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Greater Minnesota Economic and Workforce Development Policy

NINETEENTH MEETING

2015-2016 Regular Session - March 17, 2015

STATE OF MINNESOTA NINETEENTH MEETING
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES EIGHTY-NINTH SESSION

GREATER MINNESOTA ECONOMIC &
WORKFORCE DEVELOPMENT POLICY COMMITTEE

MINUTES

Representative Bob Gunther, Chair of the Greater Minnesota Economic & Workforce Development Policy Committee, called the meeting to order at 12:59 p.m. on March 17th, 2015, in the Basement Hearing Room of the State Office Building.

The Committee Legislative Assistant noted the roll.

Members present:


GUNTHER, Bob, Chair
GREEN, Steve,Vice Chair
BARRETT, Bob
DILL, David
GAROFALO, Pat
HANCOCK, Dave
JOHNSON, Brian
KIEL, Debra
LIEN, Ben
MAHONEY, Tim
MILLER, Tim
MORAN, Rena
NORTON, Kim
O’NEILL, Marion
SUNDIN, Mike



A quorum was present.

Vice Chair Green moved that HF1450 (Drazkowski) be recommended to pass and be re-referred to the Committee on Transportation Policy and Finance.

Vice Chair Green moved the H1450A1 amendment. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

Representative Drazkowski presented HF1450, as amended (Small cities assistance grant program established).

Testifying before committee were the following in favor of HF1450:

Scott Splittstoesser, Mayor of Minneiska.

Vice Chair Green renewed the motion that HF1450 pass, as amended, and be re-referred to the committee on Transportation Policy and Finance. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

Representative Johnson, B. moved that the minutes of Thursday, March 12th, 2015 be approved. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

Chair Gunther moved that HF1111 (Hamilton) be recommended to pass and be re-referred to the Committee on Capital Investment.

Representative Hamilton presented HF1111 (State appropriation bond issuance program established, Lewis and Clark Regional Water System funding provided, bonds issued, and money appropriated).

Testifying before committee were the following in favor of HF1111:

Scott Hain, Worthington Public Utilities General Manager, Lewis & Clark Board of Directors, Lewis & Clark Executive Committee member;
Pat Baustain, Mayor, City of Luverne.

Chair Gunther renewed the motion that HF1111 pass, and be re-referred to the committee on Capital Investment. THE MOTION PREVAILED.



The meeting was adjourned at 2:09 p.m.





Bob Gunther, Chair









Rebecca Meade, Committee Legislative Assistant
More Info On This Meeting..
Bills Added:
  • HF1450 (Drazkowski) - Small cities assistance program established.
  • HF1111 (Hamilton) - State appropriation bond issuance program established, Lewis and Clark Regional Water System funding provided, bonds issued, and money appropriated.
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