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HF 52

1st Engrossment - 92nd Legislature, 2021 1st Special Session (2021 - 2021) Posted on 06/26/2021 09:45pm

KEY: stricken = removed, old language.
underscored = added, new language.
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A bill for an act
relating to capital investment; amending prior appropriations for capital
improvement projects; authorizing the conveyance of state lands; establishing a
targeted community capital project grant program; requiring reports; appropriating
money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2020, section 469.53; Laws 2009, chapter
93, article 1, section 14, subdivision 3, as amended; Laws 2014, chapter 294, article
1, sections 21, subdivisions 21, 23, as amended; 22, subdivision 5, as amended;
Laws 2017, First Special Session chapter 8, article 1, sections 7, subdivision 2;
15, subdivision 3, as amended; 20, subdivisions 8, 14, 15; Laws 2018, chapter
214, article 1, sections 16, subdivision 2, as amended; 17, subdivision 6; 18,
subdivisions 3, 4; 21, subdivisions 16, 28, as amended; 22, subdivision 6; Laws
2019, chapter 2, article 1, section 2, subdivision 5; Laws 2020, Fifth Special Session
chapter 3, article 1, sections 7, subdivisions 3, 18; 13, subdivision 5; 16,
subdivisions 5, 7, 15, 36; 20, subdivisions 5, 7; 21, subdivisions 14, 20, 23, 37,
44, 47; 22, subdivisions 6, 8, 18, 19, 21, 23, 28, 30, 33; article 2, section 2,
subdivisions 2, 4; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter
116J.

BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF MINNESOTA:

ARTICLE 1

AMENDMENTS TO PRIOR APPROPRIATIONS

Section 1.

Minnesota Statutes 2020, section 469.53, is amended to read:


469.53 REGIONAL EXCHANGE DISTRICT PUBLIC INFRASTRUCTURE
PROJECTS.

(a) The following projects shall be eligible for state appropriation support payments
upon approval by the Duluth City Council. Costs may be reimbursed for eligible projects
that begin construction prior to September 30, 2020, but in no case may the total state
payment per project exceed the amount established in this section.new text begin Eligible costs for the
projects in this paragraph may include expenditures as defined in section 469.54, subdivision
1, including but not limited to planning, acquisition, predesign, design, construction, site
preparation, demolition costs, furnishing, and equipping.
new text end Eligible projects include:

(1) deleted text begintwo levels of expansiondeleted text end new text begindemolition and replacement of a skywalk connected new text endto an
existing medical district parking ramp deleted text beginand skywalk replacementdeleted text end in an amount not to exceed
deleted text begin $13,010,000deleted text endnew text begin $2,100,000new text end, including any land acquisition;

(2) a ramp with up to 1,400 new parking stalls and a skywalk to serve medical entity
west in an amount not to exceed deleted text begin$36,400,000deleted text endnew text begin $37,900,000new text end, including any land acquisition;

(3) extension of 6th Avenue East from 2nd Street to 1st Street in an amount not to exceed
deleted text begin $5,900,000deleted text endnew text begin $6,650,000new text end, including any land acquisition;

(4) demolition of existing hospital structure for site reuse, to accomplish the purposes
in section 469.51, subdivision 2, in an amount not to exceed deleted text begin$10,000,000deleted text endnew text begin $11,820,000new text end;

(5) roadway, utility, and site improvements and capacity upgrades to support medical
entity west hospital construction in an amount not to exceed deleted text begin$11,410,000deleted text endnew text begin $13,950,000new text end;

(6) district energy connections, capacity enhancement, deleted text beginanddeleted text end a pressure pump stationnew text begin, and
district energy utility improvements outside of the district reasonably necessary and
advantageous to services developments within the district
new text end in an amount not to exceed
$7,000,000; deleted text beginand
deleted text end

(7) a ramp with up to 400 new parking stalls to serve medical entity east in an amount
not to exceed $14,000,000deleted text begin.deleted text endnew text begin; and
new text end

new text begin (8) site improvements made upon private property and within the public realm, including
retaining walls, public sidewalks, public stairs, and other related infrastructure, necessary
to support medical entity west hospital construction in an amount not less than $1,300,000
or in excess of $4,300,000.
new text end

(b) new text beginUpon notice to the commissioner of employment and economic development, any
unexpended amount for the projects described in paragraph (a), clauses (1) to (4) and (8),
that have been substantially completed may fund the project in paragraph (a), clause (5).
The unexpended amounts applied to the project in paragraph (a), clause (5), shall be in
addition to the amount specified for that project. The Duluth City Council must submit a
written plan to the commissioner of employment and economic development to use
unexpended funds in the manner under this paragraph.
new text end

new text begin (c) new text endFor any public infrastructure project that will not be let by the city for which state
support is sought, the project must proceed and comply with any state and local contracting
requirements otherwise applicable to the city had the city let the project. The city shall have
the right to inspect, upon reasonable notice, the construction contracts and related
documentation for any public infrastructure project for which state support is sought.

new text begin EFFECTIVE DATE. new text end

new text begin This section is effective the day after the governing body of the
city of Duluth and its chief clerical officer timely comply with Minnesota Statutes, section
645.021, subdivisions 2 and 3.
new text end

Sec. 2.

Laws 2009, chapter 93, article 1, section 14, subdivision 3, as amended by Laws
2011, First Special Session chapter 12, section 37, and Laws 2018, chapter 214, article 2,
section 23, is amended to read:


Subd. 3.

Veterans Cemeteries

1,500,000

Of this amount, up to $500,000 is to acquire
land located in southeastern, southwestern,
and northeastern Minnesota for publicly
owned veterans cemeteries, to be operated by
the commissioner of veterans affairs. The
commissioner also must seek donations of
land for the cemeteries. The balance of the
appropriation is to predesign deleted text beginanddeleted text endnew text begin,new text end designnew text begin,
construct, and equip
new text end the cemeteries. Federal
reimbursement of designnew text begin, construction, and
equipping
new text end costs for each cemetery must be
deposited in the state treasury and is
appropriated to the commissioner of veterans
affairs to designnew text begin, construct, and equipnew text end the
remaining cemeteries. Following completion
deleted text begin of designdeleted text end of the legislatively authorized
Minnesota state veterans cemeteries in
Redwood, St. Louis, and Fillmore Counties,
final federal reimbursement of predesign deleted text beginanddeleted text endnew text begin,new text end
designnew text begin, construction, and equippingnew text end costs is
appropriated to the commissioner for asset
preservation of veterans homes statewide, to
be spent in accordance with Minnesota
Statutes, section 16B.307. Federal
reimbursement may be sought for each
cemetery and must be spent to acquire land
for, to predesign deleted text beginanddeleted text endnew text begin,new text end designnew text begin, construct, and
equip
new text end additional cemeteries, or for asset
preservation as provided in this subdivision.
Notwithstanding Minnesota Statutes, section
16A.642, the bond sale authorization and
appropriation of bond proceeds for this project
are available until December 31, deleted text begin2022deleted text endnew text begin 2024new text end.

Sec. 3.

Laws 2014, chapter 294, article 1, section 21, subdivision 21, is amended to read:


Subd. 21.

