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Capital Investment

SECOND MEETING

2011-2012 Regular Session - February 23, 2011

STATE OF MINNESOTA SECOND MEETING
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES EIGHTY-SEVENTH SESSION

CAPTIAL INVESTMENT COMMITTEE

MINUTES

Representative Howes, Chair of the Capital Investment Committee, called the meeting to order at 2:36 PM on February 23, 2011, in Room 10 of the State Office Building.

The Committee Legislative Assistant noted the roll.

Members present:

HOWES, Larry, Chair
SCOTT, Peggy, Vice Chair
BANAIAN, King
BILLS, Kurt
CARLSON, Lyndon
CLARK, Karen
DRAZKOWSKI, Steve
FABIAN, Dan
HACKBARTH, Tom
HANSEN, Rick
HAUSMAN, Alice
HAYDEN, Jeff
KRIESEL, John
LANNING, Morrie
MELIN, Carly
MYHRA, Pam
NORNES, Bud
RUKAVINA, Tom
SCALZE, Bev
SWEDZINSKI, Chris
WARD, John

Members excused NONE.

A quorum was present.

Representative Nornes moved to approve the minutes from January 19th, 2011 MOTION PREVAILED.

HF 607 (Howes) Capital improvement funding provided to acquire and better public land and buildings and for other improvements of a capital nature, nonprofit housing bond authorization changes made, bonds issued, appropriations modified, and money appropriated.

Representative Howes moved HF607.

Representative Howes moved to orally amend Page 9, line 14 strike the word "Township". MOTION PREVAILED. THE ORAL AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Representative Carly Melin introduced herself to the committee.

Testifying on HF 607: Commissioner Jim Schowalter, Minnesota Management and Budget; Kristen Hanson, Asst. Commissioner of Debt Management and the Treasury; Hennepin County Commissioner, Peter McLaughlin; Marshall County Engineer, Lon Aure; Clay County Engineer, David Overbo; Attorney Kevin Goodno, City of Moorhead; Mayor Bob Ramsey, Asst. City Administrator Gary Neumann, City of Ramsey; St. Cloud, Mayor Dave Kleis; Saint Cloud Area Chamber of Commerce, President Teresa Bohnen; City Manager of Mankato, Patrick Hentges; Steve Hunter Treasurer, AFL-CIO; Director of Local Gov't Affairs, John Regal Securian Financial Group; Director Michael Hahm, St. Paul Parks and Recreation.

4:18 PM Representative Hausman assumed the gavel.

City Administrator Kurt Ulrich, City of Ramsey.

4:22 PM Representative Larry Howes assumed the gavel.

Vice President of University Services, Kathleen O’Brien, University of Minnesota; Brial Yolitz, Associate Vice Chancellor, MN State Colleges and University.

HF 607 was laid on the table.

Meeting was adjourned at 4:34 PM.


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REP. LARRY HOWES, CHAIR


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Cyndee Fields
Committee Legislative Assistant
More Info On This Meeting..
Bills Added:
  • HF607 (Howes) - Capital improvement funding provided to acquire and better public land and buildings and for other improvements of a capital nature, nonprofit housing bond authorization changes made, bonds issued, appropriations modified, and money appropriated.
House TV Video:
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04:03 - Gavel, and discussion of HF607 (Howes) Capital improvement funding provided to acquire and better public land and buildings and for other improvements of a capital nature, nonprofit housing bond authorization changes made, bonds issued, appropriations modified, and money appropriated (Governor Dayton’s capital investment bonding bill).
Runs 1 hour, 57 minutes.


Testifying:
Commissioner Jim Schowalter , Minnesota Management and Budget
Capital Budget Coordinator Gay Greiter, Minnesota Management and Budget
Asst. Commissioner of Debt Management and the Treasury Kristin Hanson, Minnesota Management and Budget
Commissioner Peter McLaughlin, Hennepin County
Senior Civil Engineer Schane Rudlang , City of Bloomington
Engineer Lon Aune, Marshall County
Engineer David Overbo, Clay County
Vice President of University Services Kathleen O'Brien, University of Minnesota
Executive Director Lynne Osterman, MN Nano
President Teresa Bohnen, Saint Cloud Area Chamber of Commerce
Director of Local Gov't Affairs John Regal, Securian Financial Group
Director Michael Hahm, Saint Paul Parks and Recreation
Director Lee Ehmke, Minnesota Zoo
Asst. City Administrator Gary Neumann , City of Rochester
City Administrator Kurt Ulrich, City of Ramsey
City Manager Patrick Hentges, City of Mankato
Attorney Kevin Goodno , City of Moorehead
Mayor David Kleis, City of Saint Cloud