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Transportation Finance Division

THIRD MEETING

2007-2008 Regular Session - January 23, 2007

STATE OF MINNESOTA THIRD MEETING
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES EIGHTY-FIFTH SESSION

TRANSPORTATION POLICY AND FINANCE DIVISION

MINUTES


Representative Lieder, Chair of the Division, called the meeting to order at 4:00 P.M. on Thursday, January 23, 2007, in Room 10 of the State Office Building.

The Committee Legislative Assistant noted the roll.

Members present:
Lieder, Chair
Erhardt, V Chair
Beard
Doty
Hausman
Hornstein
Holberg
Hortman
Kalin
Madore
Magnus
Masin
Morgan
Morrow
Nelson, M.
Ruth
Severson
Slocum


Rick Kjonaas began an overview regarding the Minnesota Department of Transportation (MnDOT) state Aid Engineers.

Chair Lieder interrupted Mr. Kjonaas to announce a quorum was present. Rep. Beard moved that the minutes of Thursday, January 18, 2007 be adopted. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

Mr. Kjonaas continued his overview for the committee. Greg Isakson, Goodhue County Engineer, joined Mr. Kjonaas to share information with the committee. Committee member questions were answered.

Dave Fricke, Director, MN Association of Townships and Kent Sulem, Attorney for the Association, provided overview information to the committee. Committee member questions were answered.

Carol Lovro, Policy Analyst, Association of MN Counties provided an overview for the committee.

Anne Finn, Lobbyist, League of MN Cities and Gary Brown, Director of Engineering and Building Inspection for Brooklyn Center, gave the committee an overview. Ms. Lovro, Ms. Finn and Mr. Brown all answered questions for committee members.

The meeting was adjourned at 5:34 P.M.



Rep. Bernie Lieder, CHAIR




Susie Maher, Committee Legislative Assistant
More Info On This Meeting..

Overview from MnDOT State Aid Engineers, Minnesota Association of Townships,
Association of Minnesota Counties and League of Minnesota Cities