Thief River Falls Airport - Public
Infrastructure

650,000

For a grant to the Thief River Falls Airport
Authority to predesign, design, engineer, and
construct infrastructure to transfer wastewater
from the Thief River Falls Regional Airport
to the city wastewater collection and treatment
system, and to eliminate the airport wastewater
treatment pond located on airport property.
deleted text begin This appropriation is not available until the
commissioner of management and budget has
determined that at least $153,360 has been
committed to the
deleted text endnew text begin At least 20 percent of the
total cost of the
new text end project new text beginmust be committed
new text end from nonstate sources.

Sec. 4.

Laws 2014, chapter 294, article 1, section 21, subdivision 23, as amended by Laws
2015, First Special Session chapter 5, article 3, section 23, is amended to read:


Subd. 23.

Virginia - Highway 53 Utilities
Relocation

19,500,000

(a) $500,000 of this appropriation is for a grant
to the city of Virginia Public Utilities
Commission to acquire land, predesign,
design, construct, furnish, and equip an
electrical substation along or within six miles
of the relocated U.S. Highway 53 in Virginia
as part of relocating the electrical utilities. This
appropriation fully funds the project described
in this paragraph and meets the requirements
in Minnesota Statutes, section 16A.502, that
the project be fully funded. This appropriation
does not require a nonstate match.

(b) $19,000,000 of this appropriation is for:

(1) a grant to the city of Virginia Public
Utilities Commission to acquire land,
predesign, design, construct, furnish, and
equip relocated water, electrical, and gas
utilities along or within six miles of the
relocated U.S. Highway 53 in Virginia,
Eveleth, Gilbert, and Fayal Township;

(2) a grant to the city of Virginia to acquire
land, predesign, construct, furnish, and equip
relocated storm water and sanitary sewer along
or within six miles of the relocated U.S.
Highway 53 in Virginia, Eveleth, Gilbert, and
Fayal Township; deleted text beginand
deleted text end

(3) a grant to the St. Louis and Lake Counties
Regional Railroad Authority to acquire land,
predesign, design, construct, furnish, and
equip trails to handle bicycles, pedestrians,
snowmobiles, and ATVs along or within six
miles of the relocated U.S. Highway 53 in
Virginia, Eveleth, Gilbert, and Fayal
Township. This appropriation does not require
a nonstate matchnew text begin; and
new text end

new text begin (4) any amount of this appropriation that is
unspent after substantial completion of the
work described in clauses (1), (2), and (3),
may be used for a grant to the St. Louis and
Lake Counties Regional Railroad for
construction of a segment of the Mesabi Trail
extending from the eastern end of the Mesabi
Trail in Biwabik at the intersection of marked
Trunk Highway 135 and St. Louis County
Road 20 to the intersection of County Road
20 and First Street South in the city of
McKinley. Notwithstanding Minnesota
Statutes, section 16A.642, the bond sale
authorization and appropriation of bond sale
proceeds for this project are available until
December 31, 2022
new text end.

Sec. 5.

Laws 2014, chapter 294, article 1, section 22, subdivision 5, as amended by Laws
2018, chapter 214, article 2, section 27, is amended to read:


Subd. 5.

City of Rice Lake - Water Main
Replacementnew text begin and Extension
new text end

1,168,000

For a grant to the city of Rice Lake to design
and construct a replacement water main and
related public infrastructure on East Calvary
Road and Kolstad, Austin, Milwaukee,
Mather, and Chicago Avenues in the city of
Rice Lake. deleted text beginThis appropriation is not available
until the commissioner of management and
budget determines that at least an equal
amount is committed to the project from
nonstate sources.
deleted text end new text beginAny amount remaining after
completion of the project may be used to
predesign, design, construct, furnish, and
equip a municipal utility extension from
Howard Gnesen Road to Martin Road in the
city of Rice Lake. This appropriation does not
require a nonstate match.
new text endThis appropriation
is available until December 31, deleted text begin2020deleted text endnew text begin 2022new text end.

new text begin EFFECTIVE DATE. new text end

new text begin This section is effective the day following final enactment, except
that the extension of time for availability of the appropriation is effective retroactively from
December 30, 2020.
new text end

Sec. 6.

Laws 2017, First Special Session chapter 8, article 1, section 7, subdivision 2, is
amended to read:


Subd. 2.

St. Louis River Cleanup

25,410,000

To design and implement contaminated
sediment management actions identified in
the St. Louis River remedial action plan to
restore water quality in the St. Louis River
Area of Concern.new text begin Notwithstanding Minnesota
Statutes, section 16A.642, the bond
authorization and appropriation of bond
proceeds for this project are available until
December 31, 2023.
new text end

Sec. 7.

Laws 2017, First Special Session chapter 8, article 1, section 15, subdivision 3, as
amended by Laws 2018, chapter 214, article 2, section 33, and Laws 2020, Fifth Special
Session chapter 3, article 5, section 24, is amended to read:


Subd. 3.

Local Road Improvement Fund Grants

115,932,000

(a) From the bond proceeds account in the
state transportation fund as provided in
Minnesota Statutes, section 174.50, for trunk
highway corridor projects under Minnesota
Statutes, section 174.52, subdivision 2, for
construction and reconstruction of local roads
with statewide or regional significance under
Minnesota Statutes, section 174.52,
subdivision 4
, or for grants to counties to assist
in paying the costs of rural road safety capital
improvement projects on county state-aid
highways under Minnesota Statutes, section
174.52, subdivision 4a.

(b) Of this amount, $9,000,000 is for a grant
to Anoka County to design, acquire land for,
engineer, and construct improvements to,
including the realignment of County State-Aid
Highway 23 (Lake Drive), County State-Aid
Highway 54 (West Freeway Drive), West
Freeway Drive, and to Hornsby Street in the
city of Columbus to support the overall
interchange project. Notwithstanding
Minnesota Statutes, section 16A.642, the bond
sale authorization and appropriation of bond
proceeds for the project in this paragraph are
available until December 31, 2024.

(c) Of this amount, $3,246,000 is for a grant
to the city of Blaine to predesign, design, and
reconstruct 105th Avenue in the vicinity of
the National Sports Center in Blaine. The
reconstruction will include changing the street
from five lanes to four lanes with median, turn
lanes, sidewalk, trail, landscaping, lighting,
and consolidation of access driveways. This
appropriation is not available until the
commissioner of management and budget
determines that at least $3,000,000 is
committed to the project from sources
available to the city, including municipal state
aid and county turnback funds.

(d) Of this amount, $25,000,000 is for a grant
to Hennepin County, the city of Minneapolis,
or both, for design, right-of-way acquisition,
engineering, and construction of public
improvements related to the Interstate
Highway 35W and Lake Street access project
and related improvements within the Interstate
Highway 35W corridor, notwithstanding any
provision of Minnesota Statutes, section
174.52, or rule to the contrary. This
appropriation is not available until the
commissioner of management and budget
determines that an amount sufficient to
complete this portion of the Interstate
Highway 35W and Lake Street access project
has been committed to this portion of the
project.

(e) Of this amount, $10,500,000 is for a grant
to Carver County for environmental analysis
and to acquire right-of-way access, predesign,
design, engineer, and construct an interchange
at marked Trunk Highway 212 and Carver
County Road 44 in the city of Chaska,
including a new bridge and ramps, to support
the development of approximately 400 acres
of property in the city of Chaska's
comprehensive plan.

(f) Of this amount, $700,000 is for a grant to
Redwood County for improvements to Nobles
Avenue, including paving, as the main access
road to a new State Veterans Cemetery to be
located in Paxton Township.

