Greater Minnesota Regional Parks & Trails Commission

Quick Facts

Source: 
Parks & Trails Fund
Status: 
In Progress
Activity Type: 
Grants/Contracts
Counties Affected 
Douglas
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.
Status: 
In Progress
Start Date: 
December 2011

Project Details by Fiscal Year

Fiscal Year(s): 
2014
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.
Fiscal Year(s): 
2012
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 Manager

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