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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 (3)
POSITION 1st Application Review Date #SEATS
At-large Member 11/22/2019 1 APPLY
District 11/22/2019 6 APPLY
District 12/6/2019 1 APPLY

NAME
POSITION
APPLICATION DATE
ACTION
Barbara Christensen
At-large Member
11/1/2019
Aaron Wittnebel
At-large Member
11/1/2019
Kristine Frick
At-large Member
11/14/2019
Mr. Paul Sandel
At-large Member
11/17/2019
Mr Ted Suss
At-large Member
12/3/2019
5078296499 Bruce Johnson
At-large Member
12/4/2019
Jennifer Foley
At-large Member
12/8/2019
Heather Stirratt Heather Stirratt
At-large Member
12/13/2019
Timothy Engrav
District
11/1/2019
Tom Schmitz
District
11/15/2019
Jonathan Wolf
District
11/18/2019
Thomas Ryan
District
11/20/2019
Ben Anderson
District
11/21/2019
Jennifer Foley
District
11/22/2019
Mr. Kent Robbins
District
11/28/2019
Wayne Johnson
District
12/2/2019
Mr. Kent Robbins
District
12/4/2019
Matthew Hill
District
12/17/2019
Peg Furshong
District
1/3/2020
Keith Nelson
District
1/10/2020

No pending appointments found.

POSITION/SEAT
APPOINTING AUTHORITY
MEMBER NAME
STATUS
TERM END
ACTION
Ex-officio - Contact
Governor
Past Term End
07/22/2019

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