STATE OF MINNESOTA NINETENTH MEETING
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES EIGHTY-FIFTH SESSION
COMMITTEE ON COMMERCE AND LABOR
Representative Joe Atkins, Chair of the Commerce and Labor Committee, called the meeting to order at 9:33 A.M. on October 4, 2007, in the Room 10 of the State Office Building.
The Committee Legislative Assistant noted the roll.
ATKINS, Joe (Chair)
LILLIE, Leon (Vice-Chair)
The following members were excused:
A quorum was present.
Representative Atkins made opening statements regarding the Wakota Bridge.
The following people testified with regard to the Wakota Bridge:
Mn/DOT Commissioner Carol Molnau
Khani Sahebjam, Mn/DOT Metro Engineer
Liz Benjamin, Mn/DOT Resident Engineer on the Wakota Bridge
Kevin Chapdelaine, Mayor, City of Newport
Bob McFarlin, Mn/DOT, Assistant to the Commissioner
Bruce Dowakoski, President, Mainstreet Bank of Newport, MN
Rep. Atkins recessed the meeting at 12:10 P.M.
Rep. Atkins called the meeting to order at 1:16 P.M.
Testimony on the Wakota Bridge resumed.
Ken Price, HNTB Engineering
Larry Lunda, President, Lunda Construction Company
Dennis Behnke, Vice President, Lunda Construction Company
Dakota County Commissioner Myra Peterson
The meeting was adjourned at 3:02 P.M.
Rep. Joe Atkins, Chair
John Reich, Committee Legislative Asst.