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K-12 Education Finance Division

FIFTY-SIXTH MEETING

2009-2010 Regular Session - April 26, 2010

STATE OF MINNESOTA FIFTY-SIXTH MEETING
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES EIGHTY-SIXTH SESSION

K-12 EDUCATION FINANCE COMMITTEE

MINUTES


Representative Mindy Greiling, Chair of the Committee, called the meeting to order at 3:15PM on April 26, 2010, in the Basement Hearing Room of the State Office Building.

The Committee Legislative Assistant noted the roll.

Members present:
GREILING, Mindy (Chair)
WARD, John (Vice-Chair)
ANDERSON, Paul
ANZELC, Tom
BENSON, John
BROWN, Robin
BUESGENS, Mark
DAVNIE, Jim
DEMMER, Randy
DETTMER, Bob
DITTRICH, Denise
DOEPKE, Connie
GAROFALO, Pat
MARIANI, Carlos
MARQUART, Paul
McFARLANE, Carol
MORGAN, Will
NEWTON, Jerry
SLOCUM, Linda
SWAILS, Marsha
TILLBERRY, Tom

A quorum was not present.

Greg Crowe, Fiscal Analyst, reviewed the appropriations and levy spreadsheets pertaining to the delete-everything amendment to HF2431, A10-2517.

A quorum was present at 3:20pm.

Tim Strom, House Research, and Lisa Larson, House Research, provided a summary of amendment A10-2517.

Public testimony on A10-2517 was provided by the following individuals:
Karen Balmer, Executive Director, Minnesota Board of Teaching
Amy Walstein, Government Relations, Minnesota Department of Education
Scott Croonquist, Executive Director, Association of Metropolitan School Districts
Brad Lundell, Executive Director, Schools for Equity in Education
Jim Bartholomew, Education Policy Director, Minnesota Business Partnership
Cecelia Retelle, Education and Health Policy Lobbyist, Minnesota Chamber of Commerce
Jan Alswager, Lobbyist, Education Minnesota
Grace Kelliher, Director of Government Affairs, Minnesota School Boards Association
Roger Aronson, Lobbyist, Minnesota Association of Secondary Principals

The meeting was adjourned at 4:45pm.



Rep. Mindy Greiling, CHAIR




Elizabeth Mandelman
Committee Legislative Assistant
More Info On This Meeting..
Bills Added:
  • HF2431 (Greiling) - Policy and funding for early childhood through grade 12 education provided including general education, education excellence, special programs, facilities and technology, account, state agencies, pupil transportation, education finance reform, forecast adjustments, early childhood education, prevention, self-sufficiency, and lifelong learning, and money appropriated.

Walk-through of the omnibus K-12 finance and policy bill.
NOTE: Copies of the articles will be posted online and be available to the public at approximately noon Monday.