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FIFTH MEETING - Greater Minnesota Jobs and Economic Development Finance Division

2019-2020 Regular Session

STATE OF MINNESOTA FIFTH 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 13, 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 Bahr moved that the minutes of February 11, 2019, be adopted. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

Jeff Freeman, Executive Director of the Public Facilities Authority, gave an overview of the department.

Vice Chair Lien moved that HF 411 be recommended to pass and re-referred to the committee on Ways and Means.

Representative Poppe presented on HF 411, a bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for clean water; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.

Testimony on HF 411:
• Craig Clark, City of Austin, Administrator
• Written testimony by Brad Roos, General Manager, Marshall Public Utilities, read by Marty Seifert
• Marty Seifert, Coalition of Greater Minnesota Cities
• Bill Black, Minnesota Municipal Utilities Association

Vice Chair Lien renewed his motion that HF 411 be recommended to pass and re-referred to the committee on Ways and Means. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

The meeting was adjourned at 1:55 PM.





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Representative Ben Lien, Vice Chair


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Tara Schaefle, Committee Legislative Assistant




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Overview of the Public Facilities Authority Jeff Freeman, Executive Director Bill Hearing: HF 411 (Poppe) Clean water funding provided, bonds issued, and money appropriated.

Bills Added:
  • HF411 (Poppe) - Clean water funding provided, bonds issued, and money appropriated.
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Overview of the Public Facilities Authority. - Jeff Freeman, Executive Director. 46:10 - HF411 (Poppe) Clean water funding provided, bonds issued, and money appropriated. Runs 1 hour, 10 minutes.