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Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture Finance

THIRTY-SECOND MEETING

2013-2014 Regular Session - February 12, 2014

STATE OF MINNESOTA THIRTY-SECOND 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 9:03 a.m., Wednesday, February 12th, 2014 in Room 5 of the State Office Building.

The Committee Legislative Assistant noted the roll.

Members present:


Wagenius, Chair
Falk, Vice Chair
Anderson, P.
Benson, J.
Bly
Clark
Dill
Fabian
Freiberg
Hackbarth
Hamilton
Hansen
Kahn
Poppe
Torkelson
Ward, JoAnn


Members excused:

Erickson, R.
Kiel
McNamara

A quorum was present

HF1926 (Hansen) Outdoor heritage funding provided, and money appropriated.

Testifying before the Committee:

Representative Rick Hansen, Member - Lessard-Sams Outdoor Heritage Council

David Hartwell, Chair - Lessard-Sams Outdoor Heritage Council

Heather Koop, Assistant Director - Lessard-Sams Outdoor Heritage Council
(Fiscal Year 2015 Outdoor Heritage Fund Recommendations Bill Summary)

Al Singer, Conservation Manager - Dakota County

Bob Meier, Policy and Government Relations Director - Minnesota Department of Natural Resources

(Lessard-Sams Outdoor Heritage Council Laws of Minnesota 2014 Accomplishment Plans Oct 22, 2013, Nov 20 2013 and Dec 6 2013)

(Vermillion River WMA Acquisition)

Representative Falk moved approval of the minutes for Tuesday, January 28th, 2014. THE MOTION PREVAILED. THE MINUTES WERE APPROVED


The meeting was adjourned at 11:29 a.m.



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Representative Jean Wagenius, Chair



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Nanette Moloney, Committee Legislative Assistant
More Info On This Meeting..
Bills Added:
  • HF1926 (Hansen) - Outdoor heritage fund money appropriated, restoration evaluation requirements modified, requirements modified for acquisition of real property with money from legacy funds, and previous parks and trails fund appropriation modified.