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CHAPTER 136--H.F.No. 1070
An act
relating to capital improvements; appropriating money to acquire and
better public land and buildings and other improvements of a capital nature;
authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds; modifying and cancelling prior
appropriations;amending Laws 2002, chapter 393, section 22, subdivision
6, as amended; Laws 2005, chapter 20, article 1, section 20, subdivision 3, as
amended; Laws 2006, chapter 258, sections 17, subdivision 8, as amended; 18,
subdivision 6; Laws 2008, chapter 179, section 21, subdivision 3; Laws 2008,
chapter 365, section 4, subdivision 3, as amended; Laws 2010, chapter 189,
section 16, subdivision 4, as amended; Laws 2011, First Special Session chapter
12, section 10.
BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF MINNESOTA:


Section 1. CAPITAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATIONS.
The sums shown in the column under "Appropriations" are appropriated from the
bond proceeds fund, or another named fund, to the state agencies or officials indicated,
to be spent for public purposes. Appropriations of bond proceeds must be spent as
authorized by the Minnesota Constitution, article XI, section 5, paragraph (a), to acquire
and better public land and buildings and other public improvements of a capital nature or
as authorized by the Minnesota Constitution, article XI, section 5, paragraphs (b) to (j),
or article XIV. Unless otherwise specified, money appropriated in this act for a capital
program or project may be used to pay state agency staff costs that are attributed directly
to the capital program or project in accordance with accounting policies adopted by the
commissioner of management and budget. Unless otherwise specified, the appropriations
in this act are available until the project is completed or abandoned subject to Minnesota
Statutes, section 16A.642.

SUMMARY

Natural Resources
20,000,000

Administration
131,680,000

Veterans Affairs
18,935,000

Public Facilities Authority
8,000,000

Bond Sale Expenses
180,000

Cancellations; Reductions
(2,000,000)

TOTAL
$
176,795,000

Bond Proceeds Fund (General Fund Debt Service)
156,115,000

Bond Proceeds Fund (User Financed Debt Service)
22,680,000

Bond Proceeds Cancellations
(2,000,000)

APPROPRIATIONS


Sec. 2. NATURAL RESOURCES
$
20,000,000
To the commissioner of natural resources for
the purposes specified in this section.
(a) For the state share of flood hazard
mitigation grants for publicly owned capital
improvements to prevent or alleviate flood
damage under Minnesota Statutes, section
103F.161.
(b) Levee projects, to the extent practical,
shall meet the state standard of three feet
above the 100-year flood elevation.
(c) Project priorities shall be determined by
the commissioner as appropriate and based
on need, and to the extent possible, address
needs in the Moorhead area first.
(d) This appropriation includes money
for the following county, township, and
municipal projects as prioritized by the
commissioner: Ada, Afton, Alvarado,
Argyle, Austin, Borup, Breckenridge,
Browntown, Climax, Crookston, Delano,
Granite Falls, Inver Grove Heights, Maynard,
Melrose, Minneota, Minnesota River Area II,
Montevideo, Moorhead, Newport, Nielsville,
Oakport Township, Oslo, Roseau, Rushford,
St. Vincent, and Shelly.
(e) This appropriation includes money for
the following watershed projects: North
Ottawa, Bois de Sioux Watershed District;
Quick, Two Rivers Watershed District;
Redpath, Bois de Sioux Watershed District;
Roseau Wildlife Management Area, Roseau
River Watershed District; and Shell Rock
Watershed District.
(f) For any project listed in this subdivision
that the commissioner determines is not
ready to proceed or does not expend all the
money allocated to it, the commissioner may
allocate that project's money to a project on
the commissioner's priority list.
(g) To the extent that the cost of a project
exceeds two percent of the median household
income in a municipality or township
multiplied by the number of households in the
municipality or township, this appropriation
is also for the local share of the project.


Sec. 3. ADMINISTRATION

Subdivision 1.Total Appropriation
131,680,000
To the commissioner of administration for
the purposes specified in this section.

