STATE OF MINNESOTA TWENTY-SIXTH MEETING
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES EIGHTY-FOURTH SESSION
TRANSPORTATION FINANCE COMMITTEE
Representative Holberg, Chair of the Transportation Finance Committee, called the Twenty-sixth meeting to order at 12:40 P.M. on Tuesday March 14, 2006, in Room 10 of the State Office Building.
The Clerk noted the roll.
HOLBERG, Mary Liz, Chair
RUTH, Connie, Vice Chair
Excused from the meeting:
A quorum was present.
Representative Anderson moved approval of the March 2, 2006 Transportation Finance Committee Meeting Minutes. THE MOTION PREVAILED. THE MINUTES WERE APPROVED.
HF2682 (Dempsey) Port development assistance program funding provided, bonds issued, and money appropriated.
Representative Dempsey presented an overview of HF2682.
Testifying on behalf of HF2682:
Cecil Selness 12:41 – 12:49 Dir, Office of Freight and Commercial
Vehicle Operations - MNDOT
Myron White 12:54 – 12:58 Redwing Port Authority
Dick Lambert 12:58 – 1:00 MNDOT
HF2906 (Seifert) Minnesota Valley Regional Rail Authority railroad track rehabilitation grant created, bonds issued, and money appropriated.
Representative Seifert presented an overview of HF2906.
Testifying on behalf of HF2906:
Cecil Selness 12:41 – 12:46 MNDOT
Bruce Pinske 1:05 – 1:07 MN Regional Rail Association
Bob Fox 1:07 – 1:10 MPL Regional Railroad
John Apitz 1:10 – 1:15 MN Regional Railroad Association
FY 2005 Capital Improvement Projects and the 2006 Governor’s MNDOT recommendation testifiers:
Kevin Gray 1:15 – 1:45 MNDOT Assistant Commissioner
Rick Kjonaas 1:22 – 1:25 MNDOT Engineer
Richard Post 1:30 – 1:45 MNDOT Chief Architect
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Chair Holberg adjourned the meeting at 1:50 P.M.
REP. MARY LIZ HOLBERG, CHAIR
Joyce A. Vogt
Committee Legislative Assistant