.8Center Super Rink in Blaine.
35.9
Subd. 3.National Volleyball Center - Rochester
4,000,000
35.10For a grant to the city of Rochester to design,
35.11construct, furnish, and equip the phase 2
35.12expansion of the National Volleyball Center
35.13in Rochester, designated by the Minnesota
35.14Amateur Sports Commission as a regional
35.15amateur sports center, subject to Minnesota
35.16Statutes, section 16A.695.
35.17
35.18
Subd. 4.Northwestern Minnesota Regional
Sports Center - Moorhead
3,500,000
35.19For a grant to the city of Moorhead to
35.20design, construct, furnish, and equip the
35.21Northwestern Minnesota Regional Sports
35.22Center.
35.23This appropriation is not available until the
35.24commissioner has determined that at least
35.25an equal amount has been committed to the
35.26project from nonstate sources. The match
35.27may include in-kind contributions, and may
35.28include contributions made since January 1,
35.292007.

35.30
Sec. 13. MILITARY AFFAIRS
35.31
Subdivision 1.Total Appropriation
$
11,900,000
35.32To the adjutant general for the purposes
35.33specified in this section.
36.1
Subd. 2.Asset Preservation
4,000,000
36.2For asset preservation improvements and
36.3betterments of a capital nature at military
36.4affairs facilities statewide, to be spent in
36.5accordance with Minnesota Statutes, section
36.616B.307.
36.7
Subd. 3.Facility Life Safety Improvements
1,000,000
36.8For life safety improvements and to correct
36.9code deficiencies at military affairs facilities
36.10statewide, to be spent in accordance with
36.11Minnesota Statutes, section 16B.307.
36.12
Subd. 4.Facility ADA Compliance
900,000
36.13For Americans with Disabilities Act
36.14(ADA) alterations to existing National
36.15Guard Training and Community Centers in
36.16locations throughout the state, to be spent in
36.17accordance with Minnesota Statutes, section
36.1816B.307.
36.19
Subd. 5.Cedar Street Armory Renovation
5,000,000
36.20To design and renovate the Cedar Street
36.21Armory in St. Paul, including mechanical,
36.22electrical, building envelope, and life safety
36.23improvements.
36.24
Subd. 6.Camp Ripley Troop Support Facility
1,000,000
36.25To complete design, renovation, furnishing,
36.26and equipping of the Troop Support
36.27Facility at Camp Ripley, including but
36.28not limited to: window replacement,
36.29interior floor installation and finishings, air
36.30conditioning, upgrade of electrical, data, and
36.31telecommunication systems, and kitchen
36.32installation.
36.33
Subd. 7.Unspent Appropriations.
37.1The unspent portion of an appropriation for
37.2a project under this section that has been
37.3completed may be used for any other purpose
37.4permitted under Minnesota Statutes, section
37.516B.307.

37.6
Sec. 14. PUBLIC SAFETY
37.7
Subdivision 1.Total Appropriation
$
15,000,000
37.8To the commissioner of public safety, or other
37.9named agency, for the purposes specified in
37.10this section.
37.11
37.12
Subd. 2.Emergency Management Training
Facility - Camp Ripley
6,000,000
37.13To the commissioner of administration to
37.14design, construct, furnish, and equip an
37.15emergency vehicle operator's course at Camp
37.16Ripley.
37.17Nonmilitary public safety personnel from
37.18Minnesota must be given access to the
37.19facility.
37.20
Subd. 3.State Emergency Operations Center
2,250,000
37.21To the commissioner of administration to
37.22predesign and design a new state emergency
37.23operations center in Arden Hills.
37.24The commissioner of administration must
37.25consult with the commissioner of public
37.26safety in the predesign and design. This
37.27appropriation is not available until the
37.28commissioner has reported to the chairs and
37.29ranking minority members of the house of
37.30representatives and senate committees with
37.31jurisdiction over public safety policy and
37.32finance, capital investment, finance, and
37.33ways and means, how the Arden Hills site
38.1will be adequately accessible in the event
38.2of a disaster that adversely affects major
38.3transportation corridors.
38.4
38.5
Subd. 4.East Metro Regional Fire Training
Facility - Maplewood
3,000,000
38.6For a grant to the city of Maplewood
38.7to acquire land, prepare a site including
38.8environmental work, predesign, design,
38.9and construct the East Metro Regional Fire
38.10Training Facility in Ramsey County, within
38.11the city of Maplewood.
38.12This appropriation is not available until the
38.13commissioner has determined that at least
38.14an equal amount has been committed from
38.15nonstate sources.
38.16
38.17
Subd. 5.Emergency Operations Center and
Fire Training Facility - Minneapolis
750,000
38.18For a grant to the city of Minneapolis to
38.19complete design and construction of an
38.20Emergency Operations Center and Fire
38.21Training Facility in the city of Minneapolis.
38.22This appropriation is not available until the
38.23commissioner has determined that at least
38.24an equal amount has been committed from
38.25nonstate sources.
38.26
38.27
38.28
Subd. 6.Marshall - Minnesota Emergency
Response and Industry Training Center
(MERIT)
1,000,000
38.29For a grant to the city of Marshall to acquire
38.30land, predesign, design, construct, furnish,
38.31and equip the expansion of the Minnesota
38.32Emergency Response and Industry Training
38.33Center (MERIT Center) in Marshall, Lyon
38.34County. The project includes acquiring
38.35approximately 80 acres of land for expanded
39.1facilities that will include a driving course,
39.2classrooms and offices, skid pad, and training
39.3simulators for driving, hand gun shooting,
39.4and driving education. This appropriation
39.5is not available until the commissioner
39.6determines that at least an equal amount
39.7is committed to the project from nonstate
39.8sources.
39.9
Subd. 7.Public Safety Facility - Princeton
2,000,000
39.10For a grant to the city of Princeton to design,
39.11construct, furnish, and equip a new public
39.12safety building to be the headquarters for
39.13emergency operations for the city and to
39.14house equipment used to respond to regional
39.15emergencies.
39.16This appropriation is not available until the
39.17commissioner has determined that at least
39.18an equal amount has been committed to the
39.19project from nonstate sources.

39.20
Sec. 15. TRANSPORTATION
39.21
Subdivision 1.Total Appropriation
$
156,227,000
39.22To the commissioner of transportation for the
39.23purposes specified in this section.
39.24
39.25
Subd. 2.Local Bridge Replacement and
Rehabilitation
66,000,000
39.26This appropriation is from the bond proceeds
39.27account in the state transportation fund
39.28to match federal money and to replace
39.29or rehabilitate local deficient bridges as
39.30provided in Minnesota Statutes, section
39.31174.50. To the extent practicable, the
39.32commissioner shall expend the funds as
39.33provided under Minnesota Statutes, section
39.34174.50, subdivisions 6c and 7, paragraph (c).
40.1Political subdivisions may use grants made
40.2under this subdivision to construct or
40.3reconstruct bridges, including but not limited
40.4to:
40.5(1) matching federal aid grants to construct
40.6or reconstruct key bridges;
40.7(2) paying the costs of preliminary
40.8engineering and environmental studies
40.9authorized under Minnesota Statutes, section
40.10174.50, subdivision 6a;
40.11(3) paying the costs to abandon an existing
40.12bridge that is deficient and in need of
40.13replacement, but where no replacement will
40.14be made; and
40.15(4) paying the costs to construct a road
40.16or street to facilitate the abandonment
40.17of an existing bridge determined by
40.18the commissioner to be deficient, if the
40.19commissioner determines that construction
40.20of the road or street is more economical than
40.21replacement of the existing bridge.
40.22$1,800,000 is for a grant to the city of Fergus
40.23Falls to renovate the Tower Road bridge.
40.24Up to $10,000,000 is for a grant to Hennepin
40.25County for phase 2 of the project for the
40.26removal of the existing Canadian Pacific
40.27Railway bridge and crib wall structure
40.28supporting the roadway, construction of a
40.29retaining wall structure to support Lowry
40.30Avenue, and construction of an extension of
40.31phase 1, the construction and replacement
40.32of the Lowry Avenue Bridge carrying
40.33County State-Aid Highway 153 across the
40.34Mississippi River in Minneapolis.
41.1$7,000,000 is for a grant to the city of
41.2Minneapolis to construct a bridge for St.
41.3Anthony Parkway over the Northtown Rail
41.4Yard.
41.5By November 1, 2010, the commissioner of
41.6management and budget, subject to approval
41.7of the commissioner of transportation, shall
41.8implement a grant administration method for
41.9grants provided under Minnesota Statutes,
41.10sections 174.50 and 174.52. The grant
41.11administration method must:
41.12(1) not require a separate grant agreement for
41.13each project funded in whole or in part from
41.14general obligation grants;
41.15(2) provide for efficient audits concerning
41.16state bond-financed property;
41.17(3) ensure that all uses of the state
41.18bond-financed property will not cause the
41.19interest on the state general obligation bonds
41.20to be or become subject to federal income
41.21taxation for any reason; and
41.22(4) otherwise comply with Minnesota
41.23Statutes, section 16A.695, the Minnesota
41.24Constitution, and all commissioner's orders.
41.25By November 1, 2010, the commissioners of
41.26management and budget and transportation
41.27shall jointly submit a report on the grant
41.28administration method to the chairs and
41.29ranking minority members of the house
41.30of representatives and senate committees
41.31with jurisdiction over transportation
41.32policy and finance and capital investment.
41.33At a minimum, the report must briefly
41.34summarize the grant administration method
42.1being implemented, provide a copy of
42.2any model grant agreement, and provide
42.3recommendations, if any, for legislative
42.4changes.
42.5
Subd. 3.Greater Minnesota Transit
2,500,000
42.6For capital assistance for greater Minnesota
42.7transit systems to be used for transit capital
42.8facilities under Minnesota Statutes, section
42.9174.24, subdivision 3c. Money from this
42.10appropriation may be used to pay up to 80
42.11percent of the nonfederal share of these
42.12facilities.
42.13$520,000 is for a grant to the city of
42.14Northfield to design, construct, furnish,
42.15and equip a multimodal hub to serve as a
42.16transfer station, park and ride, intercity hub
42.17and trailhead, providing connections to Mill
42.18Towns State Trail, bike paths, and sidewalks
42.19within the city of Northfield.
42.20
Subd. 4.Rail Service Improvement
2,000,000
42.21For the rail service improvement program
42.22to be spent for the purposes set forth
42.23in Minnesota Statutes, section 222.50,
42.24subdivision 7.
42.25
42.26
Subd. 5.Minnesota Valley Railroad Track
Rehabilitation
5,000,000
42.27For a grant to the Minnesota Valley Regional
42.28Rail Authority to rehabilitate and make
42.29capital improvements to railroad track from
42.30east of Gaylord to Winthrop. A grant under
42.31this subdivision is in addition to any grant,
42.32loan, or loan guarantee for this project
42.33made by the commissioner under Minnesota
42.34Statutes, sections 222.46 to 222.62.
43.1
43.2
Subd. 6.Northstar Commuter Rail Extension
to St. Cloud
1,000,000
43.3To match federal money for environmental
43.4analysis, design, engineering, and acquisition
43.5of real property or interests in real property
43.6to extend the Northstar commuter rail line
43.7from Big Lake to the St. Cloud area.
43.8
43.9
Subd. 7.Railroad Grade Warning Devices
Replacement
2,500,000
43.10(a) To design, construct, and equip the
43.11replacement of active highway railroad grade
43.12crossing warning devices that have reached
43.13the end of their useful life.
43.14(b) $900,000 is for a grant to the city of
43.15Grand Rapids to make at-grade railroad
43.16crossing improvements in the city. The
43.17project includes closing at-grade crossings
43.18at 12th Avenue West and 5th Avenue East
43.19along with at-grade crossing improvements
43.20on and adjacent to 19th Avenue West
43.21and 3rd Avenue East under City Projects
43.222003-6 and 2010-3. Crossing improvements
43.23include but are not limited to concrete
43.24crossings, railroad cross arms and signals,
43.25and street and utility improvements
43.26necessary to facilitate the crossing closures
43.27and improvements including design and
43.28construction engineering. This appropriation
43.29is not subject to the requirements of the
43.30commissioner to receive funding under
43.31paragraph (a) or under the department's
43.32rail grade crossing improvement program.
43.33This appropriation is not available until the
43.34commissioner of management and budget
43.35has determined that at least $2,400,000 has
44.1been committed, including expenditures
44.2prior to July 1, 2010, to the project from
44.3nonstate sources.
44.4
Subd. 8.Port Development Assistance
3,000,000
44.5For grants under Minnesota Statutes, chapter
44.6457A. Any improvements made with the
44.7proceeds of these grants must be publicly
44.8owned.
44.9
Subd. 9.Range Regional Airport
3,700,000
44.10For a grant to the Chisholm-Hibbing
44.11Airport Authority for site preparation
44.12and to predesign, design, and construct a
44.13multiuse hangar and maintenance and storage
44.14facilities.
44.15
Subd. 10.Duluth Airport Terminal
11,700,000
44.16For a grant to the city of Duluth to predesign,
44.17design, construct, furnish, and equip phase 2
44.18of the new terminal facilities at the Duluth
44.19International Airport as phase 2 of the airport
44.20terminal project is described for purposes of
44.21the federal aviation administration project
44.22grant.
44.23This appropriation is not available until the
44.24commissioner determines that at least an
44.25equal amount is committed to the project
44.26from nonstate sources.
44.27
Subd. 11.Thief River Falls Airport
2,097,000
44.28For a grant to the city of Thief River Falls
44.29to design, construct, furnish, and equip a
44.30multipurpose hangar at the Thief River Falls
44.31Regional Airport in Pennington County.
44.32This appropriation is not available until
44.33the commissioner determines that a match
45.1from other sources of at least $699,000 is
45.2committed to the project.
45.3
Subd. 12.Rochester Maintenance Facility
26,430,000
45.4This appropriation is from the bond proceeds
45.5account in the trunk highway fund.
45.6To prepare a site for and design, construct,
45.7furnish, and equip a new maintenance facility
45.8in Rochester.
45.9
Subd. 13.Arden Hills Training Center
6,500,000
45.10This appropriation is from the bond proceeds
45.11account in the trunk highway fund.
45.12To design and construct an addition to the
45.13Arden Hills Training Center.
45.14
Subd. 14.Maple Grove Truck Station
15,800,000
45.15This appropriation is from the trunk highway
45.16fund.
45.17To design and construct a new truck station
45.18in Maple Grove.
45.19
Subd. 15.Little Falls Truck Station
3,300,000
45.20This appropriation is from the trunk highway
45.21fund.
45.22To design and construct a new truck station
45.23in Little Falls.
45.24
Subd. 16.Maplewood Bridge Crew Building
3,000,000
45.25This appropriation is from the trunk highway
45.26fund.
45.27To design and construct a new building for
45.28the metro bridge crew.
45.29
Subd. 17.Design
700,000
45.30This appropriation is from the trunk highway
45.31fund for design of the new Willmar district
46.1headquarters vehicle storage facility and the
46.2new Plymouth truck station.
46.3
Subd. 18.Hoffman Yard
1,000,000
46.4For environmental analysis, engineering,
46.5acquisition of real property or interests in
46.6real property, and construction relating to
46.7capacity improvements at the Hoffman
46.8Interlocking/Hoffman Yard in St. Paul as
46.9identified in the Minnesota Comprehensive
46.10Statewide Freight and Passenger Rail Plan.

