3rd Engrossment - 82nd Legislature (2001 - 2002) Posted on 12/15/2009 12:00am
1.1 A bill for an act 1.2 relating to capital improvements; authorizing spending 1.3 to acquire and better public land and buildings and 1.4 other public improvements of a capital nature with 1.5 certain conditions; requiring certain studies and 1.6 reports; authorizing sale of state bonds; canceling 1.7 earlier appropriations and reducing bond 1.8 authorizations; making technical corrections; making 1.9 changes to statutes related to administration of the 1.10 state's capital improvement program; requiring an 1.11 inventory of state-owned land; providing a certain 1.12 exemption from any moratorium on state professional or 1.13 technical contracts; authorizing a lease of certain 1.14 Minneapolis park and recreation board land; modifying 1.15 the wastewater infrastructure program; establishing a 1.16 local road improvement account; prohibiting any action 1.17 on the Dan Patch Commuter Rail Line; establishing a 1.18 multiagency working group on mitigation of effects of 1.19 DM&E rail project in southern Minnesota; authorizing 1.20 the purchase of certain state park inholdings; 1.21 appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, 1.22 sections 13.462, subdivision 2; 16A.11, subdivision 6; 1.23 16A.501; 16A.86, subdivision 3; 16B.335, subdivision 1.24 3; 119A.45; 446A.072, subdivisions 1, 3, 6, 7, 8, 9, 1.25 11, 12, by adding subdivisions; Laws 1998, chapter 1.26 404, section 18, subdivision 4; Laws 2000, chapter 1.27 492, article 1, section 12, subdivision 7; Laws 2000, 1.28 chapter 492, article 1, section 15, subdivision 4; 1.29 Laws 2000, chapter 492, article 1, section 22, 1.30 subdivisions 3, as amended, 4; Laws 2000, chapter 492, 1.31 article 1, section 27; Laws 2001, First Special 1.32 Session chapter 12, section 10; proposing coding for 1.33 new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapters 16B; 174; 1.34 repealing Minnesota Statutes 2000, section 446A.072, 1.35 subdivisions 2, 4, 5, 10, 13. 1.36 BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF MINNESOTA: 1.37 Section 1. [CAPITAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATIONS.] 1.38 The sums in the column under "APPROPRIATIONS" are 1.39 appropriated from the bond proceeds fund, or another named fund, 1.40 to the state agencies or officials indicated, to be spent for 2.1 public purposes. Appropriations of bond proceeds must be spent 2.2 as authorized by the Minnesota Constitution, article XI, section 2.3 5, paragraph (a), to acquire and better public land and 2.4 buildings and other public improvements of a capital nature, or 2.5 as authorized by article XI, section 5, paragraphs (b) to (j), 2.6 or article XIV. Unless otherwise specified, the appropriations 2.7 in this act are available until the project is completed or 2.8 abandoned. Appropriations for asset preservation are available 2.9 until June 30, 2004. 2.10 SUMMARY 2.11 UNIVERSITY OF MINNESOTA $ 131,282,000 2.12 MINNESOTA STATE COLLEGES AND UNIVERSITIES 195,908,000 2.13 PERPICH CENTER FOR ARTS EDUCATION 643,000 2.14 CHILDREN, FAMILIES, AND LEARNING 1,500,000 2.15 MINNESOTA STATE ACADEMIES 1,500,000 2.16 NATURAL RESOURCES 89,118,000 2.17 POLLUTION CONTROL AGENCY 10,000,000 2.18 OFFICE OF ENVIRONMENTAL ASSISTANCE 1,150,000 2.19 BOARD OF WATER AND SOIL RESOURCES 8,500,000 2.20 AGRICULTURE 15,000,000 2.21 ZOOLOGICAL GARDENS 3,000,000 2.22 ADMINISTRATION 64,307,000 2.23 AMATEUR SPORTS COMMISSION 4,500,000 2.24 MILITARY AFFAIRS 4,857,000 2.25 TRANSPORTATION 157,400,000 2.26 METROPOLITAN COUNCIL 4,600,000 2.27 COMMERCE 6,000,000 2.28 HUMAN SERVICES 16,158,000 2.29 VETERANS HOMES BOARD 11,250,000 2.30 CORRECTIONS 31,970,000 2.31 TRADE AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT 59,085,000 2.32 IRON RANGE RESOURCES AND REHABILITATION 600,000 2.33 HOUSING FINANCE AGENCY 21,500,000 2.34 MINNESOTA HISTORICAL SOCIETY 3,200,000 2.35 BOND SALE EXPENSES 740,000 2.36 CANCELLATIONS (4,646,000) 3.1 TOTAL $ 839,122,000 3.2 Bond Proceeds Fund 3.3 (General Fund Debt Service) 692,711,000 3.4 Bond Proceeds Fund 3.5 (User Financed Debt Service) 96,881,000 3.6 General Fund 1,130,000 3.7 General Fund Cancellations (3,396,000) 3.8 Bond Proceeds Cancellations (1,250,000) 3.9 Trunk Highway Fund 5,046,000 3.10 State Transportation Fund 3.11 Bond Proceeds Account 48,000,000 3.12 APPROPRIATIONS 3.13 $ 3.14 Sec. 2. UNIVERSITY OF MINNESOTA 3.15 Subdivision 1. To the board of regents 3.16 of the University of Minnesota for the 3.17 purposes specified in this section 131,282,000 3.18 Subd. 2. Higher Education Asset 3.19 Preservation and Replacement 40,000,000 3.20 To be spent in accordance with 3.21 Minnesota Statutes, section 135A.046. 3.22 The unspent portion of an 3.23 appropriation, but not to exceed ten 3.24 percent of the appropriation, for a 3.25 project in this section that is 3.26 complete, is available for higher 3.27 education asset preservation and 3.28 replacement under this subdivision, at 3.29 the same campus as the project for 3.30 which the original appropriation was 3.31 made and the debt service requirement 3.32 under subdivision 8 is reduced 3.33 accordingly. Minnesota Statutes, 3.34 section 16A.642, applies from the date 3.35 of the original appropriation to the 3.36 unspent amount transferred. 3.37 Subd. 3. Twin Cities - Minneapolis 3.38 (a) Jones Hall 8,000,000 3.39 To renovate Jones Hall on the 3.40 Minneapolis campus. 3.41 (b) Nicholson Hall 24,000,000 3.42 To design, renovate, furnish, and equip 3.43 Nicholson Hall, including complete 3.44 renovation of the original building and 3.45 demolition of the 1925 wing and 1946 3.46 auditorium. 3.47 (c) Mineral Resources Research Center 18,400,000 3.48 To design, renovate, furnish, and equip 3.49 the Mineral Resources Research Center 3.50 for use by the college of education and 3.51 human development. 4.1 Subd. 4. Twin Cities - St. Paul 4.2 (a) Plant Growth Facilities - Phase 2 3,400,000 4.3 To construct a containment greenhouse 4.4 and demolish the northwest greenhouses 4.5 on the St. Paul campus. 4.6 (b) Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory 1,580,000 4.7 To renovate and upgrade the veterinary 4.8 diagnostic laboratory to provide 4.9 additional laboratory space for a 4.10 veterinary molecular diagnostic 4.11 laboratory. 4.12 Subd. 5. Duluth 4.13 Laboratory Science Building 25,500,000 4.14 To design, construct, furnish, and 4.15 equip a new laboratory science building 4.16 to meet the needs of the chemistry and 4.17 biology programs. 4.18 This appropriation is not available 4.19 until the commissioner of finance has 4.20 determined that at least $7,500,000 has 4.21 been committed from nonstate sources. 4.22 Subd. 6. Morris 9,070,000 4.23 Of this amount, $8,000,000 is to 4.24 design, renovate, furnish, and equip 4.25 the social science building to correct 4.26 building code deficiencies, remodel the 4.27 interior, install new windows, upgrade 4.28 the building's mechanical and 4.29 electrical systems, replace the roof, 4.30 and construct an addition over the 4.31 existing auditorium wing to create 4.32 space for faculty offices. 4.33 Of this amount, $1,000,000 is to 4.34 install fire protection systems in 4.35 three student housing facilities. 4.36 Of this amount, $70,000 is for the 4.37 construction of an environmentally 4.38 friendly, swine farrowing demonstration 4.39 facility, subject to the requirements 4.40 of Minnesota Statutes, section 16A.695. 4.41 Subd. 7. Research and Outreach 4.42 Centers 1,332,000 4.43 To acquire land for and design, 4.44 construct, furnish, and equip 4.45 facilities at research and outreach 4.46 centers. Projects funded by this 4.47 appropriation include: 4.48 (1) construction of research laboratory 4.49 and office space at the Northwest ROC 4.50 at Crookston; and 4.51 (2) construction of an addition to the 4.52 aspen/larch genetics laboratory at the 4.53 North Central ROC at Grand Rapids and 4.54 acquisition of land for the development 4.55 of two test planting sites to conduct 5.1 research on fast growing trees. 5.2 Subd. 8. Debt Service 5.3 (a) The board of regents shall pay the 5.4 debt service on one-third of the 5.5 principal amount of state bonds sold to 5.6 finance projects authorized by this 5.7 section, except for higher education 5.8 asset preservation and replacement. 5.9 After each sale of general obligation 5.10 bonds, the commissioner of finance 5.11 shall notify the board of regents of 5.12 the amounts assessed for each year for 5.13 the life of the bonds. 5.14 (b) The commissioner shall reduce the 5.15 board's assessment each year by 5.16 one-third of the net income from 5.17 investment of general obligation bond 5.18 proceeds in proportion to the amount of 5.19 principal and interest otherwise 5.20 required to be paid by the board. The 5.21 board shall pay its resulting net 5.22 assessment to the commissioner of 5.23 finance by December 1 each year. If 5.24 the board fails to make a payment when 5.25 due, the commissioner of finance shall 5.26 reduce allotments for appropriations 5.27 from the general fund otherwise 5.28 available to the board and apply the 5.29 amount of the reduction to cover the 5.30 missed debt service payment. The 5.31 commissioner of finance shall credit 5.32 the payments received from the board to 5.33 the bond debt service account in the 5.34 state bond fund each December 1 before 5.35 money is transferred from the general 5.36 fund under Minnesota Statutes, section 5.37 16A.641, subdivision 10. 5.38 Subd. 9. Contingencies 5.39 The board of regents must combine into 5.40 one account the portion of each 5.41 appropriation in this section that is 5.42 attributable to the amount budgeted for 5.43 contingencies. The board of regents 5.44 must release funds from this account to 5.45 a project when, in the judgment of the 5.46 board of regents, the project incurs 5.47 exceptional but necessary costs. Upon 5.48 substantial completion or abandonment 5.49 of all projects authorized in this 5.50 section, any amount remaining under the 5.51 contingency account is available for 5.52 HEAPR, under subdivision 2. The board 5.53 of regents must report by February 1 5.54 each even-numbered year to the chairs 5.55 of the house and senate committees with 5.56 jurisdiction over capital investments, 5.57 and higher education finance, and to 5.58 the chairs of the house ways and means 5.59 committee and the senate finance 5.60 committee how the money in the 5.61 contingency account has been allocated 5.62 or spent. 5.63 Subd. 10. 717 Delaware Street 5.64 If the property at 717 Delaware Street 6.1 is declared surplus by the state and 6.2 the board of regents determines to 6.3 acquire it, the board must pay the 6.4 state fair market value for the 6.5 property. 6.6 Sec. 3. MINNESOTA STATE COLLEGES AND 6.7 UNIVERSITIES 6.8 Subdivision 1. To the board of trustees 6.9 of the Minnesota state colleges and 6.10 universities for the purposes specified in 6.11 this section 195,908,000 6.12 Subd. 2. Higher Education Asset 6.13 Preservation and Replacement 60,000,000 6.14 This appropriation is for the purposes 6.15 specified in Minnesota Statutes, 6.16 section 135A.046, including safety and 6.17 statutory compliance, envelope 6.18 integrity, mechanical systems, and 6.19 space restoration on campuses of the 6.20 following institutions, in the 6.21 discretion of the board of trustees: 6.22 Alexandria Technical College; 6.23 Anoka-Hennepin Technical College; 6.24 Anoka-Ramsey Community College; Bemidji 6.25 State University; Central Lakes 6.26 College; Century College; Dakota County 6.27 Technical College; Fergus Falls 6.28 Community College; Fond du Lac Tribal 6.29 and Community College; Hennepin 6.30 Technical College; Hibbing Community 6.31 College; Inver Hills Community College; 6.32 Lake Superior College; Metropolitan 6.33 State University; Minneapolis Community 6.34 and Technical College; Minnesota State 6.35 University, Mankato; Minnesota State 6.36 University Moorhead; Minnesota State 6.37 College-Southeast Technical; Minnesota 6.38 West Community and Technical College; 6.39 Normandale Community College; North 6.40 Hennepin Community College; Northeast 6.41 Higher Education District; Northland 6.42 Community and Technical College; 6.43 Northwest Technical College; Pine 6.44 Technical College; Ridgewater College; 6.45 Riverland Community College; Rochester 6.46 Community and Technical College; South 6.47 Central Technical College; Southwest 6.48 State University; St. Cloud State 6.49 University; St. Cloud Technical 6.50 College; St. Paul Technical College; 6.51 and Winona State University. 6.52 This appropriation is also for 6.53 replacement and renovation of 6.54 facilities destroyed and damaged by a 6.55 fire on January 2, 2002, at Southwest 6.56 State University. The amount available 6.57 is to supplement, as necessary, the 6.58 negotiated insurance settlement. 6.59 The unspent portion of an 6.60 appropriation, but not to exceed ten 6.61 percent of the appropriation, for a 6.62 project in this section that is 6.63 complete, is available for higher 6.64 education asset preservation and 6.65 replacement under this subdivision, at 7.1 the same campus as the project for 7.2 which the original appropriation was 7.3 made and the debt service requirement 7.4 under subdivision 25 is reduced 7.5 accordingly. Minnesota Statutes, 7.6 section 16A.642, applies from the date 7.7 of the original appropriation to the 7.8 unspent amount transferred. 7.9 Subd. 3. Alexandria Technical College 9,150,000 7.10 To construct, furnish, and equip a 7.11 smart classroom and computer laboratory 7.12 building, including an auditorium, 7.13 connected to the college's office 7.14 education building. 7.15 Subd. 4. Bemidji State University 1,500,000 7.16 $1,000,000 is to design the colocation 7.17 of the emerging technologies and health 7.18 care programs of Bemidji state 7.19 university and Northwest technical 7.20 college. 7.21 $500,000 is to design the renovation 7.22 and expansion of the John Glass field 7.23 house. 7.24 Subd. 5. Century Community and 7.25 Technical College 2,500,000 7.26 To purchase the transition wing of 7.27 intermediate school district No. 916 7.28 and design renovation of space for 7.29 expansion of the computer center, 7.30 offices, and smart classrooms. 7.31 Subd. 6. Dakota Technical College 500,000 7.32 To design the renovation of the west 7.33 side of the main campus facility to 7.34 create an information technology and 7.35 telecommunications center of excellence 7.36 and an integrated library and library 7.37 information technology center. 