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Government Operations and Elections Policy

FIRST MEETING

2017-2018 Regular Session - January 11, 2017

STATE OF MINNESOTA FIRST MEETING
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES NINETIETH SESSION

GOVERNMENT OPERATIONS & ELECTIONS POLICY
MINUTES

Representative O’Driscoll, Chair of the Government Operations and Elections Policy, began the meeting at 10:15AM on January 11th 2017, in the Basement Hearing Room of the State Office Building.

The Committee Legislative Assistant noted the roll.

Members present:


O’DRISCOLL, Tim - Chair
PUGH, Cindy - Vice Chair
NELSON, Michael
BLISS, Matt
FENTON, Kelly
FREIBERG, Mike
HALVERSON, Laurie
JESSUP, Randy
LEE, Fue
MASIN, Sandra
NASH, Jim
PETERSON, Roz
QUAM, Duane
SANDSTEDE, Julie
SWEDZINSKI, Chris
THEIS, Tama
WEST, Nolan
YOUAKIM, Cheryl


Members Excused:

Chair O’Driscoll called the meeting to order at 10:15AM. A quorum was present.

Chair O’Driscoll invited committee members and staff to introduce themselves.

The committee heard a presentation from the Minnesota Association of Townships.

Testifying: Kent Sulem, General Counsel, Minnesota Association of Cities
Gary Pederson, Executive Director Minnesota Association of Cities
Ruth Simpson, Attorney, Minnesota Association of Cities
Steve Fenske, Attorney, Minnesota Association of Cities

The committee heard a presentation from the Association of Minnesota Counties.

Testifying: Matt Hilgart, General Government Policy Analyst, Association of Minnesota Counties
Julie Ring, Executive Director, Association of Minnesota Counties

The committee heard a presentation from the League of Minnesota Cities.

Testifying: Gary Carlson, Intergovernmental Relations Director, League of Minnesota Cities

The committee heard a presentation from the Minnesota Sports Facilities Authority.

Testifying: Michelle Kelm-Helgen, Chair, Minnesota Sports Facilities Authority.

The meeting was adjourned at 12:02PM.




Representative Tim O’Driscoll, Chair




Steve Barthel, Committee Legislative Assistant
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Presentations by:
Minnesota Association of Townships;
Association of Minnesota Counties;
League of Minnesota Cities;
Minnesota Sports Facilities Authority.