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SIXTH MEETING - Greater Minnesota Jobs and Economic Development Finance Division

2019-2020 Regular Session

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



GREATER MINNESOTA JOBS AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT FINANCE DIVISION MINUTES

Representative Ben Lien, Vice Chair of the Committee on Greater Minnesota Jobs and Economic Development Finance Division, called the meeting to order at 12:45 PM on February 20, 2019, in Room 10 of the State Office Building.

The Committee Legislative Assistant noted the roll.

Members present:

Lien, Ben, Vice Chair
Anderson, Paul, Republican Lead
Bahr, Cal
Brand, Jeff
Daniels, Brian
Demuth, Lisa
Gunther, Bob
Layman, Sandy
Lislegard, Dave
Mahoney, Tim
Persell, John
Poppe, Jeanne
Sandstede, Julie
Sauke, Duane

Members excused:

Pelowski, Gene, Chair

A quorum was present.

Representative Sandstede moved that the minutes of February 13, 2019, be adopted. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

Panel on the Border-to-border Broadband Grant Program.

Public testimony provided by:
• Steve Grove, Commissioner, Department of Employment and Economic Development
• Danna Mackenzie, Executive Director, Office of Broadband Development
• Mary Ehmke, Owner, KMTelecom and Board Chair, Minnesota Telecom Alliance
• Brent Christensen, President/CEO, Minnesota Telecom Alliance
• Anna Boroff, Executive Director, Minnesota Cable Communications Association
• Brian Krambeer, President/CEO, MiEnergy Cooperative and Board Chair, MiBroadband


The meeting was adjourned at 2:07 PM.





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Representative Gene Pelowski, Chair


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Tara Schaefle, Committee Legislative Assistant




More Info On This Meeting..
Agenda:

Overview of the Border-to-Border Broadband Grant Program Testifying: Office of Broadband Development, Department of Employment and Economic Development Minnesota Telecom Alliance Minnesota Rural Broadband Coalition

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