7.38 Subd. 7. Fergus Falls 7.39 Community College 260,000 7.40 To design, construct, furnish, and 7.41 equip an expansion of the existing 7.42 maintenance shop. 7.43 Subd. 8. Hennepin Technical College 2,000,000 7.44 To design, renovate, furnish, and equip 7.45 existing space at the Brooklyn Park 7.46 campus and realign the driveway at 7.47 Brooklyn Park. 7.48 Subd. 9. Lake Superior Community 7.49 and Technical College 700,000 7.50 To design a student center addition to 7.51 house a consolidated system of student 7.52 services, smart classrooms, and open 7.53 laboratories. 7.54 Subd. 10. Metropolitan State 7.55 University 17,442,000 8.1 To construct, furnish, and equip a 8.2 library and information access center. 8.3 This appropriation is not available 8.4 until the commissioner of finance has 8.5 determined that at least $2,504,000 has 8.6 been committed from nonstate sources. 8.7 Subd. 11. Minneapolis Community 8.8 and Technical College 12,625,000 8.9 To design, renovate, furnish, and equip 8.10 the Helland Center and former technical 8.11 college building and to provide space 8.12 to colocate Metropolitan State 8.13 University classrooms, offices, and 8.14 student service areas. $3,625,000 of 8.15 this appropriation is contingent on 8.16 Metropolitan State University not 8.17 extending or renewing its lease at 730 8.18 Hennepin Avenue for its Minneapolis 8.19 campus. 8.20 Subd. 12. Minnesota State University - 8.21 Moorhead 18,955,000 8.22 To construct, furnish, and equip a new 8.23 science laboratory and auditorium 8.24 addition to Hagen Hall. 8.25 Subd. 13. Normandale Community 8.26 College 9,900,000 8.27 To design, renovate, furnish, and equip 8.28 the vacated science laboratories. 8.29 Subd. 14. Northeast Higher Education 8.30 District - Virginia 5,496,000 8.31 To design, renovate, and equip science 8.32 laboratories, a learning resource 8.33 center, a student commons, and 8.34 classrooms, including technology 8.35 equipped classrooms, and construct new 8.36 loading dock and driveway. 8.37 Subd. 15. Northwest Technical College - 8.38 Moorhead Campus 400,000 8.39 To design the renovation of existing 8.40 facilities and design new facilities 8.41 for an allied health and applied 8.42 technology laboratory and support 8.43 facilities. 8.44 Subd. 16. Ridgewater Community and 8.45 Technical College 2,880,000 8.46 To design, renovate, furnish, and equip 8.47 existing chemistry, physics, and 8.48 biology laboratories and convert a 8.49 classroom into a geology laboratory on 8.50 the Willmar campus. 8.51 To design, renovate, furnish, and equip 8.52 interior space to convert obsolete 8.53 applied laboratory space on the 8.54 Hutchinson campus into chemistry, 8.55 physics, and biology laboratories. 9.1 Subd. 17. South Central Technical 9.2 College 300,000 9.3 To design renovation of teaching 9.4 laboratories at the North Mankato 9.5 campus and design asset preservation at 9.6 the Faribault campus. 9.7 Subd. 18. Southwest State University 9,200,000 9.8 To renovate and reconfigure, furnish, 9.9 and equip the library and construct a 9.10 new entrance. 9.11 Subd. 19. St. Cloud State University 10,000,000 9.12 To design the renovation of Centennial 9.13 Hall and to renovate, furnish, and 9.14 equip the renovation of Centennial Hall 9.15 and its conversion from library to 9.16 classroom use and to design the code 9.17 correction and renovation of Riverview 9.18 Hall. This appropriation may also be 9.19 used for design of the renovation of 9.20 Brown Hall and Eastman Hall. 9.21 Subd. 20. St. Cloud Technical College 700,000 9.22 To design the construction of a 9.23 multistory building connected to the 9.24 existing facility and the renovation of 9.25 part of "G" wing. 9.26 Subd. 21. St. Paul Technical College 9.27 The Pipefitters Local 455/JATC may 9.28 donate money for or build a building 9.29 for academic purposes of the pipe 9.30 trades at a site approved by the board 9.31 of trustees of the Minnesota state 9.32 colleges and universities on the campus 9.33 of the St. Paul technical college. If 9.34 the donor builds the building, before 9.35 the beginning of construction the board 9.36 must approve the design and the donor 9.37 must agree to donate the building to 9.38 the state. Title to the building 9.39 passes to the state immediately upon 9.40 donation. 9.41 Subd. 22. Winona State University 29,000,000 9.42 To design, construct, furnish, and 9.43 equip a new science building to serve 9.44 programs in biology, chemistry, 9.45 geoscience, physics, nursing, health 9.46 sciences, engineering, and K-12 science 9.47 teacher preparation. 9.48 Subd. 23. Science Lab Renovations 1,900,000 9.49 To design, renovate, furnish, and equip 9.50 science laboratories at the campuses of 9.51 Southeast technical college at Winona 9.52 and Red Wing, Minnesota West at Canby 9.53 and Worthington, Minneapolis community 9.54 and technical college, and South 9.55 Central technical college at Faribault. 9.56 Subd. 24. Land Acquisition 500,000 10.1 To acquire real property for Bemidji 10.2 State University. 10.3 Subd. 25. Debt Service 10.4 (a) The board shall pay the debt 10.5 service on one-third of the principal 10.6 amount of state bonds sold to finance 10.7 projects authorized by this section, 10.8 except for higher education asset 10.9 preservation and replacement in 10.10 subdivision 2. After each sale of 10.11 general obligation bonds, the 10.12 commissioner of finance shall notify 10.13 the board of the amounts assessed for 10.14 each year for the life of the bonds. 10.15 (b) The commissioner shall reduce the 10.16 board's assessment each year by 10.17 one-third of the net income from 10.18 investment of general obligation bond 10.19 proceeds in proportion to the amount of 10.20 principal and interest otherwise 10.21 required to be paid by the board. The 10.22 board shall pay its resulting net 10.23 assessment to the commissioner of 10.24 finance by December 1 each year. If 10.25 the board fails to make a payment when 10.26 due, the commissioner of finance shall 10.27 reduce allotments for appropriations 10.28 from the general fund otherwise 10.29 available to the board and apply the 10.30 amount of the reduction to cover the 10.31 missed debt service payment. The 10.32 commissioner of finance shall credit 10.33 the payments received from the board to 10.34 the bond debt service account in the 10.35 state bond fund each December 1 before 10.36 money is transferred from the general 10.37 fund under Minnesota Statutes, section 10.38 16A.641, subdivision 10. 10.39 Subd. 26. Contingencies 10.40 The board of trustees must combine into 10.41 one account the portion of each 10.42 appropriation in this section that is 10.43 attributable to the amount budgeted for 10.44 contingencies. The board of trustees 10.45 must release funds from this account to 10.46 a project when, in the judgment of the 10.47 board of trustees, the project incurs 10.48 exceptional but necessary costs. Upon 10.49 substantial completion or abandonment 10.50 of all projects authorized in this 10.51 section, any amount remaining in the 10.52 contingency account is available for 10.53 HEAPR, under subdivision 2. The board 10.54 of trustees must report by February 1 10.55 each even-numbered year to the chairs 10.56 of the house and senate committees with 10.57 jurisdiction over capital investments, 10.58 and higher education finance, and to 10.59 the chairs of the house ways and means 10.60 committee and the senate finance 10.61 committee how the money in the 10.62 contingency account has been allocated 10.63 or spent. 10.64 Sec. 4. PERPICH CENTER FOR ARTS EDUCATION 11.1 Subdivision 1. To the commissioner 11.2 of administration for the purposes 11.3 specified in this section 643,000 11.4 Subd. 2. Asset Preservation 643,000 11.5 For asset preservation capital 11.6 improvements on the campus, including 11.7 east wing climate control improvements, 11.8 ceiling replacements, centerwide 11.9 asbestos removal, flooring 11.10 replacements, and water pipe 11.11 replacement. 11.12 Sec. 5. CHILDREN, FAMILIES, AND LEARNING 11.13 Subdivision 1. To the commissioner of 11.14 children, families, and learning for the 11.15 purposes specified in this section 1,500,000 11.16 Subd. 2. Southwest Integration 11.17 Magnet Schools 1,000,000 11.18 For a grant in accordance with the 11.19 metropolitan magnet school grant 11.20 program under Minnesota Statutes, 11.21 section 124D.88, to the West Metro 11.22 Education Program joint powers board to 11.23 acquire land, prepare a site, 11.24 predesign, and design a new building 11.25 for the Southwest Integration Magnet 11.26 School in St. Louis Park, to serve a 11.27 population of approximately 500 11.28 kindergarten through grade 8 students. 11.29 Subd. 3. Early Childhood Learning 11.30 and Child Protection Facilities 500,000 11.31 For grants to construct or rehabilitate 11.32 facilities for programs under Minnesota 11.33 Statutes, section 119A.45. 11.34 Sec. 6. MINNESOTA STATE ACADEMIES 11.35 Subdivision 1. To the commissioner 11.36 of administration for the purposes 11.37 specified in this section 1,500,000 11.38 Subd. 2. Asset Preservation 1,500,000 11.39 For asset preservation capital 11.40 improvements on both campuses of the 11.41 Minnesota state academies for the deaf 11.42 and the blind. 11.43 $690,000 of this appropriation is for 11.44 demolition of the West Cottage. 11.45 Sec. 7. NATURAL RESOURCES 11.46 Subdivision 1. To the 11.47 commissioner of natural resources 11.48 for the purposes specified 11.49 in this section 89,118,000 11.50 Subd. 2. Statewide Asset Preservation 2,900,000 11.51 For asset preservation improvements and 11.52 betterments at department of natural 11.53 resources buildings statewide, 11.54 including removal of life safety 12.1 hazards and structural defects; 12.2 elimination or containment of hazardous 12.3 materials; code compliance 12.4 improvements; accessibility 12.5 improvements; replacement or renovation 12.6 of roofs, windows, tuckpointing, and 12.7 structural members; and improvements 12.8 necessary to preserve the interior and 12.9 exterior of buildings and other 12.10 infrastructure. The commissioner shall 12.11 determine project priorities as 12.12 appropriate based upon need. 12.13 The unspent portion of an 12.14 appropriation, but not to exceed ten 12.15 percent of the appropriation, for a 12.16 project in this section that is 12.17 complete, is available for asset 12.18 preservation. Minnesota Statutes, 12.19 section 16A.642, applies from the date 12.20 of the original appropriation to the 12.21 unspent amount transferred. 12.22 Subd. 3. ADA Compliance 500,000 12.23 For improvements and betterments of a 12.24 capital nature to remove barriers and 12.25 make department of natural resources 12.26 buildings, programs, and services 12.27 accessible to individuals with 12.28 disabilities, in compliance with state 12.29 and federal ADA guidelines. 12.30 Subd. 4. State Park Initiative 27,988,000 12.31 For building, utility, and natural 12.32 resource projects within the Minnesota 12.33 state park system according to the 12.34 management plan required in Minnesota 12.35 Statutes, chapter 86A, as follows: 12.36 (1) to design, renovate, construct, 12.37 furnish, and equip state park 12.38 buildings; and 12.39 (2) to design, renovate, furnish, and 12.40 equip capital facilities at state 12.41 parks, state recreation areas, and 12.42 forest recreation areas, including, but 12.43 not limited to, roads, trails, bridges, 12.44 campgrounds, and utility systems. 12.45 $2,988,000 is for development of the 12.46 Red River state recreation area, 12.47 including construction of a visitors 12.48 center. 12.49 Subd. 5. Metro Regional Park Acquisition 12.50 and Betterment 10,850,000 12.51 $8,000,000 is for a grant to the 12.52 metropolitan council. The commissioner 12.53 shall pay the amount on a reimbursement 12.54 basis to the metropolitan council upon 12.55 receipt of a certified copy of a 12.56 council resolution requesting payment. 12.57 The appropriation must be used to pay 12.58 the cost of rehabilitation, 12.59 acquisition, and development by the 12.60 council and local government units of 12.61 regional recreational open-space lands 13.1 in accordance with the council's policy 13.2 plan as provided in Minnesota Statutes, 13.3 section 473.315. This appropriation 13.4 must not be used for research, 13.5 planning, administration, or tax 13.6 equivalency payments. This 13.7 appropriation may be used for the 13.8 purchase of homes only if the purchases 13.9 are included in the work program 13.10 required by law and they are expressly 13.11 approved by the legislative commission 13.12 on Minnesota resources. 13.13 $2,700,000 is for a grant to the 13.14 metropolitan council to complete 13.15 restoration of the Como Park 13.16 conservatory. The project must include 13.17 restoration of the fern room and 13.18 construction of a bonsai collection 13.19 space, an orchid growing and display 13.20 house, and a children's activity zone, 13.21 as well as corridors and connections to 13.22 the education resource building. 13.23 $150,000 is from the general fund and 13.24 is for a grant to the New Brighton area 13.25 historical society to renovate its 13.26 caboose and history center in Long Lake 13.27 regional park. This appropriation is 13.28 not available until the commissioner of 13.29 finance has determined that an equal 13.30 amount has been committed from nonstate 13.31 sources. 13.32 Subd. 6. Regional Parks: 13.33 Greater Minnesota 10,850,000 13.34 For grants to public regional parks 13.35 organizations located outside the 13.36 metropolitan area as defined in 13.37 Minnesota Statutes, section 473.121, 13.38 subdivision 2, to acquire land, design, 13.39 and construct and redevelop regional 13.40 parks and trails, open space, and 13.41 recreational facilities. The 13.42 improvements must be of a capital 13.43 nature. Each $3 of state grants must 13.44 be matched by $2 of nonstate funds. 13.45 Subd. 7. Forest Road and Bridge 13.46 Projects 1,200,000 13.47 For reconstruction, resurfacing, 13.48 replacement, or construction of other 13.49 improvements of a capital nature to 13.50 state forest roads and bridges 13.51 throughout the state under Minnesota 13.52 Statutes, section 89.002. The 13.53 commissioner shall determine project 13.54 priorities as appropriate based on need. 13.55 Subd. 8. Reforestation 2,500,000 13.56 For improvements authorized under the 13.57 Minnesota Constitution, article XI, 13.58 section 5, clause (f). To increase 13.59 reforestation activities to meet the 13.60 reforestation requirements of Minnesota 13.61 Statutes, section 89.002, subdivision 13.62 2, including planting, seeding, site 13.63 preparation, purchasing tree seeds and 14.1 seedlings, improving forest stands, and 14.2 protecting plantations. 