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Transportation Finance

THIRTY THIRD MEETING

2013-2014 Regular Session - March 12, 2014

STATE OF MINNESOTA THIRTY THIRD 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 10:07AM on 3/12/2014 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
Hamilton
Hausman
Holberg
Howe
Mahoney
Masin
O'Neill
Petersburg
Sundin

Members excused:
Metsa
Johnson, C

A quorum was present

Representative Erhardt moved HF2231 be re-referred to the Committee on Taxes.

Representative Erhardt presented HF2231 (Erhardt) Metropolitan area transit and paratransit capital expenditure additional financing provided and obligations issued.

Testimony on HF2231:
Judd Schetnan, Government Relations, Met Council
Mary Bogie, Chief Financial Officer, Met Council

Representative Erhardt renewed his motion that HF2231 be re-referred to the Committee on Taxes. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

Representative Erhardt presented HF1796 (Erhardt) Highway safety work prohibitions, requirements, and penalties amended; legislative report mandated; and money appropriated.

Representative Erhardt moved HF1796.





Representative Erhardt moved to amend HF1796 (see attached HF1796A7)

Matt Burress of House Research explained the proposed amendment.

THE MOTION PREVAILED. THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Testimony on HF1796, as amended:
Tim Worke, Associated General Contractors

HF1796, as amended, was laid over.

Vice Chair Bernardy moved the approval of the minutes of February 26, 2014. THE MOTION PREVAILED. THE MINUTES WERE ADOPTED.
Vice Chair Bernardy moved the approval of the minutes of February 26, 2014. THE MOTION PREVAILED. THE MINUTES WERE ADOPTED.
Vice Chair Bernardy moved the approval of the minutes of February 26, 2014. THE MOTION PREVAILED. THE MINUTES WERE ADOPTED.
Vice Chair Bernardy moved the approval of the minutes of February 26, 2014. THE MOTION PREVAILED. THE MINUTES WERE ADOPTED.

Chair Hornstein moved HF1480.

Representative Dorholt presented HF1480 (Dorholt) Overweight vehicle annual permits established.

Testimony on HF1480:
Fred Corrigan, Executive Director, Aggregate and ready Mix Association of MN
Jerry Lang, Vice President & general Manager, Central MN Concrete Division, Knife River Construction
Paul Hawkinson, Hawkinson Redi-Mix

Vice Chair Bernardy assumed gavel at 10:55AM.

John Dickey, Vice President of Metro Operations, Cemstone
Joe Lorenta, President
Jason Dunnick, Dunnick Companies
Bob Zelenka, Executive Director, Minnesota Grain and Feed Association
Tim Worke, Associated General Contractors
Matt Hodapp, State Trooper
Randy Malushnik, County Commissioner, Carver County
Ed Reynoso, TEAMSTERS
Tina Ryberg, Twin Cities and Western Railroad
John Apitz, Messerly and Cramer

HF1480 was laid over.

Meeting adjourned at 11:48AM


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Representative Frank Hornstein, Chair



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Isaiah Ellison, Committee Legislative Assistant
More Info On This Meeting..
Bills Added:
  • HF2231 (Erhardt) - Metropolitan area transit and paratransit capital expenditure additional financing provided, and obligations issued.
  • HF1480 (Dorholt) - Overweight vehicle annual permits established.
  • HF1796 (Erhardt) - Highway safety work zone prohibitions, requirements, and penalties amended; legislative report mandated; and money appropriated.
Documents:

Bills May Be Added to the Agenda.