STATE OF MINNESOTA HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES
FIFTH JOINT MEETING
JOINT COMMITTEE ON TAXES AND PROPERTY AND LOCAL TAX DIVISION
Chair, Representative Ann Lenczewski
Representative Lenczewski, Chair of Committee Taxes, called the joint meeting to order on March 19, at 12:30 PM in Room 10 of the State Office Building.
The Committee Legislative Assistant noted the roll.
Taxes Members present:
Loeffler, Vice Chair
Taxes Members excused:
Property and Local Tax Division Members Present:
Property and Local Tax Division Members Excused:
A quorum was present.
Representative Simonson moved HF 1616
Representative Masin presented HF 1616 (Masin) Eagan; temporary authority extended to spend tax increments.
The following people testified on HF 1616:
Mike Maguire, Mayor, City of Eagan
Tom Palmquist, Vice President of Commercial Development, CSM
HF 1616 was laid over for possible inclusion on the Omnibus Tax Bill.
Representative Myhra moved HF 1437
Representative Dettmer presented HF 1437 (Dettmer) Forest Lake Economic Development Authority duration extended, tax increment financing authorized, and authority extended.
The following people testified on HF 1437:
Chris Johnson, Mayor, City of Forest Lake
Aaron Parrish, City Administrator, City of Forest Lake
Cameron Piper, Resident of Forest Lake
Ben Winnick, Council Member, City of Forest Lake
HF 1437 was laid over for possible inclusion in the Omnibus Tax Bill.
Representative Hansen moved HF 1336
Representative Hansen presented HF 1336 (Hansen) Fracturing sand extraction and processing tax imposed, aggregate production tax rates modified, money appropriated, and criminal penalties provided.
The following people testified on HF 1336:
Doug Losee, Operations Manager, Unimin Corporation
Mike Wallenius, Vice President of Operations, Unimin Corporation
Kent Sulem, Minnesota Association of Townships
Fred Corrigan, Aggregate and Ready Mix Association of Minnesota
Eric Bryan, Director of Marketing, Bryan Rock Products
Scott Sustacek, Chief Executive Officer, Jordan Sands
Beth Kadoun, Director-Tax and Fiscal Policy, Minnesota Chamber
Jason George, Legislative and Political Director, IUOE Local 49
HF 1336 was laid over for possible inclusion in the Omnibus Tax Bill.
Representative Melin moved that the minutes from March 4, 2013, be approved. THE MOTION PREVAILED AND MINUTES WERE APPROVED.
Representative Melin moved that the minutes from March 13, 2013, be approved. THE MOTION PREVAILED AND THE MINUTES WERE APPROVED.
The meeting was adjourned at 2:05 P.M.
Representative Ann Lenczewski, Chair
Gina Kunesh, Committee Legislative Assistant
Tijuana Hawkins, Committee Legislative Assistant