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THIRTY-FIRST MEETING

2005-2006 Regular Session - March 02, 2006

STATE OF MINNESOTA THIRTY-FIRST MEETING
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES EIGHTY-FOURTH SESSION


LOCAL GOVERNMENT COMMITTEE

MINUTES


Representative Mark Olson, Chair of the House Local Government Committee, called the thirty-first meeting to order at 4:45 P. M. on Thursday, March 2, 2006, in Room 10 of the State Office Building.

The Clerk noted the roll.

Members present:

OLSON, Mark (Chair)
ANDERSON, Bruce
CHARRON, Mike
CORNISH, Tony
HILSTROM, Debra
HOLBERG, Mary Liz
HORNSTEIN, Frank
HOSCH, Larry
LANNING, Morrie (V-C)
LENCZEWSKI, Ann
MARQUART, Paul
PETERSON, Neil
POPPE, Jeanne
SAMUELSON, Char
SCALZE, Bev
WARDLOW, Lynn

Members excused:

GAROFALO, Pat
PAYMAR, Michael
THAO, Cy


A quorum was present.

HF2677 (Erickson) Towns authorized to contract for roads without competitive bidding in certain circumstances.

OLSON, Mark moved to recommend HF2677 pass and be re-referred to the Committee on Transportation.

The following provided testimony on and responded to the Committee’s questions regarding HF2677:

Representative Sondra Erickson; Tony Sutton, Deputy Auditor, Office of the State Auditor, 525 Park St Suite 500, Saint Paul, MN, 55103; and Kent Sulem, Attorney, MN Association of Townships, 805 Central Av E, P.O. Box 267, St. Michael, MN, 55376.

There being no further testimony pro or con, the question reoccurred on the Olson Motion to recommend HF2677 pass and be re-referred to the Committee on Transportation. THE MOTION PREVAILED.


Without objection the meeting was adjourned at 5:15 P. M.


REP. MARK D. OLSON, CHAIR


Dave Easterday
Committee Legislative Assistant