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LCCMR 2019 Biennial Report

Biennial Report to the Legislature, M.S. 116P.09, Subd. 7
January 15, 2019

Complete Biennial Report

Introduction

Table of Contents

I.
Strategic Plan
 "a copy of the current strategic plan;"
 A. Six Year Strategic Plan - Revised and Adopted December 10, 2013
 B. Request for Proposal (RFP) - M.L. 2017 and M.L. 2018

II.
Projects Funded Preceding Biennium
 "a description of each project receiving money from the trust fund during the preceding biennium;"
 Project Abstracts for Laws 2017 and 2018

III.
Completed Research Projects
 "a summary of any research project completed in the preceding biennium;"
Project Abstracts (Laws 2016 , 2015 , 2014 , 2013 , and 2011-12) of all projects completed between January 1, 2017 - December 31, 2018, 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;"
FY2019 Environment and Natural Resources Trust Fund Recommendations - Overview, Spreadsheet and Bill Language

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
- 2017 State Board of Investments Annual Report - Environment and Natural Resources Trust Fund
- 2018 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."

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