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SF 1887

as introduced - 83rd Legislature (2003 - 2004) Posted on 12/15/2009 12:00am

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Current Version - as introduced

  1.1                          A bill for an act 
  1.2             relating to capital improvements; authorizing spending 
  1.3             to acquire and better public land and buildings and 
  1.4             other public improvements of a capital nature for 
  1.5             higher education with certain conditions; authorizing 
  1.6             sale of state bonds; appropriating money.  
  1.7   BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF MINNESOTA: 
  1.8   Section 1.  [CAPITAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATIONS.] 
  1.9      The sums in the column under "APPROPRIATIONS" are 
  1.10  appropriated from the bond proceeds fund, or another named fund, 
  1.11  to the state agencies or officials indicated, to be spent for 
  1.12  public purposes.  Appropriations of bond proceeds must be spent 
  1.13  as authorized by the Minnesota Constitution, article XI, section 
  1.14  5, paragraph (a), to acquire and better public land and 
  1.15  buildings and other public improvements of a capital nature, or 
  1.16  as authorized by article XI, section 5, paragraphs (b) to (j), 
  1.17  or article XIV.  Unless otherwise specified, the appropriations 
  1.18  in this act are available until the project is completed or 
  1.19  abandoned.  Appropriations for asset preservation not spent or 
  1.20  encumbered by June 30, 2006, are canceled July 1, 2006. 
  1.21                              SUMMARY 
  1.22  UNIVERSITY OF MINNESOTA                          $  155,467,000 
  1.23  MINNESOTA STATE COLLEGES AND UNIVERSITIES           274,892,000 
  1.24  TOTAL                                            $  430,359,000
  1.25  Bond Proceeds Fund                                  428,734,000 
  1.26  General Fund                                          1,625,000 
  2.1                                                    APPROPRIATIONS
  2.2                                                    $ 
  2.3   Sec. 2.  UNIVERSITY OF MINNESOTA 
  2.4   Subdivision 1.  To the Board of Regents
  2.5   of the University of Minnesota for the 
  2.6   purposes specified in this section                  155,467,000 
  2.7   Subd. 2.  Higher Education Asset
  2.8   Preservation and Replacement                         90,000,000 
  2.9   To be spent in accordance with 
  2.10  Minnesota Statutes, section 135A.046.  
  2.11  Subd. 3.  Major Building Renewal; Systemwide          
  2.12  (a) Kolthoff Hall, Minneapolis                       16,800,000
  2.13  To design, renovate, furnish, and equip 
  2.14  Kolthoff Hall on the Minneapolis campus 
  2.15  for the department of chemistry, 
  2.16  including health, safety, and 
  2.17  ventilation improvements and to support 
  2.18  teaching and research. 
  2.19  (b) Education Sciences 
  2.20  Building (MRRC), Minneapolis                         13,300,000
  2.21  To design, renovate, furnish, and equip 
  2.22  the education sciences building, 
  2.23  formerly the historic minerals 
  2.24  laboratory, for office and research 
  2.25  space for the Department of Education. 
  2.26  (c) Academic Health Center, Minneapolis               9,600,000
  2.27  To design, renovate, furnish, and equip 
  2.28  classrooms in the academic health care 
  2.29  facility to provide flexible space, 
  2.30  including computer-based testing 
  2.31  facilities, computer labs, and 
  2.32  simulation facilities for health 
  2.33  professional education. 
  2.34  (d) Life Sciences Building, Duluth                    9,300,000
  2.35  To design, renovate, furnish, and equip 
  2.36  phase two of the basic science 
  2.37  improvements on the Duluth campus to 
  2.38  provide laboratory facilities for 
  2.39  chemistry and biology, improve 
  2.40  ventilation, life safety and 
  2.41  accessibility in instructional labs and 
  2.42  classrooms and provide a home for the 
  2.43  pharmacy program.  
