1st 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 to acquire and to better public land and buildings and 1.4 other public improvements of a capital nature with 1.5 certain conditions; authorizing state bonds; 1.6 appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, 1.7 sections 16A.641, subdivision 1; 16A.642, subdivision 1.8 1; 16A.67, subdivisions 1 and 5; 16A.6701, subdivision 1.9 2; 16A.671, subdivisions 1 and 2; 103F.161, 1.10 subdivision 2; 103G.511, subdivision 9; 115.58, by 1.11 adding a subdivision; 116.182, subdivision 1; 134.45; 1.12 136A.29, subdivision 9; 136F.98, subdivision 1; 1.13 193.143; 240A.04; 246.18, subdivision 7; 349A.10, 1.14 subdivision 5; and 462A.202; Minnesota Statutes 1999 1.15 Supplement, sections 16B.616, subdivision 1; and 1.16 446A.072, subdivision 4; Laws 1984, chapter 597, 1.17 section 22; Laws 1987, chapter 400, section 25, 1.18 subdivisions 1 and 5; Laws 1989, chapter 300, article 1.19 1, section 23, subdivision 1; Laws 1990, chapter 610, 1.20 article 1, section 30; Laws 1991, chapter 354, article 1.21 11, section 2, subdivision 1; Laws 1992, chapter 558, 1.22 section 28; Laws 1994, chapter 639, article 3, section 1.23 5; chapter 643, section 19, subdivision 9, as amended, 1.24 and section 31; Laws 1995 First Special Session 1.25 chapter 2, article 1, section 14; Laws 1996, chapter 1.26 463, section 27; Laws 1997, chapter 246, section 10; 1.27 Laws 1998, chapter 404, section 3, subdivision 24, 1.28 section 7, subdivision 23, and section 27; and Laws 1.29 1999, chapter 240, article 1, section 8, subdivision 1.30 2, section 12, and section 13; and article 2, section 1.31 16; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota 1.32 Statutes, chapters 41B; 115; 240A; and 446A; repealing 1.33 Minnesota Statutes 1999 Supplement, section 16C.065. 1.34 BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF MINNESOTA: 1.35 Section 1. [CAPITAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATIONS.] 1.36 The sums in the column under "APPROPRIATIONS" are 1.37 appropriated from the bond proceeds fund, or another named fund, 1.38 to the state agencies or officials indicated, to be spent for 1.39 public purposes including to acquire and to better public land 2.1 and buildings and other public improvements of a capital nature, 2.2 as specified in this act. Unless otherwise specified, the 2.3 appropriations in this act are available until the project is 2.4 completed or abandoned. 2.5 SUMMARY 2.6 UNIVERSITY OF MINNESOTA $ 122,700,000 2.7 MINNESOTA STATE COLLEGES AND UNIVERSITIES 174,247,000 2.8 PERPICH CENTER FOR ARTS EDUCATION 1,449,000 2.9 CHILDREN, FAMILIES, AND LEARNING 62,021,000 2.10 MINNESOTA STATE ACADEMIES 3,816,000 2.11 PUBLIC SERVICE 2,500,000 2.12 NATURAL RESOURCES 93,435,000 2.13 OFFICE OF ENVIRONMENTAL ASSISTANCE 1,000,000 2.14 PUBLIC FACILITIES AUTHORITY 47,183,000 2.15 BOARD OF WATER AND SOIL RESOURCES 30,050,000 2.16 AGRICULTURE 23,800,000 2.17 ZOOLOGICAL GARDENS 3,700,000 2.18 ADMINISTRATION 27,150,000 2.19 CAPITOL AREA ARCHITECTURAL AND PLANNING BOARD 433,000 2.20 AMATEUR SPORTS COMMISSION 10,250,000 2.21 ARTS 18,900,000 2.22 MILITARY AFFAIRS 2,375,000 2.23 VETERANS AFFAIRS 25,000 2.24 HUMAN SERVICES 11,771,000 2.25 HEALTH 8,000,000 2.26 VETERANS HOMES BOARD 13,077,000 2.27 PUBLIC SAFETY 64,000,000 2.28 CORRECTIONS 19,350,000 2.29 TRADE AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT 13,400,000 2.30 IRON RANGE RESOURCES AND REHABILITATION BOARD 3,200,000 2.31 HOUSING FINANCE AGENCY 2,000,000 2.32 MINNESOTA HISTORICAL SOCIETY 3,250,000 2.33 BOND SALE EXPENSES 550,000 2.34 CANCELLATIONS (15,193,000) 2.35 TOTAL $ 748,439,000 2.36 Bond Proceeds Fund 3.1 (General Fund Debt Service) 563,781,000 3.2 Bond Proceeds Fund 3.3 (User Financed Debt Service) 82,839,000 3.4 General Fund 117,012,000 3.5 Cancellations (13,781,000) 3.6 Bond Proceeds Fund 3.7 (General Fund Debt Service) 3.8 Cancellations (2,412,000) 3.9 General Fund 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 122,700,000 3.16 Subd. 2. Higher Education Asset 3.17 Preservation and Replacement 16,000,000 3.18 To be spent in accordance with 3.19 Minnesota Statutes, section 135A.046. 3.20 This appropriation is from the general 3.21 fund. 3.22 Subd. 3. Twin Cities - Minneapolis 59,000,000 3.23 (a) Molecular and Cellular 3.24 Biology Building 3.25 $35,000,000 is to complete 3.26 construction, furnish, and equip a new 3.27 molecular and cellular biology building 3.28 on the east bank of the Minneapolis 3.29 campus. This appropriation is in 3.30 addition to project funding of 3.31 $35,000,000 in Laws 1998, chapter 404, 3.32 section 2, subdivision 11. 3.33 (b) Art Building 3.34 $21,000,000 is to design, construct, 3.35 furnish, and equip a new art building 3.36 on the west bank of the Minneapolis 3.37 campus. This appropriation is 3.38 contingent on $23,000,000 of nonstate 3.39 money for this project. The nonstate 3.40 money is in lieu of the one-third debt 3.41 service payments. 3.42 (c) Law School 3.43 $3,000,000 is to design, construct, 3.44 equip, and furnish an addition to the 3.45 law school. This appropriation is 3.46 contingent on $6,000,000 of nonstate 3.47 money for this project. The nonstate 3.48 money is in lieu of the one-third debt 3.49 service payments. 3.50 Subd. 4. Twin Cities - St. Paul 20,900,000 3.51 (a) Microbial and Plant 3.52 Genomics Building 4.1 $10,000,000 is to design, construct, 4.2 furnish, and equip a new microbial and 4.3 plant genomics center on the St. Paul 4.4 campus. This appropriation is 4.5 contingent on $10,000,000 in nonstate 4.6 matching money for this project. The 4.7 nonstate money is in lieu of the 4.8 one-third debt service payments. 4.9 (b) Plant Growth Facilities - Phase I 4.10 $10,900,000 is to replace obsolete 4.11 greenhouses and renovate existing 4.12 greenhouses. 4.13 Subd. 5. Crookston Kiehle Building 6,500,000 4.14 To construct, furnish, and equip an 4.15 addition for the Technology Center, 4.16 Learning Resources Center, and support 4.17 spaces for art, music, and theater, and 4.18 to renovate existing space. 4.19 Subd. 6. Duluth 8,100,000 4.20 (a) Hockey Center 4.21 $2,000,000 is to design a sports center 4.22 that includes an arena for training and 4.23 conditioning facilities, office space 4.24 for coaches, and ice hockey. 4.25 Prior to design, the university and 4.26 amateur sports commission shall study 4.27 the feasibility of constructing a 4.28 multiple ice sheet arena. The study 4.29 shall include an analysis of the 4.30 additional revenues that may be 4.31 generated by a multiple ice sheet arena 4.32 and how that may affect the 4.33 university's obligations under title IX. 4.34 The university and amateur sports 4.35 commission shall submit a copy of the 4.36 study to the chairs of the higher 4.37 education finance committees of the 4.38 legislature prior to design. 4.39 (b) Music Performance Center 4.40 $6,100,000 is to design, construct, 4.41 furnish, and equip a music performance 4.42 laboratory, that will include a lobby, 4.43 auditorium, stage, green room, 4.44 rehearsal space, media space, and 4.45 related facilities. 4.46 Subd. 7. Morris - Science Building 8,200,000 4.47 To renovate, furnish, and equip the 4.48 science building. 4.49 Subd. 8. Research and Outreach Centers 4,000,000 4.50 To remodel facilities and replace the 4.51 sewage handling system for the Cloquet 4.52 Forestry Center, planning to remodel 4.53 the Annex Building meeting room, and 4.54 construct a wean/finish facility for 4.55 swine research and construct an 4.56 addition and remodel the administration 5.1 building at Waseca, construct research 5.2 labs and offices at the Northwest 5.3 center in Crookston, construct an 5.4 addition to the Aspen/Larch genetics 5.5 lab, and acquire land for two test 5.6 planting sites for trees at Grand 5.7 Rapids, construct a storage/workshop 5.8 building at Grand Rapids, and construct 5.9 washroom facilities for students at the 5.10 Itasca Forestry Station at Bemidji. 5.11 Subd. 9. Debt Service 5.12 (a) The board of regents shall pay 5.13 one-third of the debt service on state 5.14 bonds sold to finance projects 5.15 authorized by this section, unless 5.16 otherwise stated. After each sale of 5.17 general obligation bonds, the 5.18 commissioner of finance shall notify 5.19 the board of regents of the amounts 5.20 assessed for each year for the life of 5.21 the bonds. 5.22 (b) The commissioner shall reduce the 5.23 board's assessment each year by 5.24 one-third of the net income from 5.25 investment of general obligation bond 5.26 proceeds in proportion to the amount of 5.27 principal and interest otherwise 5.28 required to be paid by the board. The 5.29 board shall pay its resulting net 5.30 assessment to the commissioner of 5.31 finance by December 1 each year. If 5.32 the board fails to make a payment when 5.33 due, the commissioner of finance shall 5.34 reduce allotments for appropriations 5.35 from the general fund otherwise 5.36 available to the board and apply the 5.37 amount of the reduction to cover the 5.38 missed debt service payment. The 5.39 commissioner of finance shall credit 5.40 the payments received from the board to 5.41 the bond debt service account in the 5.42 state bond fund each December 1 before 5.43 money is transferred from the general 5.44 fund under Minnesota Statutes, section 5.45 16A.641, subdivision 10. 5.46 Sec. 3. MINNESOTA STATE COLLEGES AND 5.47 UNIVERSITIES 5.48 Subdivision 1. To the board of trustees 5.49 of the Minnesota state colleges and 5.50 universities for the purposes specified in 5.51 this section 172,247,000 5.52 Subd. 2. Higher Education Asset 5.53 Preservation and Replacement 55,148,000 5.54 This appropriation is for the purposes 5.55 specified in Minnesota Statutes, 5.56 section 135A.046. 5.57 $48,962,000 of this appropriation is 5.58 from the general fund. 5.59 This appropriation includes $6,100,000 5.60 for the replacement of Winona State 5.61 University's boilers. 6.1 Subd. 3. Anoka-Hennepin Technical College 14,700,000 6.2 For roof repairs and replacements, 6.3 heat, ventilation, and air conditioning 6.4 improvements, necessary repairs and 6.5 remodeling, and demolition. 6.6 The technical college shall complete an 6.7 evaluation of programs, program 6.8 placement, and space needs by June 30, 6.9 2000. The technical college shall, as 6.10 soon as practicable, submit copies of 6.11 the reports and agreements required by 6.12 this subdivision to the chairs of the 6.13 house and senate higher education 6.14 funding divisions. 6.15 The commissioner may not release this 6.16 appropriation until the following 6.17 conditions for establishing a middle 6.18 college on the campus are satisfied: 6.19 (1) by June 30, 2000, a completed 6.20 memorandum of understanding between the 6.21 board and the Anoka-Hennepin school 6.22 district on programs to be offered for 6.23 the middle college, allocation of space 6.24 in the current building and the new 6.25 building to be constructed pursuant to 6.26 clause (2), and terms for the mutual 6.27 operation of the campus; and 6.28 (2) by June 30, 2000, a completed 6.29 agreement between Anoka county and the 6.30 Anoka-Hennepin school district on 6.31 financing and constructing a new 6.32 building for a middle college on the 6.33 campus for a value of at least 6.34 $8,500,000. The school district may 6.35 enter into a lease/purchase agreement 6.36 with the county as part of the 6.37 financing transaction and the board may 6.38 convey title to land to accomplish such 6.39 purpose. Minnesota Statutes, sections 6.40 94.09 to 94.16, and 103F.535, do not 6.41 apply to these real estate transactions. 6.42 Subd. 4. Fond Du Lac Tribal 6.43 and Community College 4,500,000 6.44 To construct and remodel classroom, 6.45 lab, and recreational space at the 6.46 college. 6.47 This appropriation is contingent on 6.48 $3,000,000 of nonstate money for this 6.49 project. The total project 6.50 authorization is increased by the total 6.51 of nonstate money for the project. 6.52 Subd. 5. Hennepin Technical College 6.53 North and South 1,638,000 6.54 To remodel, furnish, and equip high bay 6.55 areas. 6.56 Subd. 6. Itasca Community College 4,000,000 6.57 To construct an engineering building. 6.58 The portion of the project for student 6.59 housing shall be 100 percent user 7.1 financed debt service. 7.2 Subd. 7. Mankato State University - 6,907,000 7.3 Phase II 7.4 To renovate, restore, and construct an 7.5 addition to indoor and outdoor student 7.6 athletic facilities at the Pennington 7.7 Building, Highland Center, Highland 7.8 North, and the Taylor Center. 7.9 Subd. 8. Metropolitan State University, 7.10 St. Paul campus 16,000,000 7.11 To construct, furnish, and equip a new 7.12 library. This appropriation is 7.13 contingent on $3,000,000 in nonstate 7.14 money for this project, which shall be 7.15 added to the appropriation. 7.16 Subd. 9. Metropolitan State University 7.17 West Campus and Minneapolis Community and 7.18 Technical College - Colocation 1,400,000 7.19 To design a new facility and design 7.20 remodeling of existing space to provide 7.21 a fully integrated colocated campus, 7.22 including, but not limited to, a single 7.23 student services area and 7.24 administrative services area. The 7.25 design shall provide for colocation by 7.26 discipline of office space for two-year 7.27 and four-year faculty, where 7.28 practicable. 7.29 Subd. 10. Minneapolis Community 7.30 and Technical College 11,700,000 7.31 To design, construct, furnish, and 7.32 equip a new library and information 7.33 technology center, and remodel the 7.34 Helland Center. 7.35 Subd. 11. Moorhead State University 5,700,000 7.36 Of this amount: 7.37 $4,100,000 is from the general fund to 7.38 demolish structures, eliminate blight, 7.39 and construct parking facilities; and 7.40 $1,600,000 is to design an addition and 7.41 design remodeling of Hagen Hall for 7.42 sciences. 7.43 Subd. 12. Normandale Community 7.44 College - Phase I 12,000,000 7.45 To design, construct, furnish, and 7.46 equip an addition to the current 7.47 science building. 7.48 Subd. 13. North Hennepin Community 7.49 College - Phase II 11,161,000 7.50 To design, renovate, furnish, and equip 7.51 the old science building and construct 7.52 a connecting link and an addition to 7.53 become a new general education building. 7.54 Subd. 14. Northland Community College 8.1 and Technical College - Phase II 5,000,000 8.2 To remodel and construct an addition to 8.3 the Developmental Learning Center and 8.4 campus connector and replacement of the 8.5 HVAC system. 8.6 Subd. 15. Northwest Technical College 9,258,000 8.7 Of this amount: 8.8 $1,258,000 is for the Moorhead campus 8.9 to design, construct, and renovate the 8.10 Health Sciences Instructional Center 8.11 and construct an addition, replace the 8.12 boiler, and add parking; and 8.13 $8,000,000 is for the Bemidji campus to 8.14 construct, furnish, and equip labs for 8.15 the advanced and emerging technologies 8.16 center, demolish buildings, and 8.17 relocate the athletic fields. 8.18 The board shall exchange the title to 8.19 the former technical college in 8.20 exchange for title to the former 8.21 Bemidji high school, subject to 8.22 negotiation of an agreement with the 8.23 school district. Minnesota Statutes, 8.24 sections 94.09 to 94.16, and 103F.535, 8.25 do not apply to these real estate 8.26 transactions. 8.27 Subd. 16. Southwest State University 800,000 8.28 To design the renovation of the library. 8.29 Subd. 17. St. Cloud State University 300,000 8.30 To design and prepare construction 8.31 documents for remodeling Riverview hall. 8.32 Subd. 18. St. Cloud Technical College 1,939,000 8.33 To design, remodel, construct an 8.34 addition to the boiler room, and 8.35 enlarge the HVAC system. 8.36 Subd. 19. University Center, Rochester 1,000,000 8.37 To construct the internal road system, 8.38 replace displaced athletic fields and 8.39 begin construction of a quadrangle. 8.40 Subd. 20. Winona State University 1,600,000 8.41 To design a new science building. 8.42 Subd. 21. Land Acquisition 1,000,000 8.43 To acquire real property land adjacent 8.44 to or near the state college and 8.45 university campuses. The land must be 8.46 within the campus boundaries. The 8.47 board of trustees shall report annually 8.48 to the legislature on purchases made 8.49 from this appropriation. 8.50 Subd. 22. Small Projects 6,496,000 8.51 To design, construct, remodel, furnish, 9.1 and equip projects at the following 9.2 locations: 9.3 (a) $500,000 to design classrooms, 9.4 offices, and an auditorium at 9.5 Alexandria Technical College. 9.6 (b) $425,000 to remodel student 9.7 services at Southeast Technical College 9.8 at Winona. 9.9 (c) $397,000 to replace the greenhouse, 9.10 $654,000 to relocate the driveway, and 9.11 $50,000 to design powdered metal 9.12 remodeling at Hennepin Technical 9.13 College at Brooklyn Park. 9.14 (d) $495,000 for the Allied Health 9.15 Center addition at Riverland Technical 9.16 College and Community College at Austin. 9.17 (e) $816,000 to expand the 9.18 telecommunications area at Dakota 9.19 Technical College. 9.20 (f) $125,000 for the ITV classroom at 9.21 Rainy River Community College. 9.22 (g) $250,000 for a maintenance and 9.23 storage garage at Fergus Falls 9.24 Community College. 9.25 (h) $100,000 for cold storage garages 9.26 at Minnesota West Community College and 9.27 Technical College at Granite Falls, 9.28 Jackson, and Worthington, and a loading 9.29 dock at Pipestone. 9.30 (i) $507,000 for classroom technology 9.31 upgrade at Southwest State University 9.32 at Marshall. 9.33 (j) $56,000 for a maintenance and 9.34 storage garage at Central Lakes 9.35 Community College and Technical College 9.36 at Brainerd. 9.37 (k) $510,000 for a mechanical shop 9.38 addition at Laurentian Community 9.39 College and Technical College at 9.40 Eveleth. 9.41 (l) $1,300,000 is to design and 9.42 construct a greenhouse at University 9.43 Center, Rochester. 9.44 (m) $311,000 for systemwide remodeling 9.45 and technology upgrades. 9.46 Upon completion of a project, any 9.47 unused appropriations in this 9.48 subdivision may be transferred to other 9.49 projects listed in this subdivision. 9.50 Subd. 23. Debt Service 9.51 (a) The board shall pay one-third of 9.52 the debt service on state bonds sold to 9.53 finance projects authorized by this 9.54 section, except for subdivisions 2 and 9.55 4. After each sale of general 10.1 obligation bonds, the commissioner of 10.2 finance shall notify the board of the 10.3 amounts assessed for each year for the 10.4 life of the bonds. 10.5 (b) The commissioner shall reduce the 10.6 board's assessment each year by 10.7 one-third of the net income from 10.8 investment of general obligation bond 10.9 proceeds in proportion to the amount of 10.10 principal and interest otherwise 10.11 required to be paid by the board. The 10.12 board shall pay its resulting net 10.13 assessment to the commissioner of 10.14 finance by December 1 each year. If 10.15 the board fails to make a payment when 10.16 due, the commissioner of finance shall 10.17 reduce allotments for appropriations 10.18 from the general fund otherwise 10.19 available to the board and apply the 10.20 amount of the reduction to cover the 10.21 missed debt service payment. The 10.22 commissioner of finance shall credit 10.23 the payments received from the board to 10.24 the bond debt service account in the 10.25 state bond fund each December 1 before 10.26 money is transferred from the general 10.27 fund under Minnesota Statutes, section 10.28 16A.641, subdivision 10. 10.29 Sec. 4. PERPICH CENTER FOR ARTS EDUCATION 10.30 Subdivision 1. To the commissioner 10.31 of administration for the purposes 10.32 specified in this section 1,449,000 10.33 Subd. 2. Delta Dormitory Upgrades 296,000 10.34 Of this amount: 10.35 $214,000 is for capital improvements to 10.36 the electrical and mechanical systems 10.37 in the campus residence hall; and 10.38 $82,000 is from the general fund for 10.39 window coverings and furniture 10.40 replacement. 10.41 Subd. 3. Asset Preservation 918,000 10.42 For asset preservation capital 10.43 improvements on the campus including, 10.44 but not limited to, design and 10.45 construction of replacement of windows, 10.46 removal of precast panels, installation 10.47 of walls and insulation, and new water 10.48 piping. 10.49 Subd. 4. Air Conditioning 10.50 East Building 31,000 10.51 Purchase, design, and install air 10.52 conditioning system. 10.53 Subd. 5. Air Conditioning 10.54 Gaia Building 81,000 10.55 Purchase, design, and install air 10.56 conditioning system. 10.57 Subd. 6. Repair and 11.1 Maintenance Building 123,000 11.2 Purchase, design, and construct new 11.3 repair and maintenance building. 