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SIXTH MEETING

2005-2006 Regular Session - January 31, 2005

STATE OF MINNESOTA SIXTH MEETING
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES EIGHTY-FOURTH SESSION

LOCAL GOVERNMENT COMMITTEE

MINUTES


Representative Mark Olson, Chair of the Local Government Committee, called the sixth meeting to order at 12:34 P.M. on Monday, January 31, 2005, in Room 10 of the State Office Building.

The Clerk noted the roll.

Members present:
OLSON, Mark (Chair)
LANNING, Morrie (Vice-Chair)
ANDERSON, Bruce
CHARRON, Mike
CORNISH, Tony
GAROFALO, Pat
HILSTROM, Debra
HOLBERG, Mary Liz
HORNSTEIN, Frank
HOSCH, Larry
LENCZEWSKI, Ann
MARQUART, Paul
PAYMAR, Michael
PETERSON, Neil
POPPE, Jeanne
SAMUELSON, Char
SCALZE, Bev
THAO, Cy
WARDLOW, Lynn


A quorum was present.


The following provided an overview of, and responded to the Committee’s questions regarding, the Metropolitan Sports Facilities Commission:

Roy Terwilliger, Chair, and William Lester, Executive Director, Metropolitan Sports Facilities Commission, 900 5th St S, Minneapolis, MN, 55415.


LENCZEWSKI, Ann moved the Minutes of January 26, 2005 be approved as prepared by the Clerk. THE MOTION PREVAILED


The following provided an overview of, and responded to the Committee’s questions regarding, Tax Increment Financing, Local Government Aids, and Local Sales Taxes:

Joel Michael, Legislative Analyst, and Patricia Dalton, Legislative Analyst, both of House Research.


The meeting was adjourned at 2:18 P.M.



REP. MARK D. OLSON, CHAIR



Dave Easterday
Committee Legislative Assistant