14.3 Subd. 9. State Trail Acquisition 14.4 and Development 2,875,000 14.5 To acquire, develop, and renovate state 14.6 trails as specified in Minnesota 14.7 Statutes, section 85.015. 14.8 $725,000 is for the Gitchi-Gami trail. 14.9 $450,000 is for the Shooting Star trail. 14.10 $300,000 is for the Luce Line trail. 14.11 $300,000 is for the Douglas trail. 14.12 $500,000 is for the Casey Jones trail. 14.13 $600,000 is for the Blazing Star trail. 14.14 Subd. 10. Trail Connections 1,000,000 14.15 For matching grants to local units of 14.16 government to acquire and better public 14.17 land and improvements needed for trails 14.18 that connect communities, trails, and 14.19 parks and thereby increase the 14.20 effective length of trail experiences 14.21 under Minnesota Statutes, section 14.22 85.019, subdivision 4c. 14.23 Of this amount, $365,000 is for the 14.24 Lake Koronis trail and $300,000 is for 14.25 the New Ulm trail connecting Flandreau 14.26 state park with the city of New Ulm. 14.27 The commissioner shall determine 14.28 project priorities as appropriate based 14.29 on need. 14.30 Subd. 11. Well Sealing 600,000 14.31 To identify and seal inactive wells on 14.32 state-owned land under Minnesota 14.33 Statutes, section 103I.311. 14.34 Subd. 12. Lewis and Clark 14.35 Rural Water System 180,000 14.36 This appropriation is from the general 14.37 fund. 14.38 For a grant to the Lewis and Clark 14.39 joint powers board to acquire land for, 14.40 and to predesign, design, construct, 14.41 furnish, and equip, a rural water 14.42 system to serve southwestern 14.43 Minnesota. This appropriation is 14.44 available when matched by $8 of federal 14.45 money and $1 of local money for each $1 14.46 of state money. 14.47 Subd. 13. Red Rock Rural 14.48 Water System 125,000 14.49 For a grant to the Red Rock rural water 14.50 system to acquire land, predesign, 14.51 design, construct, and equip the 14.52 southwest Minnesota regional water 15.1 supply project. This appropriation is 15.2 not available until an equal amount of 15.3 nonstate money has been committed to 15.4 the project. 15.5 Subd. 14. Dam Improvements 950,000 15.6 To renovate or remove publicly owned 15.7 dams. 15.8 Of this amount, up to $250,000 is for a 15.9 grant to Blue Earth county for 15.10 renovation of the Rapidan dam. This 15.11 grant is not available until an equal 15.12 amount is committed to the project from 15.13 nonstate sources. 15.14 The commissioner shall determine other 15.15 project priorities as appropriate based 15.16 on need as provided in Minnesota 15.17 Statutes, sections 103G.511 and 15.18 103G.515. 15.19 Subd. 15. Flood Hazard Mitigation Grants 21,800,000 15.20 For the state share of flood hazard 15.21 mitigation grants for publicly owned 15.22 capital improvements to prevent or 15.23 alleviate flood damage under Minnesota 15.24 Statutes, section 103F.161, for 15.25 projects, in order of priority, in East 15.26 Grand Forks, Warren, Agassiz, 15.27 Montevideo, St. Louis Park, Two Rivers, 15.28 Granite Falls, Hay Creek, St. Anthony, 15.29 Minneapolis, and St. Paul. To the 15.30 extent that the cost of a project in 15.31 Warren, East Grand Forks, Montevideo, 15.32 Breckenridge, Granite Falls, Oakport, 15.33 or Crookston exceeds two percent of the 15.34 median household income in the 15.35 municipality multiplied by the number 15.36 of households in the municipality, this 15.37 appropriation is also for the local 15.38 share of the project listed in this 15.39 subdivision. For any project that is 15.40 not ready to proceed, the commissioner 15.41 may allocate that project's funds to 15.42 the next project on the agency's 15.43 priority list. 15.44 Subd. 16. Stream Protection 15.45 and Restoration 500,000 15.46 For the design and implementation of 15.47 stream restoration projects that employ 15.48 natural channel design principles. 15.49 Subd. 17. Water Access 15.50 Acquisition and Development 2,000,000 15.51 For construction of a fishing pier at 15.52 Blue Mound state park and other public 15.53 water access acquisition, construction, 15.54 and renovation to capital projects on 15.55 lakes and rivers, including water 15.56 access through the provision of fishing 15.57 piers and shoreline access under 15.58 Minnesota Statutes, section 86A.05, 15.59 subdivision 9. 15.60 Subd. 18. Fish Hatchery 16.1 Improvements 300,000 16.2 For improvements of a capital nature to 16.3 design, construct, renovate, furnish, 16.4 and equip fish culture facilities under 16.5 Minnesota Statutes, section 97A.045, 16.6 subdivision 1. 16.7 Subd. 19. Fisheries Acquisition 16.8 and Improvement 500,000 16.9 To acquire aquatic management areas and 16.10 to make public improvements and 16.11 betterments of a capital nature to fish 16.12 habitat under Minnesota Statutes, 16.13 section 86A.05, subdivision 14. 16.14 Subd. 20. Scientific and Natural Area 16.15 Acquisition and Improvement 500,000 16.16 To acquire land for scientific and 16.17 natural areas and for development, 16.18 protection, or improvements of a 16.19 capital nature to scientific and 16.20 natural areas throughout the state 16.21 under Minnesota Statutes, sections 16.22 84.033 and 86A.05, subdivision 5. 16.23 Subd. 21. Natural and Scenic Area 16.24 Land Acquisition Grants 500,000 16.25 For matching grants to local units of 16.26 government to acquire and better local 16.27 natural and scenic areas under 16.28 Minnesota Statutes, section 85.019, 16.29 subdivision 4a. The commissioner shall 16.30 determine project priorities as 16.31 appropriate based on project 16.32 significance and need. 16.33 Subd. 22. RIM Consolidated 16.34 Wildlife and Critical Habitat Match 500,000 16.35 To acquire land and interests in land 16.36 for wildlife management area purposes 16.37 under Minnesota Statutes, section 16.38 97A.145; for improvements of a capital 16.39 nature to develop, protect, or improve 16.40 wildlife management areas and other 16.41 state lands throughout the state under 16.42 Minnesota Statutes, section 86A.05, 16.43 subdivision 8; and to provide state 16.44 match for the critical habitat private 16.45 sector matching account under Minnesota 16.46 Statutes, section 84.943, for the 16.47 acquisition or improvement of critical 16.48 fish, wildlife, and native plant 16.49 habitats. 16.50 Subd. 23. Seminary Fen 16.51 The commissioner of natural resources 16.52 shall use funds up to $1,118,000 in the 16.53 land acquisition account, established 16.54 in Minnesota Statutes, section 94.165, 16.55 when sufficient funds are available, to 16.56 acquire and restore the Seminary fen in 16.57 the Assumption creek watershed in 16.58 Carver county. The commissioner shall 16.59 manage the Seminary fen in accordance 16.60 with Minnesota Statutes, chapter 86A. 17.1 Subd. 24. Work Program 17.2 The commissioner must submit a work 17.3 program and semiannual progress reports 17.4 in the form determined by the 17.5 legislative commission on Minnesota 17.6 resources and request its 17.7 recommendation before spending any 17.8 money appropriated by subdivisions ... 17.9 to ... The commission's recommendation 17.10 is advisory only. Failure to respond 17.11 to a request within 60 days after 17.12 receipt is a positive recommendation. 17.13 Work programs involving land 17.14 acquisition must include a land 17.15 acquisition plan. 17.16 Sec. 8. POLLUTION CONTROL AGENCY 17.17 Subdivision 1. To the pollution control 17.18 agency for the purposes specified 17.19 in this section 10,000,000 17.20 Subd. 2. Closed Landfill Cleanup Program 10,000,000 17.21 For the pollution control agency to 17.22 design and construct remedial systems 17.23 and acquire land at landfills 17.24 throughout the state in accordance with 17.25 the closed landfill program under 17.26 Minnesota Statutes, section 115B.39. 17.27 Sec. 9. OFFICE OF 17.28 ENVIRONMENTAL ASSISTANCE 17.29 Subdivision 1. To the office of environmental 17.30 assistance for the purposes specified 17.31 in this section 1,150,000 17.32 Subd. 2. Fergus Falls 1,150,000 17.33 For a grant to the city of Fergus Falls 17.34 to design, construct, furnish, and 17.35 equip the city's municipal solid waste 17.36 combustor with new air pollution 17.37 control equipment to meet federal and 17.38 state environmental guidelines. This 17.39 grant is in addition to any other state 17.40 grants previously awarded for this 17.41 project, including the 1997 grant to 17.42 the city of Fergus Falls by the office 17.43 of environmental assistance. This 17.44 appropriation is not available until 17.45 the commissioner has determined that at 17.46 least $1,150,000 has been committed 17.47 from nonstate sources. 17.48 Sec. 10. BOARD OF WATER AND SOIL RESOURCES 17.49 Subdivision 1. To the board 17.50 of water and soil resources for the 17.51 purposes specified in this section 8,500,000 17.52 Subd. 2. RIM (Reinvest in Minnesota) 500,000 17.53 To acquire conservation easements from 17.54 landowners on marginal lands to protect 17.55 soil and water quality and to support 17.56 fish and wildlife habitat as provided 17.57 in Minnesota Statutes, section 103F.515. 18.1 Subd. 3. Wetland Replacement 18.2 Due to Public Road Projects 5,200,000 18.3 To acquire land for wetlands or restore 18.4 wetlands to be used to replace wetlands 18.5 drained or filled as a result of the 18.6 repair, maintenance, or rehabilitation 18.7 of existing public roads as required by 18.8 Minnesota Statutes, section 103G.222, 18.9 subdivision 1, paragraph (l). 18.10 The purchase price paid for acquisition 18.11 of land, fee, or perpetual easement 18.12 must be the amount deemed reasonable by 18.13 the board. The board may enter into 18.14 agreements with the federal government, 18.15 other state agencies, political 18.16 subdivisions, and nonprofit 18.17 organizations or fee owners to acquire 18.18 land and restore and create wetlands 18.19 and to acquire existing wetland banking 18.20 credits with money provided by this 18.21 appropriation. Acquisition of or the 18.22 conveyance of land may be in the name 18.23 of the political subdivision. 18.24 Subd. 4. Lazarus Creek 1,500,000 18.25 For a grant to Area II Minnesota River 18.26 Basin Projects, Inc. for construction 18.27 of the LQP-25/Lazarus Creek floodwater 18.28 retention project. The grant may not 18.29 exceed 75 percent of the project's 18.30 cost. The remaining share must be 18.31 provided by Area II Minnesota River 18.32 Basin Projects, Inc. Any balance in 18.33 the grant amount after completion of 18.34 construction of the LQP-25/Lazarus 18.35 Creek floodwater retention project may 18.36 be used by the board of water and soil 18.37 resources for capital improvement 18.38 projects. 18.39 Subd. 5. Stillwater - 18.40 Brown's Creek 1,300,000 18.41 For a grant to the city of Stillwater 18.42 to provide environmental protection 18.43 capital improvements for Brown's Creek. 18.44 Sec. 11. AGRICULTURE 18.45 Subdivision 1. To the commissioner of 18.46 administration or another named agency for 18.47 the purposes specified in this section 15,000,000 18.48 Subd. 2. Rural Finance Authority 18.49 Loan Participation 15,000,000 18.50 For purposes as set forth in the 18.51 Minnesota Constitution, article XI, 18.52 section 5, clause (h). To the rural 18.53 finance authority to purchase 18.54 participation interests in or to make 18.55 direct agricultural loans to farmers 18.56 under Minnesota Statutes, chapter 41B. 18.57 This appropriation is for the beginning 18.58 farmer program under Minnesota 18.59 Statutes, section 41B.039, the loan 18.60 restructuring program under Minnesota 18.61 Statutes, section 41B.04, the 19.1 seller-sponsored program under 19.2 Minnesota Statutes, section 41B.042, 19.3 the agricultural improvement loan 19.4 program under Minnesota Statutes, 19.5 section 41B.043, and the livestock 19.6 expansion loan program under Minnesota 19.7 Statutes, section 41B.045. All debt 19.8 service on bond proceeds used to 19.9 finance this appropriation must be 19.10 repaid by the rural finance authority 19.11 under Minnesota Statutes, section 19.12 16A.643. Loan participations must be 19.13 priced to provide full interest and 19.14 principal coverage and a reserve for 19.15 potential losses. 19.16 Priority for loans must be given first 19.17 to basic beginning farmer loans; 19.18 second, to seller-sponsored loans; and 19.19 third, to agricultural improvement 19.20 loans. 19.21 Sec. 12. MINNESOTA ZOOLOGICAL 19.22 GARDENS 19.23 Subdivision 1. To the Minnesota 19.24 Zoological Gardens for the purposes 19.25 specified in this section 3,000,000 19.26 Subd. 2. Asset Preservation 3,000,000 19.27 For capital asset preservation 19.28 improvements and betterments. 19.29 Sec. 13. ADMINISTRATION 19.30 Subdivision 1. To the commissioner 19.31 of administration for the purposes 19.32 specified in this section 64,307,000 19.33 Subd. 2. Capital Asset 19.34 Preservation and Replacement (CAPRA) 4,100,000 19.35 To be spent in accordance with 19.36 Minnesota Statutes, section 16A.632. 19.37 The unspent portion of an 19.38 appropriation, but not to exceed ten 19.39 percent of the appropriation, for a 19.40 project in this section that is 19.41 complete, is available for capital 19.42 asset preservation and replacement. 19.43 Minnesota Statutes, section 16A.642, 19.44 applies from the date of the original 19.45 appropriation to the unspent amount 19.46 transferred. 19.47 Subd. 3. Electrical Utility 19.48 Infrastructure - Phase 6 3,231,000 19.49 To complete the upgrade of the 19.50 high-voltage primary electrical 19.51 distribution system in the capitol 19.52 complex, replace the emergency 19.53 generator in the Capitol, and upgrade 19.54 the non-high-voltage electrical system 19.55 in the Capitol building. 19.56 Subd. 4. Renovate Governor's 19.57 Residence 430,000 20.1 To design, renovate, furnish, and equip 20.2 the Governor's residence in St. Paul. 20.3 Subd. 5. Health and Agriculture 20.4 Laboratories 50,000,000 20.5 To design, construct, furnish, and 20.6 equip a joint laboratory facility in 20.7 St. Paul for the departments of health 20.8 and agriculture. 20.9 Subd. 6. World War II Memorial 1,500,000 20.10 To complete the design and to construct 20.11 the World War II veterans memorial 20.12 authorized by Laws 2000, chapter 492, 20.13 article 1, section 12, subdivision 7. 20.14 Subd. 7. Department of Transportation 20.15 Building Exterior 5,046,000 20.16 To renovate the exterior of the 20.17 department of transportation building 20.18 at 395 John Ireland Boulevard in St. 20.19 Paul. 20.20 This appropriation is from the trunk 20.21 highway fund. 20.22 Sec. 14. AMATEUR SPORTS COMMISSION 20.23 Subdivision 1. To the amateur sports 20.24 commission for the purposes specified 20.25 in this section 4,500,000 20.26 Subd. 2. Sports Conference Center 4,250,000 20.27 To construct, furnish, and equip a 20.28 sports conference center on the campus 20.29 of the National Sports Center and for 20.30 related capital development costs. 