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Property and Local Tax Division

TWELFTH MEETING

2011-2012 Regular Session - March 16, 2011

STATE OF MINNESOTA TWELFTH 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 March 16, 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 Daudt moved the minutes dated March 11, 2011.
THE MOTION PREVAILED. THE MIUNTES WERE APPROVED.

Representative Crawford moved the minutes dated March 12, 2011.
THE MOTION PREVAILED. THE MINUTES WERE APPROVED.

Chair Runbeck moved HF1083.

HF1083 (Runbeck) Homeowner property tax refund modified.

Chair Runbeck moved the HF1083A1 amendment.
THE MOTION PREVAILED. THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Chair Runbeck laid over HF1083, as amended, for possible inclusion the Property and Local Tax Division report.

Chair Runbeck moved HF481.

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

Chair Runbeck moved the A11-0139 amendment.

Chair Runbeck moved the HF0481A6 amendment to the A11-0139 amendment.
THE MOTION PREVAILED. THE AMENDMENT TO THE AMDENMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Testifiers:
Eric Willette, Director of Property Tax Research, Minnesota Department of Revenue
Chris Coleman, Mayor, City of St. Paul
R.T. Rybak, Mayor, City of Minneapolis
Dan Ness, Mayor, City of Alexandria
Mike Maguire, Mayor, City of Eagan
John Sweeny, Mayor, City of Maple Plain

The meeting recessed at 10:13 A.M.

The meeting reconvened at 7:05 P.M.

Testifiers continued:
John Sweeny, Mayor, City of Maple Plain
Bob Ramsey, Mayor, City of Ramsey
Al Lindquist, Mayor, City of Osseo
Duane Poppe, City Councilman, City of Osseo
Jim McDonough, County Commissioner, Ramsey County
Joe Mathews, Government Policy Analyst, Association of Minnesota Counties
Keith Carlson, Executive Director, Minnesota Inter-County Association
Pat Dalton, House Research
Gary Neumann, Assistant City Administrator, City of Rochester
John Wade, Rochester Chamber of Commerce
Michael Katch, Citizen, Minneapolis
Reed Heidelberger, Assessor, City of Alexandria
Bill Barnhardt, Lobbyist, North Metro Mayors Association
Kent Sulem, Attorney, Minnesota Association of Townships
Sue Abderholden, Executive Director, National Alliance on Mental Illness
Elaine Keefe, Lobbyist, Minnesota Library Association
Jonathan Blake, Vice President, Freedom Foundation of Minnesota
Jennifer O'Rourke, Lobbyist, League of Minnesota Cities
John Thorson, Lobbyist, American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees
R. Michael Martens, Citizen, City of Minneapolis
Steve Peterson, Senior Policy Analyst, Coalition of Greater Minnesota Cities
Nan Madden, Minnesota Budget Project
Matt Massman, Assistant Commissioner, Minnesota Department of Revenue

The committee recessed at 9:43 P.M.

The committee reconvened at 9:58 P.M.

Representative Mahoney moved the H0481A13 amendment.
THE MOTION PREVAILED. THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Representative Marquart moved the HF0481A15 amendment.
Representative Marquart requested a roll call vote on the HF0481A15 amendment.

There being seven ayes and eight nays, THE MOTION DID NOT PREVAIL. THE AMENDMENT WAS NOT ADOPTED.

Ayes: MARQUART, BENSON, J., DITTRICH, KOENEN, LENCZEWSKI, LOEFFLER, MAHONEY
Nays: RUNBECK, CRAWFORD, BARRETT, DAUDT, DETTMER, LEMIEUR, PETERSEN, WARDLOW
Excused: MCDONALD

Representative Mahoney moved the HF0481A14 amendment.
Representative Mahoney requested a roll call vote on the HF0481A14 amendment.

Representative Mahoney incorporated the following language to the HF0481A14 amendment:
at line 1.6 replace "42" with "43".

There being six ayes and nine nays, THE MOTION DID NOT PREVAIL. THE AMENDMENT WAS NOT ADOPTED.


Ayes: MARQUART, BENSON, J., KOENEN, LENCZEWSKI, LOEFFLER, MAHONEY
Nays: RUNBECK, CRAWFORD, BARRETT, DAUDT, DETTMER, DITTRICH, LEMIEUR, PETERSEN, WARDLOW
Excused: MCDONALD

Representative Marquart moved the HF0481A16 amendment.
Representative Marquart requested a roll call vote on the HF0841A16 amendment.

There being seven ayes and eight nays, THE MOTION DID NOT PREVAIL. THE AMENDMENT WAS NOT ADOPTED.

Ayes: MARQUART, BENSON, J., DITTRICH, KOENEN, LENCZEWSKI, LOEFFLER, MAHONEY
Nays: RUNBECK, CRAWFORD, BARRETT, DAUDT, DETTMER, LEMIEUR, PETERSEN, WARDLOW
Excused: MCDONALD

Representative Loeffler moved the HF0481A19 amendment.
Representative Loeffler requested a roll call vote on the HF0481A19 amendment.

There being seven ayes and eight nays, THE MOTION DID NOT PREVAIL. THE AMENDMENT WAS NOT ADOPTED.