Subd. 2.Capitol Renovation and Restoration
109,000,000
This appropriation may be used for one or
more of the following purposes:
(1) to complete the design of, and to
construct, repair, improve, renovate, restore,
furnish, and equip the State Capitol building
and grounds; including but not limited
to exterior stone repairs and window
replacement; asbestos and hazardous
materials abatement; mechanical, electrical,
plumbing, and security systems replacement;
general construction, including but not
limited to demolition, site improvements, life
safety improvements, accessibility, security
and telecommunications; roof replacement;
and finish work; and
(2) to predesign, design, conduct hazardous
materials abatement, construct, repair,
renovate, remodel, furnish, and equip
the State Office Building, Administration
Building, Centennial Office Building, 321
Grove Street Building, and other buildings
and parking facilities located on the Capitol
campus as determined by the commissioner
of administration to meet temporary and
permanent office, storage, parking, and other
space needs occasioned by and in furtherance
of an efficient restoration of the State Capitol
Building and for the efficient and effective
function of the tenants currently located in
the Capitol Building.
In addition to any other approvals required,
the commissioner of administration must
submit the schematic design, design
development, and work packages to the
Capitol Preservation Commission, and may
not proceed with a work package until the
commission approves that work package.
The commissioner must incorporate life
safety (Tier 1), water management (Tier 2),
and selective restoration of architectural
features (Tier 3), as described in the
Minnesota State Capitol Exterior Stone
Repair Project report dated May 8, 2013,
into repair work on the exterior stone
of the Capitol that is funded under this
appropriation.
The commissioner of administration must not
construct or place any permanent building,
structure, or facility for offices, parking,
storage, or other use, in the area commonly
known as Lief Erikson Park in the Capitol
complex.

Subd. 3.Tenant approval
(a) The commissioner of administration must
not prepare final plans and specifications
for any construction authorized under
subdivision 2 until the program plan and
cost estimates for all elements necessary to
complete the project have been approved
by each tenant representative as to the
space proposed for that tenant. The
program plans and cost estimates must
be presented to a tenant representative at
least 30 days before the approval is needed
from that representative. In addition, the
appropriation in 2013 House File No. 677,
article 12, section 22, if enacted, is not
available for relocation of a tenant until that
tenant representative approves a relocation
plan submitted by the commissioner of
administration for that tenant at least ten
days before approval is needed from that
representative. The relocation plan shall:
(1) describe when each person who currently
occupies office space located in the Capitol
building will be moved out of the Capitol
building;
(2) identify the building and office space
assigned to each person relocated during
renovation of the Capitol building;
(3) identify the parking spaces that will be
assigned to each person relocated during
renovation, including the funding mechanism
for any new parking spaces;
(4) state when each person relocated
during renovation will be moved back into
permanent office space and where the office
space will be located; and
(5) include a written, signed tenant agreement
for tenancy in the Capitol building after
renovation.
For the purposes of this paragraph, "tenant
representative" includes the secretary of the
senate, on behalf of the senate; the chief clerk
of the house of representatives, on behalf of
the house of representatives; the governor;
the court administrator, on behalf of the
judicial branch; and the attorney general, on
behalf of the attorney general's office.
(b) The commissioner of administration
must not install new windows in the Capitol
building office spaces that cannot be opened
by the tenants of the building, unless
otherwise approved by a tenant occupying
an office.
(c) The commissioner of administration shall
consult and collaborate with the director
of the Historical Society on plans and
specifications for construction authorized
under subdivision 2.

Subd. 4.Legislative Office Building
The plans and specifications for a new
legislative office building as provided in
2013 H.F. No. 677, article 12, section 21, are
subject to approval by the house Committee
on Rules and Legislative Administration in
addition to approval by the senate Committee
on Rules and Administration.

