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TWENTY EIGHT/JOINT MEETING

2013-2014 Regular Session - February 18, 2014

STATE OF MINNESOTA TWENTY EIGHT/JOINT MEETING
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES EIGHTY-EIGHTH SESSION

SENATE TRANSPORTATION AND PUBLIC SAFETY FINANCE DIVISION
HOUSE COMMITTEE ON TRANSPORTATION FINANCE
Chair, Senator D. Scott Dibble
Chair, Representative Frank Hornstein

MINUTES

Senator Dibble, Chair of the Senate Transportation and Public Safety Finance Division, called the joint meeting to order at 1:00 PM on February 18, 2014 in Room 15 of the Capitol.

The Committee Legislative Assistant noted the roll.


Members present from the House:
Hornstein, Chair
Bernardy, vice chair
Dehn
Erhardt
Hausman
Holberg
Howe
Mahoney
Masin
O'Neill
Petersburg
Sundin


Members excused from the House:
Beard
Benson, M.
Hamilton
Metsa


Members present from the Senate:
Dibble, Chair
Carlson
Champion
Franzen
Jensen
Kiffmeyer
Osmek
Pratt
Reinert
Rest
Tomassoni


Members excused from the Senate:

Kent
Miller
Pederson
Senjem
Westrom
Wiger

A quorum was present.

MnDot Efficiency, Transparency and Accountability

Testifying:
• Commissioner Charlie Zelle, MnDOT
• Tracey Hatch, Deputy Commissioner for DOT
• Eric Sundquist, State Smart Transportation Initiative

Move MN Transportation Finance Proposal

Testifying:
• Margaret Donahoe, MN Transportation Alliance
• Barb Thoman, Transit for Livable Communities

Public Testimony

Testifying:
• George Garnett, Summit Academy
• David Guest, Student at Summit Academy
• Dustin Loosbrok
• Commissioner John Schueller, Redwood County
• John Welle, Aitkin County Engineer
• Erin Daly, Macalaster College Student
• Jodi Gertken, BLEND (Better Living: Exercise and Nutrition Daily), a project of the CentraCare Health Foundation
• Kent Sulem, Minnesota Association of Townships
• Gary Brugenthies, Wheeling Township Treasurer
• Gary Burdorf, Green Isle Township
• Jeff Reed, New London Resident
• Commissioner Nancy Schouweiler, Dakota County
• Steve Peck, Linwood Township, MN
• Bob Carney, Jr., Minneapolis, MN
• Leslie Davis, Minneapolis, MN
• Sherry Munyon, Minnesota Public Transit Association

The meeting was adjourned at 4:19 PM.




Representative Frank Hornstein, Chair






Rachel K. Nelson, Committee Legislative Assistant
More Info On This Meeting..

Discussion of transportation finance proposals