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Energy Finance and Policy Division

Third Meeting

2009-2010 Regular Session - January 21, 2009

State of Minnesota Third Meeting
House of Representatives Eighty-Sixth Session

Energy Finance and Policy Division

Minutes


Representative Bill Hilty, Chair, called the third meeting to order at 2:53 PM
on January 21, 2009 in the Basement hearing room of the State office Building.

The Clerk noted the roll.

Members present:


Hilty, Bill
Falk, Andrew
Westrom, Torrey
Anderson, Bruce
Atkins, Joe
Beard, Michael
Bly, David
Brynaert, Kathy
Hackbarth, Tom
Hoppe, Joe
Johnson, Sheldon
Kalin, Jeremy
Knuth, Kate
Kulick Jackson, Gail
Magnus, Doug
Nornes, Bud
Obermueller, Mike
Persell, John
Sailer, Brita
Welti, Andy


Members excused:

Gunther, Bob

A quorum was not present.

Overview from Minnesota utilities:

2:55 PM

Mr. Chris Anderson, Government Relation Representative
Minnesota Power
(218)722-2641 (w) | 218-723-3983 (fax) |
30 West Superior St, Duluth, MN 55802-2093

2:57 PM A quorum was present.

3:11 PM
Mr. Rick Evans, Director, Regional Government Affairs
Xcel Energy
612-337-2256 (w) | 952-920-5167 (h) | 612-770-1966 (c) | 612-330-7601 (fax) |
414 Nicollet Mall, 7th Floor, Minneapolis, MN 55401
www.xcelenergy.com

3:38 PM
Mr. Lee Sundberg, Director of Government Affairs
MN Rural Electric Association (MREA)
763-424-7238 (w) | 763-439-2511 (c) | 763-424-5820 (fax) |
11640 73rd Ave N, Maple Grove, MN 55369
www.mrea.org

3:59 PM
Mr. Bill Black, Government Relation Representative
MN Municipal Utility Association
763-746-0703 (w) | 651-398-2098 (c) | 763-551-0459 (fax) |
3025 Harbor Lane N, Suite 400, Plymouth, MN 55447-5142
http://www.mmua.org/

4:15 PM
Mr. Mike Loeffler, Sr. Director - Certificates and External Affairs
Northern Natural Gas
(402) 398-7103 (w) |
1111 South 103rd Street, Omaha, NE 68124
www.northernnaturalgas.com

4:32 PM

Rep. Falk moved approval of the minutes of Wednesday, January 7 and the minutes of the Monday January 12. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

The meeting was adjourned at 4:34 PM.


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Representative Bill Hilty, Chair


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Committee Legislative Assistant
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