STATE OF MINNESOTA THIRTY FIRST MEETING
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES NINETIETH SESSION
Environment and Natural Resources Policy and Finance
Representative Fabian, Chair of the Environment and Natural Resources Policy and Finance Committee, called the meeting to order at 8:15 AM on February 27, 2018, in Hearing Room 5 of the State Office Building. A quorum was present.
The Committee Legislative Assistant noted the roll.
FABIAN, Dan, Chair JOHNSON, Brian
HEINTZEMAN, Josh, Vice Chair JOHNSON, Clark
HANSEN, Rick LAYMAN, Sandy
BACKER, Jeff LUECK, Dale
BECKER-FINN, Jamie METSA, Jason
BLISS, Matt NEWBERGER, Jim
CLARK, Karen POSTON, John
ECKLUND, Rob SUNDIN, Mike
FISCHER, Peter SWEDZINSKI, Chris
GREEN, Steve TORKELSON, Paul
HOPPE, Joe UGLEM, Mark
HORNSTEIN, Frank WAGENIUS, Jean
Representative Metsa moved the approval of the March 24, 2017 minutes. THE MOTION PREVAILED.
Chris Buse, Deputy Legislative Auditor, Office of the Legislative Auditor (OLA), gave a presentation on OLA Professional/Technical Contract Expenditures Internal Controls and Compliance Audit.
Testifying on the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency (MPCA) response to the audit were:
Joshua Bunker, MPCA, Chief Financial Officer
Greta Gauthier, MPCA, Legislative Director
Reena Solheid, MPCA, Operations Division Director
Representative Heintzeman assumed the gavel at 9:11 AM.
Representative Fabian assumed the gavel at 9:13 AM.
Rodmen Smith, Department of Natural Resources (DNR) Enforcement Division Director, Larina DeWalt, KLJ Engineering and Nicole Wallenta, KLJ Engineering presented the DNR Site Investigation for World-Class Shooting Range Site Report.
Ann Pierce, DNR Ecosystem Section Manager and Jeff Gunderson, Consultant, presented the DNR Minnow Importation Risk Report.
The meeting was adjourned at 10:02 AM.
Representative Dan Fabian, Chair
Karen Johnson, Committee Legislative Assistant