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Property Tax and Local Government Finance Division

TENTH MEETING

2015-2016 Regular Session - March 04, 2015

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

Property Tax and Local Government Finance Division
MINUTES

Representative Drazkowski, Chair of the Property Tax and Local Government Finance Division, began the meeting at 8:15 A.M. on March 4, 2015, in the Basement Hearing Room of the State Office Building.

The Committee Legislative Assistant noted the roll.

Members present:


DRAZKOWSKI, Steve, Chair QUAM, Duane, VC
ANDERSON, Paul
DAVNIE, Jim
ERICKSON, Sondra
HERTAUS, Jerry
KOZNICK, Jon
LENCZEWSKI, Ann
LIEN, Ben
MARQUART, Paul
MCDONALD, Joe
PINTO, Dave
SIMONSON, Erik
WHELAN, Abigail
YOUAKIM, Cheryl



Members excused:

VOGEL, Bob


Chair Drazkowski began the meeting at 8:15 A.M. A quorum was NOT present.

HF1037 (Anzelc): Iron Range fiscal disparities program distribution levies adjusted.

Representative Anzelc testified on HF1037.

Chair Drazkowski called the meeting to order at 8:20 A.M. A quorum was present.

Representative Simonson moved that HF1037 come before the committee.

Loren Solberg, Former Minnesota State Representative, testified on HF1037.

Chair Drazkowski moved that HF1037 be laid over for possible inclusion in the division report.

Representative Erickson moved that the minutes of February 25, 2015 be approved. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

Representative Anderson, P. moved that HF685 come before the committee.

HF685 (Anderson, P.): Local government aid appropriation increased.

Representative Anderson, P. testified on HF685.

Bradley Peterson, Lobbyist, Coalition of Greater Minnesota Cities, testified on HF685.

Heidi Omerza, Councilmember, City of Ely and President, Coalition of Greater Minnesota Cities, testified on HF685.

Gary Carlson, Intergovernmental Relations Director, League of Minnesota Cities, testified on HF685.

Patricia Nauman, Executive Director, Metro Cities, testified on HF685.

Chair Drazkowski moved that HF685 be laid over for possible inclusion in the division report.

Steve Hinze, House Research Department, presented an overview of the 2015 Final Property Tax Levy.

The meeting was adjourned at 10:05 A.M.





Representative Steve Drazkowski, Chair




Grant Erickson, Committee Legislative Assistant
More Info On This Meeting..
Bills Added:
  • HF1037 (Anzelc) - Iron Range fiscal disparities program distribution levies adjusted.
  • HF685 (Anderson) - Local government aid appropriation increased.

Overview by House Research on 2015 Final Property Tax Levy