(g) Of this amount, $1,000,000 is for a grant
to deleted text beginthe town of Appleton indeleted text end Swift County for
deleted text begin upgrades to an existing township road to
provide for a paved, ten-ton capacity township
road extending between marked Trunk
Highways 7 and 119
deleted text endnew text begin preliminary and final
design, engineering, and reconstruction of a
segment of County State-Aid Highway 6
between marked Trunk Highway 7 and County
State-Aid Highway 17 to provide for a ten-ton
paved roadway
new text end.new text begin Notwithstanding Minnesota
Statutes, section 16A.642, the bond sale
authorization and appropriation of bond
proceeds for this project are available until
December 31, 2025.
new text end

(h) Of this amount, $20,500,000 is for a grant
to Ramsey County for preliminary and final
design, right-of-way acquisition, engineering,
contract administration, and construction of
public improvements related to the
construction of the interchange of marked
Interstate Highway 694 and Rice Street,
Ramsey County State-Aid Highway 49, in
Ramsey County.

(i) Of this amount, $11,300,000 is for a grant
to Hennepin County for preliminary and final
design, engineering, environmental analysis,
right-of-way acquisition, construction, and
reconstruction of local roads related to the (1)
realignment at the intersections of marked U.S.
Highway 12 with Hennepin County State-Aid
Highway 92; (2) realignment and safety
improvements at the intersection of marked
U.S. Highway 12 with Hennepin County
State-Aid Highway 90; and (3) safety median
improvements from the interchange with
Wayzata Boulevard in Wayzata to
approximately one-half mile east of the
interchange of marked U.S. Highway 12 with
Hennepin County State-Aid Highway 6.

(j) Of this amount, $1,000,000 is for a grant
to the city of Inver Grove Heights for
preliminary design, design, engineering, and
reconstruction of Broderick Boulevard
between 80th Street and Concord Boulevard
abutting Trunk Highway 52 and Inver Hills
Community College in Inver Grove Heights.
The project includes replacement or renovation
of public infrastructure, including water lines,
sanitary sewers, storm water sewers, and other
public utilities. This appropriation does not
require a nonstate contribution.

(k) Of this amount, $2,350,000 is for a grant
to McLeod County to acquire land or interests
in land and to design and construct a new
urban street extension of County State-Aid
Highway (CSAH) 15, including railroad
crossing, storm water, and drainage
improvements.

(l) Of this amount, $6,000,000 is for a grant
to the city of Baxter for 50 percent of total
project cost for the acquisition of land or
interests in land, environmental analysis and
environmental cleanup, predesign, design,
engineering, and construction of improvements
to Cypress Drive, including expansion to a
four-lane divided urban roadway, between
Excelsior Road and College Road.

Sec. 8.

Laws 2017, First Special Session chapter 8, article 1, section 20, subdivision 8, is
amended to read:


Subd. 8.

Eagle Bend High School

1,500,000

For a grant to deleted text beginIndependent School District No.
786, Bertha-Hewitt, or other independent
school district to which that portion of the
territory of former Independent School District
No. 2759, Eagle Valley, containing
deleted text end the new text begincity
of
new text endEagle Bend deleted text beginschool is attached by action of
the Todd County Board,
deleted text end to new text beginpredesign, design,
new text end preparenew text begin,new text end and deleted text begindevelopdeleted text endnew text begin renovatenew text end the Eagle Bend
High School building deleted text beginsite, including
demolition of buildings and infrastructure,
deleted text end to
remove life safety hazards deleted text beginanddeleted text end to facilitate the
redevelopment and reuse of the sitenew text begin and
buildings
new text end. new text beginThe city may contract or partner
with a third party to manage the renovation
and to operate the renovated housing project
subject to Minnesota Statutes, section
16A.695.
new text endThis appropriation does not require
a nonstate contribution.new text begin Notwithstanding
Minnesota Statutes, section 16A.642, the bond
authorization and appropriation of bond
proceeds for this project are available until
December 31, 2024.
new text end

Sec. 9.

Laws 2017, First Special Session chapter 8, article 1, section 20, subdivision 14,
is amended to read:


Subd. 14.

Minneapolis - Pioneers and Soldiers
Cemetery Restoration

1,029,000

For a grant to the city of Minneapolis to
restore the historic steel and limestone pillar
fence along Cedar Avenue and Lake Street,
deleted text begin install a new steel fence and pillars along 21st
Avenue South,
deleted text end and install a waterproofing
system for preservation of the fence and
pillars, at the Pioneer and Soldiers Cemetery.
This appropriation does not require a nonstate
contribution.

Sec. 10.

Laws 2017, First Special Session chapter 8, article 1, section 20, subdivision 15,
is amended to read:


Subd. 15.

Minneapolis - Norway House

5,000,000

For a grant to the city of Minneapolis to
acquire land and predesign, design, construct,
furnish, and equip a conference and event
center at 913 East Franklin Avenue and
adjacent property in Minneapolis to celebrate
the culture of Norway and American
Norwegians, subject to Minnesota Statutes,
section 16A.695. This appropriation is not
available until the commissioner of
management and budget determines that an
amount sufficient to complete the project is
committed from nonstate sources.new text begin
Notwithstanding Minnesota Statutes, section
16A.642, the bond sale authorization and
appropriation of bond proceeds for the project
in this subdivision are available until
December 31, 2026.
new text end

Sec. 11.

Laws 2018, chapter 214, article 1, section 16, subdivision 2, as amended by Laws
2019, chapter 2, article 2, section 2, is amended to read:


Subd. 2.

Local Road Improvement Fund Grants

78,600,000

(a) From the bond proceeds account in the
state transportation fund as provided in
Minnesota Statutes, section 174.50, for trunk
highway corridor projects under Minnesota
Statutes, section 174.52, subdivision 2, for
construction and reconstruction of local roads
with statewide or regional significance under
Minnesota Statutes, section 174.52,
subdivision 4
, or for grants to counties to assist
in paying the costs of rural road safety capital
improvement projects on county state-aid
highways under Minnesota Statutes, section
174.52, subdivision 4a.

(b) Of this amount, $13,500,000 is for a grant
to the city of Dayton for design, engineering,
environmental analysis, property and easement
acquisition, construction, and reconstruction
of local roads in conjunction with an
interchange on marked Interstate Highway 94
near Hennepin County State-Aid Highway
101, known as Brockton Lane, in Dayton.

(c) Of this amount, $6,100,000 is for deleted text begina grantdeleted text endnew text begin
one or more grants
new text end to new text beginDakota County, new text endthe city
of Inver Grove Heightsnew text begin, or bothnew text end to predesign,
design, engineer, acquire right-of-way
property and temporary and permanent
easements, inspect, and construct or
reconstruct: (1) realignment of Dakota County
State-Aid Highway 63, known as Argenta
Trail, in Inver Grove Heights, from northerly
of its intersection with Amana Trail to the
anticipated future alignment of 65th Street,
then west to the existing Argenta Trail
alignment, and in anticipation of the
development of an interchange of Argenta
Trail and marked Interstate Highway 494; and
(2) expansion from two lanes to four lanes of
Dakota County State-Aid Highway 26, known
as 70th Street West, in Inver Grove Heights,
from the border with Eagan through the
intersection with Argenta Trail as realigned,
to the intersection of Highway 26 with Trunk
Highway 3, known as Robert Street.

