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Capital Investment

THIRTY-FIFTH MEETING

2021-2022 Regular Session - Tuesday, February 22, 2022

STATE OF MINNESOTA THIRTY-FIFTH 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 22, 2022, 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

Members excused:

A quorum was present.

Representative Murphy moved to approve the minutes from February 17, 2022. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

Capital Budget Presentations

Minnesota Zoo Presentation

Presenters:
John Frawley, Director
Dr. Taylor Yaw, Managing Veterinarian
Thomas Root, Project Manager Director
Trinity Leiser, Ambassador Animal Curator
Terah Grace, Assistant Curator


Minnesota Historical Society Presentation

Presenters:
Kent Whitworth, Director
David Kelliher, Director of Public Policy
Marais Bjornberg, Capital Projects Manager


Department of Iron Range Resources and Rehabilitation

Presenters:
Mark Phillips, Commissioner
Sean Peyla, Director, Facilities and Mountain Operations, Giants Ridge


Amateur Sports Commission Presentation

Presenters:
Todd Johnson, Executive Director, National Sports Center


Informational Bill Overviews

HF 2710 (Robbins) Dayton; wellhead treatment plant funding provided, bonds issued, and money appropriated.

Presenters:
Martin Farrell, Public Works Director, Dayton
Tina Goodroad, City Administrator/Development Director, Dayton
Adam Markos, Engineer, Black and Veatch


HF 3126 (Olson, B.) Lewisville; sewer and stormwater infrastructure improvement funding provided, bonds issued, and money appropriated.

Presenters:
Barb Pfiel, Mayor, Lewisville
Tim Korby, City Engineer, HR Green
Gayle Culbertson, Clerk/Treasurer, Lewisville


HF 2989 (Hamilton) Westbrook filter plant media tank refurbishing funding provided, bonds issued, and money appropriated.

Presenters:
Larry Anderson, Commissioner, Cottonwood County
Jeff Ledin, Senior Professional Engineer, Short Elliot Hendrickson, Inc.


HF 3171 (Murphy) Western Lake Superior Sanitary District secondary clarifier improvement funding provided, bonds issued, and money appropriated.

Presenters:
Marianne Bohren, Executive Director


The meeting was adjourned at 9:57 A.M.

Representative Fue Lee, Chair






Blake Wilcox, Committee Legislative Assistant




More Info On This Meeting..
Bills Added:
  • HF2710 (Robbins) - Dayton; wellhead treatment plant funding provided, bonds issued, and money appropriated.
  • HF3126 (Olson) - Lewisville; sewer and stormwater infrastructure improvement funding provided, bonds issued, and money appropriated.
  • HF2989 (Hamilton) - Westbrook filter plant media tank refurbishing funding provided, bonds issued, and money appropriated.
  • HF3171 (Murphy) - Western Lake Superior Sanitary District secondary clarifier improvement funding provided, bonds issued, and money appropriated.
House TV Video:
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Capital budget presentations:.
02:41 - Minnesota Zoo.
22:22 - Minnesota Historical Society.
38:28 - Department of Iron Range Resources and Rehabilitation.
47:28 - Minnesota Amateur Sports Commission.
56:13 - HF2710 (Robbins) Dayton; wellhead treatment plant funding provided, bonds issued, and money appropriated (informational only).
1:04:45 - HF3126 (Olson, B.) Lewisville; sewer and stormwater infrastructure improvement funding provided, bonds issued, and money appropriated (informational only).
1:13:00 - HF2989 (Hamilton) Westbrook filter plant media tank refurbishing funding provided, bonds issued, and money appropriated (informational only).
1:19:58 - HF3171 (Murphy) Western Lake Superior Sanitary District secondary clarifier improvement funding provided, bonds issued, and money appropriated (informational only).
Runs 1 hour, 29 minutes.


Capital budget presentations:
MN Zoo
Historical Society
IRRRB
Amateur Sports Commission

The following bills will be heard on an informational only basis. Amendments can be offered for reference.
• HF 2710 (Robbins) Dayton; wellhead treatment plant funding provided, bonds issued, and money appropriated.
• HF 3126 (Olson, B.) Lewisville; sewer and stormwater infrastructure improvement funding provided, bonds issued, and money appropriated.
• HF 2989 (Hamilton) Westbrook filter plant media tank refurbishing funding provided, bonds issued, and money appropriated.
• HF 3171 (Murphy) Western Lake Superior Sanitary District secondary clarifier improvement funding provided, bonds issued, and money appropriated.

This remote hearing is taking place pursuant to Rule 10.01. It may be viewed via the House webcast schedule page: https://www.house.leg.state.mn.us/htv/schedule.asp

All events are closed-captioned.

Meeting documents will be posted on the committee website at:
https://www.house.leg.state.mn.us/Committees/home/92002

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