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NINTH MEETING - Environment and Natural Resources Finance Division

2019-2020 Regular Session

STATE OF MINNESOTA NINTH 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 February 12th, 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
SANDELL, Steve
SUNDIN, Mike
WAGENIUS, Jean

Members excused:

RARICK, Jason


Chair Hansen called the meeting to order at 12:45 P.M. A quorum was present.

Representative Heintzeman moved to approve the minutes of February 7th, 2019. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

HF384 (Sauke) Rochester; Willow Creek Trail funding provided, bonds issued, and money appropriated.

Chair Hansen moved HF384 to be laid over for consideration at a later date.

Vice Chair Claflin moved to amend HF384 as follows:

Line 1.2: Delete “$2,500,000” and insert “$1,500,000”.
Line 1.15: Delete “$2,500,000” and insert “$1,500,000”.

THE MOTION PREVAILED AND THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Testifying on HF384:
Kim Norton, Mayor, City of Rochester
Mike Nigbur, Parks and Forestry Division, City of Rochester

Chair Hansen renewed the motion to lay over HF384 for consideration at a later date. The bill was laid over.

HF450 (Sauke) Rochester; Cascade Lake Regional Park funding provided, bonds issued, and money appropriated.

Chair Hansen moved HF450 to be laid over for consideration at a later date.

Testifying on HF450:
Kim Norton, Mayor, City of Rochester
Mike Nigbur, Parks and Forestry Division, City of Rochester

Chair Hansen renewed the motion to lay over HF450 for consideration at a later date. The bill was laid over.

HF177 (Lien) Clay County; new resource recovery campus funding provided, bonds issued, and money appropriated.

Chair Hansen moved HF177 to be laid over for consideration at a later date.

Vice Chair Claflin assumed the gavel at 1:08 P.M.

Testifying on HF177:
Kirk Rosenberger, Director of Clay County Solid Waste Management
Dave Benke, Director of Resource Management and Assistance Division, Minnesota Pollution Control Agency

Vice Chair Claflin renewed the motion to lay over HF177 for consideration at a later date. The bill was laid over.

HF214 (Ecklund) St. Louis County; Voyageur Country All-Terrain Vehicle Trail funding provided, bonds issued, and money appropriated.

Vice Chair Claflin moved HF214 to be laid over for consideration at a later date.

Testifying on HF214:
Bruce Beste, Voyageurs Country ATV Club

Vice Chair Claflin renewed the motion to lay over HF214 for consideration at a later date. The bill was laid over.

HF403 (Ecklund) St. Louis and Lake Counties; all-terrain vehicle trails funding provided, and money appropriated.

Vice Chair Claflin moved HF403 to be laid over for consideration at a later date.

Testifying on HF403:
Bruce Beste, Voyageurs Country ATV Club
Ron Potter, Prospector ATV Club
Ray Bohn, on behalf of the Statewide ATVAM

Vice Chair Claflin renewed the motion to lay over HF403 for consideration at a later date. The bill was laid over.

The meeting was adjourned at 1:55 P.M.





Representative Rick Hansen, Chair



Clay Schwartzwalter, Committee Legislative Assistant

More Info On This Meeting..
Agenda:

HF177 (Lien) Clay County; new resource recovery campus funding provided, bonds issued, and money appropriated. HF 384 (Sauke) Rochester; Willow Creek Trail funding provided, bonds issued, and money appropriated. HF450 (Sauke) Rochester; Cascade Lake Regional Park funding provided, bonds issued, and money appropriated. HF214 (Ecklund) St. Louis County; Voyageur Country All-Terrain Vehicle Trail funding provided, bonds issued, and money appropriated. HF403 (Ecklund) St. Louis and Lake Counties; all-terrain vehicle trails funding provided, and money appropriated.

Bills Added:
  • HF177 (Lien) - Clay County; new resource recovery campus funding provided, bonds issued, and money appropriated.
  • HF384 (Sauke) - Rochester; Willow Creek Trail funding provided, bonds issued, and money appropriated.
  • HF450 (Sauke) - Rochester; Cascade Lake Regional Park funding provided, bonds issued, and money appropriated.
  • HF214 (Ecklund) - St. Louis County; Voyageur Country All-Terrain Vehicle Trail funding provided, bonds issued, and money appropriated.
  • HF403 (Ecklund) - St. Louis and Lake Counties; all-terrain vehicle trails funding provided, and money appropriated.
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