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Transportation Finance

THIRTIETH MEETING

2013-2014 Regular Session - February 27, 2014

STATE OF MINNESOTA THIRTIETH 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 10:02 AM on February 27, 2014 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
Hausman
Holberg
Howe
Johnson
Mahoney
Masin
Metsa
O'Neill
Petersburg
Sundin

Members excused:
Hamilton


A quorum was present.

Northstar Commuter Rail Delays

Testifying:
• Brian Sweeney, Assistant Regional Vice President for Government Affairs, BNSF
• Brian Lamb, General Manager for Metro Transit

Informational Hearing on Oil Freight and Pipeline Safety

Testifying:
• Commissioner John Linc Stine, Pollution Control Agency
• Commissioner Mona Doman, Department of Public Safety
• Jonathan Wolfgram, Chief Engineer - Office of Pipeline Safety
• Kris Eide, Homeland Security & Emergency Management
• Chris Parsons, President - Minnesota Professional Firefighters
• Ken Prillaman, Fire Chief & Emergency Management Director - City of Brooklyn Park
• Joel McColl, Fire Chief & Emergency Manager – City of Savage
• Kevin Reed, Branch Director – Homeland Security & Emergency Management
• Steve Lee – Pollution Control Agency Emergency Response Supervisor

The meeting was adjourned at 11:54 AM.



Representative Frank Hornstein, Chair





Rachel K. Nelson, Committee Legislative Assistant
More Info On This Meeting..
House TV Video:
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02:22 - Gavel.
06:11 - Northstar Commuter Rail delays.
38:38 - Informational hearing on oil freight and pipeline safety.
Runs 1 hour, 51 minutes.


This is an educational seminar for legislators and not an official committee hearing. No votes or official actions will be taken.