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Capital Investment

FOURTH MEETING

2011-2012 Regular Session - March 22, 2011

STATE OF MINNESOTA FOURTH 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 2:39 PM on March 22, 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 March 15, 2011. MOTION PREVAILED.

HF681 (Downey) Minnesota pay for performance pilot program established, funding provided, bongs issued, and money appropriated.

Representative Howes moved that HF681 be passed and re-referred to the Committee on State Government Finance.

Testifying on HF681: Steve Rosholt, Faegre & Benson.

Representative Howes moved the H0681A3 amendment. MOTION PREVAILED.

Representative Howes renewed his motion that HF681, as amended, be passed and re-referred to the Committee on State Government Finance. MOTION PREVAILED.

HF1232 (Howes) Appropriation canceled and corresponding bond sale authorization reduced, and sale of refunding bonds required to achieve savings.

Representative Howes moved that HF1232 be passed and re-referred to the Committee on Ways and Means.

Representative Drazkowski moved the H01232A5 amendment. MOTION PREVAILED.

Representative Drazkowski moved to orally amend HF1232, as amended, as follows: delete "Subd.1 (2) lines 1.10 - 1.15". MOTION PREVAILED.

Testifying on HF1232 as amended: Kristin Hanson, Minnesota Management and Budget Assistant Commissioner; Patrick Born, Metropolitan Council Regional Administrator; Mark Fuhrmann, Metropolitan Council Central Corridor Project Manager; Jim McDonough, Ramsey County Commissioner; Zack Schwartz, Saint Paul Area Chamber of Commerce; Michael Belach, Saint Paul Area Chamber of Commerce; George Tourville, City of Inver Grove Heights Mayor; Wendy Rubin, Como Friends Chair; Michelle Furrer, Como Park Zoo Conservatory Manager.

Representative Scott assumed the gavel at 4:13 PM.

Greg Mack Ramsey County Parks and Recreation Director; Steve Sullivan, Dakota County Parks Director; Karen Blaska, Anoka County Parks Planner Landscape Architect.

Representative Howes assumed the gavel at 4:28 PM.

Representative Howes moved to orally amend HF1232, as amended, as follows: delete "Subd. 4 lines 1.21 - 2.10". MOTION PREVAILED.

Representative Howes renewed his motion that HF1232, as amended, be recommended to pass and re-referred to the Committee on Ways and Means. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

The meeting was adjourned at 4:40 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:
  • HF1232 (Howes) - Central Corridor Light Rail Transit project terms and conditions modified, appropriations canceled and corresponding bond sale authorizations reduced, and general fund debt service savings required.
  • HF681 (Downey) - Minnesota pay for performance pilot program established, funding provided, bonds issued, and money appropriated.
Documents:

Testifying on HF 681:
Steve Rosholt, Faegre & Benson

Testifying on HF 1232:
Kristin Hanson, Minnesota Management and Budget Assistant Commissioner
Michelle Furrer, Como Zoo & Conservatory Director
Peter Thrane, Como Friends Board Member
Eric Carlson, City of Inver Grove Heights Park and Recreation Board Director
Greg Mack, Ramsey County Parks and Recreation Director
Jennifer Ringold, Minneapolis Park and Recreation Board Manager Public Engagement and Citywide Planning
Jayne Miller, Minneapolis Park and Recreation Board Superintendent