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Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture Finance

THIRTEENTH MEETING

2013-2014 Regular Session - February 21, 2013

STATE OF MINNESOTA THIRTEENTH MEETING
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES EIGHTY-EIGHTH SESSION

COMMITTEE ON ENVIRONMENT NATURAL RESOURCES AND AGRICULTURE FINANCE
Chair, Representative Jean Wagenius

MINUTES

Representative Wagenius, Chair of the Committee on Environment, Natural Resources, and Agriculture Finance, called the meeting to order at 8:16 a.m., Thursday, February 21st, 2013 in Room 5 of the State Office Building.

The Committee Legislative Assistant noted the roll.

Members present:
Wagenius, Chair
Falk, Vice Chair
McNamara, Lead
Anderson, P.
Benson, J.
Bly
Dill
Erickson, R.
Fabian
Freiberg
Hackbarth
Hamilton
Hansen
Kahn
Kiel
Poppe
Torkelson
Ward, JoAnn

Members excused:
Clark

A quorum was present.

Dave Schad, Deputy Commissioner - Department of Natural Resources, introduced himself for the record and introduced Steve Hirsh, Director, Ecological Waters Resources Division.

Steve Hirsch, Director, Ecological Waters Resources Division - Department of Natural Resources, introduced himself for the record and gave a presentation and overview of the DNR 2012 Supplemental Budget Language for Aquatic Invasive Species watercraft surcharge.

Courtland Nelson, Director, Parks and Trails Division - Department of Natural Resources, introduced himself for the record and gave a presentation and budget overview of DNR Parks and Trails.

Questions from members of the Committee were answered by the presenters over the course of the presentations.

Representative Falk moved approval of the committee meeting minutes for Feb 12th, 14th and 19th. THE MOTION PREVAILED. THE MINUTES WERE APPROVED.

The meeting was adjourned at 9:49 a.m.




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Representative Jean Wagenius, Chair



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Nanette Moloney, Committee Legislative Assistant
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