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SECOND MEETING - Water Division

2019-2020 Regular Session

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

WATER DIVISION

MINUTES

Representative Peter Fischer, Chair of the Water Division, called the First meeting to order at 12:50 pm on Monday, January 28th, 2019 in Basement Hearing Room of the State Office Building.

The Committee Legislative Assistant noted the roll.

Members present:

FISCHER, Peter - Chair
SANDELL, Steve - Vice Chair
HEINTZEMAN, Josh - Lead
CLAFLIN, Anne
HALEY, Barb
MORRISON, Kelly
SUNDIN, Mike
TORKELSON, Paul

Members excused:


Representative Fischer called the meeting to order at 12:50. A quorum was present.

Representative Morrison moved to adopt the minutes from the division meeting on January 14th. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

Jeff Freeman, Public Facilities Authority, and Leisa Thompson, Metropolitan Council Environmental Services General Manager, continued an overview of Minnesota’s water resource management

Dr William Arnold of the University of Minnesota gave a presentation on water issues facing Minnesota

Dr Calvin Alexander, University of Minnesota, Earth Sciences, gave a presentation on water contamination issues in Minnesota’s Karst lands.

The meeting was adjourned at 2:16pm



Representative Peter Fischer, Chair

Spencer Crose, Committee Legislative Assistant
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Agenda:

Continuation of brief overview of water management by state agencies. Presentation on water issues facing Minnesota from Dr. William Arnold. Presentation on water contamination issues in Minnesota’s Karst lands by Dr. Calvin Alexander.

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