1.1.................... moves to amend H.F. No. 270, the second engrossment, as follows:
1.2Delete everything after the enacting clause and insert:


1.6    The sums shown in the column under "Appropriations" are appropriated from the
1.7bond proceeds fund, or another named fund, to the state agencies or officials indicated,
1.8to be spent for public purposes. Appropriations of bond proceeds must be spent as
1.9authorized by the Minnesota Constitution, article XI, section 5, paragraph (a), to acquire
1.10and better public land and buildings and other public improvements of a capital nature, or
1.11as authorized by the Minnesota Constitution, article XI, section 5, paragraphs (b) to (j),
1.12or article XIV. Unless otherwise specified, money appropriated in this act for a capital
1.13program or project may be used to pay state agency staff costs that are attributed directly
1.14to the capital program or project in accordance with accounting policies adopted by the
1.15commissioner of management and budget. Unless otherwise specified, the appropriations
1.16in this act are available until the project is completed or abandoned subject to Minnesota
1.17Statutes, section 16A.642.
University of Minnesota
Minnesota State Colleges and Universities
Minnesota State Academies
Natural Resources
Pollution Control Agency
Board of Water and Soil Resources
Zoological Garden
Minnesota Amateur Sports Commission
Military Affairs
Metropolitan Council
Human Services
Veterans Affairs
Employment and Economic Development
Public Facilities Authority
Housing Finance Agency
Minnesota Historical Society
Bond Sale Expenses
Bond Proceeds Fund (General Fund Debt Service)
Bond Proceeds Fund (User Financed Debt Service)
Maximum Effort School Loan Fund
State Transportation Fund
General Fund
Bond Proceeds Cancellations

Subdivision 1.Total Appropriation
2.24To the Board of Regents of the University
2.25of Minnesota for the purposes specified in
2.26this section.
Subd. 2.Higher Education Asset Preservation
and Replacement (HEAPR)
2.29To be spent in accordance with Minnesota
2.30Statutes, section 135A.046.
Subd. 3.Crookston
2.32To engineer, predesign, and design the
2.33renovation and expansion of the existing
2.34campus wellness and recreational center at
2.35the University of Minnesota, Crookston.
Subd. 4.Eddy Hall Renovation, Minneapolis
3.1To design, construct, furnish, and equip the
3.2renovation of Eddy Hall on the Minneapolis
3.3campus for the international and transfer
3.4student admissions programs and to improve
3.5space utilization by decommissioning
3.6obsolete space.
Subd. 5.Tate Laboratory Renovation,
3.9To design the renovation of the Tate
3.10Laboratory of Physics on the Minneapolis
3.11campus for use by the College of Science
3.12and Engineering.
Subd. 6.James Ford Bell Natural History
Museum and Planetarium, St. Paul
3.15To complete the design of and to construct,
3.16furnish, and equip a new James Ford Bell
3.17Natural History Museum on the St. Paul
Subd. 7.Laboratory Replacement, St. Paul
3.20To design new laboratory facilities on the St.
3.21Paul campus to replace obsolete facilities,
3.22renovate current facilities, and decommission
3.23space not suited for research.
Subd. 8.Research Facility Improvements
3.25To replace the Bee Research Facility in
3.26the College of Food, Agricultural and
3.27Natural Resources, and to replace the
3.28obsolete greenhouses used by the College of
3.29Biological Sciences.
Subd. 9.University Share
3.31Except for Higher Education Asset
3.32Preservation and Replacement (HEAPR) and
3.33the Bell Museum, the appropriations in this
3.34section are intended to cover approximately
4.1two-thirds of the cost of each project. The
4.2remaining costs must be paid from university
Subd. 10.Unspent Appropriations
4.5Upon substantial completion of a project
4.6authorized in this section and after written
4.7notice to the commissioner of management
4.8and budget, the Board of Regents must use
4.9any money remaining in the appropriation
4.10for that project for HEAPR under Minnesota
4.11Statutes, section 135A.046. The Board
4.12of Regents must report by February 1 of
4.13each even-numbered year to the chairs of
4.14the house of representatives and senate
4.15committees with jurisdiction over capital
4.16investment and higher education finance, and
4.17to the chairs of the house of representatives
4.18Ways and Means Committee and the senate
4.19Finance Committee, on how the remaining
4.20money has been allocated or spent.

Subdivision 1.Total Appropriation
4.24To the Board of Trustees of the Minnesota
4.25State Colleges and Universities for the
4.26purposes specified in this section.
Subd. 2.Higher Education Asset Preservation
and Replacement (HEAPR)
4.29To be spent in accordance with Minnesota
4.30Statutes, section 135A.046.
Subd. 3.Central Lakes College, Staples
4.32To complete the design of and to renovate,
4.33furnish, and equip Staples main campus
4.34spaces for science, technology, and math
5.1initiatives, agriculture, and energy programs,
5.2and to replace HVAC systems.
Subd. 4.Metropolitan State University
5.4To complete the design of and to construct,
5.5furnish, and equip the science education
5.6center on the campus of Metropolitan State
Subd. 5.Minnesota State Community and
Technical College, Moorhead
5.10To complete the design of and to renovate,
5.11furnish, and equip existing space, and to
5.12design, construct, furnish, and equip an
5.13addition with new laboratories, to replace
5.14HVAC systems, and to demolish an obsolete
5.15facilities building.
Subd. 6.Riverland Community College, Albert
5.18To complete the design of and to renovate,
5.19furnish, and equip the Main Building for
5.20multiuse classroom space, demolish the
5.21obsolete Gateway Building, and replace
5.22HVAC systems.
Subd. 7.Rochester Community and Technical
5.25To complete the design of the renovation of
5.26classrooms, including replacement of the
5.27heating, ventilating, and air conditioning
Subd. 8.Winona State University
5.30To design, renovate, remodel, furnish, and
5.31equip classrooms to introduce advanced
5.32teaching and evaluation techniques to better
5.33prepare future teachers and teachers and
6.1educational leaders for the needs of future
Subd. 9.Systemwide Science, Technology,
Engineering, and Math Initiatives
6.5To design, renovate, furnish, and equip
6.6science laboratories and classrooms at the
6.7following campuses: Century College;
6.8Minnesota State University, Moorhead;
6.9Northeast Higher Education District, Itasca
6.10Community College; and Mesabi Range
6.11Community and Technical College, Eveleth.
6.12Campuses may use internal and nonstate
6.13money to increase the size of the projects.
Subd. 10.Systemwide Classroom Renovations
6.15To design, renovate, furnish, and equip space
6.16for classrooms to meet workforce training
6.17needs. This appropriation may be used at the
6.18following campuses: Century College; Inver
6.19Hills Community College; Northeast Higher
6.20Education District, Vermilion Community
6.21College; and Saint Paul College.
Subd. 11.Systemwide Energy Occupations
6.24To design, renovate, demolish, construct,
6.25furnish, and equip space for workforce
6.26training and programs for energy and
6.27sustainable development. This appropriation
6.28may be used at the following campuses:
6.29Century College; Minnesota West
6.30Community and Technical College, Canby
6.31and Jackson; and Northeast Higher Education
6.32District, Itasca Community College.
Subd. 12.Debt Service
7.1(a) Except as provided in paragraph (b), the
7.2Board of Trustees shall pay the debt service
7.3on one-third of the principal amount of state
7.4bonds sold to finance projects authorized
7.5by this section. After each sale of general
7.6obligation bonds, the commissioner of
7.7management and budget shall notify the
7.8board of the amounts assessed for each year
7.9for the life of the bonds.
7.10(b) The board need not pay debt service on
7.11bonds sold to finance Higher Education Asset
7.12Preservation and Replacement (HEAPR).
7.13Where a nonstate match is required, the debt
7.14service is due on a principal amount equal
7.15to one-third of the total project cost, less the
7.16match committed before the bonds are sold.
7.17(c) The commissioner of management and
7.18budget shall reduce the board's assessment
7.19each year by one-third of the net income
7.20from investment of general obligation bond
7.21proceeds in proportion to the amount of
7.22principal and interest otherwise required to
7.23be paid by the board. The board shall pay its
7.24resulting net assessment to the commissioner
7.25of management and budget by December
7.261 each year. If the board fails to make
7.27a payment when due, the commissioner
7.28of management and budget shall reduce
7.29allotments for appropriations from the
7.30general fund otherwise available to the board
7.31and apply the amount of the reduction to
7.32cover the missed debt service payment. The
7.33commissioner of management and budget
7.34shall credit the payments received from the
7.35board to the bond debt service account in
7.36the state bond fund each December 1 before
8.1money is transferred from the general fund
8.2under Minnesota Statutes, section 16A.641,
8.3subdivision 10.
Subd. 13.Unspent Appropriations
8.5(a) Upon substantial completion of a project
8.6authorized in this section and after written
8.7notice to the commissioner of management
8.8and budget, the board must use any money
8.9remaining in the appropriation for that project
8.10for Higher Education Asset Preservation and
8.11Replacement (HEAPR) under Minnesota
8.12Statutes, section 135A.046. The Board
8.13of Trustees must report by February 1 of
8.14each even-numbered year to the chairs of
8.15the house of representatives and senate
8.16committees with jurisdiction over capital
8.17investment and higher education finance, and
8.18to the chairs of the house of representatives
8.19Ways and Means Committee and the senate
8.20Finance Committee, on how the remaining
8.21money has been allocated or spent.
8.22(b) The unspent portion of an appropriation
8.23for a project in this section that is complete is
8.24available for HEAPR under this subdivision,
8.25at the same campus as the project for which
8.26the original appropriation was made and the
8.27debt service requirement under subdivision
8.2812 is reduced accordingly. Minnesota
8.29Statutes, section 16A.642, applies from the
8.30date of the original appropriation to the
8.31unspent amount transferred.

Subdivision 1.Total Appropriation
9.1To the commissioner of education or another
9.2named agency for the purposes specified in
9.3this section.
Subd. 2.Library Accessibility and
Improvement Grants
9.6For library accessibility and improvement
9.7grants under Minnesota Statutes, section
Subd. 3.School Energy Conservation Grant
9.11To the commissioner of commerce for the
9.12school energy conservation grant program
9.13under new Minnesota Statutes, sections
9.14216C.371 and 216C.372.
Subd. 4.Independent School District No. 38,
Red Lake
9.17From the maximum effort school loan fund
9.18for a capital loan to Independent School
9.19District No. 38, Red Lake, as provided
9.20in Minnesota Statutes, sections 126C.60
9.21to 126C.72, to design, construct, furnish,
9.22and equip renovation of existing facilities
9.23and construction of new facilities. The
9.24project paid for with this appropriation
9.25includes a portion of the renovation and
9.26construction identified in the review and
9.27comment performed by the commissioner of
9.28education under the capital loan provisions
9.29of Minnesota Statutes, section 126C.69. This
9.30portion includes renovation and construction
9.31of a single kitchen and cafeteria to serve the
9.32high school and middle school, a receiving
9.33area and dock and adjacent drives, utilities,
9.34and grading. Before any capital loan
9.35contract is approved under this authorization,
10.1the district must provide documentation
10.2acceptable to the commissioner on how the
10.3capital loan will be used. If any portion of
10.4the appropriation remains after completion of
10.5the identified project components, the district
10.6may, with the commissioner's approval, use
10.7the money for other items identified in the
10.8review and comment submission.

10.10To the commissioner of administration to
10.11design a new residence hall on the Minnesota
10.12State Academy for the Deaf campus,
10.13including approximately 60 parking spaces.

