Parks and Trails Fund Administration
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.
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