STATE OF MINNESOTA FIFTY-SIXTH MEETING
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES EIGHTY-SIXTH SESSION
K-12 EDUCATION FINANCE COMMITTEE
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.
GREILING, Mindy (Chair)
WARD, John (Vice-Chair)
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
Committee Legislative Assistant