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SECOND MEETING - Subcommittee on Local Government

2019-2020 Regular Session

STATE OF MINNESOTA SECOND MEETING
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES NINETY-FIRST SESSION

SUBCOMMITTEE ON LOCAL GOVERNMENT

MINUTES

Representative Masin, Chair of the Subcommittee on Local Government, called the meeting to order at 9:46 AM on February 6th, 2019 in the Basement Hearing Room of the State Office Building.

The Committee Legislative Assistant noted the roll.

Members present:

MASIN, Sandra (Chair)
ELKINS, Steve (Vice-Chair)
MCDONALD, Joe (GOP Lead)
FREIBERG, Mike
HERTAUS, Jerry
KOZNICK, Jon
XIONG, Tou

Members excused:
LIEN, Ben

A quorum was present.

Overview of the Metropolitan Council provided by Judd Schetnan.

Testifier:
Mark Hughes

Representative McDonald moved that the minutes of January 23, 2019 be approved. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

HF192 (Masin) relating to the Metropolitan Council; providing for staggered terms; expanding the membership of the nomination committee; requiring additional information to be made publicly available as part of the selection process; clarifying council member qualifications; requiring new advisory committee; establishing sewer availability charges stakeholder group; amending Minnesota Statutes 2018, sections 473.123, subdivisions 2a, 3; 473.127.

Representative Masin presented the bill.

Representative Masin moved the H0192A1 amendment. THE MOTION WAS WITHDRAWN.

Representative Masin moved that sections 3 and 4 from HF192 be deleted. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

HF 370 (Fischer) relating to the Metropolitan Council; providing for staggered terms; expanding the membership of the nomination committee; requiring additional information to be made publicly available as part of the selection process; clarifying council member qualifications; amending Minnesota Statutes 2018, section 473.123 subdivisions 2a, 3.

Representative Fischer presented the bill.

Representative Elkins moved HF 192, as amended, and HF 370 be laid over for the next meeting on February 20, 2019.

The meeting was adjourned at 11:20 AM.




Representative Masin, Chair




Anna Fineanganofo,
Committee Legislative Assistant

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Agenda:

Metropolitan Council, council overview. HF192 (Masin) Metropolitan Council staggered terms. HF370 (Fischer) Metropolitan Council staggered terms provided, nomination committee membership expanded, additional information required to be made publicly available as part of the selection process, and council member qualifications clarified. If you would like to testify, please contact Amanda Rudolph at amanda.rudolph@house.mn.

Bills Added:
  • HF192 (Masin) - Metropolitan Council staggered terms provided, nomination committee membership expanded, additional information required to be made publicly available as part of the selection process, and council member qualifications clarified.
  • HF370 (Fischer) - Metropolitan Council staggered terms provided, nomination committee membership expanded, additional information required to be made publicly available as part of the selection process, and council member qualifications clarified.
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