4th Engrossment - 81st Legislature (1999 - 2000) Posted on 12/15/2009 12:00am
1.1 A bill for an act 1.2 relating to capital improvements; authorizing spending 1.3 for public purposes, including but not limited to, 1.4 acquiring and bettering public land and buildings and 1.5 other public improvements of a capital nature with 1.6 certain conditions; requiring certain studies and 1.7 reports; establishing state recreation areas; imposing 1.8 accounting standards for infrastructure; authorizing 1.9 acquisition and conveyance of state land; renaming 1.10 certain state facilities; repealing requirement for 1.11 cost-benefit analysis on certain state projects; 1.12 authorizing and changing procedures for the sale of 1.13 state bonds; appropriating money; amending Minnesota 1.14 Statutes 1998, sections 16A.641, subdivision 1; 1.15 16A.642; 16A.67, subdivisions 1 and 5; 16A.6701, 1.16 subdivision 2; 16A.671, subdivisions 1 and 2; 85.015, 1.17 by adding a subdivision; 103F.161, by adding a 1.18 subdivision; 116.182, subdivision 1; 116J.561; 134.45, 1.19 by adding a subdivision; 135A.034; 136F.36, 1.20 subdivisions 1, 3, and by adding a subdivision; 1.21 136F.60, by adding a subdivision; 136F.64, subdivision 1.22 1; 136F.98, subdivision 1; 193.143; 246.18, 1.23 subdivision 7; 349A.10, subdivision 5; and 462A.202, 1.24 subdivision 2; Minnesota Statutes 1999 Supplement, 1.25 sections 16B.616, subdivisions 3 and 4, as amended; 1.26 85.019, subdivision 4b; 116J.567; 119A.45, as amended; 1.27 124D.88, subdivision 3; and 446A.072, subdivision 4; 1.28 Laws 1984, chapter 597, section 22; Laws 1987, chapter 1.29 400, section 25, subdivisions 1 and 5; Laws 1989, 1.30 chapter 300, article 1, section 23, subdivision 1; 1.31 Laws 1990, chapter 610, article 1, section 30; Laws 1.32 1991, chapter 354, article 11, section 2, subdivision 1.33 1; Laws 1992, chapter 558, section 28; Laws 1994, 1.34 chapter 639, article 3, section 5; chapter 643, 1.35 section 31; Laws 1995, First Special Session chapter 1.36 2, article 1, section 14; Laws 1996, chapter 463, 1.37 section 27; Laws 1997, chapter 246, section 10; Laws 1.38 1998, chapter 404, sections 3, subdivision 24; 5, 1.39 subdivision 11, as amended; 7, subdivision 23, as 1.40 amended; 23, subdivision 13; and 27; Laws 1999, 1.41 chapter 223, article 1, section 2, subdivision 2; and 1.42 chapter 240, article 1, sections 8, subdivision 2; 12; 1.43 13; and 16; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota 1.44 Statutes, chapter 115. 1.45 BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF MINNESOTA: 2.1 ARTICLE 1 2.2 CAPITAL IMPROVEMENTS 2.3 Section 1. [CAPITAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATIONS.] 2.4 The sums in the column under "APPROPRIATIONS" are 2.5 appropriated from the bond proceeds fund, or another named fund, 2.6 to the state agencies or officials indicated, to be spent for 2.7 public purposes including, but not limited to, acquiring and 2.8 bettering public land and buildings and other public 2.9 improvements of a capital nature, as specified in this article. 2.10 Unless otherwise specified, the appropriations in this article 2.11 are available until the project is completed or abandoned. 2.12 SUMMARY 2.13 UNIVERSITY OF MINNESOTA $ 100,213,000 2.14 MINNESOTA STATE COLLEGES AND UNIVERSITIES 131,021,000 2.15 PERPICH CENTER FOR ARTS EDUCATION 877,000 2.16 CHILDREN, FAMILIES, AND LEARNING 80,741,000 2.17 MINNESOTA STATE ACADEMIES 3,066,000 2.18 NATURAL RESOURCES 73,177,000 2.19 OFFICE OF ENVIRONMENTAL ASSISTANCE 2,200,000 2.20 BOARD OF WATER AND SOIL RESOURCES 23,800,000 2.21 AGRICULTURE 21,700,000 2.22 ZOOLOGICAL GARDENS 1,000,000 2.23 ADMINISTRATION 81,450,000 2.24 AMATEUR SPORTS COMMISSION 1,110,000 2.25 ARTS 4,500,000 2.26 MILITARY AFFAIRS 3,625,000 2.27 VETERANS AFFAIRS 25,000 2.28 HUMAN SERVICES 12,471,000 2.29 HEALTH 7,135,000 2.30 VETERANS HOMES BOARD 11,700,000 2.31 PUBLIC SAFETY 2,844,000 2.32 CORRECTIONS 18,035,000 2.33 TRADE AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT 51,382,000 2.34 HOUSING FINANCE AGENCY 2,000,000 2.35 MINNESOTA HISTORICAL SOCIETY 5,750,000 2.36 BOND SALE EXPENSES 448,000 3.1 CANCELLATIONS (29,913,000) 3.2 TOTAL $ 610,357,000 3.3 Bond Proceeds Fund 3.4 (General Fund Debt Service) 470,900,000 3.5 Bond Proceeds Fund Cancellations (20,902,000) 3.6 Bond Proceeds Fund 3.7 (User Financed Debt Service) 71,359,000 3.8 General Fund 98,011,000 3.9 General Fund Cancellations (9,011,000) 3.10 APPROPRIATIONS 3.11 $ 3.12 Sec. 2. UNIVERSITY OF MINNESOTA 3.13 Subdivision 1. To the board of regents 3.14 of the University of Minnesota for the 3.15 purposes specified in this section 100,213,000 3.16 Subd. 2. Higher Education Asset 3.17 Preservation and Replacement 9,000,000 3.18 To be spent in accordance with 3.19 Minnesota Statutes, section 135A.046. 3.20 The unspent portion of an 3.21 appropriation, but not to exceed ten 3.22 percent of the appropriation, for a 3.23 project in this section that is 3.24 complete, is available for HEAPR under 3.25 this subdivision, at the same campus as 3.26 the project for which the original 3.27 appropriation was made and the debt 3.28 service requirement under subdivision 9 3.29 is reduced accordingly. Minnesota 3.30 Statutes, section 16A.642 applies from 3.31 the date of the original appropriation 3.32 to the unspent amount transferred. 3.33 Subd. 3. Twin Cities - Minneapolis 3.34 (a) Molecular and Cellular 3.35 Biology Building 35,000,000 3.36 To complete construction, furnish, and 3.37 equip a new molecular and cellular 3.38 biology building on the east bank of 3.39 the Minneapolis campus. This 3.40 appropriation is in addition to project 3.41 funding of $35,000,000 in Laws 1998, 3.42 chapter 404, section 2, subdivision 11. 3.43 (b) Art Building 18,500,000 3.44 To design, construct, furnish, and 3.45 equip a new art building on the west 3.46 bank of the Minneapolis campus. This 3.47 appropriation is contingent on 3.48 $23,000,000 of nonstate money for this 3.49 project. The nonstate money is in lieu 3.50 of the one-third debt service payments. 3.51 Subd. 4. Twin Cities - St. Paul 3.52 (a) Microbial and Plant 4.1 Genomics Building 10,000,000 4.2 To design, construct, furnish, and 4.3 equip a new microbial and plant 4.4 genomics center on the St. Paul 4.5 campus. This appropriation is 4.6 contingent on $10,000,000 in nonstate 4.7 matching money for this project. The 4.8 nonstate money is in lieu of the 4.9 one-third debt service payments. 4.10 (b) Plant Growth Facilities - Phase I 5,963,000 4.11 To construct a biocontainment facility 4.12 in partnership with the Minnesota 4.13 department of agriculture. 4.14 Subd. 5. Crookston Kiehle Building 6,500,000 4.15 To design, construct, furnish, and 4.16 equip an addition for the Technology 4.17 Center, Learning Resources Center, and 4.18 support spaces for art, music, and 4.19 theater, and to renovate existing space. 4.20 Subd. 6. Duluth Music Performance Center 6,100,000 4.21 To design, construct, furnish, and 4.22 equip a music performance laboratory, 4.23 that will include a lobby, auditorium, 4.24 stage, green room, rehearsal space, 4.25 media space, and related facilities. 4.26 Subd. 7. Morris Science and Math 4.27 Building Renovation, Phase 2 8,000,000 4.28 To renovate, furnish, and equip the 4.29 existing science building, including 4.30 converting obsolete labs and classrooms 4.31 into instructional research space. 4.32 Subd. 8. Research and Outreach Centers 1,150,000 4.33 To remodel facilities and replace the 4.34 sewage handling system for the Cloquet 4.35 Forestry Center; to construct a wean 4.36 and finish facility for swine research 4.37 at Waseca. 4.38 Subd. 9. Debt Service 4.39 (a) The board of regents shall pay 4.40 one-third of the debt service on state 4.41 bonds sold to finance projects 4.42 authorized by this section, except for 4.43 higher education asset preservation and 4.44 replacement, the art building, and the 4.45 microbial and plant genomics building. 4.46 After each sale of general obligation 4.47 bonds, the commissioner of finance 4.48 shall notify the board of regents of 4.49 the amounts assessed for each year for 4.50 the life of the bonds. 4.51 (b) The commissioner shall reduce the 4.52 board's assessment each year by 4.53 one-third of the net income from 4.54 investment of general obligation bond 4.55 proceeds in proportion to the amount of 4.56 principal and interest otherwise 4.57 required to be paid by the board. The 5.1 board shall pay its resulting net 5.2 assessment to the commissioner of 5.3 finance by December 1 each year. If 5.4 the board fails to make a payment when 5.5 due, the commissioner of finance shall 5.6 reduce allotments for appropriations 5.7 from the general fund otherwise 5.8 available to the board and apply the 5.9 amount of the reduction to cover the 5.10 missed debt service payment. The 5.11 commissioner of finance shall credit 5.12 the payments received from the board to 5.13 the bond debt service account in the 5.14 state bond fund each December 1 before 5.15 money is transferred from the general 5.16 fund under Minnesota Statutes, section 5.17 16A.641, subdivision 10. 5.18 Sec. 3. MINNESOTA STATE COLLEGES AND 5.19 UNIVERSITIES 5.20 Subdivision 1. To the board of trustees 5.21 of the Minnesota state colleges and 5.22 universities for the purposes specified in 5.23 this section 131,021,000 5.24 Subd. 2. Higher Education Asset 5.25 Preservation and Replacement 30,000,000 5.26 This appropriation is for the purposes 5.27 specified in Minnesota Statutes, 5.28 section 135A.046, including safety and 5.29 statutory compliance, envelope 5.30 integrity, mechanical systems, and 5.31 space restoration. The following must 5.32 be funded out of this appropriation: 5.33 replacement or renovation of the 5.34 boilers at Winona State University; 5.35 $3,000,000 for Minnesota State 5.36 University, Mankato, to make capital 5.37 repairs to athletic facilities; and the 5.38 completion of the HVAC project at the 5.39 Hutchinson campus of Ridgewater College. 5.40 The unspent portion of an 5.41 appropriation, but not to exceed ten 5.42 percent of the appropriation, for a 5.43 project in this section that is 5.44 complete, is available for HEAPR under 5.45 this subdivision, at the same campus as 5.46 the project for which the original 5.47 appropriation was made and the debt 5.48 service requirement under subdivision 5.49 23 is reduced accordingly. Minnesota 5.50 Statutes, section 16A.642 applies from 5.51 the date of the original appropriation 5.52 to the unspent amount transferred. 5.53 Subd. 3. Alexandria Technical College 500,000 5.54 To design a new classroom and office 5.55 building, including an auditorium. 5.56 Subd. 4. Anoka-Hennepin Technical College 12,500,000 5.57 For roof repairs and replacements, 5.58 heat, ventilation, and air conditioning 5.59 improvements, necessary repairs and 5.60 remodeling, and demolition. Any roof 5.61 replacement must be for an industry 5.62 standard roof. 6.1 The technical college shall complete an 6.2 evaluation of programs, program 6.3 placement, and space needs by June 30, 6.4 2000. The technical college shall, as 6.5 soon as practicable, submit copies of 6.6 the reports and agreements required by 6.7 this subdivision to the chairs of the 6.8 house and senate higher education 6.9 funding divisions. 6.10 The commissioner may not release this 6.11 appropriation until the following 6.12 conditions for establishing a middle 6.13 college on the campus are satisfied: 6.14 (1) by June 30, 2000, a completed 6.15 memorandum of understanding between the 6.16 board and the Anoka-Hennepin school 6.17 district on programs to be offered for 6.18 the secondary technical education 6.19 program, allocation of space in the 6.20 current building and the new building 6.21 to be constructed pursuant to clause 6.22 (2), and terms for the mutual operation 6.23 of the campus; and 6.24 (2) by June 30, 2000, a completed 6.25 agreement between Anoka county and the 6.26 Anoka-Hennepin school district on 6.27 financing and constructing a new 6.28 building for a secondary technical 6.29 education program on the campus for a 6.30 value of at least $8,500,000. The 6.31 school district may enter into a 6.32 lease/purchase agreement with the 6.33 county as part of the financing 6.34 transaction and the board may convey 6.35 title to land to accomplish such 6.36 purpose. Minnesota Statutes, sections 6.37 94.09 to 94.16, and 103F.535, do not 6.38 apply to these real estate transactions. 6.39 Subd. 5. Bemidji State University 6.40 (a) American Indian History Center 2,000,000 6.41 To predesign, design, construct, 6.42 furnish, and equip a museum and center 6.43 for American Indian history and policy. 6.44 (b) Northwest Technical College 5,000,000 6.45 (a) To design, construct, furnish, and 6.46 equip a technology laboratory building. 6.47 (b) The remaining money from the 6.48 appropriation in Laws 1998, chapter 6.49 404, section 3, subdivision 5, may be 6.50 used for predesign and design of the 6.51 project in paragraph (a), and predesign 6.52 of phase II. 6.53 (c) The board of trustees must not 6.54 convey the technical college to the 6.55 school district. 6.56 (d) The board of trustees shall advise 6.57 the chairs of the senate higher 6.58 education budget division and the house 6.59 higher education finance committee 6.60 before initiating predesign of phase II. 7.1 Subd. 6. Fond Du Lac Tribal 7.2 and Community College 4,500,000 7.3 To construct and remodel classroom, 7.4 lab, and recreational space at the 7.5 college. 7.6 This appropriation is contingent on 7.7 $3,000,000 of nonstate money for this 7.8 project. The total project 7.9 authorization is increased by the total 7.10 of nonstate money for the project. 7.11 Subd. 7. Itasca Community College 3,600,000 7.12 To design, construct, furnish, and 7.13 equip an engineering building. The 7.14 costs of the portion of the project for 7.15 student housing may not be paid from 7.16 this appropriation. 7.17 Costs of the student housing may be 7.18 paid with the proceeds of Minnesota 7.19 state college and university revenue 7.20 bonds issued in the same manner and 7.21 with the same effect as provided in 7.22 Minnesota Statutes, section 136F.90, 7.23 for projects at state universities. 7.24 The revenue bonds may be secured by any 7.25 revenue of the Minnesota state college 7.26 and university system. All or part of 7.27 the costs of the student housing may be 7.28 paid with contributions from nonstate 7.29 sources. The costs of the student 7.30 housing are in addition to this 7.31 appropriation. 7.32 Subd. 8. Minneapolis Community 7.33 and Technical College 11,700,000 7.34 To design, construct, furnish, and 7.35 equip a new library and information 7.36 technology center, and remodel the 7.37 Helland Center. 7.38 Subd. 9. Minnesota State University - 7.39 Mankato, Phase 2 6,907,000 7.40 To design, renovate, and construct an 7.41 addition to, and equip student athletic 7.42 facilities at, the Pennington Building, 7.43 Highland Center, Highland North, and 7.44 the Taylor Center. 7.45 Subd. 10. Minnesota West Community and 7.46 Technical College at Worthington 7.47 The board, for Minnesota west community 7.48 and technical college, may enter into a 7.49 market-rate lease agreement with the 7.50 YMCA for not to exceed 20 years, 7.51 subject to Minnesota Statutes, section 7.52 16A.695, for the lease of land on the 7.53 Worthington campus. Siting and design 7.54 of the facility must be consistent with 7.55 the college's master plan and Minnesota 7.56 state colleges and universities 7.57 building standards. Minnesota west 7.58 community and technical college may 7.59 negotiate for use of the facility for 7.60 college purposes. The lease may also 8.1 include the city of Worthington. 8.2 Before authorizing the project and 8.3 leasing property under this 8.4 subdivision, the board must notify the 8.5 public of the proposed project, 8.6 disclose the names of the participants 8.7 in the project, conduct a feasibility 8.8 study on the project and disclose its 8.9 results as well as the private and 8.10 public contributions to the project, 8.11 including how it is to be financed, and 8.12 hold a public hearing on the project. 8.13 The lease must contain a provision that 8.14 it terminate if the improved property 8.15 is no longer used for the partial 8.16 benefit of the students at the 8.17 Worthington campus. 8.18 Subd. 11. Moorhead State University 8.19 (a) Expansion and Parking Facilities 3,600,000 8.20 This appropriation is from the general 8.21 fund. 8.22 To demolish structures, eliminate 8.23 blight, and construct parking 8.24 facilities. 8.25 (b) Hagen Hall Science Building 1,600,000 8.26 To design an addition and design 8.27 remodeling of Hagen Hall for sciences. 8.28 (c) Campus Security Building 8.29 The board of trustees of the Minnesota 8.30 state colleges and universities may 8.31 construct a campus security building at 8.32 Moorhead State University. The board 8.33 may accept nonstate money to support 8.34 construction of the building. The 8.35 board may enter into an agreement with 8.36 the city of Moorhead whereby the city 8.37 provides money for the construction of 8.38 the building in exchange for the lease 8.39 of space in the building for use by the 8.40 city police department. 8.41 Notwithstanding Minnesota Statutes, 8.42 section 16B.24, or any other law to the 8.43 contrary, the board may lease space in 8.44 the building to the city for up to 25 8.45 years without obtaining state executive 8.46 council approval. 8.47 (d) Student Services and Residence Hall 8.48 The board of trustees of the Minnesota 8.49 state colleges and universities may 8.50 lease state property, including state 8.51 bond financed property, at Moorhead 8.52 State University to a private developer 8.53 for the construction of student 8.54 services, alumni foundation, and 8.55 student residence hall facilities. 8.56 Notwithstanding Minnesota Statutes, 8.57 sections 16A.695, subdivision 2, and 8.58 16B.24, or any other law, the board may 8.59 lease the property for a term of up to 8.60 one-half the useful life of the 8.61 property without obtaining state 9.1 executive council approval. The board 9.2 shall evaluate financing options 9.3 available under Minnesota Statutes, 9.4 sections 136A.25 to 136A.42, and 9.5 136F.98. 9.6 Subd. 12. Normandale Community 9.7 College - Phase I 11,400,000 9.8 To design, construct, furnish, and 9.9 equip an addition to the current 9.10 science building. 9.11 Subd. 13. North Hennepin Community 9.12 College - Phase II 11,000,000 9.13 To design, renovate, furnish, and equip 9.14 the old science building and construct 9.15 a connecting link and an addition to 9.16 become a new general education building. 9.17 Subd. 14. Northland Community College 9.18 and Technical College - Phase II 5,000,000 9.19 To remodel and construct an addition to 9.20 the Developmental Learning Center and 9.21 campus connector and replacement of the 9.22 HVAC system. 9.23 Subd. 15. Northwest Technical College - 9.24 Moorhead Campus 1,258,000 9.25 To design, construct, and renovate the 9.26 Health Sciences Instructional Center 9.27 and construct an addition, replace the 9.28 boiler, and add parking. 9.29 Subd. 16. Ridgewater Community and 9.30 Technical College at Willmar 9.31 Ridgewater community and technical 9.32 college may build an addition to 9.33 kennels for veterinary technology at 9.34 Willmar campus with existing college 9.35 money. 9.36 Subd. 17. Rochester Community and 9.37 Technical College 9.38 (a) Site Development 1,400,000 9.39 To complete construction of an internal 9.40 campus road system; design and 9.41 construct replacement athletic fields 9.42 displaced by road improvements; and 9.43 predesign, design, and partially 9.44 construct a quadrangle between the main 9.45 building and the sports center, 9.46 including underground utilities to 9.47 already approved buildings, 9.48 landscaping, and reconfigured entrance. 9.49 (b) Construct Greenhouse and Classrooms 4,500,000 9.50 To design and construct a greenhouse, 9.51 and to renovate associated 9.52 instructional, office, and maintenance 9.53 space. 9.54 Subd. 18. Southwest State University 800,000 10.1 To design the renovation of the 10.2 library, including realignment of 10.3 library functions to improve access and 10.4 improvements to the infrastructure. 10.5 Subd. 19. St. Cloud State University 10.6 (a) Lawrence Hall Remodeling 3,864,000 10.7 To remodel the lower floors of Lawrence 10.8 Hall for administrative and 10.9 instructional space. The cost of 10.10 remodeling the top floor for student 10.11 housing must be paid entirely with the 10.12 proceeds of Minnesota state college and 10.13 university revenue bonds and is in 10.14 addition to this appropriation. 10.15 (b) The board may do predesign for the 10.16 renovation of Centennial Hall and 10.17 design for the renovation of Eastman 10.18 Hall and Riverview Hall using resources 10.19 other than this appropriation that may 10.20 be available to the board. 10.21 Subd. 20. St. Cloud Technical College 7,992,000 10.22 To design and remodel the A and B 10.23 wings, construct an addition to the 10.24 boiler room, and enlarge the HVAC 10.25 system. Subject to approval by the 10.26 board of trustees, the college may use 10.27 up to $500,000 of this appropriation 10.28 for land acquisition. 10.29 Subd. 21. Winona State University 1,600,000 10.30 To design a new science building. 10.31 Subd. 22. Land Acquisition 300,000 10.32 To acquire the building at the 10.33 northwest corner of 7th and Maria in 10.34 St. Paul for Metropolitan State 10.35 University. 10.36 Subd. 23. Debt Service 10.37 (a) The board shall pay one-third of 10.38 the debt service on state bonds sold to 10.39 finance projects authorized by this 10.40 section, except for subdivisions 2 and 10.41 6. After each sale of general 10.42 obligation bonds, the commissioner of 10.43 finance shall notify the board of the 10.44 amounts assessed for each year for the 10.45 life of the bonds. 10.46 (b) The commissioner shall reduce the 10.47 board's assessment each year by 10.48 one-third of the net income from 10.49 investment of general obligation bond 10.50 proceeds in proportion to the amount of 10.51 principal and interest otherwise 10.52 required to be paid by the board. The 10.53 board shall pay its resulting net 10.54 assessment to the commissioner of 10.55 finance by December 1 each year. If 10.56 the board fails to make a payment when 10.57 due, the commissioner of finance shall 10.58 reduce allotments for appropriations 11.1 from the general fund otherwise 11.2 available to the board and apply the 11.3 amount of the reduction to cover the 11.4 missed debt service payment. The 11.5 commissioner of finance shall credit 11.6 the payments received from the board to 11.7 the bond debt service account in the 11.8 state bond fund each December 1 before 11.9 money is transferred from the general 11.10 fund under Minnesota Statutes, section 11.11 16A.641, subdivision 10. 11.12 Sec. 4. PERPICH CENTER FOR ARTS EDUCATION 11.13 Subdivision 1. To the commissioner 11.14 of administration for the purposes 11.15 specified in this section 877,000 11.16 Subd. 2. Delta Dormitory Upgrades 296,000 11.17 $214,000 is for capital improvements to 11.18 the electrical and mechanical systems 11.19 in the campus residence hall. 11.20 $82,000 is from the general fund for 11.21 window treatments and furniture 11.22 replacement. 11.23 Subd. 3. Asset Preservation 500,000 11.24 For asset preservation capital 11.25 improvements on the campus including, 11.26 but not limited to, design and 11.27 construction of replacement of windows, 11.28 removal of precast panels, installation 11.29 of walls and insulation, and new water 11.30 piping. 11.31 Subd. 4. Air Conditioning 11.32 Gaia Building 81,000 11.33 Purchase, design, and install air 11.34 conditioning system. 