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Transportation Policy and Finance

SEVENTH MEETING

2011-2012 Regular Session - February 07, 2011

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

TRANSPORTATION POLICY AND FINANCE

MINUTES

Representative Beard, Chair of the Transportation Policy and Finance Committee, called the meeting to order at 12:30 P.M. on Monday, February 7, 2011, in Room 5 of the State Office Building.

The Committee Legislative Assistant noted the roll.

Members present:

BEARD, Mike, Chair
MURDOCK, Mark, Vice Chair
BENSON, Mike
BUESGENS, Mark
EKEN, Kent
GAUTHIER, Kerry
HAUSMAN, Alice
HORNSTEIN, Frank
KIEL, Debra
LEIDIGER, Ernie
MORROW, Terry
MURRAY, Rich
NELSON, Michael
SANDERS, Tim
SHIMANSKI, Ron
VOGEL, Bruce

Members excused:

CHAMPION, Bobby Joe

A quorum was present.

Representative Benson moved that the minutes from the committee meeting on February 2, 2011, be approved. THE MOTION PREVAILED

Presentation by the Minnesota Department of Transportation on Greater Minnesota Transit and Rail.
Testifying on Greater Minnesota Transit:
Mike Schadauer, Director, Minnesota Department of Transportation Office of Transit
Jim Heilig, Assistant General Manager, Duluth Transit Authority
Harold Jennissen, Transit Director, Rainbow Rider Transit
Rachel Schneiderman, Transit Director, Renville County Heartland Express
Testifying on Freight Rail:
Dave Christianson, Project Manager, Minnesota Department of Transportation Office of Freight and Commercial Vehicle Operations
Testifying on Passenger Rail
Dan Krom, Director, Minnesota Department of Transportation Office of Passenger Rail

The meeting was adjourned at 2:10 P.M.



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REP. MIKE BEARD, CHAIR



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Ana Bahr
Committee Legislative Assistant
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Minnesota Department of Transportation presentation on Greater Minnnesota Transit, Aeronautics and Rail.