Subd. 5.Parking Facilities
22,680,000
To design, construct, furnish, and equip
one or more parking facilities in the
Capitol complex to accommodate up to
approximately 880 parking stalls, with a net
replacement of approximately 675 parking
stalls, including to address temporary parking
needed during construction of permanent
parking facilities.
Notwithstanding any other provision of
law, any parking facility proposed to be
located on state-owned land located on the
block bordered by Sherburne Avenue on the
north, Park Street on the east, University
Avenue on the south, and Rice Street on
the west, must not require demolition of
the historic Ford Building unless approved
by the house Committee on Rules and
Legislative Administration and the senate
Committee on Rules and Administration.
The parking facilities must accommodate the
needs of members and staff of the house of
representatives as well as other tenants of the
Capitol complex.
The parking facilities developed with
this appropriation are exempt from the
requirements for design competition under
Minnesota Statutes, section 15B.10.
Notwithstanding any law to the contrary,
under Minnesota Statutes, sections 16C.32
and 16C.33, if the commissioner elects to
utilize a design-build delivery method to
design and construct one or more parking
facilities with this appropriation, the Capital
Area Architectural and Planning Board, in
cooperation with the commissioner, shall
create a selection committee to act as the
board under Minnesota Statutes, sections
16C.32 and 16C.33. Notwithstanding
Minnesota Statutes, section 16B.33, if the
commissioner elects to contract with a
primary designer to design one or more
parking facilities with this appropriation,
the Capital Area Architectural and Planning
Board, in cooperation with the commissioner,
shall create a selection committee to conduct
the selection process in accordance with the
standards in Minnesota Statutes, chapters
15B and 16B. Notwithstanding Minnesota
Statutes, section 16C.33, subdivision 5,
paragraph (b), after obtaining and evaluating
qualifications from each design-builder, in
accordance with the weighted criteria and
subequatorial and procedures set forth in
the request for qualifications, the selection
committee shall select a short list of up to
five proposals.
If the commissioner does not receive any
proposals, the commissioner may either
(1) solicit new proposals, (2) revise the
request for qualifications and thereafter
solicit new proposals using the revised
request for qualifications, or (3) request
selection of a primary designer pursuant to
Minnesota Statutes, section 16B.33, 16C.08,
or 16C.095, and proceed with competitive
bidding pursuant to Minnesota Statutes,
sections 16C.25 to 16C.29.
The bond debt from the appropriation under
this subdivision shall be user-financed.
Parking fees collected shall be deposited into
a state parking account and credited to the
debt service account in the state bond fund as
provided under Minnesota Statutes, section
16A.643.


Sec. 4. VETERANS AFFAIRS
$
18,935,000
To the commissioner of administration to
complete the design of, perform hazardous
materials abatement for, and demolish the
south wing of Building 17 and adjoining
buildings, and design, reconstruct, and
furnish the new south wing of Building 17
and adjoining buildings as a new skilled
nursing building, construct a new distribution
and service tunnel to serve buildings 6, 17
north, and 19, and the future 17 south, and
design, construct, and equip a network and
server room, including installation of new
fiber optic lines.


Sec. 5. PUBLIC FACILITIES AUTHORITY
$
8,000,000
To the Public Facilities Authority to match
federal grants for the clean water revolving
fund under Minnesota Statutes, section
446A.07, and the drinking water revolving
fund under Minnesota Statutes, section
446A.081. This appropriation must be used
for qualified capital projects.


Sec. 6. BOND SALE EXPENSES
$
180,000
To the commissioner of management
and budget for bond sale expenses under
Minnesota Statutes, section 16A.641,
subdivision 8.

    Sec. 7. BOND SALE SCHEDULE.
The commissioner of management and budget shall schedule the sale of state
general obligation bonds so that, during the biennium ending June 30, 2015, no more
than $1,280,165,000 will need to be transferred from the general fund to the state bond
fund to pay principal and interest due and to become due on outstanding state general
obligation bonds. During the biennium, before each sale of state general obligation bonds,
the commissioner of management and budget shall calculate the amount of debt service
payments needed on bonds previously issued and shall estimate the amount of debt service
payments that will be needed on the bonds scheduled to be sold. The commissioner shall
adjust the amount of bonds scheduled to be sold so as to remain within the limit set by this
section. The amount needed to make the debt service payments is appropriated from the
general fund as provided in Minnesota Statutes, section 16A.641.

