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Transportation Policy and Finance

THIRD MEETING

2011-2012 Regular Session - January 24, 2011

STATE OF MINNESOTA THIRD 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 12:35 P.M. on Monday, January 24, 2011, in Room 5 of the State Office Building.

The Committee Legislative Assistant noted the roll.

Members present:

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

Members excused:

SANDERS, Tim

A quorum was present.

Representative Benson moved that the minutes from the committee meeting on January 19, 2011, be approved. THE MOTION PREVAILED

Presentation by the Office of the Legislative Auditor on the report on Governance of Transit in the Twin Cities Region:
Jim Nobles, Legislative Auditor, and
Judy Randall, Office of the Legislative Auditor Project Manager

Responses to the Office of the Legislative Auditor report by the Metropolitan Council, Counties Transit Improvement Board, Suburban Transit Association, Transit for Livable Communities, and Metro Cities:
Susan Haigh, Chair, Metropolitan Council,
Judd Schetnan, Director of Government Affairs, Metropolitan Council,
Peter McLaughlin, Chair, Counties Transit Improvement Board,
Tom Furlong, Chair, Suburban Transit Association,
Dave Van Hattum, Transit for Livable Communities, and
Todd Olson, Metro Cities


The meeting was adjourned at 2:15 P.M.




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REP. MIKE BEARD, CHAIR



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Ana Bahr
Committee Legislative Assistant
More Info On This Meeting..

Office of the Legislative Auditor report on Governance of Transit in the Twin Cities Region.
Responses to the OLA report by Metropolitan Council, Counties Transit Improvement Board and the Suburban Transit Association.