  2.44  Subd. 4.  Twin Cities - Minneapolis                            
  2.45  Carlson School Expansion and Classrooms               1,667,000
  2.46  To design a new instructional facility 
  2.47  adjacent to the existing Carlson School 
  2.48  with undergraduate classrooms for the 
  2.49  Carlson School and the College of 
  2.50  Liberal Arts and office and computer 
  2.51  labs for the Carlson School.  
  2.52  Subd. 5.  Duluth     
  2.53  (a) Recreational Sports Addition                      8,000,000 
  3.1   To construct, furnish, and equip the 
  3.2   Recreational Sports Facility as an 
  3.3   addition to the Sports and Health 
  3.4   Center to provide fitness and 
  3.5   conditioning space, recreational space, 
  3.6   and office space for recreational 
  3.7   sports programs.  
  3.8   (b) Business School and  
  3.9   Utility Infrastructure                                1,467,000
  3.10  To design a new building, including 
  3.11  classrooms, offices, teaching 
  3.12  laboratories, student services, and 
  3.13  administrative support for the Labovitz 
  3.14  School of Business and Economics and to 
  3.15  design upgrades for the central utility 
  3.16  distribution system to accommodate 
  3.17  increased demand.  
  3.18  Subd. 6.  Morris                                      5,333,000
  3.19  To design, construct, furnish, and 
  3.20  equip an addition to the heating plant 
  3.21  to provide the capacity to generate 
  3.22  steam by burning biomass and to 
  3.23  construct a football stadium with both 
  3.24  projects done in partnership with the 
  3.25  Morris school district.  
  3.26  Subd. 7.  User Contribution
  3.27  In lieu of debt service, the Board of 
  3.28  Regents shall contribute at least 
  3.29  one-third of the total project costs 
  3.30  for projects authorized by this 
  3.31  section, except for higher education 
  3.32  asset preservation and replacement 
  3.33  under subdivisions 2 and 3. 
  3.34  Subd. 8.  Contingencies                              
  3.35  The commissioner of finance must 
  3.36  combine into one account, under the 
  3.37  control of the Board of Regents, the 
  3.38  portion of each appropriation in this 
  3.39  section that is attributable to the 
  3.40  amount budgeted for contingencies for 
  3.41  projects in this section.  The board 
  3.42  must manage the account to pay for 
  3.43  exceptional but necessary costs of 
  3.44  projects authorized in this section.  
  3.45  Upon substantial completion or 
  3.46  abandonment of all projects authorized 
  3.47  in this section, the board must use any 
  3.48  funds remaining in the contingency 
  3.49  account for HEAPR under Minnesota 
  3.50  Statutes, section 135A.046.  
  3.51  Sec. 3.  MINNESOTA STATE COLLEGES AND 
  3.52  UNIVERSITIES 
  3.53  Subdivision 1.  To the Board of Trustees
  3.54  of the Minnesota State Colleges and 
  3.55  Universities for the purposes specified in 
  3.56  this section                                        274,892,000
  3.57  Subd. 2.  Higher Education Asset
  3.58  Preservation and Replacement                        100,000,000
  3.59  This appropriation is for the purposes 
  4.1   specified in Minnesota Statutes, 
  4.2   section 135A.046, including safety and 
  4.3   statutory compliance, envelope 
  4.4   integrity, mechanical systems, and 
  4.5   space restoration.  
  4.6   Subd. 3.  Anoka-Ramsey Community  
  4.7   College; Cambridge                                    9,650,000
  4.8   To design, construct, furnish, and 
  4.9   equip an addition to the main campus 
  4.10  building and remodel new main to 
  4.11  replace obsolete temporary space with 
  4.12  functional, technologically advanced 
  4.13  space.  
