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Local Government Agreements

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The Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux Community has worked diligently with local governments to provide services to our members by establishing intergovernmental agreements with various governmental entities, which include the City of Prior Lake, the City of Shakopee, Scott County, Metropolitan Council, and the State of Minnesota.

1984 - 1993
SMSC and Prior Lake, 1984 to the Present, Equipment Sharing.

Informal agreements to share various Public Works equipment, including a sewer camera.

SMSC and Prior Lake, 1989, McKenna Road Upgrade.

The Community and Prior Lake cooperated on upgrading the portion of McKenna Road lying in Prior Lake from gravel to a bituminous all- weather street. The improvement was designed by the City, and project costs were paid by the Community.

SMSC and Scott County, 1989, Reconstruction of County Road 83.

The Community and Scott County cooperated in the realignment and upgrade for County Road 83 to its current alignment. This work resulted in a safer and more efficient roadway.

SMSC, Prior Lake, and the Metropolitan Council, 1989, Sewer Agreement.

The Community was allocated 300 sewer access units. As part of this agreement, the Community paid for the construction of the infrastructure necessary to connect to the regional system. The Community also agreed to pay Sewer Access Charges for each unit connected and to pay a processing fee for treatment of the wastewater.

SMSC and Prior Lake, 1993, Police and Fire.

The Community purchased police and fire services from the City of Prior Lake at a negotiated rate.

SMSC and Metropolitan Council, 1993.

The Community agreed to provide certain information to the Metropolitan Council concerning land use planning, water use, and projections of water use.

SMSC, Prior Lake, and Metropolitan Council, 1993, Amended Sewer Agreement.

Increased the available sewer units.

SMSC, Prior Lake, and Metropolitan Council, 1993, North Side Sewer Agreement.

Increased available sewer units and provided for connection of North Residential Subdivision. The Community funded the infrastructure for the connection.

1995 - 1997
SMSC, Prior Lake, and Scott County, 1995, Emergency Siren Agreement.

The three jurisdictions coordinated and cost-shared installation of several new emergency warning sirens to complete coverage in the Prior Lake west side. This included the Community and The Wilds.

SMSC and Prior Lake, 1996, Police and Fire Updated Agreement.

The police and fire service agreement was updated for 1996 with a fee set at $240,000 per year.

SMSC and Shakopee, 1996, McKenna Road Upgrade.

Even though McKenna Road is a Shakopee city street, the Community paid the entire cost, including design costs, for an upgrade from a rural gravel section to a rural, nine-ton bituminous surfaced section. The City of Shakopee designed the road improvement and coordinated with Scott County regarding its intersection with County Road 16.

SMSC Tribal Court and Scott County District Court, 1996, ICWA Matters.

Informal agreement regarding administration of the Indian Child Welfare Act and handling of Native American child welfare issues.

SMSC and Scott County, 1997, County Road 21 Upgrade.

The County and the Community cooperated on the upgrade of County Road 21 where it abuts on tribal lands. The Community granted Scott County an easement over trust lands. The County provided land that will give the Community a location for a frontage road to ensure continued access for residents.

SMSC and Prior Lake, 1997, Amended Police and Fire Agreement.

The police and fire agreement was amended and fees were established for 1998 and 1999.

SMSC and Scott County, 1997, General Agreement.

The Community and Scott County reached a general agreement that included an annual payment to Scott County of $200,000 and a process for entering into and negotiating future projects of mutual interest.

SMSC and the State of Minnesota, 1997, Sales Tax Agreement.

The Community entered into an agreement to collect sales tax on applicable items sold on tribal lands. The collected taxes are paid to the State of Minnesota and a portion is rebated to the Community.

SMSC and United States Environmental Protection Agency, 1996, 1997, 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, TEA.

Tribal Environmental Agreement establishing environmental needs and funding levels for future fiscal years. This is an annual formal agreement between tribal governments and Region 5, US-EPA.

1998 - 1999
SMSC, Metropolitan Council, City of Savage, and Minnesota Department of Natural Resources, 1998, Water Quality Study.

Joint funding for an Eagle Creek water quality monitoring station at Boiling Springs.

SMSC, the State of Minnesota (Department of Human Services), and the Ten Other Minnesota Tribal Governments, 1998, Tribal/State Indian Child Welfare Agreement.

