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EIGHTEENTH MEETING - Legacy

2013-2014 Regular Session

STATE OF MINNESOTA EIGHTEENTH MEETING
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES EIGHTY-EIGHTH SESSION

LEGACY COMMITTEE
Chair, Representative Phyllis Kahn

MINUTES

Representative Kahn, Chair of the Legacy Committee, called the meeting to order at 2:19 P.M. on March 13, 2013 in Room 5 of the State Office Building.

The Committee Legislative Assistant noted the roll.

Members present:

Kahn, Chair
Lillie, Vice Chair
Urdahl, Lead Republican
Freiberg
Green
Hausman
McDonald
Murphy, M.
Wagenius
Ward, J.
Wills

Members excused:

Torkelson

A quorum was present at 2:21 P.M.

Eric Jolly, President, Science Museum of Minnesota (SMM) presented a brief history of the museum.

Representative McDonald moved that the minutes of March 12, 2013 be approved. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

Brenda Raney, Director of Government Relations, SMM, gave an overview of what the museum has accomplished with Legacy funding in the past and explained their request for future funding.

Mike Day, Senior Vice President, Museum Enterprises, gave an overview of the history of the Omni Theater and explained their Legacy funding request to update and convert the theater.

Jack LaVoy, Executive Director, Great Lakes Aquarium, presented a history of the museum and an overview of their programs.

Sarah Erickson, Education Director, Great Lakes Aquarium, gave an overview of their proposed Shipwrecks Alive exhibit.

Mr. LaVoy then explained the costs of the exhibit and the aquarium's request for funding to complete it.

The meeting was adjourned at 3:32 P.M.


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Representative Phyllis Kahn, Chair


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Krysta Niedernhofer, Committee Legislative Assistant
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