STATE OF MINNESOTA SEVENTH MEETING
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES EIGHTY-NINTH SESSION
GREATER MINNESOTA ECONOMIC &
WORKFORCE DEVELOPMENT POLICY COMMITTEE
Representative Bob Gunther, Chair of the Greater Minnesota Economic & Workforce Development Policy Committee, called the meeting to order at 12:47 p.m. on February 3rd, 2015, in the Basement Hearing Room of the State Office Building.
The Committee Legislative Assistant noted the roll.
GUNTHER, Bob, Chair
A quorum was not present.
Members excused: GREEN, Steve.
Jeremy Hanson-Willis, Deputy Commissioner, Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development gave an overview of Workforce Development Programs.
A quorum was present at 12:50 p.m.
Representative Mahoney moved that the minutes of Thursday, January 29th, 2015 be adopted. THE MOTION PREVAILED.
Anne Kilzer, Director and Governmental Services Coordinator, Minnesota Workforce Council Association (MWCA), gave an overview of the association.
Connie Ireland, Executive Director, Governor’s Workforce Development Council (GWDC), gave an overview of the council.
The following individuals continued testimony about Workforce Housing issues in Greater Minnesota:
Dan Dorman, Executive Director, and Chris Henjum, Policy Director, Greater Minnesota
Rebecca Melang, Program Manager, Corporation for Supportive Housing, Homes for All;
Amanda Kappes, Policy Coordinator, Metropolitan Interfaith Council on Affordable Housing, (MICAH) and LaShella Sims, Coordinator, Black Veterans of America;
Mona L. Langston, Community Services Program Specialist, State Council on Black Minnesotans;
Mark Brunner, President, Manufactured & Modular Home Association of Minnesota;
Hector Garcia, Executive Director, Chicano Latino Affairs Council;
Dan Larson, Director, Minnesota Rural Counties Caucus (MRCC).
The meeting was adjourned at 2:34 p.m.
Representative Bob Gunther, Chair
Rebecca Meade, Committee Legislative Assistant