Bertram Chain of Lakes
Acquire 126.7 acres of the Bertram Chain of Lakes Regional Park. The total project will encompass 1,200 acres of land and water, including four undeveloped lakes (5.75 miles of lake shore and 1.5 miles of streams), in Wright County.
$3970000 the first year and $4900000 the second year are for grants under new Minnesota Statutes section 85.535 to parks and trails recognized as meeting the constitutional requirement of being a park or trail of regional or statewide significance. Grants under this section must be used only for acquisition development restoration and maintenance. Of this amount $500000 the first year and $600000 the second year are for grants for solar energy projects. Up to 2.5 percent of this appropriation may be used for administering the grants.