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Property and Local Tax Division

SIXTH MEETING

2011-2012 Regular Session - February 23, 2011

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

PROPERTY AND LOCAL TAX DIVISION

MINUTES

Representative Runbeck, Chair of the Property and Local Tax Division Committee, called the meeting to order at 8:20 A.M. on February 23, 2011 in Room 10 of the State Office Building.

The Committee Legislative Assistant noted the roll.

Members present:

RUNBECK, Linda, Chair
CRAWFORD, Roger, Vice Chair
BARRETT, Bob
BENSON, John
DAUDT, Kurt
DETTMER, Bob
DITTRICH, Denise
KOENEN, Lyle
LEMIEUR, Mike
LENCZEWSKI, Ann
LOEFFLER, Diane
MAHONEY, Tim
MARQUART, Paul
MCDONALD, Joe
PETERSEN, Branden
WARDLOW, Doug

NO members were excused.

A quorum was present.

Representative Barrett moved to approve the minutes of February 16th, 2011.
THE MOTION PREVAILED. THE MINUTES WERE ADOPTED.

Representative LeMieur re- presented HF12, as amended.

Testifiers:
John Hagen, Minnesota Department of Revenue, Property Tax Division
Gloria Pinke, Minnesota Association of Assessing Officers

Representative LeMieur moved to orally amend HF12 as follows:
Page 2, line 16, delete "classified" and insert "enrolled".
THE MOTION PREVAILED. THE BILL WAS AMENDED.

Representative Daudt moved the H0012A21 amendment.
THE MOTION PREVAILED. THE BILL WAS AMENDED.

Representative Lenczewski moved the HF0012A17 amendment.
Representative Lenczewski incorporated the following into H0012A17 amendment:
Page 1, line 8, delete "section" and insert "sections 237.111 and"
Page 1, line 9, delete "section" and insert "sections 237.111 and"
THE MOTION WAS DEFEATED. THE AMENDMENT WAS NOT ADOPTED.

Representative Lenczewski moved the HF0012A16.

Representative Lenczewski requested a roll call vote.

AYES: BENSON, DITTRICH, LENCZEWSKI, LOEFFLER, MAHONEY

NAYS: RUNBECK, CRAWFORD, MARQUART, BARRETT, DAUDT, KOENEN, LEMIEUR, MCDONALD, PETERSEN, WARDLOW

ABSTAINED: DETTMER

There being five ayes and ten nays, THE MOTION WAS DEFETED. THE AMENDMENT WAS NOT ADOPTED.

Representative Runbeck moved HF12, as amended pass and be re-referred to the Committee on Taxes.
THE MOTION PREVAILED. THE BILL WAS PASSED AS AMENDED AND RE-REFERRED TO THE COMMITTEE ON TAXES.

Representative Crawford assumed the gavel at 8:59 A.M.

HF481 (Runbeck) Local government; property taxes frozen at 2010 pay levels, actions that would increase property tax levies prohibited, and exceptions provided.

Representative Runbeck moved HF481 to be laid over for possible inclusion in the Property Tax Omnibus bill.

Representative Runbeck moved the H0481DE1 amendment.
THE MOTION PREVAILED. THE BILL WAS AMENDED.

Representative Runbeck presented HF481.

Testifiers:
Phil Krinke, President, Minnesota Tax Payers League
Kris Broberg, tax payer, City of Minneapolis
Scot Pekarek, tax payer, City of Minneapolis
Rebecca Otto, State Auditor, State of Minnesota

The meeting was adjourned at 10:02 A.M.




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REP. LINDA RUNBECK, CHAIR



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Anna Fournier
Committee Legislative Assistant
More Info On This Meeting..
Bills Added:
  • HF12 (LeMieur) - Green acres and rural preserve program changes specified.
  • HF481 (Runbeck) - Local government; property taxes frozen at 2010 pay levels, actions that would increase property tax levies prohibited, and exceptions provided.
House TV Video:
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02:51 - Gavel.
03:36 - HF12 (LeMieur) Green Acres and Rural Preserve program changes made.
42:06 - HF481 (Runbeck) Local government; property taxes frozen at 2010 pay levels, actions that would increase property tax levies prohibited, and exceptions provided.
Runs 1 hour, 44 minutes.