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K-12 Education Finance Division

TWENTY-FOURTH MEETING

2009-2010 Regular Session - March 18, 2009

STATE OF MINNESOTA TWENTY-FOURTH MEETING
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES EIGHTY-SIXTH SESSION

K-12 EDUCATION FINANCE DIVISION

MINUTES


Representative Mindy Greiling, Chair of the Committee, called the meeting to order at 2:45PM on March 18, 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
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.


HF79 (Brown) A bill for an act relating to education; removing wind energy production tax from county apportionment deduction for school districts.

Representative Brown moved that HF79 be laid over for possible inclusion in the Omnibus K-12 Education Finance Bill.

Representative Brown, Joe Brown, Superintendent, Grand Meadow Public Schools, Randy Gronseth, citizen, Sargeant, and Lisa Barnidge, State Planning Director, Minnesota Department of Education, testified.

Public testimony on HF79 was provided by the following individuals:
Kirk Schneidawind, Associate Director of Government Relations, Minnesota Schools Boards Association

Representative Brown renewed her motion that HF79 be laid over for possible inclusion in the Omnibus K-12 Education Finance Bill.

A quorum was present at 2:55pm.

Representative Garofalo moved the minutes of March 17, 2009 be adopted.
THE MOTION PREVAILED.


HF733 (Dill) A bill for an act relating to education finance; modifying eligibility criteria for school district swimming pool levies.

Representative Anzelc moved that HF733 be laid over for possible inclusion in the Omnibus K-12 Education Finance Bill.

Representative Dill testified.

Representative Anzelc renewed his motion that HF777 be laid over for possible inclusion in the Omnibus K-12 Education Finance Bill.


HF91 (Slocum) A bill for an act relating to education finance; modifying health and safety revenue to include elevator repair costs.

Representative Slocum moved that HF91 be laid over for possible inclusion in the Omnibus K-12 Education Finance Bill.

Representative Slocum and Michael Schwartz, Business Manager, Richfield Public Schools, testified.

Representative Slocum renewed her motion that HF91 be laid over for possible inclusion in the Omnibus K-12 Education Finance Bill.


HF777 (Shimanski) A bill for an act relating to education finance; defining similar departments for purposes of the pupil transportation equal treatment statute.

Representative Greiling moved that HF777 be laid over for possible inclusion in the Omnibus K-12 Education Finance Bill.

Representative Shimanksi, Dean Scheele, Principal, Emmanuel Lutheran School, Brian Milbrand, citizen, Glencoe, and Glenn Gruenhagen, School Board Member, Glencoe-Silver Lake School District, testified.

Public testimony on HF777 was provided by the following individuals:
Jim Grathwol, Legislative Liaison, Minneapolis Public Schools
Mary Gilbert, Legislative Liaison, St. Paul Public Schools
Brad Lundell, Legislative Liaison, Minnesota Association for Pupil Transportation

Representative Greiling renewed her motion that HF777 be laid over for possible inclusion in the Omnibus K-12 Education Finance Bill.


The meeting was adjourned at 3:50PM.


REP. Mindy Greiling, CHAIR




Elizabeth Mandelman
Committee Legislative Assistant
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01:34 - Gavel.
02:17 - HF79 (Brown) Wind energy production tax removed from county apportionment deduction for school districts.
23:09 - HF733 (Dill) School district swimming pool levy criteria eligibility modified.
33:10 - HF91 (Slocum) Health and safety revenue modified to include elevator repair costs.
44:11 - HF777 (Shimanski) Departments defined for the pupil transportation equal treatment statute.
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HF79 (Brown) Wind energy production tax removed from county apportionment deduction for school districts.
HF733 (Dill) School district swimming pool levy criteria eligibility modified.
HF91 (Slocum) Health and safety revenue modified to include elevator repair costs.
HF777 (Shimanski) Departments defined for the pupil transportation equal treatment statute.