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K-12 Education Finance Division

TENTH MEETING

2009-2010 Regular Session - February 10, 2009

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

K-12 EDUCATION FINANCE COMMITTEE

MINUTES


Representative John Ward, Co-Chair of the Committee, called the meeting to order at 2:45PM on February 10, 2009, 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
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

Members excused:
BENSON, John
TILLBERRY, Tom

A quorum was present.

Representative Newton moved the minutes of February 4, 2009 be adopted.
THE MOTION PREVAILED AND THE MINUTES ARE ADOPTED.

HF3951 (Greiling) A bill for an act relating to education finance; modifying the school finance system; creating a new education funding framework.

Representative Greiling moved HF2 be laid over for possible inclusion in the Omnibus K-12 Education Finance Bill.

Representative Greiling, Greg Vandal, Superintendent, ISD47, Mary Cecconi, Executive Director, Parents United, Greg Ohl, Superintendent, Minnewaska Public Schools, and Reine Shiffman, School Board Member, ISD197, testified.

Public testimony on HF2 was provided by the following individuals:
Kim Kang, Public Policy Director, PACER
Stacia Smith, Director of Workforce and Health Policy, Minnesota Chamber of Commerce
Bill Halverstad, citizen, Corcoran


The meeting adjourned at 4:15PM.



Rep. Mindy Greiling, CHAIR




Elizabeth Mandelman
Committee Legislative Assistant
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01:40 - Gavel, and discussion of HF2 (Greiling) School finance system modified, and new education funding framework created.
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HF2 (Greiling) School finance system modified, and new education funding framework created.