As the Minnesota Legislature prepares to reconvene Friday, June 12 for a special session, it is critical that you reach out to your legislators and make it clear that they must pass a bonding bill before they adjourn. As CGMC Executive Director Bradley Peterson emphasizes in this guest column for . . .
The Minnesota House took up the bonding bill, HF 2529 (authored by Rep. Mary Murphy, DFL-Hermantown) the floor this morning. After a relatively short floor debate, House Minority Leader Kurt Daudt (R-Crown) stood to inform everyone his caucus would not vote for the bill. He further stated that there would . . .
The Minnesota House unveiled its proposed bonding bill, HF 2529, today without fanfare by posting it as an amendment to be heard in the House Ways and Means Committee on Tuesday. The bill would appropriate slightly more than $2 billion in general obligation bonds and another $500 million in cash . . .
As our communities and state continue to grapple with the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic, it is more important than ever that our lawmakers come together to pass a large bonding bill. The bonding bill is one of the state’s most powerful tools to help stimulate the economy and ensure . . .
With the rise of COVID-19, cities may face difficulty complying with different aspects of their wastewater permit requirements. Both the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency (MPCA) and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) have issued statements and policies to assist permittees with compliance. Both agencies have also stated that they will . . .
If your city plans to build or upgrade a wastewater facility, drinking water system, sewers or related infrastructure in 2020 and is seeking assistance from the Clean Water Revolving Fund or Drinking Water Revolving Fund, applications are due on Monday, March 30 to the Public Facilities Authority (PFA). Because of . . .