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SIXTH MEETING - Property and Local Tax Division

2019-2020 Regular Session

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


PROPERTY AND LOCAL TAX DIVISION COMMITTEE MEETING
MINUTES


Representative Loeffler, Chair of the Property and Local Tax Division Committee, called the meeting to order at 12:48 PM on March 4, 2019, in Room 5 of the State Office Building. A quorum was present.

The Committee Legislative Assistant noted the roll.


Members present:
LOEFFLER, Diane, Chair
VANG, Samantha, Vice-Chair
HERTAUS, Jerry, Republican Lead
BERNARDY, Connie
CARLSON, Andrew
DRAZKOWSKI, Steve
HER, Kaohly
HUOT, John
MARQUART, Paul
MCDONALD, Joe
PETERSBURG, John
RUNBECK, Linda
XIONG, Tou


Rep. Marquart moved that HF 1483 be laid over for possible inclusion in the division report.

Rep. Nelson presented HF 1483.

Testifiers:
Lynda Woulfe, Cambridge City Administrator

Rep. Marquart renewed his motion that HF 1483 be laid over for possible inclusion in the division report.

Rep. Marquart moved that the minutes of February 25, 2019 be adopted. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

Rep. Carlson moved that HF 1456 be laid over for possible inclusion in the division report.

Rep. Sundin presented HF 1456.

Rep. Carlson renewed his motion that HF 1456 be laid over for possible inclusion in the division report.

Rep. Petersburg moved that HF 1498 be laid over for possible inclusion in the division report.

Rep. Anderson presented HF 1498.

Testifiers:
Dave Iverson, City of Glenwood

Rep. Petersburg renewed his motion that HF 1498 be laid over for possible inclusion in the division report.

Rep. Hertaus moved that HF 1485 be laid over for possible inclusion in the division report.

Rep. Hertaus moved the A1 amendment. THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Rep. Hamilton presented HF 1485.

Testifiers:
Mike Kuhle, Worthington Mayor
Steve Robinson, Worthington City Administrator

Rep. Hertaus renewed his motion that HF 1485 be laid over as amended for possible inclusion in the division report.

The following House Research Staff gave an overview on tax increment financing:
Alex Haigler, House Research

Rep. Her moved that HF 176 be laid over for possible inclusion in the division report.

Rep. Stephenson presented HF 176.

Testifiers:
Ryan Karasek, Champlin Mayor

Rep Her renewed her motion that HF 176 be laid over for possible inclusion in the division report.

Rep. McDonald moved that HF 655 be laid over for possible inclusion in the division report.

Rep. Cantrell presented HF 655

Testifiers:
Elizabeth Kautz, Burnsville Mayor
Melanie Melsko Lee, Burnsville City Manager

Rep. McDonald renewed his motion that HF 655 be laid over for possible inclusion in the division report.

Rep. Carlson moved that HF 220 be laid over for possible inclusion in the division report.

Rep. Carlson presented HF 220.

Testifiers:
Schane Rudlang, Bloomington’s Port Authority Administrator
Mark Fabel, Executive Vice President of Development for McGough

Rep. Carlson renewed his motion that HF 220 be laid over for possible inclusion in the division report.

Rep. Runbeck moved that HF 1427 be laid over for possible inclusion in the division report.

Rep. Baker presented HF 1427.

Testifiers:
Marv Calvin, Willmar Mayor
Matt Dawson, City of Willmar

Rep. Runbeck renewed her motion that HF 1427 be laid over for possible inclusion in the division report.

The committee recessed at 2:08 PM

The committee reconvened at 6:01 PM.

Rep. Huot moved that HF 164 be laid over for possible inclusion in the division report.

Rep. Olson presented HF 164.

Testifiers:
Keith Hamre, Duluth Community Development Manager

Rep. Huot renewed his motion that HF 164 be laid over for possible inclusion in the division report.

Rep. Marquart moved that HF 1436 be laid over for possible inclusion in the division report.

Rep. Murphy presented HF 1436.

Testifiers:
Chris Swanson, Two Harbors Mayor

Rep. Marquart renewed his motion that HF 1436 be laid over for possible inclusion in the division report.

Rep. Runbeck moved that HF 1766 be laid over for possible inclusion in the division report.

Rep. Gunther presented HF 1766.

Rep. Runbeck renewed her motion that HF 1766 be laid over for possible inclusion in the division report.

Rep. Marquart moved that HF 1550 be laid over for possible inclusion in the division report.

Rep. Becker-Finn presented HF 1550.

Testifiers:
Pat Trudgeon, City of Roseville

Rep. Marquart renewed his motion that HF 1550 be laid over for possible inclusion in the division report.

Rep. Bernardy moved that HF 1193 be laid over for possible inclusion in the division report.

Rep. Elkins presented HF 1193.

Testifiers:
Scott Neal, Edina City Manager
Lori Grotz
Arnie Bigbee

Rep. Bernardy renewed her motion that HF 1193 be laid over for possible inclusion in the division report.

Rep. Huot moved that HF 671 be laid over for possible inclusion in the division report.

Rep. Lee presented HF 671

Testifiers:
Ann Calvert, City of Minneapolis
Matthew Hendricks, City of Minneapolis Finance Analyst

Rep. Huot renewed his motion that HF 671 be laid over for possible inclusion in the division report.

The committee adjourned at 6:35 PM.






Diane Loeffler, Committee Chair






Ellen Larson, Committee Legislative Assistant




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Agenda:

I. HF 1483 (Nelson) Cambridge authorized to impose local sales and use tax for specified projects II. HF 1456 (Sundin) Scanlon authorized to impose local option sales and use tax III. HF 1498 (Anderson) Glenwood authorized to impose local sales and use tax for specified projects IV. HF 1485 (Hamilton) Worthington authorized to impose local sales and use tax and excise tax for specified projects V. HF 655 (Cantrell) Burnsville tax increment financing districts authorized VI. HF 176 (Stephenson) Champlin; tax increment financing authority modified VII. HF 220 (A Carlson) Bloomington; special Tax Increment Financing authority modified for the Central Station district VIII. HF 1427 (Baker) Willmar authorized to impose local sale and use tax and excise tax for projects

Bills Added:
  • HF1483 (Nelson) - Cambridge; authorized to impose local sales and use tax for specified projects.
  • HF1456 (Sundin) - Scanlon; authorized to impose local option sales and use tax.
  • HF1498 (Anderson) - Glenwood; authorized to impose local sales and use tax for specified projects.
  • HF1485 (Hamilton) - Worthington; authorized to impose local sales and use tax and excise tax for specified projects.
  • HF655 (Cantrell) - Burnsville; tax increment financing districts authorized.
  • HF176 (Stephenson) - Champlin; tax increment financing authority modified.
  • HF220 (Carlson) - Bloomington; special Tax Increment Financing authority modified for the Central Station district
  • HF1427 (Baker) - Willmar; authorized to impose local sale and use tax and excise tax for projects.
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