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Transportation Finance Division

TWENTY FIRST MEETING

2007-2008 Regular Session - August 15, 2007

STATE OF MINNESOTA TWENTY FIRST MEETING
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES EIGHTY-FIFTH SESSION

TRANSPORTATION POLICY AND FINANCE COMMITTEE
MINUTES


Representative Lieder, Chair of the Committee, called the joint meeting of the House and Senate Transportation Committees to order at 3:10 P.M. on, August 15, 2007, in Room 200 of the State Office Building.

The Committee Legislative Assistant noted the roll.

House Members present:

Lieder, Chair
Erhardt, V Chair
Beard
Carlson
Doty
Hausman
Holberg
Hornstein
Hortman
Madore
Magnus
Masin
Morgan
Nelson
Slocum
Solberg


House Members Excused:

Kalin Morrow Ruth
Severson

A quorum was present.

House and Senate Members went around the table and introduced themselves. Presenting information and answering member's questions were the following:

Alana Peterson, Office of Congressman Jim Oberstar
Josh Stracka, Office of Congresswoman Betty McCollum
Khani Sahebjam, Metro District Engineer, Minnesota Department of Transportation (MnDOT)
Jon Chiglo, Project Manager for I-35W Bridge Reconstruction, MnDOT
Abby McKenzie, Director of the Office of Investment Management, MnDOT
Tom Sorel, Division Adminstrator, U.S. Deparment of Transportation
Dan Dorgan, State Bridge Engineer, MnDOT
Lisa Freese, Deputy Commissioner, MnDOT

The meeting was adjourned at 5:25 P.M.



REP. Bernie Lieder, CHAIR



Committee Legislative Assistant
More Info On This Meeting..
House TV Video:
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Overview of plan for reconstruction of the I-35W bridge.
10:37 - Gavel, and introductory remarks.
18:14 - Testimony from the offices of Congressman James Oberstar and Congresswoman Betty McCollum.
32:10 - Testimony from the Minnesota Department of Transportation.
Runs 2 hours, 12 minutes.


Overview of plan for reconstruction of the I-35W bridge