Skip to main content Skip to office menu Skip to footer
Capital IconMinnesota Legislature

Taxes

FIFTY-FOURTH MEETING

2007-2008 Regular Session - April 01, 2008

STATE OF MINNESOTA FIFTY-FOURTH MEETING
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES EIGHTY-FIFTH SESSION

TAX COMMITTEE

MINUTES


Representative Ann Lenczewski, Chair of the Committee, called the meeting to order at 2:07 P.M. on April 1, 2008, 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
DAVNIE, Jim
DELAFOREST, Chris
DEMMER, Randy
DILL, David
ERHARDT, Ron
HILSTROM, Debra
JAROS, Mike
KOENEN, Lyle
LANNING, Morrie
LESCH, John
MARQUART, Paul
MULLERY, Joe
PAULSEN, Erik
RUKAVINA, Tom
SIMPSON, Dean
THAO, Cy
TILLBERRY, Tom
ZELLERS, Kurt

Members excused:
CARLSON, Lyndon
KOHLS, Paul
LIEBLING, Tina
SOLBERG, Loren

A quorum was not present.

Before the committee was HF2723.

HF2723-Cornish-Wells; disposition of certain tax increment revenues provided after decertification of a district.

The following people testified on HF2723: Jenn O'Rourke, League of Minnesota Cities; Ronda Allis, City Administrator for the City of Wells; Dick Asleson, City of Wells.

Before the committee was HF3158.

HF3158-Slawik-Oakdale; Extended duration limits authorized for certain redevelopment tax increment financing districts.

The following people testified on HF3158: Craig Waldron, City Administrator, City of Oakdale; Bill Sullivan, Police Chief, City of Oakdale; Robert Streetar, Community Development Director, City of Oakdale.

A quorum was present.

Representative Zellers moved HF2723 be laid over for possible inclusion in the Omnibus Tax Bill.

HF2723 was laid over for possible inclusion in the Omnibus Tax Bill.

Representative Marquart moved HF 3158 be laid over for possible inclusion in the Omnibus Tax Bill.

Representative Marquart moved amendment A08-1425 (ATTACHED). THE MOTION PREVAILED, THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Representative Atkins moved HF3158 pass and be placed on the Consent Calendar.

Representative Atkins withdrew his motion.

Representative Marquart renewed his motion that HF3158 be laid over for possible inclusion in the Omnibus Tax Bill as amended.

HF3158 was laid over for possible inclusion in the Omnibus Tax Bill as amended.

Representative Jaros moved HF3162 be laid over for possible inclusion in the Omnibus Tax Bill.

HF3162-Jaros-Duluth; Tax increment financing districts time extension provided.

Representative Jaros renewed his motion that HF3162 be laid over for possible inclusion in the Omnibus Tax Bill.

HF3162 was laid over for possible inclusion in the Omnibus Tax Bill.

Representative Dill moved HF3398 be laid over for possible inclusion in the Omnibus Tax Bill.

HF3398-Simon-Hopkins; Special law restriction eliminated on a tax increment financing district.

The following people testified on HF3398: Cheryl Youakim, Councilmember, City of Hopkins; Bob Deike, Hopkins City Attorney.

Representative Dill renewed his motion that HF3398 be laid over for possible inclusion in the Omnibus Tax Bill.

HF3398 was laid over for possible inclusion in the Omnibus Tax Bill.

Representative Atkins moved HF 3530 be laid over for possible inclusion in the Omnibus Tax Bill.

HF3530-Poppe-Austin; Tax increment expenditures authorized.

The following person testified on HF3530: Jim Hurm, Austin City Administrator.

Representative Atkins renewed his motion that HF3530 be laid over for possible inclusion in the Omnibus Tax Bill.

HF3530 was laid over for possible inclusion in the Omnibus Tax Bill.

Representative Davnie moved the minutes from March 18, 2008 and March 19, 2008. THE MOTION PREVAILED, THE MINUTES WERE ADOPTED.

The committee adjourned at 2:50 P.M.


Representative Ann Lenczewski, Chair


Sasha Bergman, Committee Legislative Assistant
More Info On This Meeting..

HF2723 (Cornish) Wells; disposition of certain tax increment revenues provided after decertification of a district
HF3158 (Slawik) Oakdale; Extended duration limits authorized for certain redevelopment tax increment financing districts.
HF3162 (Jaros) Duluth; Tax increment financing districts time extension provided.
HF3398 (Simon) Hopkins; Special law restriction eliminated on a tax increment financing district
HF3530 (Poppe) Austin; Tax increment expenditures authorized.