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Transportation Finance

SEVENTEENTH MEETING

2013-2014 Regular Session - March 13, 2013

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

COMMITTEE ON TRANSPORTATION FINANCE
Chair, Representative Frank Hornstein

MINUTES

Representative Hornstein, Chair of the Committee on Transportation Finance, called the meeting to order at 10:04 AM on March 13, 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.
Mahoney
Masin
Metsa
O'Neill
Petersburg
Sundin

A quorum was present.

HF222 (Isaacson) Ramsey County, I-694 and Rice Street Interchange Money Appropriated

Chair Hornstein moved HF222 for possible inclusion in the Omnibus Transportation Finance bill.

Testifying on behalf of HF222:
Rep. Isaacson, Bill Author
Jim Tolaas, Director of Public Works for Ramsey County
Sandy Martin, Mayor of the City of Shoreview
Mary Jo McGuire, Ramsey County Commissioner
Scott Peterson, MnDOT Director of Government Affairs

Chair Hornstein laid HF222 over for possible inclusion on the Omnibus Transportation Finance bill.

HF376 (Abeler) Ramsey; Highway 10 and Armstrong Boulevard Interchange Funding Provided, Bonds Issued and Money Appropriated

Considered in conjunction with

HF1375 (Abeler) Anoka County; U.S. Highway 10 Project Funding Provided, Bonds Issued and Money Appropriated

Testifying on behalf of HF376 and HF1375:
Rep. Bernardy
Rep. Abeler, Bill Author
Doug Fischer, Anoka County Highway Engineer
Sarah Strommen, Mayor of the City of Ramsey
Jason Tossey, City of Ramsey Councilman
Robert "Bob" Benke, Director of Research & Advocacy Services for the Northwestern Mayor's Association
Steve Young, Owner, Arbor Commercial Group

Chair Hornstein laid HF376 and HF1375 over.

Representative Sundin moved approval of the minutes of March 7, 2013. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

HF401 (Rosenthal) Southwest Corridor Light Rail Transit Line Funding Provided, Bonds Issued and Money Appropriated

Considered in conjunction with

HF402 (Rosenthal) Southwest Corridor Light Rail Transit Line; Authorizing the Sale and Issuance of State Bonds

Testifying on behalf of HF401 and HF402:
Rep. Rosenthal, Bill Author
Judd Schetnan, Metropolitan Council
Mark Ferman, Deputy General Manager for Metro Transit
Jan Callison, Commissioner, Hennepin County
Judy Johnson, Director of Government Affairs, TwinWest Chamber of Commerce
Will Schroeer, Director, Infrastructure for Economic Development for the Minneapolis Chamber of Commerce, Appearing on behalf of the Minneapolis and St. Paul Chambers of Commerce
Nancy Tyra-Lukens, Mayor of the City of Eden Prairie
James Hovland, Mayor of the City of Edina

Testifying with concerns regarding HF401 and HF402:
Jamie LaPray, Safety in the Park
Kandi Aries, Community Advisory Committee for SW Light Rail
Karen Hroma, TMT Project Manager Team

Chair Hornstein laid HF401 and HF402 over.

The meeting was adjourned at 11:42 AM.





Representative Frank Hornstein, Chair





Rachel K. Nelson, Committee Legislative Assistant
More Info On This Meeting..
Bills Added:
  • HF376 (Abeler) - Ramsey; Highway 10 and Armstrong Boulevard Interchange funding provided, bonds issued, and money appropriated.
  • HF222 (Isaacson) - Ramsey County; marked I-694 and Rice Street Interchange funding provided, and money appropriated.
  • HF401 (Rosenthal) - Southwest Corridor light rail transit line funding provided, bonds issued, and money appropriated.
  • HF402 (Rosenthal) - Southwest Corridor light rail transit line funding provided, bonds issued, and money appropriated.
  • HF1375 (Abeler) - Anoka County; U.S. Highway 10 project funding provided, bonds issued, and money appropriated.