20.31 Subd. 3. Mount Itasca 20.32 Biathlon Training Facility 250,000 20.33 To complete construction of the Mount 20.34 Itasca biathlon training project. This 20.35 appropriation is not available until an 20.36 equal amount has been committed to the 20.37 project from nonstate sources. 20.38 Sec. 15. MILITARY AFFAIRS 20.39 Subdivision 1. To the adjutant 20.40 general for the purposes specified 20.41 in this section 4,857,000 20.42 Subd. 2. Asset Preservation 2,500,000 20.43 For asset preservation improvements and 20.44 betterments of a capital nature at 20.45 military affairs facilities statewide. 20.46 Subd. 3. ADA Improvements 857,000 20.47 For improvements and betterments of a 20.48 capital nature to remove barriers and 20.49 make department of military affairs 20.50 buildings, programs, and services 20.51 accessible to individuals with 20.52 disabilities, in compliance with state 21.1 and federal ADA guidelines. 21.2 Subd. 4. Facility Life Safety 21.3 Improvements 1,000,000 21.4 For life/safety improvements and 21.5 betterments of a capital nature at 21.6 military affairs facilities statewide. 21.7 Subd. 5. Camp Ripley Antiterrorism 21.8 Facility 500,000 21.9 For predesign of a joint military/law 21.10 enforcement antiterrorism training 21.11 facility at Camp Ripley. 21.12 Sec. 16. TRANSPORTATION 21.13 Subdivision 1. To the 21.14 commissioner of transportation for 21.15 the purposes specified in this section 157,400,000 21.16 Subd. 2. Local Bridge Replacement 21.17 and Rehabilitation 48,000,000 21.18 This appropriation is from the bond 21.19 proceeds account in the state 21.20 transportation fund as provided in 21.21 Minnesota Statutes, section 174.50, to 21.22 match federal money and to replace or 21.23 rehabilitate local deficient bridges. 21.24 Political subdivisions may use grants 21.25 made under this section to construct or 21.26 reconstruct bridges, including: 21.27 (1) matching federal-aid grants to 21.28 construct or reconstruct key bridges; 21.29 (2) paying the costs of preliminary 21.30 engineering and environmental studies 21.31 authorized under Minnesota Statutes, 21.32 section 174.50, subdivision 6a; 21.33 (3) paying the costs to abandon an 21.34 existing bridge that is deficient and 21.35 in need of replacement, but where no 21.36 replacement will be made; and 21.37 (4) paying the costs to construct a 21.38 road or street to facilitate the 21.39 abandonment of an existing bridge 21.40 determined by the commissioner to be 21.41 deficient, if the commissioner 21.42 determines that construction of the 21.43 road or street is more cost efficient 21.44 than the replacement of the existing 21.45 bridge. 21.46 Subd. 3. Local Road Ten-ton Upgrades 10,000,000 21.47 For grants to counties for construction 21.48 and reconstruction projects on county 21.49 state-aid highways or any other county 21.50 highways on which gross axle weights 21.51 are restricted, either seasonally or 21.52 year-round, to less than 20,000 pounds, 21.53 for the purpose of improving them to 21.54 permit gross axle weights of 20,000 21.55 pounds year-round. Applications for 21.56 grants must be made by resolution of 22.1 the county board. The commissioner 22.2 shall by order prescribe a process for 22.3 grant applications, application 22.4 evaluation, and awarding of grants 22.5 under this subdivision. The 22.6 application evaluation process must 22.7 provide that applications are evaluated 22.8 on the basis of, among other things, 22.9 (1) commercial vehicle traffic volume 22.10 on the highway, (2) the importance of 22.11 the highway to the state and regional 22.12 highway system, and (3) the 22.13 contribution of the improvement project 22.14 to economic development in the county 22.15 and region. Grants under this 22.16 subdivision may not be used to pay more 22.17 than 80 percent of the cost of a 22.18 project. 22.19 Subd. 4. Local Road Improvement Program 51,000,000 22.20 Of this appropriation: 22.21 (1) $25,000,000 is for deposit in the 22.22 trunk highway corridor projects account 22.23 in the local road improvement fund 22.24 under Minnesota Statutes, section 22.25 174.52, subdivision 2. 22.26 (2) $26,000,000 is for deposit in the 22.27 local road account for routes of 22.28 regional significance in the local road 22.29 improvement fund under Minnesota 22.30 Statutes, section 174.52, subdivision 4. 22.31 Subd. 5. Town Road Sign Replacement 1,000,000 22.32 For grants to political subdivisions to 22.33 pay the local share of costs of town 22.34 road sign replacement under the federal 22.35 highway administration's hazard 22.36 elimination program. Grants under this 22.37 subdivision may only be used for the 22.38 purchase of signs that conform to the 22.39 commissioner of transportation's 22.40 uniform manual of traffic control 22.41 devices, including applicable 22.42 reflective sheeting requirements, and 22.43 that have a useful life of at least 20 22.44 years. 22.45 Subd. 6. Port Development Assistance 2,000,000 22.46 For grants under Minnesota Statutes, 22.47 sections 457A.01 to 457A.06. Any 22.48 improvements made with the proceeds of 22.49 these grants must be publicly owned. 22.50 Subd. 7. Rail Service Improvement 2,000,000 22.51 For freight rail improvements through 22.52 the rail service improvement program 22.53 under Minnesota Statutes, sections 22.54 222.46 to 222.63. 22.55 Subd. 8. Freight Access Improvements 2,000,000 22.56 For grants to political subdivisions to 22.57 implement freight investment projects 22.58 contained in the department of 22.59 transportation's December 2001 freight 23.1 investment plan. A grant for an 23.2 individual project is not available 23.3 until the commissioner has determined 23.4 that an equal amount has been committed 23.5 from any combination of municipal 23.6 state-aid street funds and nonstate 23.7 sources. The state share may be 23.8 allocated to any one or more of the 23.9 project elements, with the nonstate 23.10 money used to complete any elements not 23.11 completed with state money. No grant 23.12 under this subdivision may be used for 23.13 projects under the port development 23.14 assistance program or the rail service 23.15 improvement program. 23.16 Subd. 9. Northstar Corridor Rail Project 9,000,000 23.17 For a commuter rail system from Rice to 23.18 Minneapolis. This appropriation must 23.19 be spent for purposes as set forth in 23.20 the Minnesota Constitution, article XI, 23.21 section 5, clause (a), to acquire and 23.22 better public lands and buildings and 23.23 other improvements of a capital nature, 23.24 and for purposes as set forth in the 23.25 Minnesota Constitution, article XI, 23.26 section 5, clause (i), to improve and 23.27 rehabilitate railroad rights-of-way and 23.28 other rail facilities whether public or 23.29 private. This appropriation is not 23.30 available until the commissioner of 23.31 finance has determined that an equal 23.32 amount has been committed from nonstate 23.33 sources and that the project will use 23.34 steel produced with taconite produced 23.35 in Minnesota to the extent possible. 23.36 After the commissioner of finance has 23.37 determined that an equal amount has 23.38 been committed to the project from 23.39 nonstate sources, the commissioner of 23.40 transportation may spend money only on 23.41 design and land acquisition until the 23.42 commissioner of finance has determined 23.43 that: (1) the commissioner of 23.44 transportation has entered into an 23.45 agreement with BNSF railroad governing 23.46 the track capacity projects and 23.47 operating terms required to provide 23.48 commuter rail service; and (2) there 23.49 are and will be sufficient funds for 23.50 the reasonably expected capital and 23.51 operating costs for commuter rail 23.52 service without reducing the scope of 23.53 the project or service. The 23.54 commissioner of finance must report to 23.55 the chairs of the house and senate 23.56 committees with jurisdiction over 23.57 capital investment and transportation 23.58 finance, and the chairs of the house 23.59 committee on ways and means and the 23.60 senate committee on finance on the 23.61 determinations made. 23.62 Subd. 10. Red Rock Commuter Rail 1,000,000 23.63 For design, environmental review, and 23.64 preliminary engineering of Red Rock 23.65 rail line between the city of Hastings, 23.66 through the city of St. Paul, to the 23.67 city of Minneapolis. 24.1 Subd. 11. Rush Line Transitway 400,000 24.2 For transitway improvements for the 24.3 Rush Line transitway between the city 24.4 of St. Paul and the city of Hinckley. 24.5 Subd. 12. Cedar Avenue Transitway 1,000,000 24.6 For environmental review, engineering, 24.7 real property acquisition, and 24.8 construction of corridor improvements 24.9 for bus rapid transit on the Cedar 24.10 Avenue transitway between the Apply 24.11 Valley/Lakeville area and the Mall of 24.12 America in Bloomington. 24.13 Subd. 13. St. Paul Union Depot 1,500,000 24.14 For a grant to the city of St. Paul to 24.15 acquire the Union Depot in St. Paul. 24.16 Subd. 14. Greater Minnesota 24.17 Transit Facilities 2,000,000 24.18 For capital assistance for greater 24.19 Minnesota transit systems to be used 24.20 for transit capital facilities. Money 24.21 from this appropriation may be used to 24.22 pay up to 80 percent of the nonfederal 24.23 share of these facilities. 24.24 Subd. 15. Radio Communications 24.25 Statewide System 26,000,000 24.26 To design and construct the statewide 24.27 public safety radio communications 24.28 system infrastructure, coordinating it 24.29 with other state and local units of 24.30 government, and extending it to all of 24.31 the southeast district of the state 24.32 patrol, and to Stearns, Sherburne, 24.33 Benton, and Wright counties in the 24.34 eastern portion of the central district 24.35 of the state patrol subject to the 24.36 requirements of Minnesota Statutes, 24.37 section 16A.695. 24.38 Subd. 16. DM&E Working Group 500,000 24.39 This appropriation is from the general 24.40 fund and is for the purposes of section 24.41 56. 24.42 Sec. 17. METROPOLITAN COUNCIL 24.43 Subdivision 1. To the metropolitan 24.44 council for the purposes specified 24.45 in this section 4,600,000 24.46 Subd. 2. Northwest Busway 4,000,000 24.47 To design and construct a busway in the 24.48 northwest metropolitan area between 24.49 downtown Minneapolis and Rogers. This 24.50 appropriation is contingent on 24.51 $2,400,000 from Hennepin county and 24.52 $1,000,000 from the metropolitan 24.53 council for the project. Total funding 24.54 from all sources may be used for 24.55 roadway design, reconstruction, 24.56 acquisition of land and right-of-way, 25.1 construction of transit stations and 25.2 park and rides. 25.3 Subd. 3. Snelling Bus Garage 100,000 25.4 For predesign of a replacement bus 25.5 garage for metro transit buses at the 25.6 current Snelling Avenue garage site in 25.7 St. Paul. The council may not (1) 25.8 construct a bus garage at this location 25.9 of more than one story, and (2) lease 25.10 any part of the land on which the bus 25.11 garage will be located for mixed-use 25.12 development. 25.13 Subd. 4. Park-and-Ride Facilities 500,000 25.14 For land acquisition and construction 25.15 of park-and-ride facilities in the 25.16 seven-county metropolitan area outside 25.17 the transit taxing district defined in 25.18 Minnesota Statutes, section 473.446, 25.19 subdivision 2. 25.20 Sec. 18. COMMERCE 6,000,000 25.21 To the commissioner of finance for the 25.22 energy conservation investment loan 25.23 program under Minnesota Statutes, 25.24 section 216C.37. 25.25 Sec. 19. HUMAN SERVICES 25.26 Subdivision 1. To the 25.27 commissioner of administration 25.28 for the purposes specified 25.29 in this section 16,158,000 25.30 Subd. 2. Systemwide Roof 25.31 Renovation and Replacement 2,789,000 25.32 For renovation and replacement of roofs 25.33 at department of human services 25.34 facilities statewide. 25.35 Subd. 3. Systemwide Asset 25.36 Preservation 4,000,000 25.37 For asset preservation improvements and 25.38 betterments of a capital nature at 25.39 state regional treatment centers. 25.40 The unspent portion of an 25.41 appropriation, but not to exceed ten 25.42 percent of the appropriation, for a 25.43 project in this section that is 25.44 complete, is available for asset 25.45 preservation. Minnesota Statutes, 25.46 section 16A.642, applies from the date 25.47 of the original appropriation to the 25.48 unspent amount transferred. 25.49 Subd. 4. Systemwide - 25.50 Building and Structure Demolition 2,750,000 25.51 To demolish and dispose of hazardous 25.52 materials from obsolete buildings at 25.53 state regional treatment centers. 25.54 Subd. 5. Fergus Falls 25.55 Regional Treatment Center 3,000,000 26.1 To design, renovate, construct, 26.2 furnish, and equip facilities for the 26.3 psychiatric treatment program and to 26.4 vacate the Kirkbride complex. 26.5 Subd. 6. St. Peter 26.6 Regional Treatment Center 3,619,000 26.7 To design and replace the high-pressure 26.8 steam boilers and convert the system to 26.9 a low-pressure steam system at the St. 26.10 Peter regional treatment center. 26.11 Sec. 20. VETERANS HOMES BOARD 26.12 Subdivision 1. To the commissioner 26.13 of administration for the purposes 26.14 specified in this section 11,250,000 26.15 Subd. 2. Asset Preservation 2,000,000 26.16 For asset preservation improvements and 26.17 betterments of a capital nature at 26.18 veterans homes statewide. 26.19 Subd. 3. Hastings Veterans Home - Phase 3 8,553,000 26.20 For design and renovation of the 26.21 utility infrastructure systems and 26.22 related improvements at the campus of 26.23 the Hastings veterans home. 26.24 Subd. 4. Silver Bay Veterans Home 697,000 26.25 To replace the roof. 26.26 Sec. 21. CORRECTIONS 26.27 Subdivision 1. To the commissioner of 26.28 administration for the purposes specified 26.29 in this section 31,970,000 26.30 Subd. 2. Asset Preservation 23,100,000 26.31 For improvements and betterments of a 26.32 capital nature at Minnesota 26.33 correctional facilities statewide, 26.34 including, but not limited to, 26.35 completing the perimeter wall and 26.36 security improvements at 26.37 MCF-Stillwater. Up to $750,000 of this 26.38 appropriation may be used for wetland 26.39 mitigation for the Rush City Prison. 26.40 The unspent portion of an 26.41 appropriation, but not to exceed ten 26.42 percent of the appropriation, for a 26.43 project in this section that is 26.44 complete, is available for asset 26.45 preservation. Minnesota Statutes, 26.46 section 16A.642, applies from the date 26.47 of the original appropriation to the 26.48 unspent amount transferred. 