11.4 Sec. 5. CHILDREN, FAMILIES, AND LEARNING 11.5 Subdivision 1. To the commissioner of 11.6 children, families, and learning for the 11.7 purposes specified in this section 62,021,000 11.8 Subd. 2. Metropolitan Magnet Schools 17,700,000 11.9 In accordance with the metropolitan 11.10 magnet school grant program under 11.11 Minnesota Statutes, section 124D.88, 11.12 $17,700,000 is for construction to 11.13 complete the East Metro Middle School. 11.14 This is in addition to appropriations 11.15 in Laws 1998, chapter 404, section 5, 11.16 subdivision 5, and Laws 1999, chapter 11.17 240, section 3. 11.18 Subd. 3. Library for the Blind 11.19 Expansion 1,350,000 11.20 Of this amount: 11.21 $600,000 is from the general fund to 11.22 install permanent compact shelving in 11.23 the basement area; and 11.24 $750,000 is for the cost of planning 11.25 and designing an addition to the 11.26 library for the blind and physically 11.27 handicapped. 11.28 Subd. 4. Youth Enrichment 11.29 Grants 10,000,000 11.30 For grants to local government units to 11.31 design, furnish, equip, renovate, 11.32 replace, or construct parks and 11.33 recreation facilities and school 11.34 facilities to provide youth, with 11.35 preference for youth in grades 4 to 8, 11.36 with regular enrichment activities 11.37 during nonschool hours, including after 11.38 school, evenings, weekends, and school 11.39 vacation periods, and that will provide 11.40 equal access and programming for all 11.41 children. The buildings or facilities 11.42 may be leased to nonprofit community 11.43 organizations, subject to Minnesota 11.44 Statutes, section 16A.695, for the same 11.45 purposes. Enrichment programs include 11.46 academic enrichment, homework 11.47 assistance, computer and technology 11.48 use, arts and cultural activities, 11.49 clubs, school-to-work and workforce 11.50 development, athletic, and recreational 11.51 activities. Grants must be used to 11.52 expand the number of children 11.53 participating in enrichment programs or 11.54 improve the quality or range of program 11.55 offerings. The facilities must be 11.56 fully available for programming 11.57 sponsored by nonprofit and community 11.58 groups serving youth, or school, 11.59 county, or city programs, for maximum 11.60 hours after school, evenings, weekends, 12.1 summers, and other school vacation 12.2 periods. Priority must be given to 12.3 proposals that demonstrate 12.4 collaborations among political 12.5 subdivisions, private, nonprofit, and 12.6 public agencies, including regional 12.7 entities dealing with at-risk youth, 12.8 and community and parent organizations 12.9 in arranging for programming, staffing, 12.10 transportation, and equipment. All 12.11 proposals must include an inventory of 12.12 existing facilities and an assessment 12.13 of programming needs in the community. 12.14 In awarding these grants, the 12.15 commissioner shall consider the 12.16 regional distributions required in Laws 12.17 1996, chapter 463, section 4, 12.18 subdivision 2. Priority must be given 12.19 to school attendance areas with high 12.20 concentrations of children eligible for 12.21 free or reduced school lunch and to 12.22 government units demonstrating a 12.23 commitment to collaborative youth 12.24 efforts. 12.25 Subd. 5. Minnesota 12.26 Planetarium 1,760,000 12.27 For planning for the construction of 12.28 the Minnesota planetarium located in 12.29 conjunction with the Minneapolis 12.30 downtown library. 12.31 Subd. 6. Multicultural 12.32 Development Grants 2,511,000 12.33 (a) $1,011,000 is for a grant to 12.34 Watonwan county to renovate and expand 12.35 the Watonwan county-St. James 12.36 multicultural learning center. 12.37 (b) $500,000 is for a grant to the city 12.38 of Pelican Rapids for the construction 12.39 of a multicultural learning center. 12.40 (c) $1,000,000 is for a grant to the 12.41 city of Minneapolis through the 12.42 Minneapolis Community Development 12.43 Agency for design and construction of 12.44 the Glover-Sudduth Center for Urban 12.45 Affairs, Education, and Economic 12.46 Development. 12.47 Subd. 7. Library Facility 12.48 Grants 11,500,000 12.49 For library facilities grants to 12.50 renovate or expand an existing building 12.51 for use as a library or to construct a 12.52 new library building under Minnesota 12.53 Statutes, section 134.45, subject to 12.54 the requirements of Minnesota Statutes, 12.55 section 16A.695. At least $1,500,000 12.56 of this appropriation must be used to 12.57 remove architectural barriers from a 12.58 building or site. 12.59 Subd. 8. Fine Arts 12.60 Interdisciplinary Resource School 500,000 12.61 For a metropolitan magnet school grant 13.1 to the West Metro Education Program for 13.2 the completion of the Fine Arts 13.3 Interdisciplinary Resource School. 13.4 Subd. 9. Southwest 13.5 Metropolitan Magnet School 3,000,000 13.6 For a metropolitan magnet school grant 13.7 to the West Metro Education Program for 13.8 the Southwest Metropolitan 13.9 Interdistrict Magnet School to be 13.10 located within the boundaries of 13.11 independent school district No. 283, 13.12 St. Louis Park. 13.13 Subd. 10. Independent School 13.14 District No. 625, St. Paul; 13.15 Achievement Plus Facility 5,200,000 13.16 To independent school district No. 625, 13.17 St. Paul, to complete construction of a 13.18 new Achievement Plus facility. This 13.19 appropriation is not available until 13.20 the commissioner has determined that 13.21 the financial commitment of nonstate 13.22 funds to design, construct, furnish, 13.23 and equip Achievement Plus facilities 13.24 is equal to the total commitment of 13.25 state funds. 13.26 Subd. 11. School Building 13.27 Accessibility Grants 1,000,000 13.28 For school building accessibility 13.29 grants under Minnesota Statutes, 13.30 sections 123B.67 to 123B.69. 13.31 Subd. 12. School Safety 13.32 Capital Improvements 2,500,000 13.33 For grants to school districts for 13.34 capital improvements to public school 13.35 buildings to improve the safety of 13.36 students, teachers, and others using 13.37 the public school building. 13.38 Subd. 13. Early Childhood 13.39 Learning 5,000,000 13.40 To construct, rehabilitate, and expand 13.41 early childhood learning and child 13.42 protection facilities provided under 13.43 Minnesota Statutes, section 119A.45. 13.44 Sec. 6. MINNESOTA STATE ACADEMIES 13.45 Subdivision 1. To the commissioner 13.46 of administration for the purposes 13.47 specified in this section 3,816,000 13.48 Subd. 2. Asset Preservation 1,750,000 13.49 For asset preservation capital 13.50 improvements on both campuses of the 13.51 Minnesota State Academies including, 13.52 but not limited to, general asset 13.53 preservation, electrical infrastructure 13.54 upgrades, and sewer and water 13.55 improvements. 13.56 Subd. 3. West Wing Noyes Hall 2,066,000 14.1 For mold abatement and renovation of 14.2 the west wing of Noyes hall, including 14.3 improvements to the mechanical system, 14.4 to eliminate air quality problems. 14.5 Sec. 7. PUBLIC SERVICE 2,500,000 14.6 To the commissioner of finance 14.7 for the energy conservation investment 14.8 loan program in the department of public 14.9 service under Minnesota Statutes, section 14.10 216C.37. 14.11 Sec. 8. NATURAL RESOURCES 14.12 Subdivision 1. To the 14.13 commissioner of natural resources 14.14 for the purposes specified 14.15 in this section 93,435,000 14.16 Subd. 2. Statewide Asset Preservation 2,000,000 14.17 For asset preservation improvements at 14.18 the department of natural resources 14.19 facilities statewide. The commissioner 14.20 shall determine project priorities as 14.21 appropriate based upon need. 14.22 Subd. 3. Office Facility Development 4,500,000 14.23 To design, construct, furnish, and 14.24 equip a consolidated area office and 14.25 service facility in Fergus Falls. 14.26 Subd. 4. Field Office Renovation and Improvement 1,000,000 14.27 To design, construct, furnish, and 14.28 equip renovations of area offices and 14.29 facilities in Deer River, Littlefork, 14.30 and Effie. 14.31 Subd. 5. ADA Compliance 2,000,000 14.32 For improvements of a capital nature to 14.33 remove barriers and make department of 14.34 natural resources buildings, programs, 14.35 and services accessible to individuals 14.36 with disabilities, in compliance with 14.37 state and federal ADA guidelines. 14.38 Subd. 6. State Park and Recreation Area 14.39 Building Rehabilitation 2,000,000 14.40 To design, repair, rehabilitate, 14.41 construct, or add to state park 14.42 buildings throughout the state, 14.43 according to the management plan 14.44 required in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 14.45 86A. The commissioner shall determine 14.46 project priorities as appropriate based 14.47 upon need. 14.48 Subd. 7. State Park and Recreation Area 14.49 Building Development 500,000 14.50 To construct a sanitation building, 14.51 associated roads, campsites, and 14.52 utility service for a new campground 14.53 facility at Lac qui Parle State Park. 14.54 Subd. 8. Moose Lake Rock, Gem 15.1 and Mineral Interpretive Center 500,000 15.2 To construct a state rock, gem, and 15.3 mineral interpretive center that 15.4 features geological artifacts 15.5 indigenous to Minnesota at Moose Lake 15.6 state park. The money is to be used 15.7 for the interpretive center building 15.8 and exhibits, and necessary road, 15.9 parking, and sewer work. 15.10 Subd. 9. State Park and Recreation Area 15.11 Betterment and Rehabilitation 1,500,000 15.12 To upgrade, repair, or rehabilitate 15.13 improvements of a capital nature at 15.14 state park and recreation area 15.15 facilities throughout the state, 15.16 including, but not limited to, resource 15.17 management projects, trail 15.18 rehabilitation, campground 15.19 rehabilitation, utilities, and road and 15.20 bridge repair. The commissioner shall 15.21 determine project priorities as 15.22 appropriate based upon need. 15.23 Subd. 10. State Park and Recreation Area 15.24 Acquisition 1,800,000 15.25 For acquisition from willing sellers of 15.26 private lands within state park and 15.27 recreation area boundaries established 15.28 by law. The commissioner shall 15.29 determine project priorities as 15.30 appropriate based upon need. 15.31 Subd. 11. Big Bog State 15.32 Recreation Area 2,045,000 15.33 For development of the Big Bog state 15.34 recreation area, including interpretive 15.35 display development, interpretive 15.36 wayside development, bog trail 15.37 development, campground upgrades and 15.38 enhancements, and road and snowmobile 15.39 trail upgrades. 15.40 Subd. 12. Red River State 15.41 Recreation Area 1,500,000 15.42 For predevelopment and development 15.43 costs of the Red river state recreation 15.44 area, including the costs associated 15.45 with the construction of a campground. 15.46 The area must be developed in a manner 15.47 that provides a satisfactory, multiple 15.48 use solution to the existing state park 15.49 and recreation area deficiency in the 15.50 area surrounding the city of East Grand 15.51 Forks. The commissioner shall seek 15.52 advice and cooperation from the 15.53 appropriate local units of government 15.54 and the appropriate state and national 15.55 agencies, including, but not limited 15.56 to, the United States Fish and Wildlife 15.57 Service. 15.58 Subd. 13. Metro Regional Park Acquisition 15.59 and Betterment 10,000,000 15.60 This appropriation is for a grant to 16.1 the metropolitan council. The 16.2 commissioner shall pay the amount on a 16.3 reimbursement basis to the metropolitan 16.4 council upon receipt of a certified 16.5 copy of a council resolution requesting 16.6 payment. The appropriation must be 16.7 used to pay the cost of rehabilitation, 16.8 acquisition, and development by the 16.9 council and local government units of 16.10 regional recreational open-space lands 16.11 in accordance with the council's policy 16.12 plan as provided in Minnesota Statutes, 16.13 section 473.315. This appropriation 16.14 must not be used for research, 16.15 planning, administration, or tax 16.16 equivalency payments. This 16.17 appropriation may be used for the 16.18 purchase of homes only if the purchases 16.19 are included in the work program 16.20 required by law and they are expressly 16.21 approved by the legislative commission 16.22 on Minnesota resources. 16.23 Subd. 14. Regional Trail Grants 750,000 16.24 For matching grants to be provided to 16.25 local units of government for 16.26 development of new, publicly owned 16.27 trails that serve multiple 16.28 communities. Recipients must provide a 16.29 match of at least one-half of total 16.30 eligible project costs. The 16.31 commissioner shall make payment to 16.32 local units of government upon 16.33 receiving documentation of reimbursable 16.34 expenditures. The commissioner shall 16.35 determine project priorities as 16.36 appropriate based upon need. 16.37 Subd. 15. Paul Bunyan State Trail 900,000 16.38 For acquisition and development of the 16.39 Paul Bunyan State Trail between 16.40 Hackensack and Walker. 16.41 Subd. 16. Gitchi-Gami State Trail 400,000 16.42 For construction of a section of the 16.43 Gitchi-Gami Trail. 16.44 Subd. 17. Trail Connection Grants 1,000,000 16.45 For matching grants of up to $50,000 16.46 per project for local units of 16.47 government for acquisition and 16.48 development of a capital nature of 16.49 local trails that connect communities, 16.50 trails, parks, and other significant 16.51 destinations. Recipients must provide 16.52 a local cash match of at least 50 16.53 percent of the total eligible project 16.54 costs. The commissioner shall make 16.55 payment to the local units of 16.56 government upon receiving documentation 16.57 of reimbursable expenditures. The 16.58 commissioner shall determine project 16.59 priorities as appropriate based upon 16.60 project significance and need. Fifty 16.61 percent of this appropriation is 16.62 available for the Twin Cities 16.63 metropolitan area and 50 percent for 17.1 the remainder of the state. 17.2 Subd. 18. St. Paul - Trails 17.3 and Open Spaces 1,100,000 17.4 For a grant to the city of St. Paul to 17.5 acquire abandoned railroad yards for a 17.6 connection to the Willard Munger Trail 17.7 or to improve open space on Raspberry 17.8 Island. 17.9 Subd. 19. Blazing Star State 17.10 Trail Bridge 740,000 17.11 For construction of a bridge over 17.12 Albert Lea lake on the Blazing Star 17.13 state trail in Freeborn county. 17.14 Subd. 20. Shooting Star Trail 10,000 17.15 For completion of the portion of the 17.16 Shooting Star Trail between Taopi and 17.17 Lake Louise state park. 17.18 Subd. 21. Taconite Trail 17.19 Head Building 150,000 17.20 For a grant to Itasca county for 17.21 predesign, design, and construction of 17.22 a trail head building at the start of 17.23 the Taconite trail in Itasca county. 17.24 Subd. 22. Lake Minnetonka Public Access 4,000,000 17.25 To acquire and develop a public access 17.26 site on the southwest side of Gray's 17.27 Bay on Lake Minnetonka. 17.28 Subd. 23. Lake Superior Public 17.29 Access - McQuade Road 4,000,000 17.30 To design and develop a public access 17.31 at McQuade Road on Lake Superior in 17.32 cooperation with the joint powers board 17.33 made up of the city of Duluth, St. 17.34 Louis county, the town of Duluth, and 17.35 the town of Lakewood. 17.36 Subd. 24. Harbor of Refuge at Two Harbors 3,100,000 17.37 To develop the harbor of refuge and 17.38 marina at Two Harbors, including public 17.39 access improvements, marina slips, 17.40 parking facilities, utilities, a fuel 17.41 dock, and an administration building. 17.42 Subd. 25. Dam Improvements 780,000 17.43 For the removal of publicly owned 17.44 dams. The commissioner shall determine 17.45 project priorities as appropriate based 17.46 upon need as provided in Minnesota 17.47 Statutes, section 103G.511. Up to 17.48 $60,000 of this appropriation may be 17.49 used to reimburse the city of Mazeppa 17.50 for engineering costs on the Mazeppa 17.51 Dam removal project incurred before 17.52 March 1, 2000. 17.53 Subd. 26. Flood Hazard Mitigation Grants 16,000,000 18.1 For the flood hazard mitigation grant 18.2 program to local government units for 18.3 publicly owned capital improvements to 18.4 prevent or alleviate flood damages 18.5 under Minnesota Statutes, section 18.6 103F.161. The commissioner shall 18.7 determine project priorities as 18.8 appropriate based upon need. This 18.9 appropriation includes money for a 18.10 grant to the city of Virginia for 18.11 relocation of the Silver lake storm 18.12 sewer outlet, construction of 18.13 sedimentation ponds, and the renovation 18.14 of the Sauntry Creek diversion 18.15 structure. This appropriation includes 18.16 money to mitigate past flood damage and 18.17 prevent future flooding at Lake of the 18.18 Isles in Minneapolis. $6,900,000 is 18.19 for implementation of projects 18.20 consistent with the Red river basin 18.21 mediation agreements that are approved 18.22 by the Red river flood damage reduction 18.23 work group. 18.24 The commissioner may reimburse a local 18.25 unit of government for the flood hazard 18.26 mitigation study costs associated with 18.27 projects receiving appropriations from 18.28 Laws 1999, chapter 240, article 1, 18.29 section 4, subdivision 3. 18.30 Subd. 27. Lewis and Clark 18.31 Rural Water System 610,000 18.32 For a grant to the Lewis and Clark 18.33 joint powers board to provide 50 18.34 percent of the nonfederal share of 18.35 funding the construction of a rural 18.36 water system to serve southwestern 18.37 Minnesota. This appropriation is 18.38 available to the extent matched by an 18.39 equal amount of nonstate money. 18.40 Subd. 28. Ring Dikes 300,000 18.41 This appropriation is from the general 18.42 fund and is for the construction of 18.43 ring dikes under Minnesota Statutes, 18.44 section 103F.161. The ring dikes may 18.45 be publicly or privately owned. This 18.46 appropriation is available until June 18.47 30, 2001. 18.48 Subd. 29. State Forests 18.49 Land Acquisition 500,000 18.50 To acquire private lands from willing 18.51 sellers within established boundaries 18.52 of state forests. 18.53 Subd. 30. Fisheries Acquisition 750,000 18.54 To acquire and better aquatic 18.55 management areas for fisheries 18.56 management and for fish culture 18.57 improvements. 18.58 Subd. 31. RIM Fisheries Improvement 750,000 18.59 For fisheries habitat improvement 18.60 projects for sustainable lakes and 19.1 streams in the Nemadji and other 19.2 watersheds. 19.3 Subd. 32. Stream Protection Loans 1,000,000 19.4 For the stream protection and 19.5 redevelopment loan program under 19.6 Minnesota Statutes, section 103G.705. 19.7 Subd. 33. Scientific and Natural Area 19.8 Acquisition and Improvement 1,500,000 19.9 To acquire land for scientific and 19.10 natural areas and for development, 19.11 protection, or improvements of a 19.12 capital nature to scientific and 19.13 natural areas throughout the state. 19.14 The commissioner shall determine 19.15 project priorities as appropriate based 19.16 upon need. 19.17 Subd. 34. Metro Greenways and Natural Areas 5,000,000 19.18 To provide grants to units of 19.19 government for acquisition or 19.20 betterment of greenways and natural 19.21 areas in the metro region and to 19.22 acquire greenways and natural areas in 19.23 the metro region through the purchase 19.24 of conservation easements or fee 19.25 title. The Gateway/Trunk Highway No. 5 19.26 project in St. Paul is eligible for 19.27 grants under this program. The 19.28 commissioner shall determine the 19.29 project priorities and shall consult 19.30 with representatives of local units of 19.31 government, nonprofit organizations, 19.32 and other interested parties. 19.33 Subd. 35. RIM Critical Habitat Match 1,000,000 19.34 To provide the state match for the 19.35 critical habitat private sector 19.36 matching account under Minnesota 19.37 Statutes, section 84.943, for the 19.38 acquisition or improvements of a 19.39 capital nature to critical fish, 19.40 wildlife, and native plant habitats. 19.41 The commissioner shall determine 19.42 project priorities as appropriate based 19.43 upon need. 19.44 Subd. 36. RIM Wildlife, Habitat Improvements 2,000,000 19.45 For improvements of a capital nature to 19.46 develop, protect, or improve wildlife 19.47 management areas and other state lands 19.48 and waters throughout the state. The 19.49 commissioner shall determine project 19.50 priorities as appropriate based upon 19.51 need. 19.52 Subd. 37. Native Prairie 19.53 Bank Easements 1,500,000 19.54 For acquisition of prairie bank 19.55 easements under Minnesota Statutes, 19.56 section 84.96. 19.57 Subd. 38. Como Park 19.58 Education Resource Center 16,000,000 20.1 For a grant to the metropolitan council 20.2 to complete construction of education, 20.3 administration, meeting, and visitor 20.4 reception facilities at the Como Park 20.5 Education Resource Center. 