    Sec. 8. BOND SALE AUTHORIZATION.
To provide the money appropriated in this act from the bond proceeds fund, the
commissioner of management and budget shall sell and issue bonds of the state in an
amount up to $178,795,000 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.

    Sec. 9. CANCELLATION; BOND SALE AUTHORIZATION REDUCTION.
The $2,000,000 appropriation in Laws 2009, chapter 93, article 1, section 11,
subdivision 7, for the Alexandria aircraft surveillance facility, is canceled. The bond sale
authorization in Laws 2009, chapter 93, article 1, section 21, subdivision 1, is reduced
by $2,000,000.

    Sec. 10. Laws 2002, chapter 393, section 22, subdivision 6, as amended by Laws 2005,
chapter 20, article 1, section 43, is amended to read:


Subd. 6.Fergus Falls Regional Treatment
Center
3,000,000
To design, renovate, construct, furnish,
and equip ancillary support and program
facilities, including improvements to basic
infrastructure,such as sanitary and storm
sewer and water lines, public streets,
curb, gutter, street lights, or sidewalks, to
make improvements for building envelope
and structural integrity for the purposes
of stabilizing the buildings for sale, for
hazardous materials abatement, and for
demolition that will facilitate the relocation
of the facility's ancillary support, treatment,
and residential programs from the Corkboard
buildings and of all or portions of surplus,
nonfunctional, or deteriorated facilities
and infrastructure or to renovate surplus,
nonfunctional, or deteriorated facilities and
infrastructure to facilitate the disposition
redevelopment of the Fergus Falls Regional
Treatment Center campus. If the property
is sold or transferred to a local unit of
government, the unspent portion of this
appropriation may be granted to the local
unit of government that acquires the campus
for the purposes stated in this subdivision.
Notwithstanding Minnesota Statutes, section
16A.642, the bond sale authorization and
appropriation of bond proceeds in this
subdivision are available until December 31,
2016.

    Sec. 11. Laws 2005, chapter 20, article 1, section 20, subdivision 3, as amended by
Laws 2006, chapter 258, section 47, is amended to read:


