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K-12 Education Finance Division

THIRTY-NINTH MEETING

2009-2010 Regular Session - February 17, 2010

STATE OF MINNESOTA THIRTY-NINTH MEETING
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES EIGHTY-SIXTH SESSION

K-12 EDUCATION FINANCE DIVISION

MINUTES


Representative Pat Garofalo called the meeting to order at 2:45PM on February 17, 2010, in Room 10 of the State Office Building.

The Committee Legislative Assistant noted the roll.

Members present:
GREILING, Mindy (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

Members excused:
WARD, John (Vice-Chair)

A quorum was not present.
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HF2645 (Greiling) A bill for an act relating to education finance; repealing requirement that the Department of Management and Budget require school district state aid payments to be reduced prior to the state of Minnesota undertaking short-term borrowing for cash flow needs.

HF2783 (Howes) A bill for an act relating to education finance; repealing the requirement that the Department of Management and Budget require school district state aid payments to be reduced prior to the state of Minnesota undertaking short-term borrowing for cash flow needs.

A quorum was present at 2:50pm.

Representative Greiling moved that HF 2645 be laid over for possible inclusion in the Omnibus K-12 Education Finance Bill.

Representative Greiling, Representative Howes, and Jay Kiedrowski, Senior Fellow, Humphrey Institute of Public Affairs, testified.

Representative Greiling renewed her motion that HF2645 be laid over for possible inclusion in the Omnibus K-12 Education Finance Bill.



Representative Greiling moved that HF 2783 be laid over for possible inclusion in the Omnibus K-12 Education Finance Bill.

Representative Greiling renewed her motion that HF2783 be laid over for possible inclusion in the Omnibus K-12 Education Finance Bill.


Chair Greiling assumed the gavel at 3:20pm.

HF2683 (Dittrich) A bill for an act relating to education finance; adjusting the education aid payment schedule.

Representative Dittrich moved that HF 2683 be laid over for possible inclusion in the Omnibus K-12 Education Finance Bill.

HF2508 (Garofalo) A bill for an act relating to education finance; statutorily establishing the state aid payment shift and the property tax recognition shift; clarifying the repayment of the shift.

Representative Dittrich, Representative Garofalo, and Jeff Solomon, Director of Finance and Operations, ISD196, testified.

Public testimony on HF2683 and HF2508 was provided by the following individuals:
Scott Croonquist, Executive Director, Association of Metropolitan School Districts
Brad Lundell, Executive Director, Schools for Equity in Education
Jim Grathwol, Lobbyist, Minneapolis Public Schools

Representative Dittrich renewed her motion that HF2683 be laid over for possible inclusion in the Omnibus K-12 Education Finance Bill.

Representative Garofalo moved that HF 2508 be laid over for possible inclusion in the Omnibus K-12 Education Finance Bill.

Representative Garofalo renewed his motion that HF2508 be laid over for possible inclusion in the Omnibus K-12 Education Finance Bill.

Representative Anzelc moved the minutes of February 11, 2010 be adopted.
THE MOTION PREVAILED.


The meeting was adjourned at 3:45PM.




REP. Mindy Greiling, CHAIR




Elizabeth Mandelman
Committee Legislative Assistant
More Info On This Meeting..
Bills Added:
  • HF2645 (Greiling) - Department of Management and Budget requirement repealed for school district state aid payments.
  • HF2783 (Howes) - Department of Management and Budget school district state aid payment requirement repealed.
  • HF2683 (Dittrich) - Education aid payment schedule adjusted.
  • HF2508 (Garofalo) - State aid payment shift and property tax recognition shift statutorily established, and shift repayment clarified.
House TV Video:
View Archive

00:16 - Gavel and discussion of:.
• HF2645(Greiling) Department of Management and Budget requirement repealed for school district state aid payments.
• HF2783 (Howes) Department of Management and Budget school district state aid payment requirement repealed.
33:35 - Discussion of:.
• HF2683 (Dittrich) Education aid payment schedule adjusted.
• HF2508 (Garofalo) State aid payment shift and property tax recognition shift statutorily established, and shift repayment clarified.
Runs 59 minutes.