46.11
Sec. 16. METROPOLITAN COUNCIL
46.12
Subdivision 1.Total Appropriation
$
79,100,000
46.13To the Metropolitan Council for the purposes
46.14specified in this section.
46.15
46.16
Subd. 2.Transit Capital Improvement
Program
43,500,000
46.17(a) To advance transit in the metropolitan
46.18area, in consultation with the Counties
46.19Transit Improvement Board. Transit way
46.20corridors include the following: Bottineau
46.21Boulevard, Cedar Avenue, Central Corridor
46.22LRT, I-35W corridor, I-94 corridor, Red
46.23Rock corridor, Riverview corridor, Robert
46.24Street corridor, Rush Line, and Southwest
46.25corridor.
46.26The appropriation must be used first to
46.27maximize federal money for all the following
46.28projects and to fund all projects in this
46.29paragraph as follows, but not listed in rank
46.30order of priority:
46.31(1) preliminary engineering and
46.32environmental work for the Southwest
46.33Corridor light rail line from the Hiawatha
47.1light rail in downtown Minneapolis to Eden
47.2Prairie;
47.3(2) environmental assessment, preliminary
47.4engineering, design, right-of-way acquisition,
47.5and construction of bus shoulders and transit
47.6facilities all as part of the Cedar Avenue Bus
47.7Rapid Transit Way from Lakeville in Dakota
47.8County to Bloomington in Hennepin County;
47.9(3) a grant to the Ramsey County Regional
47.10Railroad Authority to acquire land and
47.11structures, to renovate structures, and for
47.12design, engineering, and environmental work
47.13to complete revitalization of the Union Depot
47.14for use as a multimodal transit center in St.
47.15Paul. The center must be designed so that
47.16it facilitates a potential future connection of
47.17high-speed rail to Minneapolis;
47.18(4) real property acquisition, environmental
47.19analysis, and engineering for and construction
47.20of a park-and-ride facility for the Red Rock
47.21Corridor Transit Way;
47.22(5) environmental work, engineering,
47.23acquisition of real property or interests in
47.24real property, and design and construction
47.25of a park-and-ride facility in the city of
47.26Woodbury for the I-94 Corridor Transit Way;
47.27(6) a grant to the Hennepin County Regional
47.28Rail Authority for environmental analysis,
47.29engineering, design, acquisition of real
47.30property or interests in real property,
47.31and site preparation for the Minneapolis
47.32Transportation Interchange Facility located
47.33in the vicinity of the confluence of the
47.34Hiawatha light rail line and the Northstar
47.35commuter rail line. The interchange must
48.1be designed so that it facilitates a potential
48.2future connection of passenger or commuter
48.3rail to the Union Depot in St. Paul. The
48.4amount of the grant may not exceed the
48.5amount spent under this appropriation for
48.6park-and-ride facilities; and
48.7(7) to design, construct, furnish, and equip
48.8improvements to property along the Central
48.9Corridor light rail tracks as they pass the
48.10State Capitol on University Avenue in St.
48.11Paul; money used for this purpose is not
48.12part of the Central Corridor light rail transit
48.13project budget.
48.14(b) The remainder of the appropriation must
48.15be used to implement any of the following
48.16capital improvements, which are not listed in
48.17rank order of priority, to be selected by the
48.18Metropolitan Council after consultation with
48.19the Counties Transit Improvement Board and
48.20after consultation with other stakeholders
48.21as appropriate. The council shall seek
48.22geographic balance in the allocation of this
48.23appropriation where possible. The remainder
48.24of the appropriation is for:
48.25(1) environmental studies, engineering, real
48.26property acquisition, and construction of
48.27passenger facilities for the Robert Street
48.28Corridor Transit Way along a corridor on
48.29or parallel to U.S. Highway 52 and Robert
48.30Street from within the city of St. Paul to
48.31Dakota County Road 42 in Rosemount;
48.32(2) environmental analysis and project
48.33development for the Bottineau Boulevard
48.34Transit Way corridor from the Target
48.35Ballpark station in downtown Minneapolis
49.1to the vicinity of the Target development in
49.2northern Brooklyn Park or the Arbor Lakes
49.3retail area in Maple Grove;
49.4(3) real property acquisition for and
49.5construction of a park-and-ride facility in the
49.6vicinity of the intersection of County Road
49.714 and Interstate Highway 35E for the Rush
49.8Line Transit Way;
49.9(4) a grant to the Anoka County Regional
49.10Rail Authority for environmental analysis,
49.11design, engineering, acquisition of real
49.12property or interests in real property, and
49.13construction of related infrastructure and
49.14other improvements of a capital nature for
49.15the Foley Boulevard Northstar commuter rail
49.16station;
49.17(5) a grant to Hennepin County for design
49.18of a transit station in the Lake Street area at
49.19marked Interstate Highway 35W in the city
49.20of Minneapolis;
49.21(6) to predesign, design, construct, furnish,
49.22and equip a parking lot and transit station
49.23shelter on land owned by the city of
49.24Rosemount in the city's downtown area. The
49.25parking lot will have approximately 100
49.26spaces for vehicles; and
49.27(7) a grant to the Ramsey County Regional
49.28Railroad Authority for environmental work
49.29and preliminary engineering for bus rapid
49.30transit in the Riverview corridor between the
49.31east side of St. Paul and the Minneapolis-St.
49.32Paul International Airport and the Mall of
49.33America.
49.34
49.35
Subd. 3.Metropolitan Cities Inflow and
Infiltration Grants
3,000,000
50.1For grants to cities within the metropolitan
50.2area, as defined in Minnesota Statutes,
50.3section 473.121, subdivision 2, for capital
50.4improvements in municipal wastewater
50.5collection systems to reduce the amount of
50.6inflow and infiltration to the Metropolitan
50.7Council's metropolitan sanitary sewer
50.8disposal system. To be eligible for a grant, a
50.9city must be identified by the Metropolitan
50.10Council as a contributor of excessive
50.11inflow or infiltration. Grants from this
50.12appropriation are for up to 50 percent of the
50.13cost to mitigate inflow and infiltration in
50.14the publicly owned municipal wastewater
50.15collection systems. The council must
50.16award grants based on applications from
50.17eligible cities that identify eligible capital
50.18costs and include a timeline for inflow and
50.19infiltration mitigation construction, pursuant
50.20to guidelines established by the council.
50.21
50.22
Subd. 4.Metropolitan Regional Parks and
Trails Capital Improvements
50.23
(a) Metropolitan Council Priorities
10,500,000
50.24For the cost of improvements and betterments
50.25of a capital nature and acquisition by the
50.26council and local government units of
50.27regional recreational open-space lands in
50.28accordance with the council's policy plan
50.29as provided in Minnesota Statutes, section
50.30473.147. Priority must be given to park
50.31rehabilitation and land acquisition projects.
50.32This appropriation must not be used to
50.33purchase easements.
50.34
(b) Como Zoo
11,000,000
51.1For a grant to the city of St. Paul to predesign,
51.2design, construct, furnish, and equip phase 2
51.3renovation of exhibits at the Como Zoo.
51.4
(c) Minneapolis Sculpture Garden
2,000,000
51.5For a grant to the Minneapolis Park and
51.6Recreation Board to predesign, design, and
51.7begin construction of the renovation of
51.8the Minneapolis Sculpture Garden, which
51.9displays art owned by the Walker Art Center,
51.10subject to Minnesota Statutes, section
51.1116A.695. The complete renovation will
51.12include improving irrigation, drainage, the
51.13parking lot, security, granite substructures,
51.14concrete, and fixtures, in order to update them
51.15with more ecologically sustainable options
51.16that are less expensive to maintain; increasing
51.17physical accessibility in accordance with
51.18the Americans with Disabilities Act;
51.19transplanting and replacing trees and plant
51.20materials; and improving the mechanical
51.21plant, piping, and flooring of the Cowles
51.22Conservatory to permit its flexible reuse in a
51.23way that is more ecologically sustainable and
51.24less expensive to maintain.
51.25
(d) Old Cedar Avenue Bridge
2,000,000
51.26For a grant to the city of Bloomington to
51.27renovate the Old Cedar Avenue Bridge for
51.28bicycle commuters and recreational users.
51.29The city of Bloomington must consult with
51.30the city of Eagan and Dakota County on the
51.31renovation.
51.32This appropriation is added to the
51.33appropriation in Laws 2008, chapter 365,
52.1section 4, subdivision 3, as amended by this
52.2act.
52.3
(e) Phalen-Keller Regional Park
1,100,000
52.4For grants to the city of St. Paul and
52.5Ramsey County for improvements to the
52.6Phalen-Keller Regional Park, including
52.7design, engineering, and construction for
52.8channel restoration and other associated
52.9channel improvements between Phalen,
52.10Keller, and Round Lakes, renovation of
52.11the waterfall on the northwest shore of
52.12Lake Phalen and addition of lighting and
52.13landscaping along the path near the waterfall,
52.14and design and construction of a paved
52.15off-road trail between Roselawn Avenue and
52.16County Road B connecting use areas within
52.17Keller Regional Park and to Phalen Regional
52.18Park and the Gateway State Trail.
52.19
52.20
(f) Rock Island Bridge Park and Trail
Development
1,000,000
52.21For a grant to the city of Inver Grove Heights
52.22for park and trail development on the west
52.23bank of the Mississippi River in Dakota
52.24County at the site of Mississippi River Bridge
52.25JAR 5600, commonly known as the Rock
52.26Island Bridge. Any park or trails developed
52.27with this appropriation must connect with
52.28any local, regional, or state trails in the
52.29vicinity, and the historic Rock Island Bridge.
52.30
(g) Springbrook Nature Center
2,000,000
52.31For a grant to the city of Fridley to predesign,
52.32design, construct, furnish, and equip
52.33the redevelopment and expansion of the
52.34Springbrook Nature Center. No nonstate
52.35match is required.
53.1
(h) Theodore Wirth Olympic Training Center
1,000,000
53.2For a grant to the Minneapolis Park and
53.3Recreation Board to predesign, design,
53.4construct, furnish, and equip, at Theodore
53.5Wirth Regional Park in Golden Valley,
53.6Hennepin County, a winter recreation
53.7center, including warming and training areas
53.8and maintenance facilities, for developing
53.9Olympic-caliber athletes.
53.10
(i) Veterans Memorial Parks
2,000,000
53.11For a grant to the Minneapolis Park and
53.12Recreation Board to: (1) design and
53.13construct an appropriate monument in
53.14Sheridan Veterans Memorial Park on
53.15the Mississippi River in Minneapolis to
53.16memorialize the war service of Minnesota
53.17veterans of all wars; and (2) match money
53.18provided by Hennepin County to restore the
53.19flagpole monument and plaza, and make
53.20other infrastructure improvements of a
53.21capital nature for the Veterans of World War
53.22I Victory Memorial Parkway, consistent with
53.23Hennepin County's planned infrastructure
53.24improvements.

53.25
Sec. 17. HEALTH
53.26
Subdivision 1.Total Appropriation
$
15,000,000
53.27To the commissioner of administration for
53.28the purposes specified in this section.
53.29
53.30
Subd. 2.Gillette Children's Specialty
Healthcare
10,000,000
53.31For a grant to Ramsey County to design,
53.32construct, furnish, and equip capital
53.33improvements to the hospital facility
54.1operated by Gillette Children's Specialty
54.2Healthcare, subject to Minnesota Statutes,
54.3section 16A.695. A management contract
54.4or use agreement with respect to the facility
54.5must require that it be used to carry out a
54.6governmental program, including but not
54.7limited to providing health care.
54.8This appropriation is intended to cover
54.9approximately one-sixth of the $62,000,000
54.10total project cost. It is not available until the
54.11commissioner has determined that an amount
54.12sufficient to complete the project has been
54.13committed from nonstate sources.
54.14If this state bond financed property is sold,
54.15and notwithstanding Minnesota Statutes,
54.16section 16A.695, subdivision 3, clause (2),
54.17the net proceeds must be applied as follows:
54.18first, to pay the state the amount of state
54.19bond proceeds used to acquire or better
54.20the property; and second, any remaining
54.21amount must be paid to Ramsey County,
54.22or its successor in interest in the property.
54.23When the sale is complete and the sale
54.24proceeds have been applied as provided in
54.25this subdivision, section 16A.695 no longer
54.26applies to the property and the property is no
54.27longer state bond financed property.
54.28
Subd. 3.Hyperbaric Oxygen Chamber
5,000,000
54.29For a grant to Hennepin County for Hennepin
54.30County Medical Center to design, construct,
54.31furnish, and equip the relocation of a
54.32hyperbaric oxygen facility on the Hennepin
54.33County Medical Center campus.

