STATE OF MINNESOTA ELEVENTH MEETING
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES EIGHTY-SEVENTH SESSION
JOBS AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT FINANCE
Representative Gunther, Chair of the Jobs and Economic Development Finance Committee, called the meeting to order at 12:35 on February 24, 2011, in Room 10 of the State Office Building.
The Committee Legislative Assistant noted the roll.
GUNTHER, Bob, Chair
MCFARLANE, Carol, Vice Chair
Members excused: HOWES, Larry, MAHONEY, Tim and DILL, David.
A quorum was not present at 12:35 p.m.
Newly elected Representative Carly Melin was introduced to committee and staff.
Testifying before committee on behalf of the Vocational Rehabilitation Program was Kimberly Peck, Director.
Rep. Ernie Leidiger assumed gavel at 12:38 p.m.
A quorum was present at 12:40 p.m.
Testifying before committee on behalf of the Metro Center for Independent Living was David Hancox, Executive Director.
Chair Gunther approved committee minutes of February 22, 2011. THE MOTION PREVAILED.
Testifying before committee on behalf of the State Services for the Blind was Richard Strong, Director.
Chair Gunther assumed gavel at 1:06 p.m.
Testifying before committee on behalf of Lifetrack Resources was Diane Heldt, Director, and Elitta Sebhatu, program participant.
Testifying before committee on behalf of the Boys and Girls Club of the Twin Cities was Erin Carlin, President and CEO.
Testifying before committee on behalf of the Boys and Girls Clubs of Central Minnesota was Mark Sakry, Executive Director.
Testifying before committee on behalf of the Boys and Girls Club of the Twin Cities was Antonio Jenkins, Minneapolis Participant, and Michelle Hobbs, Minneapolis Participant.
Testifying before committee on behalf of the Minnesota Alliance of Boys and Girls Club was Sharon Tuntland, President.
The meeting was adjourned at 2: 12 p.m.
REP. BOB GUNTHER, CHAIR
Committee Legislative Assistant