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2019-2020 Regular Session

FOURTH MEETING - Environment and Natural Resources Finance Division

January 24, 2019

STATE OF MINNESOTA FOURTH MEETING
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES NINETY-FIRST SESSION

Environment and Natural Resources Finance Division

MINUTES

Representative Hansen, Chair of the Environment and Natural Resources Finance Division, called the meeting to order at 12:45 P.M. on January 24th, 2019, in Hearing Room 5 of the State Office Building.

The Committee Legislative Assistant noted the roll.

Members present:


HANSEN, Rick, Chair
CLAFLIN, Anne, Vice Chair
FABIAN, Dan, Lead
BACKER, Jeff
BECKER-FINN, Jamie
ECKLUND, Rob
FISCHER, Peter
GREEN, Steve
HEINTZEMAN, Josh
LEE, Fue
LUECK, Dale
MORRISON, Kelly
NEU, Anne
PERSELL, John
RARICK, Jason
SANDELL, Steve
SUNDIN, Mike
WAGENIUS, Jean



Chair Hansen called the meeting to order at 12:46 P.M. A quorum was present.

Representative Lueck moved to adopt the minutes of January 22nd, 2019. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

Hans Neve, Section Manager, Pollution Control Agency Remediation Division, provided an overview of the Closed Landfill Investment Fund (CLIF) and the Metropolitan Landfill Contingency Action Trust (MLCAT).

Jamie Wallerstedt, Supervisor, Pollution Control Agency Remediation Division, provided additional information on CLIF and MLCAT.

Kirk Koudelka, Assistant Commissioner, Pollution Control Agency, provided additional information on CLIF and MLCAT.

Vice Chair Claflin assumed the gavel at 1:41 P.M.

HF233 (Hansen) Previously authorized capital projects funding source changed, conditional spending authorized to acquire and better public land and buildings and other improvements of a capital nature, bonds issued, and money appropriated.

Chair Hansen moved HF233 to be re-referred to the Committee on Ways and Means.

Chair Hansen moved the HF233A1 amendment. THE MOTION PREVAILED AND THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Testifying on HF233:
Elizabeth Wefel, Coalition of Greater Minnesota Cities
Craig Johnson, League of Minnesota Cities
Brian Rice, Rice, Michels and Walther
Molly Pederson, Friends of the Mississippi River
Peggy Scott, State Representative
Jeff Broberg, former LCCMR member

Representative Fabian moved the H233A3 amendment.

Testifying on H233A3:
Peggy Scott, State Representative
Kirk Koudelka, Assistant Commissioner, Pollution Control Agency

Representative Fabian requested a roll call vote on the motion to adopt the HF233A3 amendment. The results were as follows:


AYES NAYS

FABIAN, Dan, Lead HANSEN, Rick, Chair
BACKER, Jeff CLAFLIN, Anne, Vice Chair
GREEN, Steve BECKER-FINN, Jamie
HEINTZEMAN, Josh ECKLUND, Rob
LUECK, Dale FISCHER, Peter
NEU, Anne LEE, Fue
RARICK, Jason MORRISON, Kelly
PERSELL, John
SANDELL, Steve
SUNDIN, Mike
WAGENIUS, Jean

On a vote of 7 AYES and 11 NAYS; THE MOTION FAILED.

Chair Hansen renewed the motion that HF233 as amended be re-referred to the Committee on Ways and Means.

Chair Hansen requested a roll call vote on the motion that HF233 as amended be re-referred to the Committee on Ways and Means. The results were as follows:


AYES NAYS

HANSEN, Rick, Chair FABIAN, Dan, Lead
CLAFLIN, Anne, Vice Chair BACKER, Jeff
BECKER-FINN, Jamie GREEN, Steve
ECKLUND, Rob HEINTZEMAN, Josh
FISCHER, Peter LUECK, Dale
LEE, Fue NEU, Anne
MORRISON, Kelly RARICK, Jason
PERSELL, John
SANDELL, Steve
SUNDIN, Mike
WAGENIUS, Jean

On a vote of 11 AYES and 7 NAYS; THE MOTION PREVAILED.

The meeting was adjourned at 2:20 P.M.
















Representative Rick Hansen, Chair



Clay Schwartzwalter, Committee Legislative Assistant
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Agenda:

*Agenda Update: House File number assigned to a bill that had been originally posted as HFXXX (Hansen). Presentation on the Closed Landfill Investment Fund (CLIF) and the Metropolitan Landfill Contingency Action Trust (MLCAT). *HF 233 (Hansen) Authorized capital projects funding source changed, public land and buildings of a capital nature acquisition authorized, bonds issued, and money appropriated.

Bills Added:
  • HF233 (Hansen) - Previously authorized capital projects funding source changed, conditional spending authorized to acquire and better public land and buildings and other improvements of a capital nature, bonds issued, and money appropriated.
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01:28 - Presentation on the Closed Landfill Investment Fund and the Metropolitan Landfill Contingency Action Trust. 55:50 - HF233 (Hansen) Authorized capital projects funding source changed, public land and buildings of a capital nature acquisition authorized, bonds issued, and money appropriated. Runs 1 hour, 35 minutes.