(d) Of this amount, $9,000,000 is for a grant
to Carver County following a jurisdictional
transfer to Carver County of the affected
segment of marked Trunk Highway 101. The
appropriation may be used for design,
right-of-way acquisition, engineering, and
reconstruction of the segment transferred to
the county that is between Pioneer Trail and
Flying Cloud Drive, including grade
separation of a multipurpose pedestrian and
bicycle trail from the segment for the
Minnesota River Bluffs Regional Trail and a
regional trail along marked Trunk Highway
101.

Sec. 12.

Laws 2018, chapter 214, article 1, section 17, subdivision 6, is amended to read:


Subd. 6.

St. Paul - Nature Sanctuary Visitor
Center

3,000,000

For a grant to the city of St. Paul to predesign,
design, construct, furnish, and equip a visitor
and interpretive center in the Bruce Vento
Nature Sanctuary in St. Paul for programs that
the city determines meet regional and city park
purpose requirements. The city may enter into
a lease or management agreement under
Minnesota Statutes, section 16A.695, to
operate the programs in the center.new text begin
Notwithstanding Minnesota Statutes, section
16A.642, the bond sale authorization and
appropriation of bond proceeds for the project
in this subdivision are available until
December 31, 2024.
new text end

Sec. 13.

Laws 2018, chapter 214, article 1, section 18, subdivision 3, is amended to read:


Subd. 3.

St. Peter Regional Treatment Center
Campus - Dietary Building HVAC and Electrical
Replacement

2,200,000

To predesign, design, engineer, and renovate
the mechanical and electrical systems in the
Dietary Building on the St. Peter Regional
Treatment Center campus, including: the
upgrade, replacement, and improvement of
existing heating and ventilation equipment;
installation of air-conditioning equipment;
replacement of the building's outdated and
undersized electrical system; design and
abatement of asbestos and hazardous
materials; and structural, site, and utility work
necessary to support the project.

new text begin Upon substantial completion of this project,
any unspent portion of this appropriation
remaining, after written notice to the
commissioner of management and budget, is
available for asset preservation under
Minnesota Statutes, section 16B.307.
new text end

Sec. 14.

Laws 2018, chapter 214, article 1, section 18, subdivision 4, is amended to read:


Subd. 4.

Anoka Metro Regional Treatment
Center - Roof and HVAC Replacement

6,550,000

To predesign, design, engineer, construct, and
equip improvements on the Anoka Metro
Regional Treatment Center campus, including
but not limited to design and abatement of
asbestos and hazardous materials, replacement
of roofs on residential units, installation of
metal wall cladding on the mechanical
penthouses, installation of new heating,
ventilation, and air conditioning systems, fire
sprinkler systems, electrical lighting systems
in the Miller Building, and installation of a
new heating system in the warehouse building.

new text begin Upon substantial completion of this project,
any unspent portion of this appropriation
remaining, after written notice to the
commissioner of management and budget, is
available for asset preservation under
Minnesota Statutes, section 16B.307.
Notwithstanding Minnesota Statutes, section
16.642, the bond sale authorization and
appropriation of bond proceeds in this
subdivision are available until December 31,
2023.
new text end

Sec. 15.

Laws 2018, chapter 214, article 1, section 21, subdivision 16, is amended to read:


Subd. 16.

Minneapolis - Upper Harbor Terminal
Redevelopment

15,000,000

For a grant to the city of Minneapolis, the
Minneapolis Park and Recreation Board, or
both, for predesign, design, and construction
work for site preparation and for park and
public infrastructure improvements to support
an initial phase of redevelopment of the Upper
Harbor Terminal on the Mississippi River; a
site that was rendered inoperable for barging
by the federal closure of the Upper St.
Anthony Falls Lock.new text begin Notwithstanding
Minnesota Statutes, section 16A.642, the bond
sale authorization and appropriation of bond
proceeds in this subdivision are available until
December 31, 2024.
new text end

Sec. 16.

Laws 2018, chapter 214, article 1, section 21, subdivision 28, as amended by
Laws 2019, chapter 2, article 2, section 6, is amended to read:


Subd. 28.

deleted text beginSt. Pauldeleted text endnew text begin Ramsey Countynew text end - Southeast
Asian Language Job Training Facilities

5,500,000

For a grant to deleted text beginthe city of St. Paul to predesign,
design, renovate, construct, furnish, and equip
deleted text endnew text begin
Ramsey County to acquire
new text end a bus driver and
mechanics training facility on Sycamore Street
in St. Paul for training drivers and mechanics
through programming primarily in the
Southeast Asian languages, and to deleted text beginpredesign,
design, renovate, construct, furnish, and equip
deleted text endnew text begin
acquire
new text end a training facility on Plato Avenue in
St. Paul for use as a training facility for health
care, manufacturing, and information
technology jobs through programmingnew text begin
provided
new text end primarily in the Southeast Asian
languages. deleted text beginThis appropriation may be used to
acquire property for these purposes.
deleted text endnew text begin
Notwithstanding the primary focus as a
workforce training facility described in this
subdivision, a portion of the Plato site may be
used for child care facilities open to the public
but is primarily intended to improve
programming outcomes for students and
participants of the training programs. A
portion of both the Plato and Sycamore sites
may include on-site supportive services to
assist the participants in training programs to
secure housing, mental health services, adult
basic education, and health care enrollment
and access.
new text end The deleted text begincity of St. Pauldeleted text endnew text begin countynew text end may
enter into a lease or management agreement
with a nonprofit corporation for either or both
of these facilities under Minnesota Statutes,
section 16A.695.

Sec. 17.

Laws 2018, chapter 214, article 1, section 22, subdivision 6, is amended to read:


Subd. 6.

Aurora; Hoyt Lakes; Biwabik; and
White Township - Drinking Water System

2,500,000

For a grant to the city of Aurora to acquire
landnew text begin, acquire a long-term lease,new text end or a permanent
interest in land, design, engineer, construct,
furnish, and equip a comprehensive
municipally owned cooperative joint drinking
water system deleted text beginindeleted text endnew text begin fornew text end the deleted text begincitiesdeleted text endnew text begin citynew text end of Auroradeleted text begin,
Hoyt Lakes, and Biwabik, and White
Township, including a water intake and
treatment plant located in White Township
deleted text endnew text begin
and the Town of White and designed for the
future use of other cities, including Biwabik
and Hoyt Lakes
new text end.new text begin Notwithstanding Minnesota
Statutes, section 16A.642, the bond sale
authorization and appropriation of bond
proceeds for this project are available until
December 31, 2024.
new text end

Sec. 18.

Laws 2019, chapter 2, article 1, section 2, subdivision 5, is amended to read:


Subd. 5.

South St. Paul - Seidl's Lake

781,000

For a grant to the city of South St. Paul for
capital improvements to improve the water
quality of Seidl's Lake. The capital
improvements include design, engineering,
construction, and equipping of a storm water
lift station to discharge excess storm water
into the city of South St. Paul's storm sewer
system to minimize the fluctuating water
levels of the lake. This project may be
implemented jointly by the cities of South St.
Paul, Inver Grove Heights, and West St. Paul.new text begin
Notwithstanding Minnesota Statutes, section
16A.642, the bond sale authorization and
appropriation of bond proceeds for the project
in this subdivision are available until
December 31, 2024.
new text end

Sec. 19.

