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FIFTIETH MEETING

2011-2012 Regular Session - February 14, 2012

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

STATE GOVERNMENT FINANCE

MINUTES

Representative Lanning, Chair of the State Government Finance Committee, called the meeting to order at 8:18 a.m. on February 14, 2012, in Room 200 of the State Office Building.

The Committee Legislative Assistant noted the roll.

Members present:

LANNING, Morrie, Chair
BENSON, Mike, Vice Chair
ANDERSON, BRUCE
BANAIAN, King
DOWNEY, Keith
GAUTHIER, Kerry
GREENE, Marion
GUNTHER, Bob
LEIDIGER, Ernie
KAHN, Phyllis
LILLIE, Leon
LOHMER, Kathy
MCELFATRICK, Carolyn
MELIN, Carly
MURPHY, Mary
MURRAY, Rich
SIMON, Steve
SLAWIK, Nora
STENSRUD, Kirk
URDAHL, Dean
Member(s) excused:

WINKLER, Ryan

A quorum was present.

Representative Gauthier moved that the minutes from the committee meeting on February 9, 2012, be approved. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

Helen Roberts, fiscal analyst, gave the committee a summary of Governor Dayton's bonding requests.

The committee heard testimony from the Minnesota Historical Society on bonding project priorities.
D. Stephen Elliot, Director, Minnesota Historical Society
Bob Quist, Site Manager, Oliver Kelly Farm
David Kelliher, Director of Public Policy and Community Relations,
Minnesota Historical Society

HF246 (Hackbarth) Oliver H. Kelley Farm Historical Site funding provided, bonds issued, and money appropriated.

The committee heard testimony on HF246.
Representative Tom Hackbarth
D. Stephen Elliot, Director, Minnesota Historical Society
Bob Quist, Site Manager, Oliver Kelly Farm
David Kelliher, Minnesota Historical Society

HF1763 (Davids) Rochester: Minnesota veteran and emergency museum funding provided, bonds issued, and money appropriated.

The committee heard testimony on HF1763.
Representative Greg Davids
Joe Adamson
Dave Petersen

HF1128 (Slawik) Oakdale, veteran memorial funding provided, bonds issued, and money appropriated.

The committee heard testimony on HF1128.
Representative Nora Slawik
Kent Dotas, member, Oakdale City Council and Oakdale Veterans Memorial Committee
Bill Rasmussen, President, Oakdale Veterans Memorial Committee

HF1924 (Howes) Bemidji; regional public television station funding provided, bonds issued, and money appropriated.

The committee heard testimony on HF1924.
Representative Larry Howes
Representative John Persell
Bill Sanford, General Manager, Lakeland Public Television

HF684 (Hansen) Might Duck grant provided for new or renovated air handling system of indoor ice facilities, bonds issued, and money appropriated.

The committee heard testimony on HF684.
Representative Rick Hansen
Jayson Dwelle, Manager, Wakota Arena
Paul Osthoff

HF1910 (Clark) Pioneers and Soldiers Cemetery restoration funding provided, bonds issued, and money appropriated.

The committee heard testimony on HF1910
Representative Karen Clark
Gary Schiff, Member, Minneapolis City Council
Aaaon Hanauer, Minneapolis Community Planning and Economic Development

The committee adjourned at 9:59 a.m.




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REP. MORRIE LANNING, CHAIR


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Peter Glessing
Committee Legislative Assistant
More Info On This Meeting..
Bills Added:
  • HF246 (Hackbarth) - Oliver H. Kelley Farm Historical Site funding provided, bonds issued, and money appropriated.
  • HF26 (Davids) - Preston; historic grain elevator restoration funding provided, bonds issued, and money appropriated.
  • HF1763 (Davids) - Rochester; Minnesota veteran and emergency services museum funding provided, bonds issued, and money appropriated.
  • HF1128 (Slawik) - Oakdale; veteran memorial funding provided, bonds issued, and money appropriated.
  • HF1924 (Howes) - Bemidji; regional public television station funding provided, bonds issued, and money appropriated.
  • HF684 (Hansen) - Mighty Duck grant provided for new or renovated air handling system of indoor ice facilities, bonds issued, and money appropriated.
  • HF1910 (Clark) - Pioneer and Soldiers Cemetery restoration funding provided, bonds issued, and money appropriated.

NOTE: Presentation of bonding project priorities by the Minnesota Historical Society will be first on the agenda
NOTE: BILL ADDED HF 1910 (Clark)