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Job Growth and Energy Affordability Policy and Finance

FORTY-EIGHTH MEETING

2017-2018 Regular Session - April 30, 2018

STATE OF MINNESOTA FORTY-EIGHTH 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, called the meeting to order at 8:00 AM on April 30, 2018, in the Room 10 of the State Office Building. A quorum was present.

The Committee Legislative Assistant noted the roll.

Members Present:
GAROFALO, Pat
NEWBERGER, Jim
MAHONEY, Tim
ANDERSON, Paul
BAHR, Cal
BAKER, Dave
LAYMAN, Sandy
MAYE QUADE, Erin
NEU, Anne
O’NEILL, Marion
RARICK, Jason
SCOTT, Peggy
SUNDIN, Mike
WEST, Nolan

Members excused:
CLARK, Karen
WAGENIUS, Jean
DAVNIE, Jim
FABIAN, Dan
HOWE, Jeff
METSA, Jason
MORAN, Rena


HF4118 (Tim Miller) Process to compensate businesses for loss of business opportunity from sale and closure of biomass energy plant established.

Representative Miller walked the committee through HF4118 and its clone bill HF4114.

Scott Dane, Executive Director, Associated Contract Loggers & Truckers of Minnesota; Steve Skallerud, Owner, Hull’s Bros. Trucking; Randy Tersteeg, Owner, North American Fertilizer; Jodi Walsh, Owner, Walsh Forest Products; Shawn Fletcher, Owner, Fletcher Trucking; Craig Mataczynski, Red Willow Management LLC; Matt Schrupp, Jennie-O Turkey Store; Paul Bolle, Commodity Sales Manager, Jennie-O Turkey Store; Pete Rothfork, Melrose Feed Mill; Rick Evans, Xcel Energy; testified on HF4118.

Representative O’Neill moved the meeting minutes from April 20, 2018 be approved. THE MOTION PREVAILED.



The meeting was adjourned at 9:45 AM.




Representative Pat Garofalo, Chair





Amelia Allert, Committee Legislative Assistant




More Info On This Meeting..
Bills Added:
  • HF4118 (Miller) - Process to compensate businesses for loss of business opportunity from sale and closure of biomass energy plant established.

The hearing will be INFORMATION ONLY and no official action will be taken