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LCCMR Agenda September 13, 2017

LCCMR Meeting Agenda for September 13, 2017

For printable version of LCCMR Agenda for September 13, 2017 click "here". Members List (pdf file)


Legislative-Citizen Commission on Minnesota Resources (LCCMR)

Agenda
Wednesday, September 13, 2017
9:00 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.
State Office Building, Room 5
St. Paul, MN 55155

Chair: Co-Chair Jeff Broberg


 

 

 

 

 
9:00 a.m. 1. Approve the minutes for June 21, 2017

  2. Members report potential conflicts of interest regarding today's business
M.S. 116P.09, Subd. 6, Conflict of Interest. A commission member, technical advisory committee member, a peer review panelist, or an employee of the commission may not participate in or vote on a decision of the commission, technical advisory committee, or peer review panel relating to an organization in which the member, panelist, or employee has either a direct or indirect personal financial interest. While serving on the commission, technical advisory committee, or peer review panel, or being an employee of the commission, a person shall avoid any potential conflict of interest.

9:15 a.m. 3. Recommendation from Commission subgroup regarding appointment of Director

9:35 a.m. 4. LCCMR Business Items
    LCCMR Member requested information
      - Response from BWSR on administrative expenses from State Conservation Reserve Enhancement Program (CREP) funding, LCCMR staff
Staff summary on BWSR CREP Sign-ups
      - Public Facilities Authority (PFA) Wastewater Systems Information, LCCMR staff
    Update on 2017 Final Reports for ENRTF ending June 30, 2017

10:30 a.m. 5. Update on LCCMR process related to M.L. 2017, Chp. 96, Sec. 2, Subd. 19
    Subd. 19. Fiscal Year 2019 Recommendations
      - (a) "For fiscal year 2019, the commission shall consider recommending loans from the corpus of the trust fund to statutory and home rule charter cities and towns with a population less than 5,000 as provided in the Minnesota Constitution, article XI, section 14. The commission shall work with the Public Facilities Authority in developing its recommendations. The commission shall include in its recommendations an analysis of using trust fund allocations for grants to the same cities and towns, including any necessary statutory changes."
- Discussion LCCMR past appropriations for research on wastewater, drinking water and other water contamination

Spreadsheet titled "Wastewater - Water Resources Appropriations Funded through LCCMR Process - 2010-2017"
Spreadsheet titled "Stormwater - Water Resources Appropriations Funded through LCCMR Process - 2010-2017"
Spreadsheet titled "Drinking Water - Water Resources Appropriations Funded through LCCMR Process - 2010-2017"

- Legislative Water Commission 2017 wastewater review schedule
Legislative Water Commission Meeting Agenda for September 20

10:15 a.m. 6. Overview ENRTF Investment Earnings - State Board of Investment (SBI), Mansco Perry

10:35 a.m. 7. Discuss 2018 Environment and Natural Resources Trust Fund Proposals (FY2019) received and overview of the selection process for presentation

    Additional Proposal Materials received
    Select proposals received in response to the 2018 Request for Proposal (RFP) for the Environment and Natural Resources Trust Fund for further consideration and presentations to the LCCMR on September 26, 27, 28 and October 3, 4, and 5 (as needed)

Handouts on September 13, 2017
Green Sheet titled "2018 RFP -LCCMR Member Presentation Selection Rankings: Environment and Natural Resources Trust Fund Proposals"
Color coded by Category titled "2018 RFP -LCCMR Member Presentation Selection Rankings: Environment and Natural Resources Trust Fund Proposals"
2018 LCCMR Member Presentation Selection Rankings (breakpoints)

12:15 p.m. Lunch

1:00 p.m. 8. Review LCCMR 2017 calendar for proposal review process and allocations

  9. Other business (as needed)
    Next steps in the process
    Next meeting:
      o 2018 Proposal Presentations schedule: Sept. 26, 27, 28, and Oct. 3, 4, and 5
o Allocations schedule: Oct. 17-18 or Oct. 24-25

1:30 p.m. 10. Adjourn


Future Business

1.    M.L. 2017, Chp. 96, ENRTF work plan approval
    •    Appropriations needing LCCMR review prior to work plan approval due to being added by Legislature - to be called in for presentations at later date to be determined.
    -      M.L. 2017, Chp. 96, Sec. 2, Subd. 03n "Pollinator Research and Outreach", U of MN, $500,000 (FY18 - $411,000 and FY19 - $89,000)
    -      M.L. 2017, Chp. 96, Sec. 2, Subd. 08l "Conservation Reserve Enhancement Program (CREP)", BWSR, $13,500,000 (FY17 - $2,729,000; FY18 - $5,771,000; and FY19 - $5,000,000)

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