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FIFTH MEETING - Education Finance Division

2019-2020 Regular Session

STATE OF MINNESOTA FIFTH MEETING
MN HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES NINETY FIRST SESSION

EDUCATION FINANCE DIVISION
MINUTES

Representative Jim Davnie, Chair of the Education Finance Division, called the meeting to order at 9:47 am on January 24, 2019 in Room 5 of the State Office Building.

The Committee Legislative Assistant noted the roll.

Members present:

DAVNIE, Jim
SANDSTEDE, Julie
BENNETT, Peggy
DANIELS, Brian
DEMUTH, Lisa
DETTMER, Bob
EDELSON, Heather
ERICKSON, Sondra
HUOT, John,
JURGENS, Tony
KOTYZA-WITTHUHN, Carlie
KUNESH-PODEIN, Mary
MARQUART, Paul
MURPHY, Mary
NORNES, Bud
PRYOR, Laurie
RICHARDSON, Ruth
SANDELL, Steve
YOUAKIM, Cheryl

Excused:

KRESHA, Ron

A quorum was present.

Rep. Daniels moved the minutes from January 23, 2019. Motion prevailed.

Presentation provided by non-partisan House Research. Further presentations provided by various education organizations including Minnesota School Board Association, Minnesota Child Care Association, Intermediate School District 287, Educators for Excellence, Independent School District 709, St. Paul Public Schools, PACER Center/Coalition for Children’s with Disabilities, Education Partnerships Coalition, Ignite Afterschool, Minnesota Library Association and the Information and Technology Educators of Minnesota.

Testifiers:

Grace Keliher (MSBA), Director of Government Relations
Clare Sanford (MCCA), Government Relations Chair
Sandy Lewandowski (ISD 287), Superintendent
Shannon Mitchell (EFE), Interim Executive Director
William Gronseth (ISD 709), Superintendent
Mary Dougherty Gilbert (SPPS), Legislative Liaison
Sarah Clarke (PACER & CCD), Legislative Liaison
Kari Denisen Cunnien (Ignite Afterschool), Executive Director
Ann Hokanson (MLA & ITEM), Legislative Chair

The meeting of the Education Finance Division was adjourned at 11:14 am.




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Representative Jim Davnie, Chair


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Brittney Sunderland, Committee Legislative Assistant

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Agenda:

I. Presentations from House Research II. The Chair is allowing a half hour for groups to provide a couple minutes of relevant testimony on issues relating to the Education Finance Division. To reserve a spot on the agenda please email Sarah Burt at your earliest convenience & no later than 24 hours in advance of the meeting: sarah.burt@house.mn. All testimony will be limited to 2 minutes.

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