54.34
Sec. 18. HUMAN SERVICES
55.1
Subdivision 1.Total Appropriation
$
51,625,000
55.2To the commissioner of administration, or
55.3another named agency, for the purposes
55.4specified in this section.
55.5
Subd. 2.Asset Preservation
2,000,000
55.6For asset preservation improvements and
55.7betterments of a capital nature at Department
55.8of Human Services facilities statewide, to be
55.9spent in accordance with Minnesota Statutes,
55.10section 16B.307.
55.11
55.12
Subd. 3.Early Childhood Learning and Child
Protection Facilities
2,000,000
55.13To the commissioner of human services for
55.14grants under Minnesota Statutes, section
55.15256E.37, to construct and rehabilitate early
55.16childhood learning and child protection
55.17facilities.
55.18
Subd. 4.Remembering With Dignity
125,000
55.19To the commissioner of human services for
55.20grave markers or memorial monuments for
55.21unmarked graves on public land of deceased
55.22residents of state hospitals or regional
55.23treatment centers.
55.24
55.25
Subd. 5.Minnesota Sex Offender Program
Treatment Facilities - Moose Lake
47,500,000
55.26To complete design for and to construct,
55.27furnish, and equip phase 2 of the Minnesota
55.28sex offender treatment program at Moose
55.29Lake.
55.30
55.31
Subd. 6.Sex Offender Treatment Center;
Facilities Study
55.32The commissioner of human services, in
55.33consultation with the commissioners of
56.1corrections and administration, shall study
56.2the potential for using existing vacant or
56.3underused state facilities, including regional
56.4treatment centers, for the sex offender
56.5treatment program or for other programs or
56.6services administered by the Department of
56.7Human Services. The study must analyze
56.8the feasibility, time required, and cost of
56.9making the building and infrastructure
56.10changes necessary for the program. The
56.11study must also examine the current civil
56.12commitment policies of the state, sex
56.13offender treatment, and possible legislation
56.14to change determinate sentencing for sex
56.15offenders. The study must include a review
56.16of how other states use civil commitment
56.17for sex offenders. The commissioner
56.18shall submit a report on the study, with
56.19specific recommendations, to the chairs and
56.20ranking minority members of the house of
56.21representatives and senate committees with
56.22jurisdiction over capital investment, human
56.23services policy and finance, and public safety
56.24policy and finance by January 15, 2011.

56.25
Sec. 19. VETERANS AFFAIRS
56.26
Subdivision 1.Total Appropriation
$
13,900,000
56.27To the commissioner of administration for
56.28the purposes specified in this section.
56.29
Subd. 2.Asset Preservation
4,000,000
56.30For asset preservation improvements and
56.31betterments of a capital nature at veterans
56.32homes statewide, to be spent in accordance
56.33with Minnesota Statutes, section 16B.307.
57.1
57.2
Subd. 3.Luverne Veterans Home Entrance
Enclosure
450,000
57.3To design, construct, and furnish a new
57.4enclosure attached to the front entrance of
57.5the Luverne Veterans Home; re-engineer
57.6the circle drive parking lot adjoining the
57.7entrance to increase visitor parking capacity;
57.8and provide day room and lounge space on
57.9either side of the entrance.
57.10
Subd. 4.Minneapolis Veterans Home
9,450,000
57.11To remodel building 16 to accommodate
57.12a domiciliary program, demolish the north
57.13wing of building 17, and design, construct,
57.14furnish, and equip up to a 72-bed single
57.15occupancy person-centered nursing care
57.16building, including site improvements and
57.17amenities for building and program support.

57.18
Sec. 20. CORRECTIONS
57.19
Subdivision 1.Total Appropriation
$
23,829,000
57.20To the commissioner of administration for
57.21the purposes specified in this section.
57.22
Subd. 2.Asset Preservation
8,000,000
57.23For improvements and betterments of a
57.24capital nature at Minnesota correctional
57.25facilities statewide, in accordance with
57.26Minnesota Statutes, section 16B.307.
57.27
Subd. 3.ARMER Radio System Migration
5,800,000
57.28To design, construct, furnish, and equip
57.29the Allied Radio Matrix for Emergency
57.30Response (ARMER) system migration into
57.31all state correctional facilities, including,
57.32but not limited to, building and radio site
57.33improvements, installation of fixed antenna
58.1systems and repeaters, and installation of
58.2master control dispatch console equipment.
58.3
58.4
Subd. 4.Minnesota Correctional Facility - Oak
Park Heights
58.5
58.6
(a) Exterior Intrusion Detection System
Upgrade
3,529,000
58.7To replace and improve the current perimeter
58.8detection system with a comprehensive
58.9system that will use current technology and
58.10provide essential components of effective
58.11and reliable escape detection at Minnesota's
58.12maximum security correctional facility,
58.13including but not limited to installation of a
58.14new sensor coil system, improved lighting,
58.15cameras, recording devices, and renovations
58.16of existing facilities required to accommodate
58.17the technology and functionality of the new
58.18system.
58.19
(b) Security System Upgrade
6,500,000
58.20To replace and upgrade existing facility
58.21security systems and components with new
58.22fully integrated systems throughout the
58.23prison, including renovations of existing
58.24facilities required to accommodate the
58.25technology and functionality of the new
58.26systems.
58.27
Subd. 5.Unspent appropriations
58.28The unspent portion of an appropriation for
58.29a project in this section that is complete,
58.30upon written notice to the commissioner of
58.31management and budget, is available for
58.32asset preservation under Minnesota Statutes,
58.33section 16B.307, at the same correctional
58.34facility as the project for which the original
58.35appropriation was made. Minnesota Statutes,
59.1section 16A.642, applies from the date of the
59.2original appropriation to the unspent amount
59.3transferred.

59.4
59.5
Sec. 21. EMPLOYMENT AND ECONOMIC
DEVELOPMENT
59.6
Subdivision 1.Total Appropriation
$
121,965,000
59.7To the commissioner of employment and
59.8economic development for the purposes
59.9specified in this section.
59.10
59.11
Subd. 2.Greater Minnesota Business
Development Infrastructure Grant Program
10,000,000
59.12For grants under Minnesota Statutes, section
59.13116J.431.
59.14$1,000,000 is for a grant to the city of North
59.15Branch in Chisago County to complete the
59.16predesign, design, and construction of a main
59.17water line loop, including connections and a
59.18main sanitary sewer line with a lift station, in
59.19the city of North Branch. The trunk water
59.20main loop connection line will provide
59.21adequate water volume and pressure for fire
59.22protection and suppression for industrial
59.23users at the ESSBY Business Park, while
59.24the trunk sewer line is required to provide
59.25sanitary sewer service to property along the
59.26water main loop.
59.27$200,000 is for a matching grant to the Board
59.28of Trustees of the Minnesota State Colleges
59.29and Universities for Pine Technical College
59.30to design, construct, furnish, and equip an
59.31entrepreneurship and technology business
59.32incubator at Pine Technical College. This
59.33appropriation is not available until the board
59.34determines that at least an equal match has
60.1been committed from nonstate sources,
60.2including a grant from the United States
60.3Economic Development Administration.
60.4$285,000 is for a grant to the Voyageurs
60.5National Park Clean Water Joint Powers
60.6Board to predesign a wastewater collection
60.7and treatment facility located in the
60.8Voyageurs National Park area.
60.9
60.10
Subd. 3.Innovative Business Development
Public Infrastructure Grant Program
4,000,000
60.11For grants under Minnesota Statutes, section
60.12116J.435.
60.13
Subd. 4.Redevelopment Account
5,000,000
60.14For purposes of the redevelopment account
60.15under Minnesota Statutes, sections 116J.571
60.16to 116J.575.
60.17$2,000,000 is for a grant to the city of Lake
60.18Elmo. $1,000,000 must be used to design
60.19and construct an expansion of the city's water
60.20pumping, storage, and distribution system
60.21to provide approximately 1,000 additional
60.22service hookups and replace a city well lost
60.23to contamination by perfluorochemicals
60.24(PFC's). $1,000,000 must be used to
60.25design and construct the extension of a
60.2616-inch sanitary sewer force main from
60.27the Metropolitan Council interceptor on
60.28Interstate Highway 94 to 30th Street to the
60.29proposed southern edge of the Lake Elmo
60.30Village area. This appropriation is not
60.31available until the council has determined
60.32that at least an equal amount has been
60.33committed to the project from nonstate
60.34sources.
61.1Notwithstanding Minnesota Statutes,
61.2section 16A.642, grant number
61.3RDGP-06-0007-0-FY07, awarded in
61.4September 2006 to the city of Tower from an
61.5appropriation to the redevelopment account
61.6in Laws 2005, chapter 20, article 1, section
61.723, subdivision 11, is available until June 30,
61.82013.
61.9
Subd. 5.Bemidji - Headwaters Science Center
475,000
61.10For a grant to the city of Bemidji to predesign
61.11and design the Headwaters Science Center,
61.12subject to Minnesota Statutes, section
61.1316A.695.
61.14This appropriation is not available until the
61.15commissioner has determined that at least
61.16an equal amount has been committed to the
61.17project from nonstate sources.
61.18
Subd. 6.Chatfield - Potter Center for the Arts
2,200,000
61.19For a grant to the Chatfield Economic
61.20Development Authority for site preparation
61.21and to predesign, design, construct, furnish,
61.22and equip the renovation of Potter Memorial
61.23Auditorium and adjacent structures in the
61.24city of Chatfield as the Potter Center for the
61.25Arts. The economic development authority
61.26may enter into leases and management
61.27agreements with the city and other entities to
61.28provide the programs in the center, subject to
61.29Minnesota Statutes, section 16A.695.
61.30
Subd. 7.Duluth Zoo
200,000
61.31For a grant to the city of Duluth for asset
61.32preservation and exhibit renewal at the
61.33Duluth Zoo that is needed for the zoo to
61.34achieve accreditation. No match is required.
62.1
Subd. 8.Hennepin County
62.2
62.3
Minnesota African American History Museum
and Cultural Center
840,000
62.4For a grant to Hennepin County to predesign,
62.5design, construct, furnish, and equip the
62.6renovation of an historic mansion for
62.7the Minnesota African American History
62.8Museum and Cultural Center in Minneapolis,
62.9subject to Minnesota Statutes, section
62.1016A.695.
62.11This appropriation is not available until the
62.12commissioner has determined that at least
62.13an equal amount has been committed from
62.14nonstate sources.
62.15
62.16
Subd. 9.Mankato - Civic Center and All
Seasons Arenas
12,000,000
62.17For a grant to the city of Mankato to design,
62.18construct, furnish, and equip the expansion
62.19of the Civic Center auditorium, including a
62.20performing arts theater, and the remodelling
62.21and expansion of the Civic Center and
62.22All Seasons arenas, which must include
62.23the Southern Minnesota Women's Hockey
62.24Exposition Center, for joint use by the city
62.25and Minnesota State University, Mankato.
62.26This appropriation is not available until the
62.27commissioner has determined that at least
62.28an equal amount has been committed to the
62.29project from nonstate sources.
62.30
62.31
Subd. 10.Minneapolis - Granary Road Storm
Water Infrastructure
4,000,000
62.32For a grant to the city of Minneapolis to
62.33acquire land for, and to predesign, design,
62.34and construct, storm water and roadway
63.1infrastructure for phase 2 of the proposed
63.2Granary Road between 17th Avenue SE and
63.325th Avenue SE in Minneapolis.
63.4This appropriation is not available until the
63.5commissioner has determined that at least
63.6an equal amount has been committed to the
63.7project from nonstate sources.
63.8
Subd. 11.Minneapolis - Orchestra Hall
16,000,000
63.9For a grant to the city of Minneapolis to
63.10predesign, design, construct, furnish, and
63.11equip the renovation of Orchestra Hall at
63.12its current downtown Minneapolis location,
63.13including $2,000,000 for Peavey Plaza.
63.14The city of Minneapolis may operate a
63.15performing arts center and adjacent property
63.16for public recreation and may enter into
63.17a lease or management agreement for the
63.18improved facilities, subject to Minnesota
63.19Statutes, section 16A.695.
63.20This appropriation is not available until the
63.21commissioner has determined that at least
63.22an equal amount has been committed from
63.23nonstate sources.
63.24
63.25
Subd. 12.Ramsey County - Rice Street
Bioscience Corridor
5,000,000
63.26For a grant to Ramsey County to reconstruct
63.27the Rice Street bridge where it crosses
63.28marked Trunk Highway 36 in Ramsey
63.29County, and for other improvements
63.30of a capital nature to publicly owned
63.31infrastructure to support bioscience business
63.32development.
63.33
63.34
Subd. 13.Rochester - Mayo Civic Center
Complex
28,000,000
64.1For a grant to the city of Rochester to design,
64.2construct, furnish, and equip the renovation
64.3and expansion of the Mayo Civic Center
64.4Complex.
64.5This appropriation is not available until the
64.6commissioner has determined that at least
64.7an equal amount has been committed from
64.8nonstate sources.
64.9
Subd. 14.St. Cloud - Civic Center Expansion
13,000,000
64.10For a grant to the city of St. Cloud to
64.11predesign, design, construct, furnish, and
64.12equip an expansion to the St. Cloud Civic
64.13Center, including a parking facility and
64.14skyway connection.
64.15This appropriation is not available until the
64.16commissioner has determined that at least
64.17an equal amount has been committed to the
64.18project from nonstate sources.
64.19
64.20
Subd. 15.St. Louis County - Arrowhead
Regional Event Facilities
250,000
64.21For a grant to St. Louis County as the fiscal
64.22agent to provide and improve event facilities
64.23in the Arrowhead region as provided in
64.24this subdivision. The facilities must have a
64.25cooperative agreement to provide training,
64.26exhibition, and competition centers for the
64.27five community colleges of the Northeast
64.28Higher Education District. The St. Louis
64.29County Board of Commissioners shall
64.30make grants to the cities included in this
64.31subdivision, and the cities will retain title
64.32to the facilities. Grants may include the
64.33following projects:
64.34
(a) Hibbing Memorial Building
65.1To predesign and design a new addition
65.2to the Hibbing Memorial Building. This
65.3request includes the American Disabilities
65.4Act compliance requirements for the Hibbing
65.5Memorial Building to serve as a regional
65.6facility for veterans, seniors, and community
65.7events.
65.8
(b) Mountain Iron Arrowhead Event Center
65.9To predesign and design a new Arrowhead
65.10event facility in the city of Mountain Iron.
65.11
Subd. 16.St. Paul
65.12
(a) Asian Pacific Cultural Center
5,000,000
65.13For a grant to the St. Paul Housing and
65.14Redevelopment Authority, to construct,
65.15furnish, and equip an Asian-Pacific Cultural
65.16Center, subject to Minnesota Statutes, section
65.1716A.695. The appropriation does not require
65.18a local match.
65.19
(b) Ordway Center for the Performing Arts
16,000,000
65.20For a grant to the city of St. Paul to design,
65.21construct, furnish, and equip a concert hall of
65.22approximately 1,100 seats and support spaces
65.23at the Ordway Center for the Performing
65.24Arts, subject to Minnesota Statutes, section
65.2516A.695.

