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Property Tax and Local Government Finance Division

SECOND MEETING

2015-2016 Regular Session - January 21, 2015

STATE OF MINNESOTA SECOND 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, called the meeting to order at 8:16 A.M. on January 21, 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 called the meeting to order at 8:16 A.M. A quorum was present.

Katherine Schill, Fiscal Analyst, presented an overview of revenue estimates, fiscal notes, and local impact notes.

Representative Erickson moved that the minutes of January 14, 2015 be approved. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

Representative Drazkowski moved that HF135 come before the committee.

HF135 (Peppin): Municipal fiscal disparity contributions limited.

Representative Erickson moved H0135A1 amendment. THE MOTION PREVAILED AND THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Representative Peppin, Darren Jakel, acting Mayor of the City of Rogers, Steve Stahmer, City Administrator of the City of Rogers, and Patricia Nauman, Executive Director of Metro Cities, testified on HF135.

Representative Drazkowski moved that HF135, as amended, be laid over for possible inclusion in the division report.

Representative Drazkowski moved that HF176 come before the committee.

HF176 (Simonson): Duluth; city authority clarified for the use of proceeds from sales taxes on food and beverage and the local lodging tax.

Representative Simonson and Daniel Fanning, Communications and Policy Director, City of Duluth, testified on HF176.

Representative Drazkowski moved that HF176 be laid over for possible inclusion in the division report.

Paul Cumings, Tax Policy Manager, Cynthia Rowley, Director of Property Tax, Jenny Starr, Assistant Commissioner, John Hagen, Director of Property Tax, Eric Willette, Property Tax Research Director, and Andrea Fish, Supervisor, from the Minnesota Department of Revenue (MDOR) presented an overview of the Minnesota Department of Revenue Property Tax Division.


The meeting was adjourned at 10:04 A.M.





Representative Steve Drazkowski, Chair




Grant Erickson, Committee Legislative Assistant
More Info On This Meeting..

Department of Revenue Overview of Property Tax Division

HF 140 (Carlson) Additional property tax refund modified

HF 135 (Peppin) Municipal fiscal disparity contributions limited

HF 176 (Simonson) A bill for an act relating to taxation; clarifying the authority for the city of Duluth to use proceeds from sales taxes on food and beverage and the local lodging tax