Greater Minnesota Regional Parks & Trails Commission

2014 Fiscal Year Funding Amount:
$100,000
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount:
$175,000
Source: 
Parks & Trails Fund
Status: 
In Progress
Start Date: 
December 2011
Activity Type: 
Grants/Contracts
Counties Affected: 
Douglas
Project Details:
2014 Fiscal Year
Legal Citation / Subdivision: 
M.L. 2013, Chp. 137, Art. 3, Sec. 3(d)
Fiscal Year Funding Amount: 
$100,000
Proposed Measurable Outcome(s) 
Directed by the MN Legislature, the Division of Parks and Trails will provide $100,000 the first year and $103,000 the second year for Greater Minnesota Parks and Trails Commission capacity building.
Measurable Outcome(s) 
Parks and Trails Division has finalized an agreement with the Greater Minnesota Parks and Trails Commission for
$100,000 in FY14 and $103,000 in FY15 for capacity building.
Project Details:
2012 Fiscal Year
Legal Citation / Subdivision: 
M.L. 2011, First Special Session, Chp. 6, Art. 3, Sec. 3(c) (2)
Appropriation Language 
(1) establish protocols to determine the origin of visitors, and projection of potential use of greater Minnesota regional parks and trails; (2) collect and compile details on the facilities within the greater Minnesota regional park system; and (3) develop evaluation protocol and criteria to determine priorities for park and trail acquisition and development. No local match is required for this grant.
Fiscal Year Funding Amount: 
$175,000
Proposed Measurable Outcome(s) 
Directed by the MN Legislature, the division will administer a grant to the Greater Minnesota Regional Park and Trail Coalition to: (1) establish protocols to determine the origin of visitors, and projection of potential use of greater Minnesota regional parks and trails; (2) collect and compile details on the facilities within the greater Minnesota regional park system; and (3) develop evaluation protocol and criteria to determine priorities for park and trail acquisition and development. No local match is required for this grant.
Measurable Outcome(s) 
MN Parks and Trails has administered this grant successfully.

Project Overview

This project is established by the Minnesota Legislature, directing the Department of Natural Resources to coordinate activities to support the Greater Minnesota Parks and Trails Commission.

Project Manager

Joe
Hiller
Minnesota Department of Natural Resources
500 Lafayette Road
St. Paul
55155
651-259-5538