Ayes: MARQUART, BENSON, J., DITTRICH, KOENEN, LENCZEWSKI, LOEFFLER, MAHONEY
Nays: RUNBECK, CRAWFORD, BARRETT, DAUDT, DETTMER, LEMIEUR, PETERSEN, WARDLOW
Excused: MCDONALD

Representative Loeffler moved the HF0481A17 amendment.
Representative Loeffler requested a roll call vote on the HF0481A17 amendment.

There being seven ayes and eight nays, THE MOTION DID NOT PREVAIL. THE AMENDMENT WAS NOT ADOPTED.

Ayes: MARQUART, BENSON, J., DITTRICH, KOENEN, LENCZEWSKI, LOEFFLER, MAHONEY.
Nays: RUNBECK, CRAWFORD, BARRETT, DAUDT, DETTMER, LEMIEUR, PETERSEN, WARDLOW
Excused: MCDONALD

Representative Dettmer moved the HF0481A7 amendment.
Representative Marquart requested a roll call vote on the HF0481A7 amendment.

Testifiers:
Bill Effertz, Minnesota Association of Assessing Officers
Andrea Fish, Property Tax Division, Minnesota Department of Revenue

There being fifteen ayes and zero nays, THE MOTION PREVAILED. THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Ayes: RUNBECK, CRAWFORD, MARQUART, BARRETT, BENSON, J., DAUDT, DETTMER, DITTRICH, KOENEN, LEMIEUR, LENCZEWSKI, LOEFFLER, MAHONEY, PETERSEN, WARDLOW
Excused: MCDONALD

Representative J. Benson moved the HF0481A18 amendment.
Representative J. Benson requested a roll call vote on the HF0481A18 amendment.

There being seven ayes and eight nays, THE MOTION DID NOT PREVAIL. THE AMEDNMENT WAS NOT ADOPTED.


Ayes: MARQUART, BENSON, J., DITTRICH, KOENEN, LENCZEWSKI, LOEFFLER, MAHONEY
Nays: RUNBECK, CRAWFORD, BARRETT, DAUDT, DETTMER, LEMIEUR, PETERSEN, WARDLOW
Excused: MCDONALD

Representative Dittrich moved the HF0481A10 amendment.
Representative Marquart requested a roll call vote on the HF0481A10 amendment.

There being seven ayes and eight nays, THE MOTION DID NOT PREVAIL. THE AMENDMENT WAS NOT ADOPTED.

Ayes: MARQUART, BENSON, J., DITTRICH, KOENEN, LENCZEWSKI, LOEFFLER, MAHONEY
Nays: RUNBECK, CRAWFORD, BARRETT, DAUDT, DETTMER, LEMIEUR, PETERSEN, WARDLOW
Excused: MCDONALD

Representative Dittrich moved the HF0481A20 amendment.
Representative Dittrich requested a roll call vote on the HF0481A20 amendment.

There being seven ayes and eight nays, THE MOTION DID NOT PREVAIL. THE AMENDMENT WAS NOT ADOPTED.

Ayes: MARQUART, BENSON, J., DITTRICH, KOENEN, LENCZEWSKI, LOEFFLER, MAHONEY
Nays: RUNBECK, CRAWFORD, BARRETT, DAUDT, DETTMER, LEMIEUR, PETERSEN, WARDLOW
Excused: MCDONALD

Chair Runbeck moved the A11-0139 amendment, as amended, be adopted.
THE MOTION PREVAILED. THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Representative Loeffler moved to re-refer HF481, as amended, to the Committee on Health and Human Services Finance.
Representative Loeffler requested a roll call on her motion to re-refer HF481, as amended, to the Committee on Health and Human Services Finance.

There being seven ayes and eight nays, THE MOTION DID NOT PREVAIL.

Ayes: MARQUART, BENSON, J., DITTRICH, KOENEN, LENCZEWSKI, LOEFFLER, MAHONEY
Nays: RUNBECK, CRAWFORD, BARRETT, DAUDT, DETTMER, LEMIEUR, PETERSEN, WARDLOW
Excused: MCDONALD

Chair Runbeck moved HF481, as amended be re-referred to the Committee on Taxes.

Representative Marquart requested a roll call vote.

There being eight ayes and seven nays, THE MOTION PREVAILED.

Ayes: RUNBECK, CRAWFORD, BARRETT, DAUDT, DETTMER, LEMIEUR, PETERSEN, WARDLOW
Nays: MARQUART, BENSON, J., DITTRICH, KOENEN, LENCZEWSKI, LOEFFLER, MAHONEY
Excused: MCDONALD

The meeting was adjourned at 11:58 P.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:
  • 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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02:37 - Gavel.
03:45 - HF1083 (Runbeck) Homeowner property tax refund modified.
08:25 - HF481 (Runbeck) Local government; property taxes frozen at 2010 pay levels, actions that would increase property tax levies prohibited, and exceptions provided…..and consideration of HF481 (Runbeck) Property and Local Tax Division report.
• Please note that the delete-all amendment posted on the website is the Division report and not HF481 as currently listed.
The division recessed.
Runs 1 hour, 53 minutes.


HF1083 (Runbeck) Homeowner property tax refund modified.
Consideration of the Property & Local Tax Division Report (HF481)
Testimony will be taken. Please contact Bobby Patrick (bobby.patrick@house.mn; 651-296-4119) to testify on the Division Report. Please note that the delete-all amendment posted on the website is the Division Report and not HF481 as currently listed. If necessary testimony will continue into the evening meeting.