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SF 700

as introduced - 91st Legislature (2019 - 2020) Posted on 01/31/2019 03:25pm

KEY: stricken = removed, old language.
underscored = added, new language.

Current Version - as introduced

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A bill for an act
relating to capital investment; appropriating money for inflow and infiltration
grants in the metropolitan area; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.

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

Section 1. new text beginMETROPOLITAN COUNCIL; INFLOW AND INFILTRATION GRANTS.
new text end

new text begin Subdivision 1. new text end

new text begin Appropriation. new text end

new text begin $10,000,000 is appropriated from the bond proceeds
fund to the Metropolitan Council for grants to cities within the metropolitan area, as defined
in Minnesota Statutes, section 473.121, subdivision 2, for capital improvements in municipal
wastewater collection systems to reduce the amount of inflow and infiltration to the
Metropolitan Council's metropolitan sanitary sewer disposal system. Grants from this
appropriation are for up to 50 percent of the cost to mitigate inflow and infiltration in the
publicly owned municipal wastewater collection systems. To be eligible for a grant, a city
must be identified by the council as a contributor of excessive inflow and infiltration in the
metropolitan disposal system or have a measured flow rate within 20 percent of its allowable
council-determined inflow and infiltration limits. The council must award grants based on
applications from cities that identify eligible capital costs and include a timeline for inflow
and infiltration mitigation construction, pursuant to guidelines established by the council.
new text end

new text begin Subd. 2. new text end

new text begin Bond sale. new text end

new text begin To provide the money appropriated in this section from the bond
proceeds fund, the commissioner of management and budget shall sell and issue bonds of
the state in an amount up to $10,000,000 in the manner, upon the terms, and with the effect
prescribed by Minnesota Statutes, sections 16A.631 to 16A.675, and by the Minnesota
Constitution, article XI, sections 4 to 7.
new text end

new text begin EFFECTIVE DATE. new text end

new text begin This section is effective the day following final enactment.
new text end