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FIRST JOINT MEETING with Climate and Energy Committee

2021-2022 Regular Session - January 29, 2021

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

CAPITAL INVESTMENT COMMITTEE
AND
CLIMATE AND ENERGY FINANCE AND POLICY COMMITTEE

MINUTES

Representative Jamie Long, Chair of the Climate and Energy Finance and Policy Committee, and Representative Fue Lee, Chair of the Capital Investment Committee, jointly called the remote meeting to order at 10:30 A.M. on January 29, 2021, pursuant to House rule 10.01. The meeting was conducted over Zoom and broadcast via House Public Information Services, Facebook Live, and YouTube live streaming.

The Committee Legislative Assistant noted the roll.

Members present:

LEE, Fue (Chair)
LONG, Jamie (Chair)
MURPHY, Mary (Vice Chair)
ACOMB, Patty (Vice Chair)
URDAHL, Dean (Lead)
SWEDZINSKI, Chris (Lead)
AGBAJE, Esther
BERG, Kaela
BOE, Greg
DAVIDS, Greg
FRANKE, Keith
FRANSON, Mary
FREIBERG, Mike
HANSEN, Rick
HORNSTEIN, Frank
IGO, Spencer
LILLIE, Leon
LIPPERT, Todd
LISLEGARD, Dave
LUCERO, Eric
MEKELAND, Shane
MORAN, Rena
MUNSON, Jeremy
PIERSON, Nels
RALEIGH, Donald
RASMUSSON, Jordan
REYER, Liz
STEPHENSON, Zack
WEST, Nolan

Members excused:

BIERMAN, Robert
CHRISTENSEN, Shelly
GRUENHAGEN, Glenn
HOLLINS, Athena
HUOT, John
XIONG, Jay

A quorum was present.

Presentations on infrastructure investments for a more sustainable and climate-resilient Minnesota

Presenters:
-Dr. Kate Knuth, Policy Consultant, National Caucus of Environmental Legislators
-Dr. Jessica Hellmann, Director of the Institute on the Environment at the University of Minnesota
-Dr. Heidi Roop, Assistant Professor of Climate Science at the University of Minnesota
-Frank Kohlasch, Climate Director at the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency
-Sam Rockwell, Executive Director at Move MN
-Ben Passer, Lead Director of Energy Access and Equity at Fresh Energy

The meeting was adjourned at 12:01 P.M.




Representative Fue Lee, Chair



Representative Jamie Long, Chair



Joe Lenczewski, Committee Legislative Assistant



Mike Hermanson, Committee Legislative Assistant
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Infrastructure investments for a more sustainable, climate resilient Minnesota.
Runs 1 hour, 31 minutes.


Joint Hearing with Climate and Energy Finance and Policy
Infrastructure investments for a more sustainable, climate resilient Minnesota

This remote hearing may be viewed via the House webcast schedule page: https://www.house.leg.state.mn.us/htv/schedule.asp NOTE: HTV 1 and HTV 2 will provide live closed captioning. Video archives of meetings streamed on HTV 3, 4, and 5 will have closed captions added. Other reasonable accessibility accommodations may be made with advance notice.

If you have questions about the accessibility of remote hearings or require an accommodation, please contact Jenny Nash at: jenny.nash@house.mn or by leaving a message at 651-296-4122.

This remote hearing is taking place pursuant to Rule 10.01, which you may view here: https://www.house.leg.state.mn.us/cco/rules/permrule/permrule.asp