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Transportation Finance Division

THIRTY-EIGHTH MEETING

2007-2008 Regular Session - March 25, 2008

STATE OF MINNESOTA THIRTY-EIGHTH MEETING
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES EIGHTY-FIFTH SESSION

TRANSPORTATION POLICY AND FINANCE COMMITTEE
MINUTES


Representative Lieder, Chair of the Committee, called the meeting to order at 4:12 P.M. on March 25, 2008, in Room 10 of the State Office Building. The Committee Legislative Assistant noted the roll.

House Members present:


Lieder, Chair
Erhardt, V Chair
Beard
Doty
Hausman
Holberg
Hornstein
Hortman
Kalin
Madore
Magnus
Masin
Morgan
Morrow
Nelson
Ruth
Slocum




Members excused: Severson

A quorum was present.

Rep. Kalin moved the minutes of March 18, 2008. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

HF 4100 (Morrow) Driver and vehicle services technology account established, technology surcharge imposed, and fees adjusted. Rep. Morrow was assisted in presenting the bill by Pat McCormack, Department of Vehicle Services, Dept. of Public Safety. Rep. Nelson moved the HDA-562 amendment. The motion failed on a voice vote. Rep. Morrow moved the following verbal amendment:

On page 1, line 19, delete 7.25 and insert 8.00
page 2, line 4, delete 6.50 and insert 7.25
page 2, line 9, delete 8.25 and insert 9.00

THE MOTION PREVAILED. Rep. Morrow moved that HF 4100, as amended, be recommended to pass to the Finance Committee. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

HF3301 (Kalin) Design-build project requests modified for proposals, scoring, project awards, protests, and stipulated fees; and Technical Review Committee provisions modified. Rep. Kalin moved the H3301A3 amendment. THE MOTION PREVAILED. The following spoke to the bill:

Tim Worke, Association of General Contractors
Dave Oxley, American Council of Engineering Companies
Betsy Parker, MnDOT
Kent Allin, Dept of Administration

HF 3301, as amended, was laid over until the next committee meeting.

HF 619 (Koenen) Transportation funding provided with transportation certificates of assignment. Byron Dale assisted in presenting the bill. Rep. Lieder moved that HF 619 be passed to the Finance Committee. On a voice vote, the motion failed.

HF 3805 (Morrow) Transportation Supplemental Budget Recommendations. Rep. Lieder moved the H3805DE1 amendment. THE MOTION PREVAILED. Judd Schutnan, Met Council spoke to the bill. Rep. Morrow moved that HF 3805, as amended, be recommended to pass and referred to the Finance Committee. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

The meeting was adjourned at 6:13 P.M.


REP. Bernie Lieder, CHAIR



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

HF3301 (Kalin) Design-build project requests modified for proposals, scoring, project awards, protests, and stipulated fees; and Technical Review Committee provisions modified.
HF4100 (Morrow) Driver and vehicle services technology account established, technology surcharge imposed, and fees adjusted.
HF3965 (Slocum) Unused veterans' license plate disposal authorized.
HF4055 (Madore) Transportation construction project mitigating effects on small businesses report required.
HF619 (Koenen) Transportation funding provided with transportation certificates of assignment.
HF3805 (Morrow) Transportation Supplemental Budget Recommendations