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Minnesota Legislature
2011-2012 Regular Session

18th MEETING - Legacy Funding Division

March 23, 2011

STATE OF MINNESOTA 18th 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 2:36pm on Wednesday, March 23, 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
GREENE, Marion
MCFARLANE, Carol
MCNAMARA, Denny
MURPHY, Mary
TORKELSON, Paul
WAGENIUS, Jean
WINKLER, Ryan

PEPPIN, Joyce was excused.

A quorum was present.

Representative Greene moved that the minutes from the committee meeting on Tuesday, March 22, 2011, be approved. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

HF651 (Hancock) LaSalle Lake State Recreation Area established as a satellite unit of Itasca State Park.

Chair Urdahl moved that HF651 be heard and laid over for possible inclusion in the Legacy Funding omnibus bill.

Testifying if favor of HF651:

Representative Hancock
Bob McGillivray, The Trust for Public Land
Katharine Magozzi, Park Rapids Chamber
Bill Becker, Lassard Sams Outdoor Heritage Council

Chair Urdahl renewed his motion for HF651 to be laid over for possible inclusion in the Legacy Funding omnibus bill.

HF792 (Gunther) Watline Trail funding provided and money appropriated.

Chair Urdahl moved that HF792 be heard and laid over for possible inclusion in the Legacy Funding omnibus bill.

Testifying in favor of HF792:

Representative Gunther
Roger Risser, Watonwan County Public Works
Mark Rentz, Watonwan County Public Works

Chair Urdahl renewed his motion for HF792 to be laid over for possible inclusion in the Legacy Funding omnibus bill.
HF658 (Atkins) Dakota County; Darvin Acres Nature Center money appropriated.

Representative McFarlane moved that HF658 be heard and laid over for possible inclusion in the Legacy Funding omnibus bill.

Testifying in favor of HF658:

Representative Lillie
Vance Grannis Jr., Darvan Acres Nature Center

Chair Urdahl moved that HF658 be laid over for possible inclusion in the Legacy Funding omnibus bill.

HF816 (Slocum) Air National Guard Museum funding provided, and money appropriated.

Testifying in favor of HF816:

Representative Slocum
Richard Wiessner, MAANG
Richard Sundsby, MAANG

Representative Cornish moved that HF816 be laid over for possible inclusion in the Legacy Funding omnibus bill.

HF985 (Hackbarth) Oliver H. Kelley Farm Historical Site funding provided, and money appropriated.

Testifying in favor of HF985:

Representative Hackbarth
Bob Quist, MN Historical Society-Kelley Farm

HF1255 (McElfatrick) Grand Rapids; Children's Discovery Museum funding provided for new exhibits, and money appropriated.

Testifying in favor of HF1255:

Representative McElfatrick
John Kelsch, Children’s Discovery Museum-Grand Rapids

Representative Kiel moves that HF1255 be laid over for possible inclusion in the Legacy Funding omnibus bill.

The committee heard public testimony.

Testifying: Lucinda Winter, MN Film and TV Board
Annamarie Saarinen, Ainsley Shea
Chris Link, City of Richfield
Sandy Brewer, City of New Brighton

The meeting was adjourned at 4:19pm.




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REP. DEAN URDAHL, CHAIR



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Mike Knutsen
Committee Legislative Assistant
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Agenda:

-Informational/Discussion Items: EAB informational, Annamarie Saarinen, Steve Bowe, Sandy Breuer, Chris Link Administrative fees discussion -Funding requests: MN Film Board, Lucinda Winter

Bills Added:
  • HF658 (Atkins) - Dakota County; Darvan Acres Nature Center money appropriated.
  • HF792 (Gunther) - Watline Trail funding provided and money appropriated.
  • HF816 (Slocum) - Air National Guard Museum funding provided, and money appropriated.
  • HF985 (Hackbarth) - Oliver H. Kelley Farm Historical Site funding provided, and money appropriated.
  • HF651 (Hancock) - La Salle Lake State Recreation Area established as a satellite unit of Itasca State Park, and money appropriated.
  • HF1255 (McElfatrick) - Grand Rapids; Children's Discovery Museum funding provided for new exhibits, and money appropriated.
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