STATE OF MINNESOTA FORTY-FIFTH MEETING
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES EIGHTY-SEVENTH SESSION
STATE GOVERNMENT FINANCE
Representative Lanning, Chair of the State Government Finance Committee, called the meeting to order at 10:05 a.m. on December 6, 2011, in Room 200 of the State Office Building.
The Committee Legislative Assistant noted the roll.
LANNING, Morrie, Chair
BENSON, Mike, Vice Chair
A quorum was present.
Representative Winkler moved that the minutes from the committee meeting on May 6, 2011, be approved. THE MOTION PREVAILED.
Update on local government redesign innovation efforts during the interim.
Introduction/overview by Rep. Carol McFarlane and Rep. Diane Loeffler
Peter Hutchinson, representing the Bush Foundation and Beyond the Bottom Line Foundation
Carleen Rhodes, President and CEO of the Minnesota Community Foundation and the Saint Paul Foundation
Bob Meeks, Executive Director, Minnesota School Boards Assc. (MSBA)
Jim Miller, Executive Director League of Minnesota Cities (LMNC)
Jeff Sparks, Executive Director, Association of Minnesota Counties (AMC)
Laura LeCroix-Dalluhn, Project Manager, Local government Redesign and Innovation
Reflections from attendees of regional meetings:
Kevin Donovan, Mahtomedi School Board member and MSBA Board of Directors
Marian Clennon, Austin City Council
Tony Murphy, County Administrator, Beltrami County
Update on SWIFT accounting system
Lori Mo, Assistant Commissioner, Minnesota Management and Budget
Jim Manion, SWIFT Program Director
Update on SEGIP Dependent Eligibility Audit - as passed in Special Session 2011 SF12
Nathan Moracco, Director of the Employee Insurance Division, Minnesota Management and Budget
Update from MMB on status of Pay for Performance Bonds program as passed in special session SF12
Jim Schowalter, Commissioner, Minnesota Management and Budget
Staci Becker, Consultant, Invest in Outcomes.
Brian Paulson, director of Innovation Strategies, Greater Twin Cities United Way.
Update on tax analytics/tax compliance issues
Dan Ostdiek, Chief Financial Officer, Minnesota Department of Revenue
Terri Steenblock, Assistant Commissioner for Income Taxes, Minnesota Department of Revenue
The meeting was adjourned at 1:06 p.m.
REP. MORRIE LANNING, CHAIR
Erin A. Eden
Committee Legislative Assistant