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.
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