Subd. 3.Systemwide Redevelopment, Reuse,
or Demolition
17,600,000
To demolish or improve surplus,
nonfunctional, or deteriorated facilities and
infrastructure at Department of Human
Services campuses statewide.
(a) Up to $8,600,000 may be used to
predesign, design, construct, furnish,
and equip renovation of existing space
or construction of new space for skilled
nursing home capacity for forensic treatment
programs operated by state-operated services
on the campus of St. Peter Regional
Treatment Center.
(b) $4,000,000 may be used to prepare
and develop a site, including demolition of
buildings and infrastructure, to implement
the redevelopment and reuse of the
Ah-gwah-ching Regional Treatment Center
campus. If the property is sold or transferred
to a local unit of government, the unspent
portion of this appropriation may be granted
to the local unit of government that acquires
the campus for the purposes stated in this
subdivision.
Up to $400,000 may be used for a grant
to the city of Walker to connect the water
reservoir to the city.
(c) $1,000,000 may be used to renovate one
or more buildings for chemical dependency
treatment specializing in methamphetamine
addiction, and demolish buildings, on the
Willmar Regional Treatment Center campus.
If the property is sold or transferred to a local
unit of government, the unspent portion of
this appropriation may be granted to the local
unit of government that acquires the campus
for the purposes stated in this subdivision.
(d) Up to $2,210,000 may be spent by the
commissioner of finance to retire municipal
bonds issued by the city of Fergus Falls
and to retire interfund loans incurred by the
city of Fergus Falls in connection with the
waste incinerator and steam heating facility
at the Fergus Falls Regional Treatment
Center. $447,610 of unexpended nonsalary
money from state-operated services may be
transferred as a grant to the city of Fergus
Falls to retire interfund loans incurred by the
city of Fergus Falls in connection with the
waste incinerator and steam heating facility
at the Fergus Falls Regional Treatment
Center. This money is only available upon
satisfactory completion of implementation of
the final master plan agreement, as approved
by the Department of Administration, the
Department of Human Services, and the city
of Fergus Falls.
(e) Up to $400,000 may be used for a grant
to the city of Fergus Falls for hazardous
materials abatement, improvements to
basic infrastructure, including sanitary and
storm sewer and water lines, public streets,
curb, gutter, street lights, or sidewalks, to
make improvements for building envelope
and structural integrity for the purposes
of stabilizing the buildings for sale, and
to demolish all or portions of surplus,
nonfunctional, or deteriorated facilities
and infrastructure or to renovate surplus,
nonfunctional, or deteriorated facilities and
infrastructure to facilitate redevelopment of
the city's waste-to-energy incineration plant
located on the grounds of the Fergus Falls
Regional Treatment Center campus.
Notwithstanding Minnesota Statutes, section
16A.642, the bond sale authorization and
appropriation of bond proceeds in this
paragraph are available until December 31,
2016.
(f) The provisions, terms, and conditions of
any grant made by the director of the Office of
Environmental Assistance under Minnesota
Statutes, chapter 115A, to the city of Fergus
Falls for the waste incinerator steam heating
facility that supports the Fergus Falls
Regional Treatment Center and that may
come into effect as a result of the incinerator
and facility being closed, are hereby waived.

    Sec. 12. Laws 2006, chapter 258, section 17, subdivision 8, as amended by Laws
2008, chapter 179, section 64, and Laws 2011, First Special Session chapter 12, section
30, is amended to read:


Subd. 8.Metropolitan Regional Parks Capital
Improvements
35,362,000
For the cost of improvements and betterments
of a capital nature and acquisition by the
council and local government units of
regional recreational open-space lands in
accordance with the council's policy plan
as provided in Minnesota Statutes, section
473.147. Priority must be given to park
rehabilitation and land acquisition projects.
$300,000 is for a grant to the city of
Bloomington for environmental analysis
and review, design, and construction of a
multimodal trail connection across or through
Long Meadow Lake in the vicinity of the old
Cedar Avenue bridge and for development
of a segment of the Minnesota Valley State
Trail from Fort Snelling State Park to the
Long Meadow Lake crossing to serve as
a hiking and bicycling trail connection to
renovate and restore, or to replace, the Old
Cedar Avenue Bridge for bicycle commuters
and recreational users. Notwithstanding
Minnesota Statutes, section 16A.642, the
bond sale authorization and appropriation of
bond proceeds for this project are available
until December 31, 2017.
$6,000,000 is for a grant to the county of
Dakota to acquire land for a regional park
and wildlife area adjacent to the Vermillion
Highlands Research, Recreation, and Wildlife
Management Area in Dakota County.
$1,800,000 is for a grant to the city of
Minneapolis to complete land acquisition for
and construction of the Cedar Lake Trail.
$3,500,000 is for a grant to the Minneapolis
Park and Recreation Board to design,
construct, furnish, and equip a new cultural
and community center in the East Phillips
neighborhood in Minneapolis.
$250,000 is for a grant to the Minneapolis
Park and Recreation Board to predesign
completion of the Grand Rounds National
Scenic Byway by providing a link between
northeast Minneapolis on Stinson Avenue and
Southeast Minneapolis at East River Road.
$2,500,000 is for a grant to the Minneapolis
Park and Recreation Board to mitigate
flooding at Lake of the Isles in the city
of Minneapolis. The grant must be used
for shoreline stabilization and restoration,
dredging, wetland replacement, and other
infrastructure improvements necessary to
deal with the 1997 flood damage and to
prevent future flooding.
$321,000 is for a grant to Ramsey County
to construct a bicycle and pedestrian trail on
the north side of Lower Afton Road between
Century Avenue and McKnight Road in the
city of Maplewood. This appropriation is
not available until the commissioner has
determined that at least an equal amount has
been committed from nonstate sources.
$9,000,000 is for a grant to the city of St.
Paul to predesign, design, construct, furnish,
equip, and redevelop infrastructure at the
Como Zoo.
$2,500,000 is for a grant to the city of St.
Paul to acquire land for and to predesign,
design, construct, furnish, and equip river
park development and redevelopment
infrastructure in National Great River Park
along the Mississippi River in St. Paul.
$2,000,000 is for a grant to the city of
South St. Paul for the closure, capping, and
remediation of approximately 80 acres of
the Port Crosby construction and demolition
debris landfill in South St. Paul, as the fifth
phase of converting the land into parkland,
and to restore approximately 80 acres of
riverfront land along the Mississippi River.
$191,000 is for a grant to the city of White
Bear Lake to construct the Lake Avenue
Regional Trail connecting Highway 96
Regional Trail with Ramsey Beach.

