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2019-2020 Regular Session

TWENTY-NINTH MEETING - Capital Investment Division

April 09, 2019

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

COMMITTEE ON CAPITAL INVESTMENT DIVISION

MINUTES

Representative Mary Murphy, Chair of Capital Investment Division, called the meeting to order at 8:00 A.M. on April 9, 2019, 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
LAYMAN, Sandy
LILLIE, Leon
NORNES, Bud
PIERSON, Nels
SANDSTEDE, Julie
SAUKE, Duane
TORKELSON, Paul
VANG, Samantha
WOLGAMOTT, Dan

A quorum was present.

Public Testimony on the HF 2529 DE Amendment-Omnibus Capital Investment Bill:
-Melvin Carter, Mayor of St. Paul
-JD Burton, Government Relations for University of Minnesota
-Liz Connor, Capitol Budget Coordinator for Minnesota Management and Budget
-Jeff Freeman, Executive Director of Public Facilities Authority

Representative Lee moved to approve the April 4 meeting minutes. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

Walkthrough of HF 2529 DE Amendment-Omnibus Capital Investment Bill
-Andrew Lee, House Fiscal Analyst

Walk through of Article Two of HF2529 DE-Omnibus Capital Investment Bill
-Deb Dyson, House Research

The committee recessed at 8:45 A.M.

The committee reconvened at 5:00 P.M.

Continuation of Public Testimony on the HF 2529 DE Amendment-Omnibus Capital Investment Bill:
-Frank Loetterle, Planning Director at Minnesota Department of Transportation
-Andrew Johnson, City Council Member of Minneapolis, Ward 12
-Shep Harris, Mayor of Golden Valley
-Al Bangoura, Superintendent for Minneapolis Park and Recreation Board
-Britta Reitan, State Budget Director of Minnesota Management and Budget
-Jennifer Ho, Commissioner of Minnesota Housing Finance Agency
-Paul Schnell, Commissioner of Department of Corrections
-Scott Marquardt, Vice President of Southwest Initiative Foundation
-Mike Berthelsen, Vice President of University Services, University of Minnesota
-Michael Martin, Chatfield Center for the Arts
-Marianne Bohren, Western Lake Superior Sanitary District
-Senta Leff, Executive Director of Minnesota Coalition for the Homeless
-Keith Carlson, Executive Director of Minnesota Inter-County Association
-Andy Pomroy, City of Moorhead
-Kent Whitworth, CEO of Minnesota Historical Society
-Robert Chelimski, Managing Director of Playwrights Center
-Colleen O’Connor Toberman, Director of River Corridor Program
-Marty Seifert, Red Rock Rural Water System
-La Shella Sims, Resident of Minneapolis, MN, and Senior Organizer/Advocate with MICAH
-Stephanie Chappell, Resident of Glencoe, MN
-Catherine Fleming, Resident of Minneapolis, MN
-Lisa Enge-Sarne, City Council Member of West Saint Paul, Ward 3
-Gary Kriesel, Commissioner of Washington County
-Margaret Donahoe, Executive Director of Minnesota Transportation Alliance
-Mary Jo McGuire, Commissioner of Ramsey County
-Troy Olsen, North Metro Mayors Association
-Alice Roberts Davis, Commissioner of Department of Administration
-Anne Finn, Intergovernmental Relations for League of Minnesota Cities
-Steven Huser, Government Relations Specialist for Metro Cities
-Leslie Davis, President of Earth Protector, Inc.
-Bob Meier, Assistant Commissioner of Department of Natural Resources
-Brian Yolitz, Associate Vice Chancellor for Facilities at Minnesota State
-Stephanie Pinkalla, The Nature Conservancy
-Claudia Hochstein, Legislative Affairs Liaison for Minnesota Zoo
-Dan Larson, Minnesota Rural Counties
-Erika Scaeger dos Santos
-Pierre Wilette, City of Rogers
-Mary Hamann-Roland, Mayor of Apple Valley
-Mary Hartman, Executive Director of Minnesota Deaf Deafblind and Hard of Hearing

The committee adjourned at 6:42 P.M.




Representative Mary Murphy, Chair

Joe Lenczewski, Committee Legislative Assistant*

*on behalf of Madeleine Garces, Committee Legislative Assistant

More Info On This Meeting..
Agenda:

A delete everything amendment and spreadsheet to HF 2529 (Murphy) will be posted on Monday, April 8. HF 2529 will be the Omnibus Capital Investment bill. The Capital Investment division will start the walk through of the DE amendment at 7:45 am - 8:45 am on Tuesday, April 9. The division will recess at 8:45 am and reconvene at 5:00 pm, or 30 minutes after session whichever is later, to finish the walk through, if needed, and to take public testimony. To sign up to testify please email: jenny.nash@house.mn by 3pm on April 9. Each testifier will be limited to two minutes. Amendments to HF 2529 (Murphy) DE amendment are due by 10 am on Wednesday, April 10. Consideration of amendments and the final vote on HF 2529 as amended will occur on Thursday, April 11, or if needed, on Friday, April 12.

Bills Added:
  • HF2529 (Murphy) - Omnibus capital investment bill.
Hearing Documents:
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HF2529 (Murphy) Omnibus Capital Investment bill. 00:12 - Testimony by Saint Paul Mayor Melvin Carter. 05:24 - Walk-through of the delete-everything amendment. 27:35 - Comments by the Chair, Division discussion. The Division recessed. Runs 59 minutes.