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Higher Education and Workforce Development Finance and Policy Division

NINTH MEETING

2009-2010 Regular Session - February 10, 2009

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

HIGHER EDUCATION AND WORKFORCE DEVELOPMENT
FINANCE AND POLICY DIVISION

MINUTES


Representative Tom Rukavina, Chair of the Higher Education and Workforce Development Finance and Policy Division, called the meeting to order at 1:05 P.M. on Tuesday,
February 10, 2009, in Room 5 of the State Office Building.

The Committee Legislative Assistant noted the roll.

Members present:


Rukavina, Tom, Chair
Bly, David, Vice-Chair
Atkins, Joe
Anderson, S.
Brynaert, Kathy
Clark, Karen
Dettmer, Bob
Downey, Keith
Eastlund, Rob
Gunther, Bob
Haws, Larry
McFarlane, Carol
Mahoney, Tim
Murphy, Mary
Nornes, Bud
Norton, Kim
Obermueller, Mike
Poppe, Jeanne
Reinert, Roger
Slocum, Linda
Welti, Andy

Members excused:

Carlson, Lyndon
Solberg, Loren

A quorum was present.

Chair Rukavina welcomed Dan McElroy, Commissioner, Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development, to the committee and invited him to begin his presentation.

Dan McElroy, Commissioner, Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development, introduced himself and provided testimony regarding the Department of Employment and Economic Development’s budget.

Questions and discussion followed.

Cindy Farrell, Chief Financial Officer, Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development, introduced herself and provided assistance in answering questions.

Questions and discussion continued.

Commissioner McElroy continued his presentation.

Questions and discussion followed.

Minutes
Higher Education and Workforce Development Finance and Policy Division
February 10, 2009
Page Two




Bonnie Elsey, Director, Workforce Development, Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development, introduced herself and assisted in answering questions.

Questions and discussion continued

Commissioner McElroy continued his presentation.

Chair Rukavina spoke regarding the budget.

Questions and discussion followed.

Representative Murphy moved that the minutes of February 5, 2009 be adopted. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

The meeting was adjourned at 2:30 P.M.



Representative Tom Rukavina, Chair



Susan Scott, Committee Legislative Assistant
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Department of Employment and Economic Development
Detailed Presentation of Agency Revenue and Expenditures
Commissioner Dan McElroy