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ELEVENTH MEETING - Environment and Natural Resources Finance Division

2019-2020 Regular Session

STATE OF MINNESOTA ELEVENTH 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 10:05 A.M. on February 15th, 2019, in The Aerie at Dodge Nature Center.

The Committee Legislative Assistant noted the roll.

Members present:


HANSEN, Rick, Chair
CLAFLIN, Anne, Vice Chair
BECKER-FINN, Jamie
ECKLUND, Rob
FISCHER, Peter
GREEN, Steve
LEE, Fue
MORRISON, Kelly
PERSELL, John
SANDELL, Steve


Members excused:


FABIAN, Dan, Lead
BACKER, Jeff
HEINTZEMAN, Josh
LUECK, Dale
NEU, Anne
SUNDIN, Mike
WAGENIUS, Jean


Chair Hansen called the meeting to order at 10:05 A.M. A quorum was present.

Members and staff introduced themselves.

Jason Sanders, Executive Director of Dodge Nature Center, welcomed everyone to the facility.

HF266 (Freiberg) Local inflow and infiltration reduction program funding provided, and money appropriated.

Testifying on HF266:
Patricia Nelson, Executive Director, Metro Cities
Kyle Colvin, Assistant Manager of Engineering Services, Metropolitan Council
Dave Napier, Mayor, City of West Saint Paul
Ryan Schroder, City Manager, City of West Saint Paul

HF133 (Becker-Finn) No child left inside grant program established, and money appropriated.

Testifying on HF133:
Paul Oberg, CEO, Jeffer’s Foundation
Anna Sharratt, Founder, Free Forest School
Rich Courtemanche, Land Commissioner, Aitkin County Land Department
Jeff Ledermann, MinnAqua Program Coordinator, Department of Natural Resources
Matt Young, Board Member, Minnesota Association for Environmental Education

The meeting was adjourned at 11:35 A.M.






Representative Rick Hansen, Chair



Clay Schwartzwalter, Committee Legislative Assistant


More Info On This Meeting..
Agenda:

HF266 (Freiberg) Local inflow and infiltration reduction program funding provided, and money appropriated. HF133 (Becker-Finn) No child left inside grant program established, and money appropriated. *The address is 1701 Charlton Street, West St. Paul, MN 55118. This address will bring you to Entrance 3, which has a sign that says Farm Education entrance. Parking is provided in the lot, with a short walk to the red building in back of the barn. A map is attached. ***Please note that no action will be taken on bills or amendment. **After the hearing, members will tour Garlough Environmental Magnet School, 1740 Charlton St, West St Paul, MN 55118

Bills Added:
  • HF266 (Freiberg) - Local inflow and infiltration reduction program funding provided, and money appropriated.
  • HF133 (Becker-Finn) - No child left inside grant program established, and money appropriated.