Minnesota's Legacy Website

Project Details by Fiscal Year
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$9,000
2014 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$9,000
Fund Source
Arts & Cultural Heritage Fund
Recipient
Legislative Coordinating Commission
Recipient Type
State Government
Status
Completed
Start Date
July 2014
End Date
June 2015
Activity Type
Education/Outreach/Engagement
Counties Affected
Statewide
Legal Citation / Subdivision
M.L. 2013, Chp. 137, Art. 4, Sec. 2, Subd. 11
Appropriation Language

This amount is appropriated to the Legislative Coordinating Commission to operate the Web site for dedicated funds required under Minnesota Statutes, section 3.303, subdivision 10.

2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$9,000
Other Funds Leveraged
$0
Direct expenses
$9,000
Administration costs
$0
Number of full time equivalents funded
0
Proposed Measurable Outcome(s)
  • Improvements to the underlying database and the website.
  • Development of mapping functionalities. This includes the addition of an interactive map that displays project locations.
  • Mobile friendly website.
Measurable Outcome(s)

Enhanced interactive mapping feature has been added to the website. This feature enables site visitors to search projects based on a location.

The interactive map displays a project location as a point; displays specific project information by clicking on the project point; and includes the ability to turn on/off layers by fund and county.

Finally, for agencies that report project data to the website a tool was developed that automatically converts addresses into geographic coordinates.

Legal Citation / Subdivision
M.L. 2013, Chp. 137, Art. 4, Sec. 2, Subd. 11
Appropriation Language

This amount is appropriated to the Legislative Coordinating Commission to operate the Web site for dedicated funds required under Minnesota Statutes, section 3.303, subdivision 10.

2014 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$9,000
Other Funds Leveraged
$0
Direct expenses
$9,000
Administration costs
$0
Number of full time equivalents funded
0
Proposed Measurable Outcome(s)
  • Improvements to the underlying database and the website.
  • Development of mapping functionalities. This includes the addition of an interactive map that displays project locations.
  • Mobile friendly website.
Measurable Outcome(s)
  • Website was enhanced with updated fonts and headings throughout.
  • The layout of project pages revised to be more user friendly. 
  • Mobile theme added to the website. 
Project Overview

Minnesota's Legacy Website is a site that follows the progress of all projects and programs receiving constitutionally dedicated funding from the Clean Water, Land and Legacy Amendment as well as the Environment and Natural Resources Trust Fund.  

This website enables citizens to view how Legacy and Trust Fund dollars are being utilized in their community. Additionally, the website contains links to all the project proposals received by the Legislative Citizen Commission on Minnesota Resources and the Lessard-Sams Outdoor Heritage Council;  frameworks and plans that have been developed for each fund; and information on how members of the public can apply for funding.

Project Manager
First Name
Sally
Last Name
Olson
Organization Name
Legislative Coordinating Commission
Street Address
72 State Office Building
City
St. Paul
State
Minnesota
Zip Code
55155
Phone
(651) 296-9002
Email
sally.olson@lcc.leg.mn