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K-12 Education Finance Division

FORTY-FIRST MEETING

2009-2010 Regular Session - February 23, 2010

STATE OF MINNESOTA FORTY-FIRST 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 2:45PM on February 23, 2010, in Room 10 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
MARQUART, Paul
McFARLANE, Carol
MORGAN, Will
NEWTON, Jerry
SLOCUM, Linda
SWAILS, Marsha
TILLBERRY, Tom

Members excused:
MARIANI, Carlos

A quorum was not present.

HF2840 (Swails) A bill for an act relating to state government; establishing a collaborative governance council.

A quorum was present at 2:53PM.

Representative Anderson moved the minutes of February 16, 2010 be adopted.
THE MOTION PREVAILED.

Representative Anderson moved the minutes of February 18, 2010 be adopted.
THE MOTION PREVAILED.


Representative Swails and Representative McFarlane provided an informational overview of HF2840.

Rebecca Otto, Minnesota State Auditor, Cliff Carmody, Lobbyist, Southwest West Central Service Cooperative, Roger Moe, Lobbyist, Southwest West Central Service Cooperative, Valerie Dosland, Lobbyist, Minnesota Association of School Business Officials, Sandra Lewandowski, Superintendent, ISD287, Grace Kelliher, Director of Government Relations, Minnesota School Boards Association, Joe Mathews, Policy Analyst, Association of Minnesota Counties, Kent Sulem, General Counsel, Minnesota Association of Townships, Jennifer O’Rourke, Lobbyist, League of Minnesota Cities, Keith Carlson, Executive Director, Minnesota Inter-County Association, John Thorson, Political Representative, AFSCME Co.5, Jodee Buhr, Lobbyist, Education Minnesota, Matt Tuburen, Lobbyist, SEIU and MSEA, and Brad Lundell, Schools for Equity in Education, testified.

The meeting adjourned at 4:05PM.




Rep. Mindy Greiling, CHAIR



Elizabeth Mandelman
Committee Legislative Assistant
More Info On This Meeting..
Bills Added:
  • HF2840 (Swails) - Collaborative governance council established.

Shared services report
HF2840 (Swails) is for information only