Legislative-Citizen Commission on Minnesota Resources

Menu

Legislative-Citizen Commission on Minnesota Resources

LCCMR 2017 Biennial Report

Biennial Report to the Legislature, M.S. 116P.09, Subd. 7
January 15, 2017


Complete Biennial Report

Introduction

Table of Contents

Biennial Report Overview

I.
Strategic Plan
 "a copy of the current strategic plan;"
 A. Six Year Strategic Plan
 B. Request for Proposal Funding Priorities for M.L. 2015 and M.L. 2016

II.
Projects Funded Preceding Biennium
 "a description of each project receiving money from the trust fund during the preceding biennium;"
 Project Abstracts for Laws 2015 and 2016

III.
Completed Research Projects
 "a summary of any research project completed in the preceding biennium;"
Project Abstracts (Laws 2015 , 2014 , 2013 , 2011 , 2010 and 2005) of all projects completed between January 1, 2015 - December 31, 2016, including research.

IV.
Agency Implementation
 "recommendations to implement successful projects and programs into a state agency's standard operations;"

V.
Recommendations
 "to the extent known by the commission, descriptions of the projects anticipated to be supported by the trust fund during the next biennium;"
FY2014 Environment and Natural Resources Trust Fund Recommendations - Overview and Spreadsheet

VI.
Revenues and Distributions
 "the source and amount of all revenues collected and distributed by the commission, including all administrative and other expenses;"
- Dollars Available from the Environment and Natural Resources Trust Fund
- Appropriations from Revenue Sources
- Appropriations for LCMR and LCCMR Administrative Expenses

VII.
Assets and Liabilities
 "a description of the assets and liabilities of the trust fund;"
- Historical Market Value of the Environment and Natural Resources Trust Fund
- 2015 State Board of Investments Annual Report - Environment and Natural Resources Trust Fund
- 2016 State Board of Investments Annual Report - Environment and Natural Resources Trust Fund

VIII.  
Findings to Legislature
 "any findings or recommendations that are deemed proper to assist the legislature in formulating legislation;"

IX.
Gifts and Donations
 "a list of all gifts and donations with a value over $1,000;"

X.
Environmental Spending Comparisons
 "a comparison of the amounts spent by the state for environment and natural resources activities through the most recent fiscal year; and"

XI.
Compliance Audit
 "a copy of the most recent compliance audit."

- Letter dated November 10, 2016 from the Unviversity of Minnesota
- Environment and Natural Resources Trust Fund - Internal Controls and Compliance Audit - February 11, 2016

APPENDIX A
 - Environment and Natural Resources Trust Fund Constitutional Language amended 11/3/98
 - M.S. 116P, The Minnesota Environment and Natural Resources Trust Fund (Trust Fund)
 - M.S. 116Q.02, Great Lakes Protection Account

100 Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd, Room 65 State Office Building, St. Paul, MN 55155