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Job Growth and Energy Affordability Policy and Finance

THIRTIETH MEETING

2017-2018 Regular Session - February 27, 2018

STATE OF MINNESOTA THIRTIETH MEETING
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES NINETIETH SESSION


JOB GROWTH AND ENERGY AFFORDABILITY POLICY AND FINANCE COMMITTEE
MINUTES


Representative Pat Garofalo, Chair of the Job Growth and Energy Affordability Policy and Finance Committee started the meeting at 3:00 PM on February 27, 2018, 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
CLARK, Karen
WAGENIUS, Jean
ANDERSON, Paul
BAHR, Cal
BAKER, Dave
DAVNIE, Jim
FABIAN, Dan
HOWE, Jeff
LAYMAN, Sandy
MAYE QUADE, Erin
METSA, Jason
MORAN, Rena
MUNSON, Jeremy
NEU, Anne
O’NEILL, Marion
RARICK, Jason
SCOTT, Peggy
SUNDIN, Mike
THISSEN, Paul
VOGEL, Bob
WEST, Nolan

Members excused:
MAHONEY, Tim


Representative Garofalo officially called the meeting to order at 3:05 PM. A quorum was present.

Representative Thissen moved the meeting minutes from September 25, 2017, be approved. THE MOTION PREVAILED.


Nick Erickson, Regulatory Affairs Manager, Housing First, testified regarding twin home construction trends.

Paul Weirtz, President, AT&T Minnesota, testified regarding small cell installation reform and private investment.

Representative Davnie introduced Sara Nelson-Pallmeyer, Executive Director, Exodus Lending who testified regarding payday lending.

The following testified regarding the Ramsey/Washington Recycling and Energy Center:

Victoria Reinhardt, Ramsey County Commissioner, Chair - Ramsey/Washington Recycling and Energy Board.

Fran Miron, Washington County Commissioner, District 1.

The meeting was adjourned at 4:08 PM.





Representative Pat Garofalo, Chair




Amelia Allert, Committee Legislative Assistant
More Info On This Meeting..

Review of Results of 2017 Session:

Exodus Lending, 2017 Jobs Grantee
Sara Nelson-Pallmeyer, Executive Director

Small Cell Installation Reform and Private Investment
Paul Weirtz, President, AT&T Minnesota

Review of Twin home Construction Trends
Nick Erickson, Regulatory Affairs Manager, Housing First

Ramsey/Washington Recycling and Energy Center
Ramsey County Commissioner Victoria Reinhardt, Chair, Ramsey/Washington Recycling and Energy Board
Zack Hansen, Director, Environmental Health for Ramsey County
Judy Hunter, Senior Environmental Resource Manager, Washington County