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TWENTY SECOND MEETING

2007-2008 Regular Session - August 22, 2007

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

TRANSPORTATION POLICY AND FINANCE COMMITTEE
MINUTES


Senator Murphy, Chair of the Committee, called the joint meeting of the House and Senate Transportation Committees to order at 1:05 P.M. on, August 22, 2007, in Room 5 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
Madore
Magnus
Masin
Morgan
Morrow
Nelson
Ruth
Severson
Slocum
Solberg


House Members Excused:

Hortman Kalin

A quorum was present.

Presenting information and answering member's questions were the following:

Mayor R.T. Rybak, City of Minneapolis
Congressman Jim Oberstar
Chair Peter Bell, Metropolitan Council
Brian Lamb, Metropolitan Council
Commissioner Peter McLauglin, Hennepin County
Khani Sahebjam, Metro District Engineer, Minnesota Department of Transportation (MnDOT)
Frank Pafko, Environmental Services, MnDOT
Jon Chiglo, Project Manager for I-35W Bridge Reconstruction, MnDOT
Commissioner Carol Molnau, MnDOT
Dan Dorgan, State Bridge Engineer, MnDOT

The meeting was adjourned at 5:05 P.M.




REP. Bernie Lieder, CHAIR





Susie Maher, Committee Legislative Assistant
More Info On This Meeting..
House TV Video:
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Continuation of hearing on the plan for reconstruction of the I-35W bridge.
06:13 - Gavel.
07:58 - Testimony from Minneapolis Mayor Rybak.
31:09 - Testimony from Congressman James Oberstar.
1:09:51 - Testimony from Metropolitan Council Chair Peter Bell.
1:48:25 - Testimony from Hennepin County Commissioner Peter McLaughlin.
1:56:20 - Testimony from the Minnesota Department of Transportation, including Commissioner Carol Molnau.
Runs 3 hours, 57 minutes.


Continuation of hearing on the plan for reconstruction of the I-35W bridge