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Property Tax Division

TWENTIETH MEETING

2021-2022 Regular Session - Wednesday, March 9, 2022

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

PROPERTY TAX DIVISION

MINUTES

Chair Youakim, Chair of the Property Tax Division, called the remote meeting to order at 1:00 P.M. on March 9, 2022, 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:
YOUAKIM, Cheryl (Chair)
GOMEZ, Aisha (Vice-Chair)
HERTAUS, Jerry (GOP-Lead)
ANDERSON, Paul
BECKER-FINN, Jamie
FISCHER, Peter
GREEN, Steve
HASSAN, Hodan
HER, Kaohly
MARQUART, Paul
MORTENSEN, Erik
PELOWSKI, Gene
TORKELSON, Paul

A quorum was present.

Representative Marquart moved the approval of the March 2, 2022 minutes. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

HF 3107 (Igo) Grand Rapids; civic center reconstruction, remodel, and upgrade imposed
local sales and use tax authorization modified.

Representative Hertaus moved that HF 3107 be laid over for possible inclusion in the Property Tax Division Report.

Representative Igo presented the bill.

Public Testimony:
Tom Pagel, City Administrator, City of Grand Rapids

Chair Youakim lays over HF 3107 for possible inclusion in the Property Tax Division Report.

HF 3443 (Gruenhagen) Henderson; local sales and use tax authorized.

Representative Hertaus moved that HF 3443 be laid over for possible inclusion in the Property Tax Division Report.

Representative Gruenhagen presented the bill.

Public Testimony:
Keith Swenson, Mayor, City of Henderson

Chair Youakim lays over HF 3443 for possible inclusion in the Property Tax Division Report.

HF 3716 (Murphy) Proctor; local sales and use tax authorized.

Representative Fischer moved that HF 3716 be laid over for possible inclusion in the Property Tax Division Report.

Representative Murphy presented the bill.

Public Testimony:
Jake Benson, City Councilmember, City of Proctor
Jessica Rich, City Administrator, City of Proctor

Chair Youakim lays over HF 3716 be laid over for possible inclusion in the Property Tax Division Report.

HF 2923 (Pelowski) Winona County; local sales and use tax authorized.

Representative Pelowski moved that HF 2923 be laid over for possible inclusion in the Property Tax Division Report.

Representative Pelowski presented the bill.

Public Testimony:
Karin Sonneman, County Attorney, Winona County

Chair Youakim lays over HF 2923 for possible inclusion in the Property Tax Division Report.

HF 3748 (Lippert) Rice County sales and use tax authorized.

Representative Fischer moved that HF 3748 be laid over for possible inclusion in the Property Tax Division Report.

Representative Lippert presented the bill.

Public Testimony:
Steve Underdahl, County Commissioner, Rice County
Sara Folsted, County Administrator, Rice County

Chair Youakim lays over HF 3748 for possible inclusion in the Property Tax Division Report.

HF 3606 (Carlson) Bloomington; local sales and use tax authority modified.

Representative Fischer moved that HF 3748 be laid over for possible inclusion in the Property Tax Division Report.

Representative Carlson presented the bill.

Public Testimony:
Tim Busse, Mayor, City of Bloomington
Jamie Verbrugge, City Manager, City of Bloomington

Chair Youakim lays over HF 3606 for possible inclusion in the Property Tax Division Report.

HF 2702 (Edelson) Edina; allowable revenue collection amount increased for the
Braemar Park project.

Chair Youakim moved that HF 2702 be laid over for possible inclusion in the Property Tax Division Report.

Representative Edelson presented the bill.

Public Testimony:
Jim Hovland, Mayor, City of Edina
Scott Neal, City Manager, City of Edina

Chair Youakim lays over HF 2702 for possible inclusion in the Property Tax Division Report.

HF 3760 (Vang) Brooklyn Center local sales and use tax authorized.

Representative Marquart moved that HF 3760 be laid over for possible inclusion in the Property Tax Division Report.

Representative Marquart moved the A1 amendment. THE MOTION PREVAILED. The A1 amendment was adopted.

Representative Vang presented the bill, as amended.

