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Jobs and Economic Development Finance

FIFTH MEETING

2011-2012 Regular Session - January 27, 2011

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

JOBS AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT FINANCE

MINUTES

Representative Gunther, Chair of the Jobs and Economic Development Finance Committee, called the meeting to order at 12:32 p.m. on January 27, 2011, in Room 10 of the State Office Building.

The Committee Legislative Assistant noted the roll.

Members present:

GUNTHER, Bob, Chair
MCFARLANE, Carol, Vice Chair
CLARK, Karen
DILL, David
HOWES, Larry
KIEFFER, Andrea
LEIDIGER, Ernie
LEMIEUR, Mike
MULLERY, Joe
MURRAY, Rich
PAYMAR, Michael
SANDERS, Tim
SCALZE, Bev
STENSRUD, Kirk
SWEDZINSKI, Chris

Members Absent, MAHONEY, Tim.

A quorum was present.

Representative LeMieur moved that the minutes of January 25, 2011 be approved. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

Testifying before committee on behalf of the Office of the Legislative Auditor on a special report on OIC and DEED, was Jim Nobles, Legislative Auditor, and Cecile Ferkul, Deputy Legislative Auditor.

Testifying before committee on behalf of the Mn Department of Employment and Economic Development was Rick Caligiuri, Director of Job Seeker Services, and Jim Korkki, Job Seeker Services.

Testifying before committee on behalf of the Minnesota State Opportunities Industrialization Centers (OIC) Council were: William Means, Executive Director; Linda White, Board President; and students, Gerrod Williams from American Indian OIC, and Karen Austin, from Summit Academy OIC.
Testifying before committee on behalf of the Apprenticeship Program and the Department of Labor and Industry was Commissioner Ken Peterson, Assistant Commissioner Jessica Looman, and Roslyn Wade, Director of Apprenticeship and Labor Standards.
The meeting was adjourned at 1:36 p.m.

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REP. BOB GUNTHER, CHAIR


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Rebecca Lowden
Committee Legislative Assistant
More Info On This Meeting..

Overview from the Minnesota State OIC Council
Briefing from the Legislative Auditor on the Minnesota Opportunities Industrialization Centers State Council Special Review
Overview of the Apprenticeship Program and the Department of Labor and Industry