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NINTH MEETING

2021-2022 Regular Session - February 11, 2021

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

TAX COMMITTEE

MINUTES

Representative Paul Marquart, Chair of the Committee, called the virtual Tax Committee meeting to order at 1:00 P.M. on Thursday, February 11, 2021 pursuant to House rule 10.01. The meeting is being broadcast via Zoom and House Public Information Services.

The Committee Legislative Assistant noted the roll.

Members present:

MARQUART, Paul CHAIR
LISLEGARD, Dave VC
DAVIDS, Greg Lead
AGBAJE, Esther
CARLSON, Andrew
DETTMER, Bob
GAROFALO, Pat
GOMEZ, Aisha
HER, Kaohly
HERTAUS, Jerry
HOWARD, Michael
MCDONALD, Joe
MILLER, Tim
MORAN, Rena
MORTENSON, Erik
ROBBINS, Kristin
SANDELL, Steve
SCHULTZ, Jennifer
STEPHENSON, Zack
SWEDZINSKI, Chris

Members excused:

YOUAKIM, Cheryl

A quorum was present.

Representative Lislegard moved the approval of the February 9, 2021 minutes. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

Chair Marquart referred bills to the Property Tax Division by memo of February 10, 2021.

HF 650 (O’Neill) Buffalo; fire station construction materials exempted.

Representative Lislegard moved that HF 650 be laid over for possible inclusion in an omnibus bill.

Representative O’Neill presented the bill.

Providing testimony:

John Harnois, Buffalo Fire Chief
Steve Downer, Buffalo City Councilor

Representative Lislegard renewed his motion that HF 650 be laid over for possible inclusion in an omnibus bill.

HF 574 (Howard) Bloomington; fire station construction material exemption provided.

Representative Howard moved that HF 574 be laid over for possible inclusion in an omnibus bill.

Providing testimony:

Tim Busse, Bloomington Mayor
Ulie Seal, Bloomington Fire Chief

Representative Howard renewed his motion that HF 574 be laid over for possible inclusion in an omnibus bill.

HF 438 (Swedzinski) Marshall; school building construction material exemption provided.

Representative Swedzinski moved that HF 438 be laid over for possible inclusion in an omnibus bill.

Providing testimony:

Jeremy Williams, Superintendent for Marshall Public Schools
Dion Carron, Director of Business for Marshall Public Schools

Representative Swedzinski renewed his motion that HF 438 be laid over for possible inclusion in an omnibus bill.

HF 181 (Fischer) Maplewood; public safety facility construction material exemption provided.

Representative Lislegard moved that HF 181 be laid over for possible inclusion in an omnibus bill.

Representative Fischer presented the bill.

Providing testimony:

Marylee Abrams, Maplewood Mayor
Michael Mondor, Maplewood Fire Chief

Representative Lislegard renewed his motion that HF 181 be laid over for possible inclusion in an omnibus bill.

HF 216 (Heinrich) Ramsey; public works facility construction refundable exemption provided.

Representative Lislegard moved that HF 216 be laid over for possible inclusion in an omnibus bill.

Representative Heinrich presented the bill.

Providing testimony:

Kurtis Ulrich, Ramsey City Administrator

Representative Lislegard renewed his motion that HF 216 be laid over for possible inclusion in an omnibus bill.

HF 654 (Acomb) Public safety facility purchase exemption extended.

Representative Lislegard moved that HF 654 be laid over for possible inclusion in an omnibus bill.

Representative Acomb presented the bill.

Providing testimony:

Mike Funk, Minnetonka Assistant City Manager
John Vance, Minnetonka Fire Chief

Representative Lislegard renewed his motion that HF 654 be laid over for possible inclusion in an omnibus bill.

HF 495 (Akland) St. Peter fire station construction materials exemption provided.

Representative Hertaus moved that HF 495 be laid over for possible inclusion in an omnibus bill.

Representative Akland presented the bill.

Providing testimony:

Chuck Zieman, St. Peter Mayor

Representative Hertaus renewed his motion that HF 495 be laid over for possible inclusion in an omnibus bill.

The meeting was adjourned at 1:58 P.M.








Representative Paul Marquart, Chair




Urszula Gryska,
Committee Legislative Assistant
More Info On This Meeting..
Bills Added:
  • HF574 (Howard) - Bloomington; fire station construction material exemption provided.
  • HF438 (Swedzinski) - Marshall; school building construction material exemption provided.
  • HF181 (Fischer) - Maplewood; public safety facility construction material exemption provided.
  • HF216 (Heinrich) - Ramsey; public works facility construction refundable exemption provided.
  • HF654 (Acomb) - Public safety facility purchase exemption extended.
  • HF495 (Akland) - St. Peter fire station construction materials exemption provided.
  • HF650 (O'Neill) - Buffalo; fire station construction materials exempted.
House TV Video:
View Archive

05:14 - HF 650 (O'Neill) Buffalo; fire station construction materials exempted.
16:09 - HF 574 (Howard) Bloomington; fire station construction material exemption provided.
21:45 - HF 438 (Swedzinski) Marshall; school building construction material exemption provided.
32:45 - HF 181 (Fischer) Maplewood; public safety facility construction material exemption provided.
39:27 - HF 216 (Heinrich) Ramsey; public works facility construction refundable exemption provided.
43:51 - HF 654 (Acomb) Public safety facility purchase exemption extended.
51:39 - HF 495 (Akland) St. Peter fire station construction materials exemption provided.


I. HF 574 (Howard) Bloomington; fire station construction material exemption provided
II. HF 438 (Swedzinski) Marshall; school building construction material exemption provided
III. HF 181 (Fischer) Maplewood; public safety facility construction material exemption provided
IV. HF 216 (Heinrich) Ramsey; public works facility construction refundable exemption provided
V. HF 654 (Acomb) Public safety facility purchase exemption extended
VI. HF 495 (Akland) St. Peter fire station construction materials exemption provided
VII. HF 650 (O'Neill) Buffalo; fire station construction materials exempted

If you are interested in providing written or oral testimony on any of these bills, please contact the committee administrator at nathan.jesson@house.mn no later than 9 am the day of the hearing.

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.

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This remote hearing is taking place pursuant to Rule 10.01.