Laws 2020, Fifth Special Session chapter 3, article 1, section 7, subdivision 3, is
amended to read:


Subd. 3.

Flood Hazard Mitigation

17,000,000

(a) For the state share of flood hazard
mitigation grants for publicly owned capital
improvements to prevent or alleviate flood
damage under Minnesota Statutes, section
103F.161.

(b) To the extent practical, levee projects shall
meet the state standard of three feet above the
100-year flood elevation.

(c) Project priorities shall be determined by
the commissioner as appropriate, based on
need and consideration of available leveraging
of federal, state, and local funds.

(d) This appropriation may be used for projects
in the following municipalities: Afton, Austin,
Breckenridge, Browns Valley, Carver, Delano,
Faribault, Golden Valley, Halstad, Hawley,
Hendrum, Inver Grove Heights, Jordan,
Montevideo, Moorhead, Newfolden,
Nielsville, Owatonna, Round Lake Township
in Jackson County, Sioux Valley Township
in Jackson County, and Waseca.

(e) This appropriation also may be used for
projects in the following watershed districts:
Bois de Sioux Watershed District, Buffalo-Red
River Watershed District, Cedar River
Watershed District;Lower Minnesota River
Watershed District, Middle Snake Tamarac
Rivers Watershed District, Prior Lake-Spring
Lake Watershed District, Red Lake Watershed
District, Roseau River Watershed District,
Shell Rock River Watershed District, Two
Rivers Watershed District, Upper Minnesota
River Watershed District, and Wild Rice River
Watershed District.

(f) This appropriation may also be used for a
project in the Southern Minnesota Rivers
Basin Area II.

(g) For any project listed in this subdivision
that the commissioner determines is not ready
to proceed, does not have the nonstate match
committed, or does not expend all the money
granted to it, the commissioner may allocate
that project's unexpended money to a priority
project on the commissioner's list.

(h) Notwithstanding paragraph (c), $2,000,000
of this appropriation is for flood hazard
mitigation for the Toelle Coulee in deleted text beginthe city of
Browns Valley
deleted text endnew text begin Traverse Countynew text end.

(i) To the extent practicable and consistent
with the project, recipients of appropriations
for flood control projects in this subdivision
shall create wetlands that are eligible for
wetland replacement credit to replace wetlands
drained or filled as the result of repair,
reconstruction, replacement, or rehabilitation
of an existing public road under Minnesota
Statutes, section 103G.222, subdivision 1,
paragraphs (l) and (m).

(j) To the extent that the cost of a project
exceeds two percent of the median household
income in a municipality or township
multiplied by the number of households in the
municipality or township, this appropriation
is also for the local share of the project.

Sec. 20.

Laws 2020, Fifth Special Session chapter 3, article 1, section 7, subdivision 18,
is amended to read:


Subd. 18.

Lake City; Ohuta Beach Breakwater

1,058,000

For a grant to the city of Lake City to designnew text begin,
engineer,
new text end and construct a breakwater at Ohuta
Beach in Lake City at Ohuta Park.

Sec. 21.

Laws 2020, Fifth Special Session chapter 3, article 1, section 13, subdivision 5,
is amended to read:


Subd. 5.

Construction and Renovation of Public
Skate Parks

250,000

For grants under Minnesota Statutes, section
240A.20, subdivision 2, clause (2), deleted text beginfor design
of
deleted text endnew text begin to predesign, design, construct, furnish, and
equip
new text end skate parks deleted text beginfromdeleted text endnew text begin. Design work must be
by
new text end designers with expertise in the field of skate
park design.new text begin Construction must be of a skate
park designed by designers with expertise in
the field of skate park design.
new text end

new text begin EFFECTIVE DATE. new text end

new text begin This section is effective retroactively from October 21, 2020.
new text end

Sec. 22.

Laws 2020, Fifth Special Session chapter 3, article 1, section 16, subdivision 5,
is amended to read:


Subd. 5.

Anoka County; Marked Trunk
Highway 65 Interchange

1,500,000

From the bond proceeds account in the state
transportation fund as provided in Minnesota
Statutes, section 174.50, for a grant to Anoka
County to complete new text beginenvironmental analysis
of local road intersections and associated
improvements along marked Trunk Highway
65 from north of 93rd Avenue to north of
117th Avenue, and
new text endpreliminary engineering,
environmental analysis, and final design of a
grade separation and associated improvements
to Anoka County State-Aid Highway 12,
known as 109th Avenue, at marked Trunk
Highway 65 in the city of Blaine.

Sec. 23.

Laws 2020, Fifth Special Session chapter 3, article 1, section 16, subdivision 7,
is amended to read:


Subd. 7.

Golden Valley; Douglas Drive and
Highway 55

6,500,000

From the bond proceeds account in the state
transportation fund as provided in Minnesota
Statutes, section 174.50, for a grant to the city
of Golden Valley to deleted text beginconstructdeleted text endnew text begin perform
preliminary and final design engineering,
environmental analysis, acquisition of
permanent easements and right-of-way,
reconstruction, and construction engineering
of local roads related to construction of
new text end public
safety improvements atnew text begin, and within a 600-foot
radius of,
new text end the intersection of Douglas Drive
and Highway 55, including a box culvert
underpass across Highway 55, a roundabout
and extended frontage road south of Highway
55, retaining wall construction, underground
utility relocation, sidewalk and trail
connections to existing facilities, Americans
with Disabilities Act-compliant facilities, and
landscaping.

Sec. 24.

Laws 2020, Fifth Special Session chapter 3, article 1, section 16, subdivision 15,
is amended to read:


Subd. 15.

deleted text beginScott County;deleted text end Highway 13 new text beginInterchange
at Marked Intersections of Dakota
new text endand Yosemite
deleted text begin Interchangedeleted text endnew text begin Avenues
new text end

deleted text begin$deleted text end5,269,000

From the bond proceeds account in the state
transportation fund as provided in Minnesota
Statutes, section 174.50, deleted text beginfor a grant to Scott
County for
deleted text endnew text begin tonew text end design, new text beginprovide new text endconstruction
engineering, and deleted text beginconstruction ofdeleted text endnew text begin constructnew text end
local road improvements, including
accommodations for bicycles and pedestriansnew text begin
and public utility relocations
new text end, to support a
programmed interchange at the intersection
of marked Trunk Highway 13 deleted text beginanddeleted text endnew text begin atnew text end Dakota
deleted text begin Avenuedeleted text endnew text begin and Yosemite Avenuesnew text end in Savage.

Sec. 25.

Laws 2020, Fifth Special Session chapter 3, article 1, section 16, subdivision 36,
is amended to read:


Subd. 36.

Olmsted County; Trunk Highway 14
and County Road 104 Interchange Construction

6,000,000

For new text begina grant to Olmsted County for the county's
share of
new text endgeneral obligation bond eligible
portions of a project to new text beginconduct environmental
analysis,
new text endpredesign, design, new text beginand new text endengineerdeleted text begin,
construct, furnish, and equip
deleted text end an interchange
at marked Trunk Highway 14 and County
Road 104, including a flyover at 7th Street
NW, in deleted text beginOlmsteaddeleted text endnew text begin Olmstednew text end County, and
associated infrastructure and road work to
accommodate the interchange.new text begin Any amount
remaining after substantial completion of
environmental analysis, predesign, design, and
engineering work may be applied to the
county's share to acquire right-of-way for, and
to construct, furnish, and equip, this
interchange and associated infrastructure and
road work to accommodate the interchange.
new text end

Sec. 26.

