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Minnesota Legislature
2007-2008 Regular Session

FIFTEENTHTH MEETING - Higher Education and Work Force Development Policy and Finance Division

February 15, 2007

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

HIGHER EDUCATION AND WORK FORCE DEVELOPMENT POLICY AND
FINANCE DIVISION

MINUTES


Representative Tom Rukavina, Chair of the Higher Education and Work Force Development Policy and Finance Division, called the meeting to order at 12:35 P.M. on Thursday, February 15, 2007, in Room 5 of the State Office Building.

The Committee Legislative Assistant noted the roll.

Members present:


Rukavina, Tom, Chair
Poppe, Jeanne, Vice-Chair
Atkins, Joe
Bly, David
Brynaert, Kathy

Dettmer, Bob
Eastlund, Rob
Gunther, Bob
Haws, Larry
Hortman, Melissa
McFarlane, Carol
Mahoney, Tim
Moe, Frank
Murphy, Mary
Nornes, Bud
Norton, Kim
Severson, Dan
Slocum, Linda
Welti, Andy

Members excused:

Clark, Karen
Ruth, Connie

A quorum was present.

Chair Rukavina invited Dr. Keith Lindor, Dean, Mayo Medical School, and Dr. Steve Adamson, Chair, Mayo Department of Family Medicine, to begin their presentation of the Mayo Clinic's 2008-2009 budget request.

Dr. Keith Lindor, Dean, Mayo Medical School, introduced himself and provided testimony on the Mayo Clinic and the Clinic's budget request. Dr. Steve Adamson, Chair, Mayo Department of Family Medicine, introduced himself and provided further testimony on the Mayo Clinic and the Clinic's budget request.

Questions and discussion followed.

Frank Iossi, Director of State Government Relations, Mayo Clinic, introduced himself and provided additional testimony on Mayo Clinic and the Clinic's budget request.

Questions and discussion followed.

Representative Severson moved that the minutes of February 14, 2007 be adopted. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

Minutes
Higher Education and Work Force Development Policy and Finance Division
February 15, 2007
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Chair Rukavina invited Susan Heegaard, Director of the Office of Higher Education, to continue her presentation of the Office of Higher Education's 2008-2009 budget request.

Susan Heegaard, Director of the Office of Higher Education, introduced herself and also introduced Mark Misukanis, Director of Fiscal Policy and Research, Office of Higher Education; and Tricia Grimes, Policy Analyst, Office of Higher Education. Ms. Heegaard continued the presentation of the Office of Higher Education's budget request and was assisted by Mr. Misukanis and Ms.Grimes.

Questions and discussion followed.

The meeting was adjourned at 2:05 P.M.




Representative Tom Rukavina, Chair


Susan Scott, Committee Legislative Assistant
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Agenda:

Overview of the 2008-09 budget request for the Mayo Clinic Continuation of the 2008-09 budget overview for the Office of Higher Education HF358 has been removed from the agenda

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