20.6 Subd. 39. Raptor Center 100,000 20.7 For a grant to the Raptor Center at the 20.8 University of Minnesota for predesign 20.9 and design costs of a proposed 20.10 expansion of the center. 20.11 Subd. 40. Taylors Falls - 20.12 St. Croix Valley Heritage Center 150,000 20.13 This appropriation is from the general 20.14 fund. 20.15 For a grant to the St. Croix Valley 20.16 Heritage Coalition, Inc. to assist it 20.17 in developing plans for creation of the 20.18 St. Croix Valley Heritage Center at 20.19 Taylors Falls. 20.20 Subd. 41. Work Program 20.21 The commissioner must submit a work 20.22 program and semiannual progress reports 20.23 in the form determined by the 20.24 legislative commission on Minnesota 20.25 resources and request its 20.26 recommendation before spending any 20.27 money appropriated by subdivisions 2, 6 20.28 to 17, 22, 23, and 29 to 36. The 20.29 commission's recommendation is advisory 20.30 only. Failure to respond to a request 20.31 within 60 days after receipt is a 20.32 positive recommendation. Work programs 20.33 involving land acquisition must include 20.34 a land acquisition plan. 20.35 Sec. 9. OFFICE OF 20.36 ENVIRONMENTAL ASSISTANCE 1,000,000 20.37 To the office of environmental 20.38 assistance for solid waste capital 20.39 assistance grants under Minnesota 20.40 Statutes, section 115A.54. Grants 20.41 under this section are exempt from the 20.42 requirements of Minnesota Statutes, 20.43 section 16B.335. 20.44 Sec. 10. PUBLIC FACILITIES AUTHORITY 20.45 Subdivision 1. To the commissioner of 20.46 trade and economic development for 20.47 the purposes specified in this section 47,183,000 20.48 Subd. 2. Matching Money for Federal 20.49 Grants - State Revolving Fund 12,893,000 20.50 For state matching money for federal 20.51 grants to capitalize the water 20.52 pollution control fund and the drinking 20.53 water revolving fund under Minnesota 20.54 Statutes, sections 446A.07 and 446A.081. 20.55 The expenditure and allocation of state 20.56 matching funds between funds shall be 21.1 based on the amount of federal funds 21.2 appropriated to the funds. 21.3 Subd. 3. Wastewater Infrastructure Fund 32,290,000 21.4 $27,443,000 of this appropriation is 21.5 from the general fund, of which 21.6 $640,000 is to administer the 21.7 wastewater infrastructure fund program. 21.8 To provide funding through the 21.9 wastewater infrastructure program for 21.10 supplemental assistance to 21.11 municipalities under Minnesota 21.12 Statutes, section 446A.072. 21.13 The authority shall set aside up to 21.14 $400,000 for the Innovative Technology 21.15 Grants Program to provide 50 percent 21.16 reimbursement for the cost of equipment 21.17 and installation into an existing 21.18 municipal wastewater treatment system. 21.19 The project must be approved by the 21.20 pollution control agency and 21.21 demonstrate the application of existing 21.22 technology that has not been used 21.23 before in the treatment of municipal 21.24 wastewater, but has the potential to 21.25 improve the treatment of wastewater or 21.26 make the treatment process more cost 21.27 effective. 21.28 To the greatest extent practicable, the 21.29 authority should use the funds to first 21.30 match grant funds on a 50 percent basis 21.31 with USDA rural development projects 21.32 prior to using the funds for 21.33 non-USDA-eligible projects. 21.34 The authority shall also give priority 21.35 to multijurisdictional projects 21.36 connecting areas with failing on-site 21.37 treatment systems with an existing 21.38 wastewater treatment system. 21.39 To the greatest extent practicable, the 21.40 authority should use the funds for 21.41 projects on the 2000 intended use plan 21.42 in priority order that submit plans and 21.43 specifications to the pollution control 21.44 agency or receive a funding commitment 21.45 from USDA rural development by December 21.46 1, 2001. 21.47 Beginning with the 2001 intended use 21.48 plan, the pollution control agency 21.49 shall include whether a community has a 21.50 moratorium on development as a factor 21.51 in prioritizing projects. 21.52 Subd. 4. Clean Water Partnership 2,000,000 21.53 For deposit in the water pollution 21.54 control fund under Minnesota Statutes, 21.55 section 446A.07, for the clean water 21.56 partnership loan program under 21.57 Minnesota Statutes, section 103F.725, 21.58 for loans to local units of government 21.59 for protection and improvement of 21.60 surface water and groundwater from 21.61 nonpoint sources of water pollution. 22.1 Sec. 11. BOARD OF WATER AND SOIL RESOURCES 22.2 Subdivision 1. To the board 22.3 of water and soil resources for the 22.4 purposes specified in this section 30,050,000 22.5 Subd. 2. RIM and PWP 22.6 Conservation Easements 2,800,000 22.7 This appropriation is for the following 22.8 purposes: 22.9 (1) to acquire conservation easements 22.10 from landowners on marginal lands to 22.11 protect soil and water quality and to 22.12 support fish and wildlife habitat as 22.13 provided in Minnesota Statutes, section 22.14 103F.515; and 22.15 (2) to acquire perpetual conservation 22.16 easements on existing type 1, 2, 3, and 22.17 6 wetlands and adjacent lands, and for 22.18 the establishment of permanent cover on 22.19 adjacent lands, in accordance with 22.20 Minnesota Statutes, section 103F.516. 22.21 Subd. 3. Minnesota River Basin 22.22 Conservation Enhancement Program 20,000,000 22.23 To acquire easements and implement 22.24 conservation practices on frequently 22.25 flooded cropland, including land within 22.26 the 100-year floodplain and the major 22.27 tributaries; on marginal cropland along 22.28 rivers and streams; and on drained or 22.29 altered wetlands in the Minnesota river 22.30 basin to protect soil, enhance water 22.31 quality, and support fish and wildlife 22.32 habitat as provided in Minnesota 22.33 Statutes, sections 103F.515 and 22.34 103F.516. 22.35 Subd. 4. Implementation 2,000,000 22.36 This appropriation is from the general 22.37 fund. 22.38 For administrative expenses to 22.39 implement subdivisions 2 and 3. 22.40 Subd. 5. Wetland Replacement 22.41 Due to Public Road Projects 200,000 22.42 To acquire land for wetlands or restore 22.43 wetlands to be used to replace wetlands 22.44 drained or filled as a result of the 22.45 repair, maintenance, or rehabilitation 22.46 of existing public roads as provided in 22.47 Minnesota Statutes, section 103G.222, 22.48 subdivision 1, paragraph (m). 22.49 The purchase price paid for acquisition 22.50 of land, fee, or perpetual easement, 22.51 must be the amount deemed reasonable by 22.52 the board. The board may enter into 22.53 agreements with the federal government, 22.54 other state agencies, political 22.55 subdivisions, and nonprofit 22.56 organizations or fee owners to acquire 22.57 land and restore and create wetlands 22.58 with money provided by this 23.1 appropriation. Acquisition of or the 23.2 conveyance of land may be in the name 23.3 of the political subdivision. 23.4 By October 15, 2000, the board of water 23.5 and soil resources shall make a 23.6 recommendation to the governor and the 23.7 legislature on the inclusion of wetland 23.8 replacement under Minnesota Statutes, 23.9 section 103G.222, subdivision 1, 23.10 paragraph (m), as a biennial budget 23.11 item. 23.12 Subd. 6. Feedlot Cost-Share 23.13 Grants 1,000,000 23.14 This appropriation is from the general 23.15 fund. 23.16 For state cost-share program grants for 23.17 water and air quality management on 23.18 feedlots, including financial 23.19 assistance to meet feedlot runoff, 23.20 odor, or other air quality mitigation 23.21 and manure storage requirements. 23.22 Subd. 7. Shoreland Conservation 23.23 Pilot Project 2,800,000 23.24 For conservation easements and 23.25 contracts with private shoreland owners 23.26 to preserve lake and river shoreland 23.27 and to establish shoreland buffers in 23.28 accordance with Minnesota Statutes, 23.29 section 103F.515, subdivision 4, 23.30 paragraphs (a) and (c). 23.31 The appropriation may be used for a 23.32 pilot program in five counties to 23.33 provide financial incentives 23.34 encouraging private landowners to 23.35 preserve lake and river shoreland and 23.36 to establish shoreland buffers. At 23.37 least two counties must be in the 23.38 metropolitan area. For purposes of 23.39 this program, "shoreland" has the 23.40 meaning given in Minnesota Statutes, 23.41 section 103F.205, subdivision 4. Up to 23.42 ten percent of the appropriation may be 23.43 used for professional and technical 23.44 services needed to acquire and preserve 23.45 the land. 23.46 The board of water and soil resources 23.47 must select soil and water conservation 23.48 districts to receive and administer 23.49 grants in each participating county. 23.50 The soil and water conservation 23.51 districts must accept applications from 23.52 private shoreland owners and use the 23.53 grants to purchase easements that 23.54 preserve lake and river shoreland and 23.55 to establish vegetative shoreland 23.56 buffers on land subject to easements 23.57 acquired with money from this 23.58 appropriation. 23.59 Each affected local soil and water 23.60 conservation district must establish a 23.61 working group of interested individuals 23.62 in each pilot county. The working 24.1 groups, with the assistance of the 24.2 local soil and water conservation 24.3 district, must develop criteria for 24.4 purchasing easements from shoreland 24.5 owners within each county. The 24.6 criteria must be widely publicized 24.7 within each county. 24.8 The soil and water conservation 24.9 district in each pilot county must 24.10 select projects for funding from among 24.11 the eligible applications. Projects 24.12 may consist of a contract for a 24.13 conservation easement between the soil 24.14 and water conservation district and 24.15 landowners. The duration of contracts 24.16 for easements must be at least 20 years. 24.17 Priority must be given to perpetual 24.18 easements. Money from the pilot 24.19 program may be used to pay the 24.20 landowner's share of the cost for 24.21 establishing a vegetative shoreland 24.22 buffer only if the land is subject to 24.23 an easement. The buffer establishment 24.24 must be done using native vegetation 24.25 and under the criteria required in 24.26 subdivision 2. A conservation 24.27 easement, as defined in Minnesota 24.28 Statutes, section 84C.01, must conform 24.29 to the requirements of Minnesota 24.30 Statutes, section 103F.515, subdivision 24.31 4, paragraphs (a) and (c). The payment 24.32 rate for an easement must be determined 24.33 by the local soil and water 24.34 conservation district. Minnesota 24.35 Statutes, section 273.117, applies to 24.36 conservation easements granted in this 24.37 subdivision. 24.38 The board and affected soil and water 24.39 conservation districts must coordinate 24.40 with other federal, state, and local 24.41 agencies that have shoreland programs, 24.42 and apply elements of successful 24.43 shoreland preservation and buffer 24.44 establishment programs. State and 24.45 local agencies with shoreland programs 24.46 must cooperate with the board and the 24.47 soil and water conservation districts. 24.48 An evaluation component for each pilot 24.49 county to judge program success must be 24.50 conducted by the affected soil and 24.51 water conservation districts. The 24.52 board, by January 15, 2002, must report 24.53 on the pilot program to the house and 24.54 senate committees with jurisdiction 24.55 over natural resources. 24.56 Subd. 8. Lazarus Creek 1,250,000 24.57 For a grant to Area II Minnesota River 24.58 Basin Projects, Inc. for construction 24.59 of the LQP-25/Lazarus Creek floodwater 24.60 retention project. The grant may not 24.61 exceed 75 percent of the project's 24.62 cost. The remaining share must be 24.63 provided by Area II Minnesota River 24.64 Basin Projects, Inc. 24.65 Subd. 9. Work Program 25.1 The board must submit a work program 25.2 and semiannual progress reports in the 25.3 form determined by the legislative 25.4 commission on Minnesota resources and 25.5 request its recommendation before 25.6 spending any money appropriated by this 25.7 section. The commission's 25.8 recommendation is advisory only. 25.9 Failure to respond to a request within 25.10 60 days after receipt is a positive 25.11 recommendation. Work programs 25.12 involving land acquisition must include 25.13 a land acquisition plan. 25.14 Sec. 12. AGRICULTURE 25.15 Subdivision 1. To the commissioner of 25.16 agriculture, or another named agency for 25.17 the purposes specified in this section 23,800,000 25.18 Subd. 2. Rural Finance Authority 25.19 Loan Participation 20,000,000 25.20 To the rural finance authority to 25.21 purchase participation interests in or 25.22 to make direct agricultural loans to 25.23 farmers under Minnesota Statutes, 25.24 chapter 41B. This appropriation is for 25.25 the beginning farmer program under 25.26 Minnesota Statutes, section 41B.039, 25.27 the loan restructuring program under 25.28 Minnesota Statutes, section 41B.04, the 25.29 seller-sponsored program under 25.30 Minnesota Statutes, section 41B.042, 25.31 the agricultural improvement loan 25.32 program under Minnesota Statutes, 25.33 section 41B.043, and the livestock 25.34 expansion loan program under Minnesota 25.35 Statutes, section 41B.045. All debt 25.36 service on bond proceeds used to 25.37 finance this appropriation must be 25.38 repaid by the rural finance authority 25.39 under Minnesota Statutes, section 25.40 16A.643. Loan participations must be 25.41 priced to provide full interest and 25.42 principal coverage and a reserve for 25.43 potential losses. 25.44 Loans for capital projects from this 25.45 appropriation are exempt from Minnesota 25.46 Statutes, section 16B.335. Priority 25.47 for loans must be given first to basic 25.48 beginning farmer loans; second, to 25.49 seller-sponsored loans; and third, to 25.50 agricultural improvement loans. 25.51 Subd. 3. Agriculture Best 25.52 Management Practices Loans 2,000,000 25.53 This appropriation is from the general 25.54 fund. 25.55 For the agricultural best management 25.56 practices loan program under Minnesota 25.57 Statutes, section 17.117. In addition 25.58 to the water quality best management 25.59 practices eligible for funding under 25.60 Minnesota Statutes, section 17.117, 25.61 odor and other air quality best 25.62 management practices for agricultural 25.63 livestock facilities are also eligible 26.1 for funding under this appropriation. 26.2 Subd. 4. Agroforestry Loan 26.3 Program 850,000 26.4 This appropriation is from the general 26.5 fund to the agroforestry revolving loan 26.6 fund created in section 40. Fifty 26.7 percent of this appropriation is for 26.8 loans to members of a producer-owned 26.9 cooperative that will contract to 26.10 market the agroforestry crop. 26.11 Subd. 5. Minnesota Center for 26.12 Agricultural Innovation 500,000 26.13 For a grant to the city of Olivia to 26.14 establish the Minnesota center for 26.15 agricultural innovation to promote 26.16 agricultural innovation by providing a 26.17 place for experts to gather and study 26.18 agricultural technology. 26.19 The appropriation is not available 26.20 until the commissioner determines that 26.21 $500,000 has been committed to the 26.22 project from nonstate sources. 26.23 Subd. 6. Farmamerica 450,000 26.24 This appropriation is from the general 26.25 fund. 26.26 For a grant for accessibility and 26.27 security improvements at Farmamerica - 26.28 Minnesota's Agricultural Interpretive 26.29 Center in Waseca, Minnesota. The 26.30 appropriation is available until June 26.31 30, 2001. 26.32 Sec. 13. MINNESOTA ZOOLOGICAL 26.33 GARDENS 26.34 Subdivision 1. To the Minnesota 26.35 zoological gardens for the purposes 26.36 specified in this section 3,700,000 26.37 Subd. 2. Heating and Cooling System 1,000,000 26.38 For design, repair, and upgrades to the 26.39 heating and cooling systems at the 26.40 Minnesota Zoo. 26.41 Subd. 3. Roadways and Pathways 2,700,000 26.42 For repair, replacement, and 26.43 reconstruction of pathways, roadways, 26.44 parking lots, and outdoor lighting. 26.45 Sec. 14. ADMINISTRATION 26.46 Subdivision 1. To the commissioner 26.47 of administration for the purposes 26.48 specified in this section 27,150,000 26.49 Subd. 2. Electrical Utility 26.50 Infrastructure, Phase 4 2,500,000 26.51 To upgrade the primary electrical 26.52 distribution system in the capitol 26.53 complex. 27.1 Subd. 3. Capitol Security Renovation 1,000,000 27.2 To renovate space in the basement of 27.3 the capitol building for the capitol 27.4 security division of the department of 27.5 public safety and for the environmental 27.6 management operation of the department 27.7 of administration. 27.8 Subd. 4. Asset Preservation 3,300,000 27.9 For structural and infrastructure 27.10 repairs of a capital nature to correct 27.11 high-priority deferred maintenance 27.12 needs of state facilities under the 27.13 custodial control of the department of 27.14 administration. The commissioner of 27.15 administration shall determine project 27.16 priorities as appropriate based on need. 27.17 Subd. 5. Predesign for Health and Human 27.18 Services and Related Facilities 1,000,000 27.19 To predesign new facilities to house 27.20 the principal administrative offices of 27.21 the departments of health, human 27.22 services, and agriculture. The 27.23 predesign must evaluate the feasibility 27.24 and practicality of colocating the two 27.25 departments and of providing shared 27.26 laboratory facilities. The predesign 27.27 must recommend a site for each of the 27.28 facilities. 27.29 Subd. 6. Capital Asset 27.30 Preservation and Replacement (CAPRA) 6,850,000 27.31 To be spent in accordance with 27.32 Minnesota Statutes, section 16A.632. 27.33 Subd. 7. Agency Relocation 500,000 27.34 For relocation of state agencies as 27.35 determined by the commissioner of 27.36 administration. This appropriation is 27.37 from the general fund. 27.38 Subd. 8. Capitol Area Predesigns 200,000 27.39 This appropriation is from the general 27.40 fund. 27.41 To predesign new office and parking 27.42 facilities in the capitol area other 27.43 than in the capitol building. 27.44 Subd. 9. Capitol Building Predesign 300,000 27.45 $200,000 of this appropriation is from 27.46 the general fund. 27.47 To predesign the phased restoration of 27.48 remaining areas in the capitol building. 27.49 The commissioner of administration 27.50 shall appoint a restoration advisory 27.51 committee, which must include any 27.52 members or employees of the senate 27.53 named by the chair of the committee on 27.54 rules and administration, to advise the 27.55 commissioner on the expenditure of this 28.1 appropriation. 28.2 Subd. 10. Public Television 28.3 Digital Conversion 11,500,000 28.4 This appropriation is from the general 28.5 fund. 28.6 For grants to noncommercial television 28.7 stations to assist with conversion to a 28.8 digital broadcast signal as mandated by 28.9 the federal government. In order to 28.10 qualify for these grants, a station 28.11 must meet the criteria established for 28.12 grants in Minnesota Statutes, section 28.13 129D.12, subdivision 2. The 28.14 commissioner shall award these grants 28.15 after considering the recommendations 28.16 of the Minnesota Public Television 28.17 Association. 28.18 Sec. 15. CAPITOL AREA ARCHITECTURAL AND 28.19 PLANNING BOARD 433,000 28.20 To design a comprehensive system of 28.21 exterior lighting for the capitol 28.22 building and its grounds and complete 28.23 construction of phase 1, architectural 28.24 lighting of the capitol facade. 28.25 The Minnesota historical society may 28.26 spend nonstate money to commission a 28.27 bust of former U.S. Supreme Court 28.28 Justice Harry A. Blackmun and install 28.29 it on the second floor of the State 28.30 Capitol opposite the bust of former 28.31 Chief Justice of the United States 28.32 Warren Burger. 28.33 Sec. 16. AMATEUR SPORTS COMMISSION 28.34 Subdivision 1. To the amateur sports 28.35 commission for the purposes specified 28.36 in this section 10,250,000 28.37 Subd. 2. Mighty Ducks 28.38 Ice Arena Grants 2,000,000 28.39 For ice arena grants under Minnesota 28.40 Statutes, section 240A.09. 28.41 Subd. 3. Mighty Kicks 28.42 Soccer Field Development Grants 7,700,000 28.43 For soccer field development grants 28.44 under new Minnesota Statutes, section 28.45 240A.13. 28.46 Subd. 4. National Sports 28.47 Conference Center 300,000 28.48 To predesign a sports conference center 28.49 on the campus of the National Sports 28.50 Center and for related capital 28.51 development costs. 