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Commerce and Labor

TWENTIETH MEETING

2007-2008 Regular Session - January 29, 2008

STATE OF MINNESOTA TWENTIETH MEETING
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES EIGHTY-FIFTH SESSION

COMMITTEE ON COMMERCE AND LABOR

MINUTES


Representative Joe Atkins, Chair of the Commerce and Labor Committee, called the meeting to order at 9:11 A.M. on January 29, 2008, in Hearing Room 5 of the State Office Building.

The Committee Legislative Assistant noted the roll.

Members present:

ATKINS, Joe (Chair)
LILLIE, Leon (Vice-Chair)
MULLERY, Joe
MAHONEY, Tim
JOHNSON, Sheldon
KNUTH, Kate
ZELLERS, Kurt
SIMPSON, Dean
BERNS, John
DeLaFOREST, Chris

Members excused:

DAVNIE, Jim
PETERSON, Aaron
ANZELC, Tom
DOMINGUEZ, Augustine
TILLBERRY, Tom
ANDERSON, Sarah
PAULSEN, Erik

Representative Atkins made opening statements regarding the Wakota Bridge.

The following people testified with regard to the Wakota Bridge:

Mn/DOT Commissioner Carol Molnau
Betsy Parker, Mn/DOT Office of Government Affairs
Dan Dorgan, Bridge Engineer Mn/DOT
Joel Wiliams, Mn/DOT Contract Administration Engineer
Nick Thompson, Mn/DOT Area Manager for Washington & Chisago Counties
Larry Lunda, President, Lunda Construction
Dennis Behnke, Vice President, Lunda Construction
Bob McFarlin, Mn/DOT, Assistant to the Commissioner

The meeting was adjourned at 11:37 A.M.


Rep. Joe Atkins, Chair


Christopher Kwapick, Committee Legislative Asst.