Northeast Minnesota Economic Protection Trust Board
Also known as:
Northeast Minnesota Economic Protection Fund Board (?)
Active dates:1982 - 1983
Function: In 1982 the board is giving priority consideration to the conversion of school heating systems to accommodate wood pellets. School districts apply for loans from the trust board. A second purpose of the board is to develop a long-range plan for the economic development and diversification of the relief area to be submitted to the governor and Legislature by January 1984.
The Board was established during a special session of the Legislature held in July, that Governor Al Quie called in response to emerging conditions on the Iron Range.
15 member trust board consists of 6 Minnesota legislators - four from the northeastern area, two representatives of local governments, six lay persons and the commissioner of the Minnesota Dept. of Energy, Planning and Development.
News clippings and documents. Agencies Notebook Collection, 1982.
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