STATE OF MINNESOTA THIRTY-FOURTH MEETING
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES EIGHTY-SEVENTH SESSION
HOUSE ENVIRONMENT AND NATURAL RESOURCES FINANCE DIVISION
Chair Wagenius called the meeting to order at 8:31 A.M. on March 2, 2010 in Room 5 of the State Office Building.
The Committee Legislative Assistant noted the roll.
Committee members present:
Wagenius, Jean (Chair)
A quorum was present.
Julie Blackburn, Assistant Director, Board of Soil and Water Resources, presented the governor’s supplemental budget recommendation.
Arne Stefferud, Planning Analyst, Metropolitan Council, presented the governor’s supplemental budget recommendation.
The following testified on the governor’s environment and natural resource supplemental budget recommendations:
Steve Seenderland and Dr. Katherine Kelly, Minnesota Association of Soil and Water Conservation Districts
Steve Morse, Executive Director, Minnesota Environmental Partnership
Cheryl Appeldorn, Vice President, Conservation Minnesota
Paul Aasen, Advocacy Director, Minnesota Center for Environmental Advocacy
Ray Bohn, Minnesota Association of Watershed Districts
Ron Harnack, Red River Watershed Management Board
Wayne Brandt, Minnesota Timber Producers and Minnesota Forest Industries
Dan Larson, Minnesota Rural Counties Caucus
Rep. Persell moved the minutes of Feb 25. The motion prevailed and the minutes were approved.
The committee adjourned at 9:59 A.M.
Jean Wagenius, Chair
Melissa Hysing, Committee Legislative Assistant