STATE OF MINNESOTA FOURTH MEETING
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES EIGHTY-FIFTH SESSION
TRANSPORTATION AND TRANSIT SUBCOMMITTEE
The joint field hearing of the House Transportation and Transit Subcommittee and the Senate Transit Subdivision Chaired by Rep. Hornstein and Senator Dibble began at 7:00 PM and was held at the Burnsville City Hall, City Council Chambers on Wednesday, February 7, 2007.
House Members present:
Madore, Vice Chair
House members excused:
A quorum was present.
The Burnsville Legislative Delegation, Senator John Doll and Representatives Will Morgan, welcomed the committee.
The following spoke in support of Transit:
Elizabeth Kautz, Mayor, City of Burnsville
Michaele Turner, Dakota County Commissioner
Steve Elkins, Bloomington City Council Member
Judd Schetnan, Director Government Affairs, Met Council
Arlene McCarthy, Director, Metropolitan Transportation Services, Met Council
Beverley Miller, Executive Director, Minnesota Valley Transit Authority
Dave Van Hattum, Policy and Advocacy Program Manager, Transit for Livable Communities
Dave Wise, ISAIAH
Sherry Munyon, MPTA
Heidi Myhre, Arc Greater Twin Cities
Nick Rowse, Burnsville Citizen
Scott Bemis, Burnsville Citizen, TLC, Burnsville Visioning Committee
Michelle Losey, Burnsville Citizen
Matthew Laug, Community Organizer, Midtown Greenway Coalition
Jake Nelson, Burnsville Resident
Myren Just, MS Society
Carolyn Gay, Savage Resident
Roberta Gibbons, Apple Valley Resident
The meeting concluded at 9:00 P.M.
REP. Hornstein, CHAIR
Susie Maher, Committee Legislative Assistant