December 19, 1997 - Governor Carlson's capital investments: Total recommendation $167 million
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University Center Rochester technology center: $9.7 million
Renovate existing space at the University Center into a regional technology and media center serving students, training faculty, and supporting K-12 schools and businesses in southeastern Minnesota.
Mankato State University student athletics facility: $11.0 million
Renovate and restore the indoor and outdoor student athletic facilities including Blakeslee Stadium; bring facilities into compliance with NCAA intercollegiate regulations.
Mankato Community Technology Center: $7.7 million
Construct a multi-use facility to be used by local businesses, higher education and other agencies as a technology incubator, a computer technology park and home to the institute for Wireless Education.
St. Paul Technical College remodeling and new construction: $10.0
Remodel the library, the chemical technology lab and building equipment automation system, address inadequacies cited by the college's accrediting agency.
Hibbing Community and Technical College new college center: $16.0
Construct a new facility to house programs offered in two existing buildings, one of which has serious structural deficiencies.
Inver Hills Community College new instructional building: $12.0
Build new chemistry and biology laboratories, space for Emergency Health Service program, interactive television classroom, general classrooms and conference rooms.
Ridgewater College (Hutchinson campus) library, child care center
and labs: $7.6 million
Develop library, child care center and new testing labs that will allow students to use x-ray, magnetic particle and liquid penetrants to test equipment and materials.
Winona and St. Cloud State Universities major land acquisitions:
Purchase adjacent property for development.
Northland Community and Technical College (Thief River Falls):
Connect two formerly separate institutions that have merged, and create a learning center.
Pine Technical College rennovation: $1.7 million
Renovate several labs, move the machine shop, create a technology center, merge several programs and relocate them to create a regional economic development center on site.
Red Wing/Winona Technical college truck driving training facility:
Construct new facility to resolve air pollution problems in a leased facility now used by students and staff.
Riverland Community College (Austin and Albert Lea): $1.0 million
Realign programs at three formerly separate campuses to accommodate clustered programs; provide electronic access and facilities for business and industry conference activities.
Northwest Technical College (Bemidji) Advanced Manufacturing
Center: $1.0 million
Renovate space at Bemidji High School for shared use by Bemidji State University, Northwest Technical College and area business.
Minneapolis Community and Technical College learning resource
center: $0.5 million
Design new space for a library, media center and technology center; unifying the college.
Metro State University library, $1.0 million
Plan a joint university/community library that will serve St. Paul's East Side, where no public library exists; in a partnership with U of M and St. Paul public library system.
Century College campus improvements: $0.8 million
Plan a pedestrian bridge to connect the campuses and remodeling to accommodate consolidation.
Minnesota West and Northwest Technical College (10 campuses in
northwestern and southwestern Minnesota) master site plans: $0.4 million
Complete master plans for two institutions with five campuses each to serve major parts of rural Minnesota.
Winona State University renovation of old library: $0.5 million
Develop plan to convert former library into offices and classrooms.
Southwest State University (Marshall) library remodeling: $0.8
Design remodeling of regional university library to handle modern library technology and serve as a regional resource for educators, public agencies and businesses.
St. Cloud Technical College remodeling to improve programs and
efficiency: $1.0 million
Remodel building constructed in 1965 to increase efficiencies and expand its capacity to serve students by 30 percent.
Laurentian District (Virginia): $0.5 million
Plan new construction to include library, learning center space and distance learning classrooms.
Rochester interior road system: $1.0 million
Build roadway to connect two merged colleges on opposite ends of University of Rochester property.
System-wide building and facility repair and maintenance: $48.3
Complete fire and life safety improvements, roof replacement and repair, asbestos removal, ADA compliance, exterior maintenance.
Metro area plan: $15 million
Fund a portion of $139 million in requests from metro-area institutions that have been held in abeyance pending completion of the Metro Area Study by Dr. Hazel Reinhardt. (List of specific projects to be submitted by Feb. 1.)
System-wide minor expansion and remodeling projects: $5.0 million
Complete minor remodeling and construction of up to 2,000 square feet of new space to accommodate program changes.
System-wide land bank program: $3.0 million
Provide for purchase of land adjacent to or near MnSCU campuses as needs arise and properties come on the market.
System-wide master and facility plan updates: $1.0 million
Prepare master facility plans for a number of MnSCU institutions that do not have plans, or have plans that are outdated because of the merger.
Maintenance and repair projects
Alexandria Technical College, Alexandria
Anoka-Ramsey Community College, Coon Rapids and Cambridge
Bemdji State University, Bemidji
Central Lakes College, Brainerd and Staples
Dakota County Technical College, Rosemount
Fergus Falls Community College, Fergus Falls
Fond du Lac Tribal and Community College, Cloquet
Hennepin Technical College, Brooklyn Park and Eden Prairie
Hibbing Community College, A Technical and Community College,
Inver Hills Community College, Inver Grove Heights
Itasca Community College, Grand Rapids
Lake Superior College, Duluth
Laurentian Community and Technical College District (Mesabi Range
Community and Technical College, Eveleth and Virginia, and Vermilion Community
Mankato State University, Mankato
Metro State University, St. Paul and Minneapolis
Minneapolis Community and Technical College, Minneapolis
Minnesota West Community and Technical College, Canby, Granite
Falls, Jackson, Pipestone and Worthington
Moorhead State University, Moorhead
Normandale Community College, Bloomington
North Hennepin Community College, Brooklyn Park
Northland Community and Technical College, Thief River Falls
Northwest Technical College, Bemidji, Detroit Lakes, East Grand
Forks, Moorhead, Wadena
Pine Technical College, Pine City
Rainy River Community College, International Falls
Red Wing/Winona Technical College, Red Wing and Winona
Ridgewater College, Willmar and Hutchinson
Riverland Community College, A Technical and Community College,
Austin and Albert Lea
Rochester Community and Technical College, Rochester
St. Cloud State University, St. Cloud
St. Cloud Technical College, St. Cloud
St. Paul Technical College, St. Paul
South Central College, Mankato and Faribault
Southwest State University, Marshall
Winona State University, Winona