STATE OF MINNESOTA TWENTY-FIRST MEETING
MN HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES NINETY FIRST SESSION
EDUCATION FINANCE DIVISION
Representative Jim Davnie, Chair of the Education Finance Division, called the meeting to order at 9:45 am on March 7, 2019 in Room 5 of the State Office Building.
The Committee Legislative Assistant noted the roll.
A quorum was present.
Rep. Erickson moved that the minutes from March 6, 2019 be approved. Motion prevailed.
HF 789 (Carlson) Authorizes the Robbinsdale school district to transfer up to $7 million from its OPEB trust fund to the undesignated balance in its general fund to compensate for years when certain OPEB costs were paid with general fund dollars instead of money from the district’s OPEB trust fund.
Chair Davnie moved HF 789 before the committee; that it be laid over for possible inclusion in a future K12 omnibus bill.
Rep. Carlson presented HF 789.
Chair Davnie renewed that HF 789 be laid over for possible inclusion in a future K12 omnibus bill. The bill was laid over.
Presentations provided by the Professional Educator Licensing and Standards Board (PELSB), Perpich Center for the Arts (PCA), and Minnesota State Academies (MSA).
Dr. Carlton Jenkins, Superintendent, Robbinsdale Area Schools
Greg Hein, Financial Advisor, Robbinsdale Area Schools
Alex Liuzzi, Executive Director (PELSB)
Dr. Curt Tryggestad, Executive Director (PCA)
Terry Wilding, Superintendent (MSA)
The meeting of the Education Finance Division was adjourned at 11:22 am.
Representative Jim Davnie, Chair
Brittney Sunderland, Committee Legislative Assistant