Subdivision 1.Total Appropriation
10.16To the commissioner of natural resources for
10.17the purposes specified in this section.
Subd. 2.Natural Resources Asset Preservation
10.19For the renovation of state-owned facilities
10.20and recreational assets operated by the
10.21commissioner of natural resources to be
10.22spent in accordance with Minnesota Statutes,
10.23section 84.946.
10.24The commissioner may use this appropriation
10.25to replace buildings if, considering the
10.26embedded energy in the building, that is the
10.27most energy-efficient and carbon-reducing
10.28method of renovation.
Subd. 3.Flood Hazard Mitigation
10.30(a) For the state share of flood hazard
10.31mitigation grants for publicly owned capital
10.32improvements to prevent or alleviate flood
11.1damage under Minnesota Statutes, section
11.3(b) Levee projects, to the extent practical,
11.4shall meet the state standard of three feet
11.5above the 100-year flood elevation.
11.6(c) Project priorities shall be determined by
11.7the commissioner as appropriate and based
11.8on need, and to the extent possible, address
11.9needs in the Moorhead area first.
11.10(d) This appropriation includes money
11.11for the following county, township, and
11.12municipal projects as prioritized by the
11.13commissioner: Ada, Afton, Alvarado,
11.14Argyle, Austin, Borup, Breckenridge,
11.15Browntown, Climax, Crookston, Delano,
11.16Granite Falls, Inver Grove Heights, Maynard,
11.17Melrose, Minneota, Minnesota River Area II,
11.18Montevideo, Moorhead, Newport, Nielsville,
11.19Oakport Township, Oslo, Roseau, Rushford,
11.20St. Vincent, and Shelly.
11.21(e) This appropriation includes money for
11.22the following watershed projects: North
11.23Ottawa, Bois de Sioux Watershed District;
11.24Quick, Two Rivers Watershed District;
11.25Redpath, Bois de Sioux Watershed District;
11.26Roseau Wildlife Management Area, Roseau
11.27River Watershed District; and Shell Rock
11.28Watershed District.
11.29(f) For any project listed in this subdivision
11.30that the commissioner determines is not
11.31ready to proceed or does not expend all the
11.32money allocated to it, the commissioner may
11.33allocate that project's money to a project on
11.34the commissioner's priority list.
12.1(g) To the extent that the cost of a project
12.2exceeds two percent of the median household
12.3income in a municipality or township
12.4multiplied by the number of households in the
12.5municipality or township, this appropriation
12.6is also for the local share of the project.
Subd. 4.Dam Renovation
12.8(a) $2,400,000 is for a grant to Blue Earth
12.9County under Minnesota Statutes, section
12.10103G.511, for capital improvements to
12.11repair and renovate the Rapidan Dam.
12.12Notwithstanding the match requirements in
12.13section 103G.511, this appropriation does
12.14not require a match.
12.15(b) $2,000,000 is for a grant to the city of
12.16Champlin under Minnesota Statutes, section
12.17103G.511, for capital improvements to repair
12.18and renovate the Champlin Mill Pond Dam.
12.19Notwithstanding the match requirements in
12.20Minnesota Statutes, section 103G.511, this
12.21appropriation does not require a match.
12.22(c) $1,100,000 is for a grant to the city of
12.23Lanesboro under Minnesota Statutes, section
12.24103G.511, to replace the Lanesboro dam in
12.25Fillmore County. Notwithstanding the match
12.26requirements in Minnesota Statutes, section
12.27103G.511, this appropriation does not require
12.28a match.
Subd. 5.State Trails Development
12.30To acquire land for and to construct and
12.31renovate state trails under Minnesota
12.32Statutes, section 85.015. This appropriation
12.33includes funding:
13.1(1) up to $2,000,000 is for the Blazing Star
13.3(2) up to $2,000,000 is for the Camp
13.4Ripley/Veterans State Trail;
13.5(3) up to $500,000 is for the Casey Jones
13.7(4) up to $2,715,000 is for the Cuyuna Lakes
13.8Trail segments from Crosby to Deerwood,
13.9Paul Bunyan State Trail to Lum Park, a
13.10segment connecting to the Sagamore Unit of
13.11the Cuyuna Country State Recreation Area;
13.12and Paul Bunyan State Trail to Riverton;
13.13(5) up to $600,000 is for the Gateway
13.14Trail for the segment between Scandia and
13.15William O'Brien State Park;
13.16(6) up to $1,700,000 is for the Gitchi-Gami
13.17Trail from Grand Marais to the Cascade
13.19(7) up to $1,500,000 is to acquire and
13.20develop a five-mile bituminous extension
13.21of the Glacial Lakes State Trail in the city
13.22of New London to Sibley State Park, in the
13.23County State-Aid Highway 40 corridor, for
13.24bicycle and pedestrian use;
13.25(8) up to $300,000 is to acquire and develop
13.26the segment of the Goodhue Pioneer Trail
13.27between White Willow and Goodhue;
13.28(9) up to $3,100,000 is for the Heartland Trail
13.29extension from Detroit Lakes to Frazee and
13.30to begin work on the Moorhead to Buffalo
13.31State Park segment;
13.32(10) up to $600,000 for the Mill Towns Trail
13.33segment between Lake Byllesby and the
14.1Cannon Valley Trail, and for the segment
14.2between Dundas and Northfield; and
14.3(11) up to $400,000 is for the Minnesota
14.4River Trail between Mankato and St. Peter,
14.5and connections to the Sakatah Singing
14.6Hills State Trail and the Red Jacket Trail in
14.8For any project listed in this subdivision that
14.9the commissioner determines is not ready to
14.10proceed, the commissioner may reallocate
14.11that project's money to another state trail
14.12project described in this section or other state
14.13trail infrastructure. The chairs of the house of
14.14representatives and senate committees with
14.15jurisdiction over environment and natural
14.16resources and legislators from the affected
14.17legislative districts must be notified of any
Subd. 6.Lake Vermilion State Park and
Soudan Underground Mine State Park
14.21For development of the Lake Vermilion State
14.22Park and the Soudan Underground Mine
14.23State Park, as provided for in Minnesota
14.24Statutes, section 85.012.
Subd. 7.Groundwater Monitoring and
Observation Wells
14.27To install groundwater monitoring wells for
14.28multiple groundwater quantity and quality
14.29monitoring purposes by state agencies, as
14.30scientifically and practically appropriate.
Subd. 8.Fountain Lake Restoration
14.32For a grant to the Shell Rock River Watershed
14.33District for engineering, design, permitting,
15.1and land acquisition for sediment removal
15.2and cleanup of Fountain Lake.
Subd. 9.Spirit Mountain Recreation Area
15.4For a grant to the Spirit Mountain Recreation
15.5Area Authority to acquire easements,
15.6licenses, and other interests in real property
15.7and to engineer, design, permit, and construct
15.8works and systems to transport water from
15.9the St. Louis River estuary for commercial
15.10and industrial use. This appropriation is not
15.11available until the authority determines that
15.12at least $1,100,000 has been committed to the
15.13project from nonstate sources. Expenditures
15.14made on or after September 1, 2011, for this
15.15project shall count towards the match from
15.16nonstate sources.
Subd. 10.Red River Recreation Area
15.18To improve campground utilities in the Red
15.19River State Recreational Area in the city
15.20of East Grand Forks. These improvements
15.21may include expansion of camping amenities
15.22in the form of full hookups, which include
15.23water, electricity, and sewage, but the
15.24appropriation does not include funding of a
15.25swimming pool.
Subd. 11.Fort Snelling Upper Post
15.27For construction of streets, sidewalks, street
15.28lighting, storm sewer, sanitary sewer, water
15.29main, and other publicly owned infrastructure
15.30to accommodate redevelopment of areas of
15.31the Fort Snelling Upper Post in Hennepin
15.32County. The commissioner of natural
15.33resources may make one or more grants to
16.1Hennepin County to undertake part or all of
16.2the project.

16.4To the Pollution Control Agency for the
16.5solid waste capital assistance grants to local
16.6governments for the construction of solid
16.7waste resource recovery facilities under
16.8Minnesota Statutes, section 115A.54. The
16.9commissioner shall, to the extent possible,
16.10address the needs of the Becker County

RIM Conservation Reserve
16.15(a) To acquire conservation easements from
16.16landowners to preserve, restore, create, and
16.17enhance wetlands and prairie grasslands
16.18and restore and enhance rivers and streams,
16.19riparian lands, and associated uplands in
16.20order to protect soil and water quality,
16.21support fish and wildlife habitat, reduce flood
16.22damage, and provide other public benefits.
16.23The provisions of Minnesota Statutes, section
16.24103F.515, apply to this program. Of this
16.25appropriation, up to ten percent may be used
16.26to implement the program.
16.27(b) The board shall give priority to leveraging
16.28federal funds by (1) enrolling targeted
16.29new lands eligible for the USDA Wetlands
16.30Reserve Program (WRP), or (2) enrolling
16.31lands that have expiring USDA Conservation
16.32Reserve Program (CRP) contracts.
17.1(c) The board is authorized to enter into
17.2new agreements and amend past agreements
17.3with landowners as required by Minnesota
17.4Statutes, section 103F.515, subdivision 5, to
17.5allow for restoration, including overseeding
17.6and harvesting of native prairie vegetation for
17.7use for energy production in a manner that
17.8does not devalue the natural habitat, water
17.9quality benefits, or carbon sequestration
17.10functions of the area enrolled in the easement.
17.11This shall occur after seed production and
17.12shall minimize impacts on wildlife. Of this
17.13appropriation, up to five percent may be used
17.14for restoration and enhancement, including

17.18To the Minnesota Zoological Garden Board
17.19for capital asset preservation improvements
17.20and betterments to infrastructure and
17.21exhibits at the Minnesota Zoo, to be spent
17.22in accordance with Minnesota Statutes,
17.23section 16B.307. This appropriation must be
17.24used for repairs to existing state-owned zoo
17.25buildings and grounds so that they remain
17.26functional and safe, and for engineering and
17.27architectural design for future enhancements
17.28to exhibits, in order to maintain the zoo's
17.29status as one of the state's premier cultural

Subdivision 1.Total Appropriation
17.33To the commissioner of administration for
17.34the purposes specified in this section.
Subd. 2.Capitol Renovation and Restoration
18.2This appropriation may be used for one or
18.3more of the following purposes:
18.4(1) to complete the design of, and to
18.5construct, repair, improve, renovate, restore,
18.6furnish, and equip the State Capitol building
18.7and grounds; including but not limited
18.8to exterior stone repairs and window
18.9replacement; asbestos and hazardous
18.10materials abatement; mechanical, electrical,
18.11plumbing, and security systems replacement;
18.12general construction, including but not
18.13limited to demolition, site improvements, life
18.14safety improvements, accessibility, security
18.15and telecommunications; roof replacement;
18.16and finish work; and
18.17(2) to predesign, design, conduct hazardous
18.18materials abatement, construct, repair,
18.19renovate, remodel, furnish, and equip
18.20the State Office Building, Administration
18.21Building, Centennial Office Building, 321
18.22Grove Street Building, and other buildings
18.23and parking facilities located on the Capitol
18.24campus as determined by the commissioner
18.25of administration to meet temporary and
18.26permanent office, storage, parking, and other
18.27space needs occasioned by and in furtherance
18.28of an efficient restoration of the State Capitol
18.29Building and for the efficient and effective
18.30function of the tenants currently located in
18.31the Capitol Building. The commissioner
18.32of administration must not construct or
18.33place any temporary or permanent building,
18.34structure, or facility for offices, parking,
19.1storage or other use, on park land or green
19.2space in the Capitol campus.
Subd. 3.Relocation Expenses
19.4For rent loss and relocation expenses related
19.5to the Capitol renovation project. This
19.6appropriation is from the general fund.
19.7Notwithstanding Minnesota Statutes, section
19.816A.642, this appropriation is available until
19.9June 30, 2015. The base for this appropriation
19.10is $1,380,000 in fiscal year 2016, $960,000
19.11in fiscal year 2017, and $0 after that.
Subd. 4.Parking Facilities
19.13To design, construct, furnish, and equip
19.14one or more parking facilities in the
19.15Capitol complex to accommodate up to 680
19.16parking stalls, with a net replacement of
19.17approximately 675 parking stalls, including
19.18to address temporary parking needed during
19.19construction of permanent parking facilities.
19.20The parking facilities developed with
19.21this appropriation are exempt from the
19.22requirements for design competition under
19.23Minnesota Statutes, section 15B.10.
19.24Notwithstanding any law to the contrary,
19.25under Minnesota Statutes, sections 16C.32
19.26and 16C.33, if the commissioner elects to
19.27utilize a design-build delivery method to
19.28design and construct one or more parking
19.29facilities with this appropriation, the Capital
19.30Area Architectural and Planning Board, in
19.31cooperation with the commissioner, shall
19.32create a selection committee to act as the
19.33board under Minnesota Statutes, sections
19.3416C.32 and 16C.33. Notwithstanding
20.1Minnesota Statutes, section 16B.33, if the
20.2commissioner elects to contract with a
20.3primary designer to design one or more
20.4parking facilities with this appropriation,
20.5the Capital Area Architectural and Planning
20.6Board, in cooperation with the commissioner,
20.7shall create a selection committee to conduct
20.8the selection process in accordance with the
20.9standards in Minnesota Statutes, chapters
20.1015B and 16B. Notwithstanding Minnesota
20.11Statutes, section 16C.33, subdivision 5,
20.12paragraph (b), after obtaining and evaluating
20.13qualifications from each design-builder,
20.14in accordance with the weighted criteria
20.15and subcriteria and procedures set forth in
20.16the request for qualifications, the selection
20.17committee shall select a short list of up to
20.18five proposals.
20.19If the commissioner does not receive any
20.20proposals, the commissioner may either
20.21(1) solicit new proposals, (2) revise the
20.22request for qualifications and thereafter
20.23solicit new proposals using the revised
20.24request for qualifications, or (3) request
20.25selection of a primary designer pursuant to
20.26Minnesota Statutes, section 16B.33, 16C.08,
20.27or 16C.095, and proceed with competitive
20.28bidding pursuant to Minnesota Statutes,
20.29sections 16C.25 to 16C.29.
20.30The bond debt will be user-financed from
20.31parking fees collected and deposited into
20.32the state parking account under Minnesota
20.33Statutes, section 16A.643.
Subd. 5.Minnesota Hmong-Lao Veterans
21.1To complete design and construction of a
21.2memorial in the Capitol Area to honor all
21.3Hmong-Lao veterans of the war in Laos
21.4who were allied with the American forces
21.5during the Vietnam War. This appropriation
21.6is not available until the commissioner of
21.7management and budget has determined that
21.8at least $150,000 has been committed to
21.9the project from nonstate sources. Nonstate
21.10funds provided for this project may also be
21.11used to fund only its proportional share of
21.12new sidewalks leading to monuments in the
21.13Capitol Area.

Subdivision 1.Total Appropriation
21.17To the Minnesota Amateur Sports
21.18Commission for the purposes specified in
21.19this section.
Subd. 2.Southwest Regional Amateur Sports
21.22For a grant to the city of Marshall to acquire
21.23land and prepare a site for, and to design,
21.24construct, furnish, and equip the Southwest
21.25Regional Amateur Sports Center in Marshall.
21.26This appropriation is not available until the
21.27commissioner of management and budget
21.28determines that at least an equal amount
21.29is committed to the project from nonstate
Subd. 3.National Sports Center Expansion
21.32For site development and for the design and
21.33construction of parking lots, roads, athletic
21.34fields, and other infrastructure necessary
22.1for expansion of tournament fields at the
22.2National Sports Center in Blaine.