65.26
Sec. 22. PUBLIC FACILITIES AUTHORITY
65.27
Subdivision 1.Total Appropriation
$
57,000,000
65.28To the Public Facilities Authority for the
65.29purposes specified in this section.
65.30
Subd. 2.State Match For Federal Grants
30,000,000
65.31(a) To match federal grants for the clean
65.32water revolving fund under Minnesota
66.1Statutes, section 446A.07, and the drinking
66.2water revolving fund under Minnesota
66.3Statutes, section 446A.081.
66.4(b) $10,800,000 of this appropriation shall
66.5provide matching funds for the drinking
66.6water revolving fund to match the 2011 and
66.72012 federal grants, with the balance to be
66.8made available to the clean water revolving
66.9fund.
66.10(c) This appropriation must be used for
66.11qualified capital projects.
66.12
66.13
Subd. 3.Wastewater Infrastructure Funding
Program
27,000,000
66.14For grants to eligible municipalities under the
66.15wastewater infrastructure funding program
66.16under Minnesota Statutes, section 446A.072.
66.17Up to $2,800,000 may be used as a grant to
66.18the city of Williams to undertake corrective
66.19action on a system built since 2001 with
66.20federal money from USDA Rural Economic
66.21and Community Development. This grant
66.22is not subject to the 2010 or 2011 project
66.23priority list nor to the limitations on grant
66.24amounts set forth in Minnesota Statutes,
66.25section 446A.072, subdivision 5a.

66.26
66.27
Sec. 23. MINNESOTA HOUSING FINANCE
AGENCY
$
10,000,000
66.28To the Minnesota Housing Finance Agency
66.29for transfer to the housing development
66.30fund to finance the costs to rehabilitate, or
66.31to replace units lost in a fire, to preserve
66.32public housing under Minnesota Statutes,
66.33section 462A.202, subdivision 3a. For
66.34purposes of this section, "public housing"
67.1means housing for low-income persons
67.2and households financed by the federal
67.3government and owned and operated by
67.4the public housing authorities and agencies
67.5formed by cities and counties. Eligible
67.6public housing authorities must have a public
67.7housing assessment system rating of standard
67.8or above. Priority must be given to proposals
67.9that maximize federal or local resources
67.10to finance the capital costs. The priority
67.11in Minnesota Statutes, section 462A.202,
67.12subdivision 3a, for projects to increase
67.13the supply of affordable housing and the
67.14restrictions of Minnesota Statutes, section
67.15462A.202, subdivision 7, do not apply to this
67.16appropriation.

67.17
67.18
Sec. 24. MINNESOTA HISTORICAL
SOCIETY
67.19
Subdivision 1.Total Appropriation
$
13,757,000
67.20To the Minnesota Historical Society for the
67.21purposes specified in this section.
67.22
Subd. 2.Historic Sites Asset Preservation
3,400,000
67.23For capital improvements and betterments
67.24at state historic sites, buildings, landscaping
67.25at historic buildings, exhibits, markers, and
67.26monuments, to be spent in accordance with
67.27Minnesota Statutes, section 16B.307. The
67.28society shall determine project priorities as
67.29appropriate based on need.
67.30
67.31
Subd. 3.County and Local Preservation
Grants
1,000,000
67.32To be allocated to county and local
67.33jurisdictions as matching money for historic
67.34preservation projects of a capital nature,
68.1as provided in Minnesota Statutes, section
68.2138.0525.
68.3$150,000 is for a grant to the city of South St.
68.4Paul to renovate the historically significant
68.51941 Navy Hangar at 310 Airport Road at
68.6Fleming Field in the city to meet life safety
68.7and building code requirements, subject to
68.8Minnesota Statutes, section 16A.695. No
68.9local match is required for this grant.
68.10
Subd. 4.Oliver H. Kelley Farm Historic Site
9,357,000
68.11To complete design and to construct, furnish,
68.12and equip the renovation of the Oliver H.
68.13Kelley Farm Historic Site, including the
68.14site's visitor center and other essential visitor
68.15services and site operations facilities.

68.16
Sec. 25. BOND SALE EXPENSES
$
1,079,000
68.17(a) $1,064,000 is from the bond proceeds
68.18fund to the commissioner of management
68.19and budget for bond sale expenses under
68.20Minnesota Statutes, section 16A.641,
68.21subdivision 8.
68.22(b) $15,000 is from the bond proceeds
68.23account in the trunk highway fund to the
68.24commissioner of management and budget
68.25for bond sale expenses under Minnesota
68.26Statutes, section 167.50, subdivision 4.

68.27    Sec. 26. BOND SALE AUTHORIZATION.
68.28    Subdivision 1. Bond proceeds fund. To provide the money appropriated in this act
68.29from the bond proceeds fund, the commissioner of management and budget shall sell and
68.30issue bonds of the state in an amount up to $1,003,085,000 in the manner, upon the terms,
68.31and with the effect prescribed by Minnesota Statutes, sections 16A.631 to 16A.675, and
68.32by the Minnesota Constitution, article XI, sections 4 to 7.
69.1    Subd. 2. Maximum effort school loan fund. To provide the money appropriated in
69.2this act from the maximum effort school loan fund, the commissioner of management and
69.3budget shall sell and issue bonds of the state in an amount up to $5,780,000 in the manner,
69.4upon the terms, and with the effect prescribed by Minnesota Statutes, sections 16A.631 to
69.516A.675, and by the Minnesota Constitution, article XI, sections 4 to 7. The proceeds of
69.6the bonds, except accrued interest and any premium received on the sale of the bonds,
69.7must be credited to a bond proceeds account in the maximum effort school loan fund.
69.8    Subd. 3. Transportation fund. To provide the money appropriated in this act from
69.9the state transportation fund, the commissioner of management and budget shall sell and
69.10issue bonds of the state in an amount up to $66,000,000 in the manner, upon the terms, and
69.11with the effect prescribed by Minnesota Statutes, sections 16A.631 to 16A.675, and by
69.12the Minnesota Constitution, article XI, sections 4 to 7. The proceeds of the bonds, except
69.13accrued interest and any premium received on the sale of the bonds, must be credited to
69.14a bond proceeds account in the state transportation fund.
69.15    Subd. 4. Trunk highway fund bond proceeds account. To provide the money
69.16appropriated in this act from the bond proceeds account in the trunk highway fund, the
69.17commissioner of management and budget shall sell and issue bonds of the state in an
69.18amount up to $32,945,000 in the manner, upon the terms, and with the effect prescribed
69.19by Minnesota Statutes, sections 167.50 to 167.52, and by the Minnesota Constitution,
69.20article XIV, section 11, at the times and in the amounts requested by the commissioner
69.21of transportation. The proceeds of the bonds, except accrued interest and any premium
69.22received from the sale of the bonds, must be credited to the bond proceeds account in
69.23the trunk highway fund.