  4.14  Subd. 4.  Bemidji State University,                    
  4.15  Northwest Technical College, Bemidji-Phase 2         10,000,000 
  4.16  To remodel, furnish, and equip 
  4.17  Bridgeman Hall for the emerging 
  4.18  technologies addition project and to 
  4.19  construct, furnish, and equip a 
  4.20  technical college addition for 
  4.21  shared-use of health care programs and 
  4.22  industrial technology programs of 
  4.23  Bemidji State University and Northwest 
  4.24  Technical College. 
  4.25  Subd. 5.  Central Lakes Community and  
  4.26  Technical College                                     5,480,000
  4.27  To design, construct, furnish, and 
  4.28  equip heavy equipment shop space at the 
  4.29  Staples West Campus, remodel vacated 
  4.30  space at the Staples Main Campus, 
  4.31  design, construct, remodel, furnish and 
  4.32  equip new and existing music space at 
  4.33  the Brainerd Campus to improve use of 
  4.34  space. 
  4.35  Subd. 6.  Century Community and    
  4.36  Technical College 
  4.37  (a) Transition Wing                                   4,500,000
  4.38  Remodel and convert the transition wing 
  4.39  purchased from Intermediate School 
  4.40  District No. 916 for offices, 
  4.41  classrooms, and computer labs.  
  4.42  (b) Science and Learning Resource Center              1,000,000
  4.43  Design, through construction documents, 
  4.44  a new building for science labs and 
  4.45  classrooms and a new library and 
  4.46  learning resource center.  
  4.47  Subd. 7.  Dakota Technical College                    6,800,000
  4.48  To remodel, furnish, and equip the west 
  4.49  side of the main campus facility for an 
  4.50  information technology and 
  4.51  telecommunications upgrade, an 
  4.52  integrated library and library 
  4.53  information technology center, science 
  4.54  lab and preparatory space and asset 
  4.55  preservation. 
  4.56  Subd. 8.  Fergus Falls                 
  4.57  Community College                                     7,000,000
  5.1   To construct an addition to link 
  5.2   Administration and Fine Arts to provide 
  5.3   a one-stop student service shop, smart 
  5.4   classrooms, open computer laboratories; 
  5.5   remodel space for technology support 
  5.6   next to the library; asset preservation 
  5.7   work, and site modification including 
  5.8   relocation of athletic fields, parking 
  5.9   expansion, and drainage improvements. 
  5.10  Subd. 9.  Fond du Lac Tribal 
  5.11  and Community College                                   635,000
  5.12  To design, through construction 
  5.13  documents, a library addition and phase 
  5.14  1 of the Lester Jack Briggs Cultural 
  5.15  Center, including multicultural space 
  5.16  and physical education facilities. 
  5.17  Subd. 10.  Inver Hills Community
  5.18  College                                               5,565,000
  5.19  To construct, furnish, and equip an 
  5.20  addition to and remodel space in the 
  5.21  College Center Building to create a 
  5.22  one-stop student services shop; enlarge 
  5.23  and colocate central services, the 
  5.24  bookstore, and loading dock; and 
  5.25  provide a welcoming front door and 
  5.26  campus help desk and remove safety 
  5.27  hazard. 
  5.28  Subd. 11.  Lake Superior Community      
  5.29  and Technical College                                10,350,000
  5.30  To design, construct, furnish, and 
  5.31  equip an academic and student center 
  5.32  addition for a consolidated system of 
  5.33  student services, smart classrooms, and 
  5.34  open laboratories and to renovate 
  5.35  vacated space for workforce 
  5.36  development, student life, and 
  5.37  classrooms. 
  5.38  Subd. 12.  Minneapolis Community
  5.39  and Technical College                                 5,790,000
  5.40  To design, remodel, furnish, and equip 
  5.41  buildings "T" and "C" for a health 
  5.42  training center including nursing labs, 
  5.43  smart classrooms, and offices, and to 
  5.44  bring other science labs up to building 
  5.45  code and educational standards. 
