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Capital Investment

EIGHTH MEETING

2021-2022 Regular Session - February 04, 2021

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

CAPITAL INVESTMENT COMMITTEE

MINUTES

Representative Fue Lee, Chair of the Capital Investment Committee, called the remote meeting to order at 8:30 A.M. on February 4, 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)
MURPHY, Mary (Vice Chair)
URDAHL, Dean (Lead)
AGBAJE, Esther
BERG, Kaela
DAVIDS, Greg
FRANKE, Keith
FREIBERG, Mike
HANSEN, Rick
HUOT, John
LILLIE, Leon
LUCERO, Eric
MORAN, Rena
PIERSON, Nels
RALEIGH, Donald
RASMUSSON, Jordan
REYER, Liz
WEST, Nolan
XIONG, Jay

A quorum was present.

Representative Murphy moved to approve the minutes from February 2, 2021. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

Presentation on B3 Sustainable Building 2030
-Richard Graves, Director of the Center for Sustainable Building Research, University of Minnesota
-Anne Hunt, Director of the Office of Enterprise Sustainability, Minnesota Department of Administration

The committee heard from testifiers on racial equity and climate impact.

Testifiers:
-Kristel Porter, Executive Director of MN Renewable Now
-Stephanie Pinkalla, Government Relations Manager at The Nature Conservancy
-Linda Garrett-Johnson
-Erika Schlaeger dos Santos, Co-Founder of The Family of Trees
-Nancy Gardner
-Isabel Chanslor
-Elizabeth Turner, Founder of Precipitate: Architecture, Planning, Research
-Chris Conry, Campaign Director of the 100% Campaign
-Victoria Reinhardt, District 7 Commissioner of Ramsey County
-Rob Sip, Executive Director of the Red River Watershed Management Board
-Marie Ellis, Public Policy Director at the Minnesota Council for Nonprofits, Racial Equity & Joy Coalition

The meeting was adjourned at 10:00 A.M.




Representative Fue Lee, Chair



Joe Lenczewski, Committee Legislative Assistant

More Info On This Meeting..
House TV Video:
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03:10 - B3 Sustainable Building 2030 (SB 2030).
47:40 - Public testimony.


B3 Sustainable Building 2030 (SB 2030)
Public Testimony (30 minutes)

The last 30 minutes of the 2/4 hearing is for public testimony related to the Capital Investment equity and energy/climate hearings held during the previous two weeks. Each testifier will be allotted two minutes and should sign up by 9:00 am on Wednesday, February 3, by emailing jenny.nash@house.mn and joe.lenczewski@house.mn with your name, phone number and email address. We ask that organizations, please limit testimony to one person.

Written testimony: Written testimony will be accepted by emailing jenny.nash@house.mn and joe.lenczewski@house.mn by 9:00 am on Wednesday, February 3. Written testimony is entered into the committee’s record, shared with committee members, and posted to the committee’s webpage.

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