22.4To the adjutant general for asset preservation
22.5improvements and betterments of a capital
22.6nature at military affairs facilities statewide,
22.7to be spent in accordance with Minnesota
22.8Statutes, section 16B.307, including life
22.9safety improvements, correcting code
22.10deficiencies, and federal Americans with
22.11Disabilities Act (ADA) compliance activities.

Subdivision 1.Total Appropriation
22.14To the commissioner of transportation for the
22.15purposes specified in this section.
Subd. 2.Local Bridge Replacement and
22.18This appropriation is from the bond proceeds
22.19account in the state transportation fund
22.20to match federal money and to replace
22.21or rehabilitate local deficient bridges as
22.22provided in Minnesota Statutes, section
22.23174.50. To the extent practicable, the
22.24commissioner shall expend the funds as
22.25provided under Minnesota Statutes, section
22.26174.50, subdivision 6a, 6b, or 6c.
Subd. 3.Local Road Improvement Fund
22.29This appropriation is from the bond proceeds
22.30account in the state transportation fund as
22.31provided in Minnesota Statutes, section
22.32174.50, for construction and reconstruction
22.33of local roads with statewide or regional
23.1significance under Minnesota Statutes,
23.2section 174.52, subdivision 4, or for grants to
23.3counties to assist in paying the costs of rural
23.4road safety capital improvement projects on
23.5county state-aid highways under Minnesota
23.6Statutes, section 174.52, subdivision 4a.
23.7This appropriation includes money for a
23.8grant to Anoka County to complete the final
23.9design, land acquisition, and construction
23.10of the interchange of marked U.S. Highway
23.1110 and Anoka County State-Aid Highway
23.1283 (Armstrong Boulevard) in the city of
23.13Ramsey, and for associated improvements.
23.14$250,000 of this appropriation is for a grant
23.15to Pine Lake Township in Otter Tail County
23.16for improvements to Nitche Lake Road
23.17between County Road 8 and County Road 53
23.18in Pine Lake Township.
Subd. 4.Greater Minnesota Transit
23.20For capital assistance for greater Minnesota
23.21transit systems to be used for transit capital
23.22facilities under Minnesota Statutes, section
23.23174.24, subdivision 3c. Money from this
23.24appropriation may be used to pay up to 80
23.25percent of the nonfederal share of these
23.26facilities. Of this appropriation:
23.27$450,000 is for a grant to the city of Mankato
23.28for phase III of the facility improvements;
23.29$800,000 is for a grant to the Rainbow Rider
23.30Transit Board for bus garages in Elbow Lake,
23.31Morris, Wheaton, Lowery, and Alexandria;
23.32$2,000,000 is for a grant to the St. Cloud
23.33Metropolitan Transit Commission for phase
23.34I of the metro bus operations center vehicle
24.1storage addition and improvements project;
24.3$550,000 is for a grant to the Kandiyohi Area
24.4Transit Joint Powers Board for an additional
24.5bus storage garage in Willmar.
Subd. 5.Minnesota Valley Regional Railroad
Track Rehabilitation
24.8For a grant to the Minnesota Valley Regional
24.9Rail Authority to rehabilitate and make
24.10capital improvements of portions of railroad
24.11track between Norwood-Young America and
24.12Hanley Falls. A grant under this section is in
24.13addition to any grant, loan, or loan guarantee
24.14for this project made by the commissioner
24.15under Minnesota Statutes, sections 222.46
24.16to 222.62.
24.17Before seeking appropriations in the future,
24.18the authority must seek local contributions
24.19from the member counties.
Subd. 6.Railroad Warning Devices
24.22To design, construct, and equip the
24.23replacement of active highway railroad grade
24.24crossing warning devices that have reached
24.25the end of their useful life. The commissioner
24.26shall give priority to Blue Earth County.
Subd. 7.Passenger and Freight Rail
24.28To implement capital improvements and
24.29betterments for intercity passenger rail
24.30projects as identified in the statewide freight
24.31and passenger rail plan under Minnesota
24.32Statutes, section 174.03, subdivision 1b,
24.33which are determined to be eligible for
24.34United States Department of Transportation
25.1funding. Notwithstanding any law to the
25.2contrary, a portion or phase of an intercity
25.3passenger rail project may be accomplished
25.4with one or more state appropriations and
25.5an intercity passenger rail project need not
25.6be completed with any one appropriation.
25.7Capital improvements and betterments
25.8include preliminary engineering, design,
25.9engineering, environmental analysis
25.10and mitigation, acquisition of land and
25.11right-of-way, and construction.
25.12This appropriation is also for environmental
25.13analysis, engineering, acquisition
25.14of real property or interests in real
25.15property, and construction relating to
25.16capacity improvements at the Hoffman
25.17Interlocking/Hoffman Yard in St. Paul as
25.18identified in the Minnesota Comprehensive
25.19Statewide Freight and Passenger Rail Plan.
Subd. 8.Safe Routes to School
25.21For grants under Minnesota Statutes, section
Subd. 9.Range Regional Airport
25.24For a grant to the Chisholm-Hibbing Airport
25.25Authority to construct, furnish, and equip
25.26improvements and betterments of a capital
25.27nature at the Range Regional Airport
25.28terminal. The airport authority must use
25.29American-made steel for this project, unless
25.30the airport authority determines that an
25.31exception in Public Law 111-5, section 1605,
25.32applies. The capital improvements paid for
25.33with this appropriation may be used as the
25.34local contribution required by Minnesota
25.35Statutes, section 360.305, subdivision 4.
Subd. 10.Port Development Assistance
26.2For grants under Minnesota Statutes, chapter
26.3457A. Any improvements made with the
26.4proceeds of these grants must be publicly

Subdivision 1.Total Appropriation
26.8To the Metropolitan Council for the purposes
26.9specified in this section.
Subd. 2.Transit Capital Improvement
26.12(a) To advance transit in the metropolitan
26.13area in accordance with the Metropolitan
26.14Council's 2030 Transportation Policy Plan
26.15and in consultation with the Counties Transit
26.16Improvement Board. This appropriation
26.17may be used by the Metropolitan Council
26.18or for grants to metropolitan area political
26.19subdivisions for preliminary engineering,
26.20engineering, environmental assessment,
26.21environmental work, design, right-of-way
26.22acquisition, and construction for the
26.23Lake Street and I-35W transit station in
26.24Minneapolis, and in the following transit
26.25way corridors: Bottineau Boulevard, East
26.267th Street in St. Paul, I-94 Gateway, Nicollet
26.27Avenue, Red Rock, Riverview, Robert Street,
26.28Rush Line, Snelling Avenue, and Southwest.
26.29(b) The council shall allocate transit capital
26.30development resources so as to achieve
26.31geographic balance within the region to the
26.32extent possible.
Subd. 3.Metropolitan Regional Parks and
Trails Capital Improvements
(a) Springbrook Nature Center, Fridley
27.2For a grant to the city of Fridley to predesign,
27.3design, construct, furnish, and equip
27.4the redevelopment and expansion of the
27.5Springbrook Nature Center. No nonstate
27.6match is required.
(b) Heritage Village - Rock Island Swing
Bridge, Inver Grove Heights
27.9For a grant to the city of Inver Grove Heights
27.10for public infrastructure improvements
27.11and land acquisition in and adjacent to the
27.12Heritage Village Park, the Mississippi River
27.13Trail, and the Rock Island Swing Bridge.
27.14These improvements will include but are
27.15not limited to motor vehicle access, utility
27.16service, stormwater treatment, and trail and
27.17sidewalk connections. This appropriation
27.18is not available until the commissioner of
27.19management and budget has determined that
27.20at least an equal amount has been committed
27.21to the project from nonstate sources.
(c) Fish Creek Trail, Maplewood
27.23For a grant to the city of Maplewood to
27.24acquire and develop approximately 70 acres
27.25of land along Fish Creek to be included
27.26within the Fish Creek Natural Greenway, a
27.27park of regional and historical significance
27.28located in Ramsey County within the
27.29Mississippi National River and Recreation
27.30Area. This appropriation is not available
27.31until an amount sufficient to complete the
27.32acquisition is committed to the project from
27.33nonstate sources.
(d) Minneapolis Sculpture Garden
28.1For a grant to the Minneapolis Park and
28.2Recreation Board to predesign, design, and
28.3construct renovation of the Minneapolis
28.4Sculpture Garden, which displays art
28.5owned by the Walker Art Center, subject
28.6to Minnesota Statutes, section 16A.695.
28.7The complete renovation will include
28.8improving irrigation, drainage, the parking
28.9lot, security, granite substructures, concrete,
28.10and fixtures, in order to update them with
28.11more ecologically sustainable options that
28.12are less expensive to maintain; increasing
28.13physical accessibility in accordance with
28.14the Americans with Disabilities Act;
28.15transplanting and replacing trees and plant
28.16materials; and improving the mechanical
28.17plant, piping, and flooring of the Cowles
28.18Conservatory to permit its flexible reuse in a
28.19way that is more ecologically sustainable and
28.20less expensive to maintain.
(e) Washington and Dakota Counties Regional
28.23For a grant to Washington County to design
28.24and construct trail bridges and related trails
28.25that connect the regional trail systems of
28.26Washington and Dakota Counties.
Subd. 4.Metropolitan Cities Inflow and
Infiltration Grants
28.29For grants to cities within the metropolitan
28.30area, as defined in Minnesota Statutes,
28.31section 473.121, subdivision 2, for capital
28.32improvements in municipal wastewater
28.33collection systems to reduce the amount of
28.34inflow and infiltration to the Metropolitan
28.35Council's metropolitan sanitary sewer
28.36disposal system. Grants from this
29.1appropriation are for up to 50 percent of the
29.2cost to mitigate inflow and infiltration in
29.3the publicly owned municipal wastewater
29.4collection systems. The council must award
29.5grants based on applications from cities that
29.6identify eligible capital costs and include a
29.7timeline for inflow and infiltration mitigation
29.8construction, pursuant to guidelines
29.9established by the council.

Subdivision 1.Total Appropriation
29.12To the commissioner of administration, or
29.13another named agency, for the purposes
29.14specified in this section.
Subd. 2.Asset Preservation
29.16For asset preservation improvements and
29.17betterments of a capital nature at Department
29.18of Human Services facilities statewide, to be
29.19spent in accordance with Minnesota Statutes,
29.20section 16B.307.
Subd. 2.Minnesota Security Hospital - St.
Peter, Phase One
29.23To complete the design of and to construct,
29.24furnish, and equip the first phase of a
29.25two-phase project to remodel existing, and to
29.26develop new, residential, program, activity,
29.27and ancillary facilities for the Minnesota
29.28Security Hospital on the upper campus of
29.29the St. Peter Regional Treatment Center.
29.30In addition, phase one includes funding
29.31to design phase two of the project. Upon
29.32substantial completion of phase one, any
29.33unspent portion of this appropriation is
29.34available for phase two.
Subd. 3.Remembering With Dignity
30.2To the commissioner of human services for
30.3grave markers or memorial monuments for
30.4unmarked graves on public land of deceased
30.5residents of state hospitals or regional
30.6treatment centers.
Subd. 4.Hennepin County; St. David's Center
for Child and Family Development
30.9To the commissioner of human services for a
30.10grant to Hennepin County to acquire land for
30.11and to predesign, design, construct, furnish,
30.12and equip the expansion and renovation of
30.13the St. David's Center for Child and Family
30.14Development, subject to Minnesota Statutes,
30.15section 16A.695. The center must be used
30.16to promote the public welfare by providing
30.17early childhood education and respite care,
30.18children's mental health services, pediatric
30.19rehabilitative therapies for children with
30.20special needs, support services for persons
30.21with disabilities, foster care placement, and
30.22other interventions for children who are
30.23at risk for poor developmental outcomes
30.24or maltreatment. This appropriation is
30.25not available until the commissioner of
30.26management and budget has determined that
30.27at least an equal amount has been expended
30.28or committed to the project from nonstate
Subd. 5.Maplewood; Harriet Tubman Center
30.32To the commissioner of human services for
30.33a grant to the city of Maplewood to design,
30.34renovate, and equip the Harriet Tubman
30.35Center East to be used as a regional safety
31.1service center for a domestic violence shelter,
31.2legal services, youth programs, mental and
31.3chemical health services, and community
31.4education. This appropriation is added to
31.5the appropriation in Laws 2012, chapter
31.6293, section 18, subdivision 3, for the same

Subdivision 1.Total Appropriation
31.10To the commissioner of administration
31.11for the purposes specified in this section.
31.12The commissioner must seek to maximize
31.13available federal funds and allocate money
31.14appropriated in this section so as to maximize
31.15the use of all available federal funding.
Subd. 2.Asset Preservation
31.17For asset preservation improvements and
31.18betterments of a capital nature at the
31.19veterans homes and the Little Falls veterans
31.20cemetery, to be spent in accordance with
31.21Minnesota Statutes, section 16B.307. Of this
31.23(1) $275,000 is for the Fergus Falls veterans
31.25(2) $1,635,000 is for the Hastings veterans
31.27(3) $770,000 is for the Luverne veterans
31.29(4) $975,000 is for the Silver Bay veterans
31.30home; and
31.31(5) $70,000 is for the Little Falls veterans
Subd. 3.Minneapolis Veterans Home Building
17 South
32.3To complete the design of, perform hazardous
32.4materials abatement for, and demolish the
32.5south wing of Building 17 and adjoining
32.6buildings, and design, reconstruct, and
32.7furnish the new south wing of Building 17
32.8and adjoining buildings as a new skilled
32.9nursing building, construct a new distribution
32.10and service tunnel to serve buildings 6, 17
32.11north, and 19, and the future 17 south, and
32.12design, construct, and equip a network and
32.13server room, including installation of new
32.14fiber optic lines.
Subd. 4.Veterans Homes Resident Lift System
32.16To purchase and install fixed asset ceiling
32.17lifts in resident rooms.
Subd. 5.All-Veterans Memorial
32.19For a grant to Edina to design and construct
32.20the All-Veterans Memorial in the city
32.21of Edina, in accordance with Minnesota
32.22Statutes, section 416.01. This appropriation
32.23is not available until the commissioner of
32.24management and budget has determined that
32.25at least an equal amount has been committed
32.26to the project from nonstate sources.