  5.46  Subd. 13.  Minnesota State University - 
  5.47  Mankato                                               2,560,000
  5.48  To design, through construction 
  5.49  documents, an addition to and partial 
  5.50  remodeling of Trafton Science Center, 
  5.51  to provide additional science labs and 
  5.52  remodel existing science labs.  
  5.53  Subd. 14.  Minnesota State University - 
  5.54  Moorhead                                              
  5.55  (a) Phase 2 Science Project                           9,645,000
  5.56  To renovate, furnish, and equip Hagen 
  5.57  Hall, the existing science building for 
  6.1   classrooms, dry laboratories, offices, 
  6.2   research, and study areas. 
  6.3   (b) MacLean Hall                                        500,000
  6.4   To design, through construction 
  6.5   documents, renovation of MacLean Hall 
  6.6   including HVAC system upgrades and 
  6.7   building code corrections and a skyway 
  6.8   connection to the center for business. 
  6.9   Subd. 15.  Northland Community and 
  6.10  Technical College                                     1,985,000
  6.11  To design, construct, furnish, and 
  6.12  equip an addition and remodel existing 
  6.13  space to relocate the workforce center, 
  6.14  expand criminal justice program space, 
  6.15  and co-locate nursing and allied health 
  6.16  programs.  
  6.17  Subd. 16.  Northwest Technical College -     
  6.18  Moorhead Campus - Phase 2                             6,500,000
  6.19  To construct, furnish, and equip an 
  6.20  allied health and construction trade 
  6.21  addition and to renovate existing space 
  6.22  for student services including 
  6.23  replacement of physical plant, 
  6.24  additional parking, and demolition of 
  6.25  temporary building. 
  6.26  Subd. 17.  Riverland Community and
  6.27  Technical College                                     5,100,000
  6.28  To design, remodel, furnish, and equip 
  6.29  existing space into labs and classrooms 
  6.30  at the Austin campus and design, 
  6.31  remodel, furnish, and equip obsolete 
  6.32  lab space at the Albert Lea campus to 
  6.33  support allied health education. 
  6.34  Subd. 18.  Rochester Community and 
  6.35  Technical College                                    11,745,000
  6.36  To renovate, furnish, and equip the 
  6.37  vacant Rockenbach gymnasium, part of 
  6.38  the Heintz center, and part of the main 
  6.39  campus buildings into a health science 
  6.40  center to co-locate nursing programs, 
  6.41  expand the dental clinic, and create a 
  6.42  community primary care clinic. 
  6.43  Subd. 19.  South Central Technical                              
  6.44  College                                               4,747,000
  6.45  To design, remodel, furnish, and equip 
  6.46  teaching labs at the North Mankato 
  6.47  campus and asset preservation at the 
  6.48  Faribault campus.  
  6.49  Subd. 20.  Southeast Technical
  6.50  College, Winona - Phase 3                             3,500,000
  6.51  To remodel, furnish, and equip a 
  6.52  one-stop student services center, 
  6.53  bookstore, technology-enhanced 
  6.54  classrooms, library, and health care 
  6.55  center and construct a collegiate entry 
  6.56  and reception center.  
  7.1   Subd. 21.  St. Cloud State University             
  7.2   (a) Centennial Hall - Phase 2                         2,900,000
  7.3   To remodel, furnish, and equip 
  7.4   Centennial Hall for use as a computing 
  7.5   center, and to design the code 
  7.6   correction and renovation of and 
  7.7   addition to Riverview Hall. 
  7.8   (b) Brown Hall and Math and Science Hall                900,000
  7.9   To design, through construction 
  7.10  documents, renovation of Brown Hall and 
  7.11  Math and Science Hall for science 
  7.12  instruction, basic sciences research, 
  7.13  and the expansion of health sciences.  
  7.14  Subd. 22.  St. Cloud Technical College               13,860,000
  7.15  To design, construct, furnish, and 
  7.16  equip a multistory addition and remodel 
  7.17  the existing building for allied health 
  7.18  programs, and a co-location of a 
  7.19  workforce center.  