Laws 2020, Fifth Special Session chapter 3, article 1, section 20, subdivision 5,
is amended to read:


Subd. 5.

Minnesota Correctional Facility - St.
Cloud

800,000

To design, renovate, construct, equip, and
install a new fire suppression system in Living
Units deleted text beginA, B, and Cdeleted text endnew text begin D and Enew text end at the Minnesota
Correctional Facility - St. Cloud. This
installation includes but is not limited to cells,
common areas, and control areas and must
comply with all applicable codes.

Sec. 27.

Laws 2020, Fifth Special Session chapter 3, article 1, section 20, subdivision 7,
is amended to read:


Subd. 7.

Minnesota Correctional Facility - Togo

2,600,000

To design, construct, and equip a new sewer
treatment system at the Minnesota
Correctional Facility - Togo. The system
includes but is not limited to settling ponds,
pumping stations, and other underground
infrastructure improvements associated with
the sewer system complying with all Pollution
Control Agency and code requirements. As
part of the project, the existing septic
system/drain field shall be decommissioned.new text begin
Notwithstanding Minnesota Statutes, section
16B.24, subdivision 6, the commissioner of
administration may enter into a lease and
subsequent lease amendments with a term
sufficient to be at least 125 percent of the
useful life of any improvements to be
constructed on the Minnesota Correctional
Facility - Togo site.
new text end

Sec. 28.

Laws 2020, Fifth Special Session chapter 3, article 1, section 21, subdivision 14,
is amended to read:


Subd. 14.

Crookston; Colborn Property
Development

895,000

For a grant to the city of Crookston for
development of the southern end of the city
limits commonly known as the Colborn
Property. This appropriation includes money
for construction of roads and storm water
infrastructure, for new text begindesign and new text endsite preparation,
and for other improvements of publicly owned
infrastructure.

Sec. 29.

Laws 2020, Fifth Special Session chapter 3, article 1, section 21, subdivision 20,
is amended to read:


Subd. 20.

Fergus Falls; Riverfront Corridor

1,750,000

For a grant to the city of Fergus Falls for
construction of a downtown riverfront corridor
improvement project including deleted text beginan
amphitheater,
deleted text endnew text begin anew text end river market, public arts space,
interactive water components, and related
publicly owned infrastructure and amenities.

Sec. 30.

Laws 2020, Fifth Special Session chapter 3, article 1, section 21, subdivision 23,
is amended to read:


Subd. 23.

Hennepin County; Avivo

1,700,000

For a grant to Hennepin County for Phase 1
of the Avivo regional career and employment
center project in Minneapolis, subject to
Minnesota Statutes, section 16A.695. Phase
1 includes geotechnical and environmental
investigationdeleted text begin, demolition, and site workdeleted text end;
predesign and design of the renovation and
expansion of a building; and predesign and
design for the replacement of or improvements
to building systems on the Avivo campus,
including HVAC, mechanical, electrical, and
accessibility improvements. new text beginUpon substantial
completion of Phase I, any unspent portion of
this appropriation remaining, after written
notice to the commissioner of management
and budget, is available for renovation or
construction.
new text end

Sec. 31.

Laws 2020, Fifth Special Session chapter 3, article 1, section 21, subdivision 37,
is amended to read:


Subd. 37.

St. Joseph; Jacob Wetterling
Recreation Center

4,000,000

For a grant to the city of St. Joseph to
new text begin predesign, new text enddesign, construct, furnish, and
equip a recreation center deleted text beginas an addition to the
former school building purchased by the city
to be repurposed as a
deleted text endnew text begin adjacent to and
connected to the city's new
new text end community center.new text begin
The city may enter into a lease or management
agreement for operation of recreation
programs, subject to Minnesota Statutes,
section 16A.695.
new text end

Sec. 32.

Laws 2020, Fifth Special Session chapter 3, article 1, section 21, subdivision 44,
is amended to read:


Subd. 44.

Wadena; Access Road

1,300,000

For deleted text begina grantdeleted text endnew text begin one or more grantsnew text end to deleted text beginthe city ofdeleted text end
Wadena new text beginCounty, Otter Tail County, or both,
new text end to acquire a permanent easement for and to
predesign, design, engineer, and construct an
access road just northeast of 11th Street
Northwest in Wadena, going from marked
Trunk Highway 10 to the new hospital
complex.

Sec. 33.

Laws 2020, Fifth Special Session chapter 3, article 1, section 21, subdivision 47,
is amended to read:


Subd. 47.

Willernie; deleted text beginPublic Infrastructuredeleted text endnew text begin
Maintenance Building
new text end

160,000

For a grant to the city of Willernie to deleted text beginreplace
the roof of the city hall, and, if any money is
remaining, for capital improvements in
conjunction with the Washington County road
12 project, including replacing and extending
the sidewalk, replacement of a water main,
and moving or removing a retaining wall
deleted text endnew text begin
demolish a maintenance building and to
design, engineer, construct, and equip a new
maintenance building
new text end.

Sec. 34.

Laws 2020, Fifth Special Session chapter 3, article 1, section 22, subdivision 6,
is amended to read:


Subd. 6.

Arden Hills; Water Main

500,000

For a grant to the city of Arden Hills to new text beginacquire
permanent easements for and to engineer and
new text end install a water main extending along Lexington
Avenue, from County Road E to marked
Interstate Highway 694.

Sec. 35.

Laws 2020, Fifth Special Session chapter 3, article 1, section 22, subdivision 8,
is amended to read:


Subd. 8.

Austin; Wastewater Treatment Plant

7,450,000

For a grant to the city of Austin to design and
engineer improvements for upgrades to the
city's wastewater treatment facility. new text beginAmounts
remaining after substantial completion of this
project may be used to construct the
wastewater treatment facility.
new text end

Sec. 36.

Laws 2020, Fifth Special Session chapter 3, article 1, section 22, subdivision 18,
is amended to read:


Subd. 18.

Mahnomen; deleted text beginWaterdeleted text endnew text begin Wastewaternew text end
Infrastructure

650,000

For a grant deleted text beginunder Minnesota Statutes, section
446A.07,
deleted text end to the city of Mahnomen deleted text beginfordeleted text end new text beginto
construct
new text end improvements to the city's deleted text beginwaterdeleted text end
new text begin wastewaternew text end infrastructure. deleted text beginThis grant is not
subject to the project priority list set forth in
Minnesota Statutes, section 446A.07,
subdivision 4
.
deleted text end

Sec. 37.

Laws 2020, Fifth Special Session chapter 3, article 1, section 22, subdivision 19,
is amended to read:


Subd. 19.

Mahnomen; Drinking Water
Infrastructure

1,250,000

For a grant deleted text beginunder Minnesota Statutes, section
446A.081,
deleted text end to the city of Mahnomen deleted text beginfordeleted text end new text beginto
construct improvements to
new text end the city's drinking
water infrastructure. deleted text beginThis grant is not subject
to the project priority list set forth in
Minnesota Statutes, section 446A.081,
subdivision 5
.
deleted text end

Sec. 38.

Laws 2020, Fifth Special Session chapter 3, article 1, section 22, subdivision 21,
is amended to read:


Subd. 21.

