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EIGHTH MEETING - Property and Local Tax Division

2019-2020 Regular Session

STATE OF MINNESOTA EIGHTH 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 6:55 PM on March 13, 2019, in Room 300S 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
PETERSBURG, John
XIONG, Tou

Members absent:
MCDONALD, Joe
RUNBECK, Linda


Rep. Vang moved that the minutes of March 11, 2019 be adopted. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

Rep. Vang moved that HF 1104 be laid over for inclusion in the division report.

Rep. Lien presented HF 1104.

Testifiers:
Lisa Bode, Moorhead Governmental Affairs Director

Rep. Vang renewed her motion that HF 1104 be laid over for inclusion in the division report.

Rep. Vang moved that HF 1131 be laid over for possible inclusion in the division report.

Rep. Kiel presented HF 1131.

Testifiers:
Steve Gander, East Grand Forks Mayor

Rep. Vang renewed her motion that HF 1131 be laid over for possible inclusion in the division report.

Rep. Vang moved that HF 1458 to be laid over for possible inclusion in the division report.

Rep. Sandstede presented HF 1458.

Testifiers:
Tom Dicklich, Hibbing City Administrator

Rep. Vang renewed her motion that HF 1458 be laid over for possible inclusion in the division report.

Rep. Vang moved that HF 1599 be laid over for possible inclusion in the division report.

Rep. Sandstede presented HF 1599.

Testifiers:
Dave DeNoyer, Floodwood Mayor
Jessica Rich, Floodwood City Administrator

Rep. Vang renewed her motion that HF 1599 be laid over for possible inclusion in the division report.

Rep. Vang moved that HF 969 be laid over for possible inclusion in the division report.

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

Rep. Murphy presented HF 969.

Rep. Vang renewed her motion that HF 969 be laid over as amended for possible inclusion in the division report.

Rep. Vang moved HF 949 for possible inclusion in the division report.

Rep. Hansen presented HF 949.

Testifiers:
John Diehl, Assistant Mayor of Lilydale

Rep. Vang renewed her motion that HF 949 be laid over for possible inclusion in the division report.

Rep. Vang moved that HF 461 be laid over for possible inclusion in the division report.

Rep. Hansen presented HF 461.

Testifiers:
Dick Vitale, West St. Paul City Councilor

Rep. Vang renewed her motion that HF 461 be laid over for possible inclusion in the division report.

Rep. Hertaus moved that HF 2031 be laid over for possible inclusion in the division report.

Rep. Hertaus presented HF 2031.

Rep. Hertaus renewed his motion that HF 2031 be laid over for possible inclusion in the division report.

Rep. Vang moved that HF 416 be laid over for possible inclusion in the division report.

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

Rep. Poppe presented HF 416.

Testifiers:
Tom Dankert, Austin Director of Administrative Services

Rep. Vang renewed her motion that HF 416 be laid over as amended for possible inclusion in the division report.

Rep. Marquart moved that HF 1213 be laid over for possible inclusion in the division report.

Rep. Marquart presented HF 1213.

Testifiers:
Bill Haas, White Earth Tribal Nation
Mitch Berg, Mahnomen City Administrator

Rep. Marquart renewed his motion that HF 1213 be laid over for possible inclusion in the division report.

Rep. Vang moved that HF 904 be laid over for possible inclusion in the division report.

Rep. Kresha presented HF 904.

Testifiers:
John Gessell, Flensburg Mayor

Rep. Vang renewed her motion that HF 904 be laid over for possible inclusion in the division report.

The committee adjourned at 8:45 PM.







Diane Loeffler, Committee Chair






Ellen Larson, Committee Legislative Assistant
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Agenda:

I. HF 1104 (Lien) Border city enterprise zone permanent tax reduction authority provided II. HF 1458 (Sandstede) Local government aid; city aid formula sparsity factor modified III. HF 1599 (Sandstede) Floodwood local government aid increased, and local government aid appropriation increased IV. HF 969 (Murphy) Local government aid adjustments provided V. HF 1131 (Kiel) Local government aid formula amended VI. HF 949 (Hansen) Lilydale; local government aid onetime adjustment provided VII. HF 461 (Hansen) West St. Paul; local government aid for onetime and temporary payment increase VIII. HF 2031 (Hertaus) Local government aid; city aid program modified IX. HF 1213 (Marquart) Mahnomen County onetime grants funding provided, and money appropriated X. HF 416 (Poppe) Austin state aid; penalty forgiveness provided XI. HF 904 (Kresha) Flensburg; 2017 city aid penalty forgiveness provided, and money appropriated The order that bills are heard in is subject to change

Bills Added:
  • HF1104 (Lien) - Border city enterprise zone permanent tax reduction authority provided.
  • HF1458 (Sandstede) - Local government aid; city aid formula sparsity factor modified.
  • HF1599 (Sandstede) - Floodwood; local government aid increased, and local government aid appropriation increased.
  • HF969 (Murphy) - Local government aid adjustments provided.
  • HF1131 (Kiel) - Local government aid formula amended.
  • HF949 (Hansen) - Lilydale; local government aid onetime adjustment provided.
  • HF461 (Hansen) - West St. Paul; local government aid for onetime and temporary payment increase.
  • HF2031 (Hertaus) - Local government aid; city aid program modified.
  • HF1213 (Marquart) - Mahnomen County; onetime grants funding provided, and money appropriated.
  • HF416 (Poppe) - Austin; state aid penalty forgiveness provided.
  • HF904 (Kresha) - Flensburg; 2017 city aid penalty forgiveness provided, and money appropriated.
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