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Minnesota Legislature
2015-2016 Regular Session

THIRTY- NINTH MEETING - State Government Finance

February 23, 2016

STATE OF MINNESOTA THIRTY- NINTH MEETING
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES EIGHTY-NINTH SESSION

STATE GOVERNMENT FINANCE COMMITTEE
MINUTES

Representative Anderson, Chair of the State Government Finance Committee, began the meeting at 1:04 P.M. on February 23, 2016, at the Willmar Legion Post 167.

The Committee Legislative Assistant noted the roll.

Members present:


ANDERSON, Sarah, Chair
ANDERSON, Mark
CARLSON, Lyndon
DETTMER, Bob
NELSON, Michael

PUGH, Cindy
RUNBECK, Linda




Members excused:

HOWE, Jeff, VC LAINE, Carolyn
ALBRIGHT, Tony LOONAN, Bob
ERHARDT, Ron NASH, Jim
JOHNSON, Sheldon PETERSBURG, John
KAHN, Phyllis SCHULTZ, Jennifer

Chair Anderson began the meeting at 1:04 P.M. A quorum was NOT present.

Larry Kleindl, County Administrator for Kandiyohi County, gave feedback on county audit practices.

Representative Miller gave a presentation on HF1414 (Hancock).

HF1414 (Hancock) – Montevideo and Bemidji; veterans homes funding provided, nonstate contributions allowed, bonds issued, and money appropriated.

Marvin Garbe, City Council President, and Angela Steinbach, Assistant City Manager, of the City of Montevideo, gave a presentation of the Montevideo Regional Veterans Home Proposal and Plan of Action.

The following gave feedback on veteran’s services:

Benjamin Johnson, Legislative Coordinator, Minnesota Department of Veteran Affairs
Trisha Appeldorn, Director, Kandiyohi County Veterans Service Office
Tim Kolhei, Manager, Chippewa County Veteran’s Service Office
John Handeen, Veteran, Montevideo, MN
Sandy Erickson, Montevideo, MN
Chris Labeau, Veteran, Maynard, MN
Debra Lee Fader, Mayor, City of Montevideo
Sheldon, Veteran, Boyd, MN
Tom Anderson, Veteran, Montevideo, MN

The meeting was adjourned at 2:54 P.M.





Representative Sarah Anderson, Chair




Kelly Johnson, Committee Legislative Assistant
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Agenda:

Further examination of the Office of the Legislative Auditor’s report on County Audits Larry Kleindl, Kandiyohi County administrator HF1414 (Hancock, Miller) Montevideo and Bemidji; veterans homes funding provided, nonstate contributions allowed, bonds issued, and money appropriated. City of Montevideo: City Council President Marvin Garbe; Assistant City Manager Angie Steinbach Ben Johnson; Legislative Director; Minnesota Department of Veterans Affairs Review of 2015 legislative accomplishments for veterans. History of veteran service financing. Public discussion on improvement in quality, availability, responsiveness, and need of veteran services and treatment. Expression of gratitude to the Willmar Legion. IV. Adjournment

Bills Added:
  • HF1414 (Hancock) - Montevideo and Bemidji; veterans homes funding provided, nonstate contributions allowed, bonds issued, and money appropriated.
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