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Education Finance

SIXTEENTH MEETING

2011-2012 Regular Session - February 17, 2011

STATE OF MINNESOTA SIXTEENTH MEETING
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES EIGHTY-SEVENTH SESSION

EDUCATION FINANCE

MINUTES

Representative Garofalo, Chair of the Education Finance Committee, called the meeting to order at 12:30 p.m. on February 17, 2011, in Room 5 of the State Office Building.

The Committee Legislative Assistant noted the roll.

Members present:

GAROFALO, Pat, Chair
KELLY, Tim, Vice Chair
GREILING, Mindy, DFL Lead
ANDERSON, Paul
ANZELC, Tom
BILLS, Kurt
BRYNAERT, Kathy
DAVNIE, Jim
DITTRICH, Denise
DOWNEY, Keith
ERICKSON, Sondra
FABIAN, Dan
LOON, Jenifer
MARIANI, Carlos
MYHRA, Pam
PETERSEN, Branden
QUAM, Duane
SLOCUM, Linda
WARD, John
WOODARD, Kelby

A quorum was present.

Representative Dittrich moved that the minutes of February 16, 2011 be adopted.
THE MOTION PREVAILED.

Presentations on legislative priorities from the following groups:

Minnesota High Tech Association
Peter Lindstrom, Vice President of Public Affairs, Minnesota High Tech Association
Ann Jurewicz, Tech Integration, St Louis Park
Jenn Nelson, Eden Prairie Teacher
Ryan Semans, Education Consultant, Tierney Brothers, Inc.

Minnesota Department of Education
Brenda Cassellius, Commissioner
Jessie Montano, Deputy Commissioner
Dr. Tom Melcher, Director of Program Finance

Chairman Garofalo adjourned the meeting at 2:05 p.m.





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REP. PATRICK GAROFALO, CHAIR




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Rebecca Peichel
Committee Legislative Assistant
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Testimony from Minnesota High Tech Association and Department of Education