69.24    Sec. 27. CANCELLATIONS; BOND SALE AUTHORIZATIONS REDUCED.
69.25    Subdivision 1. Bureau of Criminal Apprehension. $525,000 of the appropriation
69.26in Laws 2002, chapter 374, article 11, section 7, subdivision 3, as amended by Laws
69.272002, chapter 393, section 90, for construction of the Bureau of Criminal Apprehension
69.28building in Saint Paul, is canceled. The bond sale authorization in Laws 2002, chapter
69.29374, article 11, section 17, is reduced by $525,000.
69.30    Subd. 2. Administration; property acquisition. $5,131.83 of the appropriation in
69.31Laws 2002, chapter 374, article 11, section 7, subdivision 4, for property acquisition, is
69.32canceled. The bond sale authorization in Laws 2002, chapter 374, article 11, section 17,
69.33is reduced by $5,131.83.
70.1    Subd. 3. Human services. $23,642.57 of the appropriation in Laws 2002, chapter
70.2374, article 11, section 11, for Department of Human Services asset preservation, is
70.3canceled. The bond sale authorization in Laws 2002, chapter 374, article 11, section 17, is
70.4reduced by $23,642.57.
70.5    Subd. 4. CAPRA. $101,485.07 of the appropriation in Laws 2002, chapter 393,
70.6section 13, subdivision 2, for the capital asset preservation and replacement account, is
70.7canceled. The bond sale authorization in Laws 2002, chapter 393, section 30, subdivision
70.81, as amended by Laws 2005, chapter 20, article 2, section 1, and Laws 2008, chapter
70.9179, section 28, is reduced by $101,485.07.
70.10    Subd. 5. Administration. $1,041.79 of the appropriation in Laws 2002, chapter
70.11393, section 13, subdivision 3, for electrical utility infrastructure in the capitol complex, is
70.12canceled. The bond sale authorization in Laws 2002, chapter 393, section 30, subdivision
70.131, as amended by Laws 2005, chapter 20, article 2, section 1, and Laws 2008, chapter
70.14179, section 28, is reduced by $1,041.79.
70.15    Subd. 6. Health and agriculture laboratory. $10,701.71 of the appropriation
70.16in Laws 2002, chapter 393, section 13, subdivision 6, for health and agriculture lab, is
70.17canceled. The bond sale authorization in Laws 2002, chapter 393, section 30, subdivision
70.181, as amended by Laws 2005, chapter 20, article 2, section 1, and Laws 2008, chapter
70.19179, section 28, is reduced by $10,701.71.
70.20    Subd. 7. Minnesota state academies. $8,730.46 of the appropriation in Laws 2002,
70.21chapter 393, section 6, for asset preservation, is canceled. The bond sale authorization in
70.22Laws 2002, chapter 393, section 30, subdivision 1, as amended by Laws 2005, chapter 20,
70.23article 2, section 1, and Laws 2008, chapter 179, section 28, is reduced by $8,730.46.
70.24    Subd. 8. Human services. $5,829.55 of the appropriation in Laws 2002, chapter
70.25393, section 22, subdivision 2, for systemwide roof renovation and replacement, is
70.26canceled. The bond sale authorization in Laws 2002, chapter 393, section 30, subdivision
70.271, as amended by Laws 2005, chapter 20, article 2, section 1, and Laws 2008, chapter
70.28179, section 28, is reduced by $5,829.55.
70.29    Subd. 9. Human services. $53,695.76 of the appropriation in Laws 2002, chapter
70.30393, section 22, subdivision 3, for asset preservation, is canceled. Laws 2002, chapter
70.31393, section 30, subdivision 1, as amended by Laws 2005, chapter 20, article 2, section 1,
70.32and Laws 2008, chapter 179, section 28, is reduced by $53,695.76.
71.1    Subd. 10. Human services. $77,034.74 of the appropriation in Laws 2002, chapter
71.2393, section 22, subdivision 4, for demolition, is canceled. Laws 2002, chapter 393,
71.3section 30, subdivision 1, as amended by Laws 2005, chapter 20, article 2, section 1, and
71.4Laws 2008, chapter 179, section 28, is reduced by $77,034.74.
71.5    Subd. 11. Human services. $8,873.69 of the appropriation in Laws 2002, chapter
71.6393, section 22, subdivision 6, as amended by Laws 2005, chapter 20, article 1, section
71.743, for the Fergus Falls Regional Treatment Center, is canceled. Laws 2002, chapter 393,
71.8section 30, subdivision 1, as amended by Laws 2005, chapter 20, article 2, section 1, and
71.9Laws 2008, chapter 179, section 28, is reduced by $8,873.69.
71.10    Subd. 12. Human services. $3,498 of the appropriation in Laws 2002, chapter 393,
71.11section 22, subdivision 7, for the St. Peter Regional Treatment Center, is canceled. Laws
71.122002, chapter 393, section 30, subdivision 1, as amended by Laws 2005, chapter 20,
71.13article 2, section 1, and Laws 2008, chapter 179, section 28, is reduced by $3,498.
71.14    Subd. 13. Veterans Homes Board. $8,022.83 of the appropriation in Laws 2002,
71.15chapter 393, section 23, subdivision 2, for asset preservation, is canceled. Laws 2002,
71.16chapter 393, section 30, subdivision 1, as amended by Laws 2005, chapter 20, article 2,
71.17section 1, and Laws 2008, chapter 179, section 28, is reduced by $8,022.83.
71.18    Subd. 14. Veterans Homes Board. $2,000 of the appropriation in Laws
71.192002, chapter 393, section 23, subdivision 3, for the Hastings Veterans Home utility
71.20infrastructure, is canceled. Laws 2002, chapter 393, section 30, subdivision 1, as amended
71.21by Laws 2005, chapter 20, article 2, section 1, and Laws 2008, chapter 179, section 28, is
71.22reduced by $2,000.
71.23    Subd. 15. Phalen Boulevard. $201,486 of the appropriation in Laws 2003, First
71.24Special Session chapter 20, article 1, section 12, subdivision 6, for a grant to the city of St.
71.25Paul for the Phalen Boulevard project, is canceled. The bond sale authorization in Laws
71.262003, First Special Session chapter 20, article 1, section 16, as amended by Laws 2008,
71.27chapter 179, section 28, is reduced by $201,486.
71.28    Subd. 16. Perpich Center for Arts Education. $1.12 of the appropriation in Laws
71.292005, chapter 20, article 1, section 4, subdivision 2, for asset preservation, is canceled.
71.30The bond sale authorization in Laws 2005, chapter 20, article 1, section 28, subdivision 1,
71.31as amended by Laws 2008, chapter 179, section 28, is reduced by $1.12.
71.32    Subd. 17. Perpich Center for Arts Education. $7,480.88 of the appropriation
71.33in Laws 2005, chapter 20, article 1, section 4, subdivision 3, for the Beta Building, is
72.1canceled. The bond sale authorization in Laws 2005, chapter 20, article 1, section 28,
72.2subdivision 1, as amended by Laws 2008, chapter 179, section 28, is reduced by $7,480.88.
72.3    Subd. 18. Administration. $28,261.71 of the appropriation in Laws 2005, chapter
72.420, article 1, section 13, subdivision 4, for capitol area parking, is canceled. The bond sale
72.5authorization in Laws 2005, chapter 20, article 1, section 28, subdivision 1, as amended by
72.6Laws 2008, chapter 179, section 28, is reduced by $28,261.71.
72.7    Subd. 19. Capitol Area Architectural and Planning Board. $14,140.75 of the
72.8appropriation in Laws 2005, chapter 20, article 1, section 14, subdivision 2, for capitol
72.9interior renovation, is canceled. The bond sale authorization in Laws 2005, chapter 20,
72.10article 1, section 28, subdivision 1, as amended by Laws 2008, chapter 179, section 28, is
72.11reduced by $14,140.75.
72.12    Subd. 20. Veterans Homes Board. $1,863.57 of the appropriation in Laws 2005,
72.13chapter 20, article 1, section 21, subdivision 3, for the Luverne home, is canceled. The
72.14bond sale authorization in Laws 2005, chapter 20, article 1, section 28, subdivision 1, as
72.15amended by Laws 2008, chapter 179, section 28, is reduced by $1,863.57.
72.16    Subd. 21. Veterans Homes Board. $25,720 of the appropriation in Laws 2005,
72.17chapter 20, article 1, section 21, subdivision 5, as amended by Laws 2005, First Special
72.18Session chapter 7, section 5, for predesign of a home in Willmar, is canceled. The bond
72.19sale authorization in Laws 2005, chapter 20, article 1, section 28, subdivision 1, as
72.20amended by Laws 2008, chapter 179, section 28, is reduced by $25,720.
72.21    Subd. 22. Minnesota Correctional Facility - Stillwater. $1,003,283.99 of the
72.22appropriation in Laws 2005, chapter 20, article 1, section 22, subdivision 3, for new
72.23segregation unit, is canceled. The bond sale authorization in Laws 2005, chapter 20,
72.24article 1, section 28, subdivision 1, as amended by Laws 2008, chapter 179, section 28, is
72.25reduced by $1,003,283.99.
72.26    Subd. 23. Minnesota Correctional Facility - Willow River. $962.09 of the
72.27appropriation in Laws 2005, chapter 20, article 1, section 22, subdivision 4, paragraph
72.28(a), for an activities building, is canceled. The bond sale authorization in Laws 2005,
72.29chapter 20, article 1, section 28, subdivision 1, as amended by Laws 2008, chapter 179,
72.30section 28, is reduced by $962.09.
72.31    Subd. 24. Minnesota correctional facility - beds. $853 of the appropriation in
72.32Laws 2005, chapter 20, article 1, section 22, subdivision 4, paragraph (b), for additional
72.33beds at Willow River, is canceled. The bond sale authorization in Laws 2005, chapter
73.120, article 1, section 28, subdivision 1, as amended by Laws 2008, chapter 179, section
73.228, is reduced by $853.
73.3    Subd. 25. Institute of Nanotechnology. $600,000 of the appropriation in Laws
73.42005, chapter 20, article 1, section 23, subdivision 11, as amended by Laws 2006, chapter
73.5171, section 1, and Laws 2008, chapter 179, section 57, for a grant to the city of Rushford
73.6for the Institute of Nanotechnology, is canceled. The bond sale authorization in Laws
73.72005, chapter 20, article 1, section 28, subdivision 1, as amended by Laws 2008, chapter
73.8179, section 28, is reduced by $600,000.
73.9    Subd. 26. Veterans Homes Board. $7,770.30 of the appropriation in Laws 2006,
73.10chapter 258, section 19, subdivision 5, for the Luverne addition, is canceled. The bond
73.11sale authorization in Laws 2006, chapter 258, section 25, subdivision 1, as amended by
73.12Laws 2007, chapter 45, article 3, section 6, and Laws 2008, chapter 179, section 28,
73.13is reduced by $7,770.30.
73.14    Subd. 27. Department of Natural Resources facility damage. $2,283,263 of
73.15the appropriation in Laws 2007, First Special Session chapter 2, article 1, section 5,
73.16subdivision 2, to rehabilitate and replace state facilities and restore natural resources in the
73.17flood damaged area, is canceled. The bond sale authorization in Laws 2007, First Special
73.18Session chapter 2, article 1, section 15, subdivision 1, is reduced by $2,283,263.
73.19    Subd. 28. Department of Transportation; Urban Partnership Agreement.
73.20$9,000,000 of the appropriation in Laws 2008, chapter 152, article 2, section 3,
73.21subdivision 4, for the urban partnership agreement, is canceled. The trunk highway
73.22bond sale authorization in Laws 2008, chapter 152, article 2, section 7, subdivision 1, is
73.23reduced by $9,000,000.
73.24    Subd. 29. Department of Transportation building. $9,500,000 of the
73.25appropriation in Laws 2008, chapter 152, article 2, section 5, for the exterior of the
73.26Department of Transportation building in Saint Paul, is canceled. The trunk highway
73.27bond sale authorization in Laws 2008, chapter 152, article 2, section 7, subdivision 1, is
73.28reduced by $9,500,000.
73.29    Subd. 30. Agriculture. $2,660 of the appropriation in Laws 2008, chapter 179,
73.30section 10, for the potato inspection unit building roof, is canceled. The bond sale
73.31authorization in Laws 2008, chapter 179, section 27, subdivision 1, as amended by Laws
73.322008, chapter 365, section 7, is reduced by $2,660.
74.1    Subd. 31. Bayport storm sewer. $150,000 of the appropriation in Laws 2008,
74.2chapter 179, section 22, subdivision 8, for the Bayport storm sewer, is canceled. The bond
74.3sale authorization in Laws 2008, chapter 179, section 27, subdivision 1, as amended by
74.4Laws 2008, chapter 365, section 7, is reduced by $150,000.
74.5    Subd. 32. Disaster relief. $3,900,000 of the appropriation in Laws 2009, chapter
74.693, article 2, section 3, subdivision 3, for state and local match, is canceled. The bond sale
74.7authorization in Laws 2009, chapter 93, article 2, section 13, subdivision 1, is reduced
74.8by $3,900,000.
74.9    Subd. 33. 2009 authorizations. (a) The bond sale authorization in Laws 2009,
74.10chapter 93, article 1, section 21, subdivision 1, is reduced by $79,375,000.
74.11(b) The bond sale authorization in Laws 2009, chapter 93, article 1, section 21,
74.12subdivision 2, is reduced by $5,780,000.

74.13    Sec. 28. Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 16A.501, is amended to read:
74.1416A.501 REPORT ON EXPENDITURE OF BOND PROCEEDS.
74.15(a) The commissioner of management and budget must report annually to the
74.16legislature on the degree to which entities receiving appropriations for capital projects in
74.17previous omnibus capital improvement acts have encumbered or expended that money.
74.18The report must be submitted to the chairs of the house of representatives Ways and Means
74.19Committee and the senate Finance Committee by January 1 of each year.
74.20(b) The commissioner of management and budget must report by January 15 of each
74.21year to the chairs and ranking minority members of the house of representatives and
74.22senate committees with jurisdiction over capital investment, finance, and ways and means,
74.23on the amount and percentage of each agency's capital appropriation that is used to pay
74.24for the costs of staff directly attributable to capital programs or projects funded with state
74.25general obligation bond proceeds. The report must also include information on agencies'
74.26compliance with the commissioner's policies governing the use of general obligation bond
74.27proceeds to pay staff costs and any changes to the commissioner's policies.

74.28    Sec. 29. Minnesota Statutes 2009 Supplement, section 16A.647, subdivision 1, is
74.29amended to read:
74.30    Subdivision 1. Authority to issue. When authorized by law to issue state general
74.31obligation bonds or state 911 revenue bonds under section 403.275, the commissioner
74.32may issue all or part of the bonds as tax credit bonds or as interest subsidy bonds or a
74.33combination of the two.

75.1    Sec. 30. Minnesota Statutes 2009 Supplement, section 16A.647, subdivision 5, is
75.2amended to read:
75.3    Subd. 5. Sale; certain costs of issuance. Tax credit bonds and interest subsidy
75.4bonds must be sold at a price not less than 98 percent of their stated principal amount. No
75.5state trunk highway bond may be sold for a price of less than par and accrued interest.
75.6When the commissioner determines to issue tax credit bonds or interest subsidy bonds to
75.7achieve a net present value debt service savings over tax-exempt bonds, the commissioner
75.8may issue an additional principal amount of bonds, not to exceed two percent of the
75.9principal amount of bonds otherwise authorized by law to be issued, to pay the costs of
75.10investment banking and banking services related to the sale or placement of the bonds,
75.11provided the additional issuance will not cause an increase in the general fund debt
75.12service transfer for the biennium during which the bonds are sold, as estimated by the
75.13commissioner. The proceeds are appropriated for this purpose.

75.14    Sec. 31. Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 16A.66, subdivision 2, is amended to read:
75.15    Subd. 2. Special provisions for sale and issuance. Refunding bonds may be
75.16sold publicly, or directly to the State Board of Investment without bids, or may be
75.17exchanged for bonds refunded by agreement with their holders. The refunding bonds must
75.18be prepared, executed, delivered, and secured in the same way as the refunded bonds.
75.19The proceeds of refunding bonds may be deposited, invested, and applied to accomplish
75.20the refunding as provided in section 475.67, subdivisions 5 to 10, and 13. Bids for the
75.21securities to be purchased for the escrow account may be secured, at the commissioner's
75.22election, either through the State Board of Investment or a suitable financial institution.
75.23The interest rate on refunding bonds may exceed that on the refunded bonds if the purpose
75.24of refunding is to extend the maturities and to reduce the amount needed annually to
75.25pay and to secure the debt.

75.26    Sec. 32. Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 16B.26, is amended to read:
75.2716B.26 UTILITY COMPANIES, PERMITS TO CROSS STATE-OWNED
75.28LANDS.
75.29    Subdivision 1. Easements. (a) Authority. Except where the authority conferred
75.30by this section has been imposed on some other state or county office, the commissioner
75.31may grant an easement or permit over, under, or across any land owned by the state for
75.32the purpose of constructing roads, streets, telephone, telegraph, and electric power lines,
75.33cables or conduits, underground or otherwise, or mains or pipe lines for gas, liquids, or
75.34solids in suspension public purposes, including but not limited to, access, road, street,
76.1mass transit, telecommunication, flood protection, or utility purposes. This authority
76.2does not apply to land under the jurisdiction of the commissioner of natural resources or
76.3land obtained for trunk highway purposes.
76.4(b) Notice of revocation. An easement or permit is revocable by written notice
76.5given by the commissioner if at any time its continuance will conflict with a public use
76.6of the land over, under, or upon which it is granted, or for any other reason. The notice
76.7must be in writing and is effective 90 days after the notice is sent by certified mail to the
76.8last known address of the record holder of the easement. If the address of the holder of
76.9the easement or permit is not known, it expires 90 days after the notice is recorded in the
76.10office of the county recorder of the county in which the land is located. Upon revocation
76.11of an easement, the commissioner may allow a reasonable time for the easement holder
76.12to vacate the premises affected. Notwithstanding the foregoing, the commissioner may
76.13grant to a state agency or political subdivision a permanent easement for the construction,
76.14operation, and maintenance of publicly owned infrastructure as described in paragraph (a),
76.15to have and to hold for as long as the easement area is used in accordance with the terms
76.16and conditions of the easement. If a permanent easement ceases to be used for the purposes
76.17stated in the easement or in accordance with its terms and conditions, the easement may be
76.18revoked by a written notice given by the commissioner in accordance with this paragraph.
76.19(c) Easement runs with land. State land subject to an easement or permit granted
76.20by the commissioner remains subject to sale or lease, and the sale or lease does not revoke
76.21the permit or easement granted.
76.22    Subd. 2. Land controlled by other agencies. If the easement or permit involves
76.23land under the jurisdiction of an agency other than the Department of Administration, it
76.24is subject to the approval of the head of the agency and is subject to revocation by the
76.25commissioner as provided in this section, on request of the head of the agency.
76.26    Subd. 3. Application. An application for easement or permit under this section
76.27must be in quadruplicate and must include: a legal description of the land affected; a
76.28map showing the area affected by the easement or permit; and a detailed design of any
76.29structures to be placed on the land. The commissioner may require that the application
76.30be in another form and include other descriptions, maps, or designs. The commissioner
76.31may at any time order changes or modifications respecting construction or maintenance of
76.32structures or other conditions of the easement which the commissioner finds necessary to
76.33protect the public health and safety.
76.34    Subd. 4. Form; duration. The easement or permit must be in a form prescribed
76.35by the attorney general and must describe the location of the easement granted. The
77.1easement or permit continues until revoked by the commissioner, subject to change or
77.2modification as provided in this section.
77.3    Subd. 5. Consideration; terms. The commissioner may prescribe consideration
77.4and conditions for granting an easement or permit. Money received by the state under
77.5this section must be credited to the fund to which income or proceeds of sale from the
77.6land would be credited, if provision for the sale is made by law. Otherwise, it must be
77.7credited to the general fund.

