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TWENTY-SIXTH MEETING - Capital Investment Division

2019-2020 Regular Session

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

COMMITTEE ON CAPITAL INVESTMENT DIVISION

MINUTES

Representative Mary Murphy, Chair of Committee on Capital Investment Division, called the meeting to order at 6:04 P.M. on April 1, 2019 in Room 5 of the State Office Building.

The Committee Legislative Assistant noted the roll.

Members Present:
MURPHY, Mary, (Chair)
LEE, Fue, (Vice Chair)
URDAHL, Dean, (Lead)
CANTRELL, Hunter
CONSIDINE, Jack
DEHN, Raymond
HANSEN, Rick
JURGENS, Tony
LILLIE, Leon
NORNES, Bud
PIERSON, Nels
SANDSTEDE, Julie
SAUKE, Duane
TORKELSON, Paul
VANG, Samantha
WOLGAMOTT, Dan

Members Excused:
BENNETT, Peggy
GROSSELL, Matt
LAYMAN, Sandy

A quorum was present.

Representative Lee moved to approve the March 28 meeting minutes. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

HF 1216 (Schultz) Duluth; regional exchange district establishment authorized, state general sales tax exemption provided, advisory board created, powers and duties conferred, tax abatement and tax increment financing rules provided, local sales and use tax imposition authorized, state appropriation bonds issued, and money appropriated.

Chair Murphy moved that HF 1216 be re-referred to the Committee on Ways and Means.

Chair Murphy moved the A3 Amendment. THE MOTION PREVAILED AND THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Testifiers on HF1216:
Phil Jents, Communications and Policy Officer, Duluth
Mark Hayward, Senior Vice President, Essentia Health
Mike Boeselager, Vice President, Support Services, St. Luke’s Hospital
Kevin Walli, Fryberger Law Firm

Chair Murphy renewed her motion that HF 1216 as amended be re-referred to Ways & Means. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

Testimony from State Agencies:

Minnesota Management and Budget Office
Liz Connor, Capital Budget Coordinator, Minnesota Management and Budget

Minnesota Department of Administration
Wayne Waslaski, Senior Director, Real Estate and Construction Services

Agriculture and Health Laboratory
Bryanne Shaw, Laboratory Services, MN Department of Agriculture
Joanne Bartkus, Director, State Public Health Lab, MN Health Department

Minnesota Department of Veterans Affairs
Ben Johnson, Legislaive Director

Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development
Kevin Mckinnon, Deputy Commissioner

Minnesota Department of Natural Resources
Bob Meier, Assistant Commissioner

Metropolitan Council
Brooke Bordson, Government Affairs, Metropolitan Council
Lisa Beth Barajas, Community Development Director, Metropolitan Council

Minnesota Pollution Control Agency
Dave Benke, Division Director, MPCA

The meeting was adjourned at 8:33 P.M.




Representative Mary Murphy, Chair




Madeleine Garces,
Committee Legislative Assistant



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Agenda:

The Capital Investment Division will meet at 6:00 pm or 30 minutes after Floor session adjournment. The sections of HF 1216 within the committee's purview will be heard. HF 1216 (Schultz) Duluth; regional exchange district establishment authorized, state general sales tax exemption provided, advisory board created, powers and duties conferred, tax abatement and tax increment financing rules provided, local sales and use tax imposition authorized, state appropriation bonds issued, and money appropriated. The Next Step - continued. ADDED: State Agency testimony Other agenda items may be added.

Bills Added:
  • HF1216 (Schultz) - Duluth; regional exchange district establishment authorized, state general sales tax exemption provided, advisory board created, powers and duties conferred, tax abatement and tax increment financing rules provided, local sales and use tax imposition authorized, state appropriation bonds issued, and money appropriated.
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