Subdivision 1.Total Appropriation
32.29To the commissioner of administration for
32.30the purposes specified in this section.
Subd. 2.Asset Preservation
32.32For asset preservation improvements and
32.33betterments of a capital nature at Minnesota
33.1correctional facilities statewide, including
33.2providing additional space for sex offender
33.3treatment, in accordance with Minnesota
33.4Statutes, section 16B.307.
Subd. 3.Minnesota Correctional Facility -
33.7To design, construct, and equip a fence of
33.8decorative iron pickets and masonry piers
33.9that will provide essential components
33.10of effective and reliable escape detection
33.11and intrusion, including but not limited
33.12to installation of a fence protection alarm
33.13system, additional lighting and security
33.14cameras, and renovations of existing facilities
33.15required to accommodate the technology and
33.16functionality of the new system.

Subdivision 1.Total Appropriation
33.20To the commissioner of employment and
33.21economic development for the purposes
33.22specified in this section.
Subd. 2.Public Building Accessibility Grants
33.24For grants to political subdivisions under
33.25Minnesota Statutes, section 116J.434.
Subd. 3.Brainerd - Sewer and Water Extension
to the Brainerd Lakes Regional Airport
33.28For a grant to the city of Brainerd to design,
33.29engineer, and construct an extension of water
33.30and sanitary sewer service to the Brainerd
33.31Lakes Regional Airport and to replace
33.32approximately one mile of existing sewer to
33.33accommodate flow from the airport.
Subd. 4.Duluth
(a) NorShor Theatre
34.2For a grant to the Duluth Economic
34.3Development Authority to design, construct,
34.4furnish, and equip public improvements
34.5and to provide public access to the historic
34.6NorShor Theatre, including skyway access
34.7for connection to nearby public parking,
34.8interior circulation, street and utility
34.9improvements, handicapped access, and
34.10restoration of the theater's lobby, entrance,
34.11and marquee as part of the overall restoration
34.12of the theater.
34.13This appropriation is not available until the
34.14commissioner of management and budget
34.15has determined that at least $2 has been
34.16committed from nonstate sources for private
34.17renovation and improvement of the interior
34.18of the theatre and the surrounding structures
34.19for every $1 of state funds, and that sufficient
34.20nonstate funds are available to complete both
34.21the state bond-financed portion of the project
34.22and the balance of the private development.
34.23Funds invested in the project by a person
34.24receiving state historic tax credits pursuant to
34.25Minnesota Statutes, section 290.0681, shall
34.26be deemed nonstate funds for purposes of
34.27this requirement. The city of Duluth and the
34.28Duluth Economic Development Authority
34.29may operate a performing arts center and
34.30facilities that provide access to the center,
34.31and may enter into a lease or management
34.32agreement, subject to Minnesota Statutes,
34.33section 16A.695. The state bond-financed
34.34project subject to Minnesota Statutes,
34.35section 16A.695, shall consist only of
35.1those improvements paid for with state
35.2general obligation bond proceeds. The
35.3state bond-financed property may be legally
35.4described either as a separately platted real
35.5estate parcel under a registered land survey
35.6or a condominium unit. Due to the integrated
35.7nature of the overall development, public
35.8bidding shall not be required for the state
35.9bond-financed project, provided there shall
35.10be a separate construction contract for this
35.11portion of the project, and any amounts
35.12required for this portion of the project, in
35.13excess of the bond appropriation, shall be
35.14paid by nonstate sources.
(b) Wade Stadium
35.16For a grant to the city of Duluth to design
35.17improvements to Wade Stadium, including a
35.18grandstand and field, with proper drainage,
35.19for a ballpark and public outdoor events
35.20facility. This appropriation is not available
35.21until the commissioner determines that at
35.22least an equal amount is committed to the
35.23project from nonstate sources.
Subd. 5.Fosston - Second Street Road
35.26For a grant to the city of Fosston to
35.27improve Second Street to allow for future
35.28development. This work would include
35.29removal of approximately seven blocks
35.30of old street, sewer and water lines, and
35.31replacement of sewer and water lines and
35.32street construction, to a nine-ton capacity.
35.33This appropriation is not available until at
35.34least an equal amount has been committed to
35.35the project from nonstate sources.
Subd. 6.Grand Rapids - Regional Arts Center
36.2For a grant to the city of Grand Rapids
36.3for predesign and design of a regional arts
36.4center in Grand Rapids. This appropriation
36.5is not available until the commissioner of
36.6management and budget determines that at
36.7least an equal amount is committed from
36.8nonstate sources.
Subd. 7.Mankato - Arena and Events Center
36.11For a grant to the city of Mankato to design,
36.12construct, improve, furnish, and equip the
36.13Mankato Arena and to design, expand,
36.14furnish, and equip the adjacent Events Center
36.16This appropriation is not available until the
36.17commissioner of management and budget
36.18has determined that at least an equal amount
36.19has been committed to the project from
36.20nonstate sources.
Subd. 8.Maple Plain - Street and Utility Project
36.22For a grant to the city of Maple Plain for
36.23the design, removal, and reconstruction of
36.24two city streets including the replacement
36.25of aging sewer and water lines. This
36.26appropriation is not available until at least
36.27an equal amount has been committed to the
36.28project from nonstate sources.
Subd. 9.Minneapolis - Masonic Temple at
Hennepin Center for the Arts
36.31For a grant to the city of Minneapolis for
36.32improvements and betterments of a capital
36.33nature to renovate the historic Masonic
36.34Temple at the Hennepin Center for the
37.1Arts, subject to Minnesota Statutes, section
Subd. 10.Park Rapids Upper Mississippi
37.5For a grant to the Park Rapids Economic
37.6Development Authority for acquisition, and
37.7to predesign, design, construct, furnish, and
37.8equip the renovation, including hazardous
37.9materials abatement, demolition, health,
37.10safety and building code compliance,
37.11mechanical systems, and space restoration,
37.12of the historic National Guard Armory
37.13Building in downtown Park Rapids, for use
37.14as a regional arts and event center, subject
37.15to Minnesota Statutes, section 16A.695.
37.16This appropriation is not available until the
37.17commissioner of management and budget
37.18has determined that an amount sufficient
37.19to complete the project is committed from
37.20nonstate sources.
Subd. 11.Red Wing
(a) River Renaissance
37.23For a grant to the city of Red Wing for
37.24improvements of a capital nature to the area
37.25between Levee Road and the Mississippi
37.26River, extending between Bay Point Drive
37.27and Broad Street in Red Wing. This project
37.28includes: reconstruction of Levee Road from
37.29Broad Street to Jackson Street; improvements
37.30to storm water, sanitary sewer, and drinking
37.31water infrastructure; replacement of a harbor
37.32retaining wall; parking improvements;
37.33lighting improvements; and construction of a
37.34segment of the Riverwalk Trail. This grant
37.35is not available until the commissioner of
38.1management and budget determines that an
38.2amount sufficient to complete the project is
38.3committed to it from nonstate sources.
(b) Shear-Shredder
38.5For a grant to the city of Red Wing to acquire
38.6and install a shear-shredder to produce
38.7refuse-derived fuel.
Subd. 12.Rochester - Mayo Civic Center
38.10For a grant to the city of Rochester to design,
38.11construct, furnish, and equip the renovation
38.12and expansion of the Mayo Civic Center
38.13complex and related infrastructure, including
38.14but not limited to skyway access, lighting,
38.15parking, and landscaping.
38.16This appropriation is not available until the
38.17commissioner of management and budget
38.18has determined that at least an equal amount
38.19has been committed to the project from
38.20nonstate sources.
Subd. 13.St. Cloud - River's Edge Convention
38.23For a grant to the city of St. Cloud to
38.24predesign, design, construct, furnish, and
38.25equip an expansion of the River's Edge
38.26Convention Center, including a parking
38.27facility and pedestrian skyway connection.
38.28This appropriation is not available until the
38.29commissioner of management and budget
38.30determines that at least $10,100,000 has
38.31been committed to the project from nonstate
38.32sources. Amounts expended by the city of St.
38.33Cloud for project costs since July 1, 2010,
38.34shall count toward the matching requirement.
Subd. 14.St. Paul
(a) Minnesota Children's Museum
39.3For a grant to the city of St. Paul to predesign,
39.4design, construct, furnish, and equip an
39.5expansion and renovation of the Minnesota
39.6Children's Museum, subject to Minnesota
39.7Statutes, section 16A.695. The expansion
39.8and exhibit upgrades should incorporate the
39.9latest research on early learning, allow for
39.10new state-of-the art education facilities, and
39.11increase the capacity of visitors to galleries
39.12and programming areas.
39.13This appropriation is not available until the
39.14commissioner of management and budget
39.15has determined that at least an equal amount
39.16has been committed from nonstate sources.
(b) Ordway Center for the Performing Arts
39.18This appropriation is added to the
39.19appropriation in Laws 2010, chapter 189,
39.20section 21, subdivision 16, paragraph (b),
39.21and is for the same purposes.
(c) Twin Cities Public Television Building
39.24For a grant to the city of St. Paul to
39.25construct and renovate the Twin Cities Public
39.26Television Building in downtown St. Paul.
39.27This appropriation is not available until at
39.28least an equal amount is committed to the
39.29project from nonstate sources.
(d) University Enterprise Laboratories
39.31For a grant to the St. Paul Port Authority to
39.32design phase two of the University Enterprise
39.33Laboratories building in St. Paul, subject
40.1to Minnesota Statutes, section 16A.695.
40.2Amounts expended to complete phase one
40.3of the University Enterprise Laboratories
40.4building since January 1, 2004, shall count
40.5toward the matching requirement.
Subd. 15.Thief River Falls - Public
40.8For a grant to the city of Thief River Falls to
40.9design, construct, and equip sewers, streets,
40.10and utility improvements for a regional
40.11development center in Thief River Falls.
40.12This appropriation is not available until the
40.13commissioner has determined that at least an
40.14additional $1,012,000 has been committed to
40.15the project from nonstate sources.
Subd. 16.Truman - Storm Water Project
40.17For a grant to the city of Truman to design,
40.18construct, and install new storm water lines
40.19to two areas of the city that experience
40.20flooding with heavy rain. This appropriation
40.21is not available until the commissioner of
40.22management and budget has determined that
40.23at least an equal amount has been committed
40.24to the project from nonstate sources.
Subd. 17.Virginia
(a) Utilities relocation
40.27For a grant to the city of Virginia and the
40.28Virginia Public Utilities Commission for
40.29engineering and predesign for relocation of
40.30gas, electric, water, sanitary sewer, and storm
40.31sewer utilities made necessary by and in
40.32conjunction with the relocation of marked
40.33Trunk Highway 53 in Virginia.
(b) Mesabi trails relocation
41.1For a grant to the St. Louis and Lake
41.2Counties Regional Railroad Authority for
41.3soil testing and preparation for relocation of
41.4portions of the Mesabi bicycle, snowmobile,
41.5and ATV trails that must be relocated due to
41.6the relocation of marked Trunk Highway 53.

Subdivision 1.Total Appropriation
41.9To the Public Facilities Authority for the
41.10purposes specified in this section.
Subd. 2.State Match for Federal Grants
41.12To match federal grants for the clean water
41.13revolving fund under Minnesota Statutes,
41.14section 446A.07, and the drinking water
41.15revolving fund under Minnesota Statutes,
41.16section 446A.081. This appropriation must
41.17be used for qualified capital projects.
Subd. 3.Wastewater Infrastructure Funding
41.20For grants to eligible municipalities under the
41.21wastewater infrastructure funding program
41.22under Minnesota Statutes, section 446A.072.
Subd. 4.Big Lake Area Sanitary District
41.24For a grant to the Big Lake Area Sanitary
41.25District to construct a pressure sewer system
41.26and force main to convey sewage to the
41.27Western Lake Superior Sanitary District
41.28connection in the city of Cloquet.
Subd. 5.Voyageurs National Park Clean Water
Joint Powers Board
41.31For grants to Koochiching County, Crane
41.32Lake Sanitary District, or the Voyageurs
41.33National Park Clean Water Joint Powers
42.1Board to acquire land for, and to predesign,
42.2design, and construct new sanitary sewer
42.3collection systems in Koochiching and St.
42.4Louis County. The systems shall address
42.5the sanitary sewer needs and projects in
42.6the communities surrounding Voyageurs
42.7National Park. This appropriation is
42.8not available until the commissioner of
42.9management and budget determines that at
42.10least an equal amount has been committed to
42.11the projects from nonstate sources.