11.35 Sec. 5. CHILDREN, FAMILIES, AND LEARNING 11.36 Subdivision 1. To the commissioner of 11.37 children, families, and learning for the 11.38 purposes specified in this section 80,741,000 11.39 Subd. 2. Metropolitan Magnet Schools 11.40 For grants in accordance with the 11.41 metropolitan magnet school grant 11.42 program under Minnesota Statutes, 11.43 section 124D.88. 11.44 (a) East Metro 16,000,000 11.45 For a grant to district No. 6067, 11.46 Tri-District, to complete construction 11.47 of the East Metro Middle School. This 11.48 is in addition to appropriations in 11.49 Laws 1998, chapter 404, section 5, 11.50 subdivision 5, and Laws 1999, chapter 11.51 240, section 3. Notwithstanding 11.52 Minnesota Statutes, section 16B.31, 11.53 subdivision 2, this project may proceed 11.54 as planned at the $17,700,000 level, in 11.55 anticipation of receiving additional 11.56 funding at a later session of the 12.1 legislature. 12.2 (b) West Metro 500,000 12.3 This appropriation is from the general 12.4 fund. 12.5 For a grant to the West Metro Education 12.6 Program to complete construction of the 12.7 Fine Arts Interdisciplinary Resource 12.8 School. 12.9 Subd. 3. Monolithic Dome, Grand Meadow 3,000,000 12.10 For an alternative facilities design 12.11 grant to independent school district 12.12 No. 495, Grand Meadow, to construct a 12.13 new school using monolithic dome 12.14 construction techniques. The 12.15 commissioner shall award the grant to 12.16 demonstrate that a school constructed 12.17 using monolithic dome construction 12.18 techniques can provide operating and 12.19 construction savings for school 12.20 districts throughout the state. Grand 12.21 Meadow school district must agree to 12.22 provide the state with information and 12.23 data about this construction method and 12.24 with an analysis of a monolithic dome 12.25 as a suitable educational environment. 12.26 Subd. 4. Pine Point School 4,100,000 12.27 For a grant to independent school 12.28 district No. 25, Pine Point, to 12.29 construct a new school facility serving 12.30 kindergarten through grade 8. 12.31 Subd. 5. Maximum Effort Capital 12.32 Loans 44,030,000 12.33 For capital loans to school districts 12.34 as provided in Minnesota Statutes, 12.35 sections 126C.60 to 126C.72. Capital 12.36 loans to the recipient school districts 12.37 are approved in the following amounts: 12.38 (a) Independent School District No. 299, 12.39 Caledonia 14,134,000 12.40 (b) Independent School District No. 306, 12.41 La Porte 7,200,000 12.42 (c) Independent School District No. 38, 12.43 Red Lake 11,166,000 12.44 (d) Independent School District No. 115, 12.45 Cass Lake 7,505,000 12.46 (e) Independent School District No. 914, 12.47 Ulen-Hitterdahl 4,025,000 12.48 The commissioner shall review the 12.49 proposed plan and budget of the project 12.50 and may reduce the amount of the loan 12.51 to ensure that the project will be 12.52 economical. The commissioner may 12.53 recover the cost incurred by the 12.54 commissioner for any professional 12.55 services associated with the final 12.56 review and construction by reducing the 13.1 proceeds of the loan paid by the 13.2 district. The commissioner shall 13.3 report to the legislature any 13.4 reductions to the appropriations in 13.5 this subdivision by January 10, 2001. 13.6 The commissioner must study how the 13.7 maximum effort loan program should be 13.8 restructured to allow more school 13.9 districts to qualify for capital 13.10 financing under the current debt 13.11 service equalization aid program 13.12 without needing to turn to the maximum 13.13 effort loan program. The commissioner 13.14 must report to the capital investment 13.15 and K-12 education finance committees 13.16 of the house and the education finance 13.17 committee and the K-12 education budget 13.18 division of the senate. The department 13.19 must not accept any applications for 13.20 the maximum effort loan program until 13.21 after the end of the 2001 legislative 13.22 session. 13.23 Subd. 6. Early Childhood Learning 13.24 and Child Protection Facilities 3,000,000 13.25 For grants to construct or rehabilitate 13.26 facilities for programs under Minnesota 13.27 Statutes, section 119A.45, as amended 13.28 in this act. 13.29 Subd. 7. Youth Enrichment 13.30 Grants 5,000,000 13.31 This appropriation is from the general 13.32 fund. 13.33 For grants to local government units to 13.34 design, furnish, equip, renovate, 13.35 replace, or construct parks and 13.36 recreation facilities and school 13.37 facilities, including soccer fields, to 13.38 provide youth, with preference for 13.39 youth in grades 4 to 8, with regular 13.40 enrichment activities during nonschool 13.41 hours, including after school, 13.42 evenings, weekends, and school vacation 13.43 periods, and that will provide equal 13.44 access and programming for all 13.45 children. Provided there are 13.46 sufficient applications, 50 percent of 13.47 this appropriation may only be spent in 13.48 accordance with the recommendations of 13.49 the Minnesota amateur sports 13.50 commission. The buildings or 13.51 facilities may be leased to nonprofit 13.52 community organizations, subject to 13.53 Minnesota Statutes, section 16A.695, 13.54 for the same purposes. Enrichment 13.55 programs include academic enrichment, 13.56 homework assistance, computer and 13.57 technology use, arts and cultural 13.58 activities, clubs, school-to-work and 13.59 workforce development, athletic, and 13.60 recreational activities. Grants must 13.61 be used to expand the number of 13.62 children participating in enrichment 13.63 programs or improve the quality or 13.64 range of program offerings. The 13.65 facilities must be fully available for 14.1 programming sponsored by nonprofit and 14.2 community groups serving youth, or 14.3 school, county, or city programs, for 14.4 maximum hours after school, evenings, 14.5 weekends, summers, and other school 14.6 vacation periods. Priority must be 14.7 given to proposals that demonstrate 14.8 collaborations among political 14.9 subdivisions, private, nonprofit, and 14.10 public agencies, including regional 14.11 entities dealing with at-risk youth, 14.12 and community and parent organizations 14.13 in arranging for programming, staffing, 14.14 transportation, and equipment. All 14.15 proposals must include an inventory of 14.16 existing facilities and an assessment 14.17 of programming needs in the community. 14.18 In awarding these grants, the 14.19 commissioner shall consider the 14.20 regional distributions required in Laws 14.21 1996, chapter 463, section 4, 14.22 subdivision 2. Priority must be given 14.23 to school attendance areas with high 14.24 concentrations of children eligible for 14.25 free or reduced school lunch and to 14.26 government units demonstrating a 14.27 commitment to collaborative youth 14.28 efforts. 14.29 Subd. 8. Library for the Blind 14.30 Shelving 600,000 14.31 This appropriation is from the general 14.32 fund. 14.33 To purchase and install permanent 14.34 compact shelving in the basement area. 14.35 Subd. 9. Library Access 14.36 Grants 1,000,000 14.37 For library access grants under 14.38 Minnesota Statutes, section 134.45, to 14.39 remove architectural barriers from a 14.40 library building or site. 14.41 Subd. 10. Minnesota 14.42 Planetarium 1,000,000 14.43 For a grant to the city of Minneapolis 14.44 to predesign and design a new Minnesota 14.45 planetarium located in conjunction with 14.46 the Minneapolis downtown library. 14.47 Subd. 11. Multicultural 14.48 Development Grants 1,511,000 14.49 (a) $1,011,000 is for a grant to 14.50 Watonwan county to renovate and expand 14.51 the Watonwan county-St. James 14.52 multicultural learning center. 14.53 (b) $500,000 is for a grant to the city 14.54 of Pelican Rapids to construct a 14.55 multicultural learning center. 14.56 Subd. 12. Glover-Sudduth Center 1,000,000 14.57 For a grant to the city of Minneapolis 14.58 through the Minneapolis Community 14.59 Development Agency to design and 15.1 construct the Glover-Sudduth Center for 15.2 Urban Affairs, Education, and Economic 15.3 Development. The city may enter into a 15.4 lease or management agreement for the 15.5 center, subject to Minnesota Statutes, 15.6 section 16A.695. 15.7 Sec. 6. MINNESOTA STATE ACADEMIES 15.8 Subdivision 1. To the commissioner 15.9 of administration for the purposes 15.10 specified in this section 3,066,000 15.11 Subd. 2. Asset Preservation 1,000,000 15.12 For asset preservation capital 15.13 improvements on both campuses of the 15.14 Minnesota State Academies including, 15.15 but not limited to, general asset 15.16 preservation, electrical infrastructure 15.17 upgrades, and sewer and water 15.18 improvements. 15.19 Subd. 3. West Wing Noyes Hall 2,066,000 15.20 For mold abatement and renovation of 15.21 the west wing of Noyes hall, including 15.22 improvements to the mechanical system, 15.23 to eliminate air quality problems. 15.24 Sec. 7. NATURAL RESOURCES 15.25 Subdivision 1. To the 15.26 commissioner of natural resources 15.27 for the purposes specified 15.28 in this section 73,177,000 15.29 Subd. 2. Statewide Asset Preservation 2,000,000 15.30 For asset preservation improvements at 15.31 the department of natural resources 15.32 land, buildings, or other improvements 15.33 of a capital nature throughout the 15.34 state. The commissioner shall 15.35 determine project priorities as 15.36 appropriate based upon need. 15.37 The unspent portion of an 15.38 appropriation, but not to exceed ten 15.39 percent of the appropriation, for a 15.40 project in this section that is 15.41 complete, is available for asset 15.42 preservation. Minnesota Statutes, 15.43 section 16A.642 applies from the date 15.44 of the original appropriation to the 15.45 unspent amount transferred. 15.46 Subd. 3. Office Facility Development 3,250,000 15.47 To design, construct, furnish, and 15.48 equip a consolidated area office and 15.49 service facility in Fergus Falls. 15.50 Subd. 4. ADA Compliance 2,000,000 15.51 For improvements of a capital nature to 15.52 remove barriers and make department of 15.53 natural resources buildings, programs, 15.54 and services accessible to individuals 15.55 with disabilities, in compliance with 15.56 state and federal ADA guidelines. 16.1 Subd. 5. State Park and Recreation Area 16.2 Building Rehabilitation 1,900,000 16.3 To design, repair, rehabilitate, 16.4 construct, or add to state park 16.5 buildings throughout the state, 16.6 according to the management plan 16.7 required in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 16.8 86A. The commissioner shall determine 16.9 project priorities as appropriate based 16.10 upon need. 16.11 Subd. 6. Moose Lake Geologic 16.12 Interpretive Center 1,000,000 16.13 To construct a state geologic 16.14 interpretive center at Moose Lake state 16.15 park that features geological artifacts 16.16 indigenous to Minnesota. The money is 16.17 to be used for the interpretive center 16.18 building and exhibits, and necessary 16.19 road, parking, and sewer work. 16.20 Subd. 7. State Park and Recreation Area 16.21 Betterment and Rehabilitation 1,500,000 16.22 To upgrade, repair, or rehabilitate 16.23 improvements of a capital nature at 16.24 state park and recreation area 16.25 facilities throughout the state, 16.26 including, but not limited to, resource 16.27 management projects, trail 16.28 rehabilitation, campground 16.29 rehabilitation, and road and bridge 16.30 repair. This appropriation is to 16.31 rehabilitate the swimming pool at 16.32 Buffalo River state park and for other 16.33 project priorities as appropriate based 16.34 upon need as determined by the 16.35 commissioner. 16.36 Subd. 8. State Park and Recreation Area 16.37 Acquisition 500,000 16.38 For acquisition from willing sellers of 16.39 private lands within state park and 16.40 recreation area boundaries established 16.41 by law. The commissioner shall 16.42 determine project priorities as 16.43 appropriate based upon need. 16.44 Subd. 9. Big Bog State 16.45 Recreation Area 2,017,000 16.46 For development of the Big Bog state 16.47 recreation area, including interpretive 16.48 display development, interpretive 16.49 wayside development, bog trail 16.50 development, campground upgrades and 16.51 enhancements, and road and snowmobile 16.52 trail upgrades. 16.53 Subd. 10. Red River State 16.54 Recreation Area 1,000,000 16.55 To develop the Red river state 16.56 recreation area, including the 16.57 construction of a campground. The area 16.58 must be developed in a manner that 16.59 provides a satisfactory, multiple use 16.60 solution to the existing state park and 17.1 recreation area deficiency in the area 17.2 surrounding the city of East Grand 17.3 Forks. The commissioner shall seek 17.4 advice and cooperation from the 17.5 appropriate local units of government 17.6 and the appropriate state and national 17.7 agencies, including, but not limited 17.8 to, the United States Fish and Wildlife 17.9 Service. 17.10 Subd. 11. Regional Parks: 17.11 Greater Minnesota 500,000 17.12 For grants to public regional parks 17.13 organizations located outside the 17.14 metropolitan area as defined in 17.15 Minnesota Statutes, section 473.121, 17.16 subdivision 2, to acquire land, design, 17.17 and construct and redevelop regional 17.18 parks and trails, open space, and 17.19 recreational facilities. The 17.20 improvements must be of a capital 17.21 nature. Each $3 of state grants must 17.22 be matched by $2 of nonstate funds. 17.23 Subd. 12. Metro Regional Park Acquisition 17.24 and Betterment 5,600,000 17.25 This appropriation is for a grant to 17.26 the metropolitan council. The 17.27 commissioner shall pay the amount on a 17.28 reimbursement basis to the metropolitan 17.29 council upon receipt of a certified 17.30 copy of a council resolution requesting 17.31 payment. The appropriation must be 17.32 used to pay the cost of rehabilitation, 17.33 acquisition, and development by the 17.34 council and local government units of 17.35 regional recreational open-space lands 17.36 in accordance with the council's policy 17.37 plan as provided in Minnesota Statutes, 17.38 section 473.315. $600,000 of this 17.39 appropriation is for erosion control in 17.40 Simon's Ravine at Kaposia Park. This 17.41 appropriation must not be used for 17.42 research, planning, administration, or 17.43 tax equivalency payments. This 17.44 appropriation may be used for the 17.45 purchase of homes only if the purchases 17.46 are included in the work program 17.47 required by law and they are expressly 17.48 approved by the legislative commission 17.49 on Minnesota resources. 17.50 Subd. 13. Como Park 17.51 Education Resource Center 16,000,000 17.52 For a grant to the metropolitan council 17.53 to complete construction of education, 17.54 administration, meeting, and visitor 17.55 reception facilities at the Como Park 17.56 Education Resource Center. 17.57 As long as state bonds issued for the 17.58 Como Park campus are outstanding, 17.59 admission to the zoo must be free. 17.60 Subd. 14. Forest Road and Bridge 17.61 Projects and Forestry Recreation Facilities 1,000,000 17.62 For reconstruction, resurfacing, 18.1 replacement, or construction of other 18.2 improvements of a capital nature to 18.3 state forest roads and bridges and 18.4 forest recreation facilities throughout 18.5 the state. The commissioner shall 18.6 determine project priorities as 18.7 appropriate based upon need. 18.8 Subd. 15. State Trail Acquisition 18.9 and Development 3,400,000 18.10 To acquire and develop state trails as 18.11 specified in Minnesota Statutes, 18.12 section 85.015. 18.13 $1,400,000 is to develop the Paul 18.14 Bunyan trail between Hackensack and 18.15 Walker. 18.16 $750,000 is to develop the Blazing Star 18.17 trail in Freeborn county. 18.18 $400,000 is to acquire and develop the 18.19 Gitchi-Gami trail in Lake and Cook 18.20 counties. 18.21 $350,000 is to acquire and develop the 18.22 Mill Towns Trail through and between 18.23 the cities of Northfield and Faribault. 18.24 $500,000 is to acquire and develop the 18.25 Shooting Star trail between Taopi and 18.26 Lake Louise state park. 18.27 Subd. 16. Regional Trail Grants 500,000 18.28 For matching grants to be provided to 18.29 local units of government under 18.30 Minnesota Statutes, section 85.019, 18.31 subdivision 4b, as amended in this act, 18.32 to acquire and develop new, publicly 18.33 owned trails of regional significance. 18.34 Of this amount, $250,000 is to the city 18.35 of Fairfax to connect the Fair Ridge 18.36 trail from Fort Ridgely state park to 18.37 the city of Fairfax; and $50,000 is to 18.38 Rock county to connect the Blue Mounds 18.39 state park to the city of Luverne. The 18.40 commissioner shall determine project 18.41 priorities as appropriate based on need. 18.42 Subd. 17. St. Paul - Upper 18.43 Landing Park 3,000,000 18.44 For a grant to the city of St. Paul to 18.45 match a federal authorization for 18.46 developing the Upper Landing Park. 18.47 Subd. 18. Metro Greenways and Natural 18.48 Areas 1,500,000 18.49 To provide grants to local units of 18.50 government for acquisition or 18.51 betterment of greenways and natural 18.52 areas in the metro region and to 18.53 acquire greenways and natural areas in 18.54 the metro region through the purchase 18.55 of conservation easements or fee 18.56 titles. The commissioner shall 18.57 determine the project priorities and 18.58 shall consult with representatives of 19.1 local units of government, nonprofit 19.2 organizations, and other interested 19.3 parties. 19.4 Subd. 19. Lake Minnetonka Public Access 4,000,000 19.5 To acquire and develop a public access 19.6 site on the southwest side of Gray's 19.7 Bay on Lake Minnetonka. 19.8 Subd. 20. Lake Superior Public 19.9 Access - McQuade Road 2,000,000 19.10 To design and develop a public access 19.11 at McQuade Road on Lake Superior in 19.12 cooperation with the joint powers board 19.13 made up of the city of Duluth, St. 19.14 Louis county, the town of Duluth, and 19.15 the town of Lakewood. 19.16 This appropriation is not available 19.17 until the commissioner has determined 19.18 that at least $2,000,000 has been 19.19 committed from federal sources. 19.20 Subd. 21. Harbor of Refuge at Two Harbors 1,000,000 19.21 To develop the harbor of refuge and 19.22 marina at Two Harbors, including public 19.23 access improvements, marina slips, 19.24 parking facilities, utilities, a fuel 19.25 dock, and an administration building. 19.26 This appropriation is not available 19.27 until the commissioner has determined 19.28 that at least $500,000 has been 19.29 committed from federal sources. 19.30 Subd. 22. Dam Repair, Reconstruction, 19.31 and Removal 1,200,000 19.32 For emergency repair or for 19.33 reconstruction or removal of publicly 19.34 owned dams. The commissioner shall 19.35 determine project priorities as 19.36 appropriate based upon need as provided 19.37 in Minnesota Statutes, section 19.38 103G.511. Projects include but need 19.39 not be limited to dam removals at 19.40 Mazeppa and Cannon Falls and dam 19.41 repairs at Lake Bronson. 19.42 $246,000 of this appropriation is from 19.43 the general fund to include but not be 19.44 limited to engineering work for the 19.45 removal of the Drayton dam and removal 19.46 of the Straight River dam in Faribault 19.47 and the Old Mill State Park dam. Up to 19.48 $60,000 of the general fund 19.49 appropriation may be used to reimburse 19.50 the city of Mazeppa for engineering 19.51 costs incurred before March 1, 2000, on 19.52 the Mazeppa Dam removal project. 19.53 Subd. 23. Flood Hazard Mitigation Grants 14,000,000 19.54 For the flood hazard mitigation grant 19.55 program to local government units for 19.56 publicly owned capital improvements to 19.57 prevent or alleviate flood damages 19.58 under Minnesota Statutes, section 20.1 103F.161. The commissioner shall 20.2 determine project priorities as 20.3 appropriate based upon need. 20.4 Funding for the Red River basin 20.5 mediation agreement that is in addition 20.6 to the governor's recommendation, and 20.7 funding to mitigate past flood damage 20.8 and prevent future flooding at Lake of 20.9 the Isles in Minneapolis, must be 20.10 reduced by 25 percent from the level 20.11 those projects would have received with 20.12 a total appropriation of $16,000,000. 20.13 Subd. 24. Ring Dikes 300,000 20.14 This appropriation is from the general 20.15 fund and is for the construction of 20.16 ring dikes under Minnesota Statutes, 20.17 section 103F.161. The ring dikes may 20.18 be publicly or privately owned. 20.19 Subd. 25. Lewis and Clark 20.20 Rural Water System 610,000 20.21 For a grant to the Lewis and Clark 20.22 joint powers board to provide 50 20.23 percent of the nonfederal share of 20.24 funding the construction of a rural 20.25 water system to serve southwestern 20.26 Minnesota. This appropriation is 20.27 available to the extent matched by $8 20.28 of federal money and $1 of local money 20.29 for each $1 of state money. 20.30 Subd. 26. Scientific and Natural Area 20.31 Acquisition and Improvement 500,000 20.32 To acquire land for scientific and 20.33 natural areas and for development, 20.34 protection, or improvements of a 20.35 capital nature to scientific and 20.36 natural areas throughout the state. 20.37 The commissioner shall determine 20.38 project priorities as appropriate based 20.39 upon need. 20.40 Subd. 27. RIM Critical Habitat Match 750,000 20.41 To provide the state match for the 20.42 critical habitat private sector 20.43 matching account under Minnesota 20.44 Statutes, section 84.943, for the 20.45 acquisition or improvements of a 20.46 capital nature to critical fish, 20.47 wildlife, and native plant habitats. 20.48 The commissioner shall determine 20.49 project priorities as appropriate based 20.50 upon need. 20.51 Subd. 28. RIM Wildlife Development 20.52 and Habitat Improvements 1,000,000 20.53 For improvements of a capital nature to 20.54 develop, protect, or improve habitat on 20.55 wildlife management areas and other 20.56 state lands and waters throughout the 20.57 state. The commissioner shall 20.58 determine project priorities as 20.59 appropriate based upon need. 21.1 Subd. 29. Native Prairie 21.2 Bank Easements 1,000,000 21.3 For acquisition of prairie bank 21.4 easements under Minnesota Statutes, 21.5 section 84.96. 21.6 Subd. 30. Taylors Falls - 21.7 St. Croix Valley Heritage Center 150,000 21.8 This appropriation is from the general 21.9 fund. 21.10 For a grant to the St. Croix Valley 21.11 Heritage Coalition, Inc. to assist it 21.12 in developing plans for creation of the 21.13 St. Croix Valley Heritage Center at 21.14 Taylors Falls. 21.15 Subd. 31. Work Program 21.16 The commissioner must submit a work 21.17 program and semiannual progress reports 21.18 in the form determined by the 21.19 legislative commission on Minnesota 21.20 resources and request its 21.21 recommendation before spending any 21.22 money appropriated by subdivisions 5 to 21.23 13, 15 to 21, and 26 to 29. The 21.24 commission's recommendation is advisory 21.25 only. Failure to respond to a request 21.26 within 60 days after receipt is a 21.27 positive recommendation. Work programs 21.28 involving land acquisition must include 21.29 a land acquisition plan. 21.30 Sec. 8. OFFICE OF 21.31 ENVIRONMENTAL ASSISTANCE 2,200,000 21.32 To the office of environmental 21.33 assistance for the solid waste capital 21.34 assistance grants program under 21.35 Minnesota Statutes, section 115A.54. 21.36 Grants under this section are exempt 21.37 from the requirements of Minnesota 21.38 Statutes, section 16B.335. 21.39 Sec. 9. BOARD OF WATER AND SOIL RESOURCES 21.40 Subdivision 1. To the board 21.41 of water and soil resources for the 21.42 purposes specified in this section 23,800,000 21.43 Subd. 2. RIM and PWP 21.44 Conservation Easements 1,000,000 21.45 This appropriation is for the following 21.46 purposes: 21.47 (1) to acquire conservation easements 21.48 from landowners on marginal lands to 21.49 protect soil and water quality and to 21.50 support fish and wildlife habitat as 21.51 provided in Minnesota Statutes, section 21.52 103F.515; and 21.53 (2) to acquire perpetual conservation 21.54 easements on existing type 1, 2, 3, and 21.55 6 wetlands and adjacent lands, and for 21.56 the establishment of permanent cover on 21.57 adjacent lands, in accordance with 22.1 Minnesota Statutes, section 103F.516. 