State Park Buildings and Facilities Emergency Repair and Maintenance

Quick Facts

Source: 
Parks & Trails Fund
Status: 
In Progress
Activity Type: 
Capital Development/Rehabilitation
Counties Affected 
Statewide
This program funds unpredictable maintenance expenditures in State Parks such as storm damage, waterline repair, electrical system repair, erosion repair, utility system repair, and small site improvements.

About the Issue

Accelerated maintenance funding for state parks allows the system to quickly respond to unforeseen events such as severe storms, flooding, and utility system failures that impact park users.
Status: 
In Progress
Start Date: 
July 2009

Project Details by Fiscal Year

Fiscal Year(s): 
2013
Legal Citation / Subdivision: 
M.L. 2011, First Special Session, Chp. 6, Art. 3, Sec. 3(a) (3)
Appropriation Language 
Sec. 3. Department of Natural Resources (a)$14,262,000 the first year and $14,603,000 the second year are for state parks, recreation areas, and trails to: (1)Connect people to the outdoors; (2)Acquire land and create opportunities; (3)Maintain existing holdings; and (4)Improve cooperation by coordinating with partners to implement the 25-year long-range parks and trails legacy plan
Fiscal Year Funding Amount: 
$400,000
Proposed Measurable Outcome(s) 
Every year, MNDNR Parks and Trails dedicates funds for emergency repairs and unpredictable facility maintenance needs. The target is to provide increased support to 67 state parks and 7 state recreation areas.
Measurable Outcome(s) 
Measurable outcomes for FY2013 are currently being compiled, available in late November.
Fiscal Year(s): 
2012
Legal Citation / Subdivision: 
M.L. 2011, First Special Session, Chp. 6, Art. 3, Sec. 3(a) (3)
Appropriation Language 
Sec. 3. Department of Natural Resources (a)$14,262,000 the first year and $14,603,000 the second year are for state parks, recreation areas, and trails to: (1)Connect people to the outdoors; (2)Acquire land and create opportunities; (3)Maintain existing holdings; and (4)Improve cooperation by coordinating with partners to implement the 25-year long-range parks and trails legacy plan
Fiscal Year Funding Amount: 
$392,850
Proposed Measurable Outcome(s) 
Every year, MNDNR Parks and Trails dedicates funds for emergency repairs and unpredictable facility maintenance needs. The target is to provide increased support to state parks and state recreation areas.
Measurable Outcome(s) 
Facilities at 49 State Parks and State Recreation Areas received critical Improvements and/or repairs in FY2013 in the following locations: Big Bog, Buffalo River, Garden Island, Glacial Lakes, Glendalough,Hayes Lake, Itasca,Lake Bemidji, Lake Bronson, Lake Carlos, LaSalle, Maplewood,Old Mill, Zippel Bay, Afton, Beaver Creek Valley, Buffalo River, Charles Lindbergh, Crow Wing, Forestville/Mystery Cave, Jay Cooke, Lake Bronson, Lac Qui Parle, Nerstrand Big Woods, Rice Lake, Saint Croix, Schoolcraft, Wild River.
Fiscal Year(s): 
2011
Legal Citation / Subdivision: 
M.L. 2009, Chp. 172, Art. 3, Sec. 2 (3)
Fiscal Year Funding Amount: 
$889,116
Fiscal Year(s): 
2010
Legal Citation / Subdivision: 
M.L. 2009, Chp. 172, Art. 3, Sec. 2 (3)
Fiscal Year Funding Amount: 
$620,884
Proposed Measurable Outcome(s) 
Every year, MNDNR Parks and Trails dedicates funds for emergency repairs and unpredictable facility maintenance needs. The target is to provide increased support to 66 state parks and state recreation areas.
Measurable Outcome(s) 
2010 funds were fully distributed and expended to repair broken water lines, clean up storm and flood damage, and replace failing sewer systems. 2011 funds have been distributed at individual state parks and regional offices.

Project Manager

Deb
Boyd
MNDNR Division of Parks and Trails
500 Lafayette Rd
St Paul
55155
651-259-5595