Legislative Resources

DNR Legislative Contacts:

Bob Meier
Asst. Commissioner, Policy & Government Relations
651-259-5024
Bob.Meier
@state.mn.us


2008 Supplemental Budget - Governor's Recommendations

General Fund Reduction

Governor’s Recommendation: $2,939,000 in 2009 and $2,914,000 in 2010

It is needed because based on the February forecast, the State anticipates a $935 million deficit for the state’s general fund for the current biennium and a $1.086 billion structural shortfall for the following biennium. More recent economic news reinforces these budget projections.

Major project elements:

This proposal achieves a four-percent reduction from the Department of Natural Resources (DNR) general fund appropriations for FY 2009 in the amount of $2.939 million in 2009 and $2.914 million in 2010.

Reductions will be made in the following manner:

 

2009

2010

Lands & Minerals

$225,000

$225,000

Waters

$150,000

$150,000

Parks & Recreation

$450,000

$450,000

Trails & Waterways

$250,000

$275,000

Fish & Wildlife

$802,000

$793,000

Ecological Services

$802,000

$771,000

Enforcement

$160,000

$150,000

Regional Operations

$100,000

$100,000


View the full fact sheet
:1 page This is a PDF file. You will need Adobe Acrobat Reader to download it.

 


Budget Initiatives

Governor’s Recommendation: 2 page fact sheet This is a PDF file. You will need Adobe Acrobat Reader to download it.