22.2 Subd. 3. Minnesota River Basin 22.3 Conservation Reserve Enhancement Program 20,000,000 22.4 To acquire easements and implement 22.5 conservation practices on frequently 22.6 flooded cropland, including land within 22.7 the 100-year floodplain and the major 22.8 tributaries; on marginal cropland along 22.9 rivers and streams; and on drained or 22.10 altered wetlands in the Minnesota river 22.11 basin to protect soil, enhance water 22.12 quality, and support fish and wildlife 22.13 habitat as provided in Minnesota 22.14 Statutes, sections 103F.515 and 22.15 103F.516. 22.16 Subd. 4. Implementation 500,000 22.17 This appropriation is from the general 22.18 fund. 22.19 For administrative expenses to 22.20 implement subdivisions 2 and 3. 22.21 Subd. 5. Wetland Replacement 22.22 Due to Public Road Projects 2,300,000 22.23 To acquire land for wetlands or restore 22.24 wetlands to be used to replace wetlands 22.25 drained or filled as a result of the 22.26 repair, maintenance, or rehabilitation 22.27 of existing public roads as required by 22.28 Minnesota Statutes, section 103G.222, 22.29 subdivision 1, paragraph (m). 22.30 The purchase price paid for acquisition 22.31 of land, fee, or perpetual easement, 22.32 must be the amount deemed reasonable by 22.33 the board. The board may enter into 22.34 agreements with the federal government, 22.35 other state agencies, political 22.36 subdivisions, and nonprofit 22.37 organizations or fee owners to acquire 22.38 land and restore and create wetlands 22.39 and to acquire existing wetland banking 22.40 credits with money provided by this 22.41 appropriation. Acquisition of or the 22.42 conveyance of land may be in the name 22.43 of the political subdivision. 22.44 By October 15, 2000, the board of water 22.45 and soil resources shall make a 22.46 recommendation to the governor and the 22.47 legislature on the inclusion of wetland 22.48 replacement under Minnesota Statutes, 22.49 section 103G.222, subdivision 1, 22.50 paragraph (m), as a biennial budget 22.51 item. 22.52 Subd. 6. Work Program 22.53 The board must submit a work program 22.54 and semiannual progress reports in the 22.55 form determined by the legislative 22.56 commission on Minnesota resources and 22.57 request its recommendation before 22.58 spending any money appropriated by this 22.59 section. The commission's 22.60 recommendation is advisory only. 23.1 Failure to respond to a request within 23.2 60 days after receipt is a positive 23.3 recommendation. Work programs 23.4 involving land acquisition must include 23.5 a land acquisition plan. 23.6 Sec. 10. AGRICULTURE 23.7 Subdivision 1. To the commissioner of 23.8 agriculture, or another named agency for 23.9 the purposes specified in this section 21,700,000 23.10 Subd. 2. Rural Finance Authority 23.11 Loan Participation 20,000,000 23.12 To the rural finance authority to 23.13 purchase participation interests in or 23.14 to make direct agricultural loans to 23.15 farmers under Minnesota Statutes, 23.16 chapter 41B. This appropriation is for 23.17 the beginning farmer program under 23.18 Minnesota Statutes, section 41B.039, 23.19 the loan restructuring program under 23.20 Minnesota Statutes, section 41B.04, the 23.21 seller-sponsored program under 23.22 Minnesota Statutes, section 41B.042, 23.23 the agricultural improvement loan 23.24 program under Minnesota Statutes, 23.25 section 41B.043, and the livestock 23.26 expansion loan program under Minnesota 23.27 Statutes, section 41B.045. All debt 23.28 service on bond proceeds used to 23.29 finance this appropriation must be 23.30 repaid by the rural finance authority 23.31 under Minnesota Statutes, section 23.32 16A.643. Loan participations must be 23.33 priced to provide full interest and 23.34 principal coverage and a reserve for 23.35 potential losses. 23.36 Loans for capital projects from this 23.37 appropriation are exempt from Minnesota 23.38 Statutes, section 16B.335. Priority 23.39 for loans must be given first to basic 23.40 beginning farmer loans; second, to 23.41 seller-sponsored loans; and third, to 23.42 agricultural improvement loans. 23.43 Subd. 3. Agriculture Best 23.44 Management Practices Loans 1,000,000 23.45 This appropriation is from the general 23.46 fund. 23.47 For the agricultural best management 23.48 practices loan program under Minnesota 23.49 Statutes, section 17.117. In addition 23.50 to the water quality best management 23.51 practices eligible for funding under 23.52 Minnesota Statutes, section 17.117, 23.53 odor and other air quality best 23.54 management practices for agricultural 23.55 livestock facilities are also eligible 23.56 for funding under this appropriation. 23.57 Subd. 4. Agroforestry Loan 23.58 Program 200,000 23.59 This appropriation is from the general 23.60 fund to the agroforestry revolving loan 23.61 fund created in new Minnesota Statutes, 24.1 section 41B.048. 24.2 Notwithstanding section 41B.048, 24.3 subdivision 5, clause (3), a recipient 24.4 of a loan from this appropriation need 24.5 not be a member of a producer-owned 24.6 cooperative that will contract to 24.7 market the agroforestry crop, but at 24.8 least 50 percent of this appropriation 24.9 must be used for loans to recipients 24.10 who are members. 24.11 Subd. 5. Minnesota Center for 24.12 Agricultural Innovation 500,000 24.13 For a grant to the city of Olivia to 24.14 establish the Minnesota center for 24.15 agricultural innovation to promote 24.16 agricultural innovation by providing a 24.17 place for experts to gather and study 24.18 agricultural technology. 24.19 The appropriation is not available 24.20 until the commissioner determines that 24.21 $500,000 has been committed to the 24.22 project from nonstate sources. 24.23 Sec. 11. MINNESOTA ZOOLOGICAL 24.24 GARDENS 1,000,000 24.25 Heating and Cooling System 24.26 For design, repair, and upgrades to the 24.27 heating and cooling systems at the 24.28 Minnesota Zoo. 24.29 Sec. 12. ADMINISTRATION 24.30 Subdivision 1. To the commissioner 24.31 of administration for the purposes 24.32 specified in this section 81,450,000 24.33 Subd. 2. Capital Asset 24.34 Preservation and Replacement (CAPRA) 10,000,000 24.35 To be spent in accordance with 24.36 Minnesota Statutes, section 16A.632. 24.37 Subd. 3. Asset Preservation 3,000,000 24.38 This appropriation is from the general 24.39 fund. 24.40 For structural and infrastructure 24.41 repairs of a capital nature to correct 24.42 high-priority deferred maintenance 24.43 needs of state facilities under the 24.44 custodial control of the department of 24.45 administration. The commissioner of 24.46 administration shall determine project 24.47 priorities as appropriate based on need. 24.48 The unspent portion of an 24.49 appropriation, but not to exceed ten 24.50 percent of the appropriation, for a 24.51 project in this section that is 24.52 complete, is available for asset 24.53 preservation. Minnesota Statutes, 24.54 section 16A.642 applies from the date 24.55 of the original appropriation to the 24.56 unspent amount transferred. 25.1 Subd. 4. Electrical Utility 25.2 Infrastructure, Phase 4 2,500,000 25.3 To upgrade the primary electrical 25.4 distribution system in the capitol 25.5 complex. 25.6 Subd. 5. Capitol Security Renovation 1,000,000 25.7 To renovate space in the capitol for 25.8 the department of public safety's 25.9 capitol security division and for the 25.10 related environmental management 25.11 operation of the department of 25.12 administration's plant management 25.13 division. 25.14 Subd. 6. Bureau of Criminal 25.15 Apprehension Headquarters 58,000,000 25.16 This appropriation is from the general 25.17 fund. 25.18 To the commissioner of administration 25.19 to construct, furnish, and equip a new 25.20 building for the bureau of criminal 25.21 apprehension, including offices and 25.22 forensic laboratories, in St. Paul. 25.23 Subd. 7. World War II Veterans Memorial 150,000 25.24 This appropriation is from the general 25.25 fund. 25.26 For design, architectural drawings, and 25.27 the start of construction for a World 25.28 War II veterans memorial on the state 25.29 capitol mall. The design is subject to 25.30 approval by the capitol area 25.31 architectural and planning board. The 25.32 commissioner of veterans affairs shall 25.33 convene an advisory group, including 25.34 members of veterans organizations to 25.35 review and make recommendations about 25.36 the design of the memorial. The 25.37 appropriation must be matched by an 25.38 equal amount from nonstate sources. 25.39 Subd. 8. 717 Delaware Street 25.40 Health Building 4,000,000 25.41 To renovate the 717 Delaware Street 25.42 building of the department of health on 25.43 the campus of the University of 25.44 Minnesota. 25.45 Subd. 9. Predesign for Health and Human 25.46 Services and Related Facilities 1,000,000 25.47 This appropriation is from the general 25.48 fund. 25.49 To predesign new facilities to house 25.50 the principal administrative offices of 25.51 the departments of health and human 25.52 services. The predesign must consider 25.53 collocating the two departments and 25.54 providing laboratory facilities shared 25.55 with the department of agriculture. 25.56 The predesign must recommend a site for 25.57 each of the facilities. 26.1 Subd. 10. Capitol Building Predesign 300,000 26.2 To predesign the phased restoration of 26.3 remaining areas in the capitol building. 26.4 The commissioner of administration 26.5 shall appoint a restoration advisory 26.6 committee, which must include any 26.7 members or employees of the senate 26.8 named by the chair of the committee on 26.9 rules and administration, to advise the 26.10 commissioner on the expenditure of this 26.11 appropriation. 26.12 Subd. 11. Agency Relocation 500,000 26.13 This appropriation is from the general 26.14 fund. 26.15 For relocation of state agencies as 26.16 determined by the commissioner of 26.17 administration. 26.18 Subd. 12. Property Acquisition 1,000,000 26.19 This appropriation is from the general 26.20 fund for due diligence expenses, 26.21 acquisition of land, and to purchase 26.22 options in order to hold properties 26.23 that meet state development needs. 26.24 This appropriation may also be used to 26.25 demolish buildings located on any lands 26.26 acquired and to develop temporary 26.27 parking. 26.28 Sec. 13. AMATEUR SPORTS COMMISSION 26.29 Subdivision 1. To the amateur sports 26.30 commission for the purposes specified 26.31 in this section 1,110,000 26.32 Subd. 2. Mighty Ducks 26.33 Ice Arena Grants 810,000 26.34 For ice arena grants under Minnesota 26.35 Statutes, section 240A.09. 26.36 Subd. 3. National Sports 26.37 Conference Center 300,000 26.38 To predesign a sports conference center 26.39 on the campus of the National Sports 26.40 Center and for related capital 26.41 development costs. 26.42 Sec. 14. ARTS 26.43 Subdivision 1. To the commissioner of 26.44 administration for the purposes specified 26.45 in this section 4,500,000 26.46 Subd. 2. Lanesboro - 26.47 Root River Center for the Arts 1,000,000 26.48 For a grant to the city of Lanesboro to 26.49 acquire land for, design, and construct 26.50 a theater and arts center for lease to 26.51 the Commonweal Theatre Company and 26.52 Cornucopia Arts Center. This 26.53 appropriation is not available until 26.54 the commissioner has determined that an 27.1 equal amount has been committed from 27.2 nonstate sources. The city may enter 27.3 into a lease or management agreement 27.4 for the facility, subject to Minnesota 27.5 Statutes, section 16A.695. 27.6 Subd. 3. Minneapolis - 27.7 Guthrie Theater 3,000,000 27.8 This appropriation is from the general 27.9 fund. 27.10 For a grant to the Minneapolis 27.11 community development agency to acquire 27.12 and prepare a site for and to design, 27.13 construct, furnish, and equip a new 27.14 Guthrie Theater in the city of 27.15 Minneapolis. This appropriation is not 27.16 available until the commissioner has 27.17 determined that an equal amount has 27.18 been committed from nonstate sources. 27.19 The Minneapolis community development 27.20 agency may enter into a lease or 27.21 management agreement for the theater. 27.22 Subd. 4. St. Paul - 27.23 Children's Museum Rooftop Perspectives 500,000 27.24 For a grant to the city of St. Paul for 27.25 new permanent exhibits at the Minnesota 27.26 Children's Museum. This appropriation 27.27 is not available until the commissioner 27.28 has determined that an equal amount has 27.29 been committed from nonstate sources. 27.30 The project is subject to the use 27.31 agreement requirement of Minnesota 27.32 Statutes, section 16A.695, and Laws 27.33 1994, chapter 643, section 81. 27.34 Sec. 15. MILITARY AFFAIRS 27.35 Subdivision 1. To the adjutant 27.36 general for the purposes specified 27.37 in this section 3,625,000 27.38 Subd. 2. Kitchen Renovation 1,000,000 27.39 To renovate kitchen facilities at 27.40 National Guard training and community 27.41 centers in Sauk Centre, Alexandria, 27.42 Morris, Ortonville, Fairmont, Mankato, 27.43 Madison, Wadena, Olivia, and Winona. 27.44 This appropriation is exempt from the 27.45 requirements of Minnesota Statutes, 27.46 section 16B.335. 27.47 Subd. 3. Asset Preservation 1,500,000 27.48 For asset preservation improvements of 27.49 a capital nature at military affairs 27.50 facilities statewide. 27.51 Subd. 4. Minnesota 27.52 Military Museum at Camp Ripley 125,000 27.53 To upgrade the electrical and lighting, 27.54 and heating, ventilation, and air 27.55 conditioning systems in the main 27.56 building of the Minnesota military 27.57 museum, to design and construct an 27.58 addition to the museum, and to insulate 28.1 a heating system in building I-40. The 28.2 adjutant general may enter into a lease 28.3 or management agreement for the museum, 28.4 subject to Minnesota Statutes, section 28.5 16A.695. 28.6 Subd. 5. Law Enforcement Training Center 28.7 The adjutant general may designate a 28.8 site within Camp Ripley to establish a 28.9 live fire tactical operations law 28.10 enforcement training center and may use 28.11 existing resources to design and 28.12 prepare a site for the facility. 28.13 Subd. 6. Tactical Live-Fire Village 1,000,000 28.14 To construct a live-fire tactical 28.15 operations law enforcement training 28.16 facility at Camp Ripley. The facility 28.17 must be available for civilian law 28.18 enforcement training on a fee-for-use 28.19 basis. The commissioner of public 28.20 safety shall establish the terms and 28.21 conditions of civilian use of the 28.22 facility after consultation with the 28.23 civilian advisory committee on Camp 28.24 Ripley facilities and use, and other 28.25 Minnesota law enforcement officials and 28.26 organizations. 28.27 Sec. 16. VETERANS AFFAIRS 25,000 28.28 This appropriation is from the general 28.29 fund. 28.30 For a grant to Women in Military 28.31 Service for America Memorial 28.32 Foundation, Inc., for the women's 28.33 memorial at Arlington National Cemetery 28.34 as a reminder to the public about the 28.35 contributions of women in the military 28.36 throughout the history of the United 28.37 States. This appropriation is 28.38 available until June 30, 2001. 28.39 Sec. 17. HUMAN SERVICES 28.40 Subdivision 1. To the 28.41 commissioner of administration 28.42 for the purposes specified 28.43 in this section 12,471,000 28.44 Subd. 2. Systemwide Roof 28.45 Repairs and Replacement 1,971,000 28.46 For capital repair and replacement of 28.47 roofs at department of human services 28.48 facilities statewide. 28.49 Subd. 3. Systemwide Asset 28.50 Preservation 3,000,000 28.51 For asset preservation improvements of 28.52 a capital nature at state regional 28.53 treatment centers. 28.54 The unspent portion of an 28.55 appropriation, but not to exceed ten 28.56 percent of the appropriation, for a 28.57 project in this section that is 29.1 complete, is available for asset 29.2 preservation. Minnesota Statutes, 29.3 section 16A.642 applies from the date 29.4 of the original appropriation to the 29.5 unspent amount transferred. 29.6 Subd. 4. Upgrade Pexton Hall, 29.7 St. Peter 7,200,000 29.8 To design, remodel, furnish, and equip 29.9 100 licensed beds in the residential 29.10 and program areas in Pexton hall to 29.11 securely house individuals committed as 29.12 sexual psychopathic personalities and 29.13 sexually dangerous persons; to 29.14 construct an addition to house a 29.15 control center, visitation space, and 29.16 program administration; and to install 29.17 fencing and security systems. 29.18 Subd. 5. Mash-Ka-Wisen Treatment 29.19 Center Youth Alcohol Treatment Wing 300,000 29.20 This appropriation is from the general 29.21 fund. 29.22 For a grant to the board of directors 29.23 of the Minnesota Indian Primary 29.24 Residential Treatment Center, Inc., to 29.25 build a youth alcohol treatment wing at 29.26 the Mash-Ka-Wisen treatment center. 29.27 The appropriation is not available 29.28 until the commissioner of finance has 29.29 determined that the appropriation has 29.30 been matched by a $1,000,000 federal 29.31 grant. 29.32 Sec. 18. HEALTH 7,135,000 29.33 Subdivision 1. Gillette 29.34 Children's Hospital 7,000,000 29.35 To the commissioner of administration 29.36 for a grant to Ramsey county to design, 29.37 construct, furnish, and equip the 29.38 renovation of and an addition to the 29.39 Gillette Children's Hospital, which 29.40 until 1974 was a state institution 29.41 housed in a state building that served 29.42 the medical needs of crippled 29.43 children. This appropriation is not 29.44 available until the commissioner of 29.45 finance has determined that at least 29.46 $7,000,000 has been committed by 29.47 nonstate sources. Amounts spent since 29.48 January 1, 1998, by Gillette Children's 29.49 Specialty Health Care to plan, design, 29.50 and construct this project may be 29.51 counted as part of the local match. 29.52 Subd. 2. Organ Donor Vehicle 135,000 29.53 To the commissioner of health for a 29.54 grant to a Minnesota organ procurement 29.55 organization that is certified by the 29.56 federal Health Care Financing 29.57 Administration or to an entity that is 29.58 a charitable entity under section 29.59 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code 29.60 of 1986 and is created by an organ 29.61 procurement organization that is 30.1 certified by the federal Health Care 30.2 Financing Administration. The grant 30.3 must be used for a mobile learning 30.4 center to provide interactive education 30.5 about organ, tissue, and eye donation 30.6 to citizens across the state. 30.7 This appropriation is from the general 30.8 fund. 30.9 Sec. 19. VETERANS HOMES BOARD 30.10 Subdivision 1. To the commissioner 30.11 of administration for the purposes 30.12 specified in this section 11,700,000 30.13 Subd. 2. Hastings Veterans Home, Phase 2 7,000,000 30.14 For design, repair, and renovation of 30.15 the utility infrastructure systems and 30.16 related improvements at the campus of 30.17 the Hastings veterans home. 30.18 Subd. 3. Minneapolis 30.19 Veterans Home 1,700,000 30.20 For infrastructure improvements of a 30.21 capital nature at the campus of the 30.22 Minneapolis veterans home, including, 30.23 but not limited to, replacement of 30.24 water lines, roofs, and building 30.25 exteriors, and installation of freight 30.26 elevators, nursing stations, and 30.27 security systems. 30.28 Subd. 4. Asset Preservation 3,000,000 30.29 For asset preservation and 30.30 infrastructure repairs of a capital 30.31 nature at veterans homes statewide. 30.32 Sec. 20. PUBLIC SAFETY 30.33 Subdivision 1. To the commissioner of 30.34 public safety for the purposes 30.35 specified in this section 2,844,000 30.36 Subd. 2. Regional Public Safety 30.37 Training Facility Construction Grants 2,000,000 30.38 To the commissioner of public safety 30.39 for grants to state departments or 30.40 local units of government to predesign, 30.41 design, construct, expand, or improve 30.42 public safety training facilities. 30.43 The commissioner shall make no less 30.44 than two grants from this 30.45 appropriation. One-half of this 30.46 appropriation must be for a grant or 30.47 grants in the metropolitan area and 30.48 one-half must be for a grant or grants 30.49 in the nonmetropolitan area. 30.50 The commissioner may have the members 30.51 of the public safety training 30.52 facilities task force established under 30.53 Laws 1998, chapter 404, section 21, 30.54 subdivision 3, and employees of the 30.55 department of administration review 30.56 proposals. 31.1 To be eligible for a grant, a public 31.2 safety training facility proposal must: 31.3 (1) include a plan to meet the state, 31.4 federal, and local training 31.5 requirements for agencies in or near 31.6 the region, either at one new or 31.7 existing facility or at a number of 31.8 sites within the region; 31.9 (2) at a minimum, address law 31.10 enforcement and fire training needs; 31.11 however, other training needs such as 31.12 emergency medical services, community 31.13 education, and private sector safety 31.14 training should also be considered; 31.15 (3) clearly define multijurisdictional 31.16 commitments to the proposal; 31.17 (4) identify regional funding sources 31.18 that must provide at least 75 percent 31.19 of the construction costs and, unless a 31.20 state agency is an ongoing partner in 31.21 the facility's use and operation, 100 31.22 percent of the operating costs; 31.23 (5) identify the anticipated service 31.24 area and trainee population; 31.25 (6) include plans for mobile training 31.26 as needed; and 31.27 (7) identify any specialized training 31.28 that will be offered exclusively in the 31.29 region. 31.30 If a state agency is an ongoing partner 31.31 in the facility's use and operation, a 31.32 state source for operating money must 31.33 also be identified. The commissioner 31.34 shall consider the training needs and 31.35 the state of planning and preparations 31.36 in a region when awarding grants under 31.37 this subdivision. 31.38 Subd. 3. National Weather 31.39 Service Transmitters 844,000 31.40 To buy National Weather Service 31.41 transmitters for up to 13 sites 31.42 throughout the state, and for generator 31.43 upgrades at MNDOT sites to provide full 31.44 coverage for weather emergencies and to 31.45 pay for necessary engineering fees (1) 31.46 to determine the most appropriate 31.47 locations for the transmitters, 31.48 antennas, and related equipment, (2) to 31.49 determine the viability of the towers 31.50 to accommodate the additional 31.51 equipment, and (3) to identify and 31.52 implement alternative sites, if 31.53 necessary. Operational maintenance of 31.54 the transmitters will be the 31.55 responsibility of the National Weather 31.56 Service as defined by a written 31.57 agreement between the Minnesota 31.58 department of administration and the 31.59 United States Department of Commerce. 31.60 This appropriation is from the general 32.1 fund. 32.2 Sec. 21. CORRECTIONS 32.3 Subdivision 1. To the commissioner of 32.4 administration for the purposes specified 32.5 in this section 18,035,000 32.6 Subd. 2. Sewer Repair, 32.7 MCF-Faribault 7,500,000 32.8 To complete design and to repair and 32.9 replace sanitary and storm sewers. 32.10 Subd. 3. Inmate Bed 32.11 Expansion, MCF-Oak Park Heights 855,000 32.12 To design, construct, furnish, and 32.13 equip a high security administrative 32.14 control unit of up to 60 beds to house 32.15 high-risk, violent, and dangerous 32.16 inmates and to replace a computerized 32.17 building operating system at the 32.18 facility. It is anticipated that this 32.19 appropriation will match up to 32.20 $13,124,000 in federal funding. 