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Transportation Finance Division

THIRTY-NINTH MEETING

2007-2008 Regular Session - March 26, 2008

STATE OF MINNESOTA THIRTY-NINTH 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 2:22 P.M. on March 26, 2008, in the Basement Hearing Room of the State Office Building. The Committee Legislative Assistant noted the roll.

House Members present:


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




Members excused: Hornstein

A quorum was present.

Rep. Nelson moved the minutes of March 25, 2008. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

HF 3301 (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 H3301A4 amendment. THE MOTION PREVAILED. Rep. Kalin moved the H3301A6 amendment. Dave Oxley - American Council of Engineering Companies, Tim Worke - Association of Contractors and Betsy Parker - MnDOT spoke to the amendment. Rep. Kalin moved to amend the H3301A6 amendment as follows:

On Page 2, lines 19 through 20, delete the new language

Rep. Kalin moved adoption of the H3301A6 amendment as amended. THE MOTION PREVAILED. Rep. Holberg moved adoption of the H3301A5 amendment. THE MOTION PREVAILED. Rep. Kalin moved that HF 3301, as amended, be recommended to pass and referred to the Finance Committee. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

HF 3965 (Slocum) Unused veterans' license plate disposal authorized. Rep. Slocum moved to amend HF 3965 with a handwritten B1 amendment (copy attached). THE MOTION PREVAILED. Pat McCormack, Department of Vehicle Services of the Department of Public Safety spoke to the bill. Rep. Slocum moved that HF 3965, as amended, be recommended to pass and referred to the Finance Committee. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

HF 4055 (Madore) Transportation construction project mitigating effects on small businesses report required. Rep. Madore moved the H4055DE2 amendment. THE MOTION PREVAILED. Iric Nathanson, Minneapolis Consortium of Community Developers and Betsy Parker, MnDOT spoke to the amendment and bill. Rep. Madore moved that HF 4055, as amended, be recommended to pass and referred to the Finance Committee. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

HF 4033 (Erickson) Curt Eastlund Memorial Bridge designated. Rep. Holberg moved that HF 4033 be recommended to pass and sent to the Consent Calendar. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

The meeting was adjourned at 3:25 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.
HF3965 (Slocum) Unused veterans' license plate disposal authorized.
HF4055 (Madore) Transportation construction project mitigating effects on small businesses report required.
HF4033 (Erickson) Curt Eastlund Memorial Bridge designated.