26.49 Subd. 3. Minnesota Correctional 26.50 Facility - Lino Lakes 4,160,000 26.51 To design, construct, furnish, and 26.52 equip a new 416-bed unit to house 26.53 offenders. 27.1 This appropriation is not available 27.2 until the commissioner has determined 27.3 that at least $10,179,000 has been 27.4 committed from federal sources. 27.5 Subd. 4. Minnesota Correctional 27.6 Facility - Shakopee 3,070,000 27.7 To design, construct, renovate, 27.8 furnish, and equip the Independent 27.9 Living Center (ILC) into a 48-bed 27.10 general population living unit; 27.11 increase space in the kitchen, serving, 27.12 and eating areas; increase space in the 27.13 visitation area; and modify the staff 27.14 control station in the segregation unit 27.15 to provide adequate space for updated 27.16 technical equipment and more room for 27.17 staff. 27.18 Subd. 5. Minnesota Correctional 27.19 Facility - Stillwater 90,000 27.20 To predesign a new 150-bed segregation 27.21 unit on the facility grounds. 27.22 Subd. 6. Bayport Storm Sewer 1,550,000 27.23 For a grant to the city of Bayport for 27.24 the Middle St. Croix River Watershed 27.25 Management organization to complete 27.26 construction of the sewer system 27.27 extending from Minnesota department of 27.28 natural resources pond 82-310P (the 27.29 prison pond) in Bayport through the 27.30 Stillwater prison grounds to the St. 27.31 Croix river. 27.32 Sec. 22. TRADE AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT 27.33 Subdivision 1. To the commissioner of 27.34 trade and economic development or other 27.35 named agency for the purposes 27.36 specified in this section 59,085,000 27.37 Subd. 2. Redevelopment Account 5,000,000 27.38 For transfer to the redevelopment 27.39 account in Minnesota Statutes, section 27.40 116J.561. 27.41 Of this amount, $4,000,000 is for 27.42 grants to projects located outside of 27.43 the seven-county metropolitan area. 27.44 Of this amount, $1,000,000 is for a 27.45 grant to the city of Little Falls for 27.46 environmental cleanup of the Hennepin 27.47 paper company property in Little Falls, 27.48 contingent on at least an equal amount 27.49 from nonstate sources. 27.50 Subd. 3. State Match for Federal Grants 16,000,000 27.51 To the public facilities authority to 27.52 match federal grants for eligible 27.53 projects in the water pollution control 27.54 revolving fund under Minnesota 27.55 Statutes, section 446A.07, and the 27.56 drinking water revolving loan fund 27.57 under Minnesota Statutes, section 28.1 446A.081. 28.2 Subd. 4. Wastewater Infrastructure 28.3 Funding Program 16,035,000 28.4 $300,000 of this appropriation is from 28.5 the general fund to administer the 28.6 wastewater infrastructure program. 28.7 To the public facilities authority for 28.8 grants to eligible municipalities under 28.9 the wastewater infrastructure program 28.10 established in Minnesota Statutes, 28.11 section 446A.072. 28.12 To the greatest practical extent, the 28.13 authority should use the grants for 28.14 projects on the 2002 project priority 28.15 list in priority order to qualified 28.16 applicants that submit plans and 28.17 specifications to the pollution control 28.18 agency or receive a funding commitment 28.19 from USDA rural development before 28.20 December 1, 2003. Municipalities 28.21 listed on the 2002 project priority 28.22 list eligible for this funding, in 28.23 priority order, include, but are not 28.24 limited to: Revere, Nerstrand, Delhi, 28.25 Evan, Warroad, Avon, Lake Township, 28.26 Lewisville, Chandler, Dovray, Ormsby, 28.27 Chester Heights (Olmsted county), 28.28 Garvin, Garrison-Kathio-Mille Lacs 28.29 sanitary district, and Dassel. 28.30 State funds appropriated for the 28.31 Garrison Kathio West Mille Lacs 28.32 sanitary district project shall be made 28.33 available for the project only after 28.34 the Garrison Kathio West Mille Lacs 28.35 sanitary sewer district and ML 28.36 Wastewater Management, Inc. enter into 28.37 a written agreement which provides: 28.38 (1) that neither the sewer services 28.39 agreement between the district and ML 28.40 Wastewater Management, Inc. nor the use 28.41 of the sanitary sewer services by 28.42 non-members of the Mille Lacs Band of 28.43 Ojibwe creates a basis for jurisdiction 28.44 by the Band over non-members; and 28.45 (2) that the arbitration provision in 28.46 the agreement and any award from 28.47 arbitration are enforceable in the 28.48 state or federal courts. 28.49 Notwithstanding rules adopted under 28.50 Minnesota Statutes, section 116.812, 28.51 when ranking wastewater projects on the 28.52 project priority list the agency shall 28.53 provide an additional 350 points to 28.54 municipalities whose projects will 28.55 correct a situation where the agency 28.56 has imposed a moratorium on new sewer 28.57 connections. 28.58 Due to concern that Minnesota Rules, 28.59 part 7077.0115, for ranking wastewater 28.60 projects on the project priority list 28.61 does not adequately consider the age 28.62 and condition of existing wastewater 29.1 treatment systems, the need to expand 29.2 existing systems to accommodate growth, 29.3 and the economic hardship 29.4 municipalities face when a moratorium 29.5 is imposed on new sewer connections, 29.6 the pollution control agency shall 29.7 prepare rule amendments that take these 29.8 factors into account when ranking 29.9 projects. The agency shall report on 29.10 its recommended rule amendments to the 29.11 chairs of the house environment and 29.12 natural resources finance committee, 29.13 the house jobs and economic development 29.14 finance committee, the house capital 29.15 investment committee, the senate 29.16 environment and agricultural finance 29.17 division, the senate jobs, housing and 29.18 community development division, and the 29.19 senate capital investment committee by 29.20 February 1, 2003. 29.21 Subd. 5. Itasca County - 29.22 Judy Garland/Children's Discovery 29.23 Museum 300,000 29.24 For a grant to Itasca county to design, 29.25 construct, furnish, and equip the Judy 29.26 Garland/Children's Discovery Museum in 29.27 Grand Rapids that will include a 29.28 display of Judy Garland memorabilia. 29.29 The county may enter into a lease or 29.30 management agreement for the center, 29.31 subject to Minnesota Statutes, section 29.32 16A.695. 29.33 Subd. 6. Minneapolis-SEMI Empowerment Zone 3,000,000 29.34 For a grant to the city of Minneapolis 29.35 for public infrastructure improvements 29.36 in the south east Minneapolis 29.37 industrial redevelopment empowerment 29.38 zone project. This appropriation is 29.39 not available until the commissioner 29.40 has determined that an equal amount has 29.41 been committed from nonstate sources. 29.42 Subd. 7. St. Cloud - 29.43 Civic Center Expansion 3,250,000 29.44 For a grant to the city of St. Cloud 29.45 for asset preservation, land 29.46 acquisition, and to construct the 29.47 expansion of the St. Cloud civic center. 29.48 This appropriation is not available 29.49 until the commissioner has determined 29.50 that an equal amount has been committed 29.51 from nonstate sources. 29.52 Subd. 8. St. Paul - 29.53 Roy Wilkins Auditorium 500,000 29.54 For a grant to the city of St. Paul for 29.55 asset preservation of the Roy Wilkins 29.56 Center. 29.57 This appropriation is not available 29.58 until the commissioner has determined 29.59 that an equal amount has been committed 29.60 from nonstate sources. 30.1 Subd. 9. St. Paul-Phalen Boulevard 8,000,000 30.2 For a grant to the city of St. Paul to 30.3 acquire land and to complete 30.4 contamination remediation on Phalen 30.5 Boulevard between I-35E and Johnson 30.6 Parkway. 30.7 Subd. 10. Small Cities Economic Development 6,000,000 30.8 For grants to cities with populations 30.9 of less than 5,000, for capital 30.10 expenditures for publicly owned 30.11 infrastructure related to economic 30.12 development and the creation of good 30.13 quality jobs in these cities. The 30.14 commissioner shall award grants 30.15 according to a competitive grant 30.16 process and shall create criteria for 30.17 the award of grants. 30.18 Subd. 11. Hastings Hydroelectric 30.19 Plant 1,000,000 30.20 For a grant to the city of Hastings to 30.21 pay or reimburse costs not covered by 30.22 federal disaster programs under the 30.23 Presidential Declaration of Major 30.24 Disaster number 1370 for capital 30.25 improvements on the hydroelectric plant 30.26 necessitated by that disaster and to 30.27 pay principal costs on the city's 30.28 general obligation bonds issued to 30.29 finance the hydroelectric plant. 30.30 Sec. 23. IRON RANGE RESOURCES AND 30.31 REHABILITATION BOARD 600,000 30.32 To design, construct, furnish, and 30.33 equip Mesabi station as the central 30.34 guest services facility for the Mesabi 30.35 trail. 30.36 Sec. 24. HOUSING FINANCE AGENCY 30.37 Subdivision 1. To the commissioner 30.38 of the housing finance agency for the 30.39 purposes of this section 21,500,000 30.40 Subd. 2. Homeless Veterans 19,500,000 30.41 For loans and grants for publicly owned 30.42 transitional and permanent housing 30.43 under Minnesota Statutes, section 30.44 462A.202, subdivisions 2 and 3a. 30.45 Notwithstanding Minnesota Statutes, 30.46 section 462A.202, subdivision 3a, the 30.47 loans or grants must be used for the 30.48 development, construction, acquisition, 30.49 or rehabilitation of transitional or 30.50 permanent housing to serve veterans and 30.51 single adults who are homeless or at 30.52 risk of becoming homeless. The loans 30.53 or grants must be used for two housing 30.54 projects that: 30.55 (1) are located on property owned by 30.56 the United States Department of 30.57 Veterans Affairs that is leased by the 30.58 Department of Veterans Affairs to the 30.59 owners of the housing projects; 31.1 (2) provide or coordinate health and 31.2 social services needed by the 31.3 residents; and 31.4 (3) are a collaborative partnership 31.5 between community agencies, local units 31.6 of government, and the federal 31.7 government. 31.8 Subd. 3. Transitional 31.9 Housing Loans 2,000,000 31.10 For loans and grants for publicly owned 31.11 transitional and permanent supportive 31.12 housing under Minnesota Statutes, 31.13 section 462A.202. 31.14 Sec. 25. MINNESOTA HISTORICAL SOCIETY 31.15 Subdivision 1. To the Minnesota 31.16 Historical Society for the purposes 31.17 specified in this section 3,200,000 31.18 Subd. 2. Historic Site Asset 31.19 Preservation 2,500,000 31.20 (a) For capital improvements and 31.21 betterments at state historic sites, 31.22 buildings, landscaping at historic 31.23 buildings, exhibits, markers, and 31.24 monuments. The society shall determine 31.25 project priorities as appropriate based 31.26 on need. 31.27 (b) Of this amount, $1,000,000 is for 31.28 asset preservation of the William G. 31.29 LeDuc house. This appropriation is 31.30 available only if the historical 31.31 society enters into an agreement with 31.32 the city of Hastings, or another public 31.33 entity, providing for transfer of 31.34 ownership of the property to the city 31.35 or the other public entity when the 31.36 asset preservation work is completed, 31.37 and providing that the city or other 31.38 public entity will provide for 31.39 additional renovation and operation of 31.40 the site. If an agreement for the 31.41 transfer of ownership of the Le Duc 31.42 house site is not entered into by 31.43 December 31, 2002, this amount is 31.44 available for asset preservation under 31.45 paragraph (a). This appropriation is 31.46 available until spent, notwithstanding 31.47 section 1. The city or other public 31.48 entity may enter into an agreement with 31.49 a nonprofit organization for the 31.50 operation of the site subject to 31.51 Minnesota Statutes, section 16A.695. 31.52 Subd. 3. County and Local 31.53 Preservation Grants 500,000 31.54 To be allocated to county and local 31.55 jurisdictions as matching money for 31.56 historic preservation projects of a 31.57 capital nature. Grant recipients must 31.58 be public entities and must match state 31.59 funds on at least an equal basis. The 31.60 facilities must be publicly owned. 32.1 Subd. 4. Fort Belmont 200,000 32.2 For a grant to Jackson county to 32.3 design, construct, furnish, and equip a 32.4 new site for historic Fort Belmont. 32.5 Sec. 26. BOND SALE EXPENSES 740,000 32.6 To the commissioner of finance for bond 32.7 sale expenses under Minnesota Statutes, 32.8 section 16A.641, subdivision 8. This 32.9 appropriation is from the bond proceeds 32.10 fund. 32.11 Sec. 27. [BOND SALE AUTHORIZATION.] 32.12 Subdivision 1. [BOND PROCEEDS FUND.] To provide the money 32.13 appropriated in this act from the bond proceeds fund, the 32.14 commissioner of finance shall sell and issue bonds of the state 32.15 in an amount up to $789,592,000 in the manner, upon the terms, 32.16 and with the effect prescribed by Minnesota Statutes, sections 32.17 16A.631 to 16A.675, and by the Minnesota Constitution, article 32.18 XI, sections 4 to 7. 32.19 Subd. 2. [TRANSPORTATION FUND.] To provide the money 32.20 appropriated in this act from the state transportation fund, the 32.21 commissioner of finance shall sell and issue bonds of the state 32.22 in an amount up to $48,000,000 in the manner, upon the terms, 32.23 and with the effect prescribed by Minnesota Statutes, sections 32.24 16A.631 to 16A.675, and by the Minnesota Constitution, article 32.25 XI, sections 4 to 7. The proceeds of the bonds, except accrued 32.26 interest and any premium received on the sale of the bonds, must 32.27 be credited to a bond proceeds account in the state 32.28 transportation fund. 32.29 Sec. 28. [CANCELLATIONS.] 32.30 Subdivision 1. The unobligated balance of the 32.31 appropriation in Laws 1998, chapter 404, section 7, subdivision 32.32 28, for the Sand Dunes state forest center, estimated to be 32.33 $113,000, is canceled to the general fund. 32.34 Subd. 2. $100,000 of the appropriation in Laws 1998, 32.35 chapter 404, section 7, subdivision 30, for the Hartley nature 32.36 center is canceled to the general fund. 32.37 Subd. 3. $2,125,000 of the appropriation in Laws 1998, 32.38 chapter 404, section 17, subdivision 3, paragraph (c), item (1), 32.39 for a major investment study, engineering, and transitway 33.1 implementation in the Riverview corridor, is canceled to the 33.2 general fund. 33.3 Subd. 4. $500,000 of the appropriation in Laws 1998, 33.4 chapter 404, section 23, subdivision 27, for a production 33.5 facility associated with an educational and training facility, 33.6 is canceled to the general fund. 33.7 Subd. 5. The $400,000 appropriation in Laws 1998, chapter 33.8 404, section 25, subdivision 9, for a treaty site history 33.9 center, is canceled to the general fund. 33.10 Subd. 6. $1,250,000 of the appropriation in Laws 1999, 33.11 chapter 240, article 2, section 12, subdivision 14, for the 33.12 Minnesota African-American performing arts center, is canceled. 33.13 The bond sale authorization in Laws 1999, chapter 240, article 33.14 2, section 16, subdivision 1, is reduced by $1,250,000. 33.15 Sec. 29. Minnesota Statutes 2000, section 13.462, 33.16 subdivision 2, is amended to read: 33.17 Subd. 2. [PUBLIC DATA.] The names and addresses of 33.18 applicants for and recipients of benefits, aid, or assistance 33.19 through programs administered by any political subdivision, 33.20 state agency, or statewide system that are intended to assist 33.21 with the purchase