32.21 Subd. 4. H-Building 32.22 Remodeling, Phase 3, MCF-Lino Lakes 3,400,000 32.23 The commissioner must execute an 32.24 agreement with Anoka county for the 32.25 county to pay 100 percent of the cost 32.26 of meals provided to Anoka county jail 32.27 inmates by the Lino Lakes facility. 32.28 To remodel and reorganize the food 32.29 service building at MCF-Lino Lakes. 32.30 Subd. 5. Mental Health 32.31 Support and Living Unit, MCF-Red Wing 800,000 32.32 To design, renovate, furnish, and equip 32.33 Brown cottage into a mental health 32.34 support area and provide up to 14 beds 32.35 for an inpatient treatment ward. This 32.36 appropriation may also be used for 32.37 security improvements of a capital 32.38 nature at the Dayton security detention 32.39 cottage. 32.40 Subd. 6. Stillwater, Perimeter 32.41 Wall Repair 1,000,000 32.42 To design and make capital repairs to 32.43 the interior surface of the perimeter 32.44 wall. 32.45 This appropriation must not be used to 32.46 construct or repair the catwalks on the 32.47 current wall, or to construct or repair 32.48 new or current guard towers. 32.49 Subd. 7. Health Services 32.50 Conversion, MCF-Stillwater 1,800,000 32.51 To design, renovate, furnish, and equip 32.52 the vacant laundry area into a health 32.53 services unit within the security 32.54 perimeter of the main building. 33.1 Subd 8. Bayport 33.2 Storm Sewer 2,680,000 33.3 For a grant to the city of Bayport for 33.4 the Middle St. Croix River Watershed 33.5 Management organization for the 33.6 construction of stage 1 of the sewer 33.7 system extending from Minnesota 33.8 department of natural resources pond 33.9 82-310P (the prison pond) in Bayport 33.10 through the Stillwater prison grounds 33.11 to the St. Croix river. Funds 33.12 remaining from prior appropriations may 33.13 be used for construction. 33.14 Subd. 9. Asset Preservation 33.15 The unspent portion of an 33.16 appropriation, but not to exceed ten 33.17 percent of the appropriation, for a 33.18 project in this section that is 33.19 complete, is available for asset 33.20 preservation. Minnesota Statutes, 33.21 section 16A.642 applies from the date 33.22 of the original appropriation to the 33.23 unspent amount transferred. 33.24 Subd. 10. Per Diem Money for 33.25 Capital Improvements 33.26 If the commissioner of corrections 33.27 contracts with other states, local 33.28 units of government, or the federal 33.29 government to rent beds in the Rush 33.30 City correctional facility under 33.31 Minnesota Statutes, section 243.51, 33.32 subdivision 1, to the extent possible, 33.33 the commissioner shall charge a per 33.34 diem under the contract that is equal 33.35 to or greater than the per diem cost of 33.36 housing Minnesota inmates in the 33.37 facility. This per diem cost shall be 33.38 based on the assumption that the 33.39 facility is at or near capacity. 33.40 Notwithstanding any laws to the 33.41 contrary, the commissioner may use the 33.42 per diem monies for capital 33.43 improvements recommended by the 33.44 governor. 33.45 Sec. 22. TRADE AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT 33.46 Subdivision 1. To the commissioner of 33.47 trade and economic development or other 33.48 named agency for the purposes 33.49 specified in this section 51,382,000 33.50 Subd. 2. State Match for Federal Grants 12,893,000 33.51 To the public facilities authority: 33.52 (a) To match federal grants to the 33.53 water pollution control revolving fund 33.54 under Minnesota Statutes, section 33.55 446A.07, for eligible projects in the 33.56 following locations and other locations 33.57 as determined by the authority: 33.58 Jordan, La Porte, Butterfield, St. Paul 33.59 South Highwood, Hibbing, Spring Lake 33.60 township, Red Wing, Rollingstone, 33.61 Dassel, Cannon Falls, St. Michael, 34.1 Northfield, St. Paul I/I Phase II and 34.2 III, metropolitan council environmental 34.3 services, Warroad, Audubon, Brooten, 34.4 Clarissa, Currie, Dover-Eyota-St. 34.5 Charles, Eagle Bend, Fischer, Granite 34.6 Falls, Hendricks, Hoffman, Magnolia, 34.7 Red Wing, West Concord, Zumbrota, Avon, 34.8 Biwabik, Chatfield, Claremont, Cold 34.9 Spring, Coleraine/Bovey/Taconite, 34.10 Elmore, New Germany, Ostrander, Rogers, 34.11 and Waldorf. 34.12 (b) To match federal grants to the 34.13 drinking water revolving fund under 34.14 Minnesota Statutes, section 446A.081, 34.15 for eligible projects in the following 34.16 locations and other locations as 34.17 determined by the authority: Green 34.18 Lake SSWD, McGregor, Zumbro Falls, 34.19 Shakopee, Aitkin, Eden Valley/Watkins, 34.20 Long Prairie, Finlayson, Coleraine, 34.21 Ottertail, Rock county rural water 34.22 district, Rochester, Brooten, Howard 34.23 Lake, Watertown, Osseo, Victoria, 34.24 Lansing Township, Dayton, Henning, Pine 34.25 River, Staples, Hoffman, Ely, Eden 34.26 Valley, Glenwood, Winnebago, 34.27 Montevideo, Clearwater, Tracy, Echo, 34.28 New Richland, Underwood, Hibbing, 34.29 Kenyon, Brownton, Wanamingo, Waite 34.30 Park, Dover, Mayer, New Trier, Onamia, 34.31 Hinckley, Lyle, Richmond, and Cokato. 34.32 (c) The expenditure and allocation of 34.33 state matching money between funds 34.34 described in paragraphs (a) and (b) 34.35 must be based on the amount of federal 34.36 money appropriated to the funds. This 34.37 appropriation must be used for 34.38 qualified capital projects. 34.39 Subd. 3. Wastewater Infrastructure 34.40 Funding Program 18,319,000 34.41 $10,409,000 of this appropriation is 34.42 from the general fund of which $319,000 34.43 is to administer the wastewater 34.44 infrastructure fund program. 34.45 To the public facilities authority for 34.46 grants to eligible municipalities under 34.47 the wastewater infrastructure program 34.48 established in Minnesota Statutes, 34.49 section 446A.072. 34.50 To the greatest extent practical, the 34.51 authority should use the grants for 34.52 projects on the 2000 intended use plan 34.53 in priority order to qualified 34.54 applicants that submit plans and 34.55 specifications to the pollution control 34.56 agency or receive a funding commitment 34.57 from USDA rural development before 34.58 December 1, 2001. In determining 34.59 whether the penalty factor under 34.60 Minnesota Rules, part 7077.0196, should 34.61 be applied to a project, the pollution 34.62 control agency shall, beginning with 34.63 the 2001 Intended Use Plan and Project 34.64 Priority list, first assess the impact 34.65 of the new or expanded discharge 35.1 compared to the impact of the 35.2 preexisting conditions and to the 35.3 impact of alternative discharge 35.4 locations. If the agency determines 35.5 that the new or expanded discharge is 35.6 to a less environmentally sensitive 35.7 area or that it is the preferable 35.8 location for the discharge compared to 35.9 the alternatives, the agency shall not 35.10 apply the penalty factor to the project. 35.11 The pollution control agency shall 35.12 include as a factor in prioritizing 35.13 projects whether a project is a 35.14 multijurisdictional project connecting 35.15 areas with failing onsite treatment 35.16 systems with an existing or regional 35.17 wastewater treatment system. 35.18 The authority shall set aside up to 35.19 $400,000 for the Innovative Technology 35.20 Grants Program to provide 50 percent 35.21 reimbursement for the cost of equipment 35.22 and installation into an existing 35.23 municipal wastewater treatment system. 35.24 The project must be approved by the 35.25 pollution control agency and 35.26 demonstrate the application of existing 35.27 technology that has not been used 35.28 before in the treatment of municipal 35.29 wastewater, but has the potential to 35.30 improve the treatment of wastewater or 35.31 make the treatment process more cost 35.32 effective. 35.33 Beginning with the 2001 intended use 35.34 plan, the pollution control agency 35.35 shall include whether a community has a 35.36 moratorium on development as a factor 35.37 in prioritizing projects. The agency 35.38 shall adopt rules implementing the 35.39 provisions of this paragraph under 35.40 Minnesota Statutes, section 14.389. 35.41 Subd. 4. Clean Water Partnership 2,000,000 35.42 For deposit in the water pollution 35.43 control fund under Minnesota Statutes, 35.44 section 446A.07, for the clean water 35.45 partnership loan program under 35.46 Minnesota Statutes, section 103F.725. 35.47 Subd. 5. Redevelopment Account 6,000,000 35.48 This appropriation is from the general 35.49 fund. 35.50 For transfer to the redevelopment 35.51 accounts created in Minnesota Statutes, 35.52 section 116J.561. 35.53 Subd. 6. Hennepin County - 35.54 Empowerment Zone Projects 3,000,000 35.55 For a grant to Hennepin county to 35.56 acquire and renovate a public service 35.57 center as part of the Great Lake Center 35.58 empowerment zone project. 35.59 Subd. 7. Landfall HRA Retaining Walls 100,000 35.60 For a grant to the city of Landfall 36.1 Housing and Redevelopment Authority to 36.2 repair or replace deteriorating 36.3 retaining walls. 36.4 Subd. 8. Kanabec County - 36.5 Mora Workforce Center Elevator 100,000 36.6 For a grant to Kanabec county to 36.7 install an elevator in the county 36.8 building in Mora to bring the building 36.9 into compliance with the Americans with 36.10 Disabilities Act. 36.11 Subd. 9. Koochiching County - 36.12 Cold Weather Testing Center 2,700,000 36.13 For a grant to Koochiching county to 36.14 design, construct, furnish, and equip 36.15 the Minnesota Cold Weather Testing 36.16 Center. 36.17 This appropriation is not available 36.18 until the commissioner has determined 36.19 that the necessary additional financing 36.20 to complete the project with a total 36.21 cost of at least $5,400,000, has been 36.22 committed from nonstate sources. 36.23 The county may enter into a lease or 36.24 management agreement for the center, 36.25 subject to Minnesota Statutes, section 36.26 16A.695. 36.27 Subd. 10. Minneapolis - 36.28 Empowerment Zone Projects 5,800,000 36.29 For a grant to the city of Minneapolis 36.30 for public infrastructure improvements 36.31 in the following empowerment zone 36.32 projects: the Job Creation Area 36.33 SEMI-Project and the Near Northside 36.34 Redevelopment Project. The city of 36.35 Minneapolis must consult and cooperate 36.36 with other cities that have 36.37 neighborhoods affected by these 36.38 projects including, without limitation, 36.39 on issues related to noise mitigation 36.40 and traffic flow. 36.41 This appropriation is not available 36.42 until the commissioner has determined 36.43 that an equal amount has been committed 36.44 from nonstate sources. 36.45 Subd. 11. Farmamerica 470,000 36.46 This appropriation is from the general 36.47 fund. 36.48 For a grant for accessibility and 36.49 security improvements at Farmamerica - 36.50 Minnesota's Agricultural Interpretive 36.51 Center in Waseca, Minnesota. 36.52 Sec. 23. HOUSING FINANCE AGENCY 2,000,000 36.53 This appropriation is from the general 36.54 fund. 36.55 To the commissioner of the housing 36.56 finance agency for transfer to the 37.1 housing development fund to make loans 37.2 for transitional housing under 37.3 Minnesota Statutes, section 462A.202, 37.4 subdivision 2. 37.5 Sec. 24. MINNESOTA HISTORICAL SOCIETY 37.6 Subdivision 1. To the Minnesota 37.7 Historical Society for the purposes 37.8 specified in this section 5,750,000 37.9 Subd. 2. Historic Site 37.10 Preservation and Repair 1,750,000 37.11 For capital repair, reconstruction, or 37.12 replacement of deferred maintenance 37.13 needs at state historic sites, 37.14 buildings, landscaping at historic 37.15 buildings, exhibits, markers, and 37.16 monuments. Of this amount $200,000 is 37.17 for the asset preservation for Le Duc 37.18 Mansion. The society shall determine 37.19 project priorities as appropriate based 37.20 on need. 37.21 Subd. 3. St. Anthony 37.22 Falls Heritage Center 3,000,000 37.23 To construct, furnish, and equip the 37.24 St. Anthony Falls Heritage Center. 37.25 This appropriation is added to the 37.26 appropriation in Laws 1998, chapter 37.27 404, section 25, subdivision 7, and is 37.28 not available until the commissioner of 37.29 finance has determined that the 37.30 necessary additional financing to 37.31 complete a project with a total cost of 37.32 at least $24,000,000, has been 37.33 committed from nonstate sources. 37.34 Subd. 4. North West Company 37.35 Fur Post Interpretive Center Exhibits 500,000 37.36 To construct permanent exhibits at the 37.37 North West Company Fur Post 37.38 Interpretive Center. This 37.39 appropriation is added to the 37.40 appropriation in Laws 1998, chapter 37.41 404, section 25, subdivision 5. 37.42 The hall housing the exhibits is named 37.43 the "Senator Janet B. Johnson Exhibit 37.44 Hall" and an appropriate plaque so 37.45 designating must be prominently located 37.46 in the hall. 37.47 Subd. 5. County and Local 37.48 Preservation Grants 500,000 37.49 To be allocated to county and local 37.50 jurisdictions as matching money for 37.51 historic preservation projects of a 37.52 capital nature. Grant recipients must 37.53 be public entities and must match state 37.54 funds on at least an equal basis. The 37.55 facilities must be publicly owned. 37.56 Sec. 25. BOND SALE EXPENSES 448,000 37.57 To the commissioner of finance for bond 38.1 sale expenses under Minnesota Statutes, 38.2 section 16A.641, subdivision 8. This 38.3 appropriation is from the bond proceeds 38.4 fund. 38.5 Sec. 26. [BOND SALE AUTHORIZATION.] 38.6 Subdivision 1. [BOND PROCEEDS FUND.] To provide the money 38.7 appropriated in this act from the bond proceeds fund, the 38.8 commissioner of finance shall sell and issue bonds of the state 38.9 in an amount up to $426,870,000 in the manner, upon the terms, 38.10 and with the effect prescribed by Minnesota Statutes, sections 38.11 16A.631 to 16A.675, and by the Minnesota Constitution, article 38.12 XI, sections 4 to 7. 38.13 Subd. 2. [MAXIMUM EFFORT SCHOOL LOAN FUND.] To provide the 38.14 money appropriated in this act from the maximum effort school 38.15 loan fund, the commissioner of finance shall sell and issue 38.16 bonds of the state in an amount up to $44,030,000 in the manner, 38.17 upon the terms, and with the effect prescribed by Minnesota 38.18 Statutes, sections 16A.631 to 16A.675, and by the Minnesota 38.19 Constitution, article XI, sections 4 to 7. The proceeds of the 38.20 bonds, except accrued interest and any premium received on the 38.21 sale of the bonds, must be credited to a bond proceeds account 38.22 in the maximum effort school loan fund. 38.23 Sec. 27. [CANCELLATIONS AND TRANSFERS.] 38.24 (a) The $734,000 appropriation in Laws 1994, chapter 643, 38.25 section 18, for the design of the labor interpretive center is 38.26 canceled. The bond sale authorization in Laws 1994, chapter 38.27 643, section 31, subdivision 1, is reduced by $734,000. 38.28 (b) The $1,100,000 appropriation in Laws 1994, chapter 643, 38.29 section 19, subdivision 9, as amended by Laws 1995, chapter 224, 38.30 section 124, and Laws 1997, chapter 183, article 3, section 30, 38.31 for the American Indian history center at Bemidji state 38.32 university is canceled. The bond sale authorization in Laws 38.33 1994, chapter 643, section 31, subdivision 1, is reduced by 38.34 $1,100,000. 38.35 (c) $130,000 of the appropriation in Laws 1994, chapter 38.36 643, section 23, for dam improvements is canceled. The bond 38.37 sale authorization in Laws 1994, chapter 643, section 31, 39.1 subdivision 1, is reduced by $130,000. 39.2 (d) $383,000 of the appropriation in Laws 1996, chapter 39.3 463, section 13, subdivision 9, for a support services facility 39.4 near the corner of Mississippi Street and University Avenue is 39.5 canceled. The bond sale authorization in Laws 1996, chapter 39.6 643, section 27, subdivision 1, is reduced by $383,000. 39.7 (e) The unobligated balance of the appropriation in Laws 39.8 1996, chapter 463, section 15, subdivision 4, for an armory 39.9 facility and ramp near the corner of Rice Street and University 39.10 Avenue, estimated to be $197,000, is canceled to the general 39.11 fund. 39.12 (f) $1,355,000 of the appropriation in Laws 1996, chapter 39.13 463, section 16, subdivision 5, for the Brainerd bed expansion 39.14 project is canceled. The bond sale authorization in Laws 1996, 39.15 chapter 463, section 27, subdivision 1, is reduced by $1,355,000. 39.16 (g) The $500,000 appropriation in Laws 1996, chapter 463, 39.17 section 22, subdivision 7, for the Battle Point historic site is 39.18 canceled. The bond sale authorization in Laws 1996, chapter 39.19 463, section 27, subdivision 1, is reduced by $500,000. 39.20 (h) $10,000,000 of the appropriation in Laws 1997, Second 39.21 Special Session chapter 2, section 2, for public safety disaster 39.22 assistance funds is canceled. The bond sale authorization in 39.23 Laws 1997, Second Special Session chapter 2, section 12, is 39.24 reduced by $10,000,000. 39.25 (i) $5,800,000 of the appropriation in Laws 1998, chapter 39.26 404, section 13, subdivision 5, for the Minnesota labor 39.27 interpretive center is canceled to the general fund. 39.28 (j) $1,893,000 of the appropriation in Laws 1998, chapter 39.29 404, section 5, subdivision 5, for the Southwest Metropolitan 39.30 Integration Magnet School in Edina is canceled to the general 39.31 fund. 39.32 (k) The $800,000 appropriation in Laws 1998, chapter 404, 39.33 section 15, subdivision 5, for a tennis facility in the city of 39.34 St. Paul is canceled to the general fund. 39.35 (l) The $1,700,000 appropriation in Laws 1998, chapter 404, 39.36 section 22, for the Battle Point cultural education center is 40.1 canceled. The bond sale authorization in Laws 1998, chapter 40.2 404, section 27, subdivision 1, is reduced by $1,700,000. 40.3 (m) The balance of the appropriation in Laws 1998, chapter 40.4 404, section 23, subdivision 11, for the St. Cloud community 40.5 events center is transferred to the board of trustees of the 40.6 Minnesota state colleges and universities to construct a new 40.7 athletic facility on the south side of the existing St. Cloud 40.8 State University campus. The balance of the bond sale 40.9 authorization in Laws 1998, chapter 404, section 27, subdivision 40.10 1, attributable to the events center project is to provide the 40.11 money for the athletic facility project. 40.12 (n) $1,000,000 of the appropriation in Laws 1998, chapter 40.13 404, section 23, subdivision 24, for the Minnesota 40.14 African-American Performing Arts Center is canceled. The bond 40.15 sale authorization in Laws 1998, chapter 404, section 27, 40.16 subdivision 1, is reduced by $1,000,000. 40.17 (o) The $4,000,000 appropriation in Laws 1999, chapter 240, 40.18 article 1, section 3, for the Southwest Metropolitan Integration 40.19 Magnet School in Edina is canceled. The bond sale authorization 40.20 in Laws 1999, chapter 240, article 1, section 13, is reduced by 40.21 $4,000,000. 40.22 (p) $321,000 of the unobligated balance of the 40.23 appropriation in Laws 1999, chapter 250, article 1, section 12, 40.24 subdivision 5, to demolish the capitol square building and 40.25 restructure the site as a temporary parking lot is canceled to 40.26 the general fund. 40.27 Sec. 28. Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 16A.641, 40.28 subdivision 1, is amended to read: 40.29 Subdivision 1. [AUTHORITY.] When authorized by a law 40.30 enacted in accordance with the constitution, article XI, 40.31 sections 5 and 7, the commissioner
mayshall sell and issue 40.32 general obligation bonds of the state evidencing public debt 40.33 incurred for any purpose stated in those sections. The full 40.34 faith, credit, and taxing powers of the state are irrevocably 40.35 pledged for the prompt and full payment of the bonds and 40.36 interest. The decision of the commissioner on when to sell 41.1 bonds must be based on the funding needs of the capital 41.2 projects, the timing of the bond issue to achieve favorable 41.3 interest rates, managing cash flow requirements for debt 41.4 service, other state debt management considerations, and legal 41.5 factors. 41.6 Sec. 29. Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 16A.642, is 41.7 amended to read: 41.8 16A.642 [STATE BONDS: REPORTS; CANCELLATIONS.] 41.9 Subdivision 1. [REPORTS.] (a) The commissioner of finance 41.10 shall report to the chairs of the senate committee on finance 41.11 and the house of representatives committees on ways and means 41.12 and on capital investment by February 1 of each odd-numbered 41.13 year on the following: 41.14 (1) all laws authorizing the issuance of state bonds or 41.15 appropriating general fund money for state or local 41.16 government buildingcapital investment projects enacted more 41.17 than fivefour years before February 1 of that odd-numbered 41.18 year; the projects authorized to be acquired and 41.19 constructed with the bond proceedsfor which less than 100 41.20 percent of the authorized total cost has been expended, 41.21 encumbered, or otherwise obligated; the cost of contracts to be 41.22 let in accordance with existing plans and specifications shall 41.23 be considered expended for this report; and the amount 41.24 of general fund money appropriated but not spent or otherwise 41.25 obligated, and the amount of bonds not issued and bond proceeds 41.26 held but not previously expended, encumbered, or otherwise 41.27 obligated for these projects; and 41.28 (2) all laws authorizing the issuance of state bonds or 41.29 appropriating general fund money for state or local 41.30 government capital programs or projects other than those 41.31 described in clause (1), enacted more than fivefour years 41.32 before February 1 of that odd-numbered year; and the amount of 41.33 general fund money appropriated but not spent or otherwise 41.34 obligated, and the amount of bonds not issued and bond proceeds 41.35 held but not previously expended, encumbered, or otherwise 41.36 obligated for these programs and projects. 42.1 (b) The commissioner shall also report on general fund 42.2 appropriations for capital projects, bond authorizations or bond 42.3 proceed balances that may be canceled because projects have been 42.4 canceled, completed, or otherwise concluded, or because the 42.5 purposes for which the money was appropriated or bonds were 42.6 authorized or issued have been canceled, completed, or otherwise 42.7 concluded. The general fund appropriations, bond authorizations 42.8 or bond proceed balances that are unencumbered or otherwise not 42.9 obligated that are reported by the commissioner under this 42.10 subdivision are canceled, effective July 1 of the year of the 42.11 report, unless specifically reauthorized by act of the 42.12 legislature. 42.13 Subd. 2. [CANCELLATION.] If the commissioner determines 42.14 that the purposes for which general obligation bonds of the 42.15 state have been issued or for which general fund monies were 42.16 appropriated are accomplished or abandoned, after consultation 42.17 with the affected agencies, and there is a remaining 42.18 authorization or appropriation for a specific project of $500 or 42.19 less, the commissioner may cancel the remaining authorization or 42.20 appropriation for that project. The commissioner must notify 42.21 the chairs of the senate finance committee and the house capital 42.22 investment committee of any bond authorizations or general fund 42.23 appropriations canceled under this subdivision. 42.24 Subd. 3. [APPLICATION OF UNUSED BOND PROCEEDS.] All 42.25 canceled bond proceeds shall be transferred to the state bond 42.26 fund and used to pay or redeem bonds from which they were 42.27 derived. 42.28 Subd. 4. [GENERAL FUND CANCELLATIONS.] All canceled 42.29 general fund appropriations for capital improvement projects 42.30 under this section are canceled to the general fund. 42.31 Sec. 30. Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 16A.67, 42.32 subdivision 1, is amended to read: 42.33 Subdivision 1. [AUTHORIZATION.] The commissioner of 42.34 finance , upon request of the governor,is authorized to sell and 42.35 issue state bonds to fund the judgment rendered against the 42.36 state by the Minnesota supreme court in Cambridge State Bank et 43.1 al. v. James, 514 N.W. 2d 565, on April 1, 1994, and related 43.2 claims, and interest accrued on the judgment and related claims, 43.3 to fund any bond reserve determined to be necessary, and to pay 43.4 costs of issuance of the bonds. The proceeds of the bonds are 43.5 appropriated for these purposes. The principal amount of the 43.6 bonds shall not exceed $400,000,000. The bonds shall be sold 43.7 and issued upon such terms and in such manner as the 43.8 commissioner shall determine to be in the best interests of the 43.9 state. The final maturity of the bonds shall be not later than 43.10 June 30, 2005. 43.11 Sec. 31. Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 16A.67, 43.12 subdivision 5, is amended to read: 43.13 Subd. 5. [COVENANTS; AGREEMENTS.] The commissioner may, 43.14 for and on behalf of the state, enter into such covenants and 43.15 agreements not inconsistent with subdivisions 1 to 4 and 43.16 sections 246.18, subdivisions 4 and 6; and 349A.10, subdivision 43.17 5, as may be necessary or desirable to facilitate the sale and 43.18 issuance of the bonds on terms favorable to the state, 43.19 including, but not limited to, covenants and agreements relating 43.20 to the payment of and security for the bonds, tax-exemption, and 43.21 disclosure of information required by federal and state 43.22 securities laws. Such covenants and agreements of the 43.23 commissioner constitute an enforceable contract of the state and 43.24 the state pledges and agrees with the holders of any bonds that 43.25 the state will not limit or alter the rights vested in the 43.26 commissioner to fulfill the terms of any such covenants or 43.27 agreements made with the holders of the bonds, or in any way 43.28 impair the rights and remedies of the holders until the bonds, 43.29 together with the interest thereon, with interest on any unpaid 43.30 installments of interest, and all costs and expenses in 43.31 connection with any action or proceeding by or on behalf of such 43.32 holders, are fully met and discharged. The commissioner is 43.33 authorized to include this pledge and agreement of the state in 43.34 any covenant or agreement with the holders of such bonds. Such 43.35 covenants may not include covenants to continue to operate the 43.36 state lottery but may include covenants to continue to seek 44.1 payment by and reimbursement from nonstate sources of health 44.2 care costs so long as any bonds issued pursuant to this section 44.3 are outstanding. The provisions of sections 16A.672 and 16A.675 44.4 are applicable to the bonds. The commissioner may pay to the 44.5 United States of America any rebate in the amounts and at the 44.6 times required by the United States Internal Revenue Code and 44.7 treasury regulations promulgated thereunder in order to maintain 44.8 the federal tax exemption of bonds issued under this section. 44.9 Sec. 32. Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 16A.6701, 44.10 subdivision 2, is amended to read: 44.11 Subd. 2. [FEES CREDITED TO SPECIAL REVENUE FUND.] During 44.12 any period in which bonds are issued and outstanding under 44.13 section 16A.67, all state license and service fees must be 44.14 credited to the special revenue fund created in section 16A.67, 44.15 subdivision 3. Money credited to the special revenue fund must 44.16 be transferred to the debt service fund established in section 44.17 16A.67, subdivision 4, at the times and in the amounts 44.18 determined by the commissioner of finance to be necessary to 44.19 provide for the payment and security of bonds issued pursuant to 44.20 section 16A.67. On or before the tenth day of each month, any 44.21 money in the special revenue fund not required to be transferred 44.22 to the debt service fund must be transferred to the general 44.23 fund. If bonds are not issued and outstanding under section 44.24 16A.67, all state license and service fees must be credited to 44.25 the general fund. 44.26 Sec. 33. Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 16A.671, 44.27 subdivision 1, is amended to read: 44.28 Subdivision 1. [AUTHORITY; ADVISORY RECOMMENDATION.] To 44.29 ensure that cash is available when needed to pay warrants drawn 44.30 on the general fund under appropriations and allotments, the44.31 governor may authorizethe commissioner may (1) toissue 44.32 certificates of indebtedness in anticipation of the collection 44.33 of taxes levied for and other revenues appropriated to the 44.34 general fund for expenditure during each biennium; and (2) to44.35 issue additional certificates to refund outstanding certificates 44.36 and interest on them, under the constitution, article XI, 45.1 section 6. 45.2 Sec. 34. Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 16A.671, 45.3 subdivision 2, is amended to read: 45.4 Subd. 2. [ADVISORY RECOMMENDATION.] Before certificates 45.5 are initially sold by any of the methods authorized in 45.6 subdivision 6, the governorcommissioner shall seek the advisory 45.7 recommendation of the legislative advisory commission, or if 45.8 there is no commission, the executive council, on (1) the 45.9 necessity of issuing them, (2) the terms and conditions of the 45.10 sale, and (3) the maximum amount to be issued and outstanding 45.11 under the authorization. If the commission or council does not 45.12 make a recommendation promptly, the recommendation is negative. 45.13 An additional recommendation is not required for refunding 45.14 outstanding certificates or for each issuance of certificates in 45.15 accordance with an approved line of credit, underwriting, or 45.16 placement agreement. 45.17 Sec. 35. Minnesota Statutes 1999 Supplement, section 45.18 16B.616, subdivision 3, as amended by Laws 2000, chapter 417, 45.19 section 1, is amended to read: 45.20 Subd. 3. [SAFETY REQUIREMENTS.] In places of public 45.21 accommodation using bleacher seating, all bleachers or bleacher 45.22 open spaces over 55 inches above grade or the floor below, and 45.23 all bleacher guardrails if any part of the guardrail is over 30 45.24 inches above grade or the floor below must conform to the 45.25 following safety requirements: 45.26 (1) the open space between bleacher footboards, seats, and 45.27 guardrails must not exceed four inches, unless approved safety 45.28 nets are installed, except that retractable bleachers already in 45.29 place as of January 1, 2001, withmay have open spaces not 45.30 exceeding nine inches , are exempt from the requirement of this45.31 clauseand any bleachers owned by the University of Minnesota, 45.32 the Minnesota state colleges and universities, or a private 45.33 college or university may have open spaces not exceeding nine 45.34 inches; 45.35 (2) bleachers must have vertical perimeter guardrails with 45.36 no more than four-inch rail spacing between vertical rails or 46.1 other approved guardrails that address climbability and are 46.2 designed to prevent accidents; and 46.3 (3) the state building official shall determine whether the 46.4 safety nets and guardrail climbability meet the requirements of 46.5 the alternate design section of the State Building Code. All 46.6 new bleachers manufactured, installed, sold, or distributed 46.7 after January 1, 2001, must comply with the State Building Code 46.8 in effect and this subdivision. 46.9 Sec. 36. Minnesota Statutes 1999 Supplement, section 46.10 16B.616, subdivision 4, as amended by Laws 2000, chapter 417, 46.11 section 2, is amended to read: 46.12 Subd. 4. [ENFORCEMENT.] (a) A statutory or home rule 46.13 charter city that is not covered by the code because of action 46.14 taken under section 16B.72 or 16B.73 is responsible for 46.15 enforcement in the city of the code's requirements for bleacher 46.16 safety. In all other areas where the code does not apply 46.17 because of action taken under section 16B.72 or 16B.73, the 46.18 county is responsible for enforcement of those requirements. 46.19 (b) Municipalities that have not adopted the code may 46.20 enforce the code requirements for bleacher safety by either 46.21 entering into a joint powers agreement for enforcement with 46.22 another municipality that has adopted the code or contracting 46.23 for enforcement with a qualified and certified building official 46.24 or state licensed design professional to enforce the code. 46.25 (c) Municipalities, school districts, organizations, 46.26 individuals, and other persons operating or owning places of 46.27 public accommodation with bleachers that are subject to the 46.28 safety requirements in subdivision 3 shall provide a signed 46.29 certification of compliance to the commissioner by January 1, 46.30 2002. For bleachers exempted bysubject to the exception in 46.31 subdivision 3, clause (1), entities covered by this paragraph 46.32 must have on file a bleacher safety management plan and 46.33 amortization schedule. The certification shall be prepared by a 46.34 qualified and certified building official or state licensed 46.35 design professional and shall certify that the bleachers have 46.36 been inspected and are in compliance with the requirements of 47.1 this section and are structurally sound. For bleachers owned by 47.2 a school district, the person the district designates to be 47.3 responsible for buildings and grounds may make the certification. 47.4 Sec. 37. [BIG BOG STATE RECREATION AREA.] 47.5 Subdivision 1. [85.013] [Subd. 2c.] [BIG BOG STATE 47.6 RECREATION AREA, BELTRAMI COUNTY.] Big Bog state recreation area 47.7 is established in Beltrami county. 47.8 Subd. 2. [PURPOSE.] The Big Bog state recreation area is 47.9 created to expand and diversify regional recreational 47.10 opportunities and to enrich the cultural, biological, and 47.11 historical opportunities for visitors to an area of the state 47.12 that has suffered severe economic distress. The Big Bog 47.13 recreational area will also enhance public appreciation and 47.14 provide for the long-term protection of a unique ecosystem. 47.15 Subd. 3. [BOUNDARIES.] The following described lands are 47.16 located within the boundaries of Big Bog state recreation area, 47.17 all in Beltrami county: 47.18 (1) Government Lots 1, 2, and 3 of Section 8, Township 154 47.19 North, Range 30 West, EXCEPT a tract in Government Lot 3 47.20 beginning 100 feet North of the South boundary of Government Lot 47.21 3 on the east right-of-way line of State Trunk Highway 72; 47.22 thence northerly 200 feet along said trunk highway; thence East 47.23 to the westerly right-of-way line of old Trunk Highway 72; 47.24 thence southerly 200 feet along said right-of-way line; thence 47.25 westerly to the point of beginning; 47.26 (2) all of Sections 25, 26, and 27; the east Half, the 47.27 Northwest Quarter, and the North Half of the Southwest Quarter 47.28 of Section 34; the North Half and the Southwest Quarter of 47.29 Section 35; the North Half, the East Half of the Southwest 47.30 Quarter, the Southwest Quarter of the Southwest Quarter, the 47.31 West Half of the Southeast Quarter, and the Southeast Quarter of 47.32 the Southeast Quarter of Section 36, all in Township 156 North, 47.33 Range 31 West; and 47.34 (3) all of Sections 1 and 2; the East Half of Section 3; 47.35 the East Half, the Southeast Quarter of the Northwest Quarter, 47.36 the East Half of the Southwest Quarter, and the Southwest 48.1 Quarter of the Southwest Quarter of Section 10; and all of 48.2 Sections 11, 12, 13, 14, and 15, all in Township 155 North, 48.3 Range 31 West. 48.4 Subd. 4. [ADMINISTRATION.] The commissioner of natural 48.5 resources shall administer the area according to Minnesota 48.6 Statutes, section 86A.05, subdivision 3, subject to existing 48.7 rules and regulations for state recreation areas. 48.8 Subd. 5. [CONTINUED LEASE OF LAND IN BIG BOG STATE 48.9 RECREATION AREA.] Notwithstanding Minnesota Statutes, sections 48.10 85.011, 85.013, 85.053, and 86A.05, the commissioner of natural 48.11 resources may continue to lease, upon the terms and conditions 48.12 as the commissioner may prescribe and in the form approved by 48.13 the attorney general, land within the Big Bog state recreation 48.14 area that is included in lease number 144-15-109 to Waskish 48.15 township. 48.16 Sec. 38. [RED RIVER STATE RECREATION AREA.] 48.17 Subdivision 1. [85.013] [Subd. 20a.] [RED RIVER STATE 48.18 RECREATION AREA, POLK COUNTY.] The Red River state recreation 48.19 area is established in Polk county. 48.20 Subd. 2. [BOUNDARIES.] The following described lands are 48.21 located within the boundaries of the Red River state recreation 48.22 area, all in Polk county: 48.23 (1) Lots 3 to 14 of Block 2 including streets and alleys 48.24 adjacent thereto in Riverside Addition; 48.25 (2) Block 1 including streets and alleys adjacent thereto 48.26 in Surprenant's Addition; 48.27 (3) Lots 1 to 24 including streets and alleys adjacent 48.28 thereto in Grigg's Addition; 48.29 (4) Lots 2, 4, 6, 8, 10, and 12 of Block 1, Block 3, Lots 1 48.30 to 10 of Block 4, and Lots 1 to 12 in Blocks A and B including 48.31 streets and alleys adjacent thereto in Grand Forks East; 48.32 (5) Lots 1 to 5 of Block 1 and Blocks 2 to 14 including 48.33 streets and alleys adjacent thereto in Lake Park Addition; 48.34 (6) Lots 1 to 7 and Lots 19 to 24 of Block 2 including 48.35 streets and alleys adjacent thereto in E.B. Frederick's 48.36 Addition; 49.1 (7) Lots 1 to 3 of Block 1 and Blocks 2, 3, and 4 including 49.2 streets and alleys adjacent thereto in Budge's First Addition; 49.3 (8) Lots 1 to 4 of Block 1 including streets and alleys 49.4 adjacent thereto in River Heights 1st Addition; 49.5 (9) Blocks 1 and 2 including streets and alleys adjacent 49.6 thereto in Thompson's Addition; 49.7 (10) Lots 1 to 12 of Block 1, Lots 4 to 12 of Block 2, 49.8 Block 3, and Lots 1 to 4 of Block 4 in Edwards Outlots and 49.9 Outlots 4 to 8 including streets and alleys adjacent thereto in 49.10 Auditor's Plat of Outlots; 49.11 (11) Auditor's Plat of Mrs. Hines' Outlot; 49.12 (12) Lots 6, 8, 10, 12, 14, 16, 18, 20, 22, and 24 of Block 49.13 3 and Lots 1 to 8 of Block 2 including streets and alleys 49.14 adjacent thereto in the Original Townsite of East Grand Forks; 49.15 (13) Blocks 1 to 8 including streets and alleys adjacent 49.16 thereto in Woodland Addition; 49.17 (14) Lots 1, 3, 5, 7, 9, 11, 13, 15, 17, 19, 21, and 23 of 49.18 Block 31 and Blocks 32 to 38 including streets and alleys 49.19 adjacent thereto in Traill's Addition; 49.20 (15) Blocks 2 to 16 including streets and alleys adjacent 49.21 thereto in Elm Grove; 49.22 (16) Block 1, Lots 1 to 11 of Block 2, and Lots 1 to 11 of 49.23 Block 3 including streets and alleys adjacent thereto in O'Leary 49.24 and Ryan's Addition to Elm Grove; 49.25 (17) Lots 6 to 10 of Block 1, Lots 8 to 35 of Block 2, 49.26 Blocks 3, 4, and 5 including streets and alleys adjacent thereto 49.27 in Folson Park Addition; 49.28 (18) Lots 1 to 6 of Block 1 in Jerome's Addition; 49.29 (19) Lots 1 to 4 of Block 3 in Prestige Addition; 49.30 (20) Lots 1 to 14 of Block 1 in Riverview Addition; 49.31 (21) Lots 6 to 16 of Block 3 in Riverview 3rd Addition; 49.32 (22) Lots 1 to 4 of Block 1 in Riverview 4th Addition; 49.33 (23) Lots 1 and 2 of Block 1 in Riverview 5th Addition; 49.34 (24) Lots 1 to 9 of Block 1 and Outlot A in Riverview 6th 49.35 Addition; 49.36 (25) Lots 1 to 18 of Block 1 and Lots 1 to 5 of Block 2 50.1 including streets and alleys adjacent thereto in Timberline 2nd 50.2 Addition; 50.3 (26) Lots 14 to 16 of Block 1 including streets and alleys 50.4 adjacent thereto in Timberline Addition; 50.5 (27) Lots 19 and 20 including streets and alleys adjacent 50.6 thereto in Murphy's Outlots; 50.7 (28) Lots 1 to 10 of Block 1 including streets and alleys 50.8 thereto in Croy's 2nd Addition; 50.9 (29) Lots 1 to 6 of Block 1 including the streets and 50.10 alleys adjacent thereto in Point of Woods 2nd Addition; 50.11 (30) Lots 1 to 6 of Block 1 including the streets and 50.12 alleys adjacent thereto in Point of Woods Addition; 50.13 (31) the unplatted portions of Government Lots 1, 2, and 3 50.14 of Section 35, Township 152 North, Range 50 West; 50.15 (32) all of Government Lot 7, the unplatted portion of 50.16 Government Lot 9, and that part of Government Lots 6 and 8 and 50.17 the Southeast Quarter of the Southeast Quarter lying 50.18 southwesterly of the southwesterly right-of-way line of the 50.19 Burlington Northern and Santa Fe Railroad of Section 1, Township 50.20 151 North, Range 50 West; 50.21 (33) the unplatted portions of Government Lots 2, 3, 4, 5, 50.22 and 6 of Section 2, Township 151 North, Range 50 West; 50.23 (34) all of Government Lots 1 and 2 of Section 11, Township 50.24 151 North, Range 50 West; 50.25 (35) all of Government Lots 1, 7, and 11, the unplatted 50.26 portions of Government Lots 3, 5, 9, and 10, and the Northeast 50.27 Quarter of the Northwest Quarter of Section 12, Township 151 50.28 North, Range 50; 50.29 (36) all of Government Lots 1 and 2, the Southwest Quarter 50.30 of the Northwest Quarter, and the Northwest Quarter of the 50.31 Southwest Quarter of Section 13, Township 151 North, Range 50 50.32 West; 50.33 (37) all of Government Lots 1, 2, 3, and 4 of Section 14; 50.34 Township 151 North, Range 50 West; 50.35 (38) that part of Government Lot 7 lying southwesterly of 50.36 the southwesterly right-of-way line of the Burlington Northern 51.1 and Santa Fe Railroad of Section 6, Township 151 North, Range 49 51.2 West; and 51.3 (39) all of Government Lots 2, 6, 7, and 9, the Northwest 51.4 Quarter of the Northeast Quarter, the Northeast Quarter of the 51.5 Northeast Quarter, the unplatted portions of Government Lots 3 51.6 and 5, and that part of Government Lot 1 and the Northeast 51.7 Quarter of the Northwest Quarter lying southwesterly of the 51.8 southwesterly right-of-way line of the Burlington Northern and 51.9 Santa Fe Railroad of Section 7, Township 151 North, Range 49 51.10 West. 51.11 Subd. 3. [ADMINISTRATION.] The commissioner of natural 51.12 resources shall administer the area according to Minnesota 51.13 Statutes, section 86A.05, subdivision 3, subject to existing 51.14 rules and regulations for state recreation areas. The 51.15 commissioner shall appoint a citizens' oversight committee to 51.16 assist with developing and managing the area. The committee 51.17 shall serve without compensation and is exempt from Minnesota 51.18 Statutes, section 15.059. 51.19 Sec. 39. Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 85.015, is 51.20 amended by adding a subdivision to read: 51.21 Subd. 8a. [MILL TOWNS TRAIL.] (a) The trail shall 51.22 originate at a point commonly known as Faribault Junction in 51.23 Rice county, the termination point of the Sakatah Singing Hills 51.24 Trail, and shall extend through the towns of Faribault, Dundas, 51.25 Northfield, Waterford, and Randolph, to the termination point of 51.26 the Cannon Valley Trail in Cannon Falls. The trail may be 51.27 located within the Cannon River wild, scenic, and recreational 51.28 river land use district. 51.29 (b) The trail shall be developed primarily for riding and 51.30 hiking. Motorized vehicles, except snowmobiles, are prohibited 51.31 from the trail. 51.32 Sec. 40. Minnesota Statutes 1999 Supplement, section 51.33 85.019, subdivision 4b, is amended to read: 51.34 Subd. 4b. [REGIONAL TRAILS.] The commissioner shall 51.35 administer a program to provide grants to units of government 51.36 for up to 50 percent of the costs ofacquisition and betterment 52.1 of public land and improvements needed for trails outside the 52.2 metropolitan area deemed to be of regional significance 52.3 according to criteria published by the commissioner. Recipients 52.4 must provide a nonstate cash match of at least one-half of total 52.5 eligible project costs. If land used for the trails is not in 52.6 full public ownership, then the recipients must prove it is 52.7 dedicated to the purposes of the grants for at least 20 52.8 years. The commissioner shall make payment to a unit of 52.9 government upon receiving documentation of reimbursable 52.10 expenditures. A unit of government may enter into a lease or 52.11 management agreement for the trail, subject to section 16A.695. 52.12 Sec. 41. Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 103F.161, is 52.13 amended by adding a subdivision to read: 52.14 Subd. 3. [RED RIVER BASIN FLOOD MITIGATION 52.15 PROJECTS.] Notwithstanding subdivision 2, a grant for 52.16 implementation of a flood hazard mitigation project in the Red 52.17 river basin that is consistent with the 1998 mediation agreement 52.18 and approved by the Red river flood damage reduction work group 52.19 may be for up to 75 percent of the cost of the proposed 52.20 mitigation measures for the the Agassiz-Audubon, North Ottawa, 52.21 Hay creek, and Thief River subwatershed projects. 52.22 Sec. 42. [115.445] [NOTIFICATION REQUIREMENTS.] 52.23 Before the pollution control agency may issue a permit for 52.24 a new wastewater treatment system that requires a national 52.25 pollutant discharge elimination system permit or a state 52.26 disposal system permit, and before construction of the system 52.27 may begin, the following requirements must be met: 52.28 (1) the project proposer must provide notice to other 52.29 political subdivisions as required by section 116.182, 52.30 subdivision 3a, unless section 116.182, subdivision 3a, does not 52.31 apply to the project; and 52.32 (2) the agency shall evaluate wastewater treatment 52.33 alternatives to the proposed project that are included in the 52.34 facilities plan, and any comments received on the facilities 52.35 plan, considering environmental and cost factors, and shall make 52.36 the information available to the public and may make written 53.1 findings regarding its evaluation. 53.2 Sec. 43. [115.447] [TRACKING REPORT FOR NEW WASTEWATER 53.3 FACILITIES.] 53.4 The pollution control agency shall annually prepare a 53.5 report tracking the location and capacity of each new wastewater 53.6 treatment system requiring a national pollutant discharge 53.7 elimination system or state disposal system permit built after 53.8 May 1, 2000. The annual report must also provide the total 53.9 number of new systems built after that date. The commissioner 53.10 shall submit the report to the chairs of the legislative 53.11 committees with jurisdiction over environmental policy and 53.12 finance by February 1 of each year. 53.13 Sec. 44. Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 116.182, 53.14 subdivision 1, is amended to read: 53.15 Subdivision 1. [DEFINITIONS.] (a) For the purposes of this 53.16 section, the terms defined in this subdivision have the meanings 53.17 given them. 53.18 (b) "Agency" means the pollution control agency. 53.19 (c) "Authority" means the public facilities authority 53.20 established in section 446A.03. 53.21 (d) "Commissioner" means the commissioner of the pollution 53.22 control agency. 53.23 (e) "Essential project components" means those components 53.24 of a wastewater disposal system that are necessary to convey or 53.25 treat a municipality's existing wastewater flows and loadings ,53.26 and future wastewater flows and loadings based on 50 percent of53.27 the projected residential growth of the municipality for a53.28 20-year period. 53.29 (f) "Municipality" means a county, home rule charter or 53.30 statutory city, town, the metropolitan council, an Indian tribe 53.31 or an authorized Indian tribal organization; or any other 53.32 governmental subdivision of the state responsible by law for the 53.33 prevention, control, and abatement of water pollution in any 53.34 area of the state. 53.35 (g) "Outstanding international resource value waters" are 53.36 the surface waters of the state in the Lake Superior Basin, 54.1 other than Class 7 waters and those waters designated as 54.2 outstanding resource value waters. 