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22 Sep ‘17

LCCMR to consider programs that benefit Greater Minnesota

2017-09-26T15:19:12-05:00September 22nd, 2017|Categories: Energy & Environment, Environment, Parks and Trails|

The Legislative-Citizens Commission on Minnesota Resources (LCCMR) is responsible for recommending how $45.7 million from the Environmental Trust Fund should be spent. The LCCMR received a total of 217 proposals requesting approximately $183 million in funding, and narrowed it down to 101 projects requesting $120.4 million for proposals to present over . . .

4 Aug ‘14

Funding Available for Parks & Trails Projects

2014-08-12T10:59:19-05:00August 4th, 2014|Categories: Environment, Parks and Trails|

The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources' Parks and Trails Legacy Grant Program is now soliciting applications for funding for regional parks and trails projects in Greater Minnesota. All applications are due Sept. 26. Eligible projects include acquisition, development, improvement and restoration of park- or trail-related facilities of regional or statewide . . .

16 Aug ‘11

Parks & Trails Grant Applications Due October 31

2011-08-16T11:27:15-05:00August 16th, 2011|Categories: Environment, Parks and Trails|

The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources announced this week that the deadline for applications for several parks and trail funding programs is moved up to October 31, 2011 rather than in the spring as in previous cycle.   Applications for  FY2012 Parks & Trails grants, Local Trail Connections Grants and the . . .

10 Aug ‘11

Year-end Updates at Summer Conference

2011-08-10T10:16:10-05:00August 10th, 2011|Categories: Annexation & Land Use, Bonding, Economic Development, Environment, Labor & Employee Relations, Parks and Trails, Presentations, Summer Conference|

At the CGMC Summer Conference last week, staff lobbyists provided highlights of the legislative and other work performed over the last year and previewed some of the efforts that will be undertaken during the upcoming year.  Copies of the presentation are provided below the fold. . . .

18 May ‘11

CGMC supports Senate language in legacy bill

2011-05-18T14:50:32-05:00May 18th, 2011|Categories: Environment, Parks and Trails|

As the conference committee meets for S.F. 1363, CGMC supports the Senate's language, which provides an exclusive share of funding for regional parks and trails in greater Minnesota. The CGMC environment committee sent a letter to the legacy conferees requesting their support. Download the PDF of the letter here.

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