    Sec. 13. Laws 2006, chapter 258, section 18, subdivision 6, is amended to read:


Subd. 6.Systemwide Redevelopment, Reuse,
or Demolition
5,000,000
To abate hazardous materials, design,
construct, or improve basic infrastructure,
including sanitary and storm sewer and
water lines, public streets, curb, gutter, street
lights, or sidewalks, to make improvements
for building envelope and structural
integrity for the purposes of stabilizing the
buildings for sale, demolish all or portions
of surplus, nonfunctional, or deteriorated
facilities and infrastructure or to renovate
surplus, nonfunctional, or deteriorated
facilities and infrastructure at to facilitate
redevelopment of Department of Human
Services campuses that the commissioner
of administration is authorized to convey
to a local unit of government under Laws
2005, chapter 20, article 1, section 46, or
other law. These projects must facilitate the
redevelopment or reuse of these campuses
and must be implemented consistent with
the comprehensive redevelopment plans
developed and approved under Laws 2003,
First Special Session chapter 14, article 6,
section 64, subdivision 2, unless expressly
provided otherwise. If a surplus campus
is sold or transferred to a local unit of
government, unspent portions of this
appropriation may be granted to that local
unit of government for the purposes stated in
this subdivision. Notwithstanding Minnesota
Statutes, section 16A.642, the bond sale
authorization and appropriation of bond
proceeds in this subdivision are available
until December 31, 2016.

    Sec. 14. Laws 2008, chapter 179, section 21, subdivision 3, is amended to read:


Subd. 3.Bioscience Business Development
Public Infrastructure Grant Program
9,000,000
For grants under Minnesota Statutes, section
116J.435.
$3,500,000 is for public infrastructure,
including land acquisition, to support a
private research park within a designated
bioscience subzone that is adjacent to and
complementary to research facilities of
a college or university. Notwithstanding
Minnesota Statutes, section 16A.642, the
bond sale authorization and appropriation of
bond proceeds for this project are available
until June 30, 2015.
$1,000,000 is for a grant to the city of
Worthington for public infrastructure to
support an agricultural-based bioscience
training and testing center for incubator firms
developing new agricultural processes and
products.

    Sec. 15. Laws 2008, chapter 365, section 4, subdivision 3, as amended by Laws
2010, chapter 189, section 58, and Laws 2011, First Special Session chapter 12, section
36, is amended to read:

Subd. 3.Old Cedar Avenue Bridge
2,000,000
For a grant to the city of Bloomington for
environmental analysis and review, design,
and construction of a multimodal trail
connection across or through Long Meadow
Lake in the vicinity of the old Cedar Avenue
Bridge and for development of a segment of
the Minnesota Valley State Trail from Fort
Snelling State Park to the Long Meadow Lake
crossing to renovate and restore, or to replace,
the old Cedar Avenue Bridge for bicycle
commuters and recreational users. This
appropriation is added to the appropriation
in Laws 2006, chapter 258, section 17,
subdivision 8, as amended. Notwithstanding
Minnesota Statutes, section 16A.642, the
bond sale authorization and appropriation of
bond proceeds for this project are available
until December 31, 2017.

