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Minnesota Legislature
2015-2016 Regular Session

FOURTH MEETING - Select Committee on Affordable Child Care

February 23, 2016

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

SELECT COMMITTEE ON AFFORDABLE CHILD CARE
MINUTES

Representative Franson, Chair of the Select Committee on Affordable Child Care, called the meeting to order at 6:02 p.m. on Tuesday, February 23, 2016, at the Faribault Buckham Memorial Library in Faribault, Minnesota.

Legislative Assistant David Larson noted the roll.

Select Committee Members present:



FRANSON, Mary, Chair
KRESHA, Ron
THEIS, Tama


Select Committee Members excused: Representative Kelly Fenton, Representative Jeff Backer, Representative John Persell, Representative Peggy Flanagan, Representative Joe Mullery.

Representative Peggy Bennett introduced herself.

Representative Brian Daniels introduced himself.

Representative John Petersburg introduced himself.

Representative Dave Pinto introduced himself.

Jerry Kerber, Minnesota Department of Human Services, spoke about the Department’s work within the child care industry and answered questions of the committee and the public.

Representative Franson opened the meeting to public testimony.

Caren Hoffman, Director, A Child’s Delight Too;
Rebeca Sederski, Minnesota Council on Latino Affairs;
Philomena Seykura, Child Care Provider;
Brenda Novack, Owner, Little Wonders Daycare;
Daniel Buck, Owner, Kids Korner Education;
Trina Thoreson, School Social Worker;
Abdulleli Hussein, Hyatt Daycare;
Tiffany Grundmann, Faribault Resident;
Angela Melecha, Child Care Provider.

The meeting was adjourned at 7:31 p.m.





Representative Mary Franson, Chair




David Larson, Legislative Assistant
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Agenda:

The Select Committee on Affordable Child Care will hold a meeting in Faribault, MN on Tuesday, February 23, 2016, at the Buckham Memorial Library (2nd Floor Great Hall, 11 Division Street E., Faribault, MN 55021) from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM. The committee will be hearing from providers, parents, and the public about child care in the region. Please use the south parking lot. **For more information, please contact David Larson at 651-296-5621 or david.larson@house.mn.

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