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Legacy Funding Finance

EIGHTH MEETING

2015-2016 Regular Session - March 09, 2015

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

LEGACY FUNDING FINANCE COMMITTEE

MINUTES

Representative Dean Urdahl, Chair of the Legacy Funding Finance Committee, called the eighth meeting to order at 12:49 P.M. on Monday, March 9, 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
DANIELS, Brian
FREIBERG, Mike
GREEN, Steve
KAHN, Phyllis
LILLIE, Leon
MILLER, Tim
MURPHY, Erin
MURPHY, Mary
WILLS, Anna

Members Excused:

HEINTZEMAN, Josh, Vice Chair
TORKELSON, Paul

Representative Green moved to approve the minutes of March 2, 2015. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

Susan Weller, Lee Pfannmuller, and Parke Kunkle from the Bell Museum of Natural History presented the museum’s Legacy fund request, and related how past allocations have been used to expand the Bell Museum’s programs throughout Minnesota.

Dr. Eric Jolly and John Severson of the Science Museum of Minnesota presented the museum’s legacy fund request, related how past allocations have been used, and outlines proposed uses for requested funds.

Craig Anderson and Ralph Donais of the North Star Boys Choir presented a brief overview of the choir’s history, their goals as an organization, and their Legacy fund request.

Jennifer Bloom, Orvil Lyndquist, Traci Warnberg-Lemm, and Judy Farmer testified on behalf of the Minnesota Civic Education Coalition, and related the coalition’s Legacy fund request.

Joan Wilshire and David Fenley of the Minnesota State Council on Disability presented the council’s Legacy fund request, and related how past allocations have been used.

HF613 Torkelson, Minnesota Humanities Center provided funding, and money appropriated. Chair Urdahl laid the bill over for possible inclusion in the Legacy omnibus bill.

Rep. Kahn, David O’Fallon, and Robin Nelson testified on behalf of the Minnesota Humanities Center in favor of HF613.

The meeting was adjourned at 2:22 P.M.




Representative Dean Urdahl, Chair




Leah Patton, Committee Legislative Assistant
More Info On This Meeting..
Bills Added:
  • HF613 (Torkelson) - Minnesota Humanities Center funding provided, and money appropriated.

Overview and funding request for the Bell Museum
Overview and funding request for the Science Museum of Minnesota
Overview and funding request for the North Star Boys Choir
Overview and funding request for the Minnesota Civic Education Coalition
Overview and funding request for the Minnesota State Council on Disabilities