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Job Growth and Energy Affordability Policy and Finance

FOURTH MEETING

2017-2018 Regular Session - January 18, 2017

STATE OF MINNESOTA FOURTH MEETING
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES NINETIETH SESSION


JOB GROWTH & ENERGY AFFORDABILITY
POLICY & FINANCE COMMITTEE

MINUTES

Representative Pat Garofalo, Chair of the Job Growth & Energy Affordability Policy & Finance Committee, called the meeting to order at 3:00 PM on Wednesday, January 18, 2017, in Room 10 of the State Office Building. A quorum was not present.

The Committee Legislative Assistant noted the roll.

Members present:


GAROFALO, Pat
NEWBERGER, Jim
MAHONEY, Tim
CLARK, Karen
WAGENIUS, Jean
ANDERSON, Paul
BAHR, Cal
BAKER, Dave
FABIAN, Dan
HOWE, Jeff
LAYMAN, Sandy
MAYE QUADE, Erin
METSA, Jason
MORAN, Rena
O’NEILL, Marion
RARICK, Jason
SCOTT, Peggy
SUNDIN, Mike
THISSEN, Paul
VOGEL, Bob
WEST, Nolan


Members excused:
DAVNIE, Jim

A quorum was present at 3:02 PM.

Representative Layman moved the minutes of January 17, 2017 be approved. THE MOTION PREVAILED.


The committee had an informational hearing on energy. The following people presented:

Adam Pyles, Director of Regulatory Affairs at CenterPoint Energy.

Amber Lee, Regulatory and Legislative Affairs Manager at Minnesota Energy Resources Corp.

Chris Clark, President of Xcel Energy.

Loren Laugtug, Manager of Legislative Affairs at OtterTail Power Company.

Dave McMillan, Executive Vice President of Minnesota Power.

Jim Horan, Director of Government Affairs and Counsel at Minnesota Rural Electric Association.

Bill Black, Government Relations Director at Minnesota Municipal Utilities Association.

Stacey Fujii, Director of Government Relations at Great River Energy.

The meeting was adjourned at 4:49 PM



Representative Pat Garofalo, Chair





Meagan Rice, Committee Legislative Assistant
More Info On This Meeting..
House TV Video:
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Minnesota Energy Past, Present, and Future:.
00:48- Centerpoint Energy.
19:14- Minnesota Energy Resources.
30:10- Xcel Energy.
52:29- OtterTail Power Company.
1:00:16 - Minnesota Power.
1:19:08 - Minnesota Rural Electric Association.
1:28:00 - Minnesota Municipal Utilities Association.
1:38:48 - Great River Energy.
Runs1 hour, 50 minutes.


CenterPoint Energy: Director of Regulatory Affairs Adam Pyles

Minnesota Energy Resources Corp: Amber S. Lee, Regulatory & Legislative Affairs Manager

Xcel Energy: Director of Regional Government Affairs Rick Evans

OtterTail Power Company: Manager of Legislative Affairs Loren Laugtug

Minnesota Power: Executive Vice President Dave McMillan

Minnesota Municipal Utilities Association: Government Relations Director Bill Black

Minnesota Rural Electric Association
Jim Horan, Director of Government Affairs and Counsel; Jenny Glumack, Government and Public Affairs Representative

Great River Energy: Director of Government Relations Stacey Fujii