To upgrade state parks up to the American Disability Act standards thereby providing for amenities that are more accessible.
2018 Identified Need
This project would improve accessibility in state parks. The intent it to fully bring parks up to today’s standards for the Americans with Disabilities Act, which could include renovation of visitor centers, day use facilities, shower buildings, vault toilets, sidewalks, parking areas and selected trails. The project would upgrade about five state parks.
Project identified by the MnDNR as a priority
Bill Status: Passed & Signed
Bonding Bill (HF 4425) introduced that includes an appropriation of $500,000 for the design and construction of improvements to bring the facilities within state parks and recreation areas to the Americans with Disabilities Act standards.
Bill passed in Senate (vote: 113-17) and House (vote: 42-25)
Signed by Gov. Dayton on May 30, 2018
2018 Legislative Outcome
Other Investment Projects on P&TC's 2018 Legislative Agenda