Public Testimony:
Marquita Butler, City Councilmember, City of Brooklyn Center
Meg Beekman, Community Development Director, City of Brooklyn Center

Chair Youakim lays over HF 3760, as amended for possible inclusion in the Property Tax Division Report.

HF 3822 (Liebling) Rochester: local sales and use tax authorized.

Representative Marquart moved that HF 3822 be laid over for possible inclusion in the Property Tax Division Report.

Representative Liebling presented the bill.

Public Testimony:
Kim Norton, Mayor, City of Rochester
Aaron Parrish, Deputy City Administrator, City of Rochester

Chair Youakim lays over HF 3822 for possible inclusion in the Property Tax Division Report.

Chair Youakim moved a recess at 2:45 P.M.

Chair Youakim reconvened the Property Tax Division Meeting at 3:00 P.M.

HF 3829 (Lueck) Aitkin; local sales and use tax authority modified.

Representative Hertaus moved that HF 3829 be laid over for possible inclusion in the Property Tax Division Report.

Representative Hertaus moved the A1 amendment. THE MOTION PREVAILED. The A1 amendment was adopted.

Representative Lueck presented the bill, as amended.

Public Testimony:
Mike Skrbich, City Administrator, City of Aitkin

Chair Youakim lays over HF 3829, as amended for possible inclusion in the Property Tax Division Report.

HF 3473 (Freiberg) Golden Valley; local sales and use tax authorized.

Representative Fischer moved that HF 3473 be laid over for possible inclusion in the Property Tax Division Report.

Representative Fischer moved the A1 amendment. THE MOTION PREVAILED. The A1 amendment was adopted.

Representative Freiberg presented the bill, as amended.

Public Testimony:
Marc Nevinski, Physical Development Director, City of Golden Valley
Bethany Brunsell, Assistant Fire Chief, City of Golden Valley

Chair Youakim lays over HF 3473, as amended for possible inclusion in the Property Tax Division Report.

HF 3703 (Grossell) Blackduck local sales and use tax authorized.

Representative Hertaus moved that HF 3703 be laid over for possible inclusion in the Property Tax Division Report.

Representative Grossell presented the bill.

Public Testimony:
Christina Regas, City Administrator, City of Blackduck

Chair Youakim lays over HF 3703 for possible inclusion in the Property Tax Division Report.

HF 3194 (Becker-Finn) Roseville; local sales and use tax authority modified.

Representative Becker-Finn moved that HF 3194 be laid over for possible inclusion in the Property Tax Division Report.

Representative Becker-Finn presented the bill.

Public Testimony:
Dan Roe, Mayor, City of Roseville

Chair Youakim lays over HF 3194 for possible inclusion in the Property Tax Division Report.

HF 3763 (Kiel) East Grand Forks; sales and use tax authorized.

Representative Hertaus moved that HF 3763 be laid over for possible inclusion in the Property Tax Division Report.

Representative Hertaus moved the A2 amendment. THE MOTION PREVAILED. The A2 amendment was adopted.

Representative Kiel presented the bill, as amended.

Public Testimony:
Steve Gander, Mayor, City of East Grand Forks
Reid Huttunen, Parks & Recreation Superintendent, City of East Grand Forks

Chair Youakim lays over HF 3763, as amended for possible inclusion in the Property Tax Division Report.

HF 3969 (Swedzinski) Marshall; sales and use tax authority extended.

Representative Hertaus moved that HF 3969 be laid over for possible inclusion in the Property Tax Division Report.

Representative Hertaus moved the A4 amendment.

Representative Swedzinski presented the A4 amendment.

Representative Swedzinski withdrew the A4 amendment.

Representative Swedzinski presented the bill.

Public Testimony:
Robert Byrnes, Mayor, City of Marshall

Chair Youakim lays over HF 3969 for possible inclusion in the Property Tax Division Report.

The committee adjourned at 4:03 P.M.


