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Don Davis, Forum News Service, Published April 08 2013

Key parts of Dayton’s bonding plan

ST. 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,

$40 million.

• Renovate Minnesota Sex Offender Program building in St. Peter,

$4.4 million.

• 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,

$20 million.

• 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,

$46.6 million.

• 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)