of, rehabilitation, or other purposes related 33.22 to housing or other real property are classified as public data 33.23 on individuals. If an applicant or recipient is a corporation, 33.24 the names and addresses of the officers of the corporation are 33.25 public data on individuals. If an applicant or recipient is a 33.26 partnership, the names and addresses of the partners are public 33.27 data on individuals. The amount or value of benefits, aid, or 33.28 assistance received is public data. 33.29 Sec. 30. Minnesota Statutes 2000, section 16A.11, 33.30 subdivision 6, is amended to read: 33.31 Subd. 6. [BUILDING MAINTENANCE AND CAPITAL BETTERMENT.] 33.32 The detailed operating budget and capital budget must include 33.33 amounts necessary to maintain and better state buildings. The 33.34 commissioner of finance, in consultation with the commissioner 33.35 of administration, the board of trustees of the Minnesota state 33.36 colleges and universities, and the regents of the University of 34.1 Minnesota, shall establish budget guidelines for building 34.2 maintenance and betterment appropriations. Unless otherwise 34.3 provided by the commissioner of finance, the combined amount to 34.4 be budgeted each year for building maintenance and betterment in 34.5 the operating budget and capital budget is twoone percent of 34.6 the replacement cost of the building, adjusted up or down 34.7 depending on the age and condition of the building. 34.8 Sec. 31. Minnesota Statutes 2000, section 16A.501, is 34.9 amended to read: 34.10 16A.501 [REPORT ON EXPENDITURE OF BOND PROCEEDS.] 34.11 The commissioner of finance must report annually to the 34.12 legislature on the degree to which entities receiving 34.13 appropriations of bond proceedsfor capital projects in previous 34.14 omnibus capital improvement acts have encumbered or expended 34.15 that money. The report must be submitted to the chairs of the 34.16 house of representatives ways and means committee and the senate 34.17 finance committee by February 1 of each year. 34.18 Sec. 32. Minnesota Statutes 2000, section 16A.86, 34.19 subdivision 3, is amended to read: 34.20 Subd. 3. [EVALUATION.] (a) The commissioner shall evaluate 34.21 all requests from political subdivisions for state assistance 34.22 based on the following criteria: 34.23 (1) the political subdivision has provided for local, 34.24 private, and user financing for the project to the maximum 34.25 extent possible; 34.26 (2) the project helps fulfill an important state mission; 34.27 (3) the project is of regional or statewide significance; 34.28 (4) the project will not require new or any additional 34.29 state operating subsidies; 34.30 (5) the project will not expand the state's role in a new 34.31 policy area; 34.32 (6) state funding for the project will not create 34.33 significant inequities among local jurisdictions; 34.34 (7) the project will not compete with other facilities in 34.35 such a manner that they lose a significant number of users to 34.36 the new project; and35.1 (8) the governing bodies of those political subdivisions 35.2 primarily benefiting from the project have passed resolutions in 35.3 support of the project and have established priorities for all 35.4 projects within their jurisdictions for which bonding 35.5 appropriations are requested when submitting multiple requests; 35.6 and 35.7 (9) if a predesign that meets the requirements of section 35.8 16B.335 has been completed and is available at the time the 35.9 project request is submitted to the commissioner of finance, the 35.10 applicant has submitted the project predesign to the 35.11 commissioner of administration. 35.12 (b) The commissioner's evaluation of each request, 35.13 including whether it meets each of the criteria in paragraph 35.14 (a), must be submitted to the legislature along with the 35.15 governor's recommendations under section 16A.11, subdivision 1, 35.16 whether or not the governor recommends that the request be 35.17 funded. 35.18 Sec. 33. [16B.245] [INVENTORY OF STATE-OWNED LAND.] 35.19 Subdivision 1. [DEFINITIONS.] For the purposes of this 35.20 section, "state-owned land" means land, with or without 35.21 improvements upon it, for which the state owns fee title. It 35.22 does not include: 35.23 (1) land held in trust by the state for political 35.24 subdivisions of the state; 35.25 (2) permanent school trust fund lands; 35.26 (3) university trust fund lands; 35.27 (4) mineral interests; or 35.28 (5) trunk highway right-of-way. 35.29 Subd. 2. [INVENTORY.] The commissioner of administration 35.30 must inventory all state-owned land and determine the number of 35.31 acres owned by the state as of December 31, 2002. The inventory 35.32 must identify for each parcel the state agency responsible for 35.33 the parcel, its location, size, and whether it is (1) currently 35.34 being used for a public purpose, (2) anticipated to be used for 35.35 a public purpose in the future, or (3) not currently being used 35.36 or anticipated to be used for a public purpose. The inventory 36.1 must also identify how much land is included in each 36.2 classification under section 86A.05. Within two months of 36.3 completing the inventory, and by January 15 each odd-numbered 36.4 year thereafter, the commissioner must report on the inventory 36.5 to the chairs of the house and senate committees with 36.6 jurisdiction over higher education, capital investment, and 36.7 natural resources and environment finance, and the chairs of the 36.8 house committee on ways and means and the senate committee on 36.9 finance. 36.10 Sec. 34. Minnesota Statutes 2000, section 16B.335, 36.11 subdivision 3, is amended to read: 36.12 Subd. 3. [PREDESIGN REQUIREMENT.] The definitions in 36.13 paragraphs (a) and (b) apply to this section. 36.14 (a) "Predesign" means the stage in the development of a 36.15 project during which the purpose, scope, cost, and schedule of 36.16 the complete project are defined and instructions to design 36.17 professionals are produced. 36.18 (b) "Design" means the stage in the development of a 36.19 project during which schematic, design development, and contract 36.20 documents are produced. 36.21 (c) A recipient to whom an appropriation is made for a 36.22 project subject to review under subdivision 1 or notice under 36.23 subdivision 2 shall prepare a predesign package and submit it to 36.24 the commissioner for review and recommendation before proceeding 36.25 with design activities. The commissioner must complete the 36.26 review and recommendation within ten working days after 36.27 receiving it. Failure to review and recommend within the ten 36.28 days is considered a positive recommendation. The predesign 36.29 package must be sufficient to define the purpose, scope, cost, 36.30 and schedule of the project and must demonstrate that the 36.31 project has been analyzed according to appropriate space needs 36.32 standards. The predesign must include product specifications as 36.33 outlined in state contracts approved through the department of 36.34 administration. 36.35 Sec. 35. Minnesota Statutes 2000, section 119A.45, is 36.36 amended to read: 37.1 119A.45 [EARLY CHILDHOOD LEARNING AND CHILD PROTECTION 37.2 FACILITIES.] 37.3 The commissioner may make grants to state agencies and 37.4 political subdivisions to construct or rehabilitate facilities 37.5 for early childhood programs, with priority to centers in 37.6 counties or municipalities with the highest percentage of 37.7 children living in poverty. The commissioner may also make 37.8 grants to state agencies and political subdivisions to construct 37.9 or rehabilitate facilities for crisis nurseries or parenting 37.10 time centers. The facilities must be owned by the state or a 37.11 political subdivision, but may be leased under section 16A.695 37.12 to organizations that operate the programs. The commissioner 37.13 must prescribe the terms and conditions of the leases. A grant 37.14 for an individual facility must not exceed $200,000 for each 37.15 program that is housed in the facility, up to a maximum of 37.16 $500,000 for a facility that houses three programs or more. 37.17 Programs include Head Start, early childhood and family 37.18 education programs, and other early childhood intervention37.19 programs. The commissioner must give priority to grants that 37.20 involve collaboration among sponsors of programs under this 37.21 section and may give priority to projects that collaborate with37.22 child care providers, including all-day and school-age child37.23 care programs, special needs care, sick child care,37.24 nontraditional hour care, and programs that include services to37.25 refugee and immigrant families. The commissioner may give37.26 priority to grants for programs that will increase their child37.27 care workers' wages as a result of the grant. At least 2537.28 percent of the amounts appropriated for these grants up to37.29 $50,000 must utilize youthbuild under sections 268.361 to37.30 268.366 or other youth employment and training programs for the37.31 labor portion of the construction. Eligible programs must37.32 consult with appropriate labor organizations to deliver37.33 education and training. State appropriations must be matched on 37.34 a 50 percent basis with nonstate funds. The matching 37.35 requirement must apply programwide and not to individual grants. 37.36 Sec. 36. [174.52] [LOCAL ROAD IMPROVEMENT FUND.] 38.1 Subdivision 1. [FUND CREATED.] A local road improvement 38.2 fund is created in the state treasury. The fund consists of 38.3 money transferred to the fund through appropriation, gift, or 38.4 grant. 38.5 Subd. 2. [TRUNK HIGHWAY CORRIDOR PROJECTS ACCOUNT.] A 38.6 trunk highway corridor projects account is established in the 38.7 local road improvement fund. Money in the account is annually 38.8 appropriated to the commissioner of transportation for 38.9 expenditure as specified in this section. Money in the account 38.10 must be used as grants or loans to statutory or home rule 38.11 charter cities, towns, and counties to assist in paying the 38.12 local share of trunk highway projects that have local costs that 38.13 are directly or partially related to the trunk highway 38.14 improvement and that are not funded or are only partially funded 38.15 with other state and federal funds. The commissioner shall 38.16 determine the amount of the local share of costs eligible for 38.17 assistance from the account. 38.18 Subd. 3. [ADVISORY COMMITTEE.] The commissioner shall 38.19 establish an advisory committee consisting of five members 38.20 including: 38.21 (1) one county commissioner; 38.22 (2) one county engineer; 38.23 (3) one city engineer; 38.24 (4) one city council member or city administrator 38.25 representing a city with a population over 5,000; and 38.26 (5) one city council member or city administrator 38.27 representing a city with a population under 5,000. The advisory 38.28 committee shall provide recommendations to the commissioner 38.29 regarding expenditures from the trunk highway corridor projects 38.30 account. 38.31 Subd. 4. [LOCAL ROAD ACCOUNT FOR ROUTES OF REGIONAL 38.32 SIGNIFICANCE.] A local road account for routes of regional 38.33 significance is established in the local road improvement fund. 38.34 Money in the account is annually appropriated to the 38.35 commissioner of transportation for expenditure as specified in 38.36 this section. Money in the account must be used as grants or 39.1 loans to statutory or home rule charter cities, towns, and 39.2 counties to assist in paying the costs of constructing or 39.3 reconstructing city streets, county highways, or town roads with 39.4 statewide or regional significance that has not been fully 39.5 funded through other state, federal, or local funding sources. 39.6 Subd. 5. [GRANT PROCEDURES AND CRITERIA.] The commissioner 39.7 shall establish procedures for statutory or home rule charter 39.8 cities, towns, and counties to apply for grants or loans from 39.9 the fund and criteria to be used to select projects for funding. 39.10 The commissioner shall establish these procedures and criteria 39.11 in consultation with representatives appointed by the 39.12 association of Minnesota counties, league of Minnesota cities, 39.13 and Minnesota township officers association. The criteria for 39.14 determining project priority and the amount of a grant or loan 39.15 must be based upon consideration of: 39.16 (1) the availability of other state, federal, and local 39.17 funds; 39.18 (2) the regional significance of the route; 39.19 (3) effectiveness of the proposed project in eliminating a 39.20 transportation system deficiency; 39.21 (4) the number of persons who will be positively impacted 39.22 by the project; 39.23 (5) the project's contribution to other local, regional, or 39.24 state economic development or redevelopment efforts; and 39.25 (6) ability of the local unit of government to adequately 39.26 provide for the safe operation and maintenance of the facility 39.27 upon project completion. 39.28 Subd. 6. [ADMINISTRATIVE COSTS.] A sum of 0.25 percent of 39.29 the total amount in the fund, other than amounts deposited in 39.30 the fund from the proceeds from the sale of state bonds, is 39.31 available to be used for administrative costs incurred by the 39.32 department in carrying out the provisions of this section. 39.33 Sec. 37. Minnesota Statutes 2000, section 446A.072, 39.34 subdivision 1, is amended to read: 39.35 Subdivision 1. [ESTABLISHMENT OF PROGRAM.] The authority 39.36 will establish a wastewater infrastructure funding program to 40.1 provide supplemental assistance to municipalities applying40.2 forreceiving funding underthrough the water pollution control 40.3 revolving loan program or the United States Department of 40.4 Agriculture Rural Economic and Community Development's 40.5 (USDA/RECD) Water and Waste Disposal Loans and Grants program 40.6 for the design and planning, improvements to, and construction 40.7 of municipal wastewater treatment systems. The purpose of the 40.8 program is to assist municipalities demonstrating financial need 40.9 in building cost-efficient projects to address existing 40.10 environmental or public health problems. To implement the 40.11 program, the authority shall establish a wastewater 40.12 infrastructure fund to provide grants and loans for the purposes 40.13 authorized under title VI of the Federal Water Pollution Control 40.14 Act. The fund shall be credited with all investment income from 40.15 the fund and all repayments of loans, grants, and penalties. 