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Property Tax and Local Government Finance Division

FIFTEENTH MEETING

2015-2016 Regular Session - April 08, 2015

STATE OF MINNESOTA FIFTEENTH 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 8:18 A.M. on April 8, 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
VOGEL, Bob
WHELAN, Abigail
YOUAKIM, Cheryl



Chair Drazkowski began the meeting at 8:18 A.M. A quorum was NOT present.

HF782 (Runbeck): Reverse referendum approval of debt issuance provided.

Representative Runbeck testified on HF782.

Chair Drazkowski called the meeting to order at 8:22 A.M. A quorum was present.

Representative Hertaus moved that the minutes of April 7, 2015 be approved. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

Representative Dettmer testified on HF782.

Chair Drazkowski moved that HF782 come before the committee.

Chair Drazkowski moved that HF782 be laid over for possible inclusion in the division report.

Vice-Chair Quam assumed the gavel at 8:27 A.M.

Chair Drazkowski moved that HF1671 come before the committee.

HF1671 (Drazkowski): Reverse referendum allowed.

Chair Drazkowski testified on HF1671.

Chair Drazkowski moved the H1671A1 amendment. THE MOTION PREVAILED AND THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Dave Harms, Former Commissioner, Wabasha County, testified on HF1671.

Keith Carlson, Executive Director, Minnesota Inter-County Association, testified on HF1671.

Gary Carlson, Intergovernmental Relations Director, League of Minnesota Cities, testified on HF1671.

Vice-Chair Quam moved that HF1671, as amended, be laid over for possible inclusion in the division report.

Chair Drazkowski assumed the gavel at 9:17 A.M.

Representative Pinto moved that HF682 come before the committee.

HF682 (Norton): Destination medical center; Public Infrastructure definition modified, and local matching contribution clarified.

Representative Norton testified on HF682.

Ardell Brede, Mayor, City of Rochester, testified on HF682.

Gary Neumann, Assistant City Administrator, City of Rochester, testified on HF682.

Chair Drazkowski moved that HF682 be laid over for possible inclusion in the division report.

Vice-Chair Quam moved that HF2034 come before the committee.

HF2034 (Quam): First class city per capita aid limits imposed.

Vice-Chair Quam testified on HF2034.

Daniel Fanning, Community Relations Officer, City of Duluth, testified on HF2034.

Lt. John Delmonico, President, Police Officers Federation of Minneapolis, testified on HF2034.

Sasha Bergman, Government Relations Representative, City of Minneapolis, testified on HF2034.

Tim Adams, Legislative Representative, American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees Council 5, testified on HF2034.

Gary Carlson, Intergovernmental Relations Director, League of Minnesota Cities, testified on HF2034.

Chair Drazkowski moved that HF2034 be laid over.

The meeting was adjourned at 10:02 A.M.





Representative Steve Drazkowski, Chair




Grant Erickson, Committee Legislative Assistant
More Info On This Meeting..
Bills Added:
  • HF782 (Runbeck) - Reverse referendum approval of debt issuance provided.
  • HF1671 (Drazkowski) - Reverse referendum allowed.
  • HF2034 (Quam) - First class city per capita aid limits imposed.
  • HF682 (Norton) - Destination Medical Center; public infrastructure definition modified, and local matching contribution clarified.