_____________________________________________
Representative Cheryl Youakim, Chair

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Eric Petersen, Committee Legislative Assistant
More Info On This Meeting..
Bills Added:
  • HF3107 (Igo) - Grand Rapids; civic center reconstruction, remodel, and upgrade imposed local sales and use tax authorization modified.
  • HF3443 (Gruenhagen) - Henderson; local sales and use tax authorized.
  • HF2923 (Pelowski) - Winona County; local sales and use tax authorized.
  • HF3716 (Murphy) - Proctor; local sales and use tax authorized.
  • HF3748 (Lippert) - Rice County sales and use tax authorized.
  • HF3606 (Carlson) - Bloomington; local sales and use tax authority modified.
  • HF2702 (Edelson) - Edina; allowable revenue collection amount increased for the Braemar Park project.
  • HF3760 (Vang) - Brooklyn Center local sales and use tax authorized.
  • HF3194 (Becker-Finn) - Roseville; local sales and use tax authority modified.
  • HF3829 (Lueck) - Aitkin; local sales and use tax authority modified.
  • HF3473 (Freiberg) - Golden Valley; local sales and use tax authorized.
  • HF3703 (Grossell) - Blackduck local sales and use tax authorized.
  • HF3763 (Kiel) - East Grand Forks; sales and use tax authorized.
  • HF3822 (Liebling) - Rochester; local sales tax authorization extended.
  • HF3969 (Swedzinski) - Marshall; sales and use tax authority extended.
Documents:
House TV Video:
View Archive

04:02 - HF3107 (Igo) Grand Rapids; civic center reconstruction, remodel, and upgrade imposed local sales and use tax authorization modified.
09:51 - HF3443 (Gruenhagen) Henderson; local sales and use tax authorized.
15:49 - HF3716 (Murphy) Proctor; local sales and use tax authorized.
26:10 - HF2923 (Pelowski) Winona County; local sales and use tax authorized.
36:19 - HF3748 (Lippert) Rice County sales and use tax authorized.
42:15 - HF3606 (Carlson) Bloomington; local sales and use tax authority modified.
50:57 - HF2702 (Edelson) Edina; allowable revenue collection amount increased for the Braemar Park project.
1:06:32 - HF3760 (Vang) Brooklyn Center local sales and use tax authorized.
1:15:25 - HF3822 (Liebling) Rochester local sales and use tax authorized.
The committee recessed.
Runs 1 hour, 45 minutes.

House TV Video:
View Archive

00:03 - HF3829 (Lueck) Aitkin; local sales and use tax authority modified.
10:35 - HF3473 (Freiberg) Golden Valley; local sales and use tax authorized.
21:16 - HF3703 (Grossell) Blackduck local sales and use tax authorized.
27:42 - HF3194 (Becker-Finn) Roseville; local sales and use tax authority modified.
36:42 - HF3763 (Kiel) East Grand Forks; sales and use tax authorized.
50:40 - HF3969 (Swedzinski) Marshall; sales and use tax authority extended.
Runs 1 hour, 3 minutes.


Approval of the Minutes from March 2nd, 2022
HF 3107 (Igo) Grand Rapids; civic center reconstruction, remodel, and upgrade imposed local sales and use tax authorization modified.
HF 3443 (Gruenhagen) Henderson; local sales and use tax authorized.
HF 3716 (Murphy) Proctor; local sales and use tax authorized.
HF 2923 (Pelowski) Winona County; local sales and use tax authorized.
HF 3748 (Lippert) Rice County sales and use tax authorized.
HF 3606 (Carlson) Bloomington; local sales and use tax authority modified.
HF 2702 (Edelson) Edina; allowable revenue collection amount increased for the Braemar Park project.
HF 3760 (Vang) Brooklyn Center local sales and use tax authorized.
HF 3822 (Liebling) Rochester; local sales tax authorization extended.
HF 3194 (Becker-Finn) Roseville; local sales and use tax authority modified.
HF 3829 (Lueck) Aitkin; local sales and use tax authority modified.
HF 3473 (Freiberg) Golden Valley; local sales and use tax authorized.
HF 3703 (Grossell) Blackduck local sales and use tax authorized.
HF 3763 (Kiel) East Grand Forks; sales and use tax authorized.
HF 3969 (Swedzinski) Marshall; sales and use tax authority extended.

Additional bills may be added


Public Viewing:
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Notes:
This remote hearing is taking place pursuant to Rule 10.01, which may be viewed here: https://www.house.leg.state.mn.us/cco/rules/permrule/permrule.asp
This remote hearing may be viewed via the House webcast schedule page: https://www.house.leg.state.mn.us/htv/schedule.asp

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