HF 2490 includes $843 million in general obligation bonds, which includes $126.3 for Capitol restoration. HF 1068 includes $200 million in total general fund appropriations, of which $1.252 million is for the debt service on $843 million in bonds for FY 2015.
Provisions of interest to cities Below are some of the provisions in the House bonding bill that the League continues to monitor:
Federal Clean Water and Drinking Water Revolving Fund Match: $12 million.
Wastewater infrastructure grants: $20 million.
Reinvest in Minnesota reserve program: $15 million (was $19.6 million in previous version).
Local Government Roads Wetland Replacement Program: $5.4 million.
Flood hazard mitigation grants: $9.9 million.*
Inflow & infiltration: $1 million.
Lewis & Clark rural water system: Not funded (was $20 million in previous version).
Groundwater monitoring: $1 million.
Business development public infrastructure grants: $5 million.
A number of local water and sewer projects.
Local bridge improvement program: $21.75 million.*
Local road program: $49.5 million (was funded at $18.34 million in previous version).
Safe Routes to School: $1 million* (was $1.5 million in previous version).
Port development assistance: $2 million* (was $6 million in previous version).
Public housing rehabilitation: $20 million.
Housing Infrastructure Bond (HIB) appropriations: $80 million.*
Veterans housing survey grants: Not funded (was funded at $250,000 in previous version).
*Item can be found in HF 1068 (general fund appropriations).
Other bonding proposals The Senate is working on its own bonding bill, and Gov. Dayton made bonding recommendations in January.