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Legacy Funding Finance

FIFTH MEETING

2015-2016 Regular Session - February 23, 2015

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

LEGACY FUNDING FINANCE COMMITTEE

MINUTES

Representative Dean Urdahl, Chair of the Legacy Funding Finance Committee, called the fifth meeting to order at 12:49P.M. on Monday, February 23, 2015 in the Basement Hearing Room of the State Office Building.

A quorum was present.

The Committee Legislative Assistant noted the roll.

Members present:

URDAHL, Dean, Chair
HEINTZEMAN, Josh, Vice Chair
DANIELS, Brian
GREEN, Steve
FREIBERG, Mike
KAHN, Phyllis
LILLIE, Leon
MILLER, Tim
MURPHY, Erin
MURPHY, Mary
TORKELSON, Paul
WILLS, Anna

Representative Green moved to approve the minutes of February 16, 2015. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

Lee Emke of the Minnesota Zoo presented the zoo’s legacy fund request, and testified about past uses of legacy funds and proposed projects. Mr. Emke also testified as to how Legacy dollars have spurred private partnership with the zoo to complete certain exhibits.

Sue Mackert and Pam Paulson, Ph.D., of the Perpich Center for Arts Education presented the center’s Legacy fund request and related how past allocations have been used in greater Minnesota to train teachers in arts education.

HF19 Kahn, Minnesota State Band funding provided, and money appropriated. Chair Urdahl laid the bill over for possible inclusion in the Legacy omnibus bill.

Charles Boody, Ph.D., Conductor of the Minnesota State Band, testified in favor of HF19.

Representative Heintzeman assumed the gavel at 2:18 P.M.

Representative Urdahl assumed the gavel at 2:22 P.M.

The meeting was adjourned at 2:26 P.M.





Representative Dean Urdahl, Chair




Leah Patton, Committee Legislative Assistant
More Info On This Meeting..
Bills Added:
  • HF19 (Kahn) - Minnesota State Band funding provided, and money appropriated.

Overview and funding request by the Minnesota Zoo.

Overview and funding request by the Perpich Center for Arts Education.

Informational hearing on HF 19