Historic agreement created for the preservation of Indian families throughout Minnesota.

SMSC and Scott County, 1998 and 1999, General Agreement.

The Community and Scott County renewed a general agreement that included an annual payment to Scott County of $200,000 and a process for entering into and negotiating future projects of mutual interest.

SMSC, Scott County, and the City of Prior Lake, 1999, County Road 42 Upgrade.

The parties agreed to upgrade a portion of County Road 42 to four lanes with the Community paying a significant portion of the overall cost.

SMSC and Prior Lake, 1999, Amended Police and Fire Agreement.

The police and fire agreement was amended and fees were established for 2000 ($300,000) and 2001 ($320,000) with future negotiation set.

2000
SMSC and Scott County, 2000 through 2003, General Agreements.

The Community and Scott County renewed a general agreement that included an annual payment to Scott County of $225,000 for 2000, 2001, 2002, and 2003.

SMSC and Scott County, 2000, County Road 83 Resurface.

The Community funded a project to repair and resurface the pavement on County Road 83 passing through Tribal Lands. Estimated cost $300,000.

SMSC, United States EPA, Minnesota Department of Health, Cities of Prior Lake and Shakopee, 2000, Well Head Protection MOU.

Interjurisdictional applications of Well Head Protection areas for Public Water Supply wells.

SMSC, Minnesota State Historic Preservation Office, and MNDNR, 2000, Boiling Springs TCP.

Agreement to list Boiling Springs as a Traditional Cultural Property and jointly manage the area.

SMSC, MNDNR, and City of Shakopee, 2000, Memorial Park Burial Sites.

Agreements on restoration of existing burial site to natural conditions and management of trails and park in the area to preserve the burial site.

SMSC and MNDNR, 2000, Little Rapids Site.

Joint project to map and locate burial sites funded by the Community and included Tribal staff participation.

SMSC and Minnesota Historical Society, 2000, Multiple Projects.

Participation in Lower Sioux Agency Historic Site preservation and Jeffer's Petroglyphs preservation.

SMSC, Minneapolis Institute of Arts, and Smithsonian Museum, 2000, Exhibits.

Cooperation and funding ($25,000) for Eastman and Plains Shirts exhibits and participation in Eastman Traveling Exhibit Committee.

SMSC and Minnesota River Joint Powers Board, 2000, Cultural and Environmental Activity.

Participating in Joint Powers Board activities to improve environmental conditions on the Lower Minnesota River.

2001 - 2003
SMSC and Prior Lake, 2001 through 2004, Amended Police and Fire Agreement.

The police and fire agreement was amended, and fees were established.

SMSC and Scott County, 2002, County Road 42 and 82 Intersection Improvement Project.

A cooperative agreement for the joint project to improve the intersection of County Roads 42 and 83 including $2,500,000 in SMSC funding and an additional $400,000 paid by the SMSC for design fees.

SMSC, MN-DNR, Metropolitan Council, and Various Cities, 2002, Southwest Metro Groundwater Group Memorandum of Understanding on Ground Water Policy.

A multi-jurisdictional agreement which set goals, objectives, and policy guidelines for development, use, and protection of the groundwater resource.

SMSC and Scott County, 2003, Dakotah Parkway Signal Agreement.

An agreement to place a signal at the intersection of County Road 83 and Dakotah Parkway with the SMSC funding the entire project.

SMSC, Scott County, and Local Townships, 2003, Aerial Photography.

An agreement for aerial photographs and other mapping information was reached. The SMSC contributed $20,000 for the project which was managed by the County.

SMSC and Scott County, 2003, Psychological Services.

An agreement was reached for Scott County to provide psychological services to the SMSC Mental Health and Employee Assistance Programs on a contract basis.

SMSC and Prior Lake, 2003, Equipment Sharing Program.

An agreement to share expenses and usage of a crack sealer and a hot mix trailer, both of which are used to repair roadways.

SMSC and Scott County, 2003, County Roads 16 and 83.

An agreement to exchange certain land to provide right of way for the redesign of County Roads 16 and 83.

SMSC and Prior Lake, 2003, Water Supply Interconnect.