  7.20  Subd. 23.  St. Paul Community 
  7.21  and Technical College                                10,120,000 
  7.22  To design, remodel, furnish, and equip 
  7.23  construction trades and technology labs 
  7.24  and design and construct a new entryway 
  7.25  to link all floors of original building 
  7.26  with the tower to include offices, 
  7.27  conference rooms, and student study 
  7.28  areas.  
  7.29  Subd. 24.  Winona State University                   10,235,000
  7.30  To renovate, furnish, and equip Pasteur 
  7.31  Hall into a multipurpose, technology 
  7.32  rich classroom, and dry science lab 
  7.33  facility. 
  7.34  Subd. 25.  Science Lab 
  7.35  Renovations - Systemwide                              8,900,000
  7.36  To design, renovate, furnish, and equip 
  7.37  science laboratories at Alexandria 
  7.38  Technical College, Anoka-Ramsey 
  7.39  Community College, Central Lakes 
  7.40  College, Century College, Dakota County 
  7.41  Technical College, Minneapolis 
  7.42  Community and Technical College, MnWest 
  7.43  Community and Technical College at 
  7.44  Granite Falls and Pipestone, NW 
  7.45  Technical College at Bemidji and 
  7.46  Moorhead, Pine Technical College, 
  7.47  Ridgewater Community and Technical 
  7.48  College at Willmar and Hutchinson, 
  7.49  South Central Technical College at 
  7.50  Mankato, Southwest State University, 
  7.51  St. Cloud Technical College, St. Paul 
  7.52  Community and Technical College, and 
  7.53  Vermillion Community College. 
  7.54  Subd. 26.  Workforce Training    
  7.55  Classrooms - Systemwide                               5,600,000
  7.56  To design, construct, furnish, and 
  7.57  equip the conversion of obsolete 
  8.1   classrooms or lab space for emerging 
  8.2   workforce needs at Pine Technical 
  8.3   College, Ridgewater College, 
  8.4   Anoka-Hennepin Technical College, 
  8.5   Century College, North Hennepin 
  8.6   Community College, Northland Community 
  8.7   and Technical College, Rochester 
  8.8   Community and Technical College, South 
  8.9   Central Technical College, Faribault, 
  8.10  Minnesota State University, Moorhead, 
  8.11  MnWest Community and Technical College, 
  8.12  Granite Falls, and Northwest Technical 
  8.13  College, Bemidji, East Grand Forks and 
  8.14  Moorhead. Campuses may use private 
  8.15  funds to increase the size of projects. 
  8.16  Subd. 27.  Technology-Updated 
  8.17  Classrooms - Systemwide                               3,700,000
  8.18  To renovate and equip classrooms with 
  8.19  learning technology at Southeast 
  8.20  Technical College, MnWest, Granite 
  8.21  Falls, Normandale Community College, 
  8.22  North Hennepin Community College, 
  8.23  Northland Community and Technical 
  8.24  College, Pine Technical College, 
  8.25  Riverland, Albert Lea and Austin, South 
  8.26  Central Technical College, Faribault, 
  8.27  Southwest State University, St. Cloud 
  8.28  State University, St. Paul Community 
  8.29  and Technical College. 
  8.30  Subd. 28.  Demolition - Systemwide                    1,625,000 
  8.31  From the general fund, to demolish 
  8.32  obsolete campus buildings at the 
  8.33  request of the campus at MnWest 
  8.34  Community and Technical College, 
  8.35  Pipestone, Northwest Technical College, 
  8.36  Detroit Lakes, Winona State University, 
  8.37  Metro State University, South Central 
  8.38  Technical College, Mankato, Alexandria 
  8.39  Technical College, Minnesota State 
  8.40  University, Moorhead, North Hennepin 
  8.41  Community College, Inver Hills 
  8.42  Community College, and Anoka-Ramsey 
  8.43  Community College. 
  8.44  Subd. 29.  Program Consolidation - Systemwide         2,000,000
  8.45  To design, renovate, furnish, and equip 
  8.46  spaces to consolidate and relocate 
  8.47  programs to increase efficiency of 
  8.48  regional instruction. 