Mendota; Water Infrastructure

650,000

For a grant to the city of Mendota to
predesign, design, engineer, and construct deleted text beginthe
extension of
deleted text end new text beginimprovements to new text endthe water deleted text beginmain
throughout the city of Mendota to allow
residents to connect with the Saint Paul
Regional Water Services
deleted text end new text begindistribution new text endsystem.

Sec. 39.

Laws 2020, Fifth Special Session chapter 3, article 1, section 22, subdivision 23,
is amended to read:


Subd. 23.

Oronoco; Regional Wastewater System
Infrastructure Grant

24,027,000

(a) Of this amount, $1,350,000 is for a grant
to the city of Oronoco to acquire land and
easements, design, and engineer a wastewater
collection, conveyance, and treatment system
and associated water distribution
improvements to serve the city of Oronoco
and the region including the Oronoco Estates
Manufactured Home Community. Any amount
remaining after completion of design,
engineering, and acquisition may be applied
to the purposes described in deleted text beginsubdivision 2deleted text endnew text begin
paragraph (b)
new text end.

(b) Of this amount, $22,677,000 is for a grant
to the city of Oronoco to construct and provide
construction-related engineering for a
wastewater collection, conveyance, and
treatment system and associated water
distribution improvements to serve the city of
Oronoco and the region including the Oronoco
Estates Manufactured Home Community.

new text begin (c) This appropriation may also be used to
acquire easements, design, engineer, and
construct the restoration of a portion of the
streambank of the Zumbro River in the city
of Oronoco as necessary to obtain permitting
for the wastewater collection, conveyance,
and treatment system funded in paragraphs (a)
and (b).
new text end

Sec. 40.

Laws 2020, Fifth Special Session chapter 3, article 1, section 22, subdivision 28,
is amended to read:


Subd. 28.

South Haven; Wells

1,700,000

For a grant to the city of South Haven to
acquire land, predesign, design, construct,
furnish, and equip two new wellsnew text begin, including
a well house, water main, and other related
drinking water improvements,
new text end in Wright
County.

Sec. 41.

Laws 2020, Fifth Special Session chapter 3, article 1, section 22, subdivision 30,
is amended to read:


Subd. 30.

Spring Park; City Utilities

1,500,000

For a grant to the city of Spring Park for
improvements to the city's water and sewer
system new text beginand the adjacent roadway West Arm
Drive West
new text endin the northwest area of the city
deleted text begin on West Arm Drivedeleted text end.

Sec. 42.

Laws 2020, Fifth Special Session chapter 3, article 1, section 22, subdivision 33,
is amended to read:


Subd. 33.

Vernon Center; Water Infrastructure
Improvements

7,984,000

For a grant to the city of Vernon Center to
predesign, design, construct, furnish, and
equip water deleted text begininfrastructure improvements,
including refurbishing a water tower,
deleted text end and
deleted text begin replacement ofdeleted text end wastewater deleted text begincollectiondeleted text endnew text begin
treatment facilities
new text end, water distribution deleted text beginsystemsdeleted text end,
deleted text begin stormdeleted text endnew text begin sanitarynew text end sewer deleted text beginsystem improvementsdeleted text endnew text begin
and storm water collection systems
new text end, and
related local road improvements.

Sec. 43.

Laws 2020, Fifth Special Session chapter 3, article 2, section 2, subdivision 2, is
amended to read:


Subd. 2.

Railroad Grade Separations

110,000,000

From the bond proceeds account in the trunk
highway fund deleted text beginto constructdeleted text endnew text begin for environmental
analysis, predesign, design and engineering,
and construction of
new text end rail safety projects atnew text begin trunknew text end
highway-railroad grade crossings deleted text beginin
accordance with Minnesota Statutes, section
219.016
deleted text endnew text begin as identified in the Department of
Transportation's crude by rail grade crossing
study (Improvements to Highway Grade
Crossings and Rail Safety, December 2014
and revised in 2019)
new text end.

Sec. 44.

Laws 2020, Fifth Special Session chapter 3, article 2, section 2, subdivision 4, is
amended to read:


Subd. 4.

Flood Mitigation

23,000,000

From the bond proceeds account in the trunk
highway fund fornew text begin environmental analysis,
predesign, design, engineering, and
new text end
reconstruction of trunk highways that
experience frequent flooding in Sibley County
and Le Sueur County, to modify the elevation
of the roadways and reduce closures due to
river flooding, for portions of the projects that
are eligible for trunk highway bond proceeds.

Sec. 45. new text beginCONVEYANCE OF STATE LAND; ISANTI COUNTY.
new text end

new text begin Subdivision 1. new text end

new text begin Conveyance authorized. new text end

new text begin Notwithstanding Minnesota Statutes, sections
16A.695 and 16B.281 to 16B.287, or other law, administrative rule, or commissioner's order
to the contrary, the commissioner of administration may convey to Isanti County for no
consideration all or part of the real property described in subdivision 3. The commissioner
of administration may add conditions to the conveyance of the property deemed to be in
the interest of the state. Notwithstanding any provision of this section to the contrary, the
real property shall continue to be considered state bond-financed property after the
conveyance of the real property to Isanti County and until all the requirements are satisfied
for the real property to no longer be considered state bond-financed property. Isanti County
must operate the state bond-financed property in compliance with Minnesota Statutes,
section 16A.695, and all applicable state and federal laws, and in a manner that will not
cause the interest on the state general obligation bonds to be subject to federal income
taxation for any reason.
new text end

new text begin Subd. 2. new text end

new text begin Form. new text end

new text begin The conveyance shall be in a form approved by the attorney general.
The attorney general may make changes to the legal description to correct errors and ensure
accuracy.
new text end

new text begin Subd. 3. new text end

new text begin Description. new text end

new text begin The real property to be conveyed is located in Isanti County and
is described as: all that part of the Southwest Quarter of the Southeast Quarter and all that
part of Government Lot 4 all in Section 32, Township 36, Range 23, Isanti County,
Minnesota, except that part lying easterly and southerly of the easterly and southerly
right-of-way of Minnesota State Trunk Highway No. 293, per the right-of-way plans on file
with the Minnesota Department of Transportation as said highway passes through said
Southwest Quarter of the Southeast Quarter and said Government Lot 4.
new text end

new text begin Subd. 4. new text end

new text begin Determination by commissioner. new text end

new text begin The commissioner has determined that the
real property described in subdivision 3 is no longer needed for any state purpose and that
the state's land management interests are best served if the land is conveyed to and used by
Isanti County for community-based services.
new text end

Sec. 46. new text beginEFFECTIVE DATE.
new text end

new text begin Except as provided otherwise, this article is effective the day following final enactment.
new text end

ARTICLE 2

TARGETED COMMUNITY CAPITAL PROJECT GRANT PROGRAM

Section 1.

