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SEVENTIETH MEETING

2007-2008 Regular Session - December 10, 2008

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

TAX COMMITTEE & PROPERTY TAX AND LOCAL SALES TAX DIVISION
JOINT HEARING

MINUTES


Representative Ann Lenczewski, Co-Chair of the Committee, called the meeting to order at 1:18 P.M. on December 10, 2008 in Room 200 of the State Office Building.

The Committee Legislative Assistant noted the roll.

Members present:


LENCZEWSKI, Ann (Chair)
ANDERSON, Sarah
ATKINS, Joe
BROD, Laura
CARLSON, Lyndon
DAVNIE, Jim
DEMMER, Randy
DITTRICH, Denise
ERHARDT, Ron
KOENEN, Lyle
KOHLS, Paul
LESCH, John
MARQUART, Paul
PAYMAR, Michael
RUKAVINA, Tom
SOLBERG, Loren
ZELLERS, Kurt

Members excused:
BROWN, Robin
DELAFOREST, Chris
DILL, David
HILSTROM, Debra
JAROS, Mike
LANNING, Morrie
LIEBLING, Tina
LOEFFLER, Diane
MULLERY, Joe
PAULSEN, Erik
SIMPSON, Dean
THAO, Cy
TILLBERRY, Tom
WOLLSCHLAGER, Sandy

A quorum was present.

Individuals testifying before the committee were: Katherine Schill, House Fiscal Analyst; Pat Dalton, House Research; Steve Hinze, House Research; Jason Nord, Minnesota Department of Revenue; Joel Michael, House Research; Dave Osberg, City Administrator, City of Hastings; Wayne Wolden, Mayor of Wadena; Joe Mathews, Association of Minnesota Counties; Mary O'Connor, Councilmember, Brooklyn Center; Rodney Otterness, City Administrator, City of International Falls; Julia Whalen, Acting Mayor, City of Champlin; Pete Philips, Councilmember, City of Wadena; Andru Peters, Councilmember-elect, Lake City; Ken Ceaglske, Mayor-elect, City of Braham; Connie Lies, Councilmember, City of Litchfield.

The committee adjourned at 4:00 P.M.




Representative Ann Lenczewski, Chair




Sasha Bergman, Committee Legislative Assistant
More Info On This Meeting..
House TV Video:
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00:50 - Gavel and Introductory remarks regarding the 2008-2009 budget deficit.
Overview of issues surrounding:.
06:26 - Tax Aid and Credits.
13:26 - Local Government Aid.
44:23 - Unallotment.
1:38:14 - Public testimony and general discussion
Runs 2 hours, 37 minutes.


2008-2009 budget deficit