77.8    Sec. 33. [16B.327] RECYCLING CONSTRUCTION AND DEMOLITION
77.9WASTE FROM STATE BUILDINGS; REQUIREMENT.
77.10The commissioner shall require in contracts for the construction, renovation, or
77.11demolition of a state building that the contractor and any subcontractor must divert from
77.12deposit in a landfill and must recycle at least 50 percent of the nonhazardous construction
77.13and demolition waste, measured by tonnage or volume, produced by the project or
77.14demonstrate that the waste was delivered to construction and demolition waste recycling
77.15facilities that maintain a 50 percent annual recycling rate. This requirement applies to a
77.16project to construct, renovate, or demolish a state building that receives funding from the
77.17bond proceeds fund after January 1, 2011, provided that:
77.18(1) the project is located within 40 miles of a construction and demolition waste
77.19recycling facility that meets the requirements of this section and can process the applicable
77.20building materials; and
77.21(2) for construction and renovation projects, funding from the bond proceeds fund is
77.22$5,000,000 or more.
77.23 For the purposes of this section, "state building" means a building wholly owned or
77.24leased by a state agency, the Minnesota State Colleges and Universities, or the University
77.25of Minnesota.

77.26    Sec. 34. Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 16B.335, subdivision 1, is amended to read:
77.27    Subdivision 1. Construction and major remodeling. (a) The commissioner, or
77.28any other recipient to whom an appropriation is made to acquire or better public lands
77.29or buildings or other public improvements of a capital nature, must not prepare final
77.30plans and specifications for any construction, major remodeling, or land acquisition in
77.31anticipation of which the appropriation was made until the agency that will use the
77.32project has presented the program plan and cost estimates for all elements necessary
77.33to complete the project to the chair of the senate Finance Committee and the chair of
77.34the house of representatives Ways and Means Committee and the chairs have made
78.1their recommendations, and the chair of the house of representatives Capital Investment
78.2Committee is notified. "Construction or major remodeling" means construction of a new
78.3building, a substantial addition to an existing building, or a substantial change to the
78.4interior configuration of an existing building. The presentation must note any significant
78.5changes in the work that will be done, or in its cost, since the appropriation for the
78.6project was enacted or from the predesign submittal. The program plans and estimates
78.7must be presented for review at least two weeks before a recommendation is needed.
78.8The recommendations are advisory only. Failure or refusal to make a recommendation
78.9is considered a negative recommendation. The chairs of the senate Finance Committee
78.10and the house of representatives Capital Investment and Ways and Means Committees
78.11must also be notified whenever there is a substantial change in a construction or major
78.12remodeling project, or in its cost.
78.13(b) Capital projects exempt from the requirements of this subdivision include
78.14demolition or decommissioning of state assets, hazardous material projects, utility
78.15infrastructure projects, environmental testing, parking lots, parking structures, park
78.16and ride facilities, bus rapid transit stations, light rail lines, exterior lighting, fencing,
78.17highway rest areas, truck stations, storage facilities not consisting primarily of offices or
78.18heated work areas, roads, bridges, trails, pathways, campgrounds, athletic fields, dams,
78.19floodwater retention systems, water access sites, harbors, sewer separation projects, water
78.20and wastewater facilities, port development projects for which the commissioner of
78.21transportation has entered into an assistance agreement under section 457A.04, ice centers,
78.22a local government project with a construction cost of less than $1,500,000, or any other
78.23capital project with a construction cost of less than $750,000.

78.24    Sec. 35. [16B.355] COOPERATIVE LOCAL FACILITIES GRANTS.
78.25    Subdivision 1. Grants authorized. The commissioner shall make grants to
78.26counties, cities, towns, and school districts to acquire, construct, or renovate public land
78.27and buildings and other public improvements of a capital nature for cooperative facilities
78.28to be owned and operated by the grantees.
78.29    Subd. 2. Match. A grant under this section may not be made until the commissioner
78.30has determined that at least 30 percent of the total project cost has been committed to
78.31the project from nonstate sources.
78.32    Subd. 3. Amount. No more than one-third of the amount appropriated by any one
78.33appropriation act may be granted to any one project.
78.34    Subd. 4. Application. (a) To be eligible to receive a grant, the grant application
78.35must be made to the commissioner on behalf of any combination of at least three counties,
79.1cities, towns, or school districts. The grant applicants must have entered into a joint
79.2powers agreement and formed a joint powers board under section 471.59 to govern the
79.3facilities. The joint powers board must approve the application by resolution.
79.4(b) The grant application must demonstrate that acquisition, construction, or
79.5renovation of the cooperative facilities will improve the delivery of services by the
79.6grant applicants and will generate savings to the applicants in operating their buildings
79.7and programs.
79.8(c) The commissioner shall prescribe and provide the application form. The
79.9application must include at least the following information:
79.10(1) identification of the facilities;
79.11(2) a plan for the facilities;
79.12(3) a description of how the facilities will improve the delivery of governmental
79.13services by the applicants;
79.14(4) a detailed estimate, along with necessary supporting evidence, of the total costs
79.15for the facilities;
79.16(5) an estimate of the dates when the facilities for which the grant is requested will
79.17be contracted for and completed;
79.18(6) a detailed estimate, along with necessary supporting evidence, of the savings in
79.19operating costs of buildings and programs that the project will generate;
79.20(7) the manner in which the applicants will meet the local match requirement; and
79.21(8) any additional information or material the commissioner prescribes.
79.22    Subd. 5. Priority. The commissioner, in consultation with the commissioner of
79.23management and budget and the commissioners of other state departments, as appropriate,
79.24shall give priority to projects that demonstrate a significant increase in cooperation as
79.25measured by one or more of the following criteria:
79.26(1) improved quality, access, transparency, or level of service to citizens;
79.27(2) fundamental change in the organization of service delivery;
79.28(3) substantial savings in operating costs; or
79.29(4) positive return on investment over the life of the facility.
79.30    Subd. 6. Geographic distribution. At least half the money provided as grants each
79.31fiscal biennium must be for projects located outside the seven-county metropolitan area, as
79.32defined in section 473.121, subdivision 2.

79.33    Sec. 36. Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 85.015, is amended by adding a subdivision
79.34to read:
80.1    Subd. 28. Camp Ripley/Veterans State Trail. The trail shall originate at Crow
80.2Wing State Park in Crow Wing County at the southern end of the Paul Bunyan Trail and
80.3shall extend from Crow Wing State Park westerly to the city of Pillager, then southerly
80.4along the west side of Camp Ripley, then easterly along the south side of Camp Ripley
80.5across to the east side of the Mississippi River, and then northerly through Fort Ripley
80.6to Crow Wing State Park. A second segment of the trail shall be established that shall
80.7extend in a southerly direction and in close proximity to the Mississippi River from the
80.8southeasterly portion of the first segment of the trail to the city of Little Falls, and then
80.9terminate at the Soo Line Trail in Morrison County.

80.10    Sec. 37. Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 103F.161, subdivision 3, is amended to read:
80.11    Subd. 3. Red River basin flood mitigation projects. Notwithstanding subdivision
80.122, a grant for implementation of a flood hazard mitigation project in the Red River basin
80.13that is consistent with the 1998 mediation agreement and approved by the Red River flood
80.14damage reduction work group may be for up to 75 percent of the cost of the proposed
80.15mitigation measures for the Agassiz-Audubon, North Ottawa, Hay Creek, and Thief
80.16River subwatershed projects.

80.17    Sec. 38. Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 103F.515, is amended by adding a
80.18subdivision to read:
80.19    Subd. 10. Use for mitigation prohibited. Money made available under the reinvest
80.20in Minnesota reserve program may not be used for environmental regulatory or wetland
80.21mitigation purposes required under federal or state law.

80.22    Sec. 39. Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 116J.435, as amended by Laws 2009, chapter
80.2335, sections 1 and 2, and Laws 2009, chapter 78, article 2, section 12, is amended to read:
80.24116J.435 BIOSCIENCE INNOVATIVE BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT PUBLIC
80.25INFRASTRUCTURE GRANT PROGRAM.
80.26    Subdivision 1. Creation of account. A bioscience An innovative business
80.27development public infrastructure account is created in the bond proceeds fund. Money
80.28in the account may only be used for capital costs of public infrastructure for eligible
80.29bioscience innovative business development projects.
80.30    Subd. 2. Definitions. For purposes of this section:
80.31(1) "local governmental unit" means a county, city, town, special district, public
80.32higher education institution, or other political subdivision or public corporation;
81.1(2) "governing body" means the council, board of commissioners, board of trustees,
81.2board of regents, or other body charged with governing a local governmental unit;
81.3(3) "public infrastructure" means publicly owned physical infrastructure in this state,
81.4including, but not limited to, wastewater collection and treatment systems, drinking water
81.5systems, storm sewers, utility extensions, telecommunications infrastructure, streets,
81.6roads, bridges, parking ramps, facilities that support basic science technology and clinical
81.7research, and research infrastructure; and
81.8(4) "innovative business" means a business that is engaged in, or is committed to
81.9engage in, innovation in Minnesota in one of the following: using proprietary technology
81.10to add value to a product, process, or service in a high technology field; researching
81.11or developing a proprietary product, process, or service in a high technology field;
81.12researching, developing, or producing a new proprietary technology for use in the fields of
81.13tourism, forestry, mining, transportation, or green manufacturing;
81.14(5) "proprietary technology" means the technical innovations that are unique and
81.15legally owned or licensed by a business and includes, without limitation, those innovations
81.16that are patented, patent pending, a subject of trade secrets, or copyrighted; and
81.17(4) (6) "eligible project" means a bioscience an innovative business development
81.18capital improvement project in this state, including: manufacturing; technology;
81.19warehousing and distribution; research and development; bioscience innovative business
81.20incubator; agricultural bioprocessing processing; or industrial, office, or research park
81.21development that would be used by a bioscience-based an innovative business.
81.22    Subd. 3. Grant program established. (a) The commissioner shall make
81.23competitive grants to local governmental units to acquire and prepare land on which
81.24public infrastructure required to support an eligible project will be located, including
81.25demolition of structures and remediation of any hazardous conditions on the land, or to
81.26predesign, design, acquire, construct, furnish, and equip public infrastructure required to
81.27support an eligible project. The local governmental unit receiving a grant must provide for
81.28the remainder of the public infrastructure costs from other sources. The commissioner
81.29may waive the requirements related to an eligible project under subdivision 2 if a project
81.30would be eligible under this section but for the fact that its location requires infrastructure
81.31improvements to residential development.
81.32(b) The amount of a grant may not exceed the lesser of the cost of the public
81.33infrastructure or 50 percent of the sum of the cost of the public infrastructure plus the cost
81.34of the completed eligible project.
82.1(c) The purpose of the program is to keep or enhance jobs in the area, increase the
82.2tax base, or to expand or create new economic development through the growth of new
82.3bioscience innovative businesses and organizations.
82.4    Subd. 4. Application. (a) The commissioner must develop forms and procedures
82.5for soliciting and reviewing applications for grants under this section. At a minimum, a
82.6local governmental unit must include the following information in its application:
82.7(1) a resolution of its governing body certifying that the money required to be
82.8supplied by the local governmental unit to complete the public infrastructure is available
82.9and committed;
82.10(2) a detailed estimate, along with necessary supporting evidence, of the total
82.11development costs for the public infrastructure and eligible project;
82.12(3) an assessment of the potential or likely use of the site for bioscience innovative
82.13business activities after completion of the public infrastructure and eligible project;
82.14(4) a timeline indicating the major milestones of the public infrastructure and eligible
82.15project and their anticipated completion dates;
82.16(5) a commitment from the governing body to repay the grant if the milestones are
82.17not realized by the completion date identified in clause (4); and
82.18(6) any additional information or material the commissioner prescribes.
82.19(b) The determination of whether to make a grant under subdivision 3 is within the
82.20discretion of the commissioner, subject to this section. The commissioner's decisions and
82.21application of the priorities are not subject to judicial review, except for abuse of discretion.
82.22    Subd. 5. Priorities. (a) If applications for grants exceed the available appropriations,
82.23grants must be made for public infrastructure that, in the commissioner's judgment,
82.24provides the highest return in public benefits for the public costs incurred. "Public benefits"
82.25include job creation, environmental benefits to the state and region, efficient use of public
82.26transportation, efficient use of existing infrastructure, provision of affordable housing,
82.27multiuse development that constitutes community rebuilding rather than single-use
82.28development, crime reduction, blight reduction, community stabilization, and property tax
82.29base maintenance or improvement. In making this judgment, the commissioner shall give
82.30priority to eligible projects with one or more of the following characteristics:
82.31(1) the potential of the local governmental unit to attract viable bioscience innovative
82.32 businesses;
82.33(2) proximity to public transit if located in a metropolitan county, as defined in
82.34section 473.121, subdivision 4;
82.35(3) multijurisdictional eligible projects that take into account the need for affordable
82.36housing, transportation, and environmental impact;
83.1(4) the eligible project is not relocating substantially the same operation from another
83.2location in the state, unless the commissioner determines the eligible project cannot be
83.3reasonably accommodated within the local governmental unit in which the business is
83.4currently located, or the business would otherwise relocate to another state or country; and
83.5(5) the number of jobs that will be created.
83.6(b) The factors in paragraph (a) are not listed in a rank order of priority; rather, the
83.7commissioner may weigh each factor, depending upon the facts and circumstances, as
83.8the commissioner considers appropriate.
83.9    Subd. 6. Cancellation of grant. If a grant is awarded to a local governmental unit
83.10and funds are not encumbered for the grant within four years after the award date, the
83.11grant must be canceled.
83.12    Subd. 7. Repayment of grant. If an eligible project supported by public
83.13infrastructure funded with a grant awarded under this section is not occupied by a
83.14bioscience an innovative business in accordance with the grant application under
83.15subdivision 4 within five years after the date of the last grant payment, the grant recipient
83.16must repay the amount of the grant received. The commissioner must deposit all money
83.17received under this subdivision into the state treasury and credit it to the debt service
83.18account in the state bond fund.