54.3 (h) "Outstanding resource value waters" are those that have 54.4 high water quality, wilderness characteristics, unique 54.5 scientific or ecological significance, exceptional recreation 54.6 value, or other special qualities that warrant special 54.7 protection. 54.8 Sec. 45. Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 116J.561, is 54.9 amended to read: 54.10 116J.561 [CREATION OF ACCOUNTACCOUNTS.] 54.11 ATwo redevelopment account isaccounts are created, one 54.12 in the general fund and one in the bond proceeds fund. Money in 54.13 the accountaccounts may be used to make grants as provided in 54.14 section 116J.564 and to pay for the commissioner's costs in 54.15 reviewing applications and making grants. 54.16 Sec. 46. Minnesota Statutes 1999 Supplement, section 54.17 116J.567, is amended to read: 54.18 116J.567 [SALE OF LAND.] 54.19 Bond proceeds fundsMoney in the account in the bond 54.20 proceeds fund may only be used for redevelopment costs for 54.21 publicly owned property. Nonbond proceeds fundsMoney in the 54.22 account in the general fund may be used for redevelopment costs 54.23 as defined in section 116J.562, subdivision 2, provided that the 54.24 land upon which the improvements are made will ultimately be 54.25 sold to a private developer at the fair market value of the 54.26 land, unless it can be determined by the commissioner that a 54.27 sale for less than fair market value does not result in a 54.28 subsidy to a private business or developer. Net sale proceeds, 54.29 up to the amount of the grant, must be paid to the account by 54.30 the development authority within two years of the sale. The 54.31 sale and repayment provisions of this section do not apply to 54.32 lands that will be acquired with nonbondmoney other than bond 54.33 proceeds fundsand retained in public ownership for 54.34 infrastructure improvement and ponding or other environmental 54.35 infrastructure. For the purpose of this section, "net sales 54.36 proceeds" means the purchase price of the land minus 55.1 redevelopment costs related to the land including redevelopment 55.2 costs paid with grants made under section 116J.564. 55.3 Sec. 47. Minnesota Statutes 1999 Supplement, section 55.4 119A.45, as amended by Laws 2000, chapter 444, article 2, 55.5 section 3, is amended to read: 55.6 119A.45 [EARLY CHILDHOOD LEARNING AND CHILD PROTECTION 55.7 FACILITIES.] 55.8 The commissioner may make grants to state agencies and 55.9 political subdivisions to construct or rehabilitate facilities 55.10 for early childhood programs, with priority to centers in 55.11 counties or municipalities with the highest percentage of 55.12 children living in poverty. The commissioner may also make 55.13 grants to state agencies and political subdivisions to construct 55.14 or rehabilitate facilities for crisis nurseries or parenting 55.15 time centers. The facilities must be owned by the state or a 55.16 political subdivision, but may be leased under section 16A.695 55.17 to organizations that operate the programs. The commissioner 55.18 must prescribe the terms and conditions of the leases. A grant 55.19 for an individual facility must not exceed $200,000 for each 55.20 program that is housed in the facility, up to a maximum of 55.21 $500,000 for a facility that houses three programs or more. 55.22 Programs include Head Start, early childhood and family 55.23 education programs, and other early childhood intervention 55.24 programs. The commissioner must give priority to grants that 55.25 involve collaboration among sponsors of programs under this 55.26 section and may give priority to projects that collaborate with 55.27 child care providers, including all-day and school-age child 55.28 care programs, special needs care, sick child care, and55.29 nontraditional hour care, and programs that include services to 55.30 refugee and immigrant families. The commissioner may give 55.31 priority to grants for programs that will increase their child 55.32 care workers' wages as a result of the grant. At least 25 55.33 percent of the amounts appropriated for these grants up to 55.34 $50,000 must utilize youthbuild under sections 268.361 to 55.35 268.366 or other youth employment and training programs for the 55.36 labor portion of the construction. Eligible programs must 56.1 consult with appropriate labor organizations to deliver 56.2 education and training. State appropriations must be matched on 56.3 a 50 percent basis with nonstate funds. The matching 56.4 requirement must apply programwide and not to individual grants. 56.5 Sec. 48. Minnesota Statutes 1999 Supplement, section 56.6 124D.88, subdivision 3, is amended to read: 56.7 Subd. 3. [GRANT APPLICATION PROCESS.] (a) Any group of 56.8 school districts that meets the criteria required under 56.9 paragraph (b)(1) may apply for a magnet school grant in an 56.10 amount not to exceed $20,800,000 forthe approved costs or 56.11 expansion of a magnet school facility. 56.12 (b)(1) Any group of districts that submits an application 56.13 for a grant shall submit a proposal to the commissioner for 56.14 review and comment under section 123B.71, and the commissioner 56.15 shall prepare a review and comment on the proposed magnet school 56.16 facility, regardless of the amount of the capital expenditure 56.17 required to design, acquire, construct, remodel, improve, 56.18 furnish, or equip the facility. The commissioner must not 56.19 approve an application for a magnet school grant for any 56.20 facility unless the facility receives a favorable review and 56.21 comment under section 123B.71 and the participating districts: 56.22 (i) establish a joint powers board under section 471.59 to 56.23 represent all participating districts and govern the magnet 56.24 school facility; 56.25 (ii) design the planned magnet school facility to meet the 56.26 applicable requirements contained in Minnesota Rules, chapter 56.27 3535; 56.28 (iii) submit a statement of need, including reasons why the 56.29 magnet school will facilitate integration and improve learning; 56.30 (iv) prepare an educational plan that includes input from 56.31 both community and professional staff; and 56.32 (v) develop an education program that will improve learning 56.33 opportunities for students attending the magnet school. 56.34 (2) The districts may develop a plan that permits social 56.35 service, health, and other programs serving students and 56.36 community residents to be located within the magnet school 57.1 facility. The commissioner shall consider this plan when 57.2 preparing a review and comment on the proposed facility. 57.3 (c) When two or more districts enter into an agreement 57.4 establishing a joint powers board to govern the magnet school 57.5 facility, all member districts shall have the same powers. 57.6 (d) A joint powers board of participating school districts 57.7 established under paragraphs (b) and (c) that intends to apply 57.8 for a grant must adopt a resolution stating the costs of the 57.9 proposed project, the purpose for which the debt is to be 57.10 incurred, and an estimate of the dates when the contracts for 57.11 the proposed project will be completed. A copy of the 57.12 resolution must accompany any application for a state grant 57.13 under this section. 57.14 (e)(1) The commissioner shall examine and consider all 57.15 grant applications. If the commissioner finds that any joint 57.16 powers district is not a qualified grant applicant, the 57.17 commissioner shall promptly notify that joint powers board. The 57.18 commissioner shall make awards to no more than two qualified 57.19 applicants whose applications have been on file with the 57.20 commissioner more than 30 days. 57.21 (2) A grant award is subject to verification by the joint 57.22 powers board under paragraph (f). A grant award must not be 57.23 made until the participating districts determine the site of the 57.24 magnet school facility. If the total amount of the approved 57.25 applications exceeds the amount of grant funding that is or can 57.26 be made available, the commissioner shall allot the available 57.27 amount equally between the approved applicant districts. The 57.28 commissioner shall promptly certify to each qualified joint 57.29 powers board the amount, if any, of the grant awarded to it. 57.30 (f) Each grant must be evidenced by a contract between the 57.31 joint powers board and the state acting through the 57.32 commissioner. The contract obligates the state to pay to the 57.33 joint powers board an amount computed according to paragraph 57.34 (e)(2) and a schedule, and terms and conditions acceptable to 57.35 the commissioner of finance. 57.36 (g) Notwithstanding the provisions of section 123B.02, 58.1 subdivision 3, the joint powers and its individual members may 58.2 enter into long-term lease agreements as part of the magnet 58.3 school program. 58.4 Sec. 49. Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 134.45, is 58.5 amended by adding a subdivision to read: 58.6 Subd. 5a. [PROHIBITION ON PORNOGRAPHIC USE OF INTERNET.] A 58.7 public library jurisdiction is not eligible for a grant under 58.8 this section unless it has adopted a policy to prohibit library 58.9 users from using the library's Internet access to view, print, 58.10 or distribute material that is obscene within the meaning of 58.11 section 617.241. 58.12 Sec. 50. Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 135A.034, is 58.13 amended to read: 58.14 135A.034 [BUDGET PRIORITIES.] 58.15 Subdivision 1. [OPERATING BUDGET.] The governing boards of 58.16 the University of Minnesota, and the Minnesota state colleges 58.17 and universities , the community colleges, and the technical58.18 collegesshall each develop, for legislative and executive 58.19 branch acceptance, its highest budget priorities in accordance 58.20 with statewide objectives for higher education. It is the 58.21 intent of the legislature to appropriate at least 67 percent of 58.22 the total cost of instruction after adjusting for inflation and 58.23 enrollment changes. However, in the event of a budget 58.24 shortfall, or if funding of inflation is not possible, available 58.25 funding shall first be applied to the agreed upon budget 58.26 priorities. 58.27 Subd. 2. [CAPITAL PROJECTS.] The board of regents of the 58.28 University of Minnesota and the board of trustees of the 58.29 Minnesota state colleges and universities are requested to 58.30 consider the following criteria in establishing priorities for 58.31 requests for bond funds for capital projects: 58.32 (1) maintenance and preservation of existing facilities; 58.33 (2) completion of projects that have received funding; 58.34 (3) updating facilities to meet contemporary needs; 58.35 (4) providing geographic distribution of capital projects; 58.36 and 59.1 (5) maximizing the use of nonstate contributions. 59.2 Sec. 51. Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 136F.36, 59.3 subdivision 1, is amended to read: 59.4 Subdivision 1. [AUTHORITY TO ACQUIRE, DEVELOP, AND SELL 59.5 REAL PROPERTY FOR INSTRUCTIONAL PURPOSES.] For the purpose of 59.6 instructional construction by technical colleges, the board may 59.7 build, sell, or transfer personal property and may purchase or 59.8 otherwise acquire real property that it does not intend to use 59.9 as a permanent educational site. The board may, upon the terms 59.10 and conditions it sets, develop and, sell, transfer, or 59.11 otherwise dispose of real property acquired under this section. 59.12 A sale shall, transfer, or other disposition must be forat 59.13 fair market value. For purposes of this section, a sale price 59.14 resulting from public bidding, public auction, or negotiations 59.15 between unrelated parties acting in their self-interest is fair 59.16 market value. Where real property acquired under this section 59.17 cannot be sold for fair market value, the board may lease the 59.18 real property under the terms and conditions it sets. The board 59.19 may also contract for the use of real property it does not own. 59.20 Where the board makes improvements to real property it does not 59.21 own, the landowner shallmay compensate the board for the fair 59.22 market value, nominal consideration, or without consideration as 59.23 may be agreed on between the parties, of the board's 59.24 contribution to the improvements. No other authorizing 59.25 legislation or legislative approval is required for an 59.26 acquisition, improvement, or sale under this section. Proceeds 59.27 from the sale, lease, or improvement of real property under this 59.28 section are appropriated to the board. 59.29 Sec. 52. Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 136F.36, 59.30 subdivision 3, is amended to read: 59.31 Subd. 3. [WARRANTIES.] The board may, in its discretion, 59.32 offer the warranties contained in chapter 327A, less extensive 59.33 warranties or no warranties. 59.34 Sec. 53. Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 136F.36, is 59.35 amended by adding a subdivision to read: 59.36 Subd. 5. [STATE EMPLOYEE PURCHASE.] Notwithstanding 60.1 section 15.054, personal or real property resulting from 60.2 instructional construction by technical colleges may be sold to 60.3 a state employee under the following conditions: 60.4 (1) there is reasonable public notice of the sale; 60.5 (2) the sale is by public auction, sealed bid, or listing 60.6 with a licensed real estate broker; 60.7 (3) the state employee offers the highest price; and 60.8 (4) the state employee was not involved in the development 60.9 of the property or the award of the sale. 60.10 Sec. 54. Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 136F.60, is 60.11 amended by adding a subdivision to read: 60.12 Subd. 4. [TRANSFER OF STATE COLLEGE OR UNIVERSITY-OWNED 60.13 IMPROVEMENTS.] The board may sell, transfer, or otherwise 60.14 dispose of an improvement located on state-owned lands, the 60.15 compensation for which shall be determined by the board. The 60.16 sale, transfer, or disposition must be accomplished by a bill of 60.17 sale describing the improvement transferred and the terms and 60.18 conditions of the sale or transfer. Proceeds from the sale, 60.19 transfer, or disposition must be retained by the board unless 60.20 otherwise provided by section 16A.695 or other law. 60.21 Sec. 55. Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 136F.64, 60.22 subdivision 1, is amended to read: 60.23 Subdivision 1. [GENERAL AUTHORITY; CONSTRUCTION; 60.24 IMPROVEMENTS.] (a) Specific legislative authority is not 60.25 required for repairs or minor capital projects financed with 60.26 operating appropriation or institutional receipts that: 60.27 (1) are undertaken for asset preservation or code 60.28 compliance purposes; or 60.29 (2) do not materially increase the net square footage of 60.30 the institution; and 60.31 (3) do not materially increase the costs of instructional 60.32 programs. 60.33 For any project under this section with a cost in excess of 60.34 $50,000, unless the board of trustees determines that an 60.35 emergency exists, the board must notify the chair of the finance 60.36 committee of the senate, and the chairs of the ways and means 61.1 committee and the capital investment committee of the house in 61.2 writing before incurring any contractual obligations. 61.3 (b) The board shall supervise and control the preparation 61.4 of plans and specifications for the construction, alteration, 61.5 repair, or enlargement of state college and university 61.6 buildings, structures, and improvements for which appropriations 61.7 are made to the board. The board shall advertise for bids and 61.8 award contracts in connection with the improvements, supervise 61.9 and inspect the work, approve necessary changes in the plans and 61.10 specifications, approve estimates for payment, and accept the 61.11 improvements when completed according to the plans and 61.12 specifications. 61.13 Sec. 56. Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 136F.98, 61.14 subdivision 1, is amended to read: 61.15 Subdivision 1. [ISSUANCE OF BONDS.] The board of trustees 61.16 of the Minnesota state colleges and universities or a successor 61.17 may issue additionalrevenue bonds under sections 136F.90 to 61.18 136F.97 in anwhose aggregate principal amount at any time may 61.19 not exceeding $40,000,000, subject to the resolutions61.20 authorizing its outstanding revenue bondsexceed $100,000,000, 61.21 and payable from the revenue appropriated to the fund 61.22 established by section 136F.94, and use the proceeds together 61.23 with other public or private money that may otherwise become 61.24 available to acquire land, and to acquire, construct, complete, 61.25 remodel, and equip structures or portions thereof to be used for 61.26 dormitory, residence hall, student union, food service, and 61.27 related parking purposes at the state universities. Before 61.28 issuing the bonds or any part of them, the board shall consult 61.29 with and obtain the advisory recommendations of the chairs of 61.30 the house ways and means committee and the senate finance 61.31 committee about the facilities to be financed by the bonds. 61.32 Sec. 57. Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 193.143, is 61.33 amended to read: 61.34 193.143 [STATE ARMORY BUILDING COMMISSION, POWERS.] 61.35 Such corporation, subject to the conditions and limitations 61.36 prescribed in sections 193.141 to 193.149, shall possess all the 62.1 powers of a body corporate necessary and convenient to 62.2 accomplish the objectives and perform the duties prescribed by 62.3 sections 193.141 to 193.149, including the following, which 62.4 shall not be construed as a limitation upon the general powers 62.5 hereby conferred: 62.6 (1) To acquire by lease, purchase, gift, or condemnation 62.7 proceedings all necessary right, title, and interest in and to 62.8 the lands required for a site for a new armory and all other 62.9 real or personal property required for the purposes contemplated 62.10 by the Military Code and to hold and dispose of the same, 62.11 subject to the conditions and limitations herein prescribed; 62.12 provided that any such real or personal property or interest 62.13 therein may be so acquired or accepted subject to any condition 62.14 which may be imposed thereon by the grantor or donor and agreed 62.15 to by such corporation not inconsistent with the proper use of 62.16 such property by the state for armory or military purposes as 62.17 herein provided. 62.18 (2) To exercise the right of eminent domain in the manner 62.19 provided by chapter 117, for the purpose of acquiring any 62.20 property which such corporation is herein authorized to acquire 62.21 by condemnation; provided, that the corporation may take 62.22 possession of any such property so to be acquired at any time 62.23 after the filing of the petition describing the same in 62.24 condemnation proceedings; provided further, that this shall not 62.25 preclude the corporation from abandoning the condemnation of any 62.26 such property in any case where possession thereof has not been 62.27 taken. 62.28 (3) To construct and equip new armories as authorized 62.29 herein; to pay therefor out of the funds obtained as hereinafter 62.30 provided and to hold, manage, and dispose of such armory, 62.31 equipment, and site as hereinafter provided. The total amount 62.32 of bonds issued on account of such armories shall not exceed the 62.33 amount of the cost thereof; provided also, that the total bonded 62.34 indebtedness of the commission shall not at any time exceed the 62.35 aggregate sum of $7,000,000$15,000,000. 62.36 (4) To provide partnerships with federal and state 63.1 governments and to match federal and local funds, when available. 63.2 (5) To sue and be sued. 63.3 (5)(6) To contract and be contracted with in any matter 63.4 connected with any purpose or activity within the powers of such 63.5 corporations as herein specified; provided, that no officer or 63.6 member of such corporation shall be personally interested, 63.7 directly or indirectly, in any contract in which such 63.8 corporation is interested. 63.9 (6)(7) To employ any and all professional and 63.10 nonprofessional services and all agents, employees, workers, and 63.11 servants necessary and proper for the purposes and activities of 63.12 such corporation as authorized or contemplated herein and to pay 63.13 for the same out of any portion of the income of the corporation 63.14 available for such purposes or activities. The officers and 63.15 members of such corporation shall not receive any compensation 63.16 therefrom, but may receive their reasonable and necessary 63.17 expenses incurred in connection with the performance of their 63.18 duties; provided however, that whenever the duties of any member 63.19 of the commission require full time and attention the commission 63.20 may compensate the member therefor at such rates as it may 63.21 determine. 63.22 (7)(8) To borrow money and issue bonds for the purposes 63.23 and in the manner and within the limitations herein specified, 63.24 and to pledge any and all property and income of such 63.25 corporation acquired or received as herein provided to secure 63.26 the payment of such bonds, subject to the provisions and 63.27 limitations herein prescribed, and to redeem any such bonds if 63.28 so provided therein or in the mortgage or trust deed 63.29 accompanying the same. 63.30 (8)(9) To use for the following purposes any available 63.31 money received by such corporation from any source as herein 63.32 provided in excess of those required for the payment of the cost 63.33 of such armory and for the payment of any bonds issued by the 63.34 corporation and interest thereon according to the terms of such 63.35 bonds or of any mortgage or trust deed accompanying the same: 63.36 (a) To pay the necessary incidental expenses of carrying on 64.1 the business and activities of the corporation as herein 64.2 authorized; 64.3 (b) To pay the cost of operating, maintaining, repairing, 64.4 and improving such new armories; 64.5 (c) If any further excess moneys remain, to purchase upon 64.6 the open market at or above or below the face or par value 64.7 thereof any bonds issued by the corporation as herein 64.8 authorized; provided, that any bonds so purchased shall 64.9 thereupon be canceled. 64.10 (9)(10) To adopt and use a corporate seal. 64.11 (10)(11) To adopt all needful bylaws and rules for the 64.12 conduct of business and affairs of such corporation and for the 64.13 management and use of all armories while under the ownership and 64.14 control of such corporation as herein provided, not inconsistent 64.15 with the use of such armory for armory or military purposes. 64.16 (11)(12) Such corporation shall issue no stock. 64.17 (12)(13) No officer or member of such corporation shall 64.18 have any personal share or interest in any funds or property of 64.19 the corporation or be subject to any personal liability by 64.20 reason of any liability of the corporation. 64.21 (13)(14) The Minnesota state armory building commission 64.22 created under section 193.142 shall keep all money and credits 64.23 received by it as a single fund, to be designated as the 64.24 "Minnesota state armory building commission fund," with separate 64.25 accounts for each armory; and the commission may make transfers 64.26 of money from funds appertaining to any armory under its control 64.27 for use for any other such armory; provided such transfers shall 64.28 be made only from money on hand, from time to time, in excess of 64.29 the amounts required to meet payments of interest or principal 64.30 on bonds or other obligations appertaining to the armory to 64.31 which such funds pertain and only when necessary to pay expenses 64.32 of construction, operation, maintenance, and debt service of 64.33 such other armory; provided further, no such transfer of any 64.34 money paid for the support of any armory by the municipality in 64.35 which such armory is situated shall be made by the commission. 