28.52 Subd. 5. Giants Ridge Nordic 28.53 Center Renovation 250,000 28.54 Sec. 17. ARTS 29.1 Subdivision 1. To the commissioner of 29.2 administration for the purposes specified 29.3 in this section 18,900,000 29.4 Subd. 2. Austin - 29.5 Paramount Theatre Restoration 500,000 29.6 For a grant to the city of Austin to 29.7 restore the Historic Paramount 29.8 Atmospheric Theatre upon the city's 29.9 acquisition of the theater. This 29.10 appropriation is not available until 29.11 the commissioner has determined that an 29.12 equal amount has been committed from 29.13 nonstate sources. The city may lease 29.14 the theater to a nonprofit organization 29.15 to operate a public program at the 29.16 theater, subject to Minnesota Statutes, 29.17 section 16A.695. 29.18 Subd. 3. Lanesboro - 29.19 Root River Center for the Arts 1,000,000 29.20 For a grant to the city of Lanesboro to 29.21 acquire land for, design, and construct 29.22 a theater and arts center for lease to 29.23 the Commonwealth Theatre Company and 29.24 Cornucopia Arts Center. This 29.25 appropriation is not available until 29.26 the commissioner has determined that an 29.27 equal amount has been committed from 29.28 nonstate sources. The city may enter 29.29 into a lease or management agreement 29.30 for the facility, subject to Minnesota 29.31 Statutes, section 16A.695. 29.32 Subd. 4. Luverne - 29.33 Carnegie Cultural Center 100,000 29.34 For a grant to the city of Luverne to 29.35 make capital improvements to the 29.36 Carnegie Cultural Center, including 29.37 those to bring the building into 29.38 compliance with the Americans with 29.39 Disabilities Act. This appropriation 29.40 is not available until the commissioner 29.41 has determined that an equal amount has 29.42 been committed from nonstate sources. 29.43 The city may enter into a lease or 29.44 management agreement for the center, 29.45 subject to Minnesota Statutes, section 29.46 16A.695. 29.47 Subd. 5. Minneapolis - 29.48 Guthrie Theater 10,000,000 29.49 For a grant to the Minneapolis 29.50 community development agency to acquire 29.51 and prepare a site for and to design, 29.52 construct, furnish, and equip a new 29.53 Guthrie Theater in the city of 29.54 Minneapolis. This appropriation is not 29.55 available until the commissioner has 29.56 determined that an equal amount has 29.57 been committed from nonstate sources. 29.58 The Minneapolis community development 29.59 agency may enter into a lease or 29.60 management agreement for the theater, 29.61 subject to Minnesota Statutes, section 29.62 16A.695. 30.1 Subd. 6. Minneapolis - 30.2 Shubert Theater 4,000,000 30.3 For a grant to the city of Minneapolis 30.4 to design, renovate, construct, 30.5 furnish, and equip the Minnesota 30.6 Shubert Arts and Education Center. 30.7 This appropriation is not available 30.8 until the commissioner has determined 30.9 that an equal amount has been committed 30.10 from nonstate sources. The city may 30.11 enter into a lease or management 30.12 agreement with a nonprofit organization 30.13 to operate an educational arts program 30.14 at the center, subject to Minnesota 30.15 Statutes, section 16A.695. 30.16 Subd. 7. St. Paul - 30.17 Children's Museum Rooftop Perspectives 1,200,000 30.18 For a grant to the city of St. Paul for 30.19 new permanent exhibits at the Minnesota 30.20 Children's Museum. This appropriation 30.21 is not available until the commissioner 30.22 has determined that an equal amount has 30.23 been committed from nonstate sources. 30.24 The project is subject to the use 30.25 agreement requirement of Minnesota 30.26 Statutes, section 16A.695, and Laws 30.27 1994, chapter 643, section 81. 30.28 Subd. 8. St. Paul - 30.29 Roy Wilkins Auditorium 350,000 30.30 For a grant to the city of St. Paul to 30.31 design the redevelopment of the St. 30.32 Paul RiverCentre's Roy Wilkins 30.33 Auditorium. This appropriation is not 30.34 available until the commissioner has 30.35 determined that an equal amount has 30.36 been committed from nonstate sources. 30.37 Subd. 9. St. Paul - 30.38 University of Minnesota Showboat 350,000 30.39 This appropriation is from the general 30.40 fund. 30.41 For a grant to the city of St. Paul to 30.42 rebuild or replace the University of 30.43 Minnesota Showboat. 30.44 This appropriation is not available 30.45 until the commissioner has determined 30.46 that an equal amount has been committed 30.47 from nonstate sources. 30.48 Subd. 10. Woodbury 30.49 Center for the Arts 1,400,000 30.50 For a grant to the city of Woodbury to 30.51 construct the Woodbury Center for the 30.52 Arts. This appropriation is not 30.53 available until the commissioner has 30.54 determined that an equal amount has 30.55 been committed from nonstate sources. 30.56 The city may enter into a lease or 30.57 management agreement for the center, 30.58 subject to Minnesota Statutes, section 30.59 16A.695. 31.1 Sec. 18. MILITARY AFFAIRS 31.2 Subdivision 1. To the adjutant 31.3 general for the purposes specified 31.4 in this section 2,375,000 31.5 Subd. 2. Kitchen Renovation 1,000,000 31.6 To renovate kitchen facilities at 31.7 National Guard training and community 31.8 centers in Sauk Centre, Alexandria, 31.9 Morris, Ortonville, Fairmont, Mankato, 31.10 Madison, Wadena, Olivia, and Winona. 31.11 This appropriation is exempt from the 31.12 requirements of Minnesota Statutes, 31.13 section 16B.335. 31.14 Subd. 3. Asset Preservation 1,250,000 31.15 For asset preservation improvements of 31.16 a capital nature at military affairs 31.17 facilities statewide. 31.18 Subd. 4. Minnesota 31.19 Military Museum at Camp Ripley 125,000 31.20 To upgrade the electrical and lighting, 31.21 and heating, ventilation, and air 31.22 conditioning systems in the main 31.23 building of the Minnesota military 31.24 museum, to design and construct an 31.25 addition to the museum, and to insulate 31.26 a heating system in building I-40. The 31.27 adjutant general may enter into a lease 31.28 or management agreement for the museum, 31.29 subject to Minnesota Statutes, section 31.30 16A.695. 31.31 Sec. 19. VETERANS AFFAIRS 25,000 31.32 This appropriation is from the general 31.33 fund. 31.34 For a grant to Women in Military 31.35 Service for America Memorial 31.36 Foundation, Inc., for the women's 31.37 memorial at Arlington National Cemetery 31.38 as a reminder to the public about the 31.39 contributions of women in the military 31.40 throughout the history of the United 31.41 States. This appropriation is 31.42 available until June 30, 2001. 31.43 Sec. 20. HUMAN SERVICES 31.44 Subdivision 1. To the 31.45 commissioner of administration 31.46 for the purposes specified 31.47 in this section 11,771,000 31.48 Subd. 2. Systemwide Roof 31.49 Repairs and Replacement 1,971,000 31.50 For capital repair and replacement of 31.51 roofs at department of human services 31.52 facilities statewide. 31.53 Subd. 3. Systemwide Asset 31.54 Preservation 3,000,000 31.55 For asset preservation improvements of 32.1 a capital nature at state regional 32.2 treatment centers. 32.3 Subd. 4. Upgrade Pexton Hall, 32.4 St. Peter 6,500,000 32.5 To design, remodel, furnish, and equip 32.6 the residential and program areas in 32.7 Pexton hall to securely house 32.8 individuals committed as sexual 32.9 psychopathic personalities and sexually 32.10 dangerous persons and construct a 32.11 connection to Shantz hall at the St. 32.12 Peter regional treatment center. 32.13 Subd. 5. Mash-Ka-Wisen Treatment 32.14 Center Youth Alcohol Treatment Wing 300,000 32.15 This appropriation is from the general 32.16 fund. 32.17 For a grant to the board of directors 32.18 of the Minnesota Indian Primary 32.19 Residential Treatment Center, Inc., to 32.20 build a youth alcohol treatment wing at 32.21 the Mash-Ka-Wisen treatment center. 32.22 The appropriation is not available 32.23 until the commissioner of finance has 32.24 determined that the appropriation has 32.25 been matched by a $1,000,000 federal 32.26 grant. 32.27 Sec. 21. HEALTH 8,000,000 32.28 To the commissioner of administration 32.29 for a grant to Ramsey county to design, 32.30 construct, furnish, and equip the 32.31 renovation of and an addition to the 32.32 Gillette Children's Hospital. This 32.33 appropriation is not available until 32.34 the commissioner of finance has 32.35 determined that at least $8,000,000 has 32.36 been committed by nonstate sources. 32.37 Amounts spent since January 1, 1998, by 32.38 Gillette Children's Specialty Health 32.39 Care to plan, design, and construct 32.40 this project may be counted as part of 32.41 the local match. 32.42 Sec. 22. VETERANS HOMES BOARD 32.43 Subdivision 1. To the commissioner 32.44 of administration for the purposes 32.45 specified in this section 13,077,000 32.46 Subd. 2. Hastings Veterans Home, Phase 2 7,000,000 32.47 For design, repair, and renovation of 32.48 the utility infrastructure systems and 32.49 related improvements at the campus of 32.50 the Hastings veterans home. 32.51 Subd. 3. Minneapolis 32.52 Veterans Home 1,700,000 32.53 For infrastructure improvements of a 32.54 capital nature at the campus of the 32.55 Minneapolis veterans home, including, 32.56 but not limited to, replacement of 32.57 water lines, roofs, and building 32.58 exteriors, and installation of freight 33.1 elevators, nursing stations, and 33.2 security systems. 33.3 Subd. 4. Asset Preservation 4,000,000 33.4 For asset preservation and 33.5 infrastructure repairs of a capital 33.6 nature at veterans homes statewide. 33.7 Subd. 5. Silver Bay 33.8 Maintenance Building 377,000 33.9 To design, construct, furnish, and 33.10 equip an addition to the nursing care 33.11 facility to be used as a repair shop, 33.12 vehicle storage, cold storage, and 33.13 maintenance office. 33.14 Sec. 23. PUBLIC SAFETY 33.15 Subdivision 1. To the individuals and 33.16 for the purposes specified in this 33.17 section 64,000,000 33.18 Subd. 2. Bureau of Criminal 33.19 Apprehension Headquarters 58,000,000 33.20 To the commissioner of administration 33.21 to construct, furnish, and equip a new 33.22 building for the bureau of criminal 33.23 apprehension, including offices and 33.24 forensic laboratories, in St. Paul. 33.25 Subd. 3. Regional Public Safety 33.26 Training Facility Construction Grants 6,000,000 33.27 To the commissioner of public safety 33.28 for grants to state departments or 33.29 local units of government to predesign, 33.30 design, construct, expand, or improve 33.31 public safety training facilities. 33.32 The commissioner shall make no less 33.33 than two grants from this appropriation. 33.34 The commissioner shall publish a 33.35 statewide request for proposals. The 33.36 commissioner may establish regions 33.37 within the state for planning purposes 33.38 and may limit the number of proposals 33.39 within a region. 33.40 The commissioner may have the members 33.41 of the public safety training 33.42 facilities task force established under 33.43 Laws 1998, chapter 404, section 21, 33.44 subdivision 3, and employees of the 33.45 department of administration review 33.46 proposals. 33.47 To be eligible for a grant, a public 33.48 safety training facility proposal must: 33.49 (1) include a plan to meet the state, 33.50 federal, and local training 33.51 requirements for agencies in or near 33.52 the region, either at one new or 33.53 existing facility or at a number of 33.54 sites within the region; 33.55 (2) at a minimum, address law 34.1 enforcement and fire training needs, 34.2 however, other training needs such as 34.3 emergency medical services, community 34.4 education, and private sector safety 34.5 training should also be considered; 34.6 (3) clearly define multijurisdictional 34.7 commitments to the proposal; 34.8 (4) identify regional funding sources 34.9 that must provide at least 50 percent 34.10 of the construction costs and, unless a 34.11 state agency is an ongoing partner in 34.12 the facility's use and operation, 100 34.13 percent of the operating costs; 34.14 (5) identify the anticipated service 34.15 area and trainee population; 34.16 (6) include plans for mobile training 34.17 as needed; and 34.18 (7) identify any specialized training 34.19 that will be offered exclusively in the 34.20 region. 34.21 If a state agency is an ongoing partner 34.22 in the facility's use and operation, a 34.23 state source for operating money must 34.24 also be identified. The commissioner 34.25 shall consider the training needs and 34.26 the state of planning and preparations 34.27 in a region when awarding grants under 34.28 this subdivision. 34.29 Sec. 24. CORRECTIONS 34.30 Subdivision 1. To the individuals 34.31 and for the purposes specified 34.32 in this section 19,350,000 34.33 Subd. 2. Sewer Repair, 34.34 MCF-Faribault 10,600,000 34.35 To the commissioner of administration 34.36 to complete design and to repair and 34.37 replace sanitary and storm sewers. 34.38 Subd. 3. Inmate Bed 34.39 Expansion, MCF-Oak Park Heights 850,000 34.40 To the commissioner of administration 34.41 to design, construct, furnish, and 34.42 equip a high security administrative 34.43 control unit of up to 60 beds to house 34.44 high-risk, violent, and dangerous 34.45 inmates and to replace a computerized 34.46 building operating system at the 34.47 facility. It is anticipated that this 34.48 appropriation will match up to 34.49 $13,124,000 in federal funding. 34.50 Subd. 4. Security 34.51 Improvements, Phase 1, MCF-Stillwater 1,000,000 34.52 To the commissioner of administration 34.53 to design and repair the interior 34.54 surface of the perimeter wall. 34.55 Subd. 5. H-Building 34.56 Remodeling, Phase 3, MCF-Lino Lakes 3,900,000 35.1 To the commissioner of administration 35.2 to design, remodel, furnish, and equip 35.3 the food service building. 35.4 Subd. 6. Mental Health 35.5 Support and Living Unit, MCF-Red Wing 800,000 35.6 To the commissioner of administration 35.7 to design, renovate, furnish, and equip 35.8 Brown cottage into a mental health 35.9 support area and provide up to 14 beds 35.10 for an inpatient treatment ward. This 35.11 appropriation may also be used for 35.12 security improvements of a capital 35.13 nature at the Dayton security detention 35.14 cottage. 35.15 Subd. 7. Health Services 35.16 Conversion, MCF-Stillwater 1,800,000 35.17 To the commissioner of administration 35.18 to design, renovate, furnish, and equip 35.19 the vacant laundry area into a health 35.20 services unit within the security 35.21 perimeter of the main building. 35.22 Subd 8. Bayport 35.23 Storm Sewer 400,000 35.24 To the commissioner of administration 35.25 for a grant to the city of Bayport as 35.26 fiscal agent for the Middle St. Croix 35.27 River Watershed Management organization 35.28 to replace the antiquated state storm 35.29 sewer system extending from Minnesota 35.30 department of natural resources pond 35.31 82-310P (the prison pond) in Bayport 35.32 through the Stillwater prison grounds 35.33 to the St. Croix river. 35.34 Sec. 25. TRADE AND 35.35 ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT 35.36 Subdivision 1. To the commissioner of 35.37 trade and economic development for the 35.38 purposes specified in this section 13,400,000 35.39 Subd. 2. Redevelopment Account 1,000,000 35.40 For transfer to the redevelopment 35.41 account created in Minnesota Statutes, 35.42 section 116J.561. 35.43 Subd. 3. Kanabec County - 35.44 Mora Workforce Center Elevator 100,000 35.45 For a grant to Kanabec county to 35.46 install an elevator in the county 35.47 building in Mora to bring the building 35.48 into compliance with the Americans with 35.49 Disabilities Act. 35.50 Subd. 4. Koochiching County - 35.51 Cold Weather Testing Center 3,500,000 35.52 For a grant to Koochiching county to 35.53 design, construct, furnish, and equip 35.54 the Minnesota Cold Weather Testing 35.55 Center. 36.1 This appropriation is not available 36.2 until the commissioner has determined 36.3 that the necessary additional financing 36.4 to complete the project with a total 36.5 cost of at least $7,000,000, has been 36.6 committed from nonstate sources. 36.7 The county may enter into a lease or 36.8 management agreement for the center, 36.9 subject to Minnesota Statutes, section 36.10 16A.695. 36.11 Subd. 5. Minneapolis - 36.12 Empowerment Zone Projects 8,800,000 36.13 For a grant to the city of Minneapolis 36.14 for public infrastructure improvements 36.15 in the following empowerment zone 36.16 projects: the Great Lake Center 36.17 Project; the Job Creation Area 36.18 SEMI-Project; and the Near Northside 36.19 Redevelopment Project. The city of 36.20 Minneapolis must consult and cooperate 36.21 with other cities that have 36.22 neighborhoods affected by these 36.23 projects including, without limitation, 36.24 on issues related to noise mitigation 36.25 and traffic flow. 36.26 This appropriation is not available 36.27 until the commissioner has determined 36.28 that an equal amount has been committed 36.29 from nonstate sources. 36.30 Sec. 26. IRON RANGE RESOURCES 36.31 AND REHABILITATION BOARD 36.32 Subdivision 1. To the commissioner 36.33 of the Iron Range Resources and 36.34 Rehabilitation Board for the purposes 36.35 specified in this section 3,200,000 36.36 Subd. 2. Host Technology Center 1,700,000 36.37 To design, construct, furnish, and 36.38 equip a host technology center for 36.39 northeastern Minnesota. 36.40 This appropriation is not available 36.41 until the commissioner has determined 36.42 that an equal amount has been committed 36.43 from nonstate sources. 36.44 Subd. 3. Iron Range Interpretative Center 1,000,000 36.45 To upgrade historical exhibits and 36.46 archives at the Iron Range 36.47 Interpretative Center. 36.48 This appropriation is not available 36.49 until the commissioner has determined 36.50 that an equal amount has been committed 36.51 from nonstate sources. 36.52 Subd. 4. Major Motorplex 500,000 36.53 To design and construct a major 36.54 motorplex. 36.55 This appropriation is not available 36.56 until the commissioner has determined 37.1 that an equal amount has been committed 37.2 from nonstate sources. 37.3 Sec. 27. HOUSING FINANCE AGENCY 2,000,000 37.4 To the commissioner of the housing 37.5 finance agency for transfer to the 37.6 housing development fund to make loans 37.7 for transitional housing or supportive 37.8 housing under Minnesota Statutes, 37.9 section 462A.202, subdivision 2. 37.10 Sec. 28. MINNESOTA HISTORICAL SOCIETY 37.11 Subdivision 1. To the Minnesota 37.12 Historical Society for the purposes 37.13 specified in this section 3,250,000 37.14 Subd. 2. Historic Site 37.15 Preservation and Repair 1,750,000 37.16 For capital repair, reconstruction, or 37.17 replacement of deferred maintenance 37.18 needs at state historic sites, 37.19 buildings, landscapes, exhibits, 37.20 markers, and monuments. The society 37.21 shall determine project priorities as 37.22 appropriate based on need. 37.23 Subd. 3. St. Anthony 37.24 Falls Heritage Center 1,000,000 37.25 To construct, furnish, and equip the 37.26 St. Anthony Falls Heritage Center. 37.27 This appropriation is added to the 37.28 appropriation in Laws 1998, chapter 37.29 404, section 25, subdivision 7, and is 37.30 not available until the commissioner of 37.31 finance has determined that the 37.32 necessary additional financing to 37.33 complete a project with a total cost of 37.34 at least $24,000,000, has been 37.35 committed from nonstate sources. 37.36 Subd. 4. North West Company 37.37 Fur Post Interpretive Center Exhibits 500,000 37.38 To construct permanent exhibits at the 37.39 North West Company Fur Post 37.40 Interpretive Center. This 37.41 appropriation is added to the 37.42 appropriation in Laws 1998, chapter 37.43 404, section 25, subdivision 5. 37.44 The hall housing the exhibits is named 37.45 the "Senator Janet B. Johnson Exhibit 37.46 Hall" and an appropriate plaque so 37.47 designating must be prominently located 37.48 in the hall. 37.49 Sec. 29. BOND SALE EXPENSES 550,000 37.50 To the commissioner of finance for bond 37.51 sale expenses under Minnesota Statutes, 37.52 section 16A.641, subdivision 8. This 37.53 appropriation is from the bond proceeds 37.54 fund. 37.55 Sec. 30. [BOND SALE AUTHORIZATION.] 38.1 To provide the money appropriated in this act from the bond 38.2 proceeds fund, the commissioner of finance shall sell and issue 38.3 bonds of the state in an amount up to $646,620,000 in the 38.4 manner, upon the terms, and with the effect prescribed by 38.5 Minnesota Statutes, sections 16A.631 to 16A.675, and by the 38.6 Minnesota Constitution, article XI, sections 4 to 7. 38.7 Sec. 31. [CANCELLATIONS.] 38.8 (a) The $735,000 appropriation in Laws 1994, chapter 643, 38.9 section 18, for the design of the labor interpretive center is 38.10 canceled. The bond sale authorization in Laws 1994, chapter 38.11 643, section 30, is reduced by $735,000. 38.12 (b) The $150,000 appropriation in Laws 1994, chapter 643, 38.13 section 23, subdivision 31, as added by Laws 1997, chapter 246, 38.14 section 25, for the St. Croix Valley Heritage Center, is 38.15 canceled. The bond sale authorization in Laws 1994, chapter 38.16 643, section 30, is reduced by $150,000. 