42.14(a) To the Minnesota Housing Finance
42.15Agency for transfer to the housing
42.16development fund to finance the costs of
42.17rehabilitation to preserve public housing
42.18under Minnesota Statutes, section 462A.202,
42.19subdivision 3a. For purposes of this
42.20section, "public housing" means housing for
42.21low-income persons and households financed
42.22by the federal government and owned and
42.23operated by the public housing authorities
42.24and agencies formed by cities and counties.
42.25Public housing authorities receiving a public
42.26housing assessment composite score of 80
42.27or above are eligible to receive funding.
42.28Priority must be given to proposals that
42.29maximize federal or local resources to
42.30finance the capital costs. The priority in
42.31Minnesota Statutes, section 462A.202,
42.32subdivision 3a, for projects to increase
42.33the supply of affordable housing and the
42.34restrictions of Minnesota Statutes, section
43.1462A.202, subdivision 7, do not apply to this
43.3(b) In using proceeds of the housing
43.4infrastructure bonds authorized in this
43.5article, the agency shall give consideration to
43.6projects that will provide supportive housing
43.7for homeless youth, and for women and
43.8children seeking to escape exploitation and

Subdivision 1.Total Appropriation
43.13To the Minnesota Historical Society for the
43.14purposes specified in this section.
Subd. 2.Historic Sites Asset Preservation
43.16For capital improvements and betterments
43.17at state historic sites, buildings, landscaping
43.18at historic buildings, exhibits, markers, and
43.19monuments, to be spent in accordance with
43.20Minnesota Statutes, section 16B.307. The
43.21society shall determine project priorities as
43.22appropriate based on need.
Subd. 3.Oliver H. Kelley Farm Historic Site
43.24To complete design and to construct, furnish,
43.25and equip the renovation of the Oliver H.
43.26Kelley Farm Historic Site, including the
43.27site's visitor center and other essential visitor
43.28services and site operations facilities.

43.30To the commissioner of management
43.31and budget for bond sale expenses under
43.32Minnesota Statutes, section 16A.641,
43.33subdivision 8.

44.1    Sec. 23. BOND SALE SCHEDULE.
44.2The commissioner of management and budget shall schedule the sale of state
44.3general obligation bonds so that, during the biennium ending June 30, 2015, no more
44.4than $1,347,152,000 will need to be transferred from the general fund to the state bond
44.5fund to pay principal and interest due and to become due on outstanding state general
44.6obligation bonds. During the biennium, before each sale of state general obligation bonds,
44.7the commissioner of management and budget shall calculate the amount of debt service
44.8payments needed on bonds previously issued and shall estimate the amount of debt service
44.9payments that will be needed on the bonds scheduled to be sold. The commissioner shall
44.10adjust the amount of bonds scheduled to be sold so as to remain within the limit set by this
44.11section. The amount needed to make the debt service payments is appropriated from the
44.12general fund as provided in Minnesota Statutes, section 16A.641.

44.14    Subdivision 1. Bond proceeds fund. To provide the money appropriated in this act
44.15from the bond proceeds fund, the commissioner of management and budget shall sell and
44.16issue bonds of the state in an amount up to $792,640,000 in the manner, upon the terms,
44.17and with the effect prescribed by Minnesota Statutes, sections 16A.631 to 16A.675, and
44.18by the Minnesota Constitution, article XI, sections 4 to 7.
44.19    Subd. 2. Maximum effort school loan fund. To provide the money appropriated in
44.20this act from the maximum effort school loan fund, the commissioner of management and
44.21budget shall sell and issue bonds of the state in an amount up to $5,491,000 in the manner,
44.22upon the terms, and with the effect prescribed by Minnesota Statutes, sections 16A.631 to
44.2316A.675, and by the Minnesota Constitution, article XI, sections 4 to 7. The proceeds of
44.24the bonds, except accrued interest and any premium received on the sale of the bonds,
44.25must be credited to a bond proceeds account in the maximum effort school loan fund.
44.26    Subd. 3. Transportation fund. To provide the money appropriated in this act from
44.27the state transportation fund, the commissioner of management and budget shall sell and
44.28issue bonds of the state in an amount up to $45,000,000 in the manner, upon the terms, and
44.29with the effect prescribed by Minnesota Statutes, sections 16A.631 to 16A.675, and by
44.30the Minnesota Constitution, article XI, sections 4 to 7. The proceeds of the bonds, except
44.31accrued interest and any premium received on the sale of the bonds, must be credited to
44.32a bond proceeds account in the state transportation fund.

45.1The $2,000,000 appropriation in Laws 2009, chapter 93, article 1, section 11,
45.2subdivision 7, for the Alexandria aircraft surveillance facility, is canceled. The bond sale
45.3authorization in Laws 2009, chapter 93, article 1, section 21, subdivision 1, is reduced
45.4by $2,000,000.

45.5    Sec. 26. Minnesota Statutes 2012, section 12A.16, subdivision 5, is amended to read:
45.6    Subd. 5. Waivers authorized. The requirements of section 174.50, subdivisions 5,
45.76, 6a, and to 7, are waived for grants under subdivision 3.

45.8    Sec. 27. Minnesota Statutes 2012, section 16A.641, subdivision 4a, is amended to read:
45.9    Subd. 4a. Negotiated sales; temporary authority. Notwithstanding the public
45.10sale requirements of subdivision 4 and section 16A.66, subdivision 2, from June 1,
45.112009, until June 30, 2013, the commissioner may sell bonds, including refunding bonds,
45.12at negotiated sale.

45.13    Sec. 28. Minnesota Statutes 2012, section 16B.335, subdivision 1, is amended to read:
45.14    Subdivision 1. Construction and major remodeling. (a) The commissioner, or
45.15any other recipient to whom an appropriation is made to acquire or better public lands or
45.16buildings or other public improvements of a capital nature, must not prepare final plans and
45.17specifications for any construction, major remodeling, or land acquisition in anticipation of
45.18which the appropriation was made until the agency that will use the project has presented
45.19the program plan and cost estimates for all elements necessary to complete the project to
45.20the chair of the senate Finance Committee and the chair of the house of representatives
45.21Ways and Means Committee and the chairs have made their recommendations, and
45.22the chair of the senate Capital Investment Committee and the chair of the house of
45.23representatives Capital Investment Committee is are notified. "Construction or major
45.24remodeling" means construction of a new building, a substantial addition to an existing
45.25building, or a substantial change to the interior configuration of an existing building. The
45.26presentation must note any significant changes in the work that will be done, or in its cost,
45.27since the appropriation for the project was enacted or from the predesign submittal. The
45.28program plans and estimates must be presented for review at least two weeks before a
45.29recommendation is needed. The recommendations are advisory only. Failure or refusal to
45.30make a recommendation is considered a negative recommendation. The chairs of the senate
45.31Finance Committee and Capital Investment Committees and the house of representatives
45.32Capital Investment and Ways and Means Committees must also be notified whenever there
45.33is a substantial change in a construction or major remodeling project, or in its cost.
46.1    (b) Capital projects exempt from the requirements of this subdivision include
46.2demolition or decommissioning of state assets, hazardous material projects, utility
46.3infrastructure projects, environmental testing, parking lots, parking structures, park
46.4and ride facilities, bus rapid transit stations, light rail lines, exterior lighting, fencing,
46.5highway rest areas, truck stations, storage facilities not consisting primarily of offices or
46.6heated work areas, roads, bridges, trails, pathways, campgrounds, athletic fields, dams,
46.7floodwater retention systems, water access sites, harbors, sewer separation projects, water
46.8and wastewater facilities, port development projects for which the commissioner of
46.9transportation has entered into an assistance agreement under section 457A.04, ice centers,
46.10a local government project with a construction cost of less than $1,500,000, or any other
46.11capital project with a construction cost of less than $750,000.

46.12    Sec. 29. Minnesota Statutes 2012, section 16B.335, subdivision 2, is amended to read:
46.13    Subd. 2. Other projects. All other capital projects for which a specific
46.14appropriation is made must not proceed until the recipient undertaking the project has
46.15notified the chairs of the senate Capital Investment and Finance Committee Committees
46.16and the house of representatives Capital Investment and Ways and Means Committees that
46.17the work is ready to begin. Notice is not required for capital projects needed to comply
46.18with the Americans with Disabilities Act, for asset preservation projects to which section
46.1916B.307 applies, or for projects funded by an agency's operating budget or by a capital
46.20asset preservation and replacement account under section 16A.632, or a higher education
46.21asset preservation and replacement account under section 135A.046.

46.22    Sec. 30. Minnesota Statutes 2012, section 16B.335, subdivision 5, is amended to read:
46.23    Subd. 5. Information technology. Agency requests for construction and
46.24remodeling funds shall include money for cost-effective information technology
46.25investments that would enable an agency to reduce its need for office space, provide more
46.26of its services electronically, and decentralize its operations. The Office of Enterprise
46.27Technology must review and approve the information technology portion of construction
46.28and major remodeling program plans before the plans are submitted to the chairs of the
46.29senate Finance Committee and the house of representatives Ways and Means Committee
46.30for their recommendations and the chair of the senate Capital Investment Committee and
46.31the chair of the house of representatives Capital Investment Committee is are notified as
46.32required by subdivision 1.

46.33    Sec. 31. Minnesota Statutes 2012, section 16C.144, subdivision 2, is amended to read:
47.1    Subd. 2. Guaranteed energy-savings agreement. The commissioner may enter
47.2into a guaranteed energy-savings agreement with a qualified provider if:
47.3(1) the qualified provider is selected through a competitive process in accordance
47.4with the guaranteed energy-savings program guidelines within the Department of
47.6(2) the qualified provider agrees to submit an engineering report prior to the
47.7execution of the guaranteed energy-savings agreement. The cost of the engineering report
47.8may be considered as part of the implementation costs if the commissioner enters into a
47.9guaranteed energy-savings agreement with the provider;
47.10(3) the term of the guaranteed energy-savings agreement shall not exceed 15 20
47.11 years from the date of final installation;
47.12(4) the commissioner finds that the amount it would spend on the utility cost-savings
47.13measures recommended in the engineering report will not exceed the amount to be
47.14saved in utility operation and maintenance costs over 15 20 years from the date of
47.15implementation of utility cost-savings measures;
47.16(5) the qualified provider provides a written guarantee that the annual utility,
47.17operation, and maintenance cost savings during the term of the guaranteed energy-savings
47.18agreement will meet or exceed the annual payments due under a lease purchase agreement.
47.19The qualified provider shall reimburse the state for any shortfall of guaranteed utility,
47.20operation, and maintenance cost savings; and
47.21(6) the qualified provider gives a sufficient bond in accordance with section
47.22574.26 to the commissioner for the faithful implementation and installation of the utility
47.23cost-savings measures.

47.24    Sec. 32. Minnesota Statutes 2012, section 16C.144, subdivision 3, is amended to read:
47.25    Subd. 3. Lease purchase agreement. The commissioner may enter into a lease
47.26purchase agreement with any party for the implementation of utility cost-savings measures
47.27in accordance with the guaranteed energy-savings agreement. The implementation costs of
47.28the utility cost-savings measures recommended in the engineering report shall not exceed
47.29the amount to be saved in utility and operation and maintenance costs over the term of the
47.30lease purchase agreement. The term of the lease purchase agreement shall not exceed 15
47.31 20 years from the date of final installation. The lease is assignable in accordance with
47.32terms approved by the commissioner of management and budget.

48.1    Subdivision 1. Creation of account. A public building accessibility account
48.2is created in the bond proceeds fund. Money in the account is appropriated to the
48.3commissioner for grants under this section.
48.4    Subd. 2. Definitions. For the purposes of this section:
48.5(1) "accessible" means satisfies the requirements of the State Building Code for
48.6accessibility by persons with disabilities;
48.7(2) "eligible project" means predesign, design, acquisition of land or an interest in
48.8land, construction, renovation, or other improvement or betterment of a capital nature to
48.9make a building or facility owned by a local government unit accessible or improve its
48.11(3) "governing body" means the county board of commissioners, city council, or
48.12town board of supervisors; and
48.13(4) "local government unit" means a county, statutory or home rule charter city,
48.14or town.
48.15    Subd. 3. Grant program established. The commissioner shall make grants to local
48.16government units on a first-come, first-served basis for eligible projects.
48.17    Subd. 4. Application. A local government unit seeking a grant under this section
48.18must apply to the commissioner in the form and manner determined by the commissioner.
48.19The application must include:
48.20(1) a resolution of the governing body requesting the grant and stating that the local
48.21government unit has or will have in a timely manner the required nonstate contribution
48.22necessary to complete the project;
48.23(2) a detailed description of the project and cost estimate, along with necessary
48.24supporting evidence; and
48.25(3) any other information the commissioner determines is necessary or useful.
48.26    Subd. 5. Maximum grant amount; match. A local unit of government must not
48.27be awarded in aggregate more than $150,000, whether for one or more projects in one or
48.28more years. The local government unit awarded a grant under this section must provide
48.29at least an equal amount from nonstate sources, which may include contributions made
48.30before the grant is awarded.