64.36 (14)(15) The corporation created under section 193.142 may 65.1 designate one or more state or national banks as depositories of 65.2 its funds, and may provide, upon such conditions as the 65.3 corporation may determine, that the treasurer of the corporation 65.4 shall be exempt from personal liability for loss of funds 65.5 deposited in any such depository due to the insolvency or other 65.6 acts or omissions of such depository. 65.7 (15)(16) The governor is empowered to apply for grants of 65.8 money, equipment, and materials which may be made available to 65.9 the states by the federal government for leasing, building, and 65.10 equipping armories for the use of the military forces of the 65.11 state which are reserve components of the armed forces of the 65.12 United States, whenever the governor is satisfied that the 65.13 conditions under which such grants are offered by the federal 65.14 government, are for the best interests of the state and are not 65.15 inconsistent with the laws of the state relating to armories, 65.16 and to accept such grants in the name of the state. The 65.17 Minnesota state armory building commission is designated as the 65.18 agency of the state to receive such grants and to use them for 65.19 armory purposes as prescribed in this chapter, and by federal 65.20 laws, and regulations not inconsistent therewith. 65.21 Sec. 58. Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 246.18, 65.22 subdivision 7, is amended to read: 65.23 Subd. 7. [USE OF CERTAIN REIMBURSEMENT FUNDS.] Except as 65.24 provided in subdivisions 2, 5, and 6, and unless otherwise 65.25 required by federal law, during any period in which bonds are 65.26 issued and outstanding under section 16A.67, all money received 65.27 from the federal government or other nonstate source for payment 65.28 or reimbursement of health care costs incurred at regional 65.29 treatment centers, state nursing homes, and other state 65.30 facilities as defined in section 246.50, subdivision 3, must be 65.31 credited to the special revenue fund created in section 16A.67, 65.32 subdivision 3. Money credited to the special revenue fund must 65.33 be transferred to the debt service fund established in section 65.34 16A.67, subdivision 4, at the times and in the amounts 65.35 determined by order of the commissioner of finance to be 65.36 necessary to provide for the payment and security of bonds 66.1 issued pursuant to section 16A.67. On or before the tenth day 66.2 of each month, any money in the special revenue fund not 66.3 required to be transferred to the debt service fund must be 66.4 transferred to the general fund. Except as provided in 66.5 subdivisions 2, 5, and 6, and unless otherwise required by 66.6 federal law, if bonds are not issued and outstanding under 66.7 section 16A.67, all money received from the federal government 66.8 or other nonstate source for payment or reimbursement of health 66.9 care costs incurred at regional treatment centers, state nursing 66.10 homes, and other state facilities as defined in section 246.50, 66.11 subdivision 3, must be credited to the general fund. 66.12 Sec. 59. Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 349A.10, 66.13 subdivision 5, is amended to read: 66.14 Subd. 5. [DEPOSIT OF NET PROCEEDS.] Within 30 days after 66.15 the end of each month, the director shall deposit in the state 66.16 treasury the net proceeds of the lottery, which is the balance 66.17 in the lottery fund after transfers to the lottery prize fund 66.18 and credits to the lottery operations account. Of the net 66.19 proceeds, 40 percent must be credited to the Minnesota 66.20 environment and natural resources trust fund, and during any 66.21 period in which bonds are issued and outstanding under section 66.22 16A.67, the remainder must be credited to the special revenue 66.23 fund created in section 16A.67, subdivision 3, provided that if 66.24 bonds are not issued and outstanding under section 16A.67, such 66.25 remainder must be credited to the general fund. Money credited 66.26 to the special revenue fund must be transferred to the debt 66.27 service fund established in section 16A.67, subdivision 4, at 66.28 the times and in the amounts determined by the commissioner of 66.29 finance to be necessary to provide for the payment and security 66.30 of bonds issued pursuant to section 16A.67. On or before the 66.31 tenth day of each month, any money in the special revenue fund 66.32 not required to be transferred to the debt service fund must be 66.33 transferred to the general fund. 66.34 Sec. 60. Minnesota Statutes 1999 Supplement, section 66.35 446A.072, subdivision 4, is amended to read: 66.36 Subd. 4. [FUNDING LEVEL.] (a) The authority shall provide 67.1 supplemental assistance for essential project component costs as 67.2 certified by the commissioner of the pollution control agency 67.3 under section 116.182, subdivision 4. 67.4 (b) Except as provided in paragraph (c), a municipality may 67.5 not receive more than $4,000,000, or $15,000 per existing 67.6 connection, whichever is less, under this section unless 67.7 specifically approved by law. If a project would be eligible 67.8 for more than $4,000,000 under paragraph (e), the authority 67.9 shall include a description of the project and the financing 67.10 plan in its report on needs in subdivision 11. 67.11 (c) A sanitary district or multijurisdictional wastewater 67.12 treatment district may receive an additional $1,000,000 for each 67.13 municipality participating up to a maximum grant of $8,000,000, 67.14 unless a higher amount is specifically approved by law. If a 67.15 project would be eligible for more than $8,000,000 under 67.16 paragraph (e), the authority shall include a description of the 67.17 project and the financing plan in its report on needs in 67.18 subdivision 11. 67.19 (d) The authority shall provide supplemental assistance for 67.20 up to one-half of the eligible grant funding level determined by 67.21 the United States Department of Agriculture Rural Development 67.22 funding for projects listed on the agency's project priority 67.23 list, in priority order. In the case of multijurisdictional 67.24 projects when the United States Department of Agriculture Rural 67.25 Development is unable to fully fund up to one-half of the 67.26 eligible grant amount, the authority may provide up to an 67.27 additional $1,000,000 for each municipality participating up to 67.28 the limits under paragraph (c) but not to exceed the maximum 67.29 grant level determined by the United States Department of 67.30 Agriculture Rural Development as needed to keep the project 67.31 affordable. For municipalities that are not eligible for United 67.32 States Department of Agriculture Rural Development funding for 67.33 wastewater, the authority shall provide supplemental assistance 67.34 for: (1) essential project component costs calculated by first 67.35 determining the amount needed to reduce a municipality's annual 67.36 residential sewer costs to 1.4 percent of the municipality's 68.1 median household income or $25 per month per household, 68.2 whichever is greater, and then multiplying that amount by 80 68.3 percent to determine the actual award amount to supplement loans 68.4 under section 446A.07; and (2) up to 50 percent of the 68.5 incremental costs specifically identified by the agency as being 68.6 attributable to more stringent wastewater standards required to 68.7 protect outstanding resource value waters or outstanding 68.8 international resource value waters. 68.9 (e) Notwithstanding paragraph (b), in the event that a 68.10 municipality's monthly residential sewer service charges average 68.11 above $50, the authority will provide 90 percent of the grant 68.12 amount needed to reduce the average monthly sewer service charge 68.13 to $50, provided the project is ranked in the top 50 percentile 68.14 of the agency's intended use plan. 68.15 (f) The authority shall provide supplemental assistance to 68.16 a municipality that would not otherwise qualify for supplemental 68.17 assistance if: 68.18 (1) the municipality voluntarily accepts a sewer connection 68.19 from another governmental unit to serve residential, industrial, 68.20 or commercial developments that were completed before March 1, 68.21 1996, or are on lots whose plats were recorded before that date; 68.22 and 68.23 (2) fees charged by the municipality for the connection 68.24 must take into account state and federal grants used by the 68.25 municipality for the construction of the treatment plant. 68.26 The amount of supplemental assistance under this paragraph must 68.27 be sufficient to reduce debt service payments under section 68.28 446A.07 to an extent equivalent to a zero percent loan in an 68.29 amount up to the other governmental unit's project costs 68.30 necessary for connection. Eligibility for supplemental 68.31 assistance under this paragraph ends three years after the 68.32 agency certifies that the connection has met the operational 68.33 performance standards established by the agency. 68.34 Sec. 61. Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 462A.202, 68.35 subdivision 2, is amended to read: 68.36 Subd. 2. [TRANSITIONAL HOUSING.] The agency may make loans 69.1 with or without interest to cities and counties to finance the 69.2 acquisition, improvement, and rehabilitation of existing housing 69.3 properties or the acquisition, site improvement, and development 69.4 of new properties for the purposes of providing transitional 69.5 housing, upon terms and conditions the agency determines. For 69.6 purposes of this section, "transitional housing" means housing 69.7 that is provided for a limited duration not exceeding 24 months, 69.8 except that up to one-third of the residents may live in the 69.9 housing for up to 36 months. Preference must be given to cities 69.10 that propose to acquire properties being sold by the resolution 69.11 trust corporation or the department of housing and urban 69.12 development. Loans under this subdivision are subject to the 69.13 restrictions in subdivision 7. 69.14 Sec. 62. Laws 1984, chapter 597, section 22, is amended to 69.15 read: 69.16 Sec. 22. [TRANSPORTATION BONDS.] 69.17 To provide the money appropriated in this act from the 69.18 state transportation fund the commissioner of finance upon69.19 request of the governorshall sell and issue bonds of the state 69.20 in an amount up to $16,000,000 in the manner, upon the terms, 69.21 and with the effect prescribed by Minnesota Statutes, sections 69.22 174.50, 174.51, and by the Constitution, article XI, sections 4 69.23 to 7. 69.24 Sec. 63. Laws 1987, chapter 400, section 25, subdivision 69.25 1, is amended to read: 69.26 Subdivision 1. [BUILDING FUND.] To provide the money 69.27 appropriated in this act from the state building fund the 69.28 commissioner of finance on request of the governorshall sell 69.29 and issue bonds of the state in an amount up to $370,972,200 in 69.30 the manner, upon the terms, and with the effect prescribed by 69.31 Minnesota Statutes, sections 16A.631 to 16A.675, and by the 69.32 Minnesota Constitution, article XI, sections 4 to 7. 69.33 Sec. 64. Laws 1987, chapter 400, section 25, subdivision 69.34 5, is amended to read: 69.35 Subd. 5. [WATER POLLUTION CONTROL FUND.] To provide the 69.36 money appropriated in this act from the water pollution control 70.1 fund the commissioner of finance on request of the governor70.2 shall sell and issue bonds of the state in an amount up to 70.3 $66,747,000 in the manner, upon the terms, and with the effect 70.4 prescribed by Minnesota Statutes, sections 16A.631 to 16A.675, 70.5 and by the Minnesota Constitution, article XI, sections 4 to 7. 70.6 The proceeds of the bonds, except accrued interest and any 70.7 premium received on the sale of the bonds, must be credited to a 70.8 bond proceeds account in the water pollution control fund. 70.9 Sec. 65. Laws 1989, chapter 300, article 1, section 23, 70.10 subdivision 1, is amended to read: 70.11 Subdivision 1. [BUILDING FUND.] To provide the money 70.12 appropriated in this act from the state building fund the 70.13 commissioner of finance on request of the governorshall sell 70.14 and issue bonds of the state in an amount up to $142,585,000 in 70.15 the manner, upon the terms, and with the effect prescribed by 70.16 Minnesota Statutes, sections 16A.631 to 16A.675, and by the 70.17 Minnesota Constitution, article XI, sections 4 to 7. 70.18 Sec. 66. Laws 1990, chapter 610, article 1, section 30, is 70.19 amended to read: 70.20 Sec. 30. [BOND SALE.] 70.21 Subdivision 1. [BOND PROCEEDS FUND.] To provide the money 70.22 appropriated in this act from the state bond proceeds fund the 70.23 commissioner of finance , on request of the governor,shall sell 70.24 and issue bonds of the state in an amount up to $109,525,000 in 70.25 the manner, upon the terms, and with the effect prescribed by 70.26 Minnesota Statutes, sections 16A.631 to 16A.675, and by the 70.27 Minnesota Constitution, article XI, sections 4 to 7. 70.28 Subd. 2. [INFRASTRUCTURE DEVELOPMENT FUND.] To provide the 70.29 money appropriated in this act from the infrastructure 70.30 development fund, the commissioner of finance , on request of the70.31 governor,shall sell and issue bonds of the state in an amount 70.32 up to $243,665,000 in the manner, upon the terms, and with the 70.33 effect prescribed by Minnesota Statutes, sections 16A.631 to 70.34 16A.675, and by the Minnesota Constitution, article XI, sections 70.35 4 to 7. 70.36 Subd. 3. [TRANSPORTATION FUND.] To provide the money 71.1 appropriated in this act from the state transportation fund, the 71.2 commissioner of finance , on request of the governor,shall sell 71.3 and issue bonds of the state in an amount up to $11,200,000 in 71.4 the manner, upon the terms, and with the effect prescribed by 71.5 Minnesota Statutes, sections 16A.631 to 16A.675, and by the 71.6 Minnesota Constitution, article XI, sections 4 to 7. The 71.7 proceeds of the bonds, except accrued interest and any premium 71.8 received on the sale of the bonds, must be credited to a bond 71.9 proceeds account in the state transportation fund. 71.10 Sec. 67. Laws 1991, chapter 354, article 11, section 2, 71.11 subdivision 1, is amended to read: 71.12 Subdivision 1. (a) To provide the money appropriated from 71.13 the bond proceeds fund in 1991 S.F. No. 1533, the commissioner 71.14 of finance on request of the governorshall sell and issue bonds 71.15 of the state in an amount up to $16,000,000 in the manner, upon 71.16 the terms, and with the effect prescribed by Minnesota Statutes, 71.17 sections 16A.631 to 16A.675, and by the Minnesota Constitution, 71.18 article XI. 71.19 (b) To provide the money appropriated from the bond 71.20 proceeds fund in this act, the commissioner of finance on71.21 request of the governorshall sell and issue bonds of the state 71.22 in an amount up to $12,000,000 in the manner, upon the terms, 71.23 and with the effect prescribed by Minnesota Statutes, sections 71.24 16A.631 to 16A.675, and by the Minnesota Constitution, article 71.25 XI. 71.26 Sec. 68. Laws 1992, chapter 558, section 28, is amended to 71.27 read: 71.28 Sec. 28. [BOND SALE.] 71.29 Subdivision 1. [BOND PROCEEDS FUND.] To provide the money 71.30 appropriated in this act from the bond proceeds fund the 71.31 commissioner of finance , on request of the governor,shall sell 71.32 and issue bonds of the state in an amount up to $231,695,000 in 71.33 the manner, upon the terms, and with the effect prescribed by 71.34 Minnesota Statutes, sections 16A.631 to 16A.675, and by the 71.35 Minnesota Constitution, article XI, sections 4 to 7. 71.36 Subd. 2. [MAXIMUM EFFORT SCHOOL LOAN FUND.] To provide the 72.1 money appropriated in this act from the maximum effort school 72.2 loan fund, the commissioner of finance , on request of the72.3 governor,shall sell and issue bonds of the state in an amount 72.4 up to $12,130,000 in the manner, upon the terms, and with the 72.5 effect prescribed by Minnesota Statutes, sections 16A.631 to 72.6 16A.675, and by the Minnesota Constitution, article XI, sections 72.7 4 to 7. The proceeds of the bonds, except accrued interest and 72.8 any premium received on the sale of the bonds, must be credited 72.9 to a bond proceeds account in the maximum effort school loan 72.10 fund. 72.11 Subd. 3. [TRANSPORTATION FUND.] To provide the money 72.12 appropriated in this act from the state transportation fund, the 72.13 commissioner of finance , on request of the governor,shall sell 72.14 and issue bonds of the state in an amount up to $17,500,000 in 72.15 the manner, upon the terms, and with the effect prescribed by 72.16 Minnesota Statutes, sections 16A.631 to 16A.675, and by the 72.17 Minnesota Constitution, article XI, sections 4 to 7. The 72.18 proceeds of the bonds, except accrued interest and any premium 72.19 received on the sale of the bonds, must be credited to a bond 72.20 proceeds account in the state transportation fund. 72.21 Sec. 69. Laws 1994, chapter 639, article 3, section 5, is 72.22 amended to read: 72.23 Sec. 5. [BOND SALE.] 72.24 (a) To provide the money appropriated in this act from the 72.25 state bond proceeds fund, the commissioner of finance , on72.26 request of the governor,shall sell and issue bonds of the state 72.27 in an amount up to $90,000,000 in the manner, upon the terms, 72.28 and with the effect prescribed by Minnesota Statutes, sections 72.29 16A.631 to 16A.675, the Minnesota Constitution, article XI, 72.30 sections 4 to 7, and paragraph (b). 72.31 (b) Bonds may not be issued under this section in total 72.32 amounts exceeding the following: 72.33 (1) by June 30, 1996, $10,000,000; 72.34 (2) by June 30, 1998, $35,000,000; 72.35 (3) by June 30, 2000, $55,000,000; and 72.36 (4) by June 30, 2002, $75,000,000. 73.1 Sec. 70. Laws 1994, chapter 643, section 31, is amended to 73.2 read: 73.3 Sec. 31. [BOND SALE AUTHORIZATION.] 73.4 Subdivision 1. [BOND PROCEEDS FUND.] To provide the money 73.5 appropriated in this act from the bond proceeds fund the 73.6 commissioner of finance , on request of the governor,shall sell 73.7 and issue bonds of the state in an amount up to $573,385,000 in 73.8 the manner, upon the terms, and with the effect prescribed by 73.9 Minnesota Statutes, sections 16A.631 to 16A.675, and by the 73.10 Minnesota Constitution, article XI, sections 4 to 7. 73.11 Subd. 2. [TRANSPORTATION FUND.] To provide the money 73.12 appropriated in this act from the state transportation fund, the 73.13 commissioner of finance , on request of the governor,shall sell 73.14 and issue general obligation bonds of the state in an amount up 73.15 to $45,000,000 in the manner, upon the terms, and with the 73.16 effect prescribed by Minnesota Statutes, sections 16A.631 to 73.17 16A.675, and by the Minnesota Constitution, article XI, sections 73.18 4 to 7. The proceeds of the bonds, except accrued interest and 73.19 any premium received on the sale of the bonds, must be credited 73.20 to a bond proceeds account in the state transportation fund. 73.21 Subd. 3. [MAXIMUM EFFORT SCHOOL LOAN FUND.] To provide the 73.22 money appropriated in this act from the maximum effort school 73.23 loan fund, the commissioner of finance , on request of the73.24 governor,shall sell and issue bonds of the state in an amount 73.25 up to $2,970,000 in the manner, upon the terms, and with the 73.26 effect prescribed by Minnesota Statutes, sections 16A.631 to 73.27 16A.675, and by the Minnesota Constitution, article XI, sections 73.28 4 to 7. The proceeds of the bonds, except accrued interest and 73.29 any premium received on the sale of the bonds, must be credited 73.30 to a bond proceeds account in the maximum effort school loan 73.31 fund. 73.32 Sec. 71. Laws 1995, First Special Session chapter 2, 73.33 article 1, section 14, is amended to read: 73.34 Sec. 14. [BOND SALE AUTHORIZATION.] 73.35 Subdivision 1. [BOND PROCEEDS FUND.] To provide the money 73.36 appropriated in this article from the bond proceeds fund, the 74.1 commissioner of finance , on request of the governor,shall sell 74.2 and issue bonds of the state in an amount up to $5,630,000 in 74.3 the manner, upon the terms, and with the effect prescribed by 74.4 Minnesota Statutes, sections 16A.631 to 16A.675, and by the 74.5 Minnesota Constitution, article XI, sections 4 to 7. 74.6 Subd. 2. [TRANSPORTATION FUND.] To provide the money 74.7 appropriated in this article from the state transportation fund, 74.8 the commissioner of finance , on request of the governor,shall 74.9 sell and issue general obligation bonds of the state in an 74.10 amount up to $4,500,000 in the manner, upon the terms, and with 74.11 the effect prescribed by Minnesota Statutes, sections 16A.631 to 74.12 16A.675, and by the Minnesota Constitution, article XI, sections 74.13 4 to 7. The proceeds of the bonds, except accrued interest and 74.14 any premium received on the sale of the bonds, must be credited 74.15 to a bond proceeds account in the state transportation fund. 74.16 Subd. 3. [MAXIMUM EFFORT SCHOOL LOAN FUND.] To provide the 74.17 money appropriated by this article from the maximum effort 74.18 school loan fund, the commissioner of finance , on request of the74.19 governor,shall sell and issue bonds of the state in an amount 74.20 up to $23,670,000 in the manner, on the terms, and with the 74.21 effect prescribed by Minnesota Statutes, sections 16A.631 to 74.22 16A.675, and by the Minnesota Constitution, article XI, sections 74.23 4 to 7. The proceeds of the bonds, except accrued interest and 74.24 any premium received on the sale of the bonds, must be credited 74.25 to a bond proceeds account in the maximum effort school loan 74.26 fund. 74.27 Sec. 72. Laws 1996, chapter 463, section 27, is amended to 74.28 read: 74.29 Sec. 27. [BOND SALE AUTHORIZATIONS.] 74.30 Subdivision 1. [BOND PROCEEDS FUND.] To provide the money 74.31 appropriated in this act from the bond proceeds fund the 74.32 commissioner of finance , on request of the governor,shall sell 74.33 and issue bonds of the state in an amount up to $597,110,000 in 74.34 the manner, upon the terms, and with the effect prescribed by 74.35 Minnesota Statutes, sections 16A.631 to 16A.675, and by the 74.36 Minnesota Constitution, article XI, sections 4 to 7. 75.1 Subd. 2. [TRANSPORTATION FUND.] To provide the money 75.2 appropriated in this act from the state transportation fund, the 75.3 commissioner of finance , on request of the governor,shall sell 75.4 and issue general obligation bonds of the state in an amount up 75.5 to $10,000,000 in the manner, upon the terms, and with the 75.6 effect prescribed by Minnesota Statutes, sections 16A.631 to 75.7 16A.675, and by the Minnesota Constitution, article XI, sections 75.8 4 to 7. The proceeds of the bonds, except accrued interest and 75.9 any premium received on the sale of the bonds, must be credited 75.10 to a bond proceeds account in the state transportation fund. 75.11 Sec. 73. Laws 1997, chapter 246, section 10, is amended to 75.12 read: 75.13 Sec. 10. [BOND SALE AUTHORIZATIONS.] 75.14 Subdivision 1. [BOND PROCEEDS FUND.] To provide the money 75.15 appropriated in this act from the bond proceeds fund the 75.16 commissioner of finance , on request of the governor,shall sell 75.17 and issue bonds of the state in an amount up to $86,625,000 in 75.18 the manner, upon the terms, and with the effect prescribed by 75.19 Minnesota Statutes, sections 16A.631 to 16A.675, and by the 75.20 Minnesota Constitution, article XI, sections 4 to 7. 75.21 Subd. 2. [TRANSPORTATION FUND.] To provide the money 75.22 appropriated in this act from the state transportation fund, the 75.23 commissioner of finance , on request of the governor,shall sell 75.24 and issue general obligation bonds of the state in an amount up 75.25 to $3,000,000 in the manner, upon the terms, and with the effect 75.26 prescribed by Minnesota Statutes, sections 16A.631 to 16A.675, 75.27 and by the Minnesota Constitution, article XI, sections 4 to 7. 