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Transportation Policy

THIRD MEETING

2013-2014 Regular Session - January 17, 2013

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

JOINT HEARING: COMMITTEES ON TRANSPORTATION FINANCE AND TRANSPORTATION POLICY
Chair, Committee on Transportation Finance, Representative Frank Hornstein
Chair, Committee on Transportation Policy, Representative Ron Erhardt

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Representative Hornstein, Chair of the Committee on Transportation Finance, called the joint meeting of the Committees on Transportation Finance and Transportation to order on January 17, 2013 at 10:03 AM in Room 5 of the State Office Building.

The Committee Legislative Assistant noted the roll.


Members present from the Transportation Finance Committee:

HORNSTEIN, Frank
BERNARDY, Connie
BEARD, Mike
BENSON, Mike
DEHN, Raymond
ERHARDT, Ron
HAUSMAN, Alice
HOLBERG, Mary Liz
HOWE, Jeff
MAHONEY, Tim
MASIN, Sandra
METSA, Jason
O'NEILL, Marion
SUNDIN, Mike

Members excused from the Transportation Finance Committee:

HAMILTON, Rod
PETERSBURG, John

Members present from the Transportation Policy Committee:

ERHARDT, Ron
MASIN, Sandra
RUNBECK, Linda
BEARD, Mike
DORHOLT, Zach
FITZSIMMONS, David
HORNSTEIN, Frank
NEWBERGER, Jim
SAWATZKY, Mary
SELCER, Yvonne
SUNDIN, Mike

Members excused from the Transportation Policy Committee:

SIMONSON, Erik
ANDERSON, Mark
PETERSBURG, John
ROSENTHAL, Paul


A quorum was present



An Overview of The Metropolitan Council, presented by:
• Judd Schetnan, Director of Government Affairs
• Arlene McCarthy, director of the Council's Metropolitan Transportation Services division
• Brian Lamb, General Manager for Metro Transit

An Overview of the Counties Transit Improvement Board, presented by:
• Peter McLaughlin, Hennepin County Commissioner

An Overview of the Suburban Transit Association, presented by:
• Gary Hansen, Chair
• Jeff Wosje, Vice Chair
• James Clark, Messerli & Kramer



The meeting was adjourned at 11:45 AM.


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REP. RON ERHARDT, CHAIR



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Lily Schultze, Committee Legislative
More Info On This Meeting..

The Metropolitan Council, the Counties Transit Improvement Board, and the Suburban Transit Assocation will provide informational overviews for the Transportation Finance and Policy Committees.