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Game, Fish and Forestry Division

TENTH MEETING

2009-2010 Regular Session - March 30, 2009

STATE OF MINNESOTA TENTH MEETING
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES EIGHTY-SIXTH SESSION

Game, Fish and Forestry Division

MINUTES


Representative David Dill, Chair of the Game, Fish and Forestry Division, called the meeting to order at 4:49 PM, on March 30, 2009, in the Basement of the State Office Building.

The Committee Legislative Assistant noted the roll.

Members present:

Dill (Chair)
Sailer (Vice-Chair)
Falk
Hansen
Persell
Thissen
Cornish
Hackbarth
McNamara
Murdock

Members excused:

Thao

A quorum was present.

Chair Dill moved HF 2162 be heard and laid over for possible inclusion in the Omnibus Lands Bill.

HF 2162-Solberg
Itasca County; Tax-forfeited land lease terms modified

The following people provided testimony on HF 2162:
Representative Solberg
Kathy Lewis, Department of Natural Resources

Chair Dill moved the H2162DE1 amendment. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

Chair Dill renewed HF 2162, as amended, be laid over for possible inclusion in the Omnibus Lands Bill.

Chair Dill moved HF 355 be heard and laid over for possible inclusion in the Omnibus Lands Bill.

HF 355-Solberg
Itasca County; Apportionment proceeds from the sale of certain tax-forfeited land provided

The following people provided testimony on HF 355:
Representative Solberg
Kathy Lewis, Department of Natural Resources

Chair Dill moved the H0355DE1 amendment. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

Chair Dill renewed the motion that HF 355, as amended, be laid over for possible inclusion in the Omnibus Lands Bill.
Chair Dill moved HF 2144 be heard and laid over for possible inclusion in the Omnibus Lands Bill.

HF 2144-Olin
Roseau County; Consolidated conservation lands authorized

The following people provided testimony on HF 2144:
Representative Olin
Russell Walker, Roseau County Board
Dave Grafstrom, Northland College
Kathy Lewis, Department of Natural Resources
Dennis Simon, Department of Natural Resources
Paul Posar, Department of Natural Resources

Chair Dill renewed the motion that HF 2144 be laid over for possible inclusion in the Omnibus Lands Bill.

Chair Dill moved HF 933 be heard and laid over for possible inclusion in the Omnibus Lands Bill.

HF 933-Olin
Kittson County; Public sale of tax-forfeited land bordering public water authorized

The following people provided testimony on HF 933:
Representative Olin
Kathy Lewis, Department of Natural Resources

Chair Dill renewed the motion that HF 933 be laid over for possible inclusion in the Omnibus Lands Bill.

Chair Dill moved HF 667 be heard and laid over for possible inclusion in the Omnibus Lands Bill.

HF 667-Lieder
Red Lake County; Tax-forfeited land conveyance authorized for land that borders public water

The following people provided testimony on HF 667:
Representative Olin
Kathy Lewis, Department of Natural Resources

Chair Dill renewed the motion that HF 667 be laid over for possible inclusion in the Omnibus Lands Bill.

Chair Dill moved HF 1054 be heard and laid over for possible inclusion in the Omnibus Lands Bill.

HF1054-Doty
Acquisition of certain easements authorized

The following people provided testimony on HF 1054:
Joe Kurcinka, Department of Natural Resources
Colonel Eric Alhness, Department of Military Affairs

Chair Dill renewed the motion that HF 1054 be laid over for possible inclusion in the Omnibus Lands Bill.

Chair Dill moved HF 1978 be heard and laid over for possible inclusion in the Omnibus Lands Bill.

HF 1978-Obermueller
Eagan; Acquiring land authorized and subject to reversion to state to be used for a collocation facility

The following people provided testimony on HF 1978:
Representative Obermueller
Tim Lovaasen, Communication Workers of Minnesota

Chair Dill moved the H1978DE2 amendment. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

Chair Dill renewed the motion that HF 1978, as amended, be laid over for possible inclusion in the Omnibus Lands Bill.