40.16 [EFFECTIVE DATE.] This section is effective for funds 40.17 appropriated after January 1, 2002. 40.18 Sec. 38. Minnesota Statutes 2000, section 446A.072, 40.19 subdivision 3, is amended to read: 40.20 Subd. 3. [PROGRAM ADMINISTRATION.] (a) The authority shall 40.21 provide supplemental assistance, as provided in subdivision 2,40.22 5a to municipalities demonstrating financial need, as provided40.23 in subdivision 4, whose projects have been certified to the40.24 authority by the commissioner of the agency. The authority40.25 shall reserve supplemental assistance for projects in order of40.26 their priority ranking established by the agency.: 40.27 (1) whose projects are listed on the agency's project 40.28 priority list; 40.29 (2) that demonstrate their projects are a cost-effective 40.30 solution to an existing environmental or public health problem; 40.31 and 40.32 (3) whose projects are approved by the USDA/RECD or 40.33 certified by the commissioner of the agency. 40.34 (b) For a municipality receiving grant funding from the 40.35 USDA/RECD, applications must be made to the USDA/RECD with 40.36 additional information submitted to the authority as required by 41.1 the authority. Eligible project costs and affordability 41.2 criteria shall be determined by the USDA/RECD. 41.3 (c) For a municipality not receiving grant funding from the 41.4 USDA/RECD, application must be made to the authority on forms 41.5 prescribed by the authority for the water pollution control 41.6 revolving fund program with additional information as required 41.7 by the authority. In accordance with section 116.182, the 41.8 agency shall: 41.9 (1) calculate the essential project component percentage 41.10 which must be multiplied by the total project cost to determine 41.11 the eligible project cost; and 41.12 (2) review and certify approved projects to the authority. 41.13 (d) At the time funds are appropriated under this section, 41.14 the authority shall reserve supplemental assistance for projects 41.15 in order of their rankings on the agency's project priority list 41.16 and in an amount based on their most recent cost estimates 41.17 submitted to the authority or the as-bid costs, whichever is 41.18 less. 41.19 [EFFECTIVE DATE.] This section is effective for funds 41.20 appropriated after January 1, 2002. 41.21 Sec. 39. Minnesota Statutes 2000, section 446A.072, is 41.22 amended by adding a subdivision to read: 41.23 Subd. 5a. [TYPE AND AMOUNT OF ASSISTANCE.] (a) For a 41.24 municipality receiving grant funding from the USDA/RECD, the 41.25 authority shall provide assistance in the form of a grant of up 41.26 to one-half of the eligible grant amount determined by 41.27 USDA/RECD. A municipality may not receive a grant under this 41.28 paragraph for more than $4,000,000 or $15,000 per existing 41.29 connection, whichever is less, unless specifically approved by 41.30 law. In the case of a sanitary district or other 41.31 multijurisdictional project for which the USDA/RECD is unable to 41.32 fully fund up to one-half of the eligible grant amount, the 41.33 authority may provide up to an additional $1,000,000 for each 41.34 additional municipality participating up to a maximum of 41.35 $8,000,000 or $15,000 per existing connection, whichever is 41.36 less, but not to exceed the maximum grant level determined by 42.1 the USDA/RECD as needed to keep the project affordable. 42.2 (b) For a municipality not receiving grant funding from the 42.3 USDA/RECD, the authority shall provide assistance in the form of 42.4 a loan for the eligible project costs that exceed five percent 42.5 of the market value of properties in the project service area. 42.6 A municipality may not receive a loan under this paragraph for 42.7 more than $4,000,000 or $15,000 per existing connection, 42.8 whichever is less, unless specifically approved by law. In the 42.9 case of a sanitary district or other multijurisdictional 42.10 project, the authority may provide a loan under this paragraph 42.11 for up to an additional $1,000,000 for each additional 42.12 municipality participating up to a maximum of $8,000,000 or 42.13 $15,000 per existing connection, whichever is less, unless 42.14 specifically approved by law. A loan under this paragraph must 42.15 bear no interest, must be repaid as provided in subdivision 7, 42.16 and must only be provided in conjunction with a loan from the 42.17 water pollution control revolving fund under section 446A.07. 42.18 (c) Notwithstanding the limits in paragraphs (a) and (b), 42.19 for a municipality receiving supplemental assistance under this 42.20 section after January 1, 2002, the authority shall provide 42.21 assistance up to $25,000 per existing connection if the 42.22 authority determines that the municipality's construction and 42.23 installation costs are significantly increased due to geological 42.24 conditions and more stringent discharge limits. 42.25 [EFFECTIVE DATE.] This section is effective for funds 42.26 appropriated after January 1, 2002. 42.27 Sec. 40. Minnesota Statutes 2000, section 446A.072, is 42.28 amended by adding a subdivision to read: 42.29 Subd. 5b. [SPECIAL ASSESSMENT DEFERRAL.] A municipality 42.30 receiving a loan under subdivision 5a that levies special 42.31 assessments to repay the loan under subdivision 5a or section 42.32 446A.07 may defer payment of such assessments under the 42.33 provisions of sections 435.193 to 435.195. 42.34 [EFFECTIVE DATE.] This section is effective for funds 42.35 appropriated after January 1, 2002. 42.36 Sec. 41. Minnesota Statutes 2000, section 446A.072, 43.1 subdivision 6, is amended to read: 43.2 Subd. 6. [DISBURSEMENTS.] Disbursements madeof grants or 43.3 loans awarded under this section by the authority to recipients 43.4 must be made for eligible project costs as incurred by the 43.5 recipients, and must be made by the authority in accordance with 43.6 the project financing agreement and applicable state and federal 43.7 laws and rules governing the payments. 43.8 [EFFECTIVE DATE.] This section is effective for funds 43.9 appropriated after January 1, 2002. 43.10 Sec. 42. Minnesota Statutes 2000, section 446A.072, 43.11 subdivision 7, is amended to read: 43.12 Subd. 7. [LOAN REPAYMENTS.] All loan repayments received43.13 by the authority under subdivision 2 must be used to provide43.14 additional assistance under this section.A municipality 43.15 receiving a loan under this section shall repay the loan in 43.16 semiannual payment amounts determined by the authority. The 43.17 payment amount must be based on the average payments on the 43.18 municipality's water pollution control revolving fund loan or, 43.19 if greater, the minimum amount required to fully repay the loan 43.20 by the maturity date. Payments must begin within one year of 43.21 the date of the municipality's final payment on the water 43.22 pollution control revolving fund loan. The maturity date of the 43.23 loan must be no later than 20 years from the date of the first 43.24 payment. 43.25 [EFFECTIVE DATE.] This section is effective for funds 43.26 appropriated after January 1, 2002. 43.27 Sec. 43. Minnesota Statutes 2000, section 446A.072, 43.28 subdivision 8, is amended to read: 43.29 Subd. 8. [ELIGIBILITY.] A municipality is eligible for 43.30 assistance under this section only after grant funding from 43.31 other sources has been applied for, obtained, rejected, or the 43.32 authority has determined that the potential funding is unlikely. 43.33 [EFFECTIVE DATE.] This section is effective for funds 43.34 appropriated after January 1, 2002. 43.35 Sec. 44. Minnesota Statutes 2000, section 446A.072, 43.36 subdivision 9, is amended to read: 44.1 Subd. 9. [LOAN LIMITATION.] Supplemental assistance may 44.2 not be used to reduce the sewer service charges of a significant 44.3 wastewater contributor, or a single user that has caused the 44.4 need for the project or whose current or projected flow and load 44.5 exceed one-half of the current wastewater treatment plant's 44.6 capacity , unless the applicant can demonstrate to the authority44.7 that the significant wastewater contributor cannot pay its fair44.8 share. Funding will not be provided for projects that are not44.9 qualified for assistance or that would violate the state's44.10 constitution or laws regarding the use of funds appropriated for44.11 the program. 44.12 [EFFECTIVE DATE.] This section is effective for funds 44.13 appropriated after January 1, 2002. 44.14 Sec. 45. Minnesota Statutes 2000, section 446A.072, 44.15 subdivision 11, is amended to read: 44.16 Subd. 11. [REPORT ON NEEDS.] By October 15February 1 of 44.17 each odd-numberedeven-numbered year, the authority, in 44.18 conjunction with the pollution control agency, shall prepare a 44.19 report to the finance division of the senate environment and 44.20 natural resources committee and the house environment and 44.21 natural resources finance committee on wastewater funding 44.22 assistance needs of municipalities under this section. 44.23 [EFFECTIVE DATE.] This section is effective for funds 44.24 appropriated after January 1, 2002. 44.25 Sec. 46. Minnesota Statutes 2000, section 446A.072, 44.26 subdivision 12, is amended to read: 44.27 Subd. 12. [SYSTEM REPLACEMENT FUND.] Each recipient of44.28 assistancemunicipality receiving a loan under this section 44.29 shall establish a system replacement fund setting asideand 44.30 shall annually deposit a minimum of $.10$.50 per 1,000 gallons 44.31 of flow for major rehabilitation, expansion, or replacement of 44.32 the treatment plantsystem at the end of its useful life. Money 44.33 must remain in the account, for the life of the loan associated44.34 with the supplemental assistance under this section,unless use 44.35 of the fund is approved in writing by the authority for major 44.36 rehabilitation, expansion, or replacement of the treatment 45.1 plant. Failure to maintain the fund will cancel the loan45.2 forgiveness provided under subdivision 2system. By March 1 45.3 each year during the life of the loan, each municipality shall 45.4 submit a report to the authority regarding the amount deposited 45.5 and the fund balance for the prior calendar year. Failure to 45.6 comply with the requirements of this subdivision shall result in 45.7 the authority assessing a penalty fee to the municipality equal 45.8 to one percent of the outstanding loan balance for each year of 45.9 noncompliance. Failure to make the required deposit or pay the 45.10 penalty fee as required constitutes a default on the loan. 45.11 [EFFECTIVE DATE.] This section is effective for funds 45.12 appropriated after January 1, 2002. 45.13 Sec. 47. Minnesota Statutes 2000, section 466A.072, is 45.14 amended by adding a subdivision to read: 45.15 Subd. 14. [CONSISTENCY WITH LAND USE PLANS.] A 45.16 municipality applying for a project in an unsewered area shall 45.17 include in its application to the authority a certification from 45.18 the county in which the project is located that: 45.19 (1) the project is consistent with the county comprehensive 45.20 land use plan, if the county has adopted such a plan; 45.21 (2) the project is consistent with the county water plan, 45.22 if the county has adopted such a plan; and 45.23 (3) the county has adopted specific land use ordinances or 45.24 controls so as to meet or exceed the requirements of Minnesota 45.25 Rules, part 7080.0305. 45.26 [EFFECTIVE DATE.] This section is effective for funds 45.27 appropriated after January 1, 2002. 45.28 Sec. 48. Laws 1998, chapter 404, section 18, subdivision 45.29 4, is amended to read: 45.30 Subd. 4. People, Inc. North Side Community 45.31 Support Program 375,000 45.32 For a grant to Hennepin county45.33 Minneapolis Community Development 45.34 Agency to purchase, remodel, and 45.35 complete accessibility upgrades to an 45.36 existing building or to acquire land or 45.37 construct a building to be used by the 45.38 People, Inc. North Side Community 45.39 Support Program which may provide 45.40 office space for state employees. 46.1 The grant is available when matched by 46.2 at least $175,000 from nonstate 46.3 sources. This appropriation is from 46.4 the general fund. 46.5 Sec. 49. Laws 2000, chapter 492, article 1, section 12, 46.6 subdivision 7, is amended to read: 46.7 Subd. 7. World War II Veterans Memorial 150,000 46.8 This appropriation is from the general 46.9 fund. 46.10 For design, architectural drawings, and 46.11 the start of construction for a World 46.12 War II veterans memorial on the state 46.13 capitol mall. The design is subject to 46.14 approval by the capitol area 46.15 architectural and planning board. The 46.16 commissioner of veterans affairs shall 46.17 convene an advisory group, including 46.18 members of veterans organizations to 46.19 review and make recommendations about 46.20 the design of the memorial. The46.21 appropriation must be matched by an46.22 equal amount from nonstate sources.46.23 The commissioner may accept donations 46.24 from nonstate sources for purposes 46.25 stated in this subdivision. 46.26 Sec. 50. Laws 2000, chapter 492, article 1, section 15, 46.27 subdivision 4, is amended to read: 46.28 Subd. 4. Minnesota 46.29 Military Museum at Camp Ripley 125,000 46.30 To upgrade the electrical and lighting, 46.31 and heating, ventilation, and air 46.32 conditioning systems in the main 46.33 building of the Minnesota military 46.34 museum, to design and, construct, 46.35 furnish and equip, including permanent 46.36 display cases, an addition to the 46.37 museum, and to insulate a heating 46.38 system in building I-40. The adjutant 46.39 general may enter into a lease or 46.40 management agreement for the museum, 46.41 subject to Minnesota Statutes, section 46.42 16A.695. 46.43 Sec. 51. Laws 2000, chapter 492, article 1, section 22, 46.44 subdivision 3, as amended by Laws 2000, chapter 499, section 15, 46.45 which amendment was reenacted in Laws 2001, First Special 46.46 Session chapter 12, section 15, is amended to read: 46.47 Subd. 3. Wastewater Infrastructure 46.48 Funding Program 18,319,000 46.49 $6,309,000$4,309,000 of this 46.50 appropriation is from the general fund 46.51 of which $319,000 is to administer the 46.52 wastewater infrastructure fund program. 