48.31    Sec. 34. Minnesota Statutes 2012, section 123B.65, subdivision 1, is amended to read:
48.32    Subdivision 1. Definitions. The definitions in this subdivision apply to this section.
48.33(a) "Energy conservation measure" means a training program or facility alteration
48.34designed to reduce energy consumption or operating costs and includes:
48.35(1) insulation of the building structure and systems within the building;
49.1(2) storm windows and doors, caulking or weatherstripping, multiglazed windows
49.2and doors, heat absorbing or heat reflective glazed and coated window and door
49.3systems, additional glazing, reductions in glass area, and other window and door system
49.4modifications that reduce energy consumption;
49.5(3) automatic energy control systems;
49.6(4) heating, ventilating, or air conditioning system modifications or replacements;
49.7(5) replacement or modifications of lighting fixtures to increase the energy efficiency
49.8of the lighting system without increasing the overall illumination of a facility, unless such
49.9increase in illumination is necessary to conform to the applicable state or local building
49.10code for the lighting system after the proposed modifications are made;
49.11(6) energy recovery systems;
49.12(7) cogeneration systems that produce steam or forms of energy such as heat, as well
49.13as electricity, for use primarily within a building or complex of buildings;
49.14(8) energy conservation measures that provide long-term operating cost reductions.
49.15(b) "Guaranteed energy-savings contract" means a contract for the evaluation
49.16and recommendations of energy conservation measures, and for one or more energy
49.17conservation measures. The contract must provide that all payments, except obligations
49.18on termination of the contract before its expiration, are to be made over time, but not to
49.19exceed 15 20 years from the date of final installation, and the savings are guaranteed to
49.20the extent necessary to make payments for the systems.
49.21(c) "Qualified provider" means a person or business experienced in the design,
49.22implementation, and installation of energy conservation measures. A qualified provider
49.23to whom the contract is awarded shall give a sufficient bond to the school district for
49.24its faithful performance.
49.25(d) "Commissioner" means the commissioner of commerce through the state energy

49.27    Sec. 35. Minnesota Statutes 2012, section 123B.65, subdivision 7, is amended to read:
49.28    Subd. 7. District action. A district may enter into a guaranteed energy-savings
49.29contract with a qualified provider if, after review of the report and the commissioner's
49.30evaluation if requested, or if required under section 216C.372, the board finds that the
49.31amount it would spend on the energy conservation measures recommended in the report is
49.32not likely to exceed the amount to be saved in energy and operation costs over 15 20 years
49.33from the date of installation if the recommendations in the report were followed, and the
49.34qualified provider provides a written guarantee that the energy or operating cost savings
49.35will meet or exceed the costs of the system. The guaranteed energy-savings contract may
50.1provide for payments over a period of time, not to exceed 15 20 years. Notwithstanding
50.2section 123B.79, a district annually may transfer from the general fund to the reserve for
50.3operating capital account an amount up to the amount saved in energy and operation costs
50.4as a result of guaranteed energy-savings contracts.

50.5    Sec. 36. Minnesota Statutes 2012, section 174.50, subdivision 6b, is amended to read:
50.6    Subd. 6b. Bridge engineering and design costs in smaller cities. Until June 30,
50.72007, (a) The commissioner may make grants from the state transportation fund to a
50.8home rule or statutory city with a population of 5,000 or less and a net tax capacity of
50.9under $200,000 for design, and preliminary engineering, and construction of bridges
50.10on city streets.
50.11    (b) Grants under this subdivision are subject to the procedures and criteria
50.12established under subdivisions 5 and, 6, and 7.
50.13    (c) Grants may be used for:
50.14    (1) 100 percent of the design and preliminary engineering costs that are in excess of
50.16    (2) 100 percent of the bridge approach work costs that are in excess of $10,000; and
50.17    (3) 100 percent of the bridge construction work costs.
50.18    Total grants under this subdivision to all cities may not exceed $200,000.

50.19    Sec. 37. Minnesota Statutes 2012, section 174.50, subdivision 7, is amended to read:
50.20    Subd. 7. Bridge grant program requirements; rulemaking. (a) The commissioner
50.21of transportation shall develop rules, procedures for application for grants, conditions of
50.22grant administration, standards, and criteria as provided under subdivision 6, including
50.23bridge specifications, in cooperation with road authorities of political subdivisions, for use
50.24in the administration of funds appropriated to the commissioner and for the administration
50.25of grants to subdivisions.
50.26    (b) The maximum use of standardized bridges is encouraged. Regardless of the size
50.27of the existing bridge, a bridge or replacement bridge is eligible for assistance from the
50.28state transportation fund if a hydrological survey indicates that the bridge or replacement
50.29bridge must be ten feet or more in length.
50.30    (c) As part of the standards or rules, the commissioner shall, in consultation with
50.31local road authorities, establish a minimum distance between any two bridges that cross
50.32over the same river, stream, or waterway, so that only one of the bridges is eligible for a
50.33grant under this section. As appropriate, the commissioner may establish exceptions from
50.34the minimum distance requirement or procedures for obtaining a variance.
51.1    (d) Political subdivisions may use grants made under this section to construct or
51.2reconstruct bridges, including but not limited to:
51.3    (1) matching federal aid grants to construct or reconstruct key bridges;
51.4    (2) paying the costs to abandon an existing bridge that is deficient and in need of
51.5replacement, but where no replacement will be made; and
51.6    (3) paying the costs to construct a road or street to facilitate the abandonment of
51.7an existing bridge, if the commissioner determines that the bridge is deficient, and that
51.8construction of the road or street is more economical than replacement of the existing
51.10    (e) Funds appropriated to the commissioner from the Minnesota state transportation
51.11fund shall be segregated from the highway tax user distribution fund and other funds
51.12created by article XIV of the Minnesota Constitution.

51.13    Sec. 38. Minnesota Statutes 2012, section 216C.10, is amended to read:
51.15(a) The commissioner may:
51.16(1) adopt rules under chapter 14 as necessary to carry out the purposes of sections
51.17216C.05 to 216C.30;
51.18(2) make all contracts under sections 216C.05 to 216C.30 and do all things necessary
51.19to cooperate with the United States government, and to qualify for, accept, and disburse
51.20any grant intended for the administration of sections 216C.05 to 216C.30;
51.21(3) provide on-site technical assistance to units of local government in order to
51.22enhance local capabilities for dealing with energy problems;
51.23(4) administer for the state, energy programs under federal law, regulations, or
51.24guidelines, and coordinate the programs and activities with other state agencies, units of
51.25local government, and educational institutions;
51.26(5) develop a state energy investment plan with yearly energy conservation and
51.27alternative energy development goals, investment targets, and marketing strategies;
51.28(6) perform market analysis studies relating to conservation, alternative and
51.29renewable energy resources, and energy recovery;
51.30(7) assist with the preparation of proposals for innovative conservation, renewable,
51.31alternative, or energy recovery projects;
51.32(8) manage and disburse funds made available for the purpose of research studies
51.33or demonstration projects related to energy conservation or other activities deemed
51.34appropriate by the commissioner;
52.1(9) intervene in certificate of need proceedings before the Public Utilities
52.3(10) collect fees from recipients of loans, grants, or other financial aid from money
52.4received from litigation or settlement of alleged violations of federal petroleum-pricing
52.5regulations, which fees must be used to pay the department's costs in administering those
52.6financial aids; and
52.7(11) collect fees from proposers and operators of conservation and other
52.8energy-related programs that are reviewed, evaluated, or approved by the department,
52.9other than proposers that are political subdivisions or community or nonprofit
52.10organizations, to cover the department's cost in making the reviewal, evaluation, or
52.11approval and in developing additional programs for others to operate.; and
52.12(12) fix, charge, and collect fees from state agencies, units of local government,
52.13education institutions, and others that use the department's technical support services
52.14during a guaranteed energy savings program contract under sections 16C.144, 123B.65,
52.15and 471.345, or during an energy improvement financing program for local governments
52.16under section 216C.43, to make those services self-funding, or to cover administrative
52.17costs to make grants under section 216C.372. An energy performance contracting fund is
52.18established as a special revenue account in the state treasury. Fees collected and interest,
52.19dividends, and any other earnings arising from fund assets must be credited to the fund.
52.20(b) Notwithstanding any other law, the commissioner is designated the state agent to
52.21apply for, receive, and accept federal or other funds made available to the state for the
52.22purposes of sections 216C.05 to 216C.30.

52.23    Sec. 39. [216C.371] DEFINITIONS.
52.24    Subdivision 1. Scope. For the purposes of this section and section 216C.372, the
52.25following terms have the meanings given them.
52.26    Subd. 2. Capital improvement. "Capital improvement" means the acquisition or
52.27betterment of public land, buildings, and other public improvements of a capital nature,
52.28as permitted by the Minnesota Constitution, article XI, section 5, clause (a). It does not
52.29include repair or maintenance.
52.30    Subd. 3. Commissioner. "Commissioner" means the commissioner of commerce.
52.31    Subd. 3. Energy audit. "Energy audit" has the meaning given in section 216C.435,
52.32subdivision 4.
52.33    Subd. 4. Energy improvement. "Energy improvement" means a capital
52.34improvement to renovate or retrofit a school building that results in a net reduction in
52.35energy consumption without altering the principal source of energy.
53.1    Subd. 5. Engineering report. "Engineering report" has the meaning given in
53.2section 16C.144, subdivision 1, paragraph (k).
53.3    Subd. 6. School building. "School building" means a permanent structure owned
53.4by and used for school district purposes that has a permanently installed heating or
53.5cooling system.
53.6    Subd. 7. School district. "School district" means a public independent, common,
53.7special, or intermediate school district or a charter school.
53.8    Subd. 8. Statewide greenhouse gas emissions. "Statewide greenhouse gas
53.9emissions" has the meaning given in section 216H.01, subdivision 2.

53.11    Subdivision 1. Grant program established. A school energy conservation grant
53.12program account is established in the bond proceeds fund to receive appropriations of state
53.13bond proceeds. Money in the account is appropriated to the commissioner of commerce to
53.14make grants to school districts for energy improvements as provided in this section.
53.15    Subd. 2. Purpose. The school energy conservation grant program is created to
53.16provide financial assistance to school districts to make energy improvements in school
53.17buildings that reduce statewide greenhouse gas emissions and improve indoor air quality
53.18in schools.
53.19    Subd. 3. Grants, match required. The commissioner shall make energy
53.20improvement grants for up to 50 percent of total project costs on a first-come, first-served
53.21basis. A grantee may apply towards the school district's share of the total project costs the
53.22amount that the school district spent on the energy audit or engineering report, and any
53.23amounts it spends to implement energy audit or engineering report recommendations that
53.24are part of the overall project but that are not eligible under this section.
53.25    Subd. 4. Applications. (a) A school district must apply to the commissioner in
53.26the manner and on forms prescribed by the commissioner. An applicant must provide
53.27the following information:
53.28    (1) the name and contact information for the school district and the persons
53.29responsible for grant administration and project implementation;
53.30    (2) the estimated total cost of the energy improvements and the grant amount sought;
53.31    (3) a description of the energy improvements;
53.32    (4) the proposed sources of matching funds, including, a copy of the proposed
53.33guaranteed energy-savings contract or lease-purchase agreement if the source of matching
53.34funds is a guaranteed energy-savings contract entered into under section 16C.144 or
53.35section 123B.54, or a lease-purchase agreement entered into under section 16C.144;
54.1    (5) the results of an energy audit conducted by an independent contractor, or an
54.2engineering report prepared by a contractor qualified through section 16C.144 or section
54.3216C.43, estimating the energy savings that will be realized as a result of the project;
54.4    (6) a description of the projected improvements in indoor air quality achieved as
54.5a result of the project, if applicable; and
54.6    (7) any additional information requested by the commissioner.
54.7    (b) A school district may, in consultation with the commissioner, evaluate the use
54.8of the guaranteed energy-savings program outlined in section 16C.144 or an energy
54.9improvement financing program for local governments outlined in section 216C.43 before
54.10making an application for the school energy conservation loan program.
54.11    Subd. 5. Commissioner review. The commissioner shall review applications filed
54.12under this section and shall notify a school district in writing of the decision to approve or
54.13disapprove the application. If the commissioner disapproves an application, the notice
54.14shall state the reasons why the application was disapproved. If an approved application
54.15includes a proposed guaranteed energy-savings contract or lease-purchase agreement as
54.16a source of matching funds, the notice shall contain the commissioner's comments and
54.17recommendations regarding the provisions of the guaranteed energy-savings contract or
54.18lease-purchase agreement.
54.19    Subd. 6. Biennial report. The commissioner shall report by February 1 of each
54.20even-numbered year to the chairs and ranking minority members of the committees of
54.21the house of representatives and senate with jurisdiction over energy policy, education
54.22finance, and capital investment. The report must identify the school districts and school
54.23buildings in which projects have been financed through the program, the amount of the
54.24grants, the total project costs, the estimated and, if possible, measured energy savings and
54.25greenhouse gas emissions reductions, the demand for and availability of grant money, and
54.26any other information the commissioner determines would be useful to the legislature.
54.27The commissioner shall also submit the report as required in section 3.195.

54.28    Sec. 41. Minnesota Statutes 2012, section 462A.36, subdivision 1, is amended to read:
54.29    Subdivision 1. Definitions. (a) For purposes of this section the following terms have
54.30the meanings given them in this subdivision.
54.31    (b) "Debt service" means the amount payable in any fiscal year of principal,
54.32premium, if any, and interest on nonprofit housing bonds and the fees, charges, and
54.33expenses related to the bonds.
54.34    (c) "Internal Revenue Code" means the Internal Revenue Code of 1986, as amended.
55.1    (d) "Nonprofit housing bonds" means bonds issued by the agency under chapter
55.2462A that are "qualified 501(c)(3) bonds" (within the meaning of Section 145(a) of the
55.3Internal Revenue Code), finance qualified residential rental projects within the meaning of
55.4Section 142(d) of the Internal Revenue Code, or are not "private activity bonds" (within
55.5the meaning of Section 141(a) of the Internal Revenue Code), for the purpose of financing
55.6or refinancing affordable housing authorized under this chapter.
55.7    (e) "Permanent supportive housing" means housing that is not time-limited and
55.8provides or coordinates with linkages to services necessary for residents to maintain
55.9housing stability and maximize opportunities for education and employment.

