Don Davis, Forum News Service, Published April 08 2013
Key parts of Dayton’s bonding planST. PAUL – Here are major public works projects Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton proposes borrowing money to fund:
• Capitol building restoration, $109 million.
• Capitol area parking facility, $15.7 million.
• Correction facility upgrades, $50.3 million.
• Rehabilitation and other housing programs,
• Renovate Minnesota Sex Offender Program building in St. Peter,
• Remodel space at Minnesota Security Hospital in St. Peter, $46.8 million.
• Rochester, Mankato and St. Cloud civic centers, $59.6 million.
• Preserving Department of Natural Resources assets, $24 million.
• Sewage system improvement grants,
• Minnesota State Colleges and University system projects,
$71.2 million (another $18 million would be paid by MnSCU).
• Local bridge and road funding, and greater Minnesota transit aid,
• University of Minnesota asset preservation and Tate physics laboratory renovation, $71.7 million (university would supply another $28.3 million).
• Minneapolis Veterans Home nursing home reconstruction, $54.1 million.
• Fosston street improvements, $400,000
• Minnesota State Community and Technical College in Moorhead to increase space on campus, $3.5 million (MnSCU would provide another $1.7 million)