2019 Capital Request

View the 2019 Capital Request Summary (PDF)

The Minnesota Legislature did not pass a bonding bill in the 2019 regular legislative session, nor during the 2019 special session.

View a comparison of the proposals and outcome. 

HEAPR

Higher Education Asset Preservation and Replacement 

$200 million in state funding 

Maximize the effectiveness and life of the U of M’s 29 million square feet of infrastructure. The U allocates HEAPR funding systemwide in four categories: health, safety, and accessibility; building systems; utility infrastructure; and energy efficiency. 

Child Development Replacement

Child Development Building Replacement 

$28 million in state funding 
$14 million invested by the University
$42 million project total

Renovate the Child Development Building, built in 1913 on the Twin Cities campus, demolish the existing 1967 addition, and construct a new 30,000+ square foot addition, creating a 21st century childhood development research and training hub. U of M's developmental psychology program is ranked #1 in the nation.

A.B. Anderson Hall Renovation

A.B. Anderson Hall Renovation 

$4.3 million in state funding 
$2.1 million invested by the University
$6.4 million project total

Modernize 35,000 square feet of teaching space for more than 4,500 students on the Duluth campus studying communication, philosophy, history, and art. Updates to mechanical and life safety systems will address recent closures due to extreme temperatures.