STATE OF MINNESOTA NINTH MEETING
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES EIGHTY-SEVENTH SESSION
JOINT MEETING: HOUSE PROPERTY AND LOCAL TAX DIVISION & SENTATE COMMITTEE ON TAXES
Senator Julianne Ortman, Chair of the Senate Taxes Committee and Representative Linda Runbeck, Chair of the Property and Local Tax Division, called the joint meeting to order at 8:15 P.M. on March 9, 2011, in Room 15 of the Capitol Building.
The Committee Legislative Assistant noted the roll.
RUNBECK, Linda, Chair
CRAWFORD, Roger, Vice Chair
The following members of the Senate Committee on Taxes were also present:
ORTMAN, Julianne, Chair POGEMILLER, Lawrence
MICHEL, Geoff, Vice Chair REST, Ann
BAKK, Thomas ROSEN, Julie
CHAMBERLAIN, Roger SENJEM, David
HOFFMAN, Gretchen SKOE, Rod
HOWE, John Sterling
A quorum was present.
This was an information hearing only.
Representative Shimanski and Senator Newman presented HF377/SF276.
HF377 (Shimanski) Hutchinson; sales and use tax authorized.
Steve Cook, Mayor, City of Hutchinson
Kent Exner, Engineer, City of Hutchinson
Joy Schmitz, Citizen, City of Hutchinson
Representative Bruce Anderson and Senator Amy Koch presented HF608/SF363.
HF608 (Anderson, B.) Clearwater; local sales tax provisions modified.
Lee Monk, Mayor, City of Clearwater
Jennifer Wothe, City Administrator, City of Clearwater
Pat Dalton, House Research
Representative Davids and Senator Miller presented HF582/SF423.
HF582 (Davids) Lanesboro; local sales and use tax authorized, and bonds issued.
Julie Kiehne, Executive Director, Lanesboro Chamber of Commerce
Bobbie Vickerman, City Administrator, City of Lanesboro
Thomas Dybing, City Councilman, City of Lanesboro
Representative Nornes and Senator Hoffman presented HF49/SF53.
HF49 (Nornes) Fergus Falls; sales and use tax authorized.
Hal Leland, Mayor, City of Fergus Falls
Joellen Thacker, City Councilwoman, City of Fergus Falls
Pat Dalton, House Research
Daryl Synstelien, Citizen, City of Fergus Falls
Representative Koenen and Senator Dahms presented HF579/SF312.
HF579 (Koenen) Marshall authorized to impose a local sales and use tax.
Cal Brink, Executive Director, Marshall Chamber of Commerce
Bob Byrnes, Mayor, City of Marshall
Stan Brewers, Business Owner, City of Marshall
Representative Quam and Senator Senjem presented HF890/SF632.
HF890 (Quam) Rochester; local sales and use tax authority modified.
Gary Neumann, Assistant City Administrator, City of Rochester
John Wade, Rochester Chamber of Commerce
John Meyer, Citizen, Olmsted County
Cindy Maves, Rochester Tea Party Patriots
Max Sullivan, Rochester Tea Party Patriots
Representative Hilty and Senator Lourey presented HF916/SF644.
HF916 (Hilty) Cloquet; local sales tax authorized.
Brian Fritsinger, City Administrator, City of Cloquet
The meeting was adjourned at 10:05 A.M.
REP. LINDA RUNBECK, CHAIR
Committee Legislative Assistant