38.17 (c) The unobligated balance of the appropriation in Laws 38.18 1996, chapter 463, section 13, subdivision 9, for a support 38.19 services facility near the corner of Mississippi Street and 38.20 University Avenue, estimated to be $383,000, is canceled to the 38.21 state bond fund. 38.22 (d) The unobligated balance of the appropriation in Laws 38.23 1996, chapter 463, section 15, subdivision 4, for an armory 38.24 facility and ramp near the corner of Rice Street and University 38.25 Avenue, estimated to be $197,000, is canceled to the general 38.26 fund. 38.27 (e) $1,313,000 of the appropriation in Laws 1996, chapter 38.28 463, section 16, subdivision 5, for the Brainerd bed expansion 38.29 project is canceled. The bond sale authorization in Laws 1996, 38.30 chapter 463, section 27, is reduced by $1,313,000. 38.31 (f) The $500,000 appropriation in Laws 1996, chapter 463, 38.32 section 22, subdivision 7, for the Battle Point historic site is 38.33 canceled. The bond sale authorization in Laws 1996, chapter 38.34 463, section 27, is reduced by $500,000. 38.35 (g) $1,894,000 of the appropriation in Laws 1998, chapter 38.36 404, section 5, subdivision 5, for the Southwest Metropolitan 39.1 Integration Magnet School in Edina is canceled to the general 39.2 fund. 39.3 (h) The $1,700,000 appropriation in Laws 1998, chapter 404, 39.4 section 22, for the Battle Point cultural education center is 39.5 canceled. The bond sale authorization in Laws 1998, chapter 39.6 404, section 27, subdivision 1, is reduced by $1,700,000. 39.7 (i) $4,000,000 of the appropriation in Laws 1998, chapter 39.8 404, section 23, subdivision 11, for the St. Cloud community 39.9 events center is canceled. The bond sale authorization in Laws 39.10 1998, chapter 404, section 27, subdivision 1, is reduced by 39.11 $4,000,000. 39.12 (j) The $4,000,000 appropriation in Laws 1999, chapter 240, 39.13 article 1, section 3, for the Southwest Metropolitan Integration 39.14 Magnet School in Edina is canceled. The bond sale authorization 39.15 in Laws 1999, chapter 240, article 1, section 13, is reduced by 39.16 $4,000,000. 39.17 (k) $321,000 of the unobligated balance of the 39.18 appropriation in Laws 1999, chapter 250, article 1, section 12, 39.19 subdivision 5, to demolish the capitol square building and 39.20 restructure the site as a temporary parking lot is canceled to 39.21 the general fund. 39.22 Sec. 32. Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 16A.641, 39.23 subdivision 1, is amended to read: 39.24 Subdivision 1. [AUTHORITY.] When authorized by a law 39.25 enacted in accordance with the constitution, article XI, 39.26 sections 5 and 7, the commissioner may sell and issue general 39.27 obligation bonds of the state evidencing public debt incurred 39.28 for any purpose stated in those sections. The full faith, 39.29 credit, and taxing powers of the state are irrevocably pledged 39.30 for the prompt and full payment of the bonds and interest. The 39.31 decision of the commissioner on when to sell bonds must be based 39.32 on the funding needs of the capital projects, the timing of the 39.33 bond issue to achieve the most favorable interest rates, 39.34 managing cash flow requirements for debt service, and other 39.35 factors the state's bond counsel recommends be considered. 39.36 Sec. 33. Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 16A.642, 40.1 subdivision 1, is amended to read: 40.2 Subdivision 1. [REPORTS.] (a) The commissioner of finance 40.3 shall report to the chairs of the senate committee on finance 40.4 and the house of representatives committees on ways and means 40.5 and on capital investment by February 1 of each odd-numbered 40.6 year on the following: 40.7 (1) all laws authorizing the issuance of state bonds for 40.8 state or local government building projects enacted more than 40.9 five years before February 1 of that odd-numbered year; the 40.10 projects authorized to be acquired and constructed with the bond 40.11 proceeds for which less than 100 percent of the authorized total 40.12 cost has been expended, encumbered, or otherwise obligated; the 40.13 cost of contracts to be let in accordance with existing plans 40.14 and specifications shall be considered expended for this report; 40.15 and the amount of bonds not issued and bond proceeds held but 40.16 not previously expended, encumbered, or otherwise obligated for 40.17 these projects; and 40.18 (2) all laws authorizing the issuance of state bonds for 40.19 state or local government programs or projects other than those 40.20 described in clause (1), enacted more than five years before 40.21 February 1 of that odd-numbered year; and the amount of bonds 40.22 not issued and bond proceeds held but not previously expended, 40.23 encumbered, or otherwise obligated for these programs and 40.24 projects. 40.25 (b) The commissioner shall also report on bond 40.26 authorizations or bond proceed balances that may be canceled 40.27 because projects have been canceled, completed, or otherwise 40.28 concluded, or because the purposes for which the bonds were 40.29 authorized or issued have been canceled, completed, or otherwise 40.30 concluded.
The bond authorizations or bond proceed balances40.31 that are unencumbered or otherwise not obligated that are40.32 reported by the commissioner under this subdivision are40.33 canceled, effective July 1 of the year of the report, unless40.34 specifically reauthorized by act of the legislature.40.35 Sec. 34. Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 16A.67, 40.36 subdivision 1, is amended to read: 41.1 Subdivision 1. [AUTHORIZATION.] The commissioner of 41.2 finance , upon request of the governor,is authorized to sell and 41.3 issue state bonds to fund the judgment rendered against the 41.4 state by the Minnesota supreme court in Cambridge State Bank et 41.5 al. v. James, 514 N.W. 2d 565, on April 1, 1994, and related 41.6 claims, and interest accrued on the judgment and related claims, 41.7 to fund any bond reserve determined to be necessary, and to pay 41.8 costs of issuance of the bonds. The proceeds of the bonds are 41.9 appropriated for these purposes. The principal amount of the 41.10 bonds shall not exceed $400,000,000. The bonds shall be sold 41.11 and issued upon such terms and in such manner as the 41.12 commissioner shall determine to be in the best interests of the 41.13 state. The final maturity of the bonds shall be not later than 41.14 June 30, 2005. 41.15 Sec. 35. Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 16A.67, 41.16 subdivision 5, is amended to read: 41.17 Subd. 5. [COVENANTS; AGREEMENTS.] The commissioner may, 41.18 for and on behalf of the state, enter into such covenants and 41.19 agreements not inconsistent with subdivisions 1 to 4 and 41.20 sections 246.18, subdivisions 4 and 6; and 349A.10, subdivision 41.21 5, as may be necessary or desirable to facilitate the sale and 41.22 issuance of the bonds on terms favorable to the state, 41.23 including, but not limited to, covenants and agreements relating 41.24 to the payment of and security for the bonds, tax-exemption, and 41.25 disclosure of information required by federal and state 41.26 securities laws. Such covenants and agreements of the 41.27 commissioner constitute an enforceable contract of the state and 41.28 the state pledges and agrees with the holders of any bonds that 41.29 the state will not limit or alter the rights vested in the 41.30 commissioner to fulfill the terms of any such covenants or 41.31 agreements made with the holders of the bonds, or in any way 41.32 impair the rights and remedies of the holders until the bonds, 41.33 together with the interest thereon, with interest on any unpaid 41.34 installments of interest, and all costs and expenses in 41.35 connection with any action or proceeding by or on behalf of such 41.36 holders, are fully met and discharged. The commissioner is 42.1 authorized to include this pledge and agreement of the state in 42.2 any covenant or agreement with the holders of such bonds. Such 42.3 covenants may not include covenants to continue to operate the 42.4 state lottery but may include covenants to continue to seek 42.5 payment by and reimbursement from nonstate sources of health 42.6 care costs so long as any bonds issued pursuant to this section 42.7 are outstanding. The provisions of sections 16A.672 and 16A.675 42.8 are applicable to the bonds. The commissioner may pay to the 42.9 United States of America any rebate in the amounts and at the 42.10 times required by the United States Internal Revenue Code and 42.11 treasury regulations promulgated thereunder in order to maintain 42.12 the federal tax exemption of bonds issued under this section. 42.13 Sec. 36. Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 16A.6701, 42.14 subdivision 2, is amended to read: 42.15 Subd. 2. [FEES CREDITED TO SPECIAL REVENUE FUND.] During 42.16 any period in which bonds are issued and outstanding under 42.17 section 16A.67, all state license and service fees must be 42.18 credited to the special revenue fund created in section 16A.67, 42.19 subdivision 3. Money credited to the special revenue fund must 42.20 be transferred to the debt service fund established in section 42.21 16A.67, subdivision 4, at the times and in the amounts 42.22 determined by the commissioner of finance to be necessary to 42.23 provide for the payment and security of bonds issued pursuant to 42.24 section 16A.67. On or before the tenth day of each month, any 42.25 money in the special revenue fund not required to be transferred 42.26 to the debt service fund must be transferred to the general 42.27 fund. If bonds are not issued and outstanding under section 42.28 16A.67, all state license and service fees must be credited to 42.29 the general fund. 42.30 Sec. 37. Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 16A.671, 42.31 subdivision 1, is amended to read: 42.32 Subdivision 1. [AUTHORITY; ADVISORY RECOMMENDATION.] To 42.33 ensure that cash is available when needed to pay warrants drawn 42.34 on the general fund under appropriations and allotments, the42.35 governor may authorizethe commissioner may (1) toissue 42.36 certificates of indebtedness in anticipation of the collection 43.1 of taxes levied for and other revenues appropriated to the 43.2 general fund for expenditure during each biennium; and (2) to43.3 issue additional certificates to refund outstanding certificates 43.4 and interest on them, under the constitution, article XI, 43.5 section 6. 43.6 Sec. 38. Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 16A.671, 43.7 subdivision 2, is amended to read: 43.8 Subd. 2. [ADVISORY RECOMMENDATION.] Before certificates 43.9 are initially sold by any of the methods authorized in 43.10 subdivision 6, the governorcommissioner shall seek the advisory 43.11 recommendation of the legislative advisory commission, or if 43.12 there is no commission, the executive council, on (1) the 43.13 necessity of issuing them, (2) the terms and conditions of the 43.14 sale, and (3) the maximum amount to be issued and outstanding 43.15 under the authorization. If the commission or council does not 43.16 make a recommendation promptly, the recommendation is negative. 43.17 An additional recommendation is not required for refunding 43.18 outstanding certificates or for each issuance of certificates in 43.19 accordance with an approved line of credit, underwriting, or 43.20 placement agreement. 43.21 Sec. 39. Minnesota Statutes 1999 Supplement, section 43.22 16B.616, subdivision 1, is amended to read: 43.23 Subdivision 1. [DEFINITIONS.] (a) For purposes of this 43.24 section, the following terms have the meanings given. 43.25 (b) "Place of public accommodation" means a public or 43.26 privately owned sports or entertainment arena, gymnasium, 43.27 auditorium, stadium, hall, special event center in a public 43.28 park, or other facility for public assembly. "Place of public 43.29 accommodation" does not include facilities owned or operated by 43.30 the Minnesota state colleges and universities, the University of 43.31 Minnesota, or any private college or university. 43.32 (c) "Bleacher" refers to any tiered or stepped seating 43.33 facility, whether temporary or permanent, used in a place of 43.34 public accommodation for the seating of its occupants. 43.35 Sec. 40. [41B.048] [AGROFORESTRY LOAN PROGRAM.] 43.36 Subdivision 1. [PURPOSE.] The purpose of the agroforestry 44.1 loan program is to provide low-interest financing during the 44.2 growing period to farmers converting land to agroforestry. 44.3 Subd. 2. [ESTABLISHMENT.] The authority shall establish 44.4 and implement an agroforestry loan program to help finance the 44.5 production of short-rotation woody crops. The authority may 44.6 contract with a fiscal agent to provide an efficient delivery 44.7 system for this program. 44.8 Subd. 3. [DEFINITIONS.] As used in this section, the terms 44.9 defined in this section have the meanings given them. 44.10 (a) "Fiscal agent" means any lending institution or other 44.11 organization of a for-profit or nonprofit nature that is in good 44.12 standing with the state of Minnesota that has the appropriate 44.13 business structure and trained personnel suitable to providing 44.14 efficient disbursement of loan funds and the servicing and 44.15 collection of loans over an extended period of time. 44.16 (b) "Growing cycle" means the number of years from planting 44.17 to harvest. 44.18 (c) "Harvest" means the day that the crop arrives at the 44.19 scale of the buyer of the crop. 44.20 (d) "Short-rotation woody crop" or "crop" means hybrid 44.21 poplar and other woody plants that are harvested for their fiber 44.22 within 15 years of planting. 44.23 Subd. 4. [ELIGIBLE BORROWERS.] To be eligible for this 44.24 program a borrower must: 44.25 (1) be a resident of Minnesota or any entity eligible to 44.26 own farm land under section 500.24; 44.27 (2) be a grower of a short-rotation woody crop on 44.28 agricultural land; 44.29 (3) demonstrate an ability to repay the loan; 44.30 (4) not receive assistance under this program for more than 44.31 $150,000 lifetime; 44.32 (5) agree to work with appropriate local, state, and 44.33 federal agencies or an agroforestry cooperative to develop an 44.34 acceptable crop establishment, maintenance, and marketing plan; 44.35 (6) agrees not to plant short-rotation woody crops within 44.36 one-quarter of a mile of a state or federally protected prairie; 45.1 and 45.2 (7) meet any other requirements the authority may impose by 45.3 administrative procedure or by rule. 45.4 Subd. 5. [LOANS.] (a) The authority may disburse loans 45.5 through a fiscal agent to eligible borrowers under subdivision 45.6 4. The total accumulative loan principal must not exceed 45.7 $75,000 per loan. 45.8 (b) The loan may be disbursed over a period not to exceed 45.9 12 years. 45.10 (c) Depending on the availability on the funds, borrowers 45.11 may receive loans for planted areas up to 160 acres, an amount 45.12 not to exceed: 45.13 (1) the total amount necessary for establishment of the 45.14 crop; 45.15 (2) the total amount of maintenance costs, including weed 45.16 control, during the first three years; and 45.17 (3) 70 percent of the estimated value of one year's growth 45.18 of the crop for years four to 12. 45.19 (d) Security for the loan must be the crop, a personal note 45.20 executed by the borrower, an interest in the land upon which the 45.21 crop is growing, and whatever other security is required by the 45.22 fiscal agent or the authority. All recording fees shall be paid 45.23 by the borrower. 45.24 (e) The authority shall prescribe forms and establish an 45.25 application process for applicants to apply for a loan. 45.26 (f) The fiscal agent may impose a loan origination fee in 45.27 the amount of one percent of the total approved loan. This fee 45.28 is to be paid by the borrower to the fiscal agent at the time of 45.29 loan closing. 45.30 (g) The authority may impose a reasonable nonrefundable 45.31 application fee for each application for a loan under this 45.32 program. The application fee is initially $50. Application 45.33 fees received by the authority must be deposited in the 45.34 agroforestry loan program revolving fund established under 45.35 subdivision 6. 45.36 (h) Loans under the program will be made using money in the 46.1 agroforestry loan program revolving fund established under 46.2 subdivision 6. 46.3 (i) Interest shall be assessed by the authority at the rate 46.4 of no more than three percent at the end of each calendar year 46.5 based on the average outstanding principal balance for the year. 46.6 (j) Loan principal balance outstanding plus all assessed 46.7 interest must be repaid by 120 days after harvest or 15 years 46.8 after the crop is planted, whichever is earlier. 46.9 Subd. 6. [REVOLVING FUND.] There is established in the 46.10 state treasury an agroforestry loan revolving fund, consisting 46.11 of appropriations, loan repayments, and interest earned on the 46.12 fund. All repayments of financial assistance granted under 46.13 subdivision 2, including principal and interest, must be 46.14 deposited in the agroforestry loan revolving fund. Money in the 46.15 fund, including interest earned, is appropriated to the 46.16 commissioner of agriculture for purposes of the agroforestry 46.17 loan program, including costs incurred by the authority to 46.18 establish and administer the agency's agroforestry loan program. 46.19 Sec. 41. Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 103F.161, 46.20 subdivision 2, is amended to read: 46.21 Subd. 2. [ACTION ON GRANT APPLICATIONS.] (a) A local 46.22 government may apply to the commissioner for a grant on forms 46.23 provided by the commissioner. The commissioner shall confer 46.24 with the local government requesting the grant and may make a 46.25 grant up to $150,000 based on the following considerations: 46.26 (1) the extent and effectiveness of mitigation measures 46.27 already implemented by the local government requesting the 46.28 grant; 46.29 (2) the feasibility, practicality, and effectiveness of the 46.30 proposed mitigation measures and the associated nonflood related 46.31 benefits and detriments; 46.32 (3) the level of grant assistance that should be provided 46.33 to the local government, based on available facts regarding the 46.34 nature, extent, and severity of flood problems; 46.35 (4) the frequency of occurrence of severe flooding that has 46.36 resulted in declaration of the area as a flood disaster area by 47.1 the President of the United States; 47.2 (5) the economic, social, and environmental benefits and 47.3 detriments of the proposed mitigation measures; 47.4 (6) whether the floodplain management ordinance or 47.5 regulation adopted by the local government meets the minimum 47.6 standards established by the commissioner, the degree of 47.7 enforcement of the ordinance or regulation, and whether the 47.8 local government is complying with the ordinance or regulation; 47.9 (7) the degree to which the grant request is consistent 47.10 with local water plans developed under chapters 103B and 103D; 47.11 (8) the financial capability of the local government to 47.12 solve its flood hazard problems without financial assistance; 47.13 and 47.14 (9) the estimated cost and method of financing of the 47.15 proposed mitigation measures based on local money and federal 47.16 and state financial assistance. 47.17 (b) If the amount of the grant requested is $150,000 or 47.18 more, the commissioner shall determine, under the considerations 47.19 in paragraph (a), whether any part of the grant should be 47.20 awarded. The commissioner must submit an appropriation request 47.21 to the governor and the legislature for funding consideration 47.22 before each odd-numbered year, consisting of requests or parts 47.23 of grant requests of $150,000 or more. The commissioner must 47.24 prioritize the grant requests, under the considerations in 47.25 paragraph (a), beginning with the projects the commissioner 47.26 determines most deserving of financing. 47.27 (c) Except as provided in paragraph (e), a grant may not 47.28 exceed one-half the total cost of the proposed mitigation 47.29 measures. 47.30 (d) After July 1, 1991, grants made under this section may 47.31 be made to local governments whose grant requests are part of, 47.32 or responsive to, a comprehensive local water plan prepared 47.33 under chapter 103B or 103D. 47.34 (e) A grant for implementation of a flood hazard mitigation 47.35 project in the Red river basin that is consistent with the 1999 47.36 mediation agreement and approved by the Red river flood damage 48.1 reduction work group may not exceed 75 percent of the cost of 48.2 the proposed mitigation measures. 48.3 Sec. 42. Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 103G.511, 48.4 subdivision 9, is amended to read: 48.5 Subd. 9. [LIMITATIONS.] (a) If the cost of repair or 48.6 reconstruction of a state-owned dam or a grant to a political 48.7 subdivision is less than $250,000$500,000, the commissioner may 48.8 direct that the state-owned dam be repaired or reconstructed or 48.9 that a grant be made to repair or reconstruct a dam owned by a 48.10 political subdivision. 48.11 (b) If the cost of repair or reconstruction of a 48.12 state-owned claim or grant to a political subdivision is 48.13 $250,000$500,000 or more, the commissioner may recommend the 48.14 project to the legislature for its consideration and action, 48.15 except in an emergency under paragraph (c). 48.16 (c) The commissioner, with the approval of the commissioner 48.17 of finance after consulting with the legislative advisory 48.18 commission, may direct that a state-owned dam be repaired or 48.19 reconstructed or a grant be made to a political subdivision if 48.20 the commissioner determines that an emergency exists and: 48.21 (1) there is danger that life will be lost; or 48.22 (2) that substantial property losses will be suffered if 48.23 action is not promptly taken. 48.24 Sec. 43. [115.445] [NOTIFICATION REQUIREMENTS.] 48.25 Before the pollution control agency may issue a permit for 48.26 a new wastewater treatment system that requires a national 48.27 pollutant discharge elimination system permit or a state 48.28 disposal system permit, and before construction of the system 48.29 may begin, the following requirements must be met: 48.30 (1) the project proposer must provide notice to other 48.31 political subdivisions as required by section 116.182, 48.32 subdivision 3a, unless section 116.182, subdivision 3a, does not 48.33 apply to the project; and 48.34 (2) the agency shall evaluate wastewater treatment 48.35 alternatives to the proposed project that are included in the 48.36 facilities plan, and any comments received on the facilities 49.1 plan, considering environmental and cost factors, and shall make 49.2 the information available to the public and may make written 49.3 findings regarding its evaluation. 49.4 Sec. 44. [115.447] [TRACKING REPORT FOR NEW WASTEWATER 49.5 FACILITIES.] 49.6 The pollution control agency shall annually prepare a 49.7 report tracking the location and capacity of each new wastewater 49.8 treatment system requiring a national pollutant discharge 49.9 elimination system or state disposal system permit built after 49.10 May 1, 2000. The annual report must also provide the total 49.11 number of new systems built after that date. The commissioner 49.12 shall submit the report to the chairs of the legislative 49.13 committees with jurisdiction over environmental policy and 49.14 finance by February 1 of each year. 49.15 Sec. 45. Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 115.58, is 49.16 amended by adding a subdivision to read: 49.17 Subd. 4. [ACTIVITIES IN AREAS SURROUNDING 49.18 CITIES.] Permittees authorized under subdivision 2 may conduct 49.19 activities and exercise powers affecting real property located 49.20 within two miles of the boarder of any home rule charter or 49.21 statutory city only after approval adopted by resolution by the 49.22 city council and the placing of a certified copy of the 49.23 resolution on record with the county recorder or registrar of 49.24 deeds. 49.25 Sec. 46. Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 116.182, 49.26 subdivision 1, is amended to read: 49.27 Subdivision 1. [DEFINITIONS.] (a) For the purposes of this 49.28 section, the terms defined in this subdivision have the meanings 49.29 given them. 49.30 (b) "Agency" means the pollution control agency. 49.31 (c) "Authority" means the public facilities authority 49.32 established in section 446A.03. 49.33 (d) "Commissioner" means the commissioner of the pollution 49.34 control agency. 49.35 (e) "Essential project components" means those components 49.36 of a wastewater disposal system that are necessary to convey or 50.1 treat a municipality's existing wastewater flows and loadings ,50.2 and future wastewater flows and loadings based on 50 percent of50.3 the projected residential growth of the municipality for a50.4 20-year period. 50.5 (f) "Municipality" means a county, home rule charter or 50.6 statutory city, town, the metropolitan council, an Indian tribe 50.7 or an authorized Indian tribal organization; or any other 50.8 governmental subdivision of the state responsible by law for the 50.9 prevention, control, and abatement of water pollution in any 50.10 area of the state. 50.11 (g) "Outstanding international resource value waters" are 50.12 the surface waters of the state in the Lake Superior Basin, 50.13 other than Class 7 waters and those waters designated as 50.14 outstanding resource value waters. 50.15 (h) "Outstanding resource value waters" are those that have 50.16 high water quality, wilderness characteristics, unique 50.17 scientific or ecological significance, exceptional recreation 50.18 value, or other special qualities that warrant special 50.19 protection. 50.20 Sec. 47. Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 134.45, is 50.21 amended to read: 50.22 134.45 [LIBRARY ACCESSIBILITYFACILITIES GRANTS.] 50.23 Subdivision 1. [APPLICATION; DEFINITION.] Public library 50.24 jurisdictions may apply to the commissioner of children, 50.25 families, and learning for grants to improve accessibility to50.26 their library facilities. For the purposes of this section, 50.27 "public library jurisdictions" means regional public library 50.28 systems, regional library districts, cities, and counties 50.29 operating libraries under chapter 134. 50.30 Subd. 2. [APPROVAL BY COMMISSIONER.] The commissioner of 50.31 children, families, and learning, in consultation with the state 50.32 council on disability, may approve or disapprove applications 50.33 under this section. The grant money must be used onlyto remove 50.34 architectural barriers from a building or site, to renovate or 50.35 expand an existing building for use as a library, or to 50.36 construct a new library building. 51.1 Subd. 3. [APPLICATION FORMS.] The commissioner of 51.2 children, families, and learning shall prepare application forms 51.3 and establish application dates. 51.4 Subd. 4. [MATCH.] A public library jurisdiction applying 51.5 for a grant under this section must match the grant with local 51.6 funds. 51.7 Subd. 5. [QUALIFICATION.] A public library jurisdiction 51.8 may apply for a grant in an amount up to $150,000$1,000,000 or 51.9 50 percent of the approved costs of removing architectural51.10 barriers from a building or site, whichever is less. Grants may51.11 be made only for projects in existing buildings used as a51.12 library, or to prepare another existing building for use as a51.13 library. Grants must not be used to pay part of the cost of51.14 meeting accessibility requirements in a new building.51.15 Subd. 6. [AWARD OF GRANTS.] The commissioner, in 51.16 consultation with the state council on disability, shall examine 51.17 and consider all applications for grants. If a public library 51.18 jurisdiction is found not qualified, the commissioner shall 51.19 promptly notify it. The commissioner shall prioritize grants on 51.20 the following bases: the degree of collaboration with other 51.21 public or private agencies, the public library jurisdiction's 51.22 tax burden, the long-term feasibility of the project, the 51.23 suitability of the project, and the need for the project. If 51.24 the total amount of the applications exceeds the amount that is 51.25 or can be made available, the commissioner shall award grants 51.26 according to the commissioner's judgment and discretion and 51.27 based upon a ranking of the projects according to the factors 51.28 listed in this subdivision. The commissioner shall promptly 51.29 certify to each public library jurisdiction the amount, if any, 51.30 of the grant awarded to it. 51.31 Subd. 7. [PROJECT BUDGET.] A public library jurisdiction 51.32 that receives a grant must provide the commissioner with the 51.33 project budget and any other information the commissioner 51.34 requests. 51.35 Sec. 48. Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 136A.29, 51.36 subdivision 9, is amended to read: 52.1 Subd. 9. The authority is authorized and empowered to 52.2 issue revenue bonds whose aggregate principal amount at any time 52.3 shall not exceed $500,000,000$650,000,000 and to issue notes, 52.4 bond anticipation notes, and revenue refunding bonds of the 52.5 authority under the provisions of sections 136A.25 to 136A.42, 52.6 to provide funds for acquiring, constructing, reconstructing, 52.7 enlarging, remodeling, renovating, improving, furnishing, or 52.8 equipping one or more projects or parts thereof. 52.9 Sec. 49. Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 136F.98, 52.10 subdivision 1, is amended to read: 52.11 Subdivision 1. [ISSUANCE OF BONDS.] The board of trustees 52.12 of the Minnesota state colleges and universities or a successor 52.13 may issue additional revenue bonds under sections 136F.90 to 52.14 136F.97 in an aggregate principal amount not 52.15 exceeding $40,000,000, subject to the resolutions authorizing52.16 its outstanding revenue bonds$100,000,000, and payable from the 52.17 revenue appropriated to the fund established by section 136F.94, 52.18 and use the proceeds together with other public or private money 52.19 that may otherwise become available to acquire land, and to 52.20 acquire, construct, complete, remodel, and equip structures or 52.21 portions thereof to be used for dormitory, residence hall, 52.22 student union, food service, and related parking purposes at the 52.23 state universities. Bonds may be issued to refund previously 52.24 issued bonds, and any such refunding bonds may be issued in 52.25 addition to the bonds otherwise authorized by this subdivision. 52.26 Before issuing the bonds or any part of them, the board shall 52.27 consult with and obtain the advisory recommendations of the 52.28 chairs of the house ways and means committee and the senate 52.29 finance committee about the facilities to be financed by the 52.30 bonds. 52.31 Sec. 50. Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 193.143, is 52.32 amended to read: 52.33 193.143 [STATE ARMORY BUILDING COMMISSION, POWERS.] 52.34 Such corporation, subject to the conditions and limitations 52.35 prescribed in sections 193.141 to 193.149, shall possess all the 52.36 powers of a body corporate necessary and convenient to 53.1 accomplish the objectives and perform the duties prescribed by 53.2 sections 193.141 to 193.149, including the following, which 53.3 shall not be construed as a limitation upon the general powers 53.4 hereby conferred: 53.5 (1) To acquire by lease, purchase, gift, or condemnation 53.6 proceedings all necessary right, title, and interest in and to 53.7 the lands required for a site for a new armory and all other 53.8 real or personal property required for the purposes contemplated 53.9 by the Military Code and to hold and dispose of the same, 53.10 subject to the conditions and limitations herein prescribed; 53.11 provided that any such real or personal property or interest 53.12 therein may be so acquired or accepted subject to any condition 53.13 which may be imposed thereon by the grantor or donor and agreed 53.14 to by such corporation not inconsistent with the proper use of 53.15 such property by the state for armory or military purposes as 53.16 herein provided. 53.17 (2) To exercise the right of eminent domain in the manner 53.18 provided by chapter 117, for the purpose of acquiring any 53.19 property which such corporation is herein authorized to acquire 53.20 by condemnation; provided, that the corporation may take 53.21 possession of any such property so to be acquired at any time 53.22 after the filing of the petition describing the same in 53.23 condemnation proceedings; provided further, that this shall not 53.24 preclude the corporation from abandoning the condemnation of any 53.25 such property in any case where possession thereof has not been 53.26 taken. 53.27 (3) To construct and equip new armories as authorized 53.28 herein; to pay therefor out of the funds obtained as hereinafter 53.29 provided and to hold, manage, and dispose of such armory, 53.30 equipment, and site as hereinafter provided. The total amount 53.31 of bonds issued on account of such armories shall not exceed the 53.32 amount of the cost thereof; provided also, that the total bonded 53.33 indebtedness of the commission shall not at any time exceed the 53.34 aggregate sum of $7,000,000$15,000,000. 53.35 (4) To provide partnerships with federal and state 53.36 governments and to match federal and local funds, when available. 54.1 (5) To sue and be sued. 54.2 (5)(6) To contract and be contracted with in any matter 54.3 connected with any purpose or activity within the powers of such 54.4 corporations as herein specified; provided, that no officer or 54.5 member of such corporation shall be personally interested, 54.6 directly or indirectly, in any contract in which such 54.7 corporation is interested. 54.8 (6)(7) To employ any and all professional and 54.9 nonprofessional services and all agents, employees, workers, and 54.10 servants necessary and proper for the purposes and activities of 54.11 such corporation as authorized or contemplated herein and to pay 54.12 for the same out of any portion of the income of the corporation 54.13 available for such purposes or activities. The officers and 54.14 members of such corporation shall not receive any compensation 54.15 therefrom, but may receive their reasonable and necessary 54.16 expenses incurred in connection with the performance of their 54.17 duties; provided however, that whenever the duties of any member 54.18 of the commission require full time and attention the commission 54.19 may compensate the member therefor at such rates as it may 54.20 determine. 54.21 (7)(8) To borrow money and issue bonds for the purposes 54.22 and in the manner and within the limitations herein specified, 54.23 and to pledge any and all property and income of such 54.24 corporation acquired or received as herein provided to secure 54.25 the payment of such bonds, subject to the provisions and 54.26 limitations herein prescribed, and to redeem any such bonds if 54.27 so provided therein or in the mortgage or trust deed 54.28 accompanying the same. 54.29 (8)(9) To use for the following purposes any available 54.30 money received by such corporation from any source as herein 54.31 provided in excess of those required for the payment of the cost 54.32 of such armory and for the payment of any bonds issued by the 54.33 corporation and interest thereon according to the terms of such 54.34 bonds or of any mortgage or trust deed accompanying the same: 54.35 (a) To pay the necessary incidental expenses of carrying on 54.36 the business and activities of the corporation as herein 55.1 authorized; 55.2 (b) To pay the cost of operating, maintaining, repairing, 55.3 and improving such new armories; 55.4 (c) If any further excess moneys remain, to purchase upon 55.5 the open market at or above or below the face or par value 55.6 thereof any bonds issued by the corporation as herein 55.7 authorized; provided, that any bonds so purchased shall 55.8 thereupon be canceled. 55.9 (9)(10) To adopt and use a corporate seal. 55.10 (10)(11) To adopt all needful bylaws and rules for the 55.11 conduct of business and affairs of such corporation and for the 55.12 management and use of all armories while under the ownership and 55.13 control of such corporation as herein provided, not inconsistent 55.14 with the use of such armory for armory or military purposes. 55.15 (11)(12) Such corporation shall issue no stock. 55.16 (12)(13) No officer or member of such corporation shall 55.17 have any personal share or interest in any funds or property of 55.18 the corporation or be subject to any personal liability by 55.19 reason of any liability of the corporation. 55.20 (13)(14) The Minnesota state armory building commission 55.21 created under section 193.142 shall keep all money and credits 55.22 received by it as a single fund, to be designated as the 55.23 "Minnesota state armory building commission fund," with separate 55.24 accounts for each armory; and the commission may make transfers 55.25 of money from funds appertaining to any armory under its control 55.26 for use for any other such armory; provided such transfers shall 55.27 be made only from money on hand, from time to time, in excess of 55.28 the amounts required to meet payments of interest or principal 55.29 on bonds or other obligations appertaining to the armory to 55.30 which such funds pertain and only when necessary to pay expenses 55.31 of construction, operation, maintenance, and debt service of 55.32 such other armory; provided further, no such transfer of any 55.33 money paid for the support of any armory by the municipality in 55.34 which such armory is situated shall be made by the commission. 55.35 (14)(15) The corporation created under section 193.142 may 55.36 designate one or more state or national banks as depositories of 56.1 its funds, and may provide, upon such conditions as the 56.2 corporation may determine, that the treasurer of the corporation 56.3 shall be exempt from personal liability for loss of funds 56.4 deposited in any such depository due to the insolvency or other 56.5 acts or omissions of such depository. 56.6 (15)(16) The governor is empowered to apply for grants of 56.7 money, equipment, and materials which may be made available to 56.8 the states by the federal government for leasing, building, and 56.9 equipping armories for the use of the military forces of the 56.10 state which are reserve components of the armed forces of the 56.11 United States, whenever the governor is satisfied that the 56.12 conditions under which such grants are offered by the federal 56.13 government, are for the best interests of the state and are not 56.14 inconsistent with the laws of the state relating to armories, 56.15 and to accept such grants in the name of the state. The 56.16 Minnesota state armory building commission is designated as the 56.17 agency of the state to receive such grants and to use them for 56.18 armory purposes as prescribed in this chapter, and by federal 56.19 laws, and regulations not inconsistent therewith. 56.20 Sec. 51. Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 240A.04, is 56.21 amended to read: 56.22 240A.04 [PROMOTION AND DEVELOPMENT OF AMATEUR SPORTS; 56.23 PLAN.] 56.24 Subdivision 1. [PROMOTION.] In addition to the powers and 56.25 duties granted under section 240A.03, the commission shall: 56.26 (1) promote the development of olympic training centers; 56.27 (2) promote physical fitness by promoting participation in 56.28 sports; 56.29 (3) develop, foster, and coordinate physical fitness 56.30 services and programs; 56.31 (4) sponsor amateur sport workshops, clinics, and 56.32 conferences; 56.33 (5) provide recognition for outstanding developments, 56.34 achievements, and contributions to amateur sports; 56.35 (6) stimulate and promote amateur sport research; 56.36 (7) collect, disseminate, and communicate amateur sport 57.1 information; 57.2 (8) promote amateur sport and physical fitness programs in 57.3 schools and local communities; 57.4 (9) develop programs to promote personal health and 57.5 physical fitness by participation in amateur sports in 57.6 cooperation with medical, dental, sports medicine, and similar 57.7 professional societies; 57.8 (10) promote the development of recreational amateur sport 57.9 opportunities and activities in the state, including the means 57.10 of facilitating acquisition, financing, construction, and 57.11 rehabilitation of sports facilities for the holding of amateur 57.12 sporting events; 57.13 (11) promote national and international amateur sport 57.14 competitions and events; 57.15 (12) sanction or sponsor amateur sport competition; 57.16 (13) take membership in regional or national amateur sports 57.17 associations or organizations; and 57.18 (14) promote the mainstreaming and normalization of people 57.19 with physical disabilities and visual and hearing impairments in 57.20 amateur sports. 57.21 Subd. 2. [PLAN.] The commission shall develop a plan to 57.22 stimulate the development of new amateur sports facilities 57.23 throughout the state, including athletic fields, arenas, and 57.24 gymnasiums, to be used primarily for youth athletic activities. 57.25 The plan must include measures to stimulate the submission of 57.26 proposals for grants to assist with the development of those 57.27 facilities. 57.28 Sec. 52. [240A.13] [SOCCER FIELD DEVELOPMENT.] 