[Added at 7 pm – they read through the changes with a plans to discuss the changes at a later date. Sadly my Livestream did save. But the materials are all here.]
In preparation for the meeting that starts at 4:00. I will try to Livestream it on Facebook. It’s not a perfect solution but better than making the drive from rural Minnesota in the snow. (On May 1!)
Here’s the Agenda – including documents:
S.F. 1937-Miller: Omnibus jobs, commerce, energy, labor and industry, and employment and economic development appropriations bill.
Here’s the budget:
$15 million for broadband grants (first yearand $500,000 ($250,000/year) for the Office of Broadband Development from DEED (Department of Employment and Economic Development) as well as $200,000 ($100,000/year) from the Department of Commerce.
And here’s the text…
25.18 Subd. 8. Broadband Development
25.19 (a) $15,000,000 in fiscal year 2018 is for
25.20 deposit in the border-to-border broadband fund
25.21 account in the special revenue fund established
25.22 under Minnesota Statutes, section 116J.396.
25.23 (b) $250,000 each year is for the Broadband
25.24 Development Office.
37.3 (b) $100,000 each year is for the support of
37.4 broadband development.