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Property and Local Tax Division

NINETH MEETING

2005-2006 Regular Session - March 23, 2005

PROPERTY AND LOCAL TAX DIVISION COMMITTEE

MINUTES


Representative Ray Vandeveer, Chairman of the Property and Local Tax Division Committee, called the ninth meeting to order at 10:23 AM on Wednesday, March 23, 2005, in Room 200 of the State Office Building.

The Clerk noted the roll.

Members present:

VANDEVEER, Ray, Chairman
KRINKIE, Philip
LANNING, Morrie
LENCZEWSKI, Ann
LESCH, John
MARQUART, Paul
NELSON, Peter
RUKAVINA, Tom
SIEBEN, Katie
SIMPSON, Dean

Members excused:

ABRAMS, Ron
BROD, Laura

A quorum was present.

H. F. 0133 (Demmer). Economic development district revenue usage regulations modified to allow certain cities to act as small cities.

Chair Vandeveer moved H. F. 0133 be considered for possible inclusion in the Division Report.

Rep. Demmer presented H. F. 0133.

Testifying for H. F. 0133 was:
Steve Gronseth, Economic Development Director, Eyota
Wes Bussell, Mayor, Eyota

Chair Vandeveer laid over H. F. 0133 for possible inclusion in the Division Report.

H. F. 0176 (Dempsey). Wabasha redevelopment district extension authorized.

Rep. Nelson moved H. F. 0176 for possible inclusion in the Division Report.

Rep. Dempsey presented H. F. 0176.

Testifying for H. F. 0176 was:
Peter Klas, Mayor, Wabasha
David Schmidt, City Administrator, Wabasha
Chuck Dufresne, Director, Zeman Construction Company

Chair Vandeveer laid over H. F. 0176 for possible inclusion in the Division Report.


S. F. 0699 (Bernardy). Creating a redevelopment tax increment financing district in a certain tax exempt area for the City of Moundsview.

Rep. Rukavina moved S. F. 0699 for possible inclusion in the Division Report.

Rep. Bernardy presented S. F. 0699.

Testifying for S. F. 0699 was:
Donn Hagmann, Director of Real Estate, Medtronic, Inc.
Aaron Backman, City of Moundsview

Chair Vandeveer laid over S. F. 0699 for possible inclusion in the Division Report.

H. F. 0825 (Hilstrom). Brooklyn Center tax increments expenditure deadline extended.

Rep. Rukavina moved H. F. 0825 to be considered for possible inclusion in the Division Report.

Rep. Lyndon Carlson presented H. F. 0825 for Rep. Hilstrom.

Testifying for H. F. 0825 was :
Myrna Kragness, Mayor, Brooklyn Center

Chair Vandeveer laid over H. F. 0825 for possible inclusion in the Division Report.

Rep. Krinkie moved approval of the minutes: March 17, 2005.

The meeting was adjourned at 11:30 AM.

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REP. RAY VANDEVEER, CHAIR


Sheila Luehrs
Committee Legislative Assistant