46.53 To the public facilities authority for 46.54 grants to eligible municipalities under 46.55 the wastewater infrastructure program 47.1 established in Minnesota Statutes, 47.2 section 446A.072. 47.3 To the greatest extent practical, the 47.4 authority should use the grants for 47.5 projects on the 2000 intended use plan 47.6 in priority order to qualified 47.7 applicants that submit plans and 47.8 specifications to the pollution control 47.9 agency or receive a funding commitment 47.10 from USDA rural development before 47.11 December 1, 2001. In determining 47.12 whether the penalty factor under 47.13 Minnesota Rules, part 7077.0196, should 47.14 be applied to a project, the pollution 47.15 control agency shall, beginning with 47.16 the 2001 Intended Use Plan and Project 47.17 Priority list, first assess the impact 47.18 of the new or expanded discharge 47.19 compared to the impact of the 47.20 preexisting conditions and to the 47.21 impact of alternative discharge 47.22 locations. If the agency determines 47.23 that the new or expanded discharge is 47.24 to a less environmentally sensitive 47.25 area or that it is the preferable 47.26 location for the discharge compared to 47.27 the alternatives, the agency shall not 47.28 apply the penalty factor to the 47.29 project. The pollution control agency 47.30 shall include as a factor in 47.31 prioritizing projects whether a project 47.32 is a multijurisdictional project 47.33 connecting areas with failing onsite 47.34 treatment systems with an existing or 47.35 regional wastewater treatment system. 47.36 The authority shall set aside up to 47.37 $400,000 for the Innovative Technology 47.38 Grants Program to provide 50 percent 47.39 reimbursement for the cost of equipment 47.40 and installation into an existing 47.41 municipal wastewater treatment system. 47.42 The project must be approved by the 47.43 pollution control agency and 47.44 demonstrate the application of existing 47.45 technology that has not been used 47.46 before in the treatment of municipal 47.47 wastewater, but has the potential to 47.48 improve the treatment of wastewater or 47.49 make the treatment process more cost 47.50 effective. 47.51 Beginning with the 2001 intended use 47.52 plan, the pollution control agency 47.53 shall include whether a community has a 47.54 moratorium on development as a factor 47.55 in prioritizing projects. The agency 47.56 shall adopt rules implementing the 47.57 provisions of this paragraph under 47.58 Minnesota Statutes, section 14.389. 47.59 Sec. 52. Laws 2000, chapter 492, article 1, section 22, 47.60 subdivision 4, is amended to read: 47.61 Subd. 4. Clean Water Partnership 2,000,000 47.62 For deposit in the water pollution 47.63 control fund under Minnesota Statutes, 47.64 section 446A.07, for the clean water 48.1 partnership loan program under 48.2 Minnesota Statutes, section 48.3 103F.725. This appropriation is from 48.4 the general fund. 48.5 Sec. 53. Laws 2000, chapter 492, article 1, section 27, is 48.6 amended to read: 48.7 Sec. 27. [CANCELLATIONS AND TRANSFERS.] 48.8 (a) The $734,000 appropriation in Laws 1994, chapter 643, 48.9 section 18, for the design of the labor interpretive center is 48.10 canceled. The bond sale authorization in Laws 1994, chapter 48.11 643, section 31, subdivision 1, is reduced by $734,000. 48.12 (b) The $1,100,000 appropriation in Laws 1994, chapter 643, 48.13 section 19, subdivision 9, as amended by Laws 1995, chapter 224, 48.14 section 124, and Laws 1997, chapter 183, article 3, section 30, 48.15 for the American Indian history center at Bemidji state 48.16 university is canceled. The bond sale authorization in Laws 48.17 1994, chapter 643, section 31, subdivision 1, is reduced by 48.18 $1,100,000. 48.19 (c) $130,000 of the appropriation in Laws 1994, chapter 48.20 643, section 23, for dam improvements is canceled. The bond 48.21 sale authorization in Laws 1994, chapter 643, section 31, 48.22 subdivision 1, is reduced by $130,000. 48.23 (d) $383,000 of the appropriation in Laws 1996, chapter 48.24 463, section 13, subdivision 9, for a support services facility 48.25 near the corner of Mississippi Street and University Avenue is 48.26 canceled. The bond sale authorization in Laws 1996, chapter 48.27 463, section 27, subdivision 1, is reduced by $383,000. 48.28 (e) The unobligated balance of the appropriation in Laws 48.29 1996, chapter 463, section 15, subdivision 4, for an armory 48.30 facility and ramp near the corner of Rice Street and University 48.31 Avenue, estimated to be $197,000, is canceled to the general 48.32 fund. 48.33 (f) $1,355,000 of the appropriation in Laws 1996, chapter 48.34 463, section 16, subdivision 5, for the Brainerd bed expansion 48.35 project is canceled. The bond sale authorization in Laws 1996, 48.36 chapter 463, section 27, subdivision 1, is reduced by $1,355,000. 48.37 (g) The $500,000 appropriation in Laws 1996, chapter 463, 49.1 section 22, subdivision 7, for the Battle Point historic site is 49.2 canceled. The bond sale authorization in Laws 1996, chapter 49.3 463, section 27, subdivision 1, is reduced by $500,000. 49.4 (h) $10,000,000 of the appropriation in Laws 1997, Second 49.5 Special Session chapter 2, section 2, for public safety disaster 49.6 assistance funds is canceled. The bond sale authorization in 49.7 Laws 1997, Second Special Session chapter 2, section 12, is 49.8 reduced by $10,000,000. 49.9 (i) $5,800,000 of the appropriation in Laws 1998, chapter 49.10 404, section 13, subdivision 5, for the Minnesota labor 49.11 interpretive center is canceled to the general fund. 49.12 (j) $1,893,000 of the appropriation in Laws 1998, chapter 49.13 404, section 5, subdivision 5, for the Southwest Metropolitan 49.14 Integration Magnet School in Edina is canceled to the general 49.15 fund. 49.16 (k) The $800,000 appropriation in Laws 1998, chapter 404, 49.17 section 15, subdivision 5, for a tennis facility in the city of 49.18 St. Paul is canceled to the general fund. 49.19 (l) The $1,700,000 appropriation in Laws 19981999, chapter 49.20 404240, article 2, section 2211, for the Battle Point cultural 49.21 education center is canceled. The bond sale authorization in 49.22 Laws 19981999, chapter 404240, article 2, section 2716, 49.23 subdivision 1, is reduced by $1,700,000. 49.24 (m) The balance of the appropriation in Laws 19981999, 49.25 chapter 404240, article 2, section 2312, subdivision 115, 49.26 for the St. Cloud community events center is transferred to the 49.27 board of trustees of the Minnesota state colleges and 49.28 universities to construct a new athletic facility on the south 49.29 side of the existing St. Cloud State University campus. The 49.30 balance of the bond sale authorization in Laws 19981999, 49.31 chapter 404240, article 2, section 2716, subdivision 1, 49.32 attributable to the events center project is to provide the 49.33 money for the athletic facility project. 49.34 (n) $1,000,000 of the appropriation in Laws 19981999, 49.35 chapter 404240, article 2, section 2312, subdivision 2449.36 14, for the Minnesota African-American Performing Arts Center is 50.1 canceled. The bond sale authorization in Laws 19981999, 50.2 chapter 404240, article 2, section 2716, subdivision 1, is 50.3 reduced by $1,000,000. 50.4 (o) The $4,000,000 appropriation in Laws 1999, chapter 240, 50.5 article 1, section 3, for the Southwest Metropolitan Integration 50.6 Magnet School in Edina is canceled. The bond sale authorization 50.7 in Laws 1999, chapter 240, article 1, section 13, is reduced by 50.8 $4,000,000. 50.9 (p) $321,000 of the unobligated balance of the 50.10 appropriation in Laws 1999, chapter 250, article 1, section 12, 50.11 subdivision 5, to demolish the capitol square building and 50.12 restructure the site as a temporary parking lot is canceled to 50.13 the general fund. 50.14 [EFFECTIVE DATE.] This section is effective retroactively 50.15 to May 16, 2000. 50.16 Sec. 54. Laws 2001, First Special Session chapter 12, 50.17 section 10, is amended to read: 50.18 Sec. 10. BOND SALE SCHEDULE 50.19 The commissioner of finance shall 50.20 schedule the sale of state general 50.21 obligation bonds so that, during the 50.22 biennium ending June 30, 2003, no more 50.23 than $629,739,000$612,840,000 will 50.24 need to be transferred from the general 50.25 fund to the state bond fund to pay 50.26 principal and interest due and to 50.27 become due on outstanding state general 50.28 obligation bonds. During the biennium, 50.29 before each sale of state general 50.30 obligation bonds, the commissioner of 50.31 finance shall calculate the amount of 50.32 debt service payments needed on bonds 50.33 previously issued and shall estimate 50.34 the amount of debt service payments 50.35 that will be needed on the bonds 50.36 scheduled to be sold. The commissioner 50.37 shall adjust the amount of bonds 50.38 scheduled to be sold so as to remain 50.39 within the limit set by this section. 50.40 The amount needed to make the debt 50.41 service payments is appropriated from 50.42 the general fund as provided in 50.43 Minnesota Statutes, section 16A.641. 50.44 Sec. 55. [LEASE OF MINNEAPOLIS PARK AND RECREATION BOARD 50.45 LAND.] 50.46 The Minneapolis park and recreation board may solicit bids 50.47 for and may lease that portion of property known as the Fuji Ya 50.48 restaurant that was acquired but not used to construct the Great 51.1 River Road project for the purpose of operating a commercial 51.2 food or entertainment facility that is compatible and consistent 51.3 with a location adjacent to the Mississippi River. If the park 51.4 board leases the property for such purpose, notwithstanding the 51.5 provisions of Minnesota Statutes, section 16A.695, and relevant 51.6 orders of the commissioner of finance, the park board shall 51.7 reimburse the state $158,284.04, the amount of the grant the 51.8 state made for the entire project and shall not be required to 51.9 sell the property or make any other payment to another 51.10 governmental unit. Any funds received under this section shall 51.11 be deposited in the appropriate fund by the commissioner of 51.12 finance. 51.13 Sec. 56. [DAN PATCH COMMUTER RAIL LINE; PROHIBITIONS.] 51.14 Subdivision 1. [DEFINITION.] For purposes of this section, 51.15 "Dan Patch commuter rail line" means the commuter rail line 51.16 between Northfield and Minneapolis identified in the 51.17 metropolitan council's transit 2020 master plan as the Dan Patch 51.18 line. 51.19 Subd. 2. [METROPOLITAN COUNCIL; PROHIBITIONS.] The 51.20 metropolitan council must not take any action or spend any money 51.21 for study, planning, preliminary engineering, final design, or 51.22 construction for the Dan Patch commuter rail line. The council 51.23 must remove all references, other than references for historical 51.24 purposes, to the Dan Patch commuter rail line from any future 51.25 revisions to the council's transportation development guide and 51.26 the council's regional transit master plan. 51.27 Subd. 3. [COMMISSIONER OF TRANSPORTATION.] The 51.28 commissioner of transportation must not expend any money for 51.29 study, planning, preliminary engineering, final design, or 51.30 construction for the Dan Patch commuter rail line. The 51.31 commissioner must remove all references, other than references 51.32 for historical purposes, to the Dan Patch commuter rail line 51.33 from any future revisions to the state transportation plan and 51.34 the commissioner's commuter rail system plan. 51.35 Subd. 4. [REGIONAL RAIL AUTHORITIES.] No regional rail 51.36 authority may expend any money for study, planning, preliminary 52.1 engineering, final design, or construction for the Dan Patch 52.2 commuter rail line. 52.3 Sec. 57. [DM&E; WORKING GROUP.] 52.4 Subdivision 1. [MEMBERSHIP.] The commissioner of 52.5 transportation or the commissioner's designee shall convene a 52.6 multiagency working group on DM&E rail project mitigation, 52.7 consisting of the commissioners of public safety, the pollution 52.8 control agency, trade and economic development, and 52.9 transportation; and director of Minnesota planning; or their 52.10 designees. The director of Minnesota planning or the director's 52.11 designee shall serve as chair of the working group. 52.12 Subd. 2. [TASKS.] The working group shall: 52.13 (1) evaluate the economic effects of the DM&E rail 52.14 expansion project in southern Minnesota on each local unit of 52.15 government impacted by the project, including costs related to 52.16 noise mitigation costs, right-of-way acquisition, and 52.17 rail-highway grade crossing protection and upgrade; 52.18 (2) determine the availability of federal assistance and 52.19 other resources available to such local units of government for 52.20 mitigation costs, including the timing of the assistance and 52.21 resources; 52.22 (3) involve local units of government in issues discussed 52.23 by the working group; and 52.24 (4) determine what direct and indirect costs are likely to 52.25 accrue to private property owners as a result of the project 52.26 including, but not limited to, costs for mitigation, 52.27 right-of-way acquisitions, and crossing safety. 52.28 Subd. 3. [REPORTS.] The working group shall present an 52.29 interim report to the legislature by January 15, 2003, and a 52.30 final report to the legislature no later than January 15, 2004. 52.31 Sec. 58. [EXEMPTION FROM MORATORIUM.] 52.32 Notwithstanding Laws 2002, chapter 220, article 10, section 52.33 37, projects authorized in this act, Laws 2001, First Special 52.34 Session chapter 12, Laws 2000, chapter 492, and Laws 1999, 52.35 chapter 240, are exempt from any moratorium on professional or 52.36 technical contracts, as defined in Minnesota Statutes, section 53.1 16C.08, subdivision 1. 53.2 Sec. 59. [PURCHASE OF STATE PARK INHOLDINGS.] 53.3 Up to $2,000,000 in the land acquisition account 53.4 established in Minnesota Statutes, section 94.165, and is from 53.5 the sale of lands in the custody of the commissioner of natural 53.6 resources, is appropriated to the commissioner for acquisition 53.7 of inholdings within the boundaries of state parks, with 53.8 permanent school trust fund lands being given the top priority 53.9 for acquisition. The commissioner of natural resources must 53.10 include any purchases made under this section in the report made 53.11 under section 94.165. 53.12 [EFFECTIVE DATE.] This section is effective July 1, 2003, 53.13 and expires June 30, 2005. 53.14 Sec. 60. [REPEALER.] 53.15 Minnesota Statutes 2000, section 446A.072, subdivisions 2, 53.16 4, 5, 10, and 13, are repealed. 53.17 Sec. 61. [EFFECTIVE DATE.] 53.18 Except as otherwise provided in this act, this act is 53.19 effective the day following final enactment.