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Tripartisan Task Force on Stadium Issues - Meeting #9
Monday, January 28 2002 - Archive Video
Discussion, potential amendments and vote on draft recommendations.
Runs 4 hours, 13 minutes.

Tripartisan Task Force on Stadium Issues - Meeting #8
Tuesday, January 15 2002 - Archive Video
Discussion on agreements reached by Task Force during January 10 meeting in Mankato, MN.
02:00 - Gavel.
05:50 - Barkley/Juhnke sports gaming proposal.
28:15 - MAC car rental tax.
35:25 - Naming rights to the facilities.
53:55 - Preference for private financing & preference for local option/state loan.
1:01:06 - Independent commission to make site selection.
1:09:33 - Shared appreciation rights.
1:21:25 - Market fees on other media organizations.
1:30:42 - Sales tax exemption for stadium construction.
1:47:15 - Tax increment financing for stadiums.
1:54:00 - Recess.
1:54:34 - Further discussion of items form Mankato meeting, including:.
- Ownership/governance issues.
- Independent commission to make site selection.
- Other gaming/gambling issues.
- Additional amendments.
- Discussion of drafting committee.
- Timetable for circulation of draft.
- Timetable for circulation of amendments.
- Other items.
Runs 3 hours, 42 minutes.

Tripartisan Task Force on Stadium Issues - Meeting #7 - Listening Session
Thursday, January 10 2002 - Archive Video
**Audio-only archive**.
Greater Minnesota listening session held in Mankato, MN.
Agenda: Seeking agreements on issues from Task Force members.
**There may be gaps in the audio of this archive**.
Runs 3 hours, 2 minutes.

Tripartisan Task Force on Stadium Issues - Meeting #6 - Listening Session
Thursday, January 3 2002 - Archive Video
Morning listening session.
Public testimony.
Runs 2 hours, 31 minutes.

Tripartisan Task Force on Stadium Issues - Meeting #6 - Listening Session
Thursday, January 3 2002 - Archive Video
Afternoon listening session.
Public testimony.
Runs 3 hours, 19 minutes.

Tripartisan Task Force on Stadium Issues - Meeting #5
Tuesday, December 18 2001 - Archive Video
Testimony from architects in favor of reconfiguration of the Metrodome, architects opposed to reconfiguration of the Metrodome, testimony from the Metropolitan Sports Facilities Commission and testimony from House and Senate Fiscal staff on income streams from various proposals.
Runs 4 hours.

Tripartisan Task Force on Stadium Issues - Meeting #4
Thursday, December 13 2001 - Archive Video
00:30 - Presentation of the Minnesota Vikings.
2:15:47 - Presentation of the University of Minnesota.
3:24:00 - Presentation of a legislative proposal for a facility for the Vikings and the University, by Senator Dave Johnson (DFL- Bloomington) and Representative Doug Stang (R-Cold Spring).
Runs 3 hours, 27 minutes.

Tripartisan Task Force on Stadium Issues - Meeting #3
Thursday, December 6 2001 - Archive Video
**Audio-only archive**.
Greater Minnesota listening session held in Alexandria, MN at Nelson Gables, a senior assisted living facility.
Runs 2 hour, 41 minutes.

Tripartisan Task Force on Stadium Issues - Meeting #2
Thursday, November 29 2001 - Archive Video
Discussion of questions to guide deliberations.
Discussion of schedule for remaining meetings.
25:53 - Testimony by Jerry Bell, Twins President.
52:20 - Testimony by Senator Dean Johnson and Representative Harry Mares regarding the 2001 legislature's stadium proposal, and possible adaptations for 2002.
1:51:30 - Testimony by a Minneapolis Mayor Sharon Sayles Belton, City Council President Jackie Cherryhomes, Council Member Paul Ostrow, Mayor-elect Rybak and Hennepin County Board Chair Mike Opat.
2:43:30 - Testimony by Senator Ellen Anderson and Representative Phyllis Kahn on a legislative proposal for public ownership of the Minnesota Twins.
3:02:30 - Testimony by Senator Dick Day and Representative Mark Holsten on a legislative proposal for finance facilities through an expansion of gaming.
3:18:20 - Testimony by Senator John Marty on a different legislative perspective.
3:31:15 - Testimony by Saint Paul Mayor Norm Coleman and Mayor-elect Randy Kelly.
Runs 3 hours, 50 minutes.

Tripartisan Task Force on Stadium Issues - Meeting #1
Tuesday, November 20 2001 - Archive Video
Organizational activities.
Testimony on contract, legal, and other issues related to baseball.
24:20 - Harmon Killebrew and Bert Blyleven.
48:55 - Kirby Puckett and Kent Hrbek.
1:34:33 - 6th Congressional District Representative Bill Luther and Senator Mark Dayton aide Jim Gelbmann.
2:10:00 - Deputy Attorney General Alan Gilbert and Andrew Shea, Metropolitan Sports Facilities Commission.
Runs 3 hours, 20 minutes.

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