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Greater Minnesota Economic and Workforce Development Policy

TWENTY THIRD MEETING

2015-2016 Regular Session - March 24, 2016

STATE OF MINNESOTA TWENTY THIRD MEETING
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES EIGHTY-NINTH SESSION

GREATER MINNESOTA ECONOMIC &
WORKFORCE DEVELOPMENT POLICY COMMITTEE

MINUTES

Representative Steve Green, Vice Chair of the Greater Minnesota Economic & Workforce Development Policy Committee, called the meeting to order at 12:47 p.m. on March 24th, 2016, 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
ECKLUND, Rob
KIEL, Debra
LIEN, Ben
MAHONEY, Tim
MILLER, Tim
MORAN, Rena
NORTON, Kim
O’NEILL, Marion
SUNDIN, Mike



A quorum was not present.

Members Excused: BARRETT, Bob, GAROFALO, Pat, HANCOCK, Dave, JOHNSON, Brian.

A quorum was present at 12:49 p.m.

Representative Miller moved that the minutes of Thursday, March 17th, 2016 be approved. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

Chair Gunther moved that HF3242 (Gunther) be recommended to pass and be re-referred to the Capital Investment Committee.

Chair Gunther presented HF3242 (Greater Minnesota Business Development Public Infrastructure Grant Program Funding Provided, Bonds Issued and Money Appropriated.)

Testifying before committee was the following on HF3242:

Meredith Udoibok, Director, Community Finance, DEED.

Chair Gunther renewed the motion that HF3242 pass and be re-referred to the Capital Investment Committee. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

Chair Gunther moved that HF3081 (Gunther) be recommended to pass and be re-referred to the General Register.

Chair Gunther moved the A16-0920 amendment. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

Representative Gunther presented HF3081 (Workforce Development Areas Modified.)

Testifying before committee were the following in favor of HF3081:

Randy Johnson, Director, SE Minnesota Workforce Development Inc.

Representative Gunther renewed the motion that HF3081 pass, as amended, and be re-referred to the General Register. THE MOTION PREVAILED.


The meeting was adjourned at 1:00 p.m.




Steve Green, Vice Chair








Rebecca Meade, Committee Legislative Assistant
More Info On This Meeting..
Bills Added:
  • HF3242 (Gunther) - Greater Minnesota business development public infrastructure grant program funding provided, bonds issued, and money appropriated.
  • HF3081 (Gunther) - Workforce development areas modified.

*BILL REMOVED*

HF3210 (Baker) has been removed from the schedule and will be heard Tuesday, March 29.