  8.49  Subd. 30.  Land Acquisition                           2,000,000
  8.50  To acquire real property adjacent to 
  8.51  state college and university campuses 
  8.52  and to conform to campus master plans. 
  8.53  Subd. 31.  Debt Service
  8.54  (a) The board shall pay the debt 
  8.55  service on one-third of the principal 
  8.56  amount of state bonds sold to finance 
  8.57  projects authorized by this section, 
  8.58  except for higher education asset 
  8.59  preservation and replacement in 
  8.60  subdivision 2, and except that, where a 
  8.61  nonstate match is required, the debt 
  9.1   service is due on a principal amount 
  9.2   equal to one-third of the total project 
  9.3   cost, less the match committed before 
  9.4   the bonds are sold.  After each sale of 
  9.5   general obligation bonds, the 
  9.6   commissioner of finance shall notify 
  9.7   the board of the amounts assessed for 
  9.8   each year for the life of the bonds. 
  9.9   (b) The commissioner shall reduce the 
  9.10  board's assessment each year by 
  9.11  one-third of the net income from 
  9.12  investment of general obligation bond 
  9.13  proceeds in proportion to the amount of 
  9.14  principal and interest otherwise 
  9.15  required to be paid by the board.  The 
  9.16  board shall pay its resulting net 
  9.17  assessment to the commissioner of 
  9.18  finance by December 1 each year.  If 
  9.19  the board fails to make a payment when 
  9.20  due, the commissioner of finance shall 
  9.21  reduce allotments for appropriations 
  9.22  from the general fund otherwise 
  9.23  available to the board and apply the 
  9.24  amount of the reduction to cover the 
  9.25  missed debt service payment.  The 
  9.26  commissioner of finance shall credit 
  9.27  the payments received from the board to 
  9.28  the bond debt service account in the 
  9.29  state bond fund each December 1 before 
  9.30  money is transferred from the general 
  9.31  fund under Minnesota Statutes, section 
  9.32  16A.641, subdivision 10. 
  9.33  Subd. 32.  Contingencies                                        
  9.34  The commissioner of finance must 
  9.35  combine into one account, under the 
  9.36  control of the Board of Trustees, the 
  9.37  portion of each appropriation in this 
  9.38  section that is attributable to the 
  9.39  amount budgeted for contingencies for 
  9.40  projects in this section.  The board 
  9.41  must manage the account to pay for 
  9.42  exceptional but necessary costs of 
  9.43  projects authorized in this section.  
  9.44  Upon substantial completion or 
  9.45  abandonment of all projects authorized 
  9.46  in this section, the board must use any 
  9.47  funds remaining in the contingency 
  9.48  account for HEAPR under Minnesota 
  9.49  Statutes, section 135A.046.  
  9.50  Sec. 4.  BOND SALE EXPENSES                          ..,...,...
  9.51  To the commissioner of finance for bond 
  9.52  sale expenses under Minnesota Statutes, 
  9.53  section 16A.641, subdivision 8.  This 
  9.54  appropriation is from the bond proceeds 
  9.55  fund. 
  9.56  Sec. 5.  BOND SALE AUTHORIZATION 
  9.57  To provide the money appropriated in 
  9.58  this act from the bond proceeds fund, 
  9.59  the commissioner of finance shall sell 
  9.60  and issue bonds of the state in an 
  9.61  amount up to $....... in the manner, 
  9.62  upon the terms, and with the effect 
  9.63  prescribed by Minnesota Statutes, 
  9.64  sections 16A.631 to 16A.675, and by the 
 10.1   Minnesota Constitution, article XI, 
 10.2   sections 4 to 7.