Chair Dill moved HF 1662 be heard and laid over for possible inclusion in the Omnibus Lands Bill.

HF 1662-Doepke
Wayzata; Land conveyance modified

The following people provided testimony on HF 1662:
Representative Doepke
Al Orson, City Manager for Wayzata
Bob Meier, Department of Natural Resources
Kathy Lewis, Department of Natural Resources

Chair Dill renewed his motion that HF 1662 be laid over for possible inclusion in the Omnibus Lands Bill.

Chair Dill moved HF 1020 be heard and laid over for possible inclusion in the Omnibus Lands Bill.

HF 1020-Drazkowski
Sale of agricultural leased lands required

Chair Dill moved the H1020DE3 amendment. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

The following people provided testimony on HF 1020:
Representative Drazkowski
Robert Tomlinson, Department of Natural Resources
Marty Vadis, Department of Natural Resources

Chair Dill renewed the motion that HF 1020, as amended, be laid over for possible inclusion in the Omnibus Lands Bill.

Vice-Chair Sailer moved HF 926 be heard and laid over for possible inclusion in the Omnibus Lands Bill.

HF 926-Dill
St. Louis County; Public and private sales of tax-forfeited land bordering public water authorized

The following people provided testimony on HF 926:
Kathy Lewis, Department of Natural Resources

Vice-Chair Sailer renewed the motion that HF 926 be laid over for possible inclusion in the Omnibus Lands Bill.

Vice-Chair Sailer moved HF 696 be recommended to pass and be referred to the Committee on Environment Policy and Oversight.


HF 696-Dill
Certain private sales provided to resolve trespass issues, area added to and deleted from state parks, public and private sales of surplus state land authorized, and previous sales authorization and land description modified

The following people provided testimony on HF 696:
Kathy Lewis, Department of Natural Resources
Bob Meier, Minnesota Department of Natural Resources
Bob Krepps, Land Commissioner, St. Louis County

Chair Dill moved the following oral amendment:
Delete Sec. 23
THE MOTION PREVAILED.

Representative Cornish moved the H0696A2 amendment. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

Chair Dill moved the A09-0271 amendment.

Chair Dill withdrew the A09-0271 amendment.

Chair Dill moved the A09-0272 amendment. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

Chair Dill moved to amendment the following bills into HF 696: HF 2162, as amended; HF 355, as amended; HF 933; HF 667; HF 1054; HF 1978, as amended; HF 926. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

Chair Dill renewed the motion that HF 696, as amended, be recommended to pass to the Committee on Environment Policy and Oversight. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

Representative Falk moved that the minutes from March 23, 2009 be approved. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

The meeting was adjourned at 6:13 PM





Representative David Dill, CHAIR




Diogo Reis
Committee Legislative Assistant
More Info On This Meeting..
Bills Added:
  • HF2162 (Solberg) - Itasca County; tax-forfeited land lease terms modified.
  • HF355 (Solberg) - Itasca County; apportionment proceeds from the sale of certain tax-forfeited land provided.
  • HF2144 (Olin) - Roseau County; consolidated conservation lands authorized.
  • HF933 (Olin) - Kittson County; public sale of tax-forfeited land bordering public water authorized.
  • HF667 (Lieder) - Red Lake County; tax-forfeited land conveyance authorized for land that borders public water.
  • HF1054 (Doty) - Acquisition of certain easements authorized.
  • HF1978 (Obermueller) - Eagan; acquiring land authorized and subject to reversion to state to be used for a colocation facility.
  • HF1020 (Drazkowski) - Sale of agricultural leased lands required.
  • HF1662 (Doepke) - Wayzata; land conveyance modified.
  • HF926 (Dill) - St. Louis County; public and private sales of tax-forfeited land bordering public water authorized.
  • HF696 (Dill) - Omnibus lands bill.