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Job Growth and Energy Affordability Policy and Finance

FORTIETH MEETING

2017-2018 Regular Session - April 11, 2018

STATE OF MINNESOTA FORTIETH MEETING
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES NINETIETH SESSION


JOB GROWTH AND ENERGY AFFORDABILITY POLICY AND FINANCE COMMITTEE
MINUTES


Representative Pat Garofalo, Chair of the Jobs Growth and Energy Affordability Policy and Finance Committee, called the meeting to order at 3:06 PM on April 11, 2018, in Room 10 of the State Office Building. A quorum was present.

The Committee Legislative Assistant noted the roll.

Members Present:
GAROFALO, Pat
MAHONEY, Tim
CLARK, Karen
ANDERSON, Paul
DAVNIE, Jim
FABIAN, Dan
MAYE QUADE, Erin
MUNSON, Jeremy
NEU, Anne
O’NEILL, Marion
RARICK, Jason
VOGEL, Bob
WEST, Nolan
WAGENIUS, Jean
BAKER, Dave
HOWE, Jeff
LAYMAN, Sandy
METSA, Jason
MORAN, Rena
SCOTT, Peggy
SUNDIN, Mike

Members excused:
NEWBERGER, Jim
BAHR, Cal
THISSEN, Paul

Representative Layman moved the meeting minutes from March 30, 2018 be approved. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

HF4342 (Knoblach) St. Cloud; dislocated worker program funding provided, and money appropriated.

Representative Garofalo moved HF4342 to be laid over for possible inclusion in a later bill.

Tammy Bier, Executive Director, Career Solutions; May Thao-Schuck, Director of Employment and Training Programs, DEED; testified on HF4342.

Representative Garofalo renewed his motion for HF4342 to be laid over for possible inclusion in a later bill. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

HF2112 (Knoblach) Housing project bonding authority allocations provided.

Representative Garofalo moved HF2112 to be laid over for possible inclusion in a later bill.

Representative Garofalo moved amendment H2112DE4 to be adopted into HF2112. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

Owen Metz, Vice President and Project Partner, Dominium; Mary Tingerthal, Commissioner, Minnesota Housing Finance Agency; testified on HF2112.

Representative Vogel assumed gavel at 3:53 PM.

Barbara Dacy, President, Minnesota NAHRO; Ellen Sahli, President, Family Housing Fund; Warren Hanson, President and CEO, Greater Minnesota Housing Fund; testified on HF2112.

Representative Garofalo assumed the gavel at 4:09 PM.

Representative Garofalo renewed his motion to have HF2112 laid over for possible inclusion in a later bill. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

HF3714 (Gunther) Greater Minnesota business development infrastructure program funding provided, and money appropriated.

Representative Mahoney moved HF3714 to be laid over for possible inclusion in a later bill.

Dan Dorman, Executive Director, Greater Minnesota Partnership; Michael Brethorst, Melrose City Administrator; testified on HF3714.

Representative Mahoney renewed his motion for HF3714 to be laid over for possible inclusion in a later bill. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

HF2424 (Gunther) Sustainable child care in rural Minnesota funding provided, and money appropriated.

Representative Anderson moved HF2424 to be laid over for possible inclusion in a later bill.

Scott Marguardt, Vice President, Southwest Initiative Foundation; Tim Penny, President and CEO, Southern Minnesota Initiative Foundation; testified on HF2424.

Representative Mahoney renewed his motion to move HF2424 to be laid over for possible inclusion in a later bill. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

HF3968 (Mahoney) Redevelopment grant and demolition loan program funding provided, and money appropriated.

Representative Mahoney moved HF3968 to be laid over for possible inclusion in a later bill.

Monte Hilleman, Senior Vice President, the Real Estate Redevelopment for the Saint Paul Port Authority; Dan Dorman, Executive Director, Greater Minnesota Partnership; testified on HF3968.

Representative Mahoney renewed his motion for HF3968 to be laid over for possible inclusion in a later bill. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

The meeting was adjourned at 4:53 PM.




Representative Pat Garofalo, Chair





Amelia Allert, Committee Legislative Assistant


More Info On This Meeting..
Bills Added:
  • HF2112 (Knoblach) - Housing project bonding authority allocations provided.
  • HF2424 (Gunther) - Sustainable child care in rural Minnesota funding provided, and money appropriated.
  • HF3714 (Gunther) - Greater Minnesota business development infrastructure program funding provided, and money appropriated.
  • HF3968 (Mahoney) - Redevelopment grant and demolition loan program funding provided, and money appropriated.
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00:56 - HF4342 (Knoblach) Saint Cloud; dislocated worker program funding provided, and money appropriated.
38:37 - HF2112 (Knoblach) Housing project bonding authority allocations provided.
1:30:40 - HF3714 (Gunther) Greater Minnesota business development infrastructure program funding provided, and money appropriated.
1:34:08 - HF2424 (Gunther) Sustainable child care in rural Minnesota funding provided, and money appropriated.
1:40:48 - HF3968 (Mahoney) Redevelopment grant and demolition loan program funding provided, and money appropriated.
Runs 1 hour, 47 minutes.


HF4342 (Knoblach)
St. Cloud; dislocated worker program funding provided, and money appropriated.