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BOARD/COMMISSION:  Greater Minnesota Regional Parks And Trails Commission

(GMRPTC)


Address

3601 Trinity Road
Duluth, MN
55811

Web Site

Supporting Entity/Enabling Legislation Supported by Governor's Office

ENABLING LEGISLATION
M.S. 85.536; LAWS 2013 CH 137 SEC 8
Enabled: 05-24-2013

Chair and Contact
CONTACT
Renee Appel Mattson
(218) 310-2627
Membership
Members are appointed by the Governor and include two members from each of the six Greater Minnesota Parks and Trails Districts and one member-at-large.  See the district map:  http://www.gmrptcommission.org/our-work.html 
Member Info

COMPENSATION

  • Per Diem: $55.00
  • Other Compensation: plus expenses; mileage, lodging and meal reimbursement when applicable

MEMBERSHIP DETAILS

  • Requires Older Member - no
  • Requires Senate Approval - no
  • Members file campaign finance and disclosure - no

Entity Powers and Duties, Activity Summary
The Commission will undertake system planning and provide recommendations to the Legislature for grants funded by the Parks and Trails Legacy fund to counties and cities outside the seven county metropolitan area for designated parks and trails of regional significance.

ACTIVITY SUMMARY

Organize, adopt procedures, complete system plan, establish 6 district planning committees.  See the district map: http://www.gmrptcommission.org/our-work.html

Meeting Information
Meetings typically last: 10am-3pm
Meeting Frequency: Meetings are held the 4th Wednesday of the month.

Meetings are held at:
The Commission hosts meetings throughout Greater Minnesota in each of the six districts. For meeting information visit www.gmrptcommission.org/meetings-and-agendas.html


Fiscal Information
Annual Staff Hours: 0.00
Total Appropriations: $20,048,000.00
Appropriations Description: 9,910,000 in FY20, less operating expenses of $446,000 and DNR grant facilitation of 236,600 leaves 9,227,400 available for grants to regionally designated facilities in Greater Minnesota and 10,138,000 less operating expenses of 456,000 and 242,050 for DNR grant facilitation leaves 9,439,950 for grants to regionally designated parks and trails in Greater Minnesota.
Fiscal Year Expenses: $902,000.00

Expenses Description:

446,000.00 in FY20 for operating expenses and 456,000.00 in FY21 for operating expenses
Open Positions (0)
No Open Positions

NAME
POSITION
APPLICATION DATE
ACTION
Richard Anderson
District
11/12/2018
Barry Wendorf
District
11/14/2018
Timothy Kennedy
District
11/21/2018
Timothy Kennedy
District
11/21/2018
Tom Stoa
District
11/25/2018
Bryan Pike
District
11/27/2018
Bradley Bonk
District
11/28/2018
N/A Kristine Frick
District
11/30/2018
Wayne Johnson
District
1/16/2019

No pending appointments found.

POSITION/SEAT
APPOINTING AUTHORITY
MEMBER NAME
STATUS
TERM END
ACTION
Ex-officio - Contact
Governor
Term ends in 5 days
07/22/2019

Current Members (13)
POSITION/SEAT
APPOINTING AUTHORITY
MEMBER NAME
STATUS
TERM END
At-large Member
Governor
Filled
01/06/2020
District #1 - Member #1
Governor
Filled
01/06/2020
District #1 - Member #2
Governor
Filled
01/02/2023
District #2 - Member #1
Governor
Filled
01/06/2020
District #2 - Member #2
Governor
Filled
01/02/2023
District #3 - Member #1
Governor
Filled
01/02/2023
District #3 - Member #2
Governor
Filled
01/06/2020
District #4 - Member #1
Governor
Filled
01/06/2020
District #4 - Member #2
Governor
Filled
01/02/2023
District #5 - Member #1
Governor
Filled
01/02/2023
District #5 - Member #2
Governor
Filled
01/06/2020
District #6 - Member #1
Governor
Filled
01/02/2023
District #6 - Member #2
Governor
Filled
01/06/2020