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Minnesota Legislature
2019-2020 Regular Session

TWELFTH MEETING - Education Finance Division

February 14, 2019

STATE OF MINNESOTA TWELFTH 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 9:45 am on February 14, 2019 in Room 5 of the State Office Building.

The Committee Legislative Assistant noted the roll.

Members present:

DAVNIE, Jim
SANDSTEDE, Julie
KRESHA, Ron
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

A quorum was present.

Presentation from the Minnesota Department of Education on the 21st Century Community Learning Centers. Questions and answers from members and testifiers.

HF 907 (Lee) This bill modifies the after-school community learning programs statute, including grant criteria, and appropriates funds for after-school community learning programs grants.

Rep. Huot moved that HF 907 be laid over for possible inclusion in a future K12 omnibus bill.

Rep. Lee presented HF 907; renewed motion for HF 907 be laid over for possible inclusion in a future K12 omnibus bill. Motion prevailed.

HF 1037 (Edelson) Modifying the calculations of school breakfast aids; increasing school breakfast aids to high-poverty school sites; appropriating money. This bill provides incentives for school districts to offer breakfast for all students in a flexible manner once the school day has started and denotes these meals as “Breakfast after the Bell”.

Chair Davnie moved that the Delete Everything Amendment, DE1, for HF 1037 be approved. Motion prevailed.

Rep. Edelson presented HF 1037 DE1, as amended; renewed motion for HF 1037 DE1 to be laid over for possible inclusion in a future K12 omnibus bill. Motion prevailed.

Testifiers:

Sheila Oehrlein, Supervisor, Youth Development and Health Promotion Team
Daron Korte, Assistant Commissioner, MDE
Jeffrey Lunde, Mayor, City of Brooklyn Park
Mary Zastrow, Director of Finance and Evaluation, 21st Century
Jenny Wright Collins, Executive Director, YMCA of the Greater Twin Cities
Lia Yang, College Student, Former Beacons Participant
Sade Berrouet, Student Advocate
Kari Denissen Cunnien, Executive Director, Ignite Afterschool
Colleen Moriarty, Executive Director, Hunger Solutions
Kelly Wolfe, Director of Public Affairs and Advocacy, Children’s Hospitals and Clinics of
Minnesota
Rebecca Mino, Second Harvest Heartland
Noah Atlas, Minnesota School Nutrition Association


The meeting of the Education Finance Division was adjourned at 11:15 am.




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Representative Jim Davnie, Chair


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Brittney Sunderland, Committee Legislative Assistant

More Info On This Meeting..
Agenda:

HF 907 (Lee) After-school community learning program funding provided, report required, and money appropriated HF1037 (Edelson) Modifying the calculation of school breakfast aids; increasing school breakfast aids to high-poverty school sites; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2018, section 124D.1158.

Bills Added:
  • HF907 (Lee) - After-school community learning program funding provided, report required, and money appropriated.
  • HF1037 (Edelson) - School breakfast aid calculation modified, school breakfast aids to high-poverty school sites increased, and money appropriated.
Hearing Documents:
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00:20 - Community Learning Grant Program overview. 23:55 - HF907 (Lee) After-school community learning program funding provided, report required, and money appropriated. 1:06:28 - HF1037 (Edelson) School breakfast aid calculation modified, school breakfast aids to high-poverty school sites increased, and money appropriated. Runs 1 hour, 30 minutes.