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SEVENTEENTH MEETING

2007-2008 Regular Session - February 27, 2007

STATE OF MINNESOTA SEVENTEENTH MEETING
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES EIGHTY-FIFTH SESSION

TAX COMMITTEE

MINUTES


Representative Ann Lenczewski, Chair of the Committee, called the meeting to order at 10:02 A.M. on Tuesday, February 27, 2007, in Room 10 of the State Office Building.

The Committee Legislative Assistant noted the roll.

Members present:


LENCZEWSKI, Ann (Chair)
WOLLSCHLAGER, Sandy (Vice-Chair)
ATKINS, Joe
BROD, Laura
CARLSON, Lyndon
DAVNIE, Jim
DELAFOREST, Chris
DEMMER, Randy
ERHARDT, Ron
HILSTROM, Debra
JAROS, Mike
KOENEN, Lyle
KOHLS, Paul
LANNING, Morrie
LESCH, John
LIEBLING, Tina
MARQUART, Paul
MULLERY, Joe
PAULSEN, Erik
RUKAVINA, Tom
SIMPSON, Dean
SOLBERG, Loren
THAO, Cy
TILLBERRY, Tom
ZELLERS, Kurt

Members excused:

DILL, David

A quorum was present at 10:08 A.M.

HF0130 Lanning Border city enterprise zone allocations increased.

Lauri Winterfeldt-Shanks (Moorhead City Councilmember), Mayor Cliff Barth (City of Breckinridge) and Scott Hutchins (Director of Community Services, City of Moorhead) testified on HF0130.

Representative Lanning moved HF0130 be laid over for possible inclusion in the Omnibus Tax Bill.

HF0130 was laid over for possible inclusion in the Omnibus Tax Bill.

HF0356 Kalin Taylors Falls border city development zone powers authorized.

Representative Solberg moved HF0356 be laid over for possible inclusion in the Omnibus Tax Bill.

Mayor Michael Buchite (Taylors Falls) and Chris Eng (Director of Chisago County HRA-EDA) testified on HF0356.

HF0356 was laid over for possible inclusion in the Omnibus Tax Bill.

HF0454 Fritz Faribault tax increment financing expenditures authorized.

Representative Liebling moved HF0454 be laid over for possible inclusion in the Omnibus Tax Bill.

Tim Madigan (Faribault City Administrator) testified on HF0454.

Representative Liebling moved the SCS0411A-1 amendment (attached). THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

HF0454, as amended, was laid over for possible inclusion in the Omnibus Tax Bill.

HF01054 Morgan Burnsville special tax increment financing districts authorized.

Representative Atkins moved HF01054 be laid over for possible inclusion in the Omnibus Tax Bill.

Mayor Elizabeth Kautz (City of Burnsville), Tammy Omdal (Burnsville Deputy City Manager) and Craig Ebeling (Burnsville City Manager) testified on HF1054.

HF1054 was laid over for possible inclusion in the Omnibus Tax Bill.

Representative Erhardt moved approval of minutes for Wednesday, February 21, 2007. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

HF1167 Lillie North St. Paul tax increment financing district transfers authorized, and time period to expend revenues extended.

Representative Marquart moved HF1167 be laid over for possible inclusion in the Omnibus Tax Bill.

Representative Marquart moved the H1167A1 amendment (attached). THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Scott Duddeck (North St. Paul Fire Chief and Community Service Manager) testified on HF1167.

HF1167, as amended, was laid over for possible inclusion in the Omnibus Tax Bill.

The meeting was adjourned at 11:28 A.M.


Representative Ann Lenczewski, Chair


Jamie Becker-Finn, Committee Legislative Assistant
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HF130 (Lanning) Border city enterprise zone allocations increased.
HF356 (Kalin) Taylors Falls border city development zone powers authorized.
HF454 (Fritz) Faribault tax increment financing expenditures authorized.
HF1054 (Morgan) Burnsville special tax increment financing districts authorized.
HF1167 (Lillie) North St. Paul tax increment financing district transfers authorized, and time period to expend revenues extended.