STATE OF MINNESOTA SEVENTH MEETING
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES EIGHTY-SEVENTH SESSION
ENVIRONMENT, ENERGY & NATURAL RESOURCES POLICY AND FINANCE COMMITTEE
Representative Denny McNamara, Chair of the Committee on Environment, Energy and Natural Resources called the seventh meeting to order at 8:16 a.m. on January 25, 2011, in the Room 5 of the State Office Building.
The Committee Legislative Assistant noted the roll.
MCNAMARA, Denny, Chair
TORKELSON, Paul, Vice Chair
A quorum was present at 8:16.
Lou Cornicelli, Big Game Coordinator, gave testimony on Chronic Wasting disease.
Commissioner Landwehr, DNR, introduction to committee members.
Representative Torkelson moved that the minutes from the committee meeting on January 20, 2011 be adopted. THE MOTION PREVAILED.
Representative Torkelson assumed the gavel at 9:47 a.m.
Bob Meier, Assistant Commissioner of the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources, gave an overview of the Department of Natural Resources. Department Directors were introduced. Dave Schad, Deputy Commissioner, Steve Hirsch, Director, Ecological Resources & Water Division, Col. Jim Konrad, Director, DNR Enforcement, Ed Boggess, Acting Director, Fish & Wildlife, Dave Epperly, Director, Forestry, Marty Vadis, Director, Land & Minerals, Cortland Nelson, Director, Parks & Trails.
The meeting was adjourned at 10:01 a.m.
REP. DENNY MCNAMARA, CHAIR
Committee Legislative Assistant