Parks and Trails Fund Administration

Project Details by Fiscal Year
2011 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
2010 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
Fund Source
Parks & Trails Fund
Start Date
July 2009
End Date
June 2012
Counties Affected
Legal Citation / Subdivision
M.L. 2009 Ch. 172 Art. 3 Sec. 2 (1)
2011 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
Legal Citation / Subdivision
M.L. 2009 Ch. 172 Art. 3 Sec. 2 (1)
2010 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
Project Overview

This program area accounts for all administration costs that support all projects DNR is engaged in to administer the FY10/FY11 strategic objectives of the Parks and Trails Legacy Fund. Administration costs are directly related to and necessary for project success including support for: accounting, clerical support, executive, managerial and supervisory personnel, facilities management, office equipment and supplies, human resources, information technology, communications, insurance, legal services, purchasing, rent/lease, and security. Also included on this page are direct expenses which include all remaining costs directly related to and necessary for the project. This may include but is not limited to recreational facility and trail construction or renewal, natural resource management, acquisition, development, interpretive services programming, website and data improvements to provide better information to the public, renewable energy projects, planning, Conservation Corps crew services, contracted services, professional services, travel, equipment, and supplies/materials.

About the Issue

The Minnesota Legislature instructed the DNR Division of Parks and Trails through the FY 2010/FY2011 Parks and Trails Legacy Fund to:
(1) Connect people to the outdoors
(2) Accelerate Facility Maintenance and Rehabilitation
(3) Accelerate Natural Resource Management

Future administrative costs are outlined under strategic objectives (Legacy Pillars) starting in FY12/FY13

Project Manager
First Name
Last Name
Organization Name
Minnesota Department of Natural Resources
Street Address
500 Lafayette Road
St. Paul, MN
Zip Code
(651) 259-5643