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Transportation Finance

FIFTEENTH MEETING

2013-2014 Regular Session - March 06, 2013

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

COMMITTEE ON TRANSPORTATION FINANCE
Chair, Representative Frank Hornstein

MINUTES

Representative Hornstein, Chair of Committee on Transportation Finance, called the meeting to order at 10:01 AM on March 6, 2013 in Room 5 of the State Office Building.

The Committee Legislative Assistant noted the roll.

Members present:
Hornstein, Chair
Bernardy, Vice Chair
Beard, Lead
Benson, M.
Dehn
Erhardt
Hamilton
Hausman
Holberg
Howe
Johnson, C.
Masin
Metsa
O'Neill
Petersburg
Sundin

Members excused:
Mahoney

A quorum was present.

HF272 (Pelowski) Port Development Assistance Program Funding Provided, Bonds Issued and Money Appropriated

Testifying on behalf of HF272:
Rep. Pelowski, Bill Author
John Kubow, Duluth Seaway Port Authority

Testifying in opposition to HF272:
Tom Diamond

Chair Hornstein laid HF272 over.

HF467 (Melin) Range Regional Airport Terminal Improvement Funding Provided, Bonds Issued, and Money Appropriated

Chair Hornstein moved the H0467A2 amendment. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

Testifying on behalf of HF467:
Rep. Melin, Bill Author
Shawn Germolis, Manager of Hibbing Airport

Chair Hornstein laid HF467 over.

Vice Chair Bernardy moved approval of the minutes of February 28, 2013. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

HF274 (Yarusso) Ramsey County; Transportation Infrastructure in the Vacinity of the Former Twin Cities Army Ammunition Plant Funding Provided, Bonds Issued, and Money Appropriated.

Vice Chair Bernardy moved HF274 with the recommendation that it be laid over for possible inclusion in the Omnibus Transportation Finance bill.


Testifying on behalf of HF274:
Rep. Yarusso, Bill Author
Rafael Ortega, Ramsey Co. Commissioner
Brenda Holden, City of Arden Hills Councilwoman
Jim Tollaas, Ramsey Co. Engineer
Robert "Bob" Benke, Project Manager for the I-35W Corridor Coalition
Scott Peterson, MnDOT Director of Public Affairs

Chair Hornstein laid HF274 over for possible in the Omnibus Transportation Finance bill.

The meeting was adjourned at 11:28 AM.




Representative Frank Hornstein, Chair





Rachel K. Nelson, Committee Legislative Assistant
More Info On This Meeting..
Bills Added:
  • HF467 (Melin) - Range Regional Airport terminal improvement funding provided, bonds issued, and money appropriated.
  • HF316 (Mahoney) - Motor vehicle titling fee transactions amended, funding provided, and money appropriated.
  • HF272 (Pelowski) - Port development assistance program funding provided, bonds issued, and money appropriated.
  • HF274 (Yarusso) - Ramsey County; transportation infrastructure in the vicinity of the former Twin Cities Army Ammunition Plant (TCAAP) funding provided, bonds issued, and money appropriated.
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