STATE OF MINNESOTA THIRTY-NINTH MEETING
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES EIGHTY-FIFTH SESSION
TRANSPORTATION POLICY AND FINANCE COMMITTEE
Representative Lieder, Chair of the Committee, called the meeting to order at 2:22 P.M. on March 26, 2008, in the Basement Hearing Room of the State Office Building. The Committee Legislative Assistant noted the roll.
House Members present:
Erhardt, V Chair
Members excused: Hornstein
A quorum was present.
Rep. Nelson moved the minutes of March 25, 2008. THE MOTION PREVAILED.
HF 3301 (Kalin) Design-build project requests modified for proposals, scoring, project awards, protests, and stipulated fees; and Technical Review Committee provisions modified. Rep. Kalin moved the H3301A4
amendment. THE MOTION PREVAILED. Rep. Kalin moved the H3301A6
amendment. Dave Oxley - American Council of Engineering Companies, Tim Worke - Association of Contractors and Betsy Parker - MnDOT spoke to the amendment. Rep. Kalin moved to amend the H3301A6
amendment as follows:
On Page 2, lines 19 through 20, delete the new language
Rep. Kalin moved adoption of the H3301A6
amendment as amended. THE MOTION PREVAILED. Rep. Holberg moved adoption of the H3301A5
amendment. THE MOTION PREVAILED. Rep. Kalin moved that HF 3301, as amended, be recommended to pass and referred to the Finance Committee. THE MOTION PREVAILED.
HF 3965 (Slocum) Unused veterans' license plate disposal authorized. Rep. Slocum moved to amend HF 3965 with a handwritten B1 amendment (copy attached). THE MOTION PREVAILED. Pat McCormack, Department of Vehicle Services of the Department of Public Safety spoke to the bill. Rep. Slocum moved that HF 3965, as amended, be recommended to pass and referred to the Finance Committee. THE MOTION PREVAILED.
HF 4055 (Madore) Transportation construction project mitigating effects on small businesses report required. Rep. Madore moved the H4055DE2
amendment. THE MOTION PREVAILED. Iric Nathanson, Minneapolis Consortium of Community Developers and Betsy Parker, MnDOT spoke to the amendment and bill. Rep. Madore moved that HF 4055, as amended, be recommended to pass and referred to the Finance Committee. THE MOTION PREVAILED.
HF 4033 (Erickson) Curt Eastlund Memorial Bridge designated. Rep. Holberg moved that HF 4033 be recommended to pass and sent to the Consent Calendar. THE MOTION PREVAILED.
The meeting was adjourned at 3:25 P.M.
REP. Bernie Lieder, CHAIR
Susie Maher, Committee Legislative Assistant