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Greater Minnesota Economic and Workforce Development Policy

NINTH MEETING

2015-2016 Regular Session - February 10, 2015

STATE OF MINNESOTA NINTH 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 12:47 p.m. on February 10th, 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.

Representative MILLER moved that the minutes of Tuesday, February 5, 2015 be adopted. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

Danna MacKenzie, Executive Director, gave an overview of The Office of Broadband Development, and Matt Grose, Broadband Task Force Member and Superintendent of The Deer River Schools, gave an overview of the Governor’s Task Force on Broadband.

The following individuals gave an overview of Current and Future Investments in Broadband:

Lisa McCabe, Senior Director of Public Policy, Satellite Broadcasting & Communications Association;
Paul Weirtz, President, AT&T Minnesota;
Andy Sackreiter, Director of Engineering, AT&T Minnesota/Northern Plains;
Brent Christensen, President & CEO, Minnesota Telecom Alliance;
Mike Martin, Executive Director, Minnesota Cable Communications Association;
Bill Jensen, Regional Vice President, MediaCom, Waseca, MN.

The meeting was adjourned at 2:20 p.m.





Representative Bob Gunther, Chair









Rebecca Meade, Committee Legislative Assistant
More Info On This Meeting..

I. Call To Order

II. Roll Call

III. Approval of Minutes

IV. Overview of the Office of Broadband Development

V. Overview of the Governor's Task Force on Broadband

VI. Overview of Current and Future Investments in Broadband

VII. Adjournment