STATE OF MINNESOTA THIRTY-NINTH MEETING
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES EIGHTY-FIFTH SESSION
Representative Ann Lenczewski, Chair of the Committee, called the meeting to order at 11:03 A.M. on Monday, April 30, 2007, in Room 10 of the State Office Building.
The Committee Legislative Assistant noted the roll.
LENCZEWSKI, Ann (Chair)
WOLLSCHLAGER, Sandy (Vice-Chair)
A quorum was not present.
HF0102 Shimanski Winsted authorized to issue bonds for acquisition of a city hall, community center, and police station.
Brent Mareck (Winsted City Administrator) testified on HF0102.
HF2391 Hornstein Metropolitan area transit and paratransit capital expenditures additional financing provided, and bonds authorized.
Arlene McCarthy (Director of Metropolitan Transportation Services, Metropolitan Council) testified on HF2391.
HF0617 Dill Crane Lake certificates on indebtedness authorized.
A quorum was present at 11:14 A.M.
Representative Dill moved HF0617 be laid over for possible inclusion in the Omnibus Public Finance Bill.
HF0617 was laid over for possible inclusion in the Omnibus Public Finance Bill.
Representative Simpson moved HF0102 be laid over for possible inclusion in the Omnibus Public Finance Bill.
HF0102 was laid over for possible inclusion in the Omnibus Public Finance Bill.
Representative Carlson moved HF2391 be laid over for possible inclusion in the Omnibus Public Finance Bill.
HF2391 was laid over for possible inclusion in the Omnibus Public Finance Bill.
Representative Solberg moved approval of the minutes of Friday, April 20th, 2007 and Monday, April 23rd, 2007, and Tuesday, April 24th, 2007. THE MOTION PREVAILED - THE MINUTES WERE APPROVED.
HF2294 Dill Cook-Orr Hospital District levy authority modified.
Representative Dill moved HF2294 be recommended to pass and be sent to the General Register.
John Hall (Chairman, Cook Orr Health District) testified on HF2294.
THE MOTION PREVAILED - THE BILL PASSED AND WAS SENT TO THE GENERAL REGISTER.
HF1160 Hilstrom Local governments and school districts postemployment benefits trusts authorized, and money appropriated.
Representative Hilstrom provided an informational hearing on HF1160.
Thomas S. Deans (Legal Counsel, Minnesota School Board Association) testified on HF1160.
Representative Brod assumed the gavel at 11:34 A.M.
Representative Phyllis Kahn and Lawrence Martin (Executive Director, Legislative Commission on Pensions and Retirement) testified on HF1160.
HF2268 Lenczewski Public improvements and services financing and issuance of obligations terms and conditions provided.
Representative Lenczewski moved HF2268 be laid over for possible inclusion in the Omnibus Public Finance Bill.
Verlane Endorf (Legislative Vice President, Minnesota Institute of Public Finance, Inc.), Greg Oxley (Director of Government Affairs, Minnesota Municipal Utilities Association), Steve Elkins (Bloomington City Councilmember), and Kathy Hahne (lobbyist) testified on HF2268.
HF2268 was laid over for possible inclusion in the Omnibus Public Finance Bill.
The committee adjourned at 12:28 P.M.
Representative Ann Lenczewski, Chair
Jamie Becker-Finn, Committee Legislative Assistant