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2019-2020 Regular Session

THIRTY-SEVENTH MEETING - Capital Investment Division

February 27, 2020

STATE OF MINNESOTA THIRTY-SEVENTH MEETING
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES NINETY-FIRST SESSION

CAPITAL INVESTMENT DIVISION

MINUTES

Representative Murphy, Chair of Capital Investment Division, called the meeting to order at 7:59 A.M. on February 27, 2020, in Room 10 of the State Office Building.

The Committee Legislative Assistant noted the roll.

Members present:

MURPHY, Mary (Chair)
LEE, Fue (Vice Chair)
URDAHL, Dean (Lead)
BENNETT, Peggy
CANTRELL, Hunter
CONSIDINE, Jack
DEHN, Raymond
GROSSELL, Matt
HANSEN, Rick
JURGENS, Tony
NORNES, Bud
LAYMAN, Sandy
LILLIE, Leon M.
PIERSON, Nels
SANDSTEDE, Julie
SAUKE, Duane
TORKELSON, Paul
WOLGAMOTT, Dan

Members excused:
VANG, Samantha

A quorum was present.

HF2933 (Nornes); Pelican Rapids; aquatic center reconstruction funding provided, bonds issued, and money appropriated.

Representative Nornes moved that HF2933 be laid over for possible inclusion in the Capital Investment omnibus bill. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

Representative Nornes introduced his bill.

Testifying on the bill:
-Amy King, Member and Secretary of the Pelican Rapids Pool Committee

Representative Nornes renewed his motion that HF2933 be laid over for possible inclusion in the Capital Investment omnibus bill. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

HF3017 (Drazkowski); Zumbrota; Jefferson Drive reconstruction funding provided, bonds issued, and money appropriated.

Chair Murphy moved that HF3017 be laid over for possible inclusion in the Capital Investment omnibus bill.

Representative Drazkowski introduced his bill.

Testifying on the bill:
-Brad Drenckhahn, Zumbrota Mayor

Chair Murphy renewed her motion that HF3017 be laid over for possible inclusion in the Capital Investment omnibus bill. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

HF2838 (Olson); Duluth; Grassy Point railroad bridge rehabilitation funding provided, bonds issued, and money appropriated.

Chair Murphy moved that HF2838 be laid over for possible inclusion in the Capital Investment omnibus bill.

Testifying on the bill:
-Frank Loetterle, Planning Director of the Office of Passenger Rail at the Minnesota Department of Transportation
-Derrick James, Midwest Senior Manager of State and Local Affairs at Amtrak

Representative Murphy offered the following oral amendment:

Page 1, lines 6 and 12, delete “$17,500,000,” and insert “$8,750,000”

Representative Murphy moved to adopt the oral amendment. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

Chair Murphy renewed her motion that HF2838, as amended, be laid over for possible inclusion in the Capital Investment omnibus bill. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

HF2888 (Gunther); Lake Crystal; community recreation center renovation funding provided, bonds issued, and money appropriated.

Chair Murphy moved that HF2888 be laid over for possible inclusion in the Capital Investment omnibus bill.

Representative Gunther introduced his bill.

Testifying on the bill:
-Ryan Yunkers, Executive Director of the Lake Crystal Area Recreation Center

Chair Murphy renewed her motion that HF2888 be laid over for possible inclusion in the Capital Investment omnibus bill. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

HF2989 (Sundin); Carlton County; regional corrections facility funding provided, bonds issued, and money appropriated.

Chair Murphy moved that HF2989 be laid over for possible inclusion in the Capital Investment omnibus bill.

Representative Sundin introduced his bill.

Testifying on the bill:
-Kelly Lake, Carlton County Sheriff
-Paul Schnell, Commissioner of the Minnesota Department of Corrections
-Dick Brenner, District 1 Commissioner of Carlton County

Chair Murphy renewed her motion that HF2989 be laid over for possible inclusion in the Capital Investment omnibus bill. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

HF2970 (Richardson); Dakota County; Veterans Memorial Greenway funding provided, bonds issued, and money appropriated.

Chair Murphy moved that HF2970 be laid over for possible inclusion in the Capital Investment omnibus bill.

Representative Richardson introduced her bill.

Testifying on the bill:
-Joe Atkins, District 4 Commissioner of Dakota County
-George Tourville, Inver Grove Heights Mayor

Chair Murphy renewed her motion that HF2970 be laid over for possible inclusion in the Capital Investment omnibus bill. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

HF3189 (Dettmer); Local road improvement appropriations for various counties modified.

Chair Murphy moved that HF3189 be laid over for possible inclusion in the Capital Investment omnibus bill.

Representative Dettmer introduced his bill.

Testifying on the bill:
-Joe MacPherson, County Engineer with Anoka County
-Jennifer Witt, Government Affairs Policy Analyst with the Minnesota Department of Transportation

Chair Murphy renewed her motion that HF3189 be laid over for possible inclusion in the Capital Investment omnibus bill. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

HF2939 (Tabke); Scott County; Merriam Junction Trail funding provided, bonds issued, and money appropriated.