83.19    Sec. 40. Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 174.50, subdivision 6, is amended to read:
83.20    Subd. 6. Grant rules criteria; rulemaking. Procedures for application for
83.21grants from the fund, conditions for their administration, and criteria for priority,
83.22unless established in the laws authorizing the grants, shall be established by rules of
83.23the Department of Transportation consistent with those laws. The commissioner of
83.24transportation shall adopt rules consistent with this section that establish criteria for
83.25determining priorities and amounts of grants shall, which must be based on consideration
83.26of:
83.27(1) effectiveness of the project in eliminating a deficiency in the transportation
83.28system;
83.29(2) number of persons affected by the deficiency;
83.30(3) economic feasibility;
83.31(4) effect on optimum land use and other concerns of state and regional planning;
83.32(5) availability of other financing capability; and
83.33(6) adequacy of provision for proper operation and maintenance after construction.

83.34    Sec. 41. Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 174.50, subdivision 7, is amended to read:
84.1    Subd. 7. Rules for administering funds and grants Program administration;
84.2rulemaking. (a) The commissioner of transportation shall develop rules, procedures for
84.3application for grants, conditions of grant administration, standards, and criteria, including
84.4bridge specifications, in cooperation with road authorities of political subdivisions, for use
84.5in the administration of funds appropriated to the commissioner and for the administration
84.6of grants to subdivisions.
84.7(b) The maximum use of standardized bridges is encouraged. Regardless of the size
84.8of the existing bridge, a bridge or replacement bridge is eligible for assistance from the
84.9state transportation fund if a hydrological survey indicates that the bridge or replacement
84.10bridge must be ten feet or more in length.
84.11(c) As part of the standards or rules, the commissioner shall, in consultation with
84.12local road authorities, establish a minimum distance between any two bridges that cross
84.13over the same river, stream, or waterway, so that only one of the bridges is eligible for a
84.14grant under this section. As appropriate, the commissioner may establish exceptions from
84.15the minimum distance requirement or procedures for obtaining a variance.
84.16(d) Funds appropriated to the commissioner from the Minnesota state transportation
84.17fund shall be segregated from the highway tax user distribution fund and other funds
84.18created by article XIV of the Constitution.

84.19    Sec. 42. Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 256E.37, subdivision 1, is amended to read:
84.20    Subdivision 1. Grant authority. The commissioner may make grants to state
84.21agencies and political subdivisions to construct or rehabilitate facilities for early childhood
84.22programs, crisis nurseries, or parenting time centers. The following requirements apply:
84.23    (1) The facilities must be owned by the state or a political subdivision, but may
84.24be leased under section 16A.695 to organizations that operate the programs. The
84.25commissioner must prescribe the terms and conditions of the leases.
84.26    (2) A grant for an individual facility must not exceed $300,000 $500,000 for each
84.27program that is housed in the facility, up to a maximum of $750,000 $2,000,000 for
84.28a facility that houses three programs or more. Programs include Head Start, School
84.29Readiness, Early Childhood Family Education, licensed child care, and other early
84.30childhood intervention programs.
84.31    (3) State appropriations must be matched on a 50 percent basis with nonstate funds.
84.32The matching requirement must apply program wide and not to individual grants.

84.33    Sec. 43. Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 256E.37, subdivision 2, is amended to read:
84.34    Subd. 2. Grant priority. (a) The commissioner must give priority to:
85.1    (1) projects in counties or municipalities with the highest percentage of children
85.2living in poverty;
85.3    (2) grants that involve collaboration among sponsors of programs under this section;
85.4and
85.5    (3) where feasible, grants for programs that utilize Youthbuild under sections
85.6116L.361 to 116L.366 for at least 25 percent of each grant awarded or $50,000 of the labor
85.7portion of the construction, whichever is less, if:
85.8    (i) the work is appropriate for Youthbuild, as mutually agreed upon by the grantee
85.9and the local Youthbuild program, considering safety and skills needed;
85.10    (ii) it is demonstrated by Youthbuild that using Youthbuild will not increase the
85.11overall cost of the project; and
85.12    (iii) eligible programs consult with appropriate labor organizations to deliver
85.13education and training.
85.14    (b) The commissioner may give priority to:
85.15    (1) projects that collaborate with child care providers, including all-day and
85.16school-age child care programs, special needs care, sick child care, nontraditional hour
85.17care, and programs that include services to refugee and immigrant families; and
85.18    (2) grants for programs that will increase their child care workers' wages as a result
85.19of the grant; and
85.20    (3) projects that will improve the quality of early childhood programs.

85.21    Sec. 44. Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 403.275, subdivision 2, is amended to read:
85.22    Subd. 2. Procedure; certain costs of issuance. (a) The commissioner may sell and
85.23issue the bonds on the terms and conditions the commissioner determines to be in the best
85.24interests of the state. The bonds may be sold at public or private sale. The commissioner
85.25may enter any agreements or pledges the commissioner determines necessary or useful to
85.26sell the bonds that are not inconsistent with sections 403.21 to 403.40. Sections 16A.672
85.27to 16A.675 apply to the bonds. The commissioner may issue all or part of the bonds as tax
85.28credit bonds or as interest subsidy bonds under section 16A.647 or a combination of the
85.29two. Except for amounts appropriated to pay the costs of investment banking and banking
85.30services under section 16A.647, the proceeds of the bonds issued under this section must
85.31be credited to a special 911 revenue bond proceeds account in the state treasury.
85.32(b) Before the proceeds are received in the 911 revenue bond proceeds account,
85.33the commissioner of management and budget may transfer to the account from the 911
85.34emergency telecommunications service account amounts not exceeding the expected
85.35proceeds from the next bond sale. The commissioner of management and budget shall
86.1return these amounts to the 911 emergency telecommunications service account by
86.2transferring proceeds when received. The amounts of these transfers are appropriated
86.3from the 911 emergency telecommunications service account and from the 911 revenue
86.4bond proceeds account.

86.5    Sec. 45. Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 462A.36, subdivision 2, is amended to read:
86.6    Subd. 2. Authorization. (a) The agency may issue up to $30,000,000 $36,000,000
86.7of nonprofit housing bonds in one or more series to which the payments made under this
86.8section may be pledged. The nonprofit housing bonds authorized in this subdivision
86.9may be issued for the purpose of making loans, on terms and conditions the agency
86.10deems appropriate, to finance the costs of the construction, acquisition, preservation, and
86.11rehabilitation of permanent supportive housing for individuals and families who: (1)
86.12either have been without a permanent residence for at least 12 months or at least four
86.13times in the last three years; or (2) are at significant risk of lacking a permanent residence
86.14for 12 months or at least four times in the last three years. The bonds may also be issued
86.15to finance the costs of the construction, acquisition, preservation, and rehabilitation of
86.16foreclosed or vacant housing to be used for affordable rental housing.
86.17    (b) An insubstantial portion of the bond proceeds may be used for permanent
86.18supportive housing for individuals and families experiencing homelessness who do not
86.19meet the criteria of paragraph (a).

86.20    Sec. 46. Laws 2005, chapter 20, article 1, section 19, subdivision 4, is amended to read:
86.21
Subd. 4. Red Rock Corridor Transit Way
500,000
86.22For preliminary engineering and
86.23environmental review, acquisition of
86.24real property or interests in real property,
86.25and construction of the Red Rock corridor
86.26transit way from Hastings through St. Paul
86.27to Minneapolis.
86.28This appropriation may not be spent for
86.29capital improvements within a trunk highway
86.30right-of-way.

87.1    Sec. 47. Laws 2005, chapter 20, article 1, section 23, subdivision 12, as amended by
87.2Laws 2006, chapter 171, section 2, and Laws 2006, chapter 258, section 50, is amended to
87.3read:
87.4
Subd. 12. Bioscience Development
18,500,000
87.5For grants to political subdivisions to
87.6predesign, design, acquire, construct, furnish,
87.7and equip publicly owned infrastructure
87.8required to support bioscience development
87.9in this state.
87.10$2,500,000 is for a grant to the city of
87.11Worthington.
87.12$14,000,000 cumulatively is for grants to the
87.13counties of Ramsey and Anoka for public
87.14improvements to the portion of County
87.15Road J located within each county, and
87.16for road and bridge improvement costs at
87.17marked Trunk Highway 36 and Rice Street
87.18in Ramsey County in support of bioscience
87.19business development. This amount may be
87.20used to repay loans the proceeds of which
87.21were used for the public improvement. The
87.22grants to the individual counties shall be
87.23in amounts proportionate to the individual
87.24counties' costs associated with the public
87.25improvements.
87.26$2,000,000 is for bioscience business
87.27development public infrastructure grants
87.28under new Minnesota Statutes, section
87.29116J.435 .

87.30    Sec. 48. Laws 2006, chapter 258, section 5, subdivision 3, is amended to read:
87.31
Subd. 3.Frechette Hall Asset Preservation
25,000
87.32To begin to design the renovation of
87.33Frechette Hall, including a new electrical
88.1system, new HVAC system, new windows,
88.2plumbing upgrades, removal of the fireplace
88.3and sunken seating in the commons area,
88.4addition of recreational space for students to
88.5utilize during inclement weather, and repair
88.6of the Scout Cabin. For asset preservation
88.7on either campus of the academies, to be
88.8spent in accordance with Minnesota Statutes,
88.9section 16B.307.

88.10    Sec. 49. Laws 2006, chapter 258, section 8, subdivision 4, is amended to read:
88.11
88.12
Subd. 4.Koochiching Renewable Energy
Clean Air Project (RECAP)
2,500,000
88.13For a grant to Koochiching County to
88.14prepare a site for and or the Koochiching
88.15Development Authority to design, construct,
88.16and equip a plasma torch gasification facility
88.17that converts municipal solid waste into
88.18energy and slag, reducing the need to dispose
88.19of the waste in a landfill.
88.20After the design has been completed, this
88.21appropriation may be used for any or all or
88.22any combination of the following: (1) to
88.23upgrade an existing waste transfer station
88.24in Koochiching County to serve the facility
88.25by performing site work, construction, or
88.26placement of equipment; or (2) to prepare a
88.27site for or to construct or equip a portion of
88.28the plasma torch gasification facility.
88.29This appropriation, or any portion of it, is
88.30not available until the commissioner has
88.31determined that at least an equal amount has
88.32been committed to the project as matched,
88.33dollar for dollar, with money from nonstate
88.34sources.

89.1    Sec. 50. Laws 2006, chapter 258, section 17, subdivision 5, is amended to read:
89.2
Subd. 5.Red Rock corridor transit way
500,000
89.3For preliminary engineering and
89.4environmental review, acquisition of
89.5real property or interests in real property, and
89.6construction of the Red Rock corridor transit
89.7way between Hastings and Minneapolis via
89.8St. Paul.

89.9    Sec. 51. Laws 2006, chapter 258, section 21, subdivision 4, as amended by Laws 2009,
89.10chapter 93, article 1, section 34, is amended to read:
89.11
89.12
Subd. 4.Hibbing Wastewater Treatment
Facilities
2,500,000
89.13To the Public Facilities Authority for a
89.14grant to the city of Hibbing for mercury
89.15treatment facilities at the south wastewater
89.16treatment plant and for wastewater and
89.17storm water infrastructure improvements.
89.18This appropriation is not available until the
89.19authority determines that at least an equal
89.20amount is committed to the project from
89.21nonstate sources.

89.22    Sec. 52. Laws 2006, chapter 258, section 21, subdivision 14, as amended by Laws
89.232008, chapter 179, section 66, is amended to read:
89.24
Subd. 14. Itasca County - infrastructure
12,000,000
89.25For a grant to Itasca County for public
89.26infrastructure needed to support a steel plant
89.27in Itasca County and economic development
89.28projects in the surrounding area. Grant
89.29money may be used by Itasca County and the
89.30Itasca County Regional Railroad Authority
89.31 to acquire right-of-way and mitigate loss
89.32of wetlands and runoff of storm water, and
89.33to predesign, design, construct, and equip
90.1roads and rail lines,; and, in cooperation with
90.2Nashwauk Municipal Utility, may be used by
90.3the Nashwauk Public Utilities Commission
90.4to acquire right-of-way and mitigate loss
90.5of wetlands and runoff of storm water and
90.6to predesign, design, construct, and equip
90.7natural gas pipelines, electric infrastructure,
90.8water supply systems, and wastewater
90.9collection and treatment systems. If the
90.10county determines that any of the listed uses
90.11are not needed, then the grant may be used
90.12for the remaining listed uses.
90.13The public ownership requirement contained
90.14in article XI, section 5, paragraph (a),
90.15of the Minnesota Constitution may be
90.16satisfied by way of Itasca County, the Itasca
90.17County Regional Railroad Authority, or
90.18the Nashwauk Public Utilities Commission
90.19possessing the required ownership interest
90.20even though the grant is only to Itasca
90.21County.
90.22Up to $4,000,000 of this appropriation may
90.23be spent before the full financing for either
90.24project has been closed.

