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Minnesota Legislature
2019-2020 Regular Session

FOURTEENTH MEETING - Property and Local Tax Division

February 17, 2020

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


PROPERTY AND LOCAL TAX DIVISION COMMITTEE MEETING
MINUTES


Representative Carlson, Chair of the Property and Local Tax Division Committee, called the meeting to order at 12:45 PM on February 17, 2020, in Room 5 of the State Office Building. A quorum was present.

The Committee Legislative Assistant noted the roll.

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

Members excused:
HER, Kaohly


Rep. Marquart moved that the minutes of April 1, 2019 be adopted. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

The following Minnesota House of Representatives Nonpartisan Staff gave a presentation about local sales tax:

Pat Dalton, House Research


Rep. Marquart moved that HF 2931 be laid over for possible inclusion in the division report.

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

Rep. Layman presented HF 2931.

Testifiers:
Tom Pagel, City Administrator
Rick Blake, City Councilor

Rep. Marquart renewed his motion that HF 2931 be laid over as amended for possible inclusion in the division report.

Rep. Vang moved that HF 3155 be laid over for possible inclusion in the division report.

Rep. Sundin presented HF 3155.

Testifiers:
Kelly Lake, Carlton County Sheriff
Marv Bodie, Carlton County Commissioner

Rep. Vang renewed her motion that HF 3155 be laid over for possible inclusion in the division report.

Rep. Petersburg moved that HF 2956 be considered for possible inclusion in the division report.

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

Rep. Lueck presented HF 2956.

Testifiers:
David Nevin, Crosslake Mayor
Mike Lyonais, Crosslake City Administrator
John Andrews, Crosslake City Council

Rep. Petersburg renewed his motion that HF 2956 be laid over as amended for possible inclusion in the division report.

Rep. T. Xiong moved that HF 3134 be considered for possible inclusion in the division report.

Rep. T. Xiong moved the A1 amendment. THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Rep. T. Xiong presented HF 3134.

Testifiers:
Paul Reinke, Oakdale Mayor

Rep. T. Xiong renewed his motion that HF 3134 be laid over as amended for possible inclusion in the division report.

The meeting was adjourned at 2:15 PM.






Andrew Carlson, Committee Chair








Ellen Larson, Committee Legislative Assistant

More Info On This Meeting..
Agenda:

I. Overview of Local Option Sales Taxes & 2019 law change II. HF 2931 (Layman) Grand Rapids; local sales and use tax authorized III. HF 3155 (Sundin) Carlton County; local sales and use tax imposition authorized IV. HF 2956 (Lueck) Crosslake; local sales and use tax authority modified V. HF 3134 (T. Xiong) Oakdale; local sales and use tax authorized

Bills Added:
  • HF2931 (Layman) - Grand Rapids; local sales and use tax authorized.
  • HF2956 (Lueck) - Crosslake; local sales and use tax authority modified.
  • HF3134 (Xiong) - Oakdale; local sales and use tax authorized.
  • HF3155 (Sundin) - Carlton County; local sales and use tax imposition authorized.
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