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Minnesota Legislature
2011-2012 Regular Session

11th MEETING - Legacy Funding Division

February 22, 2011

TATE OF MINNESOTA 11th MEETING
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES EIGHTY-SEVENTH SESSION

LEGACY FUNDING DIVISION

MINUTES

Representative Urdahl, Chair of the Legacy Funding Division Committee, called the meeting to order at 2:37pm on Tuesday, February 22, 2011, in the Room 5 of the State Office Building.

The Committee Legislative Assistant noted the roll.

Members present:

URDAHL, Dean, Chair
KIEL, Debra, Vice Chair
CORNISH, Tony
DILL, David
MCFARLANE, Carol
MCNAMARA, Denny
MURPHY, Mary
PEPPIN, Joyce
TORKELSON, Paul
WAGENIUS, Jean
WINKLER, Ryan

GREENE, Marion was excused.

A quorum was present.

Representative McFarlane moved that the minutes from the committee meeting on Wednesday, February 16, 2011, be approved. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

The committee heard public testimony.

Testifying: Rob Scarlett, Midwest Floating Island, LLC
Jeff Hanson, Midwest Floating Island, LLC
Keith Hanson, Senior Consultant, Clean Water Council
Scott Hoese, Clean Water Council

HF471 (McNamara) Outdoor heritage funding provided, outdoor heritage provisions modified, and money appropriated.

Representative McNamara moved that HF471 be heard and considered for possible inclusion in the Legacy Funding omnibus bill.

Representative McNamara moved the H0471A8 amendment. THE MOTION PREVAILED. THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Representative McNamara moved the H0471A7 amendment. THE MOTION PREVAILED. THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Testifying in favor of H0471A7:

Bruce Kleven, Northern Seed Trade Association
Len Price, Conservation Corp of MN
Kent Sulem, General Council, MN Association of Townships

Representative Wagenius moved the H0471A3 amendment. THE MOTION PREVAILED. THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Representative Wagenuis moved the H0471A9 amendment. THE MOTION DID NOT PREVAIL. THE AMENDMENT WAS NOT ADOPTED.

Testifying in opposition to the H0471A9 amendment:

Sarah Strommen, Minnesota Land Trust
Julie Blackburn, BWSR

Chair Urdahl moved that HF471, as amended, be laid over for possible inclusion in the Legacy Funding omnibus bill. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

The meeting was adjourned at 4:42PM.




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REP. DEAN URDAHL, CHAIR



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Mike Knutsen
Committee Legislative Assistant
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Agenda:

Midwest Floating Island- Request for funding-Rob Scarlett Clean Water Council- Budget Recommendations- Keith Hanson, Scott Hoese

Bills Added:
  • HF471 (McNamara) - Outdoor heritage fund money appropriated and provisions modified.
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