as introduced - 90th Legislature (2017 - 2018) Posted on 02/20/2018 10:24am
A bill for an act
relating to finance; extending availability of fire remediation grants; amending
Laws 2017, First Special Session chapter 1, article 4, section 31.
BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF MINNESOTA:
Laws 2017, First Special Session chapter 1, article 4, section 31, is amended
$1,392,258 is appropriated in fiscal year 2018 from the general fund to the commissioner
of public safety for grants to remediate the effects of fires in the city of Melrose on September
8, 2016. The commissioner must allocate the grants as follows:
(1) $1,296,458 to the city of Melrose; and
(2) $95,800 to Stearns County.
A grant recipient must use the money appropriated under this section for remediation
costs, including disaster recovery, infrastructure, reimbursement for emergency personnel
costs, reimbursement for equipment costs, and reimbursements for property tax abatements,
incurred by public or private entities as a result of the fires. This is a onetime appropriation
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