Chair Murphy moved that HF2939 be laid over for possible inclusion in the Capital Investment omnibus bill.

Representative Tabke introduced his bill.

Testifying on the bill:
-Barb Weckman Brekke, District 1 Commissioner of Scott County

Representative Considine moved to adopt the H2939A1 amendment.

Representative Tabke introduced his amendment.

Representative Considine renewed his motion to adopt the H2939A1 amendment. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

Chair Murphy renewed her motion that HF2939, as amended, be laid over for possible inclusion in the Capital Investment omnibus bill. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

HF2940 (Tabke); Shakopee; Minnesota River riverbank restoration and associated cultural and recreational amenities construction funding provided, bonds issued, and money appropriated.

Chair Murphy moved that HF2940 be laid over for possible inclusion in the Capital Investment omnibus bill.

Representative Tabke introduced his bill.

Testifying on the bill:
-Michael Kerski, Director of Planning and Development for Shakopee

Chair Murphy renewed her motion that HF2940 be laid over for possible inclusion in the Capital Investment omnibus bill. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

HF2941 (Tabke); Shakopee; Highway 169 pedestrian and bicycle overpass funding provided, bonds issued, and money appropriated.

Chair Murphy moved that HF2940 be laid over for possible inclusion in the Capital Investment omnibus bill.

Representative Tabke introduced his bill.

Testifying on the bill:
-Risa Hustad

Chair Murphy renewed her motion that HF2941 be laid over for possible inclusion in the Capital Investment omnibus bill. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

HF3138 (Cantrell); Scott County; local road improvement funding provided, bonds issued, and money appropriated.

Representative Cantrell moved that HF3138 be laid over for possible inclusion in the Capital Investment omnibus bill.

Representative Cantrell introduced his bill.

Testifying on the bill:
-Lisa Freese, Transportation Services Director with the Highway Department of Scott County

Representative Cantrell renewed his motion that HF3138 be laid over for possible inclusion in the Capital Investment omnibus bill. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

The meeting was adjourned at 9:31 A.M.




Representative Mary Murphy, Chair

Joe Lenczewski, Committee Legislative Assistant

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Agenda:

Bills Added:
  • HF3017 (Drazkowski) - Zumbrota; Jefferson Drive reconstruction funding provided, bonds issued, and money appropriated.
  • HF2939 (Tabke) - Scott County; Merriam Junction Trail funding provided, bonds issued, and money appropriated.
  • HF2940 (Tabke) - Shakopee; Minnesota River riverbank restoration and associated cultural and recreational amenities construction funding provided, bonds issued, and money appropriated.
  • HF2941 (Tabke) - Shakopee; Highway 169 pedestrian and bicycle overpass funding provided, bonds issued, and money appropriated.
  • HF2838 (Olson) - Duluth; Grassy Point railroad bridge rehabilitation funding provided, bonds issued, and money appropriated.
  • HF2888 (Gunther) - Lake Crystal; community recreation center renovation funding provided, bonds issued, and money appropriated.
  • HF2989 (Sundin) - Carlton County; regional corrections facility funding provided, bonds issued, and money appropriated.
  • HF2970 (Richardson) - Dakota County; Veterans Memorial Greenway funding provided, bonds issued, and money appropriated.
  • HF2933 (Nornes) - Pelican Rapids; aquatic center reconstruction funding provided, bonds issued, and money appropriated.
  • HF3189 (Dettmer) - Local road improvement appropriations for various counties modified.
  • HF3138 (Cantrell) - Scott County; local road improvement funding provided, bonds issued, and money appropriated.
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00:37 - HF2933 (Nornes) Pelican Rapids; aquatic center reconstruction funding provided, bonds issued, and money appropriated. 07:00 - HF3017 (Drazkowski) Zumbrota; Jefferson Drive reconstruction funding provided, bonds issued, and money appropriated. 12:39 - HF2838 (Olson) Duluth; Grassy Point railroad bridge rehabilitation funding provided, bonds issued, and money appropriated. 20:58 - HF2888 (Gunther) Lake Crystal; community recreation center renovation funding provided, bonds issued, and money appropriated. 30:15 - HF2989 (Sundin) Carlton County; regional corrections facility funding provided, bonds issued, and money appropriated. 48:33 - HF2970 (Richardson) Dakota County; Veterans Memorial Greenway funding provided, bonds issued, and money appropriated. 55:52 - HF3189 (Dettmer) Local road improvement appropriations for various counties modified. 1:07:34 - HF2939 (Tabke) Scott County; Merriam Junction Trail funding provided, bonds issued, and money appropriated. 1:15:40 - HF2940 (Tabke) Shakopee; Minnesota River riverbank restoration and associated cultural and recreational amenities construction funding provided, bonds issued, and money appropriated. 1:23:26 - HF2941 (Tabke) Shakopee; Highway 169 pedestrian and bicycle overpass funding provided, bonds issued, and money appropriated. 1:25:57 - HF3138 (Cantrell) Scott County; local road improvement funding provided, bonds issued, and money appropriated. Runs 1 hour, 31 minutes.