57.29 Subdivision 1. [GRANTS.] The commission may make matching 57.30 grants to political subdivisions of the state to develop new 57.31 soccer fields for amateur athletics. In awarding grants, the 57.32 commission shall give priority to proposals from multiple 57.33 applicants. To the extent possible, over time, the commission 57.34 shall disperse grants equally among the state's congressional 57.35 districts. 57.36 Subd. 2. [MATCHING CRITERIA.] Each grant for soccer field 58.1 development under this section must be matched by recipient 58.2 communities or institutions in accordance with this 58.3 subdivision. A matching contribution may include an in-kind 58.4 contribution of land; access roadways and access roadway 58.5 improvements; and necessary utility services, landscaping, and 58.6 parking. The first $20,000 of a grant must be matched equally 58.7 by the recipient. The portion of a grant that is more than 58.8 $20,000 but not more than $75,000 must be matched by the 58.9 recipient at a rate double the amount of that portion of the 58.10 grant. The portion of a grant that is more than $75,000 must be 58.11 matched by the recipient at a rate of three times the amount of 58.12 that portion of the grant. 58.13 Sec. 53. Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 246.18, 58.14 subdivision 7, is amended to read: 58.15 Subd. 7. [USE OF CERTAIN REIMBURSEMENT FUNDS.] Except as 58.16 provided in subdivisions 2, 5, and 6, and unless otherwise 58.17 required by federal law, during any period in which bonds are 58.18 issued and outstanding under section 16A.67, all money received 58.19 from the federal government or other nonstate source for payment 58.20 or reimbursement of health care costs incurred at regional 58.21 treatment centers, state nursing homes, and other state 58.22 facilities as defined in section 246.50, subdivision 3, must be 58.23 credited to the special revenue fund created in section 16A.67, 58.24 subdivision 3. Money credited to the special revenue fund must 58.25 be transferred to the debt service fund established in section 58.26 16A.67, subdivision 4, at the times and in the amounts 58.27 determined by order of the commissioner of finance to be 58.28 necessary to provide for the payment and security of bonds 58.29 issued pursuant to section 16A.67. On or before the tenth day 58.30 of each month, any money in the special revenue fund not 58.31 required to be transferred to the debt service fund must be 58.32 transferred to the general fund. Except as provided in 58.33 subdivisions 2, 5, and 6, and unless otherwise required by 58.34 federal law, if bonds are not issued and outstanding under 58.35 section 16A.67, all money received from the federal government 58.36 or other nonstate source for payment or reimbursement of health 59.1 care costs incurred at regional treatment centers, state nursing 59.2 homes, and other state facilities as defined in section 246.50, 59.3 subdivision 3, must be credited to the general fund. 59.4 Sec. 54. Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 349A.10, 59.5 subdivision 5, is amended to read: 59.6 Subd. 5. [DEPOSIT OF NET PROCEEDS.] Within 30 days after 59.7 the end of each month, the director shall deposit in the state 59.8 treasury the net proceeds of the lottery, which is the balance 59.9 in the lottery fund after transfers to the lottery prize fund 59.10 and credits to the lottery operations account. Of the net 59.11 proceeds, 40 percent must be credited to the Minnesota 59.12 environment and natural resources trust fund, and during any 59.13 period in which bonds are issued and outstanding under section 59.14 16A.67, the remainder must be credited to the special revenue 59.15 fund created in section 16A.67, subdivision 3, provided that if 59.16 bonds are not issued and outstanding under section 16A.67, such 59.17 remainder must be credited to the general fund. Money credited 59.18 to the special revenue fund must be transferred to the debt 59.19 service fund established in section 16A.67, subdivision 4, at 59.20 the times and in the amounts determined by the commissioner of 59.21 finance to be necessary to provide for the payment and security 59.22 of bonds issued pursuant to section 16A.67. On or before the 59.23 tenth day of each month, any money in the special revenue fund 59.24 not required to be transferred to the debt service fund must be 59.25 transferred to the general fund. 59.26 Sec. 55. [446A.065] [WASTEWATER TREATMENT SYSTEM 59.27 EVALUATION; FUNDING ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENT.] 59.28 Except for grants that match United States Department of 59.29 Agriculture Rural Development grants, before a project may 59.30 receive any financial assistance under section 446A.072, the 59.31 authority, in consultation with the agency, shall evaluate the 59.32 wastewater treatment alternatives to the proposed project, 59.33 taking environmental and cost factors into consideration. The 59.34 authority shall make written findings regarding its evaluation 59.35 and make the findings available to the public. The authority 59.36 and the agency shall not approve a project for funding unless 60.1 they find that the proposed project is environmentally 60.2 protective and cost-effective. This section applies to projects 60.3 eligible to receive funding under section 446A.072 after July 1, 60.4 2001, except for: 60.5 (1) projects included on the intended use plan required by 60.6 section 446A.07, subdivision 4, as of July 1, 2001; or 60.7 (2) projects under the authority of the metropolitan 60.8 council. 60.9 Sec. 56. Minnesota Statutes 1999 Supplement, section 60.10 446A.072, subdivision 4, is amended to read: 60.11 Subd. 4. [FUNDING LEVEL.] (a) The authority shall provide 60.12 supplemental assistance for essential project component costs as 60.13 certified by the commissioner of the pollution control agency 60.14 under section 116.182, subdivision 4. 60.15 (b) Except as provided in paragraph (c), a municipality may 60.16 not receive more than $4,000,000 under this section unless 60.17 specifically approved by law. If a project would be eligible 60.18 for more than $4,000,000 under paragraph (e), the authority 60.19 shall include a description of the project and the financing 60.20 plan in its report on needs in subdivision 11. 60.21 (c) A sanitary district or multijurisdictional wastewater 60.22 treatment district may receive an additional $1,000,000 for each 60.23 municipality participating up to a maximum grant of $8,000,000, 60.24 unless a higher amount is specifically approved by law. If a 60.25 project would be eligible for more than $8,000,000 under 60.26 paragraph (e), the authority shall include a description of the 60.27 project and the financing plan in its report on needs in 60.28 subdivision 11. 60.29 (d) The authority shall provide supplemental assistance for 60.30 up to one-half of the eligible grant funding level determined by 60.31 the United States Department of Agriculture Rural Development 60.32 funding for projects listed on the agency's project priority 60.33 list, in priority order. In the case of multijurisdictional 60.34 projects when the United States Department of Agriculture Rural 60.35 Development is unable to fully fund up to one-half of the 60.36 eligible grant amount, the authority may provide up to an 61.1 additional $1,000,000 for each municipality participating up to 61.2 the limits under paragraph (c) but not to exceed the maximum 61.3 grant level determined by the United States Department of 61.4 Agriculture Rural Development as needed to keep the project 61.5 affordable. For municipalities that are not eligible for United 61.6 States Department of Agriculture Rural Development funding for 61.7 wastewater, the authority shall provide supplemental assistance 61.8 for: (1) essential project component costs calculated by first 61.9 determining the amount needed to reduce a municipality's annual 61.10 residential sewer costs to 1.4 percent of the municipality's 61.11 median household income or $25 per month per household, 61.12 whichever is greater, and then multiplying that amount by 80 61.13 percent to determine the actual award amount to supplement loans 61.14 under section 446A.07; and (2) up to 50 percent of the 61.15 incremental costs specifically identified by the agency as being 61.16 attributable to more stringent wastewater standards required to 61.17 protect outstanding resource value waters or outstanding 61.18 international resource value waters. 61.19 (e) Notwithstanding paragraph (b), in the event that a 61.20 municipality's monthly residential sewer service charges average 61.21 above $50, the authority will provide 90 percent of the grant 61.22 amount needed to reduce the average monthly sewer service charge 61.23 to $50, provided the project is ranked in the top 50 percentile 61.24 of the agency's intended use plan. 61.25 (f) The authority shall provide supplemental assistance to 61.26 a municipality that would not otherwise qualify for supplemental 61.27 assistance if: 61.28 (1) the municipality voluntarily accepts a sewer connection 61.29 from another governmental unit to serve residential, industrial, 61.30 or commercial developments that were completed before March 1, 61.31 1996, or are on lots whose plats were recorded before that date; 61.32 and 61.33 (2) fees charged by the municipality for the connection 61.34 must take into account state and federal grants used by the 61.35 municipality for the construction of the treatment plant. 61.36 The amount of supplemental assistance under this paragraph must 62.1 be sufficient to reduce debt service payments under section 62.2 446A.07 to an extent equivalent to a zero percent loan in an 62.3 amount up to the other governmental unit's project costs 62.4 necessary for connection. Eligibility for supplemental 62.5 assistance under this paragraph ends three years after the 62.6 agency certifies that the connection has met the operational 62.7 performance standards established by the agency. 62.8 Sec. 57. Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 462A.202, 62.9 subdivision 2, is amended to read: 62.10 Subd. 2. [TRANSITIONAL AND SUPPORTIVE HOUSING.] The agency 62.11 may make loans with or without interest to cities and counties 62.12 to finance the acquisition, improvement, and rehabilitation of 62.13 existing housing properties or the acquisition, site 62.14 improvement, and development of new properties for the purposes 62.15 of providing transitional housing or supportive housing, upon 62.16 terms and conditions the agency determines. For purposes of 62.17 this section, "supportive housing" means housing that is 62.18 provided for a limited duration based on the resident's needs 62.19 and progress and that provides or arranges for services designed 62.20 to assist residents in making the transition to independent 62.21 living. Preference must be given to cities that propose to 62.22 acquire properties being sold by the resolution trust 62.23 corporation or the department of housing and urban development. 62.24 Loans under this subdivision are subject to the restrictions in 62.25 subdivision 7. 62.26 Sec. 58. Laws 1984, chapter 597, section 22, is amended to 62.27 read: 62.28 Sec. 22. [TRANSPORTATION BONDS.] 62.29 To provide the money appropriated in this act from the 62.30 state transportation fund the commissioner of finance upon62.31 request of the governorshall sell and issue bonds of the state 62.32 in an amount up to $16,000,000 in the manner, upon the terms, 62.33 and with the effect prescribed by Minnesota Statutes, sections 62.34 174.50, 174.51, and by the Constitution, article XI, sections 4 62.35 to 7. 62.36 Sec. 59. Laws 1987, chapter 400, section 25, subdivision 63.1 1, is amended to read: 63.2 Subdivision 1. [BUILDING FUND.] To provide the money 63.3 appropriated in this act from the state building fund the 63.4 commissioner of finance on request of the governorshall sell 63.5 and issue bonds of the state in an amount up to $370,972,200 in 63.6 the manner, upon the terms, and with the effect prescribed by 63.7 Minnesota Statutes, sections 16A.631 to 16A.675, and by the 63.8 Minnesota Constitution, article XI, sections 4 to 7. 63.9 Sec. 60. Laws 1987, chapter 400, section 25, subdivision 63.10 5, is amended to read: 63.11 Subd. 5. [WATER POLLUTION CONTROL FUND.] To provide the 63.12 money appropriated in this act from the water pollution control 63.13 fund the commissioner of finance on request of the governor63.14 shall sell and issue bonds of the state in an amount up to 63.15 $66,747,000 in the manner, upon the terms, and with the effect 63.16 prescribed by Minnesota Statutes, sections 16A.631 to 16A.675, 63.17 and by the Minnesota Constitution, article XI, sections 4 to 7. 63.18 The proceeds of the bonds, except accrued interest and any 63.19 premium received on the sale of the bonds, must be credited to a 63.20 bond proceeds account in the water pollution control fund. 63.21 Sec. 61. Laws 1989, chapter 300, article 1, section 23, 63.22 subdivision 1, is amended to read: 63.23 Subdivision 1. [BUILDING FUND.] To provide the money 63.24 appropriated in this act from the state building fund the 63.25 commissioner of finance on request of the governorshall sell 63.26 and issue bonds of the state in an amount up to $142,585,000 in 63.27 the manner, upon the terms, and with the effect prescribed by 63.28 Minnesota Statutes, sections 16A.631 to 16A.675, and by the 63.29 Minnesota Constitution, article XI, sections 4 to 7. 63.30 Sec. 62. Laws 1990, chapter 610, article 1, section 30, is 63.31 amended to read: 63.32 Sec. 30. [BOND SALE.] 63.33 Subdivision 1. [BOND PROCEEDS FUND.] To provide the money 63.34 appropriated in this act from the state bond proceeds fund the 63.35 commissioner of finance , on request of the governor,shall sell 63.36 and issue bonds of the state in an amount up to $109,525,000 in 64.1 the manner, upon the terms, and with the effect prescribed by 64.2 Minnesota Statutes, sections 16A.631 to 16A.675, and by the 64.3 Minnesota Constitution, article XI, sections 4 to 7. 64.4 Subd. 2. [INFRASTRUCTURE DEVELOPMENT FUND.] To provide the 64.5 money appropriated in this act from the infrastructure 64.6 development fund, the commissioner of finance , on request of the64.7 governor,shall sell and issue bonds of the state in an amount 64.8 up to $243,665,000 in the manner, upon the terms, and with the 64.9 effect prescribed by Minnesota Statutes, sections 16A.631 to 64.10 16A.675, and by the Minnesota Constitution, article XI, sections 64.11 4 to 7. 64.12 Subd. 3. [TRANSPORTATION FUND.] To provide the money 64.13 appropriated in this act from the state transportation fund, the 64.14 commissioner of finance , on request of the governor,shall sell 64.15 and issue bonds of the state in an amount up to $11,200,000 in 64.16 the manner, upon the terms, and with the effect prescribed by 64.17 Minnesota Statutes, sections 16A.631 to 16A.675, and by the 64.18 Minnesota Constitution, article XI, sections 4 to 7. The 64.19 proceeds of the bonds, except accrued interest and any premium 64.20 received on the sale of the bonds, must be credited to a bond 64.21 proceeds account in the state transportation fund. 64.22 Sec. 63. Laws 1991, chapter 354, article 11, section 2, 64.23 subdivision 1, is amended to read: 64.24 Subdivision 1. (a) To provide the money appropriated from 64.25 the bond proceeds fund in 1991 S.F. No. 1533, the commissioner 64.26 of finance on request of the governorshall sell and issue bonds 64.27 of the state in an amount up to $16,000,000 in the manner, upon 64.28 the terms, and with the effect prescribed by Minnesota Statutes, 64.29 sections 16A.631 to 16A.675, and by the Minnesota Constitution, 64.30 article XI. 64.31 (b) To provide the money appropriated from the bond 64.32 proceeds fund in this act, the commissioner of finance on64.33 request of the governorshall sell and issue bonds of the state 64.34 in an amount up to $12,000,000 in the manner, upon the terms, 64.35 and with the effect prescribed by Minnesota Statutes, sections 64.36 16A.631 to 16A.675, and by the Minnesota Constitution, article 65.1 XI. 65.2 Sec. 64. Laws 1992, chapter 558, section 28, is amended to 65.3 read: 65.4 Sec. 28. [BOND SALE.] 65.5 Subdivision 1. [BOND PROCEEDS FUND.] To provide the money 65.6 appropriated in this act from the bond proceeds fund the 65.7 commissioner of finance , on request of the governor,shall sell 65.8 and issue bonds of the state in an amount up to $231,695,000 in 65.9 the manner, upon the terms, and with the effect prescribed by 65.10 Minnesota Statutes, sections 16A.631 to 16A.675, and by the 65.11 Minnesota Constitution, article XI, sections 4 to 7. 65.12 Subd. 2. [MAXIMUM EFFORT SCHOOL LOAN FUND.] To provide the 65.13 money appropriated in this act from the maximum effort school 65.14 loan fund, the commissioner of finance , on request of the65.15 governor,shall sell and issue bonds of the state in an amount 65.16 up to $12,130,000 in the manner, upon the terms, and with the 65.17 effect prescribed by Minnesota Statutes, sections 16A.631 to 65.18 16A.675, and by the Minnesota Constitution, article XI, sections 65.19 4 to 7. The proceeds of the bonds, except accrued interest and 65.20 any premium received on the sale of the bonds, must be credited 65.21 to a bond proceeds account in the maximum effort school loan 65.22 fund. 65.23 Subd. 3. [TRANSPORTATION FUND.] To provide the money 65.24 appropriated in this act from the state transportation fund, the 65.25 commissioner of finance , on request of the governor,shall sell 65.26 and issue bonds of the state in an amount up to $17,500,000 in 65.27 the manner, upon the terms, and with the effect prescribed by 65.28 Minnesota Statutes, sections 16A.631 to 16A.675, and by the 65.29 Minnesota Constitution, article XI, sections 4 to 7. The 65.30 proceeds of the bonds, except accrued interest and any premium 65.31 received on the sale of the bonds, must be credited to a bond 65.32 proceeds account in the state transportation fund. 65.33 Sec. 65. Laws 1994, chapter 639, article 3, section 5, is 65.34 amended to read: 65.35 Sec. 5. [BOND SALE.] 65.36 (a) To provide the money appropriated in this act from the 66.1 state bond proceeds fund, the commissioner of finance , on66.2 request of the governor,shall sell and issue bonds of the state 66.3 in an amount up to $90,000,000 in the manner, upon the terms, 66.4 and with the effect prescribed by Minnesota Statutes, sections 66.5 16A.631 to 16A.675, the Minnesota Constitution, article XI, 66.6 sections 4 to 7, and paragraph (b). 66.7 (b) Bonds may not be issued under this section in total 66.8 amounts exceeding the following: 66.9 (1) by June 30, 1996, $10,000,000; 66.10 (2) by June 30, 1998, $35,000,000; 66.11 (3) by June 30, 2000, $55,000,000; and 66.12 (4) by June 30, 2002, $75,000,000. 66.13 Sec. 66. Laws 1994, chapter 643, section 19, subdivision 66.14 9, as amended by Laws 1995, chapter 224, section 124, and Laws 66.15 1997, chapter 183, article 3, section 30, is amended to read: 66.16 Subd. 9. Museum and Center for 66.17 American Indian History 1,100,00066.18 2,000,000 66.19 This appropriation is for the board of 66.20 trustees of the Minnesota state 66.21 colleges and universities to plan, 66.22 design, and construct a museum and 66.23 center for American Indian history and 66.24 policy. The facility shall be located 66.25 at Bemidji State University. This66.26 appropriation is available dollar for66.27 dollar to the extent matched by66.28 nonstate money, provided that a minimum66.29 of $500,000 must be raised from66.30 nonstate money. If more than66.31 $1,100,000 is raised from nonstate66.32 money, the money may be used to expand66.33 the project. Initiation of the project66.34 must begin prior to June 30, 2001.The 66.35 board of trustees of the Minnesota 66.36 state colleges and universities is not66.37 required to pay anydebt service for 66.38 this appropriation. 66.39 Sec. 67. Laws 1994, chapter 643, section 31, is amended to 66.40 read: 66.41 Sec. 31. [BOND SALE AUTHORIZATION.] 66.42 Subdivision 1. [BOND PROCEEDS FUND.] To provide the money 66.43 appropriated in this act from the bond proceeds fund the 66.44 commissioner of finance , on request of the governor,shall sell 66.45 and issue bonds of the state in an amount up to $573,385,000 in 66.46 the manner, upon the terms, and with the effect prescribed by 67.1 Minnesota Statutes, sections 16A.631 to 16A.675, and by the 67.2 Minnesota Constitution, article XI, sections 4 to 7. 