This agreement allows the two entities to interconnect their water supply systems for emergency use.

2004 - 2006
SMSC, Scott County, and Various Cities and Townships, 2004.

Cooperative agreement on stormwater management educational component for Clean Water Act, National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System Permit.

SMSC, Prior Lake, Shakopee and Savage, 2004.

Mutual Aid Fire Agreement providing authority and a process for inter-jurisdictional emergency response.

SMSC and MNDOT, 2005.

MOU on Indian employment.

SMSC and Scott County, 2005.

SMSC purchased approximately $18 million in Scott County bonds to finance a road construction project.

SMSC and Prior Lake, 2004 through 2006, Amended Police and Fire Agreement.

The police and fire agreement was extended and new fees were established.

SMSC, Scott County and Prior Lake, 2006.

An agreement to provide right of way and funding to assist in the redesign of County Road 82 to serve planned Prior Lake annexation areas.

SMSC and the State of Minnesota, 2006.

An agreement to provide Automatic Defibrillator Devices (AED) to the State of Minnesota for use in Minnesota State Patrol vehicles.

2007 - 2009
SMSC, Scott County, Cities in Scott County, September 2007.

The SMSC Business Council authorized participation in the Scott County Joint Public Safety Training Facility. The actual agreement continues to be negotiated among the parties.

SMSC, Scott County, MN-DOT, and Federal Highways.

The Community and Scott County reached an agreement regarding the alignment for the northward extension of Scott County CSAH 21 across SMSC lands. The MOU was executed by all parties in early 2008.

SMSC, the Prior Lake/Spring Lake Watershed District, the City of Prior Lake and the City of Shakopee.

The General Council approved an agreement to fund, construct, maintain, and manage a regional stormwater and lake drainage channel that serves all parties. Funding is pro-rata based on actual use.

SMSC, the State of Minnesota (Department of Human Services), and the Ten Other Minnesota Tribal Governments, 2007, Tribal/State Indian Child Welfare Agreement.

Update to historic agreement created for the preservation of Indian families throughout Minnesota.

SMSC and Scott County, August 2008.

An agreement to provide funding to Scott County for administrative and roadway maintenance costs. The agreement runs until 31 January 2012.

SMSC and the City of St. Paul, August 2008.

An agreement to provide logistic, emergency services and command and signal support during the Republican National Convention.

SMSC and Scott County, August 2009.

An agreement to pay the majority of the cost of, and provide right of way for, the reconstruction of CSAH 83 from CSAH 16 south to CSAH 42 from a two land to a four lane roadway.

SMSC and Scott County, August 2009.

An agreement to provide right of way for the extension of CSAH 21 from its intersection with CSAH 42 north to U.S. Highway 169.

SMSC and Scott County, August 2009.

An agreement and lease to provide land for a transit station located at the intersection of eth extension of CSAH 21 and CSAH 16.

Mobile Medical Services, 2009.

Agreements between the SMSC and various entities to provide support using the Mobile Medical clinic and command center including Scott County outreach, various Tribal Governments, the American Diabetes Association and the Medtronic Twin cities Marathon.

2010 - 2012
SMSC and US-EPA, 2010 – 2012.

Environmental Program Development and Implementation Agreement.

SMSC and Scott County, November 2010.

Agreement to reconstruct the intersection of CSAH 42 and CSAH 17 to reduce traffic conflicts and increase safety.

SMSC, Prior Lake, Shakopee and Savage, 2011.

A mutual agreement allowing the cities to use the SMSC compost facility for City yard waste.

SMSC, Prior Lake- Savage School District 719, 2011.

Agreement for food waste disposal at SMSC compost facility.

Intergovernmental Donation Agreement between the SMSC and the Chiefs of Police Association within Scott County, January 2011.

A cooperative agreement donating certain funds to the Chiefs of Police Association in Scott County for purposes determined by the Chiefs of Police Association.

Memorandum of Understanding between and among the governments of the Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux Community, the City of Shakopee, the City of Prior Lake and Scott County, February 2012.

An agreement establishing an Intergovernmental Working Group to serve as a forum that the Governments may use for enhancing intergovernmental relations, resolving intergovernmental disputes, and joining in mutually beneficial cooperation in service to their citizens.

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