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Agriculture and Rural Development Policy and Finance

THIRTY FIRST MEETING

2011-2012 Regular Session - May 10, 2011

STATE OF MINNESOTA THIRTY FIRST MEETING
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES EIGHTY-SEVENTH SESSION

AGRICULTURE & RURAL DEVELOPMENT POLICY & FINANCE
MINUTES

Representative Paul Anderson, Vice Chair of the Agriculture & Rural Development Policy & Finance Committee, called the meeting to order at 10:23 a.m. on May 10, 2011, in the Basement Hearing Room of the State Office Building.

The Committee Legislative Assistant noted the roll.

Members present:

ANDERSON, Paul, Vice Chair
ANDERSON, Bruce
EKEN, Kent
FRANSON, Mary
FRITZ, Patti
KATH, Kory
KIEL, Debra
LEMIEUR, Mike
MCELFATRICK, Carolyn
MORROW, Terry
SCHOMACKER, Joe
SHIMANSKI, Ron
SWEDZINSKI, Chris
TORKELSON, Paul
VOGEL, Bruce
WARD, John

Representatives Hamilton, Falk, Hansen, Hosch, Persell, and Poppe were excused.

A quorum was not present.

A quorum was present at 10: 32 a.m.

Chair Paul Anderson asked the presenters on the Grape Growers/Wineries in Minnesota to begin. Presenters were:
Paula Marti, Morgan Creek Vineyards, New Ulm, MN
Mark Wedge, Fieldstone Vineyards, Redwood Falls, MN
John Maloney, Government Affairs Chair, Minnesota Grape Growers, Cannon River Winery, Cannon Falls, MN
Brenda Visnovec, Lakeville Liquors, Lakeville, MN
Jennifer Schoenzeit, Zips Liquor Store, Minneapolis, MN

Representative Eken moved to amend the minutes of May 5, 2011 by deleting "Rod Hamilton" on the signature line and inserting "Paul Anderson". THE MOTION PREVAILED. Representative Eken moved to approve the minutes as amended of May 5, 2011. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

The meeting was adjourned at 11:27 a.m.




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REP. PAUL ANDERSON, CHAIR



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Linda Westrom
Committee Legislative Assistant
More Info On This Meeting..

Overview of the Grape Growers/Wineries in Minnesota - informational only