75.28 The proceeds of the bonds, except accrued interest and any 75.29 premium received on the sale of the bonds, must be credited to a 75.30 bond proceeds account in the state transportation fund. 75.31 Sec. 74. Laws 1998, chapter 404, section 3, subdivision 75.32 24, is amended to read: 75.33 Subd. 24. St. Cloud Technical College 1,000,000 75.34 To design and construct an addition and 75.35 remodeling of graphic arts and dental 75.36 space, including classrooms, and design75.37 predesign remodeling of most of the 75.38 remaining space. 76.1 Sec. 75. Laws 1998, chapter 404, section 5, subdivision 76.2 11, as amended by Laws 1999, chapter 26, section 1, is amended 76.3 to read: 76.4 Subd. 11. McLeod West School 76.5 District No. 2887 500,000 76.6 For a grant to the McLeod West school 76.7 district No. 2887, to design and76.8 acquire land for a new grade 7 through76.9 12remodel an educational facility. 76.10 Sec. 76. Laws 1998, chapter 404, section 7, subdivision 76.11 23, as amended by Laws 1999, chapter 231, section 194, and Laws 76.12 1999, chapter 240, article 1, section 20, is amended to read: 76.13 Subd. 23. Metro Regional Trails 5,000,000 76.14 For grants to the metropolitan council 76.15 for acquisition and development of a 76.16 capital nature of trail connections in 76.17 the metropolitan area as specified in 76.18 this subdivision. The purpose of the 76.19 grants is to improve trails in the 76.20 metropolitan park and open space system 76.21 and connect them with existing state 76.22 and regional trails. Priority shall be 76.23 given to matching funds for an ISTEA 76.24 grant. 76.25 The funds shall be allocated by the 76.26 council as follows: 76.27 (1) $1,050,000 is allocated to Ramsey 76.28 county as follows: 76.29 (i) $400,000 to complete six miles of 76.30 trails between the Burlington Northern 76.31 Regional Trail and Bald Eagle-Otter 76.32 Lake Regional Park; 76.33 (ii) $150,000 to complete a one-mile 76.34 connection between Birch Lake and the 76.35 Lake Tamarack segment of Bald 76.36 Eagle-Otter Lake Regional Park; 76.37 (iii) $500,000 to acquire real property 76.38 and design and construct or renovate 76.39 recreation facilities along the 76.40 Mississippi River in cooperation with 76.41 the city of St. Paul; 76.42 (2) $1,050,000 is allocated to the city 76.43 of St. Paul as follows: 76.44 (i) $250,000 to construct a bridge over 76.45 Lexington Parkway in Como Regional 76.46 Park; and 76.47 (ii) $800,000 to enhance amenities for 76.48 the trailhead at the Lilydale-Harriet 76.49 Island Regional Park pavilion; 76.50 (3) $1,400,000 is allocated to Anoka 76.51 county to construct: 76.52 (i) a pedestrian tunnel under Highway 77.1 65 on the Rice Creek West Regional 77.2 Trail in the city of Fridley; and77.3 (ii) restrooms, trailhead, signs, and 77.4 amenities at the trailhead to the Rice 77.5 Creek West Regional Trail; and 77.6 (iii) a pedestrian bridge on the 77.7 Mississippi River Regional Trail 77.8 crossing over Mississippi Street in the 77.9 city of Fridley; and 77.10 (4) $1,500,000 is allocated to the 77.11 suburban Hennepin regional park 77.12 district as follows: 77.13 (i) $1,000,000 to connect North 77.14 Hennepin Regional Trail to Luce Line 77.15 State Trail and Medicine Lake; and 77.16 (ii) $500,000 is for the cost of 77.17 development and acquisition of the 77.18 Southwest regional trail in the city of 77.19 St. Louis Park. The trail must connect 77.20 the Minneapolis regional trail system 77.21 at Cedar Lake park to the Hennepin 77.22 parks regional trail system at the 77.23 Hopkins trail head. 77.24 Sec. 77. Laws 1998, chapter 404, section 23, subdivision 77.25 13, is amended to read: 77.26 Subd. 13. Hutchinson Community 77.27 Civic Center 1,000,000 77.28 For a grant of up to $1,000,000 to the 77.29 city of Hutchinson to design,77.30 construct, furnish, and equipacquire 77.31 and remodel facilities for a community 77.32 civic center, subject to the 77.33 requirements of Minnesota Statutes, 77.34 section 16A.695. This appropriation is 77.35 not available until the commissioner 77.36 has determined that an equal amount has 77.37 been committed from nonstate sources. 77.38 Sec. 78. Laws 1998, chapter 404, section 27, is amended to 77.39 read: 77.40 Sec. 27. [BOND SALE AUTHORIZATIONS.] 77.41 Subdivision 1. [BOND PROCEEDS FUND.] To provide the money 77.42 appropriated in this act from the bond proceeds fund, the 77.43 commissioner of finance , on request of the governor,shall sell 77.44 and issue bonds of the state in an amount up to $463,795,000 in 77.45 the manner, upon the terms, and with the effect prescribed by 77.46 Minnesota Statutes, sections 16A.631 to 16A.675, and by the 77.47 Minnesota Constitution, article XI, sections 4 to 7. 77.48 Subd. 2. [TRANSPORTATION FUND.] To provide the money 77.49 appropriated in this act from the transportation fund, the 78.1 commissioner of finance , on request of the governor,shall sell 78.2 and issue bonds of the state in an amount up to $34,000,000 in 78.3 the manner, upon the terms, and with the effect prescribed by 78.4 Minnesota Statutes, sections 16A.631 to 16A.675, and by the 78.5 Minnesota Constitution, article XI, sections 4 to 7. The 78.6 proceeds of the bonds, except accrued interest and any premium 78.7 received on the sale of the bonds, must be credited to a bond 78.8 proceeds account in the state transportation fund. 78.9 Sec. 79. Laws 1999, chapter 223, article 1, section 2, 78.10 subdivision 2, is amended to read: 78.11 Subd. 2. Business and Community 78.12 Development 38,488,000 28,186,000 78.13 Summary by Fund 78.14 General 25,338,000 15,486,000 78.15 TANF 1,500,000 1,500,000 78.16 Environmental Fund 700,000 700,000 78.17 Workforce 78.18 Development Fund 10,950,000 10,500,000 78.19 $5,017,000 the first year and 78.20 $4,017,000 the second year are for 78.21 Minnesota investment fund grants. Of 78.22 this amount, $1,000,000 in the first 78.23 year is a one-time appropriation and is 78.24 not added to the agency's budget base. 78.25 $400,000 the first year is for a 78.26 one-time grant to Advantage Minnesota, 78.27 Inc. The funds are available only if 78.28 matched on at least a dollar-for-dollar 78.29 basis from other sources. The 78.30 commissioner may release the funds only 78.31 upon: 78.32 (1) certification that matching funds 78.33 from each participating organization 78.34 are available; and 78.35 (2) review and approval by the 78.36 commissioner of the proposed operations 78.37 plan of Advantage Minnesota, Inc. for 78.38 the biennium. 78.39 $14,067,000 the first year and 78.40 $14,073,000 the second year are for the 78.41 job skills partnership program. If the 78.42 appropriation for either year is 78.43 insufficient, the appropriation for the 78.44 other year is available. Of this 78.45 appropriation, $10,000,000 in each year 78.46 is a one-time appropriation from the 78.47 workforce development fund. It is the 78.48 intention of the legislature that this 78.49 program base funding be $5,931,000 per 78.50 year in the 2002-2003 biennium. This 78.51 appropriation does not cancel. 79.1 $500,000 the first year and $500,000 79.2 the second year are one-time 79.3 appropriations from the workforce 79.4 development fund for the pathways 79.5 program. 79.6 $1,500,000 the first year and 79.7 $1,500,000 the second year are 79.8 appropriated from the state's federal 79.9 TANF block grant under Title I of 79.10 Public Law Number 104-193 to the 79.11 commissioner of human services, to be 79.12 transferred to the commissioner of 79.13 trade and economic development for the 79.14 pathways program under Minnesota 79.15 Statutes, section 116L.04, subdivision 79.16 1a. It is the intention of the 79.17 legislature that the general fund base 79.18 funding to the pathways program be 79.19 $1,500,000 per year in the 2002-2003 79.20 biennium. 79.21 $500,000 the first year is for a 79.22 one-time grant to the city of Fridley 79.23 for costs of the design and 79.24 construction of infrastructure 79.25 improvements required by a large 79.26 business campus development in the 79.27 Moore lakes area of the city. 79.28 $551,000 the first year and $565,000 79.29 the second year are from fees collected 79.30 under Minnesota Statutes, section 79.31 446A.04, subdivision 5, to administer 79.32 the programs of the public facilities 79.33 authority. 79.34 $500,000 in the first year is for a 79.35 one-time grant to the community 79.36 resources program under Minnesota 79.37 Statutes, chapter 466A. 79.38 $200,000 the first year is for a 79.39 one-time grant to the board of the 79.40 rural policy and development center for 79.41 operation of the center. This 79.42 appropriation is available as matched 79.43 in cash on a dollar-for-dollar basis 79.44 from nonstate sources. 79.45 $155,000 the first year and $155,000 79.46 the second year are for grants to the 79.47 metropolitan economic development 79.48 association. This is a one-time 79.49 appropriation and is not added to the 79.50 agency's budget base. 79.51 $265,000 the first year and $265,000 79.52 the second year are for grants to 79.53 WomenVenture. WomenVenture must 79.54 implement a program to encourage and 79.55 assist women to enter nontraditional 79.56 careers in the trades and technical 79.57 occupations. The program shall consist 79.58 of outreach to women and girls and 79.59 training, job placement, and job 79.60 retention support that meet women's 79.61 specific needs. The program must be 79.62 accessible to low-income working 79.63 mothers, including MFIP recipients. 80.1 $450,000 the first year is for a 80.2 one-time grant to the St. Paul 80.3 rehabilitation center for its current 80.4 programs, including those related to 80.5 developing job-seeking skills and 80.6 workplace orientation, intensive job 80.7 development, functional work English, 80.8 and on-site job coaching. This 80.9 appropriation is from the workforce 80.10 development fund. 80.11 $250,000 is for a grant to the city of 80.12 Windom to provide loans to assist an 80.13 expanding business. This is a one-time 80.14 appropriation and is not added to the 80.15 agency's budget base. 80.16 $350,000 is for the biennium ending 80.17 June 30, 2001, for a grant to the Camp 80.18 Heartland center. The grant may be 80.19 used for phase II capital expenditures 80.20 including, without limitation, a septic 80.21 system upgrade and bath/shower house 80.22 construction, construction of a family 80.23 lodge, renovation of a medical 80.24 facility, construction of staff housing 80.25 and offices, or expansion and upgrade 80.26 of the dining room and kitchen. This 80.27 is a one-time appropriation and is not 80.28 added to the agency's budget base. 80.29 $4,800,000 the first year and 80.30 $2,800,000 the second year are for 80.31 purposes of the contamination cleanup 80.32 and development grant program under 80.33 Minnesota Statutes, sections 116J.551 80.34 to 116J.558. Of this appropriation, 80.35 $2,000,000 is a one-time appropriation 80.36 and is not added to the agency's budget 80.37 base. 80.38 $75,000 is for a grant to the city of 80.39 Lake Benton for planning and 80.40 construction costs associated with a 80.41 new visitor center and railroad depot 80.42 building. The appropriation is 80.43 available until June 30, 2001. This is 80.44 a one-time appropriation and is not 80.45 added to the agency's budget base. 80.46 $220,000 the first year and $220,000 80.47 the second year are for microenterprise 80.48 technical assistance under Minnesota 80.49 Statutes, section 116J.8745. This is a 80.50 one-time appropriation and is not added 80.51 to the agency's budget base. 80.52 $50,000 in 2000 is for a grant to the 80.53 Chatfield brass band music lending 80.54 library. The money must be used for 80.55 computer hardware and software to 80.56 catalog the music collection and create 80.57 a Web site. This is a one-time 80.58 appropriation and must not be added to 80.59 the agency's budget base. 80.60 $50,000 in fiscal year 2000 is for a 80.61 one-time grant to the Duluth Economic 80.62 Development Authority for the purchase 80.63 and installation of railroad ties to 80.64 improve the Lake Superior Mississippi 81.1 Railroad scenic railway along the St. 81.2 Louis Bay in Duluth. 81.3 $100,000 is appropriated for a grant to 81.4 the city of Lanesboro for 81.5 predevelopment costs for the Root River 81.6 Regional Arts Center. This is a 81.7 one-time appropriation and is not added 81.8 to the agency's budget base. 81.9 $50,000 the first year is for a 81.10 one-time grant to county and district 81.11 agricultural societies and associations 81.12 that are eligible to receive aid under 81.13 Minnesota Statutes, section 38.02. The 81.14 commissioner shall administer this 81.15 appropriation pursuant to a need-based 81.16 competitive grant process. 81.17 $216,000 in the first year is for 81.18 one-time rural job creation grants 81.19 under Minnesota Statutes, section 81.20 469.309. 81.21 $450,000 is for a grant to the city of 81.22 Duluth to support the development of 81.23 the Duluth Technology Village. The 81.24 grant shall be used to establish 81.25 international partnerships, attract 81.26 software businesses, recruit and train 81.27 workers for the software industry, and 81.28 support a software business incubator 81.29 facility. This is a one-time 81.30 appropriation and is not part of the 81.31 agency base budget. This appropriation 81.32 is not available unless matched by 81.33 nonstate money. 81.34 $150,000 the first year is for a grant 81.35 to the suburban Hennepin regional park 81.36 district for restoration of the Grimm 81.37 farmstead. 81.38 $150,000 in the first year is for a 81.39 one-time grant to the city of Ely for 81.40 rehabilitation of the Ely technical 81.41 building. 81.42 $50,000 in the first year is for a 81.43 one-time grant to the Highland Park 81.44 district council for the enhancement of 81.45 the West Seventh Street/Gateway area, 81.46 which serves as a major transportation 81.47 and commercial corridor for visitors 81.48 from the Minneapolis-St. Paul 81.49 International Airport, Mall of America, 81.50 and other destinations. The 81.51 appropriation may be used to make 81.52 improvements to the public right-of-way 81.53 including, but not limited to, 81.54 landscaping, lighting, signage, and 81.55 roadway improvements. This 81.56 appropriation must be matched 81.57 one-for-one by nonstate funds. 81.58 $3,000,000 in the first year is for the 81.59 redevelopment account under Minnesota 81.60 Statutes, sections 116J.561 to 81.61 116J.567. The appropriation is 81.62 available for the biennium ending June 81.63 30, 2001. This is a one-time 82.1 appropriation and is not added to the 82.2 agency's budget base. 82.3 $75,000 in the first year is for a 82.4 one-time grant to Perham Business 82.5 Technology Center to equip the training 82.6 center with interactive television and 82.7 for program funds to implement the 82.8 business plan. 82.9 Sec. 80. Laws 1999, chapter 240, article 1, section 8, 82.10 subdivision 2, is amended to read: 82.11 Subd. 2. Capital Asset Preservation 82.12 and Replacement (CAPRA) 3,000,000 82.13 To be spent in accordance with 82.14 Minnesota Statutes, section 16A.632. 82.15 None of this appropriation may be used 82.16 for renovation of the Minnesota 82.17 Veterans Home - Luverne campus. 82.18 Of this amount, $190,000 is for capital82.19 repair and betterment of roofs on82.20 buildings 1, 2, and 4, at the Hastings82.21 Veterans Home. This amount is82.22 available when the commissioner of82.23 finance determines that the Veterans82.24 Home Board is in compliance with82.25 Minnesota Statutes, sections 16A.69582.26 and 198.31, with respect to the82.27 Hastings Veterans Home.82.28 Sec. 81. Laws 1999, chapter 240, article 1, section 12, is 82.29 amended to read: 82.30 Sec. 12. BOND SALE SCHEDULE 82.31 The commissioner of finance shall 82.32 schedule the sale of state general 82.33 obligation bonds so that, during the 82.34 biennium ending June 30, 2001, no more 82.35 than $590,663,000$570,513,000 will 82.36 need to be transferred from the general 82.37 fund to the state bond fund to pay 82.38 principal and interest due and to 82.39 become due on outstanding state general 82.40 obligation bonds. During the biennium, 82.41 before each sale of state general 82.42 obligation bonds, the commissioner of 82.43 finance shall calculate the amount of 82.44 debt service payments needed on bonds 82.45 previously issued and shall estimate 82.46 the amount of debt service payments 82.47 that will be needed on the bonds 82.48 scheduled to be sold. The commissioner 82.49 shall adjust the amount of bonds 82.50 scheduled to be sold so as to remain 82.51 within the limit set by this section. 82.52 The amount needed to make the debt 82.53 service payments is appropriated from 82.54 the general fund as provided in 82.55 Minnesota Statutes, section 16A.641. 82.56 Sec. 82. Laws 1999, chapter 240, article 1, section 13, is 82.57 amended to read: 83.1 Sec. 13. [BOND SALE AUTHORIZATIONS.] 83.2 Subdivision 1. [BOND PROCEEDS FUND.] To provide the money 83.3 appropriated in this article from the bond proceeds fund, the 83.4 commissioner of finance , on request of the governor,shall sell 83.5 and issue bonds of the state in an amount up to $139,510,000 in 83.6 the manner, upon the terms, and with the effect prescribed by 83.7 Minnesota Statutes, sections 16A.631 to 16A.675, and by the 83.8 Minnesota Constitution, article XI, sections 4 to 7. 83.9 Subd. 2. [TRANSPORTATION FUND.] To provide the money 83.10 appropriated in this article from the transportation fund, the 83.11 commissioner of finance , on request of the governor,shall sell 83.12 and issue bonds of the state in an amount up to $10,440,000 in 83.13 the manner, upon the terms, and with the effect prescribed by 83.14 Minnesota Statutes, sections 16A.631 to 16A.675, and by the 83.15 Minnesota Constitution, article XI, sections 4 to 7. The 83.16 proceeds of the bonds, except accrued interest and any premium 83.17 received on the sale of the bonds, must be credited to a bond 83.18 proceeds account in the state transportation fund. 83.19 Sec. 83. Laws 1999, chapter 240, article 2, section 16, is 83.20 amended to read: 83.21 Sec. 16. [BOND SALE AUTHORIZATIONS.] 83.22 Subdivision 1. [BOND PROCEEDS FUND.] To provide the money 83.23 appropriated in this article from the bond proceeds fund, the 83.24 commissioner of finance , on request of the governor,shall sell 83.25 and issue bonds of the state in an amount up to $372,400,000 in 83.26 the manner, upon the terms, and with the effect prescribed by 83.27 Minnesota Statutes, sections 16A.631 to 16A.675, and by the 83.28 Minnesota Constitution, article XI, sections 4 to 7. 83.29 Subd. 2. [TRANSPORTATION FUND.] To provide the money 83.30 appropriated in this article from the transportation fund, the 83.31 commissioner of finance , on request of the governor,shall sell 83.32 and issue bonds of the state in an amount up to $28,000,000 in 83.33 the manner, upon the terms, and with the effect prescribed by 83.34 Minnesota Statutes, sections 16A.631 to 16A.675, and by the 83.35 Minnesota Constitution, article XI, sections 4 to 7. The 83.36 proceeds of the bonds, except accrued interest and any premium 84.1 received on the sale of the bonds, must be credited to a bond 84.2 proceeds account in the state transportation fund. 84.3 Sec. 84. [INFRASTRUCTURE REPORTING STANDARDS.] 84.4 The commissioner of finance must implement the 84.5 infrastructure reporting requirements of the Governmental 84.6 Accounting Standards Board statement 34 as follows: 84.7 (1) following completion of the comprehensive annual 84.8 financial report for fiscal year 2001 in the current format, an 84.9 unaudited restatement of the financial statements must be 84.10 prepared following statement 34; and 84.11 (2) the comprehensive annual financial report for fiscal 84.12 year 2002 must implement all of the requirements of statement 84.13 34, including the retroactive reporting of infrastructure assets. 84.14 Sec. 85. [REPORT ON WASTEWATER TREATMENT SYSTEM EVALUATION 84.15 PROCESS.] 84.16 By January 15, 2001, the public facilities authority, in 84.17 conjunction with other interested state agencies, shall 84.18 recommend and report to the chairs of the legislative committees 84.19 with jurisdiction over environmental policy and finance issues 84.20 which agency, if any, should be responsible for: evaluating 84.21 wastewater treatment alternatives in unsewered areas, including 84.22 regional alternatives to assure cost-effective alternatives have 84.23 been evaluated; when in the process should the evaluation and 84.24 recommendation be made; and to what extent state grant funding 84.25 should be used as an incentive and/or disincentive, for 84.26 municipalities seeking financial assistance. The report must 84.27 recommend the factors to be considered in the evaluation of 84.28 alternatives, level of technical assistance that should be 84.29 provided, and must include a cost estimate for performing the 84.30 tasks. 84.31 Sec. 86. [CONVEYANCE OF STATE LAND TO CITY OF ST. PAUL.] 84.32 (a) Notwithstanding Minnesota Statutes, sections 94.09 to 84.33 94.16, the commissioner of administration shall convey by quit 84.34 claim deed the real property described in paragraph (b) from the 84.35 state of Minnesota to the city of St. Paul for no consideration 84.36 other than the agreement of the city to relocate the building to 85.1 an alternative site to preserve it. 85.2 (b) The land to be conveyed is recorded as follows: Lots 85.3 6-10, Block 55, Rice and Irvines Addition, according to the plat 85.4 thereof on file and of record in the office of the county 85.5 recorder in and for Ramsey county, Minnesota. 85.6 (c) The conveyance must be in a form approved by the 85.7 attorney general. The attorney general may require a survey, at 85.8 the expense of the city of St. Paul. The legal description set 85.9 forth in the instrument of conveyance may vary from the 85.10 description set forth in paragraph (b) as reasonably necessary 85.11 to correct errors, deficiencies, or ambiguities in the 85.12 description. 85.13 Sec. 87. [RENAMING VISITORS' CENTER; LAKE BRONSON STATE 85.14 PARK.] 85.15 The visitors' center at Lake Bronson state park is renamed 85.16 the Victor Johnson visitors' center. 85.17 Sec. 88. [REPEALER.] 85.18 Minnesota Statutes 1999 Supplement, section 16C.065, is 85.19 repealed. 85.20 Sec. 89. [EFFECTIVE DATE; APPLICATION.] 85.21 (a) This article is effective the day after its final 85.22 enactment. 85.23 (b) Section 42 applies only to new permit applications 85.24 submitted on and after its effective date. 85.25 (c) Section 44 applies only to projects placed on the 85.26 intended use plan prepared by the public facilities authority on 85.27 and after its effective date. 85.28 ARTICLE 2 85.29 METROPOLITAN COUNCIL TRANSIT 85.30 Section 1. [METROPOLITAN COUNCIL TRANSIT APPROPRIATION.] 85.31 (a) $25,000,000 in fiscal year 2001 and $19,000,000 in 85.32 fiscal year 2002 is appropriated from the general fund to the 85.33 metropolitan council for public improvements of a capital nature 85.34 for engineering, design, and construction of an exclusive bus 85.35 transitway including, but not limited to, acquisition of land 85.36 and right-of-way. 86.1 (b) None of the money appropriated in this section may be 86.2 spent for light rail transit or commuter rail purposes. The 86.3 appropriation in paragraph (a), split between the two fiscal 86.4 years, is nonrecurring, for one-time only, and does not commit 86.5 the state to make any additional appropriations for the 86.6 activities described in paragraph (a). 86.7 (c) The money necessary to complete the project described 86.8 in paragraph (a) must come from nonstate sources. A property 86.9 tax levied by or for the metropolitan council must not be one of 86.10 those nonstate sources.