new text begin [116J.9924] TARGETED COMMUNITY CAPITAL PROJECT GRANT
PROGRAM.
new text end

new text begin Subdivision 1. new text end

new text begin Definitions. new text end

new text begin (a) For the purposes of this section, the following terms have
the meanings given.
new text end

new text begin (b) "Capital project" or "project" means the acquisition or betterment of land, buildings,
and other improvements of a capital nature.
new text end

new text begin (c) "Commissioner" means the commissioner of employment and economic development.
new text end

new text begin (d) "Government entity" means a city, township, county, or any political subdivision,
or an American Indian Tribal government entity located within a federally recognized
American Indian reservation.
new text end

new text begin (e) "Low-income area" means:
new text end

new text begin (1) a census tract that has a poverty rate of at least 20 percent as reported by the United
States Bureau of the Census in the most recent American Community Survey;
new text end

new text begin (2) a qualified census tract, as defined under United States Code, title 26, section 42; or
new text end

new text begin (3) a census tract, city, township, or county in which ten percent of the population has
an annual income of 200 percent or less of the federal poverty level.
new text end

new text begin (f) "Nonprofit organization" means a not-for-profit corporation under section 501(c)(3)
of the Internal Revenue Code or a Tribal nonprofit under section 7871 of the Internal Revenue
Code. Nonprofit hospitals, private schools, credit unions, and higher education institutions
do not qualify as a nonprofit organization for the purposes of this section.
new text end

new text begin (g) "Small business" means a business that:
new text end

new text begin (1) employs no more than the equivalent of 50 full-time persons in Minnesota;
new text end

new text begin (2) has a history of providing benefits to, and developing longstanding connections with,
the surrounding community; and
new text end

new text begin (3) meets the eligibility criteria for the programs for small businesses and socially and
economically disadvantaged, economically disadvantaged area, or veteran-owned small
businesses under Minnesota Rules, chapter 1230, regardless of whether the business has
been certified as such by the commissioner of administration.
new text end

new text begin Subd. 2. new text end

new text begin Grant program established. new text end

new text begin (a) The commissioner shall make competitive
grants for capital projects to nonprofit organizations, government entities, and small
businesses that provide services, either alone or in partnership, in one or more of the
following areas:
new text end

new text begin (1) economic development, including but not limited to programs to relieve economic
disparities or foster entrepreneurship or small business development;
new text end

new text begin (2) education, including but not limited to programs focused on the arts, technology,
social-emotional learning, literacy, or culturally specific curriculum;
new text end

new text begin (3) food insecurity, including but not limited to food shelves or nutrition services;
new text end

new text begin (4) performing and visual arts;
new text end

new text begin (5) veterans services;
new text end

new text begin (6) housing, including but not limited to housing or shelter facilities for persons
experiencing homelessness;
new text end

new text begin (7) health care, including but not limited to medical, behavioral health, dental, or
substance abuse programs;
new text end

new text begin (8) workforce development, including but not limited to apprenticeships, internships,
employment preparation, job placement assistance, and job skills training and counseling;
or
new text end

new text begin (9) legal assistance to marginalized communities.
new text end

new text begin (b) The commissioner shall give priority to applicants under subdivision 3 that:
new text end

new text begin (1) do not have a history of receiving capital grants from the state; or
new text end

new text begin (2) have previously received phased grant funds as described under subdivision 4.
new text end

new text begin Subd. 3. new text end

new text begin Eligibility. new text end

new text begin (a) A prospective grantee under this section must submit a written
application to the commissioner in the form, at the time, and in the manner prescribed by
the commissioner. The written application must include:
new text end

new text begin (1) a description of the capital project to be funded by the grant;
new text end

new text begin (2) the rationale for the project, including a description of the services provided and
populations served by the applicant;
new text end

new text begin (3) the total cost of the project and the cost of individual phases of the project, including
but not limited to predesign, design, construction, engineering, furnishing, and equipping;
new text end

new text begin (4) the requested grant amount;
new text end

new text begin (5) the property owner of the facility to be improved;
new text end

new text begin (6) the sources and amounts of state and nonstate funds previously received and
committed to the project;
new text end

new text begin (7) the public purpose achieved by the project;
new text end

new text begin (8) an estimated timeline of the project; and
new text end

new text begin (9) any additional information requested by the commissioner.
new text end

new text begin (b) The commissioner shall give priority to applicants that:
new text end

new text begin (1) specialize in providing services to:
new text end

new text begin (i) immigrants;
new text end

new text begin (ii) youth or young adults from families with a history of intergenerational poverty;
new text end

new text begin (iii) low-income areas; or
new text end

new text begin (iv) persons who are unemployed or underemployed; or
new text end

new text begin (2) are nonprofit organizations that are majority operated and governed by one or more
persons who identify as a woman, Black, Indigenous, or a person of color, or a person with
a substantial physical disability.
new text end

new text begin Subd. 4. new text end

new text begin Project phasing; minimum grant amount. new text end

new text begin The commissioner has the discretion
to fund one or more phases of a capital project for which an applicant has applied for grant
funds under this section, up to the total project cost. A grant awarded under this section
must be no less than the amount required to complete a phase of the project, less any nonstate
funds already committed for such activities.
new text end

new text begin Subd. 5. new text end

new text begin Determination of application. new text end

new text begin On the basis of applicable law and available
information, the commissioner must determine whether an applicant shall be awarded a
grant under this section. The commissioner must notify the applicant of the determination.
This notice must be in writing and contain the basis for the determination. An applicant
who is not selected for a grant award may apply for a grant under this section the fiscal year
following receipt of the notice of determination under this subdivision.
new text end

new text begin Subd. 6. new text end

new text begin Applicability of other laws. new text end

new text begin The provisions of chapter 16A that apply to general
fund appropriations for capital projects also apply to grants under this section. Money
granted under this section is available until the project is completed or abandoned subject
to section 16A.642.
new text end

new text begin Subd. 7. new text end

new text begin Appropriation; administration and monitoring. new text end

new text begin Up to five percent of any
appropriation for the program under this section is for administration and monitoring of the
program. The commissioner must also use the funds under this subdivision to provide
technical assistance, education, and support for program applicants, as needed, and may
contract with a third party to provide such services.
new text end

new text begin Subd. 8. new text end

new text begin Report to legislature. new text end

new text begin On or before January 15, 2022, and every January 15
thereafter, the commissioner must submit a report as required under section 3.195 that details
the grants awarded under this section, including the total grants distributed, the recipients
of the grants, the services supported by the grants, and any other information the
commissioner deems pertinent. A copy of this report must also be sent to the chairs and
ranking minority members of the committees of the house of representatives and the senate
having jurisdiction over capital investment.
new text end

new text begin EFFECTIVE DATE. new text end

new text begin This section is effective August 1, 2021.
new text end

Sec. 2. new text beginELIGIBILITY OF PRIOR TARGETED GRANT RECIPIENTS FOR
TARGETED COMMUNITY CAPITAL PROJECT GRANTS.
new text end

new text begin Notwithstanding the eligibility criteria in Minnesota Statutes, section 116J.9924, any
grantee named in Laws 2020, Fifth Special Session chapter 3, article 3, is eligible for a grant
under the targeted community capital project grant program under Minnesota Statutes,
section 116J.9924, in fiscal year 2022, so long as the grantee submits a written application
at the time and in the form and manner prescribed by the commissioner of employment and
economic development.
new text end

new text begin EFFECTIVE DATE. new text end

new text begin This section is effective August 1, 2021.
new text end

Sec. 3. new text beginAPPROPRIATION; TARGETED COMMUNITY CAPITAL PROJECT
GRANT PROGRAM.
new text end

new text begin $24,000,000 in fiscal year 2022 is appropriated from the general fund to the commissioner
of employment and economic development for the targeted community capital project grant
program under Minnesota Statutes, section 116J.9924. This appropriation is available until
June 30, 2023.
new text end

new text begin EFFECTIVE DATE. new text end

new text begin This section is effective August 1, 2021.
new text end