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FOURTH MEETING - Education Finance Division

2019-2020 Regular Session

STATE OF MINNESOTA FOURTH 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 9:46 am on January 23, 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
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
ERICKSON, Sondra

A quorum was present.

Chair Davnie, moved the minutes from January 17, 2019. Motion prevailed.

Chair Davnie, moved the minutes from January 22, 2019. Motion prevailed.

Presentation provided by non-partisan House Research. Further presentations provided by various education organizations including Coalition to Increase Teachers of Color and American Indian Teachers in Minnesota, Education Minnesota, Minnesota Association of School Administrators, Minnesota Association of School Business Professionals, Service Employees International Union, Schools for Equity in Education, Minnesota Administrators for Special Education, Minnesota Association of Secondary School Principals, Minnesota Elementary School Principals Association, EdAllies, and MinneMinds.

Testifiers:

Emily Adriaens, Non-Partisan House Research Analyst
Tim Strom, Non-Partisan House Research Analyst
Paul Spies (CITCAITM)
Kathi Micheletti (Ed. MN), Government Relations
Jodee Buhr (Ed. MN), Government Relations
Gary Amorosa (MN Assoc. of School Admin.), Executive Director
Dan Pyan (MN Assoc. of School Bus. Prof.), Dir. of Fin. & Ops for S. Washington Cty. Schools
Chris Stinson (SEIU), Local 284
Brad Lundell (SEE, MASE, MAPT, MSSWP, MSPA), Executive Director
Roger Aronson (MASSP, MESPA), General Counsel
Joshua Crosson, EdAllies

Additional Testifiers:

Alberto Monserrate, MinneMinds
Jim Bartholomew, MN Business Partnership
Rick Heller, Advocate

The meeting of the Education Finance Division was adjourned at 11:13 am.




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Representative Jim Davnie, Chair


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Brittney Sunderland, Committee Legislative Assistant



More Info On This Meeting..
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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01:44 - House Research presentations. 57:22 - Public testimony on issues relating to the Education Finance Division. Runs 1 hour, 27 minutes.