STATE OF MINNESOTA FOURTEENTH MEETING
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES EIGHTY-NINTH SESSION
EDUCATION FINANCE COMMITTEE
Representative Jenifer Loon, Chair of the Education Finance Committee, called the meeting to order at 12:48 p.m. on February 12th, 2015, in Room Five of the State Office Building.
The Committee Legislative Assistant noted the roll.
LOON, Jenifer, Chair MARQUART, Paul
KRESHA, Ron, VC MULLERY, Joe
MURPHY, Mary, DFL Lead NEWTON, Jerry
ANDERSON, Paul NORNES, Bud
ANZELC, Tom PETERSON, Roz
BENNETT, Peggy QUAM, Duane
CHRISTENSEN, Drew SELCER, Yvonne
DAVNIE, Jim WILLS, Anna
A quorum was present.
Representative Quam moved that the minutes of February 11th, 2015, be approved. THE MOTION PREVAILED.
HF34 Anzelc, Deer River; multiage center building renovation funding provided, bonds issued, and money appropriated.
Representative Anzelc moved that HF34 be re-referred to the Committee on Capital Investment.
Representative Anzelc testified on HF34.
Additional Testifiers on HF34:
Matt Grose, Superintendent, Deer River
Representative Loon laid over HF34 for possible inclusion in an omnibus bill, or for further consideration at a later date.
Representative Bennett assumed the gavel at 1:14 p.m.
HF319 Persell, Headwaters Science Center grant authorized, and money appropriated.
Representative Bennett moved HF319 be re-referred to the Committee on Ways and Means.
Representative Persell testified on HF319.
Additional Testifiers on HF319:
Susan Joy, Headwaters Science Museum
Representative Bennett laid over HF319 for possible inclusion in an omnibus bill, or for further consideration at a later date.
Representative Loon assumed the gavel at 1:30 p.m.
HF557 Bly, Crosswinds Integration Magnet School and charter schools made eligible to generate small schools revenue.
Representative Loon moved HF557 be re-referred to the Committee on Ways and Means.
Representative Bly testified on HF557.
Additional Testifiers on HF557:
Gene Piccolo, Minnesota Association of Charter Schools
Simon Tyler, Director, Prairie Creek Community School, Northfield
Ryan Krominga, Director, Arcadia Charter School, Northfield
Representative Loon laid over HF557 for possible inclusion in an omnibus bill, or further consideration at a later date.
Representative Fenton assumed the gavel at 2:08 p.m.
HF548 Lenczewski, The Works Museum grant authorized, and money appropriated.
Representative Fenton moved HF548 be re-referred to the Committee on Ways and Means.
Representative Lenczewski testified on HF548.
Additional testifiers on HF548:
Jill Measells, CEO, The Works Museum
Brenda Raney, Senior Director of Development, The Works Museum
Representative Fenton laid over HF548 for possible inclusion in an omnibus bill, or further consideration at a later date.
The Education Finance Committee was adjourned at 2:31 p.m.
Representative Jenifer Loon, Chair
Dorene Kainz, Committee Legislative Assistant