February 22, 2018

Goodhue Pioneer: trail development (bonding)

2018 Legislative Outcome

Funding SourceAmount RequestedAmount Funded
General Bonding$1,865,000$0
Environmental Trust Fund$500,000$500,000

Funding Source Sought

Seal of Minnesota

General Obligation Bonds


ENRTF logo

Final Bill » Law

Bills (HF 2978 & SF 2502)

Not included in bonding appropriation

Fully funded through ENRTF


Proposed Project Overview

Continue the development of this trail from Zumbrota to Red Wing, Minn.

2018 Identified Need

$1,865,000 in general bonding

$500,000 recommended by LCCMR (funded see details here)

Project Impact

When complete, the trail will connect Red Wing, Goodhue, Zumbrota, Mazzeppa, Bellechester and Pine Island for a distance of 47 miles.

Project Support

Grassroots initiative in partnership with Goodhue Pioneer Trail Association

Bonding Bill Status: Not Funded in 2018

  1. Bills (HF 2978 & SF 2502) introduced that appropriate $1,300,000 for acquisition and development of the Goodhue Pioneer State Trail from Zumbrota to Red Wing.
  2. Bills referred to committees.
  3. Bills not included in final bonding bill.

Other Investment Projects on P&TC's 2018 Legislative Agenda

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