STATE OF MINNESOTA FIRST MEETING
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES EIGHTY-FIFTH SESSION
LOCAL GOVERNMENT AND METRO AFFAIRS COMMITTEE
Representative Debra Hilstrom, Chair of the Local Government and Metro Affairs Committee, called the first meeting to order at 4:00 pm on Monday, January 8, 2007 in the Basement Hearing Room of the State Office Building.
The Committee Legislative Assistant noted the roll.
HOLBERG, Mary Liz
A quorum was present at 4:06pm.
Chair Hilstrom asked House Research Staff members Deborah Dyson and Jeanne LeFevre to provide a brief overview of local government and the structure of metropolitan government and budgets.
Committee members introduced themselves.
Chair Hilstrom proposed the committee rules.
Peter Bell, Chair of the Metropolitan Council presented an overview of its mission, functions and structure.
The committee posed questions to Judd Schetnan, Director of Government Affairs; William Moore, General Manager of Environmental Services; and Brian Lamb, General Manager of Metro Transit, pertaining to the presentation.
The meeting was adjourned at 5:13pm
REP. DEBRA HILSTROM, CHAIR
Erin Huppert Committee Legislative Assistant