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Government Operations and Elections

NINETEENTH MEETING

2011-2012 Regular Session - March 08, 2011

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

GOVERNMENT OPERATIONS AND ELECTIONS

MINUTES

Representative Peppin Chair of the Government Operations and Elections Committee, called the meeting to order at 10:25 a.m. on Tuesday, March 8, 2011 in Room 5 of the State Office Building.

The Committee Legislative Assistant noted the roll.

Members present:

PEPPIN, Joyce, Chair
MURRAY, Rich, Vice Chair
BEARD, Mike
HANCOCK, David
HORNSTEIN, Frank
MCFARLANE, Carol
NELSON, Michael
O'DRISCOLL, Tim
QUAM, Duane
SANDERS, Tim
SCALZE, Bev
SIMON, Steve
URDAHL, Dean
WINKLER, Ryan
GREENE, Marion

No members were excused.

A quorum was present.

Representative McFarlane moved approval of the minutes from March 3, 2011. THE MOTION PREVAILED AND THE MINUTES WERE APPROVED.

H.F. 756 (Stensrud) State employee performance appraisal and bonus pay system components specified.

Representative Murray moved that H.F. 756 be recommended to pass and re-referred to the State Government Finance Committee.

Testifying:
Representative Stensrud
Richard Kolodziejski, MN Association of Professional Employees
Julie Bleyhl, AFSCME Council 5
Russ Stanton, Inter Faculty Organization
Mary Jo George, MN Nurses Association

Representative Murray renewed his motion that H.F. 756 be recommended to pass, and be re-referred to the State Government Finance Committee. THE MOTION PREVAILED AND H.F. 756 WAS RECOMMENDED TO PASS AND RE-REFERRED TO THE STATE GOVERNMENT FINANCE COMMITTEE.

H.F. 753 (Howes) Concurrent detachment and annexation provided.

Representative Quam moved that H.F. 753 be recommended to pass, and placed on the General Register.

Testifying:
Representative Howes
Bruce Messelt, Lake Elmo City Administrator
Todd Olson, Metro Cities

Representative Quam renewed his motion that H.F. 753 be recommended to pass and placed on the General Register. THE MOTION PREVAILED, AND HF 753 WAS RECOMMENDED TO PASS.

H.F. 852 (Hornstein) City of Minneapolis and the Minneapolis Park and Recreation Board joint dedication fee changed.

Representative Hornstein moved that H.F. 852 be recommended to pass and placed on the General Register.

Testifying:
Representative Hornstein
Tom Workman, Minneapolis Park and Recreation Board
Erik Nilsson, Mpls City Attorney’s Office
Steve Minn, Lupe Development
Arnie Gregory, Grecco Real Estate Development
Scot Pekarek, Minneapolis Taxpayers United

Representative Hornstein renewed his motion that H.F. 852 be recommended to pass. THE MOTION PREVAILED AND H.F. 852 WAS RECOMMENDED TO PASS.

The meeting was adjourned at 12:20 a.m.





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REP. JOYCE PEPPIN, CHAIR



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Ryan Hamilton
Committee Legislative Assistant
More Info On This Meeting..
Bills Added:
  • HF756 (Stensrud) - State employee performance appraisal and bonus pay system components specified.
  • HF753 (Howes) - Concurrent detachment and annexation provided.
  • HF852 (Hornstein) - City of Minneapolis and the Minneapolis Park and Recreation Board joint dedication fee changed.