STATE OF MINNESOTA SIXTH MEETING
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES NINETIETH SESSION
PROPERTY TAX AND LOCAL GOVERNMENT FINANCE COMMITTEE
Representative Drazkowski, Chair of the Property Tax and Local Government Finance Committee, officially called the meeting to order at 8:15AM on February 15th, 2017, in Room 10 of the State Office Building. A quorum was present.
The Committee Legislative Assistant noted the roll.
DRAZKOWSKI, Steve, Chair
HERTAUS, Jerry, Vice Chair LIEN, Ben
LOEFFLER, Diane LOONAN, Bob
ANDERSON, Paul MARQUART, Paul
BARR, Regina NELSON, Michael
CARLSON, Andrew RARICK, Jason
ERICKSON, Sondra WHELAN, Abigail
FRANKE, Keith YOUAKIM, Cheryl
Representative Rarick moved the minutes of February 8th, 2017. Be approved. THE MINUTES WERE APPROVED.
HF12 (Lueck) State general levy modified, and market value exclusions provided.
Representative Whelan moved that HF12 be laid over.
Representative Whelan moved the H0012DE1 amendment. THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.
Paul Cumings, Minnesota Department of Revenue, provided a general testimony.
Representative Whelan renewed her motion that HF12, as amended, be laid over.
HF484 (Peterson) State general levy frozen at the 2017 level.
Representative Loonan moved that HF484 be laid over.
Representative Loonan renewed his motion that HF484 be laid over.
HF211 (Hertaus) First tier commercial-industrial property exempted from the state general levy, and state general levy amount reduced.
Representative Barr moved that HF211 be laid over.
Representative Barr renewed her motion that HF211 be laid over.
HF606 (McDonald) State general levy on commercial-industrial property phased out over five years.
Representative Erickson moved that HF606 be laid over.
Representative Erickson renewed her motion that HF606 be laid over.
Representative Hertaus assumed the gavel at 9:02AM.
HF726 (Drazkowski) State general levy phased out over six years.
Chair Drazkowski moved that HF726 be laid over.
Chair Drazkowski renewed his motion that HF726 be laid over.
Providing a general testimony on state general levy was Beth Kadoun, Minnesota Chamber of Commerce and United for Jobs, Stephanie Laitala-Rupp, Commonwealth Properties, Phil Cattanach, NAIOP, Jeff Van Wychen, North Star Policy Institute, Brian Rice, for AFSME Council 5, Kevin Lewis, BOMA Greater Minneapolis, Tina Hoye, NTH, Inc., Jeff Forester, Minnesota Lakes and Rivers Advocates, Mark Haveman Minnesota Center for Fiscal Excellence.
The meeting was adjourned at 9:55AM.
Representative Steve Drazkowski, Chair
Allison Wroble, Committee Legislative Assistant