    Sec. 16. Laws 2010, chapter 189, section 16, subdivision 4, as amended by Laws 2011,
First Special Session chapter 12, section 45, is amended to read:


Subd. 4.Metropolitan Regional Parks and
Trails Capital Improvements

(a) Metropolitan Council Priorities
10,500,000
For the cost of improvements and betterments
of a capital nature and acquisition by the
council and local government units of
regional recreational open-space lands in
accordance with the council's policy plan
as provided in Minnesota Statutes, section
473.147. Priority must be given to park
rehabilitation and land acquisition projects.
This appropriation must not be used to
purchase easements.

(b) Como Zoo
11,000,000
For a grant to the city of St. Paul to predesign,
design, construct, furnish, and equip phase 2
renovation of exhibits at the Como Zoo.

(d) Old Cedar Avenue Bridge
1,000,000
For a grant to the city of Bloomington for
environmental analysis and review, design,
and construction of a multimodal trail
connection across or through Long Meadow
Lake in the vicinity of the Old Cedar Avenue
Bridge and for development of a segment of
the Minnesota Valley State Trail from Fort
Snelling State Park to the Long Meadow
Lake crossing to renovate and restore, or to
replace, the old Cedar Avenue Bridge for
bicycle commuters and recreational users.
The city of Bloomington must consult with
the city of Eagan and Dakota County on
the renovation project. Notwithstanding
Minnesota Statutes, section 16A.642, the
bond sale authorization and appropriation of
bond proceeds for this project are available
until December 31, 2017.
This appropriation is added to the
appropriation in Laws 2008, chapter 365,
section 4, subdivision 3, as amended by this
act.


(f) Rock Island Bridge Park and Trail
Development
1,000,000
For a grant to the city of Inver Grove Heights
for park and trail development on the west
bank of the Mississippi River in Dakota
County at the site of Mississippi River Bridge
JAR 5600, commonly known as the Rock
Island Bridge. Any park or trails developed
with this appropriation must connect with
any local, regional, or state trails in the
vicinity, and the historic Rock Island Bridge.

(i) Veterans Memorial Parks
2,000,000
For a grant to the Minneapolis Park and
Recreation Board to: (1) design and construct
an appropriate monument in Sheridan
Veterans Memorial Park on the Mississippi
River in Minneapolis to memorialize the war
service of Minnesota veterans of all wars;
and (2) match money provided by Hennepin
County to restore the flagpole monument
and plaza, and make other infrastructure
improvements of a capital nature for the
Veterans of World War I Victory Memorial
Parkway, consistent with Hennepin County's
planned infrastructure improvements.

    Sec. 17. Laws 2011, First Special Session chapter 12, section 10, is amended to read:

Sec. 10. ENTERPRISE TECHNOLOGY
$
5,659,000
To the commissioner of administration
to predesign, design, construct, renovate,
furnish, and equip certain existing state data
center facilities and decommission certain
other existing state data center for the purpose
of decommissioning and repurposing or for
maximizing capacity and utilization of such
facilities.

    Sec. 18. CAPITOL RESTORATION; COLLECTION OF RENT.
Notwithstanding Minnesota Statutes, section 16B.24, subdivision 5, paragraph (d),
the commissioner of administration shall not collect rent to recover bond interest costs or
building depreciation costs for any appropriations utilized for the restoration of the State
Capitol campus, between calendar years 2012 and 2017.

    Sec. 19. EFFECTIVE DATE.
This act is effective the day following final enactment.
Presented to the governor May 22, 2013
Signed by the governor May 24, 2013, 1:40 p.m.

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