55.10    Sec. 42. Minnesota Statutes 2012, section 462A.37, subdivision 1, is amended to read:
55.11    Subdivision 1. Definitions. (a) For purposes of this section, the following terms
55.12have the meanings given.
55.13(b) "Abandoned property" has the meaning given in section 117.025, subdivision 5.
55.14(c) "Community land trust" means an entity that meets the requirements of section
55.15462A.31, subdivisions 1 and 2.
55.16(d) "Debt service" means the amount payable in any fiscal year of principal,
55.17premium, if any, and interest on housing infrastructure bonds and the fees, charges, and
55.18expenses related to the bonds.
55.19(e) "Foreclosed property" means residential property where foreclosure proceedings
55.20have been initiated or have been completed and title transferred or where title is transferred
55.21in lieu of foreclosure.
55.22(f) "Housing infrastructure bonds" means bonds issued by the agency under this
55.23chapter that are qualified 501(c)(3) bonds, within the meaning of Section 145(a) of the
55.24Internal Revenue Code, finance qualified residential rental projects within the meaning of
55.25Section 142(d) of the Internal Revenue Code, or are tax-exempt bonds that are not private
55.26activity bonds, within the meaning of Section 141(a) of the Internal Revenue Code, for the
55.27purpose of financing or refinancing affordable housing authorized under this chapter.
55.28(g) "Internal Revenue Code" means the Internal Revenue Code of 1986, as amended.
55.29(h) "Supportive housing" means housing that is not time-limited and provides or
55.30coordinates with linkages to services necessary for residents to maintain housing stability
55.31and maximize opportunities for education and employment.

55.32    Sec. 43. Minnesota Statutes 2012, section 462A.37, is amended by adding a
55.33subdivision to read:
56.1    Subd. 2a. Additional authorization. In addition to the amount authorized in
56.2subdivision 2, the agency may issue up to $35,000,000 of housing infrastructure bonds in
56.3one or more series to which the payments made under this section may be pledged.

56.4    Sec. 44. Minnesota Statutes 2012, section 462A.37, is amended by adding a
56.5subdivision to read:
56.6    Subd. 5. Additional appropriation. (a) The agency must certify annually to the
56.7commissioner of management and budget the actual amount of annual debt service on
56.8each series of bonds issued under subdivision 2a.
56.9(b) Each July 15, beginning in 2014 and through 2033, if any housing infrastructure
56.10bonds issued under subdivision 2a remain outstanding, the commissioner of management
56.11and budget must transfer to the housing infrastructure bond account established under
56.12section 462A.21, subdivision 32, the amount certified under paragraph (a), not to exceed
56.13$2,590,000 annually. The amounts necessary to make the transfers are appropriated from
56.14the general fund to the commissioner of management and budget.
56.15(c) The agency may pledge to the payment of the housing infrastructure bonds the
56.16payments to be made by the state under this section.

56.17    Sec. 45. Laws 2002, chapter 393, section 22, subdivision 6, as amended by Laws 2005,
56.18chapter 20, article 1, section 43, is amended to read:
Subd. 6.Fergus Falls Regional Treatment
56.21To design, renovate, construct, furnish,
56.22and equip ancillary support and program
56.23facilities, including improvements to basic
56.24infrastructure,such as sanitary and storm
56.25sewer and water lines, public streets,
56.26curb, gutter, street lights, or sidewalks, to
56.27make improvements for building envelope
56.28and structural integrity for the purposes
56.29of stabilizing the buildings for sale, for
56.30 hazardous materials abatement, and for
56.31 demolition that will facilitate the relocation
56.32of the facility's ancillary support, treatment,
56.33and residential programs from the Kirkbride
56.34buildings and of all or portions of surplus,
57.1nonfunctional, or deteriorated facilities
57.2and infrastructure or to renovate surplus,
57.3nonfunctional, or deteriorated facilities and
57.4infrastructure to facilitate the disposition
57.5 redevelopment of the Fergus Falls Regional
57.6Treatment Center campus. If the property
57.7is sold or transferred to a local unit of
57.8government, the unspent portion of this
57.9appropriation may be granted to the local
57.10unit of government that acquires the campus
57.11for the purposes stated in this subdivision.
57.12Notwithstanding Minnesota Statutes, section
57.1316A.642, the bond sale authorization and
57.14appropriation of bond proceeds in this
57.15subdivision are available until December 31,

57.17    Sec. 46. Laws 2005, chapter 20, article 1, section 20, subdivision 3, as amended by
57.18Laws 2006, chapter 258, section 47, is amended to read:
Subd. 3.Systemwide Redevelopment, Reuse,
or Demolition
57.21To demolish or improve surplus,
57.22nonfunctional, or deteriorated facilities and
57.23infrastructure at Department of Human
57.24Services campuses statewide.
57.25(a) Up to $8,600,000 may be used to
57.26predesign, design, construct, furnish,
57.27and equip renovation of existing space
57.28or construction of new space for skilled
57.29nursing home capacity for forensic treatment
57.30programs operated by state-operated services
57.31on the campus of St. Peter Regional
57.32Treatment Center.
57.33(b) $4,000,000 may be used to prepare
57.34and develop a site, including demolition of
58.1buildings and infrastructure, to implement
58.2the redevelopment and reuse of the
58.3Ah-Gwah-Ching Regional Treatment Center
58.4campus. If the property is sold or transferred
58.5to a local unit of government, the unspent
58.6portion of this appropriation may be granted
58.7to the local unit of government that acquires
58.8the campus for the purposes stated in this
58.10Up to $400,000 may be used for a grant
58.11to the city of Walker to connect the water
58.12reservoir to the city.
58.13(c) $1,000,000 may be used to renovate one
58.14or more buildings for chemical dependency
58.15treatment specializing in methamphetamine
58.16addiction, and demolish buildings, on the
58.17Willmar Regional Treatment Center campus.
58.18If the property is sold or transferred to a local
58.19unit of government, the unspent portion of
58.20this appropriation may be granted to the local
58.21unit of government that acquires the campus
58.22for the purposes stated in this subdivision.
58.23(d) Up to $2,210,000 may be spent by the
58.24commissioner of finance to retire municipal
58.25bonds issued by the city of Fergus Falls
58.26and to retire interfund loans incurred by the
58.27city of Fergus Falls in connection with the
58.28waste incinerator and steam heating facility
58.29at the Fergus Falls Regional Treatment
58.30Center. $447,610 of unexpended nonsalary
58.31money from state-operated services may be
58.32transferred as a grant to the city of Fergus
58.33Falls to retire interfund loans incurred by the
58.34city of Fergus Falls in connection with the
58.35waste incinerator and steam heating facility
59.1at the Fergus Falls Regional Treatment
59.2Center. This money is only available upon
59.3satisfactory completion of implementation of
59.4the final master plan agreement, as approved
59.5by the Department of Administration, the
59.6Department of Human Services, and the city
59.7of Fergus Falls.
59.8(e) Up to $400,000 may be used for a grant
59.9to the city of Fergus Falls for hazardous
59.10materials abatement, improvements to
59.11basic infrastructure, including sanitary and
59.12storm sewer and water lines, public streets,
59.13curb, gutter, street lights, or sidewalks, to
59.14make improvements for building envelope
59.15and structural integrity for the purposes
59.16of stabilizing the buildings for sale, and
59.17 to demolish all or portions of surplus,
59.18nonfunctional, or deteriorated facilities
59.19and infrastructure or to renovate surplus,
59.20nonfunctional, or deteriorated facilities and
59.21infrastructure to facilitate redevelopment of
59.22 the city's waste-to-energy incineration plant
59.23located on the grounds of the Fergus Falls
59.24Regional Treatment Center campus.
59.25Notwithstanding Minnesota Statutes, section
59.2616A.642, the bond sale authorization and
59.27appropriation of bond proceeds in this
59.28paragraph are available until December 31,
59.30(f) The provisions, terms, and conditions of
59.31any grant made by the director of the Office of
59.32Environmental Assistance under Minnesota
59.33Statutes, chapter 115A, to the city of Fergus
59.34Falls for the waste incinerator steam heating
59.35facility that supports the Fergus Falls
60.1Regional Treatment Center and that may
60.2come into effect as a result of the incinerator
60.3and facility being closed, are hereby waived.

60.4    Sec. 47. Laws 2005, chapter 20, article 1, section 23, subdivision 12, as amended by
60.5Laws 2006, chapter 171, section 2, Laws 2006, chapter 258, section 50, and Laws 2010,
60.6chapter 189, section 47, is amended to read:
Subd. 12. Bioscience Development
60.8For grants to political subdivisions to
60.9predesign, design, acquire, construct, furnish,
60.10and equip publicly owned infrastructure
60.11required to support bioscience development
60.12in this state.
60.13$2,500,000 is for a grant to the city of
60.14Worthington. The $313,947.17 remaining
60.15from this appropriation, which was reported
60.16to the legislature according to Minnesota
60.17Statutes, section 16A.642, subdivision 1,
60.18on January 2, 2013, is reauthorized and
60.19does not cancel under the terms of that
60.20subdivision. The bond sale authorization
60.21and appropriation of bond proceeds for
60.22this project are available until December
60.2331, 2016, and also may be used to design,
60.24construct, furnish, and equip a laboratory
60.25and technology training center on the site
60.26supported by the infrastructure.
60.27$14,000,000 cumulatively is for grants to the
60.28counties of Ramsey and Anoka for public
60.29improvements to the portion of County Road
60.30J located within each county, and for road and
60.31bridge improvement costs at marked Trunk
60.32Highway 36 and Rice Street in Ramsey
60.33County in support of bioscience business
60.34development. This amount may be used to
61.1repay loans the proceeds of which were used
61.2for the public improvement. The grants to
61.3the individual counties shall be in amounts
61.4proportionate to the individual counties' costs
61.5associated with the public improvements.
61.6$2,000,000 is for bioscience business
61.7development public infrastructure grants
61.8under new Minnesota Statutes, section
61.9116J.435 .

61.10    Sec. 48. Laws 2006, chapter 258, section 17, subdivision 8, as amended by Laws
61.112008, chapter 179, section 64, and Laws 2011, First Special Session chapter 12, section
61.1230, is amended to read:
Subd. 8.Metropolitan Regional Parks Capital
61.15For the cost of improvements and betterments
61.16of a capital nature and acquisition by the
61.17council and local government units of
61.18regional recreational open-space lands in
61.19accordance with the council's policy plan
61.20as provided in Minnesota Statutes, section
61.21473.147 . Priority must be given to park
61.22rehabilitation and land acquisition projects.
61.23$300,000 is for a grant to the city of
61.24Bloomington for environmental analysis
61.25and review, design, and construction of a
61.26multimodal trail connection across or through
61.27Long Meadow Lake in the vicinity of the old
61.28Cedar Avenue bridge and for development
61.29of a segment of the Minnesota Valley State
61.30Trail from Fort Snelling State Park to the
61.31Long Meadow Lake crossing to serve as
61.32a hiking and bicycling trail connection to
61.33renovate and restore, or to replace, the Old
61.34Cedar Avenue Bridge for bicycle commuters
62.1and recreational users. Notwithstanding
62.2Minnesota Statutes, section 16A.642, the
62.3bond sale authorization and appropriation of
62.4bond proceeds for this project are available
62.5until December 31, 2017.
62.6$6,000,000 is for a grant to the county of
62.7Dakota to acquire land for a regional park
62.8and wildlife area adjacent to the Vermillion
62.9Highlands Research, Recreation, and Wildlife
62.10Management Area in Dakota County.
62.11$1,800,000 is for a grant to the city of
62.12Minneapolis to complete land acquisition for
62.13and construction of the Cedar Lake Trail.
62.14$3,500,000 is for a grant to the Minneapolis
62.15Park and Recreation Board to design,
62.16construct, furnish, and equip a new cultural
62.17and community center in the East Phillips
62.18neighborhood in Minneapolis.
62.19$250,000 is for a grant to the Minneapolis
62.20Park and Recreation Board to predesign
62.21completion of the Grand Rounds National
62.22Scenic Byway by providing a link between
62.23northeast Minneapolis on Stinson Avenue and
62.24Southeast Minneapolis at East River Road.
62.25$2,500,000 is for a grant to the Minneapolis
62.26Park and Recreation Board to mitigate
62.27flooding at Lake of the Isles in the city
62.28of Minneapolis. The grant must be used
62.29for shoreline stabilization and restoration,
62.30dredging, wetland replacement, and other
62.31infrastructure improvements necessary to
62.32deal with the 1997 flood damage and to
62.33prevent future flooding.
63.1$321,000 is for a grant to Ramsey County
63.2to construct a bicycle and pedestrian trail on
63.3the north side of Lower Afton Road between
63.4Century Avenue and McKnight Road in the
63.5city of Maplewood. This appropriation is
63.6not available until the commissioner has
63.7determined that at least an equal amount has
63.8been committed from nonstate sources.
63.9$9,000,000 is for a grant to the city of St.
63.10Paul to predesign, design, construct, furnish,
63.11equip, and redevelop infrastructure at the
63.12Como Zoo.
63.13$2,500,000 is for a grant to the city of St.
63.14Paul to acquire land for and to predesign,
63.15design, construct, furnish, and equip river
63.16park development and redevelopment
63.17infrastructure in National Great River Park
63.18along the Mississippi River in St. Paul.
63.19$2,000,000 is for a grant to the city of
63.20South St. Paul for the closure, capping, and
63.21remediation of approximately 80 acres of
63.22the Port Crosby construction and demolition
63.23debris landfill in South St. Paul, as the fifth
63.24phase of converting the land into parkland,
63.25and to restore approximately 80 acres of
63.26riverfront land along the Mississippi River.
63.27$191,000 is for a grant to the city of White
63.28Bear Lake to construct the Lake Avenue
63.29Regional Trail connecting Highway 96
63.30Regional Trail with Ramsey Beach.

