Gov. Tim Pawlenty has signed a bonding bill that calls for the state to borrow $189 million to help pay for $237 million in building and infrastructure improvements. Local matching funds make up the balance.
UNIVERSITY OF MINNESOTA
($48.7 million total with the state's share $40.9 million)
--$24.7 million for a medical research building on the Minneapolis campus.
--$8.6 million for renovations to buildings on the Morris campus.
--$8 million for Jones Hall renovation on the Minneapolis campus.
--$3 million toward a teaching and technology center in Minneapolis.
--$2.4 million for miscellaneous facility improvements in Crookston, Grand Rapids and Waseca.
--$1.5 million for upgrades to a veterinarian lab in St. Paul.
--$400,000 toward predesign of a genomics building tied to a Mayo-U alliance.
--$70,000 to construct a swine farrowing facility in Morris.
MINNESOTA STATE COLLEGES AND UNIVERSITIES
($59.7 million total with the state's share $39.8 million)
--$10 million in land aquisition across the system.
--$10 million for building renovations at St. Cloud State University.
--$9.2 million for library upgrades at Southwest State University.
--$8.4 million for athletic facility renovations at Minnesota State University in Mankato.
--$6.3 million for various projects at Minnesota West Community and Technical College at Worthington.
--$5.5 million for various renovations at the Northeast Higher Education District Virginia campus.
--$2.8 million for science lab projects at Ridgewater Community and Technical College in Willmar.
--$2 million for projects on the Eden Prairie and Brooklyn Park campuses of Hennepin Technical College.
--$1 million for a Bemidji State University technology and health care project.
--$760,000 for maintenance shop expansion at Fergus Falls Community College.
--$700,000 toward classroom and lab design at Lake Superior Community and Technical College.
--$700,000 for construction design at St. Cloud Technical College.
--$580,000 for upgrades at Southeast Technical College in Winona and Red Wing.
--$500,000 for design of future renovations at Dakota Technical College.
--$500,000 for building renovatons and additions at Inver Hills Community College.
--$400,000 toward design of a technology and health lab at Northwest Technical College's Moorhead campus.
--$300,000 for South Central Technical College projects in North Mankato and Faribault.
OTHER EDUCATION ITEMS
--$5.5 million for the Trollwood Performing Arts School in Moorhead.
--$5 million match to federal funds for a St. Paul community center in Paul and Sheila Wellstone's name.
--$1 million in library access grants.
DEPARTMENT OF NATURAL RESOURCES
--$3 million for miscellaneous area park, stream and prairie acquisition, protection and restoration.
--$2.7 million for the Como Park Conservatory.
--$1.5 million to acquire and restore the Seminary fen in the Assumption creek watershed in Carver County.
--$1.4 million for Warren and Hay Creek flood mitigation.
--$1 million to Crookston for dam improvements.
--$500,000 for the National Eagle Center in Wabasha.
--$475,000 for the Goodhue Pioneer Trail.
--$125,000 for the Red Rock rural water system.
--$5 million for the National Sports Event Center in Blaine.
--$25 million toward a new Guthrie Theater.
--$5 million for the Minneapolis Children's Theatre.
--$20 million for local road improvements statewide.
--$3.5 million for Winona harbor improvements.
--$2 million for other port development assistance.
--$1 million for greater Minnesota transit.
--$15 million toward wastewater infrastructure.
--$7.5 million in rural business development grants.
--$4 million for land acquisition and decontamination in St. Paul's Phalen Boulevard corridor.
--$2.3 million for asset preservation at Roy Wilkins Auditorium.
--$1 million for environmental cleanup of the Hennepin Paper Co. property in Little Falls.
--$6.4 million for Water and Soil Resource Board-administered projects.
--$6 million for Roseau flood recovery and mitigation efforts.
--$775,000 to construct a community dental clinic in Duluth and design work toward renovations at one in Moorhead.
--$500,000 for Minnesota Historical Society projects.
Source: House File 8, Senate research
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