90.25    Sec. 53. Laws 2008, chapter 152, article 2, section 3, subdivision 2, is amended to read:
90.26
Subd. 2.State Road Construction
1,717,694,000
90.27(a) For the actual construction,
90.28reconstruction, and improvement of
90.29trunk highways, including design-build
90.30contracts and consultant usage to support
90.31these activities. This includes the cost
90.32of actual payments to landowners for
90.33lands acquired for highway rights-of-way,
90.34payments to lessees, interest subsidies, and
91.1relocation expenses. This appropriation is in
91.2the following amounts:
91.3(1) $417,694,000 in fiscal year 2009, and the
91.4commissioner may use up to $71,008,000 of
91.5this amount for program delivery;
91.6(2) $500,000,000 in fiscal year 2010, and the
91.7commissioner may use up to $85,000,000 of
91.8this amount for program delivery; and
91.9(3) $200,000,000 in each fiscal year for fiscal
91.10years 2011 and 2012, and the commissioner
91.11may use up to $34,000,000 of the amount in
91.12each fiscal year for program delivery; and
91.13(4) $100,000,000 in each fiscal year for
91.14fiscal years 2011 through 2018 2013 through
91.152016, and the commissioner may use up to
91.16$17,000,000 of the amount in each fiscal year
91.17for program delivery.
91.18(b) Of the amount in fiscal year 2009,
91.19$40,000,000 is for construction of
91.20interchanges involving a trunk highway,
91.21where the interchange will promote economic
91.22development, increase employment, relieve
91.23growing traffic congestion, and promote
91.24traffic safety. The amount under this
91.25paragraph must be allocated 50 percent to
91.26the department's metropolitan district, and 50
91.27percent to districts in greater Minnesota.
91.28(c) Of the amount in fiscal years 2009
91.29and 2010, the commissioner shall use
91.30$300,000,000 each year for predesign,
91.31design, preliminary engineering,
91.32right-of-way acquisition, construction,
91.33reconstruction, and maintenance of bridges
91.34in the trunk highway bridge improvement
92.1program under Minnesota Statutes, section
92.2165.14 .
92.3(d) Of the total appropriation under this
92.4subdivision, the commissioner shall use at
92.5least $50,000,000 for accelerating transit
92.6facility improvements on or adjacent to trunk
92.7highways.
92.8(e) Of the total appropriation under this
92.9subdivision provided to the Department of
92.10Transportation's district 7, the commissioner
92.11shall first expend funds as necessary to
92.12accelerate all projects that (1) are on a trunk
92.13highway classified as a medium priority
92.14interregional corridor, (2) are included in the
92.15district's long-range transportation plan, but
92.16are not included in the state transportation
92.17improvement program or the ten-year
92.18highway work plan, and (3) expand capacity
92.19from a two-lane highway to a freeway
92.20or expressway, as defined in Minnesota
92.21Statutes, section 160.02, subdivision 19. The
92.22commissioner shall establish as the highest
92.23priority under this paragraph any project that
92.24currently has a final environmental impact
92.25statement completed. The requirement
92.26under this paragraph does not change the
92.27department's funding allocation process
92.28or the amount otherwise allocated to each
92.29transportation district.
92.30(f) The appropriation in this subdivision
92.31cancels as specified under Minnesota
92.32Statutes, section 16A.642, except that the
92.33commissioner of management and budget
92.34shall count the start of authorization for
92.35issuance of state bonds as the first day of
93.1the fiscal year during which the bonds are
93.2to be issued, as specified under paragraph
93.3(a), clause (1), (2), (3), or (4), respectively,
93.4and not as the date of enactment of this
93.5subdivision.

93.6    Sec. 54. Laws 2008, chapter 179, section 5, subdivision 4, is amended to read:
93.7
93.8
Subd. 4.Mott Memorial Hall Technology
Center
100,000
93.9To predesign the renovation of Mott
93.10Memorial Hall a technology center for the
93.11Minnesota State Academies.

93.12    Sec. 55. Laws 2008, chapter 179, section 7, subdivision 8, is amended to read:
93.13
93.14
Subd. 8.Mississippi River Aquatic Invasive
Species Barrier
500,000
93.15To predesign and, design, renovate,
93.16or construct an adequate barrier in the
93.17Mississippi River to prevent aquatic invasive
93.18species from migrating up river. This money
93.19may be used by the commissioner to match
93.20available federal money and money from
93.21other states. The commissioner must inform
93.22and work with affected federal and state
93.23agencies and local communities along the
93.24Mississippi River before constructing the
93.25river barrier.

93.26    Sec. 56. Laws 2008, chapter 179, section 7, subdivision 27, is amended to read:
93.27
93.28
Subd. 27.State Trail Acquisition,
Rehabilitation, and Development
15,320,000
93.29To acquire land for and to construct and
93.30renovate state trails under Minnesota
93.31Statutes, section 85.015.
94.1$970,000 is for the Chester Woods Trail from
94.2Rochester to Dover.
94.3$700,000 is for the Casey Jones Trail.
94.4$750,000 is for the Gateway Trail, to replace
94.5an at-grade crossing of the Gateway Trail
94.6at Highway 120 with a grade-separated
94.7crossing.
94.8$1,600,000 is for the Gitchi-Gami Trail
94.9between Silver Bay and Tettegouche State
94.10Park.
94.11$1,500,000 is for the Great River Ridge Trail
94.12from Plainview to Elgin to Eyota.
94.13$1,500,000 is for the Heartland Trail.
94.14$500,000 is for the Mill Towns Trail from
94.15Lake Byllesby Park to Cannon Falls.
94.16$150,000 is for the Mill Towns Trail within
94.17the city of Faribault.
94.18$1,500,000 is for the Minnesota River Trail
94.19from Appleton to through Milan to the Marsh
94.20Lake Dam.
94.21$2,000,000 is for the Paul Bunyan Trail from
94.22Walker to Guthrie.
94.23$250,000 is for the Root River Trail from
94.24Preston to Forestville State Park.
94.25$100,000 is for the Root River Trail, the
94.26eastern extension.
94.27$250,000 is for the Root River Trail, the
94.28eastern extension Wagon Wheel.
94.29$550,000 is to connect the Stagecoach Trail
94.30with the Douglas Trail in Olmsted County.
94.31$3,000,000 is to rehabilitate state trails.
95.1For any project listed in this subdivision that
95.2the commissioner determines is not ready to
95.3proceed, the commissioner may allocate that
95.4project's money to another state trail project
95.5in this subdivision. The chairs of the house
95.6and senate committees with jurisdiction
95.7over environment and natural resources
95.8and legislators from the affected legislative
95.9districts must be notified of any changes.

95.10    Sec. 57. Laws 2008, chapter 179, section 21, subdivision 9, is amended to read:
95.11
95.12
Subd. 9.Itasca County - Steel Plant
Infrastructure
28,000,000
95.13For a grant to Itasca County for public
95.14infrastructure needed to support a steel plant
95.15in Itasca County and economic development
95.16projects in the surrounding area. Grant
95.17money may be used by Itasca County and the
95.18Itasca County Regional Railroad Authority
95.19to acquire right-of-way and mitigate loss
95.20of wetlands and runoff of storm water, and
95.21to predesign, design, construct, and equip
95.22roads and rail lines,; and in cooperation with
95.23may be used by the Nashwauk Municipal
95.24Utility, Public Utilities Commission to
95.25acquire right-of-way and mitigate loss of
95.26wetlands and runoff of storm water and
95.27to predesign, design, construct, and equip
95.28natural gas pipelines, electric infrastructure,
95.29water supply systems, and wastewater
95.30collection and treatment systems. If the
95.31county determines that any of the listed uses
95.32are not needed, then the grant may be used
95.33for the remaining listed uses.
95.34The public ownership requirement contained
95.35in article XI, section 5, paragraph (a),
96.1of the Minnesota Constitution may be
96.2satisfied by way of Itasca County, the Itasca
96.3County Regional Railroad Authority, or
96.4the Nashwauk Public Utilities Commission
96.5possessing the required ownership interest
96.6even though the grant is only to Itasca
96.7County.

96.8    Sec. 58. Laws 2008, chapter 365, section 4, subdivision 3, is amended to read:
96.9
Subd. 3.Old Cedar Avenue Bridge
2,000,000
96.10For a grant to the city of Bloomington for
96.11removal and replacement of to renovate
96.12the old Cedar Avenue bridge for bicycle
96.13commuters and recreational users. This
96.14appropriation is added to the appropriation
96.15in Laws 2006, chapter 258, section 17,
96.16subdivision 8.

96.17    Sec. 59. Laws 2008, chapter 365, section 5, subdivision 2, is amended to read:
96.18
Subd. 2.Minneapolis Veterans Home Campus
96.19
(a) Building 9 Demolition
1,000,000
96.20To demolish Building 9 and, relocate
96.21a water main serving the campus, and
96.22make associated site improvements and
96.23modifications necessary to complete the
96.24project. This appropriation is to cover 100
96.25percent of the cost of this portion of the
96.26project.
96.27
(b) New Nursing Facility
9,100,000
96.28To design, construct, furnish, and equip a
96.29100-bed nursing facility on the Minneapolis
96.30campus.
96.31The appropriation is to cover the 35 percent
96.32state share of this portion of the project.

97.1    Sec. 60. Laws 2008, chapter 365, section 24, subdivision 2, is amended to read:
97.2    Subd. 2. Management. All lands acquired for Lake Vermilion State Park must be
97.3administered in the same manner as provided for other state parks and must be perpetually
97.4dedicated for that use. After acquisition of lands for Lake Vermilion State Park, but before
97.5any infrastructure development for the state park, public access and use, including,
97.6but not limited to, hunting, fishing, and trail use, shall continue as allowed before the
97.7acquisition. No additional restrictions may be implemented for public access and use until
97.8development of state park infrastructure commences.

97.9    Sec. 61. Laws 2008, chapter 365, section 25, is amended to read:
97.10    Sec. 25. ACQUISITION; LAKE VERMILION STATE PARK.
97.11    The commissioner of natural resources may acquire by gift or purchase the lands
97.12for Lake Vermilion State Park. Minnesota Statutes, section 84.0272, subdivision 1, does
97.13not apply to a purchase, except for the requirement that the lands be appraised. The
97.14commissioner must not pay more than 12 percent above the appraised value of the land.

97.15    Sec. 62. Laws 2009, chapter 93, article 1, section 11, subdivision 5, is amended to read:
97.16
Subd. 5.Intercity Passenger Rail Projects
26,000,000
97.17To implement capital improvements and
97.18betterments for intercity passenger rail
97.19projects as identified in the statewide freight
97.20and passenger rail plan under Minnesota
97.21Statutes, section 174.03, subdivision 1b,
97.22which are determined to be eligible for
97.23USDOT funding. Notwithstanding any
97.24law to the contrary, a portion or phase
97.25of an intercity passenger rail project may
97.26be accomplished with one or more state
97.27appropriations, and an intercity passenger rail
97.28project need not be completed with any one
97.29appropriation. Capital improvements and
97.30betterments include preliminary engineering,
97.31design, engineering, environmental analysis
97.32and mitigation, acquisition of land and
97.33right-of-way, and construction. The
97.34commissioner may spend a portion of this
98.1appropriation to pay for costs of agency staff
98.2directly attributable to this capital project,
98.3consistent with the accounting policies
98.4adopted by the commissioner of management
98.5and budget.

98.6    Sec. 63. Laws 2009, chapter 93, article 1, section 20, is amended to read:
98.7
Sec. 20. BOND SALE SCHEDULE.
98.8    The commissioner of finance management and budget shall schedule the sale of state
98.9general obligation bonds so that, during the biennium ending June 30, 2011, no more
98.10than $1,085,281,000 $958,113,000 will need to be transferred from the general fund to
98.11the state bond fund to pay principal and interest due and to become due on outstanding
98.12state general obligation bonds. During the biennium, before each sale of state general
98.13obligation bonds, the commissioner of finance management and budget shall calculate the
98.14amount of debt service payments needed on bonds previously issued and shall estimate the
98.15amount of debt service payments that will be needed on the bonds scheduled to be sold.
98.16The commissioner shall adjust the amount of bonds scheduled to be sold so as to remain
98.17within the limit set by this section. The amount needed to make the debt service payments
98.18is appropriated from the general fund as provided in Minnesota Statutes, section 16A.641.

98.19    Sec. 64. LEASE REVENUE; ST. CLOUD TECHNICAL COLLEGE.
98.20Notwithstanding Minnesota Statutes, section 16A.695, subdivision 2, the Board of
98.21Trustees of the Minnesota State Colleges and Universities shall pay the commissioner
98.22of management and budget one-third of the lease revenue received from the property
98.23acquired for St. Cloud Technical College pursuant to Laws 2006, chapter 258, section 3,
98.24subdivision 22, paragraph (c). The commissioner shall deposit the amount received in the
98.25state bond fund to be used to pay, redeem, or defease bonds issued to finance the property
98.26in accordance with the commissioner's order authorizing their issuance. The commissioner
98.27shall credit the board's total general obligation bond debt service assessment by an amount
98.28equal to the lease revenue it receives from the board under this section.

98.29    Sec. 65. REPEALER.
98.30Laws 2009, chapter 93, article 1, section 45, is repealed.

98.31    Sec. 66. EFFECTIVE DATE.
98.32    Except as otherwise provided, this act is effective the day following final enactment."
99.1Delete the title and insert:
99.2"A bill for an act
99.3relating to capital improvements; authorizing spending to acquire and better
99.4public land and buildings and other improvements of a capital nature with
99.5certain conditions; authorizing the sale of state bonds; modifying previous
99.6appropriations; appropriating money;amending Minnesota Statutes 2008,
99.7sections 16A.501; 16A.66, subdivision 2; 16B.26; 16B.335, subdivision 1;
99.885.015, by adding a subdivision; 103F.161, subdivision 3; 103F.515, by adding
99.9a subdivision; 116J.435, as amended; 174.50, subdivisions 6, 7; 256E.37,
99.10subdivisions 1, 2; 403.275, subdivision 2; 462A.36, subdivision 2; Minnesota
99.11Statutes 2009 Supplement, section 16A.647, subdivisions 1, 5; Laws 2005,
99.12chapter 20, article 1, sections 19, subdivision 4; 23, subdivision 12, as amended;
99.13Laws 2006, chapter 258, sections 5, subdivision 3; 8, subdivision 4; 17,
99.14subdivision 5; 21, subdivisions 4, as amended, 14, as amended; Laws 2008,
99.15chapter 152, article 2, section 3, subdivision 2; Laws 2008, chapter 179, sections
99.165, subdivision 4; 7, subdivisions 8, 27; 21, subdivision 9; Laws 2008, chapter
99.17365, sections 4, subdivision 3; 5, subdivision 2; 24, subdivision 2; 25; Laws
99.182009, chapter 93, article 1, sections 11, subdivision 5; 20; proposing coding for
99.19new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 16B; repealing Laws 2009, chapter 93,
99.20article 1, section 45."
We request the adoption of this report and repassage of the bill.
House Conferees:
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Alice Hausman Jean Wagenius
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Loren Solberg Bev Scalze
.....
Larry Howes
Senate Conferees:
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Keith Langseth David Tomassoni
..... .....
Sandra Pappas Paul Koering
.....
Ann Lynch