63.31    Sec. 49. Laws 2006, chapter 258, section 18, subdivision 6, is amended to read:
Subd. 6.Systemwide Redevelopment, Reuse,
or Demolition
64.1To abate hazardous materials, design,
64.2construct, or improve basic infrastructure,
64.3including sanitary and storm sewer and
64.4water lines, public streets, curb, gutter, street
64.5lights, or sidewalks, to make improvements
64.6for building envelope and structural
64.7integrity for the purposes of stabilizing the
64.8buildings for sale, demolish all or portions
64.9of surplus, nonfunctional, or deteriorated
64.10facilities and infrastructure or to renovate
64.11surplus, nonfunctional, or deteriorated
64.12facilities and infrastructure at to facilitate
64.13redevelopment of Department of Human
64.14Services campuses that the commissioner
64.15of administration is authorized to convey
64.16to a local unit of government under Laws
64.172005, chapter 20, article 1, section 46, or
64.18other law. These projects must facilitate the
64.19redevelopment or reuse of these campuses
64.20and must be implemented consistent with
64.21the comprehensive redevelopment plans
64.22developed and approved under Laws 2003,
64.23First Special Session chapter 14, article 6,
64.24section 64, subdivision 2, unless expressly
64.25provided otherwise. If a surplus campus
64.26is sold or transferred to a local unit of
64.27government, unspent portions of this
64.28appropriation may be granted to that local
64.29unit of government for the purposes stated in
64.30this subdivision. Notwithstanding Minnesota
64.31Statutes, section 16A.642, the bond sale
64.32authorization and appropriation of bond
64.33proceeds in this subdivision are available
64.34until December 31, 2016.

65.1    Sec. 50. Laws 2008, chapter 179, section 7, subdivision 26, as amended by Laws 2009,
65.2chapter 7, section 1, is amended to read:
Subd. 26.Regional and Local Park Grants
65.4An appropriation in this subdivision is not
65.5available unless a covenant is placed, or has
65.6been placed, on the land to keep the land as a
65.7public park in perpetuity.
65.8$492,000 is for a grant to Stearns County to
65.9acquire 23 acres of land adjacent to Warner
65.10Lake Park in Stearns County to serve as part
65.11of the Central Minnesota Parks and Trails.
65.12$500,000 is for a grant to Chisago City
65.13to acquire land for the creation of Ojiketa
65.14Regional Park in Chisago County.
65.15$129,000 is for a grant to the city of
65.16Ortonville to construct improvements of
65.17a capital nature at the Minnesota River
65.18Regional Park in the city of Ortonville.
65.19$500,000 is for a grant to the city of Sartell
65.20to acquire up to 68 acres of land located
65.21along the Sauk River near the confluence of
65.22the Mississippi to serve as part of the Central
65.23Minnesota Regional Parks and Trails. This
65.24appropriation, which was reported to the
65.25legislature according to Minnesota Statutes,
65.26section 16A.642, subdivision 1, on January
65.272, 2013, is reauthorized and does not cancel
65.28under the terms of that subdivision. The
65.29bond sale authorization and appropriation of
65.30bond proceeds for this project are available
65.31until December 31, 2016.

65.32    Sec. 51. Laws 2008, chapter 179, section 21, subdivision 3, is amended to read:
Subd. 3.Bioscience Business Development
Public Infrastructure Grant Program
66.3For grants under Minnesota Statutes, section
66.4116J.435 .
66.5$3,500,000 is for public infrastructure,
66.6including land acquisition, to support a
66.7private research park within a designated
66.8bioscience subzone that is adjacent to and
66.9complementary to research facilities of
66.10a college or university. Notwithstanding
66.11Minnesota Statutes, section 16A.642, the
66.12bond sale authorization and appropriation of
66.13bond proceeds for this project are available
66.14until June 30, 2015.
66.15$1,000,000 is for a grant to the city of
66.16Worthington for public infrastructure to
66.17support an agricultural-based bioscience
66.18training and testing center for incubator firms
66.19developing new agricultural processes and

66.21    Sec. 52. Laws 2008, chapter 365, section 4, subdivision 3, as amended by Laws
66.222010, chapter 189, section 58, and Laws 2011, First Special Session chapter 12, section
66.2336, is amended to read:
Subd. 3.Old Cedar Avenue Bridge
66.25For a grant to the city of Bloomington for
66.26environmental analysis and review, design,
66.27and construction of a multimodal trail
66.28connection across or through Long Meadow
66.29Lake in the vicinity of the old Cedar Avenue
66.30Bridge and for development of a segment of
66.31the Minnesota Valley State Trail from Fort
66.32Snelling State Park to the Long Meadow Lake
66.33crossing to renovate and restore, or to replace,
66.34the old Cedar Avenue Bridge for bicycle
67.1commuters and recreational users. This
67.2appropriation is added to the appropriation
67.3in Laws 2006, chapter 258, section 17,
67.4subdivision 8, as amended. Notwithstanding
67.5Minnesota Statutes, section 16A.642, the
67.6bond sale authorization and appropriation of
67.7bond proceeds for this project are available
67.8until December 31, 2017.

67.9    Sec. 53. Laws 2009, chapter 93, article 1, section 22, the effective date, as amended by
67.10Laws 2011, First Special Session chapter 12, section 38, is amended to read:
67.11EFFECTIVE DATE.This section is effective the day following final enactment
67.12and expires July 1, 2013.

67.13    Sec. 54. Laws 2010, chapter 189, section 16, subdivision 4, as amended by Laws 2011,
67.14First Special Session chapter 12, section 45, is amended to read:
Subd. 4.Metropolitan Regional Parks and
Trails Capital Improvements
(a) Metropolitan Council Priorities
67.18For the cost of improvements and betterments
67.19of a capital nature and acquisition by the
67.20council and local government units of
67.21regional recreational open-space lands in
67.22accordance with the council's policy plan
67.23as provided in Minnesota Statutes, section
67.24473.147 . Priority must be given to park
67.25rehabilitation and land acquisition projects.
67.26This appropriation must not be used to
67.27purchase easements.
(b) Como Zoo
67.29For a grant to the city of St. Paul to predesign,
67.30design, construct, furnish, and equip phase 2
67.31renovation of exhibits at the Como Zoo.
(d) Old Cedar Avenue Bridge
68.1For a grant to the city of Bloomington for
68.2environmental analysis and review, design,
68.3and construction of a multimodal trail
68.4connection across or through Long Meadow
68.5Lake in the vicinity of the Old Cedar Avenue
68.6Bridge and for development of a segment of
68.7the Minnesota Valley State Trail from Fort
68.8Snelling State Park to the Long Meadow
68.9Lake crossing to renovate and restore, or to
68.10replace, the old Cedar Avenue Bridge for
68.11bicycle commuters and recreational users.
68.12The city of Bloomington must consult with
68.13the city of Eagan and Dakota County on
68.14the renovation project. Notwithstanding
68.15Minnesota Statutes, section 16A.642, the
68.16bond sale authorization and appropriation of
68.17bond proceeds for this project are available
68.18until December 31, 2017.
68.19This appropriation is added to the
68.20appropriation in Laws 2008, chapter 365,
68.21section 4, subdivision 3, as amended by this
(f) Rock Island Bridge Park and Trail
68.25For a grant to the city of Inver Grove Heights
68.26for park and trail development on the west
68.27bank of the Mississippi River in Dakota
68.28County at the site of Mississippi River Bridge
68.29JAR 5600, commonly known as the Rock
68.30Island Bridge. Any park or trails developed
68.31with this appropriation must connect with
68.32any local, regional, or state trails in the
68.33vicinity, and the historic Rock Island Bridge.
(i) Veterans Memorial Parks
69.1For a grant to the Minneapolis Park and
69.2Recreation Board to: (1) design and construct
69.3an appropriate monument in Sheridan
69.4Veterans Memorial Park on the Mississippi
69.5River in Minneapolis to memorialize the war
69.6service of Minnesota veterans of all wars;
69.7and (2) match money provided by Hennepin
69.8County to restore the flagpole monument
69.9and plaza, and make other infrastructure
69.10improvements of a capital nature for the
69.11Veterans of World War I Victory Memorial
69.12Parkway, consistent with Hennepin County's
69.13planned infrastructure improvements.

69.14    Sec. 55. Laws 2011, First Special Session chapter 12, section 10, is amended to read:
69.16To the commissioner of administration
69.17to predesign, design, construct, renovate,
69.18furnish, and equip certain existing state data
69.19center facilities and decommission certain
69.20other existing state data center for the purpose
69.21of decommissioning and repurposing or for
69.22maximizing capacity and utilization of such
69.23 facilities.

69.25Notwithstanding Minnesota Statutes, section 16B.24, subdivision 5, paragraph (d),
69.26the commissioner of administration shall not collect rent to recover bond interest costs or
69.27building depreciation costs for any appropriations utilized for the restoration of the State
69.28Capitol campus, between calendar years 2012 and 2017.

69.30    Subdivision 1. Facilities. Notwithstanding the specified uses of state general
69.31obligation bond proceeds appropriated in this act and Laws 1994, chapter 643, section 14,
69.32subdivision 7, the real and personal property owned by the Joint Powers District No. 6067,
70.1East Metro Integration District, in Roseville, known as the Harambee community school,
70.2may be conveyed to Independent School District No. 623, Roseville, for operation of a
70.3school facility that serves students in any grade from early education through grade 12.
70.4    Subd. 2. Student enrollment. A student enrolled in the Harambee community
70.5school during the 2012-2013 school year may continue to enroll in the Harambee
70.6community school in any subsequent year. For the 2013-2014 school year and later, other
70.7students may apply for enrollment to the school at any time in the method and manner
70.8prescribed by the board of Independent School District No. 623, Roseville.
70.9    Subd. 3. Compensatory revenue. For the 2013-2014 school year only, the
70.10Department of Education must calculate compensatory revenue for the Harambee
70.11community school based on the fall 2012 enrollment counts.
70.12    Subd. 4. Year-round programming. Harambee community school may operate as
70.13a flexible learning year program under Minnesota Statutes, sections 124D.12 to 124D.127.
70.14    Subd. 5. Pupil transportation. The board may transport pupils enrolled in the
70.152012-2013 school year to and from the Harambee community school in succeeding school
70.16years regardless of the student's district of residence. Pupil transportation expenses under
70.17this section are reimbursable under Minnesota Statutes, section 124D.87.

70.18    Sec. 58. REPEALER; APPLICATION.
70.19Minnesota Statutes 2012, section 116J.433, is repealed. Notwithstanding the repeal
70.20of Minnesota Statutes 2012, section 116J.433, money appropriated for the purposes of the
70.21program in Laws 2012, chapter 293, section 21, subdivision 5, before the effective date of
70.22the repeal must be administered as provided in law before the repeal.

70.23    Sec. 59. EFFECTIVE DATE.
70.24    This article is effective the day following final enactment.

70.25ARTICLE 2

70.28$1,500,000 is appropriated from the general fund to the commissioner of public
70.29safety for the purposes specified in Minnesota Statutes, section 12A.15, subdivision 1,
70.30to match federal disaster assistance for the severe winter storm that occurred April 9,
70.312013, through April 11, 2013, in the area designated under Presidential Declaration of a
71.1Major Disaster FEMA-4113-DR, whether included in the original declaration or added
71.2later by federal government action. This appropriation is available for expenditure the
71.3day following final enactment. Notwithstanding Minnesota Statutes, section 16A.28, this
71.4appropriation is available until June 30, 2016.
71.5EFFECTIVE DATE.This section is effective the day following final enactment.

71.6    Sec. 2. FEMA MATCH 2012; REDUCED.
71.7The appropriation from the general fund in Laws 2012, First Special Session chapter
71.81, article 1, section 3, subdivision 2, is reduced by $1,500,000.
71.9EFFECTIVE DATE.This section is effective the day following final enactment."
71.10Delete the title and insert:
71.11"A bill for an act
71.12relating to capital investment; authorizing spending to acquire and better public
71.13land and buildings and other improvements of a capital nature with certain
71.14conditions; modifying previous appropriations; authorizing the Housing Finance
71.15Agency to issue housing infrastructure bonds; establishing new programs
71.16and modifying or repealing existing programs; extending the authority to use
71.17negotiated sales; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds; appropriating
71.18money to match federal disaster aid for the April 2013 severe winter storm
71.19in southwest Minnesota; appropriating money;amending Minnesota Statutes
71.202012, sections 12A.16, subdivision 5; 16A.641, subdivision 4a; 16B.335,
71.21subdivisions 1, 2, 5; 16C.144, subdivisions 2, 3; 123B.65, subdivisions 1,
71.227; 174.50, subdivisions 6b, 7; 216C.10; 240A.09; 462A.36, subdivision 1;
71.23462A.37, subdivision 1, by adding subdivisions; Laws 2002, chapter 393, section
71.2422, subdivision 6, as amended; Laws 2005, chapter 20, article 1, sections 20,
71.25subdivision 3, as amended; 23, subdivision 12, as amended; Laws 2006, chapter
71.26258, sections 17, subdivision 8, as amended; 18, subdivision 6; Laws 2008,
71.27chapter 179, sections 7, subdivision 26, as amended; 21, subdivision 3; Laws
71.282008, chapter 365, section 4, subdivision 3, as amended; Laws 2009, chapter
71.2993, article 1, section 22, as amended; Laws 2010, chapter 189, section 16,
71.30subdivision 4, as amended; Laws 2011, First Special Session chapter 12, section
71.3110; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapters 116J; 216C;
71.32repealing Minnesota Statutes 2012, section 116J.433."