67.3 Subd. 2. [TRANSPORTATION FUND.] To provide the money 67.4 appropriated in this act from the state transportation fund, the 67.5 commissioner of finance , on request of the governor,shall sell 67.6 and issue general obligation bonds of the state in an amount up 67.7 to $45,000,000 in the manner, upon the terms, and with the 67.8 effect prescribed by Minnesota Statutes, sections 16A.631 to 67.9 16A.675, and by the Minnesota Constitution, article XI, sections 67.10 4 to 7. The proceeds of the bonds, except accrued interest and 67.11 any premium received on the sale of the bonds, must be credited 67.12 to a bond proceeds account in the state transportation fund. 67.13 Subd. 3. [MAXIMUM EFFORT SCHOOL LOAN FUND.] To provide the 67.14 money appropriated in this act from the maximum effort school 67.15 loan fund, the commissioner of finance , on request of the67.16 governor,shall sell and issue bonds of the state in an amount 67.17 up to $2,970,000 in the manner, upon the terms, and with the 67.18 effect prescribed by Minnesota Statutes, sections 16A.631 to 67.19 16A.675, and by the Minnesota Constitution, article XI, sections 67.20 4 to 7. The proceeds of the bonds, except accrued interest and 67.21 any premium received on the sale of the bonds, must be credited 67.22 to a bond proceeds account in the maximum effort school loan 67.23 fund. 67.24 Sec. 68. Laws 1995, First Special Session chapter 2, 67.25 article 1, section 14, is amended to read: 67.26 Sec. 14. [BOND SALE AUTHORIZATION.] 67.27 Subdivision 1. [BOND PROCEEDS FUND.] To provide the money 67.28 appropriated in this article from the bond proceeds fund, the 67.29 commissioner of finance , on request of the governor,shall sell 67.30 and issue bonds of the state in an amount up to $5,630,000 in 67.31 the manner, upon the terms, and with the effect prescribed by 67.32 Minnesota Statutes, sections 16A.631 to 16A.675, and by the 67.33 Minnesota Constitution, article XI, sections 4 to 7. 67.34 Subd. 2. [TRANSPORTATION FUND.] To provide the money 67.35 appropriated in this article from the state transportation fund, 67.36 the commissioner of finance , on request of the governor,shall 68.1 sell and issue general obligation bonds of the state in an 68.2 amount up to $4,500,000 in the manner, upon the terms, and with 68.3 the effect prescribed by Minnesota Statutes, sections 16A.631 to 68.4 16A.675, and by the Minnesota Constitution, article XI, sections 68.5 4 to 7. The proceeds of the bonds, except accrued interest and 68.6 any premium received on the sale of the bonds, must be credited 68.7 to a bond proceeds account in the state transportation fund. 68.8 Subd. 3. [MAXIMUM EFFORT SCHOOL LOAN FUND.] To provide the 68.9 money appropriated by this article from the maximum effort 68.10 school loan fund, the commissioner of finance , on request of the68.11 governor,shall sell and issue bonds of the state in an amount 68.12 up to $23,670,000 in the manner, on the terms, and with the 68.13 effect prescribed by Minnesota Statutes, sections 16A.631 to 68.14 16A.675, and by the Minnesota Constitution, article XI, sections 68.15 4 to 7. The proceeds of the bonds, except accrued interest and 68.16 any premium received on the sale of the bonds, must be credited 68.17 to a bond proceeds account in the maximum effort school loan 68.18 fund. 68.19 Sec. 69. Laws 1996, chapter 463, section 27, is amended to 68.20 read: 68.21 Sec. 27. [BOND SALE AUTHORIZATIONS.] 68.22 Subdivision 1. [BOND PROCEEDS FUND.] To provide the money 68.23 appropriated in this act from the bond proceeds fund the 68.24 commissioner of finance , on request of the governor,shall sell 68.25 and issue bonds of the state in an amount up to $597,110,000 in 68.26 the manner, upon the terms, and with the effect prescribed by 68.27 Minnesota Statutes, sections 16A.631 to 16A.675, and by the 68.28 Minnesota Constitution, article XI, sections 4 to 7. 68.29 Subd. 2. [TRANSPORTATION FUND.] To provide the money 68.30 appropriated in this act from the state transportation fund, the 68.31 commissioner of finance , on request of the governor,shall sell 68.32 and issue general obligation bonds of the state in an amount up 68.33 to $10,000,000 in the manner, upon the terms, and with the 68.34 effect prescribed by Minnesota Statutes, sections 16A.631 to 68.35 16A.675, and by the Minnesota Constitution, article XI, sections 68.36 4 to 7. The proceeds of the bonds, except accrued interest and 69.1 any premium received on the sale of the bonds, must be credited 69.2 to a bond proceeds account in the state transportation fund. 69.3 Sec. 70. Laws 1997, chapter 246, section 10, is amended to 69.4 read: 69.5 Sec. 10. [BOND SALE AUTHORIZATIONS.] 69.6 Subdivision 1. [BOND PROCEEDS FUND.] To provide the money 69.7 appropriated in this act from the bond proceeds fund the 69.8 commissioner of finance , on request of the governor,shall sell 69.9 and issue bonds of the state in an amount up to $86,625,000 in 69.10 the manner, upon the terms, and with the effect prescribed by 69.11 Minnesota Statutes, sections 16A.631 to 16A.675, and by the 69.12 Minnesota Constitution, article XI, sections 4 to 7. 69.13 Subd. 2. [TRANSPORTATION FUND.] To provide the money 69.14 appropriated in this act from the state transportation fund, the 69.15 commissioner of finance , on request of the governor,shall sell 69.16 and issue general obligation bonds of the state in an amount up 69.17 to $3,000,000 in the manner, upon the terms, and with the effect 69.18 prescribed by Minnesota Statutes, sections 16A.631 to 16A.675, 69.19 and by the Minnesota Constitution, article XI, sections 4 to 7. 69.20 The proceeds of the bonds, except accrued interest and any 69.21 premium received on the sale of the bonds, must be credited to a 69.22 bond proceeds account in the state transportation fund. 69.23 Sec. 71. Laws 1998, chapter 404, section 3, subdivision 69.24 24, is amended to read: 69.25 Subd. 24. St. Cloud Technical College 1,000,000 69.26 To design and construct an addition and 69.27 remodeling of graphic arts and dental 69.28 space, including classrooms, and design69.29 predesign remodeling of most of the 69.30 remaining space. 69.31 Sec. 72. Laws 1998, chapter 404, section 7, subdivision 69.32 23, as amended by Laws 1999, chapter 231, section 194, and Laws 69.33 1999, chapter 240, article 1, section 20, is amended to read: 69.34 Subd. 23. Metro Regional Trails 5,000,000 69.35 For grants to the metropolitan council 69.36 for acquisition and development of a 69.37 capital nature of trail connections in 69.38 the metropolitan area as specified in 69.39 this subdivision. The purpose of the 69.40 grants is to improve trails in the 69.41 metropolitan park and open space system 70.1 and connect them with existing state 70.2 and regional trails. Priority shall be 70.3 given to matching funds for an ISTEA 70.4 grant. 70.5 The funds shall be allocated by the 70.6 council as follows: 70.7 (1) $1,050,000 is allocated to Ramsey 70.8 county as follows: 70.9 (i) $400,000 to complete six miles of 70.10 trails between the Burlington Northern 70.11 Regional Trail and Bald Eagle-Otter 70.12 Lake Regional Park; 70.13 (ii) $150,000 to complete a one-mile 70.14 connection between Birch Lake and the 70.15 Lake Tamarack segment of Bald 70.16 Eagle-Otter Lake Regional Park; 70.17 (iii) $500,000 to acquire real property 70.18 and design and construct or renovate 70.19 recreation facilities along the 70.20 Mississippi River in cooperation with 70.21 the city of St. Paul; 70.22 (2) $1,050,000 is allocated to the city 70.23 of St. Paul as follows: 70.24 (i) $250,000 to construct a bridge over 70.25 Lexington Parkway in Como Regional 70.26 Park; and 70.27 (ii) $800,000 to enhance amenities for 70.28 the trailhead at the Lilydale-Harriet 70.29 Island Regional Park pavilion; 70.30 (3) $1,400,000 is allocated to Anoka 70.31 county to construct: 70.32 (i) a pedestrian tunnel under Highway 70.33 65 on the Rice Creek West Regional 70.34 Trail in the city of Fridley; and70.35 (ii) restrooms, trailhead, signs, and 70.36 amenities at the trailhead to the Rice 70.37 Creek West Regional Trail; and 70.38 (iii) a pedestrian bridge on the 70.39 Mississippi River Regional Trail 70.40 crossing over Mississippi Street in the 70.41 city of Fridley; and 70.42 (4) $1,500,000 is allocated to the 70.43 suburban Hennepin regional park 70.44 district as follows: 70.45 (i) $1,000,000 to connect North 70.46 Hennepin Regional Trail to Luce Line 70.47 State Trail and Medicine Lake; and 70.48 (ii) $500,000 is for the cost of 70.49 development and acquisition of the 70.50 Southwest regional trail in the city of 70.51 St. Louis Park. The trail must connect 70.52 the Minneapolis regional trail system 70.53 at Cedar Lake park to the Hennepin 70.54 parks regional trail system at the 70.55 Hopkins trail head. 71.1 Sec. 73. Laws 1998, chapter 404, section 27, is amended to 71.2 read: 71.3 Sec. 27. [BOND SALE AUTHORIZATIONS.] 71.4 Subdivision 1. [BOND PROCEEDS FUND.] To provide the money 71.5 appropriated in this act from the bond proceeds fund, the 71.6 commissioner of finance , on request of the governor,shall sell 71.7 and issue bonds of the state in an amount up to $463,795,000 in 71.8 the manner, upon the terms, and with the effect prescribed by 71.9 Minnesota Statutes, sections 16A.631 to 16A.675, and by the 71.10 Minnesota Constitution, article XI, sections 4 to 7. 71.11 Subd. 2. [TRANSPORTATION FUND.] To provide the money 71.12 appropriated in this act from the transportation fund, the 71.13 commissioner of finance , on request of the governor,shall sell 71.14 and issue bonds of the state in an amount up to $34,000,000 in 71.15 the manner, upon the terms, and with the effect prescribed by 71.16 Minnesota Statutes, sections 16A.631 to 16A.675, and by the 71.17 Minnesota Constitution, article XI, sections 4 to 7. The 71.18 proceeds of the bonds, except accrued interest and any premium 71.19 received on the sale of the bonds, must be credited to a bond 71.20 proceeds account in the state transportation fund. 71.21 Sec. 74. Laws 1999, chapter 240, article 1, section 8, 71.22 subdivision 2, is amended to read: 71.23 Subd. 2. Capital Asset Preservation 71.24 and Replacement (CAPRA) 3,000,000 71.25 To be spent in accordance with 71.26 Minnesota Statutes, section 16A.632. 71.27 None of this appropriation may be used 71.28 for renovation of the Minnesota 71.29 Veterans Home - Luverne campus. 71.30 Of this amount, $190,000 is for capital71.31 repair and betterment of roofs on71.32 buildings 1, 2, and 4, at the Hastings71.33 Veterans Home. This amount is71.34 available when the commissioner of71.35 finance determines that the Veterans71.36 Home Board is in compliance with71.37 Minnesota Statutes, sections 16A.69571.38 and 198.31, with respect to the71.39 Hastings Veterans Home.71.40 Sec. 75. Laws 1999, chapter 240, article 1, section 12, is 71.41 amended to read: 71.42 Sec. 12. BOND SALE SCHEDULE 72.1 The commissioner of finance shall 72.2 schedule the sale of state general 72.3 obligation bonds so that, during the 72.4 biennium ending June 30, 2001, no more 72.5 than $590,663,000$572,053,000 will 72.6 need to be transferred from the general 72.7 fund to the state bond fund to pay 72.8 principal and interest due and to 72.9 become due on outstanding state general 72.10 obligation bonds. During the biennium, 72.11 before each sale of state general 72.12 obligation bonds, the commissioner of 72.13 finance shall calculate the amount of 72.14 debt service payments needed on bonds 72.15 previously issued and shall estimate 72.16 the amount of debt service payments 72.17 that will be needed on the bonds 72.18 scheduled to be sold. The commissioner 72.19 shall adjust the amount of bonds 72.20 scheduled to be sold so as to remain 72.21 within the limit set by this section. 72.22 The amount needed to make the debt 72.23 service payments is appropriated from 72.24 the general fund as provided in 72.25 Minnesota Statutes, section 16A.641. 72.26 Sec. 76. Laws 1999, chapter 240, article 1, section 13, is 72.27 amended to read: 72.28 Sec. 13. [BOND SALE AUTHORIZATIONS.] 72.29 Subdivision 1. [BOND PROCEEDS FUND.] To provide the money 72.30 appropriated in this article from the bond proceeds fund, the 72.31 commissioner of finance , on request of the governor,shall sell 72.32 and issue bonds of the state in an amount up to $139,510,000 in 72.33 the manner, upon the terms, and with the effect prescribed by 72.34 Minnesota Statutes, sections 16A.631 to 16A.675, and by the 72.35 Minnesota Constitution, article XI, sections 4 to 7. 72.36 Subd. 2. [TRANSPORTATION FUND.] To provide the money 72.37 appropriated in this article from the transportation fund, the 72.38 commissioner of finance , on request of the governor,shall sell 72.39 and issue bonds of the state in an amount up to $10,440,000 in 72.40 the manner, upon the terms, and with the effect prescribed by 72.41 Minnesota Statutes, sections 16A.631 to 16A.675, and by the 72.42 Minnesota Constitution, article XI, sections 4 to 7. The 72.43 proceeds of the bonds, except accrued interest and any premium 72.44 received on the sale of the bonds, must be credited to a bond 72.45 proceeds account in the state transportation fund. 72.46 Sec. 77. Laws 1999, chapter 240, article 2, section 16, is 72.47 amended to read: 72.48 Sec. 16. [BOND SALE AUTHORIZATIONS.] 73.1 Subdivision 1. [BOND PROCEEDS FUND.] To provide the money 73.2 appropriated in this article from the bond proceeds fund, the 73.3 commissioner of finance , on request of the governor,shall sell 73.4 and issue bonds of the state in an amount up to $372,400,000 in 73.5 the manner, upon the terms, and with the effect prescribed by 73.6 Minnesota Statutes, sections 16A.631 to 16A.675, and by the 73.7 Minnesota Constitution, article XI, sections 4 to 7. 73.8 Subd. 2. [TRANSPORTATION FUND.] To provide the money 73.9 appropriated in this article from the transportation fund, the 73.10 commissioner of finance , on request of the governor,shall sell 73.11 and issue bonds of the state in an amount up to $28,000,000 in 73.12 the manner, upon the terms, and with the effect prescribed by 73.13 Minnesota Statutes, sections 16A.631 to 16A.675, and by the 73.14 Minnesota Constitution, article XI, sections 4 to 7. The 73.15 proceeds of the bonds, except accrued interest and any premium 73.16 received on the sale of the bonds, must be credited to a bond 73.17 proceeds account in the state transportation fund. 73.18 Sec. 78. [RIDGEWATER COMMUNITY AND TECHNICAL COLLEGE AT 73.19 WILLMAR.] 73.20 Ridgewater community and technical college may build an 73.21 addition to kennels for veterinary technology at Willmar campus 73.22 with existing college funds. 73.23 Sec. 79. [MOORHEAD STATE UNIVERSITY; CONSTRUCTION OF 73.24 CAMPUS SECURITY BUILDING; AUTHORIZATION.] 73.25 The board of trustees of the Minnesota state colleges and 73.26 universities is authorized to construct a campus building at 73.27 Moorhead State University. The board may accept nonstate money 73.28 to support construction of the building. The board may enter 73.29 into an agreement with the city of Moorhead whereby the city 73.30 provides money for the construction of the building in exchange 73.31 for the lease of space in the building for use by the city 73.32 police department. Notwithstanding Minnesota Statutes, section 73.33 16B.24, or any other law to the contrary, the board may lease 73.34 space in the building to the city for up to 25 years without 73.35 obtaining state executive council approval. 73.36 Sec. 80. [MOORHEAD STATE UNIVERSITY; LEASE OF STATE 74.1 PROPERTY; AUTHORIZATION.] 74.2 The board of trustees of the Minnesota state colleges and 74.3 universities is authorized to lease state property, including 74.4 state bond financed property, at Moorhead State University to a 74.5 private developer for the construction of student services, 74.6 alumni foundation, and student residence hall facilities. 74.7 Notwithstanding Minnesota Statutes, sections 16A.695, 74.8 subdivision 2, and 16B.24, or any other law, the board may lease 74.9 the property for a term of up to 50 years without obtaining 74.10 state executive council approval. The board shall evaluate 74.11 financing options available under Minnesota Statutes, sections 74.12 136A.25 to 136A.42, and 136F.98. 74.13 Sec. 81. [MINNESOTA WEST COMMUNITY AND TECHNICAL COLLEGE 74.14 AT WORTHINGTON; AUTHORIZATION TO LEASE LAND TO THE YMCA AND THE 74.15 CITY OF WORTHINGTON.] 74.16 Minnesota West Community and Technical College may enter 74.17 into a lease agreement with the YMCA, subject to Minnesota 74.18 Statutes, section 16A.695, for the lease of land on the 74.19 Worthington campus. Siting and design of the facility must be 74.20 consistent with the college's master plan and Minnesota state 74.21 colleges and universities building standards. Minnesota West 74.22 Community and Technical College may negotiate for use of the 74.23 facility for college purposes. The lease may also include the 74.24 city of Worthington. 74.25 Sec. 82. [WORKFORCE CENTER LOCATIONS.] 74.26 The board of trustees of the Minnesota state colleges and 74.27 universities system and the commissioner of economic security, 74.28 with the assistance of the department of administration, shall 74.29 develop and report to the legislature by January 15, 2001, on a 74.30 ten-year plan for the possible location of workforce centers or 74.31 affiliate locations on Minnesota college and university campuses 74.32 where appropriate. 74.33 The plan must identify space requirements, current 74.34 workforce center lease expiration dates, and the campuses that 74.35 can immediately accommodate workforce centers, and recommend 74.36 timelines for colocating workforce centers with Minnesota state 75.1 colleges and universities system facilities. The plan should 75.2 also identify ways that Minnesota state colleges and 75.3 universities services can be made available in workforce centers 75.4 in communities without Minnesota state colleges and universities 75.5 campuses. 75.6 If additional space would be required to accommodate the 75.7 workforce center, the plan must outline alternative capital 75.8 financing mechanisms, including private build-lease. 75.9 Sec. 83. [REPORT ON WASTEWATER TREATMENT SYSTEM EVALUATION 75.10 PROCESS.] 75.11 By January 15, 2001, the pollution control agency, in 75.12 conjunction with the public facilities authority and other 75.13 interested state agencies, shall recommend and report to the 75.14 chairs of the legislative committees with jurisdiction over 75.15 environmental policy and finance issues which agency, if any, 75.16 should be responsible for: evaluating wastewater treatment 75.17 alternatives in unsewered areas, including regional alternatives 75.18 to assure cost-effective alternatives have been evaluated; when 75.19 in the process should the evaluation and recommendation be made; 75.20 and to what extent state grant funding should be used as an 75.21 incentive and/or disincentive, for municipalities seeking 75.22 financial assistance. The report must recommend the factors to 75.23 be considered in the evaluation of alternatives, level of 75.24 technical assistance that should be provided, and must include a 75.25 cost estimate for performing the tasks. 75.26 Sec. 84. [CONVEYANCE OF STATE LAND TO CITY OF ST. PAUL.] 75.27 (a) Notwithstanding Minnesota Statutes, sections 94.09 to 75.28 94.16, the commissioner of administration shall convey by quit 75.29 claim deed the real property described in paragraph (b) from the 75.30 state of Minnesota to the city of St. Paul for no consideration 75.31 other than the agreement of the city to relocate the building to 75.32 an alternative site to preserve it. 75.33 (b) The land to be conveyed is recorded as follows: Lots 75.34 6-10, Block 55, Rice and Irvines Addition, according to the plat 75.35 thereof on file and of record in the office of the county 75.36 recorder in and for Ramsey county, Minnesota. 76.1 (c) The conveyance must be in a form approved by the 76.2 attorney general. The attorney general may require a survey, at 76.3 the expense of the city of St. Paul. The legal description set 76.4 forth in the instrument of conveyance may vary from the 76.5 description set forth in paragraph (b) as reasonably necessary 76.6 to correct errors, deficiencies, or ambiguities in the 76.7 description. 76.8 Sec. 85. [RENAMING VISITORS' CENTER; LAKE BRONSON STATE 76.9 PARK.] 76.10 The visitors' center at Lake Bronson state park is renamed 76.11 the Victor Johnson visitors' center. 76.12 Sec. 86. [RUDY PERPICH SPORTS CENTER.] 76.13 The national sports center in Blaine is renamed the Rudy 76.14 Perpich sports center. 76.15 Sec. 87. [REPEALER.] 76.16 Minnesota Statutes 1999 Supplement, section 16C.065, is 76.17 repealed. 76.18 Sec. 88. [EFFECTIVE DATE; APPLICATION.] 76.19 (a) This act is effective the day after its final 76.20 enactment, except section 33 is effective the day following 76.21 final enactment and applies only to new permit applications 76.22 submitted after that date. 76.23 (b) Section